July 20, 2012

Top Ten TV Shows for Book Lovers

Hey guys. Today I realized that there a ton of TV shows that us book bloggers just love, myself included. So I decided to do a list of my top ten favorite (in no real order).
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Once Upon a Time by ABC
Great retelling of Snow White, with excellent character development!
9
Grimm by NBC
Another modern day faerie tale, the thing I love about this show that Once Upon a Time doesn't have is how it blends all the classic Grimm tales into modern day crime mysteries. Every episode is completely genius!
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Deadwood by HBO
I love this show, though lots of people criticize it for it's huge amount of sex and profanity, its has dialog that it feels like you're watching Shakespeare. I hate HBO for canceling it!
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Longmire by A&E
This crime drama that takes place in small town, Wyoming is a ton of fun! Great mix of stand-alone plot with recurring themes added in. 
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Breaking Bad by AMC
This show is addictive. It's a edge of your seat, gritty, insane drama. I'm going to be devastated when this show ends at the end of this season!
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The Newsroom by HBO
This show has great characters and dialog. In it's debut season it's made me laugh, cry, and want to go into the cable news business! 
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Dexter by Showtime
This show is so ironic and funny. "Kill killers well aware of the irony.", lol!
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Camelot by Starz
I am really sad that Strarz did not buy a second season. It was so gripping!
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Game of Thrones by HBO
The best show on premium cable there is. I'm not a high fantasy fan usually, but this stuff is amazing. Great characters, great writing, great plot, great show!
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The Walking Dead by AMC
One of the best shows I've ever watched, great world and very real characters plus awesome action, makes this show a true gem!

16 comments:

  1. I've watched some of these, but not all. It's wonderful to see books & stories covered by another medium.

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  2. Is it sad that I've only heard of two of these shows? Sigh. These shows sound so fun though and I love, love, love crime dramas. <3

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  3. I thought Grimm and Once Upon a Time would be good for readers, but the first episodes didn't hook me. I might have to go back and give them another chance.

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  4. Rebecca HipworthJuly 20, 2012 at 3:52 PM

    Some great choices. I especially love The Walking Dead, I think it has great character development. :)

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  5. I highly agree with Game of Thrones. I'm still a little on the fence about Once Upon a Time. I couldn't get into Grimm or Walking Dead. I couldn't stand Camelot, the writing seemed mediocre after The Tudors (not that it was brillant either, but much better), but that guy playing Arthur just awful in my opinion.

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  6. I too was a little heartbroken when Camelot got cancelled, I really love Eva Green

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  7. Funny thing, only show I tried out of all of those was Once Upon A Time and I just didn't like it after a certain something happened. But i'll be sure to check out the rest!
    thanks for the suggestions Benji! ;)

    - juhina

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  8. Omg I loooove Grimm, Dexter, The Walking Dead, Camelot and Game of Thrones. I haven't seen the rest of them yet but they're on my list of things to watch.

    Stefanie McMullen

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  9. We don't have cable or satelite but I usually get alot of these on DVD. I loved Once Upon a Time and The Walking Dead I just finished season 1 on DVD. Grimm is kind of like Supernatural in some ways and I love that show. I want to watch Game of Thrones and Deadwood but havent bought the DVD's yet. Thanks for the post.

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  10. And don't forget Castle!!! :)
    I love Once Upon a Time!

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  11. I have seen very few of these!! I love Game Of Thrones and Grimm but the rest I havent watched. Ill definitely check them out though :)

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  12. I've watched about 3 of them and heard of five more. They're incredible! I'll be checking the ones I haven't watched out!

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  13. I love Game of Thrones, Grimn, and Once Upon a Time. I wished someone would pick up Camelot. I really enjoyed it. I would also put on there Rizzoli & Isles.

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  14. Once Upon A Time is one of my favorite TV shows! Each week, it is fun just try to piece the puzzle together. If you aren't watching it, I suggest you go back to the beginning and dive in to a world of fairytales and magic! You will love it!

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  15. Great list you have! I've only watched Once Upon and Time, really must check out the rest. :)

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  16. Cannot wait to see 'Once' and Longmire looks interesting.

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