Browse - Most popular shows featuring: covert operationsx






X CompanyX Company
CBC, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Military/War, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

A character-driven drama set in a world of espionage and covert operations. The show is set in WWII, following the stories of five highly skilled young recruits - Canadian, American and British, who are taken from their everyday lives and are trained together in a ultra-secret training facility on the shores of Lake Ontario.


The Game (UK)The Game (UK)
BBC One, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.5/5

In the secret world of espionage, the players are set and the fight to save Britain begins. A complex invisible war is being fought by skilled spies trained in the high stakes world of covert espionage. In 1972 London, tensions are at a terrifying peak as the world's super powers plot against their enemies. The threat: a dangerous and deadly Soviet plot, designed to bring Britain to its knees, dubbed Operation Glass. This is where The Game begins - a stylish, character-driven spy drama that explores the lives and lies of the invisible soldiers fighting a secret war.


Matador (US)Matador (US)
El Rey Network, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3/5

The show is centered on Antonio "Matador" Bravo, a popular soccer star and playboy whose sports stardom is a cover for his other life as a covert operative executing missions for a little known branch of the CIA. He uses his notoriety as a way of getting access to powerful and villainous types, but is forced to confront questions of his true identity in balancing his dual roles.


Mutant XMutant X
Syndicated, 2001 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.8/5

This show chronicles the adventures of Mutant-X - a team of human mutants possessing extraordinary powers as a result of genetic engineering. Like hundreds of other unsuspecting subjects, these new mutants were altered in secret experiments conducted in a covert government project.


Declassified: Untold Stories Of American SpiesDeclassified: Untold Stories Of American Spies
CNN, 2016 On Hiatus | Crime, Mystery, Thriller, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

Hosted by former U.S. Congressman Mike Rogers, also the former chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, each episode features a newly declassified mission told first-hand by the agents who lived it, providing viewers with unprecedented access to the riveting and secret world of espionage. Declassified covers missions set in fascinating locations and time periods from Cold War era Moscow to modern day Iran, from the streets of 1980s Cuba to today's bustling Beijing. All 16 intelligence agencies from the CIA to the FBI are represented, revealing the unbelievable true stories of America's covert operations in the United States and around the world.


PlayedPlayed
CTV, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family, Action, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

This show sees the CIU (Covert Investigations Unit) take on a new case and target each week. The unit designs the operation and executes each case undercover as they infiltrate criminal worlds, collect evidence, and make arrests.


The Zeta ProjectThe Zeta Project
WB, 2001 Cancelled/Ended | Action, Sci-Fi, Animation
Rating: 1.3/5

The story's main character, Infiltration Unit Zeta, is a humanoid robot (synthoid) designed to carry out covert assassinations on the behalf of the NSA. However, when Zeta discovers that one of his targets is innocent, he experiences a kind of existential crisis about goodness and the value of life.


Ancient Black OpsAncient Black Ops
Yesterday, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, History, Documentary | ► Trailer

Throughout history, rulers have had teams of elite soldiers to execute those special missions that just couldn't be accomplished by large militias. Each episode of this documentary series takes us back to a long-ago time and place to witness one of these units using its special skill set to get close enough to take out even the most elusive of enemies.


TanaavTanaav
Sony Liv, 2022 On Hiatus | Drama, Action, Thriller
Rating: 4/5

Set against the backdrop of Kashmir in the year 2017, Tanaav tells the story of a special covert ops unit, their bravery and courage. Indian adaptation of 2015 Israeli series Fauda.


The SandbaggersThe Sandbaggers
ITV, 1972 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Thriller
Rating: 5/5

"The Sandbaggers" was a taut British spy series comprising twenty 50-minute episodes produced by Yorkshire Television. The stories centered on the elite covert operations section of British Intelligence, nicknamed the Sandbaggers, and their boss, Neil Burnside (Roy Marsden), himself a former Sandbagger, but now having to battle more with British bureaucracy than enemy agents. It was set contemporaneously with its original broadcast in the late '70s and early '80s when the Cold War still dominated the Western intelligence agenda. Burnside's main operative is Willie Caine, his most experienced agent. Burnside's main opponents in the series are not his KGB adversaries but the bureaucrats and functionaries of his own government, often his own superiors. He he is constatly at odds his his Deputy Chief and occasinally with the head of the Secret Service codenamed "C".


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