Best TV Shows of 2016

The Top Ten

1 Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

Saturday night just wouldn't be Saturday night without Ant & Dec. Way more entertaining than Lame of Thrones!

Still the only show on telly that says "Don't just watch the adverts, win them".

This year we had new segments in the form of Who Shot Simon Cowell? , Read My Lips, Cabins on the Cruise and Sofa Watch in addition to old favourites like Ant Vs Dec, Win the Ads, Sing Along Live, Little Ant & Dec, Ant & Dec Undercover, I'm a Celebrity Get Out of me Ear!

The star guests have included Kate Hudson, Lee Mack, David Tennant, Hugh Jackman and Mark Hamill.

Arguably ITV's biggest entertainment format.

2 Game of Thrones Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. It is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin's series of fantasy novels, the first of which is titled A Game of Thrones.

This was the last good season in my opinion but did I go away in season 7 and season 8 even though they lowered the episodes and they are not as good


Yep season 6 was a good season pretty much the last good season until season 7 even though its still good it has just gone downhill

3 Take Me Out Take Me Out is a dating game show presented by comedian Paddy McGuinness. Based on the Australian show Taken Out, it began airing on ITV in the United Kingdom and simulcast on TV3 in the Republic of Ireland on 2 January 2010. A pilot episode was for Channel 4 in 2009, but it was ITV who picked it up more.

Blind Date for the 21st Century.

4 War & Peace War and Peace is a British one-off miniseries adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's 19th century novel of the same name. It was scripted by Andrew Davis and stars Downton Abbey's Lily James as Natasha Rostava and Grantchester's James Norton as Prince Andrei Bolkonsky.

Lavish adaptation of Tolstoy's epic novel starring Lily James, Paul Dano and James Norton.

5 The Night Manager The Night Manager is a British television serial adapted from John LeCarre's espionage novel of the same name. It premiered on BBC One and was directed by Susanne Bier and starring Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie, Olivia Colman, David Harewood, Tom Hollander, and Elizabeth Debicki.

Since this espionage series ended bookies shortened odds on Tom Hiddleston becoming the next 007

BBC1's hit spy thriller series starring Tom Hiddleston and Hugh Laurie. - Dale

More of a T.V. masterpiece than whatever Liv and Maddie is. This has an all star cast including Hugh Laurie and Tom Hiddleston.

Stylish adaptation of John LeCarre's espionage novel.

6 Peaky Blinders Peaky Blinders is a television crime drama based upon the exploits of the Peaky Blinders gang operating in Birmingham, England during the aftermath of World War I.

Who needs a bunch of little boys in some ET wannabe called strange things when you can have real men roaming the streets of Birmingham.

Cillian Murphy and Annabelle Wallis return in this Birmingham set gangster saga.

1920s Birmingham gangsters rule the roost in this period romp led by Cillian Murphy. Who needs identical twin sisters and superheroes when you can have gangsters in 1920s Britain.

7 The Walking Dead The Walking Dead is an American horror drama television series developed by Frank Darabont, based on the comic book series of the same name by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard . Andrew Lincoln plays the show's lead character, sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes, who awakens from a coma discovering more.
8 Stranger Things Stranger Things is an American science fiction-horror Netflix original television series created, written, directed and co-executive produced by the Duffer Brothers, Matt and Ross Duffer, as well as co-executive-produced by Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen.

Best show of 2016! I give it an A! Great acting, great CGI, great story. Not too mention references to Steven King, Spielberg and whatnot. It has that Steven King feel to it. The opening music is eerie and ominous, perfect for a horror series. I'm glad that there is a season 2 confirmed. Well, this deserves many more seasons. MANY. And I think it'll happen, because if Fuller House can have more than one season, than this overall excellent show can! Can't wait till season 2!

How the heck is this at number 39?!

By far the best show ever made! - PandasNGaga

9 James May's Cars of the People Cars of the People is a series of special episodes of the BBC Two factual television series Top Gear, presented by James May, which look at how the motor vehicle became an everyday part of human life.
10 The Simpsons The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening that originally started on April 19, 1987 as shorts on The Tracey Ullman Show. It got its own series on December 17, 1989 and is still running as of 2019, making it the longest running animated sitcom. It is about a man named Homer more.

Better then game of thrones

The Contenders

11 Better Call Saul

Enjoyed it most. - zxm

12 Poldark Poldark is a British-American drama television series that was first broadcast on BBC One on 8 March 2015. The first eight-part series was based on the first two Poldark novels by Winston Graham, adapted by Debbie Horsfield and directed by Edward Bazalgette and Will McGregor.

Aidan Turner takes his top off and women go crazy. Michael B. Jordan's got nothing on him.

Hottest man on T.V. & beyond... and his voice is to die for!

13 It's Not Rocket Science

Tomorrow's World meets Top Gear in this factual entertainment series fronted by Ben Miller and Rachel Riley. - Dale

14 Mr. Robot Mr. Robot is an American drama–thriller television series created by Sam Esmail. It stars Rami Malek as Elliot Alderson, a cybersecurity engineer and hacker who suffers from social anxiety disorder and clinical depression.
15 Vikings Vikings is a historical drama television series written and created by Michael Hirst for the History channel.

Vikings has improved a lot. I was a fan of it from the beginning. But in recent episodes it has gotten even better. - zxm

16 The Flash The Flash is an American superhero television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, and Geoff Johns, airing on The CW.

