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Seinfeld 'best TV show ever'

Seinfeld has been named as the greatest TV show of all time.

The top-rated sitcom has topped a list of the 50 most entertaining or influential television series in American pop culture.

Editors at America's listings magazine TV Guide compiled the chart, to appear in next week's edition.

Lucile Ball's sitcom pioneering sitcom I Love Lucy came second, followed by Jackie Gleason's comedy The Honeymooners and All in the Family, the US version of Till Death Do Us Part.

The rest of the top 10 is:

5. The Sopranos
6. 60 Minutes
7. Late Night with Letterman
8. The Simpsons
9. The Andy Griffith Show
10. Saturday Night Live

Published: 30 Apr 2002

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This is the show that celebrated the launch of Nick Helm's album in 2016, and has previously been unseen by anyone who was not in the O2 Forum Kentish Town that night.

With typical hyperbole, the show is described thusly: 'Under-rehearsed, under-prepared and under pressure, Nick and his band somehow managed to pull together the greatest show in the last 27 years of living memory. That show went down as a thing of legend, often spoken about by weary travellers around campfires, but thought to have been lost to the sands of time forever.'

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