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The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years

Updated October 16, 2020 58.9k votes 12.5k voters 180.7k views96 items

List RulesVote up the best shows that premiered on or after January 1st, 2017, that best capture teen spirit.

With so many great TV series currently airing, we're ranking the best teen TV shows since 2017. Our list of the highest rated teen shows of the past three 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, Looking for Alaska, and I am Not OK with This are all considered must-watch shows for teens in 2020. 

Vote up the best new teen shows and feel free to add any new teen series missing from the list. Then, check out our list of the best teen drama shows.

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  • 1
    Riverdale is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Riverdale

    KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart

    Premiered2017

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

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  • 2
    Euphoria is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Euphoria

    Zendaya, Storm Reid

    Premiered2019

    Euphoria (HBO, 2019) is an American drama television series based on the Israeli series. A... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 3
    Outer Banks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Outer Banks

    Madison Bailey, Madelyn Cline

    Premiered2020

    Outer Banks (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama series created by created by Jonas Pate, Josh... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 4
    The Umbrella Academy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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    The Umbrella Academy

    Ellen Page, Tom Hopper

    Premiered2019

    The Umbrella Academy (Netflix, 2019) is an American television series developed by Steve... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 5
    Never Have I Ever is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Never Have I Ever

    Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Poorna Jagannathan

    Premiered2020

    Never Have I Ever (Netflix, 2020) is an American comedy television series created by Mindy... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 6
    Elite is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Elite

    María Pedraza, Itzan Escamilla

    Premiered2018

    Check out other shows like Elite!

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  • 7
    The Society is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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    The Society

    Kathryn Newton, Gideon Adlon

    Premiered2019

    The Society (Netflix, 2019) is an American mystery drama television series created by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 8
    On My Block is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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    On My Block

    Diego Tinoco, Jason Genao

    Premiered2018

    On My Block (Netflix, 2018) is an American coming-of-age television series created by Lauren... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 9
    Legacies is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Legacies

    Danielle Rose Russell, Matt Davis

    Premiered2018

    Legacies (The CW, 2018) is an American television drama series created by Julie Plec, and a... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 10
    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

    Kiernan Shipka, Jaz Sinclair

    Premiered2018

    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix, 2018) is an American supernatural television series... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 11
    The End of the F***ing World is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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    1,717

    The End of the F***ing World

    Alex Lawther, Jessica Barden

    Premiered2018

    The End of the F***ing World (Netflix, 2018) is an eight-part British absurdist dark... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 12
    13 Reasons Why is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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    3,188

    13 Reasons Why

    Dylan Minnette, Katherine Langford

    Premiered2017

    13 Reasons Why (Netflix, 2017) is an American television series based on the 2007 novel... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 13
    Anne with an E is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Anne with an E

    Amybeth McNulty, Geraldine James

    Premiered2017

    Anne with an E (2017, Netflix) is a Canadian television series created by Moira... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 14
    I Am Not Okay With This is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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    I Am Not Okay With This

    Sophia Lillis, Kathleen Rose Perkins

    Premiered2020

    I Am Not Okay With This (Netflix, 2020) is an American coming-of-age drama television series... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 15
    Locke & Key is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Locke & Key

    Darby Stanchfield, Connor Jessup

    Premiered2020

    Locke & Key (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama television series based on the comic book... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 16
    Atypical is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Atypical

    Jennifer Jason Leigh, Keir Gilchrist

    Premiered2017

    Atypical (Netflix, 2017) is a coming-of-age dark comedy television series created and written... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 17
    A Series of Unfortunate Events is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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    1,126

    A Series of Unfortunate Events

    Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Warburton

    Premiered2017

    A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017, Netflix) is a black comedy-drama TV series based on the... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 18
    All American is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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    24

    All American

    Daniel Ezra, Taye Diggs

    Premiered2018

    All American (The CW, 2018) is an American television drama series created by April Blair.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 19
    Alexa & Katie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Alexa & Katie

    Paris Berelc, Isabel May

    Premiered2018

    Alexa & Katie (Netflix, 2018) is an American television sitcom created by Heather Wordham.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 20
    Runaways is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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    1,188

    Runaways

    Rhenzy Feliz, Lyrica Okano

    Premiered2017

    Marvel's Runaways (Hulu, 2017) is an American web television series created by Josh Schwartz... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 21
    The Order is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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    The Order

    Jake Manley, Sarah Grey

    Premiered2019

    The Order (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama web television series created by Dennis Heaton... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 22
    Big Mouth is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Big Mouth

    Nick Kroll, John Mulaney

    Premiered2017

    Big Mouth (Netflix, 2017) is an American adult animated sitcom created by Nick Kroll, Andrew... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 23
    Veronica Mars is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Veronica Mars

    Kristen Bell, Frank Gallegos

    Premiered2019

    Veronica Mars (Hulu, 2019) is an American television miniseries created by Rob Thomas that... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 24
    Greenhouse Academy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Greenhouse Academy

    Ariel Mortman, Finn Roberts

    Premiered2017

    Greenhouse Academy (Netflix, 2017) is a tween drama television series, based on the Israeli... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Good Trouble is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New Teen TV Shows of the Last Few Years
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    Good Trouble

    Maia Mitchell, Cierra Ramirez

    Premiered2019

    Good Trouble (Freeform, 2019) is an American family drama television series, and a spinoff of... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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