TV Show Releases by Score

It's a Sin 1.

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:
8.8
Painting With John: Season 1 2.

Painting With John: Season 1

January 22, 2021
John Lurie reflects on life and the lessons he's learned as he paints at his home in the Caribbean.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
tbd
Elizabeth Is Missing: Season 1 3.

Elizabeth Is Missing: Season 1

January 3, 2021
80-something Maud (Glenda Jackson) has Alzheimer's and is convinced her best friend Elizabeth (Maggie Steed) has vanished in this adaptation of Emma Healey's novel of the same name by Andrea Gibb. [Premiered originally in the UK on BBC One on 8 Dec 2019, airs in the US as a part of PBS' Masterpiece in 2021]
Metascore:
86
User Score:
6.5
Unforgotten: Season 4 4.

Unforgotten: Season 4

February 22, 2021
DCI Cassie Stuart (Nicola Walker) and DS Sunny Khan (Sanjeev Bhaskar) try to identify a corpse found with no head or hands in the fourth season of the crime drama series created and written by Chris Lang. {Premiered originally in the UK on ITV on 22 Feb 2021; No US date announced yet]
Metascore:
86
User Score:
tbd
The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song: Season 1 5.

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:
tbd
Call My Agent!: Season 4 6.

Call My Agent!: Season 4

January 21, 2021
Parisian talent agency Agence Samuel Kerr (ASK) deal with a variety of issues from their clients: Franck Dubosc, Charlotte Gainsbourg, José Garcia, Sandrine Kiberlain, Jean Reno, and Sigourney Weaver in the final season of the French series.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
Lupin: Season 1 7.

Lupin: Season 1

January 8, 2021
Assane Diop (Omar Sy) seeks to steal a necklace his father was accused to taking years ago in the French series created by George Kay with François Uzan that was inspired by the is inspired by the Arsène Lupin books by Maurice Leblanc.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
5.7
All Creatures Great and Small (2021): Season 1 8.

All Creatures Great and Small (2021): Season 1

January 10, 2021
New graduate James Herriot (Nicholas Ralph) travels to the Yorkshire village of Darrowby for an assistant position with veterinarian Siegfried Farnon (Samuel West) in this reboot of the 1970s series based on the books written by Alf Wight (under the pen name of James Herriot). [Premiered originally in the UK on Channel 5 on 1 Sep 2020; set to air in the US as part of PBS's Masterpiece in Jan 2021]
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.3
Beartown: Season 1 9.

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:
tbd
Dickinson: Season 2 10.

Dickinson: Season 2

January 8, 2021
Emily struggles with fame as she meets Edgar Allan Poe (Nick Kroll), architect Frederick Law Olmsted (Timothy Simons), and newspaper editor Sam Bowles (Finn Jones).
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.1
Back: Season 2 11.

Back: Season 2

March 18, 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:
80
User Score:
tbd
Amend: The Fight for America: Season 1 12.

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:
4.3
We Are: The Brooklyn Saints 13.

We Are: The Brooklyn Saints

January 29, 2021
The four-part documentary from director Rudy Valdez focuses on the youth football program in Brooklyn, NY for boys 7-13 years old.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Euphoria Special Episode Part 2: Jules 14.

Euphoria Special Episode Part 2: Jules

January 24, 2021
The second special episode of Euphoria titled F*ck Anyone Who's Not a Sea Blob follows Jules (Hunter Schafer) during the holidays.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.2
The Long Song 15.

The Long Song

January 31, 2021
The three-part adaptation of Andrea Levy's novel set in 1800s Jamaica about the life of July (Tamara Lawrance), who was taken from her enslaved mother to be a lady's maid for the plantation owner's sister Caroline (Hayley Atwell) during the last days of slavery on the island. [Premiered originally in the UK on BBC One on 18 Dec 2018 and in the US as a part of PBS' Masterpiece on 31 Jan 2021]
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Servant: Season 2 16.

Servant: Season 2

January 15, 2021
Leanne returns to Dorothy and Sean's in the second season of the M. Night Shyamalan thriller.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
WandaVision: Season 1 17.

