If you are like most people, you have a tough time finding out what’s on television every night. With the numerous network television channels along with the basic and extended basic cable/satellite channels, finding out what shows you want to watch in advance can be quite a task. Luckily, there are sites such as TV Guide to help find what’s on television on any given day and time.
You can also look at what shows are most popular. According to Tivo, the top 20 most recorded shows on digital video recorders are Grey’s Anatomy, American Idol, Desperate Housewives, House, Lost, 24, CSI: Criminal Scene Investigation, The Office, Brothers & Sisters, Heroes, Oprah Winfrey, Private Practice, Two and a Half Men, NCIS, Criminal Minds, ER, Bones, CSI: Miami, Dancing With The Stars, and Medium.
Also take notice of which channels are network channels. ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and CW are the network channels with the largest budgets to produce television show. This is not surprising given the fact that most of the popular television shows are on the channels.
The best way to find television shows you might like is to use your television guide and browse all the shows and see what sparks your interest. I look start looking at the prime time television slots and look down the guide to find all the shows that I might want to watch. You can also do it by your favorite television channel and scroll across to see what shows they have on a given day.