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The Most Anticipated 2020 TV Midseason Premieres 

Molly Gander
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Here are all the upcoming TV shows that will premiere between January and Spring 2020. Also known as 2020 mid-season premieres, this list of 2020 winter and spring TV premieres features all the new series coming to HBO, NBC, Netflix, CBS, Fox, ABC, The CW, and more. Which 2020 midseason show were you most looking forward to?

Midseason replacements are nothing new, and releasing later in the year only gets us viewers even more anticipated for the new shows coming to TV screens. For January 2020 TV premieres, we had some great options coming our way. From GENRE such as the upcoming SHOW, to GENRE like SHOW, the 2020 TV premieres truly have something for everyone. Looking for a new sitcom? SHOW is coming your way! Need more drama in your life? SHOW looks like the perfect series to get into next. And there's plenty more where that came from. 

Check out the list of midseason premieres coming out in 2020 and vote up the ones you were most excited to see. 

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Jackson Robert Scott

Premiering: February 20

Locke & Key (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama television series based on the comic book series by Joe Hill. Three siblings return to their ancestral home in Massachusetts after their ...more

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Patrick Stewart, Santiago Cabrera, Michelle Hurd

Premiering: January 20

Star Trek: Picard (CBS All Access, 2020) is an American television series featuring the Star Trek character Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart) as part of an expansion of the Star Trek franchise. ...more

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Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Anticipated 2020 TV Midseason Premieres
Russell Hornsby, Arielle Kebbel, Brían F. O’Byrne Tate Ellington

Premiering: January 20

Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector (NBC, 2020) is an American crime drama television series based on The Bone Collector series of novels by Jeffery Deaver. Retired forensic criminologist ...more

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Kyle Gallner, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Autry Haydon-Wilson

Premiering: February 6

Interrogation (CBS All Access, 2020) is an American true crime drama television series, created by Anders Weidemann and John Mankiewicz. The non-linear crime limited series that is centered ...more

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Tommy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Anticipated 2020 TV Midseason Premieres
Edie Falco, Michael Chernus, Russell G. Jones

Premiering: February 20

Tommy (CBS, 2020) is an American television drama series. The show centers around Abigail "Tommy" Thomas (Edie Falco), who is the first female Chief of Police for the LAPD.

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Rob Lowe, Liv Tyler, Ronen Rubinstein

Premiering: January 20

9-1-1: Lone Star (Fox, 2020) is an American procedural drama television series and a spinoff of 9-1-1. The show follows a sophisticated New York cop (Lowe) who, along with his son, re-locates to ...more

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Katy Keene is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Anticipated 2020 TV Midseason Premieres
Lucy Hale, Ashleigh Murray, Camille Hyde

Premiering: February 20

Katy Keene (The CW, 2020) is an American musical comedy-drama television series based on the Archie Comics character of the same name. The series follows the professional and romantic lives of ...more

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Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington, Rosemarie DeWitt

Premiering: March 18

Little Fires Everywhere (Hulu, 2020) is an American TV mini-series based on Celeste Ng's novel. The eight-part limited series tells the story of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an ...more
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Jayda Eyles, Martin Freeman, Daisy Haggard

Premiering: March 2

Breeders (FX, 2020) is a comedy television series created by Chris Addison, Simon Blackwell, and Martin Freeman. The series follows the many trials and tribulations of parenthood.
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Michelle Buteau

Premiering: January 1

The Circle (Netflix, 2020) is an American reality competition series. The players move into an apartment building and never meet face-to-face, but instead communicate solely using their profiles ...more

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John Slattery, Fernanda Andrade Michael Mosley, Jason Butler Harner

Premiering: Midseason

neXT (Fox, 2020) is an American crime thriller, sci-fi drama television series. Brilliant but paranoid former tech CEO, Paul Leblanc (John Slattery), joins a Homeland Cybersecurity Agent ...more

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LEGO Masters is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Anticipated 2020 TV Midseason Premieres
Will Arnett

