The 10 favorite TV shows of Democrats and Republicans

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Both Republicans and Democrats are fans of CBS comedy “The Big Bang Theory.”
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Does the political divide between Republicans and Democrats extend to television shows? A new poll suggests that it does.

E-Score Programs – a monthly tracking survey that measures awareness, viewing, and perceptions of American television shows – analyzed more than 750 primetime broadcast, cable, and streaming programs among American adults whose political affiliation is either Republican or Democrat. It then ranked the results for shows described as “one of my favorites” by each group.

What the survey found was that Republicans and Democrats are definitely attracted to different things when it comes to their TV viewing.

There are shows that cross the aisle, though. They include The CW’s “Supernatural,” CBS comedy “The Big Bang Theory,” and AMC’s “The Walking Dead.”

Here are the 10 shows most beloved by the Republicans and Democrats:


Republicans’ favorite TV shows

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According to E-Score, “Republicans prefer programs that are family-friendly, funny, plot-driven or have storylines that involve ‘good versus evil.’ These shows may be more appealing to supporters of Trump.”


1. “Supernatural” (The CW)

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Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles on “Supernatural.”
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Liane Hentscher/The CW

“Two brothers follow their father’s footsteps as ‘hunters’ fighting evil supernatural beings of many kinds including monsters, demons, and gods that roam the earth.” – IMDb


2. “The Walking Dead” (AMC)

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Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes on AMC’s “The Walking Dead.”
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AMC screencap

“Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by the walking dead. Fighting the dead, fearing the living.” – IMDb


3. “Scorpion” (CBS)

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The cast of CBS’s “Scorpion.”
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Monty Brinton/CBS

“An eccentric genius forms an international network of super-geniuses to act as the last line of defense against the complicated threats of the modern world.” – IMDb


4. “Arrow” (The CW)

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Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen aka Arrow on The CW’s “Arrow.”
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The CW

“Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow.” – IMDb


5. “The Flash” (The CW)

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Grant Gustin as Barry Allen aka The Flash on The CW’s “The Flash.”
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Diyah Pera/The CW

“Barry Allen wakes up nine months after he was struck by lightning and discovers that the bolt gave him the power of super speed. With his new team and powers, Barry becomes ‘The Flash’ and fights crime in Central City.” – IMDb


6. “The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)

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From left, Kunal Nayyar, Simon Helberg, Melissa Rauch, and Jim Parsons on CBS’s “The Big Beng
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CBS

“A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory.” – IMDb


7. “NCIS” (CBS)

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From left, Mark Harmon and Scott Bakula on CBS’s “NCIS.”
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Skip Bolen/CBS

“The cases of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service’s Washington DC Major Case Response Team, led by Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs.” – IMDb


8. “Blue Bloods” (CBS)

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Tom Selleck on CBS’s “Blue Bloods.”
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“‘Blue Bloods’ revolves around a family of New York cops.” – IMDb


9. “Grimm” (NBC)

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David Giuntoli on NBC’s “Grimm.”
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“A homicide detective discovers he is a descendant of hunters who fight supernatural forces.” – IMDb


10. “Last Man Standing” (ABC)

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Tim Allen, left, and Hector Olizondo on ABC comedy “Last Man Standing.”
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ABC

“A married father of three tries to maintain his manliness in a world increasingly dominated by women.” – IMDb


Democrats’ favorite TV shows

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at the National Education Association’s 95th Representative Assembly (RA) in Washington, U.S. July 5, 2016.
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Reuters/Kevin Lamarque

According to E-Score, “Democrats prefer programs that are sexy, edgy, emotionally involving, ethnically diverse or have strong characters. These shows may be more attractive to supporters of Clinton.”


1. “Game of Thrones” (HBO)

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HBO

“While a civil war brews between several noble families in Westeros, the children of the former rulers of the land attempt to rise up to power. Meanwhile a forgotten race, bent on destruction, plans to return after thousands of years in the North.” – IMDb


2. “The Haves and the Have Nots” (OWN)

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John Schneider and Tika Sumpter on OWN’s “The Haves and the Have Nots.”
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OWN

“The show follows the complicated dynamic between the rich and powerful Cryer family and the hired help who work in their opulent Savannah, Georgia, mansion.” – OWN


3. “Supernatural” (The CW)

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The CW

Also, a Republican favorite.


4. “The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)

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Jim Parsons on CBS’s “The Big Bang Theory.”
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Michael Yarish/Warner Bros

Also, a Republican favorite.


5. “Suits” (USA Network)

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From left, Rick Hoffman, Gabriel Macht, and Patrick J. Adams from USA Network’s “Suits.”
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USA Network

“On the run from a drug deal gone bad, Mike Ross, a brilliant college-dropout, finds himself a job working with Harvey Specter, one of New York City’s best lawyers.” – IMDb


6. “The Walking Dead” (AMC)

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Norman Reedus on AMC’s “The Walking Dead.”
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AMC

Also, a Republican favorite.


7. “How to Get Away With Murder” (ABC)

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Viola Davis on ABC’s “How to Get Away With Murder.”
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“A group of ambitious law students and their brilliant criminal defense professor become involved in a twisted murder plot that promises to change the course of their lives.” – IMDb


8. “Doctor Who” (BBC America)

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Peter Capaldi on BBC America’s “Doctor Who.”
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BBC America

“The further adventures of the time traveling alien adventurer and his companions.” – IMDb


9. “Empire” (Fox)

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Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard on Fox’s “Empire.”
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“A hip-hop mogul must choose between his three sons who are battling for control over his multi-million dollar company, while his ex-wife schemes to get what’s hers.” – IMDb


10. “Nashville” (ABC)

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Hayden Panettiere as Juliette Barnes, left, and Connie Britton as Rayna James on “Nashville.”
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“A fading country music star comes into conflict with a rising young star.” – IMDb