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 series||2017|
|Popular actors||Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal & Sarah Wayne Callies|
|Trending TV Series||The 100, Falling Skies & The Walking Dead|
2017 releases - most anticipated post-apocalyptic TV series to watch
Extinct (Wednesday January 18, 2017)Creator Orson Scott Card, Aaron Johnson Actors Victoria Atkin
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 & 2016Best post-apocalyptic TV series out on DVD, Bluray or VOD (Netflix, Amazon).
Survivors (Thursday November 20, 2008)Creator Adrian Hodges Cast Julie Graham
A virus kills 90 % of the population, leaving the immune in a quiet, scary new world....Read more
Jericho (Wednesday September 20, 2006)Creator Stephen Chbosky, Josh Schaer, Jonathan E. Steinberg Cast Skeet Ulrich
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)Creator Frank Darabont Cast Andrew Lincoln
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)Creator Robert Rodat Cast Noah Wyle
After a devastating alien attack, those who survived group together to protect themselves....Read more
The 100 (Wednesday March 19, 2014)Creator Jason Rothenberg Cast Eliza Taylor
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
|Familiar faces||Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal & Sarah Wayne Callies|
|Trending shows||The 100, Falling Skies & The Walking Dead|
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.