Television shows set in Texas

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  1. True Blood
    #1

    True Blood (2008)

    41,650 views

    True Blood is an American television drama series produced and created by Alan Ball. It is based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries series of novels by Charlaine Harris, detailing the co-existence of vampires and humans in Bon Temps, a fictional small town in northwestern Louisiana. The series centers on the adventures of Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin), a telepathic waitress with an otherworldly quality.


  2. Friday Night Lights
    #2

    Friday Night Lights (2006)

    13,362 views

    Friday Night Lights is an American drama television series about a high school football team in the fictional town of Dillon, Texas. It was developed by Peter Berg, and executive produced by Brian Grazer, David Nevins, Sarah Aubrey, and Jason Katims, based on the 1990 nonfiction book and 2004 film of the same name. The series' primary setting, Dillon, is a small, close-knit community in rural Texas. Particular focus is given to team coach Eric Taylor (Kyle Chandler) and his family, Tami and Julie. The show uses this small town backdrop to address many issues facing contemporary American culture, including family values, school funding, racism, drugs, abortion, and lack of economic opportunities.


  3. The Lying Game
    #3

    The Lying Game (2011)

    10,055 views

    The Lying Game is an American teen drama television series that aired on ABC Family from August 15, 2011 to March 12, 2013. The series was produced by Pratt Enterprises, Alloy Entertainment, and Warner Horizon Television. and is loosely based on a series of novels of the same name by Sara Shepard. The network green-lighted the series in February 2011 with a 10 episode order. with the series.


  4. The Client List
    #4

    The Client List (2012)

    6,952 views

    The Client List is an American television drama series based on the 2010 television film of the same name, which aired on the Lifetime network. The series stars Jennifer Love Hewitt, who starred in the film, though she plays a different character in a premise that is slightly different from the film. The series premiered on Sunday, April 8, 2012.


  5. Reba
    #5

    Reba (2001)

    5,718 views

    Reba is an American sitcom starring Reba McEntire, which ran from 2001 to 2007. For the show's first five seasons, it aired on The WB, and crossed over to The CW for its final season. It is one of the only series on The WB that was not produced by Warner Bros. Television.


  6. King of the Hill
    #6

    King of the Hill (1997)

    4,683 views

    King of the Hill is an American adult animated sitcom created by Mike Judge and Greg Daniels that ran from January 12, 1997, to May 6, 2010 on Fox. It centers on the Hills, a middle-class American family in the fictional small town of Arlen, Texas. It attempts to retain a realistic approach, seeking humor in the conventional and mundane aspects of everyday life. Unlike other animated programs, plots were often cumulative, much like a prime-time drama. In addition, the show was known for its dramatic cliffhangers during season finales. This style of storytelling was unusual for an animated program at the time King of the Hill aired.


  7. The Brothers Garcia
    #7

    The Brothers Garcia (2000)

    2,822 views

    The Brothers García is an American sitcom that premiered in 2000 on Nickelodeon and ended in 2004. It was among the first projects of Sí TV, an effort to produce programming featuring Latino characters, however being aimed at a diverse audience. (Sí TV has since launched its own cable-television network.) The series was billed as the first English-language sitcom to have an all Latino cast and creative team.


  8. Laredo
    #8

    Laredo (1965)

    2,431 views

    Laredo is an American Western television series that aired on NBC from September 16, 1965, to April 7, 1967. Laredo stars Neville Brand, William Smith, Peter Brown, and Philip Carey as Texas Rangers. It is set on the Mexican border about Laredo in Webb County in south Texas. The program presented fifty-six episodes in color. It was produced by Universal Television.


  9. Beavis and Butt-Head
    #9

    Beavis and Butt-Head (1993)

    1,901 views

    Beavis and Butt-head is an American animated sitcom created and designed by Mike Judge. The series originated from Frog Baseball, a 1992 short film by Judge originally aired on Liquid Television. After seeing the short, MTV signed Judge to develop the concept. The series first ran from March 8, 1993 to November 28, 1997. In 1996, the series was adapted into the animated feature film Beavis and Butt-head Do America.


  10. The Bridge
    #10

    The Bridge (2013)

    1,271 views

    The Bridge is an American crime drama television series, developed by Meredith Stiehm and Elwood Reid, that was broadcast on the FX network, and based on the Danish-Swedish series Broen/Bron. The show stars German actress Diane Kruger and Mexican actor Demián Bichir in pivotal roles. Ted Levine, Annabeth Gish, Thomas M. Wright, Matthew Lillard and Emily Rios also co-star in supporting roles in the series. The complete series consists of two seasons, consisting of 13-episodes each. The series debuted on FX in the United States on July 10, 2013, and the series finale aired on October 1, 2014. The show was developed both in English and Spanish languages.


  11. I Hate My Teenage Daughter
    #11

    I Hate My Teenage Daughter (2011)

    849 views

    I Hate My Teenage Daughter is an American sitcom that ran on Fox from November 30, 2011 to March 20, 2012. It aired at the 9:30 pm (E/P)/8:30 pm (C) timeslot after The X Factor. The series stars Jaime Pressly and Katie Finneran. On May 10, 2012, Fox canceled the series. The six remaining episodes subsequently aired in Australia and New Zealand.


