Best Collection Of TV Shows About 1950s

Here, are the list of best 1950s shows as below: De Gaulle à la plage, The Queen's Gambit, Lovecraft Country, A Suitable Boy, La línea invisible, Goulag, une histoire soviétique, Nyrkki, Corleone : le parrain des parrains, Brecht, Sarkanais mežs, Project Blue Book, The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco, The Vietnam War, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Perdona nuestros pecados, Sun Records, In Plain Sight, Rillington Place, The Spoils Before Dying, The Astronaut Wives Club, Grantchester, Velvet, A Place to Call Home, The Doctor Blake Mysteries, The Bletchley Circle, Call the Midwife, The Hour, A Passionate Woman, Die Rebellin, Internatet, .


TV Shows About 1950s

De Gaulle à la plage (2020)

De Gaulle à la plage TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Animation  Comedy 
Release Year: 2020
Current Status: Ended
Country: France
Total Seasons / Episodes: 1 / 30
  8.0
  1


Story Line Of De Gaulle à la plage:

Summer 1958… Wearied by the ingratitude of the French and by the mediocrity of their leaders, the Liberator of France decides to go on a well-deserved holiday… Charles, rather dreamy but imperturbable, is accompanied by the ever faithful Captain Lebornec. Lebornec – devoted if sometimes flummoxed by the general’s attitude – is the ideal holiday companion and confidant. They are accompanied by Charles’ wife Yvonne, his son, and Wehrmacht, a descendant of Hitler’s dog.


The Queen's Gambit (2020)

The Queen's Gambit TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Drama 
Release Year: 2020
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 1 / 7
  8.6
  2576


Story Line Of The Queen's Gambit:

In a Kentucky orphanage in the 1950s, a young girl discovers an astonishing talent for chess while struggling with addiction.

OTT Platforms for The Queen's Gambit are Netflix


Lovecraft Country (2020)

Lovecraft Country TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Drama  Mystery  Sci-Fi & Fantasy 
Release Year: 2020
Current Status: Canceled
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 1 / 10
  7.3
  478


Story Line Of Lovecraft Country:

The anthology horror series follows 25-year-old Atticus Freeman, who joins up with his friend Letitia and his Uncle George to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America to find his missing father. They must survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and the malevolent spirits that could be ripped from a Lovecraft paperback.

OTT Platforms for Lovecraft Country are HBO Max, HBO Now, Max Go, DIRECTV, and Spectrum On Demand Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, and Vudu.


A Suitable Boy (2020)

A Suitable Boy TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Drama 
Release Year: 2020
Current Status: Ended
Country: United Kingdom
Total Seasons / Episodes: 1 / 6
  6.0
  15


Story Line Of A Suitable Boy:

Set during the 1950s, the six-part series tells the story of a young woman’s search for love and identity in a newly independent, post-Partition India defining its own future.

OTT Platforms for A Suitable Boy are Netflix, Sky Go, BritBox, and Virgin TV Go Sky Store, Amazon Video.


La línea invisible (2020)

La línea invisible TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Drama  Crime 
Release Year: 2020
Current Status: Ended
Country: Spain
Total Seasons / Episodes: 1 / 6
  6.4
  12


Story Line Of La línea invisible:

The birth of the Basque terrorist gang ETA and its first attack, of which José Antonio Pardines, a Guardia Civil traffic officer, was the victim.

OTT Platforms for La línea invisible are Movistar Plus


Goulag, une histoire soviétique (2020)

Goulag, une histoire soviétique TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Documentary  War & Politics 
Release Year: 2020
Current Status: Ended
Country: France
Total Seasons / Episodes: 1 / 3
  9.0
  3


Story Line Of Goulag, une histoire soviétique:

A major political, historical, human and economic fact of the 20th century, the Gulag, the extremely punitive Soviet concentration camp system, remains largely unknown.

Apple iTunes.


Nyrkki (2019)

Nyrkki TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Drama  War & Politics 
Release Year: 2019
Current Status: Ended
Country: Finland
Total Seasons / Episodes: 2 / 18
  7.8
  12


Story Line Of Nyrkki:

During the 1950s, Helsinki was the focal point of the Cold War, as global powers and their intelligence agencies coalesced in the small neutral country that stood between the East and the West. Shadow Lines is an international spy thriller that follows a secret intelligence team whose mission is to defend the independence of Finland no matter the cost.

