Series about programmers

Series about programmers
List of the best series about programmers and computer scientists: Silicon Valley, Person of Interest, Devs, NEXT, The IT Crowd, Black Mirror, Mr. Robot, The Project "Anna Nikolaevna", Upload, Halt and Catch Fire.

In the top there are new series of 2022, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Markimdb: 8.5
CharactersProgrammers, Friends, Businessmen
PlotMoney, Success, Parties
StyleWorth watching, For men

In the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. Partially inspired by Mike Judge’s own experiences as a Silicon Valley engineer in the late ‘80s, Silicon Valley is an American sitcom that centers around six programmers who are living together and trying to make it big in the Silicon Valley.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CharactersHackers, Programmers, Geniuses, Heroes, Hired assassins
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Mystery
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special training that Reese has had in Covert Operations and Finch's genius software inventing mind, the two are a perfect match for the job that they have to complete. With the help of surveillance equipment, they work "outside the law" and get the right criminal behind bars. 

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
PlotTime travel, Time machine, Technology, Virtual Reality, Freedom
StyleShort, Spectacular, Women in the lead roles, Makes me think, Cyberpunk

Young computer engineer Lily Chan investigates the secretive development division of her employer, a cutting-edge tech company based in San Francisco, which she believes is behind the murder of her boyfriend.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, drama, crime
CharactersGeniuses, Parents
PlotSurvival, Investigation, FBI, Artificial Intelligence, Technology
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

A Silicon Valley pioneer discovers that one of his own creations – a powerful A.I. – might spell global catastrophe, and teams up with a cybercrime agent to fight a villain unlike anything we’ve ever seen – one whose greatest weapon against us is ourselves.

Markimdb: 8.5
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersHackers, Programmers, Losers

UK Comedy series about two I.T. nerds and their clueless female manager, who work in the basement of a very successful company. When they are called on for help, they are never treated with any respect at all.

Markimdb: 8.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Technology, Relationship, Computer games, Social networks
PlaceEngland, USA
StylePopular, Worth watching, Dystopian, Action, Twisted plot

A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to stop and question it. In every home; on every desk; in every palm - a plasma screen; a monitor; a smartphone - a black mirror of our 21st Century existence.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CharactersHackers, Hackers, Criminals, Introverts
PlotDrug addict, Split personality, Friendship, Revolution, FBI
PlaceMetro, Parallel worlds
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

A contemporary and culturally resonant drama about a young programmer, Elliot, who suffers from a debilitating anti-social disorder and decides that he can only connect to people by hacking them. He wields his skills as a weapon to protect the people that he cares about. Elliot will find himself in the intersection between a cybersecurity firm he works for and the underworld organizations that are recruiting him to bring down corporate America.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama
CharactersPolice, Robots, Androids
PlotInvestigation, Artificial Intelligence

Russian scientists created an android policeman. Ideal in all respects, Captain Anna Nikolaevna Korolkevich goes to serve in a provincial town to see real life and become a human. Colleagues think that Anna Nikolaevna is the daughter of the Deputy Minister, and nothing foreshadows misfortune until humanization goes too far.

Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, comedy, detective
PlotVirtual Reality, Love triangle, Life after death, Money, Technology

In 2033, people who are near death can be “uploaded” into virtual reality hotels run by 6 tech firms. Cash-strapped Nora lives in Brooklyn and works customer service for the luxurious “Lakeview” digital afterlife. When L.A. party-boy/coder Nathan’s self-driving car crashes, his high-maintenance girlfriend uploads him permanently into Nora’s VR world.

Markimdb: 8.4
CharactersProgrammers, Businessmen, Partners

Set in the early 1980s, and about a fictional visionary, an engineer and a prodigy whose innovations confronts the corporate behemoths of the time. Their personal and professional partnership will be challenged by greed and ego while charting the changing culture in Texas' Silicon Prairie.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, crime
CharactersHackers, Traders
PlotStock exchanges
StyleWorth watching

A desperate banker needs to conceal stolen money. A Haitian-American gang lord wants to go legit. A Cuban-American hacker has an idea that will revolutionize the very future of money itself. Forced to work together, they unwittingly create their version of the American dream - organized crime 2.0.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CharactersRobots, Rich, Androids, Heroes, Scientists
PlotLove, Survival, Apocalypse, Investigation, Relationship
PlaceWild West
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, Dystopian, Twisted plot

