30 Most popular shows on Netflix right now

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Netflix is an abode to a large collection of TV shows, web series, and documentaries for people to stream. But some become crowd favorites among Netflix streamers, gleaned through the number of views they get. Shows like Narcos, The Waking Dead, and Sex Education have been popular since they were first released, topping view charts after every new season comes out.

People like different genres. Some may love documentaries, while some love binge-watching fantasy shows. Netflix releases its Top watchlist every week, and we have included 30 of the most popular shows available on Netflix right now for one to watch.

So, don’t wait and look at this list of popular shows and select the show that interests you the most to watch right now.

Destined with You

Starring: Rowoon, Jo Bo-ah, Ha Jun

Destined with You | Official Trailer | Netflix [ENG SUB]

Released in August, Rowoon plays a proficient lawyer who is suffering from a centuries-old family curse. The irresistible romantic South Korean drama came to a conclusion on 12 October.

The Walking Dead: Darryl Dixon

Starring: Norman Reedus, Clemence Poesy, Mellissa McBride

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Fans of The Walking Dead are excited that Norman Reedus is back as Darryl Dixon in a new spin-off horror and post-apocalyptic series. Darryl Dixon arrives in France, the place where there was the first zombie virus outbreak, with no memory and tries to find a way to go back home. With the sixth and last episode released on 19 October, the series will come to its conclusion.

The Devil’s Plan

Starring: Lee Si-won, Ha Seok-jin, Seo Dong-joo

The Devil's Plan | Official Trailer | Netflix [ENG SUB]

A South Korean reality competition using wit and intelligence. Premiered on 26 September, the show started with 12 contestants, with one going with the reward prize at the end of the season.

One Piece

Starring: Inaki Godoy, Mackenyu, Emily Rudd

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A young man on his own journey of becoming a pirate, looking for his own pirate crew and One Piece, the treasure he wants to find and become the ‘King of the Pirates’. Adaptation of an anime series, One Piece, is full of action sequences, friendship, and sea monsters.

Big Vape: The Rise and Fall of Juul

Starring: Alan Gladstone, David Pierce, Robert Proctor

Big Vape: The Rise and Fall of Juul | Official Trailer | Netflix

Stanford University graduate students decided to embark on changing the game of smoking by introducing electronic cigarettes for smokers. In this journey of success and the subsequent failure, they face a lot of struggles. Big Vape is a documentary series that was released on 11 October.

Strong Girl Nam Soon

Starring: Lee Yoo-mi, Ong Seong-wu, Kim Jung-eun

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Nam-soon, a girl growing up in Mongolia, realizes that she is actually a Korean who was lost and found by her adoptive parents. She wants to go back to Korea and look for her parents. While in Korea, her mother holds a weightlifting competition every year, expecting to find Nam-soon as their family has a boon of having supernatural strength.

Sex Education Season 4

Starring: Asa Butterfield, Emma Mackey, Ncuti Gatwa

Sex Education: Season 4 | Official Trailer | Netflix

Due to his mom and her profession, Otis finds himself very awkward with topics related to sexual intimacy, although he has good knowledge of it. Season 4, which premiered on 21 September, starts with complicated relationships between Otis and Maeve. Eric is able to find people like him and becomes part of the community.

Castlevania: Nocturne

Starring: Edward Bluemel, Zahn McClarnon, Alejandra Reynoso

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Richter Belmont, a vampire hunter in 1792, is trying to stop the impending rise of a dangerous Vampire. Released on September 28, the animated series has 8 episodes to watch.

Good Night World

Starring: Katsuya Kikuchi, Takayuki Kuriyama, Nana Fujiwara

GOOD NIGHT WORLD | Official Trailer #1 | Netflix

The virtual world of a game helps people find imagined family and love. The broken Akabane family members find their family in this virtual world, unknown to them that they all are related. Premiered on October 12, the series has 12 episodes.


Starring: David Beckham, Victoria Beckham

'BECKHAM' Documentary Series | Official Trailer | Netflix

David Beckham’s life — his trials and success — is discussed in this documentary series, which premiered on 4th October. The lesser-known facts and inside story about his career and his personal life and relationships made this one of the most popular shows on Netflix.

Virgin River: Season 5

Starring: Alexandra Breckenridge, Martin Henderson, Colin Lawrence

Virgin River Season 5 Part 2 Release Date: Everything you need to know about the Christmas episodes

Season 5 of this small-town mystery drama is divided into two parts, with the first part with 10 episodes premiering in September. The anticipated 2nd part will premiere on 30 November. Melinda “Mel” Monroe’s life takes a turn when she arrives in the town of Virgin River, where she finds love and some hidden secrets.

The Fall of The House of Usher

Starring: Kate Siegel, Carla Cugino, Ruth Codd

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A conglomerate is threatened by his past in the form of horrific nightmares when suddenly all his children, one by one, succumb to death by brutal unseen forces. Premiered on 12th October, the series immediately became popular.

Encounters: Season 1

Starring: Grainne Kelly, Matthew Roberts, Steve Allen

Encounters | Official Trailer | Netflix

Premiered on 27 September, Encounters is a documentary based on UFO sightings in Texas, Welsh, Zimbabwe, and Fukushima. The 4 episode series features eyewitnesses of this massive news, which gained a lot of ridicule in the media.

Spy x Family: Season 2

Starring: Takuya Eguchi, Atsumi Tanezaki, Saori Hayami

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Anya Forger continues to live with her fake family of a spy father and assassin mother. Her chaotic everyday life of impromptu detective cases irritates Damien Desmond and causes difficulties for her parents. Premiered on October 7, Spy x Family is a comedy anime series with themes of found family, friendship, and politics.

