- Percy Jackson and the Olympians is the most anticipated new TV show of December 2023, with high expectations for its Disney+ reboot.
- Yu Yu Hakusho, a live-action remake of the popular anime series, is generating significant online chatter before its Netflix debut.
- Netflix’s animated series Pokémon Concierge, within the beloved franchise, is also generating anticipation among prospective viewers.
The most anticipated new TV shows of December 2023 include hit franchise reboots, holiday-themed specials, and live-action adaptations of anime series. In partnership with predictive media analytics company Diesel Labs, Screen Rant has exclusive data revealing the most-talked-about new TV shows debuting in December 2023. These shows are given hype scores that indicate their anticipation by prospective audience members, which are assessed by chatter and engagement across various online platforms.
The new releases with the most buzz are ranked by Attention Signals, which include measures such as likes, shares, comments, and views on social and video channels like Facebook and YouTube. These metrics of online engagement offer valuable insight into the brand-new TV shows that are making the greatest impact with potential viewers ahead of release – regardless of reviews and ratings. Diesel Labs’ data also grants beneficial awareness of which online platforms the series are generating the most discussion on.
Excluding the returns of established TV shows, such as The Crown season 6 part 2, Virgin River season 5 part 2, and Reacher season 2, there are numerous brand-new series premiering in December 2023 that have inspired substantial online engagement. From Disney+’s adaptation of Percy Jackson and the Olympians to holiday-themed installments of hit reality franchises, December 2023’s new TV shows offer plenty to be excited about. Here’s Screen Rant’s list of the top new TV shows that audiences are most eager to watch in December 2023, according to Diesel Labs’ data.
The attention scale metric is the percentage of attention based on the show or movie in the number one spot (which is represented as 100%).
Top 10 Most Anticipated New TV Shows – December 2023
Geddy Lee Asks: Are Bass Players Human Too?
Science Fair: The Series
Disney+, National Geographic Channel
CMA Country Christmas 2023
My Life with the Walter Boys
50th Daytime Emmy Awards
Willie Nelson’s 90th Birthday Celebration
Far and away, the most anticipated new TV show of December 2023 is Percy Jackson and the Olympians. Based on Rick Riordan’s popular fantasy novel series of the same name, the eight-episode Disney+ series reboots the franchise after two film adaptations in the 2010s, with Percy Jackson and the Olympians‘ TV adaptation having high expectations. Following Percy Jackson, the new December 2023 TV show with the second-most online chatter before release is Yu Yu Hakusho, Netflix’s live-action remake of the anime series of the same name. Close behind the live-action remake in regard to anticipation is Netflix’s new series Pokémon Concierge, a stop-motion animated series within the titular franchise.
Also earning engagement from prospective audience members prior to their debut are the reality series spinoff Big Brother: Reindeer Games, the famous bassist-focused docuseries Geddy Lee Asks: Are Bass Players Human Too?, National Geographic’s reality competition show Science Fair: The Series, and Netflix’s coming-of-age drama My Life with the Walter Boys. The TV events generating the most pre-release excitement include CMA Country Christmas 2023 on ABC, the 50th Daytime Emmy Awards show on CBS, and the two-hour Willie Nelson’s 90th Birthday Celebration on CBS. While December 2023 doesn’t bring a large slate of new TV shows, there’s still plenty for audiences to be excited for as the year draws to a close.
Diesel Labs is a Content Intelligence company that produces audience insights for the entire media landscape. With a sophisticated machine-learning based approach, they measure millions of audience members’ attention with content across many sources including major social and video platforms YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok (beta), and Reddit (beta). For more information, visit www.diesellabs.com.