TV shows are quickly becoming better and bigger every month. Big movie starts are flocking to TV shows to make great entertainment that also pays higher. There are some incredible shows that have come out and are coming out. The biggest TV-show and Movie providers like Amazon Prime and Netflix are making some visually rich, well thought out and interesting TV-shows that are stealing headlines and generating huge popularity. HBO and other TV providers are creating great content that is some of the best TV in the world.
Most of us have access to Netflix, Amazon Prime, NOW TV and other content providers and some of the shows offered on these platforms both original content and other providers content are among the best and easily accessible. Here are 10 of the best TV shows to binge watch.
15] Marco Polo
Netflix spent hundred of millions producing this show and it showed. As a youth of 15 or 16, Marco Polo first met his father and uncle and embarked on an epic adventure, crossing thousands of miles of unforgiving terrain, through political unrest and upheaval, to the court of Kublai Khan in what is now Beijing. Rife with warfare and political/sexual intrigue, spotlights the years at the Chinese court and the journeys. Filming sites are Italy, Kazakhstan and Malaysia; producers couldn’t get permission in China.
Widowed suburbanite Nancy Botwin starts growing and selling marijuana to make enough money to support her family after her husband’s unexpected death leaves her in big debt. Nancy has associates in her pot-growing business, which include Andy, who is her brother-in-law, and pot-smoking City Councilman Doug Wilson. Then there’s the business of trying to keep the whole thing secret from people like her neighbour Celia. A great TV show.
Jim Gordon is a rising detective in corrupt Gotham City, where his late father was a successful district attorney. Brave, honest and determined to prove himself, Jim hopes to return the city to the glamorous, purer version he remembers as a child. He and his partner, legendary Detective Harvey Bullock, must navigate the dirty politics of Gotham’s justice system, even as they tackle a high-profile case, the murder of billionaires Thomas and Martha Wayne. Gordon becomes a friend to their young orphan, Bruce.
12] Breaking Bad
This is one of the best TV shows I have watched. It’s about a mild-mannered high school chemistry teacher named Walter White who thinks his life can’t get much worse. His salary barely makes ends meet, the company owned by his friends remind him of that. His situation is not likely to improve once his wife gives birth, and their teenage son is battling cerebral palsy. Walter is heartbroken when he learns he has terminal cancer. Realising that his illness probably will ruin his family financially, Walter makes a desperate bid to earn as much money as he can in the time he has left by collaborating with an old pupil to produce meth. This show is full of twists and turns that will leave you wanting more.
11] Netflix Marvel series: Luke Cage, DareDevil, Iron Fist, Jessica Jones
Netflix are really producing some great content and their Marvel series does not disappoint. They are visually rich, very entertaining, full of action and have a great story line. DareDevil is on of their best shows and the first in a planned series of shows detailing the Marvel universe, “Daredevil” follows Matt Murdock, attorney by day and vigilante by night. Blinded in an accident as a child, Murdock uses his heightened senses as Daredevil to fight crime on the streets of New York after the sun goes down. While Murdock’s day job requires him to believe in the criminal justice system, his alter ego does not follow suit, leading him to take the law into his own hands to protect his Hell’s Kitchen neighbourhood and the surrounding communities.
Luke Cage is a gritty, action-packed drama follows the evolution of Luke Cage, a man with super strength and unbreakable skin caused by a sabotaged experiment. After a failed relationship with fellow superhero Jessica Jones, Cage tries to rebuild a quiet life in Harlem, New York until he is pulled out of the shadows and forced into a battle for his city.
Jessica Jones, when a tragedy puts an the end to her short-lived career as a superhero, Jessica settles in New York City and opens her own detective agency, called Alias Investigations, which seems to be called into cases involving people who have special abilities. Suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome, Jessica wants to do good, but her primary interest isn’t in saving the world, it’s saving her apartment and getting through each day.
The Iron Fist is about Danny Rand a 10-years old, who survived a mysterious plane crash that claimed the lives of his extremely wealthy parents. Rescued by warrior monks, Danny grew up in the of city of K’un-Lun, where he endured harsh conditions, but also trained to be a fierce warrior. Years later, Danny returns home to New York, where he wants to reconnect with his past and take his rightful place at his family’s company, which is being run by his father’s former business partner. Danny hopes to restore his family legacy by defeating the people who threaten it.
This is a great TV show about a big-time Manhattan corporate lawyer called Harvey Specter who hires the only guy who impresses him, a college dropout Mike Ross. The fact that Ross isn’t actually a lawyer isn’t lost on Specter, who believes his new right-hand man is a legal prodigy with the book smarts of a Harvard law grad and the street smarts of a hustler. However, in order to keep their jobs, the charade must remain strictly between these two unconventional thinkers.
9] Parks and Recreation
One of the funniest TV shows i’ve seen that is full of witty humour and great acting. Leslie Knope, a midlevel bureaucrat in an Indiana Parks and Recreation Department, hopes to beautify her town (and boost her own career) by helping local nurse Ann Perkins turn an abandoned construction site into a community park, but what should be a fairly simple project is stymied at every turn by oafish bureaucrats, selfish neighbours, governmental red tape and a load of other challenges. Leslie’s colleague Tom Haverford, who delights in exploiting his position for personal gain, is as likely to undermine her efforts as to help her, while her boss, Ron Swanson, is adamantly opposed to government in any form, even though he’s a bureaucrat himself.
