Some of the Most-Watched TV Shows of All Time

No doubt TV shows have become an eminent part of the societies around the world. They are dedicatedly followed by people without missing a single episode. One of the main reason behind this much popularity of TV series is that, it provides the opportunity to people to spend some quality time watching their favorite fictitious characters or stars on their screens while forgetting about the troubles they might have faced throughout the day.

Moreover, Television shows or series are divided into multiple seasons and each of the seasons contains a defined number of episodes. These shows are broadcasted on a daily or weekly basis, depending on the frequency that has been set for them. People sometimes miss on their favorite programs while being busy in other activities and in this case, they catch up with the episode – they have missed watching – in the rerun.

Have a look at the names of some ‘TV Series’ that have turned out to be the best shows ever while having a huge fan following from all around the world.


On aired on NBC, Friends is an American sitcom. Basically the story revolves around three young men and three young women who are all best friends. A lot of people get inspired by the youthfulness of the show and real life like situations that are shown throughout the series. It is taken as a roller coaster of emotions by its fans. It is undoubtedly one of the most successful TV show ever made. Until today, many people still want to watch it again and again, relating to it to their life stories.

The star cast of this show is another major reason behind its popularity. Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer were casted in Friends. With their outstanding performances, they made this show to accumulate a lot of success in a very short span of time.

The Simpsons

It is the longest running TV show based on animated character. The story of this show is actually based on ‘The Simpsons’ family. Homer Simpson, who is the head of the family, works in a nuclear-plant. It is a sitcom based on unusual happenings and scenarios taking place in a working-class family who live in an unnamed state of the United States.

Though there are debates on the popularity of the show and most of the people would say that the show is not doing well in the later years. However, the fact cannot be denied that it falls in the category of one of the most-watched shows and the fans of this decades old TV keep on coming back and back again no matter what. A lot of people among us have grown up watching ‘The Simpson’ series and believe me, it isn’t that bad but it now faces a tougher competition that in the previous years.


When talking about the most-watched TV shows, it is impossible to forget the name of ‘Lost’. The show is as interesting as its name and it has been watched by a large number of people from around the world because of the unique concept behind its story. It is actually based on the circumstances faced by the survivors of the plane crash when they find themselves lost on an unknown island.

In order to survive on a deserted island that appears to be in a tropical region and left with no choice, they are forced to work together. The elements of supernatural and science fiction has also been contained in the show that makes it a lot more interesting for the audience. Comprising a lot of elements of interest, this TV series also turned out to be quite popular among fans around the world.

Game of Thrones

Yes, it can be said as one of the most popular fictional fantasies. ‘Games of Thrones’ is a TV Show that was firstly based on novel but when you watch the series on TV, you would come to know about the changes they have made in certain aspects and parts of the story. It is an extremely well-presented political drama.

Millions of people all over the world have become a dedicated follower of this show and they never want to miss even a single scene of it. When its new season is coming out or during those days when its episodes are being shown on TV, it usually becomes one of the top trends in social media. Its soundtracks have also gained a lot of popularity among the fans and other people as well. The popularity of this show is not going anytime soon and is only expected to increase in the years to come.

Breaking Bad

‘Breaking Bad’ is another example of TV shows that have ruled in our living rooms. It has quite a strong and grasping story that is about a high school chemistry teacher, Walter White (Bryan Cranston) who struggles hard to make both ends meet.  The situation only gets worse when learns that his teenage son has cerebral palsy and that he himself is suffering from cancer. All of this turns him into an outlaw when gets desperate to earn money while turning an old RV into a meth lab where he manufactures crystal meth and sells it to people.

One of the most interesting aspects about the story of this show is the way they have depicted the role of the characters that express an extremely strong connection with their family, no matter how difficult the circumstances get. It is also one of those elements contained this show that was chiefly appreciated by the audience. However, one important point that is to be noted here is that everyone faces hardship in their lives but we should let them get us deviated from our chosen path as it is the only right way to face all the troubles effectively, yielding success that is not short-lived.


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