A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, it explores a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, melodrama
CharactersTeenagers, Superhero, Friends, Partners
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural

Harry Wallace, a teenager who dreams of beautiful women and a cheerful life, and his only friend, the shy and geek White Donnelly, always serve as a target for ridicule and bullying of violent classmates. Once using a computer and mysterious electrical radiation, they manage to bring to life the "woman of their dreams." Her name is Lisa, and she is ready to fulfill the wishes of her creators ...

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CharactersHackers, Special agents, Partners
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating

The FBI's team of Cyber Crime Investigators, headed by Special Agent Avery Ryan, works to solve cases involving the dark-net. Avery, a Special Agent in Charge and esteemed Cyber-Psychologist heads up a team, including Senior Special Agent Elijah Mundo, tasked with solving murders, cyber-theft, hacking, sex offences, and blackmail.

Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Sweden
CharactersFamily, Androids, Robots
PlotInvestigation, Artificial Intelligence, Technology, Fate
PlaceParallel worlds, USA
StyleDystopian, Action, Fascinating, Makes me think

In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a 'Synth' - a highly-developed robotic servant that's so similar to a real human it's transforming the way we live.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersSpy, Programmers, Heroes, Scientists
PlotArtificial Intelligence

A drama centered on a high-tech intelligence operative who is enhanced with a super-computer microchip in his brain, and the director of the elite government cyber-security agency who supports him.

Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CharactersProgrammers, Geniuses, Lawyers
PlotTechnology, The Internet
PlaceCourt, Germany
StyleShort, Based on real events

In 1990s Berlin, an artist and a hacker invented a new way to see the world. Years later, they reunite to sue Google for patent infringement on it.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersFamily, Programmers, Maids, Cooks, Businessmen
PlotLove triangle, Love with age difference

Two worlds collide when Josh, a wealthy young tech entrepreneur, meets Gabi, a feisty young food blogger, looking to be his personal chef. Gabi is desperate for the job and must prove herself, mostly to Josh's aide, who prefers a famous chef for the job. When Josh enlists Gabi to prepare a romantic meal for him and his girlfriend, the dinner goes awry and Gabi finds herself in a very awkward position. With the help of her best friend Sofia and Josh's housekeeper, Gabi turns a difficult situation into an opportunity for employment and maybe even love. Gabi gets some much needed help and advice from Josh’s assistant and his housekeeper.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, drama, musical
CharactersProgrammers, Nurses
PlotLove triangle

After an unusual event, Zoey Clarke, a whip-smart computer coder forging her way in San Francisco, suddenly starts to hear the innermost wants, thoughts and desires of the people around her through popular songs.

Markimdb: 7.7
CharactersProgrammers, Businessmen, Streamers
PlotComputer games, Virtual Reality, Technology

Meet the team behind the biggest multiplayer video game of all time. But in a workplace focused on building worlds, molding heroes, and creating legends, the most hard-fought battles don’t occur in the game—they happen in the office.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, cartoon, anime
PlotComputer games

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Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama

After a disastrous set-up by their families, two teens strike up a tentative friendship at their summer program - but deeper feelings aren't far behind.

Markimdb: 7.3
CharactersProgrammers, Students

1980. The Videotex messaging service arrives in France. From the depths of their Parisian suburbs, Simon, Toni and Stéphanie, three students, will seize this technological innovation and challenge their enmity to draw a revolutionary idea: the first erotic chat service.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersTeenagers, Programmers, Students, Criminals, Pupils

Determined to escape a dead-end life, a gifted high school student turns to a world of serious crime to ensure he can pay for college.

Genrethriller, drama
PlotTechnology, Harassment, Stock exchanges

Dr. Alex Hoffman, an American ex-pat physicist, creates an AI-driven system that exploits fear in the financial markets and operates at lightning speed to make big returns. But on the day of launch, Alex’s sanity is shaken after he is viciously attacked at his home by a man who knows all of his security codes. After more unexplained occurrences, Alex becomes convinced he’s being framed.