Best new Post-Apocalyptic TV Shows (2017 list - TV & Netflix)

The Vore's TV staff selects the top best post-apocalyptic TV series of 2017 on TV, DVD or Netflix. Are Frank Darabont, Stephen Chbosky & Josh Schaer our new Post-Apocalyptic genre creators?

Like the sci-fi genre, the post apocalyptic genre reminds us of the dangers current society is posing, and ultimately asks us the question whether we are going in the right direction. Next to that, it's just a great premise for action drama and adventure stories, as it gives the opportunity to build new worlds.

post-apocalyptic TV series2017
Popular actors Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal & Sarah Wayne Callies
Trending TV SeriesThe 100, Falling Skies & The Walking Dead

2017 releases - most anticipated post-apocalyptic TV series to watch

    Extinct (Wednesday January 18, 2017)

    Extinct tv poster Creator
    Orson Scott Card, Aaron Johnson
    Victoria Atkin
    Matthew Bellows
    Chad Michael Collins

    From the author of Ender's Game. 400 years after the human race has been exterminated by aliens, survivors try and restart human civilization. They get help from Aliens who wish to restore the human race, while fighting of the Aliens that want to destroy each and last one of us. ...Read more

Best post-apocalyptic TV series on Netflix or DVD in 2017 & 2016

Best post-apocalyptic TV series out on DVD, Bluray or VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

    Survivors (Thursday November 20, 2008)

    Survivors tv poster Creator
    Adrian Hodges
    Julie Graham
    Max Beesley
    Paterson Joseph

    A virus kills 90 % of the population, leaving the immune in a quiet, scary new world....Read more

    Jericho (Wednesday September 20, 2006)

    Jericho tv poster Creator
    Stephen Chbosky, Josh Schaer, Jonathan E. Steinberg
    Skeet Ulrich
    Lennie James
    Ashley Scott

    A mushroom cloud suddenly appears nearby Denver, which leaves the residents of an adjacent town longing for answers....Read more

    The Walking Dead (Sunday October 31, 2010)

    The Walking Dead tv poster Creator
    Frank Darabont
    Andrew Lincoln
    Norman Reedus
    Melissa McBride

    A group of survivors do everything they need to after a zombie-apocalypse. Fantastic, very exciting show....Read more

    Falling Skies (Sunday June 19, 2011)

    Falling Skies tv poster Creator
    Robert Rodat
    Noah Wyle
    Drew Roy
    Maxim Knight

    After a devastating alien attack, those who survived group together to protect themselves....Read more

    The 100 (Wednesday March 19, 2014)

    The 100 tv poster Creator
    Jason Rothenberg
    Eliza Taylor
    Bob Morley
    Marie Avgeropoulos

    A spaceship with a hundred people aboard lands on earth to repopulate the Earth - a century after the apocalypse. A sci-fi teen series....Read more

Post-Apocalyptic genre statistics

Genre popularity
Genre ranking#17
Familiar faces Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal & Sarah Wayne Callies
Trending showsThe 100, Falling Skies & The Walking Dead
Amount of genre shows per year from 2010 to 2017

2 post-apocalyptic TV series scheduled for release this year.

The genre about the world after huge catastrophes is a small one, but there are many genres that play into the sentiment. Like most zombie tv shows. Nonetheless, it remains a pretty popular genre, and at least around 3 shows are released each year.