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Can you name the top 100 US prime-time TV series based on a formula that includes viewership & longevity?

Quiz Updated Oct 28, 2016

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RankSeriesGenre (Network, Years)
1News magazine, (CBS, 1968-present)
2Western, (CBS, 1955-1975)
3Comedy/Variety, (CBS, NBC, 1951-1971)
4Crime procedural, (CBS, 2000-2015)
5Talent contest, (FOX, 2002-2016)
6Medical drama, (NBC, 1994-2009)
7Crime procedural, (CBS, 2003-present)
8Talent contest, (ABC, 2005-present)
9Western, (NBC, 1959-1973)
10Family Sitcom, (CBS, 1971-1983)
11Anthology (Drama, animation, nature), (ABC, NBC, CBS, 1954-1990)
12Variety, (CBS, 1948-1971)
13Pals sitcom, (NBC, 1994-2004)
14Family/Work sitcom, (CBS, 1962-1974)
15Mystery, (CBS, 1984-1996)
16Reality contest, (CBS, 2000-present)
17Workplace Sitcom, (CBS, 1972-1983)
18Medical drama / Prime-time soap, (ABC, 2005-present)
19Workplace Sitcom, (NBC, 1982-1993)
20Prime-time soap, (CBS, 1978-1991)
21Family Sitcom, (NBC, 1984-1992)
22Family/work Sitcom, (NBC, 1993-2004)
23Family Sitcom, (CBS, 2003-2015)
24Family/work Sitcom, (CBS, 1960-1968)
25Family/work Sitcom, (ABC, 1988-1997)
26Crime procedural, (NBC, 1990-2010)
28Crime procedural, (CBS, 2005-present)
28Family Sitcom, (ABC, 1991-1999)
29News magazine, (ABC, 1978-present)
30Crime procedural, (CBS, 2002-2012)
31Comedy/Variety, (CBS, NBC, 1950-1965)
32TPals Sitcom, (CBS, 2007-present)
32TPals Sitcom, (ABC, 1977-1985)
34Family Sitcom, (CBS, 1951-1961)
35Family Sitcom, (ABC, CBS, 1953-1971)
36Family Sitcom, (CBS, 1962-1971)
37Quiz show, (NBC, 1950-1961)
38Family Sitcom, (CBS, 1996-2005)
39Family/Pals Sitcom, (ABC, 1974-1984)
40Prime-time soap, (ABC, 2004-2012)
41Game show, (CBS, 1952-1967)
42Crime procedural, (NBC, 1952-1970)
43TTalent contest, (CBS, 1948-1958)
43TFamily Sitcom, (CBS, 1975-1985)
45Pals Sitcom, (NBC, 1990-1998)
46Crime procedural, (CBS, 1968-1980)
47Comedy/Variety, (CBS, 1952-1970)
48Crime procedural, (ABC, 1993-2005)
49Crime procedural, (CBS, 2009-present)
50Family Sitcom, (CBS, 1975-1984)
RankSeriesGenre (Network, Years)
51Pals/Family Sitcom, (NBC, CBS, 1985-1993)
52Crime procedural, (CBS, 2002-2009)
53Pals Sitcom, (ABC, 1976-1983)
54Comedy/Variety, (NBC, ABC, 1948-1967)
55Family/Workplace Sitcom, (NBC, 1972-1977)
56Workplace Sitcom, (CBS, 1988-1998)
57Workplace Sitcom, (CBS, 1964-1970)
58TPrime-time soap, (ABC, 1981-1989)
58TFamily/Work Sitcom, (CBS, 1976-1985)
60Crime procedural, (CBS, 2008-2015)
61Crime procedural, (NBC, 1999-present)
62Western, (NBC, ABC, 1957-1965)
63Reality comedy , (CBS, NBC, ABC, 1948-2005)
64Pals Sitcom, (NBC, 1987-1993)
65Family Sitcom, (ABC, CBS, 1960-1972)
66TFamily/Work Sitcom, (ABC, 1984-1992)
66TFamily Sitcom / Fantasy, (ABC, 1964-1972)
68Crime procedural (CBS, 2010-present)
69Comedy/Romance, (ABC, 1977-1986)
70Anthology drama, (NBC, ABC, 1949-1963)
71Western / Family, (NBC, 1974-1983)
72Workplace Sitcom, (ABC, 1989-1997)
73Medical drama, (FOX, 2004-2012)
74Family drama, (CBS, 1972-1981)
75Western, (CBS, 1957-1963)
76Reality comedy , (ABC, 1990-present)
77Drama / Fantasy, (CBS, 1994-2003)
78Talent contest (NBC, 2011-present)
79Anthology drama, (CBS, 1953-1962)
80Prime-time soap, (CBS, 1981-1990)
81Variety, (CBS, 1949-1959)
82Workplace Sitcom, (CBS, 1970-1977)
83News magazine, (ABC, 1989-2012)
84Family Sitcom, (CBS, 1972-1978)
85TMedical drama, (ABC, 1969-1976)
85TFamily Sitcom, (NBC, 1982-1989)
87Crime procedural, (CBS, 1980-1988)
88Crime procedural, (NBC, 1967-1975)
89TSketch comedy, (NBC, 1950-1955)
89TSketch comedy, (NBC, 1968-1973)
91Crime procedural, (CBS, 2004-2013)
92Family/Pals Sitcom, (ABC, 1987-1995)
93Legal drama (CBS, 2009-2016)
94Prime-time soap, (CBS, 1979-1993)
95Family Sitcom, (CBS, 1954-1960)
96Family Sitcom, (CBS, 1966-1971)
97TWorkplace Sitcom, (NBC, 1984-1992)
97TComedy variety, (NBC, 1965-1974)
99TFamily Sitcom, (ABC, 1985-1992)
99TComedy-Drama, (CBS, 1979-1985)

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