Amazon Prime The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series  

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List Rules Television drama series available to watch on Amazon Prime Instant Video only

Amazon's Prime Instant Video has many great dramas to watch over and over again. In fact, some Amazon Prime shows end up competing with the best cable dramas at awards ceremonies. Which dramatic television series is the best to watch when your holed in for the weekend?

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series
CB Ladnier added Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Buffy the Vampire Slayer is an American television series which aired from March 10, 1997 until May 20, 2003. The series was created in 1997 by writer-director Joss Whedon under his production ...more
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Sons of Anarchy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series
Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Mark Boone Junior
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Sons of Anarchy is an American drama television series created by Kurt Sutter, about the lives of a close-knit outlaw motorcycle club operating in Charming, a fictional town in California's ...more
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American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series
Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott, Evan Peters
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial American Horror Story (FX, 2011) is an American anthology horror television series created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, ...more
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True Blood is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series
CB Ladnier added Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial True Blood is an American television drama series produced and created by Alan Ball. It is based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries series of novels by Charlaine Harris, detailing the ...more
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The Sopranos is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series
James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial The Sopranos is an American drama television series created by David Chase. Revolving around the fictional New Jersey-based Italian-American Tony Soprano, the show portrays the difficulties he ...more
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The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series
David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial The X-Files is an American science fiction horror drama television series created by Chris Carter. The program originally aired from September 10, 1993 to May 19, 2002 on Fox, spanning nine ...more
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The Twilight Zone is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series
CB Ladnier added Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts
The Twilight Zone is a 1959 American television anthology series created by Rod Serling. It is a series of unrelated stories containing drama, psychological thriller, fantasy, science fiction, ...more
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Band of Brothers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series
CB Ladnier added Scott Grimes, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Band of Brothers is a 2001 American WWII drama miniseries based on historian Stephen E. Ambrose's 1992 non-fiction book of the same name. The executive producers were Steven Spielberg and Tom ...more
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Firefly is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series
Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Firefly is an American space western science fiction drama television series created by writer and director Joss Whedon, under his Mutant Enemy Productions label. Whedon served as an executive ...more
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Deadwood is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series
Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Deadwood is an American western television series created, produced, and largely written by David Milch and aired on the premium cable network HBO from March 21, 2004, to August 27, 2006, ...more
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Boardwalk Empire is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series
Steve Buscemi, Stephen Graham, Vincent Piazza
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Boardwalk Empire is an American period drama television series created by Terence Winter. Airing on premium cable channel HBO, the series is set in Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the ...more
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Oz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series
Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Oz is an American television drama series created by Tom Fontana, who also wrote or co-wrote all of the series' 56 episodes. It was the first one-hour dramatic television series to be produced ...more
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Numbers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series
Rob Morrow, David Krumholtz, Judd Hirsch
Numbers is an American drama television series that ran on CBS from January 23, 2005, to March 12, 2010. The series was created by Nicolas Falacci and Cheryl Heuton, and follows FBI Special ...more
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Star Trek: The Next Generation is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series
Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Star Trek: The Next Generation is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry twenty-one years after the original Star Trek series debuted in 1966. Roddenberry, ...more
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Grimm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series
David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Grimm is an American police procedural fantasy television drama series. It debuted in the U.S. on NBC on October 28, 2011. The show has been described as "a cop drama—with a twist... a dark ...more
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Lie to Me is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series
Tim Roth, Kelli Williams, Brendan Hines
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Lie to Me is an American drama television series. It originally ran on the Fox network from January 21, 2009 to January 31, 2011. In the show, Dr. Cal Lightman and his colleagues in The Lightman ...more
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Dead Like Me is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series
Ellen Muth, Callum Blue, Jasmine Guy
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial This show is an American comedy-drama television series starring Ellen Muth and Mandy Patinkin as grim reapers who reside and work in Seattle, Washington. Filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, ...more
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Angel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series
CB Ladnier added David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Angel is an American television series, a spin-off from the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The series was created by Buffy's creator, Joss Whedon, in collaboration with David ...more
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Downton Abbey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series
CB Ladnier added Hugh Bonneville, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Downton Abbey is a British period drama television series created by Julian Fellowes and co-produced by Carnival Films and Masterpiece. It first aired on ITV in the United Kingdom and Ireland on ...more
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NYPD Blue is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series
CB Ladnier added Dennis Franz, Gordon Clapp, James McDaniel
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial NYPD Blue is an American television police drama set in New York City, exploring the internal and external struggles of the fictional 15th precinct of Manhattan. Each episode typically ...more
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The Shield is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series
Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins
The Shield is an American drama television series starring Michael Chiklis that premiered on March 12, 2002, on FX, in the United States, and concluded on November 25, 2008, after seven seasons. ...more
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Eureka is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series
Colin Ferguson, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Erica Cerra
Eureka was an American science fiction television series that premiered on Syfy on July 18, 2006. The fifth and final season ended on July 16, 2012. The show was set in a fictional town in ...more
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Star Trek: The Original Series is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series
William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley
Star Trek is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry that follows the adventures of the starship USS Enterprise and its crew. It later acquired the retronym of ...more
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Dollhouse is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series
Eliza Dushku, Harry Lennix, Fran Kranz
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Dollhouse is an American science fiction television series created by writer and director Joss Whedon under Mutant Enemy Productions. It premiered on February 13, 2009, on the Fox network and ...more
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Justified is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Amazon Prime Instant Video TV Drama Series
Timothy Olyphant, Nick Searcy, Joelle Carter
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Justified is an American television drama series developed by Graham Yost. It is based on Elmore Leonard's short story. Timothy Olyphant portrays Raylan Givens, a tough U.S. Marshal enforcing ...more