Best TV Shows of 2018 So Far: Good Shows to Binge Watch

by IMDb-Editors | created - 5 months ago | updated - 5 months ago | Public

What are the best TV shows of 2018 so far? Here are the favorites of the team here at IMDb. How many have you seen?

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1. Atlanta (2016– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

Based in Atlanta, Earn and his cousin Alfred are trying to make their way up in the world through the rap scene. Along the way they come face to face with social and economic issues ... See full summary »

Stars: Donald Glover, Brian Tyree Henry, Lakeith Stanfield, Zazie Beetz

Votes: 34,954

2. Westworld (2016– )

16 | 62 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, explore a world in which every human appetite can be indulged without consequence.

Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Jeffrey Wright, Ed Harris, Thandie Newton

Votes: 316,607

3. American Crime Story (2016– )

12 | 42 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

An anthology series centered around America's most notorious crimes and criminals.

Stars: Sarah Paulson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Courtney B. Vance, Sterling K. Brown

Votes: 59,796

4. The Handmaid's Tale (2017– )

16 | 60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship.

Stars: Elisabeth Moss, Max Minghella, Amanda Brugel, Yvonne Strahovski

Votes: 98,599

5. Barry (2018– )

30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

A hit man from the Midwest moves to Los Angeles and gets caught up in the city's theatre arts scene.

Stars: Bill Hader, Stephen Root, Sarah Goldberg, Glenn Fleshler

Votes: 12,770

6. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015– )

12 | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

A woman is rescued from a doomsday cult and starts life over again in New York City.

Stars: Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, Tituss Burgess, Carol Kane

Votes: 51,255

7. Counterpart (2017– )

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A hapless UN employee discovers the agency he works for is hiding a gateway to a parallel dimension that's in Cold War with our own, and where his other self is a top spy. The war slowly heats up thanks to spies from both sides.

Stars: Harry Lloyd, J.K. Simmons, Nazanin Boniadi, Olivia Williams

Votes: 12,668

8. Killing Eve (2018– )

12 | 43 min | Drama, Thriller

A security operative hunts for an assassin. Based on the Villanelle novellas by Luke Jennings.

Stars: Jodie Comer, Sandra Oh, Fiona Shaw, Kim Bodnia

Votes: 21,772

9. My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman (2018– )

9 | 60 min | Talk-Show

Comedian David Letterman interviews people he finds fascinating.

Stars: David Letterman, George Clooney, Tina Fey, Nate Holden

Votes: 2,721

10. RuPaul's Drag Race (2009– )

9 | 45 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

RuPaul searches for America's next drag superstar.

Stars: RuPaul, Michelle Visage, Santino Rice, Jason Carter

Votes: 9,764

11. Queer Eye (2018– )

AL | 45 min | Reality-TV

A new Fab Five set out to Atlanta to help the city's straight men refine their wardrobes, grooming, diet, cultural pursuits, and home décor.

Stars: Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France, Antoni Porowski

Votes: 7,669

12. Splitting Up Together (2018– )

30 min | Comedy

The story of a couple whose marriage is reignited by their divorce.

Stars: Jenna Fischer, Oliver Hudson, Olivia Keville, Van Crosby

Votes: 2,237

13. High Maintenance (2016– )

16 | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

A comedy that explores the private lives of unique New York individuals through a common thread: their weed deliveryman.

Stars: Ben Sinclair, Yael Stone, Kate Lyn Sheil, Greta Lee

Votes: 3,581

14. A.P. Bio (2018– )

21 min | Comedy

A former philosophy professor who takes a job teaching AP biology, uses his students to get back at the people in his life who have wronged him.

Stars: Glenn Howerton, Jacob McCarthy, Aparna Brielle, Patton Oswalt

Votes: 5,128

15. Schitt's Creek (2015– )

22 min | Comedy

When rich video-store magnate Johnny Rose and his family suddenly find themselves broke, they are forced to leave their pampered lives to regroup in Schitt's Creek.

