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PEN15: Season 2 1.

PEN15: Season 2

September 18, 2020
The 14-episode second season split into two halves (the second half will premiere in 2021) finds Anna (Anna Konkle) and Maya (Maya Erskine) back in middle school as they try to fit in while attending parties, school plays and sleepovers.
Metascore:
93
User Score:
8.0
Immigration Nation 2.

Immigration Nation

August 3, 2020
The six-part documentary series about America's current immigration system directed by Christina Clusiau and Shaul Schwarz features candid interviews with agents of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Border Patrol, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and detainees as well as footage of raids and the detentions centers.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
4.8
The Good Lord Bird 3.

The Good Lord Bird

October 4, 2020
A young slave named Onion (Joshua Johnson-Lionel) becomes a part of John Brown's (Ethan Hawke) family, interacting with other abolitionists like Frederick Douglass (Daveed Diggs) and eventually the 1859 raid of the Army depot at Harpers Ferry in this limited series adaptation of James McBride's novel of the same name.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
5.8
Kingdom of Silence 4.

Kingdom of Silence

October 2, 2020
The 2018 murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi is at the center of the documentary that also looks at the relationship between Saudi Arabia and the United States through the years including the Trump administration and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
7.1
The Boys: Season 2 5.

The Boys: Season 2

September 4, 2020
Hughie (Jack Quaid), Mother’s Milk (Laz Alonso), Frenchie (Tomer Capon) and Kimiko (Karen Fukuhara) are in hiding as Homelander (Antony Starr) takes over as leader of The Seven, but new Supe Stormfront (Aya Cash) has plans of her own.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
6.3
Agents of Chaos: Season 1 6.

Agents of Chaos: Season 1

September 23, 2020
The two-part documentary directed by Alex Gibney and Javier Alberto Botero delves into Russia's interference with the 2016 U.S. election with videos of troll farms and interviews with the lead prosecutor for the Mueller Investigation Andrew Weissmann, former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCab, former CIA Director John Brennan, and Trump campaign advisor Carter Page.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
4.9
Lovecraft Country: Season 1 7.

Lovecraft Country: Season 1

August 16, 2020
The adaptation of Matt Ruff book follows Atticus Black (Jonathan Majors) as he goes on a roadtrip through segregated 1950s America with his friend Letitia (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) and uncle George (Courtney B. Vance) to find his missing father (Michael K. Williams).
Metascore:
79
User Score:
5.6
The Queen's Gambit: Season 1 8.

The Queen's Gambit: Season 1

October 23, 2020
The six-episode series based on Walter Tevis's novel of the same name follows young orphan Beth Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy) as she grows up and battles addiction while seeking to become the best chess player in the world during the Cold War.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.5
In My Skin: Season 1 9.

In My Skin: Season 1

July 30, 2020
16-year-old Bethan (Gabrielle Creevy) hides her troubled home life from her friends and teachers in this Welsh dark coming-of-age comedy created by Kayleigh Llewellyn. [Pilot originally aired on BBC 3 on 28 Oct 2018 and won Best TV Drama at the 2019's BAFTA Cymru. Commissioned to series with four additional episodes to air in 2020]
Metascore:
78
User Score:
5.5
A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote 10.

A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote

October 15, 2020
The original cast (with Sterling K. Brown playing Chief of Staff Leo McGarry, originally played by the late John Spencer) will theatrical stage season three's third episode "Hartsfield's Landing" where Bartlet (Martin Sheen) deals with a standoff between China and Taiwan and plays chess with Sam (Rob Lowe) and Toby (Richard Schiff). While Josh (Bradley Whitford) waits anxiously for the results of a New Hampshire vote and C.J. (Allison Janney) hides the President's schedule from Charlie (Dulé Hill). Michelle Obama, President Bill Clinton and Lin-Manuel Miranda are expected to appear during act breaks to encourage voting.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Love Fraud: Season 1 11.

