Top 50 Music TV Shows
5. Queens (2021– )
TV-14 | Drama, Music
Follows four women, estranged and out-of-touch, in their 40s reunite for a chance to recapture their fame and regain the swagger they had as the Nasty Bitches - their '90s group that made them legends in the hip-hop world.
7. Atlanta (2016– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Based in Atlanta, Earn and his cousin Alfred try to make their way in the world through the rap scene. Along the way they come face to face with social and economic issues touching on race, relationships, poverty, status, and parenthood.
11. Empire (2015–2020)
TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Music
A hip-hop mogul must choose a successor among his three sons who are battling for control over his multi-million dollar company, while his ex-wife schemes to reclaim what is hers.
12. The Masked Singer (2019–2021)
TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV
A singing competition guessing game based on Korean format King of Mask Singer. 12 celebrity performers wear costumes to conceal identities. One singer is eliminated each week and unmasked. Small hints are given for the viewer guess along.
16. Fosse/Verdon (2019)
TV-MA | 60 min | Biography, Drama, Music
An inside look at the romantic and creative partnership between influential choreographer/director, Bob Fosse, and Gwen Verdon, one of the greatest Broadway dancers of all time.
17. Dancing with the Stars (I) (2005– )
TV-PG | 60 min | Family, Game-Show, Music
U.S. reality show based on the British series "Strictly Come Dancing," where celebrities partner up with professional dancers and compete against each other in weekly elimination rounds to determine a winner.
18. Hey Hey It's Saturday (1971–2010)
120 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Hosted by Daryl Somers, Hey Hey was a variety show, featuring sketches, performances, a talent show of sorts, and an array of celebrity guests, ranging from Australian television stars, to actors in big Hollywood blockbuster movies.
19. The Voice (2011– )
TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV
Four famous musicians search for the best voices in America and will mentor these singers to become artists. America will decide which singer will be worthy of the grand prize.
20. My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010–2020)
TV-Y | 22 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After learning that her friends, as well as herself, are the magical Elements of Harmony, studious unicorn Twilight Sparkle is sent by her mentor, Princess Celestia, to Ponyville to study the magic of friendship with help from her friends.
21. Girl Meets World (2014–2017)
TV-G | 23 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
More than a decade after Boy Meets World (1993), Cory and Topanga Matthews are married and have two children. Their daughter, Riley, faces life lessons through her family, friends, and school--where her father is her history teacher--as her parents did when they were younger.
23. Your Lie in April (2014–2015)
TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Drama, Music
A piano prodigy who lost his ability to play after suffering a traumatic event in his childhood is forced back into the spotlight by an eccentric girl with a secret of her own.
29. Mozart in the Jungle (2014– )
TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Love, money, ambition and music intertwine in Mozart in the Jungle, a half hour comedic drama that looks at finding yourself and finding love while conquering New York City. A brash new maestro Rodrigo stirs up the New York Symphony as young oboist Hailey hopes for her big chance.
33. Treme (2010–2013)
TV-MA | 55 min | Drama, Music
Life after Hurricane Katrina as the residents of New Orleans try to rebuild their lives, their homes, and their unique culture in the aftermath of one of the worst natural disasters in the USA.
35. The Graham Norton Show (2007– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
Irish comedian Graham Norton hosts his very own chat show, which includes chatting to A-list celebrities, the very famous Red Chair game, live music, lots of jokes and fun from Graham and the celebrities themselves.
37. Country Comfort (2021)
TV-PG | Comedy, Drama, Family
An aspiring young country singer (Katharine McPhee) finds the band she's been missing when she takes a job as nanny for a musically talented family: a rugged cowboy (Eddie Cibrian) and his five children.
38. LazyTown (2002–2014)
TV-Y | 30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
In this Nick Jr. television show, a pink-haired girl named Stephanie moves to LazyTown with her uncle (the mayor of LazyTown), where she tries to teach its extremely lazy residents that physical activity is beneficial.
40. Clash of the Cover Bands (2021– )
30 min | Music
Two bands of similar musical genre will go head-to-head over the course of two rounds to see which band has the most entertaining cover performance, with a chance to win a cash prize and bragging rights.
43. Arthur (1996–2022)
TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Based on the books by Marc Brown, these are the adventures of Arthur, an 8-year-old aardvark, and his family and friends as they grow up and learn how to be good neighbors to one another.
47. Beavis and Butt-Head (1993–2011)
TV-14 | 15 min | Animation, Comedy, Music
Animated MTV series about two teenage heavy-metal music fans who occasionally do idiotic things because they're bored. For them, everything is "cool" or "sucks."
50. The Kenny Everett Video Cassette (1978–1981)
30 min | Comedy, Music
This show featured music set to imagery, just prior to MTV. Most of it was concert footage though some had effects and a theme. It had a choreography segment featuring dancers known as "Hot Gossip".