TV Dramas to See/Try Out or Investigate

by ilikemilk-279-999098 | created - 26 Mar 2016 | updated - 5 hours ago | Public

May Include Drama-Adventure, Drama-Sci-Fi, Drama-Mystery, Drama-Fantasy, etc.. But Mostly Just dramas I really want to Try out, not ones I am unsure of.

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1. Six Feet Under (2001–2005)

TV-MA | 55 min | Comedy, Drama

A chronicle of the lives of a dysfunctional family who run an independent funeral home in Los Angeles.

Stars: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose

Votes: 111,310

2. Reign (2013–2017)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy

Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court.

Stars: Adelaide Kane, Megan Follows, Celina Sinden, Torrance Coombs

Votes: 39,969

3. Meadowlands (2007)

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A married couple and their teenage twins move to Meadowlands, a friendly and seemingly safe suburban town, to start a new life. Here, they will soon realize that secrets and mysteries are plentiful, and past is a difficult thing to bury.

Stars: David Morrissey, Lucy Cohu, Ralph Brown, Tristan Gemmill

Votes: 1,062

4. River City (2002– )

60 min | Drama, Family

The lives of people living in Glasgow, Scotland.

Stars: Gary Lamont, Scott Vickers, Rian Gordon, Andy Clark

Votes: 215

5. 15 Storeys High (2002– )

30 min | Comedy

The lives of two men sharing a flat in South London.

Stars: Sean Lock, Benedict Wong, Dan Mersh, Perry Benson

Votes: 1,397

6. Utopia (I) (2013–2014)

TV-MA | 50 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

After a group of people, who meet online, discover a bizarre graphic novel which seems to hold mysterious answers, they find themselves being tracked down by a merciless organization known merely as 'The Network'.

Stars: Adeel Akhtar, Paul Higgins, Neil Maskell, Fiona O'Shaughnessy

Votes: 35,793

7. Bad Girls (1999–2006)

90 min | Crime, Drama

British hard-hitting drama about the staff and inmates of a women's prison.

Stars: Kika Mirylees, Victoria Alcock, Helen Fraser, Jack Ellis

Votes: 1,717

8. The Last Train (1999– )

54 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

A group of commuter train passagers are put in accidental suspended animation and emerge years later into a devastated world.

Stars: Sacha Dhawan, Christopher Fulford, Dinita Gohil, Zoe Telford

Votes: 802

9. Mutant X (2001–2004)

Not Rated | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A fugitive geneticist and four of his "creations" search for others of their kind while attempting to stay a step ahead of a morally ambiguous government agent.

Stars: Victoria Pratt, Forbes March, Victor Webster, John Shea

Votes: 3,584

10. Threshold (2005–2006)

60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

A team of experts are assembled after the U.S. Navy discovers an extra-terrestrial object briefly appeared near a ship in the Atlantic Ocean.

Stars: Carla Gugino, Brian Van Holt, Brent Spiner, Rob Benedict

Votes: 5,011

11. Jake 2.0 (2003–2004)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

Jake Foley is a computer technician for the N.S.A., who secretly longs for a chance to work in the field. Circumstance puts him in a top secret laboratory, in the middle of a shoot-out ... See full summary »

Stars: Christopher Gorham, Philip Anthony-Rodriguez, Judith Scott, Keegan Connor Tracy

Votes: 3,216

12. Odyssey 5 (2002–2004)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

After witnessing the sudden implosion of Earth from orbit, a group of five Odyssey astronauts is sent five years back in time by an alien force to find the cause and prevent the disaster. A vast conspiracy stands in their way.

Stars: Peter Weller, Sebastian Roché, Christopher Gorham, Leslie Silva

Votes: 2,711

13. Starhunter (2000–2004)

45 min | Action, Sci-Fi

In 2275, a team of bounty hunters tries to stop a conspiracy involving alien DNA. In 2300, bounty hunter Travis Montana searches for his lost son.

Stars: Tanya Allen, Stephen Marcus, Michael Paré, Murray Melvin

Votes: 745

14. Andromeda (2000–2005)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Captain Dylan Hunt and the crew of the Andromeda Ascendant set out on a mission to rebuild the Systems Commonwealth 300 years after its fall.

Stars: Kevin Sorbo, Lisa Ryder, Laura Bertram, Gordon Michael Woolvett

Votes: 11,205

15. Life as We Know It (2004–2005)

43 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Life through the eyes of Dino Whitman (Faris), Jonathan Fields (Lowell) and Ben Connor (Foster), three hormone-charged teenage boys.

Stars: Sean Faris, Jon Foster, Chris Lowell, Missy Peregrym

Votes: 3,001

16. Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008–2009)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Set after the events in Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Sarah Connor and her son, John, try to stay under-the-radar from the government, as they plot to destroy the computer network, Skynet, in hopes of preventing Armageddon.

