Legal TV Shows (


This is a subgenre of drama and crime fiction. Law enforcement, crime, detective-based mystery solving, lawyer work, civil litigation, etc., are all possible focuses of legal shows. Common subgenres include detective, police, courtroom, legal thrillers, etc.

Legal dramas appear in many forms of media, including novels, plays, television shows, and films. Legal drama sometimes overlap with crime drama, most notably in the case of Law & Order. Most crime drama focus on crime investigation and does not feature the court room.

100 Centre Street

A legal drama showing the friendship behind the robes.

Airdates: 2001 - 2002

All Rise

A look at the personal and professional lives of the judges, lawyers, clerks, bailiffs and cops who work at an L.A. County courthouse.

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Airdates: 2019 - 2023

Bluff City Law

Lawyers at an elite Memphis law firm specialize in controversial landmark civil rights cases.

Airdates: 2019

Burden of Truth

Big city lawyer Joanna Hanley returns to her hometown to take the case of a group of girls suffering from a mysterious illness.

Airdates: 2018 - 2021

Civil Wars

Eli Levinson and Sydney Guilford are top divorce attorneys in NYC.

Airdates: 1991 - 1993


A brilliant attorney and former First Daughter is blackmailed to heading a unit that investigates cases of wrongful conviction.

Airdates: 2016 - 2017


Every-day life in one courthouse, mostly dealing with trials and tribulations of people who are employed there – judges, district attorneys and public defenders.

Airdates: 1995


Five young solicitors fresh out of law school face the pressures of a fast paced workplace highlighting the moral dilemmas and big issues facing an apparently civilised society.

Airdates: 2011

Daredevil warning

A blind lawyer by day, vigilante by night. Matt Murdock fights the crime of New York as Daredevil.

Airdates: 2015 - 2018

Doubt warning

A soapy legal procedural.

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Airdates: 2017

Drop Dead Diva

It’s a bizarrely Kafka-esque legal story of love and self-acceptance.

Airdates: 2009 - 2014

Eli Stone

Eli’s either dying of a tumor or he’s a prophet. Up to you to decide which.

Airdates: 2008 - 2009