WGA's 101 Best Written TV series

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Can you name the 101 best written TV series as selected by the Writer's Guild of America?

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Rank- NetworkSeriesCredits
1 HBOCreated by David Chase
2 NBCCreated by Larry David & Jerry Seinfeld
3 CBSWritten by Rod Serling, Charles Beaumont, Richard Mathison, et al
4 CBSDeveloped for Television by Norman Lear,
5 CBSDeveloped for Television by Larry Gelbart
6 CBSCreated by James L. Brooks and Allan Burns
7 AMCCreated by Matthew Weiner
8 NBCCreated by Glen Charles & Les Charles and James Burrows
9 HBOCreated by David Simon
10 NBCCreated by Aaron Sorkin
11 FOXCreated by Matt Groening, Developed by James L. Brooks and Matt Groening and Sam Simon
12 CBSWritten by Jess Oppenheimer & Madelyn Pugh & Bob Carroll, Jr.
13 AMCCreated by Vince Gilligan
14 CBSCreated by Carl Reiner
15 NBCCreated by Michael Kozoll and Steven Bochco
16 FOXCreated by Mitchell Hurwitz
17 Comedy CentralWritten by JR Havlan, Jon Stewart, Steve Bodow, Jason Ross, et al
18 HBOCreated by Alan Ball
19 ABC/NBCCreated by James L. Brooks and Stan Daniels and David Davis and Ed Weinberger
20 HBOCreated by Garry Shandling & Dennis Klein
21 NBCCreated by Tina Fey
22 NBCDeveloped for Television by Peter Berg, Inspired by the Book by H.G. Bissinger
23 NBCCreated by David Angell & Peter Casey & David Lee, Based on the Character created by Glen Charles & Les Charles
24 NBCCreated by Marta Kauffman & David Crane
25 NBCSeason One: Writing Supervised by Walter Kempley, Harry Shearer; Written by: Ann Beatts, Chevy Chase, Tom Davis, Al Franken, Rosie Michaels, Garrett Morris, Michael O'Donoghue, Herb Sargent, Tom Schiller, Alan Zweibel
26 FOXCreated by Chris Carter
27 ABCCreated by Jeffrey Lieber and J.J. Abrams & Damon Lindelof
28 NBCCreated Michael Crichton
29 NBCCreated by Ed Weinberger & Michael Leeson and William Cosby, Jr., Ed. D.
30 HBOCreated by Larry David
31 CBSWriters: Marvin Marx, Leonard Stern, Walter Stone, et al
32 HBOCreated by David Milch
33 NBCCreated by Gene Roddenberry
34 ABCCreated by Steven Levitan & Christopher Lloyd
35 ABCWritten by Mark Frost & David Lynch, et al
36 ABCCreated by David Milch & Steven Bochco
37 CBSWritten by Roger Beatty, Gail Parent, Arnie Kogan, et al
38 SYFYDeveloped by Ronald D. Moore, Based on the series created by Glen A. Larson
39 HBOCreated by Darren Star, Based on the Book by Candace Bushnell
40 HBOCreated by David Benioff & D. B. Weiss, Based on a book by George R. R. Martin
41 CBSCreated by David Davis and Lorenzo Music
41 NBCWritten by Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, Mel Tolkin, et al
43 PBSCreated by Julian Fellowes
43 NBCCreated by Dick Wolf
43 ABCCreated by Marshall Herskovitz & Edward Zwick
46 NBCCreated by Paul Attanasio, Based on the book by David Simon
46 NBCCreated by Joshua Brand & John Falsey, Developed by Mark Tinker / John Masius
48 ShowtimeDeveloped by Howard Gordon & Alex Gansa, Gideon Raff
49 WB/The CWCreated by Joss Whedon
50 Comedy CentralSeason One writers: Stephen Colbert, Rich Dahm, Eric Drysdale, Peter Gwinn, Jay Katsir, Laura Krafft, Allison Silverman
