TV Shows You Should Binge Today 

Are you looking for TV shows that you can burn an entire weekend binge-watching? Whether you are into horror shows, mystery series, or superhero action thrillers, streaming services has got you covered. However, navigating through the plethora of shows to find the best show to watch can waste a lot of your time.

TV Shows You Should Binge Today 

A note about how this list was made: We’ve made sure to add our favorite binge-worthy shows we personally are fans of. The shows included in this list will make you want to keep on rolling to the next episode and next season, these shows are available to stream on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, and HBO Max.

Midnight Mass (2021)

1 season, 7 episodes

Mike Flanagan returns with a new show, this time its original work as compared to his previous projects which is been long in the making. The story follows a young man who after serving a parole sentence returns to his home on a small island. At the same time, the arrival of a charismatic young priest arrives just as ominous mysteries start occurring across the island. Midnight Mass is a miniseries that takes a slow approach to build the story and character through its 7 episodes.

Where to watch: Netflix

DARK (20172020)

3 seasons, 26 episodes

DARK is a German science fiction thriller series. In the aftermath of a child’s disappearance, the sinful past of the four families is exposed as they search for the kids. DARK follows all the characters from the fictional town of Winden. Here, they unravel a sinister time travel conspiracy that spans across several generations.

DARK has become one of science fiction’s best shows, especially if you are really into the niche of the time travel genre. DARK is the best time travel show with how much care and intelligence has gone into making it. We highly recommend watching it, but be prepared because this show demands your full attention.

Where to watch: Netflix

The Wire (20022008)

5 seasons, 60 episodes

In this acclaimed series, you watch the drug scene in Baltimore state, as seen through the eyes of the drug dealers and law enforcement. The show tackles the drug scene from all angles, presenting us characters who are cops, addicts, politicians, families, drug dealers, and many more, who are all trying to build better lives for themselves in whatever ways possible.

Where to watch: HBO Max

Breaking Bad (20082013)

5 seasons, 60 episodes

In this acclaimed series, we follow a high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with lung cancer who turns to begin cooking meth in hopes of leaving enough money behind to take care of his family. 

Breaking Bad is a beautifully written show with each season being a tightly contained unit of storytelling and a part of a bigger whole. This show will keep you on the end of your nerves with its rollercoaster of character drama through crime and punishment.

Where to watch: Netflix

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (19972003)

7 seasons, 145 episodes

Buffy the Vampire Slayer created by Joss Whedon reinvented the television. This coming of age story of a young woman destined to kill vampires and other nefarious creatures and deals with her own life fighting evil with the help of her friends. 

Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a thrilling fantasy series, delivering one of the best practical effects and pure passion for genre storytelling. Getting into Buffy now can be a challenge due to its outdated CGI in the early seasons, but if you can pass this obstacle then this series is the ultimate binge-watching show.

Where to watch: Hulu

Watchmen (2019)

1 season, 9 episodes

This new mini show from HBO is not a straight adaptation of the acclaimed 1986 graphic novel but a companion to it. Watchmen is set in an alternate world where masked vigilantes are considered outlaws. This show is a must watch (no pun intended) as it adds new layers of cultural context as well as a host of complex characters from the source material to create and build an impressive identity of its own.

Where to watch: HBO Max

The Boys (2019)

2 seasons, 24 episodes

The Boys is based on the comics of the same name, the show takes place in a world where superheroes are often as popular as celebrities, as influential as politicians, and sometimes revered as gods.

The Boys deals with the superheroes that are drunk with power, committing atrocities with zero consequences. This show is is known to be darkly funny, violent and tackles themes like fame, capitalism, and sexual misconduct.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime

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