Unveiling the Best HBO TV Series: A Journey Through the Finest Shows on the Network

Are you in need of your next binge-worthy obsession? Look no further! HBO has an incredible lineup of must-watch television series that are sure to captivate and enthrall you from start to finish. From the critically acclaimed dramas like "Succession" and "The Wire" to the dark comedies like "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and "The Flight Attendant," HBO has a little something for everyone. So, get ready to experience the best HBO TV series that will leave you hooked and craving for more.

South Side

Recommended for: Fans of light-hearted comedies, wigs, and the White SoxNumber of seasons: 3

Sultan Salahuddin and Kareme Young, South Side

Sultan Salahuddin and Kareme Young in South Side

Comedy Central's South Side follows the lives of two friends in Chicago who aspire to become venture capitalists but find themselves stuck in mundane day jobs. The creators of the show, Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle, have crafted a unique and delightful world. This series thrives on its laid-back humor and well-developed characters. It's the kind of show that will make you laugh out loud and wonder why you didn't start watching it sooner. -Allison Picurro [Trailer]

Recommended for: Fans of whimsical and introspective TV shows that explore identityNumber of seasons: 2

Amanda Cordner and Bilal Baig, Sort Of

Amanda Cordner and Bilal Baig in Sort Of

HBO Max presents Sort Of, a tender and low-key dramedy about a non-binary millennial who takes on the responsibility of caring for the children they nanny after the mother of the family has an accident. This series is quietly groundbreaking, embracing the authenticity of everyday life without pretense. The brilliant performances, particularly by Bilal Baig, bring a droll frankness to the exploration of identity. The humor in this show can catch you by surprise with its subtlety. It's a refreshing breath of fresh air in the world of television. -Allison Picurro [Trailer]


Recommended for: Fans of polite British people involved in murders, twisty genre-bendingNumber of seasons: 1

Olivia Colman, Landscapers

Olivia Colman in Landscapers

HBO's Landscapers is a prestigious miniseries based on a true crime case. Inspired by the story of Christopher and Susan Edwards, the show centers around a married couple, portrayed by Olivia Colman and David Thewlis, who are sentenced to life in prison for murdering Susan's parents and burying them in their own backyard. With its gripping storytelling and impeccable performances, this series keeps you captivated from start to finish. If you enjoy crime dramas and quality television, Landscapers is a must-watch. -Allison Picurro [Trailer]

Curb Your Enthusiasm

Recommended for: Fans of Larry David and grumpy individualsNumber of seasons: 11

Larry David, Curb Your Enthusiasm

Larry David in Curb Your Enthusiasm

Curb Your Enthusiasm needs no introduction. Larry David, playing a fictionalized version of himself, navigates through life while constantly being exasperated by the simplest things. Despite running for 11 seasons, the show maintains its original premise and continues to deliver hilarious moments. It's remarkable that the humor has remained fresh and enjoyable over the years. If you haven't already, give Curb Your Enthusiasm a try and see why it has become a beloved comedy series. -Allison Picurro [Trailer]

Gossip Girl

Recommended for: Fans of the iconic voice of Kristen Bell and nostalgia for flip phonesNumber of seasons: 6

Blake Lively and Leighton Meester, Gossip Girl

Blake Lively and Leighton Meester in Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl, the crown jewel of late 2000s TV, revolves around a group of affluent teenagers attending an elite Manhattan high school. Their scandalous lives are closely monitored and exposed by the mysterious Gossip Girl. This series is a perfect blend of silliness and intrigue, catapulting its talented cast, including Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, and Penn Badgley, to stardom. In 2021, HBO Max released a revival with a new cast, offering a fresh take on the popular show. If you enjoy addictive dramas with a touch of nostalgia, Gossip Girl is a must-watch. -Allison Picurro [Trailer]

David Makes Man

Recommended for: Fans of coming-of-age stories and magical realismNumber of seasons: 2

Isaiah Johnson and Akili McDowell, David Makes Man

Isaiah Johnson and Akili McDowell in David Makes Man

David Makes Man is a tender coming-of-age drama that stands out on television. Co-written by Tarell Alvin McCraney, the show follows the journey of 14-year-old David, portrayed by the remarkable Akili McDowell, as he navigates the challenges of his magnet school life while facing the realities of his home life in the projects. This series portrays the struggles of identity, academic pressure, and the allure of the drug trade with equal empathy and humanity. In its second season, David is depicted as an adult, played by Kwame Patterson, showcasing the lasting impact of youth. David Makes Man is a remarkable and unforgettable show, blending magical realism with the vibrant backdrop of South Florida. -Kelly Connolly [Trailer]

