101 Best-Written TV Series Ever
Writers Guild of America releases list
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Jun 3, 2013 3:52 PM CDT
In this file photo, originally released by HBO in 2007, Edie Falco portrays Carmela Soprano and James Gandolfini is Tony Soprano in a scene from the hit HBO dramatic series "The Sopranos."   (AP Photo/HBO,Craig Blankenhorn, File)

(Newser) – Still reeling from last night's episode of Game of Thrones? Need to take a break and watch a different, but also well-written, TV show? Then the Writers Guild of America's list of the 101 best-written television series arrives just in the nick of time. Here's the top 10:

  1. The Sopranos
  2. Seinfeld
  3. The Twilight Zone
  4. All in the Family
  5. M*A*S*H

  1. The Mary Tyler Moore Show
  2. Mad Men
  3. Cheers
  4. The Wire
  5. The West Wing
Click for the complete list. (Game of Thrones doesn't show up until spot No. 40.)

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Jun 6, 2013 2:04 AM CDT
The West Wing?
Jun 5, 2013 6:27 AM CDT
no 'welcome back cotter"??? no "sonny and cher'??? I also don't agree with most of the order of the top 100, especially not the top 10.
Jun 4, 2013 12:22 PM CDT
Love Frasier, especially the episode where Niles is trying to press his pants and catches Frasier's beloved couch on fire. :)