For those who enjoy web series, the last year was fantastic, but 2024 is going to be quite special. There will be plenty of entertainment ranging from highly anticipated new series to popular shows returning for new seasons. From mind-blowing action to provocative dramas and strange science fiction, these titles are ready to fascinate viewers with their exceptional narrative and innovative imagination. Today, we’ll discuss the greatest and most anticipated shows of 2024 that you shouldn’t miss.
Coming in fall 2024, “Dune Prophecy” is an upcoming science fiction series created by Frank Herbert. Set in the Dune Cinematic Universe, the show takes place about 10,000 years before the occurrences of Herbert’s 1965 book “Dune.” The narrative centers on the formation of The Bean Jesser, a secretive society and political organization with individuals who acquire superhuman skills and capabilities through mysterious training and trials. The core focus will be on sisters Tula and Valar Conan as they form the legendary Bean Jesser cult and fight evils that jeopardize the human race’s destiny.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith
Scheduled to debut on February 2nd, 2024, “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” is an upcoming spy comedy series created by Franchesca Sloan and Donald L. The plot centers on John and Jane Smith, who decide to serve as agents for an unidentified organization, kicking in a new chapter in their lives together. Based on the same-titled 2005 movie, the series offers a fresh perspective on the experiences of these two strangers who operate as husband and wife team members at a covert operations bureau.
The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live
Set to debut on February 25th, 2024, “The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live” is an upcoming post-apocalyptic series created by Scott M. Gimple and Angela Kang. It takes place in the universe of “The Walking Dead” series and chronicles the particular adventures of Rick and Michonne, who are finally back together several years after their tragic separation. Fans will finally learn what has occurred to Rick Grimes and the reason behind his disappearance more than 5 years after he left The Walking Dead in an enigmatic aircraft.
Scheduled for late 2024, “The Penguin” is an upcoming American crime action limited series created by Lauren Leferink. It is a spin-off of the Batman 2022 film and chronicles the emergence of Penguin’s dominance in Gotham City’s corrupt underground. After the death of crime king Carmine Falcone, Penguin aggressively attempts to rise up to the very top of Gotham City’s crime world, while opponents who want the city for themselves make things tough for him.
Masters of the Air
Releasing on January 26th, 2024, “Masters of the Air” is an upcoming war drama series created by John Shyen and John Orloff. The show recounts the heroic actions of the US military air troop’s 100 bomb unit in World War II as they battled against the perilous and chilly circumstances of battle at a height of 25,000 ft in the skies. It will mainly depict the action of 11 troops who fight relentless bands of German fighters inside a bomber termed a “flying fortress.”
“The Acolyte” is an upcoming sci-fi action thriller series created by Lesli Headland. Part of the Star Wars universe, it will take place around the conclusion of the High Republic era before the events of the main Star Wars movies. The series follows a Jedi and an old Jedi instructor as they look into a string of incidents during the last days of the higher Republic, a quiet period before the dark side begins to cause problems.
Based on the book of the same name, “Three-Body Problem” is an upcoming science fiction thriller drama series created by David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, and Alexander Woo. The plot centers on a top-secret military experiment that transmits messages into space in an attempt to make contact with extraterrestrial life. Meanwhile, a dying extraterrestrial civilization intercepts communication and prepares an invasion of Earth. The series explores issues such as the likelihood of alien life and the danger of human self-destruction.
Returning Shows with New Seasons
In addition to the new shows, there are also several returning shows with new seasons in 2024:
- Halo – Season 2: Debuts on February 8th, 2024
- Arcane – Season 2: Debuts in November 2024
- True Detective: Night Country – Season 4: Debuts on January 14th, 2024
- The Boys – Season 4: Premieres in 2024
Coming to Amazon Prime Video on April 12th, 2024, “Fallout” is an upcoming post-apocalyptic series developed by Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan. Set in an apocalyptic future where a nuclear catastrophe has ravaged the Earth, the story follows a young woman who abandons the Vault to explore the recklessly threatening and wild wasteland of a destroyed Los Angeles.
Avatar: The Last Airbender
Set to premiere on February 22nd, 2024, “Avatar: The Last Airbender” is an upcoming fantasy adventure series developed by Albert Kim. It is a live-action adaptation of the same-named animated show, in which the last living Airbender, Ang, is the only one capable of restoring harmony to the planet. The series will cover a wide range of topics, including friendship, dignity, and salvation.
Based on the 1975 book by James Clavell, “Shogun” is an upcoming historical drama limited series set in 1600’s Japan. Lord Yoshi Toranaga battles to survive against an alliance of members of the Council of Governors. When an enigmatic European sailboat is discovered stranded in a neighboring seaside town, Lord Yoshi Toranaga uncovers mysteries that have the potential to swing the political balance and destroy his rivals.
As we look ahead to 2024, there is an incredible lineup of shows that will captivate viewers with their exceptional storytelling and imaginative worlds. From sci-fi to crime dramas to historical epics, there’s something for everyone. Whether you’re a fan of the source material or new to these stories, be prepared for a year of thrilling and thought-provoking entertainment.