Mare of Easttown

Recommended for: Fans of Wawa, authentic Philadelphia accents, and gripping family drama with a touch of murderNumber of seasons: 1

Kate Winslet, Mare of Easttown

Kate Winslet in Mare of Easttown

Mare of Easttown may seem like your typical crime drama, but it is so much more. The series follows Mare, played by the brilliant Kate Winslet, a detective in Pennsylvania who investigates the murder of a local teenager while confronting her own personal traumas. What sets Mare apart is its ability to balance multiple genres. It combines an enthralling mystery, character study, and even elements of a mother-daughter sitcom. The final shot leaves you with a sense of closure and showcases Mare's journey of acceptance. If you enjoy dark and thought-provoking dramas, Mare of Easttown is a must-watch. -Allison Picurro [Trailer] 

Scenes From a Marriage

Recommended for: Fans of unhappy relationships and powerful monologuesNumber of seasons: 1

Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain, Scenes from a Marriage

Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain in Scenes from a Marriage

Scenes from a Marriage is a remake of Ingmar Bergman's 1973 miniseries and features the incredible performances of Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain. This series explores the complexities and emotional depths of an unhappy married couple. Over the course of five thought-provoking and dialogue-heavy hours, the chemistry between Isaac and Chastain brings their characters' history to life. Scenes from a Marriage examines the nuances of love, hate, and the constant struggle within relationships. Prepare to be captivated by its realism and deeply emotional moments. -Allison Picurro [Trailer

The Other Two

Recommended for: Fans of Molly Shannon and satirical takes on the entertainment industryNumber of seasons: 2

Drew Tarver and Helene York, The Other Two

Drew Tarver and Helene York in The Other Two

The Other Two, created by Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider, is one of the funniest shows on TV. This showbiz comedy follows the lives of Cary and Brooke, the forgotten older siblings of a sudden teen pop star. While their brother rises to fame, Cary and Brooke attempt to forge their own paths in the entertainment industry. The series expertly satirizes the struggles and absurdities of the industry without losing its comedic edge. The humor is clever and the catchy songs will stay with you. The Other Two is a genuinely funny and entertaining comedy that will have you laughing out loud. -Allison Picurro [Trailer] 

Los Espookys

Recommended for: Fans of surreal comedy and stylish portrayals of inner demonsNumber of seasons: 2

Julio Torres and Ana Fabrega, Los Espookys

Julio Torres and Ana Fabrega in Los Espookys

Los Espookys is a zany Spanish-language comedy that deserves a larger audience. Created by Julio Torres, Ana Fabrega, and Fred Armisen, this series follows a group of friends who turn their love for horror into a unique business. Los Espookys blends reality with the surreal, presenting a quirky and offbeat humor that revels in its own oddness. Although the show was canceled after its second season, it remains a gem for those who appreciate its gothic charms. Prepare for a truly one-of-a-kind viewing experience. -Allison Picurro [Trailer]

House of the Dragon

Recommended for: Fans of Game of Thrones and fantastic wigsNumber of seasons: 1

Matt Smith, House of the Dragon

Matt Smith in House of the Dragon

House of the Dragon, HBO's prequel to Game of Thrones, is set two centuries before the events of the original series. It delves into the power struggles within the Targaryen family as they vie for control of the Iron Throne. Fans of Game of Thrones will appreciate the intricate storytelling and lavish production design. This series continues the tradition of captivating dramas that the original show was known for. House of the Dragon offers an immersive experience for viewers who crave epic tales and memorable characters. -Allison Picurro [Trailer]

Abbott Elementary

For fans of: Teachers, optimism, mockumentariesNumber of seasons: 1

Abbott Elementary

Pamela Littky/ABCAbbot Elementary is a mockumentary in the style of The Office or Parks and Recreation. It portrays an underfunded public elementary school in Philadelphia where the teachers strive to support their students despite limited resources, lack of respect, and administrative challenges. The series revolves around Janine Teagues (played by creator Quinta Brunson), an idealistic second-grade teacher. Each episode shows her going above and beyond her duties, leading to both triumphs and humbling experiences. With a sweet-and-salty sense of humor and well-developed characters, Abbott Elementary offers a relatable portrayal of the challenges faced by educators. We can all relate to finding solace in camaraderie with competent colleagues while dealing with difficult bosses like the preening and vindictive principal, Ava Coleman, hilariously played by Janelle James. It has been hailed as the best show on TV right now. -Liam Mathews [Trailer

