What Were Some Popular TV Shows From the 1990s?


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“Seinfeld,” “Friends,” “The X-Files,” “The Simpsons” and “Frasier” are some popular TV shows from the 1990s. “Seinfeld” debuted in July 1989 and ran for nine seasons until May 1998. Created by Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David, the show was not an instant hit. It went through changes to the storyline and cast, before it started to improve its ratings and by the third season it was a huge hit with over 18 million users for each episode.

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What Were Some Popular TV Shows From the 1990s?
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“Twin Peaks,” “Homicide: Life on the Street,” “ER,” “South Park” and “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” are some other popular TV shows from the 1990s.

Created by Marta Kauffman and David Crane, “Friends” debuted on Sept. 22, 1994 and ran for 10 years. The finale aired on May 6, 2004 and had 52.5 million viewers in America. A group of six friends living in Manhattan were the main focus of the show. From 1994 to 2004, the show featured among the top 10 shows of the year on Nielsen ratings. The main cast of the show were Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc and Matthew Perry, along with Courteney Cox and David Schwimmer playing brother and sister.

A science fiction horror drama, the first episode of “The X-Files” aired on Sept. 10, 1993. Created by Chris Carter, the show had David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson playing the lead roles. It had a total of nine seasons consisting of 202 episodes. The final episode of the show aired on May 19, 2002.

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