This British series flips the typical zombie narrative and turns it into a sensitive family drama, also managing to throw some biting social commentary into the mix.
Gritty, violent and sexy (possibly to a fault), Banshee blends the heist-driven hard boil of Richard Stark's Hunter books with the high octane action of McG's Fast & the Furious.
THE REAL L WORD
Playing to the adage that any half-good idea is at least worthy of its own reality show, Showtime blurs the lines on its own queer-culture hit — The L Word.
TOP OF THE LAKE
Auteur director Jane Campion brings her considerable talent to the small screen with this oddly compelling rural noire.