TV Theme Song Composers TV Theme Song Composers

The following is an list of composers and artists who created some of the best television theme songs over the last fifty years.

A - B
Amanda Abizaid - "A Place In Time" (Theme from The 4400)
Mike Altman - "Suicide Is Painless" (Theme from M*A*S*H)
Jeff Beal - "Theme from Monk" (first season only)
Betty - "The L Word Theme (The Way That We Live)" (Theme from The L Word), "It Girl" (Theme from Cover Shot)
Natasha Bedingfield, Danielle Brisebois and Wayne Rodriguez - "Unwritten" (Theme from The Hills)
Drake Bell - "I Found a Way" (Theme from Drake and Josh)
Jake Black and Rob Spragg - "Woke Up This Morning" (Theme from The Sopranos)
Brian David Blush/Roger Meade Clyne (Theme from King of the Hill)
Perry Botkin Jr. - "Nadia's Theme" (Theme from The Young & The Restless)
Lou Briel - "No Te Duermas" (Theme from No Te Duermas (TV series) Telemundo, Puerto Rico

C - D
Steve Carlisle - "WKRP in Cincinnati" (Theme from WKRP in Cincinnati)
Alex Chilton and Chris Bell of the band Big Star - "In the Street" (Theme from That 70's Show performed by Cheap Trick)
Robert Cobert - "Theme from Dark Shadows"
John Lennon & Paul McCartney - "A Little Help From My Friends" (Theme from The Wonder Years)
Marius Constant - "Theme from The Twilight Zone"
Stewart Copeland - "Theme from The Equalizer"
Alexander Courage - "Theme from Star Trek"
Miley Cyrus - "Best of Both Worlds" (Theme from Hannah Montana)
The Dandy Warhols - "We Used To Be Friends" (Theme from Veronica Mars)
Darling Violetta - "Theme from Angel"
Daughtry - "Home" (Theme from Beach House)
Delia Derbyshire - "Theme from Doctor Who"
Gavin DeGraw - "I Don't Want to Be" (Theme from One Tree Hill)
Dido - "Here With Me" (Theme from Roswell)
Divine Comedy - "Songs Of Love" (Theme from Father Ted)
DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince - "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" (Theme from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air)
Hilary Duff - "Come Clean" (Theme from Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County)

E - F
Danny Elfman - "Theme from Tales From The Crypt", "Theme from The Simpsons", "Dilbert Zone" (Theme from Dilbert), "Theme from ' ' Desperate House Wives"
Jack Elliott - "Theme from Barney Miller", "Theme from Charlie's Angels", "Theme from Night Court"
José Feliciano - "Chico and the Man" (Theme from Chico and the Man)
Jerry Fielding - "Theme from Hogan's Heroes"
Flatt & Scruggs - "The Ballad of Jed Clampett" (Theme from The Beverly Hillbillies)
Foo Fighters - "Next Year" (Theme from Ed)
Charles Fox - "Theme from Happy Days" (with lyricist Norman Gimbel), "Making Our Dreams Come True" (Theme from Laverne & Shirley) (with lyricist Norman Gimbel), "Theme from To Tell The Truth" (with lyricist Paul Alter)
Aretha Franklin - "Different World" (Theme from A Different World)
Jesse Frederick - "As Days Go By" (Theme from Family Matters), "Everywhere You Look" (Theme from Full House), (with Theresa James) "Second Tme Around", "Theme from Step by Step"
Charles Fox - "Theme from Wonder Woman"
Friendly Indians - "I Know, You Know" (Theme from [[Psych {TV series)|Psych]])

G - H
Andrew Gold - "Thank You for Being a Friend" (Theme from The Golden Girls)
Carey Gold - "The Life That You Love" (Theme from Love of Life), "Here's to Us" (Theme from Ryan's Hope)
Ernest Gold - "Final Frontier" (Theme from Mad About You)
Jerry Goldsmith - "Theme from Star Trek: The Next Generation", "Theme from Star Trek: Voyager"
Ron Grainer Doctor Who Theme The Prisoner
Charles Gounod - "Theme from Alfred Hitchcock Presents"
Amy Grant - "Believe" (Theme from Three Wishes)
George Greeley - "Theme from My Favorite Martian"
Guy Gross - "Theme from Farscape"
David Grusin - "Theme from St. Elsewhere"
Vince Guaraldi - "Linus & Lucy" (Theme from Peanuts)
Earle Hagen - "Theme from The Andy Griffith Show and The Dukes of Hazzard"
Jan Hammer - "Theme from Miami Vice"
Joe Harnell - "Theme from The Incredible Hulk"
Isaac Hayes - "Theme from Shaft"
Jim Helms - "Theme from Kung Fu"
Will Hoge - "You Make Me Happy" (Theme from Still Standing)
James Newton Howard - "Theme from ER"

I - J
Jerrold Immel - "Theme from Dallas", "Theme from Knots Landing", "Theme from King's Crossing"
Inner Circle - "Bad Boys" (Theme from Cops)
Bob James - "Angela" (Theme from Taxi)
Waylon Jennings - "Good Ol' Boys" (Theme from The Dukes of Hazzard)
Al Jarreau - "Theme from Moonlighting"
John Tesh - NBA on NBC Theme
Laurie Johnson - "Theme from The Avengers"
Jack Jones - "Theme from The Love Boat"
Quincy Jones - "Theme from Sanford and Son", "Theme from Ironside"
The Jets - "Theme from Chip N Dale Rescue Rangers
Jami Jamison - "I'm Always Here" (Theme from Baywatch)
Tom Jones - "Duck Dodgers" (Theme from Duck Dodgers)

