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List Rules Only dramatic series that premiered Season 1 on or after January 1, 2015.

With so many great TV series currently airing, we’re ranking the best television dramas since 2015. Our list of the highest rated dramas of the past three years is ranked by viewers from everywhere, so make sure you vote up the best new drama series on television. What is the best new drama on TV? 

Featuring new Netflix shows, Hulu originals, critically acclaimed miniseries, and more, the best recent dramas include Westworld, OzarkThe Handmaid's Tale, and Better Call Saul. HBO miniseries Big Little Lies is considered to be one of the most bingeworthy shows today, while Showtime's Twin Peaks revival is known as the show to watch now in 2018.

Vote up the best new dramas and feel free to add any new dramatic series missing from the list. 

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Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard Stranger Things (Netflix, 2016) is an American science fiction-horror web television series created by The Duffer Brothers. When a young boy (Noah Schnapp) disappears, his mother (Winona Ryder), ...more

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The Handmaid's Tale is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes, Yvonne Strahovski The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu, 2017) is an American web television series created by Bruce Miller, based on the 1985 novel by Margaret Atwood. In a dystopian future where women are brutally ...more

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Poldark is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Denise Schult added Aidan Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson, Jack Farthing

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Poldark is the original version of the BBC television series adaptation of the novels of the same title written by Winston Graham. The adaption was first transmitted in the UK between 1975 and

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Better Call Saul is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, Rhea Seehorn Better Call Saul (A&E, 2015) is an American television drama series created by Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould, and a spinoff prequel of Breaking Bad. The trials and tribulations of lawyer, ...more

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Westworld is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright Westworld (HBO, 2016) is an American science fiction western thriller television series created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, and based on the 1973 film. In a technologically advanced Wild ...more

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Game of Thrones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
MeemJunaid added Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke Game of Thrones (HBO, 2011) is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, based on the series of fantasy novels by George R. R. Martin. Nine noble ...more

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This Is Us is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
WarrenMitchell added Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown This Is Us (NBC, 2016) is an American television series created by Dan Fogelman. Follows a unique ensemble, as their paths cross and their life stories interwine, from sharing the same birthday, ...more

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The Crown is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Victoria Hamilton The Crown (Netflix, 2016) is an American-British biographical drama series about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. The series begins with the 1947 wedding of young Elizabeth ...more

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Big Little Lies is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley Big Little Lies (HBO, 2017) is an American dramatic miniseries created by David E. Kelley, based on the novel by Liane Moriarty. While Madeline (Reese Witherspoon) and Celeste (Nicole Kidman) ...more

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Ozark is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Sofia Hublitz Ozark (Netflix, 2017) is an American crimeozark drama series created by Bill Dubuque. Financial planner Marty Byrde (Jason Bateman) must suddenly relocate his family (Laura Linney) from Chicago ...more

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Mr. Robot is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Rami Malek, Carly Chaikin, Portia Doubleday Mr. Robot (USA Network, 2015) is an American drama–thriller television series created by Sam Esmail. Elliot (Rami Malek), a cybersecurity engineer and hacker who suffers from social anxiety ...more

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The Punisher is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Howard Heim added Jon Bernthal, Ben Barnes, Ebon Moss-Bachrach Marvel's The Punisher (Netflix, 2017) is an American web television series created for Netflix by Steve Lightfoot. Former Force Recon officer Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal), known throughout New ...more

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Jessica Jones is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter, Rachael Taylor Jessica Jones (Netflix, 2015) is an American web television series created by Melissa Rosenberg, based on the Marvel Comics character. Following the tragic end of her brief superhero career, ...more

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Outlander is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
SarahDobson added Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies Outlander is a British-American television drama series based on the historical time travel Outlander series of novels by Diana Gabaldon. Created by Ronald D. Moore and produced by Left Bank ...more

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The Man in the High Castle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Alexa Davalos, Rupert Evans, Luke Kleintank The Man in the High Castle (Amazon Video, 2015) is an American dystopian alternative history television series created by Frank Spotnitz, based on the novel by Philip K. Dick. In an alternative ...more

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Narcos is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Pedro Pascal, Wagner Moura, Boyd Holbrook Narcos (Netflix, 2015) is an American drama web-television series created by Chris Brancato, Carlo Bernard, and Doug Miro. A chronicled look at the exploits of Colombian Pablo Escobar, as well ...more

