TOP TWENTY SHOWS OF 2017

NUMBER FIFTEEN: OZARK

Jason Bateman as a money laundering anti-hero in a Breaking Bad meets Fargo slow-burn thriller shouldn’t have hit written all over it, but after one intense hour of Netflix’s Ozark, I was hooked! The series sees Arrested Development’s Michael Bluth leave the...

TOP TWENTY SHOWS OF 2017

NUMBER SIXTEEN: THE DEFIANT ONES

Named after the 1958 classic film about African-American Sidney Poitier and caucasian Tony Curtis one the run while chained together, The Defiant Ones; HBO’s story of the rise of Doctor Dre and Jimmy Iovine conquering the music world should be the blueprint for...

TOP TWENTY SHOWS OF 2017

NUMBER EIGHTEEN: BROADCHURCH

The last season of Broadchurch – the excellent, Dorset-set detective show starring David Tennant and Olivia Colman was also Chris Chibnall’s last. The writer/producer has made the jump to replace Steven Moffat at the controls of the TARDIS as Doctor Who...

TOP TWENTY SHOWS OF 2017

NUMBER NINETEEN: STRIKE

Straight in at number 19 is Robert Galbraith’s (aka J.K. Rowling) detective series Strike – a rather jolly good three-hour, BBC adaptation of J.K. Rowling (under the nom de plume Robert Galbraith) as Cormoran Strike – imagine Charlie Brooker was a...