List of television series produced by Paramount Television

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This is a list of television show series produced by Paramount Television, once the television division of U.S. film studio Paramount Pictures, and by related firms like Desilu Productions, which Paramount acquired.

Following Viacom's split into (new) Viacom and CBS Corporation, these shows, except for Here's Lucy and The Brady Bunch Hour, are now owned by CBS Corporation's CBS Television Studios (via CBS Studios, Inc.).


Title Network Original running Notes
The Lucy Show CBS 1962-1968 1962-1967 produced by Desilu
Mission: Impossible CBS 1966-1973 1966-1967 produced by Desilu
Star Trek NBC 1966-1969 1966-1967 produced by Desilu
Mannix CBS 1967-1975 1967 produced by Desilu
Here's Lucy CBS 1968-1974 Co-production of Season 1 only; series was produced by Lucille Ball Productions. No longer owns rights.
The Brady Bunch ABC 1969-1974
Love American Style ABC 1969-1974


Title Network Original running Notes
The Young Lawyers ABC 1970-1971
Barefoot in the Park ABC 1970 Based on the 1967 film by Paramount Pictures
The Immortal ABC 1970-1971
The Odd Couple ABC 1970-1975 Based on the 1968 film by Paramount Pictures
Longstreet ABC 1971-1972
The Sandy Duncan Show CBS 1971-1972
Me and the Chimp CBS 1972
The Brady Kids ABC 1972-1973 Co-production with Filmation Associates
Catch-22 ABC 1973 Based on the 1970 film by Paramount Pictures
Love Story NBC 1973-1974
The Magician NBC 1973-1974
Star Trek NBC 1973-1974 Co-production with Filmation Associates
Happy Days ABC 1974-1984
Petrocelli NBC 1974-1976 based on the 1970 film by Paramount Pictures
Paper Moon ABC 1974-1975 based on the 1973 film by Paramount Pictures
Archer NBC 1975
Kate McShane CBS 1975
Barbary Coast ABC 1975-1976
The Oddball Couple ABC 1975-1977 co-production with DePatie-Freleng Enterprises
When Things Were Rotten ABC 1975
The Lost Islands Network Ten 1976 co-production with Network 10
Laverne & Shirley ABC 1976-1983
Serpico NBC 1976-1977 based on the 1973 film by Paramount Pictures
The Brady Bunch Hour ABC 1976-1977 rights now owned by and co-production with Sid & Marty Krofft Productions
Busting Loose CBS 1977
Blansky's Beauties ABC 1977
Mulligan's Stew NBC 1977
Dog and Cat ABC 1977
Future Cop ABC 1977
Szysznyk CBS 1977-1978
Having Babies ABC 1978-1979
Grandpa Goes to Washington NBC 1978-1979
Taxi ABC, NBC 1978-1983 co-production with John Charles Walters Productions
Mork & Mindy ABC 1978-1982
The Ted Knight Show CBS 1978
Who's Watching the Kids NBC 1978
Makin It ABC 1979
Working Stiffs CBS 1979
Struck by Lightning CBS 1979
Out of the Blue ABC 1979
Brothers and Sisters NBC 1979
Sweepstakes NBC 1979
Make Me Laugh Syndication 1979-1980
The Associates ABC 1979-1980 co-production with John Charles Walters Productions
Angie ABC 1979-1980
The Bad News Bears CBS 1979-1980 Based on the 1976 film by Paramount Pictures


