TV Show Releases by Score

Breaking Bad: Season 1 1.

Breaking Bad: Season 1

January 20, 2008
A chemistry teacher decides to start a Meth lab.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
9.2
True Blood: Season 1 2.

True Blood: Season 1

September 7, 2008
Sookie Stackhouse comes to television in the Alan Ball adaptation of Charlaine Harris' Southern vampire series.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
8.1
Fringe: Season 1 3.

Fringe: Season 1

September 9, 2008
J.J. Abrams' sci-fi drama investigates the conspiracy behind the mysterious deaths on an airplane.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
8.3
Sons of Anarchy: Season 1 4.

Sons of Anarchy: Season 1

September 3, 2008
The lives of the Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle Club are explored in Kurt Sutter's new drama.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
8.5
Lost: Season 4 5.

Lost: Season 4

January 31, 2008
After a peek at the future last year, season four aims to show how our lost passengers find their way off the island.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.7
In Treatment: Season 1 6.

In Treatment: Season 1

January 28, 2008
The remake of a hit Israeli show airing 5 days a week looks into therapist Paul Weston (Gabriel Byrne) practice along with his own sessions with a psychologist.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
9.2
Swingtown: Season 1 7.

Swingtown: Season 1

June 5, 2008
CBS attempts to turn up the heat with a drama about three couples in suburban Chicago who experience the cultural revolution of the 1970s.
Metascore:
49
User Score:
8.3
The Wire: Season 5 8.

The Wire: Season 5

January 6, 2008
The crime drama returns in its final season with the hot seat applied at creator David Simon's previous occupation (journalist).
Metascore:
89
User Score:
9.1
The Secret Life of the American Teenager: Season 1 9.

The Secret Life of the American Teenager: Season 1

July 1, 2008
Molly Ringwald stars as a mom to a pregnant teenager in the ABC Family series by the creator of "7th Heaven" and "Blossom."
Metascore:
48
User Score:
5.4
John Adams: Season 1 10.

John Adams: Season 1

March 16, 2008
The seven-part miniseries on the life of the second US president is based on the book by David McCullough.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.5
Legend of the Seeker: Season 1 11.

Legend of the Seeker: Season 1

November 1, 2008
The producers of syndicated hits "Hercules" and "Xena" look for a hat trick with its latest fantasy show based on Terry Goodkind's books.
Metascore:
53
User Score:
7.3
Life On Mars: Season 1 12.

Life On Mars: Season 1

October 9, 2008
Sam Tyler (Jason O'Mara) finds himself transported to the 1970s after a car accident in this remake of the award-winning British drama.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.4
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles: Season 1 13.

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles: Season 1

January 13, 2008
The Terminator franchise arrives on TV with this serial drama. The series picks up a year after the events of Terminator 2: Judgment Day with John and Sarah Connor hiding from the government. After two years in one place Sarah decides they need a change of scenery and in doing so they expose themselves to FBI Agent James Ellison and Skynet's army of Terminators including Cameron Phillips a reprogrammed Terminator sent to protect John. She informs them that Judgment Day was not stopped and will take place in 2011. John convinces Sarah to stop hiding and fight so Cameron takes them to a time machine the resistance has set up to take them to the year Skynet was created 2007.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
7.3
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Season 1 14.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Season 1

October 3, 2008
The battle for the Republic continues in Lucas' animated series with Anakin Skywalker, Yoda, and a new character by the name of Ahsoka Tano.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
8.3
The Mentalist: Season 1 15.

The Mentalist: Season 1

September 23, 2008
Patrick Jane (Simon Baker) is a former TV psychic who tries his hand at real police work.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
8.5
Dexter: Season 3 16.

Dexter: Season 3

September 28, 2008
Dexter's back with more blood on his hands and may have found a friend in the new Assistant District Attorney (Jimmy Smits).
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.1
Eli Stone: Season 1 17.

Eli Stone: Season 1

January 31, 2008
A San Francisco lawyer begins seeing things including George Michael.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
8.3
Heroes: Season 3 18.

Heroes: Season 3

September 22, 2008
The future is in danger, and the gang must race to stop the end of the world as we know it.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
5.1
Generation Kill: Season 1 19.

