Detective TV shows have an essence of their own. People often associate the word with top-bawl fedoras and long overcoats, with the collar turned outward. The definition has metamorphosed over the years and has transitioned into slick, modern and cutting-edge individuals, with technology being the cornerstone of their profession. While the element of suspense has managed to sustain, the way it is built and furthered has changed. As we all know, TV caters to the most diverse spectrum of people, which includes the masses. We decided to compile a list containing some of the top detective series ever that have cops, CIA or secret agents chasing the criminals. You can watch some of these best detective TV Shows on Netflix or Amazon Prime or Hulu.
12. The Blacklist
A wanted fugitive mysteriously surrenders himself to the FBI and offers to help them in capturing deadly criminals. His sole condition is that he will work only with the new recruit, Elizabeth Keen. Featuring the charismatic and powerful James Spader as the lead, the show has garnered critical acclaim since its inception in 2013. The show has continuously received high ratings from key demographics, indicating its quality and appeal to the masses. The show has received numerous nominations and awards, with the performance of the leads and the stunt co-ordination getting special praise. One of the underrated detective TV shows.
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Titus Welliver has been an ever present personality in both TV shows and movies. He has always been confined to supporting roles, and usually dwells in the shadows of the main cast. He finally got his breakthrough, starring in ‘Bosch’ as the titular character. The plot revolves around Harry Bosch, a detective working with the Los Angeles Police Department, who is accused of murdering a serial killer. At the same time, he is also involved in a murder investigation. Did he really murder someone, or is the victim the perpetrator? Watching the show will quench your inquisitive thirst and leave you exasperated at the end.