The Best Historial Shows from 2016


Below is our top ten list of the best Historial Shows which first started broadcasting in 2016.

10. Roman Empire


Roman%20EmpireFirst Aired: 11 November, 2016

Roman Empire is a TV series starring Aaron Irvin, Corey Brennan, and Jerry Toner. Chronicles some of the most famous leaders of the Roman Civilization.


9. Frontier


FrontierFirst Aired: 06 November, 2016

Frontier is a TV series starring Jason Momoa, Landon Liboiron, and Zoe Boyle. Follows Declan Harp, a half-Irish/half Cree Native-Canadian outlaw who is campaigning to breach the Hudson’s Bay Company’s monopoly on the fur trade in…


8. The Crown


The%20CrownFirst Aired: 04 November, 2016

The Crown is a TV series starring Claire Foy, Olivia Colman, and Imelda Staunton. Follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign and the events that shaped the second half of the twentieth century.


7. Medici


MediciFirst Aired: 18 October, 2016

Medici is a TV series starring Daniel Sharman, Alessandra Mastronardi, and Synnove Karlsen. A political family drama set in Florence in the early fifteenth century. Cosimo de Medici finds himself at the helm of his banking dynasty…


6. Underground


UndergroundFirst Aired: 09 March, 2016

Underground is a TV series starring Jurnee Smollett, Aldis Hodge, and Jessica De Gouw. With the country on the brink of Civil War, the struggle for freedom is more dangerous than ever. Underground follows the story of American…


5. Roots


RootsFirst Aired: 30 May, 2016

Roots is a TV mini-series starring Herbert Cavalier Jr., Jonathan Rhys Meyers, and Malachi Kirby. An adaptation of Alex Haley’s “Roots”, chronicling the history of an African man sold to slavery in America, and his descendants.



4. The Story of God with Morgan Freeman


The%20Story%20of%20God%20with%20Morgan%20FreemanFirst Aired: 11 March, 2016

The Story of God with Morgan Freeman is a TV series starring Morgan Freeman, Mark Bozzuti-Jones, and Amir Hussain. Morgan Freeman presents his quest in order to find how most religions perceive life after death, what different…


3. Victoria


VictoriaFirst Aired: 28 August, 2016

Victoria is a TV series starring Jenna Coleman, Adrian Schiller, and Tommy Knight. The early life of Queen Victoria, from her ascension to the throne at the tender age of eighteen to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert.


2. War & Peace


War%20%26%20PeaceFirst Aired: 03 January, 2016

War & Peace is a TV mini-series starring Paul Dano, James Norton, and Lily James. As the Russian conflict with Napoleon reaches its peak, five aristocratic families face the possibility of their lives being changed forever.


1. Dalui Yeonin – Bobogyungsim Ryeo


Dalui%20Yeonin%20-%20Bobogyungsim%20RyeoFirst Aired: 29 August, 2016

Dalui Yeonin – Bobogyungsim Ryeo is a TV series starring Lee Joon-Gi, Lee Ji-eun, and Kang Ha-Neul. Korean melodramatic adaptation of Chinese drama Scarlet Heart (2011)