The Best Documentary Series from 2020


Below is our top ten list of the best Documentary Series which first started broadcasting in 2020.

10. Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness


Tiger%20King%3A%20Murder%2C%20Mayhem%20and%20MadnessFirst Aired: 20 March, 2020

Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness is a TV mini-series starring John Reinke, Kelci Saffery, and John Finlay. A rivalry between big cat eccentrics takes a dark turn when Joe Exotic, a controversial animal park boss, is caught in…


9. Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich


Jeffrey%20Epstein%3A%20Filthy%20RichFirst Aired: 27 May, 2020

Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich is a TV mini-series starring Michael Reiter, Annie Farmer, and Shawna Rivera. Survivors worldwide reveal the manipulation, abuse and emotional scars suffered at the hands of wealthy convicted pedophile…


8. Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez


Killer%20Inside%3A%20The%20Mind%20of%20Aaron%20HernandezFirst Aired: 15 January, 2020

Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez is a TV mini-series starring Kevin Armstrong, Dan Wetzel, and Patrick Haggan. A three-part documentary series examining what led to the murderous fall and shocking death of former NFL…


7. Fear City: New York vs the Mafia


Fear%20City%3A%20New%20York%20vs%20the%20MafiaFirst Aired: 22 July, 2020

Fear City: New York vs the Mafia is a TV mini-series starring Johnny Alite, Michael Franzese, and Jim Kossler. Five Mafia families ruled New York with a bloody fist in the 1970s and ’80s, until a group of federal agents tried the…


6. McMillions


McMillionsFirst Aired: 03 February, 2020

McMillions is a TV mini-series starring Chris Graham, Doug Mathews, and Amy Murray. A detailed account of the McDonald’s Monopoly game scam during the 1990s as told by the participants in the case, including the prizewinners and the…


5. Unsolved Mysteries


Unsolved%20MysteriesFirst Aired: 01 July, 2020

Unsolved Mysteries is a TV series starring Pistol Black, Myrtle Carter, and Jane Green. Immersive, character-driven stories are rooted in the experiences of ordinary people who have lived the unthinkable. Families, detectives and…



4. High Score


High%20ScoreFirst Aired: 19 August, 2020

High Score is a TV mini-series starring Charles Martinet, Rebecca Ann Heineman, and Nolan Bushnell. Traces the history of classic video games, featuring insights from the innovators who brought these worlds and characters to life.


3. Rise of Empires: Ottoman


Rise%20of%20Empires%3A%20OttomanFirst Aired: 24 January, 2020

Rise of Empires: Ottoman is a TV mini-series starring Cem Yigit Uz├╝moglu, Tommaso Basili, and Selim Bayraktar. Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II wages an epic campaign to take the Byzantine capital of Constantinople and shapes the course of…


2. The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez


The%20Trials%20of%20Gabriel%20FernandezFirst Aired: 26 February, 2020

The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez is a TV mini-series starring William Guirola, Wyatt Hinz, and Rodrigo Alfonso. Filmmaker Brian Knappenberger investigates the tragic death of an 8-year-old California boy who endured horrific abuse by…


1. The Last Dance


The%20Last%20DanceFirst Aired: 19 April, 2020

The Last Dance is a TV mini-series starring Phil Jackson, Michael Jordan, and David Aldridge. Charting the rise of the 1990’s Chicago Bulls, led by Michael Jordan, one of the most notable dynasties in sports history.