Top 10 TV Shows Like Spartacus

Spartacus, it’s a great series but if you have finished watching it and want to find something similar then you are in the right place.

Below you will see 10 TV shows that are most similar to Spartacus.

So many interesting series, I hope you will enjoy the list.

10 Best Shows Like Spartacus

Legend of the Seeker

Created by: Sam Raimi, Terry Goodkind (novels)
Genre: Adventure, Supernatural
Running Time: 42 mins
Original Channel: First-run syndication

Legend of the Seeker was on air for two years, from 2008 to 2010. It’s also known as Wizards First Rule. There are 44 episodes and 2 seasons of this supernatural series.

It’s a tale that many adore, after the brutal murder of his father, in Richard Cypher’s forest sanctuary arrives a mysterious woman seeking help…an more. It is a great sword and sorcery fantasy series.

The premier attracted around 4 million viewers, if you like adventure and supernatural genres then this is a show for you.

Black Sails

Created by: Jonathan E. Steinberg, Robert Levine
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Running Time: 56 mins
Original Channel: Starz

Black Sails started airing this year. There are 8 episodes in the first season, the show was craeted by Jonathan E. Steinberg and Robert Levine.

It takes place 20 years before the classic of Louis Stevenson’s “Treasure Island”. Captain Flint and his pirates fight for survival in New Providence Island.

There will be a second season; it will start airing in 2015. So far, many mixed reviews so I suppose the best thing is for you to see it for yourself.

Game of Thrones

Created by: David Benioff, D.B. Weiss
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Running Time: 50-65 mins
Original Channel: HBO

Game of Thrones was created by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, it was based on the book of George R.R. Martin. Ten episodes per season, 4 seasons so far, the fifth will start airing in 2015.

I takes place in a mythical land called Westeros, there are creatures like white walkers, giants, dragons and so on…it’s a great series, very unpredictible and simply put it is a show that you have to watch.

As far as the reception from the fans, it is probably one of the most popular series out there today, so looking forward to the next season.


Created by: Rockne S. O’Bannon, Michael Taylor, Kevin Murphy
Genre: Science Fiction
Running Time: 40-43 mins
Original Channel: SyFy

Defiance was developed by he trio of Rockne S. O’Bannon, Michael Taylor and Kevin Murphy. The series started airing in 2013, so far there are 21 episodes.

It’s 2046 and the Earth has been visited by various alien races. Subsequently our home planet has changed a lot. It is a remarkable alien and science fiction drama.

The reception is not ideal but once again if you are a fan of this particular genre then you should watch it.

Da Vinci’s Demons

Created by: David S. Goyer
Genre: Historical Fantasy
Running Time: 57-59 mins
Original Channel: Starz

Da Vinci’s Demons is on Starz in the US and on Fox in UK. The show is on air since last year.18 episodes so far in the 2 seasons.

It is a world where faith and though are controlled, one man fight to set knowledge free. The plot reveals Leonardo Da Vinci gift as a superhuman genius. A very interesting series that I am sure many of you will enjoy.

The seasons 1 has received praise from the critics, hopefully you will enjoy the series.


Created by: Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg and Marc Guggenheim
Genre: Superhero
Running Time: 43 mins
Original Channel: The CW

Arrow is on air since 2012, it is developed by Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg and Marc Guggenheim. The series has 46 episodes so far.

It’s about a billionaire who went missing for 5 years, he was stranded on an island after his yacht was destroyed in a storm. He comes back and decided to rid the vigilante in his home town.

A great superhero series, you will definitely like it. Not too many superhero shows out there so make sure you check this one out.


Created by: Chris Chibnall, Michael Hirst
Genre: Historical Drama
Running Time: 60 mins
Original Channel: Starz

Camelot lasted for few months, it was on air in 2011. There are 10 episodes of this sword and sorcery series.

Britain is facing chaos after King Uther dies suddenly and unexpectedly. Arthur takes over after he was appointed by the sorcerer Merlin.

It’s not a very popular series even though the reception was positive.

Hercules: The Legendary Journeys

Created by: Christian Williams
Genre: Supernatural, Sword and Sorcery
Running Time: 41-44 mins
Original Channel: Syndiacation

Hercules: The Legendary Journeys is a fairly old TV show, one that probably the most of you are pretty familiar with, it was on air from 1995 to 1999. Kevin Sorb played Hercules in this fantasy series.

Using his half-God strength, Hercules goes around helping people and killing all kinds of monsters. Just thinking about this series it brings so many memories back.

I suppose many of you will watch this show once again, mostly for old times sake.

Xena: Warrior Princess

Created by: John Schulian, Robert Tapert
Genre: Fantasy, Sword and Sorcery
Running Time: 45-48 mins
Original Channel: Syndication

Xena: Warrior Princess was on air from 1995 to 2001. Another classic when it comes to sword and sorcery along side Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. Lucy Lawless play the protagonist of the series.

Xena alongside her friend fight for a greater good, she has a dark past and tries to redeem herself in that manner. If you like the previous series on this list then you will probably enjoy this one as well.

A great TV show that was quite popular in its day.

Battlestar Galactica

Created by: Ronald D. Moore
Genre: Post-apocalyptic fiction
Running Time: 44 mins
Original Channel: Sci-Fi

Battlestar Galactica was on air from 2004 to 2009. There are 75 episodes of the series. The show was based on Battlestar Galactica by Glen A. Larson.

An old enemy makes a full blown attack on the humans, the destroy all the 12 colonies. The last living human beings leave in search for the 13 colony on an old space ship called “Galactica”.

An awesome sci fi series, you will definitely like it. The reception was very good.

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1 Response

  1. Cyana says:

    I am fond of playing Games of Thrones. So, among all the above listed lists, I would love to watch Games of Throne. Thanks for sharing these lists.

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