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
Sons of Anarchy: Season 1 2.

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
90210: Season 1 3.

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
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Season 1 4.

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
True Blood: Season 1 5.

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
The Wire: Season 5 6.

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
Legend of the Seeker: Season 1 7.

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
The Mentalist: Season 1 8.

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
Generation Kill: Season 1 9.

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
Flashpoint: Season 1 10.

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
John Adams: Season 1 11.

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
Wallander: Season 1 12.

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
Fringe: Season 1 13.

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
Lost: Season 4 14.

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 15.

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
Mad Men: Season 2 16.

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
Dexter: Season 3 17.

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
House of Saddam: Season 1 18.

House of Saddam: Season 1

July 30, 2008
The four-hour miniseries dramatizes the period from Saddam's coup in 1979 to his capture in 2003.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
tbd
In Plain Sight: Season 1 19.

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
Chocolate News: Season 1 20.

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 Shield: Season 7 21.

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
New Amsterdam: Season 1 22.

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
My Own Worst Enemy: Season 1 23.

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
Sanctuary: Season 1 24.

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
The Life & Times of Tim: Season 1 25.

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
Knight Rider: Season 1 26.

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
Raising the Bar: Season 1 27.

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
Friday Night Lights: Season 3 28.

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
Do Not Disturb: Season 1 29.

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
Carrier: Season 1 30.

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
Lipstick Jungle: Season 1 31.

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
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles: Season 1 32.

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
Leverage: Season 1 33.

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
Testees: Season 1 34.

Testees: Season 1

October 9, 2008
Two friends experience odd side effects from the different products they test.
Metascore:
37
User Score:
7.6
The Secret Life of the American Teenager: Season 1 35.

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
Mistresses (UK): Season 1 36.

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
Life (2007): Season 2 37.

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
Californication: Season 2 38.

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
House: Season 5 39.

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
The Cleaner: Season 1 40.

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
Battlestar Galactica (2003): Season 4 41.

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
The Tudors: Season 2 42.

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
Survivors: Season 1 43.

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
Little Dorrit: Season 1 44.

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
Crash: Season 1 45.

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
Desperate Housewives: Season 5 46.

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
Little Britain USA: Season 1 47.

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
Heroes: Season 3 48.

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
Weeds: Season 4 49.

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
The Andromeda Strain: Season 1 50.

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
Cashmere Mafia: Season 1 51.

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
Momma's Boys: Season 1 52.

Momma's Boys: Season 1

December 16, 2008
The latest dating show has three eligible bachelors looking for love with the help of their mothers.
Metascore:
19
User Score:
4.3
Crusoe: Season 1 53.

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
Grey's Anatomy: Season 5 54.

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
America's Toughest Jobs: Season 1 55.

America's Toughest Jobs: Season 1

August 25, 2008
Contestants try out some of the jobs seen on the Discovery and History Channel's popular documentaries, including crab fishing and driving trucks on ice.
Metascore:
46
User Score:
tbd
Saving Grace: Season 2 56.

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
Burn Notice: Season 2 57.

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
Wipeout: Season 1 58.

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
Secret Diary of a Call Girl: Season 1 59.

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
The Middleman: Season 1 60.

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
The Inbetweeners (UK): Season 1 61.

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
Farmer Wants a Wife: Season 1 62.

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
The Return of Jezebel James: Season 1 63.

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
Welcome to the Captain: Season 1 64.

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
Eli Stone: Season 1 65.

Eli Stone: Season 1

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

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