K - L
Rex Koury - "Theme from Gunsmoke", "Theme from You Don't Say!"
Frankie Laine - "Rawhide" (Theme from Rawhide)
Ken Lauber - "Theme from CHiPs"
Lazlo Bane - "Superman" (Theme from Scrubs)
Sylvester Levay - "Theme from Airwolf"
Jay Livingston - "Theme from Bonanza"
Love Spit Love - "How Soon Is Now?" (Theme from Charmed)
Lady Sovereign - "Love Me Or Hate Me" (Theme from Bad Girls Club)

M - N
Mr. Big - "Shine" (End Theme from Hellsing)
Lee Majors - "The Unknown Stuntman" (Theme from The Fall Guy)
Henry Mancini - "Theme from Pink Panther"
Barry Manilow - "Bandstand Boogie" (Theme from American Bandstand)
Richard Markowitz - "Theme from The Wild Wild West"
Massive Attack - "Teardrop" (Theme from House)
Mark Mancina - "Theme from The Outer Limits"
Jack Marshall - "Theme from The Munsters"
Johnny Mathis (with Deniece Williams) - "Without Us" (Theme from Family Ties)
Dennis McCarthy - "Theme from V: The Final Battle", "Theme from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine"
Bear McCreary - "Theme from Battlestar Galactica (2004)"
Victor Mizzy - "Theme from The Addams Family"
Fred Mollin - "Theme from Friday The 13th: The Series", "Theme from Forever Knight"
Boyce & Hart - "Theme from The Monkees"
Hugo Montenegro - "Theme from I Dream of Jeannie"
David Naughton - "Makin' It" (Theme from Makin' It)
Neal Hefti - "Theme from Batman", "Theme from The Odd Couple"
Nerf Herder - "Theme from Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
Don Nicholl - "Three's Company" (Theme from Three's Company)

O - P
Oasis - "Half The World Away" (Theme from The Royle Family)
Joan Osborne - "One of Us" (Theme from Joan of Arcadia)
Ozzy Ozbourne - "Theme from Dog the Bounty Hunter"
Peter Cetera - "Save Me" (Theme from Baywatch)
Phantom Planet - "California" (Theme from The O.C.)
Stu Phillips - "Theme from Battlestar Galactica", "Theme from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century", "Theme from Knight
Rider", "Theme from Quincy M.E."
Steve Plunkett - "7th Heaven" (Theme from 7th Heaven)
David Pomeranz - "Theme from Perfect Strangers"
Gary Portnoy - "Everybody Knows Your Name" (Theme from Cheers), "Every Time I Turn Around" (Theme from Punky Brewster)
Mike Post - "Theme from Black Sheep Squadron", "Theme from Doogie Howser, M.D.", "Theme from Hill Street Blues", "Theme from Law & Order", "Theme from Magnum P.I.", "Theme from Quantum Leap", "Theme from The A-Team", "Theme from Remington Steele", "Theme from The Rockford Files"

Q - S
Queen - "Princes of the Universe" (Theme from Highlander: The Series)
Boots Randolph - "Yakety Sax" (Theme from The Benny Hill Show)
The Rembrandts - "I'll Be There For You" (Theme from Friends)
Remy Zero - "Save Me" (Theme from Smallville)
Sonny Rhodes - "Ballad of Serenity" (Theme from Firefly)
Nelson Riddle - "Theme from Route 66"
RuPaul - “Queer Duck” (Theme from Queer Duck)
Joey Scarbury - "Believe It Or Not" (Theme from The Greatest American Hero)
Lalo Schifrin - "Theme from Mission: Impossible"
Sherwood Schwartz - "Ballad of Gilligan's Isle" (Theme from Gilligan's Island)
Tom Scott - "Gotcha" (Theme from Starsky and Hutch)
John Sebastian - "Welcome Back" (Theme from Welcome Back, Kotter)
Simple Plan - "Theme from What's New, Scooby-Doo?"
Mark Snow - "Theme from The X-Files", "Theme from La Femme Nikita","Theme from Millennium"
Sons of the Pioneers - "Maverick" (Theme from Maverick)
Irving Szathmary - "Theme from Get Smart"

T - U
Michael Tolcher - "Sooner or Later" (Theme from Life As We Know It)
They Might Be Giants - "Boss of Me" (Theme from Malcolm in the Middle)

V - Z
The Ventures - "Theme from Hawaii Five-0"
Von Bondies - "C'mon C'mon" (Theme from Rescue Me)
W. G. Walden - "Theme from Roseanne", "Theme from The West Wing", "Theme from Early Edition", "Theme from My So-Called Life", "Theme from I'll Fly Away"
Russell Watson - "Faith of the Heart" (Theme from Enterprise)
Grover Washington Jr. - "Theme from The Cosby Show"
The Who - "Who Are You" (Theme from CSI: Crime Scene Investigation), "Won't Get Fooled Again" (Theme from CSI: Miami), "Baba O'Riley" (Theme from CSI: New York)
John Williams - "Theme from Lost in Space", "Theme from Amazing Stories"

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