Top Ten ABC Family Shows

The Top Ten

1 Pretty Little Liars Pretty Little Liars Pretty Little Liars is an American teen drama mystery thriller television series developed by I. Marlene King and is loosely based on the novel series of the same name written by Sara Shepard.

I love this show! The plot is really good

This is the best show ever because its there are many twists like we thought noel or jenna's the a but all of the sudden we know mona's the first A reveal. We never thought its mona because she also receives received like messages from A during season 1. Its the best show because many girls like me never thought toby was A too, which give me a stress. This show is also interesting because the producers like giving us a math test where we need to solve alison's death or if she's not we need to watch this show for proofs if she's not really dead. I think many teens can watch this show because this show's giving us how dangerous it is to keep a secret like we can get in a trouble or someone might revenge us if we tell secrets. We need to vote PLL!

I think that Pretty little liars it the best show I have ever seen. It has many twists in it like for example when we thought that noel or jenna is A but all of the sudden it became mona. I really like it as well because everything that happens in the story leads you to so many questions. The first time I watched it I got hooked to it. I'm really obsessed with it, so if there is someone who hasn't watched it yet I suggest you should because it's amazing.

This television show is really breath-taking. You never know what will happen next. If you start watching this show, you will never leave. When I first started watching Pretty Little Liars on Netflix, I stayed on my laptop for 2 days as I finished 3 seasons. This show is just the best! You should give this show a try but just watching the first episode. After that first episode, you'll become an addict to Pretty Little Liars. And that's a promise.

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2 The Fosters The Fosters The Fosters is an American family drama television series created by Peter Paige and Bradley Bredeweg which first premiered in the United States on June 3, 2013 on the Freeform television network.

Just an amazing show. Good story line, good acting by the characters, and it has the potential to be one of the best shows on ABC Family. The show itself is funny, but serious at the same time. The teenage problems they face can sometimes be used to relate to the audience.

I recommend people to watch it! It's much more than it seems. And, just because it doesn't involve some crazy plot twist/mystery like almost every other show on ABC, doesn't mean it's not worth watching! A nice show that doesn't need to involve murders, mysteries, or lies.

When I finished watching Pretty Little Liars I started watching The Fosters and I thing it is an amazing show. Both Pretty Little Liars and The Fosters are great so if you haven't watched them yet I suggest you should because they're amazing shows that will get you hooked up till you watch it till the end.

This show is amazing. It has the power to grab your heart and never let it go. Every time I watch this show, it's like coming home. The characters are so so real yet so so loveable, and the relationships between all of the characters, not just the romantic ones, just give you explosions of butterflies in your stomach. This show has the potential to be one of the best shows of this generation. I can't wait to see what they do next.

Unique, intriguing, and shows the dynamics of different kinds of families out there. It does this without the prejudice you would assume it would
And shows many different perspectives. Can relate to people from many backgrounds. Not your typical drama... It has some merit.

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3 Twisted

"Twisted" is such a GREAT show! I hope this show has a long run on ABC Family. It certainly deserves it. It's definitely become one of my preferred shows. It's intriguing and interesting and mysterious. There's so much suspense built into the story and between the characters. There's so much you just can't predict so it just keeps you guessing. The plot of every episode keeps you entertained. Also the friendships and romantic relationships are awesome. There's the perfect chemistry among the characters. You definitely feel everything that's going on. They've done really well with the writing and choosing the actors they've chose. EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS SHOW JUST WORKS! LOVE IT.

I like the characters of Danny and lacey. The potential the storylines can have. I just want better execution in the writing on portraying each character as equals and sticking to the premise that the produces said the show was about Danny Desai reconnecting with his childhood best friends and the basis of the show is the friendships. I need to see the Lacey being treated equally to Jo (show her family and her story, not jo's, centered around them, so her having a life outside of Danny and Jo, she has done more things than Jo so treat her equally since she is a main character) I vote for this show because the idea and premise was promising. I just want better execution of those ideas, not revolving around Jo the whole time, every episode, but each character equally.

