For all the TV show fans out there, there are some real treats in store for them in this year 2023, with a lot of exciting new seasons, and fascinating new television shows, and amidst all that, I have chosen 20 of the most anticipated shows of 2023, ranging from a game adaptation to a biographical drama to a romantic comedy-drama that cater to all demographics in the audience.

As if that weren’t enough, 2023 brings us back Ashoka from Star Wars, Loki from Marvel, Barry from Barry, Geralt of Rivia from Witcher, Homelander from The Boys, and a whole host of equally entertaining characters waiting for us. We could say this year for TV shows is like a box of chocolates, and you can choose what you want to eat – yeah threw some spin on that Forrest Gump line.

Without further ado, let’s delve into these 20 most anticipated tv shows of 2023, and the ones you’re eagerly waiting for.

Most Anticipated Shows of 2023:

The Last of Us

Creators: Neil Druckmann, Craig Mazin

Cast: Pedro Pascal, Bella Ramsey,  Gabriel Luna, Merle Dandridge, and Anna Torv.

General Overview: The series, based on the 2013 video game by Naughty Dog, centers on Joel (Pedro Pascal), a smuggler who is charged with escorting Ellie (Bella Ramsey) across the post-apocalyptic United States. The story takes place twenty years after the world was infected by a strain of the cordyceps fungus, transforming people who breathed in its deadly spores into animalistic zombies. The official plot summary says, “What starts as a job soon becomes a brutal, heartbreaking journey, as they both must traverse across the US and depend on each other for survival.” The Last of Us, with such popularity, makes it one of the most anticipated shows in 2023.

Dave Season 3

Creators: Lil Dicky, Jeff Schaffer

Cast: Lil Dicky, Taylor Misiak, GaTa, Andrew Santino, Travis “Taco” Bennett, and Christine Ko.

General Overview: An American comedy television series depicts a fictionalized version of Lil Dicky, a man in his late twenties living in the suburbs who is neurotic and has convinced himself that he is destined to become one of the greatest rappers of all time. In the third season, Dave is on his first headlining tour and is hoping to find love along the way. As he and his crew travel across the country, however, they experience firsthand the rich cultural diversity that characterizes the United States, as well as the strain that fame can impose on romantic relationships and friendships.

Where To Stream: Disney Plus

The Witcher Season 3

Creators: Lauren Schmidt Hissrich

Cast: Henry Cavill, Tom Canton, Mimi Ndiweni Adam Levy, Royce Pierreson, Joey Batey, Anya Chalotra, and Eamon Ferron.

General Overview: Adapted from the same-titled book series by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski. The official plot summary for The Witcher season 3 on Netflix expands on this fantasy drama television series. It says, “As monarchs, mages, and beasts of the Continent compete to capture her, Geralt takes Ciri of Cintra into hiding, determined to protect his newly-reunited family against those who threaten to destroy it.

Entrusted with Ciri’s magical training, Yennefer leads them to the protected fortress of Aretuza, where she hopes to discover more about the girl’s untapped powers; instead, they discover they’ve landed in a battlefield of political corruption, dark magic, and treachery. They must fight back, put everything on the line — or risk losing each other forever.”

Where To Stream: Netflix

Never Have I Ever Season 4

Creators: Mindy Kaling, Lang Fisher

Cast: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Poorna Jagannathan, Richa Moorjani, Darren Barnet, Jaren Lewison, John McEnroe, Ramona Young, and Lee Rodriguez.

General Overview: Kaling’s comedy-drama, Never Have I Ever, is loosely based on her childhood experiences in Boston and follows a teenage Indian-American girl who loses her father unexpectedly. Though the plot details for Season 4 remain unknown, Lang Fisher (executive producer) revealed some notes — the love triangle storyline between Paxton, Devi, and Ben is still incomplete. In the final season, Cimino will shake things up as he is a completely different kind of character and Devi’s new “bad boy” love interest. Although this show Never Have I Ever may not appeal to everyone, it’s certainly one of the most anticipated shows of 2023 for a certain demographic.

