Wondering how to spend the long summer afternoons? In this article we are going to talk about 5 best TV shows which would keep you captivated this year.
- Feud: Bette and Joan
Ryan Murphy the creator of American Horror Story has come up with his latest offering- Feud: Bette and Joan. This anthology series focuses on the professional rivalry between the two actresses Bette Davies and Joan Crawford when they collaborated during the making of the famous Hollywood blockbuster ‘Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?’ Set during the twilight of their career, the series would take you through the misogyny and sexism in the 60’s Hollywood. Starring Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon, this period drama is a must watch this year.
This series which is based on the famous Marvel Comics character was created for FX by Noah Hawley. David Haller (played by the handsome Dan Stevens) is a schizophrenic since childhood who spends his time in an asylum. One fine day he comes to know about his special powers which is going to change his life for good. Keep in mind that this is not your average superhero TV series. This complex yet sophisticated TV series is going to appeal to the fans of X-Men and Inception.
This is an American teenage drama series based on the Archie Comics characters. Riverdale is a whole new take on Archie and his buddies exploring the dark side of life in a small town. The series opens with the death of one of the Blossom twins in the town of Riverdale after which a murder investigation is initiated. The strong performances, sound cinematography and intricate plots would keep you glued to the screen as long as you don’t mind the clichés.
- The Good Fight
This engaging legal and political drama is a sequel to CBS’s The Good Wife. Diane Lockhart played by Christine Baranski is the managing director of a famous law firm who is planning to retire soon after supporting her god-daughter to become an associate in the firm. However, there is a twist in the circumstances and both the women are forced to confront a fate which they could never imagine. The intriguing premise, the crispy dialogues and the strong feminist slant is sure to engross the viewers.
- 13 Reasons Why
With a whopping 8.7 rating on IMDB, this brand new teenage mystery drama has already garnered a lot of praise from audience and critics. The series revolves around Clay Jensen, a high school student whose friend and crush Hannah Baker recently committed suicide after a number of demoralizing events. Hannah leaves behind a box of cassettes where she talks about 13 reasons which prompted her to end her life. In this emotional audio diary we get to know about the insensitivity and cruelty of her school friends and the heart rendering story of desperation and confusion which can damage a person beyond repair. The graphic depiction of events like rape and suicide has been criticized on some quarters.