HBO’s new series Westworld, with a rating of 9.2 on IMDb, has been called their new front running series after Game of Thrones. Based on the 1973 film of the same name, the series centres on an American mid-West amusement park for the wealthy. They can live out their fantasies by means of robotic hosts with no repercussions for their actions. Having aired on 2 October, this brand new series allows for you to get swept along for the ride without the fear of spoilers.
The Shannara Chronicles
For those missing the fantasy aspect of Game of Thrones, MTV’s The Shannara Chronicles might be what you’re looking for. Based on the book trilogy by Terry Brooks, the series follows the protagonists as they fight against the sudden reappearance of demons from their banishment to the Forbidding. With the second season having been confirmed, those missing the invasion of the White Walker from the North can appreciate the parallels while catching up on the first season.
The Last Kingdom
The Last Kingdom is a historical series from BBC based on the book series The Saxon Stories by Bernard Cornwell. This highly rated program aired in 2015 and is set in the late 9th century in what is now England. The protagonist must choose between the people who raised him and the kingdom he was born to lead. For those history buffs out there, this TV series and the accompanying book series will give you your fix of historical drama and epic battle scenes.