Generation Kill: Season 1

July 13, 2008
The Wire's David Simon produces this seven-part miniseries about the 2003 war on Iraq through the eyes of one Marine unit.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.7
My Own Worst Enemy: Season 1 20.

My Own Worst Enemy: Season 1

October 13, 2008
Harry lives the stereotypical suburban life, but he also is Edward, a trained spy. The worlds start to merge as the carefully constructed wall between the two breaks down.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
8.7
Battlestar Galactica (2003): Season 4 21.

Battlestar Galactica (2003): Season 4

April 4, 2008
The final season picks up from last season's revelations of Cyclons amongst the crew and the return of the presumed deceased Starbuck.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.8
Chuck: Season 2 22.

Chuck: Season 2

September 29, 2008
Chuck's life may be in danger now that The Intersect 2.0 is in the works.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.6
Leverage: Season 1 23.

Leverage: Season 1

December 7, 2008
Hutton is an ex-insurance investigator leading a group of specialists to right wrongs caused by a variety of corrupt people and companies.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
8.8
Life (2007): Season 2 24.

Life (2007): Season 2

September 29, 2008
Charlie (Damian Lewis) is still solving crimes with his partner Reese while trying to find who set him up back in 1995.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.0
Jericho: Season 2 25.

Jericho: Season 2

February 12, 2008
The townspeople try to rebuild after the nuclear war as the show returns from the ashes of cancellation.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
8.7
Flashpoint: Season 1 26.

Flashpoint: Season 1

July 11, 2008
The Canadian series about a specialized unit used to dealing with urgent situations is based on the Emergency Task Force in Toronto.
Metascore:
50
User Score:
8.1
The Andromeda Strain: Season 1 27.

The Andromeda Strain: Season 1

May 26, 2008
Michael Crichton's novel, which involves a deadly disease that is unleashed when a satellite crashes into a small town, is remade again, this time as a miniseries.
Metascore:
41
User Score:
5.6
Chocolate News: Season 1 28.

Chocolate News: Season 1

October 15, 2008
David Alan Grier's latest sketch comedy show targets news programs.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
3.1
The Inbetweeners (UK): Season 1 29.

The Inbetweeners (UK): Season 1

May 1, 2008
Will (Simon Bird) is the new kid who transfers in from private to public school and finds it difficult to adjust as he eventually joins a group of outcasts.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
6.1
The Tudors: Season 2 30.

The Tudors: Season 2

March 30, 2008
Heads will roll in the second season of The Tudors. Henry and Anne are king and queen, but this stops neither Henry's roving eye nor his suspicion of those closest to him.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
6.8
Knight Rider: Season 1 31.

Knight Rider: Season 1

September 24, 2008
KITT gets a makeover as well as a new driver in the form of Michael's son (Justin Bruening).
Metascore:
21
User Score:
5.9
The Shield: Season 7 32.

The Shield: Season 7

September 2, 2008
The end is near for Vic Mackey as he fights for his badge and his life in the final season.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
9.4
90210: Season 1 33.

90210: Season 1

September 2, 2008
A new generation at West Beverly Hills High includes a family from Kansas and alumnus Kelly Taylor returns as a guidance counselor.
Metascore:
47
User Score:
6.7
Mad Men: Season 2 34.

Mad Men: Season 2

July 27, 2008
The second season of the multi-Emmy-nominated series picks up two years ahead in 1962 where the questions left hanging in season one are slowly answered.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.9
Cashmere Mafia: Season 1 35.

Cashmere Mafia: Season 1

January 6, 2008
Kevin Wade & Darren Starr's latest series stars Lucy Liu, Frances O'Connor, Miranda Otto and Bonnie Somerville as powerful business women who remain best of friends.
Metascore:
48
User Score:
7.9
In Plain Sight: Season 1 36.

In Plain Sight: Season 1

June 1, 2008
Following the trend of tough-talking female law-enforcement cable series such as TNT's "Saving Grace" and "The Closer," USA Network serves up Mary McCormack as U.S. Marshal Mary Shannon, who helps those in the witness-protection program.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
6.5
Sanctuary: Season 1 37.

Sanctuary: Season 1

October 3, 2008
Dr. Helen Magnus is in charge of a sanctuary for some of nature's unusual creatures in this new series for Sci Fi that utilizes virtual sets.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
6.5
New Amsterdam: Season 1 38.

