Watching TV in the 21st century has never been better. With an endless array of series to take your pick from, it’s amazing how anybody can get anything done. TV series are an art-form for that quick entertainment you need after a long day at work, a comfortable night in during the weekend with friends or a partner, or just to get a fix of quirky and superb storytelling. Whether it’s a show about crime and law, comedies, or juicy dramas, there’s definitely a series for everyone to enjoy.
The beauty about TV series is that you don’t need to watch them on your local TV channels or cable; they can be easily accessed through an array of web-streaming applications and streaming providers. These services not only bring you your favorite classic shows and movies to your screen, but they also invest in creating some of the best series Television has seen in the past decade. There are a ton of available apps to binge watch the best tv shows and movies with an array of choices. Below are some of the upcoming series hitting a screen near you in 2019.
Laugh it out with endless comedies
Sitcoms or comedies are probably everyone’s favorite because we all need a good laugh. 2019 sees an influx of comedies that will surely entertain you. Broke revolves around a super wealthy trust fund baby who gets cut off by his father. He and his wife are forced to move with his estranged sister and develop the sibling connection they never had. Indebted has new parents ready to finally get their lives back after years of changing diapers only to have the in-laws move in and shake things up. Mixed-ish, created by the developers behind Blacki-ish, retells the young life of Blacki-ish character Rainbow Johnson and how she had to grow up in a mixed-race family in the 80s.
The beauty about television series these days is how the big Hollywood stars have shifted to the small screen to bring you some of the best dramas out there. Rene Zellwegger stars in Netflix’s What/If, a drama about the butterfly effects caused when normal people do abnormal things. Jennifer Anniston, Reese Witherspoon and Steve Carrell star in The Morning Show on AppleTV+, where they uncover the lively atmosphere of men and women in television on a morning show. Jason Momoa and Alfre Woodard star in the dystopian See which tells the aftermath of how the world’s population survived a global epidemic. You Should Have Known stars Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant on HBO where a therapist and mother has her life disrupted by an unexpected tragedy.
Novel adaptations for book geeks
If you’re into adaptations, then you’re in luck. Many novels were adapted to the small screen this year like Catch-22 on Hulu starring the one and only George Clooney! This show discusses the classic story of a US Air Force bombardier in World War 2. Good Omens, the famous novel by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchet on Amazon Prime, stars Michael Sheen and David Tennant as it tells the tale of how a frilly Angel and an easy-going demon become severely interested in life on Earth. Watchmen is also being adapted from the popular comic book on HBO, starring Jeremy Irons, Regina King and many more. The lovable trilogy by Phillip Pullman, His Dark Materials, is also being adapted starring James McAvoy. The CW will adapt the teen-loving detective fiction Nancy Drew this year with a modern twist.
For the love of animation
Animated series are a big hit ever since The Simpsons and Family Guy, and everyone wants a piece of that success. The Great North is voiced by power comedy couple Nick Offerman and Megan Mullaly as it follows the lives of a family in Alaska. Duncanville, voiced by comedy wizards Amy Poehler, Ty Burrell and Rashida Jones, revolves around a teenager and his over-bearing family. Bless the Harts has SNL veterans Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph lending their voice to a comedy about southerners struggling to achieve ‘the American Dream.’
Binge comfortably in your own home
Binge-watching TV series or movies has never been easier! With the help web-streaming services giving you easy access, you can now enjoy the wonders of an array of TV series from the comfort of your own home. Prepare that popcorn bucket, sit back, and enjoy the show!