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  •  There are too many things in life to waste on bad shows. So I propose to study the list of serial shows that Russian and foreign cinema will delight us with in the coming year, and choose those that will be of interest to you personally.

  •  Some of the shows coming out next year are new, while others bring back beloved characters. Prepare popcorn and stock up on coffee, I've put together a selection of 50 upcoming TV shows in 2023!

50. Star Wars: Bad Batch

Star Wars in the ranking of the expected series in 2023

  • Genre: cartoon, science fiction, fantasy, action, drama
  • Premiere: scheduled for January 4, 2023

  •  The review of the most anticipated series of 2023 opens with the second part of the adventures of special clone mercenaries from Star Wars. The team lost one of the members – Crosshair – who decided to stay with the Imperials. Let's see if the trio can convince their brother to change his mind.

49. One of us


  • Genre: Horror, Science Fiction, Action, Drama
  • Premiere in the world: 15 January 2023

  •  HBO has a long history of creating great content, and its next show is sure to be a hit. The Last of Us is a video game adaptation of The Last of Us and will be coming to the streaming service very soon. The series will star Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey.

  •  The Last of Us follows the story of Joel and Ellie as they journey through the post-apocalyptic United States.

48. Wolf pack


  • Genre: horror, fantasy, drama
  • World Premiere: 26 January 2023

  •  Do you like horror stories about werewolves? Then I recommend watching a new series about teenage werewolves. It was written by Teen Wolf creator Jeff Davis and based on a series of books by horror writer Edo Van Belkom.

47. Brainwash


  • Genre: comedy
  • World Premiere: 27 January 2023

  •  A psychotherapist who has lost a loved one changes his ethical principles and begins to tell his patients only the truth. This leads to huge changes in his and their lives.

46. Agency "Lockwood and company"


  • Genre: horror, action, thriller, drama, detective, adventure
  • World Premiere: 27 January 2023

  •  This series follows the adventures of three teenagers who set up a ghost hunting agency. The trio originally planned to hunt ghosts across London and ward off dangerous spirits, but things get complicated when they uncover a secret that could change the world as they know it.

45. You


  • Genre: thriller, drama, melodrama, crime
  • The first part of the new season is out February 9, the second part – March 9

  •  Trouble hits Joe, so he was forced to flee the good, quiet life he was trying to lead with his lover, and is now obsessed with a new obsession in Europe.

  •  The show stars Penn Badgley, and Tati Gabriel and newcomers Lucas Gage, Charlotte Ritchie and more will return for the fourth season.

44. Clarkson Farm Season 3


  • Genre: documentary, comedy
  • The second season will start: from February 10

  •  Jeremy Clarkson's 'Love Letter to Farming' has become an unexpected success in 2021, and fans are looking forward to the popular auto show host's new farming adventures.

43. Carnival Row


  • Genre: fantasy, thriller, drama, crime, detective
  • Release: from February 17 on Prime Video

  •  After a long hiatus, Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne will reunite as Philostratus and Vignette in the hit fantasy series' final 10-episode season.

  •  With humans and faeries separated and freedom at stake, each hero will face unsolvable dilemmas and life-changing trials in the epic conclusion to Carnival Row.

42. Star Trek: Picard


  • Genre: fantasy, action, drama, adventure
  • Release: from February 17 on Prime Video

  •  Jean-Luc Picard, played by Sir Patrick Stewart, will appear in the third and final season of Picard. He will be joined by several Next Generation cast members, including LeVar Burton, Marina Sirtis, Michael Dorn and Jonathan Frakes.

41. Jack Reacher


  • Genre: action, thriller, drama, crime
  • Will go out: February 24, 2023

  •  Good reviews and a high user rating allowed Lee Child's character to stay with us for the second season. Alan Ritchson knows his role by heart, because he has read all 24 books from the Reacher catalog! But even if he didn’t utter a single phrase, but simply methodically beat the faces of the bad guys and sparkled with his naked torso in the frame, this series would have been a success, don’t you think?

