Are You watching?by aguilar-elizabeth | created - 08 Mar 2012 | updated - 09 Mar 2012 | Public
A selection of the best there is to watch in the 12 years spanning from 2000 to the present.
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2. Tierra de lobos (2010–2014)
75 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Tierra de Lobos is a western set in 19th century Spain. Translated as Land of Wolves, it's actually named after Anotonio Lobo, the wealthy landowner who controls and owns most of the land. ... See full summary »
Get it on DVD. Turn on the subtitles. It is worth it.
3. Avatar: The Last Airbender (2003–2008)
TV-Y7-FV | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.
Excellent show. Adults will enjoy.
4. Las Aparicio (2010– )
60 min | Drama
A whopping 120 episodes in this excellent Latin series.
5. Dexter (2006–2013)
TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
By day, mild-mannered Dexter is a blood-spatter analyst for the Miami police. But at night, he is a serial killer who only targets other murderers.
Catch up on all 5 seasons. The 6th is coming.
6. Fringe (2008–2013)
TV-14 | 46 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
An F.B.I. agent is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist and his son in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena.
Among the greatest sci fi series...ever.
7. 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.
8. American Horror Story (2011– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, a hotel, a possessed farmhouse, and a cult.
Cannot wait for season 2!
9. Firefly (2002–2003)
TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade warring factions as well as authority agents out to get them.
You will have to watch the film 'Serenity' to get some closure with this one. A great sci fi show.
10. The Walking Dead (2010– )
TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes wakes up from a coma to learn the world is in ruins, and must lead a group of survivors to stay alive.
Yes it is about zombies.
11. Mistresses (2008– )
60 min | Drama
The lives and loves of four female friends: Katie, a doctor having an affair with a patient; Trudi, a 9/11 widow; Siobhan, a barrister; and Jessica, a commitment phobe who plays the field.
A great first, albeit short, season.
12. The L Word (2004–2009)
TV-MA | 50 min | Drama, Romance
Follows the lives and loves of a small, close-knit group of lesbians living in Los Angeles as well as the friends and family members that either support or loathe them.
The first couple of seasons are well done. It gets a little cooky after the 4th.
13. Californication (2007–2014)
TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama
A writer tries to juggle his career, his relationship with his daughter and his ex-girlfriend, as well as his appetite for beautiful women.
Have to concede the best seasons are the first and the second. The third is watchable, but then it goes down hill from there. But you have to catch 1& 2!
14. Once Upon a Time (2011– )
TV-PG | 44 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
A young woman with a troubled past is drawn to a small town in Maine where fairy tales are to be believed.
Great family show. For the softy in you.
15. Skins (2007–2013)
TV-MA | 46 min | Drama
The story of a group of British teens who are trying to grow up and find love and happiness despite questionable parenting and teachers who more want to be friends (and lovers) rather than authority figures.
16. Game of Thrones (2011– )
TV-MA | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros, while an ancient enemy returns after being dormant for thousands of years.
17. Capadocia (2008– )
60 min | Drama
It tells the stories of several women imprisoned for different reasons in an experimental penal complex in Mexico City.
Available on DVD for those who need subtitles.
19. Hung (2009–2011)
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama
A former high school sports legend turned middle-aged high school basketball coach finds a way to benefit from his biggest asset.
A great deal of fun
21. La Reina del Sur (2011)
TV-14 | 378 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A young Mexican woman rises to the queen of the dealers in Southern Spain. Being a queen isn't as easy as you think.
DVD has subtitle options
22. The Borgias (2011–2013)
TV-MA | 50 min | Crime, Drama, History
In 15th century, pope Alexander VI tries to control all power in Italy with the help of his several sons, through murder, intrigue, war and marriage alliances.
24. Survivors (2008–2010)
60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
An unknown virus pandemic kills more than 90% of the world's population. Those immune must strive to survive and overcome the difficulties of this new world order, hoping that the virus will not mutate.
Still waiting to see what happens next...
28. The Voice (2011– )
TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV
Four famous musicians search for the best voices in America and will mentor these singers to become artists. America will decide which singer will be worthy of the grand prize.
Its not Idol. And that's why I like it! Follow current season. Mondays.
29. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.
30. The Sing-Off (2009– )
120 min | Family, Game-Show, Music
Eight a cappella singing groups compete for a recording contract.
Yet another foray into reality shows. This one is a pleasure to watch.
31. The Daily Show (1996– )
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to ... See full summary »
32. Top Shot (2010– )
Sharp shooters compete in situations based on historical events.
A plus in the reality tv category
33. Project Runway (2004– )
TV-PG | 60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV
Heidi Klum hosts a reality series where aspiring fashion designers compete for a chance to break into the industry. Each week, a designer is eliminated from the competition after exhibiting their work in front of a judges' panel.
Another concession to reality tv category
34. The Boondocks (2005–2014)
TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
Based on the comic strip, Huey and Riley move away from the city and out to the suburbs with their irascible grandfather. Biting socio-political commentary ensues.
35. Top Gear USA (2008– )
TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary
The hosts Adam Ferrara, Rutledge Wood and Tanner Foust talk about what ever you need to know about cars and in every episode they go through a list of challenges to know who chose the best ... See full summary »
39. Top Chef (2006– )
60 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV
A reality competition show in which chefs compete against one another in culinary challenges and are a judged by a panel of food and wine experts, with one or more contestants eliminated each episode.
43. The X-Files (1993– )
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained, while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.
Yes. Watch the re runs