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Mob CityMob City
TNT, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 1.5/5

This is the true story of a decades-long conflict between the Los Angeles Police Department, under the determined leadership of Police Chief William Parker, and ruthless criminal elements led by Mickey Cohen, a one-time boxer who rose to the top of L.A.'s criminal world.


Finding Your RootsFinding Your Roots
PBS, 2012 Running | Mystery, History, Anthology, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

The basic drive to discover who we are and where we come from is at the core of the new 10-part PBS series "Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.", the 12th series from Professor Gates, the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor at Harvard University and director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research.


Kuruluş: OsmanKuruluş: Osman
ATV, 2019 Running | Drama, Action, Adventure, Military/War
Rating: 4.7/5

The series will focus on the life of Osman Bey, the son of Ertugrul Gazi and the founder of the Ottoman Empire.


FreudFreud
ORF 1, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Freud sees Sigmund Freud in Vienna in 1886, just as his revolutionary theories are being met with strong opposition from colleagues and wider Austrian society. It's at this time he meets the war veteran and policeman Alfred Kiss and notorious medium Fleur Salomé and unwittingly becomes part of the hunt for a serial killer.


Fate/ZeroFate/Zero
MBS, 2011 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, Thriller
Rating: 4.6/5

Mystery and Magic Anime with known warriors such as Gilgamesh and Iskander.


Clone HighClone High
HBO Max, 2023 Running | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Animation | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

After a high school that was secretly being run as an elaborate military experiment to clone the greatest minds in history was put on ice, the clones have been thawed out 20 years later to resume the experiment with new clone classmates - all while navigating a new set of cultural norms and overly dramatic teen relationships in this modern refresh of the animated comedy series.


Drifters (2016)Drifters (2016)
Tokyo MX, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Anime
Rating: 4.9/5

Shimazu Toyohisa, while involved at the Battle of Sekigahara, manages to mortally wound Ii Naomasa, but is critically wounded in the process. As he walks from the field wounded and bleeding, Toyohisa finds himself transported to a corridor of doors, where a bespectacled man at a desk waits for him. This man, Murasaki, sends Toyohisa into the nearest door where he wakes up in another world. There, Toyohisa meets other great warriors like him who have been transported as well, to be part of a group known as "Drifters". This world contains both native humans and a number of fantastical races, including elves, dwarves, and hobbits. However, the world is at war, with the humans waging a losing war against another group of great warriors, the "Ends", who wish to take over the world and kill all of the Drifters. Under the Ends' command are many terrible creatures, including dragons, which they use to destroy everything in their wake. At the start of the series, the Ends' army has control of the northern part of the continent, and are currently trying to invade the south through a pivotal fortress at the northernmost tip of a nation called Carneades. Meanwhile, the "Octobrist Organization", a group of human magicians native to this world, attempt to bring together the many individual Drifters to save their world from the brutal Ends.


The Making Of The MobThe Making Of The Mob
AMC, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, History, Documentary
Rating: 3.3/5

This is a special event miniseries chronicling the historical roots of the original Five Families that led to the formation of the modern American Mafia.


El Ministerio del TiempoEl Ministerio del Tiempo
TVE, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

The Ministry of Time is the best kept secret of the Spanish state: an autonomous government institution that reports directly to the Prime Minister. Its patrols have to watch the doors of time so that no intruder from other eras can change History in their own benefit. The series follows the assignments of the Ministry's newest patrol: the one formed by Army of Flanders soldier Alonso de Entrerríos, 19th century student Amelia Folch and 21st century Samur paramedic Julián Martínez.


When We RiseWhen We Rise
ABC, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Politics, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.3/5

The show chronicles the personal and political struggles, setbacks and triumphs of a diverse family of LGBT men and women who helped pioneer one of the last legs of the U.S. civil rights movement from its turbulent infancy in the 20th century to its successes today.


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