Best TV Shows of 2006

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Best TV Shows of 2006
Best TV Shows of 2006
TOP TV Shows: Dexter (2006), 30 Rock (2006), Heroes (2006), The IT Crowd (2006), Psych (2006), Friday Night Lights (2006), Eureka (2006), Life on Mars (2006), Jericho (2006), Brothers and Sisters (2006), Ugly Betty (2006), Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006), Big Love (2006), Torchwood (2006), The Unit (2006), The Lost Room (2006), Metalocalypse (2006), Lewis (2006), Jane Eyre (2006), Hannah Montana (2006).
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List of Best TV Shows

 8.6
 665K
Dexter (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: Dexter is an American television drama series. The series centers on Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for 'Miami Metro Police Department' who also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have ...
Style: captivating, clever, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, double life, vigilantism, crimes, hidden identity, crime, loner, gory, corpse, forensics, anti hero, right and wrong ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 8.2
 114K
30 Rock (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: 30 Rock is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013, and was created by Tina Fey. The series, which is loosely based on Fey's experiences as head writer for Saturday Night Live, takes place ...
Style: sitcom, parody, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, tv show, showbiz, actor, writing, female protagonist, employer employee relationship, writers, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 7.5
 233K
Heroes (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, atmospheric, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, save the world, superhero, psychic, heroic mission, teleportation, stopped time, heroes, danger, good versus evil, supernatural, villain ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
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 8.5
 139K
The IT Crowd (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: UK Comedy series about two I.T. nerds and their clueless female manager, who work in the basement of a very successful company. When they are called on for help, they are never treated with any respect at all.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: computer genius, geek, office, nerd, misfit, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, lifestyle, teamwork, career, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, london
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 8.3
 88K
Psych (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Thanks to his police officer father's efforts, Shawn Spencer spent his childhood developing a keen eye for detail (and a lasting dislike of his dad). Years later, Shawn's frequent tips to the police lead to him being falsely accused of a ...
Style: exciting, not serious, witty, talky, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: partners, buddies, private detective, best friends, intelligence, friends, who done it, investigation, friendship, talented, crime, photographic memory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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Friday Night Lights (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Friday Night Lights is an American drama television series based around a high school football team situated in Texas. The series takes place in the fictional town of Dillon: a small, close-knit community in rural Texas. Particular focus is given to ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, athlete and trainer, sport team, friendship, football, coach, contests and competitions, sport, teenage life, human spirit, lifestyle, career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, southern usa
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 7.9
 50K
Eureka (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The sleep Pacific Northwest town of Eureka is hiding a mysterious secret. The government has been relocating the world's geniuses and their families to this rustic town for years where innovation and chaos have lived hand in hand. U.S. Marshal ...
Style: futuristic, clever, humorous, light, twists and turns ...
Plot: scientist, hi-tech, secret place, small town, save the day, experiment, sheriff, technology, small town life, science, artificial intelligence, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.3
 30K
Life on Mars (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Life on Mars is a British television series broadcast on BBC One between January 2006 and April 2007. The series combines elements of science fiction and police procedural, featuring an officer from the Greater Manchester Police who travels back in ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, surreal, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, police, culture clash, disorder, time travel, fighting crime, rivalry, mystery, crimes, partners, time traveler ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s
Place: northern england, england, europe, manchester, manchester england
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 7.9
 55K
Jericho (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Jericho is an American action/drama series that centers on the residents of the fictional town of Jericho, Kansas, in the aftermath of nuclear attacks on 23 major cities in the contiguous United States.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, small town, chaos, post apocalypse, danger, leadership, conspiracy, explosion, courage, distopia, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas
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Brothers and Sisters (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Brothers & Sisters is an American television drama series that centers on the Walker family and their lives in Pasadena, California. The series premiered on ABC on September 24, 2006, and aired its final episode on May 8, 2011. It aired, for its ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family drama, family relations, family business, mistress, parents and children, siblings relations, couple relations, family life, love and romance, parenthood, jealousy, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: california, los angeles, usa, pasadena california
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 6.5
 41K
Ugly Betty (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Smart but wholesome Betty embraces her unique appearance and independent attitude in the cutthroat world of New York fashion. With the help of her proud yet far-from-glamorous family from Queens, Betty will continue to have big dreams and deal with ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: workplace, fashion, boss and employee, power relations, lifestyle, obnoxious boss, fish out of water, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, workplace romance, model, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A behind-the-scenes look at a fictional sketch-comedy TV show.
