Sherlock

Sherlock

Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman

Seasons: 1-3

Network: BBC1

Story: A contemporary take on the classic Arthur Conan Doyle stories, Sherlock is a thrilling, funny, fast-paced adventure series set in present-day London. The iconic details remain--they live at the same address, have the same names and Moriarty is waiting for them.


Hornblower

Hornblower

Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, Jamie Bamber

Seasons: 1

Network: ITV

Story: Joining the British Royal Navy at the outset of the Napoleonic Wars, the enterprising Horatio Hornblower rises quickly from raw recruit to seasoned sailor, charting a course from the West Indies to the coast of Africa in the name of the Crown.


Torchwood

Torchwood

John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Burn Gorman

Seasons: 1-4

Network: BBC

Story: Torchwood, a spin-off from the popular sci-fi show Doctor Who, follows a group of investigators working for the secret organisation of the same name. Set in Cardiff, the team specialise in alien technology that has landed on Earth, and crime, whether it b