In the last 50 years, watching tv has become some kind of day-to-day activity that has the purpose of relaxation and unwinding. Throughout time, movies were the number one thing that you could see on TV. Roughly 30 ago, the filming of various tv shows started. As you probably know, the first tv shows were family comedies, which were number one genre until 1990 and the broadcasting of “Twin Peaks”. This tv show was a game-changer. Now, you can select from so much tv shows that you can’t even count them all. We are going to present you with the best survival shows you can find online.

The Colony

Img Source: fastcompany.com

The first tv show on our list is a Sci-Fi/drama tv show which shows how our future might look like. A group of rebels wants to invade LA. A certain amount of people decides that they want to stand against their intentions. The main plot follows Will Bowman, who is portrayed by Josh Holloway (Lost), and Katie Bowman, portrayed by Sarah Wayne Callies (The Walking Dead) on their quest of finding their son, from whom they got separated at the start of the rebellion. They have to balance between two factions, which is, sometimes, almost impossible.

Jeremiah

Img Source: imdb.com

Jeremiah” is a Sci-Fi tv show that accumulated a huge following during its broadcasting from 2002 to 2004. The story follows a young boy who is living ten years after a mysterious illness came and wiped out all the world`s population above the puberty age. That boy tries to find a safe haven his father told him about in order to help him survive the apocalypse occurring. The main cast consists of Jeremiah (Luke Perry), Kurdy (Malcolm-Jamal Warner), and Markus Alexander (Peter Stebbings). Alongside them, you can see Erin (Ingrid Kavelaars), Lee Chen (Byron Lawson), and Mister Smith (Sean Astin).

Firefly

Img Source: theverge.com

Now we have a tv show that has literally become legendary in the last decade. “Firefly” lasted only for one episode, or fourteen episodes. While it is not certain why it didn’t take any last longer, it is pretty certain that it is one of the most iconic tv shows of the new millennia. The main plot follows a renegade spacecraft crew who tries to survive on their travels through the unknown parts of the galaxy. In the process, they are evading authority agents and different factions which are not so friendly. The main cast consists of Captain Reynolds (Nathan Fillion), Zoe Washburne (Gina Torres), and Hoban Washburne (Alan Tudyk).

Jericho

Img Source: justwatch.com

“Jericho” is a CBS-made tv show, which is set in a small town in Kansas, whose citizens saw a mushroom cloud over at Denver, Colorado. In the aftermath of the accident, townspeople, who are left in the dark, are trying to find the answers and to survive in the process. The main cast consists of Jake Green (Skeet Ulrich), Robert Hawkins (Lennie James), Emily Sullivan (Ashley Scott), and Eric Green (Kenneth Mitchell). “Jericho” lasted only for two seasons, and despite the good reviews from both the critics and audiences, CBS decided to ax the show. The show lasted from 2006 to 2008.