Creator: David Simon
Stars starring: Dominic West, Lance Reddick, Sonja Sohn, Idris Elba, Domenick Lombardozzi, Ellis Carver, Andre Royo, Wendell Pierce, Rhonda Pearlman
Baltimore is completely bogged down in crime, drug trafficking, and corruption. Even the police began to treat everything happening more loyal, not seeking to change anything in the established system. However, thanks to the perseverance of Jimmy McNathley, who always dreamed of making life in his city a little better, a new department is being formed in the police. Its leader is Lieutenant Daniels, who, along with his dedicated team, begins to fight against drug traffickers. Thanks to the newest special equipment, they begin to listen to conversations of representatives of the criminal world, and this gives positive results.
Creator: David Chase
Stars starring: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli, Dominic Chianese, Steven Van Zandt, Tony Sirico, Robert Iler
Anthony Soprano — the protagonist collects tribute from private entrepreneurs. Not without his help, schoolchildren were given access to drugs and weapons. Perhaps, Tony would be glad to become kinder, but then he will quickly become replaced with someone else. He has to be so, to be influenced by time, society and the closest associates. But in relation to the members of his family — Anthony has angelic patience. Especially when it comes to the mother and uncle. His mother is the real source of all the problems his son faces. She is arrogant, spiteful, cunning, survives all the good and kind people, who had the imprudence to settle next to her, despite even her next of kin. Anthony tries not to let people get close to him so that they do not hurt him, because he is the boss of the mafia, and to remain alive he must give fear to everyone around him.
Creator: Rod Sterling
This series does not have a certain storyline, since each episode consists of several short stories, which are not connected in any way. This series has a different genre and content.
Each episode is a peculiar mixture of genres, among which the viewer can see fantasy, science fiction, horror, drama and sometimes even comedy. In this series, on which many famous people worked, everyone, even the most refined viewer will find for himself something interesting. This project has deservedly received fairly high ratings of film critics and gained millions of fans around the world.
Creator: Joseph Weisberg
Stars starring: Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Holly Taylor
This is a story about spies and investigations, about conspiracies and intrigues.
When the Cold War began between the United States and the Soviet Union, a young couple living under mock personalities and an imaginary history of their past, are secret agents of the KGB. The more this couple spend time together, the more they love each other. With time their lives become more dangerous, they are more difficult to get involved with informers and a network of spies. But at some point the curious neighbor Stan appears. According to the pair, this neighbor is an agent of the American counter-intelligence service.
Creators: James Burrows, Glen Charles, Les Charles
Stars starring: Ted Danson, Shelley Long, Kirstie Alley, Rhea Perlman, Nicholas Colasanto, John Ratzenberger, Woody Harrelson, Kelsey Grammer, George Wendt
Sam «Madeey» Malone is a former baseball star who has long since left professional sports and now owns a small Boston «Chirs» bar. He always devoted himself to his favorite business and now he tries to do everything possible to make his institution flourish. He managed to recruit good workers and create a cozy institution, which quickly gained permanent visitors. Every day, Sam, his staff, and barbers regularly talk on a wide variety of topics, play a trick on each other and discuss the curious cases of life that can happen absolutely with every person.
Creators: David Lynch, Mark Frost
Stars starring: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook, Richard Beymer, Lara Flynn Boyle, Joan Chen, Eric Da Re, Sherilyn Fenn
The entire action takes place in a small provincial town Twin Peaks, next to the Canadian border in the north-west of Washington State. The horrible death of Laura’s poodle, Palmer, terrified all the people in the town. All the inhabitants of this small town are shocked by what happened. Dale Cooper, along with Sheriff Truman and his assistant are taken by the Special Agent of the FBI to investigate this terrible murder. They start actively investigating this shocking crime and the peaceful and friendly people of this town start telling more and more unexpected facts about this city…
Creators: Mike White and Laura Dern
Stars starring: Laura Dern, Mike White, Luke Wilson, Diane Ladd, Sarah Burns, Timm Sharp
The series tells the story of the life of Amy Jellico, who works as a manager in a large international corporation. The woman has always been the enemy number one. Her decisions, which had a truly self-destructive force, both at work and at home, led Emmy to a complete fiasco, both in her career and in her personal life, and caused her nervous breakdown. After a long rehabilitation in Hawaii, a woman returns to her feeble life with a strong desire to lead an enlightened existence. However, her noble intentions bring even more chaos and add even more drama. As it turned out, no one liked such a new, enlightened Amy.
