American TV series about teens

List of the best American TV shows about teenagers selected by visitors to our site: Warrior Nun, Cruel Summer, When the Streetlights Go On, Looking for Alaska, Finding Carter, Euphoria, Duncanville, The Society, The Politician, Betty.

In the top there are new series of 2022, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Warriors
PlotSuperpowers, Magic, Life after death, Sects
PlaceSchool of Magic
StyleWomen in the lead roles

After waking up in a morgue, an orphaned teen discovers she now possesses superpowers as the chosen Halo-Bearer for a secret sect of demon-hunting nuns.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Pupils
PlotLove, Mystery, Abduction
PlaceSchool, Small towns, USA
StyleAction, Fascinating

An unconventional thriller that takes place over three summers — 1993-95 — in a small Texas town when a beautiful popular teen, Kate, is abducted and, seemingly unrelated, a girl, Jeanette, goes from being a sweet, awkward outlier to the most popular girl in town and, by ’95, the most despised person in America.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecrime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Pupils
PlotDeath
PlaceSmall towns, USA

A double-homicide in a small midwestern suburb rattles the lives of a group of teenagers and sends investigators searching for answers in the fall of 1995. A meditation on growing up, the passing of time, and the insidious violence that lurks in the suburbs.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:08
CharactersTeenagers, Pupils
PlotLove, Adventures, Religion, Mystery, Fate
PlaceUSA
StyleTwisted plot, Lovely, Touching, Unexpected ending

A new arrival at a boarding school falls in love with a beguiling female student.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Students
PlotFamily life, Jealousy
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Fascinating, Touching

A teenager finds out she was abducted as a toddler and returns to her biological family.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:51
CharactersTeenagers, Lesbians, Teachers, Friends
PlotRelationship, Social networks, Funeral
PlaceSchool
StyleFascinating, Makes me think

A group of high school students navigate love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, trauma, and social media.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Brother and sister, Friends
PlotLife, Growing up, Family life, Everyday life
PlaceUSA

The series centers on the life of Duncan, a spectacularly average 15-year-old boy, his family and friends. Poehler will provide the voice of Duncan and his high-strung mom, Annie, who is constantly trying to prevent her son from ruining his life.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersTeenagers
PlotSurvival, Death, Relationship
PlaceSmall towns
StyleWorth watching, Twisted plot, Fascinating

When everyone else mysteriously vanishes from their wealthy town, the teen residents of West Ham must forge their own society to survive.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:42
CharactersTeenagers, Gays, Lesbians, Pupils, Twins
PlotLove, Politics, Inheritance, Intrigue
PlaceSchool, Hospitals, USA
StyleSpectacular, Easy, Makes me think

Payton has known since childhood that he's going to be president. First he'll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape: high school.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Friends
PlotFemale friendship
PlaceUSA
StyleWomen in the lead roles

A diverse group of young women navigate their lives through the male-dominated world of skateboarding in New York City. Inspired by the critically acclaimed film Skate Kitchen.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersTeenagers
PlotRelationship, Depression, Growing up
PlaceSchool
StyleWorth watching, Sad, To cry, Touching, Makes me think

After a teenage girl's perplexing suicide, a classmate receives a series of tapes that unravel the mystery of her tragic choice.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Lesbians, Difficult teenagers, Pupils, Friends
PlotSuperpowers, Love, Supernatural, Relationship, Telekinesis
PlaceSchool, Small towns
StyleRomantic, Easy, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

A teen navigates the complexities of high school, family and her sexuality while dealing with new superpowers. Based on Charles Forsman's graphic novel.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Pupils, Friends, Friends
PlotLove, Love triangle, Mystery, Intrigue, Parties
PlaceSchool

Gossip Girl is an American teen drama television series based on the book series of the same name written by Cecily von Ziegesar. The series, created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, originally ran on The CW for six seasons from September 19, 2007 to December 17, 2012. Narrated by the omniscient blogger "Gossip Girl," voiced by Kristen Bell, the series revolves around the lives of privileged young adults on Manhattan's Upper East Side in New York City.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:10
CharactersTeenagers, Friends
PlotInvestigation, Love triangle, Mystery, Growing up
PlaceSchool, Small towns
StyleFor girls, Spectacular, Easy, Action, Fascinating

Set in the present, the series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, short, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Vampire, Witches, Werewolves, Students
PlotLove, Supernatural, Love triangle, Adventures, Rivalry
PlaceSchool, Small towns
StylePopular, Worth watching, Romantic, Women in the lead roles

