As the pandemic isn’t going anyway soon, it is a great time to stay at home and watch TV. With that in mind, I thought I would put together a list of my 10 Most Anticipated TV Shows of 2021. With so many streaming services available they tons of new shows coming to the small screen in 2021. These are the ones I am most looking forward to. And don’t forget to comment below and let me know what are your most anticipated TV Shows in 2021!
1. It’s A Sin Channel 4 (January 22nd)
Russell T Davis returns with It’s A Sin. An emotional drama series that follows a group of teenage boys when they move down to London. Set in the early 1980s the show highlights the gay scene in the capital during the start of the AIDS crisis. Starring Olly Alexander (from the Years & Years) as Ritchie, as one of the young boys who travel down to London to pursues his dream of becoming an actor. Also, guest stars include Stephen Fry and Neil Patrick Harris.
2. The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Disney+ (March 19th)
It was strange having no new content from the Marvel Studios in 2020. Over the previous decade, each year saw the release of at least one Marvel movie. But, 2021 is going to be a little different for Marvel Studios as they move to TV programmes. WandaVision started on Disney+ earlier this month. And the next programme in the franchise will be The Falcon and the Winter Solider. After the events in Avengers: End Game where Steve Rogers hands Falcon the shield. Now, this show follows Falcon’s journey as he teams up with Bucky Barnes, The Winter Solider.
3. Line of Duty Season 6 BBC iPlayer (Spring)
The team at AC-12 are back! Led by Superintendent Hastings, the team are still investigating corruption in the police force and links to organised crime. Joining the cast this season is Kelly Macdonald as DCI Davidson. When DI Fleming and DS Arnott have to investigate one of Davidson’s cold cases. And examine her unorthodox investigation methods.
4. Loki Disney+ (May)
In true Marvel Studio style, the is little information about this show. Other than Tom Hiddleston will revive his role as everyone’s favourite trickster. Similarly to The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Loki takes place after the events of Avengers: End Game. As Loki is now in possession of the Tesseract (aka The Time Stone). The question of the plot of this show is more When is it set? Rather than Where?
5. Bad Batch Disney+ (Summer)
Last Year’s final season of The Clone Wars, introduced Clone Force 99. An experimental group of clones known as the Bad Batch. Within the group, each member of Clone Force 99 has a unique talent and specialist skills. Now, this summer a new animated series will explore the Bad Batch’s elite missions during a post-Clone Wars era.
6. Lupin Season 2 Netflix (Summer)
The first season of Lupin aired on Netflix earlier this year and became one of their most popular shows. The series centres around Assane Diop, played by Omar Sy. A thief who is trying to get vengeance for his father’s death. Assane bases his revenge on the crimes of a fictional character Arsène Lupin. A gentleman burglar from a popular 20th Century series of books. It seems like, filming of the second season of the show has already finished and it will air on Netflix in the summer.
7. The Book of Boba Fett Disney+ (December)
After his surprise return in The Mandalorian last year. Boba Fett, the original Bounty Hunter is back with his own show. As we saw in the easter egg from the season finale of The Mandalorian. Boba Fett, took his place on the throne in Jabba the Hutt’s Palace. Joined by Fennec Shand played by the amazing Ming-Na Wen. Show-runner Jon Favreau has stated this is a stand-alone miniseries. As well as mentioning that the show will be set on Tatooine. Perhaps we can expect guest appearances from fan favourite Cobb Vanth or even Obi-Wan!
8. Money Heist Season 5 Netflix (TBA)
Money Heist was one of the surprising hits on Netflix of 2020. The show follows a group of criminals, all named after cities, whilst they attempt to rob the Royal Mint in Madrid. The first four seasons are filled with twists and turn. After the cliff-hanger ending from season 4. The new season will pick up as the Professor and the rest of the gang try to escape from the Bank of Spain. Obviously, we can expect another thrilling ride in the final season.
9. Stranger Things Season 4 Netflix (TBA)
It’s been 2 years since season 3 of Stranger Things. Clearly, fans can’t wait to return to the Upside Down! Even after three seasons of this popular show we still have more questions than answers. From the trailer, we know Hooper is alive and possibly imprisoned in Russia! We also know Jamie Campbell Bower, Robert Englund and Tom Wlashicha (Jaqen H’ghar in Game of Thrones) are joining the cast.
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10. Top Boy Season 4 Netflix (TBA)
Dushane (Ashley Walters) and Sully (Kano) are back still trying to the Top Boys in East London. After finding a new home on Netflix (with the new producer, Drake). Top Boy season 3 picked up years after the events of Summerhouse. And the reunion of Dushane and Sully. But, they weren’t going to step back into their old lives. With newcomer Jamie, trying to take over their territory. In Season Four, we will discover whether Jamie decided to take Dushane up on his offer join forces. And what effect this will have on Dushane and Sully’s partnership.
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