Binge Worthy Shows

Binge Worthy Shows

Best Shows to Stream

Stuck at home and feeling absolutely bored? Turn to your buddies, online streaming services, to help pass the time. Binge-worthy shows – All shows listed aren’t kid-friendly, so use your personal judgment for this watchlist.

I’m listing shows from the most popular streaming services: Prime Video, Netflix, HBO & Hulu.  There is a variety of categories for each streaming service.

Prime Video

If you’re an Amazon Prime member, enjoy the perks and check out some of these great shows. If you don’t already have Amazon Prime and Video, it is definitely worth looking in to! Year-round free shipping is a lifesaver for me as I am a frequent Amazon shopper. Plus you can’t go wrong with free shows and movies that the whole family can pick from.

Suits- Dramedy. Old and new rivalries surface among members of the team as they learn to deal with their new members.

suits

 

The Expanse

 Sci-fi. Hundreds of years in the future, things are different than what we are used to after humans have colonized the solar system and Mars has become an independent military power.

the expanse

 

Animal Kingdom

Drama. Prominent perpetrators include Smurf’s three sons: mentally disturbed ex-con Pope, hyperactive drug user Craig, and suspicious Deran. In order to stay alive, J must prove loyal to his beguiling grandmother, who rules with a borderline-incestuous love.

animal kingdom

 

The Sopranos

Drama. Tony Soprano juggles the problems of his fractious family with those of a “Family” of a different sort – the mob.

the-sopranos

 

The Man in the High Castle

Science fiction, thriller. In this dystopian scenario, the Axis powers won the war, leading to the United States being divided into three parts, an area controlled by the Japanese, a Nazi-controlled section, and a buffer zone between the two. Despite the oppression, a new hope emerges when films turn up that seem to show a different world. 

man in high castle

 

Jack Ryan

Action, drama. Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, or simply Jack Ryan, is an American political thriller spy web television series, based on characters from the fictional “Ryanverse” created by Tom Clancy.

jack ryan

 

The Americans

Drama, suspense. Philip and Elizabeth Jennings are two KGB spies in an arranged marriage who are posing as Americans in suburban Washington, D.C., shortly after Ronald Reagan is elected president.

the americans

 

Bosch

Police drama. An LAPD homicide detective works to solve the murders alongside balancing his life.

bosch

 

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Comedy. Enjoy some needed laughs with this show.

maisel

 

Mr. Robot

Drama, suspense. Young, anti-social computer programmer Elliot works as a cybersecurity engineer during the day, but at night he is a vigilante hacker.

mr-robot

 

HBO

Enjoy all the hottest shows on HBO. New series and movies every week, commercial-free.

Game of Thrones

Action, drama, suspense. One of the most popular shows and for good reason. Full of action and drama and it keeps you guessing. It does have a lot of language and nudity, so it’s definitely not for kids.

Game of Thrones

 

Ballers

Comedy. A superstar during his football playing days, Spencer Strasmore tries to find the same success as a financial manager for current players in sun-splashed Miami.

Ballers

 

Girls

Dramedy. Some episodes are a bit slow, but overall the show is entertaining and comes together nicely.

Girls

 

The Leftovers

Supernatural mystery, drama. Based on the best-seller by Tom Perrotta, who is one of the series’ executive producers.

The Leftovers

 

The Young Pope

Drama. The 10-episode drama series stars Jude Law in the title role and Diane Keaton as Sister Mary, a nun from the U.S. now living in Vatican City.

The Young Pope

 

Silicon Valley

Comedy series. Partially inspired by co-creator Mike Judge’s experiences as a Silicon Valley engineer in the 1980s, this comedy series follows the misadventures of introverted computer programmer Richard and his brainy friends as they attempt to strike it rich in a high-tech gold rush.

Silicon Valley

 

Succession

Drama. About trauma and wealth.

Succession

 

True Blood

Drama. If you like anything that deals with vampires, you’ll enjoy this show. It helps if you have a sense of humor.

True Blood

 

Westworld

Drama. This show will make your head spin, be sure to pay close attention.

