As the weather in Australia heats up, so does the anticipation for new TV shows. Of all the TV genres perhaps the most popular and interesting at the moment is drama. Popular favourites are returning to the small screen to continue the storytelling journey, while other debut shows are sure to attract a healthy following. Lets go through the top 5 most hotly anticipated drama TV shows as we head into Spring and Summer 2012.
Boardwalk Empire Season 3 Starts September 19th
Boardwalk Empire chronicles the life and times of Enoch ‘Nucky’ Thompson with the rise of organised crime during the 1920s Prohibition era. Enoch Nucky Thompson the corrupt treasurer of Atlantic County leads a colourful life, interacting with several historical figues in both personal and political life including mobsters, politicians and government agents. Starring Steve Buscemi and Michael Pitt.
Falling Skies Season 2 Starts September 8th
In the aftermath of a hostile alien takeover, the earth is in ruins and survivors are few. In the months following, the survivors have banded together to fight for humanity. Set sux months after the Earth has been devastated by an alien invasion the series follows Tom Mason, a former Boston University History professor, who becomes the second in command of the 2nd Massachusetts Militia Regiment, a group of civilians and soldiers fleeing post-apocalyptic Boston. Starring Maxim Knight and Noah Wyle.
Dexter Season 7 Starts October 4th
Orphaned at the age of four and harbouring a traumatic secret, Dexter Morgan is adopted by a police officer who guides him to channel his gruesome passion for human vivisection in a constructive way – by killing those heinous perpetrators who are above the law or who have slipped through the cracks of justice. Starring Michael C. Hall.
Inside Men Starts October 7th
This thrilling four-part drama follows three security depot employees who plan and execute a multi-million pound cash heist. Starring Steven Mackintosh, Warren Brown and Nicola Walker.
The Walking Dead Season 3 Starts October 16th
A bullet put him in a hospital, a virus turned the world into zombies as he lay comatose. When officer Rick Grimes wakes up alone, he realizes he must fight not just for his life but to win back his family. Starring Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal and Sarah Wayne Callies.
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