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous ...
Plot: tv show, workplace situations, showbiz, friendship, artists and showbiz, workplace problem, comedian, backstage, teamwork, boss, rivals, old friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.6
 21K
Big Love (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Bill Henrickson and his life in suburban Salt Lake City, balancing the needs of his three wives -- Barb, Nicki and Margene-- their seven kids, three new houses and the opening of his newest hardware store. When disturbing news arrives ...
Style: light, social, melancholic, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: polygamy, mormon, marriage, eccentric family, society, couples, family relations, working class, double life, religions or cults, housewife, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: utah, usa
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 7.7
 39K
Torchwood (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Torchwood is a British science fiction television programme created by Russell T Davies. The series is a spin-off from the 2005 revival of the long-running science fiction programme Doctor Who. Torchwood follows the exploits of a small team of alien ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: special agents, supernatural, paranormal investigation, homosexual, heroic mission, alien, investigation, heroes, adventure, team, alien encounter, creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: europe, england, wales, united kingdom
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 8.1
 21K
The Unit (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A covert team of special forces operatives risk their lives on undercover missions around the globe, while their wives maintain the homefront, protecting their husbands' secrets.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, heroic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: squad, terrorism, top secret, military, army, veteran, swat team, marital problem, sergeant, marriage, lovers, sacrifice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east
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 8.2
 30K
The Lost Room (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: A detective investigates a mysterious motel room, which acts as a portal to an alternate universe.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, captivating, serious
Plot: lost, riddles and clues, escapades, alternate dimension, imaginary, characters in danger, obsessive quest, teleportation, peril, supernatural, investigator, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 8.2
 16K
Metalocalypse (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Metalocalypse is an American animated television series, created by Brendon Small and Tommy Blacha, which premiered on August 6, 2006 on Adult Swim. The television program centers around the larger than life death metal band Dethklok, and often ...
Style: parody, not serious, disturbing, humorous, dark ...
Plot: heavy metal culture, heavy metal, dark humor, musician, band, music band, lifestyle, musician's life, intrigue, artists and showbiz, graphic violence, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, norway
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 8.0
 11K
Lewis (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.
Style: realistic, clever, serious, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime investigation, sergeant, murder investigation, multiple suspects, murder, crimes, law enforcement, suspicion, investigator, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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 8.3
 20K
Jane Eyre (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 230 min.
TV show
Story: In this version of Charlotte Brontë's novel, Jane Eyre (Georgie Henley), a poor relation in the household of her aunt, Mrs. Reed (Tara FitzGerald) is despatched into the care of the callous Mr Brocklehurst at his school at Lowood. As a young ...
Style: touching, gothic, atmospheric, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: rich and poor, love affair, couple relations, unlikely couple, fall in love, estate, love and romance, looking for love, social differences, romance, family secret, love story ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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 5.2
 38K
Hannah Montana (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: At home and school, she's Miley Stewart, a typical teenager, but when the lights go down and the curtain goes up, she emerges as the glamorous and talented Hannah Montana. Having the "Best of Both Worlds" is a complicated proposition, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: secret identity, teenage life, double life, friendship, high school, teenage girl, love and romance, musician's life, music, siblings relations, popular girl, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, tennessee, malibu california
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The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Single working mom Christine Campbell has just learned that her ex is dating a much younger woman with the same first name. To avoid any confusion, the new girlfriend is dubbed New Christine, which leaves her with the unfortunate nickname Old ...
