March 2023 is filled with exciting new TV series and returning favorites. To help you decide what to watch, we’ve curated a list of the most popular television series coming out this month for all you TV fanatics.
10 New TV Shows to Watch in March 2023 (Ranked by Popularity)
Get ready for what’s sure to be an unforgettable month of television in March 2023. We’ve done the hard work so you don’t have to; we curated a list of 10 amazing series streaming on Netflix, HBO Max, Apple TV Plus, Disney Plus, and Amazon Prime. Don’t miss out on this spectacular entertainment event – these shows are must-sees.
1. “Daisy Jones & The Six” on Prime Video
Premiere Date: March 3 on Prime Video
IMDb Popularity: 58
“Daisy Jones & The Six” is based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Taylor Jenkins Reid, and is highly anticipated by fans of the book and music lovers alike.
The story follows the fictional rock band Daisy Jones & The Six when they reached unprecedented levels of acclaim and success in 1977.
Led by two captivating performers in Daisy Jones (Riley Keough) and Billy Dunne (Sam Claflin), the band rose from being virtually unknown to a sold-out show at Chicago’s Soldier Field; before suddenly calling it quits.
After decades of mystery around their split, the members have decided to reveal all about how one iconic group imploded during its prime years – this is that story.
One of the most exciting aspects of the show is the involvement of executive producer Reese Witherspoon, who has been a champion of the book since its release in 2019. Witherspoon is known for producing and starring in female-driven projects, and “Daisy Jones & The Six” is no exception.
2. “True Lies” on Paramount+
Premiere Date: March 1 on Paramount+
IMDb Popularity: 227
This action-packed show is a reboot of the 1994 film of the same name, and it promises to deliver the same level of excitement, suspense, and humor that made the original movie such a hit.
The series stars Ginger Gonzaga as Harry Tasker’s wife, who learns that her seemingly mundane husband is actually a highly skilled spy for the US Intelligence agency, Omega Sector. The role of Harry Tasker, played by Arnold Schwarzenegger in the original film, is taken on by the talented actor and comedian Steve Howey.
When the truth is revealed, Omega Sector enlists Helen for her impressive prowess; she and Harry form a team of elite operatives who travel around the world on clandestine missions. The newfound connection between them injects much-needed spice into their strained marriage while also disrupting the hidden realm of Omega Sector. Even though they are living this thrilling life filled with peril and thrill, they keep it all concealed from their kids.
3. “Swarm” on Prime
Premiere Date: March 17 on Prime Video
IMDb Popularity: 262
The highly anticipated new Prime Video series, “Swarm,” is set to premiere on March 17th. The series was created by Janine Nabers and Donald Glover and follows the story of Dre, a young woman played by Dominique Fishback, who becomes obsessed with a pop star.
As Dre’s obsession intensifies, the show takes a dark turn and explores the consequences of obsession and the lengths that people will go to in order to get what they want.
Dominique Fishback, who has previously starred in “Judas and the Black Messiah” and “The Deuce,” delivers a powerful performance as Dre.
On March 10th, “Swarm” will make its grand debut as it is set to be shown at the SXSW Film & TV Festival in Austin at the Paramount Theatre.
4. “History of the World: Part II” on Hulu
Premiere Date: March 6 on Hulu
IMDb Popularity: 340
Fans of the classic comedy 1981 film “History of the World, Part I” can finally rejoice, as a long-awaited sequel will arrive on March 6 in the form of a new Hulu TV series. Titled “History of the World: Part II,” the show features a variety of sketches that take viewers on a hilarious journey through different periods of human history.
The new series boasts an impressive cast, with comedy legends Mel Brooks and Wanda Sykes leading the way. They are joined by Nick Kroll and Ike Barinholtz, both of whom have extensive comedy backgrounds and are sure to bring their own unique brand of humor to the show.
Behind the scenes, the series is in good hands, with Mel Brooks serving as both a writer and executive producer. He is joined by Kroll, Sykes, Barinholtz, and David Stassen in these roles, while Kevin Salter, David Greenbaum, and Christie Smith serve as executive producers.
5. “Lucky Hank” on AMC
Premiere Date: March 19 on AMC
IMDb Popularity: 432
AMC’s new series “Lucky Hank” is set to premiere this month, and it promises to be a compelling mid-life crisis tale. The show is centered around Railton College, a poorly funded college in a working-class American town, where William Henry “Hank” Devereaux Jr. (played by Bob Odenkirk of “Better Call Saul” and “Breaking Bad” fame) is the unlikely chairman of the English department. Hank’s discontent with his life is rooted in unresolved issues with his father, a mediocre and entitled student body, and a highly divided department.
In “Lucky Hank,” viewers will experience the story through Hank’s first-person perspective as he navigates his struggles with identity and purpose. As his life starts to unravel, his wife Lily Devereaux, played by Mireille Enos of “Hanna” and “The Killing,” begins to question the choices she’s made in her own life. Lily is the Vice Principal of the local high school in rural Pennsylvania where they live, and she provides an emotionally grounded and unflappable presence in Hank’s tumultuous world.
