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TV Show: Turn: Washington's Spies ( 2014 )
Turn: Washington's Spies takes viewers into the stirring and treacherous world of the Revolutionary War and introduces Abraham Woodhull who, after aligning with a group of childhood friends, forms the Culper Ring--America's first spy ring.
TV Show: Treadstone ( 2019 )
Treadstone explores the origin story and present-day actions of a CIA black ops program known as Treadstone — a covert operation that uses behavior modification protocol to turn its agents into nearly unstoppable superhuman assassins. The series follows sleeper agents across the globe as they're mysteriously "awakened" to resume their deadly missions.
TV Show: Traitors ( 2019 )
Traitors revolves around Feef Symonds, a bold and ambitious 20-something woman who joins the Civil Service in 1945, just as Attlee's Labour party sweeps to victory, defeating Churchill in an electoral bolt from the blue. Her ambition to make something of her life, which goes unrecognised by her family, is furthermore complicated by her American lover. Feef agrees to spy on her own government for the Americans, who have a hidden agenda in making sure England's burgeoning Socialist ambitions don't play into Soviet hands. Struggling to work out what she stands for, and what she's capable of, Feef must learn to think for herself and play by her own rules at a time when knowledge becomes power and nothing and no-one is what they seem.
TV Show: Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan ( 2018 )
Jack Ryan is a drama featuring Tom Clancy's popular hero Jack Ryan billed as a new contemporary take on the character in his prime as a CIA analyst/operative using the novels as source material.
TV Show: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy ( 1979 )
Acclaimed adaptation of John le Carre's novel about spy George Smiley, who is recalled from retirement.
TV Show: The Spy ( 2019 )
The Spy tells the story of legendary Israeli spy Eli Cohen. Eli Cohen lived in Damascus undercover in the beginning of the '60s, spying for Israel. He managed to embed himself into Syrian high society and rise through the ranks of their politics until he was uncovered by the Syrian regime, sentenced to death and publicly hanged in a Damascus square in 1965. Cohen is considered a national hero in Israel. His actions, connections and immense sacrifice have had lasting consequences, shaping the Middle East of today.
TV Show: The Secret Agent ( 2016 )
An explosive and heart-breaking adaptation of Joseph Conrad's classic novel of terrorism, espionage and betrayal.London, 1886: Verloc runs a seedy sex shop in the heart of Soho. But unknown to his loyal wife, Winnie, Verloc is also paid by the Russian embassy to spy on an anarchist cell. Furious at Britain's refusal to confront the anarchist threat sweeping across Europe, Verloc's Russian handler gives him a mission: Orchestrate a bombing that will be blamed on the anarchists and provoke a crackdown from the British. Refuse; and Verloc's identity as a spy will be revealed to his anarchist comrades.
TV Show: The Night Manager ( 2016 )
Drama series based on the John le Carré novel. A hotel night manager is recruited by a government agent to infiltrate the inner circle of a ruthless arms dealer.
TV Show: The Little Drummer Girl ( 2018 )
Blurring the fine lines between love and hate; truth and fiction; and right and wrong; The Little Drummer Girl weaves a suspenseful and explosive story of espionage and high-stakes international intrigue. Set in the late 1970s, the pulsating thriller follows Charlie, a fiery actress and idealist whose resolve is tested after she meets the mysterious Becker, while on holiday in Greece. It quickly becomes apparent that his intentions are not what they seem, and her encounter with him entangles her in a complex plot devised by the spy mastermind Kurtz. Charlie takes on the role of a lifetime as a double agent while remaining uncertain of her own loyalties.
TV Show: The Honourable Woman ( 2014 )
The Honourable Woman tells the story of one woman's personal journey to right her father's wrongs. Featuring a stellar cast including Academy Award nominee Maggie Gyllenhaal in the lead role as Nessa Stein, this compelling drama written and directed by BAFTA winning Hugo Blick (The Shadow Line) draws Nessa into a complex and dangerous world of international conspiracy and espionage.
TV Show: The Code ( 2014 )
Stretching from the spectacular red desert of Australia's outback to the cool corridors of power in Canberra, The Code tells the story of two very different brothers who are handed information those in the highest political echelons will kill to keep secret.