Selena Chef

For fans of: Watching Selena Gomez cook, saying "I could totally make that"Number of seasons: 4

Selena Gomez, Selena   Chef

Selena Gomez, Selena Chef

HBO MaxSelena Chef fully embraces the simplicity of pandemic TV production. It features Selena Gomez taking on various roles such as turning on cameras, handling deliveries, and preparing food. This allows viewers a glimpse into Selena's natural self, dressed down in sweats. The show not only teaches viewers how to cook delicious meals but also showcases Gomez's journey of learning and making mistakes, like her slasher-film knife skills that initially terrified chefs in the early seasons. Her fearless and committed approach, even when faced with setbacks such as starting a fire in Season 2, serves as an inspiration. If Selena can do it, so can you. With a charming roster of guest chefs, watching Selena Chef feels like hanging out with friends. In Season 4, they even venture to the beach. -Tim Surette [Trailer


For fans of: Corporate drama, young people dramaNumber of seasons: 2

Myha'la Herrold, Industry

Myha'la Herrold, Industry

Simon Ridgway/HBOIndustry is an enthralling series that falls between "Succession for Instagram influencers" and "Euphoria for business majors." Set in the finance world, it follows a group of young bankers striving to secure their dream jobs at a prestigious London investment bank. The show not only delves into their career challenges but also explores their personal dynamics. In this ever-changing market, alliances shift, and the characters face constant turbulence. With appearances by Jay Duplass and impeccable storytelling, Industry is a must-watch. -Allison Picurro [Trailer]

Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin

For fans of: Pretty Little LiarsNumber of seasons: 1

Malia Pyles, Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin

Malia Pyles, Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin

Karolina Wojtasik/HBO Max

Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin serves as both a reboot and an extension of the beloved series. While it introduces a new group of teenage girls, it remains a part of the original Pretty Little Liars universe. Set in a new town, the show revolves around a fresh set of liars who become the target of an anonymous person seeking revenge for their parents' past misdeeds. For fans of the original series, this is a must-watch. And even for those unfamiliar, the solid reviews speak for themselves. -Allison Picurro [Trailer]

Genndy Tartakovsky's Primal

For fans of: Prehistoric times, stunning animation, unlikely friendshipsNumber of seasons: 2

Genndy Tartakovsky's Primal

Genndy Tartakovsky's Primal

Adult Swim

Genndy Tartakovsky's Primal is an Emmy-winning series that captivates viewers with its meticulous pacing. The beautifully animated show takes its time, with each season spanning several years. It follows a caveman named Spear and his unlikely but deeply loyal friendship with a Tyrannosaurus named Fang. Together, they navigate a brutal prehistoric world filled with man-eating dinosaurs, savage primates, and eerie supernatural beings. Although the show has no real dialogue, it relies on Tartakovsky's storytelling and direction to create a visceral emotional impact. Whether you're a fan of animation or not, Primal is undoubtedly one of the best shows on television. Episodes premiere on Adult Swim and stream on HBO Max the following day. -Tim Surette [Trailer]


For fans of: JEAN SMART, odd couple pairings, comedyNumber of seasons: 2

Jean Smart, Hacks

Jake Giles Netter/HBO MaxJean Smart is a living legend, and it's our duty to cherish and support her by watching everything she's in. In Hacks, Smart shines as Deborah Vance, an aging Las Vegas comedian who is approaching the end of her career. Circumstances force her to team up with a young comedian (Hannah Einbinder) who was recently canceled for a controversial joke on Twitter. The cast also includes Kaitlin Olson and co-creator Paul W. Downs. -Tim Surette [Trailer] 

The Flight Attendant

For fans of: Questioning reality, communicating with the dead, the general spirit of Alfred HitchcockNumber of seasons: 2

