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The 104 best shows on Netflix (March 2024)

Updated Mar 11th, 2024 7:25PM EDT
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Once upon a time, Netflix was nothing more than a streaming hub for other studios’ movies. The company eventually began making its own movies and shows, and now Netflix’s original programming is what sets it apart from the competition.

Sorting through thousands of Netflix Originals can be daunting. That’s why we put together a list of the best shows on Netflix streaming right now. We’ll update this post throughout the year as new shows start streaming on Netflix and others leave the service.

Avatar: The Last Airbender (2024)

Gordon Cormier as Aang in episode 101 of Avatar: The Last Airbender.
Gordon Cormier as Aang in episode 101 of Avatar: The Last Airbender. Image source: Robert Falconer/Netflix
  • Genre: Fantasy
  • Cast: Gordon Cormier, Kiawentiio, Ian Ousley
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “A young boy known as the Avatar must master the four elemental powers to save a world at war — and fight a ruthless enemy bent on stopping him.”

Warrior (2019-2023)

The cast of Warrior.
The cast of Warrior. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Action
  • Cast: Andrew Koji, Olivia Cheng, Jason Tobin
  • Number of seasons: 3

Synopsis: “A martial arts expert arrives from China in 19th-century San Francisco, where he joins a powerful crime family and confronts rival Chinatown gangs.”

The Vince Staples Show (2024)

Kareem Grimes as Uncle Mike and Vince Staples as Vince Staples in The Vince Staples Show.
Kareem Grimes as Uncle Mike and Vince Staples as Vince Staples in The Vince Staples Show. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Drama
  • Cast: Vince Staples, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Andrea Ellsworth
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “Kind of famous and sort of rich, rapper and actor Vince Staples navigates the challenges and surprises of everyday life in his hometown of The Beach.”

Sunderland ‘Til I Die (2018-2024)

Sunderland 'Til I Die on Netflix
Sunderland ‘Til I Die on Netflix. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Number of seasons: 3

Synopsis: “This docuseries follows English football club Sunderland through the 2017-18 season as they try to bounce back after relegation from the Premier League.”

Monk (2002-2009)

Tony Shalhoub in Monk.
Tony Shalhoub in Monk. Image source: USA Network
  • Genre: Drama
  • Cast: Tony Shalhoub, Jason Gray-Stanford, Ted Levine
  • Number of seasons: 8

Synopsis: “Hampered by phobias, a brilliant detective quits the force and begins working as a consultant on the police department’s toughest cases.”

Griselda (2024)

Griselda on Netflix
Sofia Vergara as Griselda in Griselda. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Drama
  • Cast: Sofía Vergara, Alberto Guerra, Christian Tappan
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “Inspired by real events, this fictional dramatization shows Griselda Blanco’s journey from Medellín to becoming “the Godmother” of Miami’s drug empire.”

This Is Us (2016-2022)

The cast of This Is Us.
The cast of This Is Us. Image source: NBC
  • Genre: Drama
  • Cast: Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia, Sterling K. Brown
  • Number of seasons: 6

Synopsis: “A couple expecting triplets find themselves with a brood they weren’t anticipating, thanks to a twist of fate that shapes their future as a family.”

The Brothers Sun (2024)

Michelle Yeoh as Mama Sun, Sam Song Li as Bruce Sun, Justin Chien as Charles Sun in The Brothers Sun.
Michelle Yeoh as Mama Sun, Sam Song Li as Bruce Sun, Justin Chien as Charles Sun in The Brothers Sun. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Action
  • Cast: Michelle Yeoh, Justin Chien, Sam Song Li
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “When a mysterious enemy targets his family, a Taipei triad member heads to Los Angeles to protect his strong-willed mother and oblivious younger brother.”

Gyeongseong Creature (2023-Present)

Gyeongseong Creature on Netflix
Han So-hee as Yoon Chae-ok in Gyeongseong Creature. Image source: Lim Hyo Sun/Netflix
  • Genre: Horror
  • Cast: Park Seo-jun, Han So-hee, Claudia Kim
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “Gyeongseong, 1945. In Seoul’s grim era under colonial rule, an entrepreneur and a sleuth fight for survival and face a monster born out of human greed.”

Carol & The End of the World (2023)

Carol & the End of the World on Netflix
Michael Chernus as Eric and Martha Kelly as Carol in Carol & The End of the World. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Cast: Martha Kelly, Kimberly Hébert Gregory, Mel Rodriguez
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “As a planetary apocalypse looms, a woman struggling to embrace end-times chaos searches for meaning in her last months on Earth.”

Scott Pilgrim Takes Off (2023)

Scott Pilgrim Takes Off on Netflix
Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Ramona Flowers and Michael Cera as Scott Pilgrim. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Anime
  • Cast: Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Satya Bhabha
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “Scott Pilgrim meets the girl of his dreams, Ramona Flowers, only to find out her seven evil exes stand in the way of their love.”

Blue Eye Samurai (2023)

Blue Eye Samurai on Netflix
Maya Erskine as Mizu in Blue Eye Samurai. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Action
  • Cast: Maya Erskine, Brenda Song, Kenneth Branagh
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “Driven by a dream of revenge against those who made her an outcast in Edo-period Japan, a young warrior cuts a bloody path toward her destiny.”

