Mito Kōmon is a Japanese jidaigeki or period drama that has been on prime-time television since 1969. The title character is the historic Tokugawa Mitsukuni, former vice-shogun and retired second daimyo of the Mito Domain. In the guise of Mitsuemon, a retired crêpe merchant from Echigo, he roams the realm with two samurai retainers, fun-loving Sasaki Sukesaburō and studious Atsumi Kakunoshin. Episodes typically conclude with a brawl in which the unarmed, disguised protagonists better a crowd of samurai and gangsters, culminating with the presentation of the inrō that reveals the hero's identity.
Hero to Zero is a British children's drama television show about a young boy who has many adventures while receiving advice from the football player Michael Owen. The six-part series premiered 23 February 2000, on BBC One.
La Cittadella is a 1964 Italian miniseries based on A. J. Cronin's 1937 novel, The Citadel, and produced by Radiotelevisione Italiana. It was directed by Anton Giulio Majano and stars Alberto Lupo as Dr. Manson and Anna Maria Guarnieri as his wife, Christine. Other television versions include an American, another Italian, and two British adaptations.
Veeranwali is a Hindi TV serial that airs on 9X channel from 14 January 2008
Upon entering college, Narumi forms the Asunaro Group along with four other boys and girls. In time, she starts to date Tamotsu, whom she felt attracted to when she first saw him at the entrance exam. Although the two are happy together at first, their very different backgrounds cause them gradually to fall out and ultimately break up. Immediately following the break up, a member of the group dies a terrible death, and this brings the group to an end. The members go their separate ways, but Narumi and Tamotsu do not forget each other. Four years later, when the group reunites on the anniversary of the death of their friend, Tamotsu proposes to Narumi. The story follows the Asunaro Group members’ growth into adulthood as they struggle with the boundary between friendship and love, deal with bitter experiences, and find love for the first time.
Mosafer ), is a 2000 television series broadcast by the IRIB network. The Director, producer and script-writer are Siroos Moghaddam and Mostafa Azizi.
María Isabel is a Mexican telenovela, which was produced and broadcast by Televisa in 1997. Starring Adela Noriega, Fernando Carrillo and Lorena Herrera. María Isabel, is one of the few telenovelas that focuses on the life of an indigenous female protagonist and her community. The original story was written by Yolanda Vargas Dulché and the TV version was adapted by René Muñoz.
Volta was a Filipino television series on ABS-CBN, which broadcast from January 2008 to March 2008. The said series is a serialization of a 2004 film of the same title produced by Star Cinema. It was a regional semi-finalist for the 2008 International Emmy Awards under the Comedy Program category.
Banegi Apni Baat is a Hindi television drama series that started airing on Zee TV in 1993 running till 1997. The series was produced by Tony Singh and Deeya Singh. It gave many Indian television actors, such as Irrfan Khan, Roshini Achreja, Shefali Chhaya, Firdaus Dadi, Sadia Siddiqui, Anita Kanwal, Divya Seth, Achint Kaur, Rishabh, Varun Badola, Rakhee Tandon and Rituraj a good break. R. Madhavan also started his acting career with this series. The focus of the series was college life. Flirtation, romance, the campus, teachers getting teased - all typical scenes from college– were shown. Hence many youngsters, school and college going students, became avid viewers of the show. The transition from college to professional life was shown for most of the characters. Simultaneously, contemporary business life was also showcased. How the rich oppress the poor, and how housewives and working women have different perspectives of life, formed some of the other themes of the narrative.
Ajeeb - The Other Side is an Indian television series set in a hospital where something strange is always going on.
Aisa Des Hai Mera was an Indian television drama series that aired on Sony Entertainment Television India in 2006 on every Monday-Thursday at 9pm.
Lipstick is a Hindi language Indian television series, produced by Rose Movies that premiered on Zee TV on September 9, 2002. The story unvails the truth of how best friends can turn into enemies in the pursuit of love and success.
Ang Iibigin Ay Ikaw Pa Rin is a 2003 Filipino TV series and the sequel of Ang Iibigin Ay Ikaw. From August 2007 until January 2008, it was re-aired worldwide on GMA Pinoy TV. From April 19, 2011 until August 26, 2011, it was recently re-aired on GMA Life TV worldwide.
Waqt Batayega Kaun Apna Kaun Paraya is a Hindi television saga that aired on Sony TV based on the story of a girl name Rudra who faces many hurdles by her adoptive family members. The series premiered on April 14, 2008 and is produced by Dheeraj Kumar's production house Creative Eye Limited.
The Beiderbecke Trilogy refers to three television serials written by Alan Plater and made by Yorkshire Television for the ITV network in the United Kingdom between 1984 and 1988. Each serial centres around schoolteachers Trevor Chaplin and Jill Swinburne who work at a rundown comprehensive school in Leeds. Woodwork teacher Trevor enjoys football and jazz music while English teacher Jill is a political activist concerned with saving the environment. In each of the three serials – The Beiderbecke Affair, The Beiderbecke Tapes and The Beiderbecke Connection – Jill and Trevor inadvertently become embroiled in a series of unlikely adventures involving such things as political corruption, nuclear waste dumping and serious fraud. In each serial, the plot rambles, moving from one seemingly unrelated event to another, all of which are eventually shown to be interconnected. However, it is the clever interplay between the characters that is the core of each these stories. Each episode unfolds to a soundtrack of jazz music in the style of Bix Beiderbecke performed by Frank Ricotti with Kenny Baker as featured cornet soloist. Extensive use is made of leitmotifs for the various characters. Ricotti won a BAFTA award for his work on The Beiderbecke Connection.
Y Pris is a popular Welsh language television programme produced by Fiction Factory for Welsh public service television station S4C. Described in its tagline as "The Sopranos by the seaside" the show is set in Carmarthenshire and follows the "tangled lives of a group of gangsters who hide their illicit dealings". Series 1 spans 13 episodes, first broadcast in 2007; eight episodes for series 2, written again by Tim Price, have been commissioned by S4C and shown 2009. The series is, together with Caerdydd, Cowbois ac Injans, and Con Passionate, part of S4C's drama editor Angharad Jones' drive to reach a younger audience for the station. The title track was written and recorded by Alabama 3 lead singer Rob Love. The series' music is composed by John Hardy.
Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa was an Indian soap opera that combined family comedy and drama. The show used to air on STAR One every Monday to Thursday at 4:30pm. Initially a related show titled Krimson Skies was to air but nothing came of it.
No Warning is a Science Fiction drama concerning the struggle of the Nexus, humanity's last hope, against the ancient Fraternity of the Eternal Brotherhood, who are beginning to emerge after a long period in hiding. The series, composed of short films and additional interactive material, is distributed online. The first short film premiered in March 2008, and at the time of writing there are six episodes. It is planned to produce new episodes on a regular basis. The series is written and directed by Northern Irish film-maker Bill Taylor, and is an independent production. No Warning is located and shot in Northern Ireland. The drama uses several innovative techniques to help unfold the storyline, including the use of graphical and textual codes. The puzzles are relayed to the audience via an internet forum, and community participation is encouraged in their solution.
Sorority Forever is a web television series created and produced by web production company Big Fantastic, the creators of SamHas7Friends and Prom Queen. Film director McG is an executive producer of the show. The first season of the series, which debuted September 8, 2008 on TheWB.com, followed four incoming freshman in “the hottest sorority on campus” and while it had some Gossip Girl elements to it, it “also contain a lot of mystery similar to Prom Queen.”
Pieta is a television daytime drama series that aired on ABS-CBN from October 27, 2008 to May 1, 2009.