Thanks to Hamilton's growing popularity as a filming destination, you now have more ways (and likely time) than ever to see Hamilton on the small screen.
Directors love the way the city looks on film.
From its endless greenspace and lake-side locale to historic neighbourhoods and urban vibe, it's no wonder the city has become part of the Hollywood North movement.
So put your feet up and enjoy Hamilton from home in these notable shot-here productions.
1. The Handmaid's Tale
Based on Margaret Atwood’s chilling tale, this series starring Elisabeth Moss is set in a future where fertile women are enslaved by a ruthless government.
Scene stealers: Barton Street East, Durand Park, Scottish Rite, Dundas Valley Conservation Area, Hutch’s on the Beach, Sam's Tavern (Barton Street), Bernie Arbour Stadium, McMaster University (swimming pool, David Braley Health Sciences Centre).
Best for: Pessimists and fans of stellar acting.
Catch it here: Seasons 1 to 4 on Crave.
2. The Umbrella Academy
Canada's Elliot Page stars in this show based on an American comic book series, featuring a family of super heroes saving the world. Fun fact: The actor that plays Page's character Vanya as a child, is Hamilton resident T.J. McGibbon. See her Perfect Day in Hamilton blog!
Scene stealers: Ottawa Street, Corktown Pub, Dundurn Castle. Check out our map of shooting locations.
Best for: Comic book fans and time travel enthusiasts.
Catch it here: Season one now on Netflix. Season two launched July 31, 2020.
3. Jupiter’s Legacy
Family dynamics are always complicated – even for superheros as seen in this new series about a young generation of superheros tasked with keeping the world safe just as their parents did before them.
Scene stealers: This Ain’t Hollywood venue on James Street North, Eastport Drive, Heddle Shipyards, Flamborough
Best for: Superhero action fans who still like a bit of family drama.
Catch it here: Netflix (May 7th)
4. Murdoch Mysteries
William Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) has been solving crimes happening in 1890s Toronto for 13 seasons now.
Scene stealers: LIUNA Station, the town of Dundas, Scottish Rite Club, Whitehern Historic House & Garden.
Best for: History/whodunit buffs.
Catch it here: CBC
5. Mrs. America
This miniseries focuses on the rise of American conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly (played by Cate Blanchett) who fought against the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s.
Scene stealers: Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen's, Auchmar House, FirstOntario Concert Hall.
Best for: Political junkies.
Catch it here: FX/Hulu
6. Self Made
Octavia Spencer shines in the role of Madame C.J. Walker, the first self-made African American millionaire who built up a haircare empire.
Scene stealers: Scottish Rite Club, Central Presbyterian Church, LIUNA Station.
Best for: Entrepreneurs and those seeking inspiration.
Catch it here: Netflix
Two ex-lovers (played by Merritt Wever and Domhnall Gleeson) make an abrupt decision to run off and disappear together in this dramatic series, sprinkled with lighthearted and romantic moments.
Scene stealers: Dundas Valley Conservation Area, downtown Dundas.
Best for: Adventure seekers.
Catch it here: HBO/Crave
8. Locke and Key
Based on a popular comic book series, the show centres on the supernatural mayhem that ensues when the Locke family return to their ancestral home. The show's writer and executive producer is best known for the series Lost.
Scene stealers: Hamilton City Centre, Westfield Heritage Village, Westdale.
Best for: Fans of Stranger Things and demon-filled alternate universes.
Catch it here: Netflix.
9. Anne with an E
The world never tires of Anne of Green Gables and her antics. The latest screen version follows the iconic Canadian character as she navigates life on Prince Edward Island (or onscreen, Rockton, in rural Hamilton).
Best for: Families.
Scene stealers: Westfield Heritage Village
Catch it here: CBC
10. The Boys
The clash between good superheroes and bad ones who abuse their powers plays out in this action-packed series.
Scene stealers: Scottish Rite, Fifty Point Conservation Area, Webster Falls, Tim Hortons Field, Downtown Dundas
Best for: Fans of superheros and anti-heros.
Catch it here: Season 1 and 2 on Amazon Prime.