40. The Mandalorian Season 3


  • Genre: science fiction, fantasy, action, adventure
  • Premiere will take place: March 1

  •  Dean Djarin and Grogu have established themselves as one of the most iconic duos in all of Star Wars, and they'll be back in 2023 as Dean looks to take the throne of Mandalore. Series stars Pedro Pascal, Carl Weathers, Amy Sedaris and Giancarlo Esposito have confirmed their return.

39. Ahsoka


  • Genre: science fiction, fantasy, action, drama, adventure
  • Premiere in the world: 12 March 2023

  •  One of the most popular Star Wars characters is Ahsoka Tano, Anakin Skywalker's Padawan originally introduced in The Clone Wars. She has since appeared on The Mandalorian, played by Rosario Dawson. She will also star in the solo series Ahsoka.

  •  Ahsoka was last seen hunting Grand Admiral Thrawn, so the plot is expected to follow that line.

  •  The show also announced the return of Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker.

38. Gotham Knights


  • Genre: fantasy, action, thriller, drama, crime, detective
  • World Premiere: 14 March 2023

  •  This series, based on the events of the comic book of the same name, focuses on the events that take place after the murder of Bruce Wayne. His adopted son forms an alliance with the children of the Dark Knight's enemies when they are all wrongly accused of murder. To clear their names, they must make Gotham a little more fair than it is now.

37. Good Omens Season 2


  • Genre: fantasy, comedy
  • Premiere: 24 June 2023 of the year

  •  Good Omens fans have had to wait 30 years for Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's classic romance to turn into a TV series, but they won't have to wait that long for a second season.

  •  Michael Sheen and David Tennant reunite onscreen as the unforgettable Aziraphale and Crowley, determined to prevent the Apocalypse by re-educating its harbinger, in a new installment of Good Omens that takes the show beyond its source material.

36. The Handmaid's Tale Season 6


  • Genre: fantasy, thriller, drama
  • Release date: 11 October 2023 of the year

  •  Elisabeth Moss continues to star in the sixth and final season of the cult series. In the new season, June is expected to reunite with Serena and contribute to the downfall of Gilead.

  •  But even after the completion of The Handmaid's Tale, viewers will not say goodbye to Gilead forever, because a spin-off called The Testaments is ahead.

35. Jack Ryan


  • Genre: action, thriller, drama
  • Log out: November 18, 2023

  •  The fourth season of the CIA adventure is just around the corner, and John Krasinski will continue to play him. The hero is drawn into a very dangerous game, and he has to hide not only from his "native" organization, but also from a criminal international group.

34. Generation "V"


  • Genre: fantasy, action, drama, comedy, adventure
  • World release date: not yet known

  •  Do you like The Boys? Then you'll love this series. Generation V will take us to college where talented young superheroes compete for the best contracts in major cities.

  •  The series is described as Euphoria meets The Boys, so expect lots of gore, sex, violence, and shock.

33. Through the snow, season 4


  • Genre: fantasy, action, drama
  • Expected: early 2023

  •  At full speed, the train carrying the remnants of humanity flies for the fourth and final season. There is no information about the plot yet, but we can expect that all the most beloved – the class struggle, the politics of survival and social inequality – will remain with us in the fourth part.

32. Descendants, season 4


  • Genre: drama
  • Release: expected in spring-summer 2023

  •  The show just can't stop being a success, winning 13 Emmy Awards, including two Outstanding Drama Awards, during its first three seasons. It wasn't hard for HBO to bring Logan Roy's family back for a fourth season.

  •  The "Heirs" prepare for the death of their father and a bitter fight for a place at the WayStar Roy Co.

31. Librarian


  • Genre: fantasy, detective
  • Premiere: exact date unknown

  •  Sometimes readers are ready to literally fight for their favorite book. But what if this book, in addition to immersion in a fictional world, also gives quite real "bonuses" – it helps to find the meaning of life and hidden abilities? Yes, you can kill for a book like this! The heroes of The Librarian live according to this principle, fighting for the wonderful books of the Soviet writer Gromov.

  •  The main character Alexei Vyazintsev (Nikita Efremov) is looking for the main book of Meaning, but he has a lot of strong competitors on his way.