New Amsterdam: Season 1

March 4, 2008
A New York detective seeks his true love to break the curse of immortality.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
8.5
Torchwood (UK): Season 2 39.

Torchwood (UK): Season 2

January 16, 2008
Captain Jack and his crew return for their second season, with James Marsters and Alan Dale among the guest stars.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.8
Kath & Kim: Season 1 40.

Kath & Kim: Season 1

October 9, 2008
Molly Shannon and Selma Blair are mother and daughter in this American remake of the hit Australian comedy.
Metascore:
35
User Score:
5.4
Little Britain USA: Season 1 41.

Little Britain USA: Season 1

September 28, 2008
The award-winning sketch comedy comes stateside with its creators/stars on board.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
6.5
Raising the Bar: Season 1 42.

Raising the Bar: Season 1

September 1, 2008
Bochco returns with a new legal drama set in the criminal justice system.
Metascore:
48
User Score:
5.5
Wipeout: Season 1 43.

Wipeout: Season 1

June 24, 2008
Contestants race through a huge obstacle course hoping not to fall into mud for a $50,000 prize.
Metascore:
34
User Score:
7.3
Fear Itself: Season 1 44.

Fear Itself: Season 1

June 5, 2008
The producers of "Masters of Horrors" are back with another anthology of thrillers written and/or directed by such names as John Landis, Darren Bousman, Breck Eisner, Stuart Gordon, Mary Harron, and Ronny Yu.
Metascore:
51
User Score:
5.6
Lipstick Jungle: Season 1 45.

Lipstick Jungle: Season 1

February 7, 2008
This adaptation of Candace Bushnell's book of the same name treads the same familiar grounds of her other big hit, "Sex in the City."
Metascore:
40
User Score:
5.2
Welcome to the Captain: Season 1 46.

Welcome to the Captain: Season 1

February 4, 2008
The comings and goings of the wacky residents of The Captain, a famous Hollywood apartment building.
Metascore:
50
User Score:
4.6
Pushing Daisies: Season 2 47.

Pushing Daisies: Season 2

October 1, 2008
The second season of the show about the pie maker and his childhood sweetheart finds Chuck under threat of discovery of her secret.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.8
House: Season 5 48.

House: Season 5

September 16, 2008
As season five begins, Wilson prepares to leave as the emotions from Amber's death continue to cause tension between him and House.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.6
Gossip Girl: Season 2 49.

Gossip Girl: Season 2

September 1, 2008
It's almost the end of summer and the boys and girls of Constance Billard and St. Jude's School for Boys meet up again in the East Hamptons before the school year begins.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.0
Testees: Season 1 50.

Testees: Season 1

October 9, 2008
Two friends experience odd side effects from the different products they test.
Metascore:
37
User Score:
7.6
Friday Night Lights: Season 3 51.

Friday Night Lights: Season 3

October 1, 2008
The football drama based on the movie of the same name returns with the help of DirecTV.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
9.0
Entourage: Season 5 52.

Entourage: Season 5

September 7, 2008
After "Medellin" bombed at Cannes, Vince and Turtle party in Mexico while the other guys help Vince regain his standing in Hollywood.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.7
The Cleaner: Season 1 53.

The Cleaner: Season 1

July 15, 2008
William Banks (Benjamin Bratt) is a former drug addict out to help those addicted in this drama based in part on the life of William Boyd.
Metascore:
41
User Score:
6.3
Burn Notice: Season 2 54.

Burn Notice: Season 2

July 10, 2008
Michael Westen (Jeffrey Donovan) has a new handler in the form of the mysterious Carla (Tricia Helfer).
Metascore:
75
User Score:
8.4
Hopkins: Season 1 55.

Hopkins: Season 1

June 26, 2008
ABC returns to expand on its "Hopkins 24/7" documentary with a six-episode series about the lives of the doctors and the people they treat at the prestigious Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
8.4
Recount 56.

Recount

May 25, 2008
The hanging chad is recounted in HBO's TV movie featuring Kevin Spacey, Denis Leary, John Hurt, Tom Wilkinson, Ed Begley Jr., and Laura Dern.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
6.8
Oprah's Big Give: Season 1 57.

