JMdB: Upcoming Series

Here’s a list of upcoming series and seasons that look interesting (or not worth watching). I’ll continue to update it as new series and seasons are announced.

Releases From: Start of 2021

PlannedAirs OnSeriesThoughts
Jan 3, 2021BBCThe WatchComedy fantasy based on Terry Pratchett’s discworld novels.
Jan 3, 2021HBO30 CoinsItalian horror story revolving around the power of the 30 pieces of silver paid to Judas to betray Jesus.
Jan 7, 2021CoyoteMichael “Thing” Chiklis smuggles illegals across the Mexican/US border.
Jan 10, 2021American Gods Season 2Ian McShane is back as Wednesday in this Neil Gaimon inspired series.
Jan 11, 2021BritboxThe Pembrokeshire MurdersLuke Evans stars in this serial killer mystery.
Jan 15, 2021Disney+Wanda VisionMarvel’s Scarlet Witch and Vision get a quirky looking series. The first episode is a faux 1950’s sitcom, and only gives a minor hint about what’s really going on.
Jan 21, 2021CWWalkerJared “Sam” Padelaki stars in this reboot of the old Chuck Norris series. First episode sucked big time.
Jan 22, 2021NetflixFate: The Winx SagaYet another fairy girl young adult fantasy. First couple of episodes were not great.
Jan 22, 2021HuluThe SisterA man marries the sister of a woman who’s murder he was involved in.
Jan 25, 2021NetflixSnowpiercer – Season 2Haven’t watched season 1 yet. I didn’t know Sean “Boromir” Bean was in it.
Jan, 2021Sky* * * Discovery of Witches – Season 2Romantic fantasy about a witch and a vampire. Season 1 was watchable. The first episode finds the main characters back in time.
Feb 4, 2021HBOThe HeadMurder in Antartica.
Feb 7, 2021CBSThe EqualizerThe Equalizer is rebooted again, this time with Queen Latifah playing Robert McCall. Looks cringey AF.
Feb 11, 2021CBSClariceSilence of the lambs spin off series from Star Trek Discovery’s Alex Kurtzman. First 2 episodes are a dull crime drama.
Feb 19, 2021PrimeTell Me Your SecretsTrippy looking thriller.
Feb 19, 2021NetflixTribes of EuropaDystopian future science fiction from Germany. Interesting, but fairly low budget.
Feb 23, 2021CWSuperman & LoisYet another DC superhero series from the makers of Arrow.
Mar 1, 2021PeacockDebrisScience fiction involving space debris hitting the earth.
Mar 4, 2021NetflixPacific Rim: The BlackAnimated sequel to the Guillermo de Toro kaiju vs. gundam films.
Mar 7, 2021CondorThree Days of the Condor rebooted as a series.
Mar 14, 2021BritboxGraceBritish police drama.
Mar 15, 2021NetflixThe Lost Pirate KingdomDocudrama about the real pirates of the Caribbean.
Mar 18, 2021HBOmaxZack Snyder’s Justice LeagueThe Snyder Cut of DC’s Justice League, released as a miniseries.
Mar 19, 2020Disney+Falcon and the Winter SoldierSpin off from Captain America with Anthony Mackey and Sebastian Stan. Could be good. Delayed due to CV from Aug 2020.
Mar 21, 2021StarzThe GloamingCops hunt for a serial killer.
Mar 25, 2021NetflixDOTA: Dragon’s BloodAnimated fantasy.
Mar 25, 2021PrimeAge of the Living Dead – Season 3Humans vs. vampires again. May check this out, but haven’t watched season 1 yet.
Mar 26, 2021PrimeInvincibleAnimated superhero series from the creator of The Walking Dead.
Mar 26, 2021NetflixThe IrregularsStranger things in Victorian times with Sherlock Holmes. Looks a bit cringe worthy.
Apr 1, 2021HBOMade for LoveScience fiction exploring human relationships.
Apr 11, 2021HBOThe NeversWomen receive mysterious powers in Victorian times and are persecuted for them. Looks a bit woke.
Apr 15, 2021AMC+Spy CitySpy thriller set in Berlin.
Apr 23, 2021Netflix* * Shadow and BoneFantasy series about a woman with a rare power to summon light.