Kaley Cuoco, The Flight Attendant

Kaley Cuoco, The Flight Attendant

Phil Caruso

The Flight Attendant is a darkly comedic thriller that delivers captivating entertainment. Kaley Cuoco delivers her best performance as Cassie, a flight attendant with a messy personal life. After waking up next to a dead body following a drunken night in Bangkok, Cassie embarks on a quest to clear her name and confront the buried memories of her past. With a Hitchcockian flair and an unpredictable storyline, the show keeps viewers on the edge of their seats. Cuoco's portrayal of Cassie's spiraling journey is impossible to look away from. -Kelly Connolly [Trailer | Season 2 Review]

Tokyo Vice

For fans of: Moody crime thrillers, gorgeous visualsNumber of seasons: 1

Ansel Elgort, Tokyo Vice

Ansel Elgort, Tokyo Vice

Eros Hoagland/HBO Max

Tokyo Vice marks the return of acclaimed director Michael Mann to television. This crime drama series, based on Jake Adelstein's memoir, follows American journalist Jake Adelstein's experiences covering the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department for a major Japanese newspaper. Adelstein's investigations reveal a web of corruption beneath the surface of Japan's capital. Ansel Elgort stars as Adelstein, and the show boasts a talented cast including Rinko Kikuchi, Ken Watanabe, and Rachel Keller. Tokyo Vice immerses viewers in a moody and visually stunning portrayal of crime and corruption. -Allison Picurro [Trailer | Review]

Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty

For fans of: That late '70s/early '80s energy, basketball, Michael CooperNumber of seasons: 1

Quincy Isaiah, Winning Time

Quincy Isaiah, Winning Time

Warrick Page/HBO

Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty is an HBO series that delves into the success and legacy of the Los Angeles Lakers. The first season focuses on the Lakers' Showtime era, starting with the drafting of Magic Johnson (played by Quincy Isaiah) and the ownership transition to Jerry Buss (played by John C. Reilly). The show captures the energy and atmosphere of the late '70s and early '80s, using filters that give the footage an authentic vintage feel. Winning Time displays the glamour and excitement of the Lakers' rise to dominance, presenting the era as a basketball version of Boogie Nights. -Tim Surette [Trailer | Review]

The Tourist

For fans of: Tense thrillers, stylish crime, AustraliaNumber of seasons: 1

Jamie Dornan, The Tourist

Jamie Dornan, The Tourist

Ian Routledge/Two Brothers Pictures

The Tourist may have flown under the radar for many viewers as it premiered overseas, but it's a show worth watching. Jamie Dornan stars in this mystery thriller as a British man who suffers from amnesia after a suspicious car "accident" in Australia. As he tries to unravel the mystery of his identity and why someone wants him dead, the show blends stylish crime elements with sly comedy. Alongside Dornan, Danielle Macdonald delivers a winning performance as a sheepish cop involved in the case. The Tourist is a hidden gem that deserves recognition. -Tim Surette [Trailer]

The Gilded Age

For fans of: Downton Abbey, fancy hatsNumber of seasons: 1

Carrie Coon, The Gilded Age

Carrie Coon, The Gilded Age

Alison Rosa/HBO

If you enjoy period dramas, especially Downton Abbey, then you're likely to be interested in The Gilded Age, a new HBO series created by Julian Fellowes, who brought us Downton Abbey. Even if you're not typically a fan of this genre, the star-studded cast might change your mind. It features talented actors such as Carrie Coon, Christine Baranski, Cynthia Nixon, and a lineup of Broadway stars like Nathan Lane, Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara, Donna Murphy, and Michael Cerveris. Set in 1880s New York City, the plot revolves around two wealthy sisters (played by Baranski and Nixon) who clash with their nouveau riche neighbor (played by Coon). The show offers a glimpse into the luxurious and sometimes cutthroat world of high society during that era. So, raise a pinky and immerse yourself in the opulence of The Gilded Age. -Kelly Connolly [Trailer]


For fans of: Muscles, violence, perverted jokesNumber of seasons: 1

John Cena, Peacemaker

John Cena brings his The Suicide Squad DC Comics character Peacemaker to the small screen in this HBO Max series. Written by James Gunn, who also directed five episodes, Peacemaker is a buff and peace-obsessed superhero who doesn't shy away from violence. If you enjoyed The Suicide Squad, you'll appreciate the similar tone and humor in this show. John Cena's magnetic star power and portrayal of a lovable meathead add to the entertainment. While purists may criticize the departure from traditional superhero stories, if you're a fan of muscles, violence, and perverted jokes, Peacemaker is a must-watch. -Tim Surette [Trailer]