This is my absolute favourite show. It has such a great story line and is so intriguing, there is never a boring moment. I would honestly pay for this show to be renew because it is that good. The relationships and friendships make you smile and wanting more and Avan Jogia is in it so I think it should be a given to watch this show. THere are so many unpredictable things around the corner and it is just so bloody fantastic. The whole show just is written so incredibly well and the actors do it justice to the T. LITERALLY THIS SHOW IS PERFECT AND THERE SHOULD MOST DEFIANTLY BE ANOTHER SEASON IF NOT 100000000. BEST SHOW.

This show is my absolute favorite and such a treat. There is a totally mysterious hot guy (Avan Jogia), magnetic romantic chemistry (Dacey), a twisty murder mystery, and exploration of society's response to criminal behavior.

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4 Switched at Birth

Never expected to like a show from ABC Family, since I'm not a teen anymore. But with SAB, it's just different. Interesting story, great actors and characters, really fun to watch, there are a lot of interesting and different than what you usually get storylines every week.

Amazing show

Very interesting story... Good story telling... Very best drama.. Good acting, direction. Everything is ally good about it and best is it keeps one interested in the story.

I also really loved Jane by Design and Make it or Break it. But of the currently airing shows this is my favorite. It has really open my eyes to how beautiful sign language is.

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5 The Lying Game

Really an amazing show. I am so impressed with it. The makers of the show clearly take their work seriously. The show is surprisingly realistic, especially for a show about twins who switch places.

Love this so much like love love love love love love love ;love love this show so so much like really much emma is so much nicer, sutton is just mean epically. Thayer and sutton should go out

Love this show it's so amazing

I only started watching this recently... And I love it! Just want you guys out there to know that I'm not being peppy... I am being serious. They better renew THE LYING GAME for a 3rd season... Or else it looks like the ABC Family are going to lose a lot of viewers! Remember... The numbers are not going to drop unless you make them!

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6 The Secret Life of the American Teenager

It was so sad to see this show end like it did she didn't marry Ricky and she left john but at least he was with his father and she just goes to collage. I wish it did not end like that I was literally crying when they graduated and she told Ricky she was not marrying him and when she just walked out the meat shop door and how is she gonna basically go live with been when she was engaged to him but broke it off and her friends kinda left her in the dust. BUT I LOVED THIS SHOW SO MUCH

I got hooked WAY to long after it started! Thanks for this it makes me feel like someone else in the world enjoys this DAMN AMAZING show!

A really, really good show! I watch it all the time without my parents, of course.

Love it so much. I mean this shows really speaks on the facts what teens are facing nowadays. I mean its not that easy speaking to your parents about sex but you have to do it.

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7 Baby Daddy Baby Daddy Baby Daddy is an American sitcom created by Dan Berendsen that premiered on June 20, 2012 on ABC Family (later Freeform). The series follows Ben, a man in his twenties, who gets the surprise of his life when a one-night stand leaves his baby at his doorstep. Ben decides to raise his little girl with more.

I love Baby Daddy. It's filled with cute guys (and girls) and it mixes comedy with also some family love. I love the first episode so much when he is alone with baby Emma it is too sweet and all around amazing

I Love this show so much it like he started out as a one night stander and a drunk with no responsibilities and then he grew up and started to take care of his beautiful daughter Emma. Ben is such a good dad

Lovee it it is like a romance comedy like I don't even know but it is amazing

I binge watched all 3 seasons in about 1 week and it's adorable! Can't wait for season 4 to come out...

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8 Jane By Design

Amazing is the closest word to describe this beautiful, majestic show. Fashion, drama in high school. Comparing two different worlds that are so connected to each other in ways no one could have imagined. Please keep this show going. It is sophisticated and beautiful! I am completely impressed and I adore every minute of it.

Amazing Show of all time. I wish it was not cancelled. This is my favorite show next too Lying game and people 3333 PLEASE BRING THIS SHOW BACK PLEASE!

