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The Best TV Shows Returning In 2020

Updated December 23, 2020 29.0k votes 1.2k voters 11.9k views166 items

List RulesVote up the returning shows premiering new episodes in 2020 that you're most exited about.

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The best TV shows returning in 2020 are a mix of long-awaited series finales, canceled shows that have been renewed, and Emmy-nominated shows. Which 2020 returning shows are you most looking forward to?

The most anticipated 2020 season premieres include Euphoria, The Umbrella Academy, Outlander, The Handmaid's Tale, Russian Doll, Better Call Saul, and Ozark. Many favorite returning shows are ending in 2020 and will be airing their final seasons, such as Dark, Future Man, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.  Other shows have especially anticipated new seasons such as Curb Your Enthusiasm, season four of Stranger Things, the return of Westworld with a season three, and Dirty John - returning as an anthology series with a new season called "Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story".

Vote up the 2020 returning TV shows you're most excited to watch, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list. Then, check out the best shows on TV right now.

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    The Umbrella Academy

    Elliot Page, Tom Hopper

    Season Two - Returns July 31

    The Umbrella Academy (Netflix, 2019) is an American television series developed by Steve...  more
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    Stranger Things

    Winona Ryder, David Harbour

    Season Four - Returns TBD.

    Stranger Things (Netflix, 2016) is an American science fiction-horror web television series...  more
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    The Mandalorian

    Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano

    Season Two - Returns in October.

    The Mandalorian (Disney+, 2019) is an American space opera web television series set in the...  more
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    Brooklyn Nine-Nine

    Terry Crews, Joel McKinnon Miller

    Season Seven - Returns February 6.

    Brooklyn Nine-Nine (NBC, 2013) is an American police procedural comedy television series...  more
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    MacGyver

    Lucas Till, George Eads

    Season Four - Returns February 7.

    MacGyver (CBS, 2016) is an American action-adventure television series developed by Peter M....  more
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    Outlander

    Graham McTavish, Tobias Menzies

    Season Five - Returns February 16.

    Outlander (Starz, 2014) is a historical drama television series developed by Ronald D. Moore,...  more
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    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

    Kiernan Shipka, Jaz Sinclair

    Season Three - Returns January 24.

    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix, 2018) is an American supernatural television series...  more
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    The 100

    Christopher Larkin, Devon Bostick

    Season Seven, final season - Returns May 20.

    The 100 (The CW, 2014) is an American post-apocalyptic science fiction drama television series...  more
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    Criminal Minds

    A.J. Cook, Rachel Nichols

    Season 15, final season - Returns January 8.

    Criminal Minds (CBS, 2005) is an American police-procedural television program. The series...  more
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    Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

    Henry Simmons, Clark Gregg

    Season Seven, final season - Returns in summer 2020.

    Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC, 2013) is an American action drama superhero series...  more
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    Young Sheldon

    Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry

    Season Four - Returns February 6.

    Young Sheldon (CBS, 2017) is an American sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro, a...  more
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    American Horror Story

    Evan Peters, Dylan McDermott

    Season 10 - Returns in September.

    American Horror Story (FX, 2011) is an American anthology horror television series created by...  more
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    The Flash

    Danielle Nicolet, Tom Felton
    The Flash (The CW, 2014) is an American superhero television series developed by Greg...  more
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    Schitt's Creek

    Dustin Milligan, Noah Reid

    Season Six, final season - Returns January 7.

    Schitt's Creek (CBC, 2015) is a Canadian television sitcom created by Eugene Levy and Dan...  more
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    The Simpsons

    Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright

    Season 32 - Returns TBD.

    The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting...  more
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    The Handmaid's Tale

    Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes

    Season Four - Returns TBD.

    The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu, 2017) is an American web television series created by Bruce Miller,...  more
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    The Magicians

    Jason Ralph, Stella Maeve

    Season Five - Returns January 15.

    The Magicians (Syfy, 2015) is an American fantasy television series created by Sera Gamble and...  more
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    Westworld

    Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton

    Season Three - Returns March 15.

    Westworld (HBO, 2016) is an American science fiction western thriller television series...  more
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    Last Man Standing

    Alexandra Krosney, Tim Allen

    Season Eight - Returns January 2.

    Last Man Standing (Fox, 2011) is an American television sitcom created by Jack Burditt. The...  more
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    Season Three - Returns February 2.

    The Masked Singer (Fox, 2019) is an American reality competition series based on the South...  more
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    Ozark

    Jason Bateman, Laura Linney

    Season Three - Returns March 27.

    Ozark (Netflix, 2017) is an American crime drama series created by Bill Dubuque. Financial...  more
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    Doctor Who

    Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant

    Series 12 - Returns January 1.

    Doctor Who (BBC, 2005) is a British science-fiction television show created by Sydney Newman,...  more
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    The Walking Dead

    Khary Payton, Sarah Wayne Callies

    Season 11 - Returns February 23.

    The Walking Dead (AMC, 2010) is an American post-apocalyptic horror television series...  more
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    This Is Us

    Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore

    Season Five - Returns January 14.

    This Is Us (NBC, 2016) is an American television series created by Dan Fogelman. Follows a...  more
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    Sex Education

    Gillian Anderson, Asa Butterfield

    Season Two - Returns TBD.

    Sex Education (Netflix, 2019) is an British comedy-drama web television series created by...  more