Popular TV Shows 2016

The Art of More

  • Crackle
  • 2 seasons
  • Drama

The series follows a blue collar young man, Graham Connor, played by Christian Cooke, who leverages his way into this exclusive world by exploiting connections to antiquities smuggling rings he was exposed to as a soldier in Iraq. Cary Elwes stars as Arthur Davenport, a shrewd and eccentric world-class collector of art and illegal antiquities who mentors Connor. Quaid plays charismatic real estate shark/collector Samuel Brukner. Kate Bosworth plays Roxanna Whitney, daughter of the CEO of one of the two warring auction houses—and a leading account executive.

First aired November 19, 2015.

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 6, 2011.

Angel from Hell

  • CBS
  • 1 season
  • Comedy

When Amy enters Allison’s life and claims to be her guardian angel, they form an unlikely friendship and Allison can’t be sure if Amy is an angel or just nuts.

First aired November 5, 2015.

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 13, 2004.

Turbo FAST

  • Netflix
  • 3 seasons
  • Animation, Comedy, Family, Sport

The first-ever Netflix original series for kids, DreamWorks’ Turbo FAST is a high-octane ensemble comedy that amps everything up to the extreme as Turbo and his adrenaline-fueled crew go on daring new adventures, race on the coolest tracks, and take on the craziest challengers. No matter how wild things get, these snails always have each other’s backs.

First aired December 24, 2013.

Tracey Ullman's Show

  • HBO
  • Comedy

Tracey Ullman returns to British screens with this new sketch show, introducing us to a slew of new comic characters and impersonations of celebrities.

First aired January 11, 2016.

Vermist

  • 15 seasons
  • Drama, Mystery

The missing persons unit of the Belgian federal police goes all the way each time a child or adult is likely to be in need of urgent help. Some cases are just domestic or false alerts, other link to various other crimes, from blackmail to terrorism. The team members barely have any time left for personal lives, so their relationships tend to suffer badly.

First aired December 13, 1996.

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 2, 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 14, 2011.

Mob Wives

  • VH1
  • 6 seasons
  • Drama, Family, Soap Opera

Four women must get on with their lives while their husbands or fathers are in jail after being convicted on mob-related crimes.

First aired April 17, 2011.

Toddlers and Tiaras

  • TLC
  • 7 seasons
  • Family

On any given weekend, on stages across the country, little girls and boys parade around wearing makeup, false eyelashes, spray tans and fake hair to be judged on their beauty, personality and costumes. Toddlers and Tiaras follows families on their quest for sparkly crowns, big titles, and lots of cash.

The preparation is intense as it gets down to the final week before the pageant. From hair and nail appointments, to finishing touches on gowns and suits, to numerous coaching sessions or rehearsals, each child preps for their performance. But once at the pageant, it's all up to the judges and drama ensues when every parent wants to prove that their child is beautiful.

First aired January 27, 2009.

Rich Kids of Beverly Hills

  • E!
  • 4 seasons
  • Family

The series follows five young socialites of the 90210 who live way beyond the highlife in an extravagant world where millionaire twenty-somethings are armed with black cards, tiny dogs and loads of Louboutins. As the children of some of the most wealthy families and billionaire and millionaire moguls, this exclusive clique of friends, each with their own unique relationships, goals and heartaches, come together to party, play and relate to each other's distinctive lifestyles. The often dramatic bunch reached internet celebrity documenting their extravagant lifestyles on their Twitter and Instagram accounts. But money isn't everything and each of these outspoken young adults, some driven by their parents' looming threat to cut off their funds, are trying to find their place in the world and make names for themselves with careers and entrepreneurial endeavors.

First aired January 19, 2014.

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 17, 2012.

American Restoration

  • The History Channel
  • 7 seasons
  • Family, Reality TV

AMERICAN RESTORATION features Rick Dale and his crew of loose screws at Rick's Restorations in Las Vegas, Nevada, as they take rusty, beat-up items and restore them to their original glory. Whether it's a giant gas pump from the 1940s or a Hopalong Cassidy bicycle from the 1950s, every restoration is a high-stakes business project where worthless rust is transformed into a valuable collectible. However, these restorations aren't easy. Every project presents unique challenges for Rick and his team, who develop inventive processes to finish each job flawlessly and on time. From old gas carts to timeless slot machines, the items Rick restores are part of the fabric that makes up American culture. Things just aren't made like they used to be, but at Rick's Restorations, old becomes new again.

First aired October 25, 2010.

This Hour Has 22 Minutes

  • 10 seasons
  • Comedy

This Hour Has 22 Minutes is one of Canada's most popular comedies. The show's combination of sketch comedy and news parody has earned it nineteen Gemini Awards (the Canadian equivalent of an Emmy), including five for Best Comedy Series. 22 minutes is a a satrical news program akin to Jon Stewart's Daily Show. In the words of the show star Mark Critch: "It's kinda like the news, only drunk." Popular segments include: "Sports Beat" with host Chip McAllister and his new hindi co-host Raj Bhinder, "Frontier in Science" which pokes fun at science and technology magazine programs, commercial parodies, crashing of major events, and the ever popular ambushing of politicians and other public figures

First aired 1992.

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 20, 2012.

Scorned: Love Kills

  • Investigation Discovery
  • 6 seasons
  • Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery

As part of ID's Red Hot Saturday Nights, SCORNED: LOVE KILLS uncovers crimes of passion sparked by a spurned lover's snap from provocative paramour to predacious threat. See the dark side of love with a voyeuristic peek into the lust and obsession that fueled some of the most senseless, but definitely not emotionless, crimes to make front-page headlines. The stories featured in SCORNED pair sexual intrigue with bedded betrayal to form a recipe for murder.

First aired January 21, 2012.

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 12, 2010.

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 7, 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 17, 2013.