Look, we’ve already established that we all watched a heck of a lot of Netflix movies this year but, all things being equal, we probably watched more TV, yeah? If there was ever a time to indulge our basest binging instincts, it was 2020, and you—like me—probably hammered through season after season, one episode blurring into the next, as we tried to fill the endless droning, dragging hours of lockdown.
Oh, that’s a bit grim, really. Let’s accentuate the positive, then: we got some awesome new shows this year (and thank Christ for that) which deserve a nod, from engrossing documentaries to gripping drama, high-flying fantasy and skin-crawling horror. So, without further ado, here are the shows everyone was talking about in 2020.