10 best shows like The Big Bang Theory (2007)

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The Big Bang Theory 2007
The Big Bang Theory is centered on five characters living in Pasadena, California: roommates Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper; Penny, a waitress and aspiring actress who lives across the hall; and Leonard and Sheldon's equally geeky and socially awkward friends and co-workers, mechanical engineer Howard Wolowitz and astrophysicist Raj Koothrappali. The geekiness and intellect of the four guys is contrasted for comic effect with Penny's social skills and common sense.
List of the best shows and series like The Big Bang Theory (2007): Genius, Dear…, Hillary, Wahl Street, The Hard Times of RJ Berger, Through the Wormhole, Wild Wild Country, Ted Bundy: Falling for a Killer, The Last Dance, Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes.

Genius (2017)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

Anthology series about famous geniuses with the first season charting how Albert Einstein unlocked the mysteries of the atom and the universe, and the second exploring the passionate nature and relentless creative drive of Pablo Picasso.

Dear… (2020)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryUSA

An inventive and cinematic approach to biographies of the most iconic figures in society today by using letters written by those whose lives have been changed through their work.

Hillary (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryUSA

A portrait of a public woman, interweaving moments from never-before-seen 2016 campaign footage with biographical chapters of Hillary Rodham Clinton's life. Featuring exclusive interviews with Hillary herself, Bill Clinton, friends, and journalists, an examination of how she became simultaneously one of the most admired and vilified women in the world.

Wahl Street (2021)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryUSA

Take a glimpse into global star Mark Wahlberg's life as he juggles the demands of a rigorous film schedule coupled with an ever-growing network of diverse businesses including his clothing line, his gym studio, his restaurant chain; and his production company. Along the way, viewers will learn powerful business and life lessons as he navigates the numerous challenges of a global pandemic, all while trying to maintain and expand his vast portfolio.

The Hard Times of RJ Berger (2010)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA

The Hard Times of RJ Berger was an American television comedy series created by David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith for MTV. The show's central character is RJ Berger an unpopular sophomore at the fictional Pinkerton High School in Ohio who has an exceptionally large penis. Berger's two best friends are Miles Jenner, whose ambitions for popularity cause him to clash with Berger, and goth girl Lily Miran, who has been lusting after Berger for several years. Berger's love interest is Jenny Swanson, a cheerleader who is involved with Max Owens, a popular jock and bully. The show is presented as a coming of age story and has been described by Katzenberg and Grahame-Smith as a blend of the television series The Wonder Years and the film Superbad.The pilot episode premiered on June 6, 2010, and the first season of 12 episodes concluded August 23, 2010. MTV renewed The Hard Times of RJ Berger for a second season, which premiered on March 24, 2011, and concluded on May 30, 2011, but canceled the show that August.

Through the Wormhole (2010)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Hosted by Morgan Freeman, Through the Wormhole explores the deepest mysteries of existence - the questions that have puzzled mankind for eternity. What are we made of? What was there before the beginning? Are we really alone? Is there a creator? These questions have been pondered by the most exquisite minds of the human race. Now, science has evolved to the point where hard facts and evidence may be able to provide us with answers instead of philosophical theories. Through the Wormhole brings together the brightest minds and best ideas from the very edges of science - Astrophysics, Astrobiology, Quantum Mechanics, String Theory, and more - to reveal the extraordinary truth of our Universe.

Wild Wild Country (2018)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryUSA

When a controversial cult leader builds a utopian city in the Oregon desert, conflict with the locals escalates into a national scandal.

Ted Bundy: Falling for a Killer (2020)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredocumentary, crime, biography
CountryUSA, Canada

After years of silence, Ted Bundy’s long-term girlfriend Elizabeth Kendall, her daughter Molly, and other survivors come forward for the first time in a docuseries that reframes Bundy’s crimes from a female perspective. The series reveals how Bundy’s pathological hatred of women collided with the culture wars and the feminist movement of the 1970s in one of the most infamous crime stories of our time.

The Last Dance (2020)
Markimdb: 9.1
Genredocumentary, biography, sport
CountryUSA

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.

Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes (2019)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredocumentary, crime, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:00

A unique look inside the mind of an infamous serial killer with this cinematic self-portrait crafted from statements made by Ted Bundy, including present-day interviews, archival footage and audio recordings from death row.

