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Romeo & Juliet 1.

Romeo & Juliet

April 23, 2021
Directed by Simon Godwin, Emily Burns' adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet was filmed at London's National Theatre with Jessie Buckley and Josh O'Connor as the doomed young lovers airs as a part of PBS's Great Performances series. [Premiered originally in the UK on Sky Arts on 5 Apr 2021]
Metascore:
92
User Score:
3.8
It's a Sin 2.

It's a Sin

February 18, 2021
The five-part miniseries written and created by Russell T Davies is set in the early 1980s where five friends (Olly Alexander, Omari Douglas, Callum Scott Howells, Lydia West and Nathaniel Curtis) move to London and find their lives forever changed by HIV/AIDS. [Premiered originally in the UK on Channel 4 on 22 Jan 2021 and in the US on HBO Max on 18 Feb 2021]
Metascore:
91
User Score:
8.4
Last Chance U: Basketball: Season 1 3.

Last Chance U: Basketball: Season 1

March 10, 2021
The documentary series expands to junior college basketball with the 2019-2020 season of the East Los Angeles College Huskies.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.2
Hemingway 4.

Hemingway

April 5, 2021
The three-part Ken Burns and Lynn Novick documentary narrated by Peter Coyote explores the life and work of the author with interviews with other writers, academics and biographers.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
tbd
The Underground Railroad: Season 1 5.

The Underground Railroad: Season 1

May 14, 2021
Cora (Thuso Mbedu) and Caesar (Aaron Pierre) escape from a plantation and learn the Underground Railroad is an actual physical underground railway line. But a bounty hunter named Ridgeway (Joel Edgerton) is determined to bring Cora back in this Barry Jenkins adaptation of Colson Whitehead's novel of the same name.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
tbd
The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song: Season 1 6.

The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song: Season 1

February 16, 2021
The four-hour, two-part miniseries hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the history of black churches that began when slaves were brought from Africa to the Americas.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
6.1
Back: Season 2 7.

Back: Season 2

April 1, 2021
Andrew has been running the pub while Stephen was away at the Lyneham Abbey Wellness Centre. But Stephen's return doesn't mean things are back to normal as there's a new pub opening in the second season of the British comedy created by Simon Blackwell. [Premiered originally in the UK on 21 Jan 2021; in the US on AMC+ on 18 Mar 2021 and on IFC on 31 Mar 2021]
Metascore:
85
User Score:
tbd
The Crime of the Century: Season 1 8.

The Crime of the Century: Season 1

May 10, 2021
The two-part documentary directed by Alex Gibney is an expose of the origins and enabling of the opioid epidemic featuring exclusive interviews of whistleblowers and victims as well as leaked documents.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
Exterminate All the Brutes: Season 1 9.

Exterminate All the Brutes: Season 1

April 7, 2021
The four-part documentary from Raoul Peck uses archival material as well as animated and dramatic scenes to explore the destructive history of European colonialism and its impact on today's world.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
5.0
Waffles and Mochi: Season 1 10.

Waffles and Mochi: Season 1

March 16, 2021
Waffles and Mochi dream of becoming chefs and with the help of a supermarket owner (Michelle Obama) they travel the world learning about food and cooking.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
5.9
Beartown: Season 1 11.

Beartown: Season 1

February 22, 2021
An assault accusation against one of the players of a small town's junior ice-hockey team on its way to a national title nearly destroys the community in the Swedish-language drama based on Fredrik Backman's novel of the same name. [Premiered originally in several European countries on HBO España, Nordic, Portugal and HBO GO (Central Europe) on 18 Oct 2020]
Metascore:
82
User Score:
5.9
Mare of Easttown: Season 1 12.

Mare of Easttown: Season 1

April 18, 2021
Mare Sheehan (Kate Winslet), a small-town Pennsylvania detective, investigates a murder even as her personal life is falling apart in this limited series created by Brad Ingelsby.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.1
Girls5eva: Season 1 13.

Girls5eva: Season 1

May 6, 2021
After a rapper samples their one hit song, members of the 1990s girl group (Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Paula Pell and Busy Philipps) see an opportunity to stage a comeback in this comedy created by Meredith Scardino.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
6.1
Amend: The Fight for America: Season 1 14.

