The BEST Network Ten shows of all time

Every Network Ten show, ranked

We've compiled the average episode rating for every Network Ten show to compile this list of best shows!

Prisoner: Cell Block H
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9.46
345 votes

#1 - Prisoner: Cell Block H

The lives of women behind bars in a female prison.

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Thank God You're Here (AU)
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9.17
265 votes

#2 - Thank God You're Here (AU)

Each episode involves four celebrities walking through a door into an unknown and interesting situation, greeted by the line "thank God you're here." Each must then improvise his or her way through the scene. In between each scene, clips are shown of "practice" sessions filmed before the show, where they do things like try to sell items they know nothing about, go through an interview, or commentate an event. After all have had a go, there is an "All-In Challenge" where they are all put in the same situation together. After that, a winner is announced and given a trophy and flowers.

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Junior MasterChef Australia
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8.75
103 votes

#3 - Junior MasterChef Australia

No longer satisfied with putting mere amateurs and so-called celebrities to the test, the makers of the hit TV series MasterChef are now looking to crown Australia's best Junior MasterChefs. A bunch of brave Aussie kids aged between 8 and 12 years old, get ready to face the judges praise and possible criticism and compete in the ultimate cooking challenge.

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Russell Coight's All Aussie Adventures
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8.69
170 votes

#4 - Russell Coight's All Aussie Adventures

Australia - a land as massive as it is vast. And when it comes to outback adventures they don't come any better, bigger or more reckless than Russell Coight. Winner of the prestigious Ocker Award for services to khaki shorts, Russell is back with his unique blend of over-the-top, off road, outback, in-your-face Aussie Adventures. So let's get started on another All Aussie Adventure!

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Wicked Science
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8.64
117 votes

#5 - Wicked Science

Toby Johnson is regular easy-going student struggling with homework and girls. Elizabeth Hawke is the Teacher's pet. Nobody at school likes her and the only person she likes is Toby. One day they get hit by a ray—a unique magnetic pulse that changes everything. Suddenly they're both scientific geniuses. Seems like a wild situation for any 15-year-old. Toby doesn't know how to control the gift, and he's not easy with it. But Elizabeth revels in her new found power. She wants to dominate the school, using her gift as the ultimate weapon for success and power. He may not like it, but Toby's the only one who can hold her back. Battle lines are drawn between the two wizards of science. The normal world of Sandy Bay School is turned upside down by invisible cars, flying lawnmowers, a cloned School Principal and a rampaging T-Rex.

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The Amazing Race Australia
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8.60
170 votes

#6 - The Amazing Race Australia

Based on the hugely popular franchise The Amazing Race, this reality competition follows the same format seen in various countries around the world. Teams of two compete against each other as they race around the globe in hopes of winning $250,000.

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Tales By Light
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8.36
146 votes

#7 - Tales By Light

Behind every powerful image is a powerful story. Uniting exploration, photography and the natural world, Tales By Light follows photographers from Australia and around the world as they push the limits of their craft. Told from the eye of the storyteller, follow these extraordinary artists as they work to capture the perfect image and show us our world in a new light.

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Rush
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8.34
510 votes

#8 - Rush

They are trained to be smarter, tactically superior and technologically advantaged - Melbourne's answer for a cutting edge trend in policing worldwide. Feel the rush, with an insider's view of police under pressure - watch the supremely trained Tactical Response team defusing crises, save lives and prevent crime.

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Offspring
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8.25
428 votes

#9 - Offspring

Offspring is an exuberant drama set in Melbourne's Fitzroy, centering on Nina Proudman and her struggle to deal with her fabulously messy family, her hunt for a decent love life and her tendency to over-think and fly off into fantasy.

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MasterChef Australia
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8.20
1288 votes

#10 - MasterChef Australia

MasterChef Australia is an Australian competitive cooking game show based on the original British version of MasterChef. Food critic Melissa Leong, chef Andy Allen, and restaurateur and chef Jock Zonfrillo serve as the show's hosts and judges.

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Australian Survivor
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8.12
200 votes

#11 - Australian Survivor

Australian Survivor sees 24 tough and tenacious people marooned in a tropical setting with little more than the clothes on their backs and the drive to be the sole survivor.

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Bondi Rescue
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7.94
268 votes

#12 - Bondi Rescue

Bondi Rescue follows the work of the elite professional Lifeguards who patrol Australia’s busiest beach. This is Australia’s real life Baywatch! Taking the viewers on their journey through mass rescues, drownings, resuscitations, shark sightings, and all number of the weird and wonderful experiences Bondi Beach dishes up.