OTT Platforms for Nyrkki are Viaplay, C More


Corleone : le parrain des parrains (2019)

Corleone : le parrain des parrains TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Documentary 
Release Year: 2019
Current Status: Ended
Country: France
Total Seasons / Episodes: 1 / 2
  7.6
  16


Story Line Of Corleone : le parrain des parrains:

How, from 1974 to 1993, Totò Riina (1930-2017), supreme boss of the Corleone family, ruled by blood and terror over the Sicilian Mafia. An implacable account, based on the testimony of his men and those who fought against them.

OTT Platforms for Corleone : le parrain des parrains are Amazon Prime Video Apple iTunes.


Brecht (2019)

Brecht TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Drama  Documentary 
Release Year: 2019
Current Status: Ended
Country: Germany
Total Seasons / Episodes: 1 / 2
  7.0
  3


Story Line Of Brecht:

East Berlin, 1956. Bertolt Brecht, revolutionary of the theater and poet of the state, looks back: his exploits as a teenager during the World War I; his romantic adventures during the twenties; the escape of the Nazi regime; the return from exile. The life of a timeless classic, a class fighter, an indefatigable free spirit, a committed artist.

OTT Platforms for Brecht are EntertainTV


Sarkanais mežs (2019)

Sarkanais mežs TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Drama  War & Politics 
Release Year: 2019
Current Status: Ended
Country: Latvia
Total Seasons / Episodes: 1 / 12
  0.0
  0


Story Line Of Sarkanais mežs:

A drama about the national resistance movement in Latvia after the Soviet occupation. Events take place in 1949 when the British intelligence service MI6 tries to find out about the situation in the Baltic States occupied by the Soviet Union. Wittold (Jekabs Reinis), together with other Latvians, works hard in his daily work, and Velta (Agnese Cirule) is a nurse. They dream of going to the United States, saving money, planning a wedding and arranging the necessary documents because the US carefully selects emigrants. But Wittold decides to take part in the Mission, and the hope of changing history changes his life.


Project Blue Book (2019)

Project Blue Book TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy  Mystery 
Release Year: 2019
Current Status: Canceled
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 2 / 20
  8.2
  853


Story Line Of Project Blue Book:

A chronicle of the true top secret U.S. Air Force-sponsored investigations into UFO-related phenomena in the 1950s and ’60s, known as “Project Blue Book.”

Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, and Vudu.


The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco (2018)

The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Crime  Drama 
Release Year: 2018
Current Status: Ended
Country: United Kingdom
Total Seasons / Episodes: 1 / 8
  7.8
  16


Story Line Of The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco:

During the thrilling social change of the mid-1950s, four remarkable women who previously served secretly during WWII as code-breakers, turn their skills to solving murders overlooked by police. In the process they are plunged into fascinating corners of the city, forge powerful relationships, and rediscover their own powers and potential.

OTT Platforms for The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco are Netflix Google Play Movies.


The Vietnam War (2017)

The Vietnam War TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Documentary  War & Politics 
Release Year: 2017
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 1 / 10
  8.5
  90


Story Line Of The Vietnam War:

An immersive 360-degree narrative telling the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never before been told on film. Featuring testimony from nearly 80 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from both the winning and losing sides.

OTT Platforms for The Vietnam War are Hoopla, British Pathé TV, and IMDB TV Amazon Channel Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.


The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017)

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Comedy  Drama 
Release Year: 2017
Current Status: Returning Series
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 4 / 34
  8.098
  528


Story Line Of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel:

It’s 1958 Manhattan and Miriam “Midge” Maisel has everything she’s ever wanted - the perfect husband, kids, and Upper West Side apartment. But when her life suddenly takes a turn and Midge must start over, she discovers a previously unknown talent - one that will take her all the way from the comedy clubs of Greenwich Village to a spot on Johnny Carson’s couch.

