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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MADE TV Poster Image
Goal-oriented reality TV with a happy ending.
Network: MTV
(2005)
(2002)
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Everybody Hates Chris TV Poster Image
Everyone will love this funny take on real issues.
Network: CW, Nickelodeon
(2005)
(2005)
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Survivor TV Poster Image
Plotting and scheming in paradise for $1,000,000.
Network: CBS
(2003)
(2000)
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Commander in Chief TV Poster Image
Life and politics mix in this important drama.
Network: ABC
(2005)
(2005)
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Friday Night Lights TV Poster Image
Poignant football drama scores; OK for teens.
Network: Freeform, NBC
(2006)
(2006)
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Malcolm in the Middle TV Poster Image
Quirky, off-the-wall family humor; OK for teens.
Network: Fox, Syndicated
(2005)
(2000)
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The Colbert Report TV Poster Image
Shrewd talk show spoof is edgy but hilarious.
Network: Comedy Central
(2005)
(2005)
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Ugly Betty TV Poster Image
Underdog heroine is a model of charm and appeal.
Network: ABC, Syndicated
(2006)
(2006)
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Degrassi TV Poster Image
Superb, socially conscious drama deals with tough issues.
Network: TeenNick
(2005)
(2001)
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Gilmore Girls TV Poster Image
Fun coming-of-age drama that's great for teens.
Network: Freeform, CW
(2005)
(2000)
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