5 TV Shows To Watch In 2017

Posted: Apr 11 2017, 12:00pm CDT | by , in News | Latest TV News

 
5 TV Shows to Watch in 2017
  • 5 TV Shows You Can Look Forward to Watch in 2017

With numerous TV shows coming to live TV and streaming services, it is hard to distinguish between which ones to watch out for. To help you out, here are the top 5 shows that you can look out for in the year 2017 that are totally going to blow your mind.

1. Twin Peaks

It’s not a new show but a revival but the cult hit is coming back with a bang. Developed by the original creators Mark Frost and David Lynch, the show will continue ten years later from the events of the 1990–1991 ABC series Twin Peaks. After the show’s announcement in 2013, it is reported that many original cast members, including Kyle MacLachlan as FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper, will return. There are also a few new additions to the roster including Laura Dern, Naomi Watts, Jim Belushi and Jennifer Jason Leigh. The show is set to premiere in a limited series format consisting of 18 episodes. It is set to premiere on Showtime on May 21, 2017.

2. American Gods

From acclaimed creators, Bryan Fuller and Michael Green comes the new TV show American Gods. Based on the novel by Neil Gaiman, the story is based on the character of the Shadow Man who is caught between the plots and the battle between the old gods and the new gods. The show has scheduled 8 episodes and it is set to premiere on Starz on April 30th, 2017.

3. The Deuce

Created and written by author and former police reporter David Simon, The Deuce is set in the 1970’s Times Square, New York. The series is based on various themes including the rise of HIV, the violence of the drug epidemic and the resulting real estate booms and busts that coincided with the change along with the legalization and ensuing rise of the porn industry in New York. The series features James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal in key roles. The TV show is set to premiere in the US on HBO in the fall of 2017.

4. Star Trek: Discovery

The announcement for the TV show came in 2016 following the release of the Star Trek Beyond. The show is set 10 years before the events of the original Star Trek. It features the voyage of the crew of the USS Discovery and discover new worlds and civilizations with the signature themes of the franchise incorporated in the series. Furthermore, the show plotline is driven to "an incident and an event in Star Trek history that's been talked about but never been explored". The show will premiere on CBS and will move to CBS All Access.

5. The Handmaid's Tale

Set on the bestselling dystopian novel by Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale is set in near-future New England where a totalitarian theocracy is in control after overthrowing the US government. The series is going to be based on the themes of humanity, female subjugation, feminism, sexual exploration and politics will be seen in their full glory. Mad Men’s Elizabeth Moss is set to portray the main character who’s life is overturned by the totalitarian regime and she is now the sex slave of high ranking officer played by Joseph Fiennes. The series has been developed by and for Hulu.

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