49 Best TV Shows of 2023 You’ll Be Counting Down the Days to Watch

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The year 2023 is already off to a promising start for the small screen, what with the premiere of HBO's The Last of Us and Season 3 of Outer Banks. Whether you’re searching for a new television show to binge or counting down the days until your favorite series returns, there’s so much to look forward to across a range of genres in the coming months. The boundless options can be overwhelming, so to save you from endlessly scrolling across several streamers, we’ve selected the best TV shows of 2023 to add to your watchlist ASAP.

Looking for a thrill? Apple TV+'s The Crowded Room stars Tom Holland as a man arrested for his involvement with a 1979 shooting, but investigators soon learn there is much, much more to the story. Or, catch up with season 4 of Netflix's You as stalker-slash-serial killer Joe Goldberg goes across the pond. Prefer a laugh? The final season (😭) of Netflix’s Never Have I Ever chronicles the ups and downs of Devi Vishwakumar’s high school experience one more time, while the premiere of Hulu's Up Here gives us the musical rom-com series we've been waiting for.

But that’s certainly not all. Keep scrolling for the best and most anticipated TV shows of 2023 (so far).

Ginny & Georgia (Season 2)

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Nearly two years (!!) after the series premiere of Ginny & Georgia, the sophomore season has FINALLY debuted.

On the season 1 finale, Ginny took Austin and fled the small town of Wellsbury, Massachusetts after learning of her mom’s many secrets. There was no explanation as to where she was headed, and with so many other questions still unanswered, we cannot wait to see how this next chapter unfolds.

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Finally! Velma Dinkley takes center stage in this new Scooby-Doo spin-off series from Mindy Kaling, who voices the titular character. Alongside Mindy, Velma offers a star-studded voice cast, including Constance Wu, Sam Richardson, Glenn Howerton, Shay Mitchell, and Debby Ryan.

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The Last of Us

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Based on the popular video game of the same name, The Last of Us takes place in post-apocalyptic America, 20 years after devastation. The story follows Joel, a survivor who’s been tasked to smuggle a 14-year-old girl, Ellie, out of a quarantine zone.

MORE: Here's When Every Episode of The Last of Us Will Air on HBO

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That '90s Show

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Hello, Wisconsin! In That ‘90s Show, a follow-up series to the hit sitcom That ‘70s Show, we’re back in Point Place, Wisconsin. It’s 1995, and Leia Forman — daughter of Eric Forman and Donna Pinciotti — has arrived to spend the summer with her grandparents, Kitty and Red, and meet a new group of friends to hang out with in the Forman basement.

MORE: How Did That '70s Show End? What to Know Before Watching Netflix's That '90s Show

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The Watchful Eye

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This Freeform thriller is perfect for fans craving more mysteries, à la Pretty Little Liars and Nancy Drew.

After Elena accepts a job as the nanny for a wealthy widower's son, she quickly finds herself swept up in a mystery about the family, their old home, and the deadly secrets they're desperately trying to keep hidden.

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The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder (Season 2)

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The Proud Family reboot is back for more shenanigans with a whole new season! All your favorite characters are returning (including the one and only, Suga Mama) and, as we can see in the trailer, Penny and her friends are getting involved in the fight for justice.

Plus, season 2 is bringing guest stars such as Storm Reid, Chance the Rapper, Normani, Gabrielle Union, and more.

MORE: Everything We Know About The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder Season 2

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On My Block's spin-off series is taking us back to Freeridge, California and introducing us to a new set of friends.

According to Netflix's summary, this new core four "unleashed a curse bringing dark misfortune into their lives." Sounds kind of like that dreaded gnome situation from On My Block!

MORE: Everything We Know About Netflix's New On My Block Spin-Off Freeridge

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Dear Edward

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Based on Ann Napolitano's heartbreaking novel of the same name, Dear Edward tells the story of a boy who is the sole survivor of a devastating plane crashed that killed his parents and older brother, as well as everyone else onboard. Edward goes to live with his aunt, who is also grieving for the sister she lost.

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You (Season 4)

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New city, same Joe Goldberg. In the fourth season of Netflix’s psychological thriller series, You, Joe flees his former life in Northern California and crosses the pond to London, where he adopts a new persona as university professor Jonathan Moore.

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Bel-Air (Season 2)

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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reboot is back, and Will has a big choice to make. Does he just forget everything he's learned from his time in Bel-Air and let a new person waltz into his life and influence his decisions, or does he stay true to who he's become?

