The Top 10 Most Anticipated TV Shows of 2017

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With the introduction of services like Netflix, watching TV shows is trendier than ever. Because of all the remakes, originals, and new seasons, the anticipated TV shows of 2017 are taking the internet by storm. Even though we all have different tastes in television, you are probably waiting on the edge of your seat for at least one of these highly anticipated TV shows. Keep reading for TV shows 2017 premiere dates, trailers, and more.

Returning Shows

Stranger Things S2

Premiere Date: October 31
Where to Watch: Netflix
TV Rating: TV-14

Almost overnight, Stranger Things became a phenomenon among Netflix users. The TV show takes place in the ’80s, giving it some extra edge against modern television series. Stranger Things is definitely among the TV shows 2017 coming back. Fans are anxiously waiting for the next season to premiere, although this isn’t scheduled until Halloween.

The Walking Dead S7 Return

Premiere Date: February 12
Where to Watch: AMC, Sundays 9/8c
TV Rating: TV-MA

The Walking Dead is easily one of the most anticipated TV shows of 2017. Unlike most others in this TV shows 2017 list, The Walking Dead follows a scattered pattern of releasing only a couple episodes at a time for several months in a season. Since mid-December, fans have been awaiting the “premiere” of the upcoming episodes to finish off the season.

Fuller House S3

Premiere Date: Predicted October
Where to Watch: Netflix
TV Rating: TV-G

Full House was a phenomenon back in the 90’s. Many of its fans loved the reintroduction of this popular, family-friendly TV show in 2016. One of the most substantial aspects that led to Fuller House‘s success is that almost the entire cast of the original series joined in for the remake. The third season has no set premiere date, but many fans predict October.

Game of Thrones S7

Premiere Date: June 25
Where to Watch: HBO
TV Rating: TV-MA

For six years, this favorite TV show has released its new season in the month of April (or late March). However, the new season of Game of Thrones in 2017 is expected to premiere during the summer. June 25 was the spilled premiere date, but fans will have to be patient to see what the series has in store.

New Shows

A Series of Unfortunate Events

Premiere Date: January 13
Where to Watch: Netflix
TV Rating: TV-PG

Based on the thirteen novels by Daniel Handler, this new Netflix series gained instant popularity. A Series of Unfortunate Events was one of the most anticipated new TV shows of this year. Now that it has been released, you can watch the full first season on Netflix. The show is already planning a second season for January 2018.

24: Legacy

Premiere Date: February 5
Where to Watch: FOX, Mondays 8/7c
TV Rating: TV-14

Premiering after the Super Bowl, fans anxiously awaited the first episode of 24: Legacy. This new TV show is based on the hit series 24 that ran from 2001 to 2010. Creating a remake of such a recent series has actually turned out to be a successful endeavor for FOX. However, loyal fans of the original have inspired some backlash.

Iron Fist

Premiere Date: March 17
Where to Watch: Netflix
TV Rating: TBD

Marvel has dominated the film industry with its superhero movies, and its previous TV shows have also done well. Now, the company plans to introduce Iron Fist, a Netflix series based on a comic book character dating back from the 1970’s. Many comic book and Netflix followers alike are looking forward to the premiere of this new series.

Star Trek: Discovery

Premiere Date: Predicted May
Where to Watch: CBS All Access
TV Rating: TBD

The Star Trek franchise has a far-reaching fan base, which makes Star Trek: Discovery one of the most anticipated new TV shows. The original release date for this Star Trek reboot was January 2017. However, the creators moved it back to ensure quality production. Now, most sources estimate a May premiere, though the date is still subject to change.

Bill Nye Saves the World

Premiere Date: April 21
Where to Watch: Netflix
TV Rating: TBD

PBS’s educational children’s show, Bill Nye the Science Guy, gained massive popularity in the 1990’s. Bill’s impact in pop culture and education continues to reverberate with his new series. Because Bill is the scientific Einstein of this era, audiences are waiting on the edges of their seats for his new, more adult-friendly TV show.


Premiere Date: February 27
Where to Watch: NBC, Mondays 10/9c
TV Rating: TBD

Based on the popular movie of the same name, Taken follows the origins of former CIA agent, Bryan Mills. This thriller is on the list of anticipated TV shows 2017 because the movies starring Liam Neeson grew a substantial fanbase amongst the action-thriller genre. This TV show is the next series in this list to premiere, so get your popcorn ready.

Anticipated TV Shows

Out of all the anticipated TV shows 2017 plans to introduce, these are only a few of the most popular series that audiences anticipate. The trailers for each of these shows have done a lot to inform and excite fans and the media. If you want to create your own high-quality promotional videos or trailers, Valoso can help. Visit our homepage to learn more, or click below to receive a free quote for your next video project.