2021 was a great year for television. With so many new streaming services up and running in 2021, it was tough not to find something that coule please the eyes and ears. Whether you were into superhero sagas, horror-centric series, satirical comedy, or even documentary-based television, there was a little something for everybody last year. So if you’re seeking to catch up on last year in TV, here are 15 of the best shows to catch up on, especially since most of them will be heading into a new season soon enough.
Mare of Easttown
Mare Sheehan is a police officer serving the public in a small Pennsylvania town. When a teenage mother turns up murdered, she takes on the investigation of finding out who could be behind such a death. Though Mare was a big deal in high school, she struggles to keep her personal life together after her divorce as she tries to uncover a mystery. She also has to deal with losing her son to suicide and her daughter to drugs, making her quest for the truth all the tougher. This crime drama comes from creator Brad Ingelsby (The Way Back) and stars Kate Winslet, Julianne Nicholson, Jean Smart, Angourie Rice, David Denman, Neal Huff, Guy Pearce, Cailee Spaeny, John Douglas Thompson, Joe Tippett, Evan Peters, Sosie Bacon, and James McArdle.