OTT Platforms for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel are Amazon Prime Video


Perdona nuestros pecados (2017)

Perdona nuestros pecados TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Soap  Drama 
Release Year: 2017
Current Status: Ended
Country: Chile
Total Seasons / Episodes: 2 / 312
  3.0
  3


Story Line Of Perdona nuestros pecados:

The story of a powerful family of the Chilean high aristocracy in the decade of the 50's. A clan led by the fearsome Armando Quiroga, where intrigue, suspense and romance build a story of passion in times of hypocrisy.


Sun Records (2017)

Sun Records TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Drama 
Release Year: 2017
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 1 / 8
  7.6
  9


Story Line Of Sun Records:

Set in Memphis during the tumultuous early days of the civil rights movement, Sun Records tells the untold story of nothing less than the birth of rock ‘n’ roll. Guided by Sam Phillips, young musicians like Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis combined the styles of hillbilly country with the 1950s R&B sound created by artists like Muddy Waters, B.B. King, Fats Domino and Ike Turner, and changed the course of music forever. The series chronicles the young artists’ often jarring and sudden meteoric rise to fame in the face of sweeping political change and social unrest.

Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, and Vudu.


In Plain Sight (2016)

In Plain Sight TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Crime  Drama 
Release Year: 2016
Current Status: Ended
Country: United Kingdom
Total Seasons / Episodes: 1 / 3
  6.9
  14


Story Line Of In Plain Sight:

Based on the true story of Lanarkshire detective William Muncie’s quest to bring to justice notorious Scottish killer Peter Manuel.

OTT Platforms for In Plain Sight are BritBox, BritBox Amazon Channel Google Play Movies, Amazon Video.


Rillington Place (2016)

Rillington Place TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Crime  Drama 
Release Year: 2016
Current Status: Ended
Country: United Kingdom
Total Seasons / Episodes: 1 / 3
  7.4
  28


Story Line Of Rillington Place:

A three-part drama about serial killer John Christie and the murders at 10 Rillington Place in the 1940s and early 1950s.

OTT Platforms for Rillington Place are Sky Go Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, and Amazon Video.


The Spoils Before Dying (2015)

The Spoils Before Dying TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Comedy 
Release Year: 2015
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 1 / 6
  6.2
  10


Story Line Of The Spoils Before Dying:

Fictional author-filmmaker, Eric Jonrosh, adapts his epic tale of a pianist-turned-detective investigating a murder in the 1950s underground jazz scene.

Google Play Movies.


The Astronaut Wives Club (2015)

The Astronaut Wives Club TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Drama 
Release Year: 2015
Current Status: Canceled
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 1 / 10
  6.2
  19


Story Line Of The Astronaut Wives Club:

As America’s astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, Life Magazine documented the astronauts’ families, capturing the behind-the-scenes lives of their young wives. Overnight, these women were transformed from military spouses into American royalty. As their celebrity rose and tragedy began to touch their lives, they rallied together.

Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, and Vudu.


Grantchester (2014)

Grantchester TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Crime  Drama  Mystery 
Release Year: 2014
Current Status: Returning Series
Country: United Kingdom
Total Seasons / Episodes: 7 / 44
  7.6
  86


Story Line Of Grantchester:

In 1953 at the hamlet of Grantchester, Sidney Chambers—a charismatic, charming clergyman—turns investigative vicar when one of his parishioners dies in suspicious circumstances.

OTT Platforms for Grantchester are BritBox, BritBox Amazon Channel Amazon Video, Apple iTunes, and Google Play Movies.


Velvet (2014)

Velvet TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Drama 
Release Year: 2014
Current Status: Ended
Country: Spain
Total Seasons / Episodes: 4 / 54
  6.0
  32


Story Line Of Velvet:

In 1950s Spain, the heir to a fashion house romances a beautiful seamstress who works for the company, despite the objections of his family.

OTT Platforms for Velvet are Amazon Prime Video, Atres Player


A Place to Call Home (2013)

A Place to Call Home TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Drama 
Release Year: 2013
Current Status: Ended
Country: Australia
Total Seasons / Episodes: 6 / 67
  7.1
  29


Story Line Of A Place to Call Home:

A mysterious woman is perched between the harsh legacy of World War II and the hope of a new life in Australia. A sweeping romantic drama set in 1950s rural Australia following the lives of the Blighs, a wealthy and complicated pastoralist family, who lives in Inverness, NSW.