Creator: Alan Ball
Stars starring: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose
The series takes place in Los Angeles. Nate Fisher, arriving home, finds out about the unexpected death of his father. His younger brother David is the owner of the funeral home, which is a very self-contained man and is attracted to men. Sister Claire is a rebellious teenager who learns the terrible news during a drug intoxication. The only joy in Nate’s life is the passionate Brenda, whom he met on the plane. However, the young man does not even suspect that members of her family are far more strange than his relatives. After leading his father on his last journey, Nate could not even think that he would stay in this city much longer than he had expected.
Creator: Larry David
Stars starring: Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin, Susie Essman
The series tells about the difficult life of Larry David, who has a very nasty character, which makes it very difficult for him to communicate with people around him. He is convinced that only his problems and preferences should come first. Larry considers the priorities of other people petty and wrong and very quickly gets mad if something does not go the way he wanted. The protagonist is a very complex person, but at the same time, he managed to make a successful career, to create a family, and, in general, to find real happiness. But will he be able to properly dispose of it or will he escape from it?
Creator: David Milch
Stars starring: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, John Hawkes, Jim Beaver, Brad Dourif, Paula Malcomson, William Sanderson, Kim Dickens, Keith Carradine
The series takes place in 1876, at a time when the land of the Black Hills mountain range was embraced by the «golden fever». The village of Deadwood in South Dakota, formed from the prospectors’ camp, is a real «cesspool». Here adventurers and criminals from all over America gather. Corruption and crime are so firmly entrenched in the life of the inhabitants of the village that no one is paying attention to them. And murders attract less attention than the speeches of the girls of the local saloon, hosted by Al Sverendzhen. He is also considered the unspoken master of Deadwood. The former Marshal Seth Bulok with his companion and friend Saul Star comes to this village hoping to open a shop here.
Creator: Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner
Stars starring: Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Michael Fishman, Lecy Goranson and Johnny Galecki
Original Network: Amazon
The debut of this series was in 80th years. The TV show series the life of the American family, as no one has shown before. The series showed the realities of the life of the blue-collar family. Although the last season was not liked by the majority of viewers, for the entire time the show was released, it did not leave millions of spectators indifferent. The series during its show received twenty-five nominations for the main television award «Emmy», including four wins.
Creator: Bryan Fuller
Stars starring: Mads Mikkelsen, Caroline Dhavernas, Hugh Dancy
A gifted young man named Will Gaham works for the FBI and is engaged in the search for a serial killer. His uniqueness lies in the fact that he is able to penetrate deep into the feelings of almost any person, even if it is the most dangerous psychopath. He can understand what drives a person to commit a particular act. However, when it turns out that the feelings of the wanted criminal are very complicated and confusing, Will has no choice but to seek help from one of the leading psychiatrists throughout the country — Dr. Lecter. Together they try to solve the riddle of a dangerous serial killer. Will they be able to find the answers that will help them stop this terrible person? …
Creator: Jill Soloway
Stars starring: Jeffrey Tambor, Gaby Hoffmann, Amy Landecker, Jay Duplass
The calm, measured life of an ordinary family has changed dramatically. This happened after it became known about one very piquant secret of the head of the family, who, as it turns out, is a transsexual. This news struck all the residents of the big house, and adult children quite ambiguously accepted this fact. Each of them has his own thoughts on this matter, and this situation leaves an imprint not only on the past but also on the future of the family. Between family members, there are constant quarrels and the atmosphere in the house is heated to the limit. Just one news turns the familiar life of the family upside down, but as it turns out later, other household members also have their dark secrets.
