Upcoming TV shows that look like they have potential

by bacboris | created - 02 Jun 2011 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public

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2. Noir

Action, Drama

Two beautiful female assassins travel the world accepting assignments to kill various culprits, and at the same time, having deadly traps set against them by their own employer.

Star: Rebecca Breeds

Votes: 6

3. Good Behavior (2016–2017)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Letty Raines is a thief and con artist whose life is always one wrong turn, one bad decision, from implosion. Which is just how she likes it.

Stars: Michelle Dockery, Juan Diego Botto, Terry Kinney, Lusia Strus

Votes: 8,836

4. Agency 48

Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi | Announced

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Stars: Bea W. Bliss, Will Liberman, Darryl W. Handy, Sir Brodie

5. Citizen (2016– )

Crime, Drama, Fantasy

A hero's origin story, blending vigilantism and magical realism in Los Angeles, California.

Stars: Augusto Aguilera, Ralph Michael Brekan, Roland Angelo Crisolo, Ismael Cruz Cordova

Votes: 8

6. Blackbirds (2020– )

Drama | Announced

Based on the Miriam Black Novels by Chuck Wendig. Miriam Black is a hitchhiker who struggles with a unique ability to see how and when you die when she touches you.

7. The Picture (2016– )


Peter Shepherd, a square, wide-eyed law student, leaves behind everything he's ever known to become a film producer during one of the most tumultuous times in Hollywood - the late 1960's.

Stars: Levi Fiehler, Jordan Monaghan, Jackson Davis, Cameron Kelly

Votes: 6

8. Red X Flags

Action, Adventure, Drama | Pre-production

2115: humanity's second domed city on Mars is thriving. Teraforming hasn't finished, with at least 50 years left to go, humanity struggles to get by under the domes. Within the colonist ... See full summary »

Stars: Nelson Wong, Charles Jarman, Murry Peeters, Lia Lam

9. Dark Day (2016– )


In a post apocalyptic, dystopian future, a demon masquerading as a member of high society must free himself from a vengeful god's curse - one which violently forces him into the role of a hero.

Stars: Jason Ralph, Joe Tuttle, Emily Fleischer, Bavani Selvarajah

10. Reapers (2017– )

Crime, Drama

High school loner Wren joins forces with a group of of trouble-making rockers to retaliate against a senior gang of jocks and ends up creating her own gang in the process, known as "The Reapers."

11. Kongen af Danmark

Drama | Announced

Erik, 24, is in a very difficult situation. He is a quiet, somewhat shy, young man, the middle child raised in a very traditional family, with his younger sister, Louise, and older brother,... See full summary »

Stars: Søren Pilmark, Neel Rønholt, Jens Sætter-Lassen, Ulf Pilgaard

12. Storm Warrior: The Dawn

Action, Fantasy, History | Pre-production

Vikings bonded by blood, defend their homeland, and go on a rescue mission, but the greed for power, and a war with the Wends, and the red-faced warriors of a savage new world, would rip that bond apart.

Director: Alex De Luca

13. 99 Problems (2017– )

Comedy, Drama

Follow The Blitz, an all new underground gaming club, it's owners and their pursuit of becoming the biggest gaming club in town by confronting the problems given to them by their competition and the people with addictions.

Stars: Matez Monir Garci, Jean-Claude Boeke, Cesar Augusto, Ralf Beck

Votes: 11

14. American Lion (2017– )

Biography, Drama, History | Announced

The story of Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States.

Star: Sean Penn

15. Son of a Don

Drama | Announced

It's 1956 - the peak of Mafioso involvement with Professional Boxing - So, what would happen when two separate, Mafia-born, boxing managers put the fix on two different fighters in the same... See full summary »

Star: Rick Cordeiro

16. Blake's 7

Drama, Sci-Fi | Pre-production

Convicted criminals in space are given a second chance to redeem themselves and become heroes.

17. Gateway

Sci-Fi | Announced

A one-hour TV series adaptation of Frederik Pohl's heralded science fiction masterpiece, Gateway.

