"What to watch when you've finished 'House of Cards'"
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What to watch when you've finished 'House of Cards'
Already chewed through the latest escapades of the devious Frank Underwood, here are our picks of what to try when you finish House of Cards season three.
We're murderers, Frank.
House of Cards was based on a British series that first aired in 1990, itself based on a novel.
Some characters and themes are the same, but there are plenty of plot differences to make the original feel fresh, plus some incredibly sinister performances.
I keep the troops in line.
I put a bit of sticker out.
I make them jump.
If you crave more political drama, The West Wing is top of the pile.
It's smart, fun, and features politicians that are less evil than those in House of Cards.
The show's creator Aaron Sorkin most recently turned his writing talents to the upcoming Steve Jobs bio-pic.
I'm surprised your guys managed to keep Fiderer in her chair.
I would have thought she'd be the first one through the door.
No, hear we are!
The Good Wife, which airs on CNET's owner CBS, isn't as dark or edgy as House of Cards, but is worth a look if you enjoy political and legal drama.
But found Frank Underwood's increasingly depraved adventures may be a little too intense for your tastes.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo isn't a political drama, but has plenty in common with House of Cards.
There's an intrepid journalist making trouble.
And the eerily placid direction of David Fincher, who directed the first two episodes of "House of Cards".
Establishing the shows coldly impersonal visual style.
If you could use a laugh after, "House of Cards", Veep fits the bill.
Politicians depicted in our new cheese fly on the wall comedy and no less morally bankrupt than back-stabbing attempts to climb the political ladder, pretend to result in foul-mouthed fisk rather than brutal murder.
Did the President call?
That should be enough political intrigue to tide you over until season four.
If you have any other suggestions, let us know and happy viewing.