Stars: Lena Headey, Thomas Dekker, Summer Glau, Richard T. Jones

Votes: 55,094

17. Higher Ground (2000– )

60 min | Drama, Family

Former Wall Street mogul Peter Scarbrow becomes headmaster of Mount Horizon, a progressive school for teens at risk, high in the mountains of the Northwestern United States.

Stars: Joe Lando, Hayden Christensen, A.J. Cook, Kandyse McClure

Votes: 1,295

18. Homefront (2012– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

A six-episode mini-series which follows the lives of four army wives in the UK.

Stars: Warren Brown, George Costigan, Rosie Day, Dean Fagan

Votes: 93

19. Hellcats (2010–2011)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

The wild world of competitive college cheerleading.

Stars: Aly Michalka, Ashley Tisdale, Robbie Jones, Heather Hemmens

Votes: 9,829

20. Ordinary Lies (2015–2016)

60 min | Drama

On the shop floor and in the offices of a motor showroom, desperation can lead to drastic solutions.

Stars: Cat Simmons, Jennifer Nicholas, Con O'Neill, Manjinder Virk

Votes: 802

21. Accused (2010–2012)

60 min | Crime, Drama

Created by Jimmy McGovern, each episode of this series examines a person who is accused of a crime and what led them to end up in the Dock.

Stars: Michael Maloney, Andrew Readman, Chord Melodic, Rosina Carbone

Votes: 1,668

22. Freelancers (2013– )

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Freelancers is set in a timeless realm full of magic and monsters, wizards and warriors, dungeons and... dragons. Inspired by classic literature, modern games and a wide array of cinematic ... See full summary »

Stars: Ivan Borntrager, Caitlin Geier, Nicholas Givanio, William Becking

Votes: 31

23. Infinite (2013– )

30 min | Sci-Fi

Infinite follows the adventures of Colonel McQuaid and his crew as they journey through a black hole to another universe.

Stars: Lia Albers, Joseph Law, Joshua Berg, Paul Cotrulia

Votes: 36

24. Children of the Machine (2017– )

60 min | Sci-Fi

Centers on teenagers in a near-future America ravaged by global warming and gripped by the rebellion of its own increasingly intelligent technology.

Stars: Kate Butler, Misha Crosby, Kaili Thorne, Kev Adams

Votes: 49

25. Solo: The Series (2010– )

Comedy, Sci-Fi

Scott is sent to Mars as part of a reality show. 36 days into the flight, the show is canceled and he finds himself stranded in space with only a smart-ass computer for company.

Stars: Jonathan Nail, Jason Burns, Michele Boyd, Jay Caputo

Votes: 55

26. Kings (2009)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

A modern day, alternate-reality drama about a hero who rises to become the King of his nation, based on the biblical story of King David.

Stars: Ian McShane, Christopher Egan, Susanna Thompson, Allison Miller

Votes: 7,888

27. The Middleman (2008)

43 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

A struggling artist is recruited by a secret agency to fight against evil forces. Based on the graphic novels by Javier Grillo-Marxuach and Les McClaine.

Stars: Matt Keeslar, Natalie Morales, Brit Morgan, Mary Pat Gleason

Votes: 2,740

28. Thieves (2001– )

45 min | Drama, Crime, Romance

Johnny and his girlfriend Rita, two young and professional career criminals, make a deal with the FBI to work undercover for them to nail several other career thieves in exchange for Johnny... See full summary »

Stars: John Stamos, Melissa George, Robert Knepper, Tone Loc

Votes: 206

29. Marchlands (2011)

60 min | Drama, Mystery

A supernatural drama telling the story of three different families living in the same house in 1968, 1987 and the present day, linked by the spirit of the young daughter of the 1960s family, who drowned in mysterious circumstances.

Stars: Alex Kingston, Dean Andrews, Shelley Conn, Denis Lawson

Votes: 1,458

30. Level Up (2012–2013)

TV-PG | 30 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

A group of teens fight video game creatures in the real world.

Stars: Gaelan Connell, Connor Del Rio, Jessie T. Usher, Aimee Carrero

Votes: 854

31. Stargate Universe (2009–2011)

Not Rated | 43 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

Trapped on an Ancient spaceship billions of light-years from home, a group of soldiers and civilians struggle to survive and find their way back to Earth.

Stars: Robert Carlyle, Louis Ferreira, Brian J. Smith, Elyse Levesque

Votes: 44,819

32. Too Much Sun (2000– )

30 min

A struggling English actor and his writer friend decide to try their luck in Hollywood.

