Netflix is known for its terrific collection of movies that you can stream right now, but if you’re looking for something that won’t leave your space in just 2 hours then Netflix also got a plethora of great TV shows you can delve into to keep yourself occupied for days — or even weeks — on end
In this list, we’ve covered the best shows on Netflix right now, so you can binge-watch without having to hunt for the right title.
Prison break (2005-2017) | No. of Seasons – 5
Prison Break created by Paul Scheuring is an American television serial drama.
The series narrates the story of two brothers, Lincoln Burrows and Michael Scofield. Lincoln has been sent to jail till death for a crime he did not commit, and his brother Michael devises an elaborate plan to help his brother escape the prison and more importantly clear his name.
Afterlife (2019 – ) | No. of Seasons – 2
After Life created, written, produced, and directed by Ricky Gervais is a British black comedy-drama web television series.
Ricky Gervais also stars in the show which follows Tony whose life is turned upside down after his wife dies from breast cancer. Lost in despair, Tony contemplates suicide but instead decides to live long enough to punish the world for his wife’s death by saying and doing whatever he wants.
Atypical (2017 – ) | No. of Seasons – 3
Atypical created by Robia Rashid for Netflix is a coming-of-age television series. It focuses on the life of 18-year-old Sam Gardner, who has autism spectrum disorder.
Mindhunter (2017 – ) | No. of Seasons – 2
Mindhunter created by Joe Penhall is an American crime thriller web television series.
Mindhunter narrates the story of FBI agents who along with a psychologist operate the FBI’s Behavioral Science Unit within the Training Division at the FBI Academy. These FBI agents interview imprisoned serial killers in order to understand how they think, with the hope of applying this knowledge to solve ongoing cases.
Vikings (2013 – ) | No. of Seasons – 6
Vikings created and written by Michael Hirst is a historical drama television series.
The series is inspired by the famous sagas of Viking Ragnar Lothbrok and follows the story of Ragnar. The story follows Ragnar, a farmer by birth who rises to fame by successful raids into England and then eventually becoming a Scandinavian King, with the help and support of his fellow warriors and family.
Narcos (2015 – 2017) | No. of Seasons – 3
Narcos created by Chris Brancato, Carlo Bernard, and Doug Miro is an American crime drama television series.
Seasons 1 and 2 narrates the story of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, who became a billionaire through the production and distribution of cocaine. Season 3 starts from the condition of the drug scenario after the fall of Escobar and continues to follow the DEA as they try to shut down the rise of the infamous Cali Cartel.
Sherlock (2010 – 2017) | No. of Seasons – 4
Sherlock created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss is a British crime television series. The series is based on Sherlock Holmes detective stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
The series is set in present-day London where Sherlock along with his partner Watson solves modern-day complex crimes through the use of Mind Games and Mental Tactics.
Sons of anarchy (2008 – 2014) | No. of Seasons – 7
Sons of Anarchy created by Kurt Sutter is an American Action crime drama television series that aired from 2008 to 2014.
The series follows the adventurous lives of an outlaw motorcycle club operating in a fictional town in California’s Central Valley. The central character Jackson “Jax” Teller is initially the vice president and subsequently the president of the club. After discovering a manifesto written by his late father, John, he soon begins to question the club, himself, and his relationships.
Suits (2011 – 2019) | No. of Seasons – 5
Suits created and written by Aaron Korsh is an American legal drama television series.
Suits is set at a fictional New York City law firm and follow talented college dropout Mike Ross, who starts working as a law associate for Harvey Specter despite never having attended law school. It follows the story of Harvey and Mike’s closing cases while maintaining Mike’s secret.
Cable girls (2017 – 2020) | No. of Seasons – 6
Cable Girls that ran from April 2017 and concluded in July 2020 is a Spanish period drama web television series.
In 1928, a modern telecommunications company began to operate in Madrid. The series focuses on how the lives of four young women change after they start working for this company, which offers them decent pay and some independence. The four women begin to form a close friendship, and, together, they navigate their personal lives and their work.