Left of the Dial: 10 Great TV Shows You've Never Heard Of

From Amish tough guys to naked reality TV, these are the shows deep in the basic-cable-and-beyond jungle that you need to be watching

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'Human Resources' (Pivot)

The Pivot channel may still be in its infancy, but it's already got an impressive batting record — like, for example, this reality show about TerraCycle, an environmentally-minded company located in Trenton, New Jersey. As one of the purported "fastest growing green companies in the world," TerraCycle and the nerdily sardonic geniuses that work there have the goal to eliminating all waste by recycling and upcycling the traditionally non-recyclable (everything from food wrappers to cigarette butts). The show follows around TerraCycle's employees – led by their eccentric boss, Tom Szaky – and falls somewhere between a self-aware workplace comedy and an environmentalist's wet dream that somehow never ventures into preachiness.

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