7 Shows to Binge-Watch Right Now

By Natalie Granville | March 31, 2020 | Lifestyle Feature

With self-quarantining in full effect, we all have a little more time on our hands than usual. To help you pass the time, we rounded up a list of new and classic bingeworthy shows to watch while you shelter in place.


Game of Thrones
Platform: HBO NOW
Seasons Available: 8
Dates: 2011-2019

If you somehow haven’t hopped on the Game of Thrones train yet, now is the time to do so! Based on A Song of Ice and Fire, the bestselling novel series by George R. R. Martin, the show follows the lords and ladies of Westeros as they fight to sit on the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms. This medieval fantasy centers around love, deceit, family and war. Let the characters draw you in, and be prepared to sit on your couch for hours. (Pro tip: Turn on closed captions to learn the characters' names.)

The Good Place
Platform: Netflix
Seasons Available: 3
Dates: 2016-2020

After finding herself in the afterlife, Eleanor is surprised she made it to "the good place." She soon discovers she is there by mistake, and we get to watch her humorous yet humbling journey as she attempts to change into a better person. With the help of her peers, Eleanor navigates a new way of afterlife, and rids herself of the past she hopes to leave behind.

Platform: Hulu
Seasons Available: 6
Dates: 2004-2010

After a plane crashes 1,000 miles off course, the survivors must learn how to live in the jungle and navigate a mysterious island. The passengers begin to lose hope of being rescued, but learn who their enemies and allies are and how to stay alive. As the series unfolds, we find out how the passengers are all connected and what led them to Oceanic Flight 815.

Love Is Blind

Platform: Netflix
Seasons Available: 1
Dates: 2020-present

You may not have watched the newest craze on Netflix, but odds are you've heard about it. Taking speed-dating to a whole new level, the show features singles embarking on an unconventional relationship journey where they get to know their potential partners behind a masked wall. Hosted by Nick and Vanessa Lachey, the show's ultimate goal is to conclude whether or not love is, in fact, blind...

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Platform: Amazon Prime
Seasons Available: 3
Dates: 2017-present

Based in New York in the late '50s, the series stars Midge Maisel, a wealthy Jewish housewife living on the Upper West Side. When her husband leaves her, Midge inadvertently discovers her hidden talent for standup comedy and begins to pursue this as a career—a subversive concept in her world. In this comedy-drama, we watch Midge break out of her traditional role of wife and mother to fight the uphill battle of being a female comic.


Stranger Things
Platform: Netflix
Seasons Available: 3
Dates: 2016-present

This thriller is ranked as the most-streamed show on Netflix to date. Taking place in small-town Indiana in the '80s, the science-fiction series begins with the search for a missing boy and leads you into an alternate universe. As local authorities and the boy's family and friends dive into the investigation, leaked secrets and supernatural forces take over the town. Join the citizens of Hawkins on their crazy adventure to uncover the mysteries they'll wish they never knew.

Platform: Netflix
Seasons Available: 2
Dates: 2018-present

An awkward, introverted male bookstore manager develops a crush on a female customer. What seems like innocent affection soon turns into an unhealthy obsession. Utilizing social media, the manager uses every means possible to get close to her and keep other people out of her life. See how far he goes to prove his love in this sinister, twisted series.

Photography by: popcorn photo by Georgia Vagim/Unsplash; Stranger Things TV photo by Toby Osborn/Unsplash