Best Tv Shows Adapted From Books

A few weeks ago I made a post about a few book to movie adaptions, this week I thought I would talk about tv shows adapted from books. This list consists of some of the most well known tv shows which have been adapted from books.

Note: These aren’t in any specific order. The list excludes miniseries and tv shows based on fairy tales (Once Upon A Time and Grimm).

Orange Is The New Black
Based the memoir Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison by Piper Kerman
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Pretty Little Liars
Based on the series, of the same name, by Sara Shepard
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Bones
Based on the Temperance Brennan series by Kathy Reichs
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Game Of Thrones
Based on the series, of the same name, by George R. R. Martin
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Gossip Girl
Based on the series, of the same name, by Cecily Von Ziegesar
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The Vampire Diaries
Based on the series, by the same name, by L. J. Smith
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Sherlock
Based on the Sherlock Holmes series by Arthur Conan Doyle
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Dexter
Based on the series, of the same name, by Jeff Lindsay
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Hannibal
Based on Red Dragon by Thomas Jeffries
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True Blood
Based on the Sookie Stackhouse novels (also known as the Southern Vampire Mysteries) by Charlaine Harris
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The 100
Based on The 100 trilogy by Kass Morgan
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The Carrie Diaries
Based on the two books The Carrie Diaries and Summer and the City by Candace Bushnell
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M*A*S*H
Based on M*A*S*H: A Novel About Three Army Doctors by Richard Hooker and W. C. Heinz
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Under The Dome
Based on the book, of the same name, by Stephen King
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House Of Cards
Based on the Francis Urquhart series by Michael Dobbs
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Boardwalk Empire
Based on Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic City by Nelson Johnson
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Which tv show from this list is your favourite?

 

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