Premiering: February 20

LEGO Masters (Fox, 2020) is a American reality show based on a British series of the same name. Hosted by Will Arnett LEGO enthusiasts participate in a series of competitions that begin with a ...more

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Ratched is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Anticipated 2020 TV Midseason Premieres
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Sarah Paulson, Alice Englert, Rosanna Arquette

Premiering: July 05

Ratched (Netflix, 2020) is an American television series based on Ken Kesey's novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. A young nurse (Sarah Paulson) at mental institution becomes jaded, bitter, ...more
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Hillary is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Anticipated 2020 TV Midseason Premieres
Hillary Clinton

Premiering: March 6

Hillary (Hulu, 2020) is a documentary miniseries directed by Nanette Burstein. A look at the life and work of Hillary Rodham Clinton, interweaving biographical chapters of her life with ...more
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Tomer Sisley, Michelle Monaghan, Mehdi Dehbi

Premiering: January 20

Messiah (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama-thriller television series created by Michael Petroni. The world reacts to a man in the Middle East claiming to be the Messiah.

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Emily Tosta, Audrey Gerthoffer, Niko Guardado

Premiering: January 20

Party of Five (Freeform, 2020) is an American teen drama television series created by Amy Lippman and Christopher Keyser, based on the 1994 Fox series of the same name. The series follows the ...more
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Stephen Dorff, Yara Martinez, Brian Van Holt

Premiering: January 20

Deputy (Fox, 2020) is an American Western procedural drama television series created by Will Beall and David Ayer. When the Los Angeles County’s Sheriff dies, an arcane rule forged back in the ...more

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Kim Cattrall, Gerald McRaney, Aubrey Dollar

Premiering: Midseason

Filthy Rich (Fox, 2020) is an American drama television series. The show centers on a mega-rich Southern family who made their money with Christian television, headed by a matriarch (Kim ...more
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The Cuphead Show is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Anticipated 2020 TV Midseason Premieres

Premiering: July 05

The Cuphead Show! (Netflix) is an American animated television series based on the videogame Cuphead. The show follows the continuing misadventures of the impulsive Cuphead and his cautious but ...more
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Zoë Kravitz, David H. Holmes, Jake Lacy

Premiering: February 14

High Fidelity (Hulu, 2020) is an American comedy television series adapted from the novel of the same name by Nick Hornby. A fan of music, pop culture and Top Five lists runs a local record ...more

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Awkwafina, BD Wong, Lori Tan Chinn

Premiering: January 22

Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens (Comedy Central, 2020) is an American comedy television series. With help from her dad and grandmother, Nora Lum (Awkwafina) navigates young adulthood in Flushing, ...more

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Eleanor Tomlinson, Rafe Spall, Rupert Graves

Premiering: February 20

The War of the Worlds (BBC, 2020) is a British television drama based on the H.G. Wells novel of the same name. The three-part limited series follows George (Rafe Spall) and his partner Amy ...more
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Indebted is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Anticipated 2020 TV Midseason Premieres
Fran Drescher, Adam Pally, Abby Elliott

Premiering: February 20

Indebted (NBC, 2020) is an American sitcom television series created by Dan Levy. Dave (Adam Pally) and Rebecca (Abby Elliott) are ready to start a new life after years of parenting until Dave's ...more

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Duncanville is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Anticipated 2020 TV Midseason Premieres
Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Wiz Khalifa

Premiering: February 20

Duncanville (Fox, 2020) is an American animated sitcom co-created by Amy Poehler, Mike Scully and Julie Scully. The show centers around the life of 15-year-old Duncan Harris (voiced by Amy ...more

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Dispatches from Elsewher... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Anticipated 2020 TV Midseason Premieres
Jason Segel, Richard E. Grant, Sally Field
Premieres: March 1 Dispatches from Elsewhere (AMC, 2020) is an American anthology television series created by and starring Jason Segel. Four ordinary people feel there's something missing in their lives, but ...more