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The AfterpartyThe Afterparty
Apple TV+, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.3/5

A murder-mystery comedy set at a high school reunion afterparty. Each of the eight episodes will feature a retelling of the same night told through a different character's perspective, each with its own unique visual format and film genre to match the teller's personality.


Criminal RecordCriminal Record
Apple TV+, 2024 Running | Drama, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

Criminal Record is a powerful, character-driven thriller set in the heart of contemporary London. An anonymous phone call draws two brilliant detectives into a confrontation over an old murder case - one a young woman in the early stages of her career, the other a well-connected man determined to protect his legacy. The series touches on issues of race, institutional failure, and the quest to find common ground in a polarized Britain.


The Watch (2020)The Watch (2020)
BBC America, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Action, Adventure | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.6/5

A series based on the Ankh-Morpork City Watch from Terry Pratchett's Discworld novels. Set in a fictional city where crime has been legalised, The Watch is a genre-busting comedy drama series that follows a group of misfit cops as they rise up from decades of helplessness to save their corrupt city from catastrophe. Uniquely anarchic and thrillingly entertaining, the character-driven comedy follows several of Sir Terry Pratchett's best-loved creations on a riotous and emotional odyssey.


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.


EpisodesEpisodes
Showtime, 2011 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Matt LeBlanc stars as Matt LeBlanc in Episodes, the hilarious comedy series about remaking a comedy series. When husband and wife writing team Sean and Beverly set out to reproduce their British TV hit for an American network, all of their worst fears come true as Hollywood lives up to its reputation for absurdity. Not only does the network cast Matt LeBlanc in the starring role, but Matt takes the lead in deviously twisting their beloved series into a terrible cliché, while testing the couple's marriage with diversions and temptations.


Kevin Can F**k HimselfKevin Can F**k Himself
AMC, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.5/5

Kevin Can F*** Himself explores the secret life of a woman we all grew up watching: the sitcom wife. A beauty paired with a less attractive, dismissive, caveman-like husband who gets to be a jerk because she's a nag and he's "funny." Our series looks to break television convention and ask what does the world look like through her eyes? Alternating between single-camera realism and multi-camera zaniness, the formats will be constantly informing one another as we ask what happens when this supporting character is presented as a real person? And what if that person is pissed?


ManhuntManhunt
Discovery, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Thriller, Documentary
Rating: 4.3/5

The series explores how the FBI caught infamous criminal masterminds, with each closed-ended season following a different case. The first season focuses on the FBI agent, a highly specialized linguist, who using unconventional means brought Ted Kaczynski, aka the "Unabomber," to justice after nearly a 20-year manhunt. The show, said to be heavily serialized and darkly psychological in the vein of True Detective,would provide insight into the criminal and the case but also the psychological effects the cases have on the FBI agents assigned to hunt down the most dangerous criminals who often delve into a kind of madness of their own, becoming totally absorbed in the crimes and forced to live inside the darkest minds imaginable for years.


LoveLove
Netflix, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

Rebellious Mickey and good-natured Gus navigate the thrills and agonies of modern relationships.


LouieLouie
FX, 2010 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Family, Sketch/Improv | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

This is a comedy filtered through the observational humor of Louis C.K. Each episode puts a spotlight on Louie's hectic life as a successful stand-up comedian and newly single father raising his two daughters. The single-camera comedy is a mix of Louis C.K.'s stand-up comedy and scripted short films.


Party DownParty Down
Starz, 2009 Running | Comedy, Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Six caterers trying to make it as Hollywood stars are at the center of this half-hour project from Veronica Mars and Cupid creator Rob Thomas. Each episode of this Starz original will be set at a different catered event and will see hungry Hollywood wannabees move among the rich and famous.


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