The BEST USA Network shows of all time

Every USA Network show, ranked

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

Team Ninja Warrior
star
10.00
58 votes

#1 - Team Ninja Warrior

The physics-defying obstacle course competition American Ninja Warrior hits a whole new level with Team Ninja Warrior, where for the first time ever, the mother of all obstacle courses is now built for two. ANW's Akbar Gbajabiamila and Matt Iseman host some of the greatest past American Ninja Warrior competitors as they race head-to-head in a newly designed, but equally punishing, dual running course that incorporates speed, superhuman agility, skill and strategy.

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Touching Evil (US)
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8.74
236 votes

#2 - Touching Evil (US)

Jeffrey Donovan stars as Detective David Creegan, who after surviving a near fatal gunshot wound to the head, takes a 12-month psychological leave of absence. He returns to work for the FBI's new Organized and Serial Crime Unit, a rapid-response, elite crime squad. His brush with death renders him fearless in his relentless pursuit of justice as he and his partner Susan Branca (Vera Farminga) specialize in solving shocking, high profile crimes.

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Mr. Robot
star
8.61
31742 votes

#3 - Mr. Robot

Elliot, a young programmer who works as a cyber-security engineer by day and a vigilante hacker by night. Elliot finds himself at a crossroads when the mysterious leader of an underground hacker group recruits him to destroy the corporation.

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Suits
star
8.57
36846 votes

#4 - Suits

College drop-out Mike Ross accidentally lands a job with one of New York's best legal closers, Harvey Specter. They soon become a winning team with Mike's raw talent and photographic memory, and Mike soon reminds Harvey of why he went into the field of law in the first place.

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Psych
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8.55
12477 votes

#5 - Psych

Thanks to his police officer father's efforts, Shawn Spencer spent his childhood developing a keen eye for detail (and a lasting dislike of his dad). Years later, Shawn's frequent tips to the police lead to him being falsely accused of a crime he solved. Now, Shawn has no choice but to use his abilities to perpetuate his cover story: psychic crime-solving powers, all the while dragging his best friend, his dad, and the police along for the ride.

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White Collar
star
8.52
17963 votes

#6 - White Collar

A white collar criminal agrees to help the FBI catch other white collar criminals using his expertise as an art and securities thief, counterfeiter, and conman.

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Queen of the South
star
8.34
2114 votes

#7 - Queen of the South

Teresa Mendoza is a woman who is forced to run and seek refuge in America after her drug-dealing boyfriend is unexpectedly murdered in Mexico. In the process, she teams up with an unlikely figure from her past to bring down the leader of the very drug trafficking ring that has her on the run.

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Burn Notice
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8.33
14465 votes

#8 - Burn Notice

Covert intelligence operative Michael Westen has been punched, kicked, choked and shot. And now he's received a "burn notice", blacklisting him from the intelligence community and compromising his very identity. He must track down a faceless nemesis without getting himself killed while doubling as a private investigator on the dangerous streets of Miami in order to survive.

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Monk
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8.20
6772 votes

#9 - Monk

An ex-cop suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder solves crimes with various (and usually exasperated) sidekicks. The 'defective detective' may have an abundance of phobias (heights, crowds, and even milk), but also razor-sharp deductive skills, which he uses to help the San Francisco police with especially baffling cases.

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Jem
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8.19
286 votes

#10 - Jem

This fabulous 80's cartoon was every little girls dream come true. Jerrica Benton's father has left her a very special gift. It's Synergy, a holographic projection system that can create illusions of anything, anywhere, anytime. Jerrica uses Synergy to create Jem, her alter ego and the lead singer of Jem and The Holograms to save her father's company: Starlight Music. This popular cartoon series chronicles this band's adventures as well as their arch rivals The Misfits and their friends The Stingers. The music of these three groups is definately the highlight of the show. Jem is a "truly outrageous" cartoon with a message of love, friendship, ambition, and rock-n-roll.