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Outer Banks (Season 3)

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Back for more adventure, season 3 picks up with the Pogues washing ashore on a deserted island they call "Poguelandia," and life seems pretty sweet... at first. However, our faves are quickly thrust back into the treasure hunting race and, as Netflix describes it, "quite literally running for their lives."John B, Sarah, Kiara, Pope, JJ, and Cleo can't trust anyone but each other, and the stakes have never been higher.

MORE: Everything We Know About Outer Banks Season 3

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The Mandalorian (Season 3)

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At long last, season 3 of The Mandalorian lands on Disney+ this March. Marvel fans are more than ready to see what quest Din Djarin finds himself on and what monsters he faces in this next installment.

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This British horror comedy is set on a cruise ship and follows a teen who must infiltrate a crew of 1000 people with the hope of finding his missing sister. Why is he looking there? His sister disappeared on that very same cruise ship on the previous tour.

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Daisy Jones & The Six

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Based on Taylor Jenkins Reid's novel of the same name, this miniseries follows the rise of Daisy Jones and The Six, a fictional rock band from the '70s that's making a name for themselves in the L.A. music scene, with aspirations of becoming a global sensation.

This documentary-style show examines why the band broke up when they were at the height of their fame.

MORE: Is Daisy Jones & The Six Based on a True Story? Here's What We Know

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School Spirits

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A teen ghost stuck in the afterlife decides to solve her own murder. She enlists the help of fellow ghosts also trapped in limbo at her high school to finally learn the truth of what happened to her.

Per Deadline, this YA mystery series is based on the upcoming graphic novel by Maria Nguyen and Nate and Megan Trinrud, which is set for publication in fall 2023 by Clarion Books/HarperAlley.

MORE: Everything We Know About Peyton List's Latest Show, School Spirits

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Gotham Knights

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Supernatural's Misha Collins returns to The CW as DC Comics' Harvey Dent in this gritty crime thriller set in the world of Batman.

When the Caped Crusader is murdered, his adopted son teams up with the children of Batman's enemies to solve the case. In the process, the group of misfits become vigilantes.

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Shadow and Bone (Season 2)

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Get ready to return to the Grishaverse with a new season based on Leigh Bardugo's YA books.

Per Netflix, "Alina Starkov is on the run. A beacon of hope to some and a suspected traitor to others, she's determined to bring down the Shadow Fold and save Ravka from ruin. But General Kirigan has returned to finish what he started."

Season 2 promises new friendships and romances, extraordinary adventures, and a huge family secret that will change everything.

MORE: Everything We Know About Shadow and Bone Season 2

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Class of '07

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This comedy follows a group of girls attending their 10-year high school reunion — some of them doing so begrudgingly. But the "happy" reunion takes a serious nose dive when an apocalyptic tidal wave hits and they are forced to cohabitate and work together to survive. Imagine being stuck on an island with all the kids you didn't like from your high school. Yikes.

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Up Here

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This musical rom-com series stars The DUFF's Mae Whitman as Lindsay, an aspirational writer living in NYC who has voices in her head. She meets Miguel, a cute guy who also has voices in his head. Each of these voices are personified by actual people who give "guidance" (more like judgment) to both Lindsay and Miguel as they start to fall in love.

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Yellowjackets (Season 2)

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The critically acclaimed series returns for season 2 this spring. The thriller brings viewers back to the mid ’90s, as the Yellowjackets girls soccer team clings to survival after their plane crashes in the vast Canadian wilderness.

When we left the girls — and Shauna, Taissa, Natalie, and Misty in the present day — there were still so many questions about how the girls escaped, and what still haunts them today.

MORE: Everything We Know About Season 2 of Yellowjackets

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The Crossover

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Based on Kwame Alexander's award-winning novel of the same name, The Crossover is about two brothers who come of age both on and off the basketball court. While they're growing up, Josh and Jordan Bell watch their former pro basketball player father find a new career path and their mother begin pursuing her own dreams and aspirations.

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Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies

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A prequel to the beloved 1978 musical, Grease, Pink Ladies is set four years before greaser Danny Zuko and new girl Sandy Olsson meet.

The series follows a group of female students who decide to raise some hell at Rydell High School. Their actions lead them to form the OG high school clique, the Pink Ladies.

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The Last Thing He Told Me

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Based on Laura Dave's novel of the same name, this thriller stars Jennifer Garner as Hannah, a woman who is forced to work with her 16-year-old stepdaughter when Hannah's husband goes missing.

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Saint X

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This psychological drama series is based on Alexis Schaitkin's book and tells a fragmented timeline of one girl's mysterious death during a Caribbean vacation. Her sister, looking for answers, is pulled into the mystery of what actually happened, but it's more dangerous than she could ever imagine.

