15 Best TV Shows Of 2023

POSTED BY Ahmad Raja Safeer, UPDATED ON January 16th, 2024
best tv shows of 2023

2023 has been a year of great TV series launches. Some of our favorite TV series have released new seasons that will keep you hooked to your screens. Let’s look at the best tv shows of 2023: 

 

15. The Bear – Season 2

In season 2, Carmen continues to revitalize his family business while grappling with personal and professional hurdles. Carmy and his team strive to create a palate-tingling menu and renovate the restaurant. They head to Cicero for financial support, and each employee sets their foot to learn culinary skills from experts. 

Through this time, Carmy battles to keep his family business afloat amidst financial crises, staff conflicts, and the emotional turmoil of his brother’s death. The bond between the characters is tested like never before, and the stakes are even higher this time.

 

14. Succession – Season 4

Big families mean big feuds. The Roy family is the most powerful in the media and entertainment business. But when Logan Roy steps down from his position, all hell breaks loose.

In season four, the Roy family grapples with power struggles and dynamics of betrayal, ambition, and personal agenda. Kendall, Shiv, and Roman grow distant while struggling to get their hands on power.

If you love Game of Thrones, this is a modern version of such a TV series. We know you’ll love the change in taste.

 

13. Fargo – Season 5

Season 5, with its trademark dark humor and quirky Fargo factors, focuses on social commentary and themes like immigration, assimilation, and the American dream.

This one is on our watch list as well.

 

12. Shrinking – Season 1

What could go wrong if you don’t follow your professional training? That’s exactly what Jimmy, a grieving therapist, finds out when he sets out to tell his clients exactly what he thinks. Going against his training and ethics, he finds himself making a huge impact on his patients’ lives and his own as well.

So, will Jimmy get back to the light after the loss of his wife? Will this new approach help him and others towards the light at the end of the tunnel? Watch to find out.

 

11. Beef

Small events can change someone’s life. This TV series follows two people who get obsessed with taking revenge on each other after a road incident. The feud goes so out of control that the lives of the two people and even those of the people in their lives get jeopardized.

If you’re looking for a literal role, this is the TV show for you. It’s not just about the dialogue but the action and plot that make it a comedy masterpiece.

 

10. Jury Duty – Season 1

How stupid would you feel if you found out that you are on a very important duty and then you found out that the whole thing is fake?

Ronald Gladden serves as a juror on a civil trial in LA. He is unaware that the whole thing is a hoax. Everyone except him is an actor, and they have it all carefully planned out. So, what will Gladden’s reaction be when he finds out that everything is staged?

 

9. Ted Lasso – Season 3

The age-old debate: Soccer/Football vs. American Football. Lace-up your boots for the final heartwarming and humorous season 3 of Ted Lasso, where Ted and the AFC Richmond gang battle the challenges and struggles of life both on and off the pitch. The season delves deeper into the personal stories of characters and their personal growth.

Through laughter and tears, Ted continues to impress the skeptical soccer community with his optimism and folksy charm. However, don’t take it as a smooth sail. Rather the team deals with a whirlwind of strong opponents, internal conflicts, and personal demons.

 

8. Abbot Elementary – Season 2

How do you control children who do not want to be disciplined and educated? Send in the best teachers to do the job.

The halls of Abbot Elementary echo with laughter, and learning never takes a back seat. Dive into season 2 where your favorite teachers navigate through the chaos of public school education with a blend of creativity, optimism, and some dose of sarcasm.

It is an interesting educational story with strong characters.

 

7. The Crown – Season 6

The 6th and final season of The Crown hooks its viewers with an intriguing dive into the modern era of the British monarchy. It showcases the day-to-day depiction of royal life with rapid global changes acting as a backdrop to the plot.

Witness the allegations, scandals, and revelations that make it hard for the royal family to steer their public and private life under the relentless scrutiny of the masses. The heartaches and political upheavals make this season a whirlwind of emotions that you may not want to miss.

 

6. The Last of Us – Season 1

Gamers will love this show. Based on the video game of the same name, this TV series is set in a post-apocalyptic world.

Joey, a diehard guy, takes charge of a 14-year-old girl who might be humanity’s last hope to survive. But the job is not easy because Joey will have to smuggle Ellie out of a guarded quarantine zone. The journey becomes even more difficult after they escape the facility because they’ll have to travel across the US to survive.

This TV series received critical acclaim and set a new standard for all future video game tv adaptations.

 

5. The Gilded Age – Season 2

Social classes and their interactions are sometimes quite funny. This series is set in the 1880s New York high society.

Season 2 keeps on exploring the ‘old money versus new money’ theme and sets the two rivals for a war. The makers spiced things up by introducing new characters in the story. Brace yourself for the cliffhanging plot.

This is not an ordinary TV show; it is a dissection of the social classes and their psychology.

 

4. The Law According to Lidia Poët – Season 1

Women have not had the privileges and rights they have now. In 19th-century Italy, law was exclusively a man’s profession. This story is based on the true story of Lidia Poët, Italy’s first female lawyer.

Lidia fought against the system and the people in it to get what was rightfully hers – to be enrolled in the official register of lawyers.

A story of bravery, intelligence, and persistence. Truly, it is an example for lawyers and girls aspiring to become lawyers.

 

3. Lupin – Season 3

This TV series does justice to the classic French story of Arsène Lupin.

In the recently released season 3 of Lupin, Assane finds it even more challenging to get his revenge and justice. As he struggles to uncover the mystery of his family, he discovers old enemies pushing his skills to their limit. 

Brace yourself for the mind-bending puzzles and spectacular heists, and explore Assane’s back story about his father and his legacy.

If you are more into non-American and non-British TV, this is the show for you.

 

2. Black Mirror – Season 6

This one is a common name in high-rated anthology TV series lists. Black Mirror explores the twisted side of technology and human nature in a world with high-tech access to the public.

Season 6 has some mind-bending stories that you will be thinking about days after you’ve watched an episode. A highly recommended high-rated TV series where each episode is a masterpiece in itself.

 

1. Slow Horses – Season 3

What happens to secret agents who make blunders in the field? They all get dumped in a department called ‘The Slough House’ which is full of ‘slow horses’.

Jackson Lamb, who is smart but tough around the corner, is the leader of the team that finds itself in a complicated situation where they have to retrieve a secret file stolen by a rogue MI5 agent. Season 3 is filled with clever twists and exciting surprises for those who love action, suspense, and humor.

 

Honorable Mentions

  • The Fall of the House of Usher
  • Reacher – Season 2
  • Poker Face – Season 1

So, thanks to us, you’re all set with your 2024 watching list. We hope you enjoy this specially curated list of the best TV shows of 2023.

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