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The Best New CBS TV Shows of the Last Few Years

Updated February 11, 2021 1.9k votes 295 voters 4.4k views48 items

List RulesVote up the best CBS series that have premiered on or after January 1, 2017.

From expanding the Star Trek universe with with Short Treks to creating a successful reboot of The Twilight Zone with new episodes directed by Jordan Peele, some of the best new TV series on CBS made their premiere during or after 2017. This list details some of the top new series CBS has put out in the past few years. With the addition of CBS All Access series, the shows from CBS offer something for everybody.

 

What shows will you find on this list? Bob Hearts Abishola is a lighthearted sitcom about about a middle aged man trying to win the heart of a hardworking immigrant nurse despite their vastly different backgrounds. For something more serious, try the Stephen King adaptation The Stand.  Other good new CBS shows include Love Island, All Rise, and Tell Me a Story.

Which new CBS show do you like the best? Give your favorite series a thumbs up and add anything you feel is missing. 

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  • Young Sheldon1
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    Young Sheldon

    Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    Young Sheldon (CBS, 2017) is an American sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro, a...  more
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  • Star Trek: Discovery2
    14
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    Star Trek: Discovery

    Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Science Fiction

    Star Trek: Discovery (CBS All Access, 2017) is the first Star Trek series since Star Trek:...  more
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    #35 of 861 The Best New Shows That Have Premiered in the Last Few Years#36 of 69 Sci-Fi Shows You Should Be Watching Now

  • Star Trek: Picard3
    14
    8

    Star Trek: Picard

    Patrick Stewart, Santiago Cabrera

    Premiered2020

    Genres (Tv)Science fiction, Drama

    Star Trek: Picard (CBS All Access, 2020) is an American television series featuring the Star...  more
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  • SWAT4
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    SWAT

    Shemar Moore, Stephanie Sigman

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    S.W.A.T. (CBS, 2017) is an American drama series based on the 1975 series of the same name....  more
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  • The Neighborhood5
    11
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    The Neighborhood

    Max Greenfield, Cedric the Entertainer

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    The Neighborhood (CBS, 2018) is an American comedy television series created by Jim Reynolds....  more
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  • FBI6
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    FBI

    Missy Peregrym, Jeremy Sisto

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Procedural drama

    F.B.I. (CBS, 2018) is an American drama television series created by Dick Wolf. The inner...  more
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  • SEAL Team7
    59
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    SEAL Team

    David Boreanaz, Max Thieriot

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    SEAL Team (CBS, 2017) is an American drama series created by Ben Cavell. The drama follows the...  more
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    #15 of 56 The Best Drama TV Shows Airing Now#58 of 94 The Best TV Shows Returning Fall 2018

  • The Twilight Zone8
    46
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    The Twilight Zone

    Simon Kinberg, Jordan Peele

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Anthology, Drama, Fantasy, Horror

    The Twilight Zone (CBS All Access, 2019) is an American anthology drama web television series...  more
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  • Carol's Second Act9
    15
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    Carol's Second Act

    Patricia Heaton, Kyle MacLachlan

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    Carol's Second Act (CBS, 2019) is an American sitcom television series. After raising her two...  more
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  • Magnum, P.I.10
    7
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    Magnum, P.I.

    Jay Hernandez, Perdita Weeks

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Crime drama

    Magnum, P.I. (CBS, 2018) is an American crime drama series, and a remake of the 1980 series....  more
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    #63 of 75 The Best TV Reboots & Revivals#13 of 22 The Best '80s TV Reboots

  • The Unicorn11
    17
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    The Unicorn

    Walton Goggins, Rob Corddry

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    The Unicorn (CBS, 2019) is an American sitcom television series created by Bill Martin, Mike...  more
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    #64 of 129 The Best 2010s Sitcoms#19 of 31 The Best Current CBS Shows

  • Blood & Treasure12
    4
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    Blood & Treasure

