July 16, 2023

The Best TV Shows of 2023 (So Far)

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It’s a strange time to be covering television. If a new deal isn’t reached between studios and the Writers Guild of America in the coming months, the ongoing strike could begin affecting TV lineups this fall and beyond. (Full disclosure: I’m a member of the Writers Guild of America, East.) At the same time, I wouldn’t blame the average viewer if such concerns aren’t at the top of their mind: For all the industry turmoil, there’s been no shortage of good shows that have come out in the first half of 2023. It’s been so overwhelming, in fact, that I have an ever-growing list of acclaimed series that I still need to catch up on—apologies to Dead RingersSomebody SomewhereJury DutyThe Other Two, and Perry Mason, which I promise I’ll get to at some point. With those exceptions in mind, these are the best shows of the year so far…

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