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Crime has been one of television's favorite subjects since the birth of the medium. In the 1950s and 1960s, the detective story was as popular on television. As innovative programs introduced new styles, the crime drama was instrumental in changing the way that television drama overall was created. Large audiences began to watch crime shows.

Crime TV shows programming come in many different varieties. Detective stories and mysteries had their roots in other media, and they made the transition to television without modification. The detective story follows the actions of a single hero. He or she is usually a police detective or a private investigator. The hero attempts to solve a crime and apprehend its perpetrator. In a mystery, the identity of the perpetrator is typically kept from the audience until the end of the story.

The police procedural has its roots in popular novels, but as a sub genre of crime fiction it was most fully developed on televisions. These dramas follow the work of detectives or police officers. However, the police procedural is more concerned with creating a realistic and convincingly depiction of the police officers' daily duties.

Many crime dramas could also slip easily into the action genre. In terms of plot, these stories have the structure of detective stories or mysteries. But they emphasize the violence, physical confrontations and perilous situations that plague the hero as he tries to solve the crime.

Finally, true crime stories take advantage of non-fiction stories of crimes, criminals and victims. These programs may be either fictionalized, semi-documentary or fully documentary in nature. Fictionalized programs base their stories on actual crimes but may alter significant details for dramatic effect. Semi-documentary programs try to stay true to the details of the crime. They may include dramatic re-creations of events. Documentaries present the story of the real-life crime as accurately as possible.

    Queen of the South
    Queen of the South
    The Blacklist
    The Blacklist
    Godfather of Harlem
    Godfather of Harlem
    Snowfall
    Snowfall
    Rizzoli & Isles
    Rizzoli & Isles
    Ray Donovan
    Ray Donovan
    Carl Weber's The Family Business
    Carl Weber's The Family Business
    Power
    Power
    The Act
    The Act
    The Wire
    The Wire
    The Equalizer
    The Equalizer
    Billions
    Billions
    Prodigal Son
    Prodigal Son
    True Detective
    True Detective
    American Gangster: Trap Queens
    American Gangster: Trap Queens
    FBI
    FBI
    Chicago PD
    Chicago PD
    The Good Fight
    The Good Fight
    Deadly Class
    Deadly Class
    P-Valley
    P-Valley
    Poirot
    Poirot
    48 Hours Mystery
    48 Hours Mystery
    EastEnders
    EastEnders
    Knight Rider
    Knight Rider
    Sons of Anarchy
    Sons of Anarchy
    Bull
    Bull
    Very Scary People
    Very Scary People
    La Usurpadora
    La Usurpadora
    Father Brown
    Father Brown
    Moonshiners
    Moonshiners
    Death Row Stories
    Death Row Stories
    Miss Marple
    Miss Marple
    Line Of Duty
    Line Of Duty
    Big Little Lies
    Big Little Lies
    Black Lightning
    Black Lightning
    American Gods
    American Gods
    Money Heist
    Money Heist
    Perry Mason
    Perry Mason
    Without A Trace
    Without A Trace
    The Dukes of Hazzard
    The Dukes of Hazzard
    How It Really Happened
    How It Really Happened
    Ice
    Ice
    Foyle's War
    Foyle's War
    Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders
    Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders
    Justified
    Justified
    Columbo
    Columbo
    Clarice
    Clarice
    See No Evil
    See No Evil
    L.A.'s Finest
    L.A.'s Finest
    The Jinx
    The Jinx
    The Unit
    The Unit
    Peaky Blinders
    Peaky Blinders
    Evil Lives Here
    Evil Lives Here
    Law & Order: UK
    Law & Order: UK
    Forensic Files II
    Forensic Files II
    9-1-1: Lone Star
    9-1-1: Lone Star
    Mirzapur
    Mirzapur
    Lethal Weapon
    Lethal Weapon
    The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
    The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
    Obsession: Dark Desires
    Obsession: Dark Desires
    The Murders at White House Farm
    The Murders at White House Farm
    Defending Jacob
    Defending Jacob
    Matlock
    Matlock
    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries
    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries
    The Purge
    The Purge
    North Woods Law
    North Woods Law
    Elite
    Elite
    Fear Thy Neighbor
    Fear Thy Neighbor
    Penny Dreadful: City of Angels
    Penny Dreadful: City of Angels
    Wallander
    Wallander
    Maigret
    Maigret
    People Magazine Investigates
    People Magazine Investigates
    Your Worst Nightmare
    Your Worst Nightmare
    Dirty John
    Dirty John
    Silent Witness
    Silent Witness
    Mr. Robot
    Mr. Robot
    The Fall
    The Fall
    Shark
    Shark
    In Plain Sight
    In Plain Sight
    Blindspot
    Blindspot
    Murder in the First
    Murder in the First
    The Mentalist
    The Mentalist
    Warrior (2019)
    Warrior (2019)
    Crime Story
    Crime Story
    Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
    Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
    Deadly Sins
    Deadly Sins
    American Monster
    American Monster
    Sherlock
    Sherlock
    The Following
    The Following
    Betrayed
    Betrayed
    Deadly Women
    Deadly Women
    Whitstable Pearl
    Whitstable Pearl
    Still a Mystery
    Still a Mystery
    La Reina del Sur
    La Reina del Sur
    A Touch of Frost
    A Touch of Frost
    Rookie Blue
    Rookie Blue
    Death in Paradise
    Death in Paradise
    Twin Peaks: The Return
    Twin Peaks: The Return
    Who Killed Sara?
    Who Killed Sara?
    Legends
    Legends