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The Best New TV Series of 2015  

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List Rules Scripted TV series that have premiered during 2015

This list of the best new shows of 2015 ranks all of 2015's new scripted series and gives television fans a place to voice their opinions about the latest Better Call Saul plot twists and what is even going on with Backstrom. Which new TV shows are you enjoying? The 2015 TV season is well underway with some of the best 2015 TV shows already airing.

From critically lauded series like Better Call Saul, 12 Monkeys, and Agent Carter, we've gathered the best new 2015 shows for you to rank. What do you think of surprise hits like Fresh off the Boat and EmpireDid you want to slap The Slap? How is Larry Wilmore doing in Stephen Colbert's old time slot?

Upvote the TV shows you think are the 2015 best TV shows and downvote the ones you don't think are that good and will probably end up on the list of 2015 cancelled shows. Keep checking back throughout the 2015 TV season as we'll be updating this list with new series as they premiere on TV and through streaming devices like Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu!
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Shadowhunters is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
Robert Pinolehto added Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood, Alberto Rosende
Shadowhunters (Freeform, 2016) is an American fantasy television series based on The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare. Clary Fray (Katherine McNamara) has just enrolled at Brooklyn Academy ...more
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The Man in the High Castle is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
alexlips99 added 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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American Crime is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
Felicity Huffman, Timothy Hutton, Elvis Nolasco
Racial motives change the lives of participants in a trial. Stars Timothy Hutton and Felicity Huffman. American Crime is an American anthology crime drama television series that premiered on ABC on March 5, 2015, airing Thursdays at 10:00 pm. The series was created by John Ridley, and stars ...more
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Aquarius is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
David Duchovny, Grey Damon, Chance Kelly
Aquarius (NBC, 2015) is an American period crime drama television series created by John McNamara. The show aired from May 28, 2015, to September 10, 2016. In 2015, the series was among seven ...more
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Secrets & Lies is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
LanaYoshii added Ryan Phillippe, Juliette Lewis, Robert Fortunato
Secrets and Lies is an American drama television series based on the Australian television series of the same name. The series has a 10-episode series commitment. Barbie Kligman was brought in ...more
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Heroes Reborn is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
Georges Munga added Jack Coleman, Zachary Levi, Robbie Kay
Heroes Reborn is a 2015 TV series.
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Master of None is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
Hunterlogan added Aziz Ansari, Noël Wells, Eric Wareheim
Master of None (Netflix, 2015) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang. The personal and professional life of Dev (Aziz Ansari), a 30-year-old ...more
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CSI: Cyber is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
Shad Moss, Hayley Kiyoko, Patricia Arquette
Latest spin-off from the CSI franchise stars Patricia Arquette. CSI: Cyber is an American police procedural drama television series that premiered on March 4, 2015, on CBS during the 2014–15 network television schedule.
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The Muppets is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
popoverfroggy added Bill Barretta, Dave Goelz, Eric Jacobson
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The Grinder is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
Kscura added Rob Lowe, Fred Savage, Mary Elizabeth Ellis
The Grinder (Fox, 2015) is an American single-camera legal comedy television series created by Jarrad Paul and Andrew Mogel. After his long-running TV series ends, actor Dean Sanderson, Jr. (Rob ...more
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Eye Candy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
Victoria Justice, Casey Jon Deidrick, Harvey Guillen
Victoria Justice stars as a New York woman suspects one of her online dates is a serial killer.
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The Returned is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Mark Pellegrino, Michelle Forbes
A small town is turned upside down when several local people presumed dead suddenly reappear. The Returned is an American supernatural drama television series developed by Carlton Cuse as an adaptation of the French series Les Revenants, which was broadcast internationally with the title ...more
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The Last Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
ghostdragon added Alexander Dreymon, David Dawson, Tobias Santelmann
The Last Kingdom (BBC America, 2015) is a British historical fiction television series based on Bernard Cornwell's The Saxon Stories series of novels. In 872 England, an unlikely hero (Alexander ...more
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Code Black is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
Grogstock added Marcia Gay Harden, Raza Jaffrey, Bonnie Somerville
Code Black (CBS, 2015) is an American medical drama television series created by Michael Seitzman. The show centers on the fictional Angels Memorial Hospital, where four first-year residents and ...more
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The Odd Couple is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
Matthew Perry, Thomas Lennon, Lindsay Sloane
Re-hash of the classic Neil Simon play starring Matthew Perry. The Odd Couple is an American multi-camera television sitcom that premiered on February 19, 2015, on CBS. It is the sixth screen production based on the 1965 play written by Neil Simon, preceded ...more
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The Royals is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
Elizabeth Hurley, William Moseley, Alexandra Park
Drama centered on a fictional British Royal family set in modern day London. The Royals (E!, 2015) is an American drama television series created by Mark Schwahn. Helena (Elizabeth Hurley) is the matriarch of a fictional contemporary British royal family who must ...more
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The Messengers is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
Shantel VanSanten, Sofia Black D'Elia, Diogo Morgado
The Messengers is an upcoming American television series that is expected to air on The CW during the 2014–15 season. The series was officially picked up on May 8, 2014. The Messengers was ...more
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Younger is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
Sutton Foster, Debi Mazar, Miriam Shor
Mistaken for younger than she really is, a single mother decides to reboot her career and her love life as a 26 year old. Younger (TV Land, 2015) is an American television comedy-drama series based on the Pamela Redmond Satran novel of the same name. New divorcee Liza Miller (Sutton Foster) finds life difficult at ...more
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Stitchers is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
Robert Pinolehto added Emma Ishta, Allison Scagliotti, Damon Dayoub
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Galavant is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
Joshua Sasse, Timothy Omundson, Vinnie Jones
Fairy tale-themed musical comedy about a prince's quest for revenge over the king who stole his one true love. Galavant is an American fairy tale-themed musical comedy television series that was created, written, and executive produced by Dan Fogelman with executive producers Alan Menken, Glenn Slater, ...more
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DIG is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
Jason Isaacs, Anne Heche, Ori Pfeffer
An FBI agent stationed in Jerusalem uncovers a 2,000 year old conspiracy. Dig is an American mystery/action-thriller television series that premiered on USA Network on March 5, 2015. Created by Gideon Raff and Tim Kring, it stars Jason Isaacs as FBI Agent Peter ...more
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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
BarbaraSchleicher added Rachel Bloom, Vincent Rodriguez III, Santino Fontana
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (The CW, 2015) is an American romantic musical comedy-drama television series created by Rachel Bloom and Aline Brosh McKenna. After bumping into her first love, a New York ...more
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Baskets is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
Zach Galifianakis, Martha Kelly, Louie Anderson
Baskets (FX, 2016) is an American comedy television series co-created by Louis C.K., Zach Galifianakis and Jonathan Krisel, who is also the showrunner. Galifianakis stars in the dual lead role ...more
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Allegiance is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
Hope Davis, Scott Cohen, Margarita Levieva
Rookie CIA analyst doesn't know members of his family are part of a Russian sleeper cell.
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Poldark is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
Stephanie Kuchinski added Judy Geeson, Ralph Bates, Angharad Rees
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