For fans of: Twentysomething actors playing badly behaving teens, sparkly makeup, ZendayaNumber of seasons: 2

Zendaya, Euphoria

Euphoria, created by Sam Levinson, is a captivating and semi-autobiographical series set in the world of troubled teens. It revolves around Rue, played by Zendaya, a high school student who struggles with addiction and finds it hard to stay sober. The show explores her toxic friendship with Jules, portrayed by Hunter Schafer. As the characters navigate through parties, drug use, and the challenges of finding themselves, Euphoria offers a compassionate and visually stunning portrayal of teenage struggles. The series combines stunning cinematography with a deep understanding of the despair and complexities of adolescence. Brace yourself for an emotional rollercoaster ride. -Allison Picurro [Trailer

Search Party

For fans of: Poking fun at millennials, incompetent people doing crime, genre-bendingNumber of seasons: 5

Alia Shawkat, John Early, John Reynolds, and Meredith Hagner, Search Party

Alia Shawkat, John Early, John Reynolds, and Meredith Hagner, Search Party

Mark Schafer/HBO MaxSearch Party originally aired on TBS before finding a new home on HBO Max. This satirical comedy, starring Alia Shawkat, follows the journey of Dory, a twenty-something living in Brooklyn who embarks on a quest to find a missing college classmate. As the seasons progress, the show takes daring twists and turns, blending genres such as crime thrillers and court dramas. The characters find themselves in audacious and dark situations, while the show maintains its sharp sense of humor. Search Party is a unique and engaging watch that explores themes of friendship, identity, and the consequences of one's actions. Prepare yourself for an unpredictable and intriguing ride. -Allison Picurro [Trailer] 

The Boondocks

For fans of: Cartoons with a huge dose of social commentary, the vocal stylings of Regina KingNumber of seasons: 4

The Boondocks

Adult Swim

The Boondocks is a satirical cartoon created by Aaron McGruder. The show centers around a 10-year-old named Huey, who possesses wisdom beyond his years. He lives in a predominantly white suburb with his younger brother Riley, their grandfather, and their adventures shed light on various aspects of the Black experience in the United States. Huey is a perceptive and insightful young boy who constantly challenges the broken system and sees through the facades of the adults around him. The Boondocks tackles important issues such as race, identity, and the government, and remains relevant despite initially airing in 2005. Prepare to be entertained while also gaining thought-provoking insights. -Allison Picurro [Trailer

How to with John Wilson

For fans of: Kooky characters, the mundanity of everyday life, New York CityNumber of seasons: 2

John Wilson, How to With John Wilson

John Wilson, How to With John Wilson

Thomas Wilson/HBOHow to With John Wilson is a unique and thought-provoking series that captures the essence of everyday life through the lens of its creator, John Wilson. Wilson, an introverted observer, presents his observations and interactions with the world in a philosophical and sometimes voyeuristic manner. Armed with a camera, he explores the streets of New York City (and other locations) and distills complex social situations into relatable and simplified explanations. The show combines Wilson's personal experiences with his keen eye for detail to create a captivating narrative. Each episode tells a story that surprises and engages viewers, providing a touching reflection on existence. It's a show that defies explanation but rewards those who embrace its unique perspective. -Tim Surette [Trailer


For fans of: Notting Hill, charming characters falling in loveNumber of seasons: 2

Rose Matafeo, Starstruck

Mark Johnson/HBO Max

If you're a fan of romantic comedies like Notting Hill, then Starstruck is just the series for you. Created by and starring Rose Matafeo, the show follows the story of Jessie, a New Zealand woman living in London. On New Year's Eve, she has a chance encounter with Tom, played by Nikesh Patel, who turns out to be a famous movie star. Their unlikely romance unfolds over six half-hour episodes in a delightful and charming manner, reminiscent of classic screwball comedies. You'll find yourself rooting for the lovable characters as they navigate their complicated relationship. Get ready for a feel-good and entertaining experience that explores the joys and challenges of falling in love. -Kelly Connolly [Trailer] 


For fans of: Difficult women, complicated family dynamicsNumber of seasons: 2

Sarah Kendall, Frayed


Frayed is a captivating dramedy that takes place in the late '80s. Created by and starring Sarah Kendall, the series revolves around a woman who is forced to return to her hometown in Australia with her two children after her husband's death leaves them broke. She moves back in with her alcoholic mother and confronts unresolved issues from her past, including the fact that she has been pretending to have a British accent. Frayed combines humor and drama to tell the story of a complex family dynamic. The show features well-rounded characters and sharp writing that will leave you craving more. Prepare for a captivating and emotional journey that will keep you hooked throughout its two seasons. -Allison Picurro [Trailer


