TV Shows Worth Trying

Every now and again you will find me reviewing some of the latest TV content that I have been hooked into. So here I am again sharing my thoughts on some brilliant recent TV series. The first has two very entertaining seasons so far and each episode is thirty minutes long, while the second is a three-part police drama which I found to be riveting.

Dead To Me (Netflix)

This funny series has quite a stark backdrop. Jen Harding (Christina Applegate) has lost her husband in a car accident when she is befriended by Judy Hale (Linda Cardellini), not knowing that she is reaching out as the woman who ran the hubby over. The guilt that Judy holds is palpable and makes every scene either funny or intense.

The strange friendship that they established becomes uncomfortable and amusing. Judy finds that she is trying to hide her connection, but her ex-boyfriend keeps stirring up trouble for her. In season two, working as a duo, her and Jen have such hilarious situations consume them, as they now both know the full story about each other.

From moments of drama to scenes of laughter, these two Hollywood actors do a great job of taking you on a journey through their chaotic lives. With short episodes, it would be a shame not to try out one and see if you agree that this Netflix show is well worth a watch.

The Tower (ITV/Britbox)

I have always loved watching Gemma Whelan act, starting when I saw her in Game of Thrones as Yara Greyjoy. Her recent three-part series is about a police sergeant who was in charge of investigating a tragic event that occurred at a high storey building in London.

Taken from a short book called ‘The Tower: Post Mortem’ by Kate London, this was an extremely gripping show where Gemma got to showcase her subtle ability to closely portray any character. A policeman and teenage girl had jumped from a tower block for no obvious reason. Rather than wiping it out as an accident, DS Sarah Collins (Gemma) was determined to get to the bottom of the more sinister causes.

Both of these shows have been enjoyable. Dead To Me is now returning for a third season and it is rumoured that DS Sarah Collins will also be coming back in another drama, utilising her detective skills. For another TV review check here.

24 thoughts on “TV Shows Worth Trying

  1. I haven’t heard of these but I always like to see what others are watching and would recommend. Thank you for sharing these!

    Lauren – bournemouthgirl

  2. Totally loved watching Dead to me and didn’t know it was coming back with a third series! What great news! I never watched The tower, so adding it to my watching list! Thank you for sharing!

  3. I haven’t heard of any of those two but as the weather turns colder here I am always in the mood of checking for new series to watch. I this dead to me is more of my taste but will also try tye tower. Thank you for your suggestions!

  4. I’ve not heard of these shows before so I appreciate the review as I’m always on the look out for new series or films to get into. I recently finished watching Picard (which was incredible) so I needed some recommendations.

  5. I absolutely loved Dead to Me! I can’t wait for the next season to come out. I haven’t watched the other one but I’m always looking for new shows to watch so thanks for the recommendation!

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