Burning Love: Best Couples From ‘9-1-1’ to ‘Outlander’

Angela Bassett, Peter Krause in 9-1-1, Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan in Outlander
FOX; Starz

Welcome to the 2022 Hot List, our 31 reasons our screens are sizzling right now, including the new NCIS boss, the return of Bridgerton, and our current favorite action series: Reacher!

From everyday heroes to a centuries-spanning affair, these pairings have our pulses racing faster than you can say, “Don’t touch that remote!” Check out our ranking of couples on TV now from hot to hottest:


Athena and Bobby, 9-1-1

There’s nothing hotter than a fire captain (Peter Krause) who knows to let his cop wife (Angela Bassett) call the shots on and off duty. (Fox)

Carisi and Rollins, Law & Order: SVU

Peter Scanavino as Assistant District Attorney Sonny Carisi, Kelli Giddish as Detective Amanda Rollins in SVU

Zach Dilgard/NBC

After romancing on the sly, the ADA and the detective (Peter Scanavino and Kelli Giddish) came clean to coworkers, a huge step! (NBC)


Kelly and Stella, Chicago Fire

Taylor Kinney as Kelly Severide, Miranda Rae Mayo as Stella Kidd in Chicago Fire

Adrian S. Burrows Sr./NBC

Sirens? Nope—wedding bells! The firefighters (Taylor Kinney and Miranda Rae Mayo) quit fighting their attraction and are altar-bound. (NBC)

Maggie and Gary, A Million Little Things

Seemingly mismatched, the radio host (Allison Miller) and the actuary (James Roday Rodriguez) finally realized they’re soulmates. (ABC)

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Claire and Jamie, Outlander

The time-traveling twosome (Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan) have us quivering in our kilts. Seriously, history has never been sexier. (Starz)