Where To Stream: Netflix

The Boys Season 4

Creators: Eric Kripke

Cast: Karl Urban, Antony Starr, Jack Quaid, Karen Fukuhara, Erin Moriarty, Colby Minifie, Laz Alonso, Jessie T. Usher, Chace Crawford, Tomer Capone, Cameron Crovetti, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Valorie Curry, and Susan Heyward.

General Overview: Based on the comic book of the same name by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, The Boys is a pessimistic, and diabolical depiction of a superhero television series created by Eric Kripke. Shortly after the premiere of the Season 3 finale, Showrunner Eric Kripke confirmed Season 4 will focus on The Butcher and Homelander’s conflict over Ryan, comparing their predicament to the 1980s sitcom My Two Dads. Of course, this is easily one of the most anticipated tv shows of 2023. Homelander owned Twitter last year.

Where To Stream: Amazon Prime

Ted Lasso Season 3

Creators: Jason Sudeikis, Bill Lawrence, Brendan Hunt, and Joe Kelly

Cast: Jason Sudeikis, Hannah Waddingham, Brendan Hunt, Brett Goldstein, Juno Temple, Nick Mohammed, Jeremy Swift, Phil Dunster, Toheeb Jimoh, and Cristo Fernandez.

General Overview: This sports comedy-drama series, Ted Lasso, is about a college football coach named Ted Lasso in the United States. The English Premier League soccer team AFC Richmond has decided to hire him as their head coach. The owner of AFC Richmond recruited him to exact revenge on his ex-husband, a former owner of the team. According to several rumors, the most significant character arcs in Season Three will involve the characters, Nate and Rebecca.

Where To Stream: Apple TV

Secret Invasion

Creators: Kyle Bradstreet

Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Emilia Clarke, and Olivia Colman.

General Overview: The next Marvel new miniseries, Secret Invasion based on Marvel Comics will be the ninth television series in the MCU, sharing continuity with the franchise’s films. Nick Fury who we last saw in Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019), a major player in the MCU, teams up with a returning figure, Talos, to combat the Skrulls, who have been infiltrating the highest spheres of the Marvel Universe for years. Seeing the trailer, marvel might be dipping their toes in more of a serious tone, and what more could ask for, after the mediocre-comedy they threw at us last year.

Where To Stream: Disney Plus

Loki Season 2

Creators: Michael Waldron

Cast: Tom Hiddleston, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Eugene Cordero, Tara Strong, Owen Wilson, Sophia Di Martino, Ke Huy Quan, Rafael Casal, and Kate Dickie.

General Overview: The second season of Loki, another Marvel/Disney+ TV show set in the MCU, will pick up shortly after Sylvie has sparked a multiverse war, and Loki who has been relocated to an alternate TVA timeline, and a more dangerous version of He Who Remains has risen to power. Having been sucked into an alternate universe, Loki discovers a statue of Kang the Conqueror and that’s where we left off on the huge cliffhanger. This has to be one of the most anticipated shows of 2023.

Where To Stream: Disney Plus

Vikings: Valhalla Season 2

Creators: Jeb Stuart

Cast: Sam Corlett, Frida Gustavsson, Leo Suter, Bradley Freegard, Laura Berlin, and David Oakes.

General Overview: Vikings: Valhalla, a historical drama and the follow-up to History’s Vikings, will return in 2023 with season 2. According to the Netflix official synopsis, “Set over a thousand years ago in the early 11th century, Vikings Valhalla chronicles the heroic adventures of some of the most famous Vikings who ever lived, the legendary explorer Leif Eriksson, his fiery and headstrong sister Freydis Eriksdotter, and the ambitious Nordic prince Harald Sigurdsson.” “Season two finds our heroes shortly after the tragic fall of Kattegat; an event that has shattered their dreams and altered their destinies. Finding themselves suddenly fugitives in Scandinavia they are forced to test their ambitions and courage in worlds beyond the fjords of Kattegat.”

