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1. The 100 (2014– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.9
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Set 97 years after a nuclear war has destroyed civilization, when a spaceship housing humanity's lone survivors sends 100 juvenile delinquents back to Earth in hopes of possibly re-populating the planet.

Creator: Jason Rothenberg | Stars: Eliza Taylor, Eli Goree, Thomas McDonell, Bob Morley

Votes: 80,049

2. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

R | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.2
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89 Metascore

A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in postapocalyptic Australia in search for her home-land with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshipper, and a drifter named Max.

Writers: George Miller, Brendan McCarthy, Nick Lathouris | Director: George Miller | Stars: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Zoë Kravitz

Votes: 452,648

3. Grey's Anatomy (2005– )

TV-14 | 41 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A drama centered on the personal and professional lives of five surgical interns and their supervisors.

Creator: Shonda Rhimes | Stars: Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson, James Pickens Jr.

Votes: 152,688

4. The Vampire Diaries (2009– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.9
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A teenage girl is torn between two vampire brothers.

Creators: Julie Plec, Kevin Williamson | Stars: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Kat Graham

Votes: 209,602

5. Supergirl (2015– )

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.4
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The adventures of Superman's cousin in her own superhero career.

Creators: Ali Adler, Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg | Stars: Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh, Jeremy Jordan

Votes: 26,846

6. Orange Is the New Black (2013– )

TV-MA | 59 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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The story of Piper Chapman, a woman in her thirties who is sentenced to fifteen months in prison after being convicted of a decade-old crime of transporting money to her drug-dealing girlfriend.

Stars: Taylor Schilling, Danielle Brooks, Taryn Manning, Emma Myles

Votes: 169,151

7. Pretty Little Liars (2010– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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Four friends band together against an anonymous foe who threatens to reveal their darkest secrets, while unraveling the mystery of the murder of their best friend.

Creator: I. Marlene King | Stars: Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, Ian Harding

Votes: 108,285

8. Once Upon a Time (2011– )

TV-PG | 44 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

8.0
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A young woman with a troubled past is drawn to a small town in Maine where fairy tales are to be believed.

Creators: Adam Horowitz, Edward Kitsis | Stars: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla, Josh Dallas

Votes: 159,640

9. Agent Carter (2015– )

TV-PG | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.1
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In 1946, Peggy Carter is relegated to secretarial duties in the Strategic Scientific Reserve (SSR). When Howard Stark is accused of treason, he secretly recruits Peggy to clear his name with the help of his butler, Edwin Jarvis.

Creators: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely | Stars: Hayley Atwell, James D'Arcy, Enver Gjokaj, Chad Michael Murray

Votes: 40,979

10. Jessica Jones (2015– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.4
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A former superhero decides to reboot her life by becoming a private investigator.

Creator: Melissa Rosenberg | Stars: Krysten Ritter, Rachael Taylor, Eka Darville, David Tennant

Votes: 64,748

11. Gilmore Girls (2000–2007)

TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A drama centering around the relationship between a thirtysomething single mother and her teen daughter living in Stars Hollow, Connecticut.

Creator: Amy Sherman-Palladino | Stars: Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Scott Patterson, Keiko Agena

Votes: 59,024

12. Fuller House (2016– )

30 min | Comedy, Family | Post-production

D.J. Tanner-Fuller is a widow and mother of three. Things become too much to handle, so she asks for help from her sister Stephanie and her best friend Kimmy.

Stars: Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin, Andrea Barber, Soni Bringas

13. Homeland (2011– )

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.4
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When Marine Nicolas Brody is hailed as a hero after he returns home from eight years of captivity in Iraq, intelligence officer Carrie Mathison is the only one who suspects that he may have been turned.

Creators: Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon | Stars: Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, Rupert Friend, Damian Lewis

Votes: 216,191

14. The Good Wife (2009– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Alicia has been a good wife to her husband, a former state's attorney. After a very humiliating sex and corruption scandal, he is behind bars. She must now provide for her family and returns to work as a litigator in a law firm.

Creators: Michelle King, Robert King | Stars: Julianna Margulies, Chris Noth, Josh Charles, Matt Czuchry

Votes: 45,623

15. Parks and Recreation (2009–2015)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.6
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The absurd antics of an Indiana town's public officials as they pursue sundry projects to make their city a better place.

Creators: Greg Daniels, Michael Schur | Stars: Amy Poehler, Jim O'Heir, Nick Offerman, Chris Pratt

Votes: 111,595

16. How to Get Away with Murder (2014– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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A group of ambitious law students and their brilliant criminal defense professor become involved in a twisted murder plot that promises to change the course of their lives.

Creator: Peter Nowalk | Stars: Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch, Jack Falahee

Votes: 49,076

17. Nurse Jackie (2009–2015)

TV-MA | 27 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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A drug-addicted nurse struggles to find a balance between the demands of her frenetic job at a New York City hospital and an array of personal dramas.