Jane by design is the best show ever their is drama and it keeps you on the edge of your seat for the hole episode and it keeps you wanting more. the only downfall is they cancelled the show before they made a season 2 and I can't find the last episode for the life of me but other then that this is a fantastic show.

They can't just leave us hanging like that, I mean the story is clearly unfinished.

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9 Revenge

BEAUTIFUL SHOW! Watched all seasons twice and will def watch again!

I love it! One of my all time favorite shows

It's a really beautiful show

I am so sad they stopped the show it was one of the best shows

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10 Make It or Break It

BEST. SHOW. EVER. Enough said. Why was it canceled is beyond me...

Such an underrated show! So many of my friends watched it while it was still on and loved it, that's why I decided to watch it on my own recently. It was very realistic as to how competitive the gymnastics world is! Plus you get to see some incredible gymnastics routine! The characters were so dedicated to the sport and did everything to reach their dreams. It is pretty inspiring

Best show you will EVER WATCH. I watched it NON STOP on netflix and I wanted to be apart of that life I became obsessed and you will too

Love this show so much. The best T.V. show ever. Please have the T.V. show back on. Please

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The Contenders

11 Once Upon a Time

This show is so amazing! It's starting to get old so there are some mistakes in the plot but I feel like I'll never get tired of it. The first seasons are always the best, but the new ones are also great and that's rare in series that are on for more than 3-4 seasons. I just love how well developed the characters are, and how good the plot twists are. Adam and Eddy are doing an awesome job! My heart's been broken more than once, I found myself crying and hyperventilating way too many times.

Should be number 1

I think this show is pretty good but, it seems like the same things keep happening. For example, they always have to travel into another dimension and it's starting to get old. I like the first season the best because you are not sure if the fairy tale world exists. It seems like it's all a kids imagination.

This show is new. But it's turning out good

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12 The Nine Lives of Chloe King

Nine Lives of Chloe King was the best show in the world. It was original and it always left you wondering what will happen next. Especially the finale. God, ABC Family either needs to stop making good shows or stop cancelling them. My vote is for the stop canceling. THIS SHOW ROCKS! #1!

I really love the show the nine lives of chloe king and I don't like that there canceling it I think I'm gonna die if it goes away because it's my favorite thing to watch

Good show so sad abc family keeps cancelling great shows like kyle xy and makes up crappy un cool shows

Love this show so much please put it back on!

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13 10 Things I Hate About You

It was a good show

I wish they made a season 2 of this because I'm so in love with the show.

This was an AMAZING show. SO sad it ended. Hot guuys, great scripts, and an plain out AWESOME show. They REALLY should bring it back. Like at least a reunion movie or something!

The show was so amazing my favorite character was Patrick but Blank gives him a run for his money! 😁

14 Greek

Amazing. Never has ABC Family offered a show with so much depth. Both guys and girls could get into the show and everyone was able to find a character that they connect with. Why must ABC Family always let go of the gems they create and instead bring in trash like Pretty Little Liars or Secret life.

Best show ever. I have never felt such an emotion watching any other ABC family serie. It's moving and amusing. You are so likely to connect with any character and eventually love it. Actually, every character has its own personality, makes mistakes and grows up. Also, the plot evolves constantly through a deep and funny moments at the same time. You definitely will regret not being part of their greek system!


Love this show! You can watch the whole series for free on the freeform website and I suggest you do! It is funny and light-hearted, It will just put you in a really good mood.

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15 Bunheads

Please don't cancel this excellent show. It is a bright spot in an otherwise boring lineup. Smartly written, funny and poignant all in one show. The girls are so talented and Sutton Foster is fantastic. This show just needs more advertising sent it's way. If more people were aware of how good it is it would be in your top 3. Looking forward to the next season. Sincerely. Diane Deighton

This show is so refreshing! It has great characters, amazing talent and a brilliant story line! It's touching, comical, funny and it's real. Reaches a lot to lots of people in the audience. Not to mention the awesomeness of Michelle's sarcasm =) An amazing creation from Amy Sherman-Palladino

I really hope more episodes are released. This is the best show ever! Enough said.

