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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. 
 
 
 

Luther

Drama - Crime - Mystery 
TV-14 - 60 Minutes - BBC

A brilliant murder detective solves high profile crimes. His work often consumes him to a dangerous degree. Seasons 1-4 available. 
 

Pretty Little Liars

Drama - Mystery - Thriller
TV-14 - 6- Minutes - ABC
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. Seasons 1-5 available. 
 

Criminal Minds

Drama - Crime - Mystery
TV-14 - 43 Minutes - CBS

Unit subsection of the FBI is called in on to solve crimes where the perpetrator is unknown. The team uses human profiling to find the criminal. Seasons 1-10 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.
 

Blacklist

Drama - Crime - Mystery
TV-14 - 43 Minutes - NBC

A criminal that has been on the FBI's top 10 most wanted list for 20 years turns himself in. He offers to help the FBI uncover plots and find criminals that have alluded the FBI for years. Though he insists on only working with the new female FBI profiler. Season 1 and 2 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. 
 
 
 

The Originals

Drama - Fantasy - Horror
TV-14 - 45 Minutes - CW
The original vampire family returns to New Orleans to rule the Quarter once again. Standing in their way are witches, werewolves, and rival vampires. Season 1-3  available. 
 
 

How to Get Away With Murder

Drama - Crime - Mystery
TV-14 - ABC
 
 A criminal defense attorney chooses a group of students to intern at her law firm. The group become entangled in the murders of her husband and his lover. Season 1 an 2 available. 
 

Drama

Drama is the largest genre of TV shows and covers a lot of ground. While the shows on this page may seem very different from each other, you can count on a lot of excitement and emotion with all of them. Due to the high volume of Drama  shows on TV currently, only a portion of our collection is listed on this page.  Click on the TV show's photo to be directed to the catalog. 

 

Featured Drama TV Show

Drama - Crime
TV-14 - 45 Minutes - CBS
 
Centers around a NYC family prominent in the law world. The Reagans include the Police Comissioner, the Assistant District Attorney, a senior detective, and a Harvard law grad  turned cop. The group defends the city from harm. Seasons 1-6 available.  
 

Featured New Drama Series - 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. 

 

 

 

Featured New Drama Series

Drama - Crime - Mystery
TV-14 - ABC

At the FBI Quantico Base in Virginia, the best and brightest recruits train. Among them is a sleeper terrorist. This series is full of conspiracies and suspense. Season 1 available.

 

 

Featured New Drama Series

Drama - Mystery - Crime
TV-14 - NBC

A woman is discovered in Times Square with no memory of who she is. Her body is covered in a series of tattoos, one of which includes the name of and FBI agent. They soon discover the tattoos on her body are different crimes to be solved. Season 1 available. 

 

 

Featured New Drama Series

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 available. 

 

 

Featured New Drama Series

Drama - Crime - Fantasy
TV-14 - Fox

Lucifer has decided to retire from ruling the underworld to live in LA. While living amongst humans he wonders if he isn't starting to have feelings for humans. Season 1 available. 

 

 

 

Featured New Drama

Drama - Scifi
TV-14 - 42 Minutes - AMC

Set in the present time, very human like robots are being purchased by families to work as robotic servants. Season 1 available. 

 

 

 

Featured New Drama Series

Drama
TV-14 CBS

A hospital drama that focuses on the ER. A group of first year residents learn to treat patients in life or death circumstances at LA County Hospital. Season 1 available. 

 

 

 

Featured New Drama

  

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 available.
 

Featured New Drama - Animal Kingdom

Crime - Drama
TV-MA - TNT
 
A seventeen year old boy is sent to California to live with estranged relatives after his mother dies of an overdose. These relatives have assorted issues and criminal activities among them. 
 
 
 

Featured New Drama

Drama - Mystery
TV - 14 - 60 Minutes - 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. Season 1 available.
 
 
 
 

Salem

Drama - Fantasy - Thriller
TV-MA - 60 Minutes - WGN

Takes place in Salem, Massachusettes during the time of the infamous witch trials. With its own spin on what really was behind the trials, Salem has real witches though they are not always what they seem. Season 1 and 2 available.  
 
 
 

Better Call Saul

Drama - Crime 
TV-14 - 47 Minutes - AMC
A spin off of the TV series Breaking Bad is actually a prequel to the show. It takes place six years before Saul's character is first introduced on Breaking Bad. On Breaking Bad, Saul plays a small time lawyer for characters Walter and Jessie. In this new show, we see Saul as a beginning criminal attorney. Season 1 available. 
 

Aquarius

       

Drama - Crime 
TV-14 - 43 Minutes - NBC
 
A homocide detective in  the 1960's who seeks to infiltrate the growing circle of followers to the infamous real life Charles Manson. By teaming up with a young cop, he is able to get inside information on Manson as he recruits vulnerable young men and women for his cause. Season 1 available. 
 

Featured New Drama

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.

  

 

 

 

Chicago P.D.

Drama - Action
TV-14 - 45 Minutes - NBC


Follow Chicago P.D. district 21's two different police groups, uniformed cops and the intelligence unit. Explore how each sector fights crime in Chicago. Seasons 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. 
 

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. Seasons 1-4 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. 
 

Grey's Anatomy

Drama - Romance
TV-14 - 41 Minutes - ABC

Five doctors begin their surgical internship at Seattle Grace Hospital. Their professional and personal lives are played out as they eat, sleep, and breathe residency. Seasons 1-11 available. 
 

Fargo

Drama - Crime - 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. 
 
 

Gotham

       

Drama - Crime - Thriller
TV-14 - 43 Minutes - Fox
 
The story is centered in Gotham, but takes place long before Bruce Wayne becomes Batman. James Gordon is the officer assigned to the case of the murder of Bruce Wayne's parents. It is how he first meets the young Bruce Wayne. Many of Gotham's famed characters are introduced. Season 1and 2 available. 
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