The BEST Starz shows of all time

Every Starz show, ranked

We've compiled the average episode rating for every Starz show to compile this list of best shows!

32169 votes

#1 - Spartacus

Spartacus, the gladiator who lead a rebellion against the Romans. From his time as an ally of the Romans, to his betrayal and becoming a gladiator, to the rebellion he leads and its ultimate outcome.

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11308 votes

#2 - Outlander

An English combat nurse from 1945 is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743.

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Power Book IV: Force
316 votes

#3 - Power Book IV: Force

Follows Tommy Egan after he cuts ties and puts New York in his rear-view mirror for good.

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Party Down
2580 votes

#4 - Party Down

"Party Down" follows a Los Angeles catering team - a sextet of Hollywood wannabes stuck working for tips while hoping for their "big break." Each episode of this half-hour comedy finds the hapless catering team working a new event - and inevitably getting tangled up with the colorful guests and their absurd lives.

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5622 votes

#5 - Power

James St. Patrick, a ruthless, intelligent drug dealer under the street name "Ghost," wishes to leave the criminal world to pursue legitimate business interests as a nightclub owner.

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2301 votes

#6 - Boss

Mayor Tom Kane, diagnosed with a dementia disorder, struggles to keep his grip on power in Chicago.

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Black Sails
11610 votes

#7 - Black Sails

"Black Sails" is a pirate adventure that centers on the infamous mythos of Captain Flint, who has a reputation throughout the West Indies as being the most brilliant, most feared of all the Golden Age pirates. It's 1715, and as Flint fights for the survival of New Providence Island, a debauched paradise teeming with pirates, prostitutes, thieves and fortune seekers. In the wake of threats from British and Spanish forces, he aligns himself with Eleanor Guthrie, daughter of the local kingpin, to hunt the ultimate prize and ensure his people's survival. But standing in the way are rival captains, Eleanor's intrusive father, and perhaps the bigger obstacle of all: John Silver, a young, fast-talking, authority-flouting sailor recently added to Flint's crew.

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Survivor's Remorse
344 votes

#8 - Survivor's Remorse

Cam Calloway is a basketball phenom in his early 20’s who is suddenly thrust into the limelight after signing a multi-million dollar contract with a professional basketball team in Atlanta. Cam, along with his cousin, and confidant Reggie Vaughn move to Georgia to start Cam’s journey to success. The two confront the challenges of carrying opportunistic family members and their strong ties to the impoverished community that they come from. Cam, Reggie, and an unforgettable group of characters wrestle with the rewards and pitfalls of stardom, love, and loyalty.

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Power Book II: Ghost
609 votes

#9 - Power Book II: Ghost

The journey of some of Power's most controversial characters.

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Ash vs Evil Dead
6413 votes

#10 - Ash vs Evil Dead

Ash has spent the last thirty years avoiding responsibility, maturity, and the terrors of the Evil Dead until a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind and Ash becomes mankind's only hope.

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Spartacus: Blood and Sand - The Motion Comic
277 votes

#11 - Spartacus: Blood and Sand - The Motion Comic

The story of legendary hero Spartacus comes alive through a motion comic and companion piece for the TV series.

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The Pillars of the Earth
3126 votes

#12 - The Pillars of the Earth

In the Middle Ages, love and death intersect in a story whose center is the construction of a Gothic cathedral.

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320 votes

#13 - BMF

Late 1980s. The journey of two brothers, Demetrius "Big Meech" Flenory and Terry "Southwest T" Flenory, having grown up with the street codes of Detroit. They gave birth to one of the most influential criminal families in the United States thanks to the drug trade.

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2569 votes

#14 - Counterpart

After discovering that the spy agency he works for is hiding a gateway to a parallel dimension, a low-level UN bureaucrat in Berlin is thrust into a shadow world of intrigue and danger and must determine if he can trust his near-identical counterpart in the other world.

