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5 shows To Watch If You Liked Watchmen In 2020

Emmy 2020

HBO seems to have garnered another major success with its series Watchmen which recently created hype by getting most of the Emmy nominations, 11 to be precise. Watchmen, based on a famous series of comic books. Since the series received positive reviews from viewers and reviewers, it’s fast rising to be one of the most popular shows in the world right now.
The excellent combination of action and politics makes this an extremely entertaining series that is excellent at having viewers on the edge of their seats, focusing on real-life problems all the while being very much set in a realm of entertainment, making sure that audiences are able to engage with it

Here are 5 shows that you can watch to fill up the watchmen void!

1. American Gods

Available On – Starz
Genre –  Drama, Supernatural, Fantasy
Year of Release – 2017
Star Cast – Ricky Whittle, Emily Browning, Crispin Glover
Total Season – 2
IMDb Rating – 7.8

American Gods is a series that will surely make you more invested in mythos and other things related to gods both old and new ones. It is based on Neil Gaiman’s 2001 novel of the same name and created by Bryan Fuller and Michael Green and is available as a STARZ original series.
Plot – The show is based around Shadow Moon (Ricky Whittle), a former-convict who, shortly after being released from jail, is employed as a bodyguard for a mysterious rich socialite who calls himself Mr. Wednesday (the ever sparkling Golden Globe winner Ian McShane), whose real identity is more magnificent than he initially reveals.

2. The Boys

Available On – Amazon Prime Video
Genre – Superhero, Thriller, Black comedy, Drama Action
Year of Release – 2019
Star Cast – Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Antony Starr
Total Season – 1
IMDb Rating – 8.7

The Boys, an Amazon Original Series that has hit on the right target by grabbing the attention of the whole comic book tv show genre fans. It can be best described as the mixture of Comedy, Dark Humour, Superhero Action that was missing from other shows of the same superhero tropes series.
The Plot – It is set in a world where there are superheroes are made. Outside of their heroic people, most of them are egocentric and dishonest. The series centers primarily on two groups: the Seven, Vought International ‘s leading superhero squad, and the titular People, vigilantes trying to hold crooked heroes underneath control.

3. Legion

Available On – Hulu
Genre – Science fiction, Psychological thriller, Psychological horror, Superhero
Year of Release – 2017
Star Cast – Dan Stevens, Rachel Keller, Aubrey Plaza
Total Season – 3
IMDb Rating – 8.3

Legion a show that can simply be called a superhero show of mindf**ks. All three seasons have been praised for their visual storytelling and musical score, and their different approach to the superhero genre. It’s the toughest Marvel series to get it into because of it’s strangeness and style, but if you can get through all that, then after that, you’ll be rewarded. The fragmented plot is closer to the David Lynch concept than the conventional superhero story.
The Plot -This tells the story of David Haller played by Dan Stevens, who is the son of Professor X. He suffers from paranoia but then learns that his mind is tainted by the mutated mutant Shadow King

4. Preacher

Available On – Hulu
Genre – Drama, Black comedy, Supernatural Horror, Action, Adventure
Year of Release – 2016
Star Cast – Dominic Cooper, Joseph Gilgun, Ruth Negga
Total Season – 4
IMDb Rating – 8.0

Preacher is based on the comics from DC imprint Vertigo Comics that are known for making comics with more mature themes. The series got praised for its themes, story, and the transformation from the comic book pages to the big screen. Sam Catlin, Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen combined forces to come up with a ‘Preacher’-based Television show, which AMC picked up afterward.
The Plot – Jesse Custer is a pretty tough-drinking, a pipe-smoking pastor who is filled with incredible strength and endures a crisis of faith. He travels on a journey to better understand his new talent and to find God practically alongside his ex-girlfriend, Tulip, and new vampire friend Cassidy.

5. Jessica Jones

Available On – Netflix
Genre – Drama, Detective, Neo-noir Psychological thriller, Superhero, Crime drama
Year of Release – 2015
Star Cast – Krysten Ritter, Rachael Taylor, Eka Darville
Total Season – 3
IMDb Rating – 7.9

Jessica Jones is the action series that marvel fans ordered, set in the very same universe as Daredevil’s on Netflix, does have 3 seasons until it is canceled due to the expiry of the development rights of the show. Jessica Jones’ three seasons are filled with plot twists, car chase sequences, superhero swinging action, and a bit of romance.
The Plot – Krysten Ritter stars as Jessica in the show and suffers from PTSD after slipping out of David Tennet ‘s charge of Killgrave. In the show, Jessica has a friend called Trish Walker who usually keeps Hellcat’s mantle









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Hello!, This is Himanshu. Hardcore DC Fan and love to read and write about comics and films. Cowboy Beebop Heeeehaaa and Linkin Park Forever. Reach out to me at

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