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TV Shows & Series: Popular TV Shows/Series of 2005

TV shows/series in chronological context: 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2005th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 5th year of the 3rd millennium, the 5th year of the 21st century, and the 6th year of the 2000s decade. 2005 was designated as the International Year for Sport and Physical Education and the International Year of Microcredit. 2005 was also the end of the International Decade of the World's Indigenous People (1995–2005). ()

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Supernatural(2005-)

TV-14
| 45min per episode | Drama, Mystery, Science-Fiction & Fantasy
4.1/5 (with 2,008 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.

Grey's Anatomy(2005-)

TV-14
| 43min per episode | Drama
4.0/5 (with 1,914 votes)

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

Prison Break(2005-2017)

TV-14
| 45min per episode | Action & Adventure, Crime, Drama
4.0/5 (with 1,241 votes)

Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside out.

How I Met Your Mother(2005-2014)

TV-14
| 22min per episode | Comedy
4.0/5 (with 1,103 votes)

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.

Doctor Who(2005-)

TV-PG
| 1h 20min per episode | Action & Adventure, Drama, Science-Fiction & Fantasy
3.6/5 (with 889 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.

Criminal Minds(2005-2020)

TV-14
| 42min per episode | Crime, Drama, Mystery
4.1/5 (with 851 votes)

An elite team of FBI profilers analyze the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The Behavioral Analysis Unit's most experienced agent is David Rossi, a founding member of the BAU who returns to help the team solve new cases.

Avatar: The Last Airbender(2005-2008)

TV-Y7
| 25min per episode | Action, Adventure, Animation, Fantasy
4.3/5 (with 825 votes)

In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.

Bones(2005-2017)

TV-14
| 40min per episode | Crime, Drama
4.1/5 (with 701 votes)

Dr. Temperance Brennan and her colleagues at the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab assist Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed that the standard identification methods are useless.

The Office(2005-2013)

TV-14
| 20min per episode | Comedy
4.2/5 (with 631 votes)

The everyday lives of office employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company.

American Dad!(2005-)

TV-14
| 22min per episode | Animation, Comedy
3.3/5 (with 547 votes)

The series focuses on an eccentric motley crew that is the Smith family and their three housemates: Father, husband, and breadwinner Stan Smith; his better half housewife, Francine Smith; their college-aged daughter, Hayley Smith; and their high-school-aged son, Steve Smith. Outside of the Smith family, there are three additional main characters, including Hayley's boyfriend turned husband, Jeff Fischer; the family's man-in-a-goldfish-body pet, Klaus; and most notably the family's zany alien, Roger, who is "full of masquerades, brazenness, and shocking antics."

Ghost Whisperer(2005-2010)

TV-PG
| 1h per episode | Science-Fiction & Fantasy, Mystery, Drama
4.0/5 (with 380 votes)

Newlywed Melinda Gordon tries to help the dead communicate with loved ones, but sometimes the messages she receives are intense and confusing. Most of Melinda's efforts involve resolving conflicts that are preventing the spirits from passing over.

Ben 10(2005-2008)

4.0/5 (with 318 votes)

When 10-year-old Ben Tennyson discovers a mysterious device, he gains the power to change into ten different alien heroes, each with uniquely awesome powers. With such abilities at his disposal, Ben realizes a greater responsibility to help others and stop evildoers, but that doesn't mean he's above a little superpowered mischief now and then.

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Rome(2005-2007)

TV-MA
| 1h per episode | Action & Adventure, Drama
4.2/5 (with 282 votes)

A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia(2005-)

TV-MA
| 22min per episode | Comedy
4.1/5 (with 257 votes)

Four egocentric friends who run a neighborhood Irish pub in Philadelphia try to find their way through the adult world of work and relationships. Unfortunately, their warped views and precarious judgments often lead them to trouble, creating a myriad of uncomfortable situations that usually only get worse before they get better.

My Name Is Earl(2005-2009)

TV-14
| 21min per episode | Comedy
3.8/5 (with 255 votes)

When petty criminal Earl Hickey wins the lottery, he sets off on a quest to repair his questionable karma.

Zoey 101(2005-2008)

TV-G
| 30min per episode | Drama, Comedy
4.1/5 (with 211 votes)

Zoey 101 is an American television series which originally aired on Nickelodeon from January 9, 2005 until May 2, 2008. It focuses on the lives of teenager Zoey Brooks and her friends as they attend Pacific Coast Academy, a fictional boarding school in Southern California. It was created by Dan Schneider. It was initially filmed at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, then at stages in Valencia, California beginning in season 3. It was nominated for an "Outstanding Children's Program" Emmy in 2005. Zoey 101 was the most expensive production ever for Nickelodeon series, as it was shot completely on location in Malibu. It was also Nickelodeon's best performance for a series premiere in almost eight years. Despite this, many critics have made negative comments about the show, its setting, and its characters.

Weeds(2005-2012)

TV-MA
| 25min per episode | Drama, Comedy, Crime
3.7/5 (with 206 votes)

After the unexpected death of her husband, a suburban mom resorts to selling weed to support her family.

Shadow Hunter(2005-2006)

4.3/5 (with 188 votes)

A documentary series about the paranormal, hosted by Darryll Walsh, a ghost hunter, best-selling author and doctor of parapsychology.

Everybody Hates Chris(2005-2009)

22min per episode | Comedy
3.8/5 (with 186 votes)

Chris is a teenager growing up as the eldest of three children in Brooklyn, New York during the early 1980s. Uprooted to a new neighborhood and bused to a predominantly white middle school two-hours away by his strict, hard-working parents, Chris struggles to find his place while keeping his siblings in line at home and surmounting the challenges of junior high.

