The Best Miniseries TV Shows

Olga Trędota 2020-05-30

Patrick Melrose

Comedy Drama USA 2018

Patrick Melrose

Comedy Drama USA 2018

  • Patrick Melrose
  • 7,9/10

1 season, 5 episodes

A critical and often humorous look at the upper class, tracking the protagonist’s harrowing odyssey from a deeply traumatic childhood through adult substance abuse and, ultimately, toward recovery.

Olive Kitteridge

Drama USA 2014

Olive Kitteridge

Drama USA 2014

  • Olive Kitteridge
  • 7,7/10

1 season, 4 episodes

A look at a seemingly placid New England town that is actually wrought with illicit affairs, crime and tragedy, all told through the lens of Olive, whose wicked wit and harsh demeanor mask a warm but troubled heart and staunch moral center. The story spans 25 years and focuses on Olive's relationships with her husband, Henry, the good-hearted and kindly town pharmacist; their son, Christopher, who resents his mother's approach to parenting; and other members of their community.

Years and Years

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy War & Politics United Kingdom 2019

Years and Years

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy War & Politics United Kingdom 2019

  • Years and Years
  • 7,9/10

1 season, 6 episodes

As Britain is rocked by unstable political, economic and technological advances, members of the Lyons family converge on one crucial night in 2019. Over the next 15 years, the twists and turns of their everyday lives are explored as we find out if this ordinary family could change the world.

Alias Grace

Crime Drama Canada 2017

Alias Grace

Crime Drama Canada 2017

  • Alias Grace
  • 7,5/10

1 season, 6 episodes

Based on the true story of Grace Marks, a housemaid and immigrant from Ireland who was imprisoned in 1843, perhaps wrongly, for the murder of her employer Thomas Kinnear. Grace claims to have no memory of the murder yet the facts are irrefutable. A decade after, Dr. Simon Jordan tries to help Grace recall her past.

Unorthodox

Drama Germany 2020

Unorthodox

Drama Germany 2020

  • Unorthodox
  • 8,2/10

1 season, 4 episodes

A Hasidic Jewish woman in Brooklyn flees to Berlin from an arranged marriage and is taken in by a group of musicians -- until her past comes calling.

Sharp Objects

Crime Drama Mystery USA 2018

Sharp Objects

Crime Drama Mystery USA 2018

  • Sharp Objects
  • 7,6/10

1 season, 8 episodes

Reporter Camille Preaker confronts the psychological demons from her past when she returns to her hometown to investigate the murders of two young girls.

The Loudest Voice

Drama War & Politics USA 2019

The Loudest Voice

Drama War & Politics USA 2019

  • The Loudest Voice
  • 7,9/10

1 season, 7 episodes

The rise and fall of Fox News founder Roger Ailes, focusing primarily on the past decade in which Ailes arguably became the Republican Party’s de facto leader, while flashing back to defining events in his life.

When They See Us

Drama USA 2019

When They See Us

Drama USA 2019

  • When They See Us
  • 8,6/10

1 season, 4 episodes

Five teens from Harlem become trapped in a nightmare when they're falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park.

Chernobyl

Drama USA 2019

Chernobyl

Drama USA 2019

  • Chernobyl
  • 8,6/10

1 season, 5 episodes

The true story of one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history: the catastrophic nuclear accident at Chernobyl. A tale of the brave men and women who sacrificed to save Europe from unimaginable disaster.

Band of Brothers

Drama War & Politics United Kingdom USA 2001

Band of Brothers

Drama War & Politics United Kingdom USA 2001

  • Band of Brothers
  • 8,3/10

1 season, 10 episodes

Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company parachuting into Normandy early on D-Day morning, participants in the Battle of the Bulge, and witness to the horrors of war, the men of Easy knew extraordinary bravery and extraordinary fear - and became the stuff of legend. Based on Stephen E. Ambrose's acclaimed book of the same name.

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