It’s almost the weekend, and that means it’s time to settle in for some serious binge-watching! These award-winning TV dramas are worthy of a serious watching session, and they are all available on Netflix right now.
So grab that blanket and some popcorn, and let’s go!
Set in Regency-era London, this romantic drama follows the Bridgerton family’s eight children as they face high society’s dazzling inner workings.
Bridgerton won two Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards.
Jane the Virgin
Jane, a virgin, is accidentally artificially inseminated by her doctor. Viewers join her as she deals with a new pregnancy and her crazy family, all in a telenovela style.
This show was nominated for numerous awards and won a Golden Globe.
This historical drama shows the life and reign of Empress Elisabeth of Austria. Once a Bavarian Princess and now an Austrian Empress, can she handle the new country, new values, and her new life?
This German show won an award at the London Film Festival.
The Queen’s Gambit
This mini-series follows the life of Chess Prodigy Beth Harmon, who struggles with addiction in a quest to become the greatest chess player in the world.
This show won many awards, including a Golden Globe.
Claire Randall, a nurse after WWII, is enjoying her honeymoon in Scotland when she is suddenly transported back to 1743.
This show was nominated for many awards and won a BAFTA and a People’s Choice award.
Godless is a seven-episode American Western drama miniseries created, written, and directed by Scott Frank. It is set in 1884 and follows a young outlaw, Roy Goode (Jack O’Connell), on the run from his vengeful mentor, Frank Griffin (Jeff Daniels), and his gang. Goode winds up in La Belle, New Mexico, a small town populated almost entirely by women.
This show won 3 Emmy awards.
Based on a true story, “Unbelievable” tells the story of Marie Adler, who filed a police report claiming she’s been sexually assaulted by an intruder in her home.
This show won a Golden Globe Award and a Critic’s Choice Award.
This limited series follows a Hasidic Jewish woman who flees an arranged marriage in Brooklyn to start a new life abroad.
This show won an Emmy.
Orange Is the New Black
It is a raw and often humorous look at life in a women’s prison as we watch Piper go from spoiled New Yorker to fierce activist. While laughs are common, so are the harsh realities of life behind bars.
This Netflix Original won numerous awards, including an Emmy.
How to Get Away With Murder
Annalise Keating is a brilliant, charismatic, and seductive professor of defense law who teaches a class called How to Get Away With Murder.
This legal thriller won many awards, including an Emmy.
The Kominsky Method
This comedy-drama is about Sandy Kominsky, an aging acting coach who is trying to navigate life in Hollywood. The show is known for its sharp wit, its observations about aging, and its strong performances from Michael Douglas, who plays Sandy, and Alan Arkin, who plays Sandy’s friend and agent, Norman.
This show has won a Golden Globe.
Better Call Saul
Better Call Saul is a spin-off prequel to the super popular series Breaking Bad. It follows the transformation of Jimmy McGill, a down-on-his-luck lawyer, into the morally challenged criminal lawyer Saul Goodman.
They won a Critics’ Choice Television Award.
Breaking Bad is an American crime drama television series that follows Walter White, an underpaid, overqualified, and dispirited high-school chemistry teacher who is struggling with a recent diagnosis of stage-three lung cancer.
White turns to a life of crime and partners with a former student, Jesse Pinkman, to produce and distribute methamphetamine to secure his family’s financial future before he dies while navigating the dangers of the criminal underworld.
Breaking Bad has won numerous awards, including many Emmys.
Bodyguard is a British political thriller television series that follows David Budd, a war veteran and police sergeant who is assigned to protect the Home Secretary, Julia Montague, a controversial and ambitious politician.
It has won a Golden Globe.
The series follows Nadia Vulvokov, a game developer who repeatedly dies and relives the same night in an ongoing time loop and tries to solve it, leading to her finding Alan Zaveri in the same situation.
This show won a few Emmys.
Marty and Wendy Byrde are a married couple who move their family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks to continue their work laundering money for a Mexican drug cartel.
Ozark has won numerous Emmy awards.
Bloodline follows the Rayburn family, a prominent clan in Key West, Florida, whose secrets and lies come to light when their black sheep brother returns home after ten years.
They have won an Emmy.
Young Royals is a Swedish teen drama romance television series that follows Prince Wilhelm of Sweden and his romance with fellow male student Simon Eriksson.
This show was won a Jury Prize.
Designated Survivor is an American political thriller television series that follows Tom Kirkman, a low-level cabinet member who is suddenly sworn in as President of the United States after a devastating attack on the Capitol Building kills everyone above him in the line of succession.
It won a Critic Choice Television Award.
House of Cards
This show follows Frank Underwood (House Majority Whip) and Claire Underwood (his equally ambitious wife), who will stop at nothing to achieve their political goals.
This show won many awards, including Golden Globes and Emmys.
Dear White People
Dear White People is an American satirical comedy-drama television series on Netflix. The series follows a group of black college students at Winchester University, a predominantly white Ivy League college, as they navigate various forms of racial and other types of discrimination.
This show won numerous awards, including an Independent Spirit Award.
Critics Agree: These 12 TV Shows Are the Absolute Worst
What’s the worst show you’ve ever watched? Not just a bad show. Not a show you found boring, or didn’t like, or couldn’t get into. I mean the worst of the worst.
If you’re critical (like I am), it can be hard to narrow down the list, so I pulled some fantastic fan suggestions for this one instead.
19 Hyped-Up Movies That Were Actually Terrible
So, you know how there’s always this buzz around those hyped-up movies, right? Like, the ones that everyone’s talking about, the trailers that give you goosebumps, and the anticipation that’s through the roof?
Yeah, those. But here’s the kicker- sometimes, they turn out to be total duds.
Prepare to Ugly Cry: Here Are the 12 Saddest Movies of All Time
Get the tissues ready (you’re going to need them) because we tracked down fan answers to “What is the saddest movie you have ever seen?” and there’s some real tear-jerkers on this list.
Apparently we love sad movies because there were so many suggestions out there that it was hard to narrow down this list to only 12. Don’t say I didn’t warn you, either. Some of these films are so depressing that you might just regret ever watching them. Put on one of these movies the next time you’re in need of a good cry!
No More Cliffhangers: 21 Shows on Netflix That Actually Finish Their Stories
Are you in the mood for a lazy day and some binge-watching? There’s nothing better than winding down with a couple episodes of your favorite television show. But with so many options out there, where should you start?
12 TV Shows That Stopped Being Great After Only One Season
It’s not unusual for shows to eventually go downhill or for them to be bad from the start and get worse, but these TV shows stopped being great after only one season. No more, no less.
That’s not to say these shows aren’t worth watching (at least some of them) but if you’re thinking of checking some of them out it might be a good idea to quit after season 1!