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Top 20 Shows To Watch Online
By Erik Gunther

Disconnect the cable. Shut down the satellite. Dump your DVR. All your shows belong to the Internet. With episodes airing all over the Web, the TV could join the 8-Track player in a landfill near you.

For digital dynamos who enjoy watching their favorite programs on the computer screen, we compiled a list of the most popular streaming shows. Here are this week's top 20...
1. Heroes
2. Prison Break
3. Family Guy
4. Gossip Girl
5. The Office
6. South Park
7. Gilmore Girls
8. Nip/Tuck
9. Grey's Anatomy
10. Weeds
11. Smallville
12. Simpsons
13. Futurama
14. Curb Your Enthusiasm
15. House
16. Ugly Betty
17. American Dad
18. Scrubs
19. Naruto
20. Stargate Atlantis
One thing to note from our list—the utter lack of reality. Are scripted shows the only ones worth streaming? While reality shows regularly top our list of most-searched shows, none cracked this top 20 of programs worth watching online. Perhaps those striking writers have a point...