|Genre||drama, crime, sport|
|Characters||Trainers, Losers, Large families|
|Plot||Sports, Depression, Boxing, Family life|
Lights Out is an American television boxing drama series from the FX network in the United States. It stars Holt McCallany as Patrick "Lights" Leary, a New Jersey native, and former heavyweight champion boxer who is considering a comeback. The series premiered on January 11, 2011 at 10 pm ET/PT. On March 24, 2011, FX announced the cancellation of the show. The final episode aired on April 5.
|Genre||melodrama, drama, music|
|Style||Romantic, To cry, Fascinating|
Rayna Jaymes and Juliette Barnes face personal and professional challenges as they navigate their paths as artists and individuals. Surrounding them, and often complicating their lives, are their family, friends and, in some cases, lovers, as well as the up-and-coming performers and songwriters trying to get ahead in the business. In Nashville, musicians and songwriters are at the heart of the storm driven by their own ambitions. Some are fueled by their creativity and passion for fame. Others struggle to cope with the pressures of success and are doing everything in their power to stay on top.
|Characters||Teenagers, Pupils, Trainers|
|Style||Fascinating, Based on real events, Makes me think|
When a rising high school football player from South Central L.A. is recruited to play for Beverly Hills High, the wins, losses and struggles of two families from vastly different worlds - Compton and Beverly Hills - begin to collide. Inspired by the life of pro football player Spencer Paysinger.
|Genre||documentary, biography, sport|
|Style||Short, Based on real events|
A 10-part documentary chronicling the untold story of Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls dynasty with rare, never-before-seen footage and sound from the 1997-98 championship season – plus over 100 interviews with famous figures and basketball’s biggest names.
|Genre||drama, crime, biography|
|Country||United Kingdom, USA|
|Characters||Mafia, Rich, Scammers, Businessmen|
|Plot||Investigation, Money, Redemption|
The trials and triumphs of one of America’s wealthiest and unhappiest families, the Gettys. Told over multiple seasons and spanning the twentieth century, the series begins in 1973 with the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III, an heir to the Getty oil fortune, by the Italian mafia in Rome.
|Genre||drama, biography, history|
|Plot||Justice, Women's rights|
The true story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, and the unexpected backlash led by a conservative woman named Phyllis Schlafly, aka “the sweetheart of the silent majority.”
|Genre||comedy, drama, sport|
|Plot||Sports, Soccer, Parties|
Looking at the lives of former and current football players, the show follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore as he gets his life on track in retirement while mentoring other current and former players through the daily grind of the business of football.
|Genre||thriller, drama, crime, detective, biography|
|Plot||Investigation, Death, Mystery|
|Style||Action, Fascinating, Based on real events|
An intense and fictionalized account of actual events and people surrounding Lizzie’s life after her controversial acquittal of the horrific double murder of her father and stepmother in 1892.
Based on a true story, "Harley and the Davidsons" charts the birth of this iconic bike during a time of great social and technological change beginning at the turn of the 20th century.
|Style||Women in the lead roles|
Kat Baker is an up-and-coming, high-level single skater who is about to turn in her skates after a disastrous fall. When Kat seizes an opportunity to continue her career as a pair skater with a talented bad-boy partner, she risks exposing a fiercely kept secret that could unravel her entire life.
|Genre||action, drama, military, biography, history|
|Style||Spectacular, Fascinating, Based on real events|
Relive a heroic fight for survival during the Iraq War, when the 1st Cavalry Division from Fort Hood was ferociously ambushed on April 4, 2004, in Sadr City, Baghdad — a day that came to be known in military annals as “Black Sunday.”
Friday Night Lights is an American drama television series based around a high school football team situated in Texas. The series takes place in the fictional town of Dillon: a small, close-knit community in rural Texas. Particular focus is given to team coach Eric Taylor and his family, Tammy and Julie. The show uses this small town backdrop to address many issues facing contemporary American culture, including family values, child development, life lessons, school funding, racism, drugs, abortion and lack of economic opportunities.
|Genre||drama, crime, biography|
|Characters||Teenagers, Psychologists, Mother and daughter, Parents, Neighbors|
|Plot||Love, Deception, Growing up|
|Style||Short, For girls, Based on real events, Makes me think|
A seasonal anthology series that tells startling, stranger-than-fiction true crime stories with the first season following Gypsy Blanchard, a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother.
