Browse - Most popular shows featuring: 1950sx






The Marvelous Mrs. MaiselThe Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Prime Video, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.6/5

Set in the 1950's, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel centers on Miriam 'Midge' Maisel, a 25-year-old sharp, sunny, energetic and absolutely adorable Jewish girl married and living with her husband and two children in NYC. A woman of her time, Midge is a dutiful daughter and a cheerleader of a wife to a man who, though he has a good job in his father's company, sadly harbors delusional dreams of a stand-up comedy career. One day, Midge's perfect life blows up when her husband leaves her for another woman. Completely unprepared, Midge suddenly finds herself at sea with only her wit to help her build a brand new life for herself. She goes on to become one of the first female standup comics.


Lovecraft CountryLovecraft Country
HBO Max, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.7/5

Lovecraft Country follows Atticus Black as he joins up with his friend Letitia and his Uncle George to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father. This begins a struggle to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and the terrifying monsters that could be ripped from a Lovecraft paperback.


Call the MidwifeCall the Midwife
BBC One, 2012 Running | Drama, Family, Medical, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.6/5

It's the 1950s and Jenny is a new young midwife who's just started a job in East End London. Join her as she makes friends with her colleagues of nursing nuns and encounters the lives of the families she treats.


Project Blue BookProject Blue Book
History, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

Project Blue Book is a story about the real-life, U.S. Air Force-sponsored investigations into UFO-related phenomena from 1947-70.


ThemThem
Prime Video, 2021 Running | Drama, Thriller, Horror | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.7/5

Horror anthology series. The first season titled "Them: Covenant" is set in 1953 and centers around Alfred and Lucky Emory, who decide to move their family from North Carolina to an all-white Los Angeles neighborhood. The family's home on a tree lined, seemingly idyllic street becomes ground zero where malevolent forces both real and supernatural threaten to taunt, ravage and destroy them.


GrantchesterGrantchester
ITV, 2014 Running | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Set against the backdrop of the real hamlet of Grantchester, the drama focuses upon the life of Sidney Chambers, a charismatic, charming clergyman who turns investigative vicar when one of his parishioners dies in suspicious circumstances.


My Brilliant FriendMy Brilliant Friend
RaiUno, 2018 On Hiatus | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.9/5

My Brilliant Friend is a story about the strength of female friendship. When the most important friend in her life seems to have disappeared without a trace, Elena Greco, a now-elderly woman immersed in a house full of books, turns on her computer and starts writing the story of their friendship. She met Raffaella Cerullo, whom she has always called Lila, in the first year of primary school in 1950. Set in a dangerous and fascinating Naples, their story thus begins and goes on to cover over 60 years of their lives, trying to describe the mystery of Lila, Elena's brilliant friend and - in a way - her best friend and her worst enemy.


Grease: Rise of the Pink LadiesGrease: Rise of the Pink Ladies
Paramount+, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Music | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.9/5

TV spinoff based on the John Travolta and Olivia Newton John 1978 musical.


Father Brown (2013)Father Brown (2013)
BBC One, 2013 Running | Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.6/5

This show is based on G. K. Chesterton's detective stories about a Catholic priest who doubles as an amateur detective in order to try and solve mysteries.


Magic CityMagic City
Starz, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.8/5

In 1959 a mobster drama centered around a flashy resort/hotel called the Miramar Plaza. Star Jeffrey Dean Morgan is joined by Olga Kurylenko, Danny Huston and Kelly Lynch for what's sure to be a sublime palate of sex, violence and a bunch of beautiful people getting way, way naked.


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