|Genre||action, melodrama, drama, adventure, military, history|
|Country||Republic of Ireland, Canada|
|Characters||Kings, Vikings, Heroes, Soldier, Warriors|
|Plot||War, Adventures, Intrigue, Sword Battles|
|Style||Worth watching, Spectacular, For men, Atmospheric, Fascinating|
Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless warrior, Ragnar embodies the Norse traditions of devotion to the gods. Legend has it that he was a direct descendant of Odin, the god of war and warriors.
|Genre||fantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure|
|Characters||Brother and sister, Heroes|
2074. In the wake of a mysterious global disaster, war rages between the Tribes that have emerged from the wreckage of Europe. Three siblings from the peaceful Origine tribe are separated and forced to forge their own paths in an action-packed fight for the future of this new Europa.
|Genre||action, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective|
|Plot||Magic, Supernatural, Adventures, Fighting Evil|
|Style||Women in the lead roles|
In a world cleaved in two by a massive barrier of perpetual darkness, a young soldier uncovers a power that might finally unite her country. But as she struggles to hone her power, dangerous forces plot against her. Thugs, thieves, assassins and saints are at war now, and it will take more than magic to survive.
|Genre||horror, fantasy, drama, adventure|
|Characters||Witches, Monsters, Elves, Hired assassins, Wizards|
|Plot||Love, Superpowers, Supernatural, betrayal, Magic|
|Style||Spectacular, Atmospheric, By books, Fascinating|
Geralt of Rivia, a mutated monster-hunter for hire, journeys toward his destiny in a turbulent world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.
|Genre||action, drama, history|
|Characters||Military, Strong women, Heroes, Soldier, Warriors|
|Plot||War, betrayal, Power, Uprising, Sword Battles|
|Place||Forest, Roman Empire, Germany|
|Style||Based on real events|
Three people's fates are interwoven in the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest in 9 A.D., during which Germanic warriors halt the spread of the Roman Empire.
|Genre||action, fantasy, drama|
|Characters||Witches, Kings, Heroes, Wizards, Monks|
|Plot||Love, Magic, Adventures|
Robin of Sherwood, was a British television series, based on the legend of Robin Hood. Created by Richard Carpenter, it was produced by HTV in association with Goldcrest, and ran from 1984 to 1986 on the ITV network. In America it was retitled Robin Hood and shown on the premium cable TV channel Showtime and on PBS. The show starred Michael Praed and Jason Connery as two different incarnations of the title character. Unlike previous adaptations of the Robin Hood legend, Robin of Sherwood combined a gritty, authentic production design with elements of real-life history, 20th century fiction, and pagan myth. The series is also notable for its haunting title music by Clannad, which won a BAFTA award.
|Plot||Politics, Power, Intrigue, Elections, Blackmail|
|Style||Worth watching, For men, Action, Intriguing, Fascinating|
Set in present day Washington, D.C., House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood, a ruthless and cunning politician, and his wife Claire who will stop at nothing to conquer everything. This wicked political drama penetrates the shadowy world of greed, sex and corruption in modern D.C. House of Cards is an adaptation of a previous BBC miniseries of the same name, which is based on the novel by Michael Dobbs.
|Genre||thriller, drama, crime, detective|
|Characters||Serial killers, Maniacs, Police, Partners, Detectives|
|Style||Popular, Worth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Atmospheric|
An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.
|Genre||thriller, drama, crime|
|Characters||Teenagers, Rich, Pupils, Losers, Poor|
|Plot||Love, Supernatural, Intrigue|
|Style||Worth watching, Fascinating|
When three working class kids enroll in the most exclusive school in Spain, the clash between the wealthy and the poor students leads to tragedy.
|Genre||fantasy, melodrama, adventure|
|Characters||Witches, Wizards, Friends, Princesses, Good people|
|Plot||Love, Magic, Adventures, Fate|
|Style||Spectacular, Fancy, Soulful, Women in the lead roles|
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.
|Plot||Survival, betrayal, Survival Games, Money, Reality Show|
|Style||Worth watching, To cry|
Hundreds of cash-strapped players accept a strange invitation to compete in children's games—with high stakes. But, a tempting prize awaits the victor.
|Characters||Geniuses, Strong women, Orphans|
|Plot||Chess, Sports, Adventures, Competitions, Growing up|
|Style||Popular, Spectacular, By books, Fascinating, Women in the lead roles|
In a Kentucky orphanage in the 1950s, a young girl discovers an astonishing talent for chess while struggling with addiction.
|Genre||fantasy, drama, detective|
|Characters||Witches, Kings, Gays, Fairies, Gods|
|Plot||Superpowers, Magic, Time travel, Adventures, Life after death|
|Place||School, Parallel worlds, College, School of Magic|
Brakebills University is a secret institution specializing in magic. There, amidst an unorthodox education of spellcasting, a group of twenty-something friends soon discover that a magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real— and poses grave danger to humanity.