50 CBSCreated by Robert King & Michelle King
Rank- NetworkSeriesCredits
50 BBCCreated by Ricky Gervais & Stephen Merchant
53 CBSCreated by Joshua Brand & John Falsey
54 ABCCreated by Neal Marlens & Carol Black
55 NBCCreated by Steven Bochco & Terry Louise Fisher
56 PBSCreated by Joan Ganz Cooney
57 NBC/ABCCreated by Richard Levinson & William Link
58 BBCWritten by John Cleese & Connie Booth
58 NBCCreated by Roy Huggins and Stephen J. Cannell
60 NBCCreated by Paul Feig
60 ABCCreated by Glenn Gordon Caron
62 ABC miniseriesWritten by William Blinn, M. Charles Cohen, Ernest Kinoy, James Lee; Based on the book by Alex Haley
63 CBSCreated by Philip Rosenthal
63 Comedy CentralCreated by Matt Stone & Trey Parker
65 CBSWritten by Rod Serling, Leslie Stevens, et al.
66 ShowtimeDeveloped for TV by James Manos, Jr., Based on the novel by Jeff Lindsay
67 NBCCreated by Ricky Gervais & Stephen Merchant, Developed by Greg Daniels
68 ABCCreated by Winnie Holzman
69 NBCCreated by Susan Harris
70 CBSWritten by Jack Elinson, Harvey Bullock, Charles Stewart et al
71 FOXCreated by Joel Surnow & Robert Cochran
71 ABCCreated by Matt Williams, Based on a Character Created by Roseanne Barr
71 FXCreated by Shawn Ryan
74 FOXCreated by David Shore
74 CBSCreated by Diane English
76 ABCCreated by Danny Arnold & Theodore J. Flicker
76 PBS miniseriesWritten by Rupert Graves and Jack Pulman
78 ABCWritten by Peggy Elliott & Ed Scharlach, based on the play by Neil Simon
79 CBSWritten by Henry Slesar, Robert C Dennis, Francis M Cockrell, et al
79 BBCConceived and written by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Neil Innes, Terry Jones, Michael Palin
79 syndicatedCreated by Gene Roddenberry
79 PBSCreated by Jean Marsh and Eileen Atkins
83 NBC/CBSCreated by Mel Brooks and Buck Henry
84 CBSCreated by Reginald Rose
84 CBSWritten by Charles Marquis Warren & John Meston, et al
86 FXDeveloped for Television by Graham Yost, Based on the short story by Elmore Leonard
87 CBSCreated by Nat Hiken
88 HBO miniseriesWritten by Erik Bork, E. Max Frye, Tom Hanks, Erik Jendresen, Bruce C. McKenna, John Orloff, Graham Yost; Based on the book by Stephan E. Ambrose
89 NBCSeason One: Written by Chris Beard, Phil Hahn, John Hanrahan, Coslough Johnson, Paul Keyes, Marc London, Allan Manings, David Panich, Hugh Wedlock, Digby Wolfe
90 CBSWritten by Patrick McGoohan, et al
91 BBCBased on an Original Idea by Jennifer Saunders & Dawn French
91 syndicatedSeason One: Written by Jack Burns, Jim Henson, Jerry Juhl, Marc London
93 HBOCreated by Terence Winter, Based on the book by Nelson Johnson
94 NBCCreated by David Kohan & Max Mutchnick
95 NBCCreated by Gary David Goldberg
96 CBS miniseriesTeleplay by Bill Wittliff, Based on the novel by Larry McMurtry
96 ABCCreated by Susan Harris
98 ABCWritten by Roy Huggins, et al
99 NBCSeason One: Writing Supervised by Merrill Markoe, Writers: Andy Breckman, Tom Gammill, David Letterman, Richard Morris, Gerard Mulligan, Max Pross, Karl Tiedemann, Steve Winer
99 FXWritten by Louis C.K.
101 HBOCreated by Tom Fontana

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