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The Most Anticipated Netflix Shows of 2020

Updated December 14, 2020 3.4k votes 452 voters 17.3k 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.

  • Locke & Key1

    Locke & Key

    Darby Stanchfield, Connor Jessup

    Genres (Tv)Supernatural, Horror, Fantasy, Drama

    Locke & Key (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama television series based on the comic book... more on Wikipedia
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender2
    Avatar: The Last Airbender (Netflix, 2021) is a live-action adaptation of the animated series... more on Wikipedia
  • Dracula3


    Claes Bang, John Heffernan

    Genres (Tv)Horror, Fantasy

    Dracula (Netflix, BBC One, 2019) is a British-American horror-fantasy television limited... more on Wikipedia
  • Ratched4


    Sarah Paulson, Alice Englert

    Genres (Tv)Drama

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


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  • 10 After Midnight5
    10 After Midnight (Netflix, 2021) is an American horror anthology television series created by... more on Wikipedia
  • Cursed6


    Katherine Langford

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Fantasy

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

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  • Masters of the Universe: Revelation7

    Masters of the Universe: Revelation

    Diedrich Bader, Kevin Conroy

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

    Masters of the Universe: Revelation (Netflix, 2021) is an American animated television series... more on Wikipedia

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  • Warrior Nun8

    Warrior Nun

    Alba Baptista, Toya Turner

    Genres (Tv)Fantasy, Drama, Supernatural

    Warrior Nun (Netflix, 2020) is a supernatural drama television series created by Simon Barry,... more on Wikipedia
  • The One9

    The One

    The One (Netflix) is a British sci-fi television series based on the novel by John Marrs. In... more on Wikipedia
  • Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan10
    Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan (Smithsonian Channel, 2020) is an American-Canadian... more on Wikipedia

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  • Jupiter's Legacy11

    Jupiter's Legacy

    Josh Duhamel, Ben Daniels

    Genres (Tv)Action, Adventure, Drama, Superhero

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

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  • Space Force12

    Space Force

    Steve Carell, John Malkovich

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Space Force (Netflix, 2020) is an American comedy television series created by Greg Daniels... more on Wikipedia

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  • October Faction13

    October Faction

    Maxim Roy, Tamara Taylor

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Horror, Sci-fi

    October Faction (Netflix, 2020) is an American supernatural drama web television series... more on Wikipedia

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  • Pacific Rim: The Black14
    Pacific Rim: The Black (Netflix, 2021) is an American anime series that will expand upon the... more on Wikipedia
  • Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 15

    Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045

    Richard Epcar, Michael McCarty

    Genres (Tv)Action, Animated, Sci-Fi

    Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 (Netflix, 2020) is an animated action, sci-fi series produced by... more on Wikipedia

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  • Unorthodox16


    Jeff Wilbusch, Amit Rahav

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    Unorthodox (Netflix, 2020) is a German drama television series created by Anna Winger and... more on Wikipedia
  • Absurd Planet17

    Absurd Planet

    Afi Ekulona

    Genres (Tv)Documentary, Nature

    Absurd Planet (Netflix, 2020) is a nature and animal documentary television series narrated by... more on Wikipedia
  • Tiny Pretty Things18

    Tiny Pretty Things

    Lauren Holly, Kylie Jefferson

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    Tiny Pretty Things (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama television series based on the book by... more on Wikipedia
  • Selena: The Series19

    Selena: The Series

    Christian Serratos, Ricardo Chavira

    Genres (Tv)Biographical

    Selena: The Series (Netflix, 2020) is an American biographical drama television series based... more on Wikipedia
  • Messiah20


    Tomer Sisley, Michelle Monaghan

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Thriller

    Messiah (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama-thriller television series created by Michael... more on Wikipedia
  • Hollywood21


    Patti LuPone, Elizabeth Smidth

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    Hollywood (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama television series created by Ryan Murphy and... more on Wikipedia
  • Glitch Techs22

    Glitch Techs

    Zehra Fazal, Roshon Fegan

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Kids, Adventure

    Glitch Techs (Netflix, 2020) is an American animated television series created by Dan Milano... more on Wikipedia

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  • Trial by Media23
    Trial by Media (Netflix, 2020) is a documentary series executive produced by George Clooney... more on Wikipedia

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  • Becoming24


    Michelle Obama, Phoebe Robinson

    Genres (Tv)Documentary, Politics

    Becoming (Netflix, 2020) is a documentary television series directed by Nadia Hallgren. Former... more on Wikipedia

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  • Teenage Bounty Hunters25

    Teenage Bounty Hunters

    Maddie Phillips, Anjelica Bette Fellini

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Teenage Bounty Hunters (Netflix, 2020) is a comedy television series starring Maddie Phillips.... more on Wikipedia