18. Edgers

Sci-Fi | Announced

"Edgers", people on the fringe of society who hire out their specialist skills as they try to build a better life in a post apocalyptic world in 2060.

19. Foundation

Sci-Fi | Pre-production

A complex saga of humans scattered on planets throughout the galaxy all living under the rule of the Galactic Empire.

Stars: Jared Harris, Lee Pace

20. Hyperion

Fantasy, Sci-Fi | Announced

A space war looms over the planet of Hyperion, where time traveling artifacts are protected by a monster known as Shrike.

Star: Joe Garvey

21. In the Dark

60 min | Drama | Announced

A man living two lives, one as an auto repair shop owner in Los Angeles and the other as a sleazy casino tycoon in Las Vegas, tries to separate them as much as possible.

22. Genesis

Drama | Announced

An astronaut from Earth crash-lands on Eden in the year 2044 AD, entirely unaware that it's the birthplace of humanity, and gets thrown into the middle of an epic struggle between warring ... See full summary »

23. Five Ghosts

Fantasy | Announced

After a tragic encounter with an artifact known as The Dreamstone, infamous treasure hunter Fabian Gray is possessed by five literary ghosts and granted access to their unique abilities. Based on Frank Barbiere and Chris Mooneyham's comic.

24. Wallace

Drama | Announced

A historical drama series based on the life of Scotsman William Wallace. Show depicts his years spent attempting to unify Scotland, his loves and losses as well as his legendary battles ... See full summary »

25. Shakedown

Crime | Announced

Inspired by James Ellroy's novel "Shakedown," 1950s Hollywood player Fred Otash powers and manipulates the scandalous lives of both the Los Angeles elite and the city's criminal netherworld.

26. DarkNet

Thriller | Announced

A former hacker and an FBI Cyber agent battle an Internet conspiracy to create an all-powerful hive mind.

27. Wicked

480 min | Drama | Announced

A vivid reimagining of the classic The Wizard of Oz, Wicked spotlights the untold stories of Oz's most famous (or infamous) characters, namely the Wicked Witch of the West and her unlikely ... See full summary »

28. MaddAddam

Drama | Announced

Survivalists make their way in a post apocalyptic future where corporations are in charge. Based on a series of novels by Margaret Atwood.

29. The Talisman

Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | Announced

To save his mother from certain death, young Jack Sawyer enters a parallel world known as the Territories in search of a powerful talisman.

Director: Mike Barker

30. Goodfellas (TV Movie)

Biography, Crime, Drama | Announced

Planned TV series based on the 1990 film 'Goodfellas', which follows gangster Henry Hill and his friends as they move up the mob hierarchy.

31. The Gifted (2017–2019)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

In a world where mutated humans are treated with distrust and fear, an institute for mutants battles to achieve peaceful co-existence with humanity.

Stars: Stephen Moyer, Amy Acker, Sean Teale, Natalie Alyn Lind

Votes: 28,388

32. Beat the Reaper (TV Movie)

Crime, Drama, Thriller | Announced

ER doctor Peter Brown's life is turned upside down when he crosses paths with a mobster who appears to know him from his former life as a hitman.

Directors: Brian Koppelman, David Levien | Stars: Sebastian Stan, Jimmie Chiappelli

33. Significance (2020)

Action, Adventure, Drama | Announced

After Maggie Masters saves Caleb Jacobson from a near death experience, strange things began happening to her. A world beyond human knowledge emerges, once you meet your Significant.

Director: Emily Skye

34. Queen of Canton (TV Movie)

Action | Announced

In 1802 a beautiful young prostitute rises to take over a crime syndicate, and drives it to unprecedented success, controlling a vast fleet of ships that dominates the South China Sea. She ... See full summary »

Stars: Dylan McDermott, Maggie Q, François Arnaud

35. Blanco (TV Movie)


An uptown gangster, nicknamed Blanco for being a light-skinned Dominican, uses his status as a confidential informant to turn the tables on law enforcement and build his criminal empire.

