How many crime TV shows are there?

How many crime TV shows are there?

In 2019-20, there were 19 crime shows on the broadcast networks, which represents just under 20 percent of the 97 scripted shows that aired during the September-to-May season.

What was the first crime series?

Telecrime (BBC, 1938–39) – later known as Telecrimes (1946) – challenged TV viewers to unravel crimes before the police and featured the first TV police detective, Inspector Holt (played by J B Rowe, UK).

What crime show has the most seasons?

Columbo takes the cake for being the longest-running crime drama but its reasoning isn’t what people would expect. The show is highly regarded for its main character, homicide detective Columbo (Peter Falk). Unlike the other shows in the list, Columbo only created a total of 60 episodes in 10 seasons.

What are the best crime shows on TV?

Money Heist (2017—)

  • The Haunting of Hill House (2018)
  • Crazyhead (2016)
  • What is the best crime series?

    Criminally good TV

  • The Wire (2002–2008)
  • The Sopranos (1999–2007)
  • Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
  • Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
  • Law&Order: Special Victims Unit (1999–present)
  • Mindhunter (2017–2019)
  • Mare Of Easttown (2021)
  • The Shield (2002–2008)
  • Broadchurch (2013–2017)
  • What is the best mystery TV series?

    13 Reasons Why

  • iZombie
  • Perfume
  • Riverdale
  • The Five
  • The 4400. Actors: Nathalie Baye,Jérémie Renier,Sara Giraudeau.
  • The Silent Sea
  • Light the Night
  • What is the best TV detective series?

    Law&Order: Special Victims Unit. Mariska Hargitay is the heroic Olivia Benson,who leads a squad of detectives taking on the most heinous criminals in New York City.

  • NCIS. There’s a reason NCIS has been around for 17 seasons and has multiple spinoffs.
  • True Detective.
  • The Blacklist.
  • Blue Bloods.
  • Criminal Minds.
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
  • Sherlock.