The Best and Most Talked-About Shows of 2021 So Far

Kathryn Hahn in “WandaVision”; Kate Winslet in “Mare of Easttown”; Kit Young and Amita Suman in “Shadow and Bone”; Sydney Sweeney and Brittany O’Grady in “The White Lotus.” Courtesy: Disney+/HBO/Netfl

Since we’ve already watched our fair share of promising new series and returning seasons this year, let’s discuss some of the best — or maybe just most-talked-about — TV shows of 2021 so far.

Peak TV may have been a bit less abundant than in years past, especially during February and March of this year when the pandemic also brought producations to a halt. But after a bumpy start new releases have started piling up. And we’ve been swamped by good TV over the past few months. 

Here are some of my favorite 2021 titles so far.