Six Feet Under (2001-2005)

The cast of Six Feet Under.
The cast of Six Feet Under. Image source: HBO
  • Genre: Drama
  • Cast: Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy
  • Number of seasons: 5

Synopsis: “A death in the family forces a grieving mother and her children to confront their issues while running a funeral business in this acclaimed series.”

PLUTO (2023)

Pluto on Netflix.
Pluto on Netflix. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Anime, Action
  • Cast: Shinshu Fuji, Yoko Hikasa, Minori Suzuki
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “When the world’s seven most advanced robots and their human allies are murdered one by one, Inspector Gesicht soon discovers that he’s also in danger.”

Bodies (2023)

Bodies on Netflix
Jacob Fortune-Lloyd as DS Whiteman in Bodies. Image source: Matt Towers/Netflix
  • Genre: Drama
  • Cast: Jacob Fortune-Lloyd, Shira Haas, Amaka Okafor
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “Four detectives. Four timelines. One body. To save Britain’s future, they’ll need to solve the murder that altered the course of history first.”

The Fall of the House of Usher (2023)

The Fall of the House of Usher on Netflix
Aya Furukawa as Tina, Kate Siegel as Camille L’Espanaye, and Igby Rigney as Toby in The Fall of the House of Usher. Image source: Eike Schroter/Netflix
  • Genre: Horror
  • Cast: Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood, Mary McDonnell
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “To secure their fortune — and future — two ruthless siblings build a family dynasty that begins to crumble when their heirs mysteriously die, one by one.”

Lupin (2021-Present)

Omar Sy in Lupin.
Omar Sy in Lupin. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Action
  • Cast: Omar Sy, Ludivine Sagnier, Clotilde Hesme
  • Number of seasons: 3

Synopsis: “Inspired by the adventures of Arsène Lupin, gentleman thief Assane Diop sets out to avenge his father for an injustice inflicted by a wealthy family.”

Castlevania: Nocturne (2023)

Castlevania: Nocturne on Netflix
Pixie Davies as Maria Renard in Castlevania: Nocturne. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Animated, Horror
  • Cast: Edward Bluemel, Pixie Davies, Thuso Mbedu
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “As revolution sweeps France, Richter Belmont fights to uphold his family’s legacy and prevent the rise of a ruthless, power-hungry vampire ruler.”

The Pacific (2010)

The Pacific on Netflix.
The Pacific on Netflix. Image source: HBO
  • Genre: Action, War
  • Cast: James Badge Dale, Joseph Mazzello, Jon Seda
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “The horrors of combat unfold for three young US Marines fighting their way through the blood, mud and rain of the Pacific theater during World War II.”

Band of Brothers (2001)

Band of Brothers production still
Damian Lewis (as Richard Winters) and Ron Livingston (as Nixon) in Band of Brothers. Image source: HBO via Getty Images
  • Genre: Drama, War
  • Cast: Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston, Neal McDonough
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “Fresh from training camp, a company of US soldiers plunges into the harsh realities of World War II as they make a treacherous journey across Europe.”

Disenchantment (2018-2023)

Meredith Hagner as Mora, Abbi Jacobson as Bean, Nat Faxon as Elfo, Eric Andre as Luci, and Lauren Tom as Miri in Disenchantment: Part 5.
Meredith Hagner as Mora, Abbi Jacobson as Bean, Nat Faxon as Elfo, Eric Andre as Luci, and Lauren Tom as Miri in Disenchantment: Part 5. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Animated, Comedy
  • Cast: Abbi Jacobson, Eric André, Nat Faxon
  • Number of seasons: 5

Synopsis: “Princess duties call, but she’d rather be drinking. Free-spirited Bean exasperates the king as she wreaks havoc with her demon and elf pals.”

One Piece (2023)

One Piece on Netflix
Colton Osorio as Young Luffy and Peter Gadiot as Shanks in season 1 of One Piece. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Action, Comedy
  • Cast: Iñaki Godoy, Emily Rudd, Mackenyu
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “With his straw hat and ragtag crew, young pirate Monkey D. Luffy goes on an epic voyage for treasure in this live-action adaptation of the popular manga.”

Painkiller (2023)

Painkiller on Netflix
John Rothman as Mortimer Sackler, Matthew Broderick as Richard Sackler, and Sam Anderson as Raymond Sackler in episode 103 of Painkiller. Image source: Keri Anderson/Netflix
  • Genre: Drama
  • Cast: Matthew Broderick, Uzo Aduba, Taylor Kitsch
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “The causes and consequences of America’s opioid epidemic unfold in this drama following its perpetrators, victims and an investigator seeking the truth.”

Heartstopper (2022-Present)

Heartstopper on Netflix
Joe Locke in Heartstopper. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Romance
  • Cast: Kit Connor, Joe Locke, William Gao
  • Number of seasons: 2

Synopsis: “Teens Charlie and Nick discover their unlikely friendship might be something more as they navigate school and young love in this coming-of-age series.”

Ugly Betty (2006-2010)

America Ferrera in Ugly Betty.
America Ferrera in Ugly Betty. Image source: ABC
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Cast: America Ferrera, Eric Mabius, Tony Plana
  • Number of seasons: 4

Synopsis: “An aspiring writer works her way up the ladder at a fashion magazine, despite her quirky wardrobe choices and doubting coworkers.”

Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead (2023)

Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead is now streaming.
Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead is now streaming. Image source: Bug Films
  • Genre: Anime
  • Cast: Shuichiro Umeda, Tomori Kusunoki, Makoto Furukawa
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “In this anime adaptation, an overworked 24-year-old finally decides to live a little and create a bucket list, when a zombie outbreak hits the country.”

Sweet Magnolias (2020-Present)

Sweet Magnolias on Netflix
JoAnna Garcia Swisher as Maddie Townsend in Sweet Magnolias. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Drama
  • Cast: JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Brooke Elliott, Heather Headley
  • Number of seasons: 3

Synopsis: “Lifelong friends Maddie, Helen and Dana Sue lift each other up as they juggle relationships, family and careers in the small, Southern town of Serenity.”

Quarterback (2023)

Quarterback on Netflix
Marcus Mariota in Quaterback on Netflix. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Sports Non-Fiction
  • Cast: Patrick Mahomes, Kirk Cousins, Marcus Mariota
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “Go inside the huddle and into the homes of Patrick Mahomes, Kirk Cousins, and Marcus Mariota in this candid docuseries following their 2022-23 NFL season.”

The Lincoln Lawyer (2022-Present)

The Lincoln Lawyer on Netflix
Manuel Garcia-Rulfo as Mickey Haller in episode 207 of The Lincoln Lawyer. Image source: Lara Solanki/Netflix
  • Genre: Thriller
  • Cast: Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Neve Campbell, Becki Newton
  • Number of seasons: 2

Synopsis: “Sidelined after an accident, hotshot Los Angeles lawyer Mickey Haller restarts his career — and his trademark Lincoln — when he takes on a murder case.”

Insecure (2016-2021)

Issa Rae in Insecure.
Issa Rae in Insecure. Image source: HBO
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Cast: Issa Rae, Yvonne Orji, Jay Ellis
  • Number of seasons: 5

Synopsis: “Best friends Issa and Molly build each other up and call each other out as they ride the ups and downs of life, love and work in Los Angeles.”

Suits (2011-2019)

Patrick J. Adams and Gabriel Macht in Suits.
Patrick J. Adams and Gabriel Macht in Suits. Image source: USA Network
  • Genre: Drama
  • Cast: Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams, Sarah Rafferty
  • Number of seasons: 8

Synopsis: “After impressing a slick lawyer with his razor-sharp mind, a college dropout scores a coveted associate job, even though he has no legal credentials.”

Manifest (2018-2023)

Manifest Season 4 on Netflix
Melissa Roxburgh as Michaela Stone in Manifest Season 4. Image source: Scott McDermott/Netflix
  • Genre: Drama, Mystery
  • Cast: Melissa Roxburgh, Josh Dallas, J.R. Ramirez
  • Number of seasons: 4

Synopsis: “When a plane mysteriously lands years after takeoff, the people onboard return to a world that has moved on without them and face strange new realities.”

The Batman (2004)

Rino Romano voiced Batman in The Batman.
Rino Romano voiced Batman in The Batman. Image source: Warner Bros. Animation
  • Genre: Animated, Action-Adventure
  • Cast: Rino Romano, Alastair Duncan, Mitch Pileggi
  • Number of seasons: 5

Synopsis: “Tech billionaire by day and masked vigilante by night, Batman takes on notorious villains across Gotham City in this action-packed animated series.”

Black Knight (2023)

Black Knight on Netflix
Kim Woo-bin as 5-8 in Black Knight on Netflix. Image source: Kim Jin-young/Netflix
  • Genre: K-Drama, Sci-Fi, Action
  • Cast: Kim Woo-bin, Song Seung-heon, Kang You-seok
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “In a dystopian future devastated by air pollution, the survival of humanity depends on the Black Knights — and they’re far from your average deliverymen.”

Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story (2023)

Queen Charlotte on Netflix
India Ria Amarteifio as Queen Charlotte in Netflix’s Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story. Image source: Liam Daniel/Netflix
  • Genre: Drama, Period Piece
  • Cast: India Amarteifio, Adjoa Andoh, Michelle Fairley
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “Young Queen Charlotte’s marriage to King George of England sparks an epic love story and transforms high society in this “Bridgerton” universe prequel.”

Sanctuary (2023)

Sanctuary on Netflix.
Sanctuary on Netflix. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Drama
  • Cast: Wataru Ichinose, Shota Sometani, Shioli Kutsuna
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “A tough, desperate kid becomes a sumo wrestler, captivating fans with his cocky attitude — and upsetting an industry steeped in tradition.”

Sweet Tooth (2021-Present)

sweet tooth netflix tv show
Christian Convery is shown as Gus in Sweet Tooth. Image source: Kirsty Griffin/Netflix
  • Genre: Drama, Fantasy
  • Cast: Nonso Anozie, Christian Convery, Stefania LaVie Owen
  • Number of seasons: 2

Synopsis: “On an epic adventure across a post-apocalyptic world, a lovable boy who’s part human and part deer searches for family and home with a gruff protector.”

The Diplomat (2023-Present)

The Diplomat on Netflix
Ato Essandoh as Stuart Heyford and Keri Russell as Kate Wyler in The Diplomat. Image source: Alex Bailey/Netflix
  • Genre: Drama, Political
  • Cast: Keri Russell, Rufus Sewell, David Gyasi
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “Amid an international crisis, a career diplomat juggles her new high-profile job as ambassador to the UK and her turbulent marriage to a political star.”