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MasterChef The Professionals Australia
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7.81
84 votes

#13 - MasterChef The Professionals Australia

MasterChef: The Professionals will see 18 qualified chefs competing in the toughest cooking environment in Australia. In a stunning, purpose-built commercial kitchen in Melbourne, they’ll bake, blanche and broil their way towards a tasty trophy - an around-the-world trip working at globally-renowned restaurants and a cash prize. A fresh format promises an intensified viewing experience, but you’ll still get to enjoy some of your favourite guest chefs and challenges.

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The Elephant Princess
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7.79
136 votes

#14 - The Elephant Princess

Alex Wilson thinks she is an average suburban girl living in Melbourne, until her 16th birthday when exotic visitor, Kuru, shows up in her backyard with a magical elephant, Anala. He informs her she is the heir to the throne of the magical kingdom of Manjipoor. With his help, the reluctant princess will master her magic powers and defend her royal inheritance against her devious cousin, Vashan, whilst balancing the pull of both worlds to find her true destiny.

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Vic the Viking (2013)
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7.77
184 votes

#15 - Vic the Viking (2013)

Vic, son of Halvar, chief of the Viking village of Flake, is blessed with a sharp and imaginative mind which helps his fellow Vikings out of many tight situations.

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Secrets & Lies
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7.75
184 votes

#16 - Secrets & Lies

A six-part murder conspiracy drama starring New Zealand actor Martin Henderson. The compelling drama follows the story of an everyday family man, whose life crumbles when he is accused of murdering a four-year-old boy.

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Bikie Wars: Brothers in Arms
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7.74
113 votes

#17 - Bikie Wars: Brothers in Arms

The series tells the true story of the Milperra massacre, when the Bandidos and the Comancheros motorcycle clubs went to war on Father's Day, Sunday 2 September 1984. The massacre had its beginnings after a group of Comancheros broke away and formed the first Bandidos Motorcycle Club chapter in Australia. This resulted in intense rivalry between the two chapters. At a public swap meet at the Viking Hotel at Milperra, a brief but violent battle ensued with seven people shot dead, including a 14 year old innocent bystander. A further 28 people were wounded with 20 requiring hospitalisation

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Ocean Girl
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7.72
172 votes

#18 - Ocean Girl

Welcome to Orca. Dr. Diane Bates accepts a job on a new underwater science labratory called Orca. She is going to study whales as part of her research. Recently divorced she and her two boys Jason and Brett set out to start a new life, what they don't know is that their life is about to change. After boarding Orca they soon discover irregular patterns in the Whale song. As the story unfolds it appears that the whale is communicating with another being -- a girl in fact! This girl not only can talk to whales but breathe underwater as well. The story continues as Neri discovers a sister and her origins -- a far off planet! She is from an advanced civilization "The Planet Of the Oceans" and that she has been sent on a mission to try to save her home as well as earth.

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H2O: Just Add Water
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7.63
1518 votes

#19 - H2O: Just Add Water

Season One: The lifes of three girls living on the Australian Gold Coast are changed forever. When Cleo, Emma and Rikki stumble upon a pool inside the dreaded Mako Island, a full moon transforms them and the next day they start turning into super powered mermaids! With the help of friend Lewis, the girls manage to control their powers and hide their secrets. But it becomes difficult with maddening full moons, nosey scientists and local bad boy Zane going on a quest to find them! Season Two: Following the incident with Dr Denman and the Lunar Eclipse, Emma, Cleo and Rikki want to go back to their normal lives. But when the full moon comes back, all three girls have a dramatic power change! Without Lewis, they could destroy themselves. But their friend is trying his best to help them, despite his relationship with geeky Charlotte. But Charlotte proves to be more of a threat when she learns about her grandmother being a mermaid and stumbles into the moon pool and becomes a mermaid herself!

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Heartbreak High
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7.36
71 votes

#20 - Heartbreak High

A group of students at an inner-city high school in Sydney deal with the many obstacles life throws at them including love, racism, broken homes, homelessness and drug addiction.

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The Biggest Loser Australia
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7.33
235 votes

#21 - The Biggest Loser Australia

The series involves contestants who are overweight to varying degrees participating in a contest to lose the most percentage of weight, with teams and contestants voting out each other. Unlike the American version, weight loss is measured in tenths of kilograms instead of pounds. Personal trainers Michelle Bridges, Shannan Ponton, Steve Willis and Tiffiny Hall are responsible for training the contestants and helping them to lose weight.

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Lightning Point
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7.30
31 votes

#22 - Lightning Point

When ZOEY and KIKI, two irrepressible girls from another galaxy become castaways in the quiet, Australian seaside town of Lightning Point, they recruit local girl AMBER to keep them undercover. But the whole town is abuzz with the sighting of aliens and the girls soon realise that they may not be the first intergalactic visitors...

