2017 TV 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 - Premieres Sept. 24

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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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Midnight, Texas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Anticipated New Shows of 2017
voting closed at #11 Midnight, Texas NBC - Premiered July 25 - Metacritic score: 50

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

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Ozark Netflix - Premieres July 21

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voting closed at #12 G.L.O.W. Netflix - Premiered June 23 - Metacritic score: 81

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

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The Gifted Fox - Premieres October 2

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Marvel's Inhumans ABC - Premieres September 29

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The Defenders Netflix - Premieres August 18

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Ghosted Fox - Premieres October 1

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The Orville Fox - Premieres September 10

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The Crossing ABC - Premieres Fall 2017

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Young Sheldon CBS - Premieres September 25

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The Good Doctor ABC - Premieres September 25

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The Sinner USA - Premieres August 2

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The Resident Fox - Premieres May 10

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

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SWAT CBS - Premieres November 2

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Reverie is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Anticipated New Shows of 2017
Reverie NBC - Premieres Fall 2017

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Deception ABC - Premieres Fall 2017

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Kevin (Probably) Saves the World ABC - Premieres October 3

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Ten Days in the Valley ABC - Premieres October 1

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Mindhunter Netflix - Premieres October 13

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Rise is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Anticipated New Shows of 2017
Rise NBC - Premieres Fall 2017

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voting closed at #31 Friends from College Netflix - Premieres July 14

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Life Sentence The CW - Premieres Fall 2017

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SEAL Team CBS - Premieres September 27

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Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders NBC - Premieres September 26

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Good Girls is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Anticipated New Shows of 2017
Good Girls NBC - Premieres Fall 2017

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Gypsy Netflix - Premieres June 30

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Valor The CW - Premieres

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Dynasty The CW - Premieres October 11

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Splitting Up Together ABC - Premieres Fall 2017

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LA to Vegas Fox - Premieres Fall 2017

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Champions is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Anticipated New Shows of 2017
Champions NBC - Premieres Fall 2017

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Wisdom of the Crowd CBS - Premieres October 1

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The Brave NBC - Premieres September 25

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Me, Myself & I CBS - Premieres September 25

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

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For the People ABC - Premieres Fall 2017

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The Mayor ABC - Premieres October 3

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Alex, Inc. ABC - Premieres Fall 2017