Westworld, Roseanne, Marvel's Jessica Jones, The Handmaid's Tale, Better Call Saul (HBO, ABC, Netflix, Hulu, AMC)

2018 Spring-Summer TV Survey Results

We surveyed fans and asked which returning and premiering TV and streaming shows they were most looking forward to in spring and summer of 2018. The top TV series, according to 622 Rotten Tomatoes users (out of 1,023 total survey respondents), include HBO’s Westworld (returning for season 2), Amazon series premiere Jack Ryan, and, in the reality category, a reboot of American Idol.

Click through to find out which other series are tops in each category.


New Season Premieres

These returning series are premiering brand-spanking-new seasons in early 2018. (Please note: Netflix announced the premiere date of season 2 of Marvel’s Luke Cage after this survey was conducted.)

Top 20 out of 46 titles: 

Synopsis: A sci-fi drama set in an Old West theme park where guests interact with automatons in scenarios that are developed,... [More]

Adjusted Score: 93.619%
Critics Consensus: While Jessica Jones is a slower burn with less focus than its inaugural season, its enticing new character arc more fully details the most charismatic Defender.
Synopsis: New York City private investigator Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) is beginning to put her life back together after murdering her... [More]

Adjusted Score: -0.368%
Synopsis: Featuring the complete original cast, new series regulars and notable returning guest stars, the revival will explore life, death and... [More]

Synopsis: The Emmy-winning drama series returns with a second season shaped by Offred's pregnancy and her ongoing fight to free her... [More]

Synopsis: The evolution of "Breaking Bad" lawyer Saul Goodman is the focus of this prequel to the hit series.... [More]

Synopsis: In an epic showdown, David and his friends battled his demon, ultimately forcing it from David's body. Unfortunately, Farouk found... [More]

Synopsis: Two KGB spies pose as an American married couple living in 1980s Washington, D.C.... [More]

Timeless: Season 2 (2018)

Adjusted Score: 92.121%
Synopsis: A trio travel through time to battle a master criminal out to alter human history in this drama.... [More]

Synopsis: Season two of the Netflix original series plunges further into the epic world of this darkly comedic mystery.... [More]

Adjusted Score: 102.869%
Critics Consensus: Donald Glover continues to subvert expectations with a sophomore season of Atlanta that proves as excellent as it is eccentric.
Synopsis: In Atlanta Robbin' Season, two cousins work through the Atlanta music scene in order to better their lives and the... [More]
Directed By: Hiro Murai, Danny Glover

Synopsis: Sherlock Holmes investigates crimes in modern-day New York City as a consultant to the NYPD and is assisted by Joan... [More]
Starring: Jonny Lee Miller

Synopsis: In season four of "Fear the Walking Dead," we will see the world of Madison Clark (Kim Dickens) and her... [More]

Synopsis: Sitcom centered on Jess Day, a sweet but naive twentysomething, who shares a loft with three guys.... [More]

Synopsis: Doctors and nurses fight to save lives in a busy ER.... [More]

Synopsis: Picking up immediately following the emotional and suspenseful second season finale, the 13-episode third season finds Earth, Mars and The... [More]

Synopsis: A drama about FBI trainees at the FBI Academy in Quantico, one of whom is a sleeper agent who will... [More]

Adjusted Score: -0.184%
Synopsis: Picking up right where we left off, Season 2 of Santa Clarita Diet finds the Hammonds trying to adapt to... [More]

Synopsis: Season 4 follows Kimmy Schmidt (Ellie Kemper) as she continues to adjust to the 21st century and learn more about... [More]

Synopsis: A highly-trained warrior and a young boy journey through dangerous land in this martial-arts drama... [More]

Adjusted Score: -0.184%
Synopsis: The team at Nonnatus house return for the seventh series of Call The Midwife.... [More]

Top 10 based on 1,023 overall survey responses: 

1. Westworld – 13%
2. Marvel’s Jessica Jones – 9%
3. Roseanne – 7%
4. The Handmaid’s Tale – 5%
5. Elementary – 5%
6. Better Call Saul – 4%
7. Timeless – 4%
8. A Series of Unfortunate Events – 4%
9. The Americans – 4%
10. Legion – 3%


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