Best TV Shows of 2020 – page 2

The Third Day (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 340 min.
TV show
Story: A unique story told over two distinct halves, "Summer" follows Sam, a man drawn to a mysterious island off the British coast where he encounters a group of islanders set on preserving their traditions at any cost. "Winter" ...
Style: macabre, mysterious, suspenseful, surreal, suspense ...
Plot: mysticism, grieving father, utopia, island, loss of child, strange person, saving a life, festival, murder, recurring dream, forest, religions or cults ...
Place: london
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 8.0
 67K
Unorthodox (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: A Hasidic Jewish woman in Brooklyn flees to Berlin from an arranged marriage and is taken in by a group of musicians -- until her past comes calling.
Style: uplifting, social, touching, suspense
Plot: orthodox jew, jewish family, judaism, escape, search, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, lesbian relationship, wife husband relationship, husband wife relationship, follow your dream, new life ...
Place: new york, berlin germany, brooklyn new york city
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Never Have I Ever (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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, psychological, light, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: teenage girl, popularity, social misfits, school, indian american, teenager, friendship, coming of age, family relations, mother daughter relationship, teenage life, grownups ...
Place: usa
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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, exciting, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, lovecraftian, h.p. lovecraft, alien, society, imaginary character, beast, sacrifice, family, search for father, war veteran, road trip ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
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 8.5
 50K
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, rich woman poor man, university, coming of age, love story, small town, school, social misfits, male nudity, female nudity, couple relations ...
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 47K
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, disturbing, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mental institution, strong sexual content, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, lobotomy, manipulative woman, mutilation, lesbian, netflix, psychiatric nurse, body horror, medical malpractice ...
Time: 50s
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 12K
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, lgbt teen, coming out, gay lead character, gay relationship, lgbt, male homosexuality, love, closeted gay, homosexual, gay son ...
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 7.6
 35K
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, group of friends, wild ride, treasure map, adventure, treasure hunter, teenager, search for father, rivals, peril ...
Place: north carolina
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 8.0
 48K
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: romantic, humorous, futuristic, light
Plot: virtual reality, hi-tech, life after death, afterlife, virtual world, uncover truth, technology, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, looking for sex, murder, love interest, mysterious death ...
Time: 2030s, near future, 2020s, future
Place: brooklyn new york city
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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, uplifting, sweet, whimsical ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: programmer, song, psychic power, nerd, office romance, musical performance, musical number, song and dance, earthquake, singing, female protagonist, spoken inner thoughts ...
Place: san francisco
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 6.9
 41K
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, unusual plot structure, captivating, suspenseful, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: post apocalypse, struggle for survival, class distinction, rebellion, train, apocalypse, class system, humanity, inequality, distopia, humanity in peril, survival ...
Time: 2020s
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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: psychological, touching, suspense, sad, social
Plot: brother brother relationship, paranoid schizophrenia, family relations, mysterious past, loss of child, life is a bitch, identical twins, betrayal, sacrifice, childhood trauma, brotherhood, tragedy ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: usa
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 7.7
 71K
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, psychological ...
Plot: murder, stephen king, supernatural, investigation, police investigation, mysticism, small town, private detective, falsely accused, mysterious event, unsolved crime, murder investigation ...
Place: usa, georgia
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Julie and the Phantoms (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Teenage Julie finds her passion for music and life while helping the Phantoms -- a trio of ghostly guys -- become the band they were never able to be.
Style: entertaining, light, sweet, feel good, touching ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: pop star, music band, netflix, talented, teenage girl, performance, musician's life, celebrity, love and romance, schoolgirl, first love, teenage protagonist ...
Place: usa
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 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, workplace, protest, supportive coworker, labor union, employer employee relationship, fighting the system, women's rights, feminism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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 6.9
 26K
Warrior Nun (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A 19-year-old orphan named Ava wakes up in a morgue with a new lease on life and a divine artifact embedded in her back. She discovers she is now part of an ancient order that has been tasked with fighting demons on Earth, and powerful forces ...
Style: unusual plot structure, captivating, twists and turns, scenic, atmospheric ...
Plot: angel, mythical creature, demon, nun, religion and supernatural, supernatural, supernatural power, teenage protagonist, teenage girl, teenager, crusade, battles ...
