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The SimpsonsThe Simpsons
FOX, 1989 Running | Comedy, Adult Cartoons, Animation | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

The Simpsons is an animated sitcom about the antics of a dysfunctional family called the Simpsons. It's the longest running animated series in prime time network television.


Last Week Tonight with John OliverLast Week Tonight with John Oliver
HBO Max, 2014 Running | Comedy, Politics, Current Events, Talk Shows | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.6/5

Presenting a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events.


American Crime StoryAmerican Crime Story
FX, 2016 On Hiatus | Drama, Crime, History, Anthology | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

Prolific award-winning producer Ryan Murphy, whose American Horror Story franchise invented the anthology miniseries format, has come up with his next entry - a companion anthology focused each season on a different true crime story which made headlines and captivated the imagination of the public.


The WireThe Wire
HBO Max, 2002 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

Set in Baltimore, this show centers around the city's inner-city drug scene. It starts as mid-level drug dealer, D'Angelo Barksdale beats a murder rap. After a conversation with a judge, Det. James McNulty has been assigned to lead a joint homicide and narcotics team, in order to bring down drug kingpin Avon Barksdale.


Abbott ElementaryAbbott Elementary
ABC, 2021 Running | Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

A group of dedicated, passionate teachers and a slightly tone-deaf principal are brought together in a Philadelphia public school where, despite the odds stacked against them, they are determined to help their students succeed in life. Though these incredible public servants may be outnumbered and underfunded, they love what they do, even if they don't love the school district's less-than-stellar attitude toward educating children.


WeedsWeeds
Showtime, 2005 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

A single-camera comedy about a single mother who makes ends meet by selling marijuana in suburban Los Angeles. The series exposes the dirty little secrets that lie behind the pristine lawns and shiny closed doors of homes in the fictional town of Agrestic, California.


AtlantaAtlanta
FX, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Music | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

The show draws on Donald Glover's considerable talents as a musician, actor and writer to give us something unique," FX's Nick Grad said. "The story is made all the more powerful by the great cast and the contributions of Donald's fellow executive producer Paul Simms and director Hiro Murai."


All AmericanAll American
The CW, 2018 Running | Drama, Sports | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

When a rising high school football player from South Central L.A. is recruited to play for Beverly Hills High, the wins, losses and struggles of two families from vastly different worlds - Compton and Beverly Hills - begin to collide. Inspired by the life of pro football player Spencer Paysinger.


Little Fires EverywhereLittle Fires Everywhere
Hulu, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

Little Fires Everywhere follows the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. The story explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, the ferocious pull of motherhood - and the danger in believing that following the rules can avert disaster.


Master of NoneMaster of None
Netflix, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

The show follows the personal and professional lives of Dev, a 30-year-old actor in New York who has trouble deciding what he wants to eat, much less the pathway for the rest of his life. Ambitious, funny, cinematic, and both sweeping in scope and intensely personal, Dev's story takes him through subjects as diverse as the plight of the elderly, the immigrant experience, and how to find the most delicious pasta for dinner.