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New TV Series Premieres in Week 17/2020: 46 TV Shows/Series & 22 Seasons

04/20/2020 | By: WPS

Each week numerous new TV shows/series are launched and existing series return in a new season. In this overview you can find out what's happening during calendar week 17/2020 (04/20/2020-04/26/2020), with TV shows/series from United States of America (USA) and around the world. Highlights this week include "Defending Jacob" (Drama/Mystery/Crime), "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels" (Drama/Crime/Mystery), "The Midnight Gospel" (Animation/Comedy/Science-Fiction & Fantasy), "Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045" (Animation/Drama/Action & Adventure/Science-Fiction & Fantasy), "Coronavirus, Explained" (Documentary), "Vis a Vis: El Oasis", "Gangs of London" and "Normal People".

New TV Shows/Series from United States of America (USA)(16)

Defending Jacob(2020-)

| 50min per episode | Drama, Mystery, Crime
4.2/5 (with 100 votes)

A family’s lives are irreparably disrupted when the 14-year-old son is accused of murdering a fellow classmate.

Penny Dreadful: City of Angels(2020-)

| 1h per episode | Drama, Crime, Mystery
3.8/5 (with 34 votes)

Rooted in the conflict between characters connected to the deity Santa Muerte and others allied with the Devil, this saga explores an exciting mix of the supernatural and the combustible reality of 1938 Los Angeles, a time and place deeply infused with Mexican-American folklore and social tension.

The Midnight Gospel(2020-)

4.3/5 (with 35 votes)

Traversing trippy worlds inside his universe simulator, Clancy the space caster explores existential questions about life, death and everything in between.

Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045(2020-)

3.6/5 (with 4 votes)

In the year 2045, after global capitalism has defaulted, Japan's elite Section 9 begins conducting covert cyber operations.

Coronavirus, Explained(2020-)

26min per episode | Documentary
4.3/5 (with 1 vote)

In 2020, the world changed. This topical series examines the coronavirus pandemic, the efforts to combat it and ways to manage its mental health toll.

We're Here(2020-)

| Reality-TV

Small-town residents from across America are recruited and trained to participate in a one-night-only drag show. In each episode, former RuPaul’s Drag Race contestants Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O’Hara and Shangela Laquifa Wadley will help prepare their “drag daughters” by teaching them how to step outside of their comfort zones.


| 6min per episode | Comedy
4.2/5 (with 3 votes)

After being discarded by her original owner, a spoiled, jealous, and manipulative sex doll named Barbara convinces aspiring writer Cody, the only one able to hear her speak, to take her home so she can help cure Cody's writers block.

Absurd Planet(2020)

20min per episode | Documentary
2.5/5 (with 3 votes)

A cast of quirky critters and Mother Nature herself narrate this funny science series, which peeks into the lives of Earth's most incredible animals.

Fraggle Rock: Rock On!(2020-)

| 5min per episode | Kids & Family
4.0/5 (with 1 vote)

The Fraggles might be apart in separate caves, but they can still find ways to have fun together! Join Gobo, Red, Boober, Mokey, Wembley, and Uncle Travelling Matt for stories and songs that show everyone how we're all connected.

Secret Celebrity RuPaul's Drag Race(2020-)

1h per episode | Reality-TV
3.7/5 (with 2 votes)

In this special four-episode event, three different RuPaul's Drag Race fan favorites are challenged with giving three different A-listers drag makeovers. Their queens then battle it out in classic competitions for the title of America's Next Celebrity Drag Superstar as well as prize money for the charity of their choice.

Instant Influencer with James Charles(2020-)

5.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Makeup Mogul James Charles puts artists to the test to find out who has what it takes to become a beauty superstar and win $50,000 and the title of Instant Influencer.

H2O: The Molecule that Made Us(2020-)

| 1h per episode | Documentary, Kids & Family
5.0/5 (with 1 vote)

A landmark, three-part series that tells the human story through our relationship to water. We find out how our success is intimately connected to our control of the molecule, but that the growth of our civilizations has also created a dangerous dependence on a precious resource. One that may be about to run out.

My Paranormal Nightmare(2020-)

Are ghosts and demons dwelling among us? The Fourman Brothers, a family of paranormal investigators, investigate four hauntings, including a demonic entity, a murderous specter, a dangerous force, and a dark presence in this documentary series.

desHecho en Casa(2020-)

5.0/5 (with 1 vote)

€?DesHecho En Casa” follows Eugenio Derbez in this closed-door adventure with his wife Alessandra, daughter Aitana and dog Fiona. Each episode is a combination of skits, fun tutorials, and video calls with your older kids and friends too.

Middleditch & Schwartz(2020-)

| 50min per episode | Comedy
3.8/5 (with 1 vote)

Comedy duo Thomas Middleditch and Ben Schwartz turn small ideas into epically funny stories in this series of completely improvised comedy specials.

Cooked With Cannabis(2020-)

37min per episode | Reality-TV

Cooking competition where the aim is to get the show's hosts high by infusing cannabis in their meals.

