This decade in particular has offered a bumper crop of picks from HBO – Netflix – Hulu – Amazon – Showtime – basic cable and yes even those old-fashioned big networks.
Scifi – fantasy – spy thrillers and historical dramas have risen to the top – though single-camera sitcoms haven’t lagged far behind.
Throughout production values have never been higher – scripts have never been more well-written and performances by talented actors have never been more three-dimensional.
Honestly – it’s almost too much to deal with at times.
To help you make sense of it all — and wear a hole into your sofa — we’ve collected the best (and only the best) intelligent gripping works available on your HD idiot box.