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Magic City
1121 votes

#15 - Magic City

As Frank Sinatra rings in a new year in the grand ballroom of Miami Beach's most luxurious dream palace – the Miramar Hotel – its visionary leader, Ike Evans, must deal with the Mob, his complicated family and a city in the midst of dramatic change as Fidel Castro takes control of Cuba, just 200 miles offshore. By day the hotel at the center of "Magic City" is all diving clown acts and cha-cha lessons by the pool, but at night Miami Beach reveals a darker truth. Dopers, dealers, strippers, gangsters and those who arrest them drift together to hear the top nightclub acts perform. Just beneath the surface, racial tensions stir. Ike must deal with all of this, even while global intrigue is brewing right under his roof.

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Da Vinci's Demons
8330 votes

#16 - Da Vinci's Demons

A chronicle of the life of Leonardo da Vinci begins with the Italian artist-inventor in his mid-20s in Renaissance Florence.

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Power Book III: Raising Kanan
323 votes

#17 - Power Book III: Raising Kanan

Set in the 1990s, the series chronicles the early years of Kanan Stark and how he got into the drug game.

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381 votes

#18 - P-Valley

The series tells the story of a little-strip-club-that-could and the characters who come through its doors—the hopeful, the lost, the broken, the ballers, the beautiful, and the damned.

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Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip with Sam and Graham
75 votes

#19 - Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip with Sam and Graham

A celebration of Scottish history and culture, with Outlander stars Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish discovering the heritage of their native country, meeting local artisans and experts and experiencing genuine moments of awe and fascination as they share their travels with the audience.

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The White Princess
885 votes

#20 - The White Princess

Charts one of the most tumultuous times in British history uniquely from the viewpoint of the women waging the battle for power.

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291 votes

#21 - Gravity

“Gravity” is an offbeat series about a support group for people who have attempted suicide. Unlikely relationships are forged when the colorful cast faces the challenges and opportunities that come along with a second shot at life. Robert and Lily, two star-crossed lovers from very different worlds, are particularly tested when the mysterious Detective Miller takes an unusual interest in them. The couple joins the likes of an aging supermodel, construction worker, hormonal teenager and picture-perfect housewife as the group learns to live and love again in New York City.

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American Gods
8334 votes

#22 - American Gods

A recently released ex-convict named Shadow meets a mysterious man who calls himself "Wednesday" and who knows more than he first seems to about Shadow's life and past.

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386 votes

#23 - Heels

Two brothers and rivals — one a villain, or “heel,” in the ring; the other a hero, or “face” — war over their late father’s wrestling promotion, vying for national attention in small-town Georgia.

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Flesh and Bone
612 votes

#24 - Flesh and Bone

“Flesh and Bone” follows a young ballet dancer, Claire, who has a distinctly troubled past, as she joins a prestigious ballet company in New York. The dark, gritty, complex series unflinchingly explores the dysfunction and glamour of the ballet world and New York’s inherent drama. Claire is emotionally wounded, sexually damaged, and possesses self-destructive tendencies amid her vaulting ambitions. She is a transcendent ballerina, but her inner torment and aspirations drive her in compelling, unforeseeable ways, especially when confronted with the machinations of the company’s mercurial Artistic Director, and an unwelcome visitor from her past.

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The Spanish Princess
710 votes

#25 - The Spanish Princess

The beautiful Spanish princess, Catherine of Aragon, navigates the royal lineage of England with an eye on the throne.

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222 votes

#26 - Vida

Emma and Lyn, two Mexican-American sisters from the Eastside of Los Angeles, couldn’t be more different or distanced from each other. When circumstances force them to return to their old neighborhood, they are confronted by the past and surprising truth about their mother’s identity.

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The Girlfriend Experience
1208 votes

#27 - The Girlfriend Experience

Explore the relationships of the most exclusive courtesans who provide their clients with far more than just sex. These purveyors – or GFEs (Girlfriend Experience) – share intimacies more common to romantic partners or husbands and wives, becoming quasi-lovers and confidants who are richly paid for their time.

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Seduced: Inside The NXIVM Cult
167 votes

#28 - Seduced: Inside The NXIVM Cult

This four-part documentary series follows the story of India Oxenberg’s perilous journey through the dark and criminal world of the notorious self-help-group-turned-sex-slave-cult NXIVM.

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212 votes

#29 - Crash

In Los Angeles, the constant search for the inaccessible cuts through the destinies of characters with very different characters and careers.