Director: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo | Stars: Elizabeth Rodriguez, Franka Potente, Shiloh Fernandez, David Zayas

36. Cortés

Drama, History | Pre-production

Spanish Conquistador Hernán Cortés leads an expedition to bring down the Aztec Empire during the 16th Century.

Star: Javier Bardem

37. Titans

Sci-Fi | Announced

Travelers from outer space known as Titans make their way on Earth with humans they can connect with telepathically.

Star: Timothy Mooney

38. Hell and Gone

Drama | Announced

A drama set during the Great Chicago Fire in October 1871.

39. Damage Control

Drama | Announced

A sports agent/publicist does his best to "spin" his client's bad behavior into a more positive image.

40. Rambo: New Blood

Action, Adventure, War | Announced

TV series based on the popular action film series, "Rambo", which starred Sylvester Stallone as a Vietnam Veteran who uses his military training for vigilante justice.

41. Ronin (I)

Drama | Announced

A 13th Century Japanese samurai is reborn into a futuristic New York City where he faces the reincarnation of an ancient demon. Based on the graphic novel by Frank Miller.

42. The Roman (I)

History | Announced

An origin story of Julius Caesar that envisions the future dictator as a young general in the Roman army in a rarely discussed period of his life. Kidnapped by Cilician pirates and enslaved... See full summary »

43. Hit Somebody

Drama, Sport | Announced

The story of a hockey player with a talent for fighting. Based on the song of the same name by Warren Zevon, which was written by Mitch Albom.

Director: Kevin Smith

44. Ness

Crime, Drama, History | Announced

U.S. Treasury Department agent Eliot Ness becomes a public safety officer in Cleveland where he assembles a team of retired cops to find a serial murderer who dumps his victims torsos in ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Greengrass

45. Cocaine Cowboys

Drama | Announced

Notorious '70s drug dealer Jon Roberts moves from New York, where he was involved in gangland takeovers of the city's nightclubs, to Miami where he gets set up with a powerful drug cartel.

46. Medal of Honor: History of Heroes (2012– )

Action, Biography, Drama

"Medal of Honor: The History Of Heroes" was birthed by Producers Julia Davis and BJ Davis' "Medal Of Honor" (1999-2002) hosted by Academy Award nominee Burt Reynolds in this renewed ongoing... See full synopsis »

Stars: BJ Davis, Julia Davis, Frederick Anderson, Edgar R. Aston

47. 200 Contracts (2013– )


Ray Kelly is NYC's number 1 hit man for hire. He worked for almost 30 years before being incarcerated and in that time he killed over 200 people. During that time he had a wife and kids at home that had no idea what daddy did for a living.

Stars: Bek Markas, Shea Glaser, Jude Kelly, Andrew Siedenburg

48. Capitol Sins - (2013– )


Love for Sale, what price would you pay - For a trip to paradise. A woman living two lives - By day a struggling actress. By night, a high priced call girl to Washington DC's Elite.

Stars: Greg Genute, Odette Warder Henderson, Jeffrie Nunez, John Pallotta

49. Divorce: A Love Story (2013 TV Movie)


Centers on Kenny and Robin, a recently divorced couple who were bad together but discover they're even worse apart and can't seem to stay out of each others' lives.

Director: Pamela Fryman | Stars: Regina King, Adam Goldberg, Andrea Anders, Amy Aquino

51. The Waiting Room (I) (2013– )

42 min | Drama

You wake up in a white room. A few chairs line the walls. You see a phone. Two doors. Nothing else. Innately you know, time does not exist here. Welcome to THE WAITING ROOM. THE WAITING ... See full summary »

Stars: Brianna Beasley, Caitlin Biship, Maureen Byrnes, Melinda Cohen

52. Double X (2014– )


4 Ex-FBI agents are recruited back into a secret CIA branch called Sector X. Commissioned into the heart of Singapore, they fight through terrorists, betrayal and eventually those who they thought were friends.