Creator: Simon Langton
Stars starring: Colin Firth, Jennifer Ehle, Susannah Harker, Julia Sawalha
Elizabeth is one of the five daughters of Mr. Bennett, a poor provincial landowner. Unfortunately, Mr. Bennett does not have a single heir. Therefore, in the event of Mr.’s death, their property will be taken over by their distant relative in the male line. And when Mr. Bennet’s neighbor became rich, Bennet began to place high hopes on the successful marriage of one of his five daughters. Mr. Charles Bingley is a wealthy gentleman from England. In the summer of each year, he rents the estate Netherfield, located near the town of Meriton. He arrived here with his friend Mr. Darcy, whose income is twice bigger than the income of Bingley.
Creator: Louis C.K.
Stars starring: Louis C.K.
The series tells about the life of the famous American stand-up comedian Louis Xi Kei. Most recently, he divorced his wife and now they take turns looking after the two daughters. The viewer will witness how a famous comedian faces the same usual problems as everyone else. In each episode, we will talk about ordinary everyday issues that all adults have to solve: picking up children from the kindergarten, buying a new apartment, meeting new neighbors and much more. Each of the viewers will begin to associate themselves with the main character, because we are all faced with similar situations, which, if you look closely, are incredibly funny.
Creator: Armando Iannucci
Stars starring: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale, Reid Scott, Matt Walsh, Timothy Simons, Sufe Bradshaw
Selina Meyer is a single-minded woman who was able to make a successful political career and become a vice president. She has been waiting for this appointment for a long time and she is sure that the new post will open up new opportunities for her to help ordinary citizens. However, work in the White House was not at all the same as Celina herself imagined. Many people warned her about it, but she did not want to believe them and continued to hope for the best. Ahead of her awaits a very difficult time, as she will establish relations with incompetent employees, take part in constant scandals and experience constant tension, which takes all forces.
Creator: Robert King, Michelle King
Stars starring: Julianna Margulies, Matt Czuchry, Archie Panjabi, Graham Phillips, Makenzie Vega, Josh Charles
Alicia Florrick is the wife of the Chicago public prosecutor, who brings up two children. Her husband, Peter Florrick, a former Illinois public prosecutor, finds himself in the heart of a sex scandal and is sent to prison on charges of corruption. Left without the support of the head of the family, all care for children lie on the shoulders of a woman. At one time Alicia left her career for the sake of the family, and now she has to support herself, without any help. But to accept help from her husband, who, moreover, that he went to jail, also involved her in a famous sex scandal, she simply can’t — pride does not allow. Therefore, Alicia’s old friend, Will Gardper offers her a vacancy of a junior lawyer at his prestigious law firm. After a 13-year hiatus, Alicia will have to recall all her knowledge of lawyer work and start her career from the lowest step of the career ladder.
Creator: Darren Star
Stars starring: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon
Four best friends who crossed the age of thirty years. Each of them — a bright personality with their views on life. All of them perceive the world around them in their own way and cope with the existing problems. They are confident women who can trust each other with the most piquant situations in their lives. Sparky humor and vivid images are the main trump cards of this series. Various stories that occur with the main characters give all women a reason to genuinely empathize with them. However, this series is aimed not only at the female audience, because men also have a good chance to immerse themselves in the female world and understand what is necessary for women.
Creator: Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Stars starring: Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Sian Clifford, Jenny Rainsford, Bill Paterson, Olivia Coleman, Brett Gelman, Hugh Skinner
Fleabag is a series of six episodes that tells about the life of a 30-year-old London resident who keeps her cafe and tries to sort out relationships with people around her. Those, in turn, are just a parade of first-class assholes: hypocritical, anxious, spineless and at the same time aggressive creatures. The main character does not lag behind in this world: she sometimes steals, sometimes she sleeps with the first one, drinks and swears a lot. At the first opportunity, she behaves like a fifteen-year-old: mocking her sister, messing around in her stepmother’s house, spreading her arms and demonstratively smoking cigarettes where this can’t be done.