Title Network Original running Notes
Solid Gold Syndication 1980-1988
Goodtime Girls ABC 1980
Tenspeed and Brown Shoe ABC 1980
Here's Boomer NBC 1980-1982 Co-production with Daniel Wilson Productions
The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang ABC 1980-1982 Co-production with Hanna-Barbera
Bosom Buddies ABC 1980-1982
The Brady Brides NBC 1981 Co-production with Redwood Productions
Nero Wolfe NBC 1981
Foul Play ABC 1981 Based on the 1978 film by Paramount Pictures
Best of the West ABC 1981-1982
Laverne & Shirley in the Army ABC 1981-1982 Co-production with Hanna-Barbera
Entertainment Tonight Syndication 1981–present Produced from 1981-2006
Police Squad! ABC 1982 Later adapted into The Naked Gun film franchise.
Making the Grade CBS 1982 Co-production with UBU Productions
Madame's Place Syndication 1982-1983
Joanie Loves Chachi ABC 1982-1983
The Powers of Matthew Star NBC 1982-1983 Co-production with Daniel Wilson Productions
The New Odd Couple ABC 1982-1983
Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour ABC 1982-1983 Co-production with Hanna-Barbera and Ruby-Spears Productions
Family Ties NBC 1982-1989 Co-production with UBU Productions
Cheers NBC 1982-1993
Webster ABC, Syndication 1983-1989
Ryan's Four ABC 1983
Mr. Smith NBC 1983
The Renegades ABC 1983
Brothers Showtime 1984-1989 Co-production with Gary Nardino Productions
Call to Glory ABC 1984-1985
Anything for Money Syndication 1984-1985
Hometown CBS 1985
New Love, American Style ABC 1985-1986
America Syndication 1985-1986
MacGyver ABC 1985-1992
All is Forgiven NBC 1986
Gung Ho ABC 1986 Based on the 1986 movie by Paramount Pictures
Mr. Sunshine ABC 1986
The Cavanaughs CBS 1986-1989
The Tortellis NBC 1987 Co-production with Charles/Burrows/Charles Productions
Duet Fox 1987-1989 Co-production with UBU Productions
Marblehead Manor Syndication 1987-1988 Co-production with Dames-Fraser Productions
The Bronx Zoo NBC 1987-1988 Co-production with UBU Productions
Star Trek: The Next Generation Syndication 1987-1994 An update of the 1966 TV series by Desilu Productions
Friday the 13th: The Series Syndication 1987-1990
Day by Day NBC 1988-1989 Co-production with UBU Productions
Wipeout Syndication 1988-1989 Co-production with Dames-Fraser Productions
Dear John NBC 1988-1992
Mission: Impossible ABC 1988-1990 An update of the 1966 TV series by Desilu Productions
War of the Worlds Syndication 1988-1990 Based on the 1953 movie by Paramount Pictures
Dolphin Cove CBS 1989
The Arsenio Hall Show Syndication 1989-1994
Hard Copy Syndication 1989-1999
Open House Fox 1989-1990 Co-production with UBU Productions


