Browse - Most popular history shows






RomeRome
HBO Max, 2005 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, Military/War | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

Rome depicts the lives of two Roman soldiers and their families. The series explores themes of love, betrayal, and power during the fall of the Roman Republic. The show covers the rise of the Roman Empire and the complex relationships between masters and slaves, husbands and wives. It's an intimate drama set against epic historical events.


Da Vinci's DemonsDa Vinci's Demons
Starz Play, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Adventure, Mystery, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

A historical fantasy series that tells the story of the great genius in his youth. Join a twenty five-year old Da Vinci as he takes on Renaissance Florence, with a life full of art, invention, sword fights, love and excitement. Can this extraordinary genius live in a world full of confines?


KnightfallKnightfall
History, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.6/5

Knightfall chronicles the mysterious but true accounts of the Knights Templar, the elite warriors of the Crusades. It delves into the great secrets protected by the Templars and tells the story of faith, loyalty and brotherhood that help sustain these warriors on the battlefield, and the dark events that would forever sear the infamous date of Friday the 13th into the world's psyche.


Band of BrothersBand of Brothers
HBO Max, 2001 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Military/War, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

Band of Brothers is a miniseries about Easy Company, an army unit during WWII. Produced by Spielberg and Hanks for HBO, it follows their journey from training to war's end. The series is made up of ten parts and depicts the real-life events of the soldiers. It offers a glimpse into the harsh realities of war and the bonds formed between soldiers.


DeadwoodDeadwood
HBO Max, 2004 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

In a lawless town fueled by the greed of its inhabitants, a gold rush brings in a motley crew of fortune seekers. Welcome to Deadwood. The settlement is a place where everything and everyone has a price. The show follows the lives of the characters as they navigate this treacherous world.


Call the MidwifeCall the Midwife
BBC One, 2012 Running | Drama, Family, Medical, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.6/5

Jenny, a young midwife, begins work in East End London in the 1950s. She befriends nursing nuns and meets the families she treats. Call the Midwife follows the lives of midwives and their patients in post-war London. The show explores the challenges and joys of childbirth and motherhood.


VictoriaVictoria
ITV, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

The ambitious eight-part drama follows the early life of Queen Victoria, from her accession to the throne at the tender age of 18 through to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert. Victoria went on to rule for 63 years, and was our longest-serving monarch until she was overtaken by Elizabeth II on 9th September this year. Rufus Sewell stars as Lord Melbourne, Victoria's first prime minister. The two immediately connected and their intimate friendship became a popular source of gossip that threatened to destabilize the Government - angering both Tory and Whigs alike.


AlcatrazAlcatraz
FOX, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.5/5

A team of FBI agents led by a cop named Sarah Jones is tasked with tracking down a group of Alcatraz prisoners and guards who have reappeared in the present day. The show follows the efforts of the team as they try to uncover the mystery behind the disappearance and reappearance of the prisoners and guards.


Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton StoryQueen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story
Netflix, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

The rise and love life of a young Queen Charlotte.


SixSix
History, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Military/War, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

Six follows a Navy Seal Team Six mission to kill a Taliban leader that goes awry when they discover one of their own is working with the terrorists. The team must navigate the dangerous terrain of Afghanistan while also dealing with the betrayal of one of their own in this intense military drama.