If the “Ekta Kapoor” producer franchise, gets you worked up just like us-you’re not alone!.Entertainment was and has always been inclined to distract us from life, not burden it all the more. So when in mood to binge watch something totally out of the box, flick your channel list and tune in to these Hollywood series that will totally have you hooked. Unknowingly, you like many others will become ardent followers of these mind gripping series from the west that are well worth your down time. TV series that develop cult followings are known for their magnetic characters, pithy dialogue, and complex plots that interweave of the course of several episodes or seasons. The best cult TV fan bases are passionate and stay forever attached to their favorite characters, their lives, and their relationships. Even after their favorite shows go off the air, fans of cult TV shows continue to collect memorabilia, replica props. This phenomenon has been observed to span genres from sci-fi cult shows to fantasy, drama, and even comedy cult series.
Game of Thrones:
The currently running, highest followed series is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire. The series, set on the fictional continents of Westeros and Essos intertwines several plot lines with a broad ensemble cast. Game of Thrones has attracted record numbers of viewers on HBO and obtained an exceptionally broad and active international fan base.
The acclaimed series tells the story of Walter White (Bryan Cranston), a struggling high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer, who, turns to a life of crime, producing and selling crystallized methamphetamine to secure his family’s financial future before he dies. Regarded as one of the greatest television series of all time, the series was among the most-watched cable shows on American television. In 2013, Breaking Bad entered the Guinness World Records as the highest rated show of all time.
The Walking Dead:
The Walking Dead is an American horror drama television series based on the comic book series of the same name. Andrew Lincoln plays the show’s lead character, sheriff’s deputy Rick Grimes, who awakens from a months-long coma to confront an apocalyptic world overrun by zombies.
Lost is a drama series containing elements of science fiction and the supernatural. It follows the survivors of the crash of a commercial passenger jet, on a mysterious tropical island somewhere in the South Pacific Ocean. Lost has been consistently ranked as the ten television series of all time. The first season garnered an estimated average of 16 million viewers per episode. During its sixth and final season, the show averaged over 11 million U.S. viewers per episode
The series depicts everyday lives of office employees in Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company. To simulate the look of an actual documentary, it is filmed in a single-camera setup, without a studio audience or a laugh track. The first season was met with mixed reviews, but the following four seasons received widespread acclaim from television critics, and were included on several critics’ year-end top TV series lists.
Set predominantly in an apartment block in Manhattan’s Upper West Side in New York City, the show features a handful of Jerry’s friends and acquaintances, particularly best friend George Costanza, former girlfriend Elaine Benes and neighbor across the hall Cosmo Kramer .A favorite among critics, the show led ratings in seasons six and nine, and finished among the top two every year from 1994 to 1998. In 2002, TV Guide named Seinfeld the greatest television program of all time.
Set in the Milky Way galaxy, roughly during the 2260s. The series features a ship and crew led by Captain James T. Kirk, first officer and science officer Spock and chief medical officer Leonard McCoy. Less known fact- Star Trek was canceled after three seasons and 79 episodes. Several years later, the series became a bona fide hit in broadcast syndication, remaining so throughout the 1970s, achieving cult classic status and a developing influence on popular culture. The famous series eventually spawned a franchise, consisting of five additional television series, twelve feature films, numerous books, games, toys, and is now widely considered one of the most popular and influential television series of all time.
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