2020 has been a year for streaming. Netflix has seen an uptick in subscriptions. Their programming has been consumed in droves. As we grow nearer to the holidays and time off many people are looking for the years roundup of great programs. This holiday season there are plenty of shows that should be watched.
Here are the top 10 choices of Netflix content. Pour yourself a warm cup of hot chocolate, grab that popcorn, and be ready for hours of binging. These are the shows you’ve missed!Read More »
The Haunting of Bly Manor
A second installment of the “The Haunting” series by Mike Flanagan is a must-see. With a romantic and haunting vibe, Bly Manor is a great addition to what the first season started. Though it is not what the first installment was.
Bly Manor, while having much of a returning cast, has a much more haunting vibe than Hill House had. The show following a young nanny and two young children into a complicated world of ghosts and memories. With startling secrets and painful reminders, the show is the perfect binge. A haunting and spooky show with an undercurrent of romance and longing. Bly Manor is the perfect addition to any holiday binge.
The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
In preparation for the fourth and final season of the Netflix original drama, this is a must view. Sabrina follows a young witch as she juggles the balance between mortal and witch. Sabrina, who tries so hard to care for her mortal friends, also finds herself in the middle of witch turmoil. With twists and turns throughout the season that show how tough Sabrina is. Balancing darkness and comedy, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is a coming of age story with a twist. After three seasons, this December the show finally comes to a conclusion. Be sure to catch up before the end!
Dash & Lily
If you’re looking for something festive for the holiday season Netflix has you covered. Based on a novel titled Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn. The show is a cute love story between two New York City teens. With a Gossip Girl atmosphere, the show brings the sparkle of the city right to your couch. 16-year-old Lily leaves a notebook in a popular bookstore with notes on how to go about finding her. Dash, the non-believer finds himself opening up to Christmas and love because of what these dares make him do. The pair embark on adventures that make them both bold and break them out of their comfort zone. Dash & Lily is the perfect fun holiday show that will hook you within the first episode. The episodes themselves are less than a half-hour long. Making the show easy to go through in only a couple of hours.
After helping families with the first runs of Unsolved Mysteries beginning in 1987 the popular television show is back! Netflix has breathed new life into true crime culture. With two released parts of a season, the show has been a binge-worthy endeavor. From the moment the show was announced fans of the original series were ready to put on their sleuth glasses. Back with cases that leave you scratching your head and wondering whodunit. These episodes have opened doors for many cases to be re-examined. With short parts, this binge won’t take you very long. Yet, they will leave you curious to find out if they ever get solved. If you’re into the mystery of unsolved cases then Unsolved Mysteries should be part of your list.
Great British Bake Off
Those who tune in for intense baking competitions have the chance to once again lust. Get ready to fell like you’re ready to get in the kitchen and start your timers. The Great British Bake Off enlists amateur bakers to compete against one another. These bakers are given certain tasks that they must complete on time. After, they must present their final product to a panel of judges for appraisal. At the end of each episode, one baker is chosen as the best.
Ryan Murphy has done it again. Taking the terrifying nurse from One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest in her own story. This show is reminiscent of his other creations such as American Horror Story. Nurse Ratched takes the lives of her patients into her own hands. This is the story of how she came to become the angel of death we’ve known for years. Including time period struggles and a chaotic subplot. This show will leave viewers on the edge of the seats waiting for more.
The Baby-Sitters Club
Back for a new generation! Ann M. Martin’s popular book series is now a Netflix original series. Stoneybrook, Connecticut has the best babysitters around. A group of young teenagers provide the children in their care with warmth and empathy. There are problems to amend along the way. The series harnesses the same feel good notions of the books, but provides an updated take. Great for younger girls and individuals looking for a bit of nostalgia.
Tiger King: Murder, Mayham, and Maddness
The jaw dropping documentary series that has captured the year. This true life situation sheds light on a ring of tiger traders who have been in operation for years. Joe Exotic, who has been a private zoo owner for years has found himself in hot water. The show follows his legal struggles and sheds light on a ring of deceit and lies that have been hidden. There’s also that woman who might have fed her husband to a tiger.
Step into the world of the royals. Netflix historical drama gives its viewers further insight into the world of the royal crown. With four seasons so far, a wide span of English history has been covered. This latest season showcases Princess Diana and her tumultuous time in the public eye. If history is your passion, then The Crown is a holiday binge for you.
Finally, a superhero show for all ages. Based on comics written by Gerald Way of My Chemical Romance. This show follows seven teenagers as they embark on challenges. These challenges could have grave fconsequencesor the rest of the world. The show showcases how even the most unlikely of friends can work together. For any superhero fan longing for more heroics, Umbrella Academy is a must watch.
The holiday season offers the chance for you to binge some great shows. Netflix has been pushing out some great distractions during this time of unease.
With shows such as Bly Manor, Umbrella Academy, Unsolved Mysteries and Ratched. Anyone can find something that fits their preference. Grab some popcorn, find a mug of hot coco and enjoy one of the shoes that yu’ve missed through the year. What better way to spend those cold nights other than in front of the television?