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


The Vore's TV staff selects the top best spy TV series of 2018 on TV, DVD or Netflix. Are our new Spy genre creators?

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.

New spy TV series in 2018

Top series up for release in 2018

  • Condor

    CAST: Leem Lubany, Gage Graham-Arbuthnot & Christina Marie Moses

    The lives of millions are threatened by a sophisticated plan. Joe Turner, a young CIA Analist stumbles upon it, but finds out his employer is not quite what he hoped it to be. Read more

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  • Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan

    CREATOR: Carlton Cuse
    CAST: John Krasinski Abbie Cornish


    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

    RATING: 77/100

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  • Deutschland 86

    CREATOR: Anna LeVine & Jörg Winger
    CAST: Maria Schrader, Chris Veres & Florence Kasumba

    A young guy is asked to infiltrate the Army of West Germany. It soon turns out spy work is not that easy, as he struggles to protect his cover. Read more

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  • The Looming Tower

    CAST: Sullivan Jones, Kelly P. Williams & Katie Flahive


    The Looming Tower is an intelligent yet controversial take on how the CIA and FBI were at odds with each other in their fight against Osama Bin Laden. It is a politically charged thriller with very... Read more

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Best spy TV series of 2017

Top rated 2017 spy TV series

  • Snowfall

    CREATOR: Eric Amadio
    CAST: Sergio Peris-Mencheta Amin Joseph Isaiah John


    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 TV movie made into a show. A CIA agent, at the time of te cocaine... Read more

    RATING: 80/100

    RELEASE DATE: January 7th, 2017

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  • Guerrilla

    CREATOR: John Ridley
    CAST: Jayda Mitchell Idris Elba Wunmi Mosaku


    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

    RATING: 85/100

    RELEASE DATE: January 25th, 2017

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Best spy TV series on Netflix or DVD in 2018

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