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Love & Death

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This true-crime series is about real-life Texas housewife Candy Montgomery, who, in 1980, was accused of murdering her friend with an axe.

Sound familiar? Hulu's 2022 series, Candy, starring Jessica Biel, is also about Candy Montgomery's infamous life.

MORE: Here's HBO Max's Full Love and Death Episode Release Schedule

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Sweet Tooth (Season 2)

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After finishing the first season of the beloved comic by Jeff Lemire, you probably have a ton of questions about that finale. To avoid the risk of spoilers, we'll just say the series continues the post-apocalyptic adventures of Gus, a boy who is half-human and half-deer, living in a world filled with other hybrids.

MORE: Everything We Know About Sweet Tooth Season 2

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According to Peacock, Bupkis "is a heightened, fictionalized version of Pete Davidson’s real life." Pete needs to do a lot of growing up, but luckily his friends and family are there to help him along the way. Well, kind of.

Joe Pesci, aka Harry from Home Alone, co-stars in the comedy series as Pete's TV grandfather. Even better, Pete's rumored girlfriend, Chase Sui Wonders, will also be part of the show.

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Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story

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Calling all Bridgerton fans! This prequel series will be based on the early life of Queen Charlotte, delving into her origin story — which includes her marriage to King George. Moreover, Lady Danbury and Lady Violet Bridgerton will be featured on the series, too.

MORE: Everything You Need to Know About Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story

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City on Fire

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Chase Sui Wonders and Wyatt Oleff star in this adaptation of Garth Risk Hallberg's novel of the same name. After Samantha (Chase) is shot in Central Park over the July 4th holiday in 2003, the investigation into her case is soon believed to be connected to mysterious fires that've been happening in NYC.

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XO, Kitty

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In this spin-off series from the To All the Boys I've Loved Before trilogy, Kitty Covey (Anna Cathcart) thinks she is a love expert. However, when she moves across the globe to Korea to be with her long-distance boyfriend, she soon realizes she has more to learn.

MORE: XO, Kitty: Everything We Know About the To All the Boys Spin-Off Series

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American Born Chinese

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Based on Gene Luen Yang's graphic novel, American Born Chinese follows the adventures of Jin Wang, a teen who meets a new foreign exchange student who turns out to be much more than he seems. Not long after, Jin becomes involved in a massive fight with Chinese mythological gods.

Everything Everywhere All at Once stars — and Oscar winners! — Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan co-star in this coming-of-age fantasy adventure series.

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Cruel Summer (Season 2)

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This new season of the hit mystery show — which has since turned into an anthology series — takes on a brand new case than what we saw on season 1.

While the first season was set in Texas in the '90s, season 2 will take place in the Pacific Northwest in the '00s.

Per The Hollywood Reporter, "Approaching the story from three different timelines surrounding Y2K, the season twists and turns as it tracks the early friendship between Megan, Isabella and Megan’s best friend Luke, the love triangle that blossomed, and the mystery that would impact all of their lives going forward."

MORE: The Cruel Summer Cast Breaks Down What It Was Like to Film This Twisty Mystery

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Never Have I Ever (Season 4)

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It’s the final chapter for Devi Vishwakumar, Ben Gross, Paxton Hall-Yoshida, and the rest of the Sherman Oaks crew. Given the season 3 finale, we suspect that Devi and Ben’s relationship hit the next level, but knowing our girl, her love life is bound to get a little more complicated as the season progresses.

Plus, we’ll see how Eleanor and Fabiola’s relationships develop, as Eleanor continues to date Trent and Fabiola grows closer to Addison.

MORE: Everything We Know About Never Have I Ever Season 4

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The Crowded Room

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Spider-Man’s Tom Holland stars opposite Mamma Mia’s Amanda Seyfried in The Crowded Room, a 10-episode period drama-slash-thriller series from Apple TV+.

It’s the summer of 1979 and Danny Sullivan (Tom) has been arrested for his involvement in a shooting in Manhattan. Investigator Rya Goodwin (Amanda) is tasked with his interrogation. Through multiple interviews, “Danny's life story unfolds, revealing elements of the mysterious past that shaped him, and the twists and turns that will lead him to a life-altering revelation,” the official show description reads.

The first three episodes drop on June 9, while the remaining seven will premiere weekly until July 28, according to Variety.

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Black Mirror (Season 6)

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The dark, unnerving anthology series that makes us take a serious look at how we use technology is finally back after four long years.

According to Netflix, this season "is the most unpredictable, unclassifiable, and unexpected yet."

