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The Best Drama TV Shows Of 2018  

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List Rules Only shows that premiered in 2018.

The best drama TV shows of 2018 are here, and they're nothing short of captivating. While we all love to say we hate drama in general, there's something about new drama series that always have us up in arms and wanting more at the end of each episode. Some of us even get so involved, we're talking to the TV screen calling some character a bitch. All that aside, the new 2018 drama shows have everything you want and more.

Certainly making the list of drama series for 2018 are big hits Altered Carbon, The Rain, and The Terror, but there's quite a few more you'll have to check out below to get a full taste of the new drama shows. As far as which are the best drama series of 2018, that's up to you fans to decide—so rank accordingly.

Vote up your favorite dramas shows from 2018, and be sure to vote down the ones you didn't like. Of course, you can also add any new series that aren't on the list, and then see what new dramas began in 2019.

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The Mechanism is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Drama TV Shows Of 2018
Alessandra Colassanti, Antonio Saboia, Caroline Abras
The Mechanism (Netflix, 2018) is a Brazilian political drama television series created by José Padilha and Elena Soarez. A small group of dogged investigators are on the hunt to discover ...more
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Mosaic is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Drama TV Shows Of 2018
Sharon Stone, Garrett Hedlund, Frederick Weller
Mosaic (HBO, 2018) is an American television murder mystery series directed by Steven Soderbergh. In conjunction with the interactive app that lets users investigate the mystery, the show ...more
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Hard Sun is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Drama TV Shows Of 2018
Agyness Deyn, Jim Sturgess
Hard Sun (Hulu, 2018) is a pre-apocalyptic British television drama series created by Neil Cross. While investigating a death of a hacker in London, two police officers stumble upon proof that ...more
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Black Lightning is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Drama TV Shows Of 2018
Black Lightning Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams
Black Lightning (The CW, 2018) is an American superhero drama based on the DC comics character of the same name. Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams), who retired from his superhero persona Black ...more

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Life Sentence is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Drama TV Shows Of 2018
Lucy Hale, Elliot Knight, Dylan Walsh
Life Sentence (The CW, 2017) is an American comedy-drama created by Erin Cardillo and Richard Keith. When Stella Abbott (Lucy Hale) finds out her terminal cancer is cured, she's going to have to ...more
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Rise is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Drama TV Shows Of 2018
Josh Radnor, Marley Shelton, Auli'i Cravalho
Rise (NBC, 2018) is an American musical drama television series created by Jason Katims and Jeffrey Seller, based on the book Drama High by Michael Sokolove. A working class high school drama ...more

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