Ethan Hawke stars as abolitionist John Brown in this limited series based on the novel. "Onion" is a fictional enslaved boy who becomes a member of Brown's family of abolitionist soldiers and finds himself in the 1859 raid at Harpers Ferry
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).
Some are more historically accurate than others (we're looking at you, Salem), but all of these dramas take place in America's storied past, and most - we like to think - provide some insight into its present state.
Whether they're set in the historical West( Deadwood), a dystopian future (Westward), a supernatural realm (Preacher), or the present (Longmire), these shows all draw their inspiration from the classic Western.