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Here are 2020′s top 10 TV shows, from ‘I May Destroy You’ to ‘Normal People’

Here are 2020′s top 10 TV shows, from ‘I May Destroy You’ to ‘Normal People’

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TV in 2020, more than ever before, was an escape.

It took our minds off the coronavirus pandemic, an election that felt like it lasted a decade, and reality.

Not all shows chose escapism, though. With production shut down for most of the spring and summer, projects like “Love in the Time of Corona,” “Social Distance” and “Coastal Elites” were filmed virtually. And many of the fall shows that made it to air incorporated the pandemic in some way — by using masks, mostly, until showrunners decided seeing faces was too important.

But the best shows of the year were the ones that rose above current events and showed something new, different or better. Here are the best shows of this crazy year.

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