Updated December 9th, 2020 at 11:35 IST

IMDb's top 10 TV shows of 2020 out! Netflix dominates while Amazon Prime Video tops chart

IMDb's Top 10 TV shows of 2020 list is out and it has many popular series that generated buzz this year with their concept. Check it out and know more.

Shakir Khan
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IMDb is one of the world’s most popular and authoritative sources for information on movies, TV shows, and celebrities. In the past few months, audiences have spent their time on the small screen watching a show probably more than they ever did, due to coronavirus or COVID-19 lockdown. Now IMDb has dropped the top scripted show list of 2020.

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IMDb's list of top 10 TV shows of 2020

Seattle (Business wire) and IMDb have unveiled the top TV shows of 2020. It is determined through the most popular shows from the IMDbPro proprietary ranking of shows based on the actual page views of the more than 200 million monthly visitors on the site. Netflix dominates the list with seven series among the top 10, with Amazon Prime Video grabbing the first spot.

1. The Boys


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Developed by Eric Kripke, The Boys is an Amazon Prime Video original superhero series. The first season was released in 2019, with the second season in 2020. The show garnered much attention for its brutality, comedy, and unique take on superheroes. It shows a group of common people who tries to take down corrupt supes who misuses their powers. A third season is in the making.

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2. Money Heist

Spanish show La Casa de Papel aka Money Heist dropped its Part 4 in April on Netflix. The plot has a gang of robbers who attempt to carry out the most perfect heist on the Royal Mint of Spain, and then on the Bank of Spain. Created by Álex Pina, it was intended to be a limited series by the streamers acquired the global rights and now a fifth and final part is on its way.

3. Dark

Set in a fictional German town, Dark focuses on a family saga with a supernatural twist of time travel and much more. The science fiction series, created by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese, released its third and final season on Netflix in June. With its epic conclusion, it is regarded as one of the best shows ever for its ambition, complexity of its narrative, visuals, acting, and tone.

4. Ozark


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Ozark is a crime drama series that streams on Netflix with the third season being dropped in March 2020. The story is about a financial advisor who moves with his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder money to appease a drug boss. Created by Bill Dubuque and  Mark Williams, it has been renewed for a fourth and final season.

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5. The Mandalorian

Disney launched its streaming service, Disney Plus, with Star Wars: The Mandalorian being among its first original series. The second season made its way out in October, with each episode dropping out on Friday until December 18. Created by Jon Favreau, it shows a bounty hunter who takes the responsibility of reuniting a mysterious child to his race. It has expanded the Star Wars universe and a third season is on its way.

6. The Queen’s Gambit


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Netflix’s limited series, The Queen’s Gambit has caught everyone's attention following its premiere in October. It is a coming-of-age period drama created by Scott Frank and Allan Scott, based on Walter Tevis’ novel of the same name. The plot has an introverted orphan teenager, Beth Harmon, who discovers and masters the game of chess in 1960s USA. But the stardom of the child comes at a price.

7. The Umbrella Academy

Created by Steve Blackman, The Umbrella Academy is a superhero series based on the comic book series of the same name by Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba. It has a family of former child heroes, now grown apart, who must come together to continue to protect the world. The second season was released in July, with the third season in development.

8. Westworld


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Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, Westworld explores a globe in which every human appetite can be satisfied without consequence. The third season of the science fiction series was out in March and HBO has renewed it for a fourth season. Based on Michael Crichton’s 1973 film of the same name, it is created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy.

9. The Witcher


Good day to everyone in Blaviken who told Geralt that he needed new clothes. And what will destiny bring tomorrow?

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The Witcher debuted on Netflix in late December 2019 and was praised by the viewers. Created by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, it is based on the book series of the same name by Andrzej Sapkowski. It is set in a fictional world where a monster killer, a young princess, and a mystical woman are tied together by destiny. A second season is currently under production.

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10. The Crown


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Following the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign, The Crown shows events that shaped the second half of the twentieth century. The fourth season was released in November and a fifth season is expected to arrive in 2022. Created by Peter Morgan, it is a historical drama series that has garnered much acclaim over time.

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Published December 9th, 2020 at 11:35 IST

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