A Library Of The Best And Critically Acclaimed Shows On Sky.
There is so much content to watch that deciding which series, movies to watch or worth your time sometimes becomes very challenging. And this is where Sky Box sets come in. The OTT powerhouses like Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu video provides a plethora of binge-worthy shows.
However, Sky Box brings many shows handpicked, and almost all of them are the best in their genre and critically acclaimed series. Sky Box sets are available for Sky customers online. They are also available on-demand and on the Sky Go app.
In a recent development, Sky has renewed its partnership with Channel 4. This expanded partnership will open up an opportunity to unlock new revenue streams. The deal will help Channel 4 with its Feature 4 strategy. Other than that, this partnership also brings good news for its audiences, as now they will enjoy a broader range of content. Sky customers are already able to access Netflix, Disney+ and HBO content.
Here Is A List Of Shows Available On The Sky Box Sets.
Westworld is one of the Sky’s biggest hit dystopian thrillers. It is based on the 1973 movie, which was directed and written by Michael Crichton. Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan created the Tv series. This HBO produced series is set in a technological advanced and fictional theme park named Westworld. The amusement park is based on the theme of the American Wild West, which is populated by humanoid androids known as hosts. The theme park lets its wealthy guests to full fill their wildest fantasies without the fear of any retaliation. The series has a total of 3 seasons and ends with a plot expanded into the 21st century where all the humans are controlled by a powerful A.I. named Rehoboam.
This HBO comedy-drama TV series is without a doubt one of the best television series on TV. And this is fact is being reverberated by viewers and screen critics. This 18 Emmy nomination series was created by Jesse Armstrong and followed the dysfunctional owners of the Waystar Royko, The Roy family. The family has established itself as one of the top entertainment conglomerates and a global media giant. And the family’s fight to get control of the company, as the patriarchal owner of the company Logan Roy is sick.
This HBO historical drama miniseries needs no introduction. The series received almost unanimous acclaim among critics in the western world. The series was an approval rating of over 96% on Rotten Tomatoes. And an average score of 9.7/10 on IMDb. The five-episode series is based on the horrifying events of the 1986 nuclear disaster that took place in Ukraine of the USSR. The series creators did exhaustive research on the accuracy of the historical events, but they indeed gave themselves some liberties for dramatic takes. The series also includes some real-life pictures from the events and the suffering that people have to go through. Which makes the series more heart wrenching than it is already is.
4. Big Little Lies
Written and Created by David E. Kelley, Big little lies is adapted from the novel by Liane Moriarty of the same name. This HBO mystery, dark comedy and drama series features Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Deren and Shailene Woodley. These five women from Monterey, California, became entrapped in a murder investigation. The series starts with a light note but becomes tense very soon. With critically acclaimed cinematography, soundtracks and acting. This is the best series for you to watch this August.
5. Band Of Brothers
For all the people who like military expeditions and world war history. This HBO miniseries is for you. This series has become a classic in the world of military shows. Band of brothers take you back in the time. It follows the 101st Airborne Division, mostly the E company or the Easy company. The series also has many surprise cameo’s looks for Michael Fassbender, Simon Pegg and Tom Hardy. If you are a fan of the 101st, it takes you to all the European theaters that they fought in. The series does excellent work in portraying the outstanding leadership of Major Dick Winters.
6. The Wire
Known as one of the masterpieces of television storytelling by critics. This crime drama series was written by David Simon, who was a former police reporter. The wire takes you to multiple layers of crime stories from the point of view of the criminals themselves. Based in Baltimore, Maryland, the series depicts an alternate face of the city, its relationship with its law enforcement agency and its fight against illegal drug cartels. The series opens up slowly in each season; just like reading a novel, it gets exciting with every page. The wire is no doubt one of the most nail-biting series ever aired on television.
7. The Sopranos
The Sopranos came out in 1999 and rand for a total of 86 episodes, with six seasons. The Sopranos was ahead of its time when it came out. David Chase directed this crime drama series. It revolves around an Italian American based in New Jersey who is a mobster and is involved in many illegal activities. The series portrays the difficulties he faces as he tries to balance his role as a gangster and family. The series is an example of what a well-acted and well-crafted show means. If you plan to watch a crime drama series, then The Sopranos should be on your list.
8. Boardwalk Empire
Boardwalk Empire is a mix of the violence of The Sopranos and the Prohibition era. The HBO produced thriller and crime drama series is based in New Jersey, Atlantic City, during the 1920s. The 56 episode long series has won many awards, including the 2011 Golden Globe award for the Best TV series.
9. Game Of Thrones
There is no denying the fact that Game of Thrones is one of the most memorable shows that HBO has ever made and primarily based on the best selling books by George R.R Martin. It was rated the world’s number one show for a long time. The show takes its viewers to the seven kingdoms.
10. True Detective
The actual detective, at first glance, may look like another crime drama series. But with each of its seasons comes new detectives who solve heinous crimes committed. The series’s A list actors including Woody Harrelson and Mathew McConaughey in the first season delivered a jaw-droppingly brilliant performance. Which is in addition to the pitch-perfect screenplay and plot spanning decades. The series is an artistic masterclass for both acting and writing.
Some Other Famous Shows Available On The Sky Box
- Curb Your Enthusiasm
- Parks And Recreation
- Twin Peaks
- 30 Rocks
- Save Me