Best new action & adventure TV series (2016 overview - TV & Netflix)

Muscular tough guys blazing guns or swinging axes are not a guilty pleasure anymore. Since the beginning of 00’s, action shows have added more story to their mix, which has made the genre a valuable keeper.
The Vore's TV staff selects the top best action TV series of 2016 on TV, DVD or Netflix. Are Drew Goddard, Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely our new Action genre creators?

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Best action TV series on Netflix or DVD in 2016


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  1. Vikings (3-3-2013 )
  2. 'The viking Ragnar Lothbrok aims to conquer new territories in the West, but his chief wants to continue their travels to the familiar East. The tension between the two vikings rises, and culminates into a fierce battle. Very nice show for people who are into fantasy, blood en brave Scandinavian seafaring warriors.'

    Vikings - a tv show starring Travis Fimmel, Clive Standen & Gustaf Skarsgård. The show's creator is Michael Hirst. TV fans who enjoyed Game of Thrones, The Tudors should definitely watch Vikings . Vikings is about themes like tradition, travelling, and incorporates action, drama, and more elements.

    Trailer of Vikings on Youtube.

    Release date 3-3-2013
    Review 80%
    Country Canada • Ireland {Republic} •
    Keywords action-packed • adventurous • educational • historical •
    Episodes 3
    Network History Chanel
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / Vikings on iTunes

  3. Person of Interest (22-9-2011 )
  4. 'A former CIA agent and a rich software developer team up in order to stop crimes before they have ever happened.'

    Person of Interest - a tv show starring Jim Caviezel, Taraji P. Henson & Kevin Chapman. The show's creator is Jonathan Nolan. TV fans who enjoyed Blue Bloods should definitely watch Person of Interest . Person of Interest is about themes like justice, technology, and incorporates action, mystery, and more elements.

    Trailer of Person of Interest on Youtube.

    Release date 22-9-2011
    Review 75%
    Country United States •
    Keywords action-packed • dramatic • futuristic •
    Episodes 5
    Network CBS
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / Person of Interest on iTunes

  5. Banshee (11-1-2013 )
  6. 'HBO’s sub-tv factory Cinemax produced a show that is one of the rawer thriller tv shows out there, and is definitely one of the best action tv shows we have ever come across. And indeed, it sets itself apart from the rest with long and tough action scenes backed up by sufficient dramatic development. By no means a sophisticated screenplay, but set in a small American town near an Amish community, it has more than enough to offer atmospherically. The series is about an ex-convict who wants to get back with his former partner in crime and lover who has moved to this small American town and made a life for herself. In order to win her back he stays in town, and pretends to be the new local sheriff.'

    Banshee - a tv show starring Antony Starr, Ivana Milicevic & Ulrich Thomsen. The show's creator is David Schickler & Jonathan Tropper. TV fans who enjoyed Homeland, The Player should definitely watch Banshee . Banshee is about themes like identity, justice, and incorporates action, crime, and more elements.

    Trailer of Banshee on Youtube.

    Release date 11-1-2013
    Review 85%
    Country United States •
    Keywords action-packed • adventurous • awe-inspiring • clever • dynamic •
    Episodes 4
    Network Cinemax
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / Banshee on iTunes

  7. The Flash (7-10-2014 )
  8. 'A regular guy - who had a tough childhood - wakes up after a freak accident with a particle accelerator and finds that he has gained a remarkable power: superspeed. He decides to use it to protect the world from villains and to discover the truth about his youth.'

    The Flash - a tv show starring Grant Gustin, Candice Patton & Danielle Panabaker. The show's creator is Greg Berlanti, Geoff Johns & Andrew Kreisberg. TV fans who enjoyed Arrow, Gotham should definitely watch The Flash . The Flash is about themes like identity, justice, revenge, vigilante, and incorporates action, adventure, and more elements.

    Trailer of The Flash on Youtube.

    Release date 7-10-2014
    Review 75%
    Country United States •
    Keywords action-packed • amusing • entertaining • futuristic •
    Episodes 2
    Network The CW
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / The Flash on iTunes

  9. Prison Break (29-8-2005 )
  10. 'When his brother is put on death row for a crime he didn't commit, Michael Scofield puts himself in jail to safe him. A straight-forward hit!'

    Prison Break - a tv show starring Dominic Purcell, Wentworth Miller & Amaury Nolasco . The show's creator is Paul Scheuring. TV fans who enjoyed Lost should definitely watch Prison Break . Prison Break is about themes like justice, law, politics, and incorporates action, crime, and more elements.

    Trailer of Prison Break on Youtube.

    Release date 29-8-2005
    Review 80%
    Country United States •
    Keywords action-packed • addictive • entertaining • exciting •
    Episodes 4
    Network Fox
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix / Prison Break on iTunes

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