Oprah's Big Give: Season 1

March 2, 2008
Contestants are given 1 million dollars and are challenged to use it to help as many people as they can.
Metascore:
48
User Score:
2.9
Crash: Season 1 58.

Crash: Season 1

October 17, 2008
Dennis Hopper is a record producer in Starz's new series based on the movie "Crash."
Metascore:
43
User Score:
5.7
The Life & Times of Tim: Season 1 59.

The Life & Times of Tim: Season 1

September 28, 2008
The adult animated series about a guy in New York who keeps getting himself in weird situations.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
8.2
Z Rock: Season 1 60.

Z Rock: Season 1

August 24, 2008
IFC brings its own real rock-band comedy with the Zo2 trio, who play the children's party circuit by day and rock music by night.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
8.1
30 Rock: Season 3 61.

30 Rock: Season 3

October 30, 2008
Oprah and Jennifer Aniston are among some of the guests set to appear on the Tina Fey comedy's third season.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.6
Eleventh Hour: Season 1 62.

Eleventh Hour: Season 1

October 9, 2008
A scientist (Rufus Sewell) consults for the FBI about unusual crimes in this American remake of a British series.
Metascore:
54
User Score:
6.7
Samurai Girl: Season 1 63.

Samurai Girl: Season 1

September 5, 2008
Heaven (Jamie Chung) learns the way of the Samurai to avenge an attack on her family.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
8.3
Farmer Wants a Wife: Season 1 64.

Farmer Wants a Wife: Season 1

April 30, 2008
CW does "The Bachelor" country style as ten city girls look to win farmer Matt's affection.
Metascore:
31
User Score:
7.5
Worst Week: Season 1 65.

Worst Week: Season 1

September 22, 2008
In this remake of a British comedy, everything that can go wrong will go wrong in the life of Sam Briggs (Kyle Bornheimer).
Metascore:
62
User Score:
6.1
The Middleman: Season 1 66.

The Middleman: Season 1

June 16, 2008
In this adaptation of the Viper Comics graphic novel, Wendy Watson is a temp who finds herself recruited by a man called The Middleman to help stop creatures and criminals.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.1
Wallander: Season 1 67.

Wallander: Season 1

November 30, 2008
Having played a Danish prince, Kenneth Branagh moves further north into Scandinavia to play a Swedish detective in this BAFTA-winning adaptation of Henning Mankell's novels.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.4
Grey's Anatomy: Season 5 68.

Grey's Anatomy: Season 5

September 25, 2008
The doctors of Seattle Grace return for its fifth season and it includes guest Kevin McKidd as the newest doctor on the block.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
7.2
Secret Diary of a Call Girl: Season 1 69.

Secret Diary of a Call Girl: Season 1

June 16, 2008
The British dramatic series is based on the real-life situations of a London escort.
Metascore:
53
User Score:
6.0
Canterbury's Law: Season 1 70.

Canterbury's Law: Season 1

March 10, 2008
Julianna Margulies returns to serial television as a lawyer who fights for justice even as her personal life is a mess.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
6.3
Californication: Season 2 71.

Californication: Season 2

September 28, 2008
Hank's got his girl back, but he tries her patience with his many mistakes.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
8.3
Desperate Housewives: Season 5 72.

Desperate Housewives: Season 5

September 28, 2008
We jump forward five years in the lives of the Wisteria Lane residents.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
8.3
Saving Grace: Season 2 73.

Saving Grace: Season 2

July 14, 2008
Grace explores her guilt over her sister's death in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing in the second season.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
5.4
Tracey Ullman's State of the Union: Season 1 74.

Tracey Ullman's State of the Union: Season 1

March 30, 2008
The English comedienne returns to cable television in a sketch-comedy series with Ullman impersonating famous political figures and celebrities.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
5.4
The Return of Jezebel James: Season 1 75.

The Return of Jezebel James: Season 1

March 14, 2008
Parker Posey is a book editor who asks her estranged sister to carry her baby.
Metascore:
29
User Score:
5.2
Crusoe: Season 1 76.

Crusoe: Season 1

October 17, 2008
This international coproduction changes some of the classic book's details, including a younger Robinson whose backstory is different from the one in the classic novel.
Metascore:
53
User Score:
7.3
Gary Unmarried: Season 1 77.

