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The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years

Updated October 16, 2020 102.4k votes 15.7k voters 278.7k views520 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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    Anne with an E is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Anne with an E

    Amybeth McNulty, Geraldine James

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Coming of age

    Anne with an E (2017, Netflix) is a Canadian television series created by Moira... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 2
    You is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years
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    You

    Penn Badgley, Elizabeth Lail

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    You (Lifetime, 2018) is an American television drama series created by Greg Berlanti and Sera... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Haunting of Hill House is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years
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    The Haunting of Hill House

    Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Supernatural horror

    The Haunting of Hill House is the first season of the Netflix supernatural anthology... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 4
    Ozark is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Ozark

    Jason Bateman, Laura Linney

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Crime drama, Thriller

    Ozark (Netflix, 2017) is an American crime drama series created by Bill Dubuque. Financial... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 5
    The Boys is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years
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    The Boys

    Karl Urban, Elisabeth Shue

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Superhero, Drama, Action

    The Boys (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American superhero drama web television series created by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 6
    Mindhunter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Mindhunter

    Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Crime drama, Psychological thriller

    Mindhunter (Netflix, 2017) is an American crime thriller television series created by Joe... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 7
    The Umbrella Academy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years
    1,340
    987

    The Umbrella Academy

    Ellen Page, Tom Hopper

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Superhero, Action

    The Umbrella Academy (Netflix, 2019) is an American television series developed by Steve... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 8
    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years
    1,545
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    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

    Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Zegen

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Comedy-Drama, Period drama

    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon Video, 2017) is an American period comedy-drama web... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 9
    Jack Ryan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years
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    1,273

    Jack Ryan

    John Krasinski, Abbie Cornish

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Action, Thriller, Drama

    Jack Ryan (Amazon Video, 2018) is an American television series created by Carlton Cuse and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Handmaid's Tale is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years
    2,853
    2,278

    The Handmaid's Tale

    Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Dystopian fiction

    The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu, 2017) is an American web television series created by Bruce Miller,... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 11
    Sex Education is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years
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    485

    Sex Education

    Gillian Anderson, Asa Butterfield

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Drama

    Sex Education (Netflix, 2019) is an British comedy-drama web television series created by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 12
    Good Omens is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Good Omens

    David Tennant, Michael Sheen

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Fantasy

    Good Omens (Amazon Video, 2019) is a six-part television serial based on the novel by Terry... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 13
    The Punisher is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years
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    The Punisher

    Jon Bernthal, Ben Barnes

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Action, Superhero, Crime drama, Conspiracy thriller

    Marvel's The Punisher (Netflix, 2017) is an American web television series created for Netflix... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Witcher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years
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    The Witcher

    Henry Cavill, Freya Allan

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Drama

    The Witcher (Netflix, 2019) is a fantasy action-adventure series based on the series of short... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Altered Carbon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Altered Carbon

    Joel Kinnaman, Renée Elise Goldsberry

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Sci-fi, Mystery, Action

    Altered Carbon is an American science fiction television series created by Laeta Kalogridis,... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

    Kiernan Shipka, Jaz Sinclair

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Mystery, Supernatural

    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix, 2018) is an American supernatural television series... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The End of the F***ing World is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years
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    The End of the F***ing World

    Alex Lawther, Jessica Barden

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Comedy-drama

    The End of the F***ing World (Netflix, 2018) is an eight-part British absurdist dark... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Dead to Me is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Dead to Me

    Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Black comedy, Tragicomedy

    Dead to Me (Netflix, 2019) is an American dark comedy web television series created by Liz... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 19
    Lost in Space is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Lost in Space

    Toby Stephens, Molly Parker

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Sci-fi, Mystery, Adventure

    Lost in Space (Netflix, 2018) is an American science fiction web television series created by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Dark is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Dark

    Louis Hofmann, Oliver Masucci

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Sci-fi, Thriller

    Dark (Netflix, 2017) is a German science fiction thriller web television series created by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Russian Doll is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Russian Doll

    Natasha Lyonne, Greta Lee

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Russian Doll (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy web television series created by Natasha... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    A Series of Unfortunate Events is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years
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    A Series of Unfortunate Events

    Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Warburton

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Drama

    A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017, Netflix) is a black comedy-drama TV series based on the... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Our Planet is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years
    Our Planet (Netflix, 2019) is a nature documentary series narrated by David Attenborough. The... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Upload is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Upload

    Robbie Amell, Andy Allo

    Premiered2020

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Science Fiction, Satire

    Upload (Amazon Video, 2020) is an American science fiction comedy satire television series... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Carnival Row is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Carnival Row

    Orlando Bloom, Cara Delevingne

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Fantasy, Neo-noir

    Carnival Row (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American neo-noir fantasy web television series... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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