The top TV networks, ranked by the impact, influence, and quality of both current and formerly-running properties. HBO currently leads Netflix for overall swagger, with FX hot on on their heels.
: Launched in 1997
Top currently-running properties: Stranger Things, Ozark, The Crown, Master of None, Black Mirror S3+, Russian Doll, Top Boy S3+, I Think You Should Leave, Glow, Mindhunter, Big Mouth, The End of the Fxxxing World, 13 Reasons Why, Dear White People, Dead to Me, F is For Family,
Top formerly-running properties: Orange is the New Black, House of Cards, Bojack Horseman, Narcos, Godless, One Day at a Time, Love, Wild Wild Country, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Jessica Jones, The OA, Unbelievable, American Vandal, Making a Murderer
3) FX/FXX: Launched in 1994
Top currently-running properties: Fargo, Atlanta, Better Things, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, American Crime Story, American Horror Story, Mr. Inbetween, What We Do in the Shadows, Devs, Snowfall, Pose, Mayans MC
Top formerly-running properties: The Americans, Louie, The Shield, Justified, Sons of Anarchy, Terriers, The League, Legion, The Strain, Damages, Rescue Me, Nip/Tuck, You’re the Worst, Baskets, Fosse/Verdon, Trust
4) Comedy Central
: Launched in 1991
Top currently-running properties: The Daily Show, South Park, Drunk History, Tosh.0
Top formerly-running properties: Chappelle’s Show, The Colbert Report, Key and Peele, Broad City, Nathan For You, The Man Show, Upright Citizen’s Brigade, Review, Workaholics, Crank Yankers
5) AMC: Launched in 1984
Top currently-running properties: Better Call Saul, The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead.
Top formerly-running properties: Breaking Bad, Mad Men, Halt and Catch Fire, Hell on Wheels, McMafia
6) Amazon Studios
: Launched in 2013
Top currently-running properties: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Bosch, Jack Ryan, The Boys, Homecoming, Hunters, Goliath, Modern Love.
Top formerly-running properties: Fleabag, Transparent, The Man in the High Castle, Sneaky Pete, Bosch, One Mississippi, Forever, Mozart in the Jungle
: Launched in 1976
Top currently-running properties: Billions, Dejus & Mero, Homeland, Ray Donovan, Shameless, The Affair
Top formerly-running properties: Dexter, Nurse Jackie,Penny Dreadful, Californication, Weeds, The Tudors, Episodes, Masters of Sex, Twin Peaks S3
Launched in 1986
Top currently-running properties: Family Guy, The Simpsons, Empire
Top formerly-running properties: Arrested Development, 24, That 70’s Show, 90210, Melrose Place, In Living Color, Brooklyn Nine Nine, The X Files, Malcolm in the Middle, Prison Break, House, Married…with Children, Party of Five, Undeclared.
Launched in 1941
Top currently-running properties: NCIS, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, 60 Minutes
Top formerly-running properties: CSI, The Big Bang Theory, Chicago Hope, Picket Fences, Everybody Loves Raymond, Murphy Brown, The Good Wife
Launched in 1939
Top currently-running properties: The Good Place, Brooklyn Nine Nine, Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, The Blacklist, Meet the Press, Law & Order: SVU, This is Us
Top formerly-running properties: Seinfeld, The West Wing, Cheers, Law and Order, Friends, Parks and Rec, ER, Friday Night Lights, The Office, Frasier, Freaks and Geeks, The Cosby Show, Homicide: Life on the Street, 30 Rock, L.A. Law, Hannibal
In the Mix: Hulu, Disney+, AppleTV+, PBS, BBC, Channel 4, Cinemax, ABC, USA, Starz, Sundance