6. “Extrapolations” on Apple TV+
Premiere Date: March 17 on Apple TV+
IMDb Popularity: 459
On March 17, Apple TV+ is set to release its new drama series, “Extrapolations,” created by Scott Z. Burns. This thought-provoking series explores the catastrophic effects of climate change and how it affects our lives on a global scale. The series is set in the near future, where humanity is grappling with the consequences of our actions, and the choices we make have never been more important.
The series presents eight interwoven stories that portray how the changing climate has embedded itself into every aspect of our daily lives. From love to work, faith to family, each story takes us on a journey of intimate, life-altering choices that people must make when the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. Despite their diversity, every story leads to the same conclusion – the fight for our future is universal.
The series stars include an ensemble cast of Kit Harington (Game of Thrones), Heather Graham (Boogie Nights), Meryl Streep (Out of Africa), David Schwimmer (Friends), Edward Norton (Fight Club), Forest Whitaker (The King of Scotland), and Tobey Maguire (Spiderman).
7. “Rabbit Hole” on Paramount+
Premiere Date: March 26 on Paramount+
IMDb Popularity: 544
Get ready for a thrilling new series on Paramount+ this month called “Rabbit Hole.” The show promises to take audiences on a rollercoaster ride of espionage, deception, and political power plays.
At the center of the action is John Weir, a master of deception in the world of corporate espionage. Played by the talented Kiefer Sutherland, Weir is a private espionage operative who is framed for murder by powerful forces with the ability to influence and control populations. As he fights to clear his name and uncover the truth, he finds himself battling for the preservation of democracy in a world that is constantly at odds.
But Weir isn’t alone in his quest for justice. He’s joined by a cast of talented actors who bring their own unique strengths to the table. Walt Klink, known for his work in “The English” and “Artic Circle,” plays a mysterious character simply known as The Intern. Meta Golding, Enid Graham, Rob Yang, and Jason Butler Harmer also join the cast, bringing a diverse range of perspectives and experiences to the show.
One of the most intriguing characters in “Rabbit Hole” is Dr. Ben Wilson, played by Charles Dance. A former government operative turned whistle-blower, Dr. Wilson has a wealth of knowledge about the inner workings of the political and corporate worlds. But his knowledge comes at a cost, and he finds himself in constant danger as he tries to expose the truth.
8. “Gotham Knights” on The CW
Premiere Date: March 14 on The CW
IMDb Popularity: 866
The CW’s upcoming TV series “Gotham Knights” is set to premiere on March 14, and fans of DC comics are eagerly anticipating its arrival. The show is based on characters created for DC by Bob Kane with Bill Finger and explores the aftermath of Bruce Wayne’s murder.
In “Gotham Knights,” Bruce Wayne’s rebellious adopted son, must team up with the children of Batman’s enemies after they are all framed for killing the Caped Crusader. Together, they set out to clear their names and bring justice to Gotham City.
This unlikely alliance promises to deliver a thrilling and action-packed storyline, as the characters navigate the dangerous and corrupt underworld of Gotham.
“Gotham Knights” features an impressive cast, including Oscar Morgan as Turner Hayes, Olivia Rose Keegan as Duela, and Shanita Wilburn as Patient.
9. “School Spirits” on Paramount+
Premiere Date: March 9 on Paramount+
IMDb Popularity: 887
Paramount+ is set to premiere its new TV series, “School Spirits,” on March 9. The show follows the story of Maddie Nears, played by Peyton List, a teenage girl who finds herself stuck in the afterlife after her mysterious disappearance. Maddie embarks on a mission to solve the crime of her own demise, navigating the challenges of high school purgatory along the way. As she gets closer to unraveling the truth, Maddie uncovers more secrets and lies than she ever expected.
The show is produced by a talented team of creators and executive producers, including Oliver Goldstick, best known for his work on hit shows like “Pretty Little Liars” and “Bridgerton.” Nate Trinrud and Megan Trinrud wrote the pilot and also serve as executive producers on the series.
Max Winkler, who has directed popular shows like “Cruel Summer” and “Jungleland,” directed and executive-produced the first two episodes. Peyton List, who stars in the lead role, also serves as a producer on the show.
10. “The Power” on Prime Video
Premiere Date: March 31 on Prime Video
IMDb Popularity: 928
Amazon Prime Video’s upcoming series “The Power” is set to premiere on March 31, and it promises to be a thrilling and thought-provoking ride. Based on the best-selling novel by Naomi Alderman, the series explores a world where teenage girls suddenly develop the power to electrocute people at will, completely reversing the power balance of the world.
The series boasts a diverse cast of characters from London to Seattle, Nigeria to Eastern Europe, with each character experiencing the power in their own unique way. The story follows the evolution of the power from a simple tingle in teenagers’ collarbones to a full-blown global phenomenon that shakes the foundations of society.
Toni Collette stars as Mayor Margot Cleary-Lopez, alongside John Leguizamo as her husband Rob Lopez, Auli’i Cravalho as their daughter Jos Cleary-Lopez, and Toheeb Jimoh as Tunde Ojo, a Nigerian journalist reporting on the impact of the power in his home country. The cast also includes Josh Charles as Daniel Dandon, a US Senator dealing with the fallout of the power, Eddie Marsan as Bernie Monke, a British crime boss, and Ria Zmitrowicz as Roxy Monke, his daughter and heir apparent.
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