Creators: Liz Brixius, Evan Dunsky, Linda Wallem | Stars: Edie Falco, Merritt Wever, Paul Schulze, Dominic Fumusa

Votes: 18,592

18. Outlander (2014– )

64 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

8.5
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Follows the story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is... See full summary »

Creator: Ronald D. Moore | Stars: Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies, Duncan Lacroix

Votes: 40,190

19. Cinderella (I) (2015)

PG | 105 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.0
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67 Metascore

When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her scheming step-sisters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger.

Writer: Chris Weitz | Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden, Helena Bonham Carter

Votes: 91,961

20. Gossip Girl (2007–2012)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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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.

Creators: Stephanie Savage, Josh Schwartz | Stars: Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley, Ed Westwick

Votes: 110,384

21. Jane the Virgin (2014– )

60 min | Comedy

7.8
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A young, devout Catholic woman discovers that she was accidentally artificially inseminated

Creator: Jennie Snyder Urman | Stars: Gina Rodriguez, Andrea Navedo, Yael Grobglas, Justin Baldoni

Votes: 11,605

22. Scandal (2012– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Thriller

7.9
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A former White House Communications Director starts her own crisis management firm only to realize her clients are not the only ones with secrets.

Creator: Shonda Rhimes | Stars: Kerry Washington, Darby Stanchfield, Katie Lowes, Guillermo Díaz

Votes: 47,953

23. Madam Secretary (2014– )

45 min | Drama

7.4
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A look at the personal and professional life of a Secretary of State as she tries to balance her work and family life.

Creator: Barbara Hall | Stars: Téa Leoni, Tim Daly, Patina Miller, Geoffrey Arend

Votes: 9,674

24. 2 Broke Girls (2011– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

6.9
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Two young women waitressing at a greasy spoon diner strike up an unlikely friendship in the hopes of launching a successful business - if only they can raise the cash.

Creators: Whitney Cummings, Michael Patrick King | Stars: Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs, Garrett Morris, Jonathan Kite

Votes: 67,759

25. Empire (2015– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Music

7.9
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A hip-hop mogul must choose between his three sons who are battling for control over his multi-million dollar company, while his ex-wife schemes to get what's hers.

Creators: Lee Daniels, Danny Strong | Stars: Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett, Bryshere Y. Gray

Votes: 24,130

26. The Americans (2013– )

44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Two Soviet intelligence agents pose as a married couple to spy on the American government.

Creator: Joseph Weisberg | Stars: Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Holly Taylor, Keidrich Sellati

Votes: 41,065

27. Lost Girl (2010– )

44 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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Lost Girl focuses on the gorgeous and charismatic Bo, a supernatural being called a succubus who feeds on the energy of humans, sometimes with fatal results. Refusing to embrace her ... See full summary »

Creator: Michelle Lovretta | Stars: Anna Silk, Kris Holden-Ried, Zoie Palmer, Richard Howland

Votes: 22,067

28. Orphan Black (2013– )

TV-MA | 44 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.4
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A streetwise hustler is pulled into a compelling conspiracy after witnessing the suicide of a girl who looks just like her.

Creators: John Fawcett, Graeme Manson, Alex Levine, Kim Coghill, Andrew De Angelis, Jeff Detsky, Adam Higgs, Bob Mackowycz Jr., Elize Morgan, Peter Rowley, Rebecca Sernasie | Stars: Tatiana Maslany, Dylan Bruce, Jordan Gavaris, Kevin Hanchard

Votes: 59,451

29. The Killing (2011–2014)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A police investigation, the saga of a grieving family, and a Seattle mayoral campaign all interlock after the body of 17-year-old Rosie Larsen is found in the trunk of a submerged car.

Creator: Veena Sud | Stars: Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Billy Campbell, Liam James

Votes: 64,106

30. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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84 Metascore

A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.

Writers: Thomas Harris, Ted Tally | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kasi Lemmons

Votes: 837,296

31. Hart of Dixie (2011–2015)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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New Yorker and new doctor Zoe Hart accepts an offer from a stranger, Dr. Harley Wilkes, to work in his medical practice in Bluebell, Alabama. She arrives to find he has died and left half the practice to her in his will.

Creator: Leila Gerstein | Stars: Rachel Bilson, Jaime King, Cress Williams, Wilson Bethel

Votes: 32,908

32. Charmed (1998–2006)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.0
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Three sisters discover their destiny - to battle against the forces of evil, using their witchcraft. They are the Charmed Ones.

Creator: Constance M. Burge | Stars: Holly Marie Combs, Alyssa Milano, Brian Krause, Rose McGowan

Votes: 54,304

33. Sex and the City (1998–2004)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Four female New Yorkers gossip about their sex-lives (or lack thereof) and find new ways to deal with being a woman in the 90s.

