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Popular TV Shows: In Plain Sight(2016) , Hawaii Five-0(2010) , Power Book III: Raising Kanan(2021) , Law & Order: LA(2010) , Law & Order: Organized Crime(2021) , The Staircase(2022) , Clickbait(2021) , Gotham(2014) , Blue Bloods(2010) , Perry Mason(2020) , Swarm(2023) , Dirty John(2018) , Mare of Easttown(2021) , Search Party(2016) , JAG(1995) , Line of Duty(2012) , Why Women Kill(2019) , Oz(1997) , Dead to Me(2019) , The Woman in the House Across the Street from the Girl in the Window(2022) , Des(2020) , MINDHUNTER(2017) , DAHMER - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story(2022) , Deception(2018) , Point Pleasant(2005) , Crossing Lines(2013) , Lewis(2007) , Cold Case(2003) , The Alienist(2018) , Shetland(2013)

List of Best TV Shows

In Plain Sight
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Genre: Drama, Crime
Release Date: 2016-12-07
Duration: 30min
Country: GB
Plot: In Plain Sight is a 2016 British television series based on real events. The plot focuses on the cat-and-mouse game between Scottish detective William Muncie and serial killer Peter Manuel in the 1940s and 1950s. Detective William Muncie works to uncover the truth about Peter Manuel's crimes with keen insight and determination. Peter Manuel, with his cunning and cruel methods, constantly challenges the detective's intelligence and patience. Two people in constant contest show a tense, exciting duel.
Cast: Martin Compston, Douglas Henshall, Shauna Macdonald, Bobby Rainsbury, Michael Nardone
Hawaii Five-0
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Release Date: 2010-09-20
Duration: 30min
Country: US
Plot: The governor of Hawaii formed the Five-0 task force to look into significant crimes committed on the islands, even though the state does not have its state police agency. Leading the squad is Danny Williams, a second-in-command of Reservist Naval Officer Steve McGarrett, and together, they combat a string of crimes with considerably more severe repercussions than those the Honolulu faced—police services, including the handling of major organized crime and terrorism.
Cast: Alex O'Loughlin, Scott Caan, Ian Anthony Dale, Meaghan Rath, Beulah Koale
Power Book III: Raising Kanan
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Genre: Drama, Crime
Release Date: 2021-07-18
Duration: 30min
Country: US
Plot: Raising Kanan is a family drama set in 1991 in South Queens, Jamaica. It centers on Kanan Stark's coming-of-age. Kanan's mother is Raquel "Raq" Thomas, a notorious cocaine dealer in the city. She offers a growing network of dealers. Kanan Stark, her 15-year-old son, yearned to get involved in his family's expanding drug operation in South Jamaica, Queens, and his mother, Raquel Raq Thomas, led this enterprise.
Cast: Mekai Curtis, Patina Miller, Omar Epps, Hailey Kilgore, Antonio Ortiz
Law & Order: LA
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Genre: Drama, Crime
Release Date: 2010-09-29
Duration: 30min
Country: US
Plot: Rex Winters and TJ are the top investigators in the Los Angeles Police Department that investigates the Robbery and Murder. Every day, they track out the most severe offenders and prosecute them. Winters enlisted in the Marines at one point. He is quick-witted and has an upright demeanor, but he is also incredibly obstinate. His worldview is simple. TJ's father is a well-known and multiple Oscar winner, so he knows Hollywood's glitzy exterior conceals a lot of sinister and dark aspects since he was a little boy.
Law & Order: Organized Crime
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Genre: Drama, Crime
Release Date: 2021-04-01
Duration: 30min
Country: US
Plot: To combat organized crime, Elliot Stabler rejoins the NYPD following a tragic personal loss. But in the ten years since he departed, the city and the police force have undergone significant transformation, and he now needs to adjust to a time of reckoning inside the criminal justice system. Over the whole season, we will follow Stabler as he rebuilds his life and seeks forgiveness, all the while directing a new elite task force that aims to bust the most formidable crime syndicates in the city one by one.
Cast: Christopher Meloni, Danielle Moné Truitt, Ainsley Seiger, Rick Gonzalez
The Staircase
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Genre: Drama, Crime
Release Date: 2022-05-05
Duration: 30min
Country: US
Plot: Author and local politician Michael Peterson is reported to have phoned 911 after discovering his wife Kathleen unconscious and bleeding at the foot of the stairs on December 9, 2001, in Durham, North Carolina, but Catherine had died. Michael was charged with murder, nevertheless, because of the extent of her injuries, which made local police officials think he could have been involved in her death. The family is fighting a fierce legal struggle as the inquiry is ongoing. In the interim, a French documentary crew started to show interest in the subject.
Cast: Colin Firth, Toni Collette, Michael Stuhlbarg, Dane DeHaan, Olivia DeJonge
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Clickbait (2021)

