Top 10 popular shows on Netflix

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Television might be an idiot box, web television surely isn’t. For those who don’t know what web television is, let me define it in few lines. Web television basically is an original television content produced for broadcast via the world wide web. The content includes several web series and miniseries. It’s easy and convenient to watch TV shows on web televisions no matter if you are travelling or sitting idle. Market for web television has paced now-a-days and the major distributors of web television are Amazon, Blip.tv, Hulu, Netflix, New grounds and few others. With revenue of US $11.692 billion (2017), Netflix is one of the giants of web television. Here are the 10 most popular, but not restricted to, TV shows on Netflix.

10. Gilmore Girls: A year in the life

The Gilmore girls are back! Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel reprise their roles as Lorelai and Rory, the fast-talking, coffee-loving, mother-daughter duo, along with many other cast members of the original series. Gilmore Girls: A Year in the life is a sequel to Gilmore Girls, an American comedy-drama television series created by Amy Sherman-Palladino. Enjoy this show in 4K format on Netflix.

IMDB: 7.9/10

Watch trailer here: https://www.netflix.com/in/title/80109415

9. Orange is the new Black

Orange Is the New Black is an American web television series created by Jenji Kohan for Netflix. The series is based on Piper Kerman’s memoir, Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, about her experiences at FCI Danbury, a minimum-security federal prison. It has become Netflix’s most-watched original series and is the first series to score Emmy nominations in both comedy and drama categories. See all the 5 seasons of 13 episodes each and laugh out loud with this comedy-drama series.

IMDB: 8.2/10

Watch trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLyUlTu4KbI

8. The Punisher

Based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, The Punisher is an action, crime drama an conspiracy thriller series created by Steve Lightfoot. The series revolves around Frank Castle, who uses lethal methods to fight crime as the vigilante “The Punisher”, with Jon Bernthal reprising the role from Daredevil. All episodes of the first season were released on November 17, 2017. A month later, the series was renewed for a second season. So, if you a fan of action and crime drama, this series is just a perfect entertainment for you.

IMDB: 8.7/10

7. Daredevil

With 2 seasons comprising of 26 episodes, Daredevil is an action, crime-drama and a superhero series by the Marvel production. Based on the comic book by Stan Lee, this superhero series starring Charlie Cox as the lead, will surely get you a new favorite superhero. The first season sees lawyer-by-day Matt Murdock use his heightened senses from being blinded as a young boy to fight crime at night on the streets of New York City‘s Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood as Daredevil, while uncovering a conspiracy of the criminal underworld being led by Wilson Fisk. In the second season, Murdock continues to balance life as a lawyer and Daredevil, while crossing paths with Frank Castle / Punisher, a vigilante with far deadlier methods.

IMDB: 8.7/10

Watch trailer here: https://www.netflix.com/in/title/80018294

6. The Crown

The Crown is a historical drama web television series, created and principally written by Peter Morgan and produced by Left Bank Pictures and Sony Pictures Television. This drama follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign and the events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. The series is intended to last 60 episodes over six seasons, with 10 one-hour episodes per season, covering Elizabeth’s life from her younger years to her reign. Two seasons have already been aired as of now. So if you want to catch up with the release of the third season, better you start watching this series now.

IMDB: 8.7/10

5. Narcos

The true story of Colombia’s infamously violent and powerful drug cartels fuels this gritty gangster drama series. Set and filmed in Colombia,this series ps based on the story of drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, who became a billionaire through the production and distribution of cocaine, while also focusing on Escobar’s interactions with drug lords, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents, and various opposition entities. Watch all the three seasons in action on netflix.

IMDB: 8.9/10

Watch trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7elNhHwgBU

4. House of Cards

House of Cards is an American political thriller web television series created by Beau Willimon. It is an adaptation of the 1990 BBC miniseries of the same name and based on the novel Michael Dobbs. It is the story of Congressman Frank Underwood, a Democrat from South Carolina’s 5th congressional district and House Majority Whip. He is passed over for appointment as Secretary of State, so he initiates an elaborate plan to attain power, aided by his wife Claire Underwood. The series deals with themes of ruthless pragmatism, manipulation, and power. With 5 seasons aired, this is one of the popular web series on netflix.

IMDB: 8.9/10

Watch trailer here: https://www.netflix.com/in/title/70178217

3. Black Mirror

Black Mirror is a British science fiction anthology television series created by Charlie Brooker. This sci-fi anthology series explores a twisted, high-tech near-future where humanity’s greatest innovations and darkest instincts collide. Black Mirror was inspired by older anthology shows like The Twilight Zone, which were able to deal with controversial, contemporary topics without fear of censorship. Sci-fi lovers !! Here’s something worth watching for you.

IMDB: 8.9/10

Watch trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jROLrhQkK78

2. 13 Reasons Why

13 Reasons Why is an American mystery teen drama web television series based on the 2007 novel Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher.The series revolves around a high school student, Clay Jensen, and his friend Hannah Baker, a girl who takes her own life after suffering a series of demoralizing circumstances brought on by select individuals at her school. A box of cassette tapes recorded by Hannah before her suicide details thirteen reasons why she ended her life. Watch the two seasons aired and find the 13 reasons of this show being one of the most popular on netflix.

IMDB: 8.2/10

1. Stranger Things

When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one strange little girl. This science-fiction horror TV series is definitely amongst the most popular series. According to Symphony, within the first 35 days of release, Stranger Things averaged ratings around 14.07 million adults between the ages 18–49 in the United States. This made it the third most-watched season of Netflix original content in the U.S. at the time behind the first season of Fuller House and fourth season of Orange Is the New Black. All the 17 episodes from two seasons are waiting for you if you have not watched it yet.

IMDB: 8.9/10

 

 

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