Popular TV Shows 2016

Hotel Impossible

  • Travel Channel
  • 8 seasons
  • Reality TV

Competition is fierce in the hotel business. With the stroke of a key, one bad review on an online site like Trip Advisor can kill a business’ reputation. So what’s a struggling hotel operator to do? Hire Anthony Melchiorri, one of the most sought after hotel “fixers” in the country. His no-nonsense approach can turn any establishment around in weeks...and he plans to do just that in “Hotel Impossible.” Each episode features a hotel fighting for its life.

First aired April 9th, 2012.

Ever After High

  • 1 season
  • Animation, Comedy

Welcome to Ever After High™, the legendary boarding school where the teenage sons and daughters of famous fairytales learn to relive their parents' classic stories. But you can never judge a book by its cover. While the school Royals embrace their pre-written Happily Ever Afters, some of the other students want to rewrite their destinies. Will these Rebels flip the script?

First aired May 30th, 2013.

Hotel Hell

  • Fox
  • 3 seasons
  • Reality TV

After more than a decade of running restaurants in some of the world's top hotels, Gordon Ramsay knows firsthand the crucial importance of surpassing guests' highest expectations. In HOTEL HELL, Ramsay will travel to San Diego, CA; Coeur D'Alene, ID; Cambridge, NY; Milford, PA; and Windsor, VT, to fix horrid hotels, awful inns and just plain bad bed and breakfasts.

To come to grips with the problems, Ramsay will endure hotels at their worst - from filthy bedrooms and mold-ridden bathrooms to dreadful room service and incompetent staff - all so unsuspecting guests don't have to. After he has uncovered the issues, Ramsay will put the hotel owners and employees to work as he attempts to turn around these failing establishments. With reputations on the line, one thing is certain: if they can't meet Ramsay's high standards, they will never check out of HOTEL HELL.

First aired August 13th, 2012.

Location, Location, Location

  • 25 seasons
  • Family

Property experts Phil and Kirsty tour the UK as they try to find the perfect home for a different set of buyers each week.

First aired December 17th, 2013.

The Comic Strip Presents...

  • 1 season
  • Comedy

The Comic Strip Presents... debuted on 2 November 1982, the opening night of Channel 4.

The first episode was "Five Go Mad in Dorset", a parody of The Famous Five. It was written by Peter Richardson and Pete Richens, who wrote most of the early episodes. "Five Go Mad..." drew anger from some viewers for the way it mercilessly satirised a children's classic, although the Enid Blyton estate had given permission for the broadcast. A meeting was called to discuss the group's future with Channel 4, after complaints from viewers.

First aired November 2nd, 1982.

Lost & Found Music Studios

  • Netflix
  • 2 seasons
  • Family

As part of the expanding slate for tweens and teens, Lost & Found Music Studios is a live action series about a group of talented teenage musicians who struggle to find their authentic sound and place in the world as they hone their craft at a prestigious music studio. In each episode, young artists navigate the ups and downs of the music industry, as they find their way to love, inspiration, and redemption. After all, the next hit song could be just one heartbreak away.

First aired April 1st, 2016.

TripTank

  • Comedy Central
  • 2 seasons
  • Animation, Comedy

“TripTank” is a weekly, half-hour series showcasing a wide range of fast-paced, hard-hitting animated comedy shorts delivered in a variety of animation styles. The anthology-style series will weave together stand-alone shorts as well as recurring narrative pieces, created by a varied list of creators. Creative talent includes Bill Oakley, Wayne Brady, Bob Odenkirk, Curtis Armstrong, Nat Faxon, Tom Kenny, Rachel Butera, Larry David, Zach Galafianakis, Kumail Nanjiani, Brett Gelman and Kyle Kinane among many others.

First aired April 2nd, 2014.

Mystery Diners

  • Food Network
  • 11 seasons
  • Comedy, Family, Reality TV

What happens in the food world when a bad employee starts to take down an otherwise thriving establishment or when restaurant owners suspect someone of not doing their job appropriately? They call in the Mystery Diners. These undercover operatives go into restaurants, bars and food service establishments with hidden cameras to find out what's really going on when the boss isn't around.

First aired December 14th, 2011.

Paranormal Witness

  • SyFy
  • 5 seasons
  • Family, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Don't watch it alone! Paranormal Witness is an intense, cinematic, high-octane drama-documentary series. The show brings to life the true stories of people who have lived through explanation-defying paranormal experiences.

Using a mixture of intimate first-hand testimony, personal photos and real footage, combined with grittily realistic drama, Paranormal Witness will transport you into a world turned upside down by extraordinary and terrifying events.

First aired September 9th, 2011.

