Beautiful TV series: who among you has never been passionate about a show, watching all the episodes and becoming fond of this or that character? In the last 30 years there have been many television series that have fascinated millions of viewers.
In this post we want to point out the most beautiful television series according to our magazine.
You are ready? Let’s start to discover the ranking of our favorite TV series!
Let’s start immediately with a TV series recommended for you: it is Friends , one of the most viewed American sitcoms of all time. This is the story of a group of American kids: Ross, Chandler, Joey, Rachel, Monica and Phoebe, who share love and friendship (as well as the apartment) in 1990s-early 2000s New York. This series TV was created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, broadcast on the American television network NBC from 1994 to 2004.
In total, ten seasons were made and the finale of the last season recorded over 52 million viewers, making it the most watched fourth season finale of all time, as well as the most watched episode of the last 10 years.
The show deals in a fun way with some important issues such as female homosexuality, love and friendship in modern society, adoption as well as some of the epochal social changes that have taken place in those years.
The protagonists of the Friends series are:
- Ross Geller: David Schwimmer;
- Chandler Bing: Matthew Perry;
- Joey Tribbiani: Matt LeBlanc;
- Monica Geller: Courtney Cox;
- Rachel Green: Jennifer Aniston;
- Phoebe Buffay: Lisa Kudrow;
The Big Bang Theory
Here is another television series, beautiful and hilarious, recommended for you: it is The Big Bang Theory , broadcast on CBS since 2007 and created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady , which deals with the story of a group of nerds struggling with things of life: work, love, friendship, in a fun context but at the same time full of food for thought.
Better muscles or brains?
This is the question of Penny, the beautiful girl who goes to live on the same landing as Leonard (who falls in love with her at first glance) and Sheldon, the most intelligent but at the same time singular of the group of friends. Between jokes and funny episodes, this series ended with the last season, unencrypted on Mediaset channels last December.
The characters of The Big Bang Theory TV series are:
- Penny: Kaley Cuoco
- Leonard Hofstadter: Johnny Galecky;
- Sheldon Cooper: Jim Parsons;
- Howard Wolowitz: Simon Helberg;
- Raj Koothrappali: Kunal Nayyar;
- Amy Farrah Fowler: Mayim Bialik;
- Bernadette Rostenkowski: Melissa Rauch;
This TV series is on air again with the previous seasons on Mediaset channels: to find out at what time it is broadcast, we recommend that you check the dedicated website “TV Programs“.
Let’s change the subject completely and dive into the paranormal cases that the two FBI agents, Mulder and Scully , are called to solve. We are talking about the American TV series The X-Files , created by Chris Carter and broadcast by Fox from 1993 to 2002 and for a couple of years now back in production for fans of the saga starring the actors David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson .
The themes covered by the series are those related to the horror genre : legendary creatures, conspiracy theories, genetic mutations, extrasensory perceptions, psychokinesis, artificial intelligence, UFOs and aliens, are just some of the recurring themes of the series that made the broadcaster’s fortune. television, especially in the 90s.
For those who love the genre can not miss this American TV series!
Let’s leave American sitcoms and TV series for a moment to launch into an Italian TV series dedicated to the Camorra, one of the most bloody criminal organizations: we are talking about Gomorra-La serie .
This, dated 2014 and appeared for the first time on Sky Italia , is based on the novel of the same name published by Roberto Saviano and tells the exploits of Camorra and drug dealers in the Neapolitan context. The series is very raw and tells in detail the functioning of a clan. If you love the genre you can’t miss the first three seasons of this famous TV series, now broadcast in over 50 countries around the world.
Let’s go back to the USA thanks to the Breaking Bad series, an American TV series that began in 2008 and ended in 2013.
This tells the exploits of its protagonist, Walter White (Bryan Cranston), a chemistry professor at the Albuquerque high school and father of a disabled son, who, after discovering that he has an incurable disease, decides without any experience to produce crystals of methamphetamine and conquer the market also with the help of the small drug dealer Jesse Pinkman . This series has been proclaimed the 13th best TV series of all time and one of the best written. He has also won numerous awards, including sixteen Emmy Awards, eight Satellite Awards, twelve Saturn Awards, six WGA Awards, five TCA Awards, two Golden Globes, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, one PGA Award, two DGA Awards and six Critics’ Choice Television Award.
In short, what to say: good vision!
The whole saga of the science fiction TV series that in recent years have followed one another and started by Lost , the American TV series of ABC and directed by JJ Abrams , which stars the passengers of the plane flight 815 of the Australian company Oceanic Airlines, which in flight from Sydney to Los Angeles, she suddenly crashes on a seemingly uninhabited island. The 48 survivors must survive and seek a way out of a seemingly desperate situation. Among these arise tensions, friendships and loves that are told in six different seasons (aired from 2004 to 2010) with an unexpected ending. You absolutely cannot ” miss it “!
Among the most famous TV series of all time we could not fail to mention Dr. House ! Born from the success of other series dedicated to the medical field such as ER Medici in the front line , this one was conceived by David Shore and Paul Attanasio and deals with the story of a doctor with unconventional practices who takes the name of Gregory House (played by Hugh Laurie ) who heads a diagnostic medicine team at Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital, New Jersey.
