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A Guide to Television Programs at the Library: Adventure

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

The Terror

Adventure - Drama - History

TV-14 - AMC

In 1848 two Royal Navy warships become trapped in ice near the Arctic. Season 1 available. 


Action - Adventure - Drama

TV-14 - The History Channel

Chronicles the stories of the Knights Templar and their quest to find the Holy Grail. Season 1 available. 

Black Sails


Action - Drama
TV-MA - 56 Minutes - Starz

A prequel to Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island, set on New Province island. A pirate and his crew fight to survive on the island during the Golden Age of Piracy. All seasons available. 

Once Upon a Time


Drama - Romance - Adventure - Fantasy
TV-PG - 44 Minutes - ABC

An evil curse sends fairy tale characters to the 'real world'. With their memories and identities lost, time stands still as they wait for the Savior to break the curse. All seasons available.  



Action -Adventure - Drama 

TV-14 - CBS

Twenty-something Angus Macgyver works for a secret government agency using his scientific knowledge and unconventional problem-solving skills to save lives. Season 1 and 2 available



Action - Adventure - Drama


A scientist, a history professor, and a soldier travel through time to stop villains from changing history as they know it. Season 1  and 2 available.




Scifi - Adventure
TV-14 - MTV

Set in a mythical world called the Four Lands, a group of elves that have been tasked with going on a quest to protect a tree from dying. The tree is holding banished demons from entering the realm. Season 1 and 2 available. 


Into the Badlands


Action - Drama


Martial arts series about a great warrior and a young boy who cross a dangerous land to find enlightenment. Season 1 and 2 available. 

The Last Kingdom


Action - History - Romance
TV-14 - 60 Minutes - BBC
In 872 the Kingdom of Wessex, led by King Alfred, is fighting the invading Danes. Caught in the midst is a man torn between both sides. While born a native a Wessex, he was stolen as a child and raised with the Danes. Series contains both fictional and historical characters. Seasons 1 and 2 available.  

Game of Thrones

Drama - Adventure - Fantasy
TV-MA - 55 Minutes - HBO
After nearly 15 years of peace, the fictional realm of Westeros is upturned when its king is killed. Multiple noble families are thrust into war. Old alliances are betrayed and new ones forged as the 'game of thrones' is played. Seasons 1-7 available.


Drama - Fantasy - Horror
TV-14 - Syfy

A group of students are recruited to a special university in upstate New York. The school specializes in magic. Soon the students learn the real dangers of magic. Season 1-3 available. 


Dr. Who

Scifi - Drama - Adventure
TV-PG - 45 Minutes - BBC
Revived version of the series that began in 1963. A 2,000 year old alien called the Doctor travels through space and time via a blue phone booth. He meets various foes and rights wrongs with his traveling companions. Seasons 1-10 available. 

Marco Polo


Marco Polo

Action - Drama - History 
TV-MA - 60 Minutes - Netflix
A historical drama that takes place in late 13th century China. The series follows well known adventurer Marco Polo focusing on the court of Kublai Khan. Season 1 available. 




Drama - Romance - Scifi
TV-MA - 60 Minutes - Starz

Based on the popular series. A married nurse living in the year 1945 is swept back to the year 1743 where she is falls in love and marries a young Scotish warrior. Seasons 1 - 3 available. 

The Librarians

Action - Adventure - Comedy


The adventures of two guys an a girl as they search for and save ancient artifacts. Seasons 1-3 available.


Da Vinci's Demons


Drama - Adventure
TV-MA 60 Minutes - STARZ
Dramatization of Leonardo Da Vinci's early years in Renaissance Florence. Da Vinci is a 25 year old genius struggling to live within his own time. All seasons available. 


Action - Drama - History
TV-14 - 44 Minutes - History Channel

Set during during the dawn of the Viking Age, the show is based off the life of mythological Norse hero Viking Ragnar Lothbrok. Ragnar is supported by his family and warriors as he rises in power as he raids his way through England. While Vikings is a fictional TV show, it includes plenty of Norse traditions and history. Seasons 1-5 available.