2017 The Most Anticipated New Shows of 2017  

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List Rules Upvote the new TV shows premiering in 2017 that you are most excited for. List includes shows premiering on major networks, cable TV, premium channels, and streaming platforms.

The golden age of television doesn't seem to be ending anytime soon. Need proof? These upcoming TV shows of 2017 show that the quality of television keeps improving. Featuring a variety of genres, including sitcoms, fantasy, and period dramas, this year's lineup of TV series is sure to satisfy everyone from families to comic book fans to just plain TV lovers. With streaming services like Netflix and Hulu continuing to produce outstanding content, TV networks are stepping it up with better shows featuring A-list actors and award-winning showrunners.

On this list of the most anticipated TV shows of 2017, you will notice many film actors making the jump to television. Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, and Shailene Woodley star in the HBO miniseries Big Little Lies. In spring 2017, Pierce Brosnan returns to television with AMC's The Son, a western drama series. 

Upcoming 2017 shows that are expected to top this list include Netflix's and Marvel's Iron Fist, the latest series in the Marvel Cinematic Universe; the return of David Lynch's cult classic Twin Peaks on Showtime, which features many of the original cast; and Ryan Murphy's latest anthology TV series, Feud, starring Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon.

There are lots of great new TV shows premiering this year. But it's up to you to decide which are the most anticipated TV shows of 2017. Take a look at these trailers, and vote your personal picks up to the top of the list.

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Star Trek: Discovery CBS, CBS All Access - TBA

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voting closed at #2 American Gods Starz - Premiered Apr. 30 - Metacritic score: 77

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voting closed at #4 The Handmaid's Tale Hulu - Premiered Apr. 26 - Metacritic score: 92

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voting closed at #1 Legion FX - Premiered Feb. 8 - Metacritic score: 82

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Twin Peaks is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Anticipated New Shows of 2017
voting closed at #7 Twin Peaks Showtime - Premiered May 21

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voting closed at #2 Taboo BBC One, FX - Premiered Jan. 10 - Metacritic score: 67

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voting closed at #7 Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Netflix - Premiered Jan. 13 - Metacritic score: 81

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voting closed at #5 Big Little Lies HBO - Premiered Feb. 19 - Metacritic score: 75

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voting closed at #8 Riverdale The CW - Premiered Jan. 26 - Metacritic score: 68

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voting closed at #11 Marvel's Iron Fist Netflix - Premiered Mar. 17 - Metacritic score: 37

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voting closed at #26 Santa Clarita Diet Netflix - Premiered Feb. 13 - Metacritic score: 67

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voting closed at #12 Victoria PBS, ITV - Premiered Jan. 15 - Metacritic score: 67

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Midnight, Texas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Anticipated New Shows of 2017
Midnight, Texas Premieres July 25

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voting closed at #29 Feud: Bette and Joan FX - Premiered Mar. 5 - Metacritic score: 81

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GLOW is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Anticipated New Shows of 2017
G.L.O.W. Premieres June 23

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voting closed at #11 Taken NBC - Premiered Feb. 27 - Metacritic score: 46

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voting closed at #15 The Young Pope HBO, Sky Atlantic, Canal+ - Premiered Jan. 15 - Metacritic score: 68

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Hooten & The Lady is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Anticipated New Shows of 2017
Hooten & The Lady The CW - Premieres July 13

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Salvation is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Anticipated New Shows of 2017
Salvation CBS - Premieres July 12

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Somewhere Between is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Anticipated New Shows of 2017
Somewhere Between ABC - Premieres July 24

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voting closed at #29 24: Legacy Fox - Premiered Feb. 5 - Metacritic score: 49

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Room 104 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Anticipated New Shows of 2017
Room 104 HBO - Premieres July 28

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voting closed at #19 Crashing HBO - Premiered Feb. 19 - Metacritic score 73

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voting closed at #33 Great News NBC - Premiered Apr. 25 - Metacritic score: 67