Creators: Rob Delaney, Sharon Horgan
Stars starring: Rob Delaney, Sharon Horgan
This series tells of an unusual pair — an Irish girl and an American guy who met with each other in London. The relationship of these heroes is something non-standard. As a result, the main character soon becomes pregnant, which adds fuel to the fire of their passionate relationship with each other. In all that is happening, the main characters Sharon and Rob should get used to the fact that Sharon has a terrible friend, and he has an unusual mother from Boston. And they will have to act properly in the ever-changing conditions. Will these events change the heroes, and will they be able to find the time for fast sex right at the entrance?
Creator: Jonathan Ames
Stars starring: Jason Schwartzman, Zach Galifianakis, Ted Danson, Heather Burns
Jonathan always dreamed of becoming a famous writer, but he could not succeed in it. Every failure he tried to pour with an alcohol and eventually turned into a real drunkard. In the end, it all ended up being abandoned by a beloved girl, and it was the last straw for the guy. From that moment, he decided to start a new life, in which he will completely imitate his favorite characters from the works of Chandler and Hammett. Jonathan becomes a private detective and takes up a variety of things. He even begins to make progress in the detective business, but only by solving certain cases, the grief-detective improbable confuses the others.
Creators: Sydney Newman, C. E. Webber, Donald Wilson
Stars starring: Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith
The series follows the adventures of a mysterious and bizarre alien who calls himself the Doctor, who, without a specific purpose travel through time and space in a spacecraft called the TARDIS. Outside, the ship looks like a British police booth of the 60s. But from the inside, there is much more interesting stuff. The doctor has incredible knowledge in the field of modern technology, science, and history. He travels with his companions, fighting injustice and cosmic villains to save the Earth from numerous enemies.
Creators: James Bobin, Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie
Stars starring: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, Rhys Darby, Kristen Schaal, Arj Barker
When we hear about the «musical comedy», the old Broadway standards like My Fair Lady or Singing in the Rain always pop up in our heads. this show is ideal in its genre and somehow makes us want to watch it until the end. Flight of the Conchords is a series of a completely different type. The story tells of a band from New Zealand who has only one fan and a terrible not competent manager. The group suffers constant setbacks, but they never lose heart. Each episode is marked with two or three songs, which are really very good and could’ve easily become classic hits.
Creator: Gene Roddenberry
Stars starring: Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Gates McFadden, Michael Dorn, Marina Sirtis, Wil Wheaton
The series takes place about eighty years after the adventures of Captain Kirk, in 2364-2369. During this time, much has changed and the new Enterprise is very different from its predecessor, now it is the flagship of the Starfleet. Its main difference is the possibility of undocking into two separate parts, capable of fighting independently, which significantly increases its chances in the battle. The commander of the crew, consisting of representatives of various civilizations, is Jean-Luc Picard, who was always devoted to his cause. The main task of his team is the discovery of new worlds and previously unknown forms of life.
Creator: Julian Fellowes
Stars starring: Hugh Bonneville, Jim Carter, Elizabeth McGovern, Maggie Smith, Jessica Brown-Findlay, Laura Carmichael, Brendan Coyle, Michelle Dockery, Siobhan Finneran, Joanne Froggatt, Thomas Howes, Rob James-Collier, Rose Leslie, Phyllis Logan, Sophie McShera
The series takes place in England in the early twentieth century and tells about the aristocratic family of the Grantham, who live in Yorkshire in their ancestral estate Downton. Suddenly, the heir to the title of Count Grantham dies on the Titanic. Since there are no heirs of the male sex, everyone understands that the capital and all possessions of the family must go after the death of the count to his eldest daughter. However, Count Robert, who devoted his entire life to his estate, does not want to leave everything to young Mary. He believes that it will be right to transfer the title and the entire family capital, including the ancestral estate of Downtown, to virtually no one’s ancestor.