The top TV networks, ranked by the impact, influence, and quality of both current and formerly-running properties. HBO currently leads FX for overall swagger, with Netflix hot on on their heels.
: Launched in 1994
Top currently-running properties: Fargo, Atlanta, Better Things, The Americans, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, American Crime Story, American Horror Story, You’re the Worst, Baskets
Top formerly-running properties: Louie, The Shield, Justified, Sons of Anarchy, Rescue Me, Nip/Tuck
: Launched in 1997
Top currently-running properties: Stranger Things, The Crown, Master of None, Black Mirror, Bojack Horseman, Mindhunter, Big Mouth, Making a Murderer, Narcos, Orange is the New Black, House of Cards, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Jessica Jones, Dirty Money, Ozark, Glow,
Top formerly-running properties: Godless, American Vandal, Love, The End of the Fxxxing World, Wild Wild Country
4) Comedy Central
: Launched in 1991
Top currently-running properties: The Daily Show, South Park, Nathan For You, Broad City, Drunk History, Tosh.0
Top formerly-running properties: Chappelle’s Show, The Colbert Report, Key and Peele, The Man Show, Upright Citizen’s Brigade, Review, Workaholics, Crankyankers
5) AMC: Launched in 1984
Top currently-running properties: Better Call Saul, The Walking Dead, McMafia, Fear the Walking Dead.
Top formerly-running properties: Breaking Bad, Mad Men, Halt and Catch Fire, Hell on Wheels.
6) Amazon Studios
: Launched in 2013
Top currently-running properties: Transparent, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Fleabag, Catastrophe, The Man in the High Castle, Mozart in the Jungle, Bosch, Sneaky Pete.
Top formerly-running properties: One Mississippi
: Launched in 1976
Top currently-running properties: Billions, Homeland, Smilf, Ray Donovan, Shameless, The Affair, Penny Dreadful
Top formerly-running properties: Dexter, Nurse Jackie, Californication, Weeds, The Tudors, Episodes, Masters of Sex, Twin Peaks S3
Launched in 1986
Top currently-running properties: Brooklyn Nine Nine, Family Guy, The Simpsons, Empire, The X-Files
Top formerly-running properties: Arrested Development, 24, That 70’s Show, 90210, Melrose Place, In Living Color, Malcolm in the Middle, Prison Break, House, Married…with Children, Party of Five, Undeclared.
Launched in 1941
Top currently-running properties: The Big Bang Theory, NCIS, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, 60 Minutes, The Good Wife
Top formerly-running properties: CSI, Chicago Hope, Picket Fences, Everybody Loves Raymond, Murphy Brown
Launched in 1939
Top currently-running properties: The Good Place, 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, Viceland, PBS, BBC, Channel 4, Cinemax, ABC, USA, Starz, Sundance