TV shows about small towns

TV shows about small towns
List of the best series about small cities selected by visitors to our site: When Calls the Heart, Banshee: Origins, Off the Map, Good Witch, Cruel Summer, The Secret Circle, Bunheads, Riverdale, Under the Dome, Jordskott.

In the top there are new series of 2021, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Genre
Country
When Calls the Heart (2014)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryCanada, Romania, USA

Elizabeth Thatcher, a young school teacher from a wealthy Eastern family, migrates from the big city to teach school in a small coal mining town in the west.

Banshee: Origins (2013)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Banshee: Origins is a series of webisodes based on the American drama television series produced by Cinemax called Banshee. The series offers flashbacks in-between the time where Lucas Hood was arrested and when Sheriff Lucas Hood first arrived in Banshee.

Off the Map (2011)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

La Ciudad de las Estrellas, a tiny town in the South American jungle, is home to an understaffed, understocked medical clinic where three idealistic doctors come looking for change.

Good Witch (2015)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
CountryCanada, USA

Cassie Nightingale, Middleton’s favorite enchantress, and her young-teenage daughter Grace, who shares that same special intuition as her mom, welcome Dr. Sam Radford and his son to town. When the New York transplants move in next to the Grey House, they are immediately spellbound by the mother-daughter duo next door, but Sam and Cassie quickly find they may not see eye to eye. With her signature charm, Cassie attempts to bring everyone together, ensuring all of Middleton is in for new changes, big surprises and, of course, a little bit of magic!"Good Witch” is based on Bell’s beloved character Cassie, the raven-haired enchantress who kept audiences spellbound for seven installments of Hallmark Channel's longest-running and highest-rated original movie franchise of all time.

Cruel Summer (2021)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA

An unconventional thriller that takes place over three summers — 1993-95 — in a small Texas town when a beautiful popular teen, Kate, is abducted and, seemingly unrelated, a girl, Jeanette, goes from being a sweet, awkward outlier to the most popular girl in town and, by ’95, the most despised person in America.

The Secret Circle (2011)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:43

After her mother dies in a fire, Cassie Blake moves in with her grandmother in the beautiful small town of Chance Harbor, Washington. As Cassie gets to know her high school classmates, including sweet-natured Diana and her boyfriend Adam, brooding loner Nick, mean-girl Faye and her sidekick Melissa, strange and frightening things begin to happen.  They are all descended from powerful witches, and they've been waiting for Cassie to join them and complete a new generation of the Secret Circle. What Cassie and the others don't yet know is that darker powers are at play, powers that might be linked to the adults in the town - and that Cassie's mother's death might not have been an accident.

Bunheads (2012)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:22

Michelle, a Las Vegas showgirl, impulsively marries a man, moves to his sleepy coastal town, and takes an uneasy role at her new mother-in-law's dance school.

Riverdale (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:10

Set in the present, the series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.

Under the Dome (2013)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Under the Dome is based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. It tells the story of the residents of the small town of Chester's Mill in Maine, where a massive, transparent, indestructible dome suddenly cuts them off from the rest of the world. With no Internet access, no mobile signals and limited radio communication, the people trapped inside must find their own ways to survive with diminishing resources and rising tensions. While military forces, the government and the media positioned outside of this surrounding barrier attempt to break it down, a small group of people inside attempt to figure out what the dome is, where it came from, and when (and if) it will go away.

Jordskott (2015)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountrySweden, Finland, United Kingdom, Norway
Duration02:04

Detective Inspector Eva Thörnblad returns to Silver Height seven years after her daughter Josefine disappeared by a lake in the woods. The body was never found and the girl was believed to have drowned. Now a boy has vanished without a trace and Thörnblad wants to find out if there is a link to her daughter's disappearance. At the same time , she will take care of the legacy of her father, the great entrepreneur Johan Thörnblad, who built an empire of timber and timber processing on the large forest owned by his ancestors. As the plot deepens more children are kidnapped and what initially seems like a police drama takes a more sinister and stranger twist with each episode.

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The Brokenwood Mysteries (2014)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryNew Zealand

In a seemingly quiet country town the newest resident, Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd, finds that murder lurks in even the most homely location.

The Mess You Leave Behind (2020)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySpain

A teacher starts her job at a high school but is haunted by a suspicious death that occurred there weeks before and begins fearing for her own life.

