Yesterday, I shared my picks for 2018's 10 best shows. Now, it's time to highlight the freshman series that managed to stand out and make an instant name for themselves this year, even though there are more broadcast, cable and streaming competitors than ever. This was a challenging year for new shows trying to break
In strikingly different ways, the best new shows of the past year each offered fresh perspective. They provided windows into worlds that television rarely lets us peer into, like the ’80s drag-ball scene or a cult that put down Oregonian roots in that same decade, or told stories using striking
2018 is nearly in the rearview mirror, and while reflecting on this interesting year is occasionally painful, there was at the very least some great new TV shows that showed up and showed out in the entertainment landscape.
Here are 8 of the best.
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8. Castle Rock
Shout out to Castle Rock for being able to draw from the great canon of Stephen King’s books and not end up looking like somebody put a bunch of 80s...