TV Show: The Capture ( 2019 )
When proud British soldier Shaun Emery's conviction for a murder in Afghanistan is successfully overturned due to flawed video evidence, he begins to plan for his life as a free man with his six year old daughter. However, when damning CCTV footage emerges from an incident in London, it isn't long before Shaun finds himself fighting for his freedom once more, only with lies, betrayal and corruption spreading further than he ever could have imagined. With DI Rachel Carey drafted in to investigate in what could be a career-defining case, she must discover if there is more to the shocking evidence than first meets the eye. Rachel will soon learn that the truth is merely a matter of perspective - before deciding what hers is.
TV Show: The Avengers ( 1961 )
Urbane John Steed and a variety of partners work for an elite organization tasked with investigating criminal and espionage matters within the UK. Their opponents use everything from standard techniques to robots and other science fiction gadgetry.
TV Show: The Americans ( 2013 )
The Americans is a period drama about the complex marriage of two KGB spies posing as Americans in suburban Washington D.C. shortly after Ronald Reagan is elected President.
TV Show: Tehran ( 2020 )
A Mossad agent embarks on her first mission as a computer hacker in her home town of Tehran.
TV Show: Spooks ( 2002 )
Tense drama series about the different challenges faced by the British Security Service as they work against the clock to safeguard the nation.A team of agents in the British security intelligence service work to protect the U.K. from terrorists and other threats to national security. A repackaged version of the BBC series "Spooks," "MI-5" follows a counterterrorism unit based in the highly secure suite of offices called The Grid, where Harry Pearce oversees the team and deals with the often dirty politics of the spy game.
TV Show: Smiley's People ( 1982 )
Adaptation of John Le Carré's novel, following on from the previous BBC adaptation Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. George Smiley returns to the Game. A member of one of George Smiley's old networks seems to have caught on to something big. When he turns up dead the Circus asks George to tie up the loose ends with minimal fuss. But George Smiley does not like loose ends. Especially if they lead to the darkest recesses of the KGB - to Karla, the Sandman.
TV Show: Rubicon ( 2010 )
Rubicon is a conspiracy thriller set in a NYC-based government intelligence agency, API, where nothing is what it seems. The series focuses on a beleaguered analyst, Will Travers, who, faced with a shocking tragedy, begins to uncover clues that point to a complex and sinister conspiracy.
TV Show: Pine Gap ( 2018 )
Set in the hidden world of intelligence, Pine Gap exposes the cost of secrecy and the stress inflicted on nations and individuals when our ultimate loyalty is to our country and not to our partner. When a civilian plane is shot down over Myanmar, the search for the true motive threatens the famously strong American/Australian joint military alliance through conflicting interests, personal ideals…. and one tragic mistake.
TV Show: Pennyworth ( 2019 )
Pennyworth follows Bruce Wayne's legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier who forms a security company and goes to work with Thomas Wayne, Bruce's billionaire father, in 1960s London.
TV Show: Patriot ( 2015 )
To prevent Iran from going nuclear, intelligence officer John Tavner must forgo all safety nets and assume a perilous "non-official cover" -- that of a mid-level employee at a Midwestern industrial piping firm.
TV Show: My Own Worst Enemy ( 2008 )
The series followed the life of American secret agent Edward Albright and his cover, Henry Spivey, who had no knowledge of his double life. Albright was implanted with a chip allowing his handlers to physically switch Albright's personality to that of his cover.
TV Show: Legends ( 2014 )
Sean Bean stars in Legends, a suspense-filled drama based on the award-winning book by master spy novelist Robert Littell. Bean plays Martin Odum, an undercover agent working for the FBI's Deep Cover Operations (DCO) division. Martin has the uncanny ability to transform himself into a completely different person for each job. But he begins to question his own identity when a mysterious stranger suggests that Martin isn't the man he believes himself to be.
TV Show: La Femme Nikita ( 1997 )
Framed for killing a cop, Nikita agrees to work for a secret government agency.
TV Show: Hunted ( 2012 )
Sam is a spy, a hunter who now finds herself hunted by a ruthless hidden enemy. Trapped in an intricate web of suspense and paranoia, she must discover who wants her dead by confronting her past.
