There have been so many fantastic new shows that have aired throughout 2019, and many of them are returning for subsequent seasons in 2020. With a slew of new shows coming to the streaming services as well, it seems. that we’ll be spoiled for choice on binge shows in 2020.
Here are some of the upcoming TV shows next year that we can’t wait to watch:
1. The Politician – Season 2 (Netflix)
You may have just finished watching the first season of Ryan Murphy’s “political” drama, but a second season is already slated to drop in July 2020.
And if you thought Ryan and the gang couldn’t top a stellar cast that included Ben Platt and Gwyneth Paltrow in season one, get ready to see more of Judith Light the one and only Bette Midler in season two.
2. Kill Eve – Season 3 (iPlayer)
The sensational series spawned by the phenomenal Phoebe Waller-Bridge has been renewed for a third season before the second even airs in the UK. And we fully understand why.
We’ve been glued to our screens since the first episode and can’t wait to see how Eve and Villanelle tie things together in season three in 2020.
3. Bridgerton (Netflix)
Shona Rhimes, writer and creator of Grey’s Anatomy and How To Get Away With Murder, produced her first Netflix show with Bridgerton. Based on Julia Quinn’s romance novels and narrated by Julie Andrews herself, the show follows a well-to-do family in London during the time of the Regency.
4. Pose – Season 3 (iPlayer)
Pose was a massive celebration of underground balloon culture in the 1980s and 90s, with season three picking up in 2020 where it left off this year; Bianca adopts new members of her house and struggles to let her first group of children steal the nest.
5. The Boys – Season 2 (Amazon Prime)
Last year, Amazon Prime put a dark twist on the superhero genre when The Boys premiered in 2019. We saw terrifying versions of popular superheroes dominating a world with product placements and TV shows.
According to this short teaser, Season 2 is shaping up to be just as dark and bloody … and we can’t wait.
6. Doctor Who (iPlayer)
Jodie Whittaker returns to her role as the thirteenth incarnation of Doctor Who, after the resounding success of her debut in 2018. Joined by new companions Yas, Ryan and Graham, The Doctor will travel to Paris in 1943 and will channel an 007 energy, while the second season is slated to begin upon its release in 2020.
7. Star Trek: Picard (Amazon Prime)
Patrick Stewart last played Captain Jean-Luc Picard in 2003, and the excitement of fans to see him reprise the role after 17 years is palpable. Add to that a number of familiar faces that are expected to co-star and make guest appearances, including Brent Spiner, Jeri Ryan, Jonathan Del Arco, and Jonathan Frakes.
The 10-episode first season is scheduled to air in the US on CBS All Access on January 23, arriving at Amazon Prime Video in the UK shortly thereafter.
8. The Falcon and The Winter Soldier (Disney +)
Disney + is not only home to all your nostalgic dreams come true, but will be the only platform to stream exclusive Marvel Studios TV content. The first offering is The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, which will follow the exploits of Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes after the fallout from Avengers: Endgame.
While Marvel is notoriously secretive about their upcoming plans, we do know that Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan will be joined by Emily VanCamp as Sharon Carter, Wyatt Russell as John Walker, and Daniel Bruhl as Baron Zemo. .
Whatever the plot, we have no doubt that it will be action-packed and hilarious.
9. Ratched (Netflix)
Ryan Murphy continues to produce hit shows after hit shows, and his latest offering is a prequel to the classic One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest. American Horror Story star Sarah Paulson will play a younger version of Nurse Ratched as the series follows its journey to become the nightmarish authority figure we know and love.
Ratched will also star Finn Wittrock, Cynthia Nixon, Corey Stoll and Sharon Stone when it premieres in 2020.
10. Messiah (Netflix)
The Messiah will follow the story of a mysterious man who emerges from Syria with a movement of followers who claim he is the new messiah, while others believe he is a political figure who wants to dismantle the order. global geopolitics.
The 21st century political thriller series will be told from multiple perspectives, including a young CIA agent, an Israeli Shin Bet officer, a Palestinian refugee, a Latino preacher and his Texan daughter, and the media.
Starring True Detective, Source Code and The Path star Michelle Monaghan, and Mehdi Dehbi, Messiah was created and written by Michael Petroni (The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader) and James McTeigue (V for Vendetta) who will lead.
11. Cursed (Netflix)
Netflix puts a new twist on the legend of King Arthur with Cursed, which is told from the perspective of Lady in the Lake character Nimue. Comic book writer / artist Frank Miller and writer / producer Tom Wheeler are leading the project, and the 10-episode series will be based on their upcoming illustrated book for young adults.
Starring 13 Reasons Why’s Katherine Langford as Nimue, the series will show how she follows her own quest to become the legendary character.
12. Locke & Key (Netflix)
Creators Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez are finally getting a TV adaptation of their brilliant horror comic of the same name. Netflix has picked up the series centered on a family who moves into a spooky mansion and discovers a series of magical keys hidden around the house. Each key grants them incredible powers, which they then use to fight the supernatural forces that are there to obtain them.
13. Grace & Frankie – Season 6 (Netflix)
Grace & Frankie is officially the longest-running Netflix show, as it’s slated to air its penultimate season in January 2020. Incumbents Grace and Frankie, played by the iconic and hilarious Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, have been through a lot in the past. The show’s course lasts six years, from divorces and weddings to adventures on a golf cart. What else are they going to do? We can’t wait to find out.
14. Sex Education – Season 2 (Netflix)
The first season ended with Otis finally discovering his own sex drive after spending an entire year helping others with theirs. He will have to balance his new relationship with Ola with his complicated feelings for Maeve, while also facing a school in the midst of a Chlamydia outbreak. It sounds like fun.
15. Russian Doll – Season 2 (Netflix)
The first season of Russian Doll was the bizarre and brilliant story of a woman who relives the same night over and over again. Creators Natasha Lyonne, Amy Poehler and Leslye Headland are bringing the series back in 2020, with Lyonne set to reappear onscreen as Nadia.
What has she done and will she still be looking in the bathroom mirror when we see her again? While there is no official release date yet, we are hopeful of a 2020 premiere and can’t wait!
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