Title Network Original running Notes
The Bradys CBS 1990
His & Hers NBC 1990 Co-production with UBU Productions
Down Home NBC 1990-1991
Wings NBC 1990-1997 Co-production with Grub Street Productions
Ferris Bueller NBC 1990-1991 Based on the 1986 movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off by Paramount Pictures
American Dreamer NBC 1990-1991
E.A.R.T.H. Force CBS 1990
The Party Machine Syndication 1991 Co-production with Peeples Productions and Arsenio Hall Communications
Sons and Daughters CBS 1991
Verdict CBS 1991
Maury Syndication 1991–present Paramount stopped distributing Maury in 1998; Studios USA assumed production afterward
The Royal Family CBS 1991-1992 Co-production with Eddie Murphy Productions
Flesh 'n' Blood NBC 1991
Brooklyn Bridge CBS 1991-1993 Co-production with UBU Productions
The Montel Williams Show Syndication 1991-2008 Paramount succeeded Viacom as distributor following merger
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles ABC 1992-1996 Based on the film Raiders of the Lost Ark and its sequels by Lucasfilm Ltd. and Paramount Pictures
Sightings Fox 1992-1997
Love at First Sight Syndication 1992
Grapevine CBS 1992
Flying Blind Fox 1992-1993 Co-production with Sweetum Productions and Viacom Productions
Bob CBS 1992-1993
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Syndication 1993-1999 Based on the 1966 series and its spin off by Desilu and Paramount Television
The Untouchables Syndication 1993-1994 Based on the 1987 movie by Paramount Pictures and its predecessor TV series by Desilu Productions
Big Wave Dave's CBS 1993 co-production with Levine & Isaacs Productions
Frasier NBC 1993-2004 co-production with Grub Street Productions
an expansion of the 1982 TV series Cheers by Charles/Burrows/Charles Productions and Paramount Television
The Mommies NBC 1993-1995 co-production with Speer-Grossman Productions
The Jon Stewart Show MTV 1993-1995 Paramount produced the series for syndication
South of Sunset CBS 1993 co-production with Stan Rogow Productions and Byrum Power & Light
Itsy Bitsy Spider USA Network 1994-1996
Viper NBC, Syndication 1994-1999
Leeza NBC, Syndication 1994-2000
The New Price is Right Syndication 1994-1995 Co-production with Mark Goodson Productions
Duckman USA Network 1994-1997 Co-production with Klasky Csupo
The Busy World of Richard Scarry Showtime 1994-1997 Co-production with Cinar, France 3, BBC, Family Channel, Beta Film (Germany), and Telefilm Canada
Sister, Sister ABC, The WB 1994-1999
Star Trek: Voyager UPN 1995-2001 Based on the 1966 series and its spin-off by Desilu and Paramount Television
The Watcher UPN 1995
Pig Sty UPN 1995
Platypus Man UPN 1995 Co-production with Fanaro-Nathan Productions
The Marshal ABC 1995
Marker UPN 1995
Legend UPN 1995
Almost Perfect CBS 1995-1996 Co-production with Levine & Isaacs Productions
The Pursuit of Happiness NBC 1995 Co-production with Grub Street Productions
JAG NBC, CBS 1995-2005 co-production with Bellisarius Productions and NBC Productions for season 1 only
The Home Court NBC 1995-1996
Moesha UPN 1996-2001 produced by Big Ticket Television, Regan Jon Productions (1996–1997), Saradipity Productions, Jump at the Sun Productions (1997–1999) formerly produced by Worldvision Enterprises from (1996-1999)
Good Company CBS 1996
Judge Judy Syndication 1996–present Produced from 1999-2006 co-production with Big Ticket Television
Clueless ABC, UPN 1996-1999 Co-production with Cockamamie Productions
The Sentinel UPN 1996-1999 Co-production with Pet Fly Productions
America's Dumbest Criminals Syndication 1996-2000 Produced from 1999-2000
Real TV Syndication 1996-2001
Nash Bridges CBS 1996-2001 Produced from 1999-2001 co-production with The Don Johnson Company, Carlton Cuse Productions. Formerly by Rysher Entertainment from 1996-1999
7th Heaven The WB, The CW 1996-2007 co-produced by Spelling Television
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch ABC, The WB 1996-2003 Produced by Viacom Productions and Hartbreak Films, distributed in off-network syndication by Paramount
Orleans CBS 1997
Fired Up NBC 1997-1998 Co-production with Grammnet Productions
George & Leo CBS 1997-1998
Hitz UPN 1997
Jenny NBC 1997-1998 Produced by MTV
The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer UPN 1998 Co-production with Fanaro-Nathan Productions
Judge Joe Brown Syndication 1998-2013 Produced from 1999-2006
LateLine NBC 1998-1999
The Howie Mandel Show Syndication 1998-1999
Maggie Lifetime 1998-1999 Co-production with Atomic Television
DiResta UPN 1998-1999
Encore! Encore! NBC 1998-1999 Co-production with Grub Street Productions
Charmed The WB 1998-2006 produced by Spelling Television, distributed in off-network syndication by Paramount
Judge Mills Lane Syndication 1998-2001 Produced from 1999-2001
Seven Days UPN 1998-2001
Becker CBS 1998-2004
Love & Money CBS 1999-2000
Hope Island PAX TV 1999-2000 Co-production with Lionsgate Television
Now and Again CBS 1999-2000


