Best TV Shows of 2020

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Best TV Shows of 2020
Best TV Shows of 2020
TOP TV Shows: The Queen's Gambit (2020), Bridgerton (2020), Ted Lasso (2020), Your Honor (2020), The Haunting of Bly Manor (2020), Star Trek: Picard (2020), Raised by Wolves (2020), Never Have I Ever (2020), Normal People (2020), Defending Jacob (2020), Little Fires Everywhere (2020), The Undoing (2020), Lovecraft Country (2020), Snowpiercer (2020), The Outsider (2020), I Know This Much Is True (2020), Ratched (2020), I Am Not Okay with This (2020), Upload (2020), Love, Victor (2020).

List of Best TV Shows

The Queen's Gambit (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 395 min.
TV show
Story: In a Kentucky orphanage in the 1950s, a young girl discovers an astonishing talent for chess while struggling with addiction.
Style: captivating, psychological, suspense, unusual plot structure, visually appealing ...
Plot: chess, addiction, child prodigy, genius, drugs/alcohol, prodigy, female protagonist, girl, orphanage, orphan, girl power, champion ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: usa, europe, kentucky, russia, mexico city ...
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 7.3
 81K
Bridgerton (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Wealth, lust, and betrayal set in the backdrop of Regency era England, seen through the eyes of the powerful Bridgerton family.
Style: romantic, sexy, captivating, light, visually appealing ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: love story, society, love and romance, aristocracy, eligible bachelor, marriage, brother sister relationship, family, love, sex scene, sister sister relationship, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: london, england
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 8.7
 56K
Ted Lasso (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ted Lasso, an American football coach, moves to England when he’s hired to manage a soccer team—despite having no experience. With cynical players and a doubtful town, will he get them to see the Ted Lasso Way?
Style: sincere, funny, humorous, feel good
Plot: soccer, soccer coach, football team, fish out of water, professional athlete, american in england, profanity, football, save the day, female boss, revenge, teamwork ...
Place: london
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 7.6
 35K
Your Honor (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: The son of a respected judge is involved in a hit-and-run that leads to a high-stakes game of lies, deceit and impossible choices. A legal thriller that rips through all strata of New Orleans society.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, emotional
Plot: judge, courtroom drama, courtroom, crime boss, manslaughter, car accident, parent child relationship, family relations, courthouse, guilt, father son relationship, uncover truth ...
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The Haunting of Bly Manor (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 494 min.
TV show
Story: After an au pair’s tragic death, Henry Wingrave hires a young American nanny to care for his orphaned niece and nephew who reside at Bly Manor with the estate’s chef Owen, groundskeeper Jamie and housekeeper, Mrs. Grose. But all is not as it ...
Style: gothic, enigmatic, scary, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural horror, lgbt, ghost, afterlife, ghosts, paranormal activity, netflix, supernatural ability, supernatural power, nanny, uncover truth ...
Time: victorian, 80s, 19th century, 2020s, 2000s ...
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Star Trek: Picard (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Set twenty years after the events of Star Trek Nemesis, we follow the now-retired Admiral Picard into the next chapter of his life.
Style: breathtaking, twists and turns, exciting, tense, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, alien, star trek, friendship, fight scenes, male protagonist, mentor, exploration, human in outer space, past, gunfight ...
Time: future, 24th century, 2020s
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Raised by Wolves (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: After Earth is ravaged by a great religious war, an atheistic android architect sends two of his creations, Mother and Father, to start a peaceful, godless colony on the planet Kepler-22b. Their treacherous task is jeopardized by the arrival of the ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, visually appealing, suspense, stylized
Plot: androids, space colony, post apocalypse, distant planet, robot human relationship, alien creature, distopia, survival, children, atheism, child, space opera ...
Time: future, distant future
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Never Have I Ever (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: After a traumatic year, all an Indian-American teen wants is to go from pariah to popular -- but friends, family and feeling won't make it easy on her.
Style: funny, sweet, psychological, light
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: teenage girl, popularity, social misfits, school, indian american, friendship, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, psychotherapy, loss of father, first love, romance ...
Place: usa
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 8.5
 45K
Normal People (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 339 min.
TV show
Story: 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.
Style: affectionate, romantic, touching, melancholic, psychological ...
