Best TV Shows of the Decade (2000-2009): Top 10 for 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 teens -- the shows that challenged genres, inspired watercooler buzz, and made the small screen cool again. From comedy and drama to action and reality TV, it's all here. Go ahead: Relive some memories, and make some new ones.

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

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Exciting space drama has complex adult themes.
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Network: Syfy
(2005)
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Excellent, sometimes scary drama for fearless families.
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Network: ABC
(2005)
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14
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Workplace spoof is hilarious but filled with mature humor.
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Network: NBC, Syndicated
(2006)
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A tense thriller for adults and mature teens.
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Network: Fox
(2006)
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14
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Smart action drama with a strong female lead.
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Network: ABC, Syndicated
(2005)
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15
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Brilliant, innovative comedy for mature viewers.
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Network: Fox, Netflix, Syndicated
(2005)
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15
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Science prevails in mature, long-running crime procedural.
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Network: CBS
(2005)
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14
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Strong female teen private eye digs into serious topics.
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Network: CW
(2006)
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16
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Edgy, brilliant comedy that's best for adults.
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Network: Comedy Central
(2006)
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Thoughtful, mature cop show...with lots of blood.
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Network: FX
(2005)

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