Westworld

 

Sex and the City

Comedy, drama. This show is simply a classic, great chick show. Check out the movies after you’re done watching the show.

sex and the city

 

Netflix

Netflix and chill. There are always amazing shows for everyone to watch.

Tiger King

This is one can’t stop watching, train wrecking documentary. It is pretty interesting at times, especially if you like tigers.

tiger king

 

The 100

Action, drama, science fiction. It’s the end of life as you know it- will you survive? Follow Clarke and the others as they are sent from space down to earth, with no idea what they will find as the earth has been unhabitable for years after a nuclear Armageddon. This show will certainly keep you on the edge of your seat.

The 100

 

American Horror Story

Horror, drama. Ready to be terrified and completely creeped out? Put your psycho thinking cap on and enjoy the ride!

american horror story

 

Bates Motel

Horror, drama. What an amazing show this truly is. If you love suspense and horror, you will love this show.

Bates Motel

 

Jane the Virgin

Romantic dramedy. Enjoy the laughs and lightheartedness of Jane and her various issues and adventures.

Jane the Virgin

 

Lucifer

Dramedy. Darker drama, still funny. This is a pretty entertaining show.

Lucifer

 

Stranger Things

Science fiction, drama, horror. Very exciting science fiction show. New episodes still airing.

Stranger Things

 

Weeds

Dramedy. More of a dark comedy, fun to watch.

Weeds

 

Breaking Bad

Drama, Crime. Entertaining, to say the least. See how chemistry teacher Walt navigates through his “new life.”

Breaking Bad

 

Supernatural

Horror, Science Fiction. Haunting series with terrifying yet thrilling journeys of Sam and Dean as they face an increasingly sinister landscape and hunt monsters.

Supernatural

 

Hart of Dixie

Drama, comedy. Come for a nice visit to the town of Bluebell and enjoy the scenery, drama, and laughs.

Hart of Dixie

 

Grey’s Anatomy

Medical drama. This show has been running since 2005 with new episodes still airing. That should tell you- it’s a must-watch.

greys anatomy

 

Riverdale

Teen drama. Based on the Archie Comics.

Riverdale

 

The Vampire Diaries

Supernatural, teen drama. Based on the popular book series, check them out once you finish the show.

vampire diaries

 

The Originals

Supernatural, drama. A spinoff from The Vampire Diaries.

The Originals

 

Gotham

Crime, drama. The story behind Detective James Gordon’s rise to prominence in Gotham City.

Gotham

 

The Blacklist

Crime, drama, mystery. Enjoy this addicting American crime thriller.

The Blacklist

 

The Magicians

Science fiction. Centers around a secret institution specializing in magic.

The Magicians

 

Orange Is the New Black

Crime, drama, comedy. Watch the drama and fun unfold as a privileged New Yorker ends up in prison after a past crime catches up with her.

Orange Is the New Black

 

Black Mirror

Science Fiction. An anthology series that depicts futuristic technology and how people interact with it. Rumored to be one of the creepiest series.

Black Mirror

 

Hulu

Vanderpump Rules

Reality. Follow all the drama of Lisa Vanderpump’s restaurant employees.

Vanderpump Rules

 

The OC

Drama. This show will never get old if you enjoy a good teen drama.

The OC

 

The Handmaid’s Tale

Drama, science fiction, thriller. This show will make you think and it’s very intriguing. It will keep your attention for sure. Check out the book when you’re done with the show.

The Handmaid's Tale

 

Runaways

Action, drama, science fiction. is an American web television series created for Hulu, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name.

Runaways

 

Veronica Mars

Crime, drama, mystery. American teen noir mystery drama television series

Veronica Mars

 

East Los High

Drama. A teen drama web television series that revolves around the lives of a group of teens navigating their final years at a fictional high school in East LA.

East Los High

 

Nip Tuck

Drama. The depictions of surgery on this series are a tad graphic, but it’s a very entertaining show.

Nip Tuck

 

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Comedy. Follows “The Gang,” the owners of the unsuccessful Paddy’s Pub; a group of degenerates who loves nothing more than to scheme, conspire and mostly revel in each other’s misery. 

