Best Drama TV Series Collection

 

Creating an unforgettable drama TV series requires a deep understanding of character, conflict, and emotional nuance.

 

One of the most effective ways to hone your craft is by studying the scripts of acclaimed dramas. By reading these scripts, you’ll gain insight into the various approaches writers use to captivate audiences and develop compelling stories. To support your journey, we’ve compiled a collection of some of the best drama TV series scripts.

 

We hope you enjoy reading the scripts and stories below! Click the links below to read and download them for free.

 


Hulu

Shogun

Rachel Kondo, Justin Marks, and James Clavell. 2024. Destinies converge in Japan when a barbarian ship washes ashore in a poor fishing village, thrusting its foreign crew into an unfamiliar and dangerous world. Meanwhile, in Osaka, Lord Toranaga faces a perilous political struggle as his powerful enemies outmaneuver him, threatening his quest for dominance.

Max

Succession

Jesse Armstrong. 2018. The lives of the Roy family as they contemplate their future once their aging father begins to step back from the media and entertainment conglomerate they control.

Apple TV+

Severance

Dan Erickson. 2022. Mark leads a team of office workers whose memories have been surgically divided between their work and personal lives. When a mysterious colleague appears outside of work, it begins a journey to discover the truth about their jobs.

Showtime

Yellowjackets

Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson. 2021. A wildly talented girls’ high school soccer team becomes the unlucky survivors of a plane crash deep in the Canadian wilderness.

Max

Mare of Easttown

Brad Ingelsby. 2021. A detective in a small Pennsylvania town investigates a local murder while trying to keep her life from falling apart.

Netflix

The Queen’s Gambit

Scott Frank, Allan Scott, and Walter Tevis. 2020. At just nine years old, Beth is placed in an orphanage where she discovers a remarkable talent for chess while simultaneously developing an increasing reliance on the green sedatives administered to the young residents.

BBC Studios, AMC Network

Killing Eve

Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Luke Jennings. 2018. MI5 security officer Eve Polastri is bored in her job and yearns for a more exciting life. When a Russian politician is murdered, Eve is tasked with protecting the only witness and soon finds herself on a collision course with a violent and extraordinary assassin, Villanelle.

Max

Game of Thrones

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. 2011. Jon Arryn, the Hand of the King, is dead. King Robert Baratheon plans to ask his oldest friend, Eddard Stark, to take Jon’s place. Across the sea, Viserys Targaryen plans to wed his sister to a nomadic warlord in exchange for an army.

Max

Sharp Objects

Gillian Flynn and Marti Noxon. 2019. Reporter Camille Preaker confronts the psychological demons from her past when she returns to her hometown to investigate the murders of two young girls.

Max

The Sopranos

David Chase. 1999. New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life that affect his mental state, leading him to seek professional psychiatric counseling.


 

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