Top 10 Live-Action TV Non-Comedic Series of All Time

  1. See my comments for criteria used to compile this list.
  2. Farscape
  3. Twin Peaks
  4. Sea of Souls
  5. The Wire
  6. Doctor Who/Torchwood/Sarah Jane Adventures
  7. Stargate SG1/Atlantis/Universe
  8. Afterlife (U.K.)
  9. Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel
  10. Homefront
  11. Babylon 5/Crusade
Author Comments: 

Criteria used:
-- No comedies
-- No animated series
-- No reality shows
-- No mini-series
-- No anthologies
-- Franchises can be combined into a single item
-- Show can be from any nation in the world