Browse - Most popular shows featuring: adaptation of a bookx






The MagiciansThe Magicians
SyFy, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

The show pivots around a group of New York-based twenty-year-olds embroiled in a world where magic exists. Sera Gamble, former Supernatural showrunner, and In Plain Sight's John McNamara are on board as executive producers and writers for the project.


The Man in the High CastleThe Man in the High Castle
Prime Video, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Producers Ridley Scott and Stewart Mackinnon bring us a startling depiction of an alternate history as imagined by author Philip K. Dick in his best-selling novel; a world in which Nazi Germany and Japan were victorious in World War II. The year is 1962 and the Axis Powers occupy the United States, where fascism rules and the few surviving Jews hide under assumed names.


True BloodTrue Blood
HBO Max, 2008 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

Alan Ball, creator of Six Feet Under, returns to HBO with a new series based on the novel series Southern Vampire by Charlaine Harris. The series follows the world of vampires who co-exist with humans in Louisiana by drinking a Japanese-made synthetic blood.


13 Reasons Why13 Reasons Why
Netflix, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

This is based on the New York Times bestselling YA book by Jay Asher, was created by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Brian Yorkey, who also wrote the pilot. 13 Reasons Why is the story of Hanna Baker, a high schooler who commits suicide. Clay receives a box of tapes from Hannah, his late classmate and crush after she kills herself. On the tapes, which get passed along to other students based on Hannah's instructions, Hannah reveals the 13 reasons why she took her own life.


Under the DomeUnder the Dome
CBS, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.3/5

Steven Spielberg and Stephen King are partnering to create a series based on King's book of the same name. The plot is set in a Maine town that is suddenly overtaken by a force field preventing the locals from reaching the outside world.


The Last ShipThe Last Ship
TNT, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

This is an action-packed drama series, based on the popular novel by William Brinkley. In the series, a global virus pandemic nearly obliterates the earth's population, forcing the crew of a naval destroyer to confront the reality of their new existence in a dangerous new world where they are among the only survivors.


The OutsiderThe Outsider
HBO Max, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

Based on Stephen King's bestselling novel of the same name, The Outsider follows a seemingly straightforward investigation into the gruesome murder of a young boy. The crime, however, leads a seasoned cop and an unorthodox investigator to question everything they believe to be real, as an insidious supernatural force edges its way into the case.


Will TrentWill Trent
ABC, 2023 Running | Drama, Action, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

In Will Trent Special Agent Will Trent of the Georgia Bureau of Investigations was abandoned at birth and endured a harsh coming-of-age in Atlanta's overwhelmed foster care system. But now, determined to use his unique point of view to make sure no one is abandoned like he was, Trent has the highest clearance rate in the GBI.


A Discovery of WitchesA Discovery of Witches
Sky 1, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Fantasy, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

A Discovery of Witches is a TV adaptation of the All Souls Trilogy by Deborah Harkness. It follows the story of Diana Bishop, an alchemical history professor at The University of Oxford who, after accidentally calling an elusive, long-thought-lost manuscript, is compelled to embrace the magic in her blood she has sought to keep out of her life and engage in a forbidden romance with charming vampire Matthew Clairmont.


HannibalHannibal
NBC, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

The series features the characters known from Thomas Harris' novel Red Dragon - FBI Agent Will Graham and Dr. Hannibal Lecter.