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10 Hit TV Shows That Started In The UK

We're not saying all the best US shows start in the UK. But kind of. Check out The Chase, the newest UK import, Tuesdays at 9/8c on GSN.

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1. Britain's Got Talent / America's Got Talent

Britain's Got Talent: 2007-present, 87 episodes

America's Got Talent: 2006-present, 193 episodes

Though the British version was cast and produced first, the American version beat it to airwaves after issues with the pilot.

3. Doctor Who

Ray Burmiston/Adrian Rogers, ©BBC WORLDWIDE

UK produced: 798 episodes

US produced: 1 TV movie -- the 1996 movie Doctor Who was intended as a backdoor pilot to an American Who, but low US ratings meant no series emerged.

5. Strictly Come Dancing / Dancing With the Stars

Strictly Come Dancing: 2004-present, 185 episodes

Dancing With the Stars: 2005-present, 308 episodes

Check out The Chase, America's newest UK import, only on GSN:

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