The 100 Greatest TV Shows of the 21st Century


From BBC.COM...the list of the greatest TV show of this century. Imo, Curb at 21 is a travesty. Also, I've never seen one episode of most of these.

1         The Wire (2002-2008)

2         Mad Men (2007-2015)

3         Breaking Bad (2008-2013)

4         Fleabag (2016-2019)

5         Game of Thrones (2011-2019)

6         I May Destroy You (2020)

7         The Leftovers (2014-2017)

8         The Americans (2013-2018)

9         The Office (UK) (2001-2003)

10       Succession (2018-)

11       BoJack Horseman (2014-2020)

12       Six Feet Under (2001-2005)

13       Twin Peaks: The Return (2017)

14       Atlanta (2016-)

15       Chernobyl (2019)

16       The Crown (2016-)

17       30 Rock (2006-2013)

18       Deadwood (2004-2006)

19       Lost (2004-2010)

20       The Thick of It (2005-2012)

21       Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000-)

22       Black Mirror (2011-)

23       Better Call Saul (2015-2022)

24       Veep (2012-2019)

25       Sherlock (2010-2017)

26       Watchmen (2019)

27       Line of Duty (2012-2021)

28       Friday Night Lights (2006-2011)

29       Parks and Recreation (2009-2015)

30       Girls (2012-2017)

31       True Detective (2014-2019)

32       Arrested Development (2003-2019)

33       The Good Wife (2009-2016)

34       The Bridge (2011-2018)

35       Fargo (2014-)

36=     Downton Abbey (2010-2015)

36=     Band of Brothers (2001)

38       The Handmaid's Tale (2017-)

39       The Office (US) (2005-2013)

40       Borgen (2010-2022)

41       Schitt's Creek (2015-2020)

42       Peep Show (2003-2015)

43       Money Heist (2017-2021)

44       Community (2009-2015)

45       The Good Fight (2017-)

46       Homeland (2011-2020)

47       Grey's Anatomy (2005-)

48       Inside No 9 (2014-)

49       The Bureau (2015-)

50       Halt and Catch Fire (2014-2017)

51       Small Axe (2020)

52       This is England 86, 88 and 90 (2010-2015)

53       Call My Agent! (2015-2020)

54       Happy Valley (2014-)

55       The Shield (2002-2008)

56       The Big Bang Theory (2007-2019)

57       The Young Pope (2016)

58       Dark (2017-2020)

59       The Underground Railroad (2021)

60       House of Cards (2013-2018)

61       Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005-2008)

62=     The Good Place (2016-2020)

62=     Pose (2018-2021)

64      Detectorists (2014-2017)

65      Orange is the New Black (2013-2019)

66      Mare of Easttown (2021)

67      RuPaul's Drag Race (2009-)

68      Stranger Things (2016-)

69      24 (2001-2010)

70       Battlestar Galactica (2004-2009)

71       Enlightened (2011-2013) 

72       Gilmore Girls (2000-2007)

73       Planet Earth (2006)

74       Utopia (2013-2014)

75       Babylon Berlin (2017-)

76       Rick and Morty (2013-)

77       American Crime Story (2016-)

78       The Killing (Denmark) (2007-2012)

79       Mindhunter (2017-2019)

80       House (2004-2012)

81       OJ: Made in America (2016)

82       Big Little Lies (2017-2019)

83       Insecure (2016-2021)

84=     Normal People (2020)

84=     Narcos (2015-2017)

86       How I Met Your Mother (2005-2014)

87       The Comeback (2005-2014)

88       The OA (2016-2019)

89       Dexter (2006-2013)

90       It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005-)

91       Westworld (2016-)

92       Show Me a Hero (2015)

93       Treme (2010-2013)

94       Louie (2010-2015)

95       Luther (2010-2019)

96       Catastrophe (2015-2019)

97       Hannibal (2013-2015)

98       Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015-2019)

99       Steven Universe (2013-2020)

100     The Queen's Gambit (2020)


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