What Are Some Highly Rated TV Series?


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"Breaking Bad," "Game of Thrones, "The Wire," "Sherlock" and "The Sopranos" are all highly rated TV series. "Arrested Development" and "House of Cards" are others. "Breaking Bad" and "Game of Thrones" both have ratings of 9.5 out of 10 stars on IMDb, as of July 2015.

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"Breaking Bad," created by Vince Gilligan, ran from 2008 to 2013 and won two Golden Globes. "Game of Thrones,” based on George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" fantasy-novel series, first aired in 2011.

"The Wire" is a crime series based in Baltimore starring Dominic West, Lance Reddick and Sonja Sohn. The series ran from 2002 to 2008 and has a rating of 9.4 stars on IMDb. "Sherlock" is a television series based on the famous fictional character created by the novelist Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Its first season aired in 2010, and it has a rating of 9.3 stars.

"The Sopranos" also receives a rating of 9.3 stars. The show, created by David Chase, ran for six seasons, winning five Golden Globes during that time. "Arrested Development" and "House of Cards" earn 9.1-star ratings on IMDb. "House of Cards" is a Netflix series which began in 2013, and "Arrested Development" spent its first three seasons on Fox before cancellation by the network. Netflix picked the show up in 2011, and its fourth season aired on the streaming service in 2013.

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