While there are so many great TV shows that get a lot of attention, like stranger things, Westworld, and Game of Thrones, just to name a few. There are other amazing shows that deserve to have more viewers. I’ll show you ten Must-Watch TV Shows that you’ll wish you knew about earlier, let’s get started in no particular order.
First up in Must-Watch TV Shows is the Hulu original Castlerock. The psychological horror series based on the stories of Stephen King takes place in the fictional town of Castle Rock Maine with locations that should be familiar to fans of his novels. The story is about a death-row attorney Henry Deaver, who returns to Castle Rock to help a man that has been kept in a cage underneath Shawshank Prison. Castle Rock features a great cast, including actors that have appeared in films based on Stephen King’s novels and have already been renewed by Hulu for a second season.
Up next in Must-Watch TV Shows is McMurphy. I know this is not a new menu item at your local McDonald’s. This is a crime drama about Alex Godman, the son of an exiled Russian mobster raised in Britain who tries to escape from his father’s world of organized crime when a tragedy strikes Alex, who runs a legitimate business, finds himself drawn into the criminal underworld to protect those He loves while seeking revenge. Mcmurphy would best be described as a slow burn, but if you have a decent attention span, you’ll be rewarded as the season progresses. Mcmurphy airs on BBC 1 in the United Kingdom and AMC in the United States. The first season was broadcast in early 2018 and has been renewed for a second season.
3) Manhunt Unabomber
Third, in Must-Watch TV Shows is - Manhunt Unabomber, a scripted drama series that premiered on the Discovery Channel in 2017. This miniseries follows Jim Fitzgerald, a member of the FBI’s Unabomber Cask force, who helped track down the infamous Unabomber Ted Kaczynski through his expertise in profiling and forensic linguistics. As the episode progresses, It also tells the story of what turned Ted Kaczynski into a killer. The manhunt was not renewed by Discovery, but a potential second season could be broadcast on another network that would reportedly follow domestic terrorist Eric Rudolph known as the Olympic Park bomber.
4) Stevie Strike
Next up in Must-Watch TV Shows is the crime drama series Stevie Strike which premiered on BBC One in the UK in 2017 and the United States and Canada. It aired its first episodes in 2018 on Cinemax, with a slightly different title here. It’s known as Stevie Strike. It’s based on the detective novels by JK Rowling under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. The series is about a war veteran turned private detective named Cormoran Strike operating out of a tiny office in London. He uses his background as a Special Investigation Branch detective to solve complicated cases that have looted the police. Seven episodes based on all three books have already aired. Rowling has confirmed that her next book lethal white will be adapted as part of the strike television series.
Number Five on Must-Watch TV Shows is - Yellowstone a drama series that premiered on the Paramount Network in June of 2018. It features a large ensemble cast led by Kevin Costner, who plays John Dutton, the patriarch of the powerful family that controls the largest contiguous ranch in the United States. The series follows conflicts along the shared borders of their cattle ranch, an Indian Reservation land developers, and Yellowstone National Park. If you enjoyed the series, Longmire Yellowstone is a show that you should add to your watch list. The Paramount Network has renewed Yellowstone for a second season.
6) The Night Manager
Next up on Must-Watch TV Shows is - The Night Manager a spy drama that broadcasts its first season in 2016, just like Mcmurphy, It also appears on BBC One in the UK and AMC here in the US. The stories about Jonathan Pine played by Tom Hiddleston, who is a luxury hotel night manager, and former British soldier who’s recruited by the intelligence operative to infiltrate the inner circle of an arms dealer, Richard Roper, who is played by Hugh Laurie. The series is well-produced and the performances by the cast are outstanding. The night manager has been renewed for a second season. No release date has been announced yet.
Number seven on Must-Watch TV Shows is - Waco based on a true story, is a drama series that premiered on the paramount network. In 2018, this miniseries tells the story of a raid conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms in 1993 on the Branch Davidian religious community near Waco Texas, which leads to a 51-day standoff between the FBI and the religious groups, leader David Koresh, along with his followers. This show also features an outstanding ensemble cast featuring Taylor, Kitsch, Michael Shannon, and many others. The entire story is told throughout six episodes.
Next up on Must-Watch TV Shows is – Trust, an anthology drama series on the FX network about the Gettys, one of America’s wealthiest families. The first season, which premiered in March of 2018, tells the story of the abduction of John Paul Getty the third and heir to the Getty oil. Donald Sutherland's portrayal, of the senior John Paul Getty, was worthy of an Emmy nomination but was sadly overlooked. There’s been no official word yet from FX regarding a second season.
9) Halt and Catch Fire
Next up in Must-Watch TV Shows is the tech drama, Halt and Catch Fire. The series takes place over ten years covering the personal computer revolution of the 1980s and ending with the growth of the World Wide Web in the 90s. The first season takes place in Dallas in 1983 and follows a former IBM employee who has a goal of creating a competing product for the IBM personal computer, which was very popular at that time. That’s all I’ll say about the plot: to avoid giving away any spoilers, all four seasons were broadcast on AMC. Halt and Catch Fire had its series finale in 2017 but wrapped up the storylines. If you’re in the need of a show to binge-watch with 40 total episodes, halt and catch fire to keep you busy for quite a while
10) Ken Starr
And Number ten on Must-Watch TV Shows is Ken Starr a 2017 crime drama series on Sky Atlantic in the UK and available on Amazon Prime in the US. The series stars Tim Roth as Jim Worth a former London undercover police detective that takes over as the police chief in a small town in the Canadian Rockies to escape his violent past. When Jim’s past catches up to him, he has to switch to his more menacing alter-ego to deal with the problems. Ken Starr has been renewed for a second season that would premiere sometime in 2019.
So these are my top 10 Must-Watch TV Shows. Hope you like it.