Top 5 Shows to Watch on Amazon Prime Right Now (March)
If you?re trying to figure out what to watch next, a great place to start are the Tipstor? Top 5 shows on Amazon Prime Video right now, and none of these titles are currently available on Netflix.
A legal drama that almost never steps inside a courtroom,?Suits?stars Gabriel Macht and Patrick Adams as a brash, big-league attorney and his whiz-kid prot?g?, who is practicing illegally without a law degree.?Suits, which has a tenuous understanding of the law, deals week-to-week mostly with settling disputes with cocky threats and?yellow manilla folders. It?s rounded out by a fun, USA Network-perfect cast (Sarah Rafferty, Gina Torres, Meghan Markle, and Rick Hoffman) and later seasons of the series are more serialized in nature, dealing primarily with interoffice politics and relationship drama. Nothing about?Suits?is altering the television landscape (in fact,?every episode is the same), and the show is certainly not any threat to television?s heavier dramas. However, over the course of the series, it?s become a rock-solid show, one that was willing to break out of the typical USA Network procedural format years before?Mr. Robot?came along.
A short, intense series, The Fall tracks Superintendent Sarah Gibson (Gillian Anderson) as she hunts serial killer Paul Spector (Jamie Dornan). The elevator pitch of the series sounds a bit like Silence of the Lambs, but Gibson is no Clarice, and The Fall?s focus on the nitty-gritty of building a case against someone accused of a horrendous series of crimes is contrasted with the slow, worrying turn of the screw as Paul befriends the woman who may be his next victim. The series falls apart a bit after awhile, but that first season is well worth the watch.
John Krasinski?s return to television marks a dramatic departure from his The Office days. He plays famed CIA analyst Jack Ryan in this series that explores the character?s beginnings as an up-and-coming agent whose confidence in his abilities often lead to him clashing with higher-ups like his boss, James Greer (a fantastic Wendell Pierce). Ryan infiltrates a terrorist cell with nefarious plans after uncovering how the criminal communicate with each other, but when he?s thrust into the field, things get dangerous.
Greg Daniels ? the genius behind shows like The Office and Parks and Rec ? serves up a darker bit of comedy with this sci-fi series about death. Well, it?s about what happens after. Robbie Amell plays a man who dies and chooses to have his consciousness upload into a digital afterlife, a serene ?living facility? called Lake View. But things aren?t as idyllic has he?d hoped, and his existence becomes more complicated when he ends up falling for his living customer service rep.
5.?The Night Manager
Hugh Laurie and Tom Hiddleston star in this limited series from AMC. Laurie is the big bad, a criminal and arms dealer with a ruthless way of doing business. Hiddleston is the night manager of a Cairo hotel, recruited to spy on the guy and infiltrate his inner circle. He?s clearly way out of his depth and most of the edge-of-your-seat action comes from watching Hiddleston lie, cheat, and steal his way through a bogus cover and a convoluted plan hatched by higher-ups happy to sacrifice him for the greater good.