This ingenious doctor, from the problem to a leg and drug-dependent, will be able to solve cases considered desperate thanks also to the help of his first-rate medical team.
This medical series, broadcast on Fox from 2004 to 2012, takes further inspiration from the detective genre like Sherlock Holmes: in fact in this series the doctors behave almost as if they were investigators, so much so that they enter patients’ homes to investigate the reasons for their pathologies.
Distributed in 66 countries, Dr. House was the most watched television program in the world in 2008 and even triggered philosophical reflections on the role of the doctor and professional ethics in the field of medicine.
Let’s move from the medical field to the sentimental one, with a series dedicated to the secrets hidden behind the domestic walls: we are talking about Desperate Housewives . This series, conceived by Marc Cherry and aired on ABC , deals with the secrets hidden by a group of wives from the affluent American suburbs.
The protagonists of the series are:
- Teri Hatcher: Susan Mayer;
- Felicity Huffman: Lynette Scavo;
- Marcia Cross: Bree Van de Kamp;
- Eva Longoria: Gabrielle Solis;
- Nicollette Sheridan: Edie Britt;
This television series contains elements of soap opera, crime and comedy, and has won numerous awards throughout its history: it was aired from 2004 to 2012 and reached over 120 million viewers, becoming one of the series Most watched TV of all time.
Game of Thrones
Another great success is Game of Thrones, a TV series of the fantasy genre, now in its seventh season.
Conceived by David Benioff, DB Weiss and produced by Home Box Office , the series is set in the mythological land of Westeros, where seven noble families compete for power.
The Throne of Swords ( Game of Thrones ) is based on the popular novel series A Song of Ice and Fire (in Italy A Song of Ice and Fire ) created by American writer George RR Martin .
The cast of the protagonists is represented by Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, Lena Headey and Emilia Clark .
A must see TV series for lovers of fantastic sagas!
How met your mother
Another beautiful American TV series and How met your mother , in the Italian version ” At the end comes mom “. Created by Craig Thomas and Carter Bays , airing on the CBS network, the series tells the life of a group of friends who live their lives in New York City. Between loves, disappointments, twists and turns and lots of laughs, this TV series consists of 208 episodes for 9 seasons all to laugh.
In the series, the main protagonists are:
- Josh Radnor: Ted Mosby;
- Jason Segel: Marshall Eriksen;
- Cobie SmuldersRobin Scherbatsky;
- Neil Patrick Harris: Barney Stinson;
- Alyson Hannigan: Lily Aldrin;
- Cristin Milioti: Tracy McConnell;
Will & Grace
Another TV series, and specifically the successful American situation comedy and Will & Grace, created by David Kohan and Max Mutchnick , broadcast by NBC between 1998 and 2006, including a revival started in 2017. The story tells of four friends , two of them openly gay, who live closely together in the American city of New York. The sitcom is based a lot on the friendship between the two protagonists, Will & Grace, initially engaged, who then discovering his homosexuality, become great friends, also sharing home and their love experiences, together with two other co -protagonists, one of whom is also gay.
The protagonists of Will & Grace are:
- Eric McCormack: Will Truman
- Debra Messing: Grace Adler
- Sean Hayes: Jack McFarland
- Megan Mullally: Karen Walker
It is one of the first TV series to deal openly and lightly with the theme of male homosexuality, with a lot of irony and outrageous laughter.
In Italy this beautiful TV series was broadcast on Mediaset, on the Italia 1 channel.
The world of science fiction takes its predominant place with the American TV series Stranger Things , conceived by Matt and Ross Duffer and produced by Camp Hero Productions and 21 Laps Entertainment for the Netflix streaming platform.
The story, set in the 1980s, tells of a group of teenagers living in the state of Indiana, in Hawkins, who face the sudden disappearance of their friend and the appearance of a shaved-headed girl with supernatural powers. Furthermore, we discover the existence of a world parallel to ours, in which some episodes of the series (Upside Down) take place.
The series was received in a very positive way by critics, who praised the characterization of the characters, the cast and the atmosphere that pays homage to the 80s.
We are now moving to New Jersey, where we will find the TV series “The Sopranos” , produced by HBO, broadcast over six seasons, from 1999 to 2007: creator and producer of the series and the American screenwriter David Chase .
The story tells of an Italian-American mafia family, precisely the Sopranos, and of its boss Tony, a native of Ariano Irpino, in the province of Avellino, who finds himself facing a series of problems related to his social relations with the family of origin.
This American TV series has been received with great enthusiasm by critics and winner of a series of awards, as well as having over time become one of the cult TV series in the USA.
Sex and the City
Sex and the City is an American TV series aired between 1998 and 2004, which tells the story of four friends and their love lives, with strong erotic tints, which take place in the upper middle class of the city of New York. The TV series is famous for its glamorous settings and for the very intense scenes in which the protagonists are, which marked an era.
The main characters of Sex and the City are:
- Carrie Bradshaw, played by Sarah Jessica Parker;
- Miranda Hobbes, played by Cynthia Nixon;
- Charlotte York, played by Kristin Davis;
- Samantha Jones , played by Kim Cattrall;