True Blood is your comon vampires series with a twist, vampires come out to the public. It is based on the Sookie Stackhouse series by Charlaine Harris. It is seven seasons long and has a rotating point of view. The only downside is the amount of content not from the books.
The Leftovers series is based on the book 'The Leftovers' by Tom Perrotta. It is about the rapture and chronicles the lives of the people affected by it. It is on the list because of the approach of storytelling. Each episode seems to make no progress in the plot but, the pieces of the puzzle fit together at the end of the series so viewers are steadily trying to guess what's next.
Pretty Little Liars is based on the book written by Sara Shepard. It is about the lives of four teenage girls who had a their own clique, and how their lives fell apart when the "Queen Bee" Alison DiLaurents aka "A" disappears. Each year that passes Spencer, Aria, Hannah, and Emily face different challenges trying to figure out who "A" is or is she really dead. This show has kept viewers on edge wanting to know who "A' was since the very first episode and have kept them watching for 7 seasons. Even when "A" was revealed in season 5 viewers kept reeling in. The show depicts every detail from the book put into real life.
The Netflix Series is based on the 2010 memoir by Piper Kerman. Its about the year she spent in the federal women's prison for money laundering and drug trafficking. The book and show series is based and depicted on real life events that happened to Kerman while incarcerated. Thinking that her past would not catch up to her until the "feds" knocked on her door in '98 and in '04 she was served her 15 months. She was released a year later. Five years later she wrote her book that soon turned into a Netflix Series hit.
13 Reasons Why is a show rising in popularity based on the book of the same name by Jay Asher. It follows the main character listening to tapes left behind by a girl who kills her self. This is in the list because of the portrayal of characters onscreen. Watching the shows feels exactly like reading the novel.
Games of Thrones is based on the Song of Ice and Fire series by George R. R. Martin. It is a science fiction fantasy show about two families battling to have control over the kingdoms of their land. What makes this show special is the character depth. To have a multitude of characters and each one be so detailed is a hard task that is well accomplished. Also it has one of the largest budgets in TV. On average each episode can cost up to 10 million dollars.