Whether set against a backdrop of war or sharing the story of a famous family, the best historical dramas on Hulu will educate as they entertain. Some historical TV series streaming on Hulu are set in the south during the American Civil War while other Hulu historical dramas are based in the UK. Some of the best historical drama shows on Hulu right now take place in the ancient East.
Which series will you find on this list of historical dramas streaming on Hulu? Vikings has to be near the top. This medieval story follows Ragnar Lothbrok – played by Travis Fimmel – as he seeks to raid England and become Earl. Six is another action-packed historical drama currently on Hulu.
If you are looking for more historical dramas to watch on Hulu, Roots, War and Peace, and The Looming Tower would be great options.
Vote up your favorite historical drama shows to help other Hulu subscribers know what to watch and vote down any historical dramas that you'd rather not be doomed to repeat.
Premiered: 2013Vikings (History, 2013) is a historical drama television series created by Michael Hirst. A... more
Premiered: 2014Manhattan is an American television series that premiered on July 27, 2014, on WGN America. It... more
Premiered: 2011Camelot (Starz, 2011) is a historical-fantasy-drama television series developed by Chris... more
Premiered: 2016War & Peace is a 2016 British-American historical period drama television serial, based on Leo... more
- 207The Looming Tower (Hulu, 2018) is an American drama web television miniseries based on the... more
Premiered: 2011The Kennedys is a Canadian-American television miniseries chronicling the lives of the Kennedy... more
- 177Underground is an American television period drama series created by Misha Green and Joe... more
Premiered: 2017Genius (National Geographic, 2017) is an American anthology period drama television series... more
Premiered: 2020The Great (Hulu, 2020) is a television drama series written and executive produced by Tony... more
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RootsMalachi Kirby, Forest WhitakerRoots is a 2016 American miniseries and a remake of the 1977 miniseries with the same name,... more
Premiered: 2002Daniel Deronda is a British television serial drama adapted by Andrew Davies from the George... more
Barbarians Rising tells the story of the rise and fall of the Roman Empire from the perspective of the barbarian rebel leaders who helped bring it down.
Premiered: 2017Six (History, 2017) is an American television drama series created by William and David... more