WandaVision: Season 1

January 15, 2021
Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) and Vision (Paul Bettany) are living in the suburban town of Westview and trying to hide their powers, but they soon begin to suspect something is up when life begins mirroring classic TV shows.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
6.5
The Great North: Season 1 18.

The Great North: Season 1

January 3, 2021
The animated comedy set in Alaska follows the Tobin family led by single father Beef (voiced by Nick Offerman) and his children: Judy (voiced by Jenny Slate), Wolf (voiced by Will Forte), Ham (voiced by Paul Rust), and Moon (voiced by Aparna Nancherla).
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
Celebrating America 19.

Celebrating America

January 20, 2021
The inauguration concert special hosted by Tom Hanks features performances from such artists as Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Justin Timberlake, Ant Clemons, Tim McGraw, Tyler Hubbard, John Legend, Foo Fighters, Yo Yo Ma, Yolanda Adams, DJ Cassidy, Luis Fonsi, Ozuna, Demi Lovato, and Katy Perry as well as appearances from Lin Manuel Miranda, former Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
1.6
Pretend It's a City 20.

Pretend It's a City

January 8, 2021
Directed by Martin Scorsese, writer Fran Lebowitz talks about a variety of topics about New York City, including the arts, its subways, Times Square, and tourists.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
5.4
Allen v. Farrow 21.

Allen v. Farrow

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:
76
User Score:
4.1
The Lady and the Dale 22.

The Lady and the Dale

January 31, 2021
The four-part documentary series produced by Mark and Jay Duplass looks at the life of Elizabeth Carmichael, her promise of a fuel-efficient, three-wheeled car in the 1970s and the fraud case that exposed her past that included her life as Jerry Dean Michael and being involved in a counterfeiting operation.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
For All Mankind: Season 2 23.

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:
6.0
Losing Alice: Season 1 24.

Losing Alice: Season 1

January 22, 2021
48-year-old film director Alice (Ayelet Zurer) becomes obsessed with 24-year-old screenwriter Sophie (played by Lihi Kornowski) in this psychological thriller written by Sigal Avin.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
tbd
Philly D.A. 25.

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:
74
User Score:
tbd
Framing Britney Spears 26.

Framing Britney Spears

February 5, 2021
The Samantha Stark-directed documentary about Britney Spears' rise to pop star to her current conservatorship status airs as part of “The New York Times Presents” docuseries.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
9.0
Hip Hop Uncovered 27.

Hip Hop Uncovered

February 12, 2021
The six-part documentary series about the influences behind hip hop music was directed by Rashidi Natara Harper.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
The Snoopy Show: Season 1 28.

The Snoopy Show: Season 1

February 5, 2021
It's time for new adventures for Snoopy, Woodstock and the Peanuts gang.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
Black Art: In the Absence of Light 29.

Black Art: In the Absence of Light

February 9, 2021
The Sam Pollard documentary was inspired by 1976 exhibition organized by David C. Driskell, “Two Centuries of Black American Art” and features interviews with contemporary artists, curators and historians.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer 30.

Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer

January 13, 2021
The four-part documentary series about serial killer Richard Ramirez, who killed people in Los Angeles and San Francisco between June 1984 to August 1985, features archival footage, photos, and interviews with survivors, victim's families, and the detectives who help capture him.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
7.3
Tiger 31.

Tiger

January 10, 2021
The two-part documentary series directed by Matthew Heineman and Matthew Hamachek chronicles the career of golfer Tiger Woods and features interviews and previously unseen footage.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
tbd
Cobra Kai: Season 3 32.

Cobra Kai: Season 3

January 1, 2021
The Karate Kid spin-off series moves to Netflix for its third season.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.2
Resident Alien: Season 1 33.

Resident Alien: Season 1

January 27, 2021
Harry (Alan Tudyk), an alien with a mission to kill humans, crashes on Earth and assumes the identity of a doctor in the small-town of Patience, Colorado in this series based on the Dark Horse comic.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
6.7
Fake Famous 34.

Fake Famous

February 2, 2021
The documentary directed by Nick Bilton films what really happens when aspiring actress Dominique, fashion designer Chris and real estate assistant Wylie build their social media profile by buying fake followers and using bots to become influencers.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
tbd
Search Party (2016): Season 4 35.

