Our Top 10 best TV shows Since 2000 list represents shows that Premiered AFTER January 1st, 2000.
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Top 10 Best TV Shows Since 2000
Two brothers hunt down and kill all things manner of things that go bump in the Night.
- Premiered: 9/1/2006
- Episodes: 327
- Starring: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles
Two brothers follow their father’s footsteps as hunters, fighting evil supernatural beings of many kinds, including monsters, demons, and gods that roam the earth.
Supernatural made its debut on September 13, 2005, on The WB network, which subsequently became The CW.
Originally, planned for three seasons it was later expanded to five which concluded the series’ main storyline. The series eventually went on to air a total of fifteen seasons.
With its fifteenth and final season, Supernatural became the longest-running American live-action fantasy TV series.
The series concluded on November 19, 2020, with 327 episodes aired.
He’s smart. He’s lovable. He’s Dexter Morgan, America’s favorite serial killer.
- Premiered: 10/1/2006
- Episodes: 106
- Starring: Scott William Winters, Valerie Cruz
By day, mild-mannered Dexter is a blood-spatter analyst for the Miami police. But at night, he is a serial killer who only targets other murderers.
Dexter is an American crime drama mystery television series that aired on Showtime from October 1, 2006, to September 22, 2013.
The final season premiere was the most-watched Dexter episode with more than 3 million viewers.
The series finale on September 22, 2013, drew 2.8 million viewers, the largest overall audience in Showtime’s history.
In October 2020, it was announced that Dexter would return with a 10-episode limited series, starring Michael C. Hall in his original role.
It is slated to premiere in late 2021.
Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small spacecraft tries to survive.
- Premiered: 9/20/2002.
- Episodes: 14
- Starring: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk
Firefly was an American space Western drama television series is set in the year 2517, after the arrival of humans in a new star system.
The show follows the adventures of the renegade crew of Serenity, a “Firefly-class” spaceship.
Firefly premiered in the U.S. on the Fox network on September 20, 2002.
But by mid-December, it was canceled after 11 of the 14 produced episodes after it averaged a measly 4.7 million viewers per episode, which placed it 98th in Nielsen ratings.
Despite Firefly’s relatively short life span, it received critical acclaim as well as a very loyal fan base.
The post-airing success of the show led Universal Pictures to produce Serenity, a 2005 film.
The landmark ten-part HBO miniseries recounts the remarkable achievements of ‘Easy’ Company, an elite team of U.S. paratroopers in World War II.
- Premiered: 9/9/2001.
- Episodes: 10
- Starring: Scott Grimes, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston
Band of Brothers is a 2001 American war drama miniseries based on historian Stephen E. Ambrose’s 1992 non-fiction book of the same name.
It was created by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks, who also served as executive producers. They also collaborated on the 1998 World War II film Saving Private Ryan.
The series dramatizes the history of “Easy” Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, of the 101st Airborne Division.
The HBO 10-part mini-series followed ‘Easy Company’ from jump training, through its participation in major actions in Europe, up until Japan’s capitulation and the end of World War II.
Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes wakes up from a coma to learn the world is in ruins and must lead a group of survivors to stay alive.
- Premiered: 10/31/2010.
- Episodes: 177
- Starring: Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Melissa McBride
The Walking Dead is an American post-apocalyptic horror television series based on the comic book series of the same name.
The Walking Dead premiered on October 31, 2010, and will conclude in 2022 after the eleventh season commences airing on August 22, 2021.
The show produced two spinoff series, Fear the Walking Dead which premiered on August 23, 2015, and is currently airing its sixth season.
A second spinoff, a two-season limited series, The Walking Dead: World Beyond, which premiered on October 4, 2020, and is currently airing its second season.
#5 The Office
A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium.
- Premiered: 10/31/2010.
- Episodes: 188
- Starring: Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, John Krasinski
Based on the 2001–2003 BBC series of the same name, The Office premiered on March 24, 2005, and was met with mixed reviews.
But subsequent seasons, particularly those featuring Carell, received significant acclaim from television critics.
The series finale on May 16, 2013, was viewed by an estimated 5.69 million viewers and garnered critical acclaim.
In 2016, Rolling Stone named The Office one of the 100 greatest television shows of all time.
An antisocial drug-addicted doctor who specializes in diagnostic medicine does whatever it takes to solve the cases.
- Premiered: 11/16/2004.
- Episodes: 176
- Starring: Hugh Laurie, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard
House (also called House, M.D.) is an American medical drama television series that originally ran on the Fox network for eight seasons, from November 16, 2004 to May 21, 2012.
The series’s main character is Dr. Gregory House (Hugh Laurie), an unconventional, misanthropic medical genius who, despite his dependence on pain medication, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital (PPTH) in New Jersey.
House often clashes with his fellow physicians, including his own diagnostic team, because many of his hypotheses about patients’ illnesses are based on subtle or controversial insights.
The series finale aired on May 21, 2012, following an hour-long retrospective.
A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
- Premiered: 7/25/2010.
- Episodes: 13
- Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs
Sherlock is a British crime television series based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes detective stories.
Created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, it stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman as Doctor John Watson.
Thirteen episodes have been produced, with four three-part series airing from 2010 to 2017 and a special episode that aired on 1 January 2016.
#2 Breaking Bad
A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family’s future.
- Premiered: 1/20/2008.
- Episodes: 62
- Starring: Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn
Breaking Bad was an American neo-Western crime drama television that premiered on AMC on January 20, 2008.
Breaking Bad is set in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and tells the story of Walter White (Bryan Cranston), an underpaid, overqualified, and dispirited high school chemistry teacher who is struggling with a recent diagnosis of stage-three lung cancer.
White turns to a life of crime, producing and distributing crystal meth to secure his family’s financial future before he dies while navigating the dangers of the criminal underworld.
The show ran for a total of five seasons with the final episode airing on September 29, 2013.
Still, the best TV show Since 2000, despite the fact, Game of Thrones broke the hearts of its fans base with its disastrous eighth and final season.
- Premiered: 4/17/2011.
- Episodes: 73
- Starring: Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington
Nine noble families fight for control over the lands of Westeros, while an ancient enemy returns after being dormant for millennia.
Game of Thrones was an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, a series of fantasy novels by George R. R. Martin.
Game of Thrones attracted record viewership on HBO and had a broad, active, and international fan base.
Critics have praised the series for its acting, complex characters, story, scope, and production values, although its frequent use of nudity and violence (including sexual violence) has been subject to criticism.
Unfortunately, after the finale episode aired on May 19, 2019. GOT had received significant critical and fan backlash for its creative decisions, with many considering the eighth and final season to be a disastrous conclusion to an otherwise awe-inspiring series.