TV Show: Homeland ( 2011 )
The winner of 6 Emmy Awards including Outstanding Drama Series, Homeland is an edge-of-your-seat sensation. Marine Sergeant Nicholas Brody is both a decorated hero and a serious threat. CIA officer Carrie Mathison is tops in her field despite being bipolar. The delicate dance these two complex characters perform, built on lies, suspicion, and desire, is at the heart of this gripping, emotional thriller in which nothing short of the fate of our nation is at stake.
TV Show: Helvetica ( 2019 )
Helvetica centers on Tina, a native of Albania in her forties, who works as a maid in government offices in Switzerland, and turns into a double agent for the Balkan mob and the Swiss counter-terrorism agency.
TV Show: Deutschland ( 2015 )
Deutschland is a coming-of-age spy thriller, which unfolds just as the Cold War between East and West comes to a head. The drama follows Martin Rauch as the 24-year-old East German native is pulled from the world as he knows it and sent to the West as an undercover spy for the Stasi foreign service. Hiding in plain sight in the West German army, he must gather the secrets of NATO military strategy. Everything is new, nothing is quite what it seems and everyone he encounters is harboring secrets, both political and personal.
TV Show: Deep State ( 2018 )
Max Easton, a retired Secret Service operative and member of elite British/America team called The Section is coaxed back into the field to try to shut down an Iranian missile program. The situation is complicated by Max's estranged son, Harry, who has followed his father into the espionage world and as the series opens may have died in the line of duty.
TV Show: Damian Lewis: Spy Wars ( 2019 )
Damian Lewis: Spy Wars will tell the unbelievable true stories behind some of the most important international spy operations of the last 40 years. The show will use reconstructions of real-life events, with Lewis acting as the guide throughout each episode, telling a different spy story from the Cold War through to the ‘war on terror' and the renewed espionage hostilities of the present day. It will feature experts and former spies including ex-Mossad, ex-CIA, ex-KGB and ex-MI6, and will be shot on location in Moscow, Israel and London.
TV Show: Counterpart ( 2017 )
Counterpart is about a mysterious world hidden beneath the surface of our everyday existence. Howard Silk is a lowly cog in the bureaucratic machinery of a Berlin-based United Nations spy agency. When Howard discovers that his organization safeguards the secret of a crossing into a parallel dimension, he is thrust into a shadow world of intrigue, danger, and double cross… where the only man he can trust is his near-identical counterpart from this parallel world. The show explores themes of identity, fate and lost love, posing the eternal question, "what if our lives could have been different?"
TV Show: Condor ( 2018 )
Joe Turner has always been conflicted about his work for the CIA. But when something he's discovered gets his entire office killed, leaving Joe as the only survivor and forcing him to go on the run, the theoretical reservations he's always harbored turn into all-too-real moral dilemmas. Under life or death pressure, Joe will be forced to redefine who he is and what he's capable of in order to discover who's behind this far-reaching conspiracy, and stop them from completing their deadly objective that threatens the lives of millions.
TV Show: Berlin Station ( 2016 )
Berlin Station is a contemporary spy series that follows Daniel Miller, an undercover agent who has just arrived at the CIA station in Berlin, Germany. Miller has a clandestine mission: to determine the identity of a now-famous whistleblower masquerading as "Thomas Shaw". Guided by jaded veteran Hector DeJean, Daniel learns to contend with the rough-and-tumble world of the field officer - agent-running, deception, danger and moral compromises. As he dives deeper into the German capital's hall of mirrors and uncovers the threads of a conspiracy that leads back to Washington, Daniel wonders: Can anyone ever be the same after a posting to Berlin?
TV Show: 1983 ( 2018 )
The deeply frozen Cold War is heating up. Twenty years after a devastating terrorist attack in 1983 that halted the course of Poland's liberation and the subsequent downfall of the Soviet Union, an idealistic law student and a disgraced police investigator stumble upon a conspiracy that has kept the Iron Curtain standing and Poland living under a repressive police state.Now, in 2003, after two decades of peace and prosperity, the leaders of the regime enact a secret plan made with an unlikely adversary in the 1980s that will radically transform Poland and affect the lives of every citizen in the nation — and the world.What these two men discover has the potential to ignite a revolution and those in power will stop at nothing to keep it a secret.
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