A great TV series is a composition of multiple elements, including a captivating plot, memorable performances, and a unique direction. These come together to create a lasting impression on you, teaching you something new about life and staying in your memory forever. While you can admire an average TV show, but you are more than likely to not watch it again.
Since there are hundreds, if not thousands of TV shows released every year and available in the media repository, it is easy to feel confused. Which one should you pick to make the most out of your time and which one should you leave behind?
If you have Cox cable, then you won’t face this problem at all, since the subscription delivers only the best of the best entertainment to your home. If you don’t have it, then we’ve got your back. The following list jots down the best TV shows of 2020 so far, which have stuck with the TV-fanatics and continue to impress more viewers. Check them out below.
Emily in Paris
This series includes everything. Travel, feminism, fashion, comedy, and romance – you name it! The trailer and cinematography are so amazing that once you see it, you will surely get addicted like the rest of us.
It is created by Darren Star, and its first episode aired on October 2, 2020, on Netflix. Emily in Paris follows a young woman, who is hired in Paris by a marketing firm to show them the American perspective on life in general. Lily Collins plays the lead alongside Ashley Park and Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu. It is a very fun and light TV show, depicting the glamourous and beautiful side of Paris.
Snowpiercer is an action, science-fiction drama serial created by Josh Friedman and Graeme Manson. If you have a penchant for dystopian, post-apocalyptic fiction, then this is the TV show for you. Its first episode aired on TNT, starring Jennifer Connelly, Daveed Diggs, and Mickey Summer.
The plot of Snowpiercer centers on the lives of a few survivors, who live on a constantly moving train. This series is based on both the novel (1982) and the film (2013). The world has been frozen over, and after seven years, the remaining humanity struggles with the politics of survival. This show will keep you glued to your seat with its twists and turns.
Ready for a time travel back to the Regency era? Then, add Bridgerton to your must-watch list. The first episode of this series aired on December 25, 2020, and took the world by storm with its elegant and English cinematography, similar to Julia Quinn’s novels. If you are a fan of romantic drama with a historical streak, then this is the perfect TV show for you.
It’s created by Chris Van Dusen, and the cast includes underrated names like Rege-Jean Page, Phoebe Dynevor, Nicola Coughlan, and many others. Bridgerton has become one of the most popular TV series of all time on Netflix. Whether for its colorful costumes or wisteria-fronted homes, people are absolutely in love with this series and can’t wait for its next season.
Fate: The Winx Saga
Based on the all-time favorite Nickelodeon animated series ‘Winx Club’, Fate: The Winx Saga is a live-action, teen fantasy thriller drama produced by Archery Pictures in association with Rainbow. This TV show adds a pinch of darkness, gothic, and the macabre to the bright and cheery cartoons that we remember from our childhood.
Brian Young created this series, and Abigail Cowen stars in it alongside Hannah van der Westhuysen, Eliot Salt, and Precious Mustapha as other Winx fairies. While attending a boarding school, the fairies learn to improve and control their powers, while fighting a lurking threat at the same time. They also develop lifelong friendships along the way, in addition to a hint of rivalries, without which no show is complete.
The Queen’s Gambit
The Queen’s Gambit has gained a lot of traction these days. If you are into a cryptic storyline and brilliant aesthetics, then you can put this TV show on your watch list. It is created by Scott Frank and Alan Frank. It aired on October 2, 2020.
Anya Taylor Joy plays the lead role of Beth Harmon. The Queen’s Gambit focuses on the story of an orphan chess prodigy and initially sets in the 1950s. The later episodes show how she becomes the greatest chess player while struggling with drug addiction. It’s an intense show and has received a lot of fan following in a relatively short time.
Never Have I Ever
Never Have I Ever is a comedy series that aired on April 27, 2020, on Netflix. It is created by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher. The story revolves around an American teenage girl, Devi Vishwakumar from Los Angeles. She deals with grief, school life, teenage drama, and relations throughout the series in uplifting ways. It is absolutely a fantastic show, which teaches great moral lessons too. Bonus: It depicts the Indian culture beautifully.
If you have not watched any of these best TV shows of 2020 so far, then make sure to stream them right away. It doesn’t matter if you prefer a specific genre, these shows will surely set you in a good mood and keep you glued to your chair.