Popular TV Shows 2015

Melissa & Joey

  • ABC Family
  • 4 seasons
  • Comedy

Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence star in this ABC Family comedy about a female politician who takes custody of her sister's two children, Lennox and Ryder, after she ends up in jail. Unable to balance her career with the responsibilities of being a new pseudo-mother, Mel (Hart) looks to hire a nanny, who comes in the unexpected form of Joe (Lawrence).

First aired August 17, 2010.

Kickin' It

  • 3 seasons
  • Action, Comedy, Family

Set at the Bobby Wasabi Martial Arts Academy, a strip mall martial arts studio and worst dojo in the under-performing nationwide Bobby Wasabi chain. Revolves around a ragtag crew of lovable misfits who welcome a hotshot skateboarder named Jack who will teach them about life, karate, and how to just plain kick it.

First aired June 13, 2011.

The Slap

  • NBC
  • 1 season
  • Comedy, Miniseries

The Slap is a complex family drama that explodes from one small incident where a man slaps another couple's misbehaving child. This seemingly minor domestic dispute pulls the family apart, begins to expose long-held secrets, and ignites a lawsuit that challenges the core American values of all who are pulled into it. NBC ordered eight episodes of the miniseries The Slap, based on the critically-acclaimed Australian project of the same name that aired in 2011

First aired February 12, 2015.

Key & Peele

  • Comedy Central
  • 5 seasons
  • Comedy, Family

In this new series these fresh, relevant comedic actor-writers, used to being on the outside looking in, will examine life in a provocative and irreverent way, through a combination of filmed sketches and live stage segments. Whether it’s satirizing the President, spoofing Nazis, or ordering up some soul food, "Key & Peele" will showcase their chemistry, camaraderie and unique point of view, born from their shared background and experiences growing up biracial in a not quite post-racial world.

First aired January 31, 2012.

Louie

  • FX
  • 5 seasons
  • Comedy, Family, Reality TV

Louis C.K. stars in this FX comedy project about a 41-year-old divorced comic trying to meet people, raise kids, and score with women.

First aired June 29, 2010.

Manhattan

  • WGN
  • 2 seasons
  • Drama

Set during the clandestine mission to build the world’s first atomic bomb in Los Alamos, NM, Manhattan follows the brilliant but flawed scientists and their families. It centers on Frank Winter, a brilliant and self-destructive physics professor tapped to help lead the Manhattan Project, a mission that will jeopardize his family and his sanity.

First aired July 27, 2014.

Crossing Lines

  • Action, Crime, Drama

An action-packed crime drama about a police unit that specializes in cross-border crimes and brings global criminals to justice. Since globalization, some countries have opened barriers to ensure easy trade, travel and cultural diversity. But this openness has provided criminals with ways to exploit the system and threaten global safety. So much so that a special kind of law enforcement team created by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to combat global crimes, this is the story of "Crossing Lines." This elite team of five international cops must face bureaucratic, jurisdictional and cultural obstacles while working to solve the most notorious international crimes.

First aired June 23, 2013.

Dominion

  • SyFy
  • 2 seasons
  • Action, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Based on characters from the hit theatrical film Legion (2010), Dominion is an epic supernatural action drama set 25 years after the events of the movie and picking up in the aftermath of a catastrophic war between an army of angels and mankind that has transformed the world. The series follows the perilous journey of a rebellious young soldier who discovers he's the unlikely savior of humanity, set against a backdrop of the ultimate celestial battle as it touches down on earth.

First aired June 19, 2014.

The Game

  • BET
  • 9 seasons
  • Comedy, Sport

Being the wife or girlfriend of a pro-football player might sound like a glamorous and stress-free existence, but this past year Melanie Barnett (Tia Mowry, "Sister, Sister") has learned the truth. When her fiancée, Derwin Davis (Pooch Hall, "Miracle's Boys"), a rookie wide receiver for the San Diego Sabers, cheated on her with a music pop star, she called off the engagement and the relationship. Alone, Melanie will discover who her real friends are and re-evaluate her life and career options. Meanwhile, Derwin will have to face his indiscretion and learn lessons about the very other side of being a young, eligible and star professional athlete.

First aired October 1, 2006.

Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp

  • Netflix
  • 1 season
  • Comedy

The counselors are confirmed in this teaser for Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, a limited 8-episode series coming to Netflix just in time for summer. Elizabeth Banks, Michael Ian Black, Bradley Cooper, Judah Friedlander, Janeane Garofalo, Joe Lo Truglio, Ken Marino, Christopher Meloni, Marguerite Moreau, Zak Orth, Amy Poehler, David Hyde Pierce, Paul Rudd, Molly Shannon, and Michael Showalter are among some of the cast joining the series, which tells the story of the first day of Camp Firewood's famous summer season, now fourteen years after the film's debut. The series is directed by David Wain and co-written by Wain and Michael Showalter.

First aired July 31, 2015.

Looking

  • HBO
  • 3 seasons
  • Comedy, Drama

The series revolves around three friends in San Francisco who explore the fun and sometimes overwhelming options available to a new generation of gay men.

First aired January 19, 2014.

Perception

  • TNT
  • 3 seasons
  • Crime, Drama, Mystery

Dr. Daniel Pierce is an eccentric neuroscientist who uses his unique outlook to help the federal government solve complex criminal cases.

First aired July 9, 2012.

