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Types of Procedurals: 9 Popular Procedural TV Shows

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 25, 2022 • 4 min read

Procedurals are a popular TV and book genre, which bring audiences into the tense conflicts of people who solve crimes, catch serial killers, save lives, or untangle mysteries. They often function as standalone stories, catering to people who love the thrill of following a mystery or solving a problem without having to tune in every week.