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Shows like Homeland: Best Showtime Shows

Over 500 scripted TV series were produced in the US in 2019, but quantity does not guarantee high quality. Showtime, like HBO, has consistently produced outstanding television for years. This list rounds up some of the network's greatest hits (and a few misses).

Benedict Cumberbatch TV

Best known for Sherlock, Cumberbatch has starred in a series of British productions and dramas--her's the list for all his fans.

Shows like Sharp Objects: Dramas about Mental Health

According to the World Health Organization, depression is the number one cause of lines and disability globally, but TV shows about serious mental illness are relatively rare. This is a list of dramas where the main characters struggle with depression, bipolar disorder, and other serious mental health conditions.

Shows like Californication: Addiction and Recovery Dramas

These dramas (and the occasional dramady) feature characters who are struggling with addiction or are in recovery.

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 Rectify: Heavy drama TV

Imagine a spectrum where feel-good, comfort shows like Friends are on one extreme, these shows are at the other--emotionally draining, bleak, raw, and depressing, these shows are also compelling and emotionally honest.

Shows like Rectify: Getting Back on Track Dramas

Damaged people try to get their life back on track, in these affecting dramas; whether they seek moral redemption, or just 24 hours of sobriety, you're sure to root for the underdog.

Shows like Fleabag: Dark Comedy Roundup

A long list of comedies and dramadies that find humor in subjects that are typically not considered funny--like murder, grief, and mental health issues.

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