New Year 2014: Top 5 Not-To-Miss New TV Shows Starting In 2014—‘True Detective,’ ‘The Spoils of Babylon’ and More

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By jaskiran kaur | December 31, 2013 5:45 PM EST

The year 2013 witnessed some of the best TV shows like the epic TV series "Breaking Bad" and one of the most popular shows "The Walking Dead." While many of the TV shows are on a winter hiatus, the coming year 2014 will bring with it a lot of excitement and newness for the TV buffs. New year 2014 has dozens of new TV shows lined up for premiering along with old ones that will return soon after its fall break. It is clearly the year of thriller shows.

Here are Top 5 Not-To-Miss New TV Shows of New Year 2014

True Detective

Premiering on Jan. 12, 2014 on HBO, "True Detective" is one of the highly anticipated TV shows of the New Year 2014. With a star studded cast including Matthew McConaughey, Woody Harrelson, Kevin Dunn and more, the show will tell the story of a reopened murder mystery that occurred in the city of Louisiana. They are on a search of a killer who committed a murder almost 17 years back.

Intelligence

CBS is premiering a new thriller show titled "Intelligence" on Jan. 7, 2014. The show star Josh Holloway as the leading character Gabriel. Gabriel is a man who has a microchip installed in his brain. This makes him the first and the only person on the face of the earth who can penetrate into the information grid and access internet and satellite data. He is involved in the mission to save the U.S.A from the potential threat posed by the nemesis.

Killer Women

ABC presents another thrilling show on Jan. 7, 2014 titled "Killer Women." The show revolves around the lives of the Texas Rangers. Molly Parker played by Tricia Helfer is the only female in the squad of Texas Rangers. And she wants to ensure that the justice is rightly served to all and the truth wins at all times. But, standing against Molly Parker are her colleagues in the company who are constantly trying to pull her down.

The Musketeers

One of the most looked forward to new TV shows of the New Year 2014 is "The Musketeers." As the name suggests, the show is based on the classic work of Alexandre Dumas' "The Three Musketeers" published in 1844. Premiering in Jan. 2014 on BBC One, the story will loosely follow its original premise with tweaking to suit the taste of modern day audience. The show stars Tom Burke, Howard Charles, Santiago Cabrera and Luke Pasqualino.

The Spoils of Babylon  

"The Spoils of Babylon" is a highly anticipated TV show or a miniseries of the New Year 2014. The show has an attractive cast inlcuding Tobey Maguire, Kristen Wiig, Jessica Alba, Val Kilmer, Will Farrell, Carey Mulligan and many more. The show is said to be the spoof of American miniseries of 70s and 80s like "The Thorn Birds" and "Rich Man, Poor Man." "The Spoils of Babylon" will air on IFC on Jan. 9, 2014.

Besides, these top 5 TV shows not-to-miss TV shows of the New Year 2014, there are a few more worth mentioning here. Some more exciting TV dramas include: Fox's "Rake" and "Enlisted," ABC's "The Assets," Syfy's "Helix" and more.

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