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We Own This CityWe Own This City
HBO Max, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.7/5

The six-hour limited series from ‘The Wire’ team chronicles the rise and fall of the Baltimore Police Department’s Gun Trace Task Force — and the corruption and moral collapse that befell an American city in which the policies of drug prohibition and mass arrest were championed at the expense of actual police work.


Self Made: Inspired By The Life Of Madam C.J. WalkerSelf Made: Inspired By The Life Of Madam C.J. Walker
Netflix, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History, Mini-Series, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

When legendary African-American entrepreneur and philanthropist Madam C.J. Walker, aka Sarah Breedlove, rises up from the ashes of slavery to become a black hair care pioneer and mogul, she becomes America's first African-American, female self-made millionaire.


The Salisbury PoisoningsThe Salisbury Poisonings
BBC One, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Thriller, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.7/5

The real-life mini tells the story of how ordinary people and public services reacted to the Novichok crisis as their city became the focus of an unprecedented national emergency when Sergei and Yulia Skripal were poisoned by Russian operatives.


The Astronaut Wives ClubThe Astronaut Wives Club
ABC, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.5/5

This series tells the true story of the women behind NASA's early astronauts and the struggles they face when their lives and families are catapulted into the spotlight overnight.


DeceitDeceit
Channel 4, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Gripping four-part drama, starring Niamh Algar, based on the true story of a controversial honeytrap at the heart of the 1992 police investigation into the murder of a young mother in London.


HonourHonour
ITV, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Thriller, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

Having discovered that the recently murdered woman had been to the police five times to report threats from members of her own family, DCI Goode vows that she would not rest until she gets justice for her.


The LiberatorThe Liberator
Netflix, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Military/War, Animation | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.4/5

The Liberator tells the riveting true story of the bloodiest and most dramatic march to victory of the Second World War: the battlefield odyssey of maverick U.S. Army officer Felix Sparks and his infantry unit as they fought for over five hundred days to liberate Europe.


The Sixth CommandmentThe Sixth Commandment
BBC One, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Follows the deaths of Peter Farquhar and Ann Moore-Martin in the village of Maids Moreton, Buckinghamshire, and the extraordinary events that unfolded in the following years.


Women of the MovementWomen of the Movement
ABC, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 3/5

Limited series focusing on Mamie Till Mobley, who spent her entire life seeking justice for her son Emmett Till after being brutally murdered in the Jim Crow South.


ArchieArchie
ITVX, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 1/5

A four-part drama depicting the life of Hollywood's greatest leading man, Cary Grant, who touched the world with his charm, his grace and enduring vivacity. The series narrates the story of a young Archibald Alexander Leach's troubled childhood and how extreme poverty, his father's adultery and the loss of his older brother, John, tore the family apart and sent his loving mother into a downward spiral of grief and depression.


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