If I had a nickel for every time someone told me Breaking Bad was the best show on television, I'd have, like, eighty cents or something. Which may not be a lot of money, but represents quite a few recommendations. Go back and start from the beginning with Seasons 1-4.
Because you've got to watch something until Downton Abbey returns, right? Find Season One here.
Season Seven of Dexter is here. Enough said. Catch up on previous seasons here.
I'm told that people like the new Doctor Who series. Whether you lean toward David Tennant or Tom Baker, we've got all (or at least most) of your Doctor Who needs covered.
This PBS produced documentary looks at the world of romance novels, taking as its focus five avid readers. Hey! It's about books! Video Librarian called it "a lovely, hugely entertaining documentary...highly recommended."
More Scandinavian crime drama for those of you who've worked your way through Wallander.
Robert Zemeckis' Flight is up for several awards at the upcoming Oscars. Why not revisit the horror anthology series he presided over as Executive Producer from 1989-1996: Tales from the Crypt. Many people's memories of the show begin and end with the silly intros with the animatronic Cryptkeeper, but Zemeckis the producer kept an impressive lineup of talent cycling through the show. For example, Crypt can boast of episodes directed by Zemeckis, Richard Donner (Superman), Tobe Hooper (Texas Chain Saw Massacre), William Friedkin (The Exorcist), Peter Medak (The Ruling Class), John Frankenheimer (The Manchurian Candidate), Brian Helgeland (director of the upcoming Jackie Robinson bio-pic 42) and, for good measure, the not-known-for-their-directing Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bob Hoskins and Kyle MacLachlan.
The Fifth Season of most people's favorite HBO show about the lives and loves of Louisiana vampires hits DVD. Catch up on previous seasons here.