Amend: The Fight for America: Season 1

February 17, 2021
Will Smith hosts this six-part documentary series about the history of the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution with reading from Mahershala Ali, Samuel L. Jackson, Diane Lane, Pedro Pascal, and Yara Shahidi.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
3.0
Bloodlands: Season 1 15.

Bloodlands: Season 1

March 15, 2021
The crime thriller created by Chris Brandon follows Northern Irish officer Tom Brannick (James Nesbitt) as he investigates a suspected suicide case that includes a clue to an assassin connected to deaths during the Troubles. [Premiered originally in the UK on BBC One on 21 Feb 2021 and in the US on Acorn TV on 15 Mar 2021]
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
Philly D.A. 16.

Philly D.A.

April 20, 2021
Directors Yoni Brook and Ted Passon follow civil rights attorney Larry Krasner as he seeks to reform the criminal justice system as Philadelphia's new district attorney in the eight-part documentary that airs as part of PBS' Independent Lens series.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
Sasquatch: Season 1 17.

Sasquatch: Season 1

April 20, 2021
The three-part documentary series from Mark and Jay Duplass and directed by Joshua Rofé looks into David Holthouse's investigation into the rumors a Sasquatch killed three people at a Northern California marijuana farm in 1993.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
For All Mankind: Season 2 18.

For All Mankind: Season 2

February 19, 2021
The second season of the Ronald D. Moore sci-fi series begins in 1983 as tensions from the Cold War spill onto NASA.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
6.4
Mythic Quest: Season 2 19.

Mythic Quest: Season 2

May 7, 2021
After the success of Raven's Banquet, Ian (Rob McElhenney) and Poppy (Charlotte Nicdao) brings the team back to plan the next expansion for their multi-player game.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
6.0
Allen v. Farrow: Season 1 20.

Allen v. Farrow: Season 1

February 21, 2021
The four-part documentary series from Kirby Dick, Amy Ziering and Amy Herdy, looks into the sexual abuse accusation by then 7-year-old daughter Dylan against Woody Allen that led to a custody trial and the reveal of Allen’s relationship with elder daughter, Soon-Yi.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
3.9
The Real World Homecoming: New York: Season 1 21.

The Real World Homecoming: New York: Season 1

March 4, 2021
The original New York cast from the show's first season in 1992 are reunited in the new Paramount+ series.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
Cruel Summer: Season 1 22.

Cruel Summer: Season 1

April 20, 2021
In 1993, popular teenager Kate (Olivia Holt) disappears from her small Texas town. Nerdy Jeanette (Chiara Aurelia) transforms into the new popular girl and by 1995, the prime suspect in this thriller created by Bert V. Royal and executive produced by Jessica Biel.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
5.5
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier: Season 1 23.

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier: Season 1

March 19, 2021
After the events of Avengers: Endgame, Sam Wilson/Falcon (Anthony Mackie) and Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan) face new and old enemies.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
6.1
Invincible (2021): Season 1 24.

Invincible (2021): Season 1

March 26, 2021
17-year-old Mark Grayson (voiced by Steven Yeun) is the son of superhero Omni-Man (J. K. Simmons) and as he develops his own powers to become Invincible, he learns more about his father's past in this animated series based on Robert Kirkman's comic book series.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
8.6
Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil: Season 1 25.

Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil: Season 1

March 23, 2021
The four-part documentary series directed by Michael D. Ratner features discussions of the pop singer's personal and professional life including what led to her near-fatal drug overdose in 2018 and her ensuing recovery.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
9.2
Murder Among the Mormons: Season 1 26.

Murder Among the Mormons: Season 1

March 3, 2021
The three-part documentary series directed by Jared Hess and Tyler Measom look into the 1985 pipe bombings in Salt Lake City that killed two and seriously injured another who made his name in locating purportedly historical Mormon documents.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
6.5
Yasuke: Season 1 27.

Yasuke: Season 1

April 29, 2021
Yasuke (voiced by LaKeith Stanfield), the first African samurai, is tasked with protecting a young girl from warlords and dark magic in this anime set in an alternate feudal Japan created by LeSean Thomas.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
5.3
Pose: Season 3 28.

Pose: Season 3

May 2, 2021
The third and final season finds Blanca juggling her family, her new relationship, and working as a nurse's aide in 1994, while Pray Tell deals with health challenges and the House of Evangelista face a new challenger in the ballroom.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.2
Spy City: Season 1 29.

