TV-Shows worth watchingby mareike-boecker | created - 25 Mar 2012 | updated - 29 Nov 2015 | Public
This list contains some of the better TV-shows, that are always worth to have a look at ;)
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1. The Secret Circle (2011–2012)
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
16 year old Cassie Blake moves to Chance Harbor, Washington to live with her grandmother after her mother mysteriously dies. She discovers she's a witch along with 5 other teens.
When Cassie returns to her birth town after the death of her mother, she gets bound to a secret circle of witchcraft with a group of 5 other teenagers. Strange things begin to happen in the town and the connections of the characters begin to reveal themselves… Great series about witchcraft, witch hunters and magical powers…
2. True Blood (2008–2014)
TV-MA | 55 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse encounters a strange new supernatural world when she meets the mysterious Bill, a southern Louisiana gentleman and vampire.
Series about the Sookie Stackhouse books. This one provides a different dark view on the vampire and supernatural world in the manner of Six Feet Under. It follows the telepathic waitress Sookie into her connections to the vampire power structures, werwolf clans, fairies and other supernatural beings…
3. Game of Thrones (2011– )
TV-MA | 57 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros, while a forgotten race returns after being dormant for thousands of years.
Probably the best fantasy series ever! Between 7 noble, influential families a fight erupts about the control over the mystical country of Westeros… unpredictable, full of action, intrigue and new turns in the game of thrones…
4. Royal Pains (2009–2016)
TV-PG | 42 min | Comedy, Drama
An unfairly discredited but brilliant diagnostic surgeon winds up working with his cheesy brother in the Hamptons as a concierge doctor to the uber-rich and ultra-elite.
Fun series with MacGyver approaches to medicine set in the Hamptons. Good actors, colorful scenes, interesting characters and some humor.
8. Face Off (2011– )
TV-PG | 44 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV
Face Off is a competition/elimination series exploring the world of special-effects make-up artists and the unlimited imagination which allows them to create amazing works of living art. ... See full summary »
9. Hart of Dixie (2011–2015)
TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
New Yorker and new doctor Zoe Hart accepts an offer from a stranger, Dr. Harley Wilkes, to work in his medical practice in Bluebell, Alabama. She arrives to find he has died and left half the practice to her in his will.
12. Pushing Daisies (2007–2009)
TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A pie-maker, with the power to bring dead people back to life, solves murder mysteries with his alive-again childhood sweetheart, a cynical private investigator, and a lovesick waitress.
13. Moonlight (2007–2008)
60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A vampire lands work as a private investigator and falls for a mortal woman.
One of the best vampire series ever. Unfortunately terminated much too early.
19. Hannibal (2013–2015)
TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Explores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers.
20. White Collar (2009–2014)
TV-PG | 40 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A white collar criminal agrees to help the FBI catch other white collar criminals using his expertise as an art and securities thief, counterfeiter, and conman.
21. Arrow (2012– )
TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow.
22. The Avengers (1961–1969)
TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentrically suave British agent and his predominately female partners.
One of the best series ever, especially the earlier episodes are epic.
24. Miami Vice (1984–1990)
TV-14 | 48 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Resplendent with authentic 1980's music, fashion and vibe, "Miami Vice" follows two undercover detectives and their extended team through the mean streets of Miami.
30. Lost Girl (2010–2016)
TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy
Lost Girl focuses on the gorgeous and charismatic Bo, a supernatural being called a succubus who feeds on the energy of humans, sometimes with fatal results. Refusing to embrace her ... See full summary »
31. Haven (2010–2015)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Everyone in the coastal town of Haven, Maine has a dormant curse or "trouble" that could trigger at any time for any reason. FBI agent Audrey Parker, the sheriff and the town's black sheep must deal with the troubles' deadly effects.
32. Make It or Break It (2009–2012)
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Sport
Follows a group of teen Olympic hopefuls as they train and prepare for their day in the spotlight.
Great series about the world of gymnastics.
33. The O.C. (2003–2007)
TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A troubled youth becomes embroiled in the lives of a close-knit group of people in the wealthy, upper-class neighborhood of Newport Beach, Orange County, California.
35. Men in Trees (2006–2008)
45 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A relationship-advice guru, upon learning that her fiancé is cheating on her, decides to stay in a small town in Alaska, the most recent stop on her book tour. It's in this remote town, where the ratio of men to women is ten to one, she realizes she can truly learn about the subject she thought she knew so well -- how to find, and keep, a good man.