For fans of: Talking to yourself in the mirror, female friendships, emotionally messy menNumber of seasons: 5


Yvonne Orji and Issa Rae, Insecure

Merie W. Wallace/HBOIssa Rae's Insecure delves into the lives of protagonist Issa Dee and her best friend Molly as they navigate their careers, relationships, and personal growth. The series offers a nuanced portrayal of the friendships between Black women while tackling everyday challenges with a mix of humor and heart. Insecure also presents a revolving door of attractive male characters, adding to the show's appeal. With its smart and hilarious storytelling, Insecure has become one of the standout comedies of recent years. Prepare to laugh, reflect, and appreciate the complexities of life through the lens of Issa Rae's opus. -Allison Picurro [Trailer


For fans of: Bruce Lee, Peaky Blinders by way of Gangs of New YorkNumber of seasons: 2

Andrew Koji, Warrior

David Bloomer/CinemaxWarrior is an action drama series that offers breakthrough Asian representation on screen. Based on the writings of Bruce Lee and brought to life by his daughter Shannon, the show delves into the Tong Wars in late 1800s San Francisco. The series combines the gritty elements of Peaky Blinders with the epic scope of Gangs of New York. It presents a unique perspective on a time, place, and people often overlooked in television. Warrior tells the story of immigrants forging their paths in a country that barely tolerates them, while also fighting against the discrimination they face. Prepare for a thrilling and thought-provoking experience that showcases diverse voices and cultures. -Tim Surette [Trailer

Perry Mason

For fans of: Grizzled, hard-drinking detectives, rebootsNumber of seasons: 1

Matthew Rhys, Perry Mason

Matthew Rhys, Perry Mason


Perry Mason returns in this HBO reboot, with Matthew Rhys taking on the iconic role. However, this version of Perry Mason is far from the clean-cut lawyer we're used to. Rhys portrays a disheveled, grumpy, and booze-loving character who finds himself embroiled in a case involving a murdered baby in 1930s Los Angeles. The eight-episode season combines elements of a noir private-eye story with courtroom drama. The stellar cast, which includes Tatiana Maslany, John Lithgow, and Stephen Root, brings the story to life. The show's high production value and visually stunning depiction of Depression-era Los Angeles add to its allure. Perry Mason is an excellent example of prestige television, and it will captivate you with its performances and stunning visuals. -Tim Surette [Trailer] 

Lovecraft Country

For fans of: A combination of real-life horrors and Lovecraftian monsters. Number of seasons: 1

Lovecraft Country (HBO)

Starring Jurnee Smollett, Jonathan Majors, and Courtney B. Vance

Eli Joshua Ade/HBO

Misha Green has adapted Matt Ruff's book about a young Black man who embarks on a journey to find his missing father in 1950s Jim Crow America. Little does he know that the territory he explores is not only inhabited by racists but also creatures borrowed from literature. Lovecraft Country is an enthralling adventure that combines elements of sci-fi horror and social justice drama. It tells a story of both real and imagined monsters. Although it only had one season, it made an unforgettable impact. -Tim Surette [Trailer] 

Six Feet Under

For fans of: Experiencing a wide range of emotions and family dramas. Number of seasons: 6

Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose, Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, and Freddy Rodriguez, Six Feet Under

Starring Frances Conroy, Lauren Ambrose, Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, and Freddy Rodriguez

HBO's series by Alan Ball follows the lives of the Fisher family. After inheriting their recently deceased father's Los Angeles funeral home, they navigate the challenges of running the business. Six Feet Under is best known for its iconic series finale, but every episode leading up to that moment is also exceptional. The show explores the dysfunctional and troubled dynamics within the Fisher family, tackling the many aspects of death and grief in a frank and complex manner. Despite its dark themes, Six Feet Under is a must-watch. -Allison Picurro[Trailer]

The Leftovers

For fans of: Confronting the unknown and a deliberately mysterious mythology. Number of seasons: 3

