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1.
Alias (2001 TV Series)
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Sydney Bristow is an international spy recruited out of college and trained for espionage and self-defense. (42 mins.)
 
2.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
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A young woman is forced to fulfill her destiny of fighting vampires and demons with the help of her friends all the while struggling to live a normal teenage life of heart break and drama. (44 mins.)
 
3.
Charmed (1998 TV Series)
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Three sisters discover their destiny - to battle against the forces of evil, using their witchcraft. They are the Charmed Ones. (42 mins.)
 
4.
Desperate Housewives (2004 TV Series)
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Secrets and truths unfold through the lives of female friends in one suburban neighborhood, after the mysterious suicide of a neighbor. (45 mins.)
 
5.
Everybody Loves Raymond (1996 TV Series)
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The comical everyday life of a successful sports columnist and his dysfunctional family. (22 mins.)
 
6.
Friends (1994 TV Series)
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Follows the personal and professional lives of six 20 to 30-something-year-old friends living in Manhattan. (22 mins.)
 
7.
Gossip Girl (2007 TV Series)
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Privileged teens living on the Upper East Side of New York can hide no secret from the ruthless blogger who is always watching. (42 mins.)
 
8.
How I Met Your Mother (2005 TV Series)
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A father recounts to his children, through a series of flashbacks, the journey he and his four best friends took leading up to him meeting their mother. (22 mins.)
 
9.
Inside the Actors Studio (1994 TV Series)
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Famous actors, directors and writers reminisce about their careers and the philosophy behind their careers. (65 mins.)
 
10.
Just Shoot Me! (1997 TV Series)
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Hot-tempered journalist Maya Gallo got herself fired from yet another job when she made an anchorwoman... (30 mins.)
Director: Richard Boden
 
11.
The King of Queens (1998 TV Series)
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Delivery man Doug Heffernan has a good life: He's got a pretty wife (Carrie), a big TV and friends to watch it with. Then Carrie's goofy and annoying father Arthur moves in with them. (22 mins.)
 
12.
Law & Order: LA (2010 TV Series)
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From point of view of the Los Angeles police detectives who investigate crimes and the district attorneys who prosecute the offenders. (60 mins.)
 
13.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
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Al Bundy is a misanthropic women's shoe salesman with a miserable life. He hates his job, his wife is lazy, his son is dysfunctional (especially with women), and his daughter is dim-witted and promiscuous. (22 mins.)
 
14.
NewsRadio (1995 TV Series)
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The workplace sitcom "NewsRadio" explores the office politics and interpersonal relationships among the staff of WNYX NewsRadio... (23 mins.)
 
15.
The Odd Couple (1968)
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Two friends try sharing an apartment, but their ideas of housekeeping and lifestyles are as different as night and day. (105 mins.)
Director: Gene Saks
 
16.
Parenthood (2010 TV Series)
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The lives and tragedies of the Braverman family tree. (60 mins.)
 
17.
Reba (2001 TV Series)
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A Southern soccer mom with three kids sees her life come crashing down when she finds out that her dentist husband has impregnated his hygienist... (30 mins.)
Director: Amanda Bearse
 
18.
Seinfeld (1989 TV Series)
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The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York friends. (22 mins.)
 
19.
The Closer (2005 TV Series)
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Deputy Police Chief Brenda Johnson runs the Priority Homicide Division of the LAPD with an unorthodox style. Her innate ability to read people and obtain confessions helps her and her team solve the city's toughest, most sensitive cases. (46 mins.)
 
20.
United States of Tara (2009 TV Series)
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A woman struggles to find a balance between her dissociative identity disorder and raising a dysfunctional family. (30 mins.)
 
21.
The Vampire Diaries (2009 TV Series)
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A young teen struggles to make a decision between two vampire brothers and their supernatural lives. Soon after she discovers the truth her whole world turns upside down. (43 mins.)
 
22.
Will & Grace (1998 TV Series)
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Will and Grace live together in an apartment in New York City. He's a gay lawyer, she's a straight interior designer. (22 mins.)
 
23.
Xena: Warrior Princess (1995 TV Series)
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Xena, a mighty Warrior Princess with a dark past, sets out to redeem herself. She is joined by small town bard, Gabrielle. Together they journey the ancient world and fight for the greater good against ruthless Warlords and Gods. (45 mins.)
 
