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Categorical listings of a variety of TV shows available for check out at the library.
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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. Seasons 1 and 2 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 1-5 available.  
 

Vikings

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 1-4 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 1-5 available.
 

New- Outlander

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. Season 1 available. 
 

New- The Librarians

Action - Adventure - Comedy

TV - PG - TNT

The adventures of two guys an a girl as they search for and save ancient artifacts. Seasons 1 and 2 available.

 

 

New - Shannara

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 available. 

 

 

New- 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. 

 

 

New - 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. Season 1 available.  
 
 
 

New - Into the Badlands

Action - Drama

TV-Ma - AMC


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

 

Magicians

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 and 2 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. 
 

Da Vinci's Demons

Drama - Adventure
TV-MA 60 Minutes - STARZ
2013-2015
 
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. 
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