The American film Institute (AFI) has named the 10 best television series of 2019. The list is in alphabetical order based on English spelling of the names of the series.
It is noteworthy that five of them were filmed by HBO, which is a record.
10 best TV shows of the year 2019 version of the AFI
“Chernobyl” is a mini — series about the tragedy at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, created a furore all over the world. In Ukraine, it caused a mixed reaction. However, it has become the most popular series in history. Filmed by HBO. Received two “Emmy”
“Crown” is a British sitcom American streaming company Netflix tells the story of Queen Elizabeth II. Came three of the season, all 30 episodes. The author is Peter Morgan. Norlevo played by actress Claire Foy. “Crown” was awarded eight Emmys
“Fosse/Verdon” is an American television series devoted to the works and personal life of Director Bob Fosse, who put the legendary musicals “Cabaret” and “All that jazz”. In the center of the story are the relations of the Fosse and dancer Gwen Verdon. The main roles are played by Sam Rockwell (winner of the “Oscar”, “Golden globe”, BAFTA) and Michelle Williams (winner of the “Golden globe” and “Emmy”). While out on one season consisting of eight episodes. Filmed by FX channel
“Game of thrones” — the cult American TV series, filmed by HBO based on the book series by George R. Martin’s “a Song of Ice and Fire”. Went eight seasons, a total of 73 series. This is one of the most successful TV series in history. 161 he earned a nomination for the “Emmy”! And got 58 of the most prestigious teenaged. “Game of thrones” has made stars of a whole team of young actors — Emilia Clarke, Sophie Turner, kit Harrington, Nicholas Fire-Waldau, Jason Momoa
“Pose” series of the American channel FX, which is set in the late 80’s- early 90’s in new York. The creators of the series seem to have noticed many facets of life in American society in the period, which in USA is called now the beginning of the era of trump. The heroes of this story — mostly transsexuals. The main roles are played by Evan Peters, Kate Mara, Billy porter, India Moore. Went two seasons with only 18 episodes. FX has announced the filming of the third season
“The heirs” series by HBO, shot in the genre of black Comedy. Came out two of the season, only 20 episodes. The authors tell the story of a fictional family, the American media magnate Roy Logan. Externally is a happy happy people. But actually this is not so. The main roles are played Khiam Abbass, Brian Cox, Kieran Culkin, Nicholas brown. Filming third season
“Incredible” — crime drama from CBS, which shows streaming Netflix, talks about a series of rapes in Colorado and Washington. By American standards is considered a mini-series — eight episodes. Based on real events. Starring Toni Collette, Merritt weaver, kaitlyn Dever
“Vice-President” — a political satire from HBO, withstood for seven seasons (65 episodes). The series has received 17 Emmy awards and many other teenaged. The main role in it plays Julia Louis-Dreyfus
“Keepers” — the HBO about superheroes. While out on the first season consisting of seven episodes. Is a continuation of the series 1987. The action takes place in an alternate reality. The main roles are played by Regina king, don Johnson, Tim Blake Nelson, Jeremy irons
“When they see us” — mini-series, shot by order of streaming Netflix in the genre of crime drama. There were four in the series. The plot is based on real crime — rape in Central Park in new York city, committed in April 1989. The court convicted five teenagers. In 2002, were cleared of all charges because the rape confessed to the other person
. One of them included “the Joker,” “Once in… Hollywood”, “Irish”. The AFI list largely coincided with the ten best movies 2019, according to the National Council of film critics USA.