Queenmaker (2023)

Queenmaker Kim Hee-ae as Hwang Do-hee in Queenmaker.
Queenmaker Kim Hee-ae as Hwang Do-hee in Queenmaker. Image source: Kim Ji-yeon/Netflix
  • Genre: Drama
  • Cast: Kim Hee-ae, Moon So-ri, Ryu Soo-young
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “After a tragic accident, a powerful fixer uses her skills to transform a civil rights lawyer into the next mayor — and take down her former employer.”

BEEF (2023)

Beef on Netflix
Joseph Lee as George and Ali Wong as Amy in “Beef.” Image source: Andrew Cooper/Netflix
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Cast: Steven Yeun, Ali Wong, Joseph Lee
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “A road rage incident between two strangers — a failing contractor and an unfulfilled entrepreneur — sparks a feud that brings out their darkest impulses.”

Unstable (2023-Present)

Unstable on Netflix
Rob Lowe as Ellis and John Owen Lowe as Jackson in “Unstable.” Image source: John P. Fleenor/Netflix
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Cast: Rob Lowe, John Owen Lowe, Sian Clifford
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “A biotech genius tries to bounce back from the depths of grief with help from his son, who works to escape his dad’s shadow and save the family business.”

The Night Agent (2023-Present)

The Night Agent on Netflix
Luciane Buchanan as Rose Larkin and Gabriel Basso as Peter Sutherland in Netflix’s “The Night Agent.” Image source: Dan Power/Netflix
  • Genre: Thriller, Drama
  • Cast: Gabriel Basso, Luciane Buchanan, Hong Chau
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “While monitoring an emergency line, a vigilant FBI agent answers a call that plunges him into a deadly conspiracy involving a mole at the White House.”

Shadow and Bone (2021-2023)

Netflix shadow and bone scene
Above, a scene is shown from Netflix’s hit series “Shadow and Bone.” Image source: David Appleby/Netflix
  • Genre: Fantasy, Drama
  • Cast: Jessie Mei Li, Archie Renaux, Ben Barnes
  • Number of seasons: 2

Synopsis: “Dark forces conspire against orphan mapmaker Alina Starkov when she unleashes an extraordinary power that could change the fate of her war-torn world.”

Outer Banks (2020-Present)

Outer Banks on Netflix
Chase Stokes as John B, Madelyn Cline as Sarah Cameron, and Carlacia Grant as Cleo in episode 301 of Outer Banks. Image source: Jackson Lee Davis/Netflix
  • Genre: Drama
  • Cast: Chase Stokes, Madelyn Cline, Madison Bailey
  • Number of seasons: 3

Synopsis: “On an island of haves and have-nots, teen John B enlists his three best friends to hunt for a legendary treasure linked to his father’s disappearance.”

You (2018-Present)

You Season 4 on Netflix
Charlotte Ritchie as Kate and Penn Badgley as Joe in episode 404 of You. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Thriller
  • Cast: Penn Badgley, Victoria Pedretti, Elizabeth Lail
  • Number of seasons: 4

Synopsis: “A dangerously charming, intensely obsessive young man goes to extreme measures to insert himself into the lives of those he is transfixed by.”

Physical: 100 (2023)

Physical 100 on Netflix
Competitors in Physical: 100. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Competition Reality
  • Cast: Choo Sung-hoon, Yun Sung-bin, Yang Hak-seon
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “One hundred contestants in top physical shape compete in a series of grueling challenges to claim the honor — and cash reward — as the last one standing.”

Cunk On Earth (2022)

Diane Morgan as Philomena Cunk in Cunk On Earth.
Diane Morgan as Philomena Cunk in Cunk On Earth. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Mockumentary
  • Cast: Diane Morgan
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “Philomena Cunk is here to show how far humanity has come — or not — in this witty mockumentary tracing the history of civilization.”

Lockwood & Co. (2023)

Lockwood & Co. on Netflix
A production still from Lockwood & Co. on Netflix. Image source: Liam Daniel/Netflix
  • Genre: Fantasy, Action-Adventure
  • Cast: Ruby Stokes, Cameron Chapman, Ali Hadji-Heshmati
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “In a world plagued by ghosts, three teens band together as paranormal investigators, risking what little they have to unravel a diabolical conspiracy.”

Vikings: Valhalla (2022-Present)

Vikings: Valhalla on Netflix
Leo Suter as Harald Sigurdsson and Frida Gustavsson as Freydis Eriksdotter in episode 201 of “Vikings: Valhalla.” Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Action Drama
  • Cast: Sam Corlett, Leo Suter, Frida Gustavsson
  • Number of seasons: 2

Synopsis: “In this sequel to “Vikings,” a hundred years have passed and a new generation of legendary heroes arises to forge its own destiny — and make history.”

Sonic Prime (2022-2024)

Sonic Prime on Netflix
Sonic the Hedgehog, from Netflix’s Sonic Prime series. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Kids Animation
  • Cast: Deven Mack, Ashleigh Ball, Brian Drummond
  • Number of seasons: 3

Synopsis: “When an explosive battle with Dr. Eggman shatters the universe, Sonic races through parallel dimensions to reconnect with his friends and save the world.”

Wednesday (2022-Present)

Wednesday on Netflix
Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams in episode 105 of Wednesday. Image source: Vlad Cioplea/Netflix
  • Genre: Fantasy
  • Cast: Jenna Ortega, Gwendoline Christie, Riki Lindhome
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “Smart, sarcastic and a little dead inside, Wednesday Addams investigates a murder spree while making new friends — and foes — at Nevermore Academy.”

