The Best TV Shows 2020

Olga Trędota 2020-08-20

Outer Banks

Action & Adventure Drama Mystery USA 2020

Outer Banks

Action & Adventure Drama Mystery USA 2020

  • Outer Banks
  • 7,3/10

2 seasons, 20 episodes

A tight-knit group of teens unearths a long-buried secret, setting off a chain of illicit events that takes them on an adventure they'll never forget.

Betty

Comedy Drama USA 2020

Betty

Comedy Drama USA 2020

2 seasons, 12 episodes

A diverse group of young women navigate their lives through the male-dominated world of skateboarding in New York City. Inspired by the critically acclaimed film Skate Kitchen.

Snowpiercer

Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2020

Snowpiercer

Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2020

2 seasons, 20 episodes

Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, the remnants of humanity inhabit a gigantic, perpetually-moving train that circles the globe as class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival play out.

Normal People

Drama United Kingdom 2020

Normal People

Drama United Kingdom 2020

1 season, 12 episodes

Marianne and Connell weave in and out of each other’s lives in this exploration of sex, power and the desire to love and be loved. Adaptation of Sally Rooney’s best-selling novel.

Home Before Dark

Drama Mystery USA 2020

Home Before Dark

Drama Mystery USA 2020

  • Home Before Dark
  • 7,4/10

2 seasons, 20 episodes

A young girl moves from Brooklyn to the small lakeside town her father left behind. While there, her dogged pursuit of the truth leads her to unearth a cold case that everyone in town, including her own father, tried hard to bury.

Dark Desire

Drama Mystery 2020

Dark Desire

Drama Mystery 2020

2 seasons, 18 episodes

Married Alma spends a fateful weekend away from home that ignites passion, ends in tragedy and leads her to question the truth about those close to her.

The Gift

Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy Turkey 2019

The Gift

Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy Turkey 2019

  • The Gift
  • 8,0/10

3 seasons, 24 episodes

A painter in Istanbul embarks on a personal journey as she unearths universal secrets about an Anatolian archaeological site and its link to her past.

The Eddy

Drama 2020

The Eddy

Drama 2020

1 season, 8 episodes

The owner of a Paris jazz club gets tangled up with dangerous criminals as he fights to protect his business, his band and his teenage daughter.

  • #musical

Upload

Comedy Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2020

Upload

Comedy Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2020

2 seasons, 10 episodes

In 2033, people who are near death can be “uploaded” into virtual reality hotels run by 6 tech firms. Cash-strapped Nora lives in Brooklyn and works customer service for the luxurious “Lakeview” digital afterlife. When L.A. party-boy/coder Nathan’s self-driving car crashes, his high-maintenance girlfriend uploads him permanently into Nora’s VR world.

  • #technology

  • #virtual reality

  • #afterlife

I May Destroy You

Drama United Kingdom USA 2020

I May Destroy You

Drama United Kingdom USA 2020

1 season, 12 episodes

Set in London, where gratification is only an app away, the story centers on Arabella, a carefree, self-assured Londoner with a group of great friends, a boyfriend in Italy, and a burgeoning writing career. But when her drink is spiked, she must question and rebuild every element of her life.

  • #london, england

  • #rape

  • #sexual assault

Tales from the Loop

Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2020

Tales from the Loop

Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2020

  • Tales from the Loop
  • 7,6/10

1 season, 8 episodes

The story of the town and people who live above “The Loop,” a machine built to unlock and explore the mysteries of the universe – making things possible that were previously relegated only to science fiction.

Trying

Comedy 2020

Trying

Comedy 2020

2 seasons, 16 episodes

All Nikki and Jason want is a baby—the one thing they can’t have. So they decide to adopt. With their dysfunctional friends, screwball families, and chaotic lives, will the adoption panel agree that they’re ready to be parents?

The Last Dance

Documentary USA 2020

The Last Dance

Documentary USA 2020

1 season, 10 episodes

A 10-part documentary chronicling the untold story of Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls dynasty with rare, never-before-seen footage and sound from the 1997-98 championship season – plus over 100 interviews with famous figures and basketball’s biggest names.

  • #sports

  • #behind the scenes

  • #interview

Caliphate

Drama War & Politics Sweden 2020

Caliphate

Drama War & Politics Sweden 2020

  • Caliphate
  • 7,1/10

1 season, 8 episodes

National Security agent Fatima receives a tip that a terrorist attack against Sweden is in the planning stage. Meanwhile Sulle, a teenage girl in Stockholm, gets interested in her student assistent who opens doors to a new and fascinating world - the true path. Kalifat is a thriller about the intermingled fates of five young women who get caught up in the seducing and destroying force of religious fundamentalism.

Lucifer

Crime Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2016

Lucifer

Crime Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2016

  • Lucifer
  • 8,0/10

6 seasons, 93 episodes

Bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, Lucifer Morningstar abandoned his throne and retired to Los Angeles, where he has teamed up with LAPD detective Chloe Decker to take down criminals. But the longer he's away from the underworld, the greater the threat that the worst of humanity could escape.

Hollywood

Drama USA 2020

Hollywood

Drama USA 2020

1 season, 7 episodes

A group of aspiring actors and filmmakers in post-World War II Hollywood try to make it big — no matter the cost.

  • #racism

  • #hollywood

Defending Jacob

Crime Drama Mystery USA 2020

Defending Jacob

Crime Drama Mystery USA 2020

1 season, 8 episodes

A family’s lives are irreparably disrupted when the 14-year-old son is accused of murdering a fellow classmate in this dramatic legal thriller.

The Undoing

Crime Drama Mystery USA 2020

The Undoing

Crime Drama Mystery USA 2020

1 season, 6 episodes

Grace Sachs is a successful therapist on the brink of publishing her first book with a devoted husband and young son who attends an elite private school in New York City. Weeks before her book is published, a chasm opens in her life: a violent death, a missing husband, and, in the place of a man Grace thought she knew, only a chain of terrible revelations.

Mrs. America

Drama USA 2020

Mrs. America

Drama USA 2020

1 season, 9 episodes

The true story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, and the unexpected backlash led by a conservative woman named Phyllis Schlafly, aka “the sweetheart of the silent majority.”

  • #biography

  • #1970s

  • #equal rights amendment

Dark

Crime Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy Germany 2017

Dark

Crime Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy Germany 2017

  • Dark
  • 8,2/10

3 seasons, 26 episodes

A missing child causes four families to help each other for answers. What they could not imagine is that this mystery would be connected to innumerable other secrets of the small town.

Unorthodox

Drama Germany 2020

Unorthodox

Drama Germany 2020

  • Unorthodox
  • 8,2/10

1 season, 4 episodes

A Hasidic Jewish woman in Brooklyn flees to Berlin from an arranged marriage and is taken in by a group of musicians -- until her past comes calling.

Devs

Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2020

Devs

Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2020

  • Devs
  • 8,0/10

1 season, 8 episodes

Young computer engineer Lily Chan investigates the secretive development division of her employer, a cutting-edge tech company based in San Francisco, which she believes is behind the murder of her boyfriend.

I Know This Much Is True

Drama USA 2020

1 season, 6 episodes

The parallel lives of identical twin brothers Dominick and Thomas Birdsey in an epic story of betrayal, sacrifice and forgiveness set against the backdrop of 20th century America.

1 season, 7 episodes

During the Cold War era, an orphaned chess prodigy struggles with addiction on a quest to become the greatest player in the world.

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