Game of Thrones has come to an end. So we obviously don’t know what to do with our lives any more. While the GoT void will be hard to fill, you can try these other shows you might love almost as much.
With a medieval backdrop peppered with true historical events and time travel, Outlander gives a solid GoT vibe. Even the strong women in the lead and elaborate battle set pieces makes the show the next must-watch for any die-hard GoT fan.
The story of a gladiator in Ancient Rome, Spartacus will give you equal amounts of drama, violence, and betrayal. Essentially everything non-fantasy that Game of Thrones is known for.
Based in 18th Century America, the picturesque show tells the story of the North American fur trade. As a bonus, the show even has Khal Drogo actor Jason Momoa in the lead. So it's like he just went from one period drama to another.
4. The Last Kingdom
5. The Walking Dead
If you're missing the white walkers and need more zombie action in your life, this is the dystopic binge-watchable show for you.
Set in a dystopian future where AI's make up different eras and 'worlds', Westworld's complex plot and intense action set pieces will give you just what you need when GoT is over.
7. The Bastard Executioner
Set in Kind Edward I's era, the show revolves around knights and warriors in a ruthless medieval world reminiscent of the military struggles of Westeros.
8. American Gods
The show tells the story of a war brewing between old and new Gods. With its history, lore, and complex plotline, you're sure to love it like Game of Thrones.
Another show based on Nordic history, the show tells the story of the nomadic Viking civilisation. Since the Ironborn were modelled after this violent lot, you'll certainly love to go deep into their social and cultural backstory.
10. House of Cards
Although based in the modern world, the politics, backstabbing, and morally grey characters are pretty reminiscent of medieval world politics of Game of Thrones.
11. Peaky Blinders
The story of a gangster family in 1919 England, the power struggle and drama of the Peaky Blinders bandwagon is what most GoT fans would love to get on.
12. The Tudors
The story of the reign of King Henry VIII, the show goes deep into the complex lives of the European nobility and their struggle to balance power dynamics. This will be a smooth transition from fantasy to the real portrayal of medieval royalty.
Set in the Roman Empire, the show looks at the lives of the common folk and their struggles in the last days of the Roman Republic. If you wanted to know more about what the citizens went through while the nobility squabbled, this is the show for you.
A period drama set against the backdrop of the American revolution, the show tells the story of lovers, friends, and enemies in the 1700s in Cornwall, England. The set pieces and old-world feel will remind you of GoT while you binge-watch this complex series.
15. Marco Polo
Based in 13th Century Mongolia, the show tells the tale of Kublai Khan and his reign. Replete with medieval warfare and strategy, it is just another GoT in another part of the world.
16. Boardwalk Empire
Set in the Prohibition era, the show's character complexity and impeccable old world set pieces make it one hell of epic series. The detail put into the making of the 1920s will remind you of the work it would've taken to create the medieval GoT world.
17. The Shannara Chronicles
The fantasy show based on novels of the same name is just what you need if you loved the intense Dragony and White Walkery bits of Game of Thrones.
Based in 1812 London, this show starring Tom Hardy is based on the shipping industry in the 19th Century. There's character growth, violence, and questions of inheritance, just like a show we know and love.
19. The Borgias
The show based in 15th Century Italy has all the makings of your next epic binge drama — war, murder, marriage alliances, and intrigue.
20. Once Upon A Time
The show brings to life all your beloved childhood fairy tales but with a twist and a connected storyline that makes this show pretty binge-able.
21. The Sopranos
While set in the modern era, this classic series is what brought complex character and family struggles to mainstream television. Watch it for its power dynamics, backstabbing and steep character arcs that also built the foundation of GoT.
If you can't bear to watch more medieval royals, you can go a step ahead and learn about the story of our modern-day first royal family of Britain. Crown tells the story of Queen Elizabeth II and her quick rise to power at an early age after her father's sudden demise.
The show takes you to France, during the reign of Mary, Queen of Scots in a world similar to GoT — filled with political treachery and sexual intrigue.
Based in England, the period drama is entrenched in magic, mysticism, and struggles of the monarchy. Nearly everything that GoT is known for.
25. Black Sails
The show tells the story of a notorious pirate on an island in the Bahamas infested with piracy and prostitution. If you wanted to know more about Davos and his sea-faring adventures, this can be your next go-to binge series.