Post-2006 episodes of certain series produced by CBS Paramount Television, CBS Television Distribution, and/or CBS Television Studios, based on program.
Title Network Original running Notes
Soul Food Showtime 2000-2004 Based on the 1997 film by 20th Century Fox
Seasons 1 & 2 co-production with Fox Television Studios, seasons 3-5 co-production with 20th Century Fox Television
Higher Ground ABC Family 2000 Co-production with Crescent Entertainment, Lionsgate Television and WIC Entertainment
The Trouble with Normal ABC 2000 Co-production with Garfield Grove Productions and Touchstone Television
Madigan Men ABC 2000
Level 9 UPN 2000-2001
Maximum Exposure Syndication 2000-2002
That's Life CBS 2000-2002
Girlfriends UPN, The CW 2000-2008
One on One UPN 2001-2006
Manhunt UPN 2001
Some of My Best Friends CBS 2001 Based on the 1997 film Kiss Me, Guido by Paramount Pictures
Big Apple CBS 2001 Co-production with Red Board Productions and Yerkovich Productions
Kristin NBC 2001 Co-production with Markusfarms Productions
Men, Women & Dogs WB 2001
Fling Fox 2001
Hot Ticket Syndication 2001-2004
Enterprise UPN 2001-2005 Prequel to the 1966 TV series Star Trek by Desilu Productions
Philly ABC 2001-2002 Co-production with Steven Bochco Productions
Rendez-View Syndication 2001-2002
Wolf Lake CBS 2001-2002
Special Unit 2 UPN 2001-2002
Raising Dad WB 2001-2002 Co-production with Albion Productions
In-Laws NBC 2002-2003 Co-production with Grammnet Productions
Andy Richter Controls the Universe Fox 2002-2003 Co-production with Garfield Grove Productions and 20th Century Fox Television
Life Moments Syndication 2002-2003
Dr. Phil Syndication 2002–present Co-distributed with King World Productions
First Monday CBS 2002 Co-production with Bellisarius Productions
Do Over WB 2002
Bram & Alice CBS 2002
The Random Years UPN 2002
A Minute with Stan Hooper Fox 2003
Kingpin NBC 2003 Produced by Knee Deep Productions, NBC Studios and Spelling Television
NCIS CBS 2003-present Spin-off of JAG
Keen Eddie Fox 2003-2004
Unexplained Mysteries Syndication 2003-2004
It's All Relative ABC 2003-2004
Deadwood HBO 2004-2006
Dance 360 Syndication 2004-2005
The 4400 USA Network 2004-2007 Season one produced by Viacom Productions, co-produced by American Zoetrope
The Insider Syndication 2004-present
Second Time Around UPN 2004-2005
Medical Investigation NBC 2004-2005 Co-production with Landscape Entertainment and NBC Universal Television
Threshold CBS 2005-2006
Cuts UPN 2005-2006
Love, Inc. UPN 2005-2006
Everybody Hates Chris UPN, The CW 2005-2009 co-production with CR Enterprises and 3 Arts Entertainment
The Bad Girl's Guide UPN 2005
Sex, Love & Secrets UPN 2005
Life on a Stick Fox 2005 co-production with Garfield Grove Productions
Blind Justice ABC 2005 co-production with Steven Bochco Productions
Criminal Minds CBS 2005-present co-production with Touchstone Television
Out of Practice CBS 2005-2006 co-production with Knotty Entertainment and Picador Productions
Love Monkey CBS 2006
South Beach UPN 2006
Courting Alex CBS 2006

Upcoming programs[edit]

Title Network Year Notes
Minority Report FOX 2015 Based on the 2002 movie by DreamWorks Pictures[1]
School of Rock Nickelodeon 2015 Based on the 2003 movie by Paramount Pictures
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Netflix 2016 Based on the 2004 movie by Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies
American Gigolo TBA TBA Based on the 1980 movie by Paramount Pictures
Ashecliffe HBO TBA Based on the 2010 movie Shutter Island by Paramount Pictures
Fatal Attraction TBA TBA Based on the 1987 movie by Paramount Pictures
Galaxy Quest TBA TBA Based on the 1999 movie by DreamWorks Pictures
Narc TBA TBA Based on the 2002 movie by Paramount Pictures [2]
Shooter USA Network TBA Based on the 2007 movie by Paramount Pictures
Urban Cowboy TBA TBA Based on the 1980 film by Paramount Pictures