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Grant (2020)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredocumentary, biography, history
CountryUSA

This documentary-series examines Grant's life story using his perspective and experiences to explore a turbulent time in history: the Civil War and Reconstruction.

Glee (2009)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Glee is an American teen musical comedy-drama television series that airs on the Fox network in the United States. It focuses on the reconstituted William McKinley High School glee club, New Directions, which competes on the show choir competition circuit while its disparate members deal with relationships, sexuality, social issues, and learning to become an effective team.

WWE Untold (2018)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredocumentary, biography, history, sport
CountryUSA

WWE Superstars past and present reveal their compelling stories about the most important moments in WWE history.

The Putin Interviews (2017)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:19

A revealing series of interviews between renowned filmmaker Oliver Stone and Vladimir Putin in which the Russian President speaks candidly on the US Election, Trump, Syria, Snowden and more.

The Men Who Built America (2012)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genredocumentary, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration00:41

Influential builders, dreamers and believers whose feats transformed the United States, a nation decaying from the inside after the Civil War, into the greatest economic and technological superpower the world had ever seen. The Men Who Built America is the story of a nation at the crossroads and of the people who catapulted it to prosperity.

Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle (2018)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, documentary, crime, biography
CountryUSA

Documentary series that examines the Jonestown Massacre 40 years later.

American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story (2017)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, documentary, biography
CountryUSA

A fascinating docuseries chronicling Playboy magazine’s charismatic founder, Hugh Hefner, and his impact on global culture. Told from his unique perspective with never-before-seen footage from his private archive, discover the captivating story about the man behind the bunny.

Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends (2004)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA

Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends is an animated television series that aired from August 2004 to May 2009 for a total of 79 episodes in six seasons. The premise is based on a simple question: In a world... where imaginary friends are living, tangible beings, what happens to those friends when the kids grow up? Are they abandoned, or do they live on?According to Craig McCracken, they come to Foster's, of course! A home for imaginary friends whose kids have outgrown them, Foster's is a place where friends can live together until they are adopted by a child who needs them. The show follows Mac, a shy and creative 8 year old boy, whose imaginary friend Bloo is thrown out of his home by his mother and forced to come live at Foster's. Mac doesn't want Bloo to be adopted by another kid, so it's agreed that Bloo will not be put up for adoption, provided that Mac comes to visit him every day. Bloo's egotistical, mischievous nature is the complete opposite of Mac's, and together the two cause all manner of chaos throughout the house.

E! True Hollywood Story (1996)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryUSA

E! True Hollywood Story is an American documentary series on E! that deals with famous Hollywood celebrities, movies, TV shows and also well-known public figures. Among the topics covered on the program include salacious re-tellings of Hollywood secrets, show-biz scandals, celebrity murders and mysteries, porn-star biographies, and "where-are-they-now?" investigations of former child stars. It frequently features in-depth interviews, actual courtroom footage, and dramatic reenactments. When aired on the E! network, episodes will be updated to reflect the current life or status of the subject.

Hemingway (2021)
Markimdb: 8
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryUSA

The visionary work and the turbulent life of Ernest Hemingway, one of the greatest and most influential writers America has ever produced. Interweaving his eventful biography with carefully selected excerpts from his iconic short stories, novels, and non-fiction, the series reveals the brilliant, ambitious, charismatic, and complicated man behind the myth, and the art he created.

Trial 4 (2020)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredocumentary, crime, biography
CountryUSA

Charged as a teen in the 1993 killing of a Boston cop, Sean K. Ellis fights to prove his innocence while exposing police corruption and systemic racism.

First Ladies (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryUSA

Blending in-depth interviews, rare archival footage, and cinematic recreations, this docuseries on the lives of America's most iconic First Ladies is a bold revision of each woman's traditional portrayal, revealing how they were impacted during their time in the White House, and how their achievements fundamentally shaped American and global history.

Total Divas (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, documentary, biography, sport, reality TV
CountryUSA

An inside look of the lives of seven WWE Divas from their work within WWE to their personal lives.

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA

Will, a street-smart teenager, moves from the tough streets of West Philly to posh Bel-Air to live with his Uncle Philip, Aunt Vivian, his cousins — spoiled Hilary, preppy Carlton and young Ashley — and their sophisticated British butler, Geoffrey. Though Will’s antics and upbringing contrast greatly with the upper-class lifestyle of his extended relatives, he soon finds himself right at home as a loved part of the family.




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