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TV Shows & Series: Best TV Shows/Series in English

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and eventually became a global lingua franca. It is named after the Angles, one of the Germanic tribes that migrated to the area of Great Britain that later took their name, as England. Both names derive from Anglia, a peninsula in the Baltic Sea. The language is closely related to Frisian and Low Saxon, and its vocabulary has been significantly influenced by other Germanic languages, particularly Norse (a North Germanic language), and to a greater extent by Latin and French. English has developed over the course of more than 1,400 years. The earliest forms of English, a group of West Germanic (Ingvaeonic) dialects brought to Great Britain by Anglo-Saxon settlers in the 5th century, are collectively called Old English. Middle English began in the late 11th century with the Norman conquest of England; this was a period in which the language was influenced by French. Early Modern English began in the late 15th century with the introduction of the printing press to London, the printing of the King James Bible and the start of the Great Vowel Shift. Through the worldwide influence of the British Empire, and later the United States, Modern English has been spreading around the world since the 17th c... ()

English is spoken in United States of America (USA), India, United Kingdom (UK), Canada, Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore, Puerto Rico, New Zealand and Israel and 22,785 TV shows/series (between 1927 and 2021) with this language have been recorded so far. Most of these TV shows/series were shot in United States of America (USA) (10,497). Popular genres for English TV shows/series are Comedy (4,920), Drama (4,742) and Documentary (2,927). The Flash (2014-), Arrow (2012-), Family Guy (1999-), Fear the Walking Dead (2015-) and Grey's Anatomy (2005-) are among the best known & most successful English TV shows/series.


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The Flash(2014-)

TV-PG
| 44min per episode | Drama, Science-Fiction & Fantasy
3.3/5 (with 1,399 votes)

After a particle accelerator causes a freak storm, CSI Investigator Barry Allen is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. Months later he awakens with the power of super speed, granting him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen guardian angel. Though initially excited by his newfound powers, Barry is shocked to discover he is not the only "meta-human" who was created in the wake of the accelerator explosion -- and not everyone is using their new powers for good. Barry partners with S.T.A.R. Labs and dedicates his life to protect the innocent. For now, only a few close friends and associates know that Barry is literally the fastest man alive, but it won't be long before the world learns what Barry Allen has become...The Flash.

Arrow(2012-)

42min per episode | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Action & Adventure
2.9/5 (with 1,299 votes)

Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow.

Family Guy(1999-)

TV-14
| 22min per episode | Animation, Comedy
3.3/5 (with 803 votes)

Sick, twisted, politically incorrect and Freakin' Sweet animated series featuring the adventures of the dysfunctional Griffin family. Bumbling Peter and long-suffering Lois have three kids. Stewie (a brilliant but sadistic baby bent on killing his mother and taking over the world), Meg (the oldest, and is the most unpopular girl in town) and Chris (the middle kid, he's not very bright but has a passion for movies). The final member of the family is Brian - a talking dog and much more than a pet, he keeps Stewie in check whilst sipping Martinis and sorting through his own life issues.

Fear the Walking Dead(2015-)

TV-MA
| 43min per episode | Drama, Horror
3.1/5 (with 497 votes)

What did the world look like as it was transforming into the horrifying apocalypse depicted in "The Walking Dead"? This spin-off set in Los Angeles, following new characters as they face the beginning of the end of the world, will answer that question.

Grey's Anatomy(2005-)

TV-14
| 43min per episode | Drama
3.2/5 (with 496 votes)

Follows the personal and professional lives of a group of doctors at Seattle’s Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital.

The Simpsons(1989-)

TV-PG
| 22min per episode | Animation, Comedy
3.6/5 (with 1,049 votes)

Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop culture icon, attracting hundreds of celebrities to guest star. The show has also made name for itself in its fearless satirical take on politics, media and American life in general.

Supernatural(2005-)

TV-14
| 45min per episode | Drama, Mystery, Science-Fiction & Fantasy
3.7/5 (with 942 votes)

When they were boys, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father raised them to be soldiers. He taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the back roads of America ... and he taught them how to kill it. Now, the Winchester brothers crisscross the country in their '67 Chevy Impala, battling every kind of supernatural threat they encounter along the way.

The Boys(2019-)

4.1/5 (with 67 votes)

A group of vigilantes known informally as “The Boys” set out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than blue-collar grit and a willingness to fight dirty.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit(1999-)

TV-14
| 43min per episode | Crime, Drama
3.2/5 (with 326 votes)

In the criminal justice system, sexually-based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are their stories.

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.(2013-)

TV-14
| 43min per episode | Drama, Science-Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure
3.4/5 (with 674 votes)

Agent Phil Coulson of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division) puts together a team of agents to investigate the new, the strange and the unknown around the globe, protecting the ordinary from the extraordinary.

Gotham(2014-2019)

TV-14
| 43min per episode | Drama, Fantasy, Crime
3.5/5 (with 575 votes)

Before there was Batman, there was GOTHAM. Everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. He is one of the crime world's greatest foes, a man whose reputation is synonymous with law and order. But what is known of Gordon's story and his rise from rookie detective to Police Commissioner? What did it take to navigate the multiple layers of corruption that secretly ruled Gotham City, the spawning ground of the world's most iconic villains? And what circumstances created them – the larger-than-life personas who would become Catwoman, The Penguin, The Riddler, Two-Face and The Joker?

