The Best Mystery Series from 2008

Below is our top ten list of the best Mystery Series which first started broadcasting in 2008.

10. True Blood

True%20BloodFirst Aired: 07 September, 2008

True Blood is a TV series starring Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, and Sam Trammell. Telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse encounters a strange new supernatural world when she meets the mysterious Bill Compton, a southern Louisiana…

9. The Andromeda Strain

The%20Andromeda%20StrainFirst Aired: 11 May, 2008

The Andromeda Strain is a TV mini-series starring Benjamin Bratt, Christa Miller, and Louis Ferreira. A crack team of top scientists work feverishly in a secret, state-of-the-art laboratory to discover what has killed the citizens…

8. The Mentalist

The%20MentalistFirst Aired: 23 September, 2008

The Mentalist is a TV series starring Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, and Tim Kang. A famous “psychic” outs himself as a fake, and starts working as a consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation so he can find “Red John”, the…

7. Fringe

FringeFirst Aired: 09 September, 2008

Fringe is a TV series starring Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, and John Noble. An F.B.I. agent is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist and his son in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena.

6. Sanctuary

SanctuaryFirst Aired: 03 October, 2008

Sanctuary is a TV series starring Amanda Tapping, Robin Dunne, and Christopher Heyerdahl. Stem cells, gene therapy, transplants, and cloning have changed the definition of “humanity” in the modern world, but the darker side contains…

5. In Plain Sight

In%20Plain%20SightFirst Aired: 01 June, 2008

In Plain Sight is a TV series starring Mary McCormack, Frederick Weller, and Paul Ben-Victor. U.S. Marshal Mary Shannon must hunt down witnesses for federal cases in the witness protection program while also managing a rather…

4. Life on Mars

Life%20on%20MarsFirst Aired: 09 October, 2008

Life on Mars is a TV series starring Jason O’Mara, Michael Imperioli, and Gretchen Mol. A present day car accident mysteriously sends a detective back to the 1970s.

3. Leverage

LeverageFirst Aired: 07 December, 2008

Leverage is a TV series starring Timothy Hutton, Gina Bellman, and Christian Kane. A crew of high-tech crooks attempt to steal from wealthy criminals and corrupt businessmen.

2. Wallander

WallanderFirst Aired: 23 November, 2008

Wallander is a TV series starring Kenneth Branagh, Richard McCabe, and Jeany Spark. A television show centered on a soul-searching Swedish cop.

1. Murdoch Mysteries

Murdoch%20MysteriesFirst Aired: 01 January, 2008

Murdoch Mysteries is a TV series starring Yannick Bisson, Helene Joy, and Thomas Craig. In the 1890s, William Murdoch uses radical forensic techniques for the time, including fingerprinting and trace evidence, to solve some of the…