TV Series Released between 1996-01-01 and 1996-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996–2003)
TV-G | 22 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
When a 16-year-old high school student finds out she's a witch, her two aunts offer guidance on how to control her newly-discovered magical powers.
2. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1996–2003)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
A young woman, destined to slay vampires, demons and other infernal creatures, deals with her life fighting evil, with the help of her friends.
5. 7th Heaven (1996–2007)
TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Family, Romance
Eric Camden, a minister, and his wife Annie deal with the drama of having seven children, ranging from toddlers to adults with families of their own.
7. Dragon Ball Z (1996–2003)
TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
After learning that he is from another planet, a warrior named Goku and his friends are prompted to defend it from an onslaught of extraterrestrial enemies.
8. Spin City (1996–2002)
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy
Mike Flaherty, the Deputy Mayor of New York City, and his team of half-wits must constantly save the Mayor from embarrassment and the media. Mike is later succeeded by Charlie Crawford.
11. The Pretender (1996–2000)
60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A specially gifted man, with the ability to instantly master any skill, escapes from a secret testing facility and travels the country taking on different jobs and helping strangers while hiding from his kidnappers.
12. Blue's Clues (1996–2007)
TV-Y | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Blue is a puppy who puts her paw prints on three clues. Steve has to deduce the clues (with the help of off-screen children) to figure out what Blue wants to do.
13. Early Edition (1996–2000)
TV-PG | 41 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
His name is Gary Hobson. He gets tomorrow's newspaper today. He doesn't know how. He doesn't know why. All he knows is when the early edition hits his doorstep, he has twenty-four hours to set things right.
14. Arthur (1996– )
TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
Based on the books by Marc Brown, these are the adventures of Arthur, an 8-year-old aardvark, and his family and friends as they grow up and learn how to be good neighbors to one another.
15. The Daily Show (1996– )
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to ... See full summary »
16. Kenan & Kel (1996–2000)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Comedy, Family
Kenan and Kel. Two best friends who live in Chicago are always dragged down by Kenan's get rich quick schemes while orange soda loving buddy Kel is dragged along but tends to mess things up
17. Clueless (1996–1999)
TV-G | 30 min | Comedy
A television series based on the popular movie of the same name. Many of the actors from the movie appear in the television series, including Dionne, Mr. Hall, Miss Giest, Amber, and Murray.
22. Profiler (1996–2000)
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Ally Walker stars as Dr. Sam Waters, a detective with the Violent Crimes Task Force, a federal agency which often works with the FBI, ATF, and other crime-solving agencies. The VCTF ... See full summary »
23. Millennium (I) (1996–1999)
45 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A former FBI profiler with the ability to look inside the mind of a killer begins working for the mysterious Millennium Group whose interest lies in cases involving doomsday cults and killers obsessed with the end of the millennium.
25. Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei (1996– )
90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Two police inspectors and their team from a Bonn-Koeln precinct fight all sorts of criminals they encounter daily on major highways in Germany.
26. Judge Judy (1996– )
TV-G | 30 min | Crime, Reality-TV
Judge Judy Sheindlin, a former judge from New York, tackles actual, small claims cases with her no-nonsense attitude in which damages of no more than $5,000 can be awarded. Also by her side... See full summary »
27. Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (1996–1998)
TV-PG | 75 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Hetty wakes on her 60th birthday and decides to become a private investigator. With assistance from a teenager called Geoffrey and her husband Robert, combined with her own common sense, Hetty is confident she can solve any case.
31. Rurouni Kenshin: Wandering Samurai (1996–1999)
TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
The adventures of a young wandering swordsman who stumbles upon a struggling martial arts school in Meiji era Japan.
36. The Jamie Foxx Show (1996–2001)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
Jamie King (Jamie Foxx) is an aspiring actor from Terrell, Texas, who has come to Los Angeles to pursue a career in entertainment. To support himself, he works in his family's hotel, the ... See full summary »
37. Arli$$ (1996–2002)
30 min | Comedy, Sport
Arliss Michaels is not a sports agent, he is a sports super agent. To his team of associates, the athletes he represents and the world around them, he is God. He is like Jerry Maguire, but ... See full summary »
38. Water Rats (1996–2001)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Beneath its surface exists a playground for the murky underworld, a place of illicit rubbish dumps. pollution hazards, the remnants of huge drug hauls, and a graveyard of bodies from years ... See full summary »
39. The Adventures of Sinbad (1996–1998)
60 min | Fantasy, Action, Adventure
The Adventures of Sindbad across the seven seas in a brand new version. Sindbad and his shipmates encounter a numerous strange and dangerous situations on their journey but they always find... See full summary »
40. Beast Wars: Transformers (1996–1999)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
The Transformers' war continues in an older time, through a new generation. On pliocenic Earth, the heroic Maximals and the evil Predacons battle for survival against each other and against a violent planet.
43. Space Cases (1996–1997)
30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
One day at an academy, 7 people sneak aboard a mysterious spaceship. The people consist of 5 students, who are Harlan, the athletic leader from earth; Catalina, the Saturnian rainbow-head ... See full summary »
45. Malcolm & Eddie (1996–2000)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
Malcolm McGee is a responsible and sensible twenty-something who ends up sharing a Kansas City apartment and a business venture with relentlessly enthusiastic tow truck owner Eddie Sherman.... See full summary »
47. The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (1996–1997)
TV-PG | 21 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Computer wiz Jonny Quest and his friends battle international criminals using the resources of the Quest Foundation. Their chief weapon, and the target of many of their enemies, is the ... See full summary »
48. Promised Land (1996–1999)
60 min | Drama
When Russell Greene loses his job, he decides to go on the road with his family. So he gathers his wife, Claire, his son, Josh, his daughter, Dinah, his mother, Hattie, and his nephew, ... See full summary »
50. Poltergeist: The Legacy (1996–1999)
Unrated | 60 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
"The Legacy" is a secret society that began many centuries ago to accumulate knowledge and artifacts to help fight against the evil in the world. This particular Legacy team is set in San ... See full summary »