Best TV Shows of 2017

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Best TV Shows of 2017
Best TV Shows of 2017
TOP TV Shows: The Handmaid's Tale (2017), Big Little Lies (2017), The Good Doctor (2017), Ozark (2017), The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017), Riverdale (2017), Anne with an E (2017), Mindhunter (2017), The End of the F***ing World (2017), The Punisher (2017), 13 Reasons Why (2017), Taboo (2017), American Gods (2017), Castlevania (2017), Atypical (2017), Star Trek: Discovery (2017), A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017), Big Mouth (2017), Godless (2017), The Good Fight (2017).
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List of Best TV Shows

The Handmaid's Tale (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. A TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel.
Style: melancholic, psychological, rough, bleak, captivating
Plot: rape, slavery, surrogate mother, sexism, infertility, totalitarianism, protest, tyranny, violence against women, violence, belief, coup d'etat ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2010s
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 168K
Big Little Lies (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Subversive, darkly comedic drama Big Little Lies tells the tale of three mothers of first graders whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.
Style: surprise ending, disturbing, enigmatic, twists and turns
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: domestic violence, female friendship, family life, housewife, murder mystery, murder, marriage, intrigue, crumbling marriage, rape, gossip and rumors, adultery ...
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The Good Doctor (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: A young surgeon with Savant syndrome is recruited into the surgical unit of a prestigious hospital. The question will arise: can a person who doesn't have the ability to relate to people actually save their lives?
Style: clever, medical drama, psychological, serious, emotional ...
Plot: autism, hospital, surgeon, doctor, talented, medicine, prodigy, medical, childhood flashback, doctors, physician, talent ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: san francisco
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 206K
Ozark (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A financial adviser drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder $500 million in five years to appease a drug boss.
Style: suspense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Plot: money laundering, drug cartel, family relations, danger, crimes, rivalry, murder, violence, survival, law enforcement, teenage boy, teenage girl ...
Place: mexico, missouri, chicago illinois
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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: It’s 1958 Manhattan and Miriam “Midge” Maisel has everything she’s ever wanted - the perfect husband, kids, and Upper West Side apartment. But when her life suddenly takes a turn and Midge must start over, she discovers a previously unknown ...
Style: witty, feel good, captivating, atmospheric, uplifting
Plot: female protagonist, divorce, jewish family, comedian, career, husband wife relationship, judaism, stand up comedian, breakup, jewish, fashion, single mother ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 127K
Riverdale (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the present, the series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.
Style: suspenseful, biting, captivating, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, small town, friends, love triangle, youth, friendship, murder, teenage life, gang, school, murder investigation, family relations ...
Is relevant ?
 8.7
 43K
Anne with an E (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A coming-of-age story about an outsider who, against all odds and numerous challenges, fights for love and acceptance and for her place in the world. The series centers on a young orphaned girl in the late 1890’s, who, after an abusive childhood ...
Style: compassionate, touching, sincere, realistic
Plot: friendship, orphan, family relations, child's point of view, small town, parents and children, teen romance, adventure, imaginary, school, society, teenage life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada
Is relevant ?
 8.6
 235K
Mindhunter (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An agent in the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit develops profiling techniques as he pursues notorious serial killers and rapists.
Style: psycho film, bleak, idiotic, disturbing, suspense
Plot: psychopath, psychology, serial killer, police investigation, criminal psychologist, fbi, fbi agent, serial murder, murderer, killings, police, murder ...
Time: 70s
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The End of the F***ing World (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: James is 17 and is pretty sure he is a psychopath. Alyssa, also 17, is the cool and moody new girl at school. The pair make a connection and she persuades him to embark on a darkly comedic road trip in search of her real father.
Style: tragicomedy, ironic, road movie, slang, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: road trip, underage, psycho, murder, teenager, dark humor, teenage love, psychopath, police investigation, search for father, british humour, sexual abuse ...
Place: united kingdom
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 195K
The Punisher (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: A former Marine out to punish the criminals responsible for his family's murder finds himself ensnared in a military conspiracy.
