If you love flipping through your television channels then probably you are the perfect place as we present you the record of top 10 TV series for 2013. From Game of Thrones to Downton Abbey there are few TV series that has been tagged as the best rated TV shows currently. Whether they are based on some supernatural events, intellectual comedy or plain relationships; they are unique in their own style. Quickly scroll through the write up to know the complete list of the most popular TV series.
Top 10 TV Series 2013
Continue reading to know why these particular names have been a part of top ten TV series 2013 list.
1. Game of Thrones
Appealing to the taste and intellectual of majority of the mass, Game of Thrones is the most popular TV series in United States as well as in all other places of the earth. Created by D. B. Weiss and David Benioff for HBO, it is an epic fantasy drama series. On 17th April 2011, Games of Thrones was aired for the first time and its fourth season will come up in 2014. The TV series was such a hit that many new born babies were named after its characters. Till date all the series have won a number of accolades.
2. The Vampire Diaries
All the four seasons of The Vampire Diaries has been a top television show especially among the youngsters. Based on L. J. Smith’s book series of the same name, the supernatural drama was creatively plotted by Julie Plec and Kevin Williamson. The series concentrates on the love triangle of the lead characters along with otherworldly happenings. Though its first season was premiered on 10th September, 2009; it still continues to have a long list of fan following. Its fifth series will be showed in 2013 – 2014.
3. Teen Wolf
Besides its mystical story line, Teen Wolf is one of the best rated TV shows because of the personalities of its central character and his best friend. Developed by Jeff Davis, the American show has been slightly based on the 1985 movie with the same title. It revolves around the tale of its main figure who has been bitten by a werewolf. The third season of the series has started off on 3rd June 2013. It has taken home one “Saturn Award”, two “Teen Choice Award” and one “ALMA Award” since its birth on 5th June 2011.
As the name indicates, Arrow is an action-adventure TV show premiered in October 2012 by The CW. It narrates the tale of an illusory superhero – Green Arrow enacted by Stephen Amell. With its second season renewed in February 2013, the top television show has again hit the bull’s eye with a huge CW audience. The first series of the Arrow had garnered 4.14 million viewers. It has been also been nominated for a number of awards.
Homeland being the favourite TV shows of the United States’ President, Barack Obama it automatically unfolds its popularity among its audiences. The Alex Gansa and Howard Gordon created political thriller speaks about two brothers, one of whom was taken as a captive by the al-Qaeda. Started airing since 2nd October, 2011 by Showtime, it has been credited with a multiple accolades including the 2012 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series and the 2012 Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Drama.
6. How I Met Your Mother
At present with a total of nine seasons, How I Met Your Mother is still one among the top 10 TV series for 2013. The series are developed to present a comfortable, momentary escape from an exigent, overwhelming realism. This secret is quite appealing to the audience providing it the tag of best rated TV shows. It was plotted by Carter Bays and Craig Thomas since they were much inspired by their friendship while staying in New York City. The show has won seven Emmy Awards along with few other tributes.
7. The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory is not only a top television show in the United States but throughout the globe as it has pulled in 14.8 million viewers on 16th May 2013 – its sixth season’s final episode. The story spins around two roommates, their two geeky colleagues, an aspirant actress and a waitress. These five central figures prepared a fantastic combination of geekiness and intellectual. It was first aired for the year 2006-2007 and currently the crew is planning of releasing its seventh season for 2013 – 2014.
8. Breaking Bad
By winning seven Primetime Emmy Awards, Breaking Bad has claimed the eighth position among the top 10 TV series for 2013. Apart from its fanatic lead character, the dramatic end of each of its episode has compelled its audience to stay glued to it. The show’s team has decided to conclude it with five total seasons where the end season will be divided into two series. The second half will start off from 11th August, 2013.
9. Downton Abbey
Plotted in Edwardian England, the Golden Globe-winning and Primetime Emmy-winning Downton Abbey follows the lives of the highly refined upper class Crawley family and their servants. It started off on 26th September, 2010 in the United Kingdom. Till now it has premiered three series and is counted as one amid best rated TV shows. Also according to PBS and ITV, Downton Abbey is the most successful British costume play series since 1981.
The concluding position of the list of top 10 TV series for 2013 has been grabbed by Hannibal which is popular as an appetiser for Hollywood movies being developed for TV. The American thriller series has been adapted from Thomas Harris’s novel – Red Dragon. The initial series has been premiered on 4th April 2013 while its next season is scheduled for 2014. Though the show is a fresh entry, it has not failed to grab the attention of TV audiences.