All in all, the limited series served as the standout genre of the year, churning out more memorable shows than any other—at least, until those same networks tried to recall fragments. code, this rarely succeeds.
With that disclaimer, here in no particular order are the featured TV shows of 2021, if can be broken down into categories that reflect, in a small way, the breadth of what was there:
New series of broadcasts
Winner Circles: “The Big Leap” (Fox), “Ghosts” (CBS)
Back to the series
Winner’s Circle: “The Succession” (HBO)
Winners’ Circles: “The White Lotus” (HBO), “Mare of Easttown” (HBO), “Dopesick” (Hulu), “The Underground Railroad” (Amazon), “WandaVision” (Disney +)
Stage to screen
Winner’s Circle: “Come From Away” (Apple TV+), “Derek DelGaudio’s In & Of Itself” (Hulu)
Winners’ Circles: “Framing Britney Spears” (FX), “Muhammad Ali” (PBS), “Four Hours at the Capitol and Q: Into the Storm” (HBO)
Meanwhile, “Four Hours at the Capitol” offers a content portrait of the events that occurred on January 6, while “Q: Into the Storm” connects with those events because of it. traces that movement’s rudimentary origins, along with the impact on those who have descended its rabbit hole.
Winner’s Circle: “Booking Dogs” (FX), “College Girls Sex Lives” (HBO Max)
There are many series that introduce new talent but have an edge for these two, about coming of age Native American teenagers in Oklahoma and college students at a charter university, chronicles two very different aspects of young people struggling to find themselves.
Winner’s Circle: Dexter: New Blood (Showtime), Cobra Kai (Netflix).
Fab Four times two
Winner’s Circle: The Beatles: Get Back (Disney+) and McCartney 3,2,1 (Hulu).
Peter Jackson’s epic Beatles documentary has received a lot of ink, but it can be viewed alongside Hulu’s trip upstream of memory featuring Paul McCartney – a Valentine’s Day doubles with who “Yesterday” doesn’t seem so far off.