Love Fraud: Season 1

August 30, 2020
The four-part documentary series from Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing follows the victims defrauded by conman Richard Scott Smith as they band together to seek justice by finding him before he steals another woman's money and disappears again.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
Julie and the Phantoms: Season 1 12.

Julie and the Phantoms: Season 1

September 10, 2020
Julie (Madison Reyes) lost her passion for singing and writing songs after the death of her mother, but finds it again when she befriends the ghosts of a band from 1995 (Charlie Gillespie, Jeremy Shada, Owen Patrick Joyner) in this musical series from Kenny Ortega.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
7.8
We Are Who We Are: Season 1 13.

We Are Who We Are: Season 1

September 14, 2020
14-year-old Fraser (Jack Dylan) adjust to moving from New York City to an Italian military base and connects with fellow 14-year-old Caitlin (Jordan Kristine Seamón) in this Luca Guadagnino coming-of-age drama series.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
6.8
Challenger: The Final Flight 14.

Challenger: The Final Flight

September 16, 2020
The four-part documentary series takes a look back at the events that led to the Challenger explosion that killed everyone onboard on January 28, 1986.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
The Vow (2020) 15.

The Vow (2020)

August 23, 2020
The documentary series directed by Jehane Noujaim and Karim Amer looks into the NXIVM self-help program where Smallville actress Allison Mack recruited women to eventually join a secret society that allegedly included sexual slavery to co-founder Keith Raniere.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
6.5
Des 16.

Des

October 15, 2020
The three-part miniseries about the investigation and trial of British serial killer, Dennis Nilsen (David Tennant). [Premiered originally in the UK on ITV on 14 Sep 2020]
Metascore:
75
User Score:
6.9
Frayed: Season 1 17.

Frayed: Season 1

July 30, 2020
Set in 1988, London housewife Sammy Cooper (Sarah Kendall) returns to her hometown in Australia with her two children after the death of her husband and move in with her mother (Kerry Armstrong) and brother (Ben Mingay) in this Australian/British dramedy created by Kendall. [Originally aired in the UK on Sky One and in Australia on ABC in 2019]
Metascore:
75
User Score:
tbd
Star Trek: Discovery: Season 3 18.

Star Trek: Discovery: Season 3

October 15, 2020
Commander Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) and the crew of U.S.S. Discovery find themselves years into the future.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
6.0
Teenage Bounty Hunters: Season 1 19.

Teenage Bounty Hunters: Season 1

August 14, 2020
Fraternal twins Sterling and Blair (Maddie Phillips and Anjelica Bette Fellini) join bounty hunter Bowser Jenkins (Kadeem Hardison) on the job while juggling high school and relationships in this comedy created by Kathleen Jordan.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.1
The Great British Baking Show: Season 9 20.

The Great British Baking Show: Season 9

September 25, 2020
Another dozen amateurs compete to be named Britain's best amateur baker as Matt Lucas takes over from Sandi Toksvig as co-host with returning co-host Noel Fielding and judges Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood. [This is actually the 11th season of the original Channel 4 broadcast under the name The Great British Bake Off. Netflix lists this season as Collection 8.]
Metascore:
71
User Score:
tbd
Ted Lasso: Season 1 21.

Ted Lasso: Season 1

August 14, 2020
Kansas college (American) football coach Ted Lasso (Jason Sudeikis) is hired by an English professional soccer team in this comedy from Sudeikis and Bill Lawrence.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
7.7
A Wilderness of Error 22.

A Wilderness of Error

September 25, 2020
The five-part documentary series directed by Marc Smerlin and based on Errol Morris' book of the same name looks into the 1970 case of Army surgeon and Green Beret Jeffrey MacDonald who claimed his family were killed by four hippies high on drugs but was convicted in 1979 of murdering his pregnant wife and two daughters.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
tbd
Fargo: Season 4 23.

Fargo: Season 4

September 27, 2020
Set in 1950, an arrangement between Kansas City crime bosses Loy Cannon (Chris Rock) and Donatello Fadda (Tomasso Ragno) that led to a truce is in danger when Donatello dies in the hospital.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
4.9
Gangs of London: Season 1 24.