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Eyewitness (2016)
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8.17
548 votes

#11 - Eyewitness (2016)

Two teenage boys secretly meet up in a cabin, bear witness to a shooting and barely escape with their lives. Desperate to keep their relationship a secret and in fear of being found by the perpetrator, they remain silent but soon learn that what has been seen cannot be unseen -- and when you witness a horrible event, it changes everything.

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Law & Order: Criminal Intent
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8.03
2047 votes

#12 - Law & Order: Criminal Intent

Law & Order: Criminal Intent takes viewers into the minds of its criminals while following the psychological approaches the Major Case Squad uses to solve the crimes.

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La Femme Nikita
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8.02
1156 votes

#13 - La Femme Nikita

Nikita is a drug-addicted juvenile delinquent who was accused of killing a police officer in cold blood during an attempted robbery of a pharmacy. She is later arrested and sentenced to death by lethal injection, upon which she was secretly drugged by the government, faking her death. Nikita is then "recruited" by a secret government organization and transformed into a highly skilled assassin who cannot be traced.

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Royal Pains
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7.98
3796 votes

#14 - Royal Pains

ROYAL PAINS centers on a young E.R. doctor who, after being wrongly blamed for a patient's death, moves to the Hamptons and becomes the reluctant "doctor for hire" to the rich and famous. When the attractive administrator of the local hospital asks him to treat the town's less fortunate, he finds himself walking the line between doing well for himself and doing good for others.

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Taken
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7.92
2070 votes

#15 - Taken

Prepare to be Taken... Taken is a sweeping sci-fi adventure that weaves together the story of three families over three generations and their crucial roles in the history of alien abductions. Set against the backdrop of actual history and UFO lore, Taken creates a powerfully emotional and evocative tale of mankind's encounters with extraterrestrials.

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Common Law (2012)
star
7.87
939 votes

#16 - Common Law (2012)

Common Law centers on Travis Marks (Ealy) and Wes Mitchell (Kole), two cops with a problem... each other. Wes, a methodical former lawyer with a passion for cars, gardening and his ex-wife, and Travis, a maverick ladies' man who served time in juvenile hall, can't stand each other. As partners, they were LAPD's dream team on the homicide squad but constant bickering got in the way of their work and the two ended up on probation. To revive their flagging professional relationship, their Captain (McGee) sends them to couples therapy to help understand and resolve their conflicts. We soon learn that a successful relationship or partnership doesn't mean you have to like the same things; you just have to hate the same things.

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Unsolved (2018)
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7.84
397 votes

#17 - Unsolved (2018)

“Unsolved: The Murders Of Tupac And The Notorious B.I.G.” is a 10-episode, scripted true crime limited series that chronicles the dual police investigations of Detective Greg Kading (Josh Duhamel) and Detective Russell Poole (Jimmi Simpson) into the controversial murders of two of the rap industry’s most legendary players, Tupac Shakur (Marcc Rose) and Christopher Wallace, AKA The Notorious B.I.G. (Wavyy Jonez). The series goes beyond the headlines to explore the complicated friendship between these two icons, delving into a culture that both defined them and was forever changed in the wake of their untimely deaths. In seeking the truth behind the conspiracies, the one question that begs to be answered is: how can a case this famous still be unsolved?

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Swamp Thing
star
7.84
61 votes

#18 - Swamp Thing

When Dr. Alec Holland becomes the victim of deadly sabotage and is left for dead, he is transformed by the swamp and the chemicals meant to kill him into a creature struggling with the balance between his own vengeance and the protection of those who can't protect themselves.

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WWE Raw
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7.83
1317 votes

#19 - WWE Raw

For more than 25 years and well over 1000 episodes, Raw has been WWE's flagship show. Its memorable moments have thrilled the WWE Universe and earned it the distinct honor of being the longest-running episodic television show in history.

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Covert Affairs
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7.82
5832 votes

#20 - Covert Affairs

"Covert Affairs" centers on a young CIA operative, Annie Walker, mysteriously summoned to headquarters for duty as a field operative. While Annie believes she's been promoted for her exceptional linguistic skills, there may be something or someone from her past that her CIA bosses are really after. Auggie Anderson is a CIA military intelligence agent who was blinded while on assignment and is Annie's guide in this world of bureaucracy, excitement and intrigue.

