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The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years

Updated May 3, 2021 61.7k votes 13.2k voters 191.0k views114 items

List RulesVote up the shows that premiered on or after January 1st, 2018, that best capture teen spirit.

With so many great TV series currently airing, we're ranking the best teen TV shows since 2018. Our list of the highest rated teen shows of the past four years is ranked by viewers from everywhere, so make sure you vote up the best new teen series on television. What is the best new teen show? 

Featuring new CW shows, Hulu originals, critically acclaimed miniseries, and more, the best recent teen dramas include Love, Victor, Euphoria, Outer Banks, and I am Not OK with This. Many of the best teen shows are genre series, like the thriller Elite, the supernatural Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, or the fantasy series Locke & Key. Other must-watch shows for teens include the very relatable Never Have I Ever and PEN15.

Vote up the best new teen shows that have premiered recently. Then, check out our list of the best teen drama shows.

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    Euphoria

    Zendaya, Storm Reid
    Euphoria (HBO, 2019) is an American drama television series based on the Israeli series. A...  more
  • 2
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    2,925

    Riverdale

    KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart

    A subversive take on Archie and his friends, exploring small town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale's wholesome facade.

    Riverdale (The CW, 2017) is an American teen drama television series developed by Roberto...  more
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    175

    Never Have I Ever

    Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Poorna Jagannathan
    Never Have I Ever (Netflix, 2020) is an American comedy television series created by Mindy...  more
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    417
    216

    Outer Banks

    Madison Bailey, Madelyn Cline
    Outer Banks (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama series created by created by Jonas Pate, Josh...  more
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    385
    219

    Elite

    María Pedraza, Itzan Escamilla

    Check out other shows like Elite!

    Elite (Netflix, 2018) is a Spanish thriller teen drama web television series created by Carlos...  more
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    474
    295

    On My Block

    Diego Tinoco, Jason Genao
    On My Block (Netflix, 2018) is an American coming-of-age television series created by Lauren...  more
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    698

    The Umbrella Academy

    Elliot Page, Tom Hopper
    The Umbrella Academy (Netflix, 2019) is an American television series developed by Steve...  more
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    82

    Locke & Key

    Darby Stanchfield, Connor Jessup
    Locke & Key (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama television series based on the comic book...  more
  • 9
    808
    568

    The Society

    Kathryn Newton, Gideon Adlon
    The Society (Netflix, 2019) is an American mystery drama television series created by...  more
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    156

    I Am Not Okay With This

    Sophia Lillis, Kathleen Rose Perkins
    I Am Not Okay With This (Netflix, 2020) is an American coming-of-age drama television series...  more
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    1,649

    The End of the F***ing World

    Alex Lawther, Jessica Barden
    The End of the F***ing World (Netflix, 2018) is an eight-part British absurdist dark...  more
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    1,130
    882

    Legacies

    Danielle Rose Russell, Matt Davis
    Legacies (The CW, 2018) is an American television drama series created by Julie Plec, and a...  more
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    1,348
    1,064

    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

    Kiernan Shipka, Jaz Sinclair
    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix, 2018) is an American supernatural television series...  more
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    67

    All American

    Daniel Ezra, Taye Diggs
    All American (The CW, 2018) is an American television drama series created by April Blair....  more
  • 15
    3,641
    3,004

    13 Reasons Why

    Dylan Minnette, Katherine Langford
    13 Reasons Why (Netflix, 2017) is an American teen drama mystery series based on the 2007...  more
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    94
    48

    Spinning Out

    Kaya Scodelario, Mitchell Edwards
    Spinning Out (Netflix, 2020) American drama series, created by Samantha Stratton. Figure...  more
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    91
    47

    Grand Army

    Brittany Adebumola, Odessa A’zion
    Grand Army (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama television series created by Katie Cappiello....  more
  • 18
    691
    597

    Anne with an E

    Amybeth McNulty, Geraldine James
    Anne with an E (Netflix, 2017) is a Canadian television series created by Moira...  more
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    61
    27

    Fate: The Winx Saga

    Abigail Cowen, Danny Griffin
    Fate: The Winx Saga (Netflix, 2021) is an English-language Italian young adult fantasy-drama...  more
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    1,191
    1,110

    Atypical

    Jennifer Jason Leigh, Keir Gilchrist
    Atypical (Netflix, 2017) is a coming-of-age dark comedy television series created and written...  more
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    38
    11

    Ginny & Georgia

    Brianne Howey, Antonia Gentry
    Ginny & Georgia (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama television series created by Sarah...  more
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    80
    57

    Veronica Mars

    Kristen Bell, Frank Gallegos
    Veronica Mars (Hulu, 2019) is an American television miniseries created by Rob Thomas that...  more
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    91
    High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (Disney+, 2019) is an American mockumentary web...  more
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    70

    Love, Victor

    Michael Cimino, Ana Ortiz
    Love, Victor (Hulu, 2020) is an American romantic comedy web television series created by...  more
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    1,008
    1,088

    A Series of Unfortunate Events

    Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Warburton
    A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017, Netflix) is a black comedy-drama TV series based on the...  more