Gangs of London: Season 1

October 1, 2020
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:
68
User Score:
8.0
Grand Army: Season 1 25.

Grand Army: Season 1

October 16, 2020
Junior Joey Del Marco (Odessa A'zion), senior Siddhartha Pakam (Amir Bageria), junior Dominique Pierre (Odley Jean), sophomore Jayson Jackson (Maliq Johnson), and freshman Leila Kwan Zimmer (Amalia Yoo) deal with issues like sex, race, family, grades, and money while at Brooklyn's Grand Army High School in this drama series created by Katie Cappiello.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
5.4
The Third Day: Season 1 26.

The Third Day: Season 1

September 14, 2020
Sam (Jude Law) ends up on an island and finds inhabitants who want to protect their rituals at all costs while Helen (Naomie Harris) comes to the island looking for answers in this limited series created by Dennis Kelly and Felix Barrett.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
5.7
Muppets Now: Season 1 27.

Muppets Now: Season 1

July 31, 2020
Kermit the Frog and the rest of the Muppet gang go unscripted in this short-form series that will also feature celebrity guests.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
5.6
The Umbrella Academy: Season 2 28.

The Umbrella Academy: Season 2

July 31, 2020
The Umbrella Academy tries to save one of their own and prevent the apocalypse in the second season of the series based on the comics and graphic novels by My Chemical Romance's Gerard Way.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.3
The Swamp 29.

The Swamp

August 4, 2020
The documentary directed by Daniel DiMauro and Morgan Pehme follows Republican House representatives Matt Gaetz (R-FL), Thomas Massie (R-KY), and Ken Buck (R-CO) as they juggle legislation and demands to fundraise by the RNC.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
tbd
Connecting...: Season 1 30.

Connecting...: Season 1

October 8, 2020
A group of friends stay in touch through video chats during the COVID-19 lockdown in this comedy from Martin Gero and Brendan Gall.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
tbd
Raised by Wolves: Season 1 31.

Raised by Wolves: Season 1

September 3, 2020
Two androids (Amanda Collin and Abubakar Salim) raise human children on a new planet, but their lives are changed when a ship from Earth arrives in the sci-fi drama created by Aaron Guzikowski.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
7.2
The Undoing: Season 1 32.

The Undoing: Season 1

October 25, 2020
Grace Sachs (Kidman) seemingly perfect life unravels when her husband (Hugh Grant) disappears in this limited series from David E. Kelley based on Jean Hanff Korelitz's book You Should Have Known.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
tbd
Hitmen: Season 1 33.

Hitmen: Season 1

August 6, 2020
The comedy about best friends Fran (Sue Perkins) and Jamie (Mel Giedroyc) who go into the murder-for hire business. [Premiered originally on UK's Sky One on 25 Mar 2020]
Metascore:
63
User Score:
1.9
The Haunting of Bly Manor: Season 1 34.

The Haunting of Bly Manor: Season 1

October 9, 2020
Set in 1980s New England, Henry Wingrave (Henry Thomas) hires a new American nanny (Victoria Pedretti) to look after his orphaned niece and nephew (Amelie Bea Smith, Benjamin Evan Ainsworth) at Bly Manor after the death of their au pair in this gothic horror series created by Mike Flanagan.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
6.6
High Score: Season 1 35.

High Score: Season 1

August 19, 2020
Narrated by Charles Martinet, the six-part documentary about the history of video games features interviews with creators and other contributors of such games as Final Fantasy, Mortal Kombat, Pac-Man, and Space Invaders.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
9.6
Monsterland: Season 1 36.

Monsterland: Season 1

October 2, 2020
Meeting supernatural beings and beasts causes people to do whatever it takes to find a remedy for their lives in this horror anthology series based on Nathan Ballingrud's short stories collection, "North American Lake Monsters."
Metascore:
62
User Score:
4.2
Woke: Season 1 37.