1899 (2022)

1899 on Netflix
Actor Alexandre Willaume, in the Netflix series 1899. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Mystery Thriller
  • Cast: Emily Beecham, Aneurin Barnard, Andreas Pietschmann
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “When mysterious events change the course of an immigrant ship headed for New York in 1899, a mind-bending riddle unfolds for its bewildered passengers.”

Key & Peele (2012-2015)

Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele in Key & Peele.
Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele in Key & Peele. Image source: Comedy Central
  • Genre: Sketch Comedy
  • Cast: Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele
  • Number of seasons: 5

Synopsis: “Former “MADtv” cast members Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele join forces for this self-titled sketch comedy series that pokes fun at pop culture.”

The Midnight Club (2022)

the midnight club netflix
(L to R) Emilijia Baranac as Katherine, and Igby Rigney as Kevin, in episode 109 of “The Midnight Club.” Image source: Eike Schroter/Netflix
  • Genre: Mystery, Horror
  • Cast: Iman Benson, Igby Rigney, Ruth Codd
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “Inside a hospice for terminally ill teens, members of an exclusive club make a chilling pact: The first to die must send a sign from beyond the grave.”

Big Mouth (2017-Present)

Big Mouth on Netflix.
Big Mouth on Netflix. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Sitcom, Coming-of-Age
  • Cast: Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, Jessi Klein
  • Number of seasons: 7

Synopsis: “Teenage friends find their lives upended by the wonders and horrors of puberty in this edgy comedy from real-life pals Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg.”

The Sinner (2017-2021)

The Sinner on Netflix.
The Sinner on Netflix. Image source: USA Network
  • Genre: Crime Drama, Anthology
  • Cast: Bill Pullman, Jessica Biel, Carrie Coon
  • Number of seasons: 4

Synopsis: “In a small New York town, a haunted detective hunts for answers about perplexing crimes while wrestling with his own demons.”

Arcane (2021-Present)

(L to R) Mia Sinclair Jenness as Powder, Hailee Steinfeld as Vi in Arcane.
(L to R) Mia Sinclair Jenness as Powder, Hailee Steinfeld as Vi in Arcane. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Fantasy, Adult Animation
  • Cast: Hailee Steinfeld, Katie Leung, Kevin Alejandro
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “Amid the stark discord of twin cities Piltover and Zaun, two sisters fight on rival sides of a war between magic technologies and clashing convictions.”

Arrested Development (2003-2019)

Arrested Development is streaming on Netflix.
Arrested Development is streaming on Netflix. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Sitcom
  • Cast: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett
  • Number of seasons: 5

Synopsis: “It’s the Emmy-winning story of a wealthy family that lost everything, and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together.”

Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005-2008)

Avatar: The Last Airbender
Avatar: The Last Airbender is streaming on Netflix. Image source: Nickelodeon
  • Genre: Fantasy, Kids Animation
  • Cast: Zach Tyler, Mae Whitman, Jack De Sena
  • Number of seasons: 3

Synopsis: “With the Fire Nation on the brink of global domination, a young girl and her brother discover a 12-year old Airbender who reveals himself as the Avatar. Will this irresponsible kid accept his destiny in time to save the world?”

Bee and PuppyCat (2022)

Allyn Rachel as Bee in Bee and PuppyCat.
Allyn Rachel as Bee in Bee and PuppyCat. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Teen TV, Adult Animation
  • Cast: Allyn Rachel, Kent Osborne, Alexander James Rodriguez
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “On a charming magical island, the impulsive Bee and her furry pal get up to all sorts of adventures while working for an intergalactic temp agency.”

Better Call Saul (2015-2022)

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Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill in “Better Call Saul” season six. Image source: Greg Lewis/AMC/Sony Pictures Television
  • Genre: Crime Drama
  • Cast: Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, Rhea Seehorn
  • Number of seasons: 5

Synopsis: “This Emmy-nominated prequel to Breaking Bad follows small-time attorney Jimmy McGill as he transforms into morally challenged lawyer Saul Goodman.”

Black Mirror (2011-Present)

A scene from Black Mirror season 4.
A scene from Black Mirror season 4. Image source: Jonathan Prime / Netflix
  • Genre: Sci-Fi Thriller, British
  • Cast: Jesse Plemons, Cristin Milioti, Jimmi Simpson
  • Number of seasons: 6

Synopsis: “This sci-fi anthology series explores a twisted, high-tech near-future where humanity’s greatest innovations and darkest instincts collide.”

BoJack Horseman (2014-2020)

BoJack Horseman is streaming on Netflix.
BoJack Horseman is streaming on Netflix. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Sitcom, Adult Animation
  • Cast: Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Aaron Paul
  • Number of seasons: 6

Synopsis: “Meet the most beloved sitcom horse of the ’90s, 20 years later. He’s a curmudgeon with a heart of…not quite gold…but something like gold. Copper?”

Borgen (2010-2022)

Borgen on Netflix.
Borgen on Netflix. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Political Drama, Danish
  • Cast: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Pilou Asbæk
  • Number of seasons: 3

Synopsis: “A shocking turn of events puts Birgitte Nyborg in the Danish prime minister’s seat as her country’s first female leader in this landmark drama.”

