While there are a lot of crime dramas on TV right now, there is only a handful of them that present a story as engaging and in such a raw manner as ‘True Detective’. No matter how bad its second season was, the reputation of the first season of ‘True Detective’ is as hard to taint as it is to match. With actors like Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson as its lead, a series of gruesome murders and a dark, kind of depressive setting, the first season presented crime to us like never seen before.
Here’s the list of TV shows similar to True Detective that are our recommendations. You can stream some of these TV shows like True Detective on Netflix or Amazon Prime.
10. The Killing (2011-2014)
When Rosie Larson is murdered a lot of things go haywire. ‘The Killing’ follows three storylines. The first one follows homicide detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holden as they try to figure out what happened to Rosie. The second storyline shows Rosie’s family trying to deal with the loss and the grief that takes hold of them. The third storyline follows an electoral campaign that is impacted by the events of Rosie’s death.
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