Spy City: Season 1

April 15, 2021
Set in Berlin 1961, British spy Fielding Scott (Dominic Cooper) seeks to uncover a traitor in this limited series created by William Boyd.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
tbd
The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers: Season 1 30.

The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers: Season 1

March 26, 2021
12-year-old Evan is cut from the Mighty Ducks junior hockey team but with the help of his mother (Lauren Graham), sets out to form a new team with former Ducks coach Gordon Bombay (Emilio Estevez) in this live-action series.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
5.0
Gangs of London: Season 1 31.

Gangs of London: Season 1

April 4, 2021
The British crime drama created by Gareth Evans begins with the assassination of crime lord Finn Wallace (Colm Meaney), which creates a power vacuum. His son, Sean Wallace (Joe Cole), seeks to take over with the help of Ed Dumani (Lucian Msamati), but the Albanian Mafia, the Kurds, the Pakistanis, and Welsh travellers all see an opening to expand their own power. [Premiered originally in the UK on Sky Atlantic on 23 Apr 2020, will premiere in the US on AMC+ on 1 Oct 2020 before airing on AMC in 2021]
Metascore:
70
User Score:
6.4
This Is a Robbery: The World's Biggest Art Heist: Season 1 32.

This Is a Robbery: The World's Biggest Art Heist: Season 1

April 7, 2021
The documentary series directed by Colin Barnicle looks into the still unsolved case where two men dressed up as Boston police stole 13 works of art worth more than $500 million from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
tbd
Shadow and Bone: Season 1 33.

Shadow and Bone: Season 1

April 23, 2021
Young soldier Alina Starkov (Jessie Mei Li) discovers she has a power that could free her country but she must learn how to use it while avoiding those who seek to stop her in this series based on Leigh Bardugo's Grishaverse novels.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
7.0
Rutherford Falls: Season 1 34.

Rutherford Falls: Season 1

April 22, 2021
In a small New England town, Nathan Rutherford (Ed Helms) and his best friend Reagan Wells (Jana Schmieding) fight the moving of a historical statue in this comedy from Michael Schur, Ed Helms and Sierra Teller Ornelas.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
tbd
Star Wars: The Bad Batch: Season 1 35.

Star Wars: The Bad Batch: Season 1

May 4, 2021
The animated sequel/spin-off of Star Wars: The Clone Wars is set after that series with members of Clone Force 99 (who call themselves the Bad Batch) beginning new missions in the galaxies.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
6.8
Made For Love: Season 1 36.

Made For Love: Season 1

April 1, 2021
Hazel Green (Cristin Milioti) runs to her father's (Ray Romano) house to escape from her controlling husband (Billy Magnussen), who had a tracking chip implanted in her brain in this dramedy based on the Alissa Nutting novel of the same name.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
5.4
Genius (2017): Season 3 37.

Genius (2017): Season 3

March 21, 2021
The life of Aretha Franklin (Cynthia Erivo) is dramatized in the third season of the biographical anthology series from Brian Grazer and Ron Howard.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
tbd
Young Rock: Season 1 38.

Young Rock: Season 1

February 16, 2021
The comedy series created by Nahnatchka Khan and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is based on the significant moments in Johnson's younger years before wrestling.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
6.2
Kung Fu (2021): Season 1 39.

Kung Fu (2021): Season 1

April 7, 2021
Nicky Shen (Olivia Liang) drops out of college to go to a Shaolin monastery in China. When she returns home to San Francisco, she finds crime running rampant and begins using her skills to help her community in this reimagining of the 1970s series of the same name.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
6.2
Big Shot: Season 1 40.

Big Shot: Season 1

April 16, 2021
After Marvyn Korn (John Stamos) loses his coaching job at a men's NCAA basketball team, he ends up at an all-girls high school in this drama series from David E. Kelley, Dean Lorey and Brad Garrett.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
tbd
Chad: Season 1 41.

Chad: Season 1

April 6, 2021
14-year-old Chad (Nasim Pedrad) begins his freshman year of high school determined to become popular in this comedy created and written by Pedrad.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
tbd
Q: Into the Storm: Season 1 42.

