Top 10 Thriller TV Shows to Watch in 2023
The new year has just begun, yet we are already here with a list filled with excitement and anticipation. Why not? The thriller genre is a particularly challenging one for television and film, whether it's a detective thriller, psychological or crime drama, or a simple horror film.
All of Us Are Dead, The Woman in the House Across the Street from the Girl in the Window, The Midnight Club, etc., were among the most entertaining thriller television programs of 2022. Let us now examine what awaits us in the 2023 thriller library.
Kaleidoscope (Season 1)
This American heist action thriller series was produced by Eric Garcia, and its plot revolves around the master thief Leo Pap and his team, who embark on a seven billion-dollar robbery.
However, things deteriorate when they become entangled in deception and greed. Giancarlo Esposito has starred in the series as the leader of the band Leo Pap. The first season debuted on Netflix on January 1, 2023, with eight episodes.
Copenhagen Cowboy (Season 1)
The plot of this new Danish noir thriller series centers around a renegade named Miu and her quest for justice and vengeance against her enemy, Rakel, while encountering natural and supernatural threats and Copenhagen's criminal underworld.
Angela Bundalovic will play the protagonist Miu in the new Netflix series that will launch on January 5, 2023.
Lockwood & Company (Season 1)
This planned British detective supernatural thriller series is directed by Joe Cornish and based on the same-titled book series by Jonathan Stroud. The plot will revolve around two teenage boys and a girl with psychic talents who establish a ghost-hunting firm called “Lockwood & Company.”
The three will be played by Ruby Stokes, Cameron Chapman, and Ali Hadji-Heshmati in the series. It will premiere on Netflix on January 27, 2023.
Poker Face (Season 1)
This forthcoming murder mystery series will be a “case-of-the-week” mystery drama devised by Rian Johnson. Johnson has revealed that the plot would be driven by the characters and will follow the “howcatchem” or inverted detective story structure made popular by the crime drama series “Columbo,” which ran from the late 1970s to the early 2000s.
The current series is planned to premiere on Peacock on January 26, 2023.
Mayfair Witches (Season 1)
This forthcoming supernatural thriller series is based on the novel trilogy “Lives of the Mayfair Witches” by Anne Rice. Dr. Rowan Fielding, a neurosurgeon, discovers that she is the heiress of the Mayfair dynasty, a family of immensely strong witches who are possessed by a malevolent ghost.
The series featuring Alexandra Daddario as Dr. Fielding is scheduled to premiere on AMC and AMC+ on January 8, 2023.
The Last of Us (Season 1)
This new post-apocalyptic series is based on the same-named video game and revolves around characters locked in a violent and unbearably frightening game who believe the only way to survive is by robbing enemies and searching for item boxes containing their own supplies.
Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey will play two main characters in the upcoming HBO epic fantasy series “Game of Thrones,” which is scheduled to premiere on January 15, 2023.
The Walking Dead: Dead City (Season 1)
This forthcoming post-apocalyptic horror series will be the fifth edition of The Walking Dead franchise and the fourth spin-off of the original series.
It will center on Maggie and Negan, played by Lauren Cohan and Jeffrey Dean Morgan, respectively, from the comic books of the same name on which the series is based. The premiere of the series' first season is scheduled for April 2023 with six episodes.
Justified: City Primeval (Season 1)
This planned Western crime miniseries is a continuation of the 2016 series “Justified” and was inspired by the novel “City Primeval: High Noon in Detroit” by Elmore Leonard.
Timothy Olyphant has reprised his role as U.S. Marshal's Deputy Raylan Givens. The series will launch midway through 2023 on FX.
Yellowjackets (Season 2)
This popular American thriller drama follows a group of soccer players who survive a plane crash in the woods while flying across Canada for a national tournament. The debut of the series' first season occurred on November 14, 2021. It was nominated for seven Primetime Emmys.
The sitcom got renewed for a second season in December 2021, which will premiere on Showtime on March 26, 2023. In addition, a third season has been renewed for December 2022.
Velma (Season 1)
The plot of this new animated mystery comedy series for adults will focus on the titular investigator Velma Dinkley and his company Mystery, Inc. The series will air on HBO Max from January 12 to February 9, 2023.
This is your go-to guide if you are having trouble navigating Netflix shows and want to be thoroughly amused. We hope that this list will make your life easier. Without further ado, here is a list of the top crime dramas and thrillers currently available on Netflix.