|Genre||thriller, drama, crime, biography|
|Plot||Missing people, Parties|
|Style||Action, Based on real events|
In the late 1960s, a Los Angeles police sergeant with a complicated personal life starts tracking a small-time criminal and budding cult leader seeking out vulnerable women to join his “cause.” The name of that man is Charles Manson.
|Characters||Military, Heroes, Friends, Soldier|
|Plot||Politics, Revolution, Uprising|
|Style||Spectacular, Action, Fascinating, Based on real events|
A radical group of young men band together in secrecy to change the course of history and make America a nation.
|Style||By books, Fascinating, Based on real events, Touching|
The rise and fall of Fox News founder Roger Ailes, focusing primarily on the past decade in which Ailes arguably became the Republican Party’s de facto leader, while flashing back to defining events in his life.
|Genre||drama, music, biography|
|Characters||Friends, Rappers, Artists|
In the early 1990s in New York, during the height of the crack cocaine epidemic, a visionary musician named Bobby Diggs aka The RZA begins to form a super group of a dozen young, black men, who will eventually rise to become one of the unlikeliest success stories in American music history.
|Characters||Lawyers, Rich, Businessmen, Journalists, Officials|
|Plot||Investigation, betrayal, Money, Power, Stock exchanges|
|Place||USA, Wall Street|
|Style||Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Makes me think|
A complex drama about power politics in the world of New York high finance. Shrewd, savvy U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades and the brilliant, ambitious hedge fund king Bobby "Axe" Axelrod are on an explosive collision course, with each using all of his considerable smarts, power and influence to outmaneuver the other. The stakes are in the billions in this timely, provocative series.
|Genre||melodrama, drama, sport|
|Characters||Teenagers, Friends, Friends|
|Plot||Basketball, Mystery, Deception|
Set in the fictional small town of Tree Hill, North Carolina, this teen-driven drama tells the story of two half brothers, who share a last name and nothing else. Brooding, blue-collar Lucas is a talented street-side basketball player, but his skills are appreciated only by his friends at the river court. Popular, affluent Nathan basks in the hero-worship of the town, as the star of his high school team. And both boys are the son of former college ball player, Dan Scott, whose long ago choice to abandon Lucas and his mother Karen, will haunt him long into his life with wife Deb, and their son Nathan. Until now, Dan has managed to keep his two sons far from each other. But the past and present collide sharply when Tree Hill's basketball coach recruits Lucas for his team, much to the chagrin of Nathan and Daddy Dan. And the siblings natural rivalry only intensifies when they set their sights on the same girl, Peyton Sawyer. The residue of the past lingers far into the future for the residents of Tree Hill, even as a new generation is rising. Tree Hill follows the lives and loves of these two brothers, their friends and their family as they navigate high school, marriage, and finally... adulthood.
|Characters||Spy, Magicians, Wizards, Artists|
|Style||Short, Spectacular, Atmospheric, By books, Fascinating|
The two-night scripted miniseries “Houdini” follows the epic tales of Harry Houdini as he emerges as America’s first bonafide world-renowned superstar.
|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||comedy, melodrama, drama|
|Style||Easy, Fascinating, Based on real events|
Having gone their separate ways since the original series ended 19 years ago, the cast of Beverly Hills, 90210 reunites when one of them suggests it’s time to get a reboot up and running. But getting it going might make for an even more delicious soap than the reboot itself.
|Genre||drama, crime, detective|
|Style||Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Philosophical|
Dr. Beaumont Rosewood, Jr. is a brilliant private pathologist who uses wildly sophisticated technology and his drive to live life to the fullest to help a tough-as-nails detective and the Miami PD uncover clues no one else can see.
|Genre||comedy, drama, crime, detective|
|Characters||Teenagers, Scammers, Friends|
|Style||For girls, Spectacular, Fascinating|
A grieving teen finds an unexpected connection with two classmates at her new high school after they all land in the same Shoplifters Anonymous group.
|Genre||melodrama, drama, biography|
|Place||Egypt, Roman Empire|
|Style||Fascinating, Based on real events|
Cleopatra, the famed Egyptian Queen born in 69 B.C., is shown to have been brought by Roman ruler Julius Caesar at age 18. Caesar becomes sexually obsessed by the 18 year old queen, beds her, and eventually has a son by her. However, his Roman followers and his wife are not pleased by the union. In fact, as Caesar has only a daughter by his wife, he had picked Octavian as his successor.