Stars: Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Dan Levy, Annie Murphy

Votes: 13,155

16. 2 Dope Queens (2018– )

228 min | Comedy

Based on the podcast, 2 Dope Queens by Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson, the series encompasses various topics about sex, romance, race, hair, living in New York, and Billy Joel.

Stars: Jessica Williams, Phoebe Robinson, Stephen Lin, Michelle Buteau

Votes: 358

17. Patrick Melrose (2018)

12 | 60 min | Drama

Based on the Patrick Melrose Novels by Edward St. Aubyn.

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Hugo Weaving, Sebastian Maltz

Votes: 13,839

18. Wild Wild Country (2018– )

401 min | Documentary, Crime

When the world's most controversial guru builds a utopian city deep in the Oregon desert, conflict with the locals escalates into a national scandal. A true story.

Stars: Ma Anand Sheela, Osho, Philip Toelkes, Jane Stork

Votes: 13,428

19. Britannia (2017– )

60 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

In 43 AD, the Roman Army returns to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia.

Stars: Eleanor Worthington-Cox, David Morrissey, Kelly Reilly, Nikolaj Lie Kaas

Votes: 7,936

20. Evil Genius: The True Story of America's Most Diabolical Bank Heist (2018)

16 | 192 min | Documentary, Crime

The extraordinary story of the "pizza bomber heist" and the FBI's investigation into a bizarre collection of suspects.

Star: Ann Smith

Votes: 11,563

21. Star Wars: Rebels (2014–2018)

6 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

A brave and clever ragtag starship crew stands up against the evil Empire as it tightens its grip on the galaxy and hunts down the last of the Jedi Knights.

Stars: Taylor Gray, Dave Filoni, Vanessa Marshall, Freddie Prinze Jr.

Votes: 21,234

22. All or Nothing: The Dallas Cowboys (2018)

Documentary, Sport

Follows the Dallas Cowboys through their tumultuous 2017 campaign, which they enter with Super Bowl aspirations and exit one game short of the playoffs after a roller coaster of controversy and emotion.

Stars: Rich Bisaccia, Gary Brown, Dez Bryant, Derek Dooley

Votes: 336

23. Dragons: Race to the Edge (2015–2018)

22 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Unlock the secrets of the Dragon Eye and come face to face with more dragons than anyone has ever imagined as Hiccup, Toothless and the Dragon Riders soar to the edge of adventure.

Stars: Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Zack Pearlman, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Votes: 2,865

24. Trollhunters (2016–2018)

6 | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

An ordinary boy finds a magic amulet that chooses him to be a Trollhunter, a guardian that defends the world of humans and the secret world of trolls.

Stars: Charlie Saxton, Lexi Medrano, Anton Yelchin, Kelsey Grammer

Votes: 8,924

25. Nailed It! (2018– )

AL | 33 min | Reality-TV

Home bakers with a terrible track record take a crack at re- creating edible masterpieces for a $10,000 prize. It's part reality contest, part hot mess.

Stars: Nicole Byer, Jacques Torres, Charity George, Dave Arnold

Votes: 2,028

26. The Who Was? Show (2018– )

25 min | Family

Fresh voices bring some of the most famous names in history to life. A live-action sketch comedy show based on the series of best-selling books.

Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Kirrilee Berger, Lilla Crawford, Andrew Daly

Votes: 359

27. Love Island (2015– )

60 min | Reality-TV, Romance

Single hopefuls looking for love complete tasks, couple off and get voted out week by week. Packed full of drama.

Stars: Caroline Flack, Alexandra Cane, Alex Miller, Jack Fowler

Votes: 1,114

28. The Americans (2013–2018)

16 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

At the height of the Cold War two Russian agents pose as your average American couple, complete with family.

Stars: Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Keidrich Sellati, Holly Taylor

Votes: 68,801



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