The Best TV Shows of Spring 2021 Will Drag You Out of That Winter Slump
It's all Ken Burns and basically every superhero. What more could you need?
Properly thaw out these winter bones with a little bit of spring weather. Not solely is the second quarter of the year welcomed for its warmer weather and longer daylight, however it also guarantees one thing even higher: new TV. Whether or not that be series which might be returning from hiatus, reveals which were off the air for an entire year, or ones which might be making their debut, a new slate of crushable TV reveals is at all times welcome in our residence.
This year, the theme seems to be superheroes, superstars, and tremendous goodbyes. Sure, after years on the air, you may by no means have to listen to about one other new season of Preserving Up with the Kardashians. If going to the flicks is not your factor this summer, there’s an Aretha biopic you may gobble up this spring from the consolation of your sofa. And truthfully, we all know why you are here: there is a Snyder reduce, a Loki standalone, and an entire present devoted to Falcon and the Winter Soldier. And if Wandavision’s success is any indication, you may guess there will be much more superhero fare coming from Disney+ quickly.
in the meantime, there is a hearty line up ready in the wings. And by wings, sure, we’re speaking about The Mighty Geese reboot. Under are the most effective Spring TV reveals to stay up for this year.
Yes, it’s still on. It’s also one of the few shows that isn’t trying to incorporate COVID-19 into the conversation. It’s using it to lead the plot. After a winter hiatus, the long-running medical drama returns with its titular character on a ventilator following a devastating first half of the season.
This one is still pending an official release date, but we’re keeping our fingers crossed for Loki to stick with its ambiguous May release date. Tom Hiddleston returns to the role in this standalone series that builds on Loki’s storyline in the MCU to date. Let’s just say that Loki’s misadventures after stealing the Tesseract and altering reality are probably going to catch up to him. You can’t do that, dude.
You thought Jennifer Hudson was the only one who had her finger on the pulse of Aretha’s story? You better think (again). Had to do it to ya. Cynthia Erivo steps into the expensive mink in Nat Geo’s take on the Queen of Soul’s life. With names like Ron Howard attached, Erivo’s turn as Franklin is certainly going to be one to watch.
Shadow and Bone
Netflix has acquired the rights to Leigh Bardugo’s Grisha trilogy meaning that Shadow and Bone will be debuting later this year. The beloved franchise, first debuted in 2012, will follow protagonist Alina in a fantasy world as she traverses the community and trials of her fictional country, Ravka.
Keeping Up With the Kardashians
Bear with us—any other year, Keeping Up with the Kardashians would not be on this list but considering that the long-running reality series that practically invented TV royalty is coming to an end, we thought we’d give credit where credit is due. The final season begins March 18. And if you’re a glutton for punishment, there are 19 seasons to watch to get “caught up,” whatever that means in this case.
Zack Snyder’s Justice League
Is it a movie? A miniseries? You decide. The long awaited Zack Snyder Justice League cut is dropping on HBO Max on March 18 with four parts. For all intents and purposes, we’re going with the very literal definition of a series, assigning the Snyder Cut as a “TV show” because it will, indeed, be episodic.
The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers
Emilio is back and oddly enough, it seems like he might be on the bad side of the equation this time. Once a come up story, The Mighty Ducks is getting a reimagining in the Disney+ series, slated for early this spring. A bit too big for their ice skates, the once inclusive team turns a newbie away. His mom (played by Lauren Graham) decides that the whole twisted mantra of “if you can’t join ’em, beat ’em” is one to be taken to heart.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier
Do Marvel properties technically work as TV shows? Ask anyone who has been watching Wandavision this winter and the answer to that question is a resounding yes. In Disney+’s second outing, Falcon and the Winter Soldier will team up as an unlikely duo whose patience will be tested as they work together in the new limited series.
Four words for you: Ken Burns tackles Hemingway.
Grab your whiskey and your masculinity and prepare yourself.