The year being all most half way through, it is time to look back at the TV shows that have kept its viewers glued to the small screen when summer was on its full swing. The Top 10 Most Popular TV Shows were the ones that came up with new characters, twisted plots, complex relationships and multi-dimensional stories only to make its narration better with each episode. If you happen to be stung by the addiction for TV series then probably you will agree with my words and if not then follow our record of Top 10 Most Popular TV Shows to get along the Most Watched Series and sitcoms of all time.
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1. Game of Thrones
Based on George R.R Martin’s series of fantasy novels – A Song of Ice and Fire, the Game of Thrones season four became all over the most watched TV series with its season finale. Though the series creates a lot of confusions in its audiences’ mind, certain features such as the lustrous bed hopping, breathtaking sword fighting and dirty mud flinging has kept its fan glued to each of its episodes. The story takes place in a mythical world reflecting medieval Europe. Airing its first season on 17th April 2011, Game of Thrones has been honoured with a number of accolades.
2. Orange Is the New Black
Igniting a TV uprising for women, the Orange Is the New Black is a comedy drama series that narrates the fact that women can be as notorious as men. Its second season premiering from 6th June 2014 has been considered to end up as being the most watched show on Netflix. Tailored from the memoir by Piper Kerman, the show has been conceived by Jenji Kohan. Just two seasons old, Orange is the New Black has already begged eleven medals.
Owing to its real-time story telling method, 24 has grabbed the third position among the top 10 TV series of 2014. The political thriller features Kiefer Sutherland as Jack Bauer, a CTU and has become a popular TV character among the series’ fans. Staying true to its title, 24 present the 24 hours in the life of Bauer as he is a proficient agent always racing against the clock to solve multiple arsonist plots. Though critics have criticised the depiction of torture, the show has not failed to win several accolades including the award for Best Drama series and Outstanding Drama Series.
4. The Big Bang Theory
A favourite of more than 42.5 million worldwide followers, The Big Bang Theory is still a hit even after 7 seasons and 159 episodes. Premiering on CBS since 24th September, 2007; it is a creation of Bill Prady and Chuck Lorre who went on to portray the lifestyle of three women and four nerdy men in a manner that it has become the best rated sitcom in America as well as other parts of the globe.
5. Vampire Diaries
Spinning off its story around a supernaturally haunted fictional town called Mystic Falls, Vampire Diaries has very addictively portrayed the actual myth concerning the vampires and the werewolves. To top it on, it has a love triangle between two vampire brothers and a doppelganger making audience go gaga over the story. The show started off on 10th September, 2009 on CW and the finale of its fifth season aired on 15th May 2014. The series improved with each episode and this has landed it among the top 10 TV shows ever.
6. True Detective
True Detective not only shares its space among the top 10 TV shows of all time but is as well the highest rated show on HBO. Casting Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey as the paired homicidal detectives who leaves no stone unturned to hunt down serial assassins across Louisiana had compelled many to stay glued to the crime drama. Unlike the rest, the show is a new arrival among the long list of TV series and shows and has aired only eight episodes as of now.
7. House of Cards
Embodying the corruptions that take place around the United States, House of Card is a simple and entertaining political drama based on Michael Dobbs’s novel of the same name. It has Kate Mara, Robin Wright and Corey Stoll as the lead character to carry out the drama taking place in the house of conspiracy theories and is streamed by Netflix. Despite it has premiered only two seasons till 17th July 2014; the show has already been honoured with several nominations.
8. How I Met Your Mother
Emphasising more on the philosophy of how life goes on and what one lands up in becoming, How I Met Your Mother though does not justify its title much it surely does to its audience. The American sitcom had aired a total of nine seasons and it was on 31st March, 2014 that it rounded off the entire series with a highly controversial ending. Moreover, the show was nominated for 28 Emmy Awards out of which it took back home nine accolades.
9. The Good Wife
Another political drama to catch the attention of top 10 TV series 2014 record is The Good Wife that rounded of its fifth season’s finale on 18th May 2014. The show has cast such a spell on its diehard fans that it became almost impossible for them to cancel its episodes. It has been partially inspired from the steaming hot American political scandals that have bolted the nation’s reputation in the past. Along with a number of accolades, The Good Wife has even received positive responses from critics.
10. The Originals
Only a season old, The Originals have already caught the attention of TV series lovers as well as TV show critics. It is a spin-off of the popular series – the Vampire Diaries and has started airing from 3rd October 2013 till 13th May 2014. It revolves around the original family of vampires from its related show and builds up a strong plot showcasing the fight between the witches and the vampires of New Orleans.