30. Chelyuskin. First


  • Genre: history, drama
  • Release date: not yet known

  •  The events of this movie are connected with the tragedy that occurred in 1934 in the Chukchi Sea. The Soviet steamer "Chelyuskin" went on an expedition led by Otto Schmidt, there were over a hundred people on board, including 10 women and two children. However, in just two hours, due to strong compression by ice, the Chelyuskin sank to the bottom. The crew had to land on the nearest ice floes.

29. Inside the Killer


  • Genre: detective, thriller
  • Premiere: exact date unknown

  •  The Russian series directed by Vladimir Mirzoev (“Swamp”) will immerse viewers in the criminal world of St. Petersburg. No, it will not be a dismemberment, but a real art object at the scene of each crime. And on the trail of the St. Petersburg strangler, Zoya Volgina, a specialist in non-contact lie detection, and Timofey Volokh, a special officer of the Investigative Committee, will follow.

28. Crown, season 6


  • Genre: drama, history, biography
  • World Premiere: exact date unknown

  •  The Netflix hit is expected to release in late 2023, with Imelda Staunton playing the role of Queen Elizabeth II.

  •  The final season will focus on the death of Princess Diana, Tony Blair's relationship with the Queen, the death of the Queen Mother, the events of 11/2002 and the XNUMX Golden Jubilee – so there's no shortage of intriguing storylines.

27. Secret Invasion


  • Genre: fantasy, action, drama, adventure
  • Exact release date: not yet known

  •  The protagonist of this novelty is Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), who is dealing with an invasion of the Skrulls, creatures from another planet with the ability to change shape. The series may reveal that some major players in the MCU are actually aliens in disguise.

  •  The show will also feature Emilia Clarke, Olivia Colman and Kingsley Ben-Adir.

26. Lords of the Air


  • Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama, War
  • Exact Release DateUnknown

  •  After the brilliant "Band of Brothers" and the good "Pacific", producers Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg are gearing up for a third WWII drama. In the center of the plot is the Allied aviation, which carried out airstrikes on Hamburg, Dresden and Berlin.

  •  No Time To Die director Cary Joji Fukunaga will direct three episodes and the cast includes Nkuti Gatwa, Barry Keoghan, Anthony Boyle and Austin Butler.

25. Idol


  • Genre: drama
  • When released: not yet known

  •  Pop singer Jocelyn (Lily-Rose Depp) is in a genre crisis – a hit doesn't come to mind. At a party in a club, she meets the charismatic and self-confident Tedros (The Weeknd). A stormy romance begins between them and everything would be fine, only Tedros is the head of a mysterious cult.



  • Genre: fantasy, action, drama, adventure, military
  • Exact Release DateUnknown

  •  A major 2023 video game adaptation will be the retro-futuristic horror world of Fallout on Amazon Prime. Leaked photos suggest that the mechanical suits will be truly gigantic.

  •  In case you didn't know, in the world of Fallout, the remnants of humanity scurry through underground vaults, trying not to die. It will be fun!

23. Love and death


  • Genre: thriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
  • Exact Release DateUnknown

  •  Elizabeth Olsen stars as a murderous housewife in this crime drama based on the brutal 1980 ax murder.

22. Bandits in time


  • Genre: science fiction, fantasy, comedy, adventure
  • Exact Release DateUnknown

  •  A long, long time ago in a movie theater far, far away... ok, I'll be brief: this is a new reimagining of Terry Gilliam's 1981 fantasy tale. A group (or rather, a gang) of merry time travelers flee from entities trying to get a time map, and at the same time get acquainted with famous historical figures.

  •  Lisa Kudrow will lead the cast, with Charlene E and Rachel House in supporting roles. Plus, Gilliam himself is attached to the series as an executive producer.

21. Avatar: The Last Airbender


  • Genre: fantasy, action, drama, comedy, detective, adventure
  • Will go out: Netflix has yet to announce an exact release date

  •  Remember the terrible "Avatar" from M. Night Shyamalan? Well, Netflix seems to have worked on the bugs and will not “pack” a large-scale plot into one film. He will release a whole series about Aang and his friends, and the authors of the original, Michael DiMartino and Brian Konietzko, also worked on it at one time. They did not stint on costs, only for the first season it will take about $ 120 million.

