Well, if you are a tech fanatic then you will love watching TV shows which are based on hacking and technology. If you are a tech geek, then you will know that hacking stuff in movies/serials always generates glamor and mystery and adds that special oomph factor to the movie or Tv SHOW.
However, there are not much movies/ or TV serials made on hacking and technology. Technology is rapidly becoming the key point in human lives. The previous year we have seen how hackers had made their marks on giant companies. So, in this article, we are going to discuss top TV shows which have to hack as the central theme. So, have a look at the list.
#1 Mr. Robot
Well, the reason why I listed Mr. Robot on the top is because this show has millions of followers and this is the first show that portrays an elite hacker. The elite hacker group uses computers, smartphones and many other technologies to penetrate secure network to take down evil corporation while being anonymous. The show displays the life of a young programmer named Elliot who works on a cyber-security engineer and a vigilante hacker by night.
#2 Silicon Valley
This TV series displays the tech and hacking with a bit of comic touch. The series shows the competition between techies in the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley. What’s more interesting is the people who are more qualified are least successful whereas underdogs are making it big. This show is running successfully for three years now.
#3 The IT Crowd
The IT Crowd is very popular series and is running successfully for eight years from 2006 to 2013. It is not like Mr.Robot it has its moments of hacks. The series shows the comedic adventures of a rag-tag group of technical support workers at a large corporation.
#4 Person Of Interest
It is one of the best TV series made till now. You will get so see humor, twists, and lots of other things. In this show and intelligent programmer built and AI (Artificial intelligence) that helps to stop the crimes in the city. The show will definitely give you chills.
The TV series was somehow popular and ran from 2007 to 2013. The show shows the character of a young hacker and nerd who accidentally downloads US Govt, secrets into his brain and there is where the story starts CIA and NSA agents protect him and at the same time exploit him.
#6 Halt and Catch Fire
Set in the 1980s, this series dramatizes the personal computing boom through the eyes of a visionary, an engineer and a prodigy whose innovations directly confront the corporate behemoths of the time. Their personal and professional partnership will be challenged by greed and ego while charting the changing culture in Texas’ Silicon Prairie.
#7 CSI: Cyber
Special Agent Avery Ryan works to solve crimes as a CyberPsychologist for the FBI. The series has some plots and twists in which the main character tries to map the brain of hackers and cybercriminals.
This TV show shows a life of a spoiled billionaire Oliver Queen who goes missing when his yacht is lost at sea everyone presumes he is dead. After five years he makes a return with a changed man this time he wants to clean up the city. The TV Show shows some good amount of technology and inventions.
An eccentric genius forms an international network of super-geniuses to act as the last line of defense against the complicated threats of the modern world.
This TV series is realistic in this series a bunch of geeks comes up with a social networking app to find people you should know. The TV show displays the challenging life of silicon valley because there’s lots of competition.
#11 Black Mirror
Well, this is one of the best TV Series which you should watch if you are nervous about how all the cool new innovations happening right now and how it would impact lives. The series basically examines modern society and the unanticipated consequences of new technologies.
This is an Americal crime film which is directed by Lain Sofley. The movie follows a group of high school hackers and their involvement in a corporate extortion conspiracy. Basically, this movie is all about hackers who are blamed for making a virus that will capsize 5 oil tankers.
#13 Who Am I
Who Am I: No System is Safe is a German techno-thriller film which is directed by Baran bo Odar. The movie revolves around Benjamin, a young German computer whiz is invited to join a subversive hacker group that wants to be noticed on the world’s stage.
So, these are the top 10 TV Series that are based on hacking and technology, make sure to watch each one of this. If we missed something tell us in the comment box below. I hope you like the post, share it with your friends too!