Dual Survival

  • Discovery Channel
  • 4 seasons
  • Action, Adventure, Documentary, Drama, Family, Reality TV

Experts agree there are some very basic and universal rules for surviving in the wild. Find shelter, find water, find food, find help. Beyond that, there's not much they agree on. None know this better than Cody Lundin and Joseph Teti, who take on some of the planet's most unforgiving terrain to demonstrate, in their own way, how the right skills and some creative thinking can keep you alive. Together, with their drastically different backgrounds, the survivalists are dropped into a scenario that could happen to anyone: marooned boaters, lost hikers, stranded mountain climbers. Equipped with minimal gear that would have been carried in the real-life situations, Teti and Lundin must draw upon their arsenal of skills to devise extraordinary ways to use what they can find in their surroundings, as well as ordinary objects, and demonstrate what it takes to stay alive.

First aired June 11th, 2010.

Wabbit

  • Cartoon Network
  • Animation, Comedy

Wabbit is an animated series starring Bugs Bunny. The series features many other Looney Tunes characters including Wile E. Coyote, Yosemite Sam, and the Tasmanian Devil.

Nightmare Next Door

  • Investigation Discovery
  • 10 seasons
  • Action, Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery

How well do you know your neighbors? NIGHTMARE NEXT DOOR tells the tales of mysterious murders from behind white picket fences that rocked Middle America. Interviews with investigators, prosecutors, family members and/or neighbors piece together the twisting tale of a classic whodunit, and forensic experiments lead viewers into the heart of the investigation.

First aired January 6th, 2011.

Bordertown

  • Fox
  • 1 season
  • Comedy, Animation

A new animated comedy from Family Guy’s Mark Hentemann and Seth MacFarlane, Bordertown is a satirical look at the cultural shifts taking place in America. Exploring family, politics and everything in between with a cross-cultural wink, the series centers on two very different families living in a fictional Southwest desert town on the U.S. - Mexico border.

First aired January 3rd, 2016.

I (Almost) Got Away with It

  • Investigation Discovery
  • 7 seasons
  • Crime

I (Almost) Got Away With It follows the stories of fugitives doing anything they can to escape prison. With the best and the brightest in law enforcement after them, their tales of life on the run are truly unbelievable. Find out how law enforcement uses all means necessary to discover and capture these wanted men in I (Almost) Got Away With It.

First aired January 12th, 2010.

My Cat from Hell

  • Animal Planet
  • 8 seasons
  • Comedy, Family

From spastic cats that break up relationships to violent felines that put their owners in the hospital, cat behaviorist Jackson Galaxy has seen it all. Follow Jackson as he brings his unique understanding of cats to desperate families on the verge of giving up on their furry companions.

First aired May 7th, 2011.

Blood Relatives

  • Investigation Discovery
  • 5 seasons
  • Crime, Drama, Family

In Investigation Discovery's new series BLOOD RELATIVES, all bonds are off when those closest to you commit the coldest of crimes. These teenagers, parents, spouses and siblings make sure to keep their loved ones in the family, by way of murder. From children who kill their mothers and fathers to parents who kill their sons and daughters, the love lost in each episode is palpable. Family members reveal their secrets behind the storybook façade, and create a compelling mystery that raises the question: is blood really thicker than water?

First aired June 7th, 2012.

Fatal Vows

  • Investigation Discovery
  • 3 seasons
  • Action, Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery, Thriller

When marriages fail, divorce can turn ugly - even, deadly: what was once a passionate union becomes plagued by spite, greed, betrayal and, literally, backstabbing. Investigation Discovery's newest series, FATAL VOWS, takes a new twist on tales of love turned lethal. Each hour-long episode explores tumultuous, shocking, and disturbing divorces, and delves into the criminal psychology behind what actually happens when one spouse determines that the only way out is murder. Guiding viewers through these crimes of passion are Dr. Brian Russell, an attorney as well as a forensic and clinical psychologist, and Stacy Kaiser, a licensed psychotherapist and relationship expert. In each episode, the two experts examine the couple featured and provide analysis on marriages that break down to the point that divorce and murder collide.

First aired November 17th, 2012.

Funny or Die's Billy on the Street

  • TruTV
  • 5 seasons
  • Game Show, Comedy

Billy Eichner quizzes people in the face right on the street for amazing gifts and money.

First aired 2011.

The Soul Man

  • TV Land
  • 5 seasons
  • Comedy, Family

This "Hot in Cleveland" spin-off, fronted by Cedric "The Entertainer", revolves around Reverend Boyce "The Voice" Ballentine, an R&B superstar-turned-minister who takes over as preacher of his father's church. Niecy Nash ("Reno 911") also stars as his wife Lolli.

First aired June 20th, 2012.

Survivorman

  • Science Channel
  • 6 seasons
  • Adventure, Reality TV

No food, no shelter, no fresh water, no tools ... no camera crew. One man - alone in the wilderness for seven days with only his wits and stamina to sustain him.

First aired October 13th, 2004.