Friendspire handpicked this list of 14 TV series for you on 5 January 2021.
Who doesn't see all those TV seriescoming out and get stressed? From revivals of hit shows from childhood to documentaries about creepy incidents at hotels to action-adventures of superheroes navigating an apocalyptic world, there are a sea of options out there. Wouldn't it be nice to find a way to figure out which... Read more
2007 . Drama, Romance . 42 m
About the TV show: An exclusive group of privileged teens from a posh prep school on Manhattan's Upper East Side whose lives revolve around the blog of the all-knowing albeit ultra-secretive Gossip Girl.
2020 . Biography, Comedy, Drama . 52 m
About the TV show: A genre-bending, anti-historical ride through 18th century Russia following the rise of Catherine the Nothing to Catherine the Great and her explosive relationship with husband Peter, the emperor of Russia.
1995 . Drama, Romance . 55 m
About the TV show: Set in England in the early 19th century, Pride and Prejudice tells the story of Mr and Mrs Bennet's five unmarried daughters after the rich and eligible Mr Bingley and his status-conscious friend, Mr Darcy, have moved into their neighbourhood. While Bingley takes an immediate liking to the eldest Bennet daughter, Jane, Darcy has difficulty adapting to local society and repeatedly clashes with the second-eldest Bennet daughter, Elizabeth.
2017 . Drama . 47 m
About the TV show: Brothel owner, Margaret Wells, struggles to raise her daughters in London during the 18th century.
2019 . Biography, Drama, History, LGBTQ+ . 1h 0m
About the TV show: Halifax, West Yorkshire, England, 1832. Anne Lister attempts to revitalize her inherited home, Shibden Hall. Most notably for the time period, a part of her plan is to help the fate of her own family - by taking a wife.
2010 . Drama, Romance . 1h 6m
About the TV show: A chronicle of the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy.
2020 . Drama, History, Romance . 45 m
About the TV show: A tale of secrets and scandals set in 1840s London. When the Trenchards accept an invitation to the now legendary ball hosted by the Duchess of Richmond on the fateful evening of the Battle of Waterloo, it sets in motion a series of events that will have consequences for decades to come as secrets unravel behind the porticoed doors of London’s grandest postcode.
2019 . Biography, Comedy, Drama . 30 m
About the TV show: Emily Dickinson. Poet. Daughter. Total rebel. In this coming-of-age story, Emily’s determined to become the world’s greatest poet.
2014 . Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Romance . 1h 0m
About the TV show: The story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie, a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate affair is ignited that tears Claire's heart between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.
2013 . Drama . 42 m
About the TV show: Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court.
2007 . Drama, History, Romance . 55 m
About the TV show: The Tudors is a history-based drama series following the young, vibrant King Henry VIII, a competitive and lustful monarch who navigates the intrigues of the English court and the human heart with equal vigor and justifiable suspicion.
2016 . Biography, Drama, History . 52 m
About the TV show: The gripping, decades-spanning inside story of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Prime Ministers who shaped Britain's post-war destiny. The Crown tells the inside story of two of the most famous addresses in the world – Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street – and the intrigues, love lives and machinations behind the great events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. Two houses, two courts, one Crown.
2020 . Comedy, Drama, Romance, Rom-Com . 30 m
About the TV show: When ambitious Chicago marketing exec Emily unexpectedly lands her dream job in Paris, she embraces a new life as she juggles work, friends and romance.
2020 . Drama, History, Romance . 1h 0m
About the TV show: Wealth, lust, and betrayal set in the backdrop of Regency era England, seen through the eyes of the powerful Bridgerton family.