Browse - Most popular history shows






Genius (2017)Genius (2017)
Nat Geo, 2017 Running | Drama, History, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Genius portrays the early life of Albert Einstein, a patent clerk who struggled to find a teaching job or a doctorate. Despite this, he went on to develop the theory of relativity. The series explores the obstacles Einstein faced, his relationships, and his intellectual journey towards becoming one of the most influential scientists of all time.


Kingdom (2019)Kingdom (2019)
Netflix, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Thriller, Horror | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

In Korea's medieval Joseon period, a crown prince embarks on a dangerous mission to uncover the truth behind a mysterious outbreak that threatens the kingdom. As he delves deeper into the investigation, he discovers a brutal truth that could destroy everything he holds dear. Kingdom is a thrilling historical drama that will keep you on the edge of your seat.


When They See UsWhen They See Us
Netflix, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, History, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

When They See Us is a limited series based on the true story of five teenagers of color who were wrongfully convicted of rape. The show chronicles the notorious case that shocked the nation and explores the impact of the wrongful conviction on the lives of the young men and their families.


TurnTurn
AMC, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Military/War, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

Abe Woodhull, a farmer from New York, joins his childhood friends to form The Culper Ring, a group of spies who aid America's fight for independence. The Culper Ring, an unlikely group of spies, turn the tide in America's fight for independence. The series follows the story of Abe Woodhull and his friends.


All the Light We Cannot SeeAll the Light We Cannot See
Netflix, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Military/War, Romance, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.6/5

All the Light We Cannot See tells the story of Marie-Laure, a blind French teenager, and Werner, a German soldier, whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.


Spartacus: War of the DamnedSpartacus: War of the Damned
Starz, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

Spartacus: War of the Damned is the third and final season of the Spartacus series. It follows the story of Spartacus and his army as they fight against the Roman Empire. The season features intense battles, political intrigue, and personal drama as Spartacus and his followers attempt to overthrow the powerful Roman army.


Gentleman JackGentleman Jack
HBO Max, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Romance, History, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

Gentleman Jack is a remarkable and unlikely love story set in the complex, changing world of 1832 Halifax - the cradle of the industrial revolution - just as it's all kicking off. The drama will explore Anne Lister's relationships at home with her family, her servants, her tenants and her industrial rivals, who will use any dirty tricks they can to bring her down. At its heart is her relationship with her would-be wife, the wealthy heiress Ann Walker. It has all the warmth, wit, humour and complexity that audiences have come to associate with Sally Wainwright's writing.


The BorgiasThe Borgias
Showtime, 2011 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family, Crime, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

The Borgias were one of the most intriguing and infamous dynastic families in history. The TV series offers a complex and unvarnished portrait of this family. The series explores the political and personal lives of the Borgias, including their rise to power and the scandals and controversies that surrounded them.


The Looming TowerThe Looming Tower
Hulu, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Military/War, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

The Looming Tower, a drama based on Lawrence Wright's Pulitzer Prize-winning nonfiction book that chronicles the events that led to the September 11 terrorist attacks. The Looming Tower traces the rising threat of Osama bin Laden and Al-Qaeda and takes a controversial look at how the rivalry between the CIA and FBI inadvertently might have set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Iraq.


Legend of the SeekerLegend of the Seeker
Syndicated, 2008 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family, Action, Adventure | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

A woodsman named Richard Cypher becomes a magical leader and must stop a tyrant in this Disney series. Based on Terry Goodkind's fantasy series. Richard Cypher transforms from woods guide to magical leader in this Disney series based on Terry Goodkind's Sword of Truth. He must stop a vicious tyrant.