Search Party (2016): Season 4

January 14, 2021
Elliott (John Early), Portia (Meredith Hagner), and Drew (John Reynolds) search for Dory (Alia Shawkat) in the fourth season (its second on HBO Max) of the dark comedy.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
tbd
Miss Scarlet & The Duke: Season 1 36.

Miss Scarlet & The Duke: Season 1

January 17, 2021
After the death of her private detective father, Eliza Scarlet (Kate Phillips) is helped by Detective Inspector William "The Duke" Wellington (Stuart Martin) as she takes over her father's detective agency in this series set in Victorian London. [Premiered originally in the UK on Alibi on 31 Mar 2020 under the name Miss Scarlet and The Duke]
Metascore:
67
User Score:
7.0
Young Rock: Season 1 37.

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:
tbd
The Investigation 38.

The Investigation

February 1, 2021
Copenhagen Homicide Unit's Jens Møller (Søren Malling) leads the investigation into the murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall in this six-part Scandinavian crime drama based on the real 2017 case. [Premiered originally in Scandinavia on 28 Sep 2020; in the UK on BBC2 on 22 Jan 2021 and in the US on HBO in February 2021]
Metascore:
65
User Score:
tbd
Coyote: Season 1 39.

Coyote: Season 1

January 7, 2021
After 32 years, Border Patrol agent Ben Clemens (Michael Chiklis) finds himself helping those he had tried thwart during his career in this drama from Michelle MacLaren.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
tbd
The Watch (2021): Season 1 40.

The Watch (2021): Season 1

January 3, 2021
Captain Sam Vimes (Richard Dormer) leads the misfits cops of City Watch which includes Lady Sybil Ramkin (Lara Rossi), Constable Cheery (Jo Eaton-Kent), Constable Carrot (Adam Hugill), Corporal Angua (Marama Corlett), Sergeant Detritus (voiced by Ralph Ineson), and Death (Wendell Pierce), as they seek to stop the resurrection of a dragon in this fantasy series inspired by characters in Terry Pratchett's Discworld series of novels.
Metascore:
64
User Score:
2.1
Ginny & Georgia: Season 1 41.

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:
63
User Score:
6.5
Superman & Lois: Season 1 42.

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:
63
User Score:
6.8
Kenan: Season 1 43.

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 44.

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:
tbd
The Luminaries: Season 1 45.

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
Trickster: Season 1 46.

Trickster: Season 1

January 12, 2021
Indigenous teenager Jared (Joel Oulette) supplements his after-school job by selling ecstasy to support his dysfunctional parents, but his life becomes more strange when he starts seeing and hearing odd things in this adaptation of Eden Robinson's novel Son of a Trickster. [Premiered originally in Canada on CBS on 7 Oct 2020 and air in the US on The CW on 12 Jan 2021]
Metascore:
62
User Score:
tbd
History of Swear Words: Season 1 47.

History of Swear Words: Season 1

January 5, 2021
Nicolas Cage hosts this series about the history of some English swear words.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
6.0
Snowpiercer: Season 2 48.

Snowpiercer: Season 2

January 25, 2021
Passengers are divided between Mr. Wilford (Sean Bean) and Andre Layton (Daveed Diggs) as Melanie Cavill (Jennifer Connelly) discovers something that could change everything in the second season of the based on the 2013 film by Bong Joon Ho.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
6.3
Firefly Lane: Season 1 49.

Firefly Lane: Season 1

February 3, 2021
The 30-year long friendship between Tully (Katherine Heigl) and Kate (Sarah Chalke) is tested in this series based on the novel of the same name by Kristin Hannah.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
6.6
The Equalizer (2021): Season 1 50.

The Equalizer (2021): Season 1

February 7, 2021
Divorced, single mother Robyn McCall (Queen Latifah) uses her skills to help those find justice when the system fails them in this reimagining of the 1980s series of the same name.
Metascore:
56
User Score:
2.3
Clarice: Season 1 51.

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:
56
User Score:
3.4
Tell Me Your Secrets: Season 1 52.

