Best new Dystopian TV Shows in 2018 & 2017 (Netflix & TV List)

The Vore's TV staff selects the top best dystopian TV series of 2019 on TV, DVD or Netflix. Are Bruce Miller & Matt Sazama our new Dystopian genre creators?

Economically we are doing well, yet some consider current times to be pre-apocalyptic. Plenty of Dystoptian shows are currently being developed, all warning us for how a Utopian goal can quickly change into a Dystopian nightmare.

New dystopian TV series in 2018

Top series up for release in 2018

Best dystopian TV series of 2017

Top rated 2017 dystopian TV series

  • The Handmaid’s Tale

    CREATOR: Bruce Miller
    CAST: Elisabeth Moss, Yvonne Strahovski, Max Minghella

    The Handmaid's tale was perhaps the most well received show of 2017. The show starring an incredible Elisabeth Moss is set in a dystopian future in which an evil religious government has taken... Read more

    RATING: 95/100

    RELEASE DATE: January 13th, 2019

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  • Extinct

    CREATOR: Orson Scott Card, Aaron Johnson
    CAST: Victoria Atkin Matthew Bellows Chad Michael Collins

    Extinct is based in a distant future that shows the total decimation of the human race by aliens, and then after four hundred years, a group of humans is revived by some friendly aliens so as to help... Read more

    RATING: 80/100

    RELEASE DATE: January 18th, 2017

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Best dystopian TV series on Netflix or DVD in 2019

2010's best rated dystopian TV series out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  • Black Mirror

    CREATOR: Charlie Brooker
    CAST: Chris Martin Hill Hannah John-Kamen Beatrice Robertson-Jones

    A brilliantly conceived TV series that depicts a new tale with a new cast in every episode, as part of an anthology collection that delves into the sci-fi dimensions of near future. Read more

    RATING: 89/100

    RELEASE DATE: December 4th, 2011

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  • Utopia

    CREATOR: Dennis Kelly
    CAST: Adeel Akhtar Paul Higgins Neil Maskell

    A group of youngsters in London is being tracked and slaughtered by two hitmen after those youngsters met online and came across a mysterious graphic novel Utopia. Read more

    RATING: 85/100

    RELEASE DATE: January 15th, 2013

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