Sometimes there’s nothing to do but sing - at least, that’s what several new musical TV shows in 2020 seemed to believe. From fun songs peppering romantic comedies to beautiful numbers accompanying tense drama, the upcoming musical television series were ready to fill our playlists and our watchlists. From streaming to network, which of the anticipated television musicals were you most excited to see?
Both Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist and Katy Keene offered some laughs with their lyrics – though Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist is really a dramedy, balancing the fun and songs with emotional moments. But 2020 was the future and musical TV shows were’t limited to frivolity or romantic comedy. In addition to being a musical, the Hulu series Utopia Falls was a science fiction teen drama set in a dystopian near future.
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- The Eddy (Netflix, 2020) is an American musical drama television miniseries created by Damien Chazelle. A French club owner deals with the everyday chaos of running a live music venue in the heart of Paris.... more161Were these music to your ears?
- Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist (NBC, 2020) is an American musical fantasy dramedy series created by Austin Winsberg. The show is set around Zoey's (Jane Levy) ability to recognize the thoughts of the people surrounding her as songs playing.... more3322Were these music to your ears?
- Utopia Falls (Hulu, 2020) is a musical sci-fi television drama created by R.T. Thorne. In a genre bending take on a coming of age story, a group of teens in a distant future colony uncover an ancient forbidden archive of historical, cultural and musical relics.... more92Were these music to your ears?
- Katy Keene (The CW, 2020) is an American musical comedy-drama television series developed by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Michael Grassi, based on the Archie Comics character, and a spinoff of Riverdale. Aspiring fashion designer Katy Keene (Lucy Hale) chases her dreams in New York City, along with friends Josie McCoy (Ashleigh Murray), Jorge Lopez (Jonny Beauchamp), and Pepper Smith (Julia Chan).... more517Were these music to your ears?