Stars: Mark Addy, Alex Jennings, Nigel Lindsay, Matilda Ziegler

Votes: 9

33. Beyond (I) (2016–2018)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

A young man wakes up from a 12 year coma to discover new abilities that come to propel him into the middle of a dangerous conspiracy.

Stars: Burkely Duffield, Dilan Gwyn, Jonathan Whitesell, Michael McGrady

Votes: 6,291

34. Gemini Division (2008– )

Sci-Fi

Gemini Division features NYPD undercover Detective Anna Diaz as a street wise and tough-as-nails New York cop forced to live dual lives. Diaz's deep undercover persona drives her to keep ... See full summary »

Stars: Rosario Dawson, Justin Hartley, Daz Crawford, François Chau

Votes: 134

35. Good Cop (2012)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Thriller

After his best mate and collegue is brutally attacked and killed, Good Cop John Paul Rocksavage seeks revenge on the men who killed him

Stars: Michael Angelis, Warren Brown, Don Gayle, Stephen Graham

Votes: 1,137

36. By Any Means (2013)

60 min | Crime, Drama

By Any Means follows a clandestine unit living on the edge and playing the criminal elite at their own game, existing in the grey area between the letter of the law and true justice.

Stars: Warren Brown, Shelley Conn, Elliot Knight, Gina McKee

Votes: 1,156

37. The Shadow Line (2011)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Detective Inspector Jonah Gabriel returns to work after a botched operation that resulted in him sustaining a near-fatal bullet wound. It may be his first day back on the job but he's soon ... See full summary »

Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Christopher Eccleston, Kierston Wareing, Richard Lintern

Votes: 3,754

38. Starlings (2012– )

60 min | Comedy

Starlings follows the lives of a typical working-class family who live in Derbyshire. Granddad has recently moved in, following an incident at the old folks' home. Rather than see him ... See full summary »

Stars: Brendan Coyle, Lesley Sharp, Steve Edge, Rebecca Night

Votes: 338

39. Glue (2014)

TV-13 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

When the body of a local teenage boy is found underneath the wheels of a tractor, the villagers in this remote community and his friends are forced to open up their world and watch their ... See full summary »

Stars: Yasmin Paige, Jordan Stephens, Billy Howle, Charlotte Spencer

Votes: 1,300

40. Paranoid (2016– )

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The murder of a female GP in a rural playground in front of numerous witnesses draws a group of detectives into an ever-darkening mystery that takes them across Europe, aided by mysterious notes sent by the "Ghost Detective".

Stars: Indira Varma, Robert Glenister, Dino Fetscher, Neil Stuke

Votes: 5,054

42. The Hollow Crown (2012– )

150 min | Drama, History

A mini-series of adaptations of Shakespeare's history plays: Richard II, Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, and Henry V.

Stars: Anton Lesser, Simon Russell Beale, Tom Georgeson, John Mackay

Votes: 4,966

43. Doctors (2000– )

30 min | Drama

The daily lives of staff at a Birmingham medical practice, including their often dramatic involvements with their patients.

Stars: Adrian Lewis Morgan, Diane Keen, Jan Pearson, Matthew Chambers

Votes: 948

44. The Jump (1998– )

54 min | Crime, Drama

Having married into a family with Mafia connections, Donna thought her husband George was the diamond in the rough. But after his arrest, she sees layers of him beneath her worst fears, and finds herself fighting for her safety and sanity.

Stars: Adrian Dunbar, Jonathan Cake, Susan Vidler, John Light

Votes: 38

45. The Cut (II) (2009– )

Short, Drama

This show is mainly about a teen named Olive that runs a café with her sister Toni, two siblings named Stephen and Marla who live with their father Daniel after their parents had fought and... See full summary »

Stars: Lara Goodison, Dermot Martin, Matt Kane, Billie North

Votes: 88

46. Victoria (2016– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Biography, Drama, History

The early life of Queen Victoria, from her ascension to the throne at the tender age of 18 to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert.

Stars: Jenna Coleman, Adrian Schiller, Jordan Waller, Tom Hughes

Votes: 18,571

47. Retribution (2016)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A horrific murder rocks the lives of two families living side-by-side in isolated rural Scotland.

Stars: Owen Whitelaw, Adrian Edmondson, Kate Bracken, Georgina Campbell

Votes: 4,656

48. Quarry (2016– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Quarry, a disillusioned Vietnam War vet, returns home to Memphis in 1972 only to find rejection and scrutiny at every step. A mysterious man known only as The Broker gives him an offer he can't refuse - to work for him as a hitman.

Stars: Logan Marshall-Green, Jodi Balfour, Damon Herriman, Edoardo Ballerini

Votes: 10,120

49. Atlanta (2016– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

8.6