53. Tapped Out (2014– )


A streetwise troublemaker buys a shoddy bar to get back on her feet, only to have illegal activity and shenanigans slow her progress.

Stars: Ryan W. Garcia, Andria Kozica, Clarissa Thibeaux, Erskine Bonilla

54. Saints vs. Scoundrels (2014– )

TV-14 | 28 min | Biography, Drama

Saints vs. Scoundrels presents a lively debate between the most interesting and influential saints and sinners of history. Host Benjamin Wiker will help guide viewers through pairs of great... See full summary »

Stars: Benjamin Wiker, Jeremy Tillery, Jess Ann Brydon, Ryan Patrick Shanahan

Votes: 17

55. Driven (2014– )

30 min | Crime

After spending 4 years in school studying to be a lawyer Nathan Williams turns up in Memphis, Tennessee to search for his brother and ends up assuming the identity of a federal agent. With ... See full summary »

Stars: Ronrico Albright, Donna Chamness, Adrian Dent, James Billingsley

56. Silk Road (2014– )

28 min | Drama

When a group of homeless street kids find a laptop in a dumpster and realize it contains the passwords to every bank in North America they set on a journey of conflict and moral misconduct.

Stars: Grayson Kashino, Katie Tinling, Paul Cousins, Katie Tinling

57. Angel of Mercy (2014– )


One ABI Agent, One FBI Agent, One Serial Killer. Together they must stop this unique serial killer before it kills again.

Stars: Skyla Eli June, Lee Wilson, Olivia Noland, Dennis P. Loewer

58. Blood Brothers (2014– )

60 min | Drama

Members of the West Point class of 1861 face one another during the Civil War. The country tore itself apart over the issue of slavery, and the West Point Brotherhood broke apart. A conflict that became the bloodiest in US history.

Stars: Joanna Ignaczewska, Brett Weer, Ashraf Telfah, Rob Stevens

59. District 13 (2015– )

60 min | Drama

Officers of the Philadelphia's 13th Precinct keep the peace and investigate crimes between paranormal beings and humans in a large neighborhood known as District 13.

Stars: Dustin Detore, John Angeloni, Joseph Bottino, Cristopher Drew

60. Master Dater (2015– )


When a sinful man dies, God (a woman) sentences him to a purgatory of bad dates. Until he learns to love.

Stars: Brandon Godsey, Gary Gunter, Dawn Michaels, Alexandra Marian Hensley

61. Unfiltered (2015– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

A dramedy about a dysfunctional family that owns the nation's largest tobacco company.

Stars: Caprice Benedetti, Jim Cummings, Bill Dawes, Kevin Dedes

Votes: 7

62. Onslaught (2015– )

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

With the threat of colonization and obliteration looming ahead, Earth assembles its best team to combat the impending invasion. Unfortunately, the government never likes to reveal its ... See full summary »

Stars: Abdul Ansari, Spencer Sloan, Michael Douglas Cake, Charly Duersch

64. Jonnie the Girl

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Five boys - one dorm house. They needed a sixth to make rent, she needed a place to stay. Only they thought Jonnie was a guy. Now she has to learn to live with their gross habits and they ... See full summary »

Stars: Anastasia Pena, Josh Madson, Vasily Provatakis, Joseph Ray Santos

65. The Port of San Pedro (2015– )

Crime, Drama

Undercover detective Nick de Salvo, and his debonair and corruptible police captain Sebastian Montenero team up to investigate the beautiful, mysterious and overly ambitious Luli-May Tang a... See full summary »

Stars: Fernando Aldaz, Luke Fattorusso, Rubén Guevara, Clint Jung

66. Sudden Master (2015– )

6 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

A Martial Arts epic about a young woman who inherits her estranged father's studio, and must uphold his legacy in a high stakes Kung Fu throwdown.

Stars: Casey Hudecki, Allen Keng, Samantha Wan, Richard Young

67. God Fearing Man (2020– )

Drama | Pre-production

A Canadian church minister becomes one of the most successful bank robbers in U.S. history.

