2017 is here and it already sounds very promising for TV buffs. As we look forward to the new year, we dive into some of the coolest and most anticipated shows that will grace small screen. From Sci-Fi, supernatural to fantasy and cosmic, 2017 has got you covered on all fronts. Here is the list of top 10 biggest shows of 2017:
10. Ironfist (Netflix)
Marvel’s Iron Fist, or simply Iron Fist, is an upcoming American web television series developed for Netflix by Scott Buck, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. It is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), sharing continuity with the films of the franchise and is the fourth in a series of shows that will lead up to The Defenders crossover miniseries.Iron Fist is scheduled to be released on March 17, 2017.
9. A Series Of Unfortunate Events (Netflix)
Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, or simply A Series of Unfortunate Events, is an upcoming American drama television series from Netflix, and developed by Mark Hudis, based on the children’s novel series of same name by Lemony Snicket. It stars Neil Patrick Harris, Malina Weissman, Louis Hynes and Presley Smith. The series will initially consist of eight episodes, set to be released on January 13, 2017.
8. Preacher Season 2 (AMC)
Preacher is an American television series developed by Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen and Sam Catlin for AMC starring Dominic Cooper.published by DC Comics’ Vertigo imprint. The series was officially picked up on September 9, 2015, with a ten-episode order which premiered on May 22, 2016. On June 29, 2016, AMC renewed the series for a 13-episode second season to air in 2017.
7. Star Trek Discovery (CBS All Access)
Star Trek: Discovery is an upcoming American television series created by Bryan Fuller and Alex Kurtzman for CBS All Access. It is the first series developed specifically for that service, and the first Star Trek series since Star Trek: Enterprise concluded in 2005. Set roughly a decade before the events of the original Star Trek series, Set in the prime timeline, Discovery explores a previously mentioned event from the history of Star Trek while following the crew of the USS Discovery. Gretchen J. Berg and Aaron Harberts serve as showrunners on the series, with producing support from Akiva Goldsman.Star Trek: Discovery is set to premiere on CBS in May 2017, before moving to All Access. The first season will consist of 13 episodes.
6. Outcast (Cinemax)
Outcast is an American horror drama television series based on the comics of the same name by Robert Kirkman and Paul Azaceta. A ten-episode first season debuted on Cinemax on June 3, 2016. It is a supernatural horror story that features people involved in demonic possession, and revolves around the life of Kyle Barnes, rejected by the people of Rome, West Virginia, alleged of hurting his wife and daughter. On March 14, 2016, ahead of its premiere, Outcast was renewed for a second season
5. Expanse (Syfy)
The Expanse is an American space opera / mystery science fiction drama television series on Syfy, based on the series of novels by James S. A. Corey. Set in a future where humanity has colonized the Solar System, it follows United Nations executive Chrisjen Avasarala police detective Josephus Miller , and ship’s officer Jim Holden and his crew as they unravel a conspiracy that threatens peace in the system and the survival of humanity. The series premiered on demand on November 23, 2015, and on Syfy on December 14, 2015. A 13-episode second season will premiere on February 1, 2017.
4. Punisher (Netflix)
Marvel’s The Punisher, or simply The Punisher, is an upcoming American web television series created for Netflix by Steve Lightfoot, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. It is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), sharing continuity with the films and other television series of the franchise, and is a spin-off of Marvel’s Daredevil. The series is produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios, with Lightfoot serving as showrunner.The Punisher is scheduled to be released in 2017.
3. The Defenders (Netflix)
Marvel’s The Defenders, or simply The Defenders, is an upcoming American web television miniseries developed for Netflix by Douglas Petrie and Marco Ramirez, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. It is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), sharing continuity with the films of the franchise and is the culmination of a series of interconnected shows from Marvel and Netflix. The miniseries is produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios, with Petrie and Ramirez serving as showrunners.The Defenders will consist of eight episodes, and is scheduled to be released in 2017.
2. Stranger Things Season 2 (Netflix)
Despite revealing episode titles for the season in the announcement teaser in order “to provide some hint of where we were going in season two without giving anything away,” Matt Duffer stated that some of the titles would change, since there were some things “we didn’t want to put on there because we felt like it would give too much away.”
The season will take place around the last part of 1984, about a year after the events of the first season, and will explore the “bigger mythology” of Will’s disappearance, according to the Duffers. Levy described the second season as being about the “determined desire to return to normalcy in Hawkins” for Will, his friends, and the other townsfolk affected by the events. Parts of the season will also take place outside of Hawkins, Indiana. After leaving Eleven’s fate “up in the air”, Brown will return as Eleven in the season. Two new characters for this season include Max and Billy.
1. Game Of Thrones (HBO)
Season 7 of Game of Thrones Tv series was announced by HBO on 21 April 2016. In contrast to previous seasons, the seventh season will be shortened to seven episodes, due to the smaller amount of story content remaining, as well as the increased production values and time required to film episodes involving larger set pieces than in previous seasons.
Like the sixth season, Season 7 will be based on an outline of the two final, presently-unpublished novels in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series, The Winds of Winter and A Dream of Spring. Filming began in Belfast on August 31, 2016 and will continue through February 2017, for a summer 2017 release.
Bonus Show: Better Call Saul (Season 3)
Better Call Saul is an American television crime drama series created by Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould. It is a spin-off prequel of Breaking Bad, which was also created by Gilligan. Set in 2002, Better Call Saul follows the story of small-time lawyer James Morgan “Jimmy” McGill , six years before his appearance on Breaking Bad as Saul Goodman; events after the original series are briefly explored, as well.[The first season, which premiered on AMC on February 8, 2015, consists of 10 episodes. The show’s 10-episode second season premiered on February 15, 2016. On March 15, 2016, the series was renewed for a 10-episode third season, which is scheduled to air in 2017.
(Source: Show Summary- Wikipedia)