May 4, 2021Disney+The Bad BatchAnimated post order 66 Clone Wars spin off series about a batch of enhanced clone storm troopers.
May 7, 2021NetflixJupiter’s Legacy“Epic” superhero series. Two episodes in, it’s good.
May 13, 2021PeacockIntergalacticScience fiction revolving around exiles who steal a starship.
May 21, 2021The BiteSatirical Zombie series. The trailer has truly awful music that taints my perception of the show.
May 21, 2021PrimeSolosStar studded science fiction. Trailer is shmaltzy.
May 25, 2021Mr. Inbetween – Season 3A hitman is trying to raise a family. Looks fun. I may check out previous seasons.
May 27, 2021BritBoxThe Beast Must DieRevenge series with Jared “Moriarty” Harris.
Jun 4, 2021Netflix* Sweet ToothFantasy about human animal hybrids, based on a DC comic book.
Jun 4, 2021AppleLisey’s StoryTrippy Steven King series with Julian Moore and Clive Owen.
Jun 6, 2021War of the Worlds – Season 2I’ve been meaning to check out season 1.
Jun 6, 2021EpixDominaHistorical drama about Livia, wife of Roman emperor Augustus.
Jun 11, 2021Disney+* * LokiTom Hiddleston and Owen Wilson star in this Avengers spin off where Loki must help undo the damage done to the timelines in End Game.
Jun 20, 2021Paramount+Evil – Season 2Series about paranormal investigations. Haven’t watched season 1.
June 24, 2021Godzilla: Singular PointMore animated Godzilla

Jun 25, 2021
Disney+The Mysterious Benedict SocietyFour children go up against their benefactor’s evil twin.
Jul 1, 2021PeacockSmotherA man is murdered and his family are all suspects.
Jul 8, 2021NetflixResident Evil: Infinite Darkness – Season 1Horror series set in the game universe between RE 4 and 5.
Jul 18, 2021StarzThe DeceivedAfter her mother dies, a girl begins seeing ghosts.
Aug 8, 2021ShowtimeUFOJJ Abrams documentary.
Aug 10, 2021FoxFantasy Island“I am your hostess, Missus Rourke.” Can it be worse than the Michael Pena reboot film?
Aug 11, 2021Disney+What If?Animated twisted tales of Marvel.
Aug 13, 2021NetflixBrand New Cherry FlavorA woman goes on a psychedelic supernatural journey in 1990’s LA.
Aug 22, 2021Epix* * ChapelwaiteAdrian Brody leads this series based on Steven King’s story Jerusalem’s Lot.
Sep 13, 2021HuluY The Last ManIn the future, all men but one die. Science fiction based on the graphic novel.
Sep 6, 2021PeacockThe Lost SymbolSeries based on Dan Brown’s character Langford from the Davinci Code. First couple of episodes are OK.
Sep 22, 2021Disney+Star Wars: VisionsStar Wars anthology created by various anime studios.
Sep 24, 2021AppleFoundationScience fiction series based on the books by Isaac Asimov. Jared Harris, one of my favourite character actors, has a part. Disappointing.
Sep 24, 2021Netflix* * Midnight MassNew horror series focusing on a young priest.
Sep 28, 2021PeacockLa BreaA massive sinkhole in LA is an opening to a primeval world.
Sep 29, 2021Netflix* * * The Chestnut ManSerial killer series (foreign language)
Oct 6, 2021CBSCSI: VegasReboot of the original CSI series with William Peterson and Jorja Fox returning. First couple of episodes were OK.
Oct 15, 2021SyFyDay of the DeadMore zambies
Oct 21, 2021The Girl in the WoodsFantasy/horror for young adults.
Oct 22, 2021AppleInvasionAnother alien invasion series based on War of the Worlds. Sam “Grant” Neil stars.
Oct 25, 2021The Long CallBritish crime drama.
Nov 6, 2021NetflixArcane: League of LegendsAnimated science fiction/fantasy based on the game.
Nov 7, 2021ShowtimeDexter: New BloodMichael C. Hall returns to his iconic role for a chance to redeem the horrible “Lumberjack Dexter” series ender in season 8.
Nov 14, 2021PeacockMayor of KingstonJeremy Renner is mayor of a town whose only industry is a prison.
Nov 14, 2021ShowcaseYellowjacketsA girls soccer team survive a plane crash in the wilderness.