New TV Shows/Series worldwide(30)

Vis a Vis: El Oasis

Certification unknown

2020- | 4.1/5 | 50min per episode

Vis a Vis: El Oasis

Certification unknown

2020- | 4.0/5 | 50min per episode

Normal People


2020 | 4.6/5 | 30min per episode
United Kingdom (UK)

Gangs of London

Certification unknown

2020- | 4.6/5 | 55min per episode
United Kingdom (UK)

Born Again

Certification unknown

2020- | 3.9/5
South Korea

Inhuman Resources

Certification unknown

2020- | 3.5/5 | 52min per episode

Love 101

Certification unknown

2020- | 3.0/5

One Lane Bridge

Certification unknown

2020- | 0.5/5
New Zealand

The Killer Truth

Certification unknown

2020- | 5.0/5 | 39min per episode

Van der Valk

Certification unknown

2020- | 3.0/5 | 1h 30min per episode


Certification unknown

2020- | 5.0/5

Pretty Little Liars

Certification unknown

2020- | 4.0/5 | 44min per episode


Certification unknown

2020- | 3.3/5 | 45min per episode

Win the Wilderness: Alaska

Certification unknown

United Kingdom (UK)


Certification unknown

2020- | 3.0/5

Brilliant Heritage

Certification unknown

2020- | 35min per episode
South Korea

Legend of Awakening

Certification unknown

2020- | 45min per episode
People's Republic of China

Accused: Guilty or Innocent?

Certification unknown

2020- | 45min per episode

The Ruffian

Certification unknown

2020- | 3.0/5

The Secrets She Keeps

Certification unknown



Certification unknown

2020 | 1h 23min per episode
Czech Republic

Olympia Kyklos

Certification unknown

2020- | 5min per episode


Certification unknown

2020- | 5.0/5 | 58min per episode
United Kingdom (UK)

Big Lars

Certification unknown


Informer 3838

Certification unknown

2020 | 2h 44min per episode

Prospekt oborony

Certification unknown



Certification unknown


All the Women in the World


2020- | 30min per episode


Certification unknown

2020 | 15min per episode

The Chang'an Youth

Certification unknown

2020- | 4.0/5 | 45min per episode
People's Republic of China

New Seasons of ongoing TV Shows/Series(22)

Tuesday, 04/21/2020: El Dragón: Return of a Warrior ("El dragón") - Season 2 with 44 episodes (Drama/Action & Adventure)
Tuesday, 04/21/2020: Wild 'n Out - Season 15 with 6 episodes (Comedy)
Tuesday, 04/21/2020: Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta - Season 11 with 4 episodes (Reality-TV)
Wednesday, 04/22/2020: Guy's Grocery Games - Season 24 with 5 episodes (Reality-TV)
Wednesday, 04/22/2020: Ghost Nation - Season 2 with 5 episodes (Reality-TV)
Sunday, 04/26/2020: On the Case with Paula Zahn - Season 20 with 5 episodes (Crime/Documentary)
Sunday, 04/26/2020: Vida - Season 3 with 6 episodes (Drama)
Sunday, 04/26/2020: North Woods Law - Season 14 with 3 episodes (Reality-TV)
Sunday, 04/26/2020: Unearthed - Season 7 with 5 episodes (Documentary)

Tuesday, 04/21/2020: Tandem - Season 4 with 11 episodes (Mystery/Crime)
Wednesday, 04/22/2020: The Great British Sewing Bee - Series 6 with 7 episodes (Reality-TV)
Thursday, 04/23/2020: The House of Flowers ("La casa de las flores") - Season 3 with 11 episodes (Drama/Comedy)
Friday, 04/24/2020: After Life - Season 2 with 6 episodes (Comedy/Drama)
Friday, 04/24/2020: Das Boot - Season 2 with 8 episodes (Drama/War & Politics)
Friday, 04/24/2020: Luntik ("Лунтик") - Season 9 (Adventure/Animation/Comedy)
Friday, 04/24/2020: The Worst Movies of All Time ("Die schlechtesten Filme aller Zeiten") - Season 8 with 6 episodes (Comedy)
Friday, 04/24/2020: My Heart Relieved ("Qalby Etmaan - قلبي اطمأن") - Season 3 with 30 episodes (Kids & Family)
Friday, 04/24/2020: Cartoon's Neighborhood ("Shaabiat Al Cartoon") - Season 14 with 18 episodes (Animation/Comedy/Kids & Family/Kids & Family)
Sunday, 04/26/2020: The Last Kingdom - Season 4 with 10 episodes (Action & Adventure/Drama)very popular
Sunday, 04/26/2020: Skam France - Season 6 with 6 episodes (Drama)
Sunday, 04/26/2020: Once Upon A Bite ("风味人间") - Season 2 with 8 episodes (Documentary)
Sunday, 04/26/2020: Tadap - Season 3 with 4 episodes (Drama)
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