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Fear the Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis, Frank Dillane This show is an American post-apocalyptic horror drama television series created by Robert Kirkman and Dave Erickson. A dysfunctional, blended family must reinvent themselves by learning new ...more

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Sense8 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Aml Ameen, Doona Bae, Jamie Clayton Sense8 (Netflix, 2015) is an American science fiction drama web television series created by Lana and Lilly Wachowski and J. Michael Straczynski. A group of people around the world are suddenly ...more

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11.22.63 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
James Franco, Sarah Gadon, Cherry Jones 11.22.63 (Hulu, 2016) is an American science fiction thriller miniseries developed by Bridget Carpenter, based on the book by Stephen King. A recently divorced English teacher (James Franco) ...more

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Sharp Objects is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Amy Adams, Patricia Clarkson, Eliza Scanlen Sharp Objects (HBO, 2018) is an American miniseries created by Marti Nixon, based on the novel by Gillian Flynn. Fresh out of a psych hospital for her years of self-harm, crime reporter Camille ...more

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Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
MeemJunaid added Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Katie Cassidy Supernatural (The CW, 2005) is an American fantasy horror television series created by Eric Kripke. Two brothers, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles), follow their father's ...more

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Altered Carbon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Joel Kinnaman, Renée Elise Goldsberry, James Purefoy Altered Carbon is an American science fiction television series created by Laeta Kalogridis, based on the novel by Richard K. Morgan. In a future where human minds are digitized and downloaded ...more

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Riverdale is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
WarrenMitchell added KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes Riverdale (The CW, 2017) is an American teen drama television series developed by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, based on the characters of Archie Comics. The series follows Archie Andrews' (KJ Apa) ...more

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Billions is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Damian Lewis, Paul Giamatti, Maggie Siff Billions (Showtime, 2016) is loosely based on the activities of crusading federal prosecutor Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Bobby "Axe" Axelrod ...more

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Designated Survivor is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
EssuTello added Kiefer Sutherland, Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto On the night of the State of the Union address, an incident claims the lives of the President and all members of his Cabinet except for U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Tom ...more

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American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Giulia Ouro Preto added Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott, Evan Peters American Horror Story (FX, 2011) is an American anthology horror television series created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, ...more

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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Zegen, Alex Borstein The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon, 2017) is an American television series, created by Amy Sherman-Palladino and starring Rachel Brosnahan as a housewife in the 1950s who decides to become a ...more

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Gotham is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
MeemJunaid added Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, David Mazouz Gotham (Fox, 2014) is an American drama television series developed by Bruno Heller, based on the DC Comics characters from the Batman franchise. The story behind Detective James Gordon's (Ben ...more

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Bosch is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Titus Welliver, Jamie Hector, Amy Aquino Bosch is an American police procedural web television series created by Michael Connelly. An LAPD homicide detective (Titus Welliver) works to solve the murder of a 13-year-old boy while ...more

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The Flash is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
MeemJunaid added Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker The Flash (The CW, 2014) is an American superhero television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, and Geoff Johns, based on the DC Comics character. CSI Barry Allen (Grant ...more

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Manifest is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Melissa Roxburgh, Josh Dallas, Athena Karkanis Manifest (NBC, 2018) is an American drama television series created by Jeff Rake and Matthew Fernandes. When Montego Air Flight 828 lands safely after a turbulent but routine flight, the crew ...more

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The Night Of is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
John Turturro, Riz Ahmed, Bill Camp The Night Of (HBO, 2016) is an American eight-part crime drama television miniseries created by Richard Price and Steven Zaillian, based on the British TV series Criminal Justice. After a night ...more

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Homecoming is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Julia Roberts, Stephan James, Bobby Cannavale Homecoming (Amazon Video, 2018) is a psychological thriller web television series created by Sam Esmail, based on the podcast. Years later after she left her job as a caseworker at a facility ...more

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Jack Ryan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
MeemJunaid added John Krasinski, Abbie Cornish, Mena Massoud Jack Ryan (Amazon Video, 2018) is an American television series created by Carlton Cuse and Graham Roland, based on the character created by Tom Clancy. When CIA analyst Jack Ryan (John ...more

