"Empire" is set in 1920 at the dawn of Prohibition and chronicles the life and times of Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi), the undisputed ruler of Atlantic City, who was equal parts politician and gangster. Pilot directed by Martin Scorsese.
This list will not make me popular, but it's the truth. These are TV shows everyone is buzzing about, but for some reason, I (and my husband) just can't get into them. We've tried at least 2 episodes of each of these series before deciding to stop tracking. Is it the storyline? The acting? The popularity? We loved Dexter and Breaking Bad so why don't we like to watch these?
I don't *get* these shows. Wildly popular, some have amazing critical acclaim - Mad Men, I'm looking at you, yet I can't watch more than a couple of episodes and I'm distracted the entire time. Apart from Baywatch, I just can't believe I'm not watching the rest of them. Maybe in a few years...until then I'll concentrate on the shows I really like and the ones I absolutely love.
If one of your faves is here, no offense meant. I *know* they're good, they're just not for me...