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The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years

Updated March 5, 2021 103.5k votes 16.2k voters 298.7k views692 items

List RulesOnly shows that premiered Season 1 after January 1, 2017.

With so many great original series currently streaming on Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu, we gathered the best new original shows since 2017. Our list of the highest rated Netflix original shows, Hulu originals, and Amazon original series of the past three years is ranked by viewers from everywhere, so make sure you vote up the best new original series on television. What is the best new original TV show from Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon? 

In the last few years, TV has moved from networks and cable to online streaming platforms, like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon. The three big video streaming sites has produced many bingeworthy original series. Must watch shows on Netflix include The Haunting of Hill House, Ozark, and Marvel series. For the best new Hulu originals, check out The Handmaid's Tale and Castle Rock. New Amazon original shows, like Jack Ryan and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, prove that quality television can be found almost everywhere. 

Vote up the best new original TV shows streaming on Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon.

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  • Our Planet26
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    Our Planet

    David Attenborough

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Nature documentary

    Our Planet (Netflix, 2019) is a nature documentary series narrated by David Attenborough. The...  more
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  • Castle Rock27
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    Castle Rock

    Melanie Lynskey, Andre Holland

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Anthology, Mystery, Psychological horror

    Castle Rock (Hulu, 2018) is an American psychological horror web television series created by...  more
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  • Unbelievable28
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    Unbelievable

    Toni Collette, Merritt Wever

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)True crime, Drama

    Unbelievable (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama miniseries created by Susannah Grant, Ayelet...  more
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    #8 of 23 Dark Dramas Inspired By Real Events#45 of 517 The Best Netflix Original Series

  • The Haunting of Bly Manor29
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    The Haunting of Bly Manor

    Victoria Pedretti, Tahirah Sharif

    Premiered2020

    Genres (Tv)Supernatural, Horror, Anthology

    The Haunting of Bly Manor is the second season of the Netflix supernatural anthology...  more
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  • Big Mouth30
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    Big Mouth

    Nick Kroll, John Mulaney

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Adult, Comedy

    Big Mouth (Netflix, 2017) is an American adult animated sitcom created by Nick Kroll, Andrew...  more
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  • Hanna31
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    Hanna

    Esme Creed-Miles, Mireille Enos

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Action

    Hanna (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American action drama television series, based on the 2011...  more
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    #11 of 105 The Best Amazon Original Series#20 of 24 The Best Current TV Shows You Can Still Catch Up On

  • Raised by Wolves32
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    Raised by Wolves

    Travis Fimmel, Amanda Collin

    Premiered2020

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    Raised by Wolves (HBO Max, 2020) is an American science fiction drama television series...  more
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    #139 of 201 The TV Shows with the Best Writing#18 of 36 Newer Shows with the Most Impressive Writing

  • Atypical33
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    Atypical

    Jennifer Jason Leigh, Keir Gilchrist

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Teen, Comedy-drama

    Atypical (Netflix, 2017) is a coming-of-age dark comedy television series created and written...  more
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  • Star Trek: Picard34
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    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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  • When They See Us35
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    When They See Us

    Jharrel Jerome, Jovan Adepo

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Crime drama

    When They See Us (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama web television miniseries created by Ava...  more
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    #41 of 46 New TV Shows of the Last Few Years with the Best Overall Acting#19 of 87 The Best Black TV Shows of the Last Few Years

  • Disenchantment36
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    Disenchantment

    Abbi Jacobson, Nat Faxon

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Adult animation, Comedy, Fantasy

    Disenchantment (Netflix, 2018) is an adult animated sitcom created by Matt Groening. The...  more
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  • Don't F**k with Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer37

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Documentary, Crime, Mystery

    Don't F**k With Cats: Hunting An Internet Killer (Netflix, 2019) is an American true crime...  more
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  • The Act38
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    The Act

    Patricia Arquette, Joey King

    PremieredHulu

    Genres (Tv)Drama, True Crime

    The Act (Hulu, 2019) is an American true crime anthology drama web television series. A girl's...  more
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  • Outer Banks39
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    Outer Banks

    Madison Bailey, Madelyn Cline

    Premiered2020

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    Outer Banks (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama series created by created by Jonas Pate, Josh...  more
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  • GLOW40
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    GLOW

    Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Comedy-drama

    GLOW (Netflix, 2017) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Liz Flahive and...  more
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  • The Haunting41
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    The Haunting

    Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Supernatural, Horror, Anthology

    The Haunting (Netflix, 2018) is an American television anthology series created by Mike...  more
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  • Everything Sucks42
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    Everything Sucks

    Peyton Kennedy, Jahi Winston

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Teen drama, Coming-of-age, Comedy-drama

    Everything Sucks (Netflix, 2018) is an American television comedy series created by Ben York...  more
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  • The Society43
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    The Society

    Kathryn Newton, Gideon Adlon

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Mystery, Teen drama

    The Society (Netflix, 2019) is an American mystery drama television series created by...  more
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  • 13 Reasons Why44
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    13 Reasons Why

    Dylan Minnette, Katherine Langford

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Teen drama, Mystery, Thriller

    13 Reasons Why (Netflix, 2017) is an American teen drama mystery series based on the 2007...  more
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  • Love, Death & Robots45
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    Love, Death & Robots

    Hayley McLaughlin, Helen Sadler

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Television anthology, Horror, Comedy, Fantasy, Science fiction

    Love, Death & Robots (Netflix, 2019) is an American animated television anthology series. A...  more
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  • Castlevania46
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    Castlevania

    Richard Armitage, James Callis

    Premiered2017

    Castlevania (Netflix, 2017) is an American adult animated web television series based on the...  more
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  • The Defenders47
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    The Defenders

    Charlie Cox, Mike Colter

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Superhero, Action

    The Defender (Netflix, 2017) is an American web television miniseries created by Douglas...  more
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  • Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness48
    Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness (Netflix, 2020) is a 2020 true crime documentary...  more
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  • Derry Girls49
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    Derry Girls

    Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Nicola Coughlan

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Black comedy

    Derry Girls (Channel 4, 2018) is a British sitcom created by Lisa McGee. Erin (Saoirse-Monica...  more
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  • The Stranger50
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    The Stranger

    Richard Armitage, Siobhan Finneran

    Premiered2020

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Mystery, Thriller

    The Stranger (Netflix, 2020) is a British mystery thriller series based on the novel by Harlan...  more
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