There are few things better than wrapping up in a blanket in front of the TV when it’s cold and rainy outside, but figuring out what to watch, now that’s the tricky part. But there’s no need to reach for that Mean Girls DVD AGAIN, Netflix has got you covered with this list of 16 most popular shows to check out this winter!
An oldie but a goodie! This classic sitcom revolves around three young sisters growing up with three devoted father figures: their dad, his goofy best friend, and their super cool uncle. Full House is the perfect family show to dive into head-first!
(Dubbed the greatest-show-of-all-time by this writer), Friends is the hit sitcom that takes you on a journey through the day-to-day lives of six 20-something BFFs living in 1990s Manhattan.
Centered around an anonymously penned blog called Gossip Girl, the series follows the lives of a group of young adult socialites in Upper East Side, New York, spilling their deepest, darkest secrets. Who runs the Gossip Girl blog? That’s a secret she’ll never tell…
Marvel’s Luke Cage: Season 2
An unbreakable ex-convict superhero fights bad guys to clear his name and save his neighbourhood in this action-packed show starring Mike Colter as Luke Cage.
Based on DC Comics’ Green Arrow storyline, a wealthy playboy-cum-vengeful superhero saves the city from villains armed with just a bow and arrow.
Orange Is The New Black
With an easy-to-follow plot and predominantly-female cast, Orange Is The New Black follows Piper, a privileged New Yorker who ends up in a women’s prison after a past crime catches up with her. With Taylor Schilling starring as the protagonist, the Emmy Award-winning show is a must-see for the young adult crowd.
A young boy vanishes into thin air in a small town, uncovering a mystery involving Stranger Things, secret experiments, supernatural forces and an odd, unknown girl. This thrilling watch stars actress Millie Bobby Brown – what a performance!
Grace and Frankie
When their husbands leave them for each other, Grace and Frankie begin to bong in this Emmy-nominated series. Filled with drama and laughs, this is the ultimate comfort-show!
You Me Her
A married couple decided to spice up their sex life by hiring an escort but the problem is, they’re both falling for her and the feeling is mutual. This is a great, light-hearted watch for a slightly older crowd.
With five fresh new faces, the guys are on a mission to make over the city of Atlanta, challenging notions of what it means to ‘be a man’ in today’s society. Queer Eye is totally progressive and incredibly addictive – watch at your own risk!
Amateur home bakers with terrible track records attempt to re-create edible masterpieces for a $10,000 prize. It’s a reality contest but it’s really just a hot mess that’s fun to watch! Foodies, this one’s for you!
Fiercely independent single mom, Lorelai Gilmore raises her Ivy-league bound daughter, Rory. Follow their journey in the small town of Stars Hollow in this Emmy Award-winning show featuring the unbreakable bond between mother and daughter.
This historical, biographical drama showcases the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign and the events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. The Crown is a must-see for history buffs!
Dear White People
Set in the US, students of colour attempt to navigate the daily politics of life at an Ivy League college that’s not as post-racial as it’s made out to be. Another progressive show, Dear White People takes a deeper look into racism in the everyday lives of young people.
13 Reasons Why
This hugely controversial show is nonetheless gripping and thrilling – you won’t want it to end! Following the suicide of teenager Hannah Baker, the dark secrets that killed her are revealed in a series of tapes explaining why she took her own life.
This Emmy-nominated foodie series takes you around the globe to meet culinary stars who are re-defining the gourmet food game with innovative, delicious dishes and desserts. Warning: keep snacks close-by!
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