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Shows like The Americans: Cold War Dramas

What with round two in the offing, it may be worth studying these Cold War dramas, both to avoid repeating history's mistakes, and for practical tips on how to survive Russian spying.

Shows Like Homeland: Counter-terrorism thrillers

A mix of heart-pounding action (24) and dark thrillers (Homeland), these shows depict the tense battles between would-be terrorists and the counter-terrorists agents bent on stopping them.

Shows like Broadchurch: Best British Crime

The birthplace of Sherlock Holmes has produced some of the greatest crime and detective series in recent years, including Peaky Blinders, Line of Duty, Happy Valley, Luther, Broadchurch and of course Sherlock--don't forget to check out related lists including British Women on the Case, Grizzled British Detectives, Cracking the (Inspector) Morse Code, and Agatha Christie and her Admirers.

Most Bingeworthy TV Thrillers

These suspenseful shows cut across genres, but their cliffhangers keep you on the edge of your seat (and up well past bedtime).

Best Drama TV

Since the Sorpranos ushered in the Golden Age of television in 1999, networks and streaming services have launched thousands of English language drama series--this list rounds up the crème of the crop that stand out in terms of audience ratings, popularity, and critical acclaim.

Greatest Modern British Drama TV

The United Kingdom has produced some of the greatest series in television's Golden Age, including Sherlock, Black Mirror, Peaky Blinders, Luther, and of course Downton Abbey, and we've rounded up the best of the lot based on audience ratings, popularity, and critical acclaim.

Shows Like Alias: Spies in Action

These action thrillers feature agents from the CIA, MI-5, Mossad and their global counterparts rooting out spies, terrorists and criminals by any means necessary.

Shows like Graceland: Undercover Teams

The classic undercover agent is a tortured loner, but these cops train, work, and sometimes live together.

Shows like The Night Manager: British Espionage Thrillers

Welcome to the U.K., a nation full of clever spies, political conspiracies, and dangerous enemies--both foreign and domestic--all of whom have great accents. Chock full of MI-5 and MI-6 spies who don't need to hide their identity because everyone is too polite to inquire. Be sure to check out The Night Manager, The Game, and London Spy for excellent recent series.

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