  12. Wishbone
    #12

    Wishbone (1995)

    779 views

    Wishbone is a half-hour children's television show that was produced from 1995 to 2001 and broadcast on PBS Kids. The show's title character is a Jack Russell Terrier. Wishbone lives with his owner Joe Talbot in the fictional town of Oakdale, Texas. He daydreams about being the lead character of stories from classic literature. He was known as "the little dog with a big imagination". Only the viewers and the characters in his daydreams can hear Wishbone speak. The characters from his daydreams see Wishbone as whichever famous character he is currently portraying and not as a dog. The show won four Daytime Emmies, a Peabody Award, and honors from the Television Critics Association. Wishbone's exterior shots were filmed on the backlot of Lyrick Studios's teen division Big Feats! Entertainment in Allen, Texas and its interior shots were filmed on a sound stage in a 50,000 square foot warehouse in Plano, Texas. Additional scenes were filmed in Grapevine, Texas.


  13. The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
    #13

    The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2002)

    870 views

    The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, often shortened to just Jimmy Neutron, is an American computer animated television series created by John A. Davis. It is the first spin-off to the 2001 film Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius. It originally aired on Nickelodeon for three seasons beginning July 20, 2002, and the final episode aired on November 25, 2006. A second spin-off to the film, titled Planet Sheen debuted 8 years later.


  14. From Dusk Till Dawn
    #14

    From Dusk Till Dawn (2014)

    1,652 views

    From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series is an American horror television series developed by Robert Rodriguez. It forms part of the franchise of film, direct-to-video, comic and cult following of From Dusk till Dawn, expanding on the chronicles of the Gecko Brothers, Seth and Richie; The Fuller family; and Santanico Pandemonium. The series premiered on March 11, 2014, on Rodriguez's newly launched channel El Rey. Outside the United States and Latin America, the series is marketed as a Netflix original.


  15. The Rebel
    #15

    The Rebel (1959)

    583 views

    The Rebel is a 76-episode American western television series starring Nick Adams that debuted on the ABC network from 1959 to 1961. The Rebel was one of the few Goodson-Todman Productions outside of their game show ventures. Beginning in December 2011, The Rebel reruns began to air Saturday mornings on Me-TV.


  16. Houston Knights
    #16

    Houston Knights (1987)

    552 views

    Houston Knights is an American crime drama set in Houston, Texas. The show ran on CBS from 1987 to 1988 and had 31 episodes. The core of the show was the partnership between two very different cops from two different cultures. Chicago cop Joey LaFiamma, played by Michael Paré, is transferred to Houston after he kills a mobster from a powerful Mafia family and a contract is put out on him. Once there, he is partnered with Levon Lundy, played by Michael Beck, the grandson of a Texas Ranger.


  17. The Yellow Rose
    #17

    The Yellow Rose (1983)

    571 views

    The Yellow Rose is an American television series. It was broadcast on the NBC network during the 1983-1984 season. It was produced by Paul Freeman. The series was at least partly inspired by the more coltish elements of the soap opera Dallas, and dealt with the intrigues of the Texas-based Champion family who owned a 200,000-acre cattle and oil ranch called "The Yellow Rose."


  18. My Generation
    #18

    My Generation (2010)

    409 views

    My Generation is an American mockumentary television series that aired on the ABC network in the fall of 2010. The one-hour comedy-drama, produced by ABC Studios, follows a group of high school classmates in Austin, Texas in 2000, then revisits them ten years after graduation. The series premiered on September 23, 2010, and was canceled by ABC on October 1 due to the first two episodes' poor ratings.


  19. The Leftovers
    #19

    The Leftovers (2013)

    662 views

    The Leftovers is an American television drama series created by Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta, airing on HBO. It is based on Perrotta's novel of the same name. The pilot was written by Lindelof and Perrotta, and directed by Peter Berg. The series stars Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston, Liv Tyler, Chris Zylka, Margaret Qualley, Carrie Coon, and Ann Dowd. The series premiered on HBO on June 29, 2014 and was renewed for a second season, which premiered on October 4, 2015; and concluded December 6, 2015. On December 10, 2015, HBO renewed the show for a third and final season.


  20. Temple Houston
    #20

    Temple Houston (1963)

    347 views

    Temple Houston is a 1963–1964 NBC television series considered "the first attempt ... to produce an hour-long western series with the main character being an attorney in the formal sense." Temple Houston was the only program which Jack Webb sold to a network during his ten months as the head of production at Warner Bros. Television. It was also the lone series in which actor Jeffrey Hunter played a regular part. The series' supporting cast features Jack Elam and Chubby Johnson.


  21. Lone Star
    #21

    Lone Star (2010)

    325 views

    Lone Star is an American drama television series which originally ran on Fox from September 20, 2010 to September 27, 2010, airing Monday nights at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Fox announced Lone Star's cancellation on September 28, 2010 after two low-rated episodes.


  22. The Night Shift
    #22

    The Night Shift (2014)

    848 views

    The Night Shift is an American medical drama series that premiered on May 27, 2014, on NBC. The series was created by Gabe Sachs and Jeff Judah, and follows the lives of the staff who work the late night shift in the ER at San Antonio Medical Center.


  23. The Texan
    #23

    The Texan (1958)

    256 views

    The Texan is a western television series starring popular B movie actor Rory Calhoun, which aired on the CBS television network from 1958 to 1960.


  24. Anchorwoman
    #24

    Anchorwoman (2007)

    206 views

    Anchorwoman is a partially scripted American comedy/reality hybrid television series that aired on Fox in August 2007. The series was canceled after airing two back to back episodes.


  25. Flo
    #25

    Flo (1980)

    200 views

    Flo is an American sitcom which aired on CBS from 1980 to 1981. The series is a spin-off for Polly Holliday who portrayed the sassy and street-smart waitress Florence Jean "Flo" Castleberry on the sitcom Alice. Flo was taped in front of a live studio audience at The Burbank Studios, Stage 6 in Burbank, California. The series was cancelled at the end of its second season.


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