Top 10 Shows To Binge-Watch Before Summer Ends
As Summer is coming to an end and we must get back to our busy lives, take your last bit of free time to binge watch some worthy shows. Grab a spot on the couch, login into your Netflix and Hulu accounts or hurry up and smooch off your friends, because you won’t want to miss these shows!
1. The Get Down In this original Netflix series, a group of teenagers hit the streets of South Bronx. The show tells the story of a ragtag crew called The Get Down brothers who are exploring love, music, religion, and politics. With its’ young, powerful cast, and vibrant music numbers, you will be sure to fall in love with this short, two-season, jam-packed drama.
Created by the YouTube breakout star, Issa Rae, this HBO series follows main character Issa in her hilarious journey and trials as a young black woman dating and finding herself in the workplace. This fairly new series will keep you laughing with its’ funny monologues and relatable awkward moments.
3. Masterchef Junior
You may be asking yourself why would an adult find any enjoyment from kids cooking and competing. But you will absolutely fall in love with these incredibly talented child chefs. Their dramatic breakdowns and Gordon Ramsay’s witty responses will get you hooked to this competition.
4. Queen Sugar
This OWN Drama follows the life of a family who moves to Louisiana to claim an 800 acre sugar cane farm inheritance from their recently fallen father. The talented Ava Duvernay does an amazing job directing the tales of these estranged siblings.
5. Game Of Thrones
Based off the book series, “A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin, HBO brings this story to life. These gory scenes depict two powerful families fighting for control of the Iron Throne. If medieval fantasy dramas are your thing, then Game of Thrones is for you.
6. Orange Is The New Black
If after 5 seasons, you still haven't gotten into OITNB, then this summer is your chance to catch up. The Netflix series follows Piper Chapman and other inmates in Litchfield Penitentiary. Fall in love with these character’s back stories and realize the treacherous woes of the prison system.
This ABC sitcom stars Anthony Anderson as Dre Johnson and Tracee Ellis Ross as Rainbow in their picture perfect life with four kids and a big home. The show brilliantly mixes comedy and drama while tackling cultural and political issues.
8. House of Cards
If you're into politics and more serious shows, House of Cards will keep you on pins and needles. This Netflix series stars Kevin Spacey as Francis Underwood and his ruthless revenge filled journey to the White House.
9. This Is Us
This Emmy nominated NBC series follows the lives of a group of people who share the same birthday and whose lives ironically intertwine in an unexpected way. The interconnected and commonalities of the cast make them that much more loveable.
With a very diverse cast, this Netflix series is a crazy Sci-fi driven drama. In it, a group of eight people around the world are mentally linked and telepathically experience each other’s lives. Sadly after two seasons, Netflix decided to cancel the beloved series, but they will be giving fans the finale they deserve soon.