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5 Shows like Z Nation: Post-Apocalypse on the Small Screen

JoshWho doesn’t love a post-apocalyptic story? If you do, then you’ll enjoy these shows like ‘Z Nation’. In the series, earth has been ravashed by a virus that turns the inhabitants into flesh eating zombies. It’s up to everyday heroes to transport the last known surivor of the plague to a lab to be tested and hopefully find a cure.
For more post-apocalyptic shows like ‘Z Nation’ be sure to check out my list of recommendations. ~ Josh Sammons

Shows Similar to ‘Z Nation’

This article recommends an underrated title, a must-see title, an unknown title, an ‘if you like, you will like’ title and an unexpected title so you have different options when it comes to choosing your next movie to watch.



‘The Last Ship’ (TNT, 2014 –)

Based on the novel of the same name, ‘The Last Ship’ centers around the crew of a naval ship. After being at sea for quite some time, they are in for a shock when they realise that earth and its inhabitants are fast being killed off. With up to 80% of the world’s population now wiped out, it’s up to the crew to try and find a cure before it’s too late.


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Only these men can save the day.



‘The Walking Dead’ (AMC, 2010 – )

“No show has quite captured audiences attention quite like AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead’. Based on the popular graphic novel, this show follows Rick, who awakens from a coma to find that most of the world is now dead. Along with a small group of survivors, Rick must step up and lead the way to safety whilst being pursued by a hoard of zombies.
‘The Walking Dead’ is littered with gruesome deaths, plenty of guts and tons of blood, proving not to be for the faint-hearted. For those with a stomach of steel that can watch it however, it’s a gripping tale of survival, that has gone on to spawn a prequel series in ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ and a popular gaming series.”


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One dies every second.



‘Jeremiah’ (Showtime, 2002-2004)

Set in the year 2021, ‘Jermiah’ continuies the theme of post-apocalyptic shows, but set in the future. This series is set a decade after a deadly virus strikes the people of earth. Loner Jeremiah, grieving the losses in his life, embarks on a journey to find a much spoke about sanctuary for survivors. Along the way, he befriends a number of people that help him on his journey. Much to his surprise however, he learns the group behind the virus want to replicate the earth destroying disease.


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A future set post-apocalyptic treat.



‘The Last Man on Earth’ (FOX, 2015 – )

Will Forte takes the lead as the final man on earth in this comedy. Set two years after a world ending virus strikes earth, the actor plays Phil Miller, a lone survivor searching for other humans. To his shock he encounters survivors that make him wish he really was the lone survivor of earth.
Will Forte does an excellant job at carrying ‘The Last Man on Earth’ on his very capable shoulders.


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What would you do if you were the last man on earth?


If You Like ‘Z Nation’, You Will Like

‘Jericho’ (CBS, 2006 – 2008)

Though it didn’t stay on air very long, ‘Jericho’ captured audiences from the very first episode. In the show, a small town in Kansas witness a mushroom cloud appear near them. Frightened, the people of the town begin to realise that they may be the last survivors. Not only do they have to rebuild their shattered town, but they also have to battle it out with a neighbouring town, which proves to be difficult.


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One lone town must survive the apocalypse.


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