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Best Emmy-nominated shows of all time

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Best Emmy-nominated shows of all time

Brendan Hunt, Jason Sudeikis, and Nick Mohammed in a scene from ‘Ted Lasso’.

Home Box Office (HBO)

#50. Six Feet Under

Group of actors seated in a scene from ‘Six Feet Under.’

Two Brothers Pictures

#49. Fleabag

Phoebe Waller-Bridge looks over her shoulder in a scene from ‘Fleabag.’

British Sky Broadcasting

#48. Battlestar Galactica

Two actors in a scene from Battlestar Galactica.

Home Box Office (HBO)

#47. Rome

A group of actors in a scene from ‘Rome’.

Left Bank Pictures

#46. The Crown

Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II in a scene from ‘The Crown’.

Carnival Film & Television

#45. Downton Abbey

Maggie Smith in a scene from ‘Downton Abbey’.


#44. Mad Men

Cast of ‘Mad Men’ in a publicity still.

20th Century Fox Television

#43. Arrested Development

Jason Bateman and Will Arnett in a scene from ‘Arrested Development.’

Comedy Central

#42. South Park

A scene from the animated series ‘South Park.’

Amazon Studios

#41. The Boys

Cast of ‘The Boys’ in a publicity still.

20th Century Fox Television

#40. The Simpsons

A scene from the animated series ‘The Simpsons.’

Fairview Entertainment

#39. The Mandalorian

Three actors pose in a scene from ‘The Mandalorian.’

Heel & Toe Films

#38. House

Actor Hugh Laurie in a scene from ‘House.’


#37. House of Cards

Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright in a scene from ‘House of Cards.’

Showtime Networks

#36. Dexter

Michael C. Hall in a scene from ‘Dexter.’


#35. Stranger Things

Cast of ‘Stranger Things’ in an episode from the series.

Vice Media

#34. Vice

Isobel Yeung in an episode of ‘Vice.’

Henson Associates

#33. The Storyteller

John Hurt with Brian Henson in dog costume in a scene from ‘The Storyteller.’


#32. 30 for 30

Deion Sanders in an episode of ‘30 for 30.’


#31. Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown

Anthony Bourdain in an episode of ‘Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.’

Comedy Central

#30. Chappelle’s Show

Dave Chappelle in an episode of ‘Chappelle’s Show.’

Home Box Office (HBO)

#29. Curb Your Enthusiasm

Larry David in an episode of ‘Curb your Enthusiasm.’

Home Box Office (HBO)

#28. Succession

Brian Cox in an episode of ‘Succession.’

Apatow Productions

#27. Freaks and Geeks

Samm Levine and Martin Starr in an episode of ‘Freaks and Geeks.’

Tornante Company

#26. BoJack Horseman

A scene from the animated series ‘Gravity Falls.’

Ruby’s Tuna

#25. Ted Lasso

Brendan Hunt, Jason Sudeikis, Brett Goldstein and Nick Mohammed in a scene from ‘Ted Lasso.’

Lynch/Frost Productions

#24. Twin Peaks

Sherilyn Fenn and Kyle MacLachlan in a scene from ‘Twin Peaks.’

3 Arts Entertainment

#23. It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Members of the cast of ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadephia’ in a scene from the show.


#22. Narcos

Wagner Moura sits on a swing in a scene from ‘Narcos.’

AMC Network Entertainment LLC

#21. Better Call Saul

Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill in an episode of ‘Better Call Saul.’


#20. Black Mirror

Bryce Dallas Howard in an episode of ‘Black Mirror.’

John Wells Productions

#19. The West Wing

Martin Sheen in a scene from ‘The West Wing.’

Home Box Office (HBO)

#18. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

John Oliver in an episode of ‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.’

Disney Television Animation

#17. Gravity Falls

A scene from the animated series ‘Gravity Falls.’

Castle Rock Entertainment

#16. Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld in a episode of ‘Seinfeld.’

MGM Television

#15. Fargo

Two actors in a scene from ‘Fargo.’

Home Box Office (HBO)

#14. True Detective

Stephen Dorff and Mahershala Ali in a scene from ‘True Detective.’

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#13. Friends

The cast of ‘Friends’ in an episode of the show.

No Seriously Productions

#12. Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath

Leah Remini in an episode of ‘Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath.’

Warner Bros. Animation

#11. Batman: The Animated Series

An illustration of the comic character ‘Batman.’

20th Century Fox Television

#10. Firefly

Three actors in an episode of ‘Firefly.’

NBC Universal Television

#9. The Office

Steve Carell seated at desk in a publicity still for ‘The Office.’

CBS Television Network

#8. The Twilight Zone

Actors in an episode of ‘The Twilight Zone.’

Hartswood Films

#7. Sherlock

The cast of ‘Sherlock’ in a publicity still.

Home Box Office (HBO)

#6. The Sopranos

Members of the cast of ‘The Sopranos’ in a publicity still.

Harmonius Claptrap

#5. Rick and Morty

A scene from the animated series ‘Rick and Morty.’

Home Box Office (HBO)

#4. Game of Thrones

Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke in a scene from ‘Game of Thrones.’

Nickelodeon Animation Studios

#3. Avatar: The Last Airbender

A scene from the animated series ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender.’

Home Box Office (HBO)

#2. The Wire

Idris Elba, Wood Harris, and Michael Kostroff in a scene from ‘The Wire.’

High Bridge Productions

#1. Breaking Bad

Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul in a scene from ‘Breaking Bad.’

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