By Swoon hub

15 Greatest TV Shows From the Early 2000s

The early 2000s were a golden era for television, birthing a variety of shows that would leave a lasting impact on audiences and the TV landscape alike. 

Although it began in the late ’90s, “The Sopranos” truly dominated the early 2000s television scene. It offered an in-depth look at the life of Tony Soprano, a New Jersey mob boss struggling to manage his criminal organization and his family life.

“The Sopranos” (1999-2007)

This series provided a raw, unfiltered look at the city of Baltimore, seen through the eyes of both law enforcers and drug traffickers. “The Wire” was lauded for its authentic depiction of societal issues and its deep dive into the lives of its multifaceted characters.

“The Wire” (2002-2008)

A lighter, more heartwarming addition to the TV lineup of the early 2000s, “Gilmore Girls” captured the charming dynamics of mother-daughter duo Lorelai and Rory Gilmore.

“Gilmore Girls” (2000-2007)

Known for its innovative narrative style and eccentric characters, “Arrested Development” was a comedy that often played with the conventional norms of sitcoms. 

“Arrested Development”  (2003-2006)

“24” introduced a novel concept to television by presenting each season in real-time, with each 24-episode season covering one day in the life of protagonist Jack Bauer. 

“24” (2001-2010)

Swipe Up To Read The Whole List of  10 Rom-Coms!

Cream Section Separator