20. Spiderwick Chronicles


  • Genre: fantasy, action, thriller, drama, adventure, family
  • Release date: not yet known

  •  This series is based on the teenage series of books of the same name and tells about the Grace family, faced with the mysterious world of the fairy people. The two main characters, twins Jared and Simon, will be played by Lyon Daniels and Noah Cottrell.

19. Lying adulthood


  • Genre: drama
  • Release date: not yet known

  •  The film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Elena Ferrante will immerse viewers in the world of experiences of the young Neapolitan Giovanna. From a beloved daughter and a happy girl, she turns into a teenager, and she notices more and more clearly that in the world of adults, not everything is as good and right as it seemed.

18. True Detective: Nightland


  • Genre: detective, crime, thriller, drama
  • Exact Release DateUnknown

  •  Remember 2014 when True Detective was one of the best shows of the year? And then he came back in 2015 and it was… mediocre. And then there was the third season with the participation of Mahershala Ali and the series became interesting again?

  •  It remains to be hoped that the fourth season will not shame its predecessor. Jodie Foster is the main character of the new season, and she is on the trail of six men who went missing from a research station in Alaska.

17. Velma


  • Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Detective, Adventure
  • Release: date not yet known

  •  Scooby-Doo's smartest character gets her own adult animated series on HBO Max. In the center of the plot is a "love square" with the participation of Velma Dinkley and other members of the Mystery Corporation, even before its official foundation.

16. Agatha: Coven of Chaos


  • Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Action, Comedy, Adventure
  • Release: date not yet known

  •  The audience fell in love with the villainess Agatha Harkness from WandaVision, who tried to take away her magical abilities from Wanda, so Marvel Studios made her own show for her, it will be released on Disney Plus.

  •  Agatha is still played by Katherine Hahn, and the plot will presumably involve her being freed from Scarlet Witch's spell with the help of other witches. Also in the series will appear the son of Wanda – Billy, who also has the ability to magic.

15. Chinese American


  • Genre: action, comedy, fantasy
  • The project will be released: exact date unknown

  •  Among the premieres on Disney+ will be a good teen fantasy comedy adapted from the graphic novel of the same name by Jin Luen Yang. The story revolves around high school students involved in a battle between the deities of Chinese mythology.

  •  The series will also include the stars of "Everywhere and at once" – Michelle Yeoh, Ke Hui Kuan and Stephanie Xu

14. Murders in the same building


  • Genre: detective, comedy, crime
  • Release: date not yet known

  •  Hulu's iconic detective series is back with a third season. Oh, if you haven't watched it before, you've missed out on a lot, but there's still time to catch up! The series is about three strangers (played by Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez) who love crime stories and suddenly find themselves involved in one of them (and another, and a third...).

13. Three-body problem


  • Genre: science fiction, fantasy, drama, detective, adventure
  • Release: date not yet known

  •  A story about humanity's first contact with an alien civilization, based on the novel of the same name by Liu Cixin. The name of the series is not associated with human bodies, but with the name of one of the tasks of celestial mechanics.

12. Shogun


  • Genre: drama, adventure, military, history
  • Premiere: date not yet known

  •  This historical adventure drama is the second adaptation of James Clavell's novel of the same name. So far, 10 episodes have been scheduled.

  •  The protagonist of the show is an Englishman, captain John Blackthorn, who came to Japan in 1600, exactly during the internecine wars.

11 Star Wars: Minimum Crew


  • Genre: fantasy, action, adventure
  • When released: date to be confirmed

  •  Minimum Crew will take place in the same time frame as another highly anticipated 2023 series, The Mandalorian. The next installment in the already fairly sprawling Star Wars media franchise will tell the story of growing up teenagers lost in space. It is unlikely that Jude Law can be considered a teenager, but he is also announced in one of the main roles.

10. Echo

Echo in the top 10 most anticipated series of 2023

  • Genre: fantasy, action, drama, crime, detective, adventure
  • Release: date not yet known

  •  This series will be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and a spin-off of the Hawkeye series. The main character Echo (Maya Lopez) has to come to terms with her past and reconnect with the local Indian community.

