Longmire is very much an old school procedural (with old school values). That is its best trait and its worst. The twisty mysteries of each episode are often over-compressed and would benefit from a bit more time to breath.
I was lauding Justified just yesterday (the entire series is now available in a blu-ray set, by the way), but Ozark is gearing up to give it a run for its money as the preeminent country noir television show. Netflix’s yarn about a Cartel money launderer who sets up shop on the Lake of the Ozarks had a damn fine first season. Season two ups the game.
There isn’t a lot of country noir on TV. Justified may not quite be country noir, but it is more than close enough for a show that good. I haven’t seen it, but Hap & Leonard probably qualifies (the first book certainly does). But Netflix has recently expanded our country noir options with its new show Ozark.
Ozark is a show about a money launderer who gets in way too deep, a show about trying to muscle into new territory, and, er, a show about family. It is very dark, and very good.