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Fairly Legal
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7.81
1626 votes

#21 - Fairly Legal

Kate Reed, a top litigator frustrated with the endless bureaucracy and daily injustices of the system, takes a hard left to become the ultimate anti-lawyer: a mediator. Using her knowledge of the Law, along with her savvy, intuition and a whatever-it-takes approach to resolving conflict, Kate finds the middle ground for a wide variety of adversaries -- from Fortune 500 corporations to bitter divorces. After the sudden death of her father, she finds herself at odds with the new boss, her stepmother Lauren Reed, and in bed with her soon-to-be ex-husband, Justin Patrick, a top gun in the DA's office. Helping her keep all of this chaos at bay is her trusted, geek-chic assistant Leonardo.

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Dead Zone
star
7.78
1272 votes

#22 - Dead Zone

Johnny had the perfect life until he was in coma for six years. When he awoke, he found his fiancee married to another man. His son doesn't know him. Everything's changed, including Johnny. With one touch, he can see things.

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The Sinner
star
7.75
4947 votes

#23 - The Sinner

In a small New York town, a haunted detective hunts for answers about perplexing crimes while wrestling with his own demons.

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In Plain Sight
star
7.70
1737 votes

#24 - In Plain Sight

In Plain Sight follows the story of a Federal Marshall with the Witness Protection program who must hide her high-risk, high-impact job from her family. To those that know her, Mary Shannon is a glorified meter maid, but her real job is much more dangerous. She must oversee federal witnesses who have been relocated through the Witness Protection program and make sure that they stay safe....

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Shooter
star
7.65
3511 votes

#25 - Shooter

Bob Lee Swagger, a highly-decorated veteran, is coaxed back into action to prevent a plot to kill the President. When Swagger's former commanding officer Isaac Johnson solicits his expertise in a clandestine operation, Swagger discovers that he has been framed and must do everything in his power to protect his family and clear his name.

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Damnation
star
7.63
506 votes

#26 - Damnation

Seth Davenport appears to be a small town Iowa preacher, but he harbors ambitions of starting a full-blown insurrection against the status quo. But he is unaware that an industrialist tycoon has hired a deadly professional strikebreaker named Creeley Turner to stop that insurrection by any means necessary. And unknown to those around them, these two men share a secret bloody past.

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Political Animals
star
7.63
567 votes

#27 - Political Animals

Sigourney Weaver portrays Elaine Barrish, a divorced former First Lady and Governor of Illinois, as well as the current Secretary of State. While the lead character does have some similarities to Hillary Clinton, Weaver has said in interviews that the show is "very much about families who have been in the White House and the price they've paid for being in the White House and the fact that families who have been in the White House often try to get back in the White House or continue to try and get in the White House.

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Colony
star
7.57
4457 votes

#28 - Colony

In 2015, Los Angeles exists in a state of occupation. Some collaborate with the alien authorities and benefit from the new order, while others rebel and suffer the consequences. A family is torn by those opposing forces, making difficult choices as they balance keeping their family together with the struggle of the human race.

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Weird Science
star
7.57
301 votes

#29 - Weird Science

Weird Science is a show based on the 1985 John Hughes movie of the same name. High school geeks Wyatt Donnelly and Gary Wallace create their dream girl, a magical genie named Lisa, on Wyatt's computer. Having a genie leads up to five seasons of unique adventures for the guys. The theme song for the series is the same as the movie- "Weird Science" by 80s group Oingo Boingo.

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Necessary Roughness
star
7.56
925 votes

#30 - Necessary Roughness

Necessary Roughness focuses on a tough, sexy Long Island divorcee (Callie Thorne) who gets a job as therapist for a professional football team in order to make ends meet. Underestimated at every turn, she succeeds beyond all expectations and soon finds herself an in-demand therapist to high-profile clients. Athletes, musicians, politicians and others living in the spotlight - all in a moment of crisis - clamor for her unique brand of tough love therapy. As a newly single mom raising two teenagers, her start-up practice wreaks havoc on her life. But recognizing that she's changing people's lives for the better, she is determined to make her new career work by striking a balance between her personal and professional worlds.