|Characters||Family, Lesbians, Brothers, Sisters, Parents|
|Plot||Superpowers, Supernatural, Depression, Wedding|
|Style||Short, Worth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric|
The Crains, a fractured family, confront haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.
|Plot||Love, Relationship, Money, Intrigue, Balls|
|Style||Easy, By books, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating, Unexpected ending|
Wealth, lust, and betrayal set in the backdrop of Regency era England, seen through the eyes of the powerful Bridgerton family.
|Genre||action, melodrama, drama, military, history|
|Country||United Kingdom, USA|
|Style||Worth watching, Spectacular|
A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.
|Genre||fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure|
|Characters||Family, Kings, Heroes|
|Style||Spectacular, Atmospheric, Fascinating|
A fantasy drama set in a world of legendary heroes and mythical creatures. Far from home and desperate for answers, Jason washes up on the shores of an ancient land. A mysterious place; a world of bull leaping, of snake haired goddesses and of palaces so vast it was said they were built by giants - this is the city of Atlantis. Aided by his two new friends, Pythagoras and Hercules, Jason embarks on a voyage of discovery, and salvation, which sees him brush shoulders with Medusa, come face to face with the Minotaur and even do battle with the dead.
|Characters||Teenagers, Rich, Friends, New kids at school, Golden youth|
|Plot||Intrigue, Social networks, Surveillance|
|Style||Women in the lead roles|
Eight years after the original website went dark, a new generation of New York private school teens are introduced to the social surveillance of Gossip Girl.
|Genre||thriller, drama, crime, detective|
|Plot||Investigation, Mystery, Intrigue, Missing people, Deception|
|Style||Twisted plot, By books|
A web of secrets sends family man Adam Price on a desperate quest to uncover the truth about the people closest to him.
|Characters||Family, Strong women, Mothers|
|Plot||Intrigue, Mystery, Jealousy|
|Style||For girls, By books, Intriguing|
The intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. Explore 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.
|Genre||action, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure|
|Country||USA, United Kingdom, Canada|
Merlin's Apprentice is a British miniseries that aired on Channel 4 in 2006. The series is a sequel to the 1998 miniseries Merlin starring Sam Neill and Miranda Richardson. In this sequel, Merlin awakes after a nap of fifty years.
|Genre||comedy, biography, history|
|Country||United Kingdom, USA|
|Characters||Kings, Strong women|
|Style||Women in the lead roles, Based on real events|
A genre-bending, anti-historical ride through 18th century Russia following the rise of Catherine the Nothing to Catherine the Great and her explosive relationship with husband Peter, the emperor of Russia.
|Genre||fantastic, action, adventure|
|Plot||Survival, Adventures, Power, Road adventures|
Legendary bounty hunter Boba Fett and mercenary Fennec Shand must navigate the galaxy’s underworld when they return to the sands of Tatooine to stake their claim on the territory once ruled by Jabba the Hutt and his crime syndicate.
|Genre||action, fantasy, drama, adventure|
|Country||Italy, United Kingdom|
|Characters||Teenagers, Witches, Fairies, Friends, Heroes|
|Plot||Superpowers, Magic, Adventures|
|Style||Spectacular, Easy, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating|
The coming-of-age journey of five fairies attending Alfea, a magical boarding school in the Otherworld where they must learn to master their powers while navigating love, rivalries, and the monsters that threaten their very existence.
|Genre||fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure, detective, biography, history|
|Characters||Heroes, Artists, Architects|
|Plot||Magic, Death, Adventures|
|Time||Middle Ages, Future|
The series follows the "untold" story of Leonardo Da Vinci: the genius during his early years in Renaissance Florence. As a 25-year old artist, inventor, swordsman, lover, dreamer and idealist, he struggles to live within the confines of his own reality and time as he begins to not only see the future, but invent it.
|Genre||action, melodrama, drama, adventure, western|
|Plot||Adventures, Politics, Revolution|
The economic and cultural growth of town of Centennial, Colorado, through the intertwining lives of the brave men and women inhabiting it. Spanning two centuries from the settling of the area in the 1700s, to the late 1970s.
|Genre||action, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure|
|Characters||Kings, Heroes, Warriors|
Robin Hood is a British television programme, produced by independent production company Tiger Aspect Productions for BBC One, with co-funding from the BBC America cable television channel in the United States. Based on the traditional stories of legendary English folk hero Robin Hood, the programme started on 7 October 2006. Series two commenced broadcasting on 6 October 2007 with the final two episodes on 29 December 2007. Series three began airing on 28 March 2009 for a thirteen episode run. The series was axed by the BBC after series three following the departure of multiple characters, including lead actor Jonas Armstrong.