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Chicago Med is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Nick Gehlfuss, Yaya DaCosta, Torrey DeVitto Chicago Med (NBC, 2015) is an American medical drama television series created by Dick Wolf and Matt Olmstead. Set in Chicago, the show focuses on the emergency department at Gaffney Chicago ...more

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The 100 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
MeemJunaid added Eliza Taylor, Paige Turco, Thomas McDonell The 100 (The CW, 2014) is an American post-apocalyptic science fiction drama television series developed by Jason Rothenberg, loosely based on the book by Kass Morgan. 97 years after a nuclear ...more

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Timeless is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
MeemJunaid added Abigail Spencer, Matt Lanter, Starring Abigail Spencer Matt Lanter Malcolm Barrett Timeless (NBC, 2016) tollows the adventures of an unusual trio—a history professor (Abigail Spencer), a scientist (Malcolm Barrett), and a soldier (Matt Lanter)—as they attempt to stop Garcia ...more

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Wynonna Earp is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
SarahDobson added Melanie Scrofano, Shamier Anderson, Tim Rozon Wynonna Earp (Syfy, 2016) is a Canadian-American supernatural Western horror television series created by Emily Andras, based on the comic book series by Beau Smith. With her unique abilities, ...more

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Lost in Space is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
MeemJunaid added Toby Stephens, Molly Parker, Ignacio Serricchio Lost in Space (Netflix, 2018) is an American science fiction web television series created by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless, and a reboot of the 1965 series. After encountering a rip in ...more

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A Million Little Things is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
David Giuntoli, Ron Livingston, Romany Malco A Million Little Things (ABC, 2018) is an American family drama television series created by D. J. Nash. A group of friends intertwined in each other's lives all realize they need to start ...more

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Lucifer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
MeemJunaid added Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Kevin Alejandro Lucifer (Fox, 2016) is an American fantasy police procedural comedy-drama television series. It features a character created by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth, and Mike Dringenberg taken from the comic ...more

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Arrow is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
cityofeverythingeverything added Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, Colin Donnell Arrow is an American superhero television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, and Andrew Kreisberg, based on the DC Comics character. Five years after being stranded on a hostile ...more

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The Young Pope is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Jude Law, Diane Keaton, Silvio Orlando The Young Pope (2016, HBO) is an English-language Italian drama television series. Jude Law stars as .Pope Pius XIII (born Lenny Belardo), the newly elected Pope and former Archbishop of New ...more

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The Defenders is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Charlie Cox, Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter The Defender (Netflix, 2017) is an American web television miniseries created by Douglas Petrie and Marco Ramirez, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Jessica ...more

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Mr. Mercedes is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Brendan Gleeson, Harry Treadaway, Justine Lupe Mr. Mercedes (Audience, 2017) is an American mystery thriller television series developed by David E. Kelley, based on the novel by Stephen King. Still haunted by the unsolved case of "Mr. ...more

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The Sinner is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Giulia Ouro Preto added Jessica Biel, Bill Pullman, Christopher Abbott The Sinner is an upcoming American drama television series based on the novel of the same name by Petra Hammesfahr. The series' first season follows the events that happen after a young mother ...more

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
MeemJunaid added Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., or simply Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., is an American television series created for ABC by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon, and Maurissa Tancharoen, based on the Marvel ...more

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Patriot is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Michael Dorman, Terry O'Quinn, Kurtwood Smith Patriot (Amazon, 2017) is an American comedy-drama series. To prevent Iran from going nuclear, intelligence officer John Tavner (Michael Dorman) must forgo all safety nets and assume a perilous ...more

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Goliath is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Billy Bob Thornton, William Hurt, Olivia Thirlby Goliath (formerly known as Trial) is a 2016 legal drama web television series by Amazon Studios. Billy McBride (Billy Bob Thornton), a formerly brilliant and personable lawyer, left his ...more

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Harlots is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best New TV Dramas Since 2015
Samantha Morton, Jessica Brown Findlay, Lesley Manville Harlots (Hulu, 2017) is a British period drama television series inspired by "The Covent Garden Ladies" by Hallie Rubenhold. Margaret Wells (Samantha Morton) runs a brothel in 18th ...more