We are always trying to keep you guys entertained with the trends in movie and tv world. This time we have brought you best tv shows to watch online in streaming sites covering mostly of Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and HBO. However we will be expanding this list for other streaming sites as well. Currently we have listed 5 best shows from various streaming sites and we promise none of them are repeated. Happy watching!
5 Best TV Shows from Netflix
1. Stranger Things
Released back in July 2016 with 8 episodes in first season, this is an award winning tv show. This Netflix original show is based on the sets of 80’s with extraordinary mystery and supernatural monsters. This was a breakout series for tv fans and with the IMDB rating of 8.9, that’s why we think you should surely watch this series. We have also covered the viewer’s perspective of Stranger Things that certainly explains why this is the best tv shows and it is releasing soon this year with new second season with 9 episodes. So don’t forget to tune in.
Cast : Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Cara Buono, Matthew Modine, Noah Schnapp, Joe Keery, Sadie Sink, Dacre Montgomery.
2. Luke Cage
Synopsis (source of IMDB) :- When a sabotaged experiment gives him super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage becomes a fugitive attempting to rebuild his life in Harlem and must soon confront his past and fight a battle for the heart of his city.
Cast : Mike Colter, Mahershala Ali, Simone Missick, Theo Rossi, Erik LaRay Harvey, Rosario Dawson, Alfre Woodard, Mustafa Shakir ,Gabrielle Dennis.
Synopsis (source of Netflix):-Suave, sophisticated spy Archer may have the coolest gadgets, but he still has issues when it comes to dealing with his boss, who is also his mother.
Archer is an animated show that has total of 8 season till now with 8th one running currently. First season aired on 2009 September and on June 2016 it was renewed for season 8, 9 and 10 with each of them consisting of 8 episodes.
4. Black Mirror
It is the show that makes us think about the technological challenges that society might face. Hence, it is about the dark side of technology in our modern society which we have written a lot about in this article.
Cast: Daniel Westwood, Hannah John-Kamen, Beatrice Robertson-Jones.
Synopsis (source of Netflix): By day, mild-mannered Dexter is a blood-spatter analyst for the Miami police. But at night, he is a serial killer who only targets other murderers.
Dexter is an American crime drama mystery based on the locations of Miami. It has total of 8 seasons which first released in 2006 and went till 2013 with 96 episodes in total.
Cast : Michael C. Hall, Julie Benz, Jennifer Carpenter, Erik King, Lauren Velez, David Zayas, James Remar, C. S. Lee, Desmond Harrington, Yvonne Strahovski, Geoff Pierson, Aimee Garcia.
5 Best TV Shows from Hulu
Synopsis ( source of RottenTomatoes) : An anthology series inspired by the 1996 Coen brothers film. The first season follows a drifter who brings trouble to small-town Minnesota in 2006, while Season 2 focuses on a young state police officer and Vietnam veteran in 1979 South Dakota and Minnesota.
Fargo has the average audience score of 95% in RottenTomatoes, and we have currently 3 seasons of the show with 10 episodes in each of them.
Cast : Billy Bob Thornton, Allison Tolman, Colin Hanks, Martin Freeman, Kirsten Dunst, Patrick Wilson, Jesse Plemons, Jean Smart, Ted Danson, Ewan McGregor, Carrie Coon, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Goran Bogdan, David Thewlis
2. Parks and Recreation
Synopsis (source of IMDB) : The absurd antics of an Indiana town’s public officials as they pursue sundry projects to make their city a better place.
This tv series went from 2009 to 2015 with 7 seasons in which the total episodes were 125.
Cast : Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Paul Schneider, Aziz Ansari, Nick Offerman, Aubrey Plaza, Chris Pratt, Adam Scott, Rob Lowe, Jim O’Heir, Retta, Billy Eichner
3. Buffy The Vampire Slayer
Synopsis (source of IMDB) : A young woman is forced to fulfill her destiny of fighting vampires and demons with the help of her friends all the while struggling to live a normal teenage life of heart break and drama.
This series is from the late 90’s and it has total of seven seasons. With the total of 144 episodes it has good IMDB rating of 8.2.
Starring : Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan
4. Rick and Morty
Synopsis (source of RottenTomatoes): Mad scientist Rick Sanchez moves in with his daughter’s family after disappearing for 20 years and involves them in his wacky adventures in this animated comedy.
