Want a break from Netflix to try something new? Well, we would suggest you to try Hulu instead. Netflix is obviously the go to streaming platform for the world to watch any show or movie, but for quite some time now Hulu has also garnered its own dedicated audience, streaming some of the most popular shows in the last few years.
But we understand that choosing what to watch amongst the lot can be taxing and so we have made your job easier. Here we bring you 5 best shows to watch on Hulu right now. Read on to know more.
Superstore is an American sitcom television series that aired on NBC from 2015 to 2021. Starring America Ferrera and Ben Feldman (who both also serve as executive producers of the show), Superstore consisted of half an hour comedy episodes that ran for six seasons. It is a workplace comedy that follows a group of employees working at Cloud 9, a fictional big-box chain store in St. Louis, Missouri. Apart from Hulu, the series is also available for streaming on Netflix.
If you have been searching for a sitcom to watch, this can be a good option.
Schitt’s Creek (2015-2020)
Another sitcom but this one is from Canada. created by Dan Levy and his father, Eugene Levy, Schitt’s Creek aired on CBC Television in Canada from 2015 to 2020. It consisted of 80 episodes fanning over six seasons.
The plot of Schitt’s Creek revolves around a wealthy Rose family who loses everything and is forced to move to a tiny, backwoods town that they had once purchased as a joke. Now living in a motel in that town, how Johnny and Moira along with their adult children, David and Alexis adjust to a life without wealth is what is explored in the storyline.
Moreover, this series has also won an Emmy award, now this is sure to intrigue your interest to watch it.
Under the Banner of Heaven (2022)
A break from comedy, this one is for all crime thriller lovers. Under the Banner of Heaven is an American crime drama series created by Dustin Lance Black. Based on the nonfiction book of the same name by Jon Krakauer, the show premiered on Hulu on April 28, 2022. Digging into the intricacies of religion and humanity, Under the Banner of Heaven stars Andrew Garfield and Gil Birmingham as two detectives who are seen investigating a brutal murder seemingly connected to Mormonism. Thanks to the convincing performances of Garfield and Russell, the series received highly positive reviews upon its release.
Watch it if you are a fan of crime dramas.
Another of American television dramas, Pose explores New York City’s ballroom culture in the 1980s and 1990s. The series focuses on a community that has not seen much of the media glare. Pose depicts the LGBTQ subculture in the African-American and Latino communities during the ‘90s and ‘80s. Characters who are featured in the series are dancers and models, who compete for trophies and recognition in this underground culture and who support one another in a network of chosen families known as Houses.
The main cast includes Michaela Jaé Rodriguez as Blanca, a trans woman living with HIV/AIDS, and Billy Porter as Pray Tell, a fashion designer, mentor, and emcee of the balls. The show received critical acclaim and Porter was the first gay Black man to win an Emmy in the lead actor category.
It’s not every day that a religious community is sensibly handled along with a tincture of comedy in a drama series. Ramy does just that. Last but not the least, Ramy is an American comedy-drama series that premiered on April 19, 2019, on Hulu. With comedian Ramy Youssef essaying the titular character, the series received praise for portraying a realist representation of American Muslims. The comedy-drama follows Ramy, a first-generation American Muslim who is on a spiritual journey in his politically divided neighborhood in New Jersey. It explores the challenges of what it is like being caught between an Egyptian community that thinks life is a moral