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Duckman
star
7.56
649 votes

#31 - Duckman

Duckman isn't your average suave, sophisticated private eye. In fact, he's rude, ignorant, slovenly, and hasn't had a date in years. With the help of his infinitely more capable sidekick, Cornfed, Duckman manages to solve enough cases to cover his alimony payments and cable TV bills.

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The 4400
star
7.56
6402 votes

#32 - The 4400

The 4400 tells the stories of 4,400 abductees after they are returned to earth. In the words of the executive producers, these are stories of people dealing with traumatic changes, driven by the mystery of what happened and why. Some of them have been affected in mysterious ways, and some will have certain abilities, both good and bad, so part of the drama will be watching them adjust to these changes within themselves. The series kicks off with a ball of light sailing toward Earth, but rather than the expected catastrophic event, thousands of returned abductees are left with no memory of their otherworldly experiences. Each has been gone anywhere from a few months to several decades but none has aged a day.

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Rush (2014)
star
7.52
789 votes

#33 - Rush (2014)

RUSH examines the world of renegade physician Dr. William P. Rush, a “medical fixer” who privately caters to LA’s elite and whose service comes with a hefty price tag. Though the hard-partying doctor claims that he doesn’t make judgments about his less-than-squeaky-clean clients, he’s not immune to the ugliness that he encounters.

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Graceland
star
7.47
2222 votes

#34 - Graceland

Somewhere in Southern California, in a drug raid run by the US government, a beachfront property was seized and turned into a residence for undercover cops. They are all top agents of the DEA, FBI, and Customs and they are living in this house unofficially known as "Graceland". "Graceland" is a place full of secrets, and bad, good, and blurred moments too. The only idyllic thing is its outside look, but the lives of its residents are nothing like it. The lies which are in the base of their undercover work, are formed a web of lies that pervades everything. Coming of a new graduating at the top of his class, FBI rookie, Mike Warren (Aaron Tveit), could make the life of a legendary FBI agent Paul Briggs (Daniel Sunjata) and the others, more complicated or it could reveal the truth. It is based upon actual events.

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Chrisley Knows Best
star
7.41
293 votes

#35 - Chrisley Knows Best

"Chrisley Knows Best" is a real-life family comedy which follows Atlanta-based self-made multimillionaire Todd Chrisley, his devoted wife Julie and their five children who live a seemingly picture-perfect Southern life with everything money can buy. A "patriarch of perfection," Todd runs his family just like his business – with an iron fist – and micromanages every move and expenditure made by each member of the Chrisley clan. But behind the façade of the family’s fairy-tale like 30,000 square-foot home, real-life issues and lots of laugh-out-loud drama unfolds.

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Dare Me
star
7.40
631 votes

#36 - Dare Me

A small-town cheerleading squad is rocked by disturbing events when a new coach arrives.

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Sirens (2014)
star
7.39
717 votes

#37 - Sirens (2014)

"Sirens" follows the ridiculous antics of three Chicago EMTs. A group of unruly men when it comes to their personal lives, these guys are the best in the business professionally and can handle any life-threatening situation that winds up in their ambulance. Good looking and sports-loving Johnny leads the crew, featuring his outspoken and refreshingly honest longtime best friend Hank and impressionable and eager new recruit Brian. Offering a needed female perspective is Theresa, a smart, independent cop with the Chicago PD who finds herself in love purgatory with her ex, Johnny. Together this foursome delve into hot issues such as bromances, friends with benefits and the danger of internet browser history.

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Complications
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7.31
381 votes

#38 - Complications

John Ellison, a disillusioned suburban ER doctor, finds his existence transformed when he intervenes in a drive-by shooting, saving a young boy's life and killing one of his attackers. When John learns the boy is the son of an influential gang leader and is still a target, he is compelled to save him at any cost. John soon discovers that his own life – and his outlook on medicine – may never be the same.

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Pearson
star
7.24
308 votes

#39 - Pearson

After losing her license to practice law, former attorney Jessica Pearson enters the complex and seedy world of Chicago politics.

