The Best Shows on HBO 2019
Ever since the 1990s, HBO has been producing incredibly addictive and quality series. Over the year, they have built a good reputation and a big audience. The biggest proof for their brilliance would be the fact that they created one of the most popular shows of all time – Game of Thrones. Not even the numerous streaming platforms who are indeed very popular among people could ruin HBO’s success. This was proven at 2018 Emmy awards where this TV service has been given the same number of awards as a giant streaming platform called Netflix. So, it seems like there is more than one good reason to give HBO shows a go. Here are some of the best ones they have to offer.
Game of Thrones
This epic show seems like an obvious choice, taking into account its massive success and fanbase which it has been gathering ever since it’s released in 2011. Based on George R.R. Martin’s bestseller, it is set in the fictional world called Westeros. There, numerous different families battle over the place on the Iron Throne.
The show is full of unpredictable scenes, fantasy, sex, and even dragons. It has all it takes to be great, and it certainly became that. It aired in 2011 and even now, the show is one of the most popular ones in almost every country in the world. Make sure to start watching this exciting series in time because the last season is to be aired in April 2019, so there is plenty of things to catch up on.
If you are more into their older releases, or into more realistic shows, you could opt for watching Rome, which aired in 2005. Before Game of Thrones, it was the most popular series dealing with war, politics and family tragedies. It talks about two Roman soldiers who lived in an era when the Senate was trying to sabotage Ceasar and his power which inevitably led to a civil war.
This show has wonderful storytelling and a story told by an amazingly talented cast. Rome actually created an amusing mixture of fictional characters and history. The only downside of the show would be the fact that it only had two seasons. However, two seasons were enough to enjoy this magnificent story through its stunning visuals.
Westworld is a science fiction show, released in 2012, which is set in an amusement park. However, it is not just any amusement park. It is a place for rich people to interact with their hosts, who are actually robotic. Interact would, in this case, mean living out every single one of their fantasies using artificial consciousness.
This drama was done based on the movie with the same name which was released in 1973. It is not just about science fiction, it actually goes deeper and tackles what is human in artificial intelligence, while balancing insanity with an intelligent show. What makes it special are some of the cleverest plot twist you will see, endlessly talented actors and very well written scripts. Once you start watching this amazing show, you will never want your amusement park ride to end.