Best TV Shows of 2020 – page 5

Young Wallander (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
TV show
Story: An incendiary hate crime stirs civil unrest, fast-tracking rookie cop Kurt Wallander to detective in this origin story for the popular character.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, unusual plot structure, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police protagonist, police officer, police, murder, crimes, murder investigation, heroes, society, chase, good versus evil, danger
Time: 21st century
Place: sweden
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 7.3
 2K
Barkskins (2020)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A disparate group of outcasts and dreamers battle to escape their pasts while navigating the brutal frontier hardships, competing interests, and tangled loyalties at the crossroads of civilization: the New World. Based on the novel by ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, visually appealing, exciting ...
Plot: american indian, settler, indigenous people, showdown, murder investigation, land grab, colonization, preaching, rivalry, power struggle, class struggle, survival ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century
Place: canada, quebec, france, north america
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Amazing Stories (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Each episode transports the audience to worlds of wonder through the lens of today’s most imaginative filmmakers, directors and writers. A reimagining of the original anthology series by Steven Spielberg.
Style: romantic, enigmatic, anthology, exciting, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary, alien encounter, parents and children, magic, time travel, mystery, supernatural, supernatural ability, adventure, fantasy world, secret, multiple storylines ...
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 6K
Industry (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 397 min.
TV show
Story: In the cutthroat world of international finance, a group of young graduates compete for a limited set of permanent positions at a top investment bank in London. The boundaries between colleague, friend, lover, and enemy soon blur as they immerse ...
Style: suspense, tense, contemplative, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: finance, banking, competition, rivalry, twenty something, friendship, merchant, colleague, dealer, employer employee relationship, deal, drugs ...
Place: london
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 6.7
 5K
Next (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A Silicon Valley pioneer discovers that one of his own creations – a powerful A.I. – might spell global catastrophe, and teams up with a cybercrime agent to fight a villain unlike anything we’ve ever seen – one whose greatest weapon against ...
Style: philosophical, tense, tricky, futuristic, thought provoking
Plot: artificial intelligence, computers and web, a.i., cyberspace, man versus machine, technology, technology gone awry, hi-tech, science, technophobia, inadvertently, inventions and discoveries ...
Place: san francisco
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October Faction (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 39 min.
TV show
Story: Monster hunters Fred and Deloris Allen tangle with evil ... and family drama with their teenage twins. From the comics by Steve Niles and Damien Worm.
Style: suspenseful, dark fantasy, bleak, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: monster, deadly, evil, curses spells and rituals, dark hero, superhero, salvation, mystery, danger, investigation, demon, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary
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It's Okay to Not Be Okay (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Desperate to escape from his emotional baggage and the heavy responsibility he’s had all his life, a psychiatric ward worker begins to heal with help from the unexpected—a woman who writes fairy tales but doesn’t believe in them.
Style: psychological, romantic, unusual plot structure, thought provoking, fairy tale
Plot: korean, mental health, anti social, mental institution, childhood trauma, caregiver, healing, mental patient, post traumatic stress disorder, psychiatric ward, psychological trauma, friendship ...
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 1K
Trickster (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An Indigenous teen struggles to support his dysfunctional family as myth, magic, and monsters slowly infiltrate his life.
Style: disturbing, captivating, light, twists and turns, unusual plot structure
Plot: indigenous people, high school student, indians, native american tribe, workplace, mysticism, mother son relationship, illness, coworker, hallucination, employer employee relationship, mythology ...
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Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Rooted in the conflict between characters connected to the deity Santa Muerte and others allied with the Devil, this saga explores an exciting mix of the supernatural and the combustible reality of 1938 Los Angeles, a time and place deeply infused ...
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, bleak, captivating
Plot: police detective, supernatural, murder investigation, manipulative woman, corrupt cop, pretending to be someone else, witch, mysticism, racism, brutality, deadly, gore ...
Time: pre world war two, year 1938
Place: los angeles
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 3K
I Hate Suzie (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 280 min.
TV show
Story: Suzie Pickles, a star on the wane, has her whole life upended when her phone is hacked and a photo of her emerges in an extremely compromising position.