8] Stranger Things
This thrilling Netflix-original drama stars award-winning actress Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers, who lives in a small Indiana town in 1983 – inspired by a time when tales of science fiction captivated audiences. When Joyce’s 12-year-old son, Will, goes missing, she launches a terrifying investigation into his disappearance with local authorities. As they search for answers, they unravel a series of extraordinary mysteries involving secret government experiments, unnerving supernatural forces, and a very unusual little girl. A must watch.
7] Silicon Valley
This is a must watch show for technology enthusiasts. This comedy series follows the misadventures of introverted computer programmer Richard and his brainy friends as they attempt to strike it rich in a high-tech gold rush. They live together in a Bay Area startup incubator loosely run by self-satisfied dot-com millionaire Erlich, who lets them stay in his house rent-free in exchange for a stake in the projects they invent there. But when Richard develops a powerful search algorithm at his day job, he finds himself caught in the middle of a bidding war between his boss — whose firm offers Richard an eight-figure buyout — and a deep-pocketed venture capitalist.
When Marine Sgt. Nicholas Brody returns home following eight years in captivity, CIA agent Carrie Mathison thinks he has turned and is connected to a terror plot to be carried out on American soil, so she engages him in a dangerous game of cat and mouse that puts America’s national security at risk. Later on, Carrie gets a promotion and returns to the front lines overseas. She is assigned to one of the CIA’s most volatile and dangerous stations in the Middle East, where she is in the heart of battle in the war on terror. Years later, after being disillusioned and placing herself in a self-imposed exile in Berlin, Carrie becomes estranged from the CIA, eventually returning stateside where she works for a foundation providing aid to Muslims living in America.
Harry Bosch has murder on his mind. A former Special Forces officer who has done tours in the Middle East, Bosch is now a tenacious, jazz-loving homicide detective in the Hollywood Division of the LAPD. Bosch is faced with myriad challenges as he investigates suspicious deaths and follows trails of corruption — including the dark side of the police department — in his relentless pursuit of the truth.
James “Ghost” St. Patrick has it all a drop-dead gorgeous wife, a stunning Manhattan penthouse, and the power and success that come with owning hot new nightclub Truth. But a closer look reveals a man living a double life. When Ghost isn’t tending to his Fortune 500 business, he’s catering to clients of another operation: a drug empire that serves only the rich and influential. While loyal sidekick Tommy protects the cash-cow narcotics venture at all costs, Ghost’s new reality is using Truth as more than a front to launder money. It’s a way out of the drug game and into a legitimate life with his family, even if everything he loves becomes unknowingly threatened. “Power” is co-executive produced by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson
3] The Walking Dead
This great TV show portrays life in the weeks and months following a zombie apocalypse. Led by police officer Rick Grimes, his family and a group of other survivors find themselves constantly on the move in search of a safe and secure home. But the pressure each day to stay alive sends many in the group to the deepest depths of human cruelty, and Rick discovers that the overwhelming fear of the survivors can be more deadly than the zombies walking among them.
2] House of Cards
This is a great political show that Netflix have really nailed. U.S. Rep. Francis Underwood of South Carolina starts out as a ruthless politician seeking revenge in this visually rich production. Promised the post of Secretary of State in exchange for his support, his efforts help to ensure the election of Garrett Walker to the presidency. But Walker changes his mind before the inauguration, telling Underwood he’s too valuable in Congress. Outwardly, Underwood accepts his marching orders, but secretly he and his wife, an environmental activist, make a pact to destroy Walker and his allies. House of Cards offers a look behind the scenes at the greed and corruption in American politics.
1] Game of Thrones (One of the best TV shows ever made)
This is one of the best and most popular TV shows ever made that has been illegally downloaded more times than any other ever. Be warned this show will keep you intrigued and attached. HBO sinks its considerable storytelling teeth into the medieval fantasy epic. It’s the depiction of two powerful families – kings and queens, knights and renegades, liars and honest men playing a deadly game for control of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, and to sit atop the Iron Throne.
Nine noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Political and sexual intrigue is pervasive. Robert Baratheon, King of Westeros, asks his old friend Eddard, Lord Stark, to serve as Hand of the King, or highest official. Secretly warned that the previous Hand was assassinated, Eddard accepts in order of business to investigate further. Meanwhile the Queen’s family, the Lannisters, may be hatching a plot to take power. Across the sea, the last members of the previous and deposed ruling family, the Targaryens, are also scheming to regain the throne. The friction between the houses Stark, Lannister, Baratheon and Targaryen and with the remaining great houses Greyjoy, Tully, Arryn, Tyrell and Martell leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war and political confusion, a neglected military order of misfits, the Night’s Watch, is all that stands between the realms of men and icy horrors beyond. – Written by Tfilm78 and Cajunman
* Other great TV shows to look out for are White collar, Narcos, Hand of God, Santa Clarita diet, A series of unfortunate events, Orange is the new black, Wilfred, 24, Ballers, The Wire, better call Saul, into the badlands and Billions.
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