Creator: Darren Star | Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon

Votes: 76,732

34. Weeds (2005–2012)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.1
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When a suburban mother turns to dealing marijuana in order to maintain her privileged lifestyle after her husband dies, she finds out just how addicted her entire neighborhood already is.

Creator: Jenji Kohan | Stars: Mary-Louise Parker, Hunter Parrish, Alexander Gould, Kevin Nealon

Votes: 84,586

35. The Mysteries of Laura (2014– )

42 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.6
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A single mom NYPD homicide detective cracks case after case while raising wild twin boys and locking horns with her less than helpful police detective ex-husband.

Creator: Jeff Rake | Stars: Debra Messing, Laz Alonso, Josh Lucas, Max Jenkins

Votes: 6,050

36. Call the Midwife (2012– )

60 min | Drama

8.4
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Chronicles the lives of a group of midwives living in East London in the late 1950s to early 1960s.

Creator: Heidi Thomas | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Helen George, Jenny Agutter, Laura Main

Votes: 10,171

37. Revenge (2011–2015)

TV-PG | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.0
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An emotionally troubled young woman makes it her mission to exact revenge against the people who wronged her father.

Creator: Mike Kelley | Stars: Madeleine Stowe, Emily VanCamp, Gabriel Mann, Nick Wechsler

Votes: 96,149

38. Leverage (2008–2012)

TV-PG | 42 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.9
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A crew of high-tech crooks attempt to steal from wealthy criminals and corrupt businessmen.

Creators: Chris Downey, John Rogers | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Gina Bellman, Christian Kane, Beth Riesgraf

Votes: 33,712

39. Maleficent (2014)

PG | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.0
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56 Metascore

A vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their troubled land.

Writers: Linda Woolverton, Charles Perrault | Director: Robert Stromberg | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Lesley Manville

Votes: 239,165

40. Switched at Birth (2011– )

60 min | Drama, Family

7.8
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Two teenage girls lives are turned upside down when they find out they were switched at birth.

Creator: Lizzy Weiss | Stars: Vanessa Marano, Katie Leclerc, Constance Marie, Sean Berdy

Votes: 18,076

41. Desperate Housewives (2004–2012)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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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.

Creator: Marc Cherry | Stars: Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross, Eva Longoria

Votes: 90,970

42. Rizzoli & Isles (2010– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Detective Jane Rizzoli and Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Maura Isles team up to solve crimes in Boston.

Creator: Janet Tamaro | Stars: Angie Harmon, Sasha Alexander, Jordan Bridges, Bruce McGill

Votes: 21,894

43. The Mindy Project (2012– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

7.4
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A young Ob/Gyn doctor balances her personal and professional life, surrounded by quirky co-workers in a small office.

Creator: Mindy Kaling | Stars: Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina, Ike Barinholtz, Ed Weeks

Votes: 21,164

44. Bitten (2014– )

TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.1
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When she left Stonehaven - 'for good this time' - Elena Michaels thought she had left the world of supernatural behind. Until the night she got a mysterious call from her pack leader asking... See full summary »

Stars: Laura Vandervoort, Greg Bryk, Steve Lund, Greyston Holt

Votes: 9,768

45. Continuum (I) (2012– )

45 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.7
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A detective from the year 2077 finds herself trapped in present day Vancouver and searching for ruthless criminals from the future.

Creator: Simon Barry | Stars: Rachel Nichols, Stephen Lobo, Victor Webster, Erik Knudsen

Votes: 44,827

46. Broad City (2014– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.5
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Broad City follows two women throughout their daily lives in New York City, making the smallest and mundane events hysterical and disturbing to watch all at the same time.

Creators: Ilana Glazer, Abbi Jacobson | Stars: Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Hannibal Buress, Arturo Castro

Votes: 11,726

47. Devious Maids (2013– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Four Latina maids with ambition and dreams of their own work for the rich and famous in Beverly Hills.

Stars: Ana Ortiz, Dania Ramirez, Judy Reyes, Rebecca Wisocky

Votes: 14,945

48. Veep (2012– )

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy

8.1
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Former Senator Selina Meyer finds that being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she hoped and everything that everyone ever warned her about.

Creator: Armando Iannucci | Stars: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale, Reid Scott

Votes: 21,475

49. Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Our female sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920s Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger-sharp wit.

Stars: Essie Davis, Nathan Page, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Ashleigh Cummings

Votes: 5,223

50. Nikita (2010–2013)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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A rogue assassin returns to take down the secret organization that trained her.

Creator: Craig Silverstein | Stars: Maggie Q, Shane West, Lyndsy Fonseca, Aaron Stanford

Votes: 41,403