    Katia Winter, Michael James Shaw

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Action, Adventure

    Blood & Treasure (CBS, 2019) is an action-adventure television series created by Matt Federman...  more
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    #22 of 64 The Best New Action Shows of the Last Few Years#11 of 35 The Best Action Shows On Amazon Prime

  • Strange Angel13
    4
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    Strange Angel

    Jack Reynor, Bella Heathcote

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Biography

    Strange Angel (CBS All Access, 2018) is an American drama web television series created by...  more
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    #166 of 185 The Best New Shows That Premiered in 2018#336 of 402 The Greatest TV Dramas of All Time

  • Broke14
    2
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    Broke

    Pauley Perrette, Jaime Camil

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Family sitcom

    Broke (CBS, 2020) is an American sitcom television series. After his wealthy father decides to...  more
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  • Evil15
    13
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    Evil

    Katja Herbers, Mike Colter

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Supernatural, Thriller, Drama

    Evil (CBS, 2019) is an American supernatural drama television series created by Robert King...  more
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    #42 of 71 The Best New Cable Dramas of the Last Few Years#20 of 22 These Occult Detective Shows Are On The (Scary) Case

  • Star Trek: Short Treks16
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    Star Trek: Short Treks

    Mary Wiseman, Rainn Wilson

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Science Fiction, Anthology

    Star Trek: Short Treks (CBS All Access, 2018) is an American science fiction anthology web TV...  more
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  • Star Trek: Lower Decks17
    2
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    Star Trek: Lower Decks

    Tawny Newsome, Jack Quaid

    Premiered2020

    Genres (Tv)Adult animation, Comedy

    Star Trek: Lower Decks (CBS All Access, 2020) is an American adult animated web television...  more
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  • FBI: Most Wanted18
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    FBI: Most Wanted

    Julian McMahon, Alana de la Garza

    Premiered2020

    Genres (Tv)Crime drama, Drama

    FBI: Most Wanted (CBS, 2020) is an American crime drama television series created by Dick Wolf...  more
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  • Bob Hearts Abishola19
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    Bob Hearts Abishola

    Billy Gardell, Folake Olowofoyeku

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    Bob ❤ Abishola (CBS, 2019), pronounced "Bob Hearts Abishola," is an American sitcom television...  more
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  • All Rise20
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    All Rise

    Simone Missick, Wilson Bethel

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Legal drama, Drama

    All Rise (CBS, 2019) is an American drama television series. Newly appointed Judge Lola...  more
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  • Wisdom of the Crowd21
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    Wisdom of the Crowd

    Jeremy Piven, Monica Potter

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    Wisdom of the Crowd (CBS, 2017) is an American drama series developed by Ted Humphrey. Jeffrey...  more
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  • Fam22
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    Fam

    Nina Dobrev, Tone Bell

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    Fam (CBS, 2019) is an American sitcom television series created by Corinne Kingsbury. Fed up...  more
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    #111 of 117 The Best Shows About Families#62 of 140 The Best New Comedy Shows of the Last Few Years

  • Superior Donuts23
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    Superior Donuts

    Judd Hirsch, Jermaine Fowler

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    Superior Donuts (CBS, 2017) is a sitcom based on the 2008 play of the same name by Tracy...  more
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  • Why Women Kill24
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    Why Women Kill

    Lucy Lui, Ginnifer Goodwin

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Comedy-drama, Dark Comedy, Comedy, Drama, Crime

    Why Women Kill (CBS All Access, 2019) is an American dark comedy-drama web television series...  more
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    #50 of 73 The Best Current TV Shows For Women, Ranked#135 of 220 The Greatest TV Shows for Women

  • Clarice25
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    Clarice

    Nick Sandow, Lara Binamé

    Premiered2021

    Genres (Tv)Crime, Drama

    Clarice (CBS, 2021) is an American crime drama television series and a sequel to the 1991 film...  more
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    #17 of 107 The Best New TV Shows Of 2021#127 of 284 The Best Female-Led TV Shows