Style: depressing, live comedy, humorous, ironic
Plot: celebrity, sex scandal, mental health, star, actress, creative block, showbiz, depression, husband wife relationship, redemption, couple relations, family relations ...
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 7.7
 1K
Glitch Techs (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Game-world monsters are wreaking real-world havoc. Here comes tech support!
Style: futuristic, funny, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids, family outing
Plot: video game, gamer, friendship, hunting, adventure, hi-tech, teenage protagonist, female protagonist, team, teenager, teenage life, good versus evil ...
Time: future
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Interrogation (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a true story that spanned more than 30 years in which a young man was charged and convicted of brutally murdering his mother. Each episode is structured around an interrogation taken directly from the real police case files, with the goal ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, tense, rough
Plot: family problems, prison, police interrogation, criminal heroes, police, family relations, law enforcement, death, haunted by the past, crimes, hopes, family in crisis ...
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 6.5
 2K
Get Even (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: On the surface Kitty, Margot, Bree and Olivia appear to have nothing in common - but there’s one passion which unites them: to expose injustice. They form their own secret society, DGM - they Don’t Get Mad, they Get Even - playing anonymous ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, twists and turns, mysterious ...
Plot: girl band, girl power, teenage life, classroom, school, friendship, friends, female friendship, relationships, bullying, father daughter relationship, rebellious youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: britain
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Baghdad Central (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Shortly after the fall of Saddam Hussein, Iraqi ex-policeman Muhsin al-Khafaji has lost everything and is battling daily to keep himself and his sick daughter, Mrouj safe. But when he learns that his estranged elder daughter Sawsan is missing ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, neo noir, entertaining
Plot: father daughter relationship, criminal, father and daughter, parents and children, fighting crime, crime investigation, crimes, uncover truth, investigation, neo-noir, u.s. military, police inspector ...
Time: year 2003, 2000s
Place: baghdad iraq, iraq
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 4K
Breeders (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Breeders exposes the parental-paradox that it is possible, in the very same moment, to love your child to the horizon of the universe, while being apoplectically angry enough to want to send them there.
Style: humorous, funny, light, ironic, sweet
Plot: parenthood, family relations, husband wife relationship, children, father, mother, father son relationship, parents and children, wife husband relationship, school, parent grown child relationship, parenting ...
Place: london
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 5K
Deputy (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When the Los Angeles County’s Sheriff dies, an arcane rule forged back in the Wild West thrusts the most unlikely man into the job: a fifth-generation lawman, more comfortable taking down bad guys than navigating a sea of politics, who won’t ...
Style: bleak, suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: old west, cowboy, sheriff, police, fighting crime, deputy, small town sheriff, police station, workplace, law and order, workplace situations, police detective ...
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The Wayward Guide for the Untrained Eye (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Artemis, a tenacious podcast host, has grown tired of the fluff pieces she’s been assigned by APN, the American Podcasting Network. When she finds herself in the small mining town of Connor Creek with Paul (her producer and twin brother), the ...
Style: captivating, light
Plot: werewolf, paranormal investigation, secret, mystery, secret society, dark secret, supernatural power, society, brother sister relationship, adventure, small town, escapades ...
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 6.2
 7K
RUN (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Ruby is living a humdrum existence when one day she gets a text inviting her to fulfill a youthful pact, promising true love and self-reinvention, by stepping out of her life to take a journey with her oldest flame.
Style: suspenseful, psychological thriller, mysterious, suspense, emotional
Plot: escape, isolation, single mother, mother and daughter, deception, survival horror, on the run, mystery, dark secret, fear, wheelchair bound, hostage ...
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 7.5
 5K
Belgravia (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A tale of secrets and scandals set in 1840s London. When the Trenchards accept an invitation to the now legendary ball hosted by the Duchess of Richmond on the fateful evening of the Battle of Waterloo, it sets in motion a series of events that will ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, romantic, atmospheric, exciting ...
Plot: aristocracy, high society, estate, family secret, life, merchant, family life, aristocrat, family, conflict, family drama, mystery ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: london, england
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 2K
Gentefied (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Three Latinx cousins navigate their differences as they work to keep their grandfather's taco shop afloat in their rapidly gentrifying L.A. neighborhood.
