COMEDY SUGGESTIONS

Sketch-an-Etch

Remember when the only sketch comedy on TV was SNL? Those days are long gone. Unlike their network counterparts, sketch comedy shows on cable are consistently surprising, shocking, and, most importantly, gut-bustingly funny. Skip the underwhelming SNL reruns and tune into these immediately.

REALITY SUGGESTIONS

The Naked Truth

Be honest, the explosion of nudity-themed reality shows intrigues (and titillates) you. It's OK. You're not alone. Everyone is fascinated by these. And don't worry, you won't even need to clear your browser history after watching them.

SCIFI & FANTASY SUGGESTIONS

Apocalypse Eventually

Let's assume you survive the apocalypse; have you watched enough TV shows to succeed in a changed society? If you check out all of the series on this list, we think you should be in good shape, though we make no guarantees. Learn how to kill zombies, aliens, and, well, existential despair in five easy shows!

DRAMA SUGGESTIONS

The Past Isn't Dead

It lives forever on TV. Period dramas are in high demand! Maybe it's the pretty dresses. Maybe it's the desire to live in simpler times. Maybe it's the high production values. But ultimately, who cares what the reasons are? If there's an era you want to explore, there's a series about it.

BRITISH SUGGESTIONS

Brilliant Brits

All British accents sound smart to us yanks. For more discerning viewers, though, we can recommend some British shows that are smarter than others. Here are the shows that will teach you something, whether you're in the mood for some learnin' or not.