Woke: Season 1

September 9, 2020
San Francisco cartoonist Keef (Lamorne Morris) is close to making it into the "big time" when something happens that challenges his previous point-of-view in this comedy inspired by the personal experiences of writer/executive producer (and fellow cartoonist) Keith Knight.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
4.5
The Right Stuff (2020): Season 1 38.

The Right Stuff (2020): Season 1

October 9, 2020
NASA's Bob Gilruth (Patrick Fischler) and Chris Kraft (Eric Ladin) select seven men: John Glenn (Patrick J. Adams), Alan Shepard (Jake McDorman), Captain Gordo Cooper (Colin O’Donoghue), Wally Schirra (Aaron Staton), Scott Carpenter (James Lafferty), Deke Slayton (Micah Stock), and Gus Grissom (Michael Trotter), to become the first American astronauts in space in this series based on the Tom Wolfe book of the same name (that also became a film with the same name).
Metascore:
61
User Score:
5.3
Emily in Paris: Season 1 39.

Emily in Paris: Season 1

October 2, 2020
20-something Emily (Lily Collins) moves to Paris due to her marketing job and juggles work, new friends and romances in this romantic comedy from Darren Star.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
4.6
Soulmates: Season 1 40.

Soulmates: Season 1

October 5, 2020
The effects on relationships in a future where people can take a test to find their soulmate is the heart of this anthology series written by Will Bridges and Brett Goldstein.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
tbd
Helter Skelter: An American Myth 41.

Helter Skelter: An American Myth

July 26, 2020
The six-part docuseries directed by Lesley Chilcott features archival footage, photos as well as interviews with journalists and former members of the Manson Family.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
tbd
We Hunt Together: Season 1 42.

We Hunt Together: Season 1

August 9, 2020
DS Lola Franks (Eve Myles) and DI Jackson Mendy (Babou Ceesay) search for two killers in the form of the free spirited Freddy (Hermione Corfield) and ex-child soldier Baba (Dipo Ola) in the thriller written by Gaby Hull. [Originally premiered in the UK on UKTV's Alibi on 27 May 2020]
Metascore:
59
User Score:
3.0
Star Trek: Lower Decks: Season 1 43.

Star Trek: Lower Decks: Season 1

August 6, 2020
Set in 2380, the animated comedy from Mike McMahan follows the crew of the U.S.S. Cerritos as they try to balance working and living on a Starfleet ship.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
3.7
Away: Season 1 44.

Away: Season 1

September 4, 2020
Astronaut Emma Green (Hilary Swank) leaves behind her husband (Josh Charles) and daughter (Talitha Bateman) for a dangerous mission to Mars in this drama written by Jason Katims and Jessica Goldberg.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
4.9
The Comey Rule 45.

The Comey Rule

September 27, 2020
The two-night, four-hour miniseries based on former FBI Director's memoirs features Jeff Daniels as James Comey and Brendan Gleeson as President Donald Trump.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
5.7
neXt (2020): Season 1 46.

neXt (2020): Season 1

October 6, 2020
Former tech CEO Paul Leblanc (Slattery) works with a Homeland Cybersecurity Agent Shea Salazar (Fernanda Andrade) to stop an digital assistant run by artificial intelligence that begins killing people in this thriller created by Manny Coto.
Metascore:
58
User Score:
7.0
Coastal Elites 47.

Coastal Elites

September 12, 2020
Miriam Nessler (Bette Midler), a New York teacher; Sharynn Tarrows (Kaitlyn Dever), a nurse from Wyoming; actor Mark Hesterman (Dan Levy); Youtuber Clarissa Montgomery (Sarah Paulson) and philanthropist Callie Josephson (Issa Rae) all deal with the coronavirus pandemic in different ways in this satire from Paul Rudnick.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
2.4
Utopia (2020): Season 1 48.

