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The Best Current TV Shows No One Is Watching

Updated November 9, 2020 117.2k votes 46.4k voters 759.9k views33 items

List RulesOnly shows currently airing new episodes and have not received mainstream press or acclaim - no Emmy award-winning programs or shows with huge followings

Some of the best shows on TV right now are criminally underrated and not watched by nearly enough people. Sure, you've heard of How to Get Away with Murder, Empire, Game of Thrones, and all those other great, popular shows. But have you heard of Wentworth? Better Things? Didn't think so. Here to solve this very pressing problem is this list of unknown or underrated TV shows you should be watching right now, if anything just to shake things up a bit. Be sure to also watch the best shows ending in 2020 before it's too late! 

Some of the shows on this list are fairly standard genre shows like crime thrillers and supernatural tween romcoms, but each of the television series listed here are uniquely memorable and entertaining. Why aren't people watching? The shows may have a bad time slot or maybe people feel these are shows where nothing happens. However, many of these shows are actually critically acclaimed and beloved by a small group of loyal viewers. It's truly amazing and baffling that these shows have managed to fly under the radar, but once you read about these underrated series you should be watching, maybe they'll gain at least one new fan.

Looking for some new TV show suggestions for this coming Saturday night? Maybe check out that Gillian Anderson thriller that everyone's been talking about over in Britain. (Hint: It's not The X-Files.) There are so many under the radar TV shows out there that deserve more viewers and more buzz. If you're looking for a good Netflix and chill show, why not try some of these underrated gems? 

Go on and celebrate underrated television by voting up your favorite shows with cult followings!

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