Vatican scandals, college days, and a war on a galaxy far, far away. Here’s our Top 10 Geek list for this month’s best TV series.
#10 The New Pope (Down from Last Week’s #4)
Two Popes. Only one Vatican. A holy war to come. But an unexpected trouble threatens John Paul III when Lenny Belardo, the previous Pope Pius XIII who was in a coma from nine months ago after to suffer a heart attack while he was celebrating a mass, wakes up to claim his place as the legitimate Pope of Rome.
#9 Please Like Me (Returning)
After breaking up with his girlfriend, Josh comes to the realization that he is homosexual. With the support of his now ex girlfriend Claire, and his best friend and house mate Tom, Josh must help his mother with her battle with depression and the rest of his family embrace his new found orientation.
#8 Self-Made (Down from Last Week’s #3)
A fictionalized depiction of “the untold and highly irreverent story of black hair care pioneer and mogul Madam C. J. Walker and how she overcame hostile turn-of-the-century America, epic rivalries, tumultuous marriages and some trifling family to become America’s first Black, self-made female millionaire.
#7 Dynasty (Down from Last Week’s #6)
Heiress Fallon Carrington is unhappy to find her billionaire father Blake engaged to Cristal, a rival employee at the family company. Jeff’s partnership with Fallon is revealed to be a means for him to destroy the Carringtons for what Blake did to Jeff’s father, Cesil.
#6 Star Wars: Clone Wars (Returning)
The Clone Wars is near its end. Darth Maul has revealed the future: a grim end to the Republic. As the Siege of Mandalore begins, so is the final stages being executed in the Republic capital of Coruscant. Ahsoka Tano, the padawan who left the Jedi Order, aims to track and kill Maul once and for all. But is she ready to know the truth about the dark path of her former master, Anakin Skywalker?
#5 Community (New)
A suspended lawyer is forced to enroll in a community college with an eclectic staff and student body. A former lawyer attends a community college when it is discovered he faked his Bachelor’s degree. He forms a study group so that he can get closer to an attractive student.
#4 Never I Had Ever (New)
After a horrible year, Devi Vishwakumar wants to change her social status, but friends, family, and feelings would not make it easy on her.
#3 Freud (New)
An examination of Sigmund Freud’s career when he began to treat patients diagnosed with hysteria, using the radical technique of hypnosis.
#2 This is Us (Up from Last Week’s #5)
The Pearson family’s generational story unfolds in this emotional drama. In moments of love, joy, triumph and heartbreak, revelations emerge from parents Jack and Rebecca’s past, while triplets Kate, Randall and Kevin discover deeper meaning in their present day lives. Successful businessman and father Randall searches for information about his biological parents. Kate finds love and self-acceptance while battling obesity. Kevin pursues a more meaningful career, which brings some difficult choices.
#1 Crash Landing on You (Up from Last Week’s #2)
It begins and ends on a crash landing. During a paragliding incident, wealthy South Korean Yoon Se-ri landed in North Korea. Se-ri must find ways to go back home without being arrested by the State Security Department, the North’s secret police. But the greatest challenge for her is not to fall for the soldier who is aiding her escape. She knows she must cross the border soon, and time is running out.