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VikingsVikings
History, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, Military/War | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.6/5

VIKINGS follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, an actual historical figure, and the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the gripping sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes.


Vikings: ValhallaVikings: Valhalla
Netflix, 2022 Running | Drama, Action, Adventure, Military/War | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Follow-up series to 'Vikings' set 100 years afterward and centering on the adventures of Leif Erikson, Freydis, Harald Harada and the Norman King William the Conqueror.


Black BirdBlack Bird
Apple TV+, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Black Bird centers on James Keene. Keene was a young Chicago kid who was a standout football player headed for a pro career when a few turns in the wrong direction caught him a decade-long prison sentence with no chance of parole. The son of a Chicago cop was offered by the prosecutor who put him behind bars the chance to be sprung from prison and a chance to redeem himself. The stakes were high. Same prosecutor convicted a man named Larry Hall for abducting and killing a 15-year-old, just one of perhaps 19 other women he killed. The killer could be released on appeal. Keene's task was to ingratiate himself with the murderer, in prison, and get him to confess to two murders.


The Serpent QueenThe Serpent Queen
Starz, 2022 Running | Drama, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

Considered an immigrant, common and plain, Catherine de Medici is married into the 16th century French court as an orphaned teenager expected to bring a fortune in dowry and produce many heirs, only to discover that her husband is in love with an older woman, her dowry is unpaid and she’s unable to concieve. Yet, only with her intelligence and determination, she manages to keep her marriage alive and masters the bloodsport that is the monarchy better than anyone else, ruling France for 50 years.


Dr. DeathDr. Death
Peacock, 2021 Running | Drama, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.7/5

Based on Wonderly's hit podcast, Dr. Death tells the terrifying true story of Dr. Christopher Duntsch, a rising star in the Dallas medical community. Young, charismatic and ostensibly brilliant, Dr. Duntsch was building a flourishing neurosurgery practice when everything suddenly changed. Patients entered his operating room for complex but routine spinal surgeries and left permanently maimed or dead. As victims piled up, two fellow physicians, neurosurgeon Robert Henderson and vascular surgeon Randall Kirby, set out to stop him. Dr. Death explores the twisted mind of a sociopath and the gross negligence of the system designed to protect the most defenseless among us.


White House PlumbersWhite House Plumbers
HBO Max, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Thriller, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

The White House Plumbers centers on E. Howard Hunt and G. Gordon Liddy, who planned the Watergate burglary that eventually brought down Richard Nixon's presidency.


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.


Masters of SexMasters of Sex
Showtime, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

The show stars Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan, who will portray the real-life pioneers of the science of human sexuality, William Masters and Virginia Johnson. The series chronicles the unusual lives, romance and pop culture trajectory of Masters and Johnson.


BMFBMF
Starz, 2021 Running | Drama, Crime, Thriller, Music | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

Late 1980s. The journey of two brothers, Demetrius "Big Meech" Flenory and Terry "Southwest T" Flenory, having grown up with the street codes of Detroit. They gave birth to one of the most influential criminal families in the United States thanks to the drug trade.


FeudFeud
FX, 2017 Running | Drama, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

Feud is an 8-episode series that will offer a seductive, insightful look at what lies behind legendary personality conflicts.The first installment of Feud stars Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon and tells the story of the legendary rivalry between two of the greatest movie stars of all time-Joan Crawford (Lange) and Bette Davis (Sarandon), and how they came together in 1962 to collaborate on a picture each hoped would revive their careers. The result, the critically acclaimed and box office smash What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? ultimately received five Academy Awards nominations and became a cult classic. But for its leads, Joan Crawford and Bette Davis, the real horror was working together.


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