  •  In addition to one of the cutest villains in the MCU, Charlie Cox will appear in the series as Matt Murdoch, aka Daredevil.

9. The Fall of the House of Usher

9. The Fall of the House of Usher

  • Genre: horror, drama
  • When released: date not yet announced

  •  The gothic brainchild of Edgar Allan Poe will find a new life on the silver screen, the shooting of the series has already been completed. Directed by Mike Flanagan and Michael Fimonjari, who have had such successful collaborations as Doctor Sleep and The Haunting of Hill House.

8. True lies

8. True lies

  • Genre: action, thriller, comedy
  • Release: date not yet known

  •  In one of James Cameron's most underrated films, True Lies, Arnold Schwarzenegger played a secret agent who struggles to balance his dangerous duties with those of a suburban husband and father.

  •  This premise is tailor-made for an action comedy, but a full adaptation of the film for the small screen has been in production hell for years. Anthony Hemingway directed the show's pilot episode, which will air in 2023.

7. Attack on Titan: Endgame – Final Chapter

7. Attack on Titan: Endgame – Final Chapter

  • Genre: anime, cartoon, fantasy, drama
  • Continuation of the final part will be released: exact date unknown

  •  The Titans are marching around the world, and fans are wondering who will stop Eren Yeager, if at all. The final part of the final part should come out epic, adequately completing the long history of confrontation between people and titans.

6. Mr and Mrs Smith

6. Mr and Mrs Smith

  • Genre: action, thriller, comedy, crime
  • Release: date not yet known

  •  Yes, it's a series based on the same idea as the 2005 Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie movie.

  •  Donald Glover (The Martian, Atlanta) and Maya Erskine (Swords Crossed, A Man Seeking a Woman) will star.

5. X-Men '97

5. X-Men '97

  • Genre: Animation, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Action, Drama, Adventure
  • Release date: to be confirmed

  •  Do you also have the music from the intro in your head? Well, the X-Men will no longer occupy the throne of popularity, as in the late 90s, but many adults are waiting for the restart of this cartoon.

  •  Cable and Nightcrawler will be added to the mutants already familiar and beloved by the audience.

4. Isle of the Dead

4. Isle of the Dead

  • Genre: horror, thriller, adventure
  • Release: date not yet known

  •  A new member of the Walking Dead universe, set in post-apocalyptic Manhattan, cut off from the mainland. The main characters are Maggie and Negan, who hate each other, but united for a purpose.

3. The Witcher Season 3

3. The Witcher Season 3

  • Genre: fantasy, adventure, drama, horror
  • Exact Release DateUnknown

  •  The third season of The Witcher will mark Henry Cavill's final appearance as monster slayer Geralt. In the fourth season, he will be replaced by Liam Hemsworth.

  •  The basis of the script for the third part will be Andrzej Sapkowski's novel "The Hour of Contempt". Among the new characters will be Milva and the false Ciri (the latter is not certain).

2. Playing squid, season 2

2. Playing squid, season 2

  • Genre: thriller, drama
  • Premiere: end of 2023

  •  The most successful Netflix show of all time is making a triumphant return. The Game features 456 heavily indebted people who play a series of death-defying childhood games for a chance to win fabulous money.

  •  The first season of the series was a huge success thanks to the insanely entertaining story and sharply social themes of the dangers of capitalism and class inequality. It is already known that in the sequel, Lee Jong-jae will return as Song Ki Hoon, and if no circumstances interfere with the filming process, we will see a new season at the end of 2023.

1. Loki Season 2

Series Loki, season 2

  • Genre: science fiction, fantasy, action, adventure
  • Premiere takes place: mid 2023

  •  The diamond in the luxurious crown of the most anticipated series of 2023 is Loki, which riveted viewers to the screens in 2021 with the help of cinematic magic. The show was a huge success, making it the first series in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to receive a second season.

  •  The cast of the first season included Tom Hiddleston, Owen Wilson and Sofia Di Martino, all of whom are confirmed to return for the second season. A release date has yet to be announced, but Loki is expected to hit fans sometime in mid-2023.