The Best TV Thrillers from 2010


Below is our top ten list of the best TV Thrillers which first started broadcasting in 2010.

10. The Walking Dead


The%20Walking%20DeadFirst Aired: 31 October, 2010

The Walking Dead is a TV series starring Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, and Melissa McBride. Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes wakes up from a coma to learn the world is in ruins and must lead a group of survivors to stay alive.


9. Pretty Little Liars


Pretty%20Little%20LiarsFirst Aired: 08 June, 2010

Pretty Little Liars is a TV series starring Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, and Lucy Hale. Four friends band together against an anonymous foe who threatens to reveal their darkest secrets, while also investigating the…


8. Haven


HavenFirst Aired: 09 July, 2010

Haven is a TV series starring Emily Rose, Lucas Bryant, and Eric Balfour. Many in the coastal town of Haven, Maine have a dormant curse or “trouble” that could trigger at any time for any reason. FBI agent Audrey Parker, the sheriff…


7. Blue Bloods


Blue%20BloodsFirst Aired: 24 September, 2010

Blue Bloods is a TV series starring Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, and Will Estes. Revolves around a family of New York cops.


6. Nikita


NikitaFirst Aired: 09 September, 2010

Nikita is a TV series starring Maggie Q, Shane West, and Lyndsy Fonseca. A rogue assassin returns to take down the secret organization that trained her.


5. Sherlock


SherlockFirst Aired: 22 July, 2010

Sherlock is a TV series starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, and Una Stubbs. A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.



4. The Pillars of the Earth


The%20Pillars%20of%20the%20EarthFirst Aired: 23 July, 2010

The Pillars of the Earth is a TV mini-series starring Ian McShane, Matthew Macfadyen, and Eddie Redmayne. Set against a backdrop of war, religious strife and power struggles which tears lives and families apart.


3. Strike Back


Strike%20BackFirst Aired: 01 January, 2010

Strike Back is a TV series starring Philip Winchester, Sullivan Stapleton, and Michelle Lukes. Follows the actions of Section 20, a secretive unit of British military intelligence. A team of special operations personnel conduct…


2. Luther


LutherFirst Aired: 04 May, 2010

Luther is a TV series starring Idris Elba, Dermot Crowley, and Michael Smiley. DCI John Luther is a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can’t always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.


1. Justified


JustifiedFirst Aired: 16 March, 2010

Justified is a TV series starring Timothy Olyphant, Nick Searcy, and Joelle Carter. U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens is reassigned from Miami to his childhood home in the poor, rural coal mining towns of eastern Kentucky.