Top 10 Best Spy TV Series To Watch

Spy TV Shows

Avantika Singh

19 days ago|4 min read



Welcome, we are back with another interesting article. Spy TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there’s often debate about what are the most entertaining spy shows of all time. In this article, we are going to present a few of the best, full of suspense & action Spy TV shows. So let’s start the countdown.

1) Shooter

First up on our list of Spy TV Shows we have Shooter. Shooter is an American drama television series that is based on the 2007 film of the same name. The show revolves around Bob Lee Swagger, a retired U.S. Marine Corps, sniper living in seclusion, who is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the President of the USA. The network canceled Shooter after three seasons and its final episode aired on September 13, 2018.

2) Alias

Next up on our list of Spy TV Shows, we have Alias, an American action, Thriller, and science fiction television series created by J. J. Abrams. The story revolves around Sydney Bristow, a double agent for the CIA, posing as an operative for SD-6, a worldwide criminal and espionage organization. The series was broadcasted on ABC for five seasons from September 30, 2001, to May 22, 2006. The series received numerous awards and nominations.

3) Agent Carter 

Next up on our list of Spy TV Shows, we have Agent Carter an American television series created by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely for ABC. It is based on the Marvel Comics character, Peggy Carter, following her roles in the 2011 film Captain America, The First Avenger. In the series, Carter must balance life as a secret agent with that of a single woman in 1940s America. The first season consists of eight episodes. It originally aired from January 6, to February 24, 2015. While the second season, which consists of 10 episodes, originally aired from January 19 to March 1, 2016. The show received a positive, critical response.

4) The Spy 

Next, up on our list of Spy TV Shows, we have The Spy English-language French espionage, streaming television miniseries, written and directed by Israeli director Gideon Raff and Max Perry. The miniseries follows the exploits of Eli Cohen, a Mossad spy. He assumes the identity of Kamel Amin and establishes himself in Syrian high society. The six-episode miniseries was released on September 6, 2019, on Netflix. The series has received generally favorable reviews.

5) The Blacklist 

Next up on our list of Spy TV Shows, we have The Blacklist an American crime, Thriller television series. The show follows Raymond, a former U.S. Navy officer turned high-profile criminal who voluntarily surrenders to the FBI after eluding capture for decades. He tells the FBI that he has a list of the most dangerous criminals in the world which he has compiled over the years. The show premiered on NBC on September 23, 2013. It comprises nine seasons and was a television success.

6) The Night Manager

Next up on our list of Spy TV Shows, we have The Night Manager. The Night Manager is a British television serial directed by Susanne Bier, based on the 1993 novel of the same name. Jonathan Pine, night manager of a luxury hotel in Cairo and former British soldier is recruited by Angela Burr, the manager of a Foreign and Commonwealth Office task force, investigating illegal arms sales to infiltrate the inner circle of arms dealer Richard Roper. The six-part series began broadcasting on BBC One on 21 February 2016. The Night Manager won eleven awards, including two Primetime Emmy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards.

7) Jack Ryan

Next up on our list of Spy TV Shows, we have Jack Ryan an American political action, Thriller television series based on characters from the fictional “Ryanverse”, created by Tom Clancy. The thriller series centers on Ryan as a CIA analyst. He is thrust into a dangerous field assignment for the first time and uncovers a pattern in terrorist communication. The series premiered on August 31, 2018, on Amazon Prime Video. In April 2019, Amazon renewed the series for a third season.

8) Homeland

Next up on our list of Spy TV Shows, we have Homeland an American espionage, Thriller television series developed by Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa, based on the Israeli series Prisoners of War. The series is based on the Brody who was held captive by Al-Qaeda as a prisoner of war and Mathison becomes convinced that he was “turned” by the enemy and poses a threat to the United States. It premiered on October 2, 2011, on Showtime. The series has received largely positive reviews and won several awards, including the 2011 and 2012 Golden Globe Awards for Best Television Series.

9) The Americans

Next up on our list of Spy TV Shows, we have The Americans, an American period, spy drama television series created by Joe Weisberg for the FX television network. Set during the Cold War. It follows the story of two Soviet KGB intelligence officers posing as an American married couple living in Falls Church. The Americans premiered in the United States on January 30, 2013, and concluded on May 30, 2018, after six seasons.

10) Person of Interest

Next up on our list of Spy TV Shows, we have Person of Interest. Person of Interest is an American science fiction crime drama television series created by Jonathan Nolan. The series centers on a mysterious reclusive billionaire, computer programmer Harold Finch, who has developed a computer program for the federal government, known as, “The Machine” that is capable of collating all sources of information to Predict terrorist acts and identify people planning them. The series aired on CBS from September 22, 2011, to June 21, 2016. Its five seasons comprising 103 episodes. The show won the 2012 People’s Choice Award for Favorite New TV Drama and the 2016 People’s Choice Award for Favorite TV Crime Drama.


Avantika Singh

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