7.2 TV-MA
Release Date: 2021-08-25
Duration: 30min
Country: US
Plot: It narrates the tale of a family entangled in an odd, transient mystery. Recently, husband, father, brother, and son Nick Brewer made an appearance in a widely shared video, waving banners that said things like "I abuse women" and "Over 5 million views, I'm dead." In a matter of minutes, the video amassed thousands of views on the internet, dominating news networks and turning people's phones, tablets, PCs, and TVs into their sole sources of entertainment.
Cast: Adrian Grenier, Zoe Kazan, Betty Gabriel, Phoenix Raei, Camaron Engels
Gotham
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Gotham (2014)

7.8 TV-14
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Genre: Drama, Crime, Sci-Fi
Release Date: 2014-09-22
Duration: 30min
Country: US
Plot: Jim Gordon was raised in the Gotham City suburbs and had romantic ideas about this enchanting and fascinating city. He triumphantly emerged as a detective with the Gotham City Police Department, following in the footsteps of his late father, a well-known district attorney in the city. After just two weeks in the new position, he gets engaged to Dr. Barbara Kean, and he promises to make the city the way he remembers it from his early years.
Cast: Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, David Mazouz, Sean Pertwee, Robin Lord Taylor
Blue Bloods
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Blue Bloods (2010)

7.7 TV-14
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Genre: Drama, Crime
Release Date: 2010-09-24
Duration: 30min
Country: US
Plot: Jamie came from a family of cops at birth. Following his father's desires and donning a police uniform, he chose to join the legal community instead of pursuing a career as a successful lawyer after graduating from Harvard Law School. Jamie became bewildered by a task from a supervisor. In an extremely risky situation, he was tasked with becoming an undercover police officer. Frank, the director, does not know Jamie's covert identity because it is vital and classified. Where should Jamie go when presented with this life-altering option?
Cast: Tom Selleck, Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes, Len Cariou
Perry Mason
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Perry Mason (2020)

7.6 TV-MA
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Release Date: 2020-06-21
Duration: 30min
Country: US
Plot: Renowned American fiction criminal defense lawyer Perry Mason is going through a marital breakdown and is haunted by his wartime memories in France. Los Angeles was prospering in 1932, even though the rest of the nation was still getting over the Great Depression. A kidnapping case goes awry. While solving the crime, Mason will discover a broken city; perhaps this is also a route to salvation. Maslany portrays Sister Alice, the head of the Radiant Assembly of God, who addresses famished congregations and a national radio audience three times a day with sermons.
Cast: Matthew Rhys, Juliet Rylance, Chris Chalk, Justin Kirk, Eric Lange
Swarm
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Swarm (2023)

7.1 TV-MA
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Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Release Date: 2023-03-16
Duration: 30min
Country: US
Plot: The show centers around Dre, a young lady falling head over herself in love with a pop artist whose fan following is called "The Swarm." With her adopted sister Marissa, Andrea "Dre" Greene resided in Houston in 2016. As Marissa grew older, her interest in pop sensation Nija decreased, but Dre's obsession with her did not. The show explores Dre's life, passions, fans, and journey to unexpectedly dark places.
Cast: Dominique Fishback
Dirty John
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Dirty John (2018)

