Browse - Most popular shows featuring: 1940sx






Marvel's Agent CarterMarvel's Agent Carter
ABC, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

This show brings back Captain America's girlfriend Peggy Carter, played by Hayley Atwell, and chronicles her life as a budding secret agent after her boyfriend Captain America is stranded in ice.


RatchedRatched
Netflix, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.5/5

A marquee new drama series from Ryan Murphy, with Sarah Paulson set to star as a younger version of the diabolical Nurse Ratched from "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest", Ratched is an origins story, beginning in 1947, which will follow Ratched's journey and evolution from nurse to full-fledged monster. The series will track her murderous progression through the mental health care system.


I Am the NightI Am the Night
TNT, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.3/5

I Am The Night tells the story of Fauna Hodel, who was given away by her teenage birth mother to a black restroom attendant in a Nevada casino in 1949. As Fauna begins to investigate the secrets to her past, she follows a sinister trail that swirls ever closer to an infamous Hollywood gynecologist, Dr. George Hodel, a man involved in the darkest Hollywood debauchery and a suspect in the infamous "Black Dahlia" murder of Elizabeth Short in Los Angeles in 1947.


A League of Their Own (2022)A League of Their Own (2022)
Prime Video, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Military/War, Sports | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

Comedy series about the WWII All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.


HollywoodHollywood
Netflix, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

A young and optimistic period piece covering several narratives from 1940s Hollywood.


World on FireWorld on Fire
BBC One, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Military/War | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

World on Fire is a heart-stopping, multi-stranded drama telling the story of World War Two through the lives of ordinary people from all sides of this global conflict. The first series of seven episodes tells the story of the first year of the war, starting with the German invasion of Poland in September 1939 and ending with the Battle of Britain.


ManhattanManhattan
WGN, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Military/War, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

The show is set against the backdrop of the clandestine mission to build the world's first atomic bomb in Los Alamos, New Mexico and follows the brilliant but flawed scientists and their families as they attempt to co-exist in a world where secrets and lies infiltrate every aspect of their lives.


Strange AngelStrange Angel
Paramount+, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.4/5

Based on George Pendle's 2006 book of the same name, Strange Angel explores the dramatic intersection between genius and madness, science and science fiction. The story follows the life of Jack Parsons, a mysterious and brilliant man in 1940s Los Angeles, who by day helps birth the entirely unknown discipline of American rocketry, and by night is a performer of sex magic rituals and a disciple to occultist Aleister Crowley.


SS-GBSS-GB
BBC One, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

SS-GB is an alternate take on history set in the 1940s after the Germans won the Battle Of Britain, with London now under Nazi occupation. It follows Scotland Yard detective Archer who, while investigating what appears to be a simple black market murder, must decide whether to join the resistance movement or effectively collaborate with the SS.


ShadowplayShadowplay
Viaplay, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Max McLaughlin is an American cop who arrives in Berlin in the summer of 1946 to help create a police force in the chaotic aftermath of the war.


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