Top 10 Hollywood TV Shows That You Can’t Afford To Ignore


Gone are those days when movies were the only source of entertainment on TV. Now we have many TV shows that showcase great stories without forcing us to dedicate 2.5-3 hours in one go. Many of them started in the past one decade or so, but only a few garnered audience’s love and entered the list of top Hollywood 10 TV shows. Take a look at these top 10 TV Hollywood TV shows and start watching them if you’ve not started already-

1. Game of Thrones

No list of top 10 Hollywood TV shows is complete without GOT. Game of Thrones doesn’t need any introduction. It has redefined the way people used to look at Hollywood TV Show Industry in the past. Based on famed author George R. R. Martin’s  book series ‘A Song of Ice and Fire,’ Game of Thrones debuted on TV in 2011 and became a worldwide hit instantly. So far, six seasons of GOT have been aired on TV, making it the most successful, costliest and highest award winning show in the TV history. The next season of Game of Thrones is likely to air in the second half of 2017.

2. Breaking Bad

The second name in this list of top 10 Hollywood TV shows is Breaking Bad. It was first aired in the year 2008. Over the next five years, producers came up with five seasons, all of which became super hit and garnered appreciation from people all over the world. The story revolves around Walter White, a struggling high-school chemistry teacher, who comes to know that he has incurable lung cancer. In order to safeguard his family’s future, White decides to sell crystallized methamphetamine. Events that followed after this decision shape the entire storyline.

3. The Walking Dead

What if one morning you wake up and find that the world you know is gone forever. And that you’re left alone with hundreds of thousands of zombies who’re hungry for your blood and flesh. In such situation, you can only do two things – Run and Kill. That’s what County Sheriff Rick Grimes is forced to do. An engaging portrayal of well-known zombie storyline. The seventh season of the Walking Dead is about to begin in a couple of weeks (October 23, 2016) time.

4. Vikings

The next name in our list of top 10 Hollywood TV shows is Vikings. Its storyline is inspired by the tales of Viking Ragnar Lothbrok, a legendary Norse hero better known as the scourge of England and France. It was first aired in 2013 and received positive feedback from TV show critics globally. If you’re interested in historical drama, Vikings should be on top of your list.

5. Suits

There’s no reason why you shouldn’t watch a TV show like Suits which showcases the dark (and bright) side of the cut-throat corporate world. From a super talented college dropout like Mike Ross to the best legal closer in the city – Harvey Specter to fascinating female characters like Dona and Rachel, the show has everything that you’d love. Watch it for Harvey’s brilliant one-liners and Dona’s incredible sense of humor.

6. 11.22.63

The show is based on the book 11.22.63, written by the legendary author Stephen King. This great fiction thriller talks about the time travel and how a divorced English teacher tries to use it to save John F. Kennedy by time travelling in the year 1963. Captivating!

7. Stranger Things

It was a tough call to include Stranger Things in this list of top 10 Hollywood TV shows, but the show has earned this place. It’s a Netflix original drama series that revolves around the lives of five kids from Indiana. On the night of November 6, 1983, a 12-year-old kid named Will Byers goes missing. His mother, elder brother and three friends Mike, Dustin and Lucas, try to find him and in the process experience some mysterious events. It was first aired in the first half of year 2016 and became a super hit right away. Season one had eight episodes, while season two is likely to have nine episodes that will be aired in 2017.

8. Narcos

Another Netflix TV series focusing on the rise and fall of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. The story represents how a small crook turned into the biggest drug lord in the world and took the United States as well as Columbian government on a ride. Money, marijuana and betrayal, Narcos showcases everything that you’d instantly fall in love with. Watch it for Pablo Escobar.

9. Friends

Friends is not just a TV series; it’s a part of life for an entire generation. Aired between the year 1994 and 2004, the show follows the lives of six reckless adults from Manhattan. If you’re in a mood to watch a light storyline, Friends is your best bet.

10. Supernatural

The first show that successfully brought demons and gods to TV and caught viewers’ attention. Supernatural’s storyline revolves around two brothers Sam & Dean who try to eliminate supernatural entities just like their father did in his lifetime. The 12th season (yes you read it right) of Supernatural is about to start (October 13, 2016) and will have a total of 23 episodes. Give it a try if you’re interested in exploring supernatural & horror genres.

So this concludes our list of top 10 Hollywood TV shows that you should start watching right away. Let’s know if there’s any other Hollywood TV show that deserves to be on this list.

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