The Suite Life of Zack & Cody(2005-2008)

TV-G
| 23min per episode | Comedy, Kids & Family, Kids & Family
3.8/5 (with 113 votes)

Meet Zack and Cody, 11 year-old identical twins and the newest residents of Boston's swanky Tipton Hotel. Living in a suite with their mom Carey, the boys treat the tipton like their own personal playground.

With Dylan and Cole Sprouse, Brenda Song, Ashley Tisdale, Phill Lewis, Kim Rhodes, Adrian R'Mante, ...

American Dragon: Jake Long(2005-2007)

22min per episode | Animation
3.9/5 (with 106 votes)

American Dragon: Jake Long is an American superhero animated television series. It produced by Walt Disney Television Animation created by Jeff Goode. It premiered on Disney Channel on January 21, 2005 and was discontinued on September 1, 2007.

Robot Chicken(2005-)

TV-MA
| 15min per episode | Animation, Comedy
3.7/5 (with 101 votes)

A series of pop-culture parodies using stop-motion animation of toys, action figures and dolls. The title character was an ordinary chicken until he was run down by a car and subsequently brought back to life in cyborg form by mad scientist Fritz Huhnmorder, who tortures Robot Chicken by forcing him to watch a random selection of TV shows, the sketches that make up the body of each episode.

Extras(2005-2006)

TV-MA
| 30min per episode | Comedy
4.0/5 (with 88 votes)

Andy Millman gave up his day job five years ago in the hope of achieving the big time, but he’s yet to land a speaking part, let alone saunter down the red carpet to pick up an Oscar. He remains optimistic however, as rubbing shoulders with the A-list on-set only serves to reinforce his belief that the big time is just a job or two away.

La tormenta(2005)

45min per episode | Drama, Soap / Telenovela
3.5/5 (with 80 votes)

La Tormenta is a Colombian 2005 telenovela produced by RTI Colombia and broadcast by Telemundo and Caracol TV, starring Natalia Streignard and Christian Meier. Maria Teresa is a woman accustomed to living in the city, but she has to move to live at ‘La Tormenta’, her family’s estate, to try to save her family from financial ruin. The family is facing economic problems and she thinks La Tormenta will save them from bankruptcy.

The Colbert Report(2005-2014)

TV-14
| 24min per episode | News, Comedy
3.6/5 (with 80 votes)

The Colbert Report is an American satirical late night television program that airs Monday through Thursday on Comedy Central. It stars political humorist Stephen Colbert, a former correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. The Colbert Report is a spin-off from and counterpart to The Daily Show that comments on politics and the media in a similar way. It satirizes conservative personality-driven political pundit programs, particularly Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor. The show focuses on a fictional anchorman character named Stephen Colbert, played by his real-life namesake. The character, described by Colbert as a "well-intentioned, poorly informed, high-status idiot", is a caricature of televised political pundits. The Colbert Report has been nominated for seven Primetime Emmy Awards each in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012, two Television Critics Association Awards Awards, and two Satellite Awards. In 2013, it won two Emmys. It has been presented as non-satirical journalism in several instances, including by the Tom DeLay Legal Defense Trust and by Robert Wexler following his interview on the program. The Report received considerable media coverage following its debut on October 17, 2005, for Colbert's coining of the term "truthiness", which dictionary publisher Merriam-Webster named its 2006 Word of the Year.

Medium(2005-2011)

TV-14
| 1h per episode | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Science-Fiction & Fantasy
3.5/5 (with 78 votes)

Allison Dubois works in the District Attorney’s office using her natural intuition about people and her ability to communicate with the dead to help to solve crimes. Her dreams often give her clues to the whereabouts of missing people.

Boys Over Flowers(2005-2007)

1h per episode | Comedy, Drama
4.0/5 (with 72 votes)

Hana Yori Dango is a Japanese television drama series, broadcast on TBS in 2005. It is based on Japanese shōjo manga series, Boys Over Flowers, written by Yoko Kamio. The series is the third television adaptation of the manga following Meteor Garden and its sequel Meteor Garden II in Taiwan. It also resulted in a sequel Hana Yori Dango Returns and a movie adaptation Hana Yori Dango Final. It was one of the most popular dramas of the year and won many major awards.

The Boondocks(2005-2014)

TV-MA
| 22min per episode | Animation, Action & Adventure, Comedy
3.9/5 (with 66 votes)

When Robert “Granddad” Freeman becomes legal guardian to his two grandsons, he moves from the tough south side of Chicago to the upscale neighborhood of Woodcrest (a.k.a. "The Boondocks") so he can enjoy his golden years in safety and comfort. But with Huey, a 10-year-old leftist revolutionary, and his eight-year-old misfit brother, Riley, suburbia is about to be shaken up.

Directed by Seung-eun Kim

The Closer(2005-2012)

TV-MA
| 46min per episode | Crime, Drama
3.9/5 (with 64 votes)

Deputy Police Chief Brenda Jean Johnson transfers from Atlanta to LA to head up a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases. Johnson's quirky personality and hard-nosed approach often rubs her colleagues the wrong way, but her reputation as one of the world's best interrogator eventually wins over even her toughest critics.

Hell's Kitchen(2005-)

1h per episode | Reality-TV
3.4/5 (with 64 votes)

Aspiring restaurateurs brave Ramsay and his fiery command of the kitchen as he puts the competitors through an intense culinary academy to prove they possess the right combination of ingredients to win a life-changing grand prize.

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