Netflix has been one of the biggest contributors to the Peak TV explosion, releasing a new series just about every Friday of the year (and sometimes on Tuesdays and Wednesdays too, just to keep us on our toes). The streaming giant is loaded down with great series to watch and binge-watch, as you’ll know from our Best TV Shows on Netflix list, plus the (more specific) Best Crime Shows, TV Comedies, TV Dramas, and Fantasy/Sci-Fi Series lists as well.
But we wanted to sum up some of the best shows (or new seasons) that came out this year in particular, all of which are Netflix originals or co-productions, except the UK entries, which Netflix has distribution rights to.
The list below has been voted on by the .Com staff, using a weighted system that ultimately found a natural Top 10 out of many, many submitted series (there is a healthy honorable mention list below as well). The overall point totals are also included, and like our Best Shows on TV Right Now list (which needs a little updating but I stand by it), we are starting with the #1 staff pick and going from there: