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

With shows like Homeland and The Americans, the old fashioned spy genre is back in style. Whether it is about the cold-war or mode modern modes of espionage, the genre remains relevant. We have picked the best.
The Vore's TV staff selects the top best spy TV series of 2017 on TV, DVD or Netflix. Are our new Spy genre creators?

spy TV series2017
Popular actorsJohn Krasinski & Keri Russel
Trending TV SeriesThe Americans & Jack Ryan

2017 releases - most anticipated spy TV series to watch

    Jack Ryan (Friday January 6, 2017)

    Jack Ryan tv poster Creator
    Carlton Cuse
    John Krasinski
    Abbie Cornish
    Jack Ryan Trailer

    Amazon is bringing John Clancy's Jack Ryan to television. So far many movie adaptations were released, with amongst others Alec Baldwin portraying Ryan, but now John Krasinski is portraying one of the most famous fictional CIA officers of all time....Read more

    Snowfall (Saturday January 7, 2017)

    Snowfall tv poster Creator
    Eric Amadio
    Sergio Peris-Mencheta
    Amin Joseph
    Isaiah John
    Snowfall Trailer

    A CIA agent, at the time of te cocaine epidemic in the 80's, is trying to fund the Contras, and a whole lot more. It's a...Read more

    Guerrilla (Wednesday January 25, 2017)

    Guerrilla tv poster Creator
    John Ridley
    Jayda Mitchell
    Idris Elba
    Wunmi Mosaku
    Guerrilla Trailer

    A take on the not very known London-based black resistance movement that operated in the 70's, and the counter-intelligence team had the purpose of suppressing them. From the writer John Ridley, who also wrote 12 Years a Slave.
    ...Read more

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

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

Spy genre statistics

Genre popularity
Genre ranking#21
Familiar facesJohn Krasinski & Keri Russel
Trending showsThe Americans & Jack Ryan
Amount of genre shows per year from 2010 to 2017

3 spy TV series scheduled for release this year.

The spy genre is quite popular, but it has difficulties claiming its own genre, as most series are in the first place more police or action tv shows. There are therefore, more espionage themed shows out there, but their producers have not specifically labeled them as such.