Move over Hollywood. Take a seat, New York. Boston has long been the backdrop or focus of many a television series. From comedy to drama, suspense to sci-fi, there’s something for everyone that’s looking for a tv show set in the greatest city on earth.
Below, you will find a list of some of the most popular and critically acclaimed shows that are “set in Boston.” Keep in mind, not all are made in Boston, but their stories are. When most people think of Boston TV shows, they likely think of the most iconic show ever to be staged here, “Cheers.” It’s the show about a Boston bar that inspired a Boston bar to be named after it. Not to mention, the hugely popular comedy series, that racked up 28 Emmy Awards, inspired many a show to follow in it’s Boston footsteps.