Q: Into the Storm: Season 1

March 21, 2021
The six-part documentary series seeks to discover the origins of QAnon and how the anonymous "Q" uses the internet to spread disinformation, influence people and right-wing politics.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
8.8
Superman & Lois: Season 1 43.

Superman & Lois: Season 1

February 23, 2021
Clark Kent aka Superman (Tyler Hoechlin) and Lois Lane (Elizabeth Tulloch) face new challenges as working parents raising two sons (Jordan Elsass and Alexander Garfin), who may or may not inherit Kryptonian superpowers.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
6.7
Kenan: Season 1 44.

Kenan: Season 1

February 16, 2021
After the death of his wife, Atlanta morning show host Kenan (Kenan Thompson) juggles work and raising his two daughters as his father-in-law (Don Johnson), brother (Chris Redd), and co-workers try to give him advice.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
tbd
Debris: Season 1 45.

Debris: Season 1

March 1, 2021
After pieces of a crashed spaceship scatters over several countries, MI6 agent Finola Jones (Riann Steele) and CIA agent (Jonathan Tucker) Bryan Beneventi must team up to investigate when it appears to be affecting the laws of physics in this sci-fi series created and written by J.H. Wyman.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
6.0
The Luminaries: Season 1 46.

The Luminaries: Season 1

February 14, 2021
Anna Wetherell (Eve Hewson) travels to New Zealand to start a new life during New Zealand's gold rush in 1866 where she meets Emery Staines (Himesh Patel) and fortune teller Lydia Wells (Eva Green) in this six-part series based on Eleanor Catton's book of the same name. [Premiered originally in New Zealand's TVNZ 1 on 17 May 2020, in the UK on BBC One on 21 June 2020 and in the US in Feb 2021]
Metascore:
62
User Score:
tbd
Ginny & Georgia: Season 1 47.

Ginny & Georgia: Season 1

February 24, 2021
30-year-old Georgia moves with her 15-year-old daughter Ginny (Antonia Gentry) and son Austin to a small New England town hoping for a new start as she seeks to hide her past in this coming-of-age series created by Sarah Lampert.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
1.5
Generation: Season 1 48.

Generation: Season 1

March 11, 2021
The Lena Dunham-produced series follows a group of Orange County high schoolers as they juggle school and family issues while exploring their sexual and gender identities.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
2.8
The Irregulars: Season 1 49.

The Irregulars: Season 1

March 26, 2021
In Victorian London, a group of street teens who are used by Dr. Watson (Royce Pierreson) and Sherlock Holmes (Henry Lloyd-Hughes) to solve their cases find themselves investigating supernatural happenings in this darker take of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's writings created by Tom Bidwell.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
3.5
The Handmaid's Tale: Season 4 50.

The Handmaid's Tale: Season 4

April 28, 2021
June (Elisabeth Moss) takes major risks as she fights against the Gilead regime in the fourth season of the drama series based on Margaret Atwood’s best-selling novel.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
6.1
The Serpent: Season 1 51.

The Serpent: Season 1

April 2, 2021
Set in the 1970s, conman Charles Sobhraj (Tahar Rahim) and his girlfriend Marie-Andrée Leclerc (Jenna Coleman) begin their crime spree in southeast Asia which draws the attention of Dutch diplomat Herman Knippenberg (Billy Howle) and his wife (Ellie Bamber) in this eight-part series inspired by real events. [Premiered originally in the UK on BBC One on 1 Jan 2021 and in the US on Netflix on 2 Apr 2021]
Metascore:
59
User Score:
7.8
Them (2021): Season 1 52.

Them (2021): Season 1

April 9, 2021
The first season of the anthology series subtitled "Covenant" is set in 1950s where a black family from North Carolina move to an all-white Los Angeles neighborhood where they experience both human and supernatural threats.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
5.6
The Nevers: Season 1 53.

The Nevers: Season 1

April 11, 2021
Set in 19th century London, Amalia True (Laura Donnelly) and her best friend Penance Adair (Ann Skelly) head up a group of "Touched" people - those with unusual abilities in this sci-fi series created by Joss Whedon, with Philippa Goslett taking over as showrunner in November 2020.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
3.8
Rebel (2021): Season 1 54.

