The Epic Saga called “Game of Thrones” has finally come to an end. After entertaining us for almost a decade with 8 seasons, we have to finally bid adieu to perhaps the Greatest Show of all times. Although fans are divided over how the ending went, there is no debating that we have loved the show, cried, laughed and experienced all sorts of emotion with it.
But now that the last war over the Throne is done and over with, how to fill the void that it has created? Perhaps nothing else can fill the void, but Netizens can’t stop watching things right? Right!
HBO has many other superb series up its kitty, and trust us, its definitely worth a watch. So hop on to know- Which HBO shows to binge watch after Game of Thrones.
Big Little Lies
Plot: Big Little Lies stars Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley and tells the story of three emotionally troubled women in Monterey, California, who become embroiled in a murder investigation. Season 2 is set to release this summer and has Meryl Streep in the cast. This series had won major Emmy Awards with just one season and is a must watch
Seasons: 1, Season 2 coming on June 9, 2019
Plot: Barry is created by Alec Berg and Bill Hader. It stars Hader as the eponymous lead character, a hitman from the Midwest who travels to Los Angeles to kill someone and then finds himself joining an acting class taught by Henry Winkler’s character. Critically acclaimed and winner of 2 Emmy awards, it has been renewed for a third season this April by HBO
Genre: Dark Comedy
Seasons: 2. 3rd Season coming soon.
My Brilliant Friend
Plot: My Brilliant Friend (Italian: L’amica geniale) is an Italian-American television series based on the novel of the same name by Elena Ferrante. It is the first of four novels in the Neapolitan Novels series to be adapted for television. An eight-episode miniseries, a second season is slated to come soon.
Seasons: One. 2nd season to come soon
Plot: This is an American political satire series which has now ended. Originally started from 2012, The series was created by Armando Iannucci as an adaptation of his sitcom The Thick of It. The protagonist of Veep is Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus), a fictional vice president. The series follows Meyer and her team as they attempt to make their mark and leave a legacy without becoming mired in the day-to-day political games that define American politics. Holds several prestigious awards in its kitty.
Genre: Political Satire; Comedy
Seasons: 6 (Ended)
Plot: This series created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy. It is based on the 1973 film of the same name and to a lesser extent the film’s 1976 sequel, Futureworld. The story takes place in Westworld, a fictional, technologically advanced Wild-West-themed amusement park populated by android “hosts”. The park caters to high-paying “guests” who may indulge their wildest fantasies within the park without fear of retaliation from the hosts, who are prevented by their programming from harming humans. This series has garnered the highest viewership for any HBO original series, crossing True Detective. It has been renewed for a third season, slated to be released on 2020.
Genre: Science Fiction
Seasons: 2. 3rd season coming in 2020
Plot: True Detective is an anthology crime drama television series created and written by Nic Pizzolatto. The series premiered on January 12, 2014. Each season of the series is structured as a disparate, self-contained narrative, employing new cast ensembles, and following various sets of characters and settings. But the basic idea follows that homicides are solved by a group of detectives! Highly loved by its viewers, a fourth season is in the making.
Genre: Crime Drama
Seasons: 3. 4th season coming.
Plot: The Deuce features a cast that includes James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal. It tells the story of the Golden Age of Porn, the legalization and rise of the porn industry in New York City that began in the 1970s. Themes explored include government and police corruption, the violence of the drug epidemic and the real-estate booms and busts that coincided with the change. The show’s title is derived from the nickname for 42nd Street between Seventh Avenue and Eighth Avenue. It has been renewed for a 3rd season as originally planned.
Genre: Period Drama
Seasons: 2. Renewed for 3rd season
Plot: Watchmen is an upcoming superhero drama television series, based on the comic book limited series of the same name created by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, that is set to premiere in the fall of 2019. The series was created by Damon Lindelof.
Genre: Superhero Drama
Seasons: To be aired on Fall 2019.
His Dark Materials
Plot: This is an upcoming British fantasy adventure series based on the novel series of the same name by Philip Pullman. It is being produced by New Line Cinema and Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner of Bad Wolf for BBC One and HBO. Before airing, the show was renewed for a second series of eight episodes.
Genre: Fantasy Adventure
Seasons: Slated for 2 seasons. Upcoming.
Plot: Euphoria is an upcoming Tv series that follows a group of high school students as they navigate drugs, sex, identity, trauma, social media, love and friendship. It is an adaptation of the Israeli series with the same name.
Genre: Teen Drama
Season: Slated to release on June 16, 2019.
Catherine – The Great
Plot: Special mention of the upcoming new Period Drama mini-series Catherine- The Great which is a joint venture by HBO and Sky Atlantic (United Kingdom). It follows the life of the Russian Empress by the same name and the lead role is played by Oscar Winning actress Helen Mirren.
Genre: Period Drama
Season: No mention yet when to be aired.
So this is our list guys. Would you like to add any? Have you watched any of them? Are you looking forward to the new ones?
Let us know in the comments section.
Citation: Information about all the above mentioned series has been taken from various sources of Internet, mainly Wikipedia.