12 Shows That Changed Television Forever

Everyone loves movies, but there’s something truly special about a great TV show. Whether you’re smiling at the wild antics on “I Love Lucy” or having deep discussions with neighbors about “Law & Order,” TV shows are a great way to connect with fans worldwide. There are some shows, however, that manage to seriously ignite something in their devoted fanbase and become such a critical darling that folks will have to sit down and watch it in order to see what everyone is talking about. We take a look at 12 shows that have managed to change the landscape of television forever.


12) The Simpsons


For over 25 years, “The Simpsons” has been the king of animated comedy. The show has the honor of being the longest running sitcom and the longest running animated series of all time. “The Simpsons” has won 31 Emmys during its run, including 16 for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance. In 2000, the show was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.