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2860 votes

#30 - Camelot

"Camelot" is the timeless and powerful tale of legendary King Arthur, and he is the focus of this romantic adventure series. "Camelot" features a stunning cast of talented young actors weaving authenticity into a fresh approach to the most classic medieval tale of all time.

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Shining Vale
149 votes

#31 - Shining Vale

A dysfunctional family moves from the city to a small town into a house in which terrible atrocities have taken place. But no one seems to notice except for Patricia “Pat” Phelps, who’s convinced she’s either depressed or possessed — turns out, the symptoms are exactly the same.

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Run the World
73 votes

#32 - Run the World

The story of a group of Black, vibrant, fiercely loyal best friends who work, live and play in Harlem as they strive for world domination. At its core, it's an unapologetically female show about enviable friendship and not only surviving – but thriving together.

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317 votes

#33 - Hightown

Jackie Quiñones, a hard-partying National Marine Fisheries Service agent, has her free-wheeling life thrown into disarray when she discovers a body on the beach—another casualty of Cape Cod’s opioid epidemic. As a result of this trauma, Jackie takes the first steps toward becoming sober, until she becomes convinced that it’s up to her to solve the murder.

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236 votes

#34 - Sweetbitter

The story of 22-year-old Tess who, shortly after arriving in New York City, lands a job at a celebrated downtown restaurant. Swiftly introduced to the world of drugs, alcohol, love, lust, dive bars, and fine dining, she learns to navigate the chaotically alluring, yet punishing life she has stumbled upon.

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Blunt Talk
615 votes

#35 - Blunt Talk

The show follows British newscaster Walter Blunt who moves to Los Angeles with the intention of conquering American nightly cable news. His misguided decisions on and off the air prove that his ultimate ambitions will be difficult to achieve.

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113 votes

#36 - Blindspotting

Ashley's partner of 12 years and father of their son, Miles, is suddenly incarcerated, leaving her to navigate a chaotic and humorous existential crisis when she's forced to move in with Miles' mother and half-sister.

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The Rook
479 votes

#37 - The Rook

Myfanwy Thomas wakes up in the rain beside London’s Millennium Bridge with no memory of who she is and no way to explain the circle of latex-gloved dead bodies splayed around her. When Myfanwy discovers she is a high-ranking official in the Checquy, Britain’s last truly secret service for people with paranormal abilities, she will have to navigate the dangerous and complex world of the agency to uncover who wiped her memory—and why she is a target.

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Now Apocalypse
284 votes

#38 - Now Apocalypse

While on various quests to pursue love, sex, and fame with his friends in Los Angeles, Ulysses is troubled by sinister, premonitory dreams and wonders if the end of the world as we know it is coming, or if he is simply suffering some kind of marijuana-fueled delusions.

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Take My Wife (2016)
24 votes

#39 - Take My Wife (2016)

Art imitates life when a young married couple use their home lives as inspiration for their stand-up comedy routines.

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Confronting a Serial Killer
30 votes

#40 - Confronting a Serial Killer

The five-episode series tells the timely story of the unprecedented relationship between acclaimed author and journalist Jillian Lauren and the most prolific serial killer in American history, Sam Little, and her race against time to identify his victims before it’s too late (Little recently died in prison at the age of 80, after avoiding justice for his crimes for decades).

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The Chair (2014)
49 votes

#41 - The Chair (2014)

"The Chair,” created by Chris Moore, the Executive Producer of Emmy nominated “Project Greenlight,” is a STARZ original filmmaking experiment. The documentary series follows two first-time film directors, Shane Dawson and Anna Martemucci, who are given the opportunity to direct separate films adapted from the same original screenplay. “The Chair” will document the creation, marketing, and theatrical release of both films, and through multiplatform voting, the audience will ultimately determine which director will be awarded $250,000. Both directors will have creative leeway to develop their respective films using their own ingenuity and distinct experience. Actor Zachary Quinto and his producing partners Corey Moosa and Neal Dodson will join Moore and the script’s original producer, Josh Shader, to serve as mentors to Dawson and Martemucci.

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