Style: brutal, exciting, disturbing, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vigilante, justice, violence, vengeance, vigilantism, gunfight, murder, one man army, revenge, fight scenes, superhero, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, afghanistan
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 266K
13 Reasons Why (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After a teenage girl's perplexing suicide, a classmate receives a series of tapes that unravel the mystery of her tragic choice.
Style: thought provoking, serious, psychological, emotional, suspenseful ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: suicide, depression, loss of friend, teenage girl, guilt, suicidal, teenage boy, high school, human relationship, death of daughter, classmate classmate relationship, self harm ...
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 120K
Taboo (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Adventurer James Keziah Delaney returns to London from Africa in 1814 along with fourteen stolen diamonds to seek vengeance after the death of his father.
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: witchcraft, brother sister incest, british empire, family business, adventurer, incest overtones, dark secret, murder, conspiracy, investigation, inheritance, homecoming ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, georgian era
Place: england, usa, london, europe, united kingdom ...
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 81K
American Gods (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel about an ex-con who becomes the traveling partner of a conman who turns out to be one of the older gods trying to recruit troops to battle the upstart deities.
Style: serious, tense, psychedelic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural ability, mythology, mysterious character, drugs/alcohol, mystery, supernatural, ex convict, danger, death, travel, deception ...
Time: 21st century
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 52K
Castlevania (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: A dark medieval fantasy following the last surviving member of the disgraced Belmont clan, trying to save Eastern Europe from extinction at the hand of Vlad Dracula Tepe himself. Inspired by the classic video game series.
Style: dark fantasy, atmospheric, bloody, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: vampire hunter, vampire, dracula, medieval, magic, demon, adaptation, computer game, clan, plague, revenge, supernatural ...
Time: middle ages
Place: romania
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 71K
Atypical (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sam, an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum, takes a funny, yet painful, journey of self-discovery for love and independence and upends his family.
Style: light, sincere, emotional, touching, humorous
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: autism, coming of age, high school, lesbian relationship, social problems, penguins, asperger's syndrome, teenage protagonist, teenager, therapist, overprotective mother, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: connecticut
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Star Trek: Discovery (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Ten years before Kirk, Spock, and the Enterprise there was Discovery. Star Trek, one of the most iconic and influential global television franchises, returns 50 years after it first premiered featuring a new ship, new characters and new missions, ...
Style: captivating, breathtaking, exciting, tense, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, spacecraft, outer space, space travel, star trek, adventure, friendship, alien species, space exploration, danger, lgbt, vengeance ...
Time: future, 24th century, 23rd century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: toronto ontario canada
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A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The orphaned Baudelaire children face trials, tribulations and the evil Count Olaf, all in their quest to uncover the secret of their parents' death.
Style: ironic, captivating, suspense, melancholic, surreal ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: orphan, crossdressing, children, danger, life is a bitch, adventure, cross dressing, baby, cynicism, storytelling, escapades, hopes ...
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 61K
Big Mouth (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Teenage friends find their lives upended by the wonders and horrors of puberty in this edgy comedy from real-life pals Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg.
Style: humorous, sitcom, situational comedy, not serious, sex comedy ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: puberty, teenage sexuality, teenage boy, grownups, adolescence, self discovery, character change, friendship, sex education, parents and children, teenage life, dark humor ...
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 8.3
 57K
Godless (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 452 min.
TV show
Story: Frank Griffin, an outlaw terrorizing the 1880s American West, hunts down Roy Goode, his partner turned enemy. Roy hides out at a ranch as Frank's chase leads him to La Belle, New Mexico - a town mysteriously made up entirely of women.
Style: rough, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Plot: mining town, showdown, revisionist western, standoff, gunslinger, cowboy, gang, criminal, outlaw, gunfight, widow, violence ...
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 22K
The Good Fight (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Picking up one year after the events of the final broadcast episode of "The Good Wife", an enormous financial scam has destroyed the reputation of a young lawyer, Maia Rindell, while simultaneously wiping out her mentor and godmother Diane ...