Rebel (2021): Season 1

April 8, 2021
Inspired by Erin Brockovich's life, the drama series follows Annie "Rebel" Bello (Katey Sagal) as she fights for justice against corporations and those in power.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
tbd
Clarice: Season 1 55.

Clarice: Season 1

February 11, 2021
FBI Agent Clarice Starling (Rebecca Breeds) returns to work six months after the events of "The Silence of the Lambs" in the series co-created by Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
3.8
The Mosquito Coast: Season 1 56.

The Mosquito Coast: Season 1

April 30, 2021
The Neil Cross adaptation of the Paul Theroux novel of the same name (which was also made into a 1986 film), follows inventor Allie Fox (Justin Theroux) as he and his family go on the run from the U.S. government to Mexico.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
7.0
Behind Her Eyes: Season 1 57.

Behind Her Eyes: Season 1

February 17, 2021
Louise (Simona Brown) is having an affair with her psychiatrist boss David (Tom Bateman) and becomes friends with his wife, Adele (Eve Hewson) in this thriller based on Sarah Pinborough's novel of the same name.
Metascore:
54
User Score:
7.0
Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel: Season 1 58.

Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel: Season 1

February 10, 2021
The four-part documentary series from director Joe Berlinger looks into the 1993 disappearance of Elisa Lam from Los Angeles' Cecil Hotel.
Metascore:
53
User Score:
3.9
United States of Al: Season 1 59.

United States of Al: Season 1

April 1, 2021
Marine veteran Riley (Parker Young) befriends Awalmir aka Al (Adhir Kalyan), an interpreter who served with him in Afghanistan and who has just moved to start a new life in America in this Chuck Lorre comedy created by David Goetsch and Maria Ferrari.
Metascore:
53
User Score:
tbd
The One (2021): Season 1 60.

The One (2021): Season 1

March 12, 2021
The drama based on the John Marrs book of the same name where Rebecca (Hannah Ware), MatchDNA's CEO announces a DNA test that can help locate one's perfect love match, but secrets and lies surface as the company's success take off.
Metascore:
49
User Score:
7.3
Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!: Season 1 61.

Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!: Season 1

April 14, 2021
Single dad Brian Dixon (Jamie Foxx) wants to be the best father to his teenage daughter Sasha (Kyla-Drew) with the help of his own father (David Alan Grier) and sister (Porscha Coleman) in this comedy inspired by Foxx's relationship with his daughter.
Metascore:
49
User Score:
tbd
Punky Brewster (2021): Season 1 62.

Punky Brewster (2021): Season 1

February 25, 2021
Foster kid Izzy (Quinn Copeland) meets Punky (Soleil Moon Frye), who is now is a single mother raising her three kids.
Metascore:
47
User Score:
7.2
Jupiter's Legacy: Season 1 63.

Jupiter's Legacy: Season 1

May 7, 2021
After many decades of protecting the world, the first superheroes who had emerged in the 1930s are ready to pass on the torch to their children who struggle with the responsibility and expectations in this adaptation of the graphic novels by Mark Millar and Frank Quitely.
Metascore:
45
User Score:
6.3
The Golden Globe Awards 64.

The Golden Globe Awards

February 28, 2021
The COVID-19 delayed Golden Globe was hosted by Tina Fey in New York and by Amy Poehler in Los Angeles.
Metascore:
35
User Score:
2.4

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  1. 88

    The Underground Railroad: Season 1

    • Start date: May 14, 2021
  2. 84

    The Crime of the Century: Season 1

    • Start date: May 10, 2021
  3. 80

    Girls5eva: Season 1

    • Start date: May 6, 2021
    • User Score: 6.1
  4. 80

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    • Start date: May 7, 2021
    • User Score: tbd
  5. 76

    The Girlfriend Experience: Season 3

    • Start date: May 2, 2021
    • User Score: 6.3
Lowest of the Month
  1. 45

    Jupiter's Legacy: Season 1

    • Start date: May 7, 2021
    • User Score: 6.3
  2. 58
  3. 67

    Star Wars: The Bad Batch: Season 1

    • Start date: May 4, 2021
    • User Score: 6.8
  4. 71

    Ziwe: Season 1

    • Start date: May 9, 2021
    • User Score: tbd
  5. 72

    Pose: Season 3

    • Start date: May 2, 2021
    • User Score: 7.2