The story of two vampire brothers obsessed with the same girl, who bears a striking resemblance to the beautiful but ruthless vampire they knew and loved in 1864.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Werewolves, Friends, New kids at school
PlotSuperpowers, Love, Supernatural, Fighting Evil
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleTouching

Scott McCall, a high school student living in the town of Beacon Hills has his life drastically changed when he's bitten by a werewolf, becoming one himself. He must henceforth learn to balance his problematic new identity with his day-to-day teenage life. The following characters are instrumental to his struggle: Stiles, his best friend; Allison, his love interest who comes from a family of werewolf hunters; and Derek, a mysterious werewolf with a dark past. Throughout the series, he strives to keep his loved ones safe while maintaining normal relationships with them.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Friends, Losers
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleRomantic, Easy, Women in the lead roles, Lovely

After a traumatic year, all an Indian-American teen wants is to go from pariah to popular -- but friends, family and feeling won't make it easy on her.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Students, Friends, Disabled people
PlotBasketball, Family life
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Touching

The story of two teenage girls who discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. Bay Kennish grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while Daphne Vasquez, who lost her hearing at an early age due to a case of meningitis, grew up with a single mother in a working-class neighborhood. Things come to a dramatic head when both families meet and struggle to learn how to live together for the sake of the girls.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers
PlotInvestigation, Adventures, Money, Missing people, Diving
StyleSpectacular

A tight-knit group of teens unearths a long-buried secret, setting off a chain of illicit events that takes them on an adventure they'll never forget.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genreaction, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Tough guys
PlotLove, Revenge, Adventures, Motorcycles
StyleAction, By comics, Fascinating, Makes me think

In this gritty and sometimes bloody tale, sixteen year-old Wayne sets out on a dirt bike with his new crush Del to take back the 1978 Pontiac Trans Am that was stolen from his father before he died. It is Wayne and Del against the world.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Mother and daughter, Single mothers, New kids at school, Friends
PlotRelationship, Move, Growing up, Everyday life, Women's rights
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleTouching

Angsty and awkward fifteen year old Ginny Miller often feels more mature than her thirty year old mother, the irresistible and dynamic Georgia Miller. After years on the run, Georgia desperately wants to put down roots in picturesque New England and give her family something they've never had... a normal life. But it's not all carpool and Kombucha as Georgia's past threatens her and her family's new way of life... and Georgia will do anything to protect her family.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Pupils
PlotSuperpowers, Relationship
PlaceSchool, Small towns, USA
StyleRomantic, Lovely

Courtney Whitmore, a smart, athletic and above all else kind girl, discovers her step-father has a secret: he used to be the sidekick to a superhero. "Borrowing" the long-lost hero’s cosmic staff, she becomes the unlikely inspiration for an entirely new generation of superheroes.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers
PlotRelationship, Growing up
PlaceUSA, New York

This dramedy series set in 1980 revolves around a group of recent college grads setting out to pursue their dreams in Manhattan while still clinging to the familiarity of their working-class Long Island home town.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecrime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Journalists, Childrens
PlaceSmall towns, USA
StyleWomen in the lead roles, Fascinating, Based on real events

A young girl moves from Brooklyn to the small lakeside town her father left behind. While there, her dogged pursuit of the truth leads her to unearth a cold case that everyone in town, including her own father, tried hard to bury.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Friends
PlotLove triangle
PlaceSmall towns
StyleFascinating, Touching

Dawson's Creek is an American teen drama that portrays the fictional lives of a close-knit group of teenagers through high school and college.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers
PlotAdventures, Survival
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleSpectacular, Women in the lead roles

A sheltered girl gets a crash course in survival when a mutant attack sends her to the surface, far from the safety of her underground home.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Gays, Lesbians, Pupils, New kids at school
PlotRelationship
PlaceSchool
StyleRomantic

Victor is a new student at Creekwood High School on his own journey of self-discovery, facing challenges at home, adjusting to a new city, and struggling with his sexual orientation. When it all seems too much, he reaches out to Simon to help him navigate the ups and downs of high school.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Superhero, Scientists, Superhero team
PlotSuperpowers, Growing up
StyleWorth watching, Action, By comics, Fancy

Mark Grayson is a normal teenager except for the fact that his father is the most powerful superhero on the planet. Shortly after his seventeenth birthday, Mark begins to develop powers of his own and enters into his father’s tutelage.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Maniacs, Demons
PlaceUSA
StyleDifferent stories

An anthology series of stand alone episodes delving into horror myths, legends and lore.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers
PlotAdventures, Survival
PlaceUSA

On a perilous adventure across a post-apocalyptic world, a lovable boy who's half-human and half-deer searches for a new beginning with a gruff protector.





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