Travellers – One season as of 12/2016 – Hundreds of years from now, surviving humans discover how to send consciousness back through time, into people of the 21st century. These travelers assume the lives of others, while attempting to save humanity from a terrible future.
Sense 8 – 1 Season – A group of special people with telepathic abilities. One of those movies you gotta watch twice to really get what it’s about.
The Riches – 2 Seasons – A family of crooks assume the identity of an upper-middle-class suburban clan in the Deep South.
Doc Martin – 8 Seasons – Trials and tribulations of a socially challenged doctor in Cornwall, England
The Fosters – 4 Seasons – Teenager Callie Jacob is placed in a foster home with a lesbian couple and their blend of biological, adoptive and foster children.
Parenthood – 6 Seasons – The lives and tragedies of the Braverman family tree.
Paranoid – 1 Season – A seemingly random murder of a mother on a busy playground rattles an english town.
Longmire – 5 Seasons – Sheriff investigates crime with tribal family.
Nurse Jackie – 7 Seasons – Life of a nurse with a drug addiction.
When Calls the Heart – 2 Seasons – Life of a socialite and a Canadian Mountie
Hell on Wheels – 5 Seasons – The Civil War is in the past, but former Confederate soldier Cullen Bohannon can’t put it behind him. Fresh are the horrific memories of the death of his wife, killed at the hands of the Union soldiers, an act that sets Bohannon on a course of revenge. This contemporary Western tells the story of his journey, a story that rides on Union Pacific’s construction of the first transcontinental railroad. Bohannon’s westward travels take him to a lawless melting pot of a town called “Hell on Wheels,” which moves with the construction of the railroad.
Hemlock Grove – 3 seasons – Based on the book by Brian McGreevy and executive produced by acclaimed horror master Eli Roth (“Hostel”), this Netflix original series revolves around the peculiar residents — and killer creatures — of Hemlock Grove, a dilapidated former steel town in Pennsylvania. The town is composed of people living in poverty and those who are extremely wealthy — and everyone has a secret. As sinister mysteries unfold, a seamier side of the town is exposed, placing suspicion on many and revealing that nothing is what it seems.
Royal Pains – 8 Seasons – Royal Pains is an American television drama series based in part on actual concierge medicine practices of independent doctors and companies.
World without End – Mini series – The English town of Kingsbridge works to survive as the King leads the nation into the Hundred Years’ War with France while Europe deals with the outbreak of the Black Death. (see also, Pillars of the Earth).
Death in Paradise – 5 Seasons – A detective inspector is transferred from London to the island of Saint-Marie in the Caribbean.
Empress of the Palace (Mandarin / English subtitled) – Mini Series – The pure and innocent 17-year-old Zhen Huan is chosen for the emperor’s harem, and after entering the palace, she finds herself caught in the fierce infighting between the empress and the concubines, realizing that the palace is a cruel and harsh place. Zhen has to learn to survive on her own, sometimes by unorthodox methods.
Magnificent Century (Turkish/English subtitled) – Mini-series – Turkish historical fiction television series. Written by Meral Okay and Yılmaz Şahin, it is based on the life of Ottoman Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent, the longest-reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, and his wife Hürrem Sultan, a slave girl who became Sultan.
Kurt Seyit and Shura – Netflix – Turkish with English Subtitles – Description: http://www.turkishdrama.com/kurt-se…
Reign – based on Mary Queen of Scots however, historically inaccurate.
The Paradise – this one is a favorite. I’ve watched it from beginning to end 4 times.
Monarch of the Glen – I think there are 8 seasons.
Crossing Lines – Crime foresic detective based in THE HAGUE (Holland).
Haven – People with super powers known as the “troubles”.
Private Practice (take off from Grey’s Anatomy)
Dexter – about a modern day vampire.
Orange is the new black –
Continuum – Prisoners escape back in time with police in pursuit.
Marco Polo – (2 seasons)
Medici – About the Medici family