A world pick: Here are the 100 best series of this century

Over the past decade, television series has established itself as the top format in audiovisual fiction – reversing its traditional status vis-à-vis cinema. Streaming exploded, big brands betting focused on the series, some of the world’s greatest actors appeared on television.

This led to the discussion of what are the best series that have ever intensified. In recent years the BBC has developed rankings that have been compiled by film critics from several countries. That year the British public broadcaster turned to television and released the list of the best series of the 21st century – at least so far.

206 television experts from 43 countries voted for their favorite productions. The result is a diverse list of 100 series that well illustrates the explosion of television in recent years. Check out the list (then click the gallery to discover the top 10).

11: “BoJack Horseman” (2014-2020)

12: “Seven palm trees under the earth” (2001-2005)

13: “Twin Summit” (2017)

14: “Atlanta” (2016-)

15: “Chernobyl” (2019)

16: “The Crown” (2016-)

17: “30 Rock” (2006-2013)

18: “Deadwood” (2004-2006)

19: “Lost” (2004-2010)

20: “The thickest of it” (2005-2012)

21: “Control your enthusiasm” (2000-)

22: “Black Mirror” (2011-)

23: “Saul Better Reputation” (2015-2022)

24: “Veep” (2012-2019)

25: “Sherlock” (2010-2017)

26: “Guardian” (2019)

27: “Mandatory field” (2012-2021)

28: “Friday Night Lights” (2006-2011)

29: “Parks and Recreation” (2009-2015)

30: “Girls” (2012-2017)

31: “True Detective” (2014-2019)

32: “Arrested Development” (2003-2019)

33: “The good woman” (2009-2016)

34: “The Bridge” (2011-2018)

35: “Fargo” (2014-)

36: “Downton Abbey” (2010-2015)

36: “Brüderband” (2001)

38: “The story of the maid” (2017-)

39: “The Office” (USA) (2005-2013)

40: “Borgen” (2010-2022)

41: “Schitts Creek” (2015-2020)

42: “Peep Show” (2003-2015)

43: “La Casa de Papel” (2017-2021)

44: “Community” (2009-2015)

45: “The good fight” (2017-)

46: “National Security” (2011-2020)

47: “Grey’s Anatomy” (2005-)

48: “Inside No 9” (2014-)

49: “The Office” (2015-)

50: “Halt and Catch Fire” (2014-2017)

51: “Small Ax” (2020)

52: “This is England 86, 88 and 90” (2010-2015)

53: “Call my agent!” (2015-2020)

54: “Happy Valley” (2014-)

55: “The Shield” (2002-2008)

56: “The Big Bang Theory” (2007-2019)

57: “The Young Pope” (2016)

58: “Dark” (2017-2020)

59: “The U-Bahn” (2021)

60: “House of Cards” (2013-2018)

61: “Avatar: The Last Airbender” (2005-2008)

62: “The good place” (2016-2020)

62: “Pose” (2018-2021)

64: “Detectors” (2014-2017)

65: “Orange is the new black” (2013-2019)

66: “Mare from Easttown” (2021)

67: “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (2009-)

68: “Stranger Things” (2016-)

69: “24” (2001-2010)

70: “Battlestar Galactica” (2004-2009)

71: “Enlightened” (2011-2013)

72: “Gilmore Girls” (2000-2007)

73: “Planet Earth” (2006)

74: “Utopia” (2013-2014)

75: “Babylon Berlin” (2017-)

76: “Rick and Morty” (2013-)

77: “American Crime Story” (2016-)

78: “The Killing” (Denmark) (2007-2012)

79: “Mindhunter” (2017-2019)

80: “House” (2004-2012)

81: “OJ: Made in America” ​​(2016)

82: “Big Little Lies” (2017-2019)

83: “Unsure” (2016-2021)

84: “Normal People” (2020)

84: “Narcos” (2015-2017)

86: “How I met your mother” (2005-2014)

87: “The Comeback” (2005-2014)

88: “The OA” (2016-2019)

89: “Dexter” (2006-2013)

90: “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” (2005-)

91: “West World” (2016-)

92: “Show me a hero” (2015)

93: “Shake” (2010-2013)

94: “Louie” (2010-2015)

95: “Luther” (2010-2019)

96: “Disaster” (2015-2019)

97: “Hannibal” (2013-2015)

98: “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” (2015-2019)

99: “Steven Universe” (2013-2020)

100: “Queen’s Gambit” (2020)

Click on the gallery to discover the top 10 best series of the 21st century.

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