Where To Stream: Netflix

Poker Face

Creators: Rian Johnson

Cast: Natasha Lyonne, Adrien Brody, Chloë Sevigny, Benjamin Bratt, Ellen Barkin, Nick Nolte, Cherry Jones, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

General Overview: Poker Face is a 10-episode “case-of-the-week” series following Natasha Lyonne’s Charlie, who has an extraordinary ability to determine when someone is lying. She hits the road with her Plymouth Barracuda and with every stop encounters a new cast of characters and strange crimes she can’t help but solve. According to Rian Johnson, the show will be a case-of-the-week mystery comedy-drama that is character-driven. Each episode adheres to the Columbo-famous howcatchem pattern.

Where To Stream: Peacock

Barry Season 4

Creators: Alec Berg, Bill Hader

Cast: Bill Hader, Sarah Goldberg, Henry Winkler, Stephen Root, Anthony Carrigan, Michael Irby, D’Arcy Carden, and James Hiroyuki Liao.

General Overview: After the premiere of Season 3 in 2022, Barry, a dark comedy crime drama, was renewed for a fourth season. Season 4 of Barry will continue the story from the season three finale, in which Gene manipulated Barry into trying to kill Jim Moss (Robert Ray Wisdom) through a complex hoax that resulted in Barry’s surprise arrest.

Where To Stream: HBO Max

You Season 4

Creators: Greg Berlanti, Sera Gamble

Cast: Penn Badgely, Tati Gabrielle, Charlotte Ritchie, Stephen Hagan, Lukas Gage, Tilly Keeper, and Ben Wiggins.

General Overview: You, a psychological thriller television series, has been renewed for Season 4. There will be two parts to the season, with the first part premiering on February 9, 2023, and the second part on March 9, 2023. It follows Joe, a new man living in London with a new identity as Professor Jonathan Moore. Trying to blend into academia is not going to be easy for him, even though he is now going by this new name. The first full-length trailer for the new season sees Joe in the company of “the most insane, damaged people on Earth: a circle of privileged douchebags” as he tries to prove to Marienne that he’s more than just a murderer. It seems like he can’t escape the M-word, though, as members of his new circle of douchebags start dropping like flies, and he starts receiving texts with strangely familiar tones. He’s being watched, and they know who he is.

Where To Stream: Netflix


Creators: Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni

Cast: Rosario Dawson, Hayden Christensen, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Eman Esfandi, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ray Stevenson, and Ivanna Sakhno.

General Overview: The upcoming Star Wars limited series Ahsoka is a spin-off from The Mandalorian and will take place in the same continuity as that show and its other associated spin-offs after the events of Return of the Jedi (1983). In a return to her role as Ahsoka Tano from The Mandalorian, Rosario Dawson takes center stage. The plot of Ahsoka centers on the former Jedi Knight Ahsoka Tano as she explores a new threat to the galaxy, easily making this show, one of the most anticipated shows in 2023.

Where To Stream: Disney Plus

Succession Season 4

Creators: Jesse Armstrong

Cast: Logan Roy, Kendall Roy, Siobhan Roy, Roman Roy, Conor Roy, Tom Wambsgans, Greg Hirsch, and Gerri Kellman.

General Overview: Season 4 of Succession sees the return of the Roy family, owners of Waystar RoyCo. HBO released a synopsis that will unravel in its upcoming season, “The sale of media conglomerate Waystar Royco to tech visionary Lukas Matsson moves ever closer. The prospect of this seismic sale provokes existential angst and familial division among the Roys as they anticipate what their lives will look like once the deal is completed. A power struggle ensues as the family weighs up a future where their cultural and political weight is severely curtailed.”

Where To Stream: Amazon Prime

Fargo Season 5

Creators: Noah Hawley

Cast: Juno Temple, Jon Hamm, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Joe Keery, Lamorne Morris, Richa Moorjani, and Dave Foley.

