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The Most Anticipated Netflix Shows of 2020

Updated February 12, 2021 3.4k votes 452 voters 17.4k views

List RulesVote up the new Netlfix shows you were most excited about binge watching.

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UPDATED: Check out The Most Anticipated Netflix Shows of 2021!

These were the best new Netflix originals premiering in 2020, yet another reason to love 2020. Some new Netflix originals in 2020 were expected (or hoped for) in 2019, but they finally found their way onto the premiere calendar. From a live-action remake of Avatar: The Last Airbender to the much-anticipated adaptation of the Locke & Key comic series by Joe Hill, Netflix has certainly been increasing their output of original series based on cult-favorite properties.

Netflix's 2020 schedule was packed with dramas, sci-fi, action, and comedies that were all great bait for awards; and they must know what they're doing as Netflix has been proving themselves at award shows like the Golden Globes and Emmys. But that doesn't mean they don't also make purely fun shows - Next In Fashion, hosted by Alexa Chung and Queer Eye's Tan France, will be a new competitive reality series for 2020.

From anthologies to horror to video-game inspired shows, there was a Netflix original release for everyone in 2020. Vote up the shows you watched from start to finish as soon as they come out.

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    Locke & Key

    Darby Stanchfield, Connor Jessup
    Locke & Key (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama television series based on the comic book...  more

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    Dracula

    Claes Bang, John Heffernan
    Dracula (Netflix, BBC One, 2019) is a British-American horror-fantasy television limited...  more

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    Avatar: The Last Airbender (Netflix, 2021) is a live-action adaptation of the animated series...  more
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    Ratched

    Sarah Paulson, Alice Englert
    Ratched (Netflix, 2020) is an American television series based on Ken Kesey's novel One Flew...  more

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    10 After Midnight (Netflix, 2021) is an American horror anthology television series created by...  more
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    Cursed

    Katherine Langford
    Cursed (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama television series, based on the illustrated novel...  more

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    Masters of the Universe: Revelation

    Diedrich Bader, Kevin Conroy
    Masters of the Universe: Revelation (Netflix, 2021) is an American animated television series...  more

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    Warrior Nun

    Alba Baptista, Toya Turner
    Warrior Nun (Netflix, 2020) is a supernatural drama television series created by Simon Barry,...  more

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    The One

    Hannah Ware
    The One (Netflix, 2021) is a British sci-fi television series based on the novel by John...  more

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    October Faction

    Maxim Roy, Tamara Taylor
    October Faction (Netflix, 2020) is an American supernatural drama web television series...  more

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    Space Force

    Steve Carell, John Malkovich
    Space Force (Netflix, 2020) is an American comedy television series created by Greg Daniels...  more

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    Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045

    Richard Epcar, Michael McCarty
    Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 (Netflix, 2020) is an animated action, sci-fi series produced by...  more

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    Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan

    Masayoshi Haneda, Masami Kosaka
    Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan (Netflix, 2021) is an American-Canadian documentary series....  more

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    Unorthodox

    Jeff Wilbusch, Amit Rahav
    Unorthodox (Netflix, 2020) is a German drama television series created by Anna Winger and...  more
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    Absurd Planet

    Afi Ekulona
    Absurd Planet (Netflix, 2020) is a nature and animal documentary television series narrated by...  more
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    Pacific Rim: The Black

    Calum Worthy, Gideon Adlon
    Pacific Rim: The Black (Netflix, 2021) is an American anime series that expands upon the story...  more

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    Jupiter's Legacy

    Josh Duhamel, Ben Daniels
    Jupiter's Legacy (Netflix, 2021) is an American superhero television series, based on the...  more

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    Nailed It! Germany

    Angelina Kirsch, Bernd Siefert.
    Nailed It! Germany (Netflix, 2020) is a baking competition show hosted by Angelina Kirsch and...  more
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    Omniscient

    Marcello Airoldi, Guilherme Prates
    Omniscient (Netflix, 2020) is a Brazilian science fiction horror television drama. In a city...  more

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    Cheer

    Monica Aldama, Gabi Butler
    Cheer (Netflix, 2020) is an American documentary-reality television series. The series follows...  more

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    The Stranger

    Richard Armitage, Siobhan Finneran
    The Stranger (Netflix, 2020) is a British mystery thriller series based on the novel by Harlan...  more

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    The Healing Powers of Dude

    Raylene Harewood, Jace Chapman
    The Healing Powers of Dude (Netflix, 2020) is an American comedy television series created by...  more

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    Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez

    Kevin Armstrong, Maria Cramer
    Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez (Netflix, 2020) is an American true crime...  more

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