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A Guide to Television Programs at the Library: Mysteries

Categorical listings of a variety of TV shows available for check out at the library.

Project Blue Book

Drama - Mystery - Scifi

TV-14 - History 

Drama based on true, top-secret UFO investigations conducted by the United States Air Force from 1952-1969. Season 1 and 2 available. 

C.B. Strike

Crime, Drama, Mystery

TV-MA - Cinemax

A war veteran works as a private detective in London. His unique background is crucial in solving complex cases. Season 1 available. 

13 Reasons Why

Drama - Mystery

TV-MA - Netflix

Tapes surface after a teenage girl commits suicide, revealing the reasons why she took her life. Season 1 and 2 available. 

Dr Blake Mysteries

 
 
Drama - Mystery
TV - 14 - ABC
 
A war vetaran returns to his home of Ballarat to take over his father's medial practice. He is quickly recruited to be the police surgeon and begins solving crimes. Seasons 1-5 available.

Pretty Little Liars

Drama - Mystery - Thriller
TV-14 - ABC
2010-2017
When the leader of their clique disappears, the group falls apart until an outsider threatens to reveal their secrets. The group must reunite to protect themselves and find out the truth. All seasons available.

Brokenwood Mysteries

Mystery - Drama - Crime

Acorn

An experienced detective is sent to the small town of Brokenwood where the residents hold plenty of grudges against each other. His assistance is a younger female that must get used to his particular way of doing things. Seasons 1-6 available. 

Westworld

Drama - Mystery - Scifi

TV-MA - HBO
Artificial intelligence is used to create the ultimate choose your own adventure, where every human appetite can be indulged. Seasons 1 and 2 available. 

Frankie Drake Mysteries

Crime - Drama - Mystery

Set in 1920's Toronto, a group of female private detectives take on the cases the police won't touch. Seasons 1 and 2 available. 

The Sinner

Mystery - Crime - Drama

TV-14 - USA

A young woman commits an act of violence while on a day trip with her family and has no idea why she did it. Season 1 and 2 available. 

Mike Tyson Mysteries

 

Comedy - Mystery - Animation
TV-MA - 30 Minutes - Adult Swim

Mike tyson and crew solve mysteries in much the same style as the popular cartoon Scooby Doo. While these two shows may have some similarities, Mike Tyson Mysteries is intended for adult audiences only. His mystery solving crew includes his adopted daughter, a friendly ghost, and a pigeon. Seasons 1 and 2 available.

Ripper Street

 

Mystery - Crime - Drama

TV-MA - BBC

2012 - 2016

Inspector Edmund Reid leads the H division, the toughest police district in East End. Reid failed to catch Jack the Ripper and fears his return. All seasons available. 

Murdoch Mysteries

Crime - Drama - Mystery

TV-PG - CBC

Set in 1890's Toronto, Detective Murdoch uses modern techniques to catch killers. Seasons 1-12 available. 

My Life is Murder

Comedy - Crime - Drama

Acorn TV

A contemporary Australian detective drama about retired cop Alexa Crowe, who can't seem to stop solving crime. Season 1 available. 

Ms Fisher Modern Murder Mysteries

Mystery

Spin-off of Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries set in 1960's Melbourne. Season 1 available. 

The Alienist

Drama - Mystery

TV-MA - TNT

A criminal psychologist investigates a serial killer targeting young boys in New York, 1896. Season 1 available.

Trial and Error

Comedy - Mystery

TV-14 - NBC

Mockumentary about a New York lawyer trying his first case in a small South Carolina town. He is defending a poetry professor accused of murdering his wife. Season 1 available. 

The Good Wife

 

Drama - Crime - Mystery
TV-14 - 60 Minutes - CBS
2009-2016
 
A woman must return to work in a law firm to support her family after her attorney husband is sent in prison for a humiliating corruption scandal. All seasons available.

Broadchurch

2014 - 2019

Crime - Drama - Mystery

BBC

The body of an eleven year old boy is found on a beach in a small coastal town. Detectives Ellie Miller and Alec Hardy are sent to investigate. A media frenzy ensues and the town begins to fall apart. All seasons available. 

Endeavour

Crime - Drama - Mystery

TV-14 - ITV

A 1960's police constable investigates crime in Oxford, England. Seasons 1-6 available. 

Taken Down

Crime - Drama

Acorn TV

In Dublin, a young Nigerian girl, Esme Lukasa, is found dead at a bus stop opening an investigation into her violent death. Season 1 available. 

Manifest

Drama - Mystery

TV-14 - NBC

After a routine flight, the passengers discover the rest of the world has aged five years while they were in the air. Season 1 available. 

Zoo

Drama - Mystery - Scifi

TV-14 - CBS

2015 - 2017

A young zoologists tries to unlock the mystery of why animals have been attacking humans all over the world. All seasons available.

Unforgotten

Mystery - Crime - Drama

TV-MA - ITV

London detectives investigate crimes from the past. Seasons 1 - 3 available. 

Big Little Lies

 

 

Crime - Drama - Mystery

TV-MA - HBO

Based on the book by Liane Moriarty. The lives of three first grade mothers unravel in different ways, leading to murder. Season 1 available. 

Sherlock

 

Drama - Crime - Mystery
TV-14 - BBC
2010-2017
 
A mondern day Sherlock Holmes and Watson investigate murders in London. All seasons available. 
 

Elementary

2012 - 2019

Crime - Drama - Mystery

TV-14 - CBS

A contemporary take on Sherlock Holmes set in modern day New York City. All season available.