Carrie Coon and Justin Theroux, The Leftovers

Starring Carrie Coon and Justin Theroux

Co-created by Damon Lindelof of Lost and author Tom Perrotta, The Leftovers can be seen as a response to the controversy surrounding Lost's finale. In The Leftovers, the lack of explicit answers becomes the focal point. Set in the aftermath of the sudden disappearance of 2 percent of the world's population, the series expands beyond its bleak first season to tell a broader and subtly magical story. While the initial episodes' relentless anguish turned away some viewers, it ultimately served the bigger picture. The show defies its own rules as it progresses, offering thrilling moments of rebellion and healing for its characters. The Leftovers captures not reality as it is, but rather reality as it feels. It serves as a snapshot of a chaotic decade striving for grace. -Kelly Connolly [Trailer] 

The Wire

For fans of: Gritty stories about America, classic TV, and engaging in debates about the best TV show ever. Number of seasons: 5

Wendell Pierce and Dominic West, The Wire

Starring Wendell Pierce and Dominic West

HBO's The Wire, created by David Simon, is widely recognized as one of the greatest TV shows of all time. Set in Baltimore, this crime drama initially focuses on the city's drug trade but gradually delves into other aspects of the city, such as its government and education system. It presents an unflinching and captivating portrayal of the American underbelly. Beyond its exploration of social issues, The Wire stands out for its exceptional storytelling and character development. It's simply a must-watch. -Allison Picurro [Trailer] 


For fans of: Underrated canceled shows and the brilliance of Laura Dern. Number of seasons: 2

Laura Dern, Enlightened

Starring Laura Dern

Enlightened, one of HBO's finest series, is a half-hour dramedy created by Mike White. This show features Laura Dern delivering what is arguably her most outstanding performance on TV. She portrays a former corporate executive who, after a mental breakdown, attends a spiritual retreat. Utilizing her newfound perspective, she returns to her company with a determination to bring it down. Enlightened is a touching and hilarious exploration of personal growth and the consequences of challenging the status quo. Sadly, it was ahead of its time and ended too soon. -Allison Picurro [Trailer] 


For fans of: Superheroes, albeit of a different kind. Number of seasons: 1

Regina King, Watchmen

Starring Regina King

Based on Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' graphic novel and created by Damon Lindelof, Watchmen appeals to both those who love and hate traditional superhero stories. Set in an alternate version of Tulsa, Oklahoma, where police officers protect themselves by concealing their identities, the show takes place 34 years after the events of the original Watchmen story. Regina King delivers a powerhouse performance as Angela Abar, a woman drawn into a mysterious conspiracy following the death of a colleague. The series serves as an extraordinary showcase for talented actors like King, Jean Smart, and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II. It also brings awareness to the 1921 Tulsa race massacre, serving as a history lesson while presenting a sprawling and captivating story accessible to both newcomers and fans of the original Watchmen. From start to finish, it is a masterfully crafted series. -Allison Picurro [Trailer] 

I May Destroy You

For fans of: The brilliance of Michaela Coel, blending sly humor with tragedy. Number of seasons: 1

Michaela Coel, I May Destroy You

Starring Michaela Coel

I May Destroy You is a timely and unflinching drama created, written, directed, and starring the rising talent Michaela Coel, in partnership with the BBC. Coel portrays Arabella, an author who is drugged and sexually assaulted in a bar. She wakes up with a vague memory of the incident but struggles to determine the identity of her attacker. While seeking justice, Arabella also tries to maintain her friendships and complete her book. The series tackles heavy themes but balances them with a sly sense of humor that catches viewers off guard with unexpected laughter. -Liam Mathews [Trailer] 

Rick & Morty

For fans of: Adventure across dimensions, idiotic male characters, and intellectually stimulating shows. Number of seasons: 5

Rick and Morty

Adult Swim

Rick & Morty, an animated sci-fi/comedy adventure series on Adult Swim, follows the escapades of the unhinged scientist Rick and his naive grandson Morty as they traverse different dimensions. While some may dismiss it as a crude cartoon with aliens, the show goes beyond that. It delves into the histories and inner workings of its characters, avoiding the temptation to just parody sci-fi elements in every episode. Rick & Morty is both entertaining and intellectually stimulating. It has amassed a dedicated fanbase and shows no signs of ending anytime soon. -Allison Picurro [Trailer


For fans of: Cruelty, insults, business, and pitiful male characters. Number of seasons: 3

