Do you love Massachusetts, Boston, television, or TV series? Check out these TV shows set in Massachusetts or television series related to Massachusetts in some other way. I Love Massachusetts! I Love Boston!
Absentia — Prime Video crime drama set in Boston
Ally McBeal — Fox legal drama set in Boston
American Gothic — CBS murder mystery set in Boston
American Horror Story — FX horror drama set in Los Angeles (first year’s setting). The main characters came from Boston, Massachusetts. In the second year, the story was set in Briarcliff Manor in western Massachusetts.
Banacek — NBC detective drama set in Boston
Being Human — SyFy vampire drama set in Boston. It was filmed in Montreal, Québec.
Bling It On — TLC reality show set near Boston
Boston Blue — TNT reality show set in Boston
Boston Common — NBC comedy set in Boston
Boston EMS — CBS medical drama set in Boston
Boston Legal — ABC legal drama set in BostonI love Boston legal eagles TV! Ally McBeal, Boston Legal, The Practice. I Love Boston! Click To Tweet
Boston Med — ABC reality show set in Boston
Boston Public — Fox school drama set in Boston
Boston’s Finest — ABC crime drama set in Boston
Boston’s Finest — TNT reality show set in Boston
Chasing Life — ABC Family drama set in Boston
Cheers — NBC comedy set in Boston
City on the Hill — Showtime crime drama set in Boston
Clipped — TBS comedy set in Boston
Crossing Jordan — NBC crime drama set in Boston. The main character had been working in Venice, California, before she moved back to Boston.I love Boston crime TV! American Gothic, Banacek, Boston's Finest, Crossing Jordan, Leverage, Rizzoli & Isles, Spenser: For Hire, Tru Calling. I Love Boston! Click To Tweet
Dawson’s Creek — WB teen drama set in Capeside (fictional). Episodes were filmed in and around Wilmington, North Carolina.
Dickinson — Apple TV+ biographical drama set in Amherst
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman — CBS western set in Colorado Springs, but the main character came from Boston, Massachusetts.
Falling Skies — TNT science fiction drama set in Boston and surrounding areas. And later in Charleston, South Carolina; Fayetteville, North Carolina; Norfolk, Virginia; and Washington DC.
Frasier — Paramount+ sitcom set in Boston
Fringe — Fox crime drama set in Boston (but filmed in New York City)
George & Leo — CBS comedy set in Martha’s Vineyard
Gideon’s Crossing — ABC medical drama set in New England, but based on a real-life Boston doctor
A Gifted Man — CBS medical drama set in Boston
Hightown — Starz crime drama set on Cape Cod
HMS — CW medical school drama set in Cambridge
I Found the Gown — TLC reality show set in Boston
Jesse Stone — CBS TV movie series set in Paradise, Massachusetts (fictional). Apparently based on a caricature of Marblehead, Massachusetts. The zip code given in one movie is for Scituate, Rhode Island. The latitude and longitude given in one of the movies places Paradise in the middle of Massachusetts Bay.
Kevin Can F Himself — AMC dramedy set in Worcester
Leverage — TNT crime drama set in Boston and later in Portland, Oregon
Little Men — Pax and CTV drama set in rural Massachusetts. Filmed near Toronto, Ontario.
The Lizzie Borden Chronicles — Lifetime drama set in Fall River
The McCarthys — CBS comedy set in Boston
A Million Little Things — ABC drama set in Boston
NOS4A2 — AMC vampire drama set in small town Massachusetts. It is filmed in Providence, West Warwick, and West Greenwich, Rhode Island.
October Road — ABC drama set in Knights Ridge (fictional)
Offseason — Amazon mystery series set in Provincetown.
Olive Kitteridge — HBO mini-series set in Crosby, Maine (fictional), but filmed in Gloucester, Massachusetts.
Our Kind of People — Fox soap set on Martha’s Vineyard
The Passage — Fox thriller set primarily in Telluride, Colorado. Other key locations for episodes of the show included Las Vegas, Nevada; Cambridge, Massachusetts; Houston and Montrose, Texas; Chicago, Illinois; Duluth, Minnesota; and Tomah, Wisconsin.
Petrocelli — NBC legal drama set in Tucson and rural Arizona. The lead character was a lawyer from Boston, Massachusetts.
The Practice — ABC legal drama set in Boston
The Real World: Boston — MTV reality show set in Boston
Rizzoli & Isles — TNT crime drama set in Boston
Sabrina, The Teenage Witch — ABC comedy set in Westbridge (fictional), but the zip code is for Salem. Mrs. Quick, Sabrina’s math teacher in high school, grew up in Terra Haute, Indiana.
St. Elsewhere — NBC medical drama set in BostonI love Boston medical TV! Boston EMS, Boston Medical, Crossing Jordan, Gideon's Crossing, A Gifted Man, HMS, St. Elsewhere. I Love Boston! Click To Tweet
Salem — WGN America supernatural drama set in Salem
Single Drunk Female — Freeform comedy set in small town Massachusetts. The main character previously worked in New York City.
SMILF — Showtime comedy set in South Boston
Southie Rules — A&E reality show set in Boston
Spenser: For Hire — ABC detective drama set in Boston. The main character was originally from Laramie, Wyoming.
The Summer I Turned Pretty — Amazon teen drama probably set on Cape Cod. It was filmed at Carolina Beach, Fort Fisher, and Padgett Station in downtown Wilmington, all in North Carolina.
Townies — ABC romance set in Gloucester
Tru Calling — Fox mystery set in Boston
Two Guys, a Girl, and a Pizza Place — ABC comedy set in Boston
Unhitched — Fox comedy set in Boston
Vanished — Fox mystery set in Atlanta, Georgia, and Gloucester, Massachusetts
The Vineyard — ABC Family reality series set on Martha’s Vineyard
Wahlburgers — A&E reality show set in Hingham (the last season was set in Germany)
Wicked Tuna — NatGeo reality show set in Gloucester
Wings — NBC comedy set on Nantucket Island
This is a work in progress. If you would like to nominate other TV series locations, comment below. Thanks!