The 10 Greatest TV Dramas of the Century

The last fifteen years have truly been a golden era for television but with so much on offer, you need to choose wisely – here’s a list of the 10 best shows since the year 2000, with a few curve balls thrown in for good measure…

N.B. We only considered completed shows that began after the year 2000 (which means no Sopranos or West Wing; Game of Thrones wouldn’t have made it regardless of the criteria!).


10. ‘Nip/Tuck’


Centered on the dark doings of two narcissistic plastic surgeons, while it definitely lost its way later on, for the first three seasons alone Nip/Tuck (2003 Р2010) merits inclusion Рa highly watchable blend of camp-drama, bizarre characters and sinister sexuality, Nip/Tuck shone a light on the powerful sexual undertow which threatens to drown us all.

Also, it features lots of attractive women.

Standout Moment:

When The Carver’s identity is finally revealed at the end of season 3.