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ChernobylChernobyl
HBO Max, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Thriller, History, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.7/5

Chernobyl is a tale of lies and cowardice, of courage and conviction, of human failure and human nobility. The five-part mini-series focuses on the heart-breaking scale of the nuclear plant disaster that occurred in Ukraine in April 1986, revealing how and why it happened, and telling the shocking, remarkable stories of the heroes who risked their lives to save others.


The CrownThe Crown
Netflix, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

A drama charting Elizabeth the second's ascension to the throne and the political climate at the time.


NarcosNarcos
Netflix, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Thriller, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.6/5

The show chronicles the life and death of drug lord Pablo Escobar, the ruthless boss of the Medellin Cartel and a known terrorist who was also a congressman, a family man and revered by the poor as a new Robin Hood. Season 4 comes as a separate show called Narcos: Mexico.


Designated SurvivorDesignated Survivor
Netflix, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

When the President, VP, and Cabinet all meet in one location for an event such as the State of the Union, one Cabinet member is conspicuously missing: the Designated Survivor. Hidden away in an undisclosed location with Presidential-level security, the Designated Survivor is ready to take the reins of the President should the unthinkable happen and the rest of the government is wiped out in an attack.


The AcolyteThe Acolyte
Disney+, 2023 Running | Drama, Action, Adventure, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.6/5

Set in the dying days of the High Republic, this mystery-thriller is focusing on the emerging dark-side powers.


Shadow and BoneShadow and Bone
Netflix, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

A young soldier uncovers a power that may unite her country, but she must first battle dangerous forces that plot against her.


For All MankindFor All Mankind
Apple TV+, 2019 Running | Drama, Sci-Fi | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

The series explores what would have happened if the global space race had never ended.


Taboo (UK)Taboo (UK)
BBC One, 2017 On Hiatus | Drama, Action, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

Set in 1813, this show follows Tom Hardy's James Keziah Delaney who returns from Africa with 14 ill-gotten diamonds and seeking to avenge his father's death. Refusing to sell the family business to the East India Company, he sets out to build his own trade and shipping empire and finds himself playing a dangerous game with two warring nations, Britain and America.


Mayor of KingstownMayor of Kingstown
Paramount+, 2021 Running | Drama, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

Mayor of Kingstown is set in a small Michigan town where the only industry remaining are federal, state, and private prisons, the story follows the McClusky family, the power brokers between the police, criminals, inmates, prison guards and politicians, in a city completely dependent on prisons and the prisoners they contain. It is a stark and brutal look at the business of incarceration.


Vikings: ValhallaVikings: Valhalla
Netflix, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | 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.