Gary Unmarried: Season 1

September 24, 2008
Jay Mohr is Gary, a single father trying to juggle raising his children and start dating again.
Metascore:
47
User Score:
6.5
Weeds: Season 4 78.

Weeds: Season 4

June 16, 2008
Nancy (Mary-Louise Parker) has relocated to her father-in-law's (Albert Brooks) house near the Mexican border after her own burned down last season.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.3
Miss Guided: Season 1 79.

Miss Guided: Season 1

March 18, 2008
A guidance counselor returns to work at her old high school.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
8.3
Private Practice: Season 2 80.

Private Practice: Season 2

October 1, 2008
No more dancing in a towel for Addison as the show's creator promises the show will be more serious.
Metascore:
44
User Score:
7.2
Privileged: Season 1 81.

Privileged: Season 1

September 9, 2008
JoAnna Garcia is Megan Smith, a writer who ends up with a job as a tutor for two rich girls in this adaption of the book "How to Teach Filthy Rich Girls."
Metascore:
58
User Score:
8.2
Carrier: Season 1 82.

Carrier: Season 1

April 27, 2008
The documentary series follows the lives of those who live and work on the U.S.S. Nimitz.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
8.2
Unhitched: Season 1 83.

Unhitched: Season 1

March 2, 2008
The Farrelly brothers' produced comedy about a group of single-again 30-somethings in Boston.
Metascore:
43
User Score:
5.0
quarterlife: Season 1 84.

quarterlife: Season 1

February 26, 2008
The MySpace show about 20-somethings moves up to network television.
Metascore:
53
User Score:
4.5
Coco Chanel 85.

Coco Chanel

September 13, 2008
The life and loves of the famous fashion icon Coco Chanel (Shirley MacLaine) is explored in this TV movie from Lifetime.
Metascore:
54
User Score:
7.8
Spectacle: Elvis Costello With...: Season 1 86.

Spectacle: Elvis Costello With...: Season 1

December 3, 2008
The Sundance channel brings Costello to TV with a new talk show featuring mainly musicians as guests.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
6.5
Little Dorrit: Season 1 87.

Little Dorrit: Season 1

October 26, 2008
The BBC adaptation of Charles Dickens' serial novel about Little Dorrit, who lived most of her life in debtors' prison with her family, airs as part of Masterpiece Classic season.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.4
The Ex List: Season 1 88.

The Ex List: Season 1

October 3, 2008
A remake of a hit Israeli show about a woman who is told she must find her soul mate among her exes in the next year or she will never be in love again.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
8.4
Do Not Disturb: Season 1 89.

Do Not Disturb: Season 1

September 10, 2008
Jerry O' Connell stars in a new comedy set in a small boutique hotel in LA.
Metascore:
21
User Score:
3.5
Survivors: Season 1 90.

Survivors: Season 1

November 23, 2008
After a virus kills 90 percent of the population on Earth, a group of nine survivors try to work together in this remake of the 1970's British series.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
8.1
Dirty Sexy Money: Season 2 91.

Dirty Sexy Money: Season 2

October 1, 2008
Lucy Liu joins the cast as the newest troublemaker to cross the path of the Darling clan.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.2
Mistresses (UK): Season 1 92.

Mistresses (UK): Season 1

January 8, 2008
The drama focusing on four friends who are tempted into affairs with other people is already on season two in the UK, and an American remake is in the works.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
8.5
Eli Stone: Season 2 93.

Eli Stone: Season 2

October 14, 2008
Eli's visions continue, as do musical guest appearances, this time from Seal and Katie Holmes.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.7
The Cho Show: Season 1 94.

The Cho Show: Season 1

August 21, 2008
Comedian Margaret Cho shows her day-to-day life on this VH-1 reality show.
Metascore:
44
User Score:
5.5
Filth: The Mary Whitehouse Story 95.

Filth: The Mary Whitehouse Story

May 28, 2008
The life of Mary Whitehouse, the British activist who fought the BBC over television decency standards, is explored in the latest installment in the Masterpiece Contemporary series.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
tbd
The Riches: Season 2 96.

The Riches: Season 2

March 18, 2008
The Molloys' find their identies as the Rich's threatened not only by cousin Dale but by Dahlia's urge to leave their scheme.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
7.4

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