Macy is a hopeless alcoholic, Mom Monica Chloe Webb split, and the kids have to use their heads to survive as they straddle the law and their own morality. Two seasons are currently streaming on the service, with season three recently having wrapped up on SyFy. A simmering detective story, to be sure, but one well worth the time investment. Though the series initially suffers from a slow burn, the show is both creative and visually-inspired, with a diverse cast led by Jaden Smith and Jimmy Smits. My best guess is when you watch the show over the course of weeks or months as opposed to years, the idea of the innocent, naive Walt at the show's very start may still reside fresh in your mind. Based on a true crime book of the same name, the first series sees the team interview a as they reveal the story behind the coining of the term serial killer. The interplanetary conflict at the core of the show's story creates a ton of juicy arcs that all build toward some seriously unpredictable reveals.
With a pilot directed by Martin Scorsese and a producer of The Sopranos at his side, the series came out of the gates swinging. Unfortunately, the series was officially cancelled after its third season. In need of more suggestions? The fourth season of this Emmy-nominated show just premiered on Netflix, and all five seasons are streaming on Netflix, with a sixth coming in 2019. It sounds strange, but it works, I promise. While the third season feels a little stale, the first two were amazing.
It's well-paced storyline builds perfectly over the first half of the episodes, making it nearly impossible to turn off once the mysterious supernatural elements are introduced. As we count the days to season 2, the question remains: who is the cat and who is the mouse here? In fact, Netflix has made it so easy to watch your favorite content, from crime dramas to stand-up comedy, that the internet entertainment company has invented a whole new term for television on its own: the binge watch. Some of the later seasons may be a bit tough to get through. You'll catch some great , too. Tomlin is perfect casting, which makes sense given the film is, well, pretty much perfect. This week's picks are all series with slightly longer episodes, but with varying levels of attention required from you.
Two seasons are currently streaming, with a third on the way next summer. But the first episode of season 1 takes you by the jugular within the first five minutes and does not let go. Simpson , the prime suspect in the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ron Goldman. Together, they help Penelope manage her love life, family life, and her difficulties adjusting to normal life after being involved with the military and going back to school. Often called one of the best television shows ever made, any lover of drama or period pieces will find plenty to love here.
You might remember Laurie as the sarcastic Dr. It's easy to follow and not emotionally draining to watch. The Staircase follows the case of novelist Michael Peterson. Many of these popular shows have multiple seasons available, so it's a good idea to establish some screen-time rules to keep to a minimum. A second season is rumored, with a brand new, as-yet-unknown case. Marvel at the wondrous abilities of Eleven, laugh at the dry wit of police chief Jim Hopper and find the joy in Winona Ryder's over-the-top performance. Her parents, Emily and Richard, agree to help on one condition: they must be allowed back into the lives of their daughter and granddaughter.
No longer do we have to wait weeks between new episodes, or buy a series one painstaking season at a time. Grace and Frankie is the ideal example of how you can start a show with a rocky beginning, and eventually—through finding your own footing as an independent show, become critically acclaimed and lauded for your representation and sense of humor. In this Marvel superhero story, Mike Colter plays Luke Cage, an ex-con with unbreakable skin and super strength who also made an appearance as a short-term love interest on Jessica Jones. In addition to Danson and Long, the show also starred Rhea Perlman, George Wendt, John Ratzenberger known to Pixar fans for his cameos in each film , and Nicholas Colasanto; later seasons added Woody Harrelson, Bebe Neuwirth, and Kirstie Alley as Rebecca Howe. Invite some pals over for brunch, and settle into the couch with a drink and a smile on your face as you take a trip inside the magically wholesome baking tent. Final season is now finally available.
While Glow isn't new anymore, it's inarguably the best original sitcom on Netflix. The show features an aging antihero at its center, a large cast of interconnected characters, and all the scheming and violence that have recently become emblematic of dramatic television. At the same time came the rise of smartphone and tablet culture, and the opportunity that comes when most people have a screen in front of their faces for the majority of their waking hours. So settle in for a day of laughing, crying, and keeping your eyes glued to the screen. Marty is forced to relocate his family to the Missouri Ozarks after one of his money laundering schemes goes south. While the tone of Better Call Saul varies wildly from its Bad origins, Saul is a must-watch for fans of the first show.
The crime drama follows the Shelby family who rule Birmingham as a gang known as the Peaky Blinders in the early 20th century. Why it's worth watching: 12 Monkeys is a show you have to pay close attention to in order to keep track of the changing timelines and loops, but ultimately the mythology and the world building are just too good to pass up! His partner is former student and burnout named Jesse Pinkman. Hayley Atwell may not have appeared as Agent Carter in Avengers: Infinity War, but as idealistic Margaret Schlegel in this four-part Kenneth Lonergan-scripted adaptation of E. The series follows Joe Penn Badgley as he meets and then stalks a woman in New York City. Quentin Coldwater Jason Ralph is a graduate student addicted to a Narnia-type book series, who discovers the world of the books is more than just escapism. Co-star Shay Mitchel is earning raves for her performance as Peach, Beck's rich-and-horrible bestie, who feels like a female riff on Gossip Girl's Chuck Bass.
Each episode packs in so much information and carries the plot so much further that later seasons almost feel like a different show entirely. Nothing and no one is what they seem, demons are refusing to be kept at bay and just as you think you know where all this is going it goes somewhere completely else. Showrunner Bryan Fuller breathes new life into the franchise with arthouse cinematography and a chillingly charismatic performance by Mikkelson. There is no feel-good reality show quite like The Great British Bake Off. How to Watch: The Crown is available to watch on. In this single-camera comedy, Tracy Morgan stars as Tray Barker, an ex-con who returns to his Brooklyn neighborhood to find that it has been gentrified and that his ex-girlfriend played by Tiffany Haddish is now married and upwardly mobile. Despite the complicated plot, the fanbase grew a cult following over its first two seasons of production.
That's because the story flips so fast on you that it's impossible not to need to know the fallout right away. How many seasons: 5 Where you can watch: Nathan Fillion, Alan Tudyk, Gina Torres and Adam Baldwin, Firefly What it's about: Space cowboys. Peaky Blinders is gorgeously shot, and the story it tells is one of complicated people and muddy morality. Nobody seems to have a neutral opinion about journalists, particularly now. The way we consume our media has seen a fundamental paradigm shift over the last decade. Madden's character plays the titular bodyguard, who is assigned to protect a high-profile British politician. Each season seems ready to cover about a decade of time in total, with plans in place for both season two and three.