Watchworthy
4.5k voters

The Best New Superhero TV Shows of the Last Few Years

Updated January 14, 2021 13.1k votes 4.5k voters 71.2k views26 items

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

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

Featuring new Marvel shows, DC crossovers, animated series, and more, the best recent superhero TV shows include Krypton, WandaVision, The Boys, Harley Quinn, and Titans. Disney+'s Marvel series are easily some of the most bingeworthy shows today, while Netflix's Umbrella Academy is another must-watch show. One of the best HBO dramas, Watchmen, features many new DC characters.

Featuring superheroes like Superman, Ultraman, and Batwoman, this list of great superhero TV shows of the past three years has something for everyone. 

Vote up the best new superhero TV shows and feel free to add any new superhero series missing from the list. 

 

Photo:
...more
  • 1
    1,393
    496
    The Punisher
    Photo: The Punisher / Netflix
    Marvel's The Punisher (Netflix, 2017) is an American web television series created for Netflix by Steve Lightfoot. Former Force Recon officer Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal), known throughout New York City as "the Punisher" after exacting revenge on those responsible for his family, uncovers a larger conspiracy beyond what was done to him and his family.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Jon Bernthal, Ben Barnes, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Amber Rose Revah, Deborah Ann Woll
    • Premiered: 2017

    More The Punisher 

    #14 of 647 The Best Original Streaming Shows of the Last Few Years#6 of 437 The Best New Netflix Original Series of the Last Few Years#51 of 339 The Best TV Shows of The Last 20 Years

    Amazon buy button
  • 2
    1,069
    794
    The Defenders
    Photo: The Defenders / Netflix
    The Defender (Netflix, 2017) is an American web television miniseries created by Douglas Petrie and Marco Ramirez, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), Luke Cage (Mike Colter), and Iron Fist (Finn Jones) team up to fight the Hand in New York City.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Charlie Cox, Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter, Finn Jones, Eka Darville
    • Premiered: 2017
    Amazon buy button
  • 3
    754
    662
    Legion
    Photo: Legion / FX
    Legion (FX, 2017) is an American cable television series created by Noah Hawley, based on the Marvel Comics character. Diagnosed with schizophrenia at a young age, David Haller (Dan Stevens) encounters a fellow psychiatric patient, who shows him the possibility that there may be more to him than mental illness.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Dan Stevens, Rachel Keller, Aubrey Plaza, Bill Irwin, Jeremie Harris
    • Premiered: 2017

    More Legion 

    The Best Episodes of 'Legion'#38 of 54 The Best New TV Shows With Gay Characters of the Last Few Years#27 of 404 The Best New Shows That Have Premiered in the Last Few Years

    Amazon buy button
  • 4
    484
    547
    The Gifted
    Photo: The Gifted / Fox
    The Gifted (Fox, 2017) is an American superhero TV series based on Marvel Comics's X-Men properties. Two ordinary parents (Stephen Moyer and Amy Acker) take their family on the run from the government when they discover that their children have mutant abilities. They join an underground community of mutants who have to fight to survive.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Stephen Moyer, Amy Acker, Sean Teale, Jamie Chung, Coby Bell
    • Premiered: 2017
    Amazon buy button