Since 2020 was one very turbulent year with everything about the pandemic of COVID-19 and because of it people spend a lot of time in lockdown, TV shows are a popular option for a way of entertaining yourself while being home.
The popularization of TV shows in 2020
Ever since the breakdown of Netflix and HBO, and their growth in popular TV shows took precedence in the whole television industry. The lockdown in this year caused that popularity grew even bigger, due to the time that people was obliged to stay at home, this was one of the main methods of that time spending.
Why is that so?
A rise of about 50% in “popular tv shows” searches in May 2019 vs May 2020 has been noted. Some of the most popular TV shows that you should watch in 2020 are:
- The Queen’s gambit,
Netflix adaptation of Walter Tevis’s 1983 novel with already 17.7 million subscribers.
- The Great British Bake off,
A big return of the popular show, with the new season for the back half of this year.
- The last dance,
An ESPN documentary about Michael Jordan’s era in the NBA.
- I Know This Much Is True,
HBO drama with Mark Ruffalo taking double roles of identical twins.
- La casa de Papel (Money heist),
The fourth season of popular Spanish crime drama brought huge hype in this year.
Where to find more popular TV shows?
You can always just type it in your Google search and see it in Google automatically generated “People also ask” section. But for more precise and concrete searches it is best to use top lists of popular streaming platforms such as Netflix or HBO or to visit some of the review sites such as IMDB or Rotten Tomatoes. Also, you can find more popular TV shows in 2020 here.