Breaking Bad (2008-2013)

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Walter White (Bryan Cranston) and Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) in a scene from AMC’s “Breaking Bad.” Image source: Ursula Coyote/AMC
  • Genre: Crime Drama, Thriller
  • Cast: Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn
  • Number of seasons: 5

Synopsis: “A high school chemistry teacher dying of cancer teams with a former student to secure his family’s future by manufacturing and selling crystal meth.”

Bridgerton (2020-Present)

Netflix Bridgerton scene
Rege-Jean Page, as Simon Basset and Phoebe Dynevor as Daphne Bridgerton in episode 108 of Bridgerton. Image source: Liam Daniel/Netflix
  • Genre: Romantic Drama, Period Piece
  • Cast: Adjoa Andoh, Julie Andrews, Lorraine Ashbourne
  • Number of seasons: 2

Synopsis: “The eight close-knit siblings of the Bridgerton family look for love and happiness in London high society. Inspired by Julia Quinn’s bestselling novels.”

Castlevania (2017-2021)

A scene from Castlevania season 3. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Horror Anime
  • Cast: Richard Armitage, James Callis, Alejandra Reynoso
  • Number of seasons: 4

Synopsis: “A vampire hunter fights to save a besieged city from an army of otherworldly beasts controlled by Dracula himself. Inspired by the classic video games.”

Cheer (2020-Present)

Gabi Butler and TT Barker in Cheer.
Gabi Butler and TT Barker in Cheer. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Docuseries, Competition Reality Series
  • Number of seasons: 2

Synopsis: “This gripping docuseries follows the ups and downs of Navarro College’s competitive cheer squad as they work to win a conveted national title.”

Chef’s Table (2015-Present)

Chef's Table on Netflix.
Chef’s Table on Netflix. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Docuseries, Food & Travel
  • Number of seasons: 6

Synopsis: “In this Emmy-nominated series, meet culinary stars around the world who are redefining gourmet food with innovative dishes and tantalizing desserts.”

Cobra Kai (2018-Present)

Cobra Kai season 4 is streaming now on Netflix.
(L to R) William Zabka as Johnny Lawrence, Ralph Macchio as Daniel LaRusso in Cobra Kai. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Drama, Comedy
  • Cast: Ralph Macchio, William Zabka, Xolo Maridueña
  • Number of seasons: 5

Synopsis: “Decades after the tournament that changed their lives, the rivalry between Johnny and Daniel reignites in this sequel to the Karate Kid films.”

Community (2009-2015)

Community returns for a feature-length movie in 2023.
Community returns for a feature-length movie in 2023. Image source: NBC
  • Genre: Sitcom
  • Cast: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi
  • Number of seasons: 6

Synopsis: “When his bogus law degree is exposed, Jeff Winger goes back to college and forms a study group of outcasts.”

Crash Landing on You (2019)

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A scene from the Netflix original Korean-language series, “Crash Landing on You.” Image source: Lim Hyo Seon/Netflix
  • Genre: Romantic Drama, Comedy, Korean
  • Cast: Hyun Bin, Son Ye-jin, Seo Ji-hye
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “A paragliding mishap drops a South Korean heiress in North Korea — and into the life of an army officer, who decides he will help her hide.”

The Crown (2016-2023)

The Crown S4
Prince Charles (JOSH O CONNOR) and Princess Diana (EMMA CORRIN) in The Crown. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Political Drama, British
  • Cast: Olivia Colman, Helena Bonham Carter, Tobias Menzies
  • Number of seasons: 6

Synopsis: “Based on historical events, this series dramatizes the story of Queen Elizabeth II and the political and personal events that have shaped her reign.”

Dark (2017-2020)

Dark on Netflix.
Dark on Netflix. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Sci-Fi, Mystery, German
  • Cast: Louis Hofmann, Oliver Masucci, Jördis Triebel
  • Number of seasons: 3

Synopsis: “A missing child sets four families on a frantic hunt for answers as they unearth a mind-bending mystery that spans three generations.”

Death Note (2006)

Death Note
Ryuk the Shinigami in Death Note. Image source: Viz Media
  • Genre: Horror Anime, Japanese
  • Cast: Mamoru Miyano, Kappei Yamaguchi, Shido Nakamura
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “When a Japanese high schooler comes into possession of a mythical notebook, he finds he has the power to kill anybody whose name he writes in it.”

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. (2016-2019)

The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. on Netflix.
The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. on Netflix. Image source: J.C.Staff
  • Genre: Comedy Anime, Japanese
  • Cast: Hiroshi Kamiya, Daisuke Ono, Nobunaga Shimazaki
  • Number of seasons: 3

Synopsis: “High school sophomore Kusuo Saiki swore as a child that he would keep his psychic talents hidden, but his abilities still make his life difficult.”

Extraordinary Attorney Woo (2022)

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A still from the Netflix Korean drama series, “Extraordinary Attorney Woo.” Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Courtroom Drama, Korean
  • Cast: Park Eun-bin, Kang Tae-oh, Kang Ki-young
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “Brilliant attorney Woo Young-woo tackles challenges in the courtroom and beyond as a newbie at a top law firm and a woman on the autism spectrum.”

Formula 1: Drive to Survive (2019-Present)

Formula 1: Drive to Survive.
Formula 1: Drive to Survive. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Docuseries, Sports & Fitness, British
  • Number of seasons: 5

Synopsis: “Drivers, managers and team owners live life in the fast lane — both on and off the track — during each cutthroat season of Formula 1 racing.”

