It is becoming harder and harder for us to pick TV shows that best fit our tastes when there is an avalanche of them hitting the screen every year.
We at FiliNation created a compilation of outstanding TV series that are likely to live up to their hype and impress all audiences in 2017.
10 Best TV Shows of 2017 Will Replace Your Favorites
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The series picks up the story of high school student Clay Jensen who has just lost his classmate and crush, Hannah. One day, he receives a mysterious package containing cassette tapes recorded by the girl who explains why she committed suicide. Clay soon finds out he might be one of the reasons behind her decision to end her life.
Premiere: March 31, 2017
A Series of Unfortunate Events
After a mysterious fire kills their parents, the three Baudelaire children — Violet, Klaus, and Sunny — are taken into the custodial care of their closest relative, Count Olaf, who means to lay his hands on their family fortune. Later, the Baudelaires escape and attempt to reveal secrets from their parents’ past. The show is based on the novel series by Lemony Snicket.
Premiere: January 13, 2017
Marvel’s most anticipated superhero series focuses on David Heller, son of Professor X from the X-Men. David is a mutant with psychic abilities and is thought to be one of the most powerful and dangerous of his kind. His story is set in a complex world with a very special atmosphere, and it follows his struggles to keep his powers under control.
Premiere: February 8, 2017
Big Little Lies
The dramedy miniseries headlined by top Hollywood actresses is based on the book of the same name by Liane Moriarty. It tells the story of a wealthy seaside community where the seemingly perfect lives of three mothers of first graders hide dark secrets and lies and end with someone committing murder.
Premiere: February 19, 2017
This anthology is about the famous conflict between two actresses, Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, during the filming of the 1962 movie What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Their film was an Oscar nominee that year and has since become a classic. The eight-part drama focuses on the tension behind the scenes and features an impressive cast of stars.
Premiere: March 5, 2017
Billionaire Buddhist monk and kung-fu expert Danny Rand is a superhero who possesses a powerful force known as the Iron Fist. 15 years after his apparent death, he returns to New York to regain his family company. However, in order to achieve his goal, he has to face challenges and decide between his legacy and his duty.
Premiere: March 17, 2017
The Handmaid’s Tale
Based on the book of the same name by Margaret Atwood, the story takes place in a dictatorial state of the USA in a dystopian future. Less and less women are fertile, and the declining population is frequently struck by natural disasters. The main character is a woman named Offred who is forced to serve in a commander’s household as a concubine.
Premiere: April 26, 2017
In this adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s critically acclaimed fantasy novel, the plot is centered around the battle between the old and new gods. After three years in prison, Shadow gets released and bumps into a mysterious man, Wednesday, who appears to know much about his life and past. Wednesday later turns out to be the god Odin who is on a mission to recruit the old gods living in disguise to face the new gods rising to power.
Premiere: April 30, 2017
The first season of this anthology series is an adaptation of Dan Simmons’s best-selling novel. In 1847, a vessel of the Royal Navy is set to sail through the Northwest Passage. However, the arctic expedition takes a horrific turn when the crew is attacked by a mysterious predator referred to as the Terror.
When a foreboding mist rolls into a small American town, fear rules over the residents and puts their humanity to the test. In the terrifying new reality, scattered groups struggle to survive as panic and unimaginable horrors lurk around every corner. The show is an adaptation of a novel by Stephen King.