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Shows Like Prisoners of War: The Warrior's Homecoming

In these dramas, the warrior's journey home doesn't end at his front doorstep, as he now must face the physical and emotional scars left by battle.

Best Crime TV

A (police) round-up of some of the highest rated, award-winning, most popular, and most influential crime shows--crime doesn't pay except for streaming services.

Red State Crime

If you're looking for gritty cops in the big city, keep looking. These crime shows are set in rural America--the Ozarks, Appalachia, or Amish country.

Shows Like Nikita: Smash Hit Hitmen and Hitwomen Shows

Contracts are usually dull affairs, but not when they involve killing x person for y amount of money, as they do in these hitwoman and hitman themed series.

Shows like The Wire: Gritty Crime Shows

These series feature crooked cops and ruthless criminals who mix it up on the garbage-strewn streets of big cities. Pioneering shows like NYPD Blue and the Shield focused on cops in US cities, but the best of the current batch are anchored in the lives of gang members on the mean streets of Birmingham, Rome, Paris and Dublin.

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.

Shows like Breaking Bad: Descent into Evil

The protagonists begin these series good--or at least trying hard to be good--but make a series of choices that lead them to a much darker place. Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul are only the beginning.

Southern Gothic dramas

Set in the American south, these TV dramas typify the genre--which, according to the Oxford Encyclopedia of Literature features "the presence of irrational, horrific, and transgressive thoughts, desires, and impulses; grotesque characters; dark humor, and an overall angst-ridden sense of alienation" Yep, that pretty much sums them up.

Shows like True Detective: Neo Noir TV

With these neo-noir series you can expect conflicted, world-weary antiheroes, grisly crimes, corrupt cops and politicians, and some dark humor to boot; just make sure you turn the brightness all the way up on your TV.

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