'Cursed,' 'The Witcher' & 6 More Medieval Shows to Watch

Medieval Shows Game of Throne Witcher Cursed
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Medieval shows have taken over, with new and old ones captivating viewers with insane visual effects and great storylines.

From the die-hard Game of Thrones fans that have dominated pop culture to Netflix's latest hit Cursed, this genre is not going anywhere in the TV trends of today.

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Scroll down for these and other medieval—including some fantasy!—shows to watch as summer wraps up.

The Witcher Geralt
Netflix

The Witcher

Based off the books from Andrzej Sapkowski, this fantasy adventure series follows a magical monster hunter named Geralt (Henry Cavill). Watch as he, Ciri (Freya Allan), and Yennefer (Anya Chalotra) find their way to each other in this action packed adventure.

Available on Netflix

Cursed Katherine Langford
Netflix

Cursed

Netflix’s newest medieval fantasy takes place in the world of King Arthur but follows the main protagonist Nimue (Katherine Langford) and her companion Arthur (Devon Terrell) as they embark on a quest to deliver an ancient sword to a wizard.

Available on Netflix

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Vikings

This long-running History Channel show is loaded with plenty of episodes to last you a while in terms of bingeing. Follow Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel) and his family, descendants and crew as they navigate the start of the Viking age in search for new lands.

Available on Hulu

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Big Light Productions

Medici

This historical drama takes place in Renaissance era Florence Italy, following the powerful Medici family that held a large sphere of influence at this time as bankers to the Pope. Three seasons (and 24 episodes) make this a great quick binge on the more historical side of the medieval genre.

Available on Netflix

Norsemen
Netflix

Norsemen

Take a breath of relief with this Norwegian comedy. Its take on the daily Viking life makes for hilarious scenes and humor, and its character interaction set up great jokes that create a fun version of popular medieval shows.

Available on Netflix

Game of Thrones
HBO

Game of Thrones

The journey to the iron throne took over pop culture, with the final episodes airing last spring. (The ending had mixed reviews.) The eight-season epic centers around the various factions of the fictional kingdom of Westeros. With HBO announcing a spinoff prequel titled House of Dragon, you should definitely take this opportunity to binge this show if you haven’t yet.

Available on HBO Max

The Last Kingdom
Netflix

The Last Kingdom

This series takes place in the late 800s, following the Anglo-Saxon lands getting invaded by Viking Danes. Uhtred (Alexander Dreymon) is a young Saxon earl taken by the Vikings and raised in their culture and way of life. Follow him as he lives his new life, yet seeks to claim his past.

Available on Netflix

ONCE UPON A TIME - DANIA RAMIREZ, ANDREW J. WEST
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Once Upon A Time

A hybrid modern/medieval fantasy, ABC’s seven-season show follows characters in the fictional town of Storybrooke, Maine where the residents are fairy tale characters in the real world. This show pulls a lot of different types of literature and folklore for its fantasy elements.

Available on Netflix