This is the collection of notes about genre TV series and mini-series that came out in 2017. These were originally entered as Upcoming shows, but then moved to Released status as the year went on. Now that 2017 is over, all entries have been released and this page has been retired from updates. It still appears as a historic record.

For shows that have yet to premier, please look for their entries in the page covering the expected year of release. If a show is still in development and doesn't yet have a release date, look in the TV & Online Under Development page.


Released 2017


Emerald City

Premiered: January 6, 2017

Starring: Gerran Howell, Adria Arjona, Vincent D'Onofrio

Developed for NBC

 

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

Premiered: January 13, 2017

Starring:

  • Neil Patrick Harris - Count Olaf.

  • Patrick Warburton - Lemony Snicket.

  • Joan Cusack - Justice Strauss.

  • Malina Weissman - Violet Baudelaire.

  • Louis Hynes - Klaus Baudelaire.

  • K. Todd Freeman - Mr. Arthur Poe.

  • Aasif Mandvi - Uncle Monty.

  • Catherine O'Hara - Dr. Georgina Orwell

Developed for Netflix

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RIVERDALE

Premiered: January 26, 2017

Starring:

  • K.J. Apa - Archie Andrews

  • Cole Sprouse - Jughaed Jones

  • Camila Mendes - Veronica Lodge

  • Lili Reinhart - Betty Cooper

Very loosely based on the Archie Comic series

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POWERLESS

Premiered: February 2, 2017

Starring: Vivien Elizabeth Armour, Mark Brandon, Antonio Cayonne, Alan Tudyk

Under development at NBC

Comedy set at an insurance company in the DCU

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Time After Time

Premiered: March 5, 2017

Starring: Freddie Stroma, Josh Bowman, Genesis Rodriguez

Series under development for CW Seed

Based on the Karl Alexander novel about a young H. G. Wells

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IRON FIST

Premiered: March 17, 2017

Starring: Jessica Henwick, Finn Jones, José Báez

13 episode series under development by Netflix

Based on the Marvel Comics character

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Into The Badlands SeASON 2

Released: March 19, 2017

Starring: Daniel Wu, Orla Brady, Emily Beecham

On AMC

 

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Mystery Science Theater 3000: The ReturN

Premiered: April 14, 2017

Starring:

  • Felicia Day - Kinga Forrester

  • Patton Oswalt - Son of TV's Frank

  • Jonah Ray - (host)

  • Hampton Yount - (robot voice)

  • Baron Vaughn - (robot voice)

  • Mary Jo Pehl - Pearl Forrester

  • Bill Corbett - Crow T. Robot

  • Kevin Murphy

 On Netflix

AMERICAN GODS

Premiered: April 30, 2017

Director of pilot: David Slade

Showrunners: Bryan Fuller, Michael Green 

Starring:

  • Ricky Whittle - Shadow Moon

Series under development for Starz

This is from a Neil Gaiman book

Twin Peaks

Premiered: May 21, 2017

Staring: Dana Ashbrook, Balthazar Getty, Sheryl Lee

Series under development by Showtime

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Midnight, Texas

Premiered: July 24, 2017

Starring: François ArnaudDylan BruceArielle Kebbel

On NBC

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The DEFENDERS

Premiered: August 18, 2017

Starring:

  • Mike Colter as Luke Cage

  • Charlie Cox as Daredevil

  • Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones

  • Finn Jones as Danny Rand / Iron Fist

Miniseries under development by Netflix

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The Tick

Premiered: August 25, 2017

Starring: Peter Serafinowicz, Griffin Newman, Valorie Curry 

The series was picked up by Amazon based on a pilot released in 2016.

 

DEATH NOTE

Director: Adam Wingard

Released: August 25, 2017

Starring: Nat Wolff, Margaret Qualley

Under development by Netflix, live action based on the manga Death Note

This project is separate from the Japanese live action film being released in October 2016

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The Orville

Premiered: September 10, 2017

Starring: Seth MacFarlane, Chad L. Coleman, Scott Grimes

Developed for Fox

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Star Trek Discovery

Premiered: September 24, 2017

Starring: Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Anthony Rapp

Developed for CBS All Access

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Inhumans

Premiered: September 29, 2017

Starring: Anson Mount, Serinda Swan, Ken Leung

Series under development by ABC

 

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Ghosted

Premiered: October 1, 2017

Under development for Fox

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The Gifted

Premiered: October 2, 2017

Starring: Amy Acker, Emma Dumont, Bradley K. Jones

On Fox

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The Punisher

Premiered: November 17, 2017

Starring: Jon Bernthal, Amber Rose Revah, Ben Barnes

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For Neflix

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Runaways

Premiered: November 21, 2017

Starring: Rhenzy Feliz, Lyrica Okano, Virginia Gardner

Series under development by Marvel for Hulu

From the comic book series

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Happy!

Premiered: December 6, 2017

Starring: Christopher Meloni, Ritchie Coster, Lili Mirojnick

From a comic by Grant Morrison

On SyFy

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Bright

Premiered: December 22, 2017

Original series developed for Netflix

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