Utopia (2020): Season 1

September 25, 2020
Becky (Ashleigh LaThrop), Ian (Dan Byrd), Samantha (Jessica Rothe), Wilson Wilson (Desmin Borges) and Grant (Javon "Wanna" Walton) are fans of the Utopia comic and discover secret messages within its pages that predict major world events. They then find the comic protagonist, Jessica Hyde (Sasha Lane), is real and together they seek to save the world in this thriller written by Gillian Flynn and based on the British show of the same name.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
5.3
Social Distance: Season 1 49.

Social Distance: Season 1

October 15, 2020
The eight-part anthology series from Tara Herrmann, Jenji Kohan, Blake McCormick, and Hilary Weisman Graham is set during the COVID-19 pandemic quarantine and was filmed remotely.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
tbd
Love in the Time of Corona 50.

Love in the Time of Corona

August 22, 2020
The two-night, four-part limited drama series filmed remotely follows three married couples and a pair of roommates, as they deal with love and life under quarantine.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
tbd
Filthy Rich: Season 1 51.

Filthy Rich: Season 1

September 21, 2020
Margaret Monreaux (Kim Cattrall) and her family are shocked to learn three illegitimate children of her recently deceased husband may inherit their very successful Christian television network, the Sunshine Network in this drama series based on the New Zealand series of the same name.
Metascore:
54
User Score:
tbd
Ratched: Season 1 52.

Ratched: Season 1

September 18, 2020
The series inspired by the novel "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," Mildred Ratched (Paulson) begins her work as a nurse at a Northern California psychiatric hospital in 1947.
Metascore:
49
User Score:
5.7
The Walking Dead: World Beyond: Season 1 53.

The Walking Dead: World Beyond: Season 1

October 4, 2020
The latest Walking Dead spin-off is set after the zombie apocalypse and the first generation born are coming-of-age including Hope (Alexa Mansour) and Iris (Aliyah Royale).
Metascore:
48
User Score:
5.2
Helstrom: Season 1 54.

Helstrom: Season 1

October 16, 2020
Daimon (Tom Austen) and Ana Helstrom (Sydney Lemmon) are the children of a powerful killer but use their talents to deal with supernatural beings in this drama series based on the Marvel comic characters.
Metascore:
40
User Score:
6.4
The Duchess: Season 1 55.

The Duchess: Season 1

September 11, 2020
Katherine (Katherine Ryan), a single mother with a nine-year-old daughter is thinking of having a second child with her ex (Rory Keenan) in this London-set comedy created and written by Ryan.
Metascore:
35
User Score:
5.4
Hoops: Season 1 56.

Hoops: Season 1

August 21, 2020
Hot-tempered coach Ben Hopkins (Jake Johnson) helps a terrible high school basketball team in hopes it will lead to opportunities to the big leagues in this comedy created by Ben Hoffman.
Metascore:
35
User Score:
3.4
Coming Soon
  1. Temple: Season 1

    • Start date: Oct 26, 2020
  2. This Is Us: Season 5

    • Start date: Oct 27, 2020
  3. American Housewife: Season 5

    • Start date: Oct 28, 2020
Highs and Lows
Highest of the Month
  1. 84

    The Good Lord Bird

    • Start date: Oct 4, 2020
    • User Score: 5.8
  2. 82

    537 Votes

    • Start date: Oct 21, 2020
  3. 82

    Kingdom of Silence

    • Start date: Oct 2, 2020
    • User Score: 7.1
  4. 78

    The Queen's Gambit: Season 1

    • Start date: Oct 23, 2020
    • User Score: 7.5
  5. 78
Lowest of the Month
  1. 40

    Helstrom: Season 1

    • Start date: Oct 16, 2020
    • User Score: 6.4
  2. 48

    The Walking Dead: World Beyond: Season 1

    • Start date: Oct 4, 2020
    • User Score: 5.2
  3. 56

    Social Distance: Season 1

    • Start date: Oct 15, 2020
    • User Score: tbd
  4. 58

    neXt (2020): Season 1

    • Start date: Oct 6, 2020
    • User Score: 7.0
  5. 60

    Soulmates: Season 1

    • Start date: Oct 5, 2020
    • User Score: tbd