Plot: star crossed lovers, secret relationship, university, coming of age, small town, school, love story, social misfits, male nudity, female nudity, couple relations, social differences ...
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
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Defending Jacob (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 402 min.
TV show
Story: A family’s lives are irreparably disrupted when the 14-year-old son is accused of murdering a fellow classmate.
Style: suspense, serious, social, captivating
Plot: police investigation, murder investigation, death, husband wife relationship, false accusation of murder, investigation, parents and children, suspect, murder, father son relationship, mysterious villain, family relations ...
Time: 2020s
Place: massachusetts
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Little Fires Everywhere (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 463 min.
TV show
Story: The intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. Explore the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, the ferocious pull of motherhood – and the danger in ...
Style: suspense, social, psychological, pink cinema
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, parents and children, female protagonist, strong female character, conflict, teenage sexuality, social differences, wealthy family, racial tension, female artist, lgbt teen, jealousy ...
Time: 1990s, year 1997, 90s
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 68K
The Undoing (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 337 min.
TV show
Story: Grace and Jonathan Fraser are living the only lives they ever wanted. Overnight a chasm opens in their lives: a violent death and a chain of terrible revelations. Left behind in the wake of a spreading and very public disaster, Grace must dismantle ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, twists and turns, surprise ending, captivating ...
Plot: life turned upside down, lie, secret, family drama, adultery, murder, mother son relationship, riddles and clues, therapist, murder investigation, infidelity, betrayal ...
Time: year 2019
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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Lovecraft Country (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The anthology horror series follows 25-year-old Atticus Freeman, who joins up with his friend Letitia and his Uncle George to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America to find his missing father. They must survive and overcome both the ...
Style: anthology, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, lovecraftian, h.p. lovecraft, alien, society, imaginary character, beast, sacrifice, family, search for father, mob, road trip ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 38K
Snowpiercer (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, the remnants of humanity inhabit a gigantic, perpetually-moving train that circles the globe. Class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival are questioned in this riveting ...
Style: apocalyptic, disaster movie, unusual plot structure, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: post apocalypse, struggle for survival, class distinction, rebellion, train, apocalypse, inequality, humanity, class system, distopia, survival, humanity in peril ...
Time: 2020s
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 67K
The Outsider (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When an insidious supernatural force edges its way into a seemingly straightforward investigation into the gruesome murder of a young boy, it leads a seasoned cop and an unorthodox investigator to question everything they believe in.
Style: scary, mysterious, exciting, sad
Plot: stephen king, supernatural, murder, police investigation, investigation, small town, mysticism, private detective, falsely accused, mysterious event, child murder, poltergeist ...
Place: usa, georgia
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I Know This Much Is True (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 378 min.
TV show
Story: 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.
Style: touching, psychological, social, sad, suspense
Plot: brother brother relationship, paranoid schizophrenia, mysterious past, family relations, life is a bitch, loss of child, identical twins, betrayal, childhood trauma, sacrifice, tragedy, brotherhood ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 43K
Ratched (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: An origins story, beginning in 1947, which follows Ratched's journey and evolution from nurse to full-fledged monster tracking her murderous progression through the mental health care system.
Style: sexy, suspense, tense, disturbing, bloody ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mental institution, strong sexual content, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, manipulative woman, lobotomy, mutilation, psychiatric nurse, medical malpractice, body horror, fatal attraction, lesbian ...
Time: 50s
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I Am Not Okay with This (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sydney is a teenage girl navigating the trials and tribulations of high school while dealing with the complexities of her family, her budding sexuality, and mysterious superpowers just beginning to awaken deep within her.
Style: captivating, light, feel good, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural power, telekinesis, adolescence, lgbt teen, teenager, lgbt, female protagonist, small town, love, youth, friendship, high school ...
Time: contemporary
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 8.0
 45K
Upload (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 296 min.
TV show
Story: In the future where humans are able to “upload” themselves into their preferred choice of afterlife, Nathan meets his early death and is greeted by Nora in his version of heaven. Follow the two as Nathan grows accustomed to life away from his ...
Style: futuristic, romantic, humorous, light
Plot: virtual reality, hi-tech, life after death, uncover truth, afterlife, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, technology, virtual world, murder, love interest, mysterious death, friendship ...