Tell Me Your Secrets: Season 1

February 19, 2021
Emma (Lily Rabe) is trying to start a new life, John (Hamish Linklater) seeks atonement, and Mary (Amy Brenneman) is obsessed with finding her missing daughter in this mystery series created by Harriet Warner.
Metascore:
55
User Score:
tbd
Mr. Mayor: Season 1 53.

Mr. Mayor: Season 1

January 7, 2021
Retired businessman Neil (Ted Danson) becomes mayor of Los Angeles and has to figure out what he really believes in, gain respect from his staff including Deputy Mayor Arpi (Holly Hunter) and trying to bond with his teenage daughter, Orly (Kyla Kenedy) in the comedy created by Robert Carlock and Tina Fey.
Metascore:
53
User Score:
4.0
Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel: Season 1 54.

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:
3.6
Behind Her Eyes: Season 1 55.

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:
53
User Score:
7.7
Bridge and Tunnel (2021): Season 1 56.

Bridge and Tunnel (2021): Season 1

January 24, 2021
The Edward Burns dramedy series set in 1980s follows Long Island 20-somethings: photographer Jimmy (Sam Vartholomeos), his ex-girlfriend Jill (Caitlin Stasey), Columbia Business student Tammy (Gigi Zumbado), accountant graduate (JanLuis Castellanos), law school student Pags (Brian Muller) and college dropout Stacey (Isabella Farrell) as they begin new lives in Manhattan.
Metascore:
52
User Score:
tbd
Walker: Season 1 57.

Walker: Season 1

January 21, 2021
After working undercover for two years, Cordell Walker (Jared Padalecki) returns to Austin and must juggle rebuilding his relationship with his children and his own parents, as well as a new partner (Lindsey Morgan).
Metascore:
51
User Score:
5.5
Punky Brewster (2021): Season 1 58.

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:
tbd
The Crew (2021): Season 1 59.

The Crew (2021): Season 1

February 15, 2021
When the owner of the Bobby Spencer Racing team steps down, he hands the reins to his daughter Catherine (Jillian Mueller) who clashes with the NASCAR crew chief (Kevin James) in this comedy created by Jeff Lowell.
Metascore:
44
User Score:
tbd
Call Me Kat: Season 1 60.

Call Me Kat: Season 1

January 3, 2021
39-year-old Kat (Mayim Bialik) opens a cat café in Louisville with her wedding money and strives to prove to her mother (Swoosie Kurtz) you can't have everything you want in this comedy based on the British series, Miranda.
Metascore:
41
User Score:
2.9
Call Your Mother: Season 1 61.

Call Your Mother: Season 1

January 13, 2021
Empty-nester mom Jean (Kyra Sedgwick) leaves Iowa to be closer to her grown-children in Los Angeles in this Kari Lizer comedy.
Metascore:
41
User Score:
tbd

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Coming Soon
  1. The Flash (2014): Season 7

    • Start date: Mar 2, 2021
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    • Start date: Mar 2, 2021
  3. Tooning Out The News: Season 2

    • Start date: Mar 4, 2021
Highs and Lows
Highest of the Month
  1. 91

    It's a Sin

    • Start date: Feb 18, 2021
    • User Score: 8.8
  2. 85

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

    • Start date: Feb 16, 2021
    • User Score: tbd
  3. 82

    Beartown: Season 1

    • Start date: Feb 22, 2021
    • User Score: tbd
  4. 79

    Amend: The Fight for America: Season 1

    • Start date: Feb 17, 2021
    • User Score: 4.3
  5. 76

    Allen v. Farrow

    • Start date: Feb 21, 2021
    • User Score: 4.1
Lowest of the Month
  1. 47

    Punky Brewster (2021): Season 1

    • Start date: Feb 25, 2021
    • User Score: tbd
  2. 53

    Behind Her Eyes: Season 1

    • Start date: Feb 17, 2021
    • User Score: 7.7
  3. 53

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

    • Start date: Feb 10, 2021
    • User Score: 3.6
  4. 55

    Tell Me Your Secrets: Season 1

    • Start date: Feb 19, 2021
    • User Score: tbd
  5. 56

    Clarice: Season 1

    • Start date: Feb 11, 2021
    • User Score: 3.4