7 Shows We’re Binge Watching Right Now

With more channels and streaming platforms than ever before, there is a plethora of good television out there — if you know where to find it. These are the seven shows we’re shamelessly binging right now.

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
Comedy giant Jerry Seinfeld drives around town in vintage cars to visit different coffee shops with a new celebrity guest in each episode of this hilarious series. Viewers will see some of their favorite A-listers, such as Ellen DeGeneres, Judd Apatow and Barack Obama, let loose in a laidback setting.
Where to watch it: Netflix
Why we like it: It provides a more intimate look behind the laughs of some of our favorite celebs.

Sarah Jessica Parker and Thomas Haden Church star as Frances and Robert, a middle-aged couple attempting to navigate the messiness of divorce after infidelity. With an all-star cast, the show succeeds in balancing both the heartbreak and the humor that accompany the end of a marriage.
Where to watch it: HBO Go
Why we like it: Not only is it nice to have Sarah Jessica Parker on our TV screens again, but this show is relatable in many ways – kind of like that other HBO show from SJP.

In this legal drama, Billy Bob Thornton plays a disgraced lawyer turned alcoholic who embarks on a mission to redeem himself and deliver justice no matter what it takes. Thornton shines as the down-and-out Billy McBride as he seeks out the truth while piecing his life back together.
Where to watch it: Amazon
Why we like it: Each episode leaves you in suspense as to what Thornton’s character will uncover next. It’s tough to shut this one off.

Marvel’s Luke Cage
Calling all Marvel fans: If you loved Jessica Jones then you’ll love its spin-off show, Luke Cage. The show delves into the troubled back story of Harlem’s resident superhero and offers up the same excitement and grit of other Netflix superhero originals, including Daredevil.
Where to watch it: Netflix
Why we like it: It’s action packed and keeps us on the edge of our seats during every episode.

The Handmaid’s Tale
Based on Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel, this series depicts a terrifying dystopian future in which America is a totalitarian state ruled by a religious faction that forces fertile women to bear the children of powerful men. The main character, Offred, provides a glimpse into her world of violence, deceit and resistance.
Where to watch it: Hulu
Why we like it: The all-star cast (Elizabeth Moss of Mad Men, Samira Wiley of Orange is the New Black and Alexis Bledel of Gilmore Girls) got us interested and the suspenseful plotlines and shocking revelations got us hooked.

The Looming Tower
Based on Lawrence Wright’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book, this miniseries examines the rivalry between the CIA and the FBI in the ’90s prior to 9/11 and how it may have led to the devastating terrorist attack and the war in Afghanistan that followed. The show follows the counterterrorism divisions of the I-49 Squad in New York and Alec Station in Washington, D.C.
Where to watch it: Hulu
Why we like it: This is a look at the other side of 9/11, one that isn’t often discussed, and Jeff Daniels’ performance is a powerful one.

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
This charming comedy, set in 1950s New York City, tells the story of Miriam “Midge” Maisel, a well-to-do housewife who finds her life turned upside down when her husband leaves her for another woman. Through her emotional distress, Midge discovers her hidden talent and superpower: stand-up comedy. The show follows Midge as she embraces her newfound passion in secret while attempting to keep her life from spiraling out of control.
Where to watch it: Amazon
Why we like it: The exploration of a woman with such tongue-in-cheek humor in this era is fascinating and hilarious.


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