Despite the ending that people are still arguing over, the Writers Guild has named “The Sopranos” as the best written TV show in history.
“Seinfeld” ranks second on the list, followed by “The Twilight Zone” and “All in the Family.” “M-A-S-H” is in fifth, “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” is sixth and “Mad Men” is seventh. “Cheers,” “The Wire” and “The West Wing” round out the top ten.
“The Simpsons” is eleventh, followed by “I Love Lucy.” “Saturday Night Live” ranks 25th, “Lost” is 27th and “Star Trek” is 33rd, one place ahead of “Modern Family.”
The original British version of “The Office” ranks 50th, 16 places ahead of the U.S. version.
David Letterman’s writers land him in 98th place.
To read the entire list go http://www.wgaeast.org/index.php?id=566
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