7.3 TV-MA
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Genre: Drama, Crime
Release Date: 2018-11-25
Duration: 30min
Country: US
Plot: The first season centers on investigative reporting on the John Meehan affair by Los Angeles Times reporter Chris Goffard, which includes details of his connection with businesswoman Debra Newell. Their relationship swiftly devolved into abuse and manipulation after they met through internet dating. The drama centers on how secrets, treachery, and deceit overwhelm Debra Newell and John Meehan's love affair, causing it to spin out of control and ultimately become a game of survival. In addition to completely upending Debra Newell's life, this episode also hurt her kids.
Cast: Amanda Peet, Christian Slater, Rachel Keller
Mare of Easttown
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Release Date: 2021-04-18
Duration: 30min
Country: US
Plot: Mel works as a detective for the police department in East Township. She is worried since the delinquent girl hasn't made any progress in her disappearance after a year has gone by. Beyond the horizon rises another storm. A naked female body was discovered in the wilderness on the outskirts of town. Erin, the town's teenage mother, is the victim. Erin no longer maintains communication with her child's father, and she has a strained friendship with his new girlfriend. Her father was likewise violent at the same time. A gripping suspense drama is about to begin.
Cast: Kate Winslet, Jean Smart, Julianne Nicholson, Angourie Rice, Evan Peters
Search Party
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Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Release Date: 2016-11-21
Duration: 30min
Country: ZA
Plot: The lives of flirty actress Portia Davenport, show-off Elliott Goss, meek boyfriend Drew Gardner, and Brooklyn dweller Dory Sief. Julian Marcus, a journalist whose outspoken nature frequently lands him in hot water with others, is Dory's ex-boyfriend and a sharp contrast to the group. During the first season, Drew, Elliot, and Portia grudgingly assist Dory in inquiring about the disappearance of her college friend, Chantal Weatherburton.
Cast: Alia Shawkat, John Reynolds, John Early, Meredith Hagner
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JAG (1995)

6.7 TV-PG
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Release Date: 1995-09-23
Duration: 30min
Country: US
Plot: The main character is Harmon Rabb, a former fighter pilot turned military lawyer. With his keen insight, outstanding legal skills, and unwavering sense of justice, he successfully resolves numerous complex military legal cases. In the process of solving the cases, he not only establishes a deep friendship with the team members but also gradually wins the respect and trust of his superiors and peers.
Cast: David James Elliott, Catherine Bell, Patrick Labyorteaux
Line of Duty
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Release Date: 2012-06-26
Duration: 30min
Country: GB
Plot: British special police officers mistakenly shot dead a Middle Eastern migrant with a baby in his arms during an anti-terror operation due to an intelligence failure. The head of the action team decided to erase the scandal, so he brought in members who knew the truth to record false statements. Detective leader Steve is very dissatisfied with the chief's decision and is transferred to the secret operations team of the British Anti-Corruption Agency. Steve is tasked with investigating a detective Chief inspector named Tony, who has been placed on a watch list for suspected corruption. Steve and Kate, a female detective, infiltrate the team led by Tony, but Steve unexpectedly discovers that Kate has another secret identity.
Cast: Martin Compston, Vicky McClure, Adrian Dunbar, Gregory Piper, Nigel Boyle
Why Women Kill
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Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Release Date: 2019-08-15
Duration: 30min
Country: US
Plot: Beth's dream since childhood has been to be a housewife, and now she is married to Robert, finally realized the ideal. She did not expect the appearance of the third party will tear her beautiful life illusion into pieces. Socialite Simone married Karl, who loved her very much, but unexpectedly, in an accident, found that Karl was a homosexual. Taylor and Eli are in an open marriage, and the appearance of Taylor's lover, Jade, makes Eli think adding another person to the mix might be a good idea.
Cast: Allison Tolman, Lana Parrilla, Nick Frost, B.K. Cannon, Jordane Christie
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Oz (1997)

