Nowadays TV news and newspapers tell us stories of floods, drought, tornadoes and flash floods, but it’s highly likely that in the future these dramatic events will be even more frequent, damaging and widespread. And since time immemorial, “disaster narrative” is a perfect recipe to draw the audience’s attention, even better if it deals with real stories of common people that the audience can identify with. Even more so if there’s an actual risk that sooner or later the emotions we live through the TV screen could become real life experiences. So here’s the two TV series we have chosen to introduce this time. One is still under preparation, and we know quite little about it. The other instead has been already broadcasted, with remarkable success. The first is an Ameri...