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The list of the 101-best written TV series ever was revealed by the Writers Guild of America on Sunday. 's classic HBO series, The Sopranos came in at number one, beating out fan favorites like Seinfeld and The Twilight Zone. This is definitely an accurate list. The Sopranos helped redefine how we consume entertainment. The writing is still that good.

WGAW (Writers Guild Association West) president Chris Keyser and WGAE (Writers Guild Association East) president Michael Winship released a joint statement saying, "This list is not only a tribute to great TV, it is a dedication to all writers who devote their hearts and minds to advancing their craft."

Here's the Top 10 best written TV series ever:

  • The Sopranos (HBO), created by David Chase
  • Seinfeld (NBC), created by &
  • The Twilight Zone (CBS, 1959), season one writers: , , , Rod Sterling
  • All in the Family (CBS), developed for television by , Based on Till Death Do Us Part, Created by Johnny Speight
  • MAS*H (CBS), developed for television by
  • The Mary Tyler Moore Show (CBS), created by James L. Brooks and
  • Mad Men (AMC), created by
  • Cheers (NBC), created by & Les Charles and James Burrows
  • The Wire (HBO), created by
  • The West Wing (NBC), created by
  • (Via THR)

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