Style: light, captivating, entertaining, exciting
Plot: law firm, lawyer, courtroom, investigation, government, female protagonist, business partner, mistrust, dysfunctional family, suspicion, love affair, scandal ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 39K
Young Sheldon (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The early life of child genius Sheldon Cooper, later seen in The Big Bang Theory.
Style: clever, witty, humorous, philosophical
Plot: genius, child prodigy, childhood, parents and children, family, prodigy, boy, mathematician, school, adolescence, scientist, kids and family ...
Time: year 1990, 90s, 1990s, year 1989
Place: texas, usa
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 62K
The Orville (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the crew of the not-so-functional exploratory ship in the Earth's interstellar fleet, 300 years in the future.
Style: futuristic, feel good, exciting, humorous, parody
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, space battle, space and aliens, adventure, spacecraft, space exploration, gay marriage, dark humor, alien, danger, evil alien ...
Time: future, distant future
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 42K
GLOW (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: In 1980s LA, a crew of misfits reinvent themselves as the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling.
Style: breathtaking, captivating, entertaining, funny, motivational
Plot: wrestling, misogyny, wrestling ring, jousting, teenage girl, actress, casting, poverty, tv show in film, survival, leotard, female friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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 7.9
 98K
The Sinner (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A young mother kills in a fit of unexplainable rage a seemingly stranger. An inquisitive detective obsesses over the case, attempting to get to the bottom of the true motive behind the act.
Style: melancholic, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: psychological trauma, memory loss, murder investigation, manslaughter, murder, psychiatrist, sister sister relationship, sisterhood, sex scene, drugs, investigation, revenge ...
Time: 21st century
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 17K
Genius (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Anthology series about famous geniuses with the first season charting how Albert Einstein unlocked the mysteries of the atom and the universe, and the second exploring the passionate nature and relentless creative drive of Pablo Picasso.
Style: anthology, melancholic, intellectual, inspirational, captivating ...
Plot: genius, physicist, adolescence vs adulthood, husband wife relationship, life, painting, painter, mind, life & death, intelligence, discovery, scientific discovery ...
Time: 1930s
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 13K
Snowfall (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Los Angeles. 1983. A storm is coming and it's name is crack. Set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it, the story follows numerous characters on a violent collision course.
Style: realistic, cynical, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealer, cocaine, ghetto, drugs, african american, drug dealing, drug, crime, smuggling, illegal drugs, u.s. government, latinx lead ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: usa, los angeles, south central los angeles, nicaragua, california ...
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 28K
Alias Grace (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 267 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the true story of Grace Marks, a housemaid and immigrant from Ireland who was imprisoned in 1843, perhaps wrongly, for the murder of her employer Thomas Kinnear. Grace claims to have no memory of the murder yet the facts are irrefutable. A ...
Style: atmospheric, based on true events, captivating, psychological
Plot: female prisoner, psychiatrist, female assassin, immigrants, female murderer, life is a bitch, maid, murder investigation, women in society, mad woman, amnesia, memory lapse ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: canada
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American Vandal (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 34 min.
TV show
Story: A true-crime satire that explores the aftermath of a costly high school prank that left twenty-seven faculty cars vandalized with phallic images.
Style: humorous, ironic, parody, witty, light
Plot: vandalism, swearing, cliche, high school, absurd humor, graffiti, screwball, farce, absurdism, juvenile delinquent, stupidity, netflix
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 17K
FEUD (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 406 min.
TV show
Story: Anthology series of famous feuds with the first season based on the legendary rivalry between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford which began early on their careers, climaxed on the set of "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?" and evolved into an ...
Style: sincere, melancholic, thought provoking, humorous, factual ...
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, actress, feud, movie star, jealousy, glory, woman, aging, workplace problem, family problems, relationship problems ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles
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One Day at a Time (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In a reimagining of the TV classic, a newly single Latina mother raises her teen daughter and tween son with the "help" of her old-school mom.
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, feel good, light ...
Plot: single mother, feminism, family drama, depression, latin, family, parents and children, eccentric family, living together, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, large family ...
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