39. Beauty and the Beast (2012–2016)
TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
A beautiful detective falls in love with an ex-soldier who goes into hiding from the secret government organization that turned him into a mechanically charged beast.
41. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
A young woman is forced to fulfill her destiny of fighting vampires and demons with the help of her friends all the while struggling to live a normal teenage life of heart break and drama.
42. The Carrie Diaries (2013–2014)
TV-14 | 42 min | Comedy, Romance
Carrie Bradshaw is in her junior year of high school in the early 1980s. She asks her first questions about love, sex, friendship and family while navigating the worlds of high school and Manhattan.
45. Supernatural (2005– )
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Two brothers follow their father's footsteps as "hunters", fighting evil supernatural beings of many kinds, including monsters, demons, and gods that roam the earth.
46. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001–2008)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
British crime investigation series based around aristocratic, Oxford-educated Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his working-class assistant Sergeant Barbara Havers.
One of the best mystery series based on the books of Elisabeth George.
47. The Mysteries of Laura (2014–2016)
42 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
A New York homicide detective cracks case after case while raising wild twin boys and locking horns with her less than helpful police detective ex-husband.
52. Death in Paradise (2011– )
TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A British inspector is transferred to Saint-Marie's police department, but he hates the sun, sea, and sand. The series follow his investigations into murders on the island. Later series see another British DI head the investigative team.
53. The Great British Baking Show (2010– )
60 min | Reality-TV
Bakers attempt three challenges each week trying to impress the judges enough to go through to the next round and eventually are crowned Britain's best amateur baker.
54. Castle (2009–2016)
TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.
55. Bones (2005–2017)
TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan and cocky F.B.I. Special Agent Seeley Booth build a team to investigate murders. Quite often, there isn't more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones.
57. Star-Crossed (2014)
60 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
About an epic romance between a human girl and an alien boy when he and others of his kind are integrated into a suburban high school 10 years after they landed on Earth and were consigned to an internment camp.
Unfortunately terminated after one season with a very unsatisfying ending. Otherwise good teen sci-fi series.
58. The Royals (2015– )
TV-14 | 42 min | Drama
Drama about a fictional British Royal family set in modern day London, who inhabit a world of opulence and regal tradition that caters to any and every desire, but one that also comes with ... See full summary »
59. Bitten (2014–2016)
TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
When she left Stonehaven - 'for good this time' - Elena Michaels thought she had left the world of supernatural behind. Until the night she got a mysterious call from her pack leader asking... See full summary »
62. Empire (2015– )
TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Music
A hip-hop mogul must choose a successor among his three sons who are battling for control over his multi-million dollar company, while his ex-wife schemes to reclaim what is hers.
64. Death Note: Desu nôto (2006–2007)
TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Crime, Drama
An intelligent high school student goes on a secret crusade to eliminate criminals from the world after discovering a notebook capable of killing anyone whose name is written into it.
65. Foyle's War (2002–2015)
TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As WW2 rages around the world, DCS Foyle fights his own war on the home-front as he investigates crimes on the south coast of England. Later series sees the retired detective working as an MI5 agent operating in the aftermath of the war.
67. Narcos (2015– )
TV-MA | 49 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A chronicled look at the criminal exploits of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, as well as the many other drug kingpins who plagued the country through the years.
70. 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.
75. My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010– )
TV-Y | 22 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After learning that her friends, as well as herself, are the magical Elements of Harmony, studious unicorn Twilight Sparkle is sent by her mentor, Princess Celestia, to Ponyville to study the magic of friendship with help from her friends.
76. Eli Stone (2008–2009)
60 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
San Francisco lawyer Eli Stone begins to see things, which leads him to discover a brain aneurysm. But his visions lead him to accept cases with little monetary gain but a lot of moral goodness.
77. Awkward. (2011–2016)
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An unpopular 15-year-old gains immediate, yet unwanted, popularity at her high school when the student body mistakes an accident she has for a suicide attempt.
83. Blood Ties (2007)
60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Vicki Nelson, a former homicide detective turned private investigator, and Henry Fitzroy, a 470-year-old vampire, form a unique team solving cases and dealing with the supernatural world.