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10 Top-Rated TV Series You Might’ve Missed This Year

Sometimes when you come home after a long day at work, all you want to do is curl up on the couch and watch something interesting. But quite often the choice of which TV series to watch takes more time than actually watching an episode. So, instead we end up scrolling different websites for hours until it’s time to go to bed.

Bright Side wants to help save your precious time. Here’s a list of the most remarkable new TV series that you probably haven’t seen or heard of before.

Sorry for Your Loss

The main character Leigh Shaw is trying to cope with the death of her husband. She’s living with her loss and is hoping to restore her relationships with family and friends. Leigh has a lot of dramatic events ahead but she truly believes that she’ll be able to overcome all her difficulties.

This TV series strikes you right in the heart and makes you feel empathy for the heroes and cry with them. PS: Make sure you have enough tissues.

Castle Rock

The events take place in Stephen King’s fictional town of Castle Rock. This is the place where serial killers are wandering down the streets, rabid dogs are attacking people, and the devil himself sells cursed things to people. After the suicide of Shawshank Prison’s warden, a young man is found in a closed part of the prison. No one knows who he is, the man only says the name of his advocate Henry Deaver who was born in Castle Rock. Soon the advocate gets an anonymous call that makes him return to his hometown and find out the prisoner’s story.

This mystic thriller is totally worth your time.

Picnic at Hanging Rock

The events here take place at the beginning of the 20th century. Several schoolgirls and their governesses go to a picnic near Hanging Rock. Rumor has it, this place is hiding some mysterious evil spirit. Who knew it would be true. 3 schoolgirls disappear and no one is able to find them.

People who like art films and dramas will definitely appreciate this TV series.

The Haunting of Hill House

The mature offspring of the Crain family remember their childhood in a haunted Hill House. Their parents bought a mansion to restore it. Some events influenced their future. For example, the elder brother became a writer, one sister is a psychiatrist, the other sister is the owner of a funeral parlor, and the younger brother is suffering from drug addiction. All siblings have strained relations with their father who never opened up about what really happened on the day when their mother died and why they had to leave the mansion.

The mysterious and beautiful TV series keeps you in suspense until the very end.


The main character — a successful manager of a bookshop — meets a charming young writer. The man’s love very soon turns into a true obsession. He uses social networks to find out more about her life and become as close as possible to her. Very soon he turns into a real tyrant who is ready to eliminate any obstacle on his way, even if this obstacle is a real person.

A very interesting TV series that won’t let you go for a couple of days.


Paul Getty is an oil tycoon and one of the richest people in history. He’s always been surrounded by people who dream of having a piece of his wealth: his family, friends, enemies, and many others. One day, his nephew gets kidnapped and the kidnappers demand a ransom of $17 million. For Paul Getty this amount of money is negligible. However, he makes an official statement about his refusal to pay anything at all.

The TV series shows not only the case of the kidnapping, but also the difficult relationships in the family of a very tyrannical billionaire.

The Terror

In 1845, an expedition led by Arctic explorer John Franklin uses 2 warships, HMS Terror and HMS Erebus, to investigate the northern shores of Canada. Soon both ships disappear without a trace and a team of new explorers goes off on a search. They need to find out what actually happened to the teams and the ships.

The TV series is based on a book with this title which was based on a real expedition.


Yellowstone is the first national park in the world and one of the most visited places in the US. But many things occur on the frontier of this civilization. The Duttons, the owners of a big ranch, fight off Thomas Rainwater, the owner of the Indian reservation, and Dan Jenkins, a construction magnate, from their land. Feeling anxious about the upcoming war, the main character tries to make up the relationship with his family who becomes more detached from him.

Action scenes and drama enthusiasts will love this TV series.


The main character, Barry, is a former Marine and a lousy hitman. He goes to LA on a mission and by accident gets into acting auditions. Inspired by the atmosphere, Barry decides to change his life and become a real actor.

A good comedy TV series for those who love a healthy laugh.

The First

The First tells a story about a former NASA astronaut named Tom Hagerty who prepares to fly to Mars on a human space flight. He lives through a tough time and has to face many difficulties: his wife dies under weird circumstances, his daughter is a drug addict, and the mission is bound to fail.

It’s a drama that talks about family values, personal aspirations, and big dreams.

Have you seen any of the TV series mentioned above? Share your opinion with us in the comments!

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