A new year means new TV. Though the midseason slots were at one point reserved for shows that were less impressive than the fall lineup, that doesn’t seem to be the case anymore. These midseason dramas and comedies have us shuffling around our viewing schedule to make room. These new series should definitely be added to your DVR in 2017.

“Emerald City” — Jan. 6 at 9 p.m. on NBC

This is a dark, gritty take on “The Wizard of Oz.” Dorothy (Adria Arjona) must endure violent, drug-addicted witches, a yellow road of poppy pollen and munchkins who don’t like outsiders.

“A Series of Unfortunate Events” — Jan. 13 on Netflix

Neil Patrick Harris stars as Count Olaf in this adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s books. When he gets custody of three children with a hefty inheritance, Olaf tries to get his hands on the money. The Baudelaire kids, however, are quick to outsmart the Count.

“Riverdale” — Jan. 26 at 9 p.m. on The CW

This comic book adaption puts a dark twist on the Archie comics. Football player and aspiring musician Archie (K.J. Apa) doesn’t realize his best friend Betty (Lili Reinhart) is in love with him. The arrival of Veronica (Camila Mendes) creates a love triangle, but this teen drama isn’t just about romance. The murder of a classmate creates a mystery that all the teens are involved in.

“Riverdale,” starring K.J. Apa and Luke Perry, is one of winter’s hottest new shows. CW

“Powerless” — Feb. 2 at 8:30 p.m. on NBC

DC Comics is launching their first comedy. Emily (Vaness Hudgens) works at Wayne Security, a subsidiary of Wayne Enterprises (Batman’s company). She comes up with ways to make bystanders feel a little safer while villains and superheroes cause destruction.

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“Santa Clarita Diet” — Feb. 3 on Netflix

No, it’s not a diet show. According to TVLine, this Drew Barrymore drama is actually about cannibalism. Her realtor character experiences some big changes when she dies and comes back to life with a craving for human flesh.

“24: Legacy” — Feb. 5 after the Super Bowl on Fox

This edition of “24” lacks Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland), but it has plenty of action. Eric Carter (Corey Hawkins) realizes that Army Rangers are being assassinated, so he turns to the CTU for help.

“Legion” — Feb. 8 at 10 p.m. on FX

David Haller (Dan Stevens) thinks he is sick. After all, he has spent most of his life in mental institutions. However, he starts to realize that his visions might be something more than an illness. He’s a mutant. This marks the first TV show to tie into the X-Men films.

“Big Little Lies” — Feb. 19 at 9 p.m. on HBO

This star-studded dark comedy, based on the book by Liane Moriarty, follows three mothers (Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and Shailene Woodley) whose children become friends in kindergarten. Secrets come out and their lives start to unravel after a death.

“The Blacklist: Redemption” — Feb. 23 at 10 p.m. on NBC

This “Blacklist” spinoff will follow a group of criminals as they try to redeem themselves. Susan “Scottie” Hargrave (Famke Janssen) is the team’s leader, and she lets Tom Keen (Ryan Eggold) join. However, Tom will have to work with his nemesis Matias Solomon (Edi Gathegi).

“Iron Fist” — March 17 on Netflix

The final member of the Defenders is being introduced in this Netflix/Marvel drama. Danny Rand (Finn Jones) returns to New York to fight corruption. He’s a skilled martial artist and can summon the power of Iron Fist.

“Famous in Love” — April 18 on Freeform

Bella Thorne stars as Paige, a normal college student whose life is turned upside down when she is cast in a blockbuster film. She has to navigate life in the spotlight and behind-the-scenes romances. However, she also uncovers what happened to a missing pop star.

“The Handmaid’s Tale” — April 26 on Hulu

Elisabeth Moss, Samire Wiley and Alexis Bledel star in this tale about a dystopian future, based on Margaret Atwood’s bestselling novel. Women have been forced into sexual servitude in order to repopulate the world. Offred (Moss) is trying to find the daughter that was taken from her.

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Offred (Elisabeth Moss) is seaching for her child in “The Handmaid’s Tale,” one of many new TV shows in 2017. Hulu