8.7 TV-MA
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Genre: Drama, Crime
Release Date: 1997-07-12
Duration: 30min
Country: US
Plot: OZ is Oswald's Maximum Security prison. It is a microcosm of society, encompassing everything that can happen in a prison. OZ is also a tiny, small society, and the common forces of American society can be reflected in this show. In OZ, there are no protagonists, no simple good and evil. There is no simple generalization of who is evil and who is a hero; each person makes the most natural choice from his point of view and position.
Cast: Lee Tergesen, Harold Perrineau, Dean Winters, Eamonn Walker, Ernie Hudson
Dead to Me
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Dead to Me (2019)

7.9 TV-MA
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Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Release Date: 2019-05-03
Duration: 30min
Country: US
Plot: Jen's husband died a few months ago in a hit-and-run car accident, and she still can't get over the sudden change. Her two children have also become more unruly as a result of the incident. While attending a meeting, Jen meets the enthusiastic Judy, and the two quickly become close friends. However, the reason Judy approaches Jen is not simple because she is the one who killed Jen's husband. Filled with guilt and conflict, Judy wrestled with whether to tell Jen the truth.
Cast: Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini, James Marsden, Luke Roessler, Sam McCarthy
The Woman in the House Across the Street from the Girl in the Window
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Release Date: 2022-01-28
Duration: 30min
Country: US
Plot: Artist Anna is still in mourning over her daughter's passing and the dissolution of her union with forensic psychologist Douglas. The fantastical Anna survives on casseroles, booze, and drugs. Limiting her interactions to her buddy, Mary, and the unassuming mailbox repairman, Bull. She sees a murderer and develops an obsession with her attractive neighbor across the street. But is this the case?
Cast: Kristen Bell, Tom Riley
Des
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Genre: Drama, Crime
Release Date: 2020-09-14
Duration: 30min
Country: GB
Plot: The TV narrates the tale of serial murderer Dennis Nilsen, one of the most well-known instances in British criminal history. Nilsen took at least twelve men and boys between 1978 and 1983, brought them home, and murdered them. After keeping their corpses as friends for a while, he would occasionally boil off their flesh before killing them. He may either flush them down the toilet or stack them about his flat.
Cast: David Tennant, Daniel Mays, Jason Watkins, Ron Cook, Faye McKeever
MINDHUNTER
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MINDHUNTER (2017)

8.6 TV-MA
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Genre: Drama, Crime
Release Date: 2017-10-13
Duration: 30min
Country: US
Plot: Midhunter tells a story about FBI psychology doctor Holden Ford. Together, they visit serial killers, rapists, and psychopathic murderers in prison, trying to understand their motivations and mindsets through in-depth conversations with these criminals. In the process, they not only reveal the twisted psychological world of the criminals but also discover some of their innermost secrets and fears.
Cast: Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, Anna Torv, Stacey Roca
DAHMER - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
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Genre: Drama, Crime
Release Date: 2022-09-21
Duration: 30min
Country: US
Plot: The new series Monster's Emmy-winning creator The Jeffrey Dahmer Story delves into the graphic real-life murders committed by Dahmer and explains how the most infamous serial murderer in American history used the nation's numerous institutional collapses as cover for his overt murderous spree that lasted over ten years. Tell the crowd how he manages to get away with it for so long.
Cast: Evan Peters, Richard Jenkins, Molly Ringwald, Michael Learned, Niecy Nash-Betts
Deception
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Deception (2018)

