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Finding it hard to keep track of all the shows you are watching at the moment? Well prepare for it to become even more difficult. 2017 is gearing up to be another bumper year when it comes to new series to watch. With every network and streaming service offering up their brand of drama, comedies and mysteries, it could be hard knowing what to watch and when. Below is a list of 5 of the most anticipated shows on Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant Video that you shouldn’t miss out on in 2017.
Most anticipated shows on Netflix
Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events
Premiere date: January 13th
Remember that Jim Carrey adaptation? Yes? Forget about it now and wipe the slate clean. Neil Patrick Harris is here to terrorize Lemony Snicket’s Baudelaire orphans in the comically bleak adaptation this series deserves. This franchise will have several mysteries to unravel, and will boast cameos from Joan Cusack, Alfre Woodard, Catherine O’Hara, and more.
Santa Clarita Diet
Premiere date: February 3rd
Want a new Netflix comedy? Here is one about a discontent California couple that stars Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant. The plot revolves around the spouses as their daughter leads them down a path of “death and destruction.” No other plot news available for this one yet but it is gearing up to be great.
Marvel’s Iron Fist
Premiere date: March 17th
Another Netflix Marvel Superhero series in the vain of Daredevil, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage. Finn Jones is Danny Rand, a billionaire with fists of fury, in Netflix’s ever-expanding comics-verse. Iron Fist is another step in the road to Netflix’s Heroes for Hire.
Premiere date: Not sure yet
From the mind of Orange Is the New Black creator Jenji Kohan, G.L.O.W. is the 1980s-set serial you never knew you needed about the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. The first season is anticipated to be 10 episodes long and stars Alison Brie as an out-of-work actress trying to make a name for herself in the ring.
Most anticipated television shows on Amazon Prime Instant Video
Z: The Beginning of Everything
Premiere date: January 27th
A “fictionalized bio-series” of Zelda Fitzgerald with Christina Ricci playing the role of Zelda. Prepare for romances with F. Scott and bask in the 1920s roaring party scene.
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