Top Television (One-hour)

Top Rated Thriller Television (One-hour) Screenplays This Month

(Showing Top 14)

  • #1

    The Divinity Cycle

    Nelson Downend • Thriller • Television (One-hour) • 62 pages

    The lives of a disillusioned priest struggling with addiction, a recently widowed homicide detective and an ambitious young journalist converge as an enigmatic performance artist leads them into the mystery surrounding an active serial killer.

  • #2


    Tony Hendriks • Thriller • Television (One-hour) • 59 pages

    A Jamaican ex-con, refused a government ganja license, angers narcotraficantes by stealing their millions and reverts to skulduggery to save his family and village.

  • #3

    In Chrysalis: Ovum

    Nelson Downend • Thriller • Television (One-hour) • 60 pages

    After being suspended from her job following a patient suicide, clinical psychologist Dr. Jackie Winters believes she has hit rock bottom. That is until a plea for help from a former patient thrusts her down the rabbit hole into a dark world of murder, horrific scientific experimentation, bizarre delusional mythology, and possibly human metamorphosis.

  • #4

    Crimson Oeuvre

    Thomas Mann • Thriller • Television (One-hour) • 55 pages • View Writer Profile

    A troubled young woman, in search of love, and her artist husband, in search of a muse, both become entwined with a mysterious new pen pal when they move back to his hometown to reignite his failing career.

  • #5


    Stuart Creque • Thriller • Television (One-hour) • 53 pages

    A trauma surgeon discovers that an alertness drug taken by nearly all American adults – including her and her family – has irreversible side effects that will gradually destroy the sanity of all its long-term users by making them unable to sleep.

  • #6

    Open Mind

    Joseph Cashman • Thriller • Television (One-hour) • 52 pages • View Writer Profile

    A budding psychology student takes on the internship of a lifetime as he aligns himself with a rogue psychologist who has an obsession with the paranormal.

  • #7

    A Small Town Murder Mystery

    Joshua Henaman • Thriller • Television (One-hour) • 59 pages • View Writer Profile

    Journalism student, Carly Hamit, just accepted a ride-along to be "Sheriff for a Day" in Storyville, Iowa, where not everything is as it seems. When a series of murders leaves nothing but mystery in its wake, the townsfolk refuse to let their "acting sheriff" leave. She must solve the murders as they happen one after another, after another, after another... weekly. It's Groundhog Day meets Murder She Wrote by way of Twin Peaks. Carly is stuck in a Small Town Murder-Mystery.

  • #8

    Kingdom Come

    Dane McCauley • Thriller • Television (One-hour) • 65 pages

    In the present day, a talented, troubled young man is recruited into a secret breakaway civilization, The Kingdom, with its own alt culture, wealth, and science -- and the rest of us 99.99% in its way. When the young man is betrayed, he must go on the run to find the awful true agenda of humanity's enslavement by the Kingdom. The series combines paranoid conspiracy thriller with YA love story told with a sometimes dark satirical take on pop culture paranoia and a bigger-than life feel that doesn't take itself too seriously.

  • #9

    Strawberry Plains

    Elvis Wilson • Thriller • Television (One-hour) • 58 pages

    Strawberry Plains (dramatic thriller) is a 9-part TV series. A forensic anthropologist becomes the target of a bitter ex- lover who blackmails a huge ex-football player to kidnap his pregnant wife. The ex-lover takes the next nine months to ruin the Doctor professionally, keep his wife captive, and take the baby as her own when the child is born.

  • #10

    The Immortals

    Tyler Hein • Thriller • Television (One-hour) • 46 pages • View Writer Profile

    Brenda, Phil, and Charlie are hunted by a mysterious group while haunted by an inability to fully live... all because they're unable to die.

  • #11

    Crossroads of Murder

    Steven Coburn • Thriller • Television (One-hour) • 58 pages • View Writer Profile

    Always living with a devil and an angel on his shoulders, homicide detective Charlie Knox has his world turned upside down when a new murder bleeds over into his morally questionable personal life. (Eight episode mini-series)

  • #12

    Eat the Rich

    Adrian Kennedy • Thriller • Television (One-hour) • 62 pages

    A group of strangers spread across various social groups in Los Angeles become caught up in a social media led movement to steal from the rich and give to the poor.

  • #13

    Seeds for Eden

    Paul Bedford • Thriller • Television (One-hour) • 60 pages

    Homeless people are disappearing off the streets. Detectives are on the case of mysterious figure, but it is Matthew, a young homeless man, who discovers that the figure is no mere human, and his followers are set to unleash hell.

  • #14

    The Lost Hour

    Mark Heywood • Thriller • Television (One-hour) • 52 pages

    Samantha Mills risks her career, her family, and her life to expose a conspiracy that could endanger tens of thousands of people.

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