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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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New - Six

Action - Drama - Historical

The History Channel

Inspired by real events, follows a Navy Seal team as they go on missions. See inside the life of a Navy Seal, life and death decisions, personal lives, and captures.

 

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. 
 

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 - 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- 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. 

 

 

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.
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