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Puberty Blues
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7.26
233 votes

#23 - Puberty Blues

A television adaptation of the 1979 Australian novel of the same name. Written by Gabrielle Carey and Kathy Lette, the feminist teen novel chronicles the lives of two 13-year-old girls from Sydney's Sutherland Shire who join the "Greenhill gang" surfers in an attempt to gain popularity. In 1981, the book was made into a film, directed by Bruce Beresford, with the girls' age changed to 16 for censorship reasons.

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Sisters (2017)
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7.19
53 votes

#24 - Sisters (2017)

Sisters follows the story of Julia Bechly whose life is turned upside down when her father, IVF pioneer Julius Bechly, makes a death-bed confession that during his award-winning career as a fertility specialist he used his own sperm and admits he could potentially be the father of hundreds of children. Julia decides to take most of the situation and throws a family gathering where she finds out she has hundreds of brothers, but learns she only has two sisters, troubled children’s television star, Roxy Karibas and belligerent lawyer, Edie Flanagan

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Mr & Mrs Murder
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7.09
163 votes

#25 - Mr & Mrs Murder

Charlie and Nicola Buchanan (Shaun Micallef and Kat Stewart) are crime scene cleaners. As they go about their work, they collect evidence and clues the police may have missed. Every now and then, they get carried away with helping solve the mysteries the police have trouble closing.

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Wonderland (2013)
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7.00
129 votes

#26 - Wonderland (2013)

Wonderland is a warm, light-hearted and engaging relationship drama revolving around four couples at very different stages of life - the star-crossed singles, blissful newlyweds, hot new lovers and long-term marrieds. We join them as they navigate the humorous and sometimes painful minefield of love and friendship.

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So You Think You Can Dance Australia
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6.96
177 votes

#27 - So You Think You Can Dance Australia

It's time for dancers all over Australia to strut their stuff and show the country what they've got. Based on the popular American show of the same name, So You Think You Can Dance Australia brings both professionals and amateurs to one place, dancing everything from Hip-Hop to Ballet in a competition where they will compete against each other and show they have what it takes to become Australia's number 1 dancer.

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MasterChef Australia All Stars
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6.89
27 votes

#28 - MasterChef Australia All Stars

Eager to raise as much money for charity, All your favourite MasterChef contestants from seasons past return to the MasterChef kitchen once more!

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Shark Tank (AU)
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6.82
52 votes

#29 - Shark Tank (AU)

Shark Tank features five of Australia’s most successful business people, all hunting for the next big idea to turn into a profitable venture. Entrepreneurs Janine Allis (Boost Juice), Steve Baxter (internet pioneer), Andrew Banks (Talent2), John McGrath (McGrath Estate Agents) and Naomi Simson (RedBalloon) are Australia’s “Sharks”. These self-made multi-millionaires judge the business concepts and products pitched by ordinary Australians and then decide whether to invest their own money to help market and mentor each. In exchange for equity in their existing business, the aspiring entrepreneurs must convince a Shark their idea is original and the product worth pursuing … but it takes more than passion to hook a Shark.

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The Bachelor Australia
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6.56
82 votes

#30 - The Bachelor Australia

The series revolves around a single bachelor (deemed eligible) and a pool of romantic interests, which could include a potential wife for the bachelor. The conflicts in the series, both internal and external, stem from the elimination-style format of the show. Early in the season, the bachelor goes on large group dates with the women, with the majority of women eliminated during rose ceremonies. As the season progresses, women are also eliminated on one-on-one dates and on elimination two-on-one dates. The process culminates with hometown visits to the families of the final few women, overnight dates, should they choose to accept, at exotic locations with the final three women, and interaction with the bachelor's family with the final two women. In many cases, the bachelor proposes to his final selection.

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Dive Club
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6.55
53 votes

#31 - Dive Club

A group of teenage divers investigate the disappearance of their best friend, unravelling their town's darkest secrets.

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The Secrets She Keeps
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5.81
42 votes

#32 - The Secrets She Keeps

In an affluent Sydney suburb, two women have a chance encounter in a supermarket. They are the same age, both heavily pregnant and due at the same time. Meghan is a glamorous influencer on the rise, with an ambitious television sports reporter husband Jack, while Agatha works in the supermarket as a shelf stacker. Although they live near each other, the two women’s lives could not be more different…Both women have secrets. And both will risk everything to conceal the truth. But their worlds are about to collide in one shocking act that cannot be undone.

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K-9
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5.56
182 votes

#33 - K-9

Hurtling through time and space, K-9, one-time companion to a Lord and Lady of Time, arrives in mid 21st century London where he valiantly defends a group of children and an inventor from unwelcome alien hitchhikers. Forced to self-destruct, K-9 regenerates into a new form, but is left without many of his memories.

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