Sirens

  • USA
  • 2 seasons
  • Comedy

"Sirens" follows the ridiculous antics of three Chicago EMTs. A group of unruly men when it comes to their personal lives, these guys are the best in the business professionally and can handle any life-threatening situation that winds up in their ambulance. Good looking and sports-loving Johnny leads the crew, featuring his outspoken and refreshingly honest longtime best friend Hank and impressionable and eager new recruit Brian. Offering a needed female perspective is Theresa, a smart, independent cop with the Chicago PD who finds herself in love purgatory with her ex, Johnny. Together this foursome delve into hot issues such as bromances, friends with benefits and the danger of internet browser history.

First aired March 6, 2014.

Legends

  • TNT
  • 2 seasons
  • Action, Crime, Drama, Family

TNT has greenlit the suspenseful spy drama Legends, starring Screen Actors Guild Award® winner Sean Bean (Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings). TNT has ordered 10 episodes of the series, which is being produced by Fox 21. Howard Gordon (Homeland, 24), Alexander Cary (Homeland, Lie to Me) and Jonathan Levin (Charmed) serve as executive producers, along with showrunners Ethan Reiff and Cyrus Voris, the creators of Sleeper Cell. Jeffrey Nachmanoff (Traitor, The Day After Tomorrow) and Mark Bomback (LIve Free or Die Hard) serve as consulting producers. The pilot was directed and executive-produced David Semel (Heroes, Person of Interest) and written by Nachmanoff, who developed the story with Gordon and Bomback.

First aired August 13, 2014.

A.D.

  • NBC
  • 1 season
  • Drama, History

A.D. picks up where the smash hit, "The Bible," left off, continuing the greatest story ever told and exploring the exciting and inspiring events that followed the Crucifixion of Christ. As most of the world knows, the Crucifixion was only the beginning of the story. The immediate aftermath of Christ's death had a massive impact on his disciples, his mother Mary, and key political and religious leaders of the era, completely altering the entire world in an instant. Watch as the disciples struggle to survive and share their beliefs, guiding us from the sorrow of Christ's ultimate sacrifice to the awe-inspiring wonder of the Resurrection and beyond. From Executive Producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett comes an uplifting spiritual journey through the later chapters of biblical history.

First aired April 5, 2015.

Vikings: Athelstan's Journal

  • The History Channel
  • Documentary

Viking culture is seen from a first-hand experience through Athelstan's perspective. Athelstan reflects his inner thoughts on the ways of the Northmen including all their customs, values, and morals. Watch the young priest struggle with an emotional and psychological turmoil as he balances his faith in both God and Odin, revels in bloodshed then is haunted by memories of combat, and then recognizes the personalities of his barbarian family and understands that they, though pagan, are human beings.

Good Girls Revolt

  • Amazon Studios
  • Documentary

In 1969, while a cultural revolution swept through the free world, there was still one place that refused to change with the times: newsrooms. Good Girls Revolt follows a group of young female researchers at "News of the Week," who ask to be treated fairly. Their revolutionary request sparks convulsive changes and upends marriages, careers, sex lives, love lives, and friendships.

Aqua Teen Hunger Force Forever

  • Cartoon Network
  • 5 seasons
  • Animation, Comedy

What happens when three wisecracking roommates go from chasing tail to the diaper pail?  You'll find out, when Frylock, Meatwad, and Master Shake try their hands—and hearts—at raising a baby.  But smelly diapers aren't the only thing changing this season—Aqua Unit Patrol Squad 1 has been put to bed for a long nap and replaced by Aqua Something You Know Whatever, the show where Meatwad and the gang can get down to some serious parenting.  

This season, the Aqua Somethings find an ancient treasure map and follow it all the way to Argentina, where they're shocked to discover an orphaned baby on the 'x' that marks the spot.  Outraged, Master Shake begins to throw the child off a steep embankment but one look into the baby's eyes, and the only thing getting thrown off a steep embankment is Shake's heart.  Introducing Pepe the Pepper, the newest member of the Aqua Something You Know Whatever family—and boy is he a handful!  Find out what happens when three not-so-eligible bachelors catch a case of baby fever, and the only cure is snuggle time.  The only nipples these guys will be touching are gonna have a bottle on the other end. Aqua Something You Know Whatever premieres Sunday, June 24 at midnight (ET, PT) on Adult Swim.

Aqua Something You Know Whatever is created by Dave Willis (Squidbillies) and Matt Maiellaro (12 oz. Mouse).

First aired December 30, 2000.

Battle Creek

  • CBS
  • 1 season
  • Drama, Crime

Two detectives with very different worldviews are teamed up and must answer the question: Are cynicism, guile and deception enough to clean up the semi-mean streets of Battle Creek, Mich., in the face of a complete lack of resources; or is the exact opposite true – it takes naïveté, trust and a boatload of resources?

First aired March 1, 2015.

Helix

  • SyFy
  • 2 seasons
  • Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Helix is an intense thriller about a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control who travel to a high-tech research facility in the Arctic to investigate a possible disease outbreak, only to find themselves pulled into a terrifying life-and-death struggle that holds the key to mankind’s salvation or total annihilation. Helix begins production early in 2013 to debut early next year. Helix comes from some of the most notable names in the sci-fi world. It is Executive Produced by Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica), Lynda Obst (Sleepless in Seattle, Contact), and Steven Maeda (Lost, CSI: Miami, The X-Files). Cameron Porsandeh, who wrote the pilot, will serve as Co-Executive Producer.

First aired January 10, 2014.