Favourite new TV shows of 2020

Eligibility: Shows were considered if part of their first (or only) season aired for the first time in 2020. Other great shows that aired later seasons in 2020 were not included (Bojack Horseman, Better Call Saul, Ramy, What We Do In The Shadows, Rick and Morty)

Poster for Lovecraft Country, two lead characters in front of tentacles

  1. Lovecraft Country
  2. Normal People
  3. Ted Lasso
  4. The Great
  5. The Last Dance (Jordan Doco)
  6. The Mandalorian
  7. Perry Mason
  8. The Queens Gambit
  9. Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet
  10. I May Destroy You
  11. Star Trek: Picard
  12. Upload
  13. High Fidelity
  14. P-Valley
  15. Dare Me
Edit: It seems The Mandalorian‘s first season finished just before the start of 2020. Oh, well, it’s there now.

Favourite TV shows of the 2010s

Eligibility: Only seasons that aired in this timeframe are considered. For example, The Office (US) is one of the best-ever comedies, but its great seasons aired in the previous decade.

A still from BoJack Horseman showing BoJack and Dianne sitting on a roof.

  1. BoJack Horseman
  2. Mad Men
  3. 30 Rock
  4. Fargo
  5. Veep
  6. The Americans
  7. Russian Doll
  8. Fleabag
  9. Watchmen
  10. Chernobyl
  11. Unbelievable
  12. The Night Of
  13. Rick and Morty
  14. Boardwalk Empire
  15. When They See Us
  16. Community
  17. Parks and Recreation
  18. Broad City
  19. Show Me A Hero
  20. The Night Manager
  21. Halt and Catch Fire
  22. The Good Place
  23. You’re the Worst
  24. The Handmaid’s Tale
  25. The People vs. O.J. Simpson (American Crime Story S1)
  26. Stranger Things
  27. Better Call Saul
  28. Letterkenny
  29. The Sinner
  30. Mr Robot
  31. Breaking Bad
  32. Brooklyn 99
  33. Deutschland 83
  34. Counterpart
  35. Sherlock
  36. Succession
  37. Orange is the New Black
  38. Game of Thrones
  39. Westworld
  40. Legion

Additions: These are shows I either watched after making this list or forgot initially.