68. Unveiled (2015 TV Movie)


A team of guardian angels step in to save people in crisis.

Director: Yves Simoneau | Stars: Connie Nielsen, Liam McIntyre, Will Kemp, Nicholas Lea

Votes: 8

69. Studio City (I) (2015 TV Movie)


A young singer discovers that her songwriter father is a drug dealer to the stars.

Director: Sanaa Hamri | Stars: Florence Pugh, Heather Graham, Riley Smith, Jordan Calloway

Votes: 21

70. Creators of Legacies

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Announced

The last Byzantine Cataphract, assigned to a border fort in Serbia, is a target of an assassination attempt. The Empire is falling apart in the midst of invasions from all sides. And he is out to save it.

71. Strange Calls (2015 TV Movie)


Strange Calls centers on a down-on-his-luck young police officer who is transferred to a rural town where - with the help of a peculiar, elderly night watchman - he starts to realize the town has a bizarre supernatural underbelly.

Director: Jason Winer | Stars: Allison Miller, Daniel Stern, Danny Pudi, Patrick Brammall

Votes: 52

72. Gladiatrix

History | Announced

Mini series set in the bloody gladiatorial universe of Roman times featuring female gladiators. Shooting 2014.

73. Ghost Unit (2015– )


Two former black ops government operatives lead privately funded elite team in a fight against a violent international crime syndicate.

Stars: Louis Ferreira, Troy Mundle, Chad Riley, Sheri Rabold

74. Clan of the Cave Bear (2015 TV Movie)

Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

A young woman struggles for survival in a world of Neanderthals.

Director: Pierre Morel | Stars: Millie Brady, Hal Ozsan, Charlene McKenna, Aidan McArdle

Votes: 19

75. Ascendance

Crime, Drama | Pre-production

The brothers of the Castellano Crime Family wage war against each other to gain control over their city after their father dies without naming an heir.

Star: Dean Ciallella

76. Collateral Man (2016– )

Action, Drama, Horror

Collateral Man, is a new twist to the old Faust tale: this time the pact includes a guarantor, a collateral man who, as first male descendant of the signer, will have to turn in his soul for a deal he never made.

77. Taxi 22 (2016– )


Taxi-22 is based on the French Canadian series Taxi 0-22 that ran on Quebec's TVA from 2007 to 2009 and starred Patrick Huard. It Stars John Leguizamo, as he'll play as a politically ... See full summary »

Stars: Stuart Dowling, Jennifer Esposito, Erin Keaney, Mark Samuels

78. Codes of Conduct (2016– )


A young man with a mysterious past makes his way into New York's high society.

Stars: Joe Carr, Andrew Casanova, Dwelvan David, Steve Ferrarie

Votes: 13

79. Presence (2016– )

Crime, Drama

Meet Presence Fernandez, a former Army veteran who finds herself interacting with a widely divergent, and highly colorful cross-section of Los Angeles as she unintentionally begins a career as an unlicensed Private Investigator.

Stars: Stephanie Sigman, Rick Gonzalez, Colin Woodell, Marcus Anderson

Votes: 5

80. The Circle (2016– )


Nathaniel is a man giving the responsibility to listen to a group of people with crippling life issues and struggles to stay sober or in line. Over three months of searching, he found his ... See full summary »

Stars: Carl DiModugno, Christie Alvarez-Damiani, Jenna DiMartini, Kasey Lee Huizinga

81. Never Surrender

History | Announced

The story of Winston Churchill as Prime Minister during Hitler's invasion of France, Holland, and Belgium, as the enemy drives retreating British soldiers into Dunkirk.

82. Immigrant Priest (2016– )

Comedy, Drama, Family

The daily life of a Romanian Priest in America and his effort to make two clashing cultures, coexist peacefully.

Stars: Diana Angelson, Brianna Bazler, Carissa Bazler, Isabella Bazler

83. Cruel Intentions (2016 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama

Fifteen years after the death of her brother, villainous Kathryn Merteuil seeks to manipulate her nephew, Bash, and gain control of the family business Valmont International.