General Overview: The show, which was adapted from the same-named 1996 film by the Coen brothers, follows a fresh group of individuals through murder investigations in different Midwestern towns each season. This season’s events will occur in a 2019 world before the epidemic, the setting will remain the Midwest, and kidnapping appears to be at the centre of the tale. Newsweek writes, “Fargo has traveled through decades, cities, and families, and the fifth installment will be no different: Set in 2019, when is a kidnapping not a kidnapping, and what if your wife isn’t yours?”

Where To Stream: FX

Gen V

Creators: Craig Rosenberg

Cast: Lizze Broadway, Jaz Sinclair, Maddie Phillips, Chance Perdomo, London Thor, Derek Luh, Asa Germann, and Shelley Conn.

General Overview: Gen V is a superhero show that is a spin-off of Eric Kripke’s The Boys, and is based on the narrative arc “We Gotta Go Now” from The Boys comics. The show takes place at the same time as The Boys’ fourth season. Gen V is an irreverent, R-rated series that explores the lives of hormonal, competitive Supes as they put their physical, sexual, and moral boundaries to the test, competing for the best contracts in the best cities. “It’s part college show, part Hunger Games—with all the heart, satire, and raunch of The Boys.”

Where To Stream: Amazon Prime

Yellowjackets Season 2

Creators: Ashley Lyle, Bart Nickerson

Cast: Melanie Lynskey, Tawny Cypress, Sophie Nelisse, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Ella Purnell, Christina Ricci, Sammi Hanratty, Sophie Thatcher, and Juliette Lewis.

General Overview: Yellowjackets is an American thriller drama television series that follows a split storyline about a New Jersey high school soccer team that crashes into a mysterious forest on its way to a national championship game. The upcoming season delves into more plane crash survivors who will continue to surface. The show’s Twitter account has shared a video that has only snowy scenes, self-harming knife carvings, and drawings of a strange hieroglyphic symbol. No plot details has been revealed as of yet.

Where To Stream: Showtime 

The Crown Season 6

Creators: Peter Morgan

Cast: Imelda Staunton, Jonathan Pryce, Elizabeth Debicki, Dominic West, Lesley Manville, and Marcia Warren.

General Overview: Following the passing of Queen Elizabeth II on September 8, 2022, comes the sixth and final season of The Crown, which chronicles her life and reign. The sixth season of The Crown is expected to depict royal happenings from the middle to late 1990s to the early 2000s. This season may delve into the terrible events that followed the 1997 death of Diana, Princess of Wales. There will likely be a focus on Tony Blair’s time in office after Princess Diana’s death and his professional relationship with Queen Elizabeth II (1997-2007). On a political level, this time frame is marked by the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the subsequent Iraq War.

Where To Stream: Netflix

The Mandalorian Season 3

Creators: Jon Favreau 

Cast: Pedro Pascal, Grogu, Giancarlo Esposito, Carl Weathers, Katee Sackhoff, Emily Swallow, Omid Abtahi, Amy Sedaris and Christopher Lloyd.

General Overview: Another Star-Wars project coming up this year, the Mandalorian and his companion Grogu returns in Season 3. As Mando reveals in the newly released teaser for The Mandalorian season 3, Our people are scattered… like stars in the galaxy. What are we? What do we stand for?” Din Djarin reveals these hints about the third season’s overarching plot while surrounded by Mandalorians from the several clans, distinguished by their armours. A civil war breaks out in Season 3 of The Mandalorian between clans/factions who favour Bo-Katan Kryze, Din Djarin, or another Mandalorian as their king.

Where To Stream: Disney Plus

White House Plumbers

Creators:  Alex Gregory, Peter Hyuck, David Mandel

Cast: Woody Harrelson, Justin Theroux, Lena Headey, Domhnall Gleeson, Ike Barinholtz, Kiernan Shipka, and Kathleen Turner.

General Overview: White House Plumbers is a political drama miniseries based on the 2007 book created by Egil Krogh and Matthew Krogh. In this five-part series, Nixon’s own political saboteurs, and Watergate masterminds, E. Howard Hunt and G. Gordon Liddy, who were assigned the task of preventing leaks to the press by any means necessary, end up accidentally breaking the presidencies they had been hired to preserve.

Where To Stream: HBO Max

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