Thrilling shows keep us watching, glued to the action and drama as we try to guess what twist is coming next, and the best thriller shows of 2021 are ready to pin you to the edge of your seat. Whether you’re looking for a new psychological thriller or want your thrills with a dose of horror or sci-fi, the new thriller TV series premiering in 2021 are ready to keep you caught up in the story.
The thrillers in 2021 are bringing a hefty dose of the psychological, with gripping stories of lies, betrayals, and mind games. But, it’s not just mental chills to expect in 2021, there are plenty of tense, thrilling dramas and horror-thrillers premiering as well.
Vote up the best new thriller series that are airing for the first time in 2021.
- Photo: Tell Me Your Secrets / Amazon VideoTell Me Your Secrets (Amazon Video, 2021) is a thriller drama television series created by Harriet Warner. As each of them is pushed to the edge, a trio of characters, each with a mysterious and troubling past - a young woman (Lily Rabe) who once looked into the eyes of a dangerous killer, a former serial predator (Hamish Linklater) desperate to find redemption, and a grieving mother (Amy Brenneman) obsessed with finding her missing daughter - the truth about their pasts and motives grows ever murkier, blurring the lines between victim and perpetrator.... more
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- Actors: Lily Rabe, Amy Brenneman, Hamish Linklater, Enrique Murciano, Chiara Aurelia
- Network: AMZONOV
- Behind Her Eyes (Netflix, 2021) is a British psychological thriller miniseries created by Steve Lightfoot, based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Sarah Pinborough. It follows Louise, a single mom with a son and a part-time job in a psychiatrist's office, but she begins an affair with her boss and strikes up an unlikely friendship with his wife.... more
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- Actors: Robert Aramayo, Tyler Howitt, Aston McAuley
- Network: Netflix
- Photo: Clarice / CBSClarice (CBS, 2021) is an American crime drama television series and a sequel to the 1991 film The Silence of the Lambs. In 1993, six months after the events of The Silence of the Lambs, FBI Agent Clarice Starling returns to the field to pursue serial murderers and sexual predators while navigating the high stakes political world of Washington, D.C.... more
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- Actors: Rebecca Breeds, Michael Cudlitz, Lucca De Oliveira, Kal Penn, Nick Sandow
- Network: CBS
- Cruel Summer (Freeform, 2021) is an American mystery drama thriller created by Bert V. Royal. The series takes place over three summers in a small Texas town when a beautiful popular teen is abducted and a seemingly unrelated girl goes from being a sweet, awkward outlier to the most popular girl in town and, by ’95, the most despised person in America.... more
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- Actors: Olivia Holt, Chiara Aurelia, Froy Gutierrez, Harley Quinn Smith, Allius Barnes
- Network: FREEFRM