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Old 06.05.2016, 10:48
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

For those who are fans of science fiction (with an emphasis on the science part), I'd recommend the recent series of The Expanse - Neo-noir meets Asimov.
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Peaky blinders!!
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

The Night Manager was one of the best series I have seen in the last few years. Two thumbs up.
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

I just finished re-watching Black Mirror in anticipation of the third season which will start on Netflix soon. It shows how life might become in a dystopian future if technology goes slightly awry. It's really interesting to watch and each episode is a completely different world than the others.
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Penny Dreadful 3 is off to a good start. I am glad to see the superb Patti LuPone is in this series again. The episodes in series 2 with LuPone and Green are some of the best of the whole series - brilliant!
Rory Kinnear is excellent with the sensitively played John Clare, but that's Kinnear for you, I really like him.

Billions? Has anyone seen the first episode/pilot?

Both Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis are in great form. Worth watching to see them alone. It'll be interesting to see how it will pan out.. reminded me a wee-bit of Kelsey Grammer's series 'Boss'.
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Billions? Has anyone seen the first episode/pilot?

Both Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis are in great form. Worth watching to see them alone. It'll be interesting to see how it will pan out.. reminded me a wee-bit of Kelsey Grammer's series 'Boss'.
Billions is really good. we are on ep6 and it is still top! You are right both Lewis and Giamatti are in excellent form
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Old 19.05.2016, 22:55
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

In case you missed the season-finale (and the subsequent cancelation) of "Castle" - you didn't really miss anything.
Remarkably, NCIS is still a watchable show, even after 13 seasons.
Well, if you're into this sort of thing.
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Old 19.05.2016, 23:14
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In case you missed the season-finale (and the subsequent cancelation) of "Castle" - you didn't really miss anything.
Remarkably, NCIS is still a watchable show, even after 13 seasons.
Well, if you're into this sort of thing.
That's because they were planning another series and then suddenly pulled the plug.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/liv...shville-894835

NCIS renewed for another 2 seasons at least.
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That's because they were planning another series and then suddenly pulled the plug.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/liv...shville-894835

NCIS renewed for another 2 seasons at least.
I know.
Though, about half-way through season 8 of Castle I got this nagging feeling in the back of my head. I more than once asked myself: "And for how long are they thinking they can continue it like this?"
Turns out, my gut-feeling was right.

Even if they hadn't renewed NCIS, the closing was much, much better.
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Old 20.05.2016, 09:33
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

Limitless is brilliant fun. It manages to romp along with a decent underlying plot (with Bradley popping up occasionally), some interesting cases and all with a great bit dollop of humour. It just doesn't take itself too seriously and that makes it fun.

It won't win awards for anything and I can't work out whether Jennifer Carpenter is pretty or goofy - but it is an enjoyable watch
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Billions is really good.
I discovered Billions last week. Great series, I agree.
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The excellent Kenneth Branagh's Wallander returns - BBC1 9PM tonight.

Mistakenly posted this on the movie thread earlier today.
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The third and last series of The Musketeers starts Saturday, 28th May at 9.30pm BBC1. 10 episodes.
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+1 for Billions
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For GoT fans:
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Old 25.05.2016, 11:30
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

"Lie to Me" on Netflix. Good opening episode, but can they sustain the rather whacky police series??
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Old 25.05.2016, 11:55
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

An Immigrant's Guide to Britain, by Henning Wehn

http://www.radiotimes.com/tv-program...es-1-episode-1

UK Channel 4, Monday 30th May 2016, at 11 pm Swiss time, this is part 1 of 3 parts

Henning Wehn arrived in the UK, in I think 2003, and has been criticising the British way of life in the UK in a very funny way since. His Stand UP Comedy tour of towns in UK is sold out for the next 12 months.
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Made 3 series so it had some staying power.
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Old 25.05.2016, 12:33
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Re: good TV series recomendations..... ?

I watched the first episode of The Wire 14 years ago, never got back to it again until last month and I just watched the last episode. That show was amazing.
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Old 25.05.2016, 12:39
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My tuppence:

* The Walking Dead
* Line of Duty
* Luther
* Sons of Anarchy

Of course you can't go wrong with Jack Bauer.
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