Jeremy Strong, Succession

Starring Jeremy Strong

David Russell/HBO

Succession, created by Jesse Armstrong, revolves around the power struggles within the immensely wealthy Roy family. The family's patriarch is the CEO of a billion-dollar media conglomerate. The series skillfully balances its focus on business matters (though viewers rarely watch it solely for that reason) and the twisted dynamics of the Roy family. From the tortured Kendall (Jeremy Strong) to the slimy and immature Roman (Kieran Culkin) to the cold and calculating Shiv (Sarah Snook), the clash of personalities in Succession is captivating. It's easy to understand why the show has inspired a multitude of memes. Sometimes, it's just entertaining to watch morally questionable characters in a fictional TV show. -Allison Picurro [Trailer

The Sex Lives of College Girls

For fans of: The comedy genius of Mindy Kaling and relatable tales of embarrassing college experiences. Number of seasons: 2

Amrit Kaur, Pauline Chalamet, Alyah Chanelle Scott, and Reneé Rapp, The Sex Lives of College Girls

Starring Amrit Kaur, Pauline Chalamet, Alyah Chanelle Scott, and Reneé Rapp

The Sex Lives of College Girls, produced by Mindy Kaling, offers a refreshing break from the high school mortification of Never Have I Ever, presenting instead the mortification of college life. The series follows four freshman roommates as they navigate their newfound freedom and embark on humorous and relatable misadventures. While the title suggests a focus on sex, the show also explores the awkwardness and uncertainty of the transition between adolescence and adulthood. The Sex Lives of College Girls highlights the bonds of friendship in its core four characters, providing an engaging and relatable viewing experience. -Allison Picurro [Trailer

In a world filled with endless options for TV series, HBO never disappoints when it comes to delivering top-notch entertainment. From the gripping mysteries of "Mare of Easttown" and "True Detective" to the hilarious antics of "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and "The Flight Attendant," HBO has a show for every mood and taste. Whether you're a fan of heart-wrenching dramas like "Six Feet Under" and "The Leftovers" or crave the quirky humor of "Rick & Morty" and "The Boondocks," HBO has cemented its place as a master of storytelling. So, grab your popcorn, curl up on the couch, and dive into the captivating world of HBO's best TV series - you won't be disappointed!

The Ultimate Guide to the Best TV Series on Amazon Prime in 2018: From Harlem to Jungle
The Ultimate Guide to the Best TV Series on Amazon Prime in 2018: From Harlem to Jungle

Discover the top TV series on Amazon Prime in 2018, ranging from captivating stories set in Harlem to thrilling adventures in the jungle. Uncover the ultimate guide to binge-worthy shows that will keep you glued to your screen. Updated and carefully curated, explore the best that Amazon Prime has to offer. Start streaming now!

Author: Rebern Mully Author: Rebern Mully
Posted: 2023-11-23 02:53:10
Double the Laughs: Network Nabs Two of the Top Comedy/Musical Series Nominations
Double the Laughs: Network Nabs Two of the Top Comedy/Musical Series Nominations

Discover the comedy/musical series that are sure to tickle your funny bone as the network secures not just one, but two nominations for the top honors. Get ready to double the laughs and Dive into the hilarious world of these must-watch shows!

Author: Rebern Mully Author: Rebern Mully
Posted: 2023-11-23 02:49:47
Unveiling the Prime Picks: The Best TV Series on Amazon Prime that Will Leave You Hooked
Unveiling the Prime Picks: The Best TV Series on Amazon Prime that Will Leave You Hooked

Discover the ultimate binge-worthy TV series on Amazon Prime that will keep you glued to your screen. Unveiling the prime picks, this curated list showcases the best of the best, promising captivating storylines, thrilling plot twists, and unforgettable characters. Get ready to be hooked and embark on a binge-watching journey like no other.

Author: Rebern Mully Author: Rebern Mully
Posted: 2023-11-23 02:42:06
Optimizing Your Viewing Experience: Mastering the Ideal Picture Settings for Samsung UHD TV Series 7
Optimizing Your Viewing Experience: Mastering the Ideal Picture Settings for Samsung UHD TV Series 7

Unlock the best viewing experience with expert tips on optimizing picture settings for Samsung UHD TV Series 7, ensuring stunning visuals that bring your favorite shows and movies to life. Master the ideal settings that make colors pop, depth come alive, and details crystal clear, taking your TV viewing to new heights. Click now for a breathtaking visual journey.

Author: Rebern Mully Author: Rebern Mully
Posted: 2023-11-23 02:41:19
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