Always Sunny in Philadelphia

 

Justified

Crime, drama. It is more than just its premise. It’s a character-driven drama filled with violence, pathos, sex, anger, humor, and a kind of run-down, dusty, dirty beauty, and it will wrap its grubby little hands right around your heart if you give it half a chance.

Justified

 

Sons of Anarchy

Crime, drama. All about the ins and outs of life in a motorcycle gang.

sons of anarchy

 

Unexpected

Teen reality. Follow several teen moms on their unexpected pregnancy journeys. Their moms were also teen moms.

unexpected

 

Shut Eye

Crime, drama, fantasy. It starts out a bit drab, but it gets better as the seasons go on.

Shut Eye

 

Castle Rock

Drama, fantasy, horror. Combines the mythological scale and intimate character storytelling of Stephen King’s best works.

castle rock

 

Wrapping It Up

I hope you find several new shows to watch to keep busy and pass the time. There are many great shows on this list that are binge-worthy, and you’re bound to have at least one of the streaming services I have listed. If you want more in-depth streaming options for services, check out this awesome article from ConsumersAdvocate.org. They have compiled a lengthy list with hours of research, reviews, and more.

Stay tuned for a list of movies to stream now! Post coming soon.

 

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Krysten Quiles
3 months ago

I’ve watched a few of these but definitely need to add a few to my list. Thanks so much for sharing this with all of us!

Kelly
3 months ago

I am so glad I stumbled on this post. I have been running on my treadmill a slot because of he quarantine and winter weather, and when I do I put shows on for entertainment. You have some I have on my list to try!

Amber Myers
3 months ago

I’ll check some of these out! Some I’ve watched already like Game of Thrones and the man in the high castle. Both of those were awesome.

Infinity Laser Spa
3 months ago

So many great shows! I am currently re-watching Hart of Dixie! it is so good! I also love Suits!

Jenny Guzel
3 months ago

Thanx, so many good shows i did not watch yet!!
I think i will put some on a “to watch” list…

Have a great daY!!

Marie Phillips
3 months ago

This is a good list with something for everyone. I have seen some of these but want to see a few more. I can’t believe I have never watched Bates Motel. Not enough hours in a day, I guess! Even with the quarantine!

littlemisadvencha
3 months ago

I agree with this list. I already watched some of these series and they are all great. you cant wait for another day to watch the next. <3

Joanna
3 months ago

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is such a great feel-good movie. So funny! I have watched so many series from your list already, one of my favorites from Netflix is Black Mirror.

Sayanti
Sayanti
3 months ago

I have watched most of these shows already, but I am going to watch the rest of them. It’s a very huge list and the shows are simply great especially Breaking Bad, Stranger Things, Suits etc.

Nyxie
3 months ago

I wish Supernatural was on UK netflix! I would kill to rewatch the whole series from start to finish!

Hollie
3 months ago

I love the show Girls, it’s so fun. I’ve been watching a lot of old episodes of the Bachelor.

Lyosha
3 months ago

Great list of tv shows for any taste there is! oh I wish I had more time (tons of work here even from home)

Shelby Johnson
Shelby Johnson
3 months ago

These are some of the best suggestions! There’s a lot I haven’t seen on that list. My husband and I just finished all of Dexter and were obsessed!

Britt K
3 months ago

YOu’ve got some GREAT suggestions, for example I LOVED The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. There are a few here that I haven’t seen – Guess what I’ll be checking out in the coming weeks as we’re spending more time than ever at home!

Margaret | Live Like No One Else

A lot of good shows mentioned here. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is one that is on my list that I’d like to watch. I also haven’t seen the last season of Stranger Things. So much great TV. I try not to watch much, but it’s nice to have some good shows available when I’m in the mood. Thanks for the suggestions.

David Allen Elliott
3 months ago

There are several of those I need to catch. Definitely want to take a look at the Man from High Castle. And I missed much of Sopranos on it’s original run. I will have to check this out.

aisasami
3 months ago

What a great list of shows to binge-watch during these times. I have heard of some of these (mannn, Sopranos is a classic) but not all them. Great list!