These are the big sci-fi, fantasy and geek-friendly TV shows lighting up your screen in 2017. Click through to see the year's biggest hits and the shows still to come.
Boldly going on CBS All Access in the US and Netflix around the world, "Star Trek: Discovery" sees Michelle Yeoh and Sonequa Martin-Green board a new starship shortly before the events of the original series of "Star Trek". (Disclosure: CBS is CNET's parent company.)
In "Marvel's Runaways", a teen drama with a superpowered twist, six unusual kids unite against a common foe: their parents. The series premieres on Hulu in November.
This Marvel TV show isn't on TV to start: The first two episodes of "Inhumans" were specially filmed for giant Imax theatres for a 1 September debut before appearing on ABC on 29 September.
Amazon's series sees the muscles from Brussels' Jean-Claude Van Damme playing himself -- only the famous action star has a secret. He's really a spy! Check out the pilot on Amazon before the full series arrives.
Harry Potter author JK Rowling secretly wrote the Cormoran Strike detective stories under the name Robert Galbraith. A new BBC adaptation looks to re-create the magic.
Hulu plays its own game of thrones with "Queen of Shadows", a forthcoming adaptation of the best-selling "Throne of Glass" series of fantasy novels by Sarah J. Maas.
"Suburra: The Series" is a Netflix crime thriller set in Rome, blurring the lines between church, state and organized crime. It's a prequel to the novel and film of the same name and spans 20 turbulent days in Italian history, streaming on 6 October.
Netflix goes "Dark" with this German supernatural drama exploring the double lives and fractured relationships among four families.
Jeremy Piven plays a visionary Silicon Valley tech innovator who creates a cutting-edge crowdsourcing app to solve his daughter's murder in "Wisdom of the Crowd". It's on CBS from 1 October.
An anthology of surreal short stories based on the work of legendary author Philip K Dick and featuring an all-star cast, "Electric Dreams" will be shown on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom and Amazon Video elsewhere.
The X-Men movie universe spills over into TV in "The Gifted", following a family on the run when they discover the kids have mutant powers.
Teams of all ages compete to show off their master builder skills in this Channel 4 contest. Guest judges include Richard Osman, Bill Bailey and Dara O'Briain.
Jason Ritter is a regular guy who must change his ways if the world is to survive in ABC drama "Kevin (Probably) Saves the World" on 3 October.
Netflix gets high on its own supply from 25 August in "Disjointed", starring Kathy Bates as the owner of a cannabis dispensary.
Tallulah Haddon, enigmatic breakout star of "Taboo" and indie movie "Spaceship", takes the leas in this E4 and Netflix co-production based on the novel by Lottie Moggach. "Kiss Me First" weaves the tale of Leila, a lonely 17-year-old addicted to a fictional online gaming site called Agora.
John Boyega lends his voice to an animated version of Richard Adams' classic children's book "Watership Down", which follows a group of rabbits on a perilous journey. Let's hope this new take from the BBC and Netflix won't traumatise an entire generation like the 1978 version did.
Following the success of "American Gods", Neil Gaiman's spin-off novel updating African mythology is set to be adapted by the BBC.
Christina Ricci plays real-life heroine Zelda Fitzgerald in "Z: The Beginning of Everything" on Amazon.
After a successful update on the comics page, Archie Andrews appears in live action form on the CW with his chums Betty, Veronica and Jughead.
A new version of the beloved magical tale, with "Game of Thrones" star Bella Ramsey as schoolgirl witch Mildred Hubble.
The junior superheroes of the movie "Big Hero 6" go from the big screen to Disney XD.
The mouth-watering early adventures of wacky inventor Flint Lockwood from the successful movie and kids' book "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" come to the small screen.
"Transparent" creator Jill Soloway adapted Chris Kraus' 1997 novel "I Love Dick" for Amazon for a full series, following a pilot episode shown on Amazon Video in 2016. Kevin Bacon and Kathryn Hahn star in this story of a married couple who both fall for the same (suggestively named) man.
Netflix builds the animated adventures of Lego's Elves line of toys.
Based on the novel and 1979 movie, ABC's time travel romp sees HG Wells pursue Jack the Ripper to present day America.