Style: sitcom, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: parents separation, ex couple relations, family relations, lifestyle, friendship, parents and children, singleness, single parent, owner, thirtysomething life, couples, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.7
 7K
Brotherhood (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A working-class Irish family rules a city built on loyalty and corruption. The Caffee brothers, Tommy, a rising politician desperate for reelection, and Michael, a hardened criminal returning from seven years on the run and eager to reclaim his ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: organized crime, politician, dysfunctional family, irish, family relations, profanity, crimes, ambition, political corruption, family problems, politics, criminal heroes ...
Place: rhode island, usa
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 7.4
 28K
Kyle XY (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A suburban family that takes in a mysterious teen naive to the world around him. As Kyle begins to show signs of brilliance, solving the mystery of his origin and potential abilities becomes the family's mission.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, tense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, experiment, genius, teenage life, self discovery, foster child, mysterious character, teenage love, teaching the ways of the world, supernatural, cloning, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington
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That Mitchell and Webb Look (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 720 min.
TV show
Story: That Mitchell and Webb Look is a British television sketch show starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. Shown on BBC Two since 2006, its first two series were directed by David Kerr, who also directed Mitchell and Webb's previous television ...
Style: humorous, not serious, clever, parody, suspense ...
Plot: workplace, media, artists and showbiz, coworker, friends, disorder, partners, absurdism, comedian, comedy team, satire, gay slur ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Not Going Out (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lee is a childish northerner who lives in a fancy penthouse apartment in London who goes through a variety of jobs such as a janitor and ice cream man as well as attempting relationships with female flatmates. His best mate, Daily Mail reading, ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: slacker, lifestyle, friendship, couples, job seeking, fall in love, disorder, roommate, love triangle, thirtysomething life, working class, flatmate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
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 7.4
 16K
Robin Hood (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Robin Hood is a British television programme, produced by independent production company Tiger Aspect Productions for BBC One, with co-funding from the BBC America cable television channel in the United States. Based on the traditional stories of ...
Style: stylized, exciting, realistic, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: knight, archery, robin hood, swords and armor, fighting the system, adventure, castle, king, in the woods, sword fight, criminal heroes, sheriff ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe
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 8.0
 8K
Day Break (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Today Detective Brett Hopper will be accused of shooting state attorney Alberto Garza. He will offer his rock solid alibi. He will realize he's been framed. And he will run. Then, he will wake up and start the day over again.
Style: mind bending, surreal, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: changing the past or future, frame up, time loop, protagonist as suspect, african american, interrogation, family in danger, mystery, witnessing a crime, trapped, law enforcement, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 8.3
 1K
The Street (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Street is a British television drama series created by Jimmy McGovern and produced by Granada Television for the BBC. The series follows the lives of various residents of an unnamed street in Manchester and features an all-star cast including ...
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, anthology ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: family life, couple relations, neighbor, social relations, crumbling marriage, dull life, family problems, small town, friendship, neighborhood, family relations, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester, northern england
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 7.1
 11K
Shark (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Notorious Los Angeles defense attorney Sebastian Stark becomes disillusioned with his career after his successful defense of a wife-abuser results in the wife's death. After more than a month trying to come to grips with his situation, he is ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: hotshot lawyer, murder, trial, lawyer, false accusation, prosecutor, evidence, crimes, uncover truth, court, testimony, team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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 7.7
 6K
Broken Trail (2006)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: Broken Trail is a 2006 Western miniseries directed by Walter Hill and starring Robert Duvall and Thomas Haden Church. Written by Alan Geoffrion, who also wrote the novel, the story is about an aging cowboy and his nephew who transport 500 horses ...
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: old west, cowboy, native americans, gang, brothel, fall in love, prostitute, nephew, danger, protector, escapades, rescue ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa, oregon, san francisco
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