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Glamorous is about Marco, a queer person who gets his dream job working for a renowned makeup tycoon.

MORE: Here Are the Real Ages of the Glamorous Cast

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The Horror of Dolores Roach

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Starring Justina Machado from One Day at a Time, this series follows a newly-released prison inmate who gets a job from a friend as a masseuse and tries to start her life over. When her newfound freedom is threatened, she will stop at nothing to keep her life on track in this horror-comedy.

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Full Circle

Coming to Max on July 13, 2023

This mystery series set in New York City follows an investigation into a kidnapping and all the shocking secrets that are unearthed.

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The Summer I Turned Pretty (Season 2)

Coming to Prime Video on July 14, 2023

When the show based on Jenny Han’s series of the same name first premiered in June 2022, it had already been picked up for a second season. Now, that second season is (almost) finally here!

Season 2 will most likely be like the second book in Han's trilogy, It's Not Summer Without You, and will focus on Belly not wanting to return to Cousins Beach with Conrad and Jeremiah. However, after Conrad disappears, Belly knows she must return to set things right.

MORE: What We Know About Prime Video’s The Summer I Turned Pretty Season 2

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Heartstopper (Season 2)

Coming to Netflix on August 3, 2023

The new season of Heartstopper, based on Alice Oseman's graphic novel, will continue the adventures of Nick, Charlie, and their friends. In April 2023, the cast teased what fans can expect from their beloved characters for season 2.

MORE: Everything We Know About Heartstopper Season 2 So Far

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Only Murders in the Building (Season 3)

Coming to Hulu on August 8, 2023

The introduction to season 3’s plot occurs in the final minutes of the season 2 finale episode. Ben (Paul Rudd) collapses onstage, bleeding from his mouth, and is thought to have died.

However, shortly before the curtains rose, Ben and Charles (Steve Martin) got into it, with Charles saying things like, "Stay away from her" and "I know what you did." What does it MEAN?!

MORE: Everything We Know About Only Murders in the Building Season 3

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High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (Season 4)

Coming to Disney+ on August 9, 2023

The fourth and final season of our beloved Wildcats is going out with a huge bang — including many OG HSM stars, including Bart Johnson (Coach Bolton) and Alyson Reed (Ms. Darbus), our favorite archenemies.

MORE: Everything We Know About High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Season 4

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Coming to Prime Video on August 18, 2023

Thriller writer Harlan Coben is back with another great mystery starring his famous book series character, Mickey Bolitar.

The first in the Mickey Bolitar trilogy, Shelter follows teen Mickey who is forced to move in with his aunt when his dad is killed and start at a new school in New Jersey. But when a classmate of his goes missing, Mickey gets caught up in the search, unlocking wild secrets in his new community.

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One Piece

Coming to Netflix on August 31, 2023

This live-adaptation of the hit anime series follows Monkey D. Luffy and his pirate crew as they search for the ultimate treasure known as "One Piece."

MORE: The Best Anime TV Shows and Movies on Netflix

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Sex Education (Season 4)

Coming to Netflix on September 21, 2023

The final season of Sex Education takes us from Moordale Secondary to Cavendish Sixth Form College, following the exploits of Otis, Eric, Aimee, Viv, and more.

MORE: Everything We Know About Sex Education Season 4 So Far

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American Horror Story (Season 12)

Coming to FX in Summer 2023

In April 2023, FX revealed that Emma Roberts was returning to the horror anthology series — and Kim Kardashian was joining it.

As with previous AHS seasons, details are scarce right now, but we do know that, per Variety, Kim's part was created specifically for her.

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Coming to Disney+ in Fall 2023

The beloved R.L. Stine book series is getting the TV treatment once again!

Unlike the '90s series, where every episode was standalone, this new show will be serial. Five teens accidentally release supernatural forces and have to team up to save their town from destruction. In the process, they uncover their parents’ teenage secrets.

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Lessons in Chemistry

Coming to Apple TV+ on October 13, 2023

Based on Bonnie Garmus's book of the same name, Lessons in Chemistry stars Brie Larson as Elizabeth Zott, a 1950s scientist who is fired from her job and begrudgingly accepts a new one as a TV cooking show host. However, Elizabeth keeps her eyes set on one day returning to the lab.

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Percy Jackson and the Olympians

Coming to Disney+ TBA 2023

The Adam Project's Walker Scobell is taking on his biggest role yet in the reboot of the beloved Percy Jackson story. Demigod Percy goes on a magical quest to stop the Olympian gods from going to war with each other.

MORE: Everything We Know About the Percy Jackson and the Olympians TV Series

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