Best TV Shows of the Decade (2000-2009): Top 10 for Preteens and Young Teens

"So many great TV series, so little time! Until now. Our TV editors have handpicked the decade's best TV shows (and the most memborable ones) for your preteens and young teens -- the shows that brought new life to old genres, inspired smart family discussion, and helped make the small screen cool again. From comedy and drama to reality TV, it's all here. Go ahead: Relive some memories, and make some new ones."

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Goal-oriented reality TV with a happy ending.
Network: MTV
(2005)
 
Everyone will love this funny take on real issues.
Network: CW, Nickelodeon
(2005)
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Plotting and scheming in paradise for $1,000,000.
Network: CBS
(2003)
 
Life and politics mix in this important drama.
Network: ABC
(2005)
 
Poignant football drama scores; OK for teens.
Network: ABC Family, NBC
(2006)
 
Quirky, off-the-wall family humor; OK for teens.
Network: Fox, Syndicated
(2005)
 
Shrewd talk show spoof is edgy but hilarious.
Network: Comedy Central
(2005)
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Underdog heroine is a model of charm and appeal.
Network: ABC, Syndicated
(2006)
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Superb, socially conscious drama deals with tough issues.
Network: TeenNick
(2005)
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A coming-of-age drama that's great for teen girls.
Network: ABC Family, CW
(2005)

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