The BEST TV Land shows of all time

Every TV Land show, ranked

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

Hot in Cleveland
star
7.73
1573 votes

#1 - Hot in Cleveland

"Hot in Cleveland" revolves around three fabulous, eccentric, LA best friends of a certain age whose lives are changed forever when their plane unexpectedly lands in Cleveland and they soon rediscover themselves in this new "promised land."

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Instant Mom
star
7.52
107 votes

#2 - Instant Mom

"Instant Mom" follows young party girl Stephanie who trades in cosmos for carpools when she marries an older man, Charlie, with three kids. Stephanie slowly grows into her role as a full-time stepmom while struggling to maintain some sense of her fun-loving, slightly irresponsible life.

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Impastor
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7.33
663 votes

#3 - Impastor

Buddy Dobbs is in a rut. The slacker has a gambling debt that he's trying to escape, which leads him to a bridge that he is getting ready to jump off. Before he does, however, a reverend shows up and talks him down. Things take a turn after the reverend slips off the bridge and falls to his death, leaving Buddy the opportunity to steal the man's identity. Buddy begins to settle in to his new life as a pastor in a small, tight-knit town with the help of his preppy new assistant, Dora, alluring church treasurer Alexa and enthusiastic secretary Russell. He takes to the new gig quickly, because curing sex-crazed teenagers and stealing weed from young people are right up his alley. Despite Buddy's quick assimilation into the role, church president Alden Schmidt senses something isn't right. Back home, Buddy's ex-girlfriend, Leanne, is forced to clean up the mess he left behind.

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Teachers (2016)
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7.32
391 votes

#4 - Teachers (2016)

Written by and starring acclaimed comedy troupe The Katydids, Teachers shows their hilariously warped perspective as six elementary school teachers trying to mold young minds, even though their own lives aren’t really together.

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The Soul Man
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7.09
124 votes

#5 - The Soul Man

This "Hot in Cleveland" spin-off, fronted by Cedric "The Entertainer", revolves around Reverend Boyce "The Voice" Ballentine, an R&B superstar-turned-minister who takes over as preacher of his father's church. Niecy Nash ("Reno 911") also stars as his wife Lolli.

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The Exes
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6.95
762 votes

#6 - The Exes

An all new comedy about three divorced men sharing an apartment across the hall from their female divorce attorney, who is also their landlord. The "never been married" Holly (Johnston) introduces her newest single client Stuart (Basche) to his new roommates -- ladies' man Phil (Faison) and the sardonic homebody, Haskell (Knight). Things get off to a shaky start for Phil and Haskell when they begin to have reservations about living with clingy Stuart, but Holly is right across the hall to help them steer clear of any catastrophes. After all, it helps her to avoid her own relationship and commitment issues! To top it all off, Holly's hard-partying assistant Eden (Stables), doesn't let her professionalism get in the way of prying into her boss's personal life. Through the episodes, the guys begin to realize that the issues they have with each other are the same ones that they had with their ex-wives.

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The Jim Gaffigan Show
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6.70
290 votes

#7 - The Jim Gaffigan Show

The Jim Gaffigan Show follows the life of stand-up comedian & father of five, Jim Gaffigan. The single-camera sitcom is a fictionalized version of the comedian's real life, and chronicles "One man's struggle in New York City to find a balance between fatherhood, stand-up comedy, and an insatiable appetite." In the meta-style series, Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan live with their five children in a two-bedroom apartment in New York City.

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Happily Divorced
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6.66
490 votes

#8 - Happily Divorced

Fran deals with dating after finding out her realtor husband of 18 years is gay. Fran juggles her new relationships, while still living under the same roof with her ex-husband. The cast is rounded out by Fran’s best friend Judi, her parents Dori and Glen and her flower delivery employee Cesar.

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Nobodies
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6.58
64 votes

#9 - Nobodies

“Nobodies” stars and is executive produced and written by Groundlings alums Hugh Davidson, Larry Dorf and Rachel Ramras (“Mike Tyson Mysteries”) and revolves around the three as they try desperately to land one of their famous friends for a feature script that they have developed, so that they, too, can rise to fame in Hollywood.

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Lopez
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5.96
94 votes

#10 - Lopez

"Lopez" explores the real George Lopez we rarely get to see, pushed and pulled between the worlds of race, class and fame, yet always having a hard time fitting in.

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Retired at 35
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5.86
173 votes

#11 - Retired at 35

Retired at 35, starring esteemed actor George Segal, is a TV Land original and is the networks second venture into scripted comedy -- along with Hot in Cleveland. Successful young businessman David (Johnathan McClain) decides to leave the rat race of New York City behind and move into his parents' (George Segal and Jessica Walter) Florida retirement home to reconnect with them, re-evaluate his life and live the dream of retirement that so many are working toward.

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Jennifer Falls
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5.47
329 votes

#12 - Jennifer Falls

The series revolves around Jennifer Doyle, a former high-powered executive who has fallen and hit every bump on the way down to rock bottom. With her teenage daughter in tow, Jennifer moves back in with her mother and takes a job in the bar owned by her meek brother and passive-aggressive sister-in-law as a last resort. There, she reunites with her former best friend who turns out to be holding quite a grudge. But every cloud has a silver lining: there's nowhere to go but up.

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Kirstie
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4.97
116 votes

#13 - Kirstie

“Kirstie’s New Show” revolves around Madison “Maddie” Banks, a renowned Broadway star who finds her life turned upside down when Arlo, the son she gave up at birth, suddenly appears hoping to connect after his adoptive parents have died. However, Maddie doesn’t exactly see nerdy and schlubby Arlo fitting in with her luxurious lifestyle. But when Maddie’s assistant and best friend, Thelma, and outlandish driver Frank encourage her to give Arlo a chance, Maddie is shocked to find that perhaps she has motherly instincts after all.

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