The Good Place (2016-2020)

A still from Episode 413/414 of THE GOOD PLACE on NBC. Image source: Colleen Hayes/NBC
  • Genre: Sitcom
  • Cast: Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, William Jackson Harper
  • Number of seasons: 4

Synopsis: “Due to an error, self-absorbed Eleanor Shellstrop arrives at the Good Place after her death. Determined to stay, she tries to become a better person.”

The Great British Baking Show (2010-Present)

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A promotional still from Season 10 of “The Great British Baking Show” on Netflix. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Food & Travel, Competition Reality, British
  • Cast: Paul Hollywood, Prue Leith, Noel Fielding
  • Number of seasons: 7

Synopsis: “A talented batch of amateur bakers face off in a 10-week competition, whipping up their best dishes in the hopes of being named the U.K.’s best.”

GLOW (2017-2019)

A scene from GLOW on Netflix.
A scene from GLOW on Netflix. Image source: Ali Goldstein/Netflix
  • Genre: Drama, Comedy
  • Cast: Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin, Marc Maron
  • Number of seasons: 3

Synopsis: “In 1980s LA, a crew of misfits reinvent themselves as the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. A comedy by the team behind Orange is the New Black.”

Great News (2017-2018)

Great News stars Briga Heelan and Andrea Martin
Great News stars Briga Heelan and Andrea Martin. Image source: NBC
  • Genre: Sitcom
  • Cast: Briga Heelan, Andrea Martin, Adam Campbell
  • Number of seasons: 2

Synopsis: “A TV news producer’s ambitions take an awkward turn when her mother rejoins the workforce and snags a job as the station’s newest intern.”

Hilda (2018-2023)

Hilda season 2 is streaming on Netflix. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Kids Animation, Adventure
  • Cast: Bella Ramsey, Ameerah Falzon-Ojo, Oliver Nelson
  • Number of seasons: 3

Synopsis: “Fearless, free-spirited Hilda finds new friends, adventure and magical creatures when she leaves her enchanted forest home and journeys to the city.”

I Think You Should Leave (2019-Present)

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Season Two of Tim Robinson’s sketch comedy series “I Think You Should Leave” is now streaming on Netflix. Image source: Eddy Chen/Netflix
  • Genre: Sketch Comedy
  • Cast: Tim Robinson, Andy Samberg, Sam Richardson
  • Number of seasons: 3

Synopsis: “There is no such thing as an ordinary interaction in this offbeat sketch comedy series that features a deep roster of guest stars.”

Kingdom (2019-Present)

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A scene from the Netflix special episode “Kingdom: Ashin of the North.” Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Political Drama, Korean
  • Cast: Ju Ji-hoon, Ryu Seung-ryong, Bae Doona
  • Number of seasons: 2

Synopsis: “While strange rumors about their ill king grip a kingdom, the crown prince becomes their only hope against a mysterious plague overtaking the land.”

The Last Dance (2020)

The Last Dance on Netflix.
The Last Dance on Netflix. Image source: ESPN
  • Genre: Docuseries, Sports & Fitness
  • Cast: Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “This docuseries chronicles the rise of superstar Michael Jordan and the 1990s Chicago Bulls, with unaired footage from an unforgettable 1997-98 season.”

Love (2016-2018)

Love on Netflix.
Love on Netflix. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Romantic Comedy
  • Cast: Gillian Jacobs, Paul Rust, Claudia O’Doherty
  • Number of seasons: 3

Synopsis: “Rebellious Mickey and good-natured Gus navigate the thrills and agonies of modern relationships in this bold comedy co-created by Judd Apatow.”

Mindhunter (2017-2019)

MINDHUNTER is streaming on Netflix. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Crime Drama, Mystery
  • Cast: Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, Anna Torv
  • Number of seasons: 2

Synopsis: “In the late 1970s two FBI agents expand criminal science by delving into the psychology of murder and getting uneasily close to all-too-real monsters.”

Money Heist (2017-2021)

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A scene from the hit Netflix series “Money Heist.” Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Crime Drama, Thriller, Spanish
  • Cast: Úrsula Corberó, Álvaro Morte, Itziar Ituño
  • Number of seasons: 5

Synopsis: “Eight thieves take hostages and lock themselves in the Royal Mint of Spain as a criminal mastermind manipulates the police to carry out his plan.”

Monty Python’s Flying Circus (1969-1974)

John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Graham Chapman, and Terry Jones in a sketch for Monty Python's Flying Circus.
John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Graham Chapman, and Terry Jones in a sketch for Monty Python’s Flying Circus. Image source: BBC
  • Genre: Sketch comedy
  • Cast: John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Terry Jones
  • Number of seasons: 4

Synopsis: “The Monty Python players make their mark with a winning mix of wit, ingenuity and brilliant timing — and a penchant for mockery and cross-dressing.”

Narcos (2015-2017)

Narcos is streaming on Netflix.
Narcos is streaming on Netflix. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Crime Drama, Thriller
  • Cast: Wagner Moura, Pedro Pascal, Boyd Holbrook
  • Number of seasons: 3

Synopsis: “The true story of Colombia’s infamously violent and powerful drug cartels fuels this gritty gangster drama series.”

Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995)

Neon Genesis Evangelion on Netflix.
Neon Genesis Evangelion on Netflix. Image source: Gainax
  • Genre: Mecha & Cyborg Anime, Japanese
  • Cast: Megumi Ogata, Kotono Mitsuishi, Yuriko Yamaguchi
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “Fifteen years after the Second Impact, Shinji Ikari joins his father’s group NERV as one of several teenage mecha pilots fighting the monstrous Angels.”

Our Planet (2019-2023)

Our Planet
A bald eagle swoops to pluck a Pacific Herring from the sea. In spring herring move into shallower waters to spawn and hunters gather for the feast. Image source: Oliver Scholey/Silverback/Netflix
  • Genre: Docuseries, Science & Nature
  • Cast: David Attenborough
  • Number of seasons: 2

Synopsis: “Experience our planet’s natural beauty and examine how climate change impacts all living creatures in this ambitious documentary of spectacular scope.”

Ozark (2017-2022)

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Laura Linney as Wendy Byrde and Jason Bateman as Marty Byrde in “Ozark.” Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Crime drama, Thriller
  • Cast: Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Sofia Hublitz
  • Number of seasons: 4

Synopsis: “A financial adviser drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder $500 million in five years to appease a drug boss.”

The Queen’s Gambit (2020)

The Queen's Gambit
Anya Taylor-Joy in Netflix’s hit series “The Queen’s Gambit” as Beth Harmon. Image source: Phil Bray/Netflix
  • Genre: Drama
  • Cast: Anya Taylor-Joy, Bill Camp, Marielle Heller
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “In a 1950s orphanage, a young girl reveals an astonishing talent for chess and begins an unlikely journey to stardom while grappling with addiction.”

Queer Eye (2018-Present)

Tan France, Jonathan Van Ness, Antoni Porowski, Karamo Brown, Bobby Berk in season 6 of Queer Eye.
Tan France, Jonathan Van Ness, Antoni Porowski, Karamo Brown, Bobby Berk in season 6 of Queer Eye. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Makeover, Reality
  • Cast: Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France
  • Number of seasons: 8

Synopsis: “Grab some tissues! An all-new “Fab Five” serve up hip tips, emotionally charged makeovers and heartfelt reveals that bring out all the feels.”

Seinfeld (1989-1998)

A screenshot from the Seinfeld episode ‘The Contest.’ Image source: NBC
  • Genre: Sitcom
  • Cast: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jason Alexander
  • Number of seasons: 9

Synopsis: “The “show about nothing” is a sitcom landmark, with comic Jerry and his three sardonic friends finding laughs in both the mundane and the ridiculous.”

Sex Education (2019-2023)

Sex Education season 3 is streaming on Netflix. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Drama, British
  • Cast: Asa Butterfield, Gillian Anderson, Ncuti Gatwa
  • Number of seasons: 4

Synopsis: “Insecure Otis has all the answers when it comes to sex advice, thanks to his therapist mom. So rebel Maeve proposes a school sex-therapy clinic.”

Squid Game (2021-Present)

Squid Game is streaming on Netflix.
Squid Game is streaming on Netflix. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Thriller, Korean
  • Cast: Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Wi Ha-jun
  • Number of seasons: 1

Synopsis: “Hundreds of cash-strapped players accept a strange invitation to compete in children’s games. Inside, a tempting prize awaits — with deadly high stakes.”

Stranger Things (2016-Present)

Stranger Things Season 4 update
Stranger Things season 4 is streaming on Netflix. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Sci-fi, Thriller
  • Cast: Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Millie Bobby Brown
  • Number of seasons: 4

Synopsis: “When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one strange little girl.”

Tiger King (2020-2021)

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Carole Baskin, shown in Netflix’s “Tiger King” Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Docuseries, True Crime
  • Number of seasons: 2

Synopsis: “A zoo owner spirals out of control amid a cast of eccentric characters in this true murder-for-hire story from the underworld of big cat breeding.”

Top Boy (2019-Present)

Scene from Top Boy.
Scene from Top Boy. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Crime drama, British
  • Cast: Ashley Walters, Kane Robinson, Micheal Ward
  • Number of seasons: 5

Synopsis: “Two seasoned drug dealers return to the gritty streets of London, but their pursuit of money and power is threatened by a young and ruthless hustler.”

Travelers (2016-2018)

Eric McCormack as Grant MacLaren in Travelers.
Eric McCormack as Grant MacLaren in Travelers. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Sci-fi, Thriller, Canadian
  • Cast: Eric McCormack, MacKenzie Porter, Nesta Cooper
  • Number of seasons: 3

Synopsis: “A federal agent tracks four people who suddenly seem to possess entirely new personalities, leading to a startling discovery about humanity’s future.”

The Witcher (2019-Present)

The Witcher
The Witcher is now streaming on Netflix. Image source: Netflix
  • Genre: Fantasy, Action-adventure
  • Cast: Henry Cavill, Anya Chalotra, Freya Allan
  • Number of seasons: 3

Synopsis: “Geralt of Rivia, a mutated monster-hunter for hire, journeys toward his destiny in a turbulent world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.”

We’ll be back frequently with updates to this list as shows join and leave the Netflix library. You can also check out all of the new releases on Netflix here.

Jacob Siegal
Jacob Siegal Associate Editor

Jacob Siegal is Associate Editor at BGR, having joined the news team in 2013. He has over a decade of professional writing and editing experience, and helps to lead our technology and entertainment product launch and movie release coverage.