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The Best New TV Series of 2015

Updated November 5, 2019 30.9k votes 4.3k voters 174.5k views60 items

List RulesScripted 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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    Daredevil is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
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    Daredevil

    Charlie Cox, Deborah Ann Woll

    Genres (Tv)Science Fiction, Action

    Daredevil (Netflix, 2015) is an American web television series created for Netflix by Drew... more on Wikipedia
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    Jessica Jones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
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    Jessica Jones

    Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter

    Genres (Tv)Action, Crime, Drama

    Jessica Jones (Netflix, 2015) is an American web television series created by Melissa... more on Wikipedia

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    Mr. Robot is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
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    Mr. Robot

    Rami Malek, Carly Chaikin

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Techno thriller, Psychological thriller

    Mr. Robot (USA Network, 2015) is an American drama-thriller television series created by Sam... more on Wikipedia

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    Better Call Saul is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
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    Better Call Saul

    Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks

    Genres (Tv)Crime Fiction, Drama, Comedy

    Spin-off of the hit series Breaking Bad.

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    Agent Carter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
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    Agent Carter

    Hayley Atwell, James D'Arcy

    Genres (Tv)Action, Adventure, Spy-Fi, Superhero

    Spin-off of Marvel's first Captain America movie.
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    iZombie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
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    iZombie

    Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Crime Fiction, Horror, Science Fiction

    A medical student uses her perks of being a zombie to help the police.

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    Supergirl is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
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    Supergirl

    Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks

    Genres (Tv)Superhero, Drama, Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

    Supergirl (The CW, 2015) is an American superhero action-adventure television series developed... more on Wikipedia

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    American Crime is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
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    American Crime

    Felicity Huffman, Timothy Hutton

    Genres (Tv)Crime drama, Anthology

    Racial motives change the lives of participants in a trial. Stars Timothy Hutton and Felicity Huffman.
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    Quantico is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
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    Quantico

    Priyanka Chopra, Josh Hopkins

    Genres (Tv)Crime, Drama, Mystery

    Quantico (ABC, 2015) is an American television drama thriller series created by Joshua Safran.... more on Wikipedia
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    The Muppets is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
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    The Muppets

    Bill Barretta, Dave Goelz

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    The Muppets (ABC, 2015), stylized as the muppets., is an American television comedy series... more on Wikipedia

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    Narcos is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
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    Narcos

    Pedro Pascal, Wagner Moura

    Genres (Tv)Crime drama, Biographical

    Narcos (Netflix, 2015) is an American drama web-television series created by Chris Brancato,... more on Wikipedia

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    Sense8 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
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    Sense8

    Aml Ameen, Doona Bae

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

    Sense8 (Netflix, 2015) is an American science fiction drama web television series created by... more on Wikipedia
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    Blindspot is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
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    Blindspot

    Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Mystery, Thriller

    Blindspot (NBC, 2015) is an American drama television series created by Martin Gero. When a... more on Wikipedia

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    Secrets & Lies is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
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    Secrets & Lies

    Ryan Phillippe, Juliette Lewis

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    Secrets and Lies is an American drama television series based on the Australian television... more on Wikipedia
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    Fresh off the Boat is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
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    Fresh off the Boat

    Constance Wu, Randall Park

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    Sitcom loosely based on the life of chef Eddie Chang.

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    Ash Vs. Evil Dead is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
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    Ash Vs. Evil Dead

    Bruce Campbell, Ray Santiago

    Genres (Tv)Action, Comedy, Horror

    Ash vs Evil Dead (Starz, 2015) is an American comedy horror television series developed by Sam... more on Wikipedia

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    Empire is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
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    Empire

    Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Family

    Musical family drama set in a hip hop world starring Terrence Howard and Tajari P. Henson.

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    Master of None is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
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    Master of None

    Aziz Ansari, Noël Wells

    Genres (Tv)Comedy drama

    Master of None (Netflix, 2015) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by... more on Wikipedia

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    Dark Matter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
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    Dark Matter

    Marc Bendavid, Melissa O'Neil

    Genres (Tv)SciFi

    A group of six people with no memory of who they are and where they came from wake up on a starship. Naming themselves "One" through "Six" in order of their awakening, they stabilize their vessel and begin trying to figure out what happened to them.
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    Bloodline is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
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    Bloodline

    Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Thriller

    Netflix drama about a family of adult siblings whose secrets and scars are revealed when their brother returns home.

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    Scream Queens is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
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    Scream Queens

    Emma Roberts, Jamie Lee Curtis

    Genres (Tv)Comedy horror, Black comedy, Satirical horror, Slasher

    Scream Queens (Fox, 2015) is an American comedy horror television series created by Ryan... more on Wikipedia
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    Humans is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
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    Humans

    Manpreet Bachu, Emily Berrington

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Sci-Fi

    Humans (AMC, 2015) is a science fiction television series created by Sam Vincent and Jonathan... more on Wikipedia
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    Stitchers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
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    Stitchers

    Emma Ishta, Allison Scagliotti

    Genres (Tv)Sci-Fi

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    Battle Creek is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
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    Battle Creek

    Josh Duhamel, Dean Winters

    Genres (Tv)Drama, crime drama

    Battle Creek (CBS, 2015) is an American comedy-drama television series created by David Shore... more on Wikipedia

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    Ballers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New TV Series of 2015
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    Ballers

    Dwayne Johnson, Rob Corddry

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Ballers (HBO, 2015) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Stephen Levinson.... more on Wikipedia

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