TJ's 30 Favourite TV Showsby TeeJay86 | created - 16 May 2011 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
These are my 30 favourite TV shows. Not in any specific order.
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1. Daredevil (2015– )
TV-MA | 54 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Matt Murdock, with his other senses superhumanly enhanced, fights crime as a blind lawyer by day, and vigilante by night.
One of the best new shows I've seen in years. My absolute, deadset favourite of the 4 Netflix Marvel shows. Bring on Season 3
2. Game of Thrones (2011– )
TV-MA | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros, while a forgotten race returns after being dormant for thousands of years.
One of the best BOOK to SCREEN adaptations ever
3. Vikings (2013– )
TV-MA | 44 min | Action, Drama, History
The world of the Vikings is brought to life through the journey of Ragnar Lothbrok, the first Viking to emerge from Norse legend and onto the pages of history - a man on the edge of myth.
4. Stranger Things (2016– )
TV-14 | 51 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief, and his friends, must confront terrifying forces in order to get him back.
A brilliant slice of 80's nostalgia. Bring on Season 3.
5. Westworld (2016– )
TV-MA | 62 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, explore a world in which every human appetite can be indulged without consequence.
Another great, quality piece of HBO programming. Brilliant.
6. Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013– )
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Crime
Jake Peralta, an immature but talented NYPD detective in Brooklyn's 99th Precinct, comes into immediate conflict with his new commanding officer, the serious and stern Captain Ray Holt.
7. Entourage (2004–2011)
TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama
Film star Vince Chase navigates the vapid terrain of Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his trusty agent.
LOVE THIS SHOW
8. Agent Carter (2015–2016)
TV-PG | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In 1946, Peggy Carter is relegated to secretarial duties in the Strategic Scientific Reserve (SSR). When Howard Stark is accused of treason, he secretly recruits Peggy to clear his name with the help of his butler, Edwin Jarvis.
Uncancel this & bring it back for Season 3 One of my new favourite shows
9. Black Sails (2014–2017)
TV-MA | 56 min | Adventure, Drama
Follows Captain Flint and his pirates twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel "Treasure Island."
Prequel series to Treasure Island.
10. The Big Bang Theory (2007– )
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance
A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory.
What happens when you put four nerds & one smokin' hot babe together, absolute hilarity
11. Two and a Half Men (2003–2015)
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance
A hedonistic jingle writer's free-wheeling life comes to an abrupt halt when his brother and 10-year-old nephew move into his beach-front house.
Say what you will but it's funny - forget 30, watch Two
12. Smallville (2001–2011)
TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A young Clark Kent struggles to find his place in the world as he learns to harness his alien powers for good and deals with the typical troubles of teenage life in Smallville, Kansas.
13. Hawaii Five-0 (2010– )
TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Steve McGarrett returns home to Oahu, in order to find his father's killer. The Governor offers him the chance to run his own task force (Five-0).
One of my favourite crime shows. Never seen the original but I don't think it matters
14. Las Vegas (2003–2008)
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama
Welcome to the Montecito Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, where you can do anything you want, but Ed Deline and his crack surveillance team will be watching. Just remember: what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.
It should NOT have been cancelled mid-season
15. Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010–2013)
TV-MA | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
Watch the story of history's greatest gladiator unfold with graphic violence and the passions of the women that love them. This is Spartacus.
Gods of the Arena included (6 part mini-series) It's got everything you expect from a show set around Gladiators. Blood, guts & uninhibited steamy sex & a bevvy of beautiful, naked women
16. True Detective (2014– )
TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Seasonal anthology series in which police investigations unearth the personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within and outside the law.
Season One NOT Two
17. Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.
Humanity's last hope. A brilliant reimagining of the original
18. Strike Back (2010–2017)
TV-MA | 45 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Follows the actions of Section 20, a secretive unit of British military intelligence. A team of special operations personnel conduct several high risk missions across the globe.
19. The Flash (2014– )
TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After being struck by lightning, Barry Allen wakes up from his coma to discover he's been given the power of super speed, becoming the Flash, fighting crime in Central City.
My favourite of the 'Arrowverse'
20. Sherlock (2010– )
TV-14 | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
A brilliant 21st century imagining of the famous & one & only Detective. The best of British TV Series 1 - Good Series 2 - Better Series 3 - The Best Series 4 - Not Bad....meh
21. Band of Brothers (2001)
TV-MA | 594 min | Action, Drama, History
The story of Easy Company of the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division, and their mission in World War II Europe, from Operation Overlord, through V-J Day.
22. The Pacific (2010)
TV-MA | 530 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The Pacific Theatre of World War 2, as seen through the eyes of several young Marines.
Just as good as 'Band of Brothers'
23. Scrubs (2001–2010)
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Drama
In the unreal world of Sacred Heart Hospital, intern John "J.D." Dorian learns the ways of medicine, friendship, and life.
A medical show with a sense of humour
24. Rules of Engagement (2007–2013)
TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance
Two couples and their single friend, all at different stages in their relationships, deal with the complications of dating, commitment and marriage.
25. Outlander (2014– )
TV-MA | 64 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
An English combat nurse from 1945 is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743.
An awesome mix of Scottish history & 1940's Bring on Season 3
26. Home Improvement (1991–1999)
TV-G | 22 min | Comedy, Family
The daily trials and tribulations of Tim "The Tool Man" Taylor, a TV show host raising three mischievous boys with help from his loyal co-host, loving wife, and eccentric neighbor.
My personal favourite 90's TV show (suck it Seinfield)
27. Rome (2005–2007)
TV-MA | 90 min | Action, Drama, History
A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.
The best show set in ancient Roman times.
28. The Tudors (2007–2010)
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, History, Romance
A dramatic series about the reign and marriages of King Henry VIII.
The life & times of King Henry VIII. Who said history wasn't interesting
29. Gotham (2014– )
TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The story behind Detective James Gordon's rise to prominence in Gotham City in the years before Batman's arrival.
A good, grim, somewhat gritty & interesting Batman prequel series
30. Stargate: Atlantis (2004–2009)
TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An international team of scientists and military personnel discover a Stargate network in the Pegasus Galaxy and come face-to-face with a new, powerful enemy, The Wraith.
My fave of the Stargate shows