7.4 TV-PG
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Genre: Drama, Crime
Release Date: 2018-03-11
Duration: 30min
Country: US
Plot: The worst kind of revelation to the public was that Cameron's brother, Cameron Black, was held accountable for his death in an automobile accident. Cameron is aware that he is being set up, though, as the real victim is not multiracial, and the claimed victim is. The controversy destroyed his career. His craft of persuasion, illusion, and deceit could only be found in one place—the FBI. In exchange for the FBI's assistance in clearing Cameron's record, Cameron strikes a bargain with FBI agent Kay Daniels: he and his magic team will assist the FBI in tracking down and apprehending the drug Lord.
Cast: Jack Cutmore-Scott, Ilfenesh Hadera, Lenora Crichlow, Amaury Nolasco, Justin Chon
Point Pleasant
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Release Date: 2005-01-19
Duration: 30min
Country: US
Plot: The quiet existence of Point Pleasant, New Jersey, a tiny coastal town, is permanently altered when a little girl called Christina Nickson is saved from the ocean by local lifeguard Jesse Parker and taken to the house of local doctor Ben Kramer. A string of paranormal happenings in the tiny village where Christina seems to have the ability to control the people and events around her confound her, and she is bewildered by the unusual things that happen to her when she is agitated.
Cast: Elisabeth Harnois, Grant Show, Sam Page, Aubrey Dollar, Dina Meyer
Crossing Lines
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Release Date: 2013-08-22
Duration: 30min
Country: US
Plot: Carl Hickman is a former NYPD cop whose life goes apart when he gets hurt at work. He was invited to become a member of the special Crimes team of the International Criminal Court. It looks into cross-border issues, including drug trafficking, kidnappings, serial killings, unlawful nuclear material smuggling, and human trafficking. It is based in The Hague.
Cast: Tom Wlaschiha, Donald Sutherland, Lara Rossi, Elizabeth Mitchell, Goran Visnjic
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Lewis (2007)

8.2 TV-PG
Release Date: 2007-02-18
Duration: 30min
Country: GB
Plot: Inspector Robert Lewis emerges from the shadow of his master, the legendary Inspector Morse, in this critically praised complex mystery. In Oxford, England, Lewis and his mysterious and perceptive companion, Sheriff James Hathaway, take on a top-tier criminal group. They depend on Lewis's instincts and Hathaway's wit to acquire insight into the history and hearts of their sophisticated adversaries.
Cast: Kevin Whately, Laurence Fox, Clare Holman, Rebecca Front, Alex MacQueen
Cold Case
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Cold Case (2003)

7.6 TV-14
Release Date: 2003-09-28
Duration: 30min
Country: US
Plot: A detective for the Philadelphia Police Department's homicide investigation branch, Lilly Rush, is tasked with investigating "cold cases"—crimes from years past that have not yet been solved. To solve the murder, Lily and her associates constantly look for people who may still be alive and speak with relatives of the victims. They also try to reconsider the crime scene.
Cast: Kathryn Morris, Danny Pino, Jeremy Ratchford, Thom Barry, Tracie Thoms
The Alienist
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Release Date: 2018-01-22
Duration: 30min
Country: US
Plot: Reunited with psychiatrist Dr. Kreizler and New York Times writer John Moore, Sara established her own private investigation firm with the goal of tracking down the little daughter abducted by the Spanish consul. This gang of outcasts from society set out to track down and capture one of the earliest serial murderers in New York City, using the then-emerging field of psychology and early methods of forensic inquiry. They discover a deadly and elusive killer as a result of their investigation's dark turn along a murderous and deceitful route.
Cast: Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans, Dakota Fanning, Matthew Shear, Douglas Smith
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Shetland (2013)

8.3 TV-PG
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Release Date: 2013-03-10
Duration: 30min
Country: GB
Plot: On her tiny farm near Bressay Croft, elderly Shetlander Mima Wilson was discovered dead. As Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez and his crew look into the case, they believe the Shetland Bus and the Haldane family are connected to the murder. The supervising professor and the Haldane family members who stand to gain from keeping the facts hidden are scrutinized following the death of an archeology student on a farm. Before the masses converged at Up Helly Aa, Europe's biggest fire festival, Perez needed to capture the culprit.
Cast: Ashley Jensen, Alison O'Donnell, Steven Robertson