Time: 2030s, near future, 2020s, future
Place: brooklyn new york city
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 9K
Love, Victor (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Victor is a new student at Creekwood High School on his own journey of self-discovery, facing challenges at home, adjusting to a new city, and struggling with his sexual orientation. When it all seems too much, he reaches out to Simon to help him ...
Style: gay cinema, romantic, captivating, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, gay teenager, coming out, gay lead character, lgbt teen, gay relationship, lgbt, male homosexuality, homosexuality, homosexual, closeted gay, love ...
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 10K
Mrs. America (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 458 min.
TV show
Story: 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.”
Style: touching, inspirational, uplifting
Plot: conservative, feminist, activist, politics, women's rights, corporate world, strong female character, workplace situations, sexism, protest, feminism, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After an unusual event, Zoey Clarke, a whip-smart computer coder forging her way in San Francisco, suddenly starts to hear the innermost wants, thoughts and desires of the people around her through popular songs.
Style: light, funny, sincere, visually appealing, whimsical ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: programmer, song, psychic power, nerd, musical performance, office romance, song and dance, musical number, earthquake, singing, female protagonist, spoken inner thoughts ...
Place: san francisco
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 53K
Emily in Paris (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: When ambitious Chicago marketing exec Emily unexpectedly lands her dream job in Paris, she embraces a new life as she juggles work, friends and romance.
Style: sweet, touching, romantic, humorous, uplifting
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: marketing, love affair, love, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, roommate, roommate roommate relationship, fall in love, couple relations, love interest, american abroad, boss ...
Place: paris france
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 7.5
 32K
Hollywood (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 347 min.
TV show
Story: A group of aspiring actors and filmmakers in post-World War II Hollywood try to make it big — no matter the cost.
Style: gay cinema, funny, sexploitation film, social, colourful
Plot: hollywood, follow your dream, prostitution, homosexuality, sexploitation, racial discrimination, sexual harassment, film industry, screenwriter, aspiring actor, career, vicious ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two
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The Flight Attendant (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Flight attendant Cassandra Bowden wakes in her hotel room hungover from the night before in Dubai with a dead body lying next to her. Afraid to call the police, she continues her morning as if nothing happened. In New York, she is met by FBI agents ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: stewardess, fbi, murder, flight attendant, female protagonist, murder investigation, fbi investigation, workplace, escapades, society, post traumatic stress disorder, memory loss ...
Place: new york
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 22K
Outer Banks (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: 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.
Style: exciting, entertaining
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, adventurer, teenager, group of friends, wild ride, treasure map, treasure hunter, adventure, search, search for father, escapades ...
Place: north carolina
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Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Six teens attending an adventure camp on the opposite side of Isla Nublar must band together to survive when dinosaurs wreak havoc on the island.
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, visually appealing
Plot: dinosaur, dangerous animal, netflix, monster versus monster, tyrannosaurus rex, human animal relationship, teenager, band, danger, bravery, adventure, killer animal ...
Time: 2020s
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Gangs of London (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: When the head of a criminal organisation, Finn Wallace is assassinated, the sudden power vacuum his death creates threatens the fragile peace between the intricate web of gangs operating on the streets of the city. Now it’s up to the grieving, ...
Style: brutal, rough, exciting, suspense
Plot: gang war, mafia, bandit, organized crime, gang, father son relationship, violence, blood, triad, danger, criminal, gunfight ...
Place: london
Is relevant ?
 8.6
 5K
Staged (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: David Tennant and Michael Sheen (playing themselves) were due to star in a production of 'Six Characters in Search of an Author' in the West End. The pandemic has put paid to that, but their director (Simon Evans) is determined not to let ...
Style: witty, atmospheric, light, humorous, ironic
Plot: quarantine, stage actor, friendship between men, cynic, merger, actor's life, fame, supportive friend, self involved, rehearsal, irony, movie actor ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 11K
DAVE (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A suburban neurotic man in his late 20s has convinced himself that he’s destined to be one of the best rappers of all time. Now he must convince his closest friends, because with their help, he might actually convince the world.
Style: humorous, funny, light, sweet, visually appealing ...
Plot: rapper, rap, popularity, heroes, career, fame, scrapbook, friends, youth, family relations, rapping, rivalry ...
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