Here a list with the best new Drama tv shows scheduled for 2013 on American and British television in a top 5. Besides original drama tv series coming out, we shall also discuss the new returning seasons of drama shows like HBO’s ‘The Newsroom’ in 2013, and the DVD release dates. From crime drama’s to romantic drama series coming out on DVD & Blu-ray.
Top 5 Best Drama TV Shows of 2013 on TV – upcoming new series
We always have a difficult time in setting drama tv shows apart from the rest, as in a sense almost every series is a drama series. Here we have made an overview of the upcoming British and American shows that fit the ‘Drama Genre’ the best. In our other list we also discuss the upcoming drama crime shows, drama thriller shows and scifi and tragicomedy dramas. Here is our top 5. The release dates are US release dates.
Banshee – New HBO Drama series released in January 2013
This interesting little piece of work has premiered 2 weeks ago on the HBO Channel. For us it came out of the blue, but we were pleasently surprised. The reviews so far have been moderately enthusiastic. Alongside creators of whom Banshee is their debut series, Alan Ball has been involved. We, of course, know him from popular tv series like HBO’s ‘True Blood’. It is however, no HBO production – it has been created by Cinemax. It is about an ex-inmate pretending to be the sheriff of a little isolated American town. The trailer of this American drama series has been released last month.
HBO is also coming with the BBC Drama series ‘Parade’s End‘ in 2013. A new second season of ”The Newsroom‘ will be coming out in the summer of 2013 – no official release datum has been announced just yet. Read about it in our HBO schedule for 2013.
Mr. Selfdridge – A new British drama tv show by ITV | Release date: 6 January 2013
A new English drama series we have been looking forward to immensely. It is a British ITV production, but it also has some American features, like the role for Entourage’s Emmy-award winning Jeremy Piven. Mr. Selfridge, is as the title suggest about Mr. Harry Gordon Selfridge, the founder of the famous Department stores. It is set in 1909 London. Have a look at the teaser.
It is not just BBC anymore that makes the finest Drama series – ITV UK also scored big with their hit series ‘Downton Abbey (Won 2 Golden Globes).
The Americans – Interesting Cold War drama premiering on 30 January 2013 on FX
One topic that still speaks to the imagination is the Cold War, and the US in is fight against the Sovjets. In this new action drama series of 2013 we can see all the keywords coming back: CIA, KGB and secret agents. It stars the enigmatic Keri Russel (Still famous for the 90′s tv show Felicity). The Story focuses on Russian spies operating in the US in the 1980′s. The teaser looks very thrilling.
Zero Hour – New ABC production
The writer & producer of ‘Prison Break’ is back with Zero Hour. A drama show that centers on an editor of a skeptics magazine whom, by a strange twist of fate, is pulled into one of the greatest conspiracies in the history of mankind. It is an ABC production and it will be released in 2013, we do not know the official release day yet. They have, however, already released the trailer.
More great new TV series of the Drama Genre for 2013
We have talked about way more American & British, but also French and Scandinavion drama shows in our other articles. So please also have a look, for example, in our:
Or you go straight to the New series of 2013 tab and see all our all upcoming best series by genre.