Our Most Compelling TV Shows On Cinemax list will take a look at the most compelling shows on Cinemax. In our previous article about Cinemax, we took a look at the most compelling movies on the cable network. This article will feature the Most Compelling TV Shows on Cinemax. There are a lot of great shows on Cinemax for you to choose from. Cinemax is known for its cool programming so there is plenty of it on our list. This Most Compelling TV Shows list will feature old and new shows. Which shows do you think made our list?
# 9 – Jett
The first show on our Most Compelling TV Shows is Jett. The action fiction show stars Carla Gugino, Gaite Jansen, Michael Aronov, Giancarlo Esposito, Gentry White and Violet McGraw. The show is about a woman named Daisy (Carla Gugino). She is an ex-convict. She retired from the crime life. She is barely out of jail when she is approached with doing one more job. A powerful crime lord named Charlie (Giancarlo Esposito) wants her to do one more job before she retires. He wants her to steal a ring. The scheme involves her reuniting with her former flame. Things happen that cause her to endanger the people she loves. She also has to deal with criminals who will do anything to get what they want.
This show has a lot going on. There is a lot of action to hold your interest. The show is fun and slick. It has funny punchlines that will leave you in stitches. Jett is not just about a jewel heist. Jett uses her feminine ways to get what she wants.
# 8 – Banshee
The next show on our Most Compelling TV Shows list is Banshee. The drama stars Antony Starr, Ivana Milicevic, Lili Simmons and Ryann Shane. The show is about a paroled criminal who takes on the identity of Sheriff Lucas (Antony Starr) of Banshee, PA. He proved that his time away didn’t teach him anything. He is still committing crimes. He is also being haunted by the gangsters he betrayed years ago. This drama is filled with twists and turns. Lucas Hood surprisingly becomes sheriff of Banshee, PA. He was searching for a woman named Carrie (Ivan Milicevic) who he lost touch with 15 years ago. He decides to give himself up to the police and allowed her to get away. Unfortunately for him, she is married to another man and has a family with him. Carrie wants to lay low until Lucas shows up there to shake up her world. She is torn between Lucas and her new family.
This show has a lot going on to keep you glued to the show. The show is surprisingly funny and will make you laugh. It will keep you on your toes with the drama. The characters are brilliantly developed throughout each episode. Lucas and Carrie can’t be together because she is married. They are attracted to each other despite her being married. There is an added juicy twist that could be used as a plot from a soap opera. Carrie has two kids and one of them might be Lucas’. Knowing this is a possibility definitely spices things up.
# 7 – Black Tie Nights
The drama stars Tiffany Hendra, Glen Meadows, Amy Lindsay and Beverly Lynne. The anthology show focuses on women named Olivia (Amy Lindsay) and Cooper (Tiffany Hendra) who run a dating app. Olivia wanted to do the app because she lost the love of her life. Cooper is a commitment-phobic wild child. They are assisted by their sidekick named Ryan (Glen Meadows) Ryan provides the male perspective for the business. The show focuses on the couples Olivia and Cooper get together.
The characters on the show are multi-dimensional. The actors come from different walks of life. Some look like they could be in an erotic movie while others do not. This show didn’t last long, but you can still check it out and enjoy it. If you like watching shows where unlikely couples fall in love, this series is for you.
# 6 – Warrior
This action show stars Andrew Koji, Jason Tobin, Dianne Doan, Olivia Cheng, Hoon Lee, Dean S. Jagger and Joanna Vanderham. The show is about a martial artist named Ah Sahm (Andrew Koji). He is a Chinese immigrant who arrives in the City of Lights for mysterious reasons. He has to prove himself in order to become a hitman for the mafia. He is taken under the wing of the son of a crime boss. He ends up learning all about the business. He gets to know a madam named Ah Toy (Olivia Cheng) and she finds out why he is really in town. His sister married into the crime family he is trying to get into.
The riveting show is based on the writings of Bruce Lee. What stands out about the show is it features an Asian cast. They get a chance to be represented on television. The show is more than just about marital arts. The show deals with prejudice, greed, brotherhood, family, loyalty and betrayal. The cast has an amazing rapport with each other. There is chemistry between Ah Sahm and Ah Toy. The line between good and bad characters is blurred on this show. There is no one who is truly good or evil. The actors look great during their fight scenes. You can stare at their bodies all day and never get tired of looking at them. The location scenes are breathtaking. The exotic location will make your jaw drop in amazement.
# 5 – Hunted
This drama stars Melissa George, Adam Rayner, Oscar Kennedy, Morven Christie, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje and Stephen Dillane. The show is told in eight parts. It is about a woman named Sam/Alex (Melissa George). She is an operative for a private intelligence firm. She is thrown for a loop when a hit is taken out on her life. She finds out members from her own team tried to kill her.
