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TV: July 5/12, 2013

From British comedies to cult classics, we name the top 10 shows from our favorite categories

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10 Greatest Drama
[ 1 ] The Wire, 2002-08
[ 2 ] The Sopranos, 1999-2007
[ 3 ] Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 1997-2003
[ 4 ] Mad Men, 2007-present
[ 5 ] Breaking Bad, 2008-present
[ 6 ] My So-Called Life, 1994-95
[ 7 ] Law & Order, 1990-2010
[ 8 ] Lost, 2004-10
[ 9 ] Prime Suspect (U.K.), 1991-2006
[ 10 ] The X-Files, 1993-2002


10 Greatest British Comedies
[ 1 ] The Office, 2001-03
[ 2 ] Monty Python’s Flying Circus, 1969-74
[ 3 ] Absolutely Fabulous, 1992-2012
[ 4 ] Fawlty Towers, 1975-79
[ 5 ] Blackadder, 1983-89
[ 6 ] Only Fools and Horses, 1981-2003
[ 7 ] I’m Alan Partridge, 1997-2002
[ 8 ] Peep Show, 2003-present
[ 9 ] Spaced, 1999-2001
[ 10 ] The Thick of It, 2005-12


10 Greatest Cult Classics
[ 1 ] The Wire, 2002-08
[ 2 ] Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 1997-2003
[ 3 ] Arrested Development, 2003-06, 2013
[ 4 ] My So-Called Life, 1994-95
[ 5 ] The X-Files, 1993-2002
[ 6 ] Doctor Who, 1963-present
[ 7 ] Star Trek: The Next Generation, 1987-94
[ 8 ] Mystery Science Theater 3000, 1988-99
[ 9 ] The Comeback, 2005
[ 10 ] It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, 2005-present

10 Greatest American Sitcoms
[ 1 ] The Simpsons, 1989-present
[ 2 ] Seinfeld, 1990-98
[ 3 ] The Mary Tyler Moore Show, 1970-77
[ 4 ] All in the Family, 1971-79
[ 5 ] The Andy Griffith Show, 1960-68
[ 6 ] I Love Lucy, 1951-57
[ 7 ] Cheers, 1982-93
[ 8 ] The Cosby Show, 1984-92
[ 9 ] Roseanne, 1988-97
[ 10 ] Arrested Development, 2003-06, 2013


10 Sexiest Shows
[ 1 ] Queer as Folk (U.K.), 1999-2000
[ 2 ] True Blood, 2008-present
[ 3 ] Nip/Tuck, 2003-10
[ 4 ] Sex and the City, 1998-2004
[ 5 ] Melrose Place, 1992-99
[ 6 ] The Tudors, 2007-10
[ 7 ] Ally McBeal, 1997-2002
[ 8 ] Game of Thrones, 2011-present
[ 9 ] Grey’s Anatomy (Seasons 1 & 2), 2005-06
[ 10 ] Tell Me You Love Me, 2007


10 Greatest Sci-Fi Shows
[ 1 ] Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 1997-2003
[ 2 ] The Twilight Zone, 1959-64
[ 3 ] Lost, 2004-10
[ 4 ] The X-Files, 1993-2002
[ 5 ] Doctor Who, 1963-present
[ 6 ] The Prisoner, 1967-68
[ 7 ] Star Trek: The Next Generation, 1987-94
[ 8 ] Battlestar Galactica, 2003-09
[ 9 ] Mystery Science Theater 3000, 1988-99
[ 10 ] Star Trek, 1966-69

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