24.
Yu-Gi-Oh! GX (2004 TV Series)
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A semi-spinoff of the popular Yu-Gi-Oh anime series, focusing on a boy named Jaden and his misadventures as a student at an esteemed Duel Monsters academy.
Director: Hatsuki Tsuji
 
25.
8 Simple Rules (2002 TV Series)
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The Hennessy clan -- mother Cate, daughters Bridget and Kerry, and son Rory -- look to one another for guidance and support after the death of Paul, the family patriarch. Cate's parents lend a hand. (30 mins.)
 
26.
America's Next Top Model (2003 TV Series)
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A cyclical competition where women from all over the U.S. compete for the honor of being America's next "it girl" in the modeling world. (42 mins.)
Director: Luis Barreto
 
27.
BeastMaster (1999 TV Series)
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The sword and sorcery adventures of a wandering adventurer who has the ability to communicate with animals. (43 mins.)
 
28.
Cake Boss (2009 TV Series)
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The staff of Carlo's Bakery in Hoboken, New Jersey, led by Buddy Valastro, shows how it prepares elaborate themed cakes for various occasions... (30 mins.)
 
29.
Drop Dead Diva (2009 TV Series)
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A vapid aspiring model killed in a car crash gets brought back to life as an intelligent, overweight lawyer, hoping to find the meaning of inner beauty. (60 mins.)
 
30.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (2003 TV Series)
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A family that has faced hardship has their dilapidated house completely rebuilt while they are away on vacation for a week. (60 mins.)
 
31.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990 TV Series)
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The Banks family, a respectable Californian family, take in a relative - Will Smith, a street-smart teenager from Philadelphia. The idea is to make him respectable, responsible and mature, but Will has got other plans... (22 mins.)
 
32.
The Golden Girls (1985 TV Series)
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Four previously married women live together in Miami, sharing their various experiences together and enjoying themselves despite hard times. (30 mins.)
 
33.
Hot in Cleveland (2010 TV Series)
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Three 40-something best friends from Los Angeles are flying to Paris when their plane makes an emergency landing in Cleveland. Realizing that all the norms from Los Angeles don't apply anymore, they decide to celebrate a city that values real women and stay where they're still considered hot. (30 mins.)
 
34.
I Survived a Japanese Game Show (2008 TV Series)
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Ten Americans, many of whom have never traveled beyond the borders of the United States, head to Japan to compete in the ultimate Japanese game show. Hilarity presumably ensues. The final winner will take home $250,000. (60 mins.)
 
35.
Lie to Me (2009 TV Series)
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About Cal Lightman, the world's leading deception expert who studies facial expressions and involuntary body language to expose the truth behind the lies. (43 mins.)
 
36.
MythQuest (2001 TV Series)
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While searching for their missing father, a brother & sister Alex & Cleo Bellows are drawn into the... (49 mins.)
 
37.
Nip/Tuck (2003 TV Series)
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The dark and twisted trials of two plastic surgeons. (44 mins.)
 
38.
One on One (2001 TV Series)
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A sportscaster must take on the responsibility of being a full-time dad when his teenage daughter moves in with him. (30 mins.)
 
39.
Pinky, Elmyra & the Brain (1998 TV Series)
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Pinky and the Brain are still trying to take over the world, but now they're operating from Elmyra's house. (30 mins.)
 
40.
Romantically Challenged (2010 TV Series)
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Rebecca is a recently divorced single mom attorney in Pittsburgh who hasn't dated "since Bill Clinton was president". (30 mins.)
 
41.
Sherlock (2010 TV Series)
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A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London. (88 mins.)
 
42.
The Parkers (1999 TV Series)
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Nikki decides to go to school to get her degree so she can go to Santa Monica college. (20 mins.)
Director: Andre Teague
 
43.
Ugly Betty (2006 TV Series)
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A young, smart and wise woman named Betty Suarez goes on a journey to find her inner beauty. The only... (60 mins.)
 
44.
White Collar (2009 TV Series)
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A white collar criminal agrees to help the FBI catch other white collar criminals using his expertise as an art and securities thief, counterfeiter, and conman. (40 mins.)
 
45.
The X Factor (2004 TV Series)
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British singing competition in which contestants sing cover songs to try and impress judges and voting viewers. (60 mins.)
 
46.
The X Factor (2011 TV Series)
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In this American version of the hit UK show, Simon Cowell and his fellow judges search for a singer who has the "X factor".