TV series about New Year and Christmas

TV series about New Year and Christmas
List of the best New Year and Christmas series selected by visitors to our site: Merry Happy Whatever, This Is England '88, Dash & Lily, Home for Christmas, NOS4A2, Mr Selfridge, Urban Myths, The Casual Vacancy, I Hate Suzie, Catastrophe.

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

Merry Happy Whatever (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
TimeNew Year
StyleEasy, Lovely

A strong-willed dad navigates the stress of the holiday season when his daughter brings her new boyfriend home for Christmas.

This Is England '88 (2011)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersFriends, Friends, Losers
TimeNew Year
StyleDark, Touching

Set during Christmas 1988, Lol is haunted by the devastating events that took place two and a half years before. She and Woody both find themselves struggling to cope with their lives without each other after he leaves the gang. Lol is carrying the burden of her guilt, whilst Woody is trying to build a domestic life with a new girlfriend and a potential promotion at work. Shaun has started drama college and, although still in a relationship with Smell, he has grown close to a girl performing in his Christmas play.

Dash & Lily (2020)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, Easy, Lovely, Touching

A whirlwind holiday romance builds as cynical Dash and optimistic Lily trade dares, dreams, and desires in the notebook they pass back and forth at locations all across New York City.

Home for Christmas (2019)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Touching

Tired of the constant comments on her relationship status, perpetually single Johanne starts a 24-day hunt for a boyfriend to bring home for Christmas.

NOS4A2 (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
CharactersVampire, Family, Killers, Childrens, Artists
PlotSuperpowers, Magic, Love triangle, Abduction, Motorcycles
PlaceParallel worlds, USA
TimeNew Year

A young Victoria "Vic" McQueen discovers she has the power to unlock portals that help her find lost objects. As she delves further into this hidden universe, she encounters many other "inscape travelers" - some benevolent, and some who have been corrupted by their power. When Vic encounters Charlie Manx, an immortal who stays that way by feeding off of the souls of children, she makes a sworn enemy of Manx.

Mr Selfridge (2013)
Markimdb: 7.6
CountryUnited Kingdom
StyleFascinating, Based on real events

Mr. Selfridge recounts the real life story of the flamboyant and visionary American founder of Selfridge's, London's lavish department store. Set in 1909 London, when women were reveling in a new sense of freedom and modernity, it follows Harry Gordon Selfridge ('Mile a Minute Harry'), a man with a mission to make shopping as thrilling as sex. Pioneering and reckless, with an almost manic energy, Harry created a theater of retail where any topic or trend that was new, exciting, entertaining - or just eccentric - was showcased.

Urban Myths (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, adventure, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom

Our Urban Myths are stories that have been passed down over time and have now become part of urban folklore. But are they true? We take a slightly tongue in cheek, mischievous – and deliberately ambiguous – look at what might have happened...

The Casual Vacancy (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotDeath, Passion
PlaceVillage, England, Small towns
StyleEasy, By books

The citizens of the small British town of Pagford fight for the spot on the parish council after Barry Fairbrother dies.

I Hate Suzie (2020)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersFamily, Actors, Celebrities

Suzie Pickles, a star on the wane, has her whole life upended when her phone is hacked and a photo of her emerges in an extremely compromising position.

Catastrophe (2015)
Markimdb: 8.2
CountryUnited Kingdom

Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan write and star in a comedy that follows an American man and an Irish woman who make a bloody mess as they struggle to fall in love in London.

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The Borgias (2011)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, history
CountryUSA, Hungary, Republic of Ireland, Canada
PlotPolitics, Religion, Intrigue, Family life
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleDark, Fascinating

Set in 15th century Italy at the height of the Renaissance, The Borgias chronicles the corrupt rise of patriarch Rodrigo Borgia to the papacy, where he proceeds to commit every sin in the book to amass and retain power, influence and enormous wealth for himself and his family.

Wu-Tang: An American Saga (2019)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, music, biography
CharactersFriends, Rappers, Artists
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

In the early 1990s in New York, during the height of the crack cocaine epidemic, a visionary musician named Bobby Diggs aka The RZA begins to form a super group of a dozen young, black men, who will eventually rise to become one of the unlikeliest success stories in American music history.

AJ and the Queen (2020)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
PlotTravel, Adventures, Deception, Road adventures
StyleTo cry, Touching

While traveling across the country in a run-down RV, drag queen Ruby Red discovers an unlikely sidekick in AJ: a tough-talking 10-year-old stowaway.

Generator Rex (2010)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersTeenagers, Superhero, Monsters, Heroes

Generator Rex is an American science fiction "nanopunk" action animated television series created by Man of Action for Cartoon Network. John Fang of Cartoon Network Studios serves as supervising director. It is inspired by the comic M. Rex, published by Image Comics in 1999. The series premiered in the United States on April 23, 2010, on Cartoon Network. Generator Rex is rated TV-PG. The last episode of the third season had aired on January 3, 2013.

Tales of the City (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersGays, Neighbors
PlotLove, betrayal
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Touching

Mary Ann returns to present-day San Francisco and is reunited with her daughter and ex-husband, twenty years after leaving them behind to pursue her career. Fleeing the midlife crisis that her picture-perfect Connecticut life created, Mary Ann is quickly drawn back into the orbit of Anna Madrigal, her chosen family and a new generation of queer young residents living at 28 Barbary Lane.

The Act (2019)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, crime, biography
CharactersTeenagers, Mother and daughter, Parents, Neighbors
PlotLove, Deception, Growing up
PlaceCourt, USA
StyleFor girls, Based on real events, Makes me think

A seasonal anthology series that tells startling, stranger-than-fiction true crime stories with the first season following Gypsy Blanchard, a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother.

Gentleman Jack (2019)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersLesbians, Strong women, Heroes
Time19th century
StyleFor girls, Fascinating, Based on real events, Makes me think

Halifax, West Yorkshire, England, 1832. Anne Lister attempts to revitalize her inherited home, Shibden Hall. Most notably for the time period, a part of her plan is to help the fate of her own family - by taking a wife.

Episodes (2011)
Markimdb: 7.8
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersBlind, Writers, Actors

A British husband-and-wife comedy writing team travel to Hollywood to remake their successful British TV series, with disastrous results.

Collateral (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
PlotInvestigation, Death, Border, Mystery
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating

When a pizza delivery driver is shot dead in south London, a tenacious detective goes after the people traffickers behind his murder and unravels a conspiracy that goes to the top.

Bosch (2014)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama, crime
CharactersLawyers, Journalists, Veterans
PlaceCourt, USA
StyleSpectacular, Action, By books, Dark

Based on Michael Connelly's best-selling novels, these are the stories of relentless LAPD homicide Detective Harry Bosch who pursues justice at all costs. But behind his tireless momentum is a man who is haunted by his past and struggles to remain loyal to his personal code: “Everybody counts or nobody counts.”