TV shows for teens

List of the best TV shows for teens selected by visitors to our site: Sex Education, Riverdale, Elite, The Umbrella Academy, Everything Sucks!, Legacies, Heathers, Red Band Society, The End of the F***ing World, Dark.

In the top there are new series of 2021, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Sex Education (2019)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersPsychologists, Teenagers, Gays
PlotLove, Love triangle
PlaceSchool, England
StyleNetflix, Easy, Lovely, Fascinating, Touching

Inexperienced Otis channels his sex therapist mom when he teams up with rebellious Maeve to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at school.

Riverdale (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, detective
CharactersFriends, Teenagers
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Love triangle, Growing up
PlaceSchool, Small towns
StyleUnexpected ending, Spectacular, Easy, Fascinating, For girls

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.

Elite (2018)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CharactersPoor, Losers, Rich, Teenagers, Pupils
PlotSupernatural, Love
StyleNetflix, Fascinating, Worth watching

When three working class kids enroll in the most exclusive school in Spain, the clash between the wealthy and the poor students leads to tragedy.

The Umbrella Academy (2019)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CharactersFamily, Superhero, Gays, Heroes
PlotTime travel, Death, Adventures, Teleportation, Superpowers
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating, Action, Worth watching, Netflix

A dysfunctional family of superheroes comes together to solve the mystery of their father's death, the threat of the apocalypse and more.

Everything Sucks! (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
CharactersTeenagers, Losers
StyleNetflix, Touching, Easy

It's 1996 in a town called Boring, Oregon, where high school misfits in the AV and drama clubs brave the ups and downs of teenage emotions in the VHS era.

Legacies (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CharactersVampire, Witches, Friends, Werewolves, Teenagers
PlotSupernatural, Magic, Death, Investigation
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating, Atmospheric, Action, Romantic

In a place where young witches, vampires, and werewolves are nurtured to be their best selves in spite of their worst impulses, Klaus Mikaelson’s daughter, 17-year-old Hope Mikaelson, Alaric Saltzman’s twins, Lizzie and Josie Saltzman, among others, come of age into heroes and villains at The Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted.

Heathers (2018)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CharactersTeenagers, Lesbians
TimeDark ones
StyleFor girls

A pitch-black comedy anthology set in the present day, as our heroine Veronica Sawyer deals with a very different but equally vicious group of Heathers. Based on the 1988 cult classic film.

Red Band Society (2014)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersFriends, Teenagers
StyleUplifting, Soulful

Children and teenagers become friends in a hospital where they are all patients. Together they try to escape the sad reality to create their own world with their own codes , while the nursing staff do their best to bring them a little happiness everyday. Charlie , in a coma for several months, attending meanwhile helplessly bustle around him. He sees nothing , but he hears everything ...

The End of the F***ing World (2017)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotUprising, Travel, Adventures

James is 17 and is pretty sure he is a psychopath. Alyssa, also 17, is the cool and moody new girl at school. The pair make a connection and she persuades him to embark on a darkly comedic road trip in search of her real father.

Dark (2017)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, crime, detective
PlotTime travel, Investigation, Missing people, Fate, Time machine
PlaceForest, School, Small towns
StyleUnexpected ending, Netflix, Philosophical, Atmospheric, Makes me think

A missing child causes four families to help each other for answers. What they could not imagine is that this mystery would be connected to innumerable other secrets of the small town.

Skam (2015)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersTeenagers, Gays, Difficult teenagers
StyleLovely, To cry

The story of a young teenager group, born 1999, and a pupil on Hartvig Nissens upper secondary school in Oslo, and her friends and their life, troubles, scandals and every day life. Which of the members represented changes per season.

Insatiable (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, comedy, drama
CharactersLawyers, Teenagers, Fat Girls
StyleNetflix, For girls

A bullied teenager turns to beauty pageants as a way to exact her revenge, with the help of a disgraced coach who soon realizes he's in over his head.

The Innocents (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersWerewolves, Teenagers
PlotSuperpowers, Mystery
StyleNetflix, Fascinating

When a teenage couple runs away to be together, the extraordinary gift they possess unleashes powerful forces intent on dividing them forever.

Scum's Wish (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, cartoon, anime
PlotLove, Relationship

Seventeen-year-old Mugi Awaya and Hanabi Yasuraoka appear to be the ideal couple. They are both pretty popular, and they seem to suit each other well. However, outsiders don't know of the secret they share. Both Mugi and Hanabi have hopeless crushes on someone else, and they are only dating each other to soothe their loneliness. Mugi is in love with Akane Minagawa, a young teacher who used to be his home tutor. Hanabi is also in love with a teacher, a young man who has been a family friend since she was little. In each other, they find a place where they can grieve for the ones they cannot have, and they share physical intimacy driven by loneliness. Will things stay like this for them forever?

Wayne (2019)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genreaction, comedy
CharactersFamily, Teenagers, Tough guys
PlotLove, Motorcycles, Revenge, Adventures
StyleFascinating, Makes me think, Action, By comics

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.

SKAM Italia (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5

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Human Kind Of (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, comedy, cartoon
CharactersAliens, Teenagers

When Judy Reilly, a nerdy teenager, finds out her estranged father was an extraterrestrial, surviving a half-alien adolescence seems pretty hopeless. But with the help of a dangerously upbeat mother and a comic book obsessed best friend, Judy is able to uncover her powers, stand up to bullies, and inevitably discover what makes her both alien and human along the way.

Tada Never Falls in Love (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, cartoon, anime
CharactersTeenagers, Students
PlaceSchool, Japan
StyleTouching, Romantic

In the story, Mitsuyoshi Tada, a boy who has never known love, is taking pictures of the cherry blossoms in full bloom when he meets Teresa Wagner, a transfer student from Luxembourg. Upon arriving in Japan, she got lost, separated from her travel companion. Mitsuyoshi helps her and brings her to his grandfather's coffee shop.

Picnic at Hanging Rock (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama, detective
CharactersTeenagers, Orphans
PlotInvestigation, Missing people, Supernatural
Time19th century

Valentine's Day, 1900. Three schoolgirls and their governess mysteriously disappear in Hanging Rock, Australia, without a trace.

A Place Further Than the Universe (2018)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, cartoon, anime
CharactersFriends, Teenagers
PlotLove, Travel, Adventures
StyleEasy, Fascinating

Scenery that we have never seen. Sounds that we have never heard. Scent that we have never smelled. Food that we have never tasted. And the surge of emotion that we have never experienced. This is the expedition of recollecting the pieces torn apart and sensation left alone. When we reach that place, what will we think? Howling, 40 degree angle. Raging, 50 degree angle. Shouting, 60 degree angle. A wilderness beyond the heavy sea. The furthest south, far from civilization. At the top of the Earth. We will find lights through the girls' eyes to live tomorrow.