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Shows like Firefly: Bingeable One (or two) Season Wonders

Most shows that get cancelled after a season or two deserve to be relegated to the ash heap. A few great shows, however, never made it past season two, leaving tons of disappointed fans in their wake. The good news is that you can binge them in a day or two.

Shows Like I'm Dying Up Here: The Roots of an Industry

These period dramas focus on the roots of modern industries, from fashion, to stand up comedy, professional wrestling, music, and advertising.

Shows like Parade's End: Best TV Adaptations of Classic Novels

In an era where every peripheral comic character has their own series, these shows go in a different direction, looking to great novels for their inspiration.

Shows Like Gosford Park: Early 20th Century Dramas

In the words of Virginia Woolf, "on or about December 1910, human character changed" and these shows are set in the era as those changes were unfolding.

Shows like Peaky Blinders: Roaring Twenties Shows for Dudes

With gangsters, G-men, and smoky jazz clubs what's not to like--well Prohibition and the Great Depression, but that comes a bit after these period shows packed with action and violence.

Best Period Dramas

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

American Period Dramas

Forget the manor houses and foggy moors, these period dramas are set in North America.

Shows like the Last Tycoon: Roaring 20s TV

Prohibition, flappers, gangersters, and lots of jazz in these historical dramas set in the 1920s.

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