With February already running along, lots of TV shows are making their way back and we sure have a lot to keep us busy till the end of the first quarter of 2018. From sci-fi to action and fantasy dramas, there are surely no shortage of TV shows this year.
If you’re wondering which of them is worth your time, check out our pick of the best.
“Divorce” – HBO
Season two of this HBO drama premiered on the 14th of January. Divorce is a dark comedy with an emphasis on the dark, about a couple going through a divorce. The show is worth it, even as Thomas Haden Church delivers an hilarious and seemingly effortless performance as Robert, soon-to-be ex-husband of the character of Sarah Jessica Parker.
Despite the fact that the show appeared a bit disjointed in season one, it appears to have gotten it’s groove back in season two.
The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story– FX
He was shot in front of his Miami home by serial killer Andrew Cunanan. The amazing thing was that a couple.of weeks later, Andrew Cunanan shot himself with the same gun he used to kill Versace.
The Season 2 of this TV show premiered January 16 and it is one you definitely want to make time for. This is because it has colourful visuals and entertaining performances by the actors.
It is also bright and informative, even as Penelope Cruz delivers a stunning performance as Donatella Versace.
“The Resident” – FOX
The Resident is about an optimistic young doctor who soon discovers through his senior resident that modern-day medicine is not what he thought it would be. If you are keen about medical shows, then you should definitely find time for this one.
The Series premiered on the 21st of January.
“The Alienist” – TNT
This show is a psychological thriller that is set in 1896, when a series of gruesome murders hit New York City. A police commissioner, with the help of his secretary, gathers a team to investigate the mysterious murders in secret.
The Alienist premiered on January 22 and it is one show you should find time to watch. It has an eclectic cast which includes Luke Evans, Dakota Fanning and Daniel Brühl. And the fact that it is a historical alien crime drama – a genre that isn’t too common on television, will definitely keep you at the edge of your seat.
“Baskets” – FX
This Emmy awards winning series has very little to do with Baskets, the literal title. The show stars Zach Galifianakis as Chip Baskets, an aspiring clown. It is downright funny and it is best you watch the first two seasons first to laugh your head of and have a good time. Season three premiered on January 23.
“Waco” – Paramount Network
Waco premiered on the 24th of January and the miniseries tells the true story of the FBI and ATF seize of religious leader David Koresh’s Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas during the spring of 1993.
The Waco siege is one of the most fascinating stories in modern US history, and with a cast that includes Taylor Kitsch, John Leguizamo, Melissa Benoist, Rory Culkin, and Michael Shannon, you sure won’t be disappointed.
“One Day at a Time” – Netflix
Season two of this comedy show premiered on January 26. The show is based on the struggles of a divorced mother as she tries to raise her kids on her own. It is one show you definitely want to watch because it is smart, culturally relevant, and has great performances.
It is one of the good TV shows around now and it delivers something better than every family sitcom showing presently.
“Counterpart” – Starz
This show is based on a man that discovers that the agency he works for is hiding the opening to another dimension. The show premiered on January 28. It’s a sci-fi spy thriller that will make you think, but it takes some time to build up.