With the season finale right around the corner (on May 31st), fans are wondering what TV shows to watch until Killing Eve returns.
Season 3 of the edgy Emmy-winning BBC America drama was a whirlwind of action that all started with an epic lesbian wedding.
Where it ends we won’t know until later this week, but given the events of the season, “with chaos” is as a good guess!
Once the season finale comes and goes, load up your streaming list with these great TV shows to cure that Killing Eve hangover.
Barry is a dark comedy, crime television series that has aired on HBO for 2 seasons, so far, premiering in 2018. HBO renewed the series for a 3rd Season in April 2019, with no premiere date currently set.
The series showcases Barry Berkman (Bill Hader), a depressed and lonely former Marine who now, reluctantly, works as a hitman.
However, he is haunted by his dark past and is desperate to find new meaning in his life. When he is sent to Los Angeles to execute a hit, he ends up taking acting classes instead.
2. Big Little Lies
Big Little Lies is a crime, dark-comedy, drama, mystery television series that aired on HBO (designed as a miniseries) for 2 seasons, from 2017-2019.
It is based on the 2014 book- of the same name- by Liane Moriarty.
The series is told through the eyes of 3 upper-class mothers, living in the quaint beach town of Monterey, California- Madeline Mackenzie (Reese Witherspoon), Celeste Wright (Nicole Kidman) and Jane Chapman (Shailene Woodley).
Their seemingly perfect lives begin to unravel when they find themselves entangled in a murder investigation.
Bodyguard is a British crime-drama, thriller television series that aired on BBC One for 1 season, so far, premiering in 2018, with no current premiere date for Season 2.
The series tells the story of Police Sergeant David Budd (Richard Madden), a troubled war veteran who now works for the Royalty & Specialist Protection Branch of London’s Metropolitan Police Service.
When he is assigned to protect the Home Secretary Julia Montague (Keeley Hawes), whose politics he despises, he is torn between his sworn duty and his beliefs.
Broadchurch is a British crime-drama, mystery television series that aired on ITV for 3 seasons, as it was written as a trilogy, from 2013-2017.
The series center on Alec Hardy (David Tennant), a Detective Inspector and Ellie Miller (Olivia Colman), a Detective Sergeant.
When a young boy is found murdered in the small seaside town of Broadchurch, the detectives are assigned to solve the mystery of who murdered the boy.
However, they soon discover that the friendly, tight-knit community has some deep, dark secrets, which slowly begin to unravel.
Fleabag is a British dark humor, drama television series that is adapted from Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s award-winning, one-woman theatrical play, of the same name.
The series aired on BBC for 2 seasons, from 2016-2019. It follows Fleabag (Phoebe Waller-Bridge), an angry, free-spirited woman in London, who is trying to get through life while grappling with a recent tragedy.
Mindhunter is a crime-drama, thriller television series that is based on the 1995 true crime book- Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit- by John E. Douglas.
The series has aired on Netflix for 2 seasons, so far, premiering in 2017.
While it hasn’t been cancelled, in January 2020, TV Line reported that Season 3 was on hold indefinitely.
The show revolves around Holden Ford (Jonathan Groff) and Bill Tench (Holt McCallany), two Special Agents in the FBI’s Behavioral Science Unit (BSU).
Their task is to interview serial killers, in order to study their psyche, hoping to make it easier to solve open cases, as well as future ones.
Of all the TV shows to watch until Killing Eve returns, Nikita should be at the top of your list.
Nikita is an action, drama, spy fiction, thriller television series that is an adaptation of both the 1990 French film and the television series (1997-2001), both titled La Femme Nikita.
The show aired on The CW for 4 seasons, from 2010-2013. The series concentrates on Nikita Mears (Maggie Q), an assassin and a spy, who was trained by the Division, a secret organization that is funded by the U.S. government.
After escaping the Division three years earlier, Nikita plans to return to destroy the organization that enslaved her.
She receives help from Alex Udinov (Lyndsy Fonseca), who was rescued and trained by Nikita, after the Division killed her family.
8. Orphan Black
Orphan Black is a Canadian drama, sci-fi, thriller television series that aired on BBC America (U.S.) and CTV Sci-Fi Channel (Canada) for 5 seasons, from 2013-2017.
The series spotlights Sarah Manning (Tatiana Maslany), a streetwise con artist who witnesses the suicide of a young girl who looks a lot like her.
Soon afterwards, Sarah is dragged into a riveting conspiracy and discovers she’s a member of a “family” of clones, each with a different background and personality.
9. Sharp Objects
Sharp Objects is a crime-drama, mystery, thriller television miniseries that is based on the 2006 novel- of the same name- by Gillian Flynn.
The series aired on HBO for 8 episodes in 2018. The series focuses on Camille Preaker (Amy Adams), an alcoholic reporter recently discharged from a psychiatric hospital.
She returns to her hometown to cover the mysterious, violent, unsolved murders of 2 young girls and soon finds herself confronting personal demons from her past.
10. The Night Manager
The Night Manager is a British crime-drama, espionage, mystery television series.
It’s based on the 1993 book- of the same name- by John Le Carre.
The series aired on AMC (U.S.) and BBC One (U.K.) for 1 season, so far. It premiered in 2016, with no premiere date set for Season 2.
The Night Manager fixates on Jonathan Pine (Tom Hiddleston). Pine is a former British soldier and a current night manager at a luxury Cairo hotel.
Angela Burr (Olivia Colman), the head of a British Intelligence Agency, recruits him to infiltrate the inner circle of Richard Roper (Hugh Laurie), a well-educated, suave British arms dealer.
These 10 shows should keep you busy after Killing Eve ends! If you watch all of them, they’ll definitely hold you over until Season 4 premieres.
When will that be? The exact premiere dates are still up in the air, However, we do know that there absolutely WILL be a season 4.
BBC America renewed the show before Killing Eve season 3 even premiered. However, as Elle explains, it’s likely that Killing Eve returns around April 2021.