Brilliant inspiring show. Please, bring it back

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16 Full House Full House Full House is an American sitcom created by Jeff Franklin for ABC. The show chronicles a widowed father, Danny Tanner, who enlists his best friend and brother-in-law to help raise his three daughters.

An amazing show about a big family struggling with many different problems: bullies, child abuse, drinking, and even deaths of a loved one! A must-watch!

This is a great show. I have watched almost all the episodes. Full House is about a dad who can't take care of his kids because his wife died. So, he asks his friend and brother in law to help him. Once they move in and the family keeps getting bigger it turns into a full house. If you enjoy this show you should watch Fuller House. It is about one of the daughter's family in Full House. The plot is directionally the same. It's like an updated version of Full House.

Best show ever and I still watch it! This show really helps through rough times, teaches lessons, and is just HILARIOUS! I love this show so much!

I love this show and I think it should be #1

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17 Melissa & Joey

I love this show so much just still waiting on it to come back on try to make it very fast I'm ready to watch...

I love this show, can't belive the way season 4 ended! They should start production again and make season 5

Best show ever! It needs to hurry up and come back on!

I feel like it's been so long since the last season! I WANT IT BACK!

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18 Boy Meets World Boy Meets World

Best show ever it has life skills and has the solutions and has the best comedy

A great show that isn't only funny but also has meaning and good lessons. Sometimes the continuity is not that good and some behaviour from certain charactwrs frustrates me, but its really rare. This is my favorite sitcom ever and I'm sad that there isn't much talk about it. Its underrated and everyone knows girl meets world better, but honestly, gmw is nothing compared to bmw in my opinion

OMIGOSH! Best show ever! I love Eric and Shawn the most. They're so dumb but yet super hilarious!

Great show. LOVE IT!

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19 Gilmore Girls Gilmore Girls Gilmore Girls is an American comedy-drama television series, created by Amy Sherman-Palladino and starring Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel. The show debuted on October 5, 2000 on The WB and became a flagship series for the network. Gilmore Girls originally ran for seven seasons, with the final season more.

These other shows are jokes.

Gilmore girls it's the best show EVER! the end was kinda a surprise for the actors because it was cancelled and the actors found out when it was not renewed so they didn't know that it was the last chapter, but you definitely have to give it a shot, it's amazing to see all the characters, the good plot, and the incredible story of Lorelai and Rory, I have watched it so many times, and I'm so excited that it is going to be picked up by Netflix for 4 new episodes to finish the show as the producer Amy Sherman-Palladino wanted.

I can't believe this is number twenty the show is amazing and I have lost count of the amount of times I have rewetted it, I'm so excited for the netflix a year in the life revival in november

I love this show because everyday I wake up then when I'm getting dress I turn on this this show is turned for waking me up

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20 Ravenswood

First I thought it was okay but when you get into it and commited to watching it... Amazing. Not exactly a thriller but its like an episode of pretty little liars Halloween special in every episode, not just Halloween. Can't wait until winter premiere!

Love this show so much

Brilliant T.V. show, already obsessed!

-joined with pretty little liars

Great show, especially if you know what "Pretty Little Liars" is which I do. So I had amazing time waching Ravenswood too. Can't wait until new season. xx

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21 Braceface Braceface Braceface is a Canadian/American animated series that aired on Teletoon in Canada, and on Disney Channel and ABC Family in the United States, as well as Fox Kids and then Pop Girl in the United Kingdom.

For those who didn't know, this aired on ABC Family in 2001-2003.

22 Friends Friends Friends is an American television sitcom, created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which originally aired on NBC from September 22, 1994, to May 6, 2004, lasting ten seasons. It now airs on Nick at Nite. more.

Best show! Show from the 90's about friends living in New York City and their lives!

