Sopranos tops with critics

American TV Critics have ranked The Sopranos the top series of 2007.

Despite a controversial ending, the HBO drama was favourite, followed by Lost, Friday Night Lights, The Office and Ugly Betty.

Worst was October Road and 24.

Rank Show Network Poll Ranking Studio
1. The Sopranos HBO N/R HBO, Brad Grey TV, Chase Films
2. Lost ABC 6 Touchstone TV
3. Friday Night Lights NBC 7 Imagine Entertainment, NBC Universal TV, Film 44
4. The Office NBC 3 Reveille, NBC Universal TV
5. Ugly Betty ABC 4 Touchstone TV
6. Heroes NBC 2 NBC Universal TV
7. 30 Rock NBC 13 NBC Universal TV, Broadway Video TV
8. The Shield FX N/R Sony Pictures TV
9. Grey’s Anatomy ABC 4 Touchstone TV
10. The Tudors Showtime New Showtime, Reveille, Working Title, Peace Arch Entertainment
11. The Riches FX New Maverick, Fox TV Studios
12. Entourage HBO N/R HBO, Leverage
(t) Battlestar Galactica Sci Fi 9 NBC Universal TV, Sky One
14. American Idol Fox N/R Fremantle Media, 19 TV, Fox TV
15. House Fox 11 Heel & Toe Films, Shore Z Productions, Bad Hat Harry Productions, NBC Universal TV
16. Boston Legal ABC N/R 20th Century Fox, David E. Kelley Productions
17. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Comedy Central 14 Comedy Central, Mad Cow Productions
18. Rescue Me FX 12 Apostle, DreamWorks TV, Cloudland Co., Sony Pictures TV
19. Desperate Housewives ABC N/R Touchstone TV, Cherry Productions
(t) Rome HBO N/R HBO, BBC
21. Everybody Hates Chris The CW N/R 3 Arts Entertainment, Paramount Network TV
(t) CSI: Crime Scene Investigation CBS N/R CBS Prods., Alliance Atlantis, Bruckheimer TV
23. Brothers and Sisters ABC 24 Touchstone TV
24. Veronica Mars The CW 21 Silver Pictures, Warner Bros., Stu Segall Productions
25. The New Adventures of Old Christine CBS New Warner Bros. TV

The Worst
Rank Show Network Poll Ranking Studio
1. October Road ABC New Group M, Touchstone TV
2. 24 Fox 22* Real Time Productions, Imagine TV, 20th Century Fox TV
3. The Real Wedding Crashers NBC N/R Katalyst Films, New Line TV
4. The Black Donnellys NBC New Blackfriars Bridge Films, NBC Universal
5. Pussycat Dolls Present: TheSearch for the Next Doll The CW New Warner Horizon, 10×10 Entertainment
6. Tyler Perry’s House of Payne TBS New Tyler Perry, Debmar-Mercury
7. Nancy Grace Headline News 6 Cable News Network
8. Sons of Hollywood A&E New iCandy TV
(t) On the Lot Fox New Mark Burnett Productions, DreamWorks, Amblin TV
(t) The Wedding Belles Fox New David E. Kelley Productions, 20th Century Fox TV


  1. Can’t belive studio 60 wasn’t in that list, wasn’t it critically acclaimed?

    NBC have so many critically acclaimed shows, it really is turning into a niche network, in a way they still produce some reality crap.

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