According to FX Content Research, there were 559 seasons of TV released in 2021 across all platforms – a number that has been growing year in and year out for some time. Even the most dedicated viewer might only have the time to watch a fraction of those shows, which means there is plenty of great TV slipping through the cracks. Eventually, people are going to catch up or finish all the current shows they're juggling and they'll need something new, but maybe don't want to just jump to the "It" show of the moment. All the shows on this list are viable options worth catching up on.
Due to the deluge of excellent, well-produced shows in the last decade, these shows never quite got the rabid audiences they deserved but the quality of their stories is better than most of the "big" shows currently airing, There's a little bit of everything, so vote up the underrated gems and help some hopeful viewer find their next binge.
- 1184 VOTESPhoto: Orphan Black/BBC
- 2149 VOTESPhoto: Love, Death + Robots/Netflix
- 3158 VOTESPhoto: Person of Interest/CBS
- 4140 VOTESPhoto: The Americans/FX
- 5145 VOTESPhoto: The Magicians/Syfy
- 6124 VOTESPhoto: Black Sails/Starz