OTT Platforms for A Place to Call Home are BINGE, Foxtel Now Google Play Movies, Fetch TV, and Microsoft Store.


The Doctor Blake Mysteries (2013)

The Doctor Blake Mysteries TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Drama  Mystery 
Release Year: 2013
Current Status: Ended
Country: Australia
Total Seasons / Episodes: 5 / 44
  7.6
  24


Story Line Of The Doctor Blake Mysteries:

Dr Lucien Blake left Ballarat as a young man. But now he finds himself returning to take over not only his dead father's medical practice, but also his on-call role as the town's police surgeon, only to find change is afoot, nothing is sacred, and no one is safe.

Google Play Movies.


The Bletchley Circle (2012)

The Bletchley Circle TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Drama  Mystery 
Release Year: 2012
Current Status: Ended
Country: United Kingdom
Total Seasons / Episodes: 2 / 7
  7.6
  73


Story Line Of The Bletchley Circle:

The Bletchley Circle follows the journey of four ordinary women with extraordinary skills that helped to end World War II. Set in 1952, Susan, Millie, Lucy and Jean have returned to their normal lives, modestly setting aside the part they played in producing crucial intelligence, which helped the Allies to victory and shortened the war. When Susan discovers a hidden code behind an unsolved murder she is met by skepticism from the police. She quickly realises she can only begin to crack the murders and bring the culprit to justice with her former friends. The Bletchley Circle paints a vivid portrait of post-war Britain in this fictional tale of unsung heroes.

OTT Platforms for The Bletchley Circle are Acorn TV, AcornTV Amazon Channel Amazon Video.


Call the Midwife (2012)

Call the Midwife TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Drama  Family 
Release Year: 2012
Current Status: Returning Series
Country: United Kingdom
Total Seasons / Episodes: 12 / 91
  7.385
  170


Story Line Of Call the Midwife:

Drama following the lives of a group of midwives working in the poverty-stricken East End of London during the 1950s, based on the best-selling memoirs of Jennifer Worth.

OTT Platforms for Call the Midwife are Netflix, Sky Go, BBC iPlayer, ITVX, BritBox, BritBox Amazon Channel, and Netflix basic with Ads Amazon Video, Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, and Sky Store.


The Hour (2011)

The Hour TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Drama 
Release Year: 2011
Current Status: Ended
Country: United Kingdom
Total Seasons / Episodes: 2 / 12
  7.5
  53


Story Line Of The Hour:

A behind-the-scenes drama and espionage thriller in Cold War-era England that centers on a journalist, a producer, and an anchorman for an investigative news programme.

OTT Platforms for The Hour are Amazon Prime Video, Acorn TV, BritBox, Virgin TV Go, AcornTV Amazon Channel, and BritBox Amazon Channel Google Play Movies, Amazon Video.


A Passionate Woman (2010)

A Passionate Woman TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Drama 
Release Year: 2010
Current Status: Ended
Country: United Kingdom
Total Seasons / Episodes: 1 / 2
  7.0
  4


Story Line Of A Passionate Woman:

1950s period drama based on the true story of a housewife and mother whose life is turned upside down by a handsome Polish man at her local dance hall.


Die Rebellin (2009)

Die Rebellin TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Drama 
Release Year: 2009
Current Status: Ended
Country: Germany
Total Seasons / Episodes: 1 / 3
  9.0
  1


Story Line Of Die Rebellin:

Lena's father works as a developer in Hitler's high-tech forge, where the famous unit receiver E1 was developed. When he dies in 1945, he leaves a notebook with the name Sattler. He should look for Lena. Lena is stranded with her seriously ill mother Hilde and her sister Betty in a village near Fürth. Here she meets two men: Walter Juskowiak, returnees from prisoner of war, with whom she meets, and Hans Sattler. The representative for radio kits turns out to be the son of Wilhelm Sattler, owner of the Sattler works in Fürth. Lena is sure to have finally found the right man.


Internatet (2005)

Internatet TV Shows About 1950s
Genre: Reality 
Release Year: 2005
Current Status: Ended
Country: Norway
Total Seasons / Episodes: 1 / 10
  8.0
  1


Story Line Of Internatet:

Internatet was a Norwegian reality TV series that aired on TVNorge. The premiere was on September 14, 2005 and has aired 1 season.