I love this show so much

Its one of the best shows iv'e ever watched

23 Kyle XY

I absolutely live Kyle xy! I have NO idea why they would cancel the best show ever! It's so relatable! It has romance and mystery but it's not like a the other cliche shows out there! Don't get me wrong I like those too but Kyle was different! He was so cute, and funny, smart, relatable... What was I saying? Anyway, there have been SO many times in real life where I have literally said "I need Kyle! " No joke! I have watched this show, the whole series, three times. Plus certain episodes even more than that! Plus I got my entire family to watch it to! They LOVE it! I really don't understand why abc family would cancel this show! It was AMAZING! And if you don't think so, I think you need to visit a doctor!

This show is amazing it would be #1 if they continued

#1 for ever! Best show of ABC Family! Too bad they cancelled, still a truly unforgettable show, the way you can relate to the characters, the way the story develops and not to mention how great the actors were, ABC 'Jumped off a cliff' when they decided to cancel this amazing show, there are still good shows, but this one is off the charts!

It was really sad when they cancelled the show and I'm disappointed in abc for that. If they would have let the show go on, I would be a happy child. Now I have to live the rest of my life wondering how things could of ended and what would kyle's decision would of been to kill Cassidy or let him live?

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24 About a Boy

A beautiful funny show that will capture all audiences. Needs more attention and love keep the show alive!

It's a good show!

Sooo funny! I adore this show! Please bring it back!

25 Sabrina, The Teenage Witch Sabrina, The Teenage Witch Sabrina the Teenage Witch is an American sitcom based on the Archie Comics series of the same name. The show premiered on September 27, 1996, on ABC to over 17 million viewers in its “T.G.I.F.” line-up.

I wish this show was still on T.V. because I miss this show

Please get this for me thank you

Please please pleease come back, Sabrina!

26 Sister Sister

The funniest show I ever seen.

27 The Goldbergs The Goldbergs The Goldbergs is an American sitcom that premiered on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 on ABC. The series was created by Adam F.

Love this show! Love Ninja is now stuck in my head.

It is a very nice show

Funny 😂 Hilarious show! Should be number 2 👍

28 Castle Castle Castle is an American crime-comedy-drama television series, which aired on ABC for a total of eight seasons from March 9, 2009 to May 16, 2016. The series is produced jointly by Beacon Pictures and ABC Studios.

LOVE this show! Just start watching it and you will fall in love with it! You can connect to the characters... I hope it lasts forever! Trust me it is well worth watching :D

Best show ever my favorite episode is the one about that singer who died



29 Modern Family Modern Family Modern Family is an American television mockumentary family sitcom that premiered on ABC on September 23, 2009, which follows the lives of Jay Pritchett and his family, all of whom live in suburban Los Angeles.

I love it

One of the most unique shows I have ever came across.

I just love this show!


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30 Grey's Anatomy Grey's Anatomy Grey's Anatomy is an American medical drama television series that premiered on American Broadcasting Company as a mid-season replacement on March 27, 2005. The series focuses on the fictional lives of surgical interns, residents and attending physicians, as they evolve into seasoned doctors while trying more.

How is Grey’s only 30!

Grey's is the best T.V. show ever, no T.V. show has made me cry so much before

I love greys anatomy so much I get so emotional when people die it's so easy to get connected to the characters and I have so many ships in it (and ferryboats)

This show is amazing, I love to watch it and it should really be one of the top 10.

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31 Young & Hungry Young & Hungry Young & Hungry is an American sitcom created by David Holden. The multi-camera series stars Emily Osment, Jonathan Sadowski, Aimee Carrero, Kym Whitley and Rex Lee, and premiered on ABC Family on June 25, 2014. On March 7, 2016, Freeform renewed the series for a fourth season, which premiered on June more.

This show is one of the best show it should be int the top 5 it has such good comedy and shows being gay isn't bad

It's a spin off of Mel and Joey in my opinion but female/male roles are reversed. Either way still love it!

Young and hungry a cool show and I wish people would watch it more offended

So cute and funny and relaxing to watch! I love it!

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32 The Middle The Middle The Middle is an American sitcom about a lower middle class family living in Indiana facing the day-to-day struggles of home life, work, and raising children. The series premiered on September 30, 2009, on the ABC network and concluded on May 22, 2018. The series features Everybody Loves Raymond actress more.

