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The Best TV Shows of All Time

To celebrate the history of great television, Stacker compiled this data-driven list of the 100 best TV shows of all time, using IMDb.

– IMDb user rating: 8.4 – Years on the air: 2017-present Based on the dystopian novel by Margaret Atwood, this acclaimed Hulu show stars Elisabeth Moss as a woman struggling for freedom in a misogynistic, alternate-reality version of America that religious extremists have taken over.

#100 The Handmaid's Tale

– IMDb user rating: 8.5 – Years on the air: 2015-2020 Created by and starring Dan Levy and his father, comedy legend Eugene Levy, “Schitt’s Creek” is an offbeat-yet-heartwarming sitcom.

#91 Schitt's Creek

– IMDb user rating: 8.5 – Years on the air: 2009-2020 Applauded by critics for its fresh writing and eclectic characters, “Modern Family” adds second marriages, gay relationships, and large age gaps between partners into the mix to shake up the old nuclear family sitcom formula.

#77 Modern Family

– IMDb user rating: 8.6 – Years on the air: 2010-2014 This crime drama starred Steve Buscemi as an Atlantic City mob boss during the Prohibition era. While not a hit on the same level as HBO’s contemporary Mafia series “The Sopranos,” the show received positive reviews.

#66 Boardwalk Empire

 – IMDb user rating: 8.7 – Years on the air: 2017-present Amy Sherman-Palladino’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” has garnered enough major awards to leave no doubt as to its universal acclaim (Golden Globes or Emmys for the series, directing, writing, lead actress, supporting actress, and supporting actor).

#51 The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

– IMDb user rating: 8.9 – Years on the air: 1989-1998 Regularly referred to as one of the best TV shows of all time by Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone, and TV Guide, “Seinfeld’s” iconic characters, storylines, and catchphrases have become an indelible part of popular culture.

#17 Seinfeld