The Great British Bake Off

Starring: Paul Hollywood, Noel Fielding, Prue Leith

Bakers Vs Caramelised Chocolate 🥵 | The Great British Bake Off

Looking for the Star Baker, the show’s contestants entered their 4th week in October after it premiered on 26 September. With mouth-watering Biscuit Week, Break Week and Cake Week getting over, the show has already said goodbye to 3 contestants.

A Good Day To Be A Dog

Starring: Park Gyu-young, Cha Eun-woo, Lee Hyun-woo

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A high school teacher becomes known as an ‘anti-kisser’ after dating several men without being kissed until she is 28. Scared of a family curse that turns their family members into dogs at midnight after being kissed, Han Hae Na avoids intimacy. But the curse falls upon her when, in a drunken stupor, she kisses the High school maths teacher.

A Time Called You

Starring: Ahn Hyo-seop, Jeon Yeo-been, Kang Hoon

A Time Called You | Official Trailer | Netflix [ENG SUB]

Based on a Taiwan drama, A Time Called You is about a girl who travels back in time. In 2023, Jun-hee’s boyfriend’s early demise brings her immense grief when she wakes up to find herself in a different body in 1998. There, she encounters a boy who looks exactly like her boyfriend.


Starring: Emily Beecham, Andreas Pietschmann, Mathilde Oliivier

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A science fiction show set in 1899, the story follows a number of immigrants from Europe heading to New York in search of starting new lives. With a female neurologist, a wealthy Spaniard, a Portuguese priest, and a young elite Parisian couple among the travelers, they encounter a mystery vessel adrift in the sea.

Demon Slayer: Swordsmith Village Arc

Starring: Zach Aguilar, Laila Berzins, Kira Buckland

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc Trailer

The anticipated Swordsmith Village Arc of the anime series Kimetsu no Yaiba started premiering on 28 September. Following Tanjiro Kamado, a demon hunter who is on his journey to hunt them after his family is viciously murdered by them.

Lupin Part 3

Starring: Ludivine Sagnier, Omar Sy, Soufiane Guerrab

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The French suave, face-changing thief Lupin is back in season 3. The show premiered on October 5, following Lupin, who is back in the game with an old enemy of years past emerging from the dark.

Narcos: Mexico

Starring: Diego Luna, Michael Pena, Scoot McNairy

Narcos: Mexico Season 1 Trailer | Rotten Tomatoes TV

A companion series of Narcos, another popular show, Narcos: Mexico, follows DEA agent Kiki Camarena. Newly transferred to Guadalajara, the agent discovers his mission more challenging. It is set against the backdrop of the 1980s when the Mexican drug cartel saw the rise of Guadalajara Cartel, responsible for the Mexican drug war.

Mask Girl

Starring: Nana, Go Hyun-jung, Lee Han-byeol

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In this South Korean thrill drama, the life of Kim Mo-mi, an office worker by day and influencer by night, takes a turn for the dark when a person starts stalking her. Premiered in August, the revenge K-drama is one of the most popular shows on Netflix to watch right now.

Murdaugh Murders: Season 2

Starring: Morgan Doughty, Anthony Cook, Diane Doughty

Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal: Season 2 | Official Trailer | Netflix

A true crime drama series following the Murdaugh family, who gained media attention after a collective case of murder of a son and mother, which, when investigated, unearthed more secrets. The second season of this thrilling drama premiered on September 20 on Netflix.

Jujutsu Kaisen: Season 2

Starring: Yuichi Nakamura, Junya Enoki, Yuma Uchida

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Following the lives of student Jujutsu sorcerers, the second season takes a trip to the past of Gojo Satoru and Kenjaku and also the anticipated Shibuya arc. Premiered on July 6, the horror and action anime series has 13 episodes.


Starring: Rowoon, Lee Soo-hyuk, Kim Hee-sun

Tomorrow | Official Trailer | Netflix [ENG SUB]

Choi Jun-woong, an unemployed young man, is hired on a contract basis by Hrim Reapers to help save lives. A fantasy drama, this South Korean series premiered on April 21, 2022.

Love is Blind: Season 5

Starring: Lydia Velez Gonzalez, Izzy Zapata, James “Milton” Johnson IV

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A dating reality television show, Love is Blind Season 5 invited people all over Houston to try their hands at love and find connection among strangers. The show premiered on 22 September and came to a conclusion on 15 October.

Ragnarok Season 3

Starring: David Stakston, Jonas Strand Gravli, Theresa Forestad

Ragnarok: Season 3 | Official Trailer | Netflix

A Norwegian fantasy drama, Ragnarok’s third season premiered on 24th August. Due to climate change and pollution caused by evil supernatural brings called Giants in the town of Hordaland, a young boy comes to realize that he is the reincarnation of Thor, the Nordic God of Thunder.

Pact of Silence

Starring: Camila Valero, Chantal Andere, Jose Manuel Rincon

pact of silence

A young influencer tries to befriend women of high society, suspecting that one of them is her mother, who abandoned him. A mystery thriller, Pact of Silence is a Spanish drama that premiered on October 11.

Sex/ Life

Starring: Sarah Shahi, Mike Vogel, Adam Demos

Sex/Life Season 2 is not coming to Netflix in January 2023

With two seasons out, Sex/Life is an American drama that has a total of 14 episodes. Now a mother of two children, Billie Connelly lives a normal suburban life with her investment banker husband. But often, she wishes for the past when she had wild fun while dating her ex Brad.

Good Girls

Starring: Retta, Christina Hendricks, Mae Whitman

good girls

In a heist by amateurs, a trio of mothers takes a trip to the downside when their plan to rob a bank backfires. Good Girls is a comedy-drama series with four seasons that follows these suburban mothers in their attempt to lessen their financial burden while hiding secrets and debts.