If the spooky series is not something you want to treat yourself to this weekend, you might as well be looking for what’s hot and trending this week.
While there are plenty of horrors and thrillers that can give you goosebumps this pumpkin season, there are other shows too that are comforting and, it’s safe to assume, are all-time popular. Sweet rom-coms for the hopeless romantic and a pinch of horror for the bravehearts, there’s something for everyone to watch.
Below is a list of 20 popular shows to watch on Netflix this weekend. Go and start with that show already with a lot of popcorn!
With its first show being aired in the year 2019, Virgin River is a still-running show with Alexandra Breckenridge and Martin Henderson as its cast. The show is about the story of a Nurse practitioner who seeks a new start and moves to a town in northern California.
The Fall of the House of Usher
It is a gothic drama eight-part mini-series, which revolves around the story of two siblings named Roderick and Madeline, who have built a pharmaceutical empire that starts falling down. The series is made with an infusion of dark comedy and horror.
A fictional crime series that revolves around the story of a murder that is being investigated by four different detectives belonging to four different timelines. Now, that’s an intriguing plot right there if you love crime as a genre.
A show that falls under the genre of mystery and features Omar Sy, Shirine Boutella, and Clotilde Hesme is about the tale of a man inspired by a literary character named Lupin, who was the master of thieves.
A biographical documentary series based on the life events of the very popular Soccer player David Beckham. It shows how he started rising with all the humbleness and achieved global football stardom. The docuseries was created with direct insights by Beck and his closest family, people, and friends.
Lockwood & Co.
A detective thriller series with supernatural elements follows the story of a girl named Lucy with psychic abilities who is admitted into an agency by his mother, and her work includes fighting spirits and ghosts plaguing London with two other boys.
A psychological thriller series featuring Penn Badgley, Victoria Pedretti, Jenna Ortega, and Elizabeth Lail. The show follows the story of a dangerous yet very charming person who goes down on track of extreme ways to put himself into the lives of people whom he falls for.
Featuring Madison Bailey, Madelyn Cline, and Chase Stokes, the show revolves around how 3 teenagers start the hunt for the treasure related to the disappearance of the father of the group’s leader.
Shadow and Bone
It is also an adaptation of a book series by Leigh Bardugo and follows the story of a girl named Alina Starkov who possesses powers of grisha.
Never Have I Ever
A very beloved coming-of-age teen drama series includes Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Darren Barnet, and Jaren Lewinson as its cast is a worthy watch of just 4 seasons with an interesting story of an Indian-American teenage girl who is always mingled up in messy relations and situations to get fit in with people around her. You will have a great time as you watch Devi, the protagonist, developing and discovering through teenage dramatic scenarios.
Adding versatility to the listing, Black Mirror is an anthology series with different genres like scientific fiction, thriller, drama, satire, and fantasy. It lets its audience explore the dark sides of high technology and deals with themes like human connections and the dangers of technology.
Starring Jenna Ortega as the protagonist, Wednesday Addams, this show is a magical comedy delight with unique elements and unpredictable twists. This show follows the story of Wednesday Addams moving to a school of cast-outs named Nevermore Academy and unveiling its secrets and mysteries while discovering her own psychic powers and stories about her parents’ past lives.
Henry Cavill playing the role of Witcher is what you need to treat yourself with if you, too, are a fan of fantasy fiction with lots of adventure and drama. It is adapted from the book series with the same title.
A very famous show starring Millie Bobby Brown as the protagonist, it revolves around the story of a group of friends who get to know about the secret experiments happening in Indiana leading to supernatural mysteries.
With an ever-beautiful cast including Rege-Jean Page, Phoebe Dynevor, Simone Ashley, and Jonathan Bailey, this series falls under the genre of historical romance revolving around the story of 8 siblings of the Bridgerton family trying to find love.
The live adaptation of the ONE PIECE anime is already streaming on Netflix, with 8 episodes launched starring the most amazing cast. As to the state, even the manga creator is happy with the appropriate casting of Monkey D. Luffy. The likable part of the adaptation is how the makers are trying to create it in a less stretched way and still covering everything from the very starting episodes to avoid any possible loophole.
An animated action fiction show that, for now, has only one season released and follows the story of Richter Belmont, who fights for his family’s legacy against ruthless vampires.
Crash Course in Romance
A romance comedy K-drama show released in 2023 features Jung Kyung-ho and Jeon Do-yeon. The show follows the heartwarming love story of a celeb-math tutor and a single mother who owns a store and wishes all good for her daughter.
Starring Sophie Wilde, Alex Hassell, and Lauryn Ajufo, the series follows the tale of Mia Polanco, who suffered from anorexia in hospital for a good amount of time and is now released and has a bucket list to catch up on things she missed.
The Dragon Prince
An animated Netflix series puts forth the story of the magical land Xadia and a quest related to the sources of magic which is supposed to bring peace to different worlds.