Names Best Cable Shows of 2014


Once again, cable brought some of the year’s most popular programming to viewers. Some feared 2014 might not offer the same quality of programming, with finales of popular shows “Breaking Bad” on AMC and “True Blood” on HBO. The lineup remains strong, however, with programs such as “Fargo” on FX and on “True Detective” on HBO pushing limits and beating expectations.

View’s Best of 2014: The New Cable Dramas for a complete list of this year’s top cable programs.

Harrelson, McConaughey Lead HBO Series

Longtime friends Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey play a pair of mismatched Louisiana gumshoes in HBO’s new series “True Detective,” which premieres Sunday at 8 p.m. CT.

According to USA Today, the series storyline will wrap up at the end of an eight-episode run.  Should additional seasons be ordered, they would include new stories, characters, and casts.