This show is amazingly funny best one ever - Wolfpelt

This should be in the top ten

This should be 4th overall

Makes ma pee mabpants so funny - Wolfpelt

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33 Lincoln Heights

Hate that this show went off the air. One of the very best in all of T.V. period.

I like this show I so sad that it want off air after two season

34 How to Get Away With Murder

Seriously the best show on television!

Great show

Best show. I like all the other shows created by Shonda Rhimes.

My god where’s more seasons I’m waiting anxiously! Awesome show best show after pretty little liars.

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35 Last Man Standing

This show will be remembered as one of America's all time favorites that got a raw deal, not to mention, what left it's adoring 8.2M fans in the lurch, because of some Hollywood negotiations gone politically south. We'll never know all the details, but the bottom line is that the viewers still suffer and are always the ones left standing and feeling abandoned.

Later moved to Hallmark Channel, replacing "Little House on the Prairie". My dad wouldn't let me watch Wheel of Fortune (at least on a single day) because of this stupid show. - monsterhigh200

Funny epic show

36 Quantico

I have only watched 1 episode and I am in love with this show can't wait for more episodes to come.

Love it, I find myself constantly want to know with each episode comes more questions. I am intrigued

First Bollywood actress on abc!

Quantico is a must-watch! What other shows can you possibly find that has not only many flashback which makes the story more intriguing but also the life of a soon to be FBI agent! Quantico is Amaaazinggg!

37 Wildfire

Nothing ABC Family makes now comes even CLOSE to how great Wildfire was!

Miss this show it was the best didn't ever miss it when it was on! Bring it back please

Was the best show ever! I want it BACK!


38 Lost Lost Lost is an American television drama series that originally aired on the American Broadcasting Company from September 22, 2004, to May 23, 2010, over six seasons, comprising a total of 121 episodes.

Better then any show which is among top 10! One of the best shows in the history of television!

One of the most interesting and well-developed storylines out there! Definitely my favorite T.V. show.

Really good show on abc from 2004-2010

39 Life Unexpected

Great show! If you are a Fosters fan, this show also deals with foster care. This show is just top-notch. Watch A.S.A.P.

40 Legend of the Seeker

Guys the show has only 2 season but please watch


41 Chasing Life

Love this show. It's so real. These are real life issue we face when dealing with cancer or any type of severe medical diagnosis.

I love this show, the mixture of bad health "which is sad" and there's a mix of romance with Aprils mom and her uncle "her dads brother".

Love this show. My husband and I have watched from the beginning and look forward to it each week.

R.E. roanoke V.A.

42 Mystery Girls

I'm actually hooked. Give it a chance. It is about very funny and charming when you get into it. The characters are lovable and well-acted. :D

43 Desperate Housewives Desperate Housewives Desperate Housewives is an American mystery comedy-drama television series created by Marc Cherry and produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions.

By Far Greatest T.V. Show Ever. (In My Opinion)

44 New Girl New Girl New Girl is an American sitcom television series that premiered on Fox on September 20, 2011. Developed by Elizabeth Meriwether under the working title Chicks & Dicks, the series revolves around a kooky teacher Jess after she moves into a Los Angeles loft with three men, Nick, Schmidt, and Winston; more.

Really good show I finished it but I go back and re watch my favorite ones

Super funny! I adore this show!

45 Stitchers

Great show, it's new but is entertaining to watch and I feel that the plot is going to develop into a very complex story.

I LOVE the Stitchers...Especially Cameron...


46 Friday Night Lights

It originally aired on NBC but ABC Family claimed the rights to the show in 2010.

47 7th Heaven

It's classic! And I just love watching it.

48 America's Funniest Home Videos

AFV should have changed to no more AFV. I think S Club 7 in Miami (Polydor/BBC/CBS FOX) is way more better than this retarded crap. - playstationfan66

49 The Vineyard

LOVED IT! I didn't think I'd like it but I decided to give it a try and I got hooked on the first episode!

50 Whodunnit?

This show is awesome! I hope it gets renewed for a second season.

I wish they would make a second season

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