Since most of us are spending our days at home, it’s a great opportunity to catch up shows or binge watch something you’ve been wanting to see.  But now that we’re in week 3 of this craziness, you may feel like you’re running out of ideas for what to watch.  Don’t worry – there’s plenty!

USA today compiled a list of what to watch according to your mood, and here are some examples:

  1. When You Need Something, Unabashedly, Positively Joyful: “The Carol Burnett Show” (Amazon), “Fixer Upper” (Hulu), “The Great British Baking Show” (Netflix), “Making It” (Hulu), and “Puppy Prep” (Hulu).
  2. When You Want to Travel to a New World:  “Battlestar Galactica” (Syfy), “Charmed” (Netflix), “A Discovery of Witches” (Sundance Now), “The Expanse” (Amazon), and “The Mandalorian” (Disney+).
  3. When You Want to Watch a Comedy with the Whole Family:  “Black-ish” (Hulu), “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (Hulu), “Golden Girls” (Hulu), “One Day at a Time” (Netflix), and “Superstore” (Hulu).
  4. When You Want to Watch a Comedy After the Kids Go to Bed:  “Catastrophe” (Amazon), “Cheers” (Netflix), “High Maintenance” (HBO), “Key & Peele” (Hulu), and “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”  (Amazon).
  5. When You Want a Taste of Reality:  “Blown Away” (Netflix), “The Big Family Cooking Showdown” (Netflix), “Survivor” (CBS All Access), and “Top Chef” (Hulu).
  6. When You Want to Bond with the Teens (And Still Be Entertained):  “American Vandal” (Netflix), “Derry Girls” (Netflix), “Friday Night Lights” (Hulu), and “Pretty Little Liars” (Netflix).
  7. When Adult Animation Beckons:  “Archer” (Hulu), “BoJack Horseman” (Netflix), and “The Simpsons” (Disney+).
  8. When You Want to Hang with Detectives and Lawyers:  “Alias Grace” (Netflix), “Damages” (Hulu), and “Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries” (Amazon).
  9. When You Want to Finally Figure Out What All the Fuss Is About:  “The Americans” (Amazon), “Atlanta” (Hulu), “Fleabag” (Amazon), “Game of Thrones” (HBO), “Insecure” (HBO), “Justified” (Hulu), and “Mad Men” (Netflix).
  10. When You Need Soapy Drama to Keep You Glued to the Screen:  “24” (Hulu), “Downton Abbey” (Amazon), “Scandal” (Netflix), and “You” (Netflix).

Hopefully this keeps you occupied for a while!  Hang in there.


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