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10 great TV series to watch in 2023 (new and old)

Looking for great TV series to watch in 2023? During the darkest months of winter, we've watched a lot of TV series, and here we share our top tips.

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Good TV series to watch in 2023

Here's our list of great TV series to watch in 2023. We list shows that we like ourselves and that are either relatively new, or where new seasons have just come or are expected to come. In addition, we've included two TV series that are... completely new for spring 2023.

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1. Outlander

Outlander is for those who love fantasy and grand adventure. It follows time traveller Claire and her two loves. We were a little uncomfortable in the beginning, but then we were completely hooked. So far there are six seasons and season 7 is expected in summer 2023.

  • Actors: Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies and others
  • From: 2014-2023
  • Country: United Kingdom/USA
  • Seasons: 6 (season 7 expected in 2023)
  • Was: Viaplay

2. Mother Goose

Sonja is living a carefree life with her family when her existence is suddenly shattered and the criminal life comes close. Really exciting, and also partly filmed in Pampas marinawhere we live. In 2022, season 6 finally arrived.

  • Actors: Alexandra Rapaport, Tommy Körberg and others
  • From: 2015-2022
  • Country: Sweden
  • Seasons: 6
  • Was: TV4 Play and C More
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Recording of Mother Goose on our jetty in Pampas marina, a few years ago.

3. Machinery

Olle, who seems to live an orderly life in the Strömstad, wakes up on the ferry from Sandefjord with a balaclava, a gun and a bag of money next to him. We have just watched this series. Entertaining and with a lot of unexpected twists and turns!

  • Actors: Kristoffer Joner, Hanna Alström, Jakob Eklund and others
  • From: 2020
  • Country: Sweden/Norway
  • Seasons: 2
  • Was: Viaplay

4. The Crown

A fascinating story about Queen Elizabeth II and her time on the throne, following both her private life and the political game. This is one of those great TV series that you just can't miss! In autumn 2022 it was time for season 5.

  • Actors: Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Vanessa Kirby and others
  • From: 2016-2022
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Seasons: 5
  • Was: Netflix

5. Honour

Four female lawyers work at the Heder law firm, which specialises in helping vulnerable women. However, a series of dark secrets lurk beneath the surface.

  • Actors: Julia Dufvenius, Anja Lundqvist, Alexandra Rapaport, Eva Röse and others
  • From: 2019-2022
  • Country: Sweden
  • Seasons: 3
  • Was: Viaplay

6. House of the Dragon

If, like us, you love Game of the Thrones, this adventure is a must-see. Set 200 years before Game of Thrones, it tells the story of House Targaryen.

  • Actors: Paddy Considine, Matt Smith, Emma D'Arcy and more
  • From: 2022
  • Country: USA
  • Seasons: 1 (season 2 expected in 2024)
  • Was: HBO Max

7. The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power

Another fantasy highlight coming in 2022 is 'The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power'. Loosely based on J.R.R. Tolkien's universe, the series is set in the Second Age of Middle-earth, before the events of The Lord of the Rings. Season two is currently being filmed.

  • Actors: Markella Kavenagh, Charlie Vickers, Robert Aramayo and others
  • From: 2022
  • Country: USA
  • Seasons: 1 (season 2 expected in 2024)
  • Was: Amazon Prime Video
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8. Thin blue line

"The Thin Blue Line" follows a group of police officers in Malmö as they face challenges in their work and private lives. One of all the good Swedish TV series that have come along recently! Season 2 was released in autumn 2022.

  • Actors: Amanda Jansson, Oscar Töringe, Gizem Erdogan and others
  • From: 2021-2022
  • Country: Sweden
  • Seasons: 2
  • Was: SVT Play

9. The Last of Us

A talked-about new TV series to watch in 2023 is the post-apocalyptic drama 'The Last of Us', which started airing in mid-January 2023. A global pandemic has destroyed our civilisation and a hardened survivor cares for a 14-year-old girl, who may be humanity's only hope.

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  • Actors: Pedro Pascal, Bella Ramsey and others
  • From: 2023
  • Country: USA
  • Seasons: 1
  • Was: HBO Max

10. Incidents at water

Based on Kerstin Ekman's popular novel of the same name, Events by Water premiered in mid-January 2023. It tells the story of Annie and her daughter Mia who find two murdered tourists near the village of Svartvattnet. Twenty years later, a man returns to the village ...

  • Actors: Pernilla August, Alba August, Rolf Lassgård and others
  • From: 2023
  • Country: Sweden
  • Seasons: 1
  • Was: SVT Play

Even more tips for great TV series to watch in 2023

You don't only have to watch new TV series. There can be good older series that you've missed, and sometimes it's even worth rewatching an old favourite. For example, we recently rewatched all of "Californication" and before that we rewatched both "Game of Thrones" and "Lord of the Rings". Here are some great TV series we've featured in the past:

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More tips on good TV series to watch in 2023?

Do you have any other tips for good TV series to watch in 2023? Let us know!

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