There are currently 2 seasons of Rick and Morty available on Hulu. With season 3 running currently in TV and Hulu not having streaming right to Rick and Morty, there is no certainty about streaming season 3. However season 1 and 2 are there with 21 episodes in total.
Starring : Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer.
5. Battlestar Galactica
Synopsis (source of RottenTomatoes) : An interstellar warship protects survivors of a decimated civilization with a race of android predators in hot pursuit in this dark update of the 1978-80 space adventure. Unlike its `Star Wars’-influenced predecessor, this `Galactica’ is a decidedly grim saga that portrays the Cylons as creatures that rebelled against their creators, who soon discover their foe can infiltrate their `ragtag fugitive fleet’ by taking human form.
Starring : Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber.
5 Best TV Shows from Amazon
1. Avatar : The Last Air Bender
Synopsis (source of Avatar wiki) : One hundred years before the start of the series, a twelve year old airbender named Aang learns that he is the new Avatar. Fearful of the heavy responsibilities of stopping an impending world war and with the impending separation from his mentor, Monk Gyatso, Aang flees from home on his flying bison, Appa. During a fierce storm, they crash into the ocean, and Aang’s Avatar State freezes them in a state of suspended animation inside an iceberg.
This series aired from 2005 to 2008 with 3 seasons and has a good IMDB rating of 9.2. So this award winning show has made to our best tv shows list here.
Starring : Dee Bradley Baker, Zach Tyler, Mae Whitman.
Synopsis (source of Wikipedia) : Hannibal is an American psychological thriller–horror television series developed by Bryan Fuller for NBC. The series is based on characters and elements appearing in Thomas Harris’ novels Red Dragon and Hannibal, with focus on the relationship between FBI special investigator Will Graham (Hugh Dancy) and Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen), a forensic psychiatrist destined to become Graham’s most cunning enemy.
Starring : Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen, Caroline Dhavernas.
3. Doctor Who
Synopsis (source of Wikipedia) : Doctor Who is a British science-fiction television programme produced by the BBC since 1963. The programme depicts the adventures of a Time Lord called “the Doctor”, an extraterrestrial being from the planet Gallifrey. The Doctor explores the universe in a time-travelling space ship called the TARDIS. Its exterior appears as a blue British police box, which was a common sight in Britain in 1963 when the series first aired. Accompanied by a number of companions, the Doctor combats a variety of foes, while working to save civilisations and help people in need.
Starring : Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith
4. True Blood
Plot (source of Wikipedia) : True Blood is an American dark fantasy horror television series produced and created by Alan Ball and based on The Southern Vampire Mysteriesseries of novels by Charlaine Harris.
This series aired from 2008 to 2014 with seven seasons and is certainly one of the best tv shows around.
Starring : Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell
5. Mr Robot
Series Info (source of RottenTomatoes) : Mr Robot follows Elliot Alderson, a young computer programmer with an anxiety disorder, who is recruited by Mr Robot and his anarchist team of hackers ‘fsociety’.
Starring : Christian Slater, Rami Malek, Carly Chaikin.
5 Best TV Shows from HBO
1. Game of Thrones
Plot : Written by Sam Gray in Wikipedia, “In the mythical continent of Westeros, several powerful families fight for control of the Seven Kingdoms. As conflict erupts in the kingdoms of men, an ancient enemy rises once again to threaten them all. Meanwhile, the last heirs of a recently usurped dynasty plot to take back their homeland from across the Narrow Sea.”
Starring : Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington.
Starring : Evan Rachel Wood, Jeffrey Wright, Ed Harris.
3. The Wire
Brief taken from Wikipedia : “Each season of The Wire introduces a different institution in the city of Baltimore and its relationship to law enforcement, while retaining characters and advancing storylines from previous seasons. The five subjects are, in chronological order: the illegal drug trade, the seaport system, the city government and bureaucracy, education and schools, and the print news media.”
The Wire has total of 5 seasons that aired from 2002 till 2008 with 60 episodes.
4. Six Feet Under
Summary taken from IMDB : “A drama series that takes a darkly comical look at members of a dysfunctional California family that runs an independent funeral home.”
Starring : Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy
5. The Leftovers
Summary taken from IMBD : “Three years after the disappearance of 2% of the global population, a group of people from New York struggle to continue their lives, while they cope with the tragedy of the unexplained nature of the event.”
Starring : Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston.
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