She ends up going into hiding and tries to recover from her injuries. She decides to go back to work a year later, and her colleagues are surprised to see that she survived. She has a secret lover named Aiden (Adam Rayner) and two bosses named Rupert (Stephen Dillane) and Deacon (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje). Her bosses still want her to take care of their clients. Unfortunately, Sam doesn’t know who to trust because someone in her inner circle wants her dead.
This British series is a mystery and drama. Sam/Alex doesn’t know who is trying to kill her. It could be anyone. It can even be her lover. The show has the makings of a nighttime soap opera. It has mystery and intrigue. If espionage and spy stories aren’t your cup of tea, you can watch the mystery unfold among the cast members. There is also a romance between Sam/Alex and Aiden. They are secretly dating each other. The only problem is she doesn’t know if he is trying to kill her. This adds to the tension between the pair. Their love scenes can melt your screen because they are very hot. They aren’t too graphic, but they will please you. The drama only lasted one season, but the writers give you a lot to watch for the little time they were on the air.
# 4 – Zane’s the Jump Off
The next show on our Most Compelling TV Shows list is Zane’s the Jump Off. The show stars Amin Joseph, Damian T. Raven, Sean Riggs, Tanjareen Martin and Latifah Creswell. The show is an ensemble cast. It is about five African American men from different walks of life. They tell the stories about their lives. There is a story for everyone to enjoy. Each episode focuses on a different person.
The episodes move fast so you won’t get bored. Amin Joseph is a great actor who is built like a wrestler. It’s hard to look away when he’s on the television. Joe Torry is outside of his comfort zone. He usually plays comedians on shows. This time he plays a crooked political figure on the series. This role is different from his roles in the past. Women will be impressed to see how muscular his body is. It is no laughing matter.
# 3 – Chemistry
This drama stars Ana Alexander, Jonathan Chase, Ragan Brooks, Jeremy Kent Jackson, Chad Everett and Sally Kellerman. The drama is about an affair between a cop named Liz (Ana Alexander) and a lawyer named Michael (Jonathan Chase). Their affair started when the Liz saved Michael from a fatal car accident.
The show has great writing. It has a lot of twists and turns to keep the viewers interested. There is a love triangle between Liz and Michael. He has a fiancée. He is not sure if he should settle down with her. He doesn’t know if he could go through with the wedding because of his feelings for Liz. Michael and Liz have amazing “chemistry” (no pun intended) with each other.
They will make you want to root for them to be together. They are both attractive, so the writers did the writers did the right thing putting them together. They have chemistry with each other (again, no pun intended). The show only lasted one season because Ana Alexander didn’t want to do the show. She thought there was too much nudity on the show. She may be right, but it didn’t stop the show from being good.
# 2 – Transporter
The drama stars Chris Vance, Andrea Osvart, Francois Berleand and Violante Placido. The show is based on the hit movie on the same name. The show is about a man named Frank (Chris Vance) who is a transporter. He makes sure to deliver anyone and anything for a price. He doesn’t care what type of job he has. He will make sure to get it done. He always gets it done on time and never quits until the job is done. He interacts with dangerous criminals and desperate people. He can deliver on his job as long as he plays by the rules. He never changes the deal. He never uses names. He never opens up packages he has to transport.
The show has a lot of action and adventure. The writers write episodes about theft and blackmail. The show is entertaining and relaxing. You can watch this with your significant other. You can cuddle together during all of the spicy action and adventure scenes. It may surprise you just how much action they can get away with on a TV show.
He is extremely good looking. He has a great body. He looks great in a suit. R.J. Parrish is another actor on the show worth investing. He has exotic looks that will put you in a trance. He has beautiful black hair that will make you want to put your hands throughout it. He has smooth olive skin that looks flawless. The rest of the cast look great as well. The women in particular look like models. They have gorgeous bodies and beautiful hair.
# 1 – Quarry
The number one show on our Most Compelling TV Shows list is Quarry. The show stars Jodi Balfour, Logan Marshall-Green, Peter Mullan, Damon Herriman and Nikki Amuka-Bird. This show is a crime drama about a man named Mac “Quarry” Conway who returns home after fighting in Vietnam. It wasn’t smooth sailing for his return home. “Quarry” finds out that he’s been shunned by his family and the public. He struggles with PTSD because of what he went through in the war. He has to adjust to life as a civilian. He struggles to earn a living so he gets drawn into a life of killing and corruption. He ends up meeting The Broker (Peter Mulla). The broker is a mysterious and secretive crime boss who takes a special interest in “Quarry.”
This is a well written show that plays off like a movie instead of a TV series. The plot is strong and the characters are well developed. The show is fast paced. The action scenes are exciting and thrilling. They will leave you on the edge of your seat. There are plot twists that will leave you guessing. Logan Marshall-Green has movie star looks. He looks similar to Ralph Macchio.
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