Place: spain, vatican
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I May Destroy You (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set in London, where gratification is only an app away, the story centers on Arabella, a carefree, self-assured Londoner with a group of great friends, a boyfriend in Italy, and a burgeoning writing career. But when her drink is spiked, she must ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, suspense
Plot: sexual assault, rape, dating, writers, female writer, danger, brutality, drugs, drugged drink, career, female protagonist, secret ...
Place: london
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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, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: fbi, stewardess, murder, flight attendant, murder investigation, female protagonist, fbi investigation, workplace, escapades, society, post traumatic stress disorder, memory loss ...
Place: new york
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 7.5
 33K
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, colourful, social, sexploitation film
Plot: hollywood, follow your dream, prostitution, homosexuality, sexploitation, racial discrimination, sexual harassment, film industry, aspiring actor, screenwriter, career, vicious ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two
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Solar Opposites (2020)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
TV show
Story: A family of aliens from a much better world must take refuge in middle America after the destruction of their planet. Their mission: protect the Pupa, a living super computer that will one day evolve into its true form, consume them and terraform ...
Style: funny, entertaining, feel good, adult animation, whimsical ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: alien, dark humor, adventure, human alien relationship, science and technology, ufo, alien contact, new life, alien encounter, adult humor, space and aliens, social misfits ...
Place: usa
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 8.1
 23K
The Great (2020)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A genre-bending, anti-historical ride through 18th century Russia following the rise of Catherine the Nothing to Catherine the Great and her explosive relationship with husband Peter, the emperor of Russia.
Style: stylized, realistic, epic, humorous, based on true events
Plot: royal court, king, queen, empress, royal family, palaces castles and temples, monarch, russian empire, intrigue, imperial russia, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia
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Adventure Time: Distant Lands (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Finn and Jake are headed back to the Land of Ooo.
Style: humorous, exciting, sweet, feel good, 2d animation ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: villain, friendship, magic, robot, adventurer, monster, super strength, imaginary, young heroes, adventure, escapades, best friends ...
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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, blood, gang, violence, father son relationship, gunfight, criminal, danger, triad ...
Place: london
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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: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, visually appealing
Plot: dinosaur, dangerous animal, netflix, monster versus monster, tyrannosaurus rex, human animal relationship, amusement park, teenager, band, danger, rescue mission, bravery ...
Time: 2020s
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 14K
Dash & Lily (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A whirlwind holiday romance builds as cynical Dash and optimistic Lily trade dares, dreams, and desires in the notebook they pass back and forth at locations all across New York City.
Style: touching, light, feel good, romantic, sweet
Plot: young adult, christmas, holiday, pen pal, friendship, true love, love and romance, coincidence, life philosophy, against the odds, romance, looking for love ...
Place: new york
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The Midnight Gospel (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Traversing trippy worlds inside his universe simulator, Clancy the space caster explores existential questions about life, death and everything in between.
Style: psychedelic, 2d animation, adult animation, light, entertaining ...
Plot: multiverse, surrealism, universe, creature, fantasy world, parallel universe, philosophy, adult humor, shapeshifting, outer space, male protagonist, space travel ...
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 7.6
 40K
Messiah (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A wary CIA officer investigates a charismatic man who sparks a spiritual movement and stirs political unrest. Who exactly is he? And what does he want?
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, suspense
Plot: cia, prophet, messiah, isis, cia agent, religion, jesus christ, jesus, politics, disorder, media, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, israel
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 17K
Mythic Quest (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Meet the team behind the biggest multiplayer video game of all time. But in a workplace focused on building worlds, molding heroes, and creating legends, the most hard-fought battles don’t occur in the game—they happen in the office.
Style: entertaining, feel good, funny, humorous, light ...
Plot: gamer, computer game, office worker, video game, game, virtual reality, programmer, friendship, humour, virtuality, company, office ...
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The Baby-Sitters Club (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
TV show
Story: In this contemporary take on the beloved book series, five best friends launch a baby-sitting business that's big on fun and adventure.
Style: humorous, unusual plot structure, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: children, friend, teenage girl, sister sister relationship, teenager, friendship, family relations, female protagonist, small town, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, best friend ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut
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9-1-1: Lone Star (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Nearly 20 years ago, Owen Strand was the lone survivor of his Manhattan firehouse on 9/11. In the wake of the attack, Owen had the unenviable task of rebuilding his station. After a similar tragedy happens to a firehouse in Austin, Owen, along with ...
Style: sincere, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: firefighter, society, redemption, disorder, escapades, adaptation, friendship, family relations, father son relationship, family, rivalry, fire department ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, austin texas
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