10 best shows like The Affair (2014)

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The Affair 2014
The Affair explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between Noah Solloway and Alison Lockhart after the two meet in the resort town of Montauk in Long Island. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher with one novel published (book entitled A Person who Visits a Place) and he is struggling to write a second book. He is happily married with four children, but resents his dependence on his wealthy father-in-law. Alison is a young waitress trying to piece her life and marriage back together in the wake of the tragic death of her child. The story of the affair is told separately, complete with distinct memory biases, from the male and female perspectives.

List of the best shows and series like The Affair (2014): Loudermilk, Waco, Masters of Sex, Euphoria, Californication, Famous in Love, Gypsy, Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce, I May Destroy You, The Deuce.

Loudermilk (2017)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:21

Sam Loudermilk is a recovering alcoholic and substance abuse counselor with an extremely bad attitude about, well, everything. He is unapologetically uncensored, and manages to piss off everyone in his life. Although he has his drinking under control, Loudermilk discovers that when your life is a complete mess, getting clean is the easy part.

Waco (2018)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

The harrowing true story of the 1993 standoff between the FBI, ATF and the Branch Davidians, a spiritual sect led by David Koresh in Waco, TX that resulted in a deadly shootout and fire.

Masters of Sex (2013)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

William Masters and Virginia Johnson are real-life pioneers of the science of human sexuality. Their research touched off the sexual revolution and took them from a midwestern teaching hospital to the cover of Time magazine and multiple appearances on Johnny Carson's couch. He is a brilliant scientist out of touch with his own feelings, and she is a single working mother ahead of her time. The series chronicles their unusual lives, romance, and unlikely pop culture trajectory.

Euphoria (2019)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:51

A group of high school students navigate love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, trauma, and social media.

Californication (2007)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:28

A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions.

Famous in Love (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:59

Ordinary college student Paige gets her big break after auditioning for the starring role in a Hollywood blockbuster. She must now navigate her new star-studded life and the highs and lows that come with being the new It Girl in town as well as balancing her college workload.

Gypsy (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:00

The journey of Jean Holloway – a therapist who begins to develop dangerous and intimate relationships with the people in her patients' lives.

Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (2014)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

Follows a best-selling author of a self-help book series who is secretly hiding her separation from her husband as she starts to navigate her life as a single woman in her 40's in Los Angeles. She starts to side with and take advice more from her divorced friends rather than her married ones and it leads her to some unexpected and life-changing experiences.

I May Destroy You (2020)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

Set in London, where gratification is only an app away, the story centers on Arabella, a carefree, self-assured Londoner with a group of great friends, a boyfriend in Italy, and a burgeoning writing career. But when her drink is spiked, she must question and rebuild every element of her life.

The Deuce (2017)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

The story of the legalization and subsequent rise of the porn industry in New York’s Times Square from the early ’70s through the mid ’80s, exploring the rough-and-tumble world that existed there until the rise of HIV, the violence of the cocaine epidemic and the renewed real estate market ended the bawdy turbulence of the area.

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Mom (2013)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:22

Aan irreverent and outrageous take on true family love‐and dysfunction. Newly sober single mom Christy struggles to raise two children in a world full of temptations and pitfalls. Testing her sobriety is her formerly estranged mother, now back in Christy's life and eager to share passive-aggressive insights into her daughter's many mistakes.

Mrs. Fletcher (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

A dual coming-of-age comedy exploring the impact of internet porn and social media, Mrs. Fletcher follows empty nest divorcée Eve Fletcher — as she reinvents her life to find the happiness and sexual fulfillment that’s eluded her, and her college freshman son Brendan.

Nashville (2012)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

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.

Ballers (2015)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryUSA

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.

The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers (2021)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA

In present day Minnesota, the Mighty Ducks have evolved from scrappy underdogs to an ultra-competitive, powerhouse youth hockey team. After 12-year-old Evan is unceremoniously cut from the Ducks, he and his mom Alex set out to build their own ragtag team of misfits to challenge the cutthroat, win-at-all-costs culture of competitive youth sports.

The Stand (2020)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA

In a world mostly wiped out by the plague and embroiled in an elemental struggle between good and evil, the fate of mankind rests on the frail shoulders of the 108-year-old Mother Abagail and a handful of survivors. Their worst nightmares are embodied in a man with a lethal smile and unspeakable powers: Randall Flagg, the Dark Man.

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.

Battle Creek (2015)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration03:30

In this mismatched buddy cop dramedy, an amazingly handsome, happy-go-lucky FBI agent is paired with a local, hard scrabble Michigan homicide detective. As they solve crimes together, their polar opposite methods only slightly outweigh their disdain for each other.

The Haunting of Hill House (2018)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:41

The Crains, a fractured family, confront haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.

The Blacklist: Redemption (2017)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

Covert operative Tom Keen joins forces with Susan "Scottie" Hargrave, the brilliant and cunning chief of a covert mercenary organization that solves problems that are too dangerous for the government.

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:10

It’s 1958 Manhattan and Miriam “Midge” Maisel has everything she’s ever wanted - the perfect husband, kids, and Upper West Side apartment. But when her life suddenly takes a turn and Midge must start over, she discovers a previously unknown talent - one that will take her all the way from the comedy clubs of Greenwich Village to a spot on Johnny Carson’s couch.

Being Human (2011)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration00:43

Three paranormal roommates, a ghost, a vampire, and a werewolf, struggle to keep their dark secrets from the world, while helping each other navigate the complexities of living double lives.

SMILF (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:19

A raw and honest comedic look at a single, 20-something from Southie whose desires for relationships, sex, and a career collide with the realities of young, single motherhood.

Lab Rats: Elite Force (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA

"Lab Rats: Elite Force" is set in a bustling metropolis after the Mighty Med hospital is destroyed by a band of unknown super-villains. After Adam and Leo volunteer to oversee the students at Davenport's Bionic Academy, Kaz, Oliver and Skylar join forces with Chase and Bree to form a powerful elite force that combines bionic heroes and superheroes. Together, they vow to track down the villains and keep the world safe.

Proof (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:56

A brilliant surgeon searches for proof of life after death.

Switched at Birth (2011)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

The story of two teenage girls who discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. Bay Kennish grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while Daphne Vasquez, who lost her hearing at an early age due to a case of meningitis, grew up with a single mother in a working-class neighborhood. Things come to a dramatic head when both families meet and struggle to learn how to live together for the sake of the girls.

Jett (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:02

Fresh out of prison, world-class thief Daisy ”Jett” Kowalski is forced back into doing what she does best by dangerous and eccentric criminals determined to exploit her skills for their own ends.

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.

Harley and the Davidsons (2016)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration00:15

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.

Girls (2012)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:30

The assorted humiliations, disasters and rare triumphs of four very different twenty-something girls: Hannah, an aspiring writer; Marnie, an art gallery assistant and cousins Jessa and Shoshanna.




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