Published on March 14th, 2017
If you’re trying to figure out what to watch next, here’s a great place to start with a look at 25 of the best shows on TV right now. IMDb Most Popular charts use data from the search behaviour of IMDb’s more than 250 million monthly unique visitors to rank the hottest, most buzzed about TV shows.
There are plenty of good shows on TV and Internet. And if you’re trying to figure out what to watch next. So here are some TV series which will make you busy. So, what are you waiting for? Here is a list of most popular TV Shows which you must watch.
1. Planet Earth II (2016)
David Attenborough returns in this breathtaking documentary showcasing life on Planet Earth. Captured in stunning Ultra-high definition detail, Planet Earth II is an immersive exploration of the jungles, mountains, deserts, islands, grasslands and cities of the world. Journey to the four corners of the globe to discover the extreme forces that shape life in each of these iconic landscapes and the remarkable ways animals manage to overcome the challenges of surviving in the wildest places on Earth. Watch now.
2. Band of Brothers (2001)
The story of Easy Company of the US Army 101st Airborne division and their mission in WWII Europe from Operation Overlord through V-J Day. They parachuted behind enemy lines in the early hours of D-Day in support of the landings at Utah beach, participated in the liberation of Carentan and again parachuted into action during Operation Market Garden. They also liberated a concentration camp and were the first to enter Hitler’s mountain retreat in Berchtesgaden. Get one.
3. Planet Earth (2006)
Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, 5 years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition. Buy now.
4. Game of Thrones (2011)
Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros; A forgotten race returns after being dormant for thousands of years. Available here.
5. Breaking Bad (2008)
A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family’s future. When chemistry teacher Walter White is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given only two years to live, he decides he has nothing to lose. He lives with his teenage son, who has cerebral palsy, and his wife, in New Mexico. Click here.
6. The Wire (2002)
Baltimore drug scene, seen through the eyes of drug dealers and law enforcement. The show depicts the lives of every part of the drug “food chain”, from junkies to dealers, and from cops to politicians. Click here.
7. Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (2014)
A documentary series that explores how we discovered the laws of nature and found our coordinates in space and time. Watch now.
8. Rick and Morty (2013)
An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not so bright grandson. An animated series on adult-swim about the infinite adventures of Rick, a genius alcoholic and careless scientist, with his grandson Morty, a 14 year-old anxious boy who is not so smart, but always tries to lead his grandfather with his own morale compass. Visit here.
9. Cosmos (1980)
Astronomer Carl Sagan leads us on an engaging guided tour of the various elements and cosmological theories of the universe. Click here.
10. The Sopranos (1999)
New Jersey mob boss, Tony Soprano, deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life, which affects his mental state and ends up seeking professional psychiatric counseling. Get one.
11. The World at War (1973)
A multi-volumed documentary mini-series, “The World at War” covers the entire history of World War II from the causes of the 1920s to the aftermath of the Cold War in the 1950s. Emphasis is also placed on several inside story episodes, where events are covered which occurred inside Germany and Japan such as resistance to Hitler, life in general under a dictatorial regime, and particular emphasis is focused on the Jewish Holocaust. Click here.
12. Sherlock (2010)
In this modernized version of the Conan Doyle characters, using his detective plots, Sherlock Holmes lives in early 21st century London and acts more cocky towards Scotland Yard’s detective inspector Lestrade because he’s actually less confident. Doctor Watson is now a fairly young veteran of the Afghan war, less adoring and more active. Available here.
13. Life (2009)
David Attenborough’s legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in 10 episodes. The first is an overview the challenges facing life, the others are dedicated to hunting, the deep sea and various major evolutionary groups of creatures: plants, primates and other large sections of other vertebrates and invertebrates. Buy now.
14. Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005)
In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world. Click here.
15. The Civil War (1990)
This highly acclaimed mini series traces the course of the U.S. Civil War from the abolitionist movement through all the major battles to the death of President Lincoln and the beginnings of Reconstruction. The story is mostly told in the words of the participants themselves, through their diaries, letters, and Visuals are usually still photographs and illustrations of the time, and the soundtrack is likewise made up of war-era tunes played on period instruments. Watch now.
16. Firefly (2002)
Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade warring factions as well as authority agents out to get them. Purchase now.
17. Human Planet (2011)
Like all life forms, humanity partially adapts to types of natural environment, yet also tends to change them. Each episode examines how life differs for men and nature in some type of environment, from Arctic to desert and jungle, from coasts to mountains. Get one here.
18. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2014)
Former Daily Show host and correspondent John Oliver brings his persona to this new weekly news satire program. With his insightful wit and fearless candor, comedian John Oliver, formerly of the The Daily Show (1996), reviews the crazy current affairs happening in America and around the world. Watch now.
19. Dekalog (1989)
Ten television drama films, each one based on one of the Ten Commandments. This is a series of ten shorts created for Polish Television, with plots loosely based upon the Ten Commandments, directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski. A short film about killing and a short film about love respectively. Buy now.
20. The Twilight Zone (1959)
Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner.Hosted by creator Rod Serling, this groundbreaking anthology series presents tales of the supernatural that are often tinged with social commentary. Click here.
21. True Detective (2014)
An anthology series in which police investigations unearth the personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within and outside the law.Louisiana State Police Detectives Rust Cohle and Martin Hart are brought in to revisit a homicide case they worked in 1995. As the inquiry unfolds in present day through separate interrogations, the two former detectives narrate the story of their investigation, reopening unhealed wounds, and drawing into question their supposed solving of a bizarre ritualistic murder in 1995. Get one here.
22. Africa (2013)
Africa, the world’s wildest continent. David Attenborough takes us on an awe-inspiring journey through one of the most diverse places in the world. We visit deserts, savannas, and jungles and meet up with some of Africa’s amazing wildlife. An awe-inspiring journey through one of the most diverse places in the world. We visit deserts, savannas, and jungles and meet up with some of Africa’s amazing wildlife. Get one.
23. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009)
Two brothers search for a Philosopher’s Stone after an attempt to revive their deceased mother goes awry and leaves them in damaged physical forms. Visit here.
24. Fargo (2014)
Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and murder in and around frozen Minnesota. Yet all of these tales mysteriously lead back one way or another to Fargo, ND. The kidnapping, string of murders, and wood chipper incident portrayed in the film Fargo actually took place in Minnesota in 1987. Click here.
25. Westworld (2016)
Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, explore a world in which every human appetite can be indulged. Westworld isn’t your typical amusement park. Intended for rich vacationers, the futuristic park — which is looked after by robotic “hosts” — allows its visitors to live out their fantasies through artificial consciousness. No matter how illicit the fantasy may be, there are no consequences for the park’s guests, allowing for any wish to be indulged. Check out here.