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A Guide to Television Programs at the Library   Tags: classic television, comedy, drama, dvd's, science fiction, television shows, tv  

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

       

Drama - Music
TV-14 - 43 Minutes - 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 and 2 available. 
 
 
 

Heartland

Drama - Family
TV-PG - 60 Minutes - CBC
 
Heartland is a family ranch in Alberta, Canada that rescues troubled horses. Seasons 1-8 available.
 

The Royals

Drama
TV-14 - 42 Minutes - E!

This is the first scripted TV show by E! and is about a fictional British Royal family. The storyline takes place in modern day and includes plenty of royal drama with the scrutiny that comes with being royalty. Seasons 1 and 2 available. 
 
 
 

Masters of Sex

Drama
TV-MA - 60 Minutes - Showtime

Based on the real events in the lives of Virginia Johnson and Dr. William Masters. The two scientists work together to conduct studies to understand human sexuality. Season 1-2 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 confiction. He struggles to adapt to the world on the outside. 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 available. 

 

 

 

New - Taken

Action - Drama - Thriller

NBC

Based on the film trilogy. A former CIA agent deals with personal tragedy in order to get revenge. Season 1 available. 

 

 

New- The Young Pope

Drama
TV-MA - HBO

Yes...that is Jude Law and he plays the ultra conservative, youngest, first ever American Pope. Orphaned as a child, he struggles with trying to reconnect with his parents and the battles he fights within the Vatican to do things his way. Season 1 available. 

 

New Drama - Queen Sugar

Drama
TV-MA - OWN

After their father dies, three siblings move to Louisiana to claim their inheritance. They must come together to run their father's sugarcane farm. Season 1 available.

 

 

 

New - 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 available.

 

 

 

New-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.

 

 

 

Mr. Robot

  

Drama - Crime
TV-14 - 60 Minutes - 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 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 and 2 available. 
 
 
 

Royal Pains

Drama - Comedy
TV-PG - USA
2009-2016

A brilliant young doctor is wrongly fired and discredited. He lands a position as a concierge doctor in the Hamptons. Proving round the clock home calls to the rich and famous is exactly as annoying as you'd expect it to be. All seasons 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 1-4 available.

 

 

Halt and Catch Fire

Drama
TV-14 - 60 Minutes - AMC

An American period drama beginning in 1983 and is set in the Texas Silicon Prairie. In short, a dramatization of the personal computer boom. Season 1 and 2 available.

  

 

 

 

Nashville

Drama - Music
TV-PG - 43 Minutes - 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 1-3 available. 
 

Scandal

Drama - Thriller
TV-14 - 43 Minutes - ABC

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. Seasons 1-4 available.
 

Home Fires

Drama - War
TV-14  - TBC
 

Set during WWII in and isolated English village. A group of women undergo a extreme pressures as the effects of the war are felt. Seasons 1 and 2 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 and 2 available. 
 
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