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Airwolf
star
7.18
1344 votes

#40 - Airwolf

'Airwolf' followed the adventures of a hi-tech helicopter and its reclusive pilot, Stringfellow Hawke. Airwolf itself was a hi-tech attack helicopter, equipped with cutting-edge on-board computer, surveillance and radar systems.

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Satisfaction
star
7.18
410 votes

#41 - Satisfaction

A provocative drama that explores a marriage that has grown stagnant, "Satisfaction" follows investment banker Neil Truman through the accidental discovery of his wife’s involvement with a male escort. When Neil gains possession of the escort’s phone, he uncovers a unique perspective on his life and what motivates women to stray, as his wife Grace contemplates whether her needs are being met and if her marriage is worth saving.

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Dirty John
star
7.17
552 votes

#42 - Dirty John

A true-crime anthology that exposes the dark underbelly of romantic relationships gone terribly wrong.

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Treadstone
star
7.15
881 votes

#43 - Treadstone

In a post-Jason Bourne universe, sleeper agents from across the world are mysteriously 'awakened' when a CIA black ops program that uses behavioral modification on its test subjects—called 'Treadstone'—is activated, sending their deadly unknowing subjects on killing missions.

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Dig
star
7.04
742 votes

#44 - Dig

When FBI Agent Peter Connelly, recently stationed in Jerusalem, begins investigating the murder of a young American, he realizes that he’s uncovered an ancient international conspiracy that threatens to change the course of human history. Certain that the dangerous prophecy is nearing fruition, Peter must race against the clock to unravel its mystery. From a remote farm in Norway, to an enigmatic compound in New Mexico, to the serpentine tunnels of Jerusalem, he searches for the truth, the revelation of which will shake the world's beliefs to its very core.

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WWE NXT
star
7.04
260 votes

#45 - WWE NXT

The future is here. WWE's hottest up-and-coming Superstars compete to prove they've got what it takes. More than just evolution, it's a revolution! Witness the entertainers, the leading men and women, the WWE Superstars of tomorrow. This is NXT!

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Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm
star
7.01
165 votes

#46 - Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm

"Much has changed since the last Mortal Kombat Tournament. Dark forces of Out World have begun invading the Earth Realm. These attacks are seriously weakening Earth's dimensional fabric. Enabling not only Outworlders to enter the Earth Realm, but warriors from other domains as well. Only the most extraordinary warriors could possibly meet this challenge." - These are the words of Rayden.

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WWE Tough Enough
star
7.00
169 votes

#47 - WWE Tough Enough

Each week, one cast member will be eliminated until one man and one woman are considered “Tough Enough,” with each earning a one-year, $250,000 WWE contract. Chris Jericho will be joined by a panel of experts comprised of WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan, WWE Diva Paige and WWE Superstar This Miz and throughout the competition, the contestants will be trained by WWE Legends Booker T, Billy Gunn and Lita.

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Conan
star
6.94
150 votes

#48 - Conan

This series is a prequel to both the Conan movies and tell more stories featuring Conan and his friends.

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Silk Stalkings
star
6.91
170 votes

#49 - Silk Stalkings

Portraying the daily lives of two detectives who solved sexually-based crimes of passion among the ultra-rich people of Palm Beach, Florida. Silk Stalkings is a TV crime drama originally shown on CBS in 1991 as part of the network's late-night Crimetime After Primetime programming package, and rebroadcast on the USA Network. After CBS ended the Crimetime experiment in 1993, the series ran exclusively on USA until its finale in the spring of 1999. The show was created by Stephen J. Cannell.

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The Purge
star
6.89
4315 votes

#50 - The Purge

During a 12-hour period when all crime - including murder - is legal, a group of seemingly unrelated characters cross paths in a city in an altered America ruled by a totalitarian political party. While the clock winds down, some will fight, some will hide, others will embrace what it means to purge to its fullest extent - whether for revenge, personal gain, protection, or unadulterated glee. As each character is forced to reckon with his or her past and plot how to better their futures, they soon discover how far they will go on Purge Night.

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