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Buzz In: What TV Shows Have the Best Music?

Earlier this week, I mentioned Alexandra Patsavas. (She's the music supervisor from Grey's Anatomy, Gossip Girl, and The O.C., and she also worked on the New Moon soundtrack.) She's one of the best in the biz at picking out the perfect song — thanks to her, I still think of that scene on The O.C. when Marissa shoots Trey whenever I hear Imogen Heap's "Hide and Seek."

Bringing up Patsavas got me thinking about all the great music on TV. I admittedly own a Grey's soundtrack — OK, or two — and I'm always jotting down the names of the artists at the bottom ticker when I'm watching The Hills or The City. It's a great way to find little gems to download that might not pass my radar otherwise. So, I'd like to the pose this question to you: What TV show do you think has the best tunes?

(P.S. If you're a music lover, you might want to think about adding yourself to the Music Review Group in BuzzSugar Community!)

Gossip Girl photo courtesy of The CW; The Hills photo courtesy of IMDB

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Akasha Akasha 6 years
I have to go with One Tree Hill and Supernatural. I have consistently purchased OTH's tie in soundtracks from almost every season, and have discovered quite a few artists that I very much enjoy.
dioraddict dioraddict 6 years
Grey's Anatomy, hands down!! :)
bethinabox bethinabox 6 years
I love the music on Grey's Anatomy! They've played Tegan and Sara a bunch of times, and I love them, and I also discovered two new artists from the show. :)
lalelu87 lalelu87 6 years
Looove GA, The OC and Scrubs
lalelu87 lalelu87 6 years
Looove GA, The OC and Scrubs
Advah Advah 6 years
I didn't expect it, but I found out about some very good songs/bands thanks to GG.
genesisrocks genesisrocks 6 years
Loved the music on the OC. It really introduced some new and indie bands to the pop world
lellybear lellybear 6 years
gotta second vampyre. supernatural has great music.
tpage tpage 6 years
One Tree Hill and The City have the best music. If it weren't for the music on these shows I probably wouldn't watch them.
schnappycat schnappycat 6 years
The OC, definitely! I found so many new bands from that show. I also really have enjoyed the music on One Tree Hill.
-Lora- -Lora- 6 years
^ The Fray is awesome!
-Lora- -Lora- 6 years
^ The Fray is awesome!
xlightningboltx xlightningboltx 6 years
I was just saying last night actually, The Hills has a great soundtrack. Very 'in the moment'.
Linda-McP Linda-McP 6 years
Grey's tops my list.
Linda-McP Linda-McP 6 years
Grey's tops my list.
redchick152 redchick152 6 years
oh man..i remember when GA was just starting out and How To Save A Life was on the show....holy crap, i think my entire sorority was obsessed w/ the Fray!
Vampyre Vampyre 6 years
Supernatural! I love classic rock.
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 6 years
Rescue Me has the best music. oh wait thats a grown up show, so nobody on this site would know what that is.
melissaS melissaS 6 years
The OC for sure! the music is great with the scenes. i agree with penguins268, Nada Surf's cover of "If You Leave" was awesome. So was Finley Quaye & William Orbit's "Dice" during the new year's countdown :)
melissaS melissaS 6 years
The OC for sure! the music is great with the scenes. i agree with penguins268, Nada Surf's cover of "If You Leave" was awesome. So was Finley Quaye & William Orbit's "Dice" during the new year's countdown :)
-Lora- -Lora- 6 years
Grey's anatomy!
-Lora- -Lora- 6 years
Grey's anatomy!
magalaya magalaya 6 years
The OC and Gossip Girl definitely tops my list, but Grey's Anatomy has amazing music as well.
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