tvweek_140189Long-running soap Home And Away has topped a poll of Studio 10 viewers and TV Week readers for their Top 25 shows of all time.

The show’s overall ranking is reflective of its overall popularity across multiple generations and is still a strong ratings performer for Seven after almost 26 years.

Other Australian shows to make the list were mostly dramas, such as Offspring (#3), McLeod’s Daughters (#5), Blue Heelers (#6) and Neighbours (#10), although reality giant Big Brother ranked 12th and sitcom Kath And Kim just made the list at number 22.

In counting down the Top 25 shows Neighbours star Stefan Dennis was Studio 10‘s guest panelist and there were interviews with Offspring stars Kat Stewart and Richard Davies, A Country Practice favourite Joan Sydney and Home And Away original cast member Alex Papps (pictured on the cover of TV Week in January 1989).

The full list:

1 Home And Away
2 Friends
3 Offspring
4 Bones
5 McLeod’s Daughters
6 Blue Heelers
7 Grey’s Anatomy
8 A Country Practice
9 All Saints
10 Neighbours
11 Packed To The Rafters
12 Big Brother
13 Buffy The Vampire Slayer
15 Doctor Who
16 M*A*S*H
17 Sex & The City
18 Breaking Bad
19 Modern Family
20 Game Of Thrones
21 The Simpsons
22 Kath & Kim
23 Seinfeld
24 Downton Abbey
25 ER

Source: Studio 10

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