Top 7 TV Shows For Programmers And Hackers

We know that Hollywood do have some movies which shows the programming world and hacker’s life. But do we really get a perfect idea ? No, right. We just see the hackers playing around the keys and hacking the systems. But what about TV shows and series ?

Here is the list of 7 top TV shows and series which you must watch to understand how IT industry works, how a software is developed and how a system is hacked.

1. Mr.robot :

                          Mr.robot is an American series created by Sam Esmail. It is a fictional story. It is one of a few TV shows that accurately portrays an elite hacker group using different devices, networks, technologies, programming and social engineering. A hacker suffers from social anxiety disorder and clinical depression and the rest you can watch in the series.

2. Person of interest:


                                    This TV series is about a rich programmer who saves life with the help of surveillance AI that sends them information about the people involved in impending crimes It is one of the highest rated shows on Netflix.

3. Silicon valley :

Silicon Valley !

                            The story revolves around a Silicon valley engineer who struggles to build his company named Pied Piper. Despite the high amount of geeks on screen, each has a unique personality and dynamic that feeds into the overall story.

4. Scorpion :


                      Based on the real life of genius Walter O’Brienm, who have an IQ of 197. He is asked by homeland security to build a special group of gifted individuals to troubleshoot the most difficult problems that the US and world may encounter.

5. The IT crowd :

the IT crowd

                            Have you thought that a TV show about programmers can be so funny too? The serial is very light, very brisk and very easy to grasp. It shows that even in the dark dungeons programmers can be still funny and still very lively.

6. Halt and Catch Fire :


                                        Another awesome programmer show which is about personal computing boom through the eyes of an engineer and a prodigy whose innovation directly confront the corporate behemoths of the time.

7. Chuck :

                 The TV show captures the life of a 20-year old hacker and need who inadvertently downloads US government secrets into his brain. The serial explores his life even CIA and NSA agents protect him and at the same time exploit him.

So, these were the TV shows and series you would love watching and you will surely gain knowledge from it and at the same time you will be entertained as well.

So have fun and do watch these shows.