Style: sincere, feel good, light, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: siblings relations, adaptation, family relations, friendship, parents and children, family problems, life philosophy, youth, brother sister relationship, love, family
Time: contemporary
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Two Weeks to Live (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: When strange young misfit Kim Noakes was just a little girl, her father died in murky circumstances and her mother Tina whisked her away to a remote rural life of seclusion and bizarre survival techniques. Now all grown up, Kim sets out into the ...
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, ironic, suspenseful ...
Plot: survivalist, crimes, strong female character, paranoia, psychological manipulation, female warrior, dishonesty, murder, danger, runaway, violence, parents and children ...
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Are You Scared? (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Ryan Bergara reads scary stories to friend Shane Madej, and they guess whether they're "true" or not.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, bleak, humorous ...
Plot: monster, ghost, paranormal phenomena, killings, peril, chase, youth, mission, violence, ghost story, heroes, paranormal ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 8K
Stateless (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 316 min.
TV show
Story: Four strangers — a flight attendant escaping a suburban cult, an Afghan refugee fleeing persecution, a young Australian father escaping a dead-end job, and a bureaucrat caught up in a national scandal — are stuck in an immigration detention ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, psychological, captivating
Plot: deadly, family, life is a bitch, society, dishonesty, danger, disorder, escapades, adaptation, crimes, culture clash, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary
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The Hardy Boys (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: When the Hardy boys, Frank and Joe and their father, Fenton arrive in Bridgeport they set out to uncover the truth behind the recent tragedy that has changed their lives, and in doing so, uncover something much more sinister.
Style: sincere, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing
Plot: brother brother relationship, investigation, parents and children, friendship between boys, friendship, family relations, group of friends, adolescence, mystery, small town, male objectification
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The Baker and the Beauty (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Daniel Garcia is working in the family bakery and doing everything that his loving Cuban parents and siblings expect him to do. But on a wild Miami night he meets Noa Hamilton, an international superstar and fashion mogul, and his life moves into ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, sweet, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: celebrity, adaptation, opposites attract, love affair, workplace situations, love and romance, ambition, couples, society, promise, restaurant, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 2K
Betty (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A diverse group of young women navigate their lives through the male-dominated world of skateboarding in New York City. Inspired by the critically acclaimed film Skate Kitchen.
Style: captivating, sentimental, touching, sincere, motivational
Plot: skateboard, skateboarding, skateboarder, feminist, female friendship, women, sisterhood, friends who live together, teenage girl, social media, runaway, family relations ...
Place: new york
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 5K
Hoops (2020)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: A foul-mouthed high school basketball coach is sure he'll hit the big leagues if he can only turn his terrible team around. Good luck with that.
Style: adult animation, cynical, not serious, exciting, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vulgarity, sex, male protagonist, high school, school, adult humor, basketball coach, sexual humor, sexual content, obscenity, censorship, sexuality ...
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 2K
Tommy (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: When a former high-ranking NYPD officer becomes the first female Chief of Police for Los Angeles, she uses her unflinching honesty and hardball tactics to navigate the social, political and national security issues that converge with enforcing the ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: police investigation, police officer, police, chief of police, police chief, adaptation, deadly, danger, talented, investigation, murder, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
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Medical Police (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 242 min.
TV show
Story: Doctors Owen Maestro and Lola Spratt leave Children's Hospital and join a secret arm of the CDC to investigate and destroy a deadly global virus.
Style: parody, absurd, humorous, light, feel good ...
Plot: virus, doctor, farce, deadpan, mission, fictional government agency, black ops, absurd humor, satire, gun
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Dragon’s Dogma (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
TV show
Story: Ethan sets out to vanquish the Dragon that took his heart, but with every demon he battles, the more he loses his humanity.
Style: adult animation, tense, suspenseful, heroic, fairy tale
Plot: dragon, fantasy world, demon, monster, seven deadly sins, revenge, good versus evil, characters in danger, supernatural, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, danger ...
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