From “Black Lightning To Grown-ish”: 10 New TV Shows You Need To See This 2018

MOVIES/TV SERIES

2017 was a good year for TV Shows fans!

While there are returning favourites such as Jessica Jones, The Handmaid Tales, Atlanta, Westworld there are also quite a number of new shows you should binge watch.

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 1. “Black Lightning”

Jefferson Pierce, who retired from his superhero persona Black Lightning nine years ago after seeing the effects it had on his family, is forced to become a vigilante again when the rise of a local gang leads to increased crime and corruption in his community.

Based on the DC Comics character of the same name, “Black Lightening” premiered on January 16.

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2. “9-1-1”

Ryan Murphy procedural drama which boasts actors such as TV veterans Angela Bassett, Connie Britton and Peter Krause isn’t one to miss, or at least, give a chance.

The series which follows the lives of Los Angeles first responders: cops, paramedics, firefighters and dispatchers,premiered on January 3, 2018.

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3. “Grown-ish”

Zoey Johnson from “Black-ish” is getting her own spinoff. The series follows Zoey as she heads off to college and begins her journey to adulthood but quickly discovers that not everything goes her way once she leaves the nest.

“Grown-ish” premiered on January 3.

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4. “The Chi”

Fresh off her Emmy win for writing an innovative episode of “Master of None,” Lenareturns with a new TV show.

With “The Chi,” Waithe tells the story of life in a particular neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago.

It premiered on January 7, 2018.

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5. “The Resident”

“The Resident” centers on an idealistic young doctor who begins his first day under the supervision of a tough, brilliant senior resident who pulls the curtain back on all of the good and evil in modern day medicine.

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Lives may be saved or lost, but expectations will always be shattered. This show premiered on January 21, 2017.

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6. “The Alienist”

Based on the novel of same name by Caleb Carr, the series is set to premiered  on January 22, 2018.

In the series, crime reporter, John Moore, meets with psychologist, Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, to investigate a serial killer in New York during the late 19th century.

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7. “Altered Carbon”

“Altered Carbon” is set in a future where consciousness is digitized and stored in cortical stacks implanted in the spine, allowing humans to survive physical death by having their memories and consciousness “re-sleeved” into new bodies.

This science fiction television series will premiered on Netflix on February 2, 2018.

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8. “Good Girls”

In “Good Girls,” three suburban mothers suddenly find themselves in desperate circumstances and decide to stop playing it safe and risk everything to take their power back.

The series premiered on February 26, 2018.

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9. “The Looming Tower”

Tracing the rising threat of Osama bin Laden and Al-Qaeda, “The Looming Tower” takes a controversial look at how the rivalry between the CIA and FBI inadvertently might have set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Iraq.

The anticipated Hulu show premieres on February 28.

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10. “McMafia”

This BBC crime drama follows the British-raised son (James Norton) of a Russian mob boss who’s dragged into the seedy underworld of the family business after his father’s death.

Premieres Monday, February 26 at 10 PM on AMC.

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