Legion(2017-2019)

TV-MA
| 50min per episode | Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction & Fantasy
3.8/5 (with 301 votes)

David Haller, AKA Legion, is a troubled young man who may be more than human. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. But after a strange encounter with a fellow patient, he’s confronted with the possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees might be real.

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South Park(1997-)

TV-MA
| 22min per episode | Comedy, Animation
3.9/5 (with 551 votes)

Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.

Stranger Things(2016-)

TV-14
| 50min per episode | Drama, Mystery, Science-Fiction & Fantasy
4.2/5 (with 1,277 votes)

When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.

Game of Thrones(2011-2019)

4.1/5 (with 3,129 votes)

Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the Night's Watch, is all that stands between the realms of men and icy horrors beyond.

Two and a Half Men(2003-2015)

TV-14
| 30min per episode | Comedy
3.2/5 (with 362 votes)

A hedonistic jingle writer's free-wheeling life comes to an abrupt halt when his brother and 10-year-old nephew move into his beach-front house.

Murder, She Wrote(1984-1996)

45min per episode | Mystery, Crime, Drama
3.6/5 (with 44 votes)

An unassuming mystery writer turned sleuth uses her professional insight to help solve real-life homicide cases.

The 100(2014-)

TV-14
| 43min per episode | Drama, Science-Fiction & Fantasy
3.3/5 (with 832 votes)

100 years in the future, when the Earth has been abandoned due to radioactivity, the last surviving humans live on an ark orbiting the planet — but the ark won't last forever. So the repressive regime picks 100 expendable juvenile delinquents to send down to Earth to see if the planet is still habitable.

NCIS(2003-)

TV-14
| 45min per episode | Action & Adventure, Crime, Drama
3.4/5 (with 395 votes)

From murder and espionage to terrorism and stolen submarines, a team of special agents investigates any crime that has a shred of evidence connected to Navy and Marine Corps personnel, regardless of rank or position.

Lucifer(2016-)

TV-14
| 45min per episode | Crime, Science-Fiction & Fantasy
3.7/5 (with 521 votes)

Bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, Lucifer Morningstar abandoned his throne and retired to Los Angeles, where he has teamed up with LAPD detective Chloe Decker to take down criminals. But the longer he's away from the underworld, the greater the threat that the worst of humanity could escape.

Suits(2011-)

TV-14
| 43min per episode | Drama
3.8/5 (with 466 votes)

While running from a drug deal gone bad, Mike Ross, a brilliant young college-dropout, slips into a job interview with one of New York City's best legal closers, Harvey Specter. Tired of cookie-cutter law school grads, Harvey takes a gamble by hiring Mike on the spot after he recognizes his raw talent and photographic memory.

Doom Patrol(2019-)

3.2/5 (with 94 votes)

The Doom Patrol’s members each suffered horrible accidents that gave them superhuman abilities — but also left them scarred and disfigured. Traumatized and downtrodden, the team found purpose through The Chief, who brought them together to investigate the weirdest phenomena in existence — and to protect Earth from what they find.

The Blacklist(2013-)

TV-14
| 43min per episode | Drama, Crime, Mystery
3.5/5 (with 504 votes)

Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In the last two decades, he's made a list of criminals and terrorists that matter the most but the FBI cannot find because it does not know they exist. Reddington calls this "The Blacklist". Reddington will co-operate, but insists that he will speak only to Elizabeth Keen, a rookie FBI profiler.

Pennyworth(2019-)

TV-MA
| 1h per episode | Drama, Crime
3.8/5 (with 7 votes)

The origin story of Bruce Wayne's legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier who forms a security company and goes to work with Thomas Wayne, Bruce's billionaire father, in 1960s London.

Supergirl(2015-)

TV-PG
| 42min per episode | Action, Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction
2.9/5 (with 501 votes)

Twenty-four-year-old Kara Zor-El, who was taken in by the Danvers family when she was 13 after being sent away from Krypton, must learn to embrace her powers after previously hiding them. The Danvers teach her to be careful with her powers, until she has to reveal them during an unexpected disaster, setting her on her journey of heroism.

Doctor Who(2005-)

TV-PG
| 1h 20min per episode | Action & Adventure, Drama, Science-Fiction & Fantasy
3.5/5 (with 731 votes)

The Doctor is a Time Lord: a 900 year old alien with 2 hearts, part of a gifted civilization who mastered time travel. The Doctor saves planets for a living – more of a hobby actually, and the Doctor's very, very good at it.

Rick and Morty(2013-)

4.3/5 (with 664 votes)

Rick is a mentally-unbalanced but scientifically-gifted old man who has recently reconnected with his family. He spends most of his time involving his young grandson Morty in dangerous, outlandish adventures throughout space and alternate universes. Compounded with Morty's already unstable family life, these events cause Morty much distress at home and school.

Hawaii Five-0(2010-)

TV-14
| 42min per episode | Action, Crime, Drama
3.2/5 (with 180 votes)

Steve McGarrett returns home to Oahu, in order to find his father's killer. The governor offers him the chance to run his own task force (Five-0). Steve's team is joined by Chin Ho Kelly, Danny "Danno" Williams, and Kono Kalakaua.

Breaking Bad(2008-2013)

TV-MA
| 45min per episode | Drama
4.2/5 (with 1,728 votes)

When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live. He becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's financial future at any cost as he enters the dangerous world of drugs and crime.

Friends(1994-2004)

TV-14
| 22min per episode | Comedy
4.0/5 (with 832 votes)

The misadventures of a group of friends as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in Manhattan.

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