TV dramas seem to often be set to appeal to men or women. Shows such as Desperate Housewives are not something that men would admit to watching. Some dramas seem more for men, but many women enjoy as well.
Ugly Betty was a drama set in a fashion magazine. Betty was an untypical employee as she was not pretty and slim, employed as a secretary for the owners son, to stop him getting distracted from his work. It follows her and her family as well as her work and love life and is an interesting view of the fashion industry from an outsiders point of view.
This show follows the families living on a street. Most of them get on well but they all have some secrets and during each season a big secret about one particular family is revealed. It focuses on their relationships with each other as well as with their own families and work colleagues.
The drama starts with an air crash. A selection of people have come down in an aeroplane and they have no chance of being rescued. They explore the island they have come down on and find it to be very mysterious. They think it is abandoned but then find that there are polar bears. A monster and a few inhabitants. They also come across a French woman and a metal hatch in the ground. Some manage to leave the island by raft but the drama continued through six seasons with various developments in the story and changes in the time line.
Each of the episodes in the 24 series featured twenty four hours in the life of the main character Jack Bauer. The show ran for 192 episodes over eight seasons and there was a television movie as well. The character starts off working for a terrorist unit and so has many plots to solve. The main character starred in every episode and was the only character to do so.
Dexter Morgan is a bloodstain pattern analyst working for the Miami Metro Police Department but he is also a serial killer. It has so far made six seasons and was based on a novel by Jeff Lindsay called Darkly Dreaming Dexter. The characters father was a cop and Dexter learned what he did to make sure that he never gets caught. He also only ever kills other killers.