Best new Russian TV Shows (2017 overview - TV & Netflix)

Russia has an impressive art house industry, but not as much is known of their national television. Here is what we know about Russian tv series.
The Vore's TV staff selects the top best Russian TV series of 2017 on TV, DVD or Netflix. Are Dmitri Ivanov & Oleg Malovichko Russian Federation's best creators?

Cinephiles know that Russia is a force to be reckoned with: Russian directors since long have been responsable for astonishing contributions to the world of cinema. In the world of television, there are some gems to be discoverd too. Below, our pick of the best Russian TV series.

2017 releases - most anticipated titles to watch

Zona (15-1-2017 )

Very little is known about this Russian project with appears to be some kind of post-apocalyptic sci-fi show, but the photo's and art work are stunning. We can't wait to find out more.

Photo of Zona
CreatorAlex Andreev
Themesmystery, science fiction,
CountryBulgaria Russian Federation

Best Russian TV series on Netflix or DVD in 2017 & 2016

Best Russian TV series out on DVD, Bluray or VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  1. Vanga (Since 18-9-2013 , Season: 1)
  2. A documentary series about the Bulgarian mystic Baba Vanga.

    CreatorSergei Borchukov
    StarringNatalia Nikolaeva, Irina Rakhmanova & Elena Yakovleva
    Themesspirituality, women, biographical, drama,
    Keywordsaccurate, addicting, awe-inspiring, clever, dazzling, fascinating,
    CountryRussian Federation
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  3. Kukhnya (Since 22-10-2012 , Season: 5 - STS)
  4. A comedy series about the kitchen in the restaurant 'Claude Monet' in Moscow.

    CreatorDmitriy Dyachenko
    StarringMark Bogatyrev, Elena Podkaminskaya & Elena Chernyavskaya
    Similar tv showsOdnoy levoy
    Themesambitions, working-class struggle, comedy,
    Keywordsabsurd, funny,
    CountryRussian Federation
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  5. Fizruk (Since 7-4-2014 , Season: 3)
  6. A security director is fired and gets a job as a high school sports teacher. He is willing to do everything to get his old job back.

    CreatorSergey Sentsov & Fyodor Stukov
    StarringDmitriy Nagiev, Dasha Rusakova & Anastasiya Panina
    Similar tv showsOdnoy levoy
    Themesambitions, love, pride, comedy,
    Keywordsadorable, fun,
    CountryRussian Federation
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  7. Interny (Since 29-4-2010 , Season: 4)
  8. A comedy series about vour interns working in a hospital.

    StarringDaya Smirnova, Oksana Sidorenko & Natalya Dvoretskaya
    Similar tv showsFizruk
    Themescompetition, education, friendship, comedy,
    Keywordsabsurd, funny,
    CountryRussian Federation
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

Russian Federation country statistics

Russian Federation2017
Country popularity
Country ranking#11
Familiar facesDaya Smirnova, Oksana Sidorenko & Natalya Dvoretskaya
Trending showsKak ya stal russkim, Metod
Amount of country shows per year from 2010 to 2017

15 Russian TV series scheduled for release this year.

For some reason the amount of shows reported to websites like IMDB's has gone down significantly. Not sure what is going on there.