Is this a documentary about the invention of flashbang grenades?

Never heard of it.

Love this show!

17 Ninja Warrior UK Ninja Warrior UK is the British version of the Japanese assault course game show Sasuke. The show, which began airing on 11 April 2015, is hosted by Ben Shephard, Chris Kamara and Rochelle Humes.
18 You've Been Framed! You've Been Framed! is a British television series where viewers can contribute to the programme with their humorous home videos for the entertainment of others.
19 Britain's Got Talent Britain's Got Talent is a British television talent show reality TV competition which started in June 2007 and originated from the Got Talent franchise.

This had dancing storm troopers, magicians, impressionists, talented dogs and singers. Yet crap like Legends of Tomorrow is ahead of this variety talent show?

20 The 100 The 100 is a fantasy-drama based live action show based of a book by Kass Morgan. The show was aired for the first time on March 19, 2014. In the show, we start three generations after a nuclear apocalypse.One large space station, made of twelve separate space stations, is suffering overpopulation. more.
21 The Big Bang Theory The Big Bang Theory is an American sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, both of whom serve as executive producers on the series, along with Steven Molaro, and also some wasted guest stars from time to time.
22 LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures
23 Fargo
24 Arrow Arrow is an American action crime television series developed by writer/producers Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, and Andrew Kreisberg.
25 We Bare Bears An animated comedy show by Daniel Chong about three different species of bears - Grizzly, Panda and Ice bear (polar bear). Since they were little, they wanted to get adopted by owners separately. But then they missed each other too much, so they reunited again. Now as adults, they now live in a cave more.

Its such a cute show, I like it a lot. - Catacorn

It's a really cute show! PAN-PAN FOR LIFE! - PandasNGaga

26 Sherlock
27 The Powerpuff Girls The Powerpuff Girls is an American animated television series created by animator Craig McCracken for Cartoon Network. The main characters of this show are Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup. The show is about the Professor Utonium creating three little superhero girls that save the day from villains. more.
28 Dance Moms Dance Moms is an American reality television series that debuted on Lifetime on July 13, 2011. Created by Collins Avenue Productions, the show originally followed the early training and careers of children in dance and show business under the tutelage of Abby Lee Miller, as well as the interactions more.

It is so bae its not even funny - meowmeow200

So dramatic, yet so addicting! - PandasNGaga

29 Orange Is the New Black Orange Is the New Black is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Jenji Kohan for Netflix.
30 Star Wars Rebels Star Wars Rebels is an American 3D CGI animated television series produced by Lucasfilm Animation. Set fourteen years after Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith and five years before Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, Rebels takes place during an era when the Galactic Empire is securing more.

Can't Wait For Season 3 This Fall - masoncarr2244

31 Clarence Clarence is an American animated television series created by Skyler Page for Cartoon Network. The series revolves around a young boy named Clarence and his two best friends Jeff and Sumo. Page, a former storyboard artist for Adventure Time and revisionist for Secret Mountain Fort Awesome, developed more.

NO. An awful show. - PandasNGaga

32 Criminal Minds Criminal Minds is an American police procedural crime drama television series created by Jeff Davis, and is the original show in the Criminal Minds franchise.
33 Supergirl Supergirl is the name of several fictional superheroes appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
34 The Amazing World of Gumball The Amazing World of Gumball is a British-Australian-German-American-Irish children's animated television series created by Ben Bocquelet for Cartoon Network.
35 Legends of Tomorrow

Hands down the most underrated comic book show of all time. - errrr

36 Family Guy Family Guy is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Griffins, a family consisting of parents Peter (Idiotic Dad) and Lois (Nagging Wife), their children Meg (Socially Awkward Daughter) Chris (Idiotic Son), and Stewie more.
37 Rick and Morty Rick and Morty is an American adult animated science fiction sitcom created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon for Adult Swim.
38 Countryfile Countryfile is a British television programme which airs weekly on BBC One and reports on rural, agriculture and environmental issues in the United Kingdom.
39 Westworld
40 Benidorm Benidorm is a British sitcom written by Derren Litten and produced by Tiger Aspect for ITV. The series features an ensemble cast of holiday makers and staff at the Solana all-inclusive hotel in Benidorm, Spain.
41 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.
42 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.
43 Supernatural This haunting series follows the thrilling yet terrifying journeys of Sam and Dean Winchester, two brothers who face an increasingly sinister landscape as they hunt monsters. After losing their mother to a supernatural force, the brothers were raised by their father as soldiers who track mysterious more.
44 Bob's Burgers Bob's Burgers is an American animated sitcom created by Loren Bouchard for The Fox Broadcasting Company. It premiered on January 9, 2011 and is still running as of 2017.
45 Antiques Roadshow
46 The Voice UK
47 Daredevil
48 Bojack Horseman

Amazing show that deserves more viewers.

49 The Loud House The Loud House is an American animated television series created by Chris Savino for Nickelodeon. The series revolves around the chaotic suburban everyday life of a boy named Lincoln Loud and his ten sisters, to which he survives as the middle child and only son in a large family of eleven children. more.
50 Strictly Come Dancing Strictly Come Dancing is a British television dance contest, featuring contestants, celebrities and other people, from all walks of life, with professional dance partners competing in a Ballroom and Latin dance competition.

If nothing else, T.V. in 2016 can be summed up in one phrase; Ed Balls doing a salsa Gangnam Style.

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