Siren (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:17

The coastal town of Bristol Cove is known for its legend of once being home to mermaids. When the arrival of a mysterious girl proves this folklore all too true, the battle between man and sea takes a very vicious turn as these predatory beings return to reclaim their right to the ocean.

From Dusk till Dawn: The Series (2014)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, action, fantasy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:00

The horror and crime thriller genres collide in this new original series from Robert Rodriguez, based on his cult grindhouse classic about bank-robbing brothers on the run, a lawman bent on bringing them to justice, the devout family caught in the cross-fire, and an ancient evil eager to feast on them all.

Home Before Dark (2020)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecrime, detective
CountryUSA

A young girl moves from Brooklyn to the small lakeside town her father left behind. While there, her dogged pursuit of the truth leads her to unearth a cold case that everyone in town, including her own father, tried hard to bury.

Panic (2021)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA

In the forgotten town of Carp, Texas, Panic is the only way out. Every summer the graduating seniors risk their lives competing in a series of challenges for the chance to win life-changing money. After the death of two players the stakes—and danger—have never been higher.

Briarpatch (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Dogged investigator Allegra Dill returns to her border-town Texas home after her sister is murdered. What begins as a search for a killer turns into an all-consuming fight to bring her corrupt hometown to its knees.

Resurrection (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Resurrection is an American fantasy drama television series based on the book The Returned by Jason Mott that follows the residents of Arcadia, Missouri, whose lives are upended when their loved ones return from the dead, unaged since their deaths.

Once Upon a Time (2011)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

There is a town in Maine where every story book character you've ever known is trapped between two worlds, victims of a powerful curse. Only one knows the truth and only one can break the spell. Emma Swan is a 28-year-old bail bonds collector who has been supporting herself since she was abandoned as a baby. Things change for her when her son Henry, whom she abandoned years ago, finds her and asks for her help explaining that she is from a different world where she is Snow White's missing daughter.

WandaVision (2021)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA

Wanda Maximoff and Vision—two super-powered beings living idealized suburban lives—begin to suspect that everything is not as it seems.

Curon (2020)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, fantasy, detective
CountryItaly

When their mother mysteriously vanishes shortly after they all arrive in her hometown, teen twins discover secrets behind the village’s tranquil facade.

Fargo (2014)
Markimdb: 8.9
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:53

A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.

Bloodline (2015)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA

A dramatic thriller that explores the demons lurking beneath the surface of a contemporary American family. The Rayburns are hard-working pillars of their Florida Keys community. But when the black sheep son comes home for the 45th anniversary of his parents' hotel, he threatens to expose the Rayburns' dark secrets and shameful past, pushing his siblings to the limits of family loyalty.

Hightown (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA

Amid the drug trade on Cape Cod, a body washes ashore and is discovered by an irreverent National Marine Fisheries Service officer, Jackie Quinones, who is determined to help solve the murder even if the state cops want her nowhere near the case.

A.P. Bio (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

When Harvard philosophy scholar Jack Griffin finds himself teaching high school in Toledo, Ohio, he tosses the syllabus and recruits his students to help enact revenge on his rival.

Dark (2017)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryGermany, USA
Duration02:13

A missing child causes four families to help each other for answers. What they could not imagine is that this mystery would be connected to innumerable other secrets of the small town.

Brockmire (2017)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

A famed major league baseball announcer who suffers an embarrassing and very public meltdown live on the air after discovering his beloved wife's serial infidelity decides to reclaim his career and love life in a small town a decade later.

Stranger Things (2016)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:09

When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.

Roswell, New Mexico (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:04

After reluctantly returning to her tourist-trap hometown of Roswell, New Mexico, the daughter of undocumented immigrants discovers a shocking truth about her teenage crush who is now a police officer: He’s an alien who has kept his unearthly abilities hidden his entire life. She protects his secret as the two reconnect and begin to investigate his origins, but when a violent attack and long-standing government cover-up point to a greater alien presence on Earth, the politics of fear and hatred threaten to expose him and destroy their deepening romance.

Yellowstone (2018)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

Follow the violent world of the Dutton family, who controls the largest contiguous ranch in the United States. Led by their patriarch John Dutton, the family defends their property against constant attack by land developers, an Indian reservation, and America’s first National Park.




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