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Shows like Prison Break: Engineers doing Their Thing

If you've always dreamed about going to MIT, these are the shows for you. Engineers doing what they do best- solving really hard problems - typically for the good, but then those ChemEs can go off the rails. We're looking at you BrBa.

Starz Original Dramas

While not as well known as HBO and Showtime, the premium network Starz has produced some high quality original dramas including Power, Black Sails and Outlander.

Shows Like Warehouse 13: Goggles on for Steampunk TV

The best 21st century steampunk series, from 'The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells' to 'Penny Dreadful': many being direct adaptations of Wells or Verne.

Shows like Medici: Political Intrigue through the Ages

Cutting across time periods and settings, these shows have one thing in common--lots and lots of political plotting and intrigue.

Shows Like Outlander: Starz Period Drama

What they lack in the spelling department, Starz more than make up for in the swashbuckling and wind-swept moors.

Shows Like War & Peace: Finally, Some Continental History

It seems like every period drama made these days is about the British aristocracy; these shows broaden the scope, and focus on continental history, from Carolingian era to the Napoleonic.

Shows Like Reign: Getting in with the Courtiers

If you're a fan of childish monarchs and tittering courtesans, then these court dramas are for you...not to be confused with court dramas about our democratic legal system, something which would make these aristocrats vomit on their perfumed lap-dogs.

Shows Like Peaky Blinders: Period Shows for Dudes

Forget the emotional life of butlers and wind-swept moors. These gritty shows are all about sword-wielding soldiers and Victorian bad guys.

Best Period Dramas

A list of the highest-rated period dramas spanning across eras and countries, although the UK is particularly well represented.

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