Here are the top 10 upcoming TV shows of 2014 that are either new or are the extended seasons of the series started a while ago.
Game Of Thrones
The ever so popular TV series Game of Thrones is an absolute no brainer in terms of the top upcoming series in 2014. The series has almost spent is past nine months on the air delivering the absolute best for their viewers and have not disappointed.
The game of thrones promises to be one of the best; after the third season included most of its most memorable moments which included the much anticipated Red Wedding. The TV series has raised the bar very high for the other TV shows. Game of Thrones’s new season is the one to watch out for.
Mad Men, a TV series which is set to air its first half of its 7th and final season on April 13. The creative head of the TV series Mad Men, Matt Weiner who is notorious for his secretive ways.
But it would be safe to say that the hard hitting season premiere picks up most of the time after the events of the finale of the season number six, which included the main man Don Draper(Jon Hamm) at a division of personal and professional crossroads. Despite the splitting of AMC from Mad Men’s final season, the final 7 episodes are called the “End of An Era”.
The TV series called Fargo is the FX’s adaptation of the Coen brother’s Oscar winning 1996 noir called Fargo which ultimately inspired a fair amount of skepticism. But in the coming months since the original project was announced, there have been some sure signs that the network could actually be successful in pulling the feat off.
The Coen brothers themselves signed as executive producers and Fargo consisted of a top class cast which includes Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Bob Odenkirk, Kate Walsh and Colin Hanks. Along with that, FX also revealed that Fargo would be a 10 part series which will follow suite like the series American Horror Story and will continue with a beginning, middle and an end.
The network Showtime’s upcoming TV series of the horror genre is one of those series that clearly combines the origin stories of horror icons like the Dracula, Dr. Frankenstein and Dorian Gray into a single narrative.
Although it is still not 100% confirmed but between the series “The walking dead” and the “American Horror Story”, the genre of the series is also boasting a bit of the renaissance on TV, if or not this move of adding a deft classical touch in the TV series will be fruitful? It will only be decided by the viewers who will catch the series in 2014.
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Orange is the New Black
The TV series “House of Cards” got a very rousing reception in terms of early buzz, but the site Netflix’s hard hitting and one of the most groundbreaking original series turned out to be originally the last summer’s “Orange is the new black”, it is a series which uses the set of women’s prison setting to tell a story which turns out to be really diverse than what one would normally see on the TV.
This particular TV series plays upon the factors of great anticipation of the viewers to stay afloat and it is worth a check to see how the series pans out.
Leftovers, which is the network HBO’s newest original drama, which is solely based upon Tom Perrotta’s novel of the same name. This series chronicles the fallout of an event quite similar to the rapture in which 2 percent of the whole of Earth’s population suddenly disappears.
The TV series “The Leftovers” follows the people who did not disappear and they try to decipher correctly what happened and why it happened. The series “The Leftovers” is a rich, intriguing concept. Damon Lindelof, who also co-created the hit TV series Lost is definitely no stranger to putting together a indulging and an absorbing TV mystery.
After a highly successful run and a very highly rated presence in the TV series standings, the series which was based on a six episode run last year. It is SundanceTV’s first original series which tells the story of a man from Georgia who was exonerated for allegedly committing rape and the murder of his ex-girlfriend after spending about 19 years on the death row.
The series returns to the TV sets for the viewers around June. The TV series is just not another CSI type series but it promises to be a quiet, thoughtful exploration of the unexpected and the far-fetched results that one crime can have on an entire society.
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Another one of the network FX’s big time project comes with a similar sheen and style. The series “The Strain” is based on Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s co-written vampire novel of the same name as the series. The project actually started off as a TV proposal pitch.
The story revolves around a certain group of humans who are trying to combat a particular vampire epidemic. Now, to carry over this story to the TV, it will be the job of the creator del Toro and a collection of talented actors such as Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Mia Maestro and Francis Capra.
24: Live Another Day
After a very long 4 year hiatus, the network Fox’s super hit thriller TV series “24” is back for a supposed limited “ Event series” that drops the overall format of the TV series and moves itself to the action over at London.
The series did not end in the same inventive fashion or in the same strength with which it began with in the start but the idea of seeing Jack Bauer in a modern political type context, along with that, the addition of fairly new characters in the series itself such as Michelle Fairly and Yvonne Strahovski. This proves to be a very exciting combination.
The network, WGN America is trying to successfully launched the series with high hopes. The first original scripted plot of the series and the surprisingly amazing supernatural natured drama is set during the witch trials that go on to earn Salem its infamy.
The TV series “Salem” is shot to keep in mind the impressive recreation of the 17th century Salem in the city of Louisiana. The TV series is one that is filled with the most talented cast that includes Shane West as a cut throat and a roguish war veteran and Janet Montgomery, who is a villager with a secret.
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