Best new German TV Shows (2017 list - TV & Netflix)

Germany has a very rich cinema culture, which should mean that good German series aren’t hard to find. Good shows have been made indeed, yet somehow the Germans keep their series mostly to themselves. Here’s what’s interesting.
The Vore's TV staff selects the top best German TV series of 2017 on TV, DVD or Netflix. Are Anna Winger, Jörg Winger & Marie Reiners Germany's best creators?

German TV series2017
Popular actorsJonas Nay, Maria Schrader & Ulrich Noethen
Trending TV SeriesDeutschland 83, Der Tatortreiniger & Im Angesicht des Verbrechens

2017 releases - most anticipated German TV series to watch

    Babylon Berlin (Sunday January 15, 2017)

    Babylon Berlin tv poster Creator
    Tom Tykwer
    Leonie Benesch
    Volker Bruch
    Liv Lisa Fries

    A historical crime drama bout Berlin during the social and political changes of the Golden Twenties, and a new police commissioner that just moved there from Cologne. It's a creation by Tom Tykwer (Sci-fi movie Cloud Atlas) which means that we are rather excited to see yet another film director go television, even in Europe now. The second season is already scheduled, so it seems a rather serious project (and a $40 million budget)....Read more

    Die Lebenden und die Toten (Monday January 2, 2017)

    Die Lebenden und die Toten tv poster Creator

    Tim Bergmann
    Felicitas Woll
    Mira Bartuschek

    The living and the dead is a mini-series based on the best seller by Nele Neuhaus about a team of investigators. ...Read more

    You are Wanted (Sunday January 15, 2017)

    You are Wanted tv poster Creator
    Hanno Hackfort, Bob Konrad, Richard Kropf
    Matthias Schweighöfer
    Alexandra Maria Lara
    Jörg Pintsch

    A man's life falls apart when is the target of a cyber attack and all his personal data gets hacked, and he is made to look part of a eco-terrorism organization. One of the first German tv shows created by Amazon Germany. Might be the show of the year for Germany. ...Read more

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

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

Germany country statistics

Country popularity
Country ranking#8
Familiar facesJonas Nay, Maria Schrader & Ulrich Noethen
Trending showsDeutschland 83, Der Tatortreiniger & Im Angesicht des Verbrechens
Amount of country shows per year from 2010 to 2017

38 German TV series scheduled for release this year.

It's getting serious in Germany with production companies like Amazon, and Hollywood directors trying their luck at German television in 2017. More money, and more shows.