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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.

A House Divided

Drama

Urban Movie Channel - TV-MA

A wealthy and powerful Los Angeles family begins to unravel when their matriarch mysteriously dies. Her husband desperately tries to keep the family together. Season 1 available. 

This is Us

Comedy - Drama - Romance

TV-14 - NBC

The story follows several decades in the lives of Jack and Rebecca Peterson and their children. Seasons 1-3 available. 

Killing Eve

Action - Adventure

TV MA - Amazon

A bored security operative and violent killer play a game of cat and mouse. Seasons 1 and 2 available. 

The Bold Type

Drama

TV-14 - Freeform

Follows three spirited young women working for a fashion magazine in New York. Seasons 1 and 2 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. Seasons 1-3 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. Seasons 1-5 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. 

A Million Little Things

Comedy - Drama - Mystery

TV-14 - ABC

A group of friends from Boston bond under unexpected circumstances. When one of them dies, it is a wake up for the rest to start living. Season 1 available. 

The Deuce

Drama

TV-MA - HBO

Chronicles the rise of the porn industry in 1970's New York. Seasons 1 and 2 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 1-12 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 -  Showtime
2014 - 2019

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.  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. 

My Brilliant Friend

Drama - Romance

TV-MA - HBO

An elderly woman recalls a friendship with a girl from her youth in the 1950's, that turned into her enemy. Season 1 available. 

Yellowstone

Drama - Western

TV-MA - Paramount

A ranching family struggles to maintain its border while others try to encroach on their land. Seasons 1 and 2 available. 

The Chi

Drama

TV-MA - Showtime

Coming of age drama focusing on the residents of a South Side Chicago neighborhood brought together after shocking turn of events. Seasons 1 and 2 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. Seasons 1-3 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. Seasons 1-3 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. Seasons 1 and 2 available. 

Nashville

Drama - Music
TV-PG - ABC
2012-2018

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. 

Succession

Drama 

TV-MA - HBO

A dysfunctional global media family is thrown into turmoil when its patriarch becomes ill. Season 1 available.

Dirty John

Drama

TV-14 - Bravo

A successful woman living in Newport Beach is swept off her feet by a handsome doctor who pulls her into a web of psychological manipulation. 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 - 4 available. 

Mr. Robot

  

Drama - Crime
TV-14 - USA
2015-2019
 
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. All seasons 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 - 4 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 1-7 available.