Nov 14, 2021CrunchyrollBlade Runner: Black LotusAnimated series based on the movies.
Nov 17, 2021HuluHit MonkeyAnimated Marvel series
Nov 19, 2021PrimeThe Wheel of TimeSeries based on the Robert Jordan novels. Rosumund Pike plays Moraine. Hope this is doesn’t make Robert Jordan spin in his grave.
Nov 24, 2021PrimeHanna – Season 3The Bourne like spy thriller returns.
Nov 24, 2021Disney+HawkeyeJeremy Renner’s Hawkeye is joined y Kate Bishop (the new Hawkeye) in this Avenger’s spin off.
Nov 28, 2021NetflixElvesForeign language fantasy series. The “elves” look more like goblins.
Dec 16, 2021HBOmaxStation ElevenPost pandemic drama.
Dec 17, 2021NetflixThe Witcher – Season 2Henry “Supe” Cavill returns as the title character.
Dec 23, 2021PeacockVigilBritish naval crime drama
Dec 29, 2021Disney+The Book of Boba FettA spin-off from the Mandalorian where Boba takes over Jabba’s criminal empire.
2021NetflixThe SandmanSeries based on the Neil Gaiman graphic novels.
Jan 13, 2022HBOmaxPeacemakerA DC comics character played by John Cena in James Gunn’s upcoming The Suicide Squad film gets his own series.
Jan 14, 2022NetflixArchive 81A man investigates a cult.
Jan 2022A Discovery of Witches – Season 3The conclusion to the fantasy epic. First two seasons are very good.
Feb 4, 2022PrimeReacherJack Reacher hits the small screen.
Feb 18, 2022AppleSeverenceScience fiction where a company’s employees can’t access memories of their home lives while at work and vice versa.
Feb 20, 2022ePixFromA town that no one can leave is menaced by a monster
Sep 2, 2022PrimeThe Lord of the RingsA series based on my favourite book. Galadriel has been cast. Hope its as good as the Peter Jackson films were.
Oct 2022Disney+The AcolyteFemale-centric Star Wars series.
2022Disney+The Mandalorian – Season 3Pedro Pascal may merely voice act in this sequel. Should have lots of cross over with the other new series.
2022Disney+Ms. MarvelMarvel’s giant handed Muslim teen aged superhero.
2022Disney+AndorStar Wars series revolving around Cassian Andor of Rogue One.
2022HBOmaxHouse of the DragonGame of Thrones prequel series set 200 years earlier
2022Disney+Moon KnightOscar “Poe” Isaac is Marvel’s Batman like hero.
2022Disney+She HulkYep, another one. Mark Ruffalo and Tim “Abomination” Roth will be in it.
2022Paramount+HaloSeries based on the video game.
TBDDisney+WillowA series based on the Lucusfilms fantasy film.
TBDHBOThe SunJake Gillenhall crime family series.
TDBDisney+Obi-wan KenobiEwan McGregor and Haiden Christianson return in this Star Wars series that takes place after the Revenge of the Sith.
TBDDisney+The Rangers of the New RepublicSpin off from The Mandalorian, possibly starring Gina “Cara Dune” Cerrano.
TBDDisney+AhsokaRosario Dawson stars as Anikan’s padawan in another The Mandalorian spin off.
TBDDisney+LandoStar Wars series following Lando Calrissian, from the creator of Dear White People.
TBDDisney+A Droid StoryAnimated series following R2D2 and C3PO.
TDBDisney+Secret InvasionNick Fury series starring Samuel L. Jackson and Ben “Talos” Mendelson
TBDDisney+Iron HeartIron Man is replaced by a teen aged black girl.
TBDDisney+Armor WarsDon “War Machine” Cheadel must deal with Stark technology falling into the wrong hands.
TBDDisney+What If…? – Season 2Marvel animated series. I haven’t watched season 1.
TBDDisney+Marvel ZombiesAnother Marvel animated series. Based on the comic books.
TBDDisney+Spiderman: FreshmanAnimated Spiderman Homecoming prequel.
TBDDisney+X-Men ’97Continuation of the nineties animated series.
TBDDisney+Agatha: House HarknessMore Marvel
TBDDisney+IronheartIron Man is a young black girl
TBDDisney+EchoMore Marvel