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A Guide to Television Programs at the Library: Drama

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

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Action - Drama

TV-14 - USA

A highly decorated veteran learns of a plot to assassinate the president. Soon after, he is framed. 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. 

Better Things

Drama - Comedy

TV-MA - FX

An actress living in Los Angeles juggles raising three daughters, a personal life and mother across the street. Season 1 and 2 available. 

Empire

       

Drama - Music
TV-14 - Fox
 
A CEO of a hip hop record company learns he has a terminal illness. He must choose one of his three sons to take over the business. Once a drug dealer, his past sins begin to haunt him as his illness progresses. Season 1-4 available. 

Rectify

 

Drama
TV-14 - Sundance Channel
2013-2016
 
A man is release after serving 19 years on Death Row after new DNA evidence overturns the conviction. He struggles to adapt to the world on the outside. All seasons available. 

Reign

 

Drama - Fantasy

TV-14  - CW

A teenage Mary Queen of Scots must go to the French Court to be wed to the next King of France. All seasons available. 

Famous in Love

Drama - Romance

TV-14 - Freeform

A college student lands the lead role in a Hollywood movie and must deal with being the new 'it' girl. Season 1 available. 

The Son

 

Drama - Western

TV-14 - AMC

Family saga that tells America's history through three generations of a Texas old family. Season 1 available. 

Heartland

 

Drama - Family
TV-PG - 60 Minutes - CBC
 
Heartland is a family ranch in Alberta, Canada that rescues troubled horses. Seasons 1-11 available.

Designated Survivor

 

Drama - Thriller

TV-14 - ABC

A low level cabinet member becomes president of the United States when an attack kills everyone in the line of succession about him. Season 1 available. 

Underground

 

Adventure - Drama - History

TV-MA - WGN

On the brink of civil war, a group of slaves plan an escape from a Georgia plantation. Their freedom is a 600 mile journey. Season 1 and 2 available.

Kingdom

 

Drama - Action

TV- MA - Audience 

Action packed drama about a couple that run a mixed martial arts gym in Venice, California. Seasons 1 and 2 available.

The Affair

Drama 
TV-MA - 60 Minutes - Showtime

During a summer retreat to the Hamptons, a school teacher begins an affair with a local waitress. He is working to write his second book, and she is grieving the loss of her 4 year old son that died two years previous. Both are married.  Season 1 -4 available. 

Condor

Action - Drama - Thriller

TV-MA - AUDIENCE

A new CIA analyst stumbles upon a plan that threatens the lives of millions. Season 1 available. 

The Handmaid's Tale

Drama

TV-MA - Hulu

Dystopian religions society where women are treated like second class citizens. June is sentenced to be a handmaid and bear children for childless government officials. Season 1 and 2 available. 

The Good Fight

Drama

TV-MA - CBS

After losing everything in her best friend's investment scam, Diane is forced out of her own law firm and must start as a junior partner at a new one. Season 1 and 2 available. 

Atlanta

Drama - Comedy

TV-MA - FX

Cousins Earn and Alfred are trying to make their way up in the music world rap scene in Atlanta. Season 1 available. 

Nashville

 

Drama - Music
TV-PG - ABC

As a country superstar begins to lose record sales, she must go on tour with a rising teen star to keep her record label. Seasons 1-4 available. 

Scandal

Drama - Thriller
TV-14 - ABC
2012 - 2018

A team with a unique skill set lead by a former White House Director clean up problems for the rich and powerful in Washington D.C.. All seasons available.

Fargo

 

Drama - Thriller
TV-MA - 53 Minutes - FX

A drifter comes to a small Minnesota town and negatively influences the people living there with malice and violence. Season 1 - 3 available. 

SEAL Team

Action - Drama - War

TV-14 - CBS

Military drama centering on the personal and professional lives of Navy SEALS. Season 1 available. 

Dynasty

Drama

TV-14 - CW

A modern remake of the well known soap opera of the same name. Follows two of America's wealthiest families as they fight over family and fortune. Season 1 available. 

Love, Lies and Records

Drama

BBC

A Senior Register juggles her personal life and a jealous colleague threatening to expose her recent indiscretions at the office. Season 1 available. 

Chesapeake Shores

 

Drama - Family

Hallmark

Abby returns to her hometown of Chesapeake Shores to help her sister's failing inn. She will come face to face with her past and  reconnect with her loved ones. Seasons 1 - 3 available. 

Mr. Robot

  

Drama - Crime
TV-14 - USA
 
The story of a talented hacker with social anxiety disorder. He is recruted by an anarchist to take down the very company he works for. Season 1 - 3 available.
 

Billions

 

Drama
TV-MA - Showtime

A U.S. Attorney and hedge fund king face off in New York City. Each use all of their numerous resources to outsmart the other. Season 1 - 3 available. 

 

 

Chicago Fire

 

Action - Drama
43 Minutes - NBC

 Follows the personal lives and firehouse life and death ventures of the firefighters, paramedics, and rescue squad of Chicago Firehouse 51. Season 1-6 available.