Director: Roger Kumble | Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Winters, Nathalie Kelley, Sarah Thompson

Votes: 214

84. Jamestown (2017–2019)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama, History

A drama about English settlers in America in 1617.

Stars: Stuart Martin, Matt Stokoe, Kalani Queypo, Claire Cox

Votes: 2,922

85. Snowpiercer (2020– )

60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi | Pre-production

Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, Snowpiercer centers on the remnants of humanity, who inhabit a gigantic, perpetually-moving train that circles the globe.

Stars: Daveed Diggs, Mickey Sumner, Annalise Basso, Sheila Vand

86. Monsters of God (2017 TV Movie)

60 min | Action, Adventure, War

Set in Texas in 1867, during the Comanche Wars, the project follows two powerful ex-cavalry men, a war-hungry Colonel, and his seemingly by-the-book executive officer.

Director: Rod Lurie | Stars: Garret Dillahunt, Lauren Ambrose, Adam Beach, Caitlin Gerard

Votes: 10

87. The Lord of the Rings

Adventure, Fantasy | Pre-production

Lord of the Rings based TV-series, set during the 3,441-year period, known as the Age of Númenor, or the Second Age.

Stars: Markella Kavenagh, Joseph Mawle, Will Poulter, Maxim Baldry

88. Tales at the Stroke of Midnight

Drama, Horror, Mystery | Announced

An anthology series of everyday people who have extraordinary experiences with the unknown mysteries of life.

89. Y

60 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy | Pre-production

Set in a post-apocalyptic world, Y is the last surviving male human on the planet. Based on the comic series "Y: The Last Man."

Stars: Diane Lane, Mai Arwas, Blake Baumgartner, Esther Chen

90. Stargirl (2020– )

45 min | Action, Adventure, Crime | Filming

Teenager Courtney Whitmore joins the Justice Society of America. Based on the character from DC Comics.

Stars: Christopher James Baker, Brec Bassinger, Meg DeLacy, Neil Jackson

91. The Witcher (2019– )

60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama | Post-production

Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.

Stars: Henry Cavill, Freya Allan, Joey Batey, MyAnna Buring

92. The Warriors

TV-14 | Action, Adventure, Crime | Pre-production

A television adaptation of The Warriors (1979).

93. The Continental

Action, Crime, Thriller | Announced

An extension of the highly popular John Wick franchise.

94. The Nevers (2020– )

Drama, Sci-Fi | Filming

An epic tale following a gang of Victorian women who find themselves with unusual abilities, relentless enemies, and a mission that might change the world.

Stars: Elizabeth Berrington, Ben Chaplin, Anna Devlin, Laura Donnelly

95. Brooklyn Animal Control (2015– )

Action, Crime, Drama

A secret subdivision of the NYPD that functions as social services for the city's most unique citizens - werewolves.

Stars: Jane Alexander, Usman Ally, Joey Auzenne, Jeanine Bartel

96. Napoleon (I)

History | Announced

The rise and fall of Napoleon Bonaparte, a minor Corsican nobleman that rose through the ranks of the French military to become the youngest general in the nation's history and eventually the first French emperor.

97. Sutton

Adventure, Drama, History | Announced

This extraordinary journey begins on Christmas Eve 1969, when Willie 'The Actor' Sutton, Irishman, lover, folk hero, and the most prolific bank robber in American history, stepped out of ... See full summary »

98. Xena: Warrior Princess (TV Movie)

Action, Fantasy | Announced

A reboot of the popular '90s television series, 'Xena: Warrior Princess'.

99. Wish

Drama, Fantasy, Mystery | Announced

adapted from Israeli series entitled Beit Ha'Mishalot (House of Wishes). The U.S. entry is a psychological drama where people are given the chance to relive defining experiences of their ... See full summary »

100. NorthStar

Sci-Fi | Announced

In the near future, commercial space barons compete to build frontier like space stations in Earth's orbit.

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