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The Best New Conspiracy TV Shows of the Last Few Years

Updated August 3, 2020 0 votes 44 voters 2.7k views15 items

List RulesOnly series that premiered on or after January 1, 2015. Vote up the best conspiracy theory shows.

The intrigue behind a good conspiracy theory is the recipe for some addicting entertainment and these new conspiracy theory TV series do not disappoint. Some of the below shows are based on true stories while others are fictional accounts of coverups, schemes, and general trickery and treachery. If you love a good mystery, check out some of the best new conspiracy TV shows.

 

What shows will you find on this list? Jack Ryan follows the journey of the titular Ryan as he falls deeper into a web of coverups and lies. The Keepers is another good documentary series that involves a suspicious murder.  If you prefer fiction, Big Little Lies finds an entire community conspiring together to conceal the truth about a crime. Other good shows featured on this best new conspiracy TV shows list include Dirty Money, Project Blue Book, and Homecoming.

How will we ever determine which new conspiracy TV show is the best? Help us decide by giving your favorites a thumbs up and add anything you feel is missing. 

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  • Big Little Lies
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    Big Little Lies (HBO, 2017) is an American dramatic miniseries created by David E. Kelley, based on the novel by Liane Moriarty. While Madeline (Reese Witherspoon) and Celeste (Nicole Kidman) take new in town single mom Jane (Shailene Woodley) under their wing, none of them realizes how the arrival of Jane and her inscrutable little boy will affect them all.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Alexander Skarsgård, Adam Scott
    • Premiered: 2017

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  • Taboo
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    Taboo (FX, 2017) is a British television drama series created by Tom Hardy, Edward "Chips" Hardy, and Steven Knight. James Delaney (Tom Hardy) returns to England after twelve years in Africa with fourteen diamonds.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Tom Hardy, Leo Bill, Jessie Buckley, Oona Chaplin, Mark Gatiss
    • Premiered: 2018

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  • 24: Legacy
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    24: Legacy (Fox, 2017) is a spin-off of the 2001 series 24. It follows the life of ex-Army Ranger Eric Carter (Corey Hawkins) who has returned to America, and the trouble that follows him back, compelling him to ask CTU to save his life, and potentially stopping the largest terrorist attacks on American soil.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Corey Hawkins, Miranda Otto, Jimmy Smits

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    The Keepers

    The Keepers (Netflix, 2017) is a seven-episode American documentary web series. It explores the unsolved murder of the nun Sister Cathy Cesnik who taught English and drama at Baltimore's Archbishop Keough High School, and her former students' belief that there was a cover-up by authorities after Cesnik suspected that a priest at the school, A. Joseph Maskell, was guilty of sexual abuse.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Gemma Hoskins, Abbie Schaub, Virginia Anzengruber
    • Premiered: 2017
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