TV Shows I’ve Been Loving

Let me tell you, I watch a lot of TV. But still there’s a lot of good stuff on. And life is too short for bad television. Don’t worry there’s no spoilers below.

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Scandal

Being the PR queen of the White House is a pretty amazing feat but so is having an anti-scandal company. The storylines are always so interesting on this show. It’s one of those ones with a customer each episode and a thread of a different storyline going through each season. So far I’ve watched the first two seasons, but I’m keen for more.

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Game of Thrones

I was busy doing other things when Season 4 was live on TV, so I’ caught up last weekend. I haven’t watched the first episode of the new season though, since I’m just not sure how since I don’t have SKY or NEON. I’m sure I’ll figure something out.

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American Crime

This is a new one for me. I found it on TVNZ on demand one day. I must admit I started watching it because Felicity Huffman is in it –I’m an ex-Desperate Housewives fan. I’m honestly still trying to figure out whether I really like it, but I still keep watching it. It’s kind of a summary of the boiling pot that is the American justice system that interests me though. It’s also well shot, with the grainy effects and all.

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Better Call Saul

I loved Breaking Bad. I’m actually thinking about re-watching it all the way through again soon. So when I found out a prequel was being made, I was onto it. My original plan to watch it was to wait until the end of the season, get a 30-day free trial of Lightbox, and then watch it through. Then Spark announced a free subscription for a year for the customer’s and I was in. It’s witty, smart and the storylines actually interest me. The only thing is that since it’s a prequel, you know neither Jimmy or Mike will come to much harm.

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Criminal Minds

This is a show I’ve been watching for years. It’s one of those ones that although the characters haven’t changed that much over the years, I still love it. Spencer, with his amazing mind and memory, and precious soul, is my favourite. But the relationship between Morgan and Garcia is the best.

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Unforgettable

I must admit, I shouldn’t watch this all in a row since it does get a little predictable, but a crime show whose detectives success is based majorly on one of their supreme memories is pretty cool. I think now that they only work major crimes, it seems more of a stretch to me, but I still like it.

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Law and Order: SVU

Always a classic. I’ve watched four season over the last month or so, and loved it. I haven’t been that well, so coming home from work to watch it and relax each night was comforting, even if the subject matter gave me the occasional nightmare.

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Suits

My brother is a lawyer, so the thought of someone being a lawyer without having to go to law school cracks me up. The ongoing threat of his secret being exposed makes it exciting, but really I like the stories of each episode the most. The way they skirt around the law and the common ways of defending someone.

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House of Cards

This is another show that is very calculating, witty and beautifully produced. I love the style of the shots and the script and the inner monologue and all of its beauty. I also enjoy the politics of it all.

This list really makes it obvious how much TV I watch. And how much of it involves crime. I really could be doing something better with my life…

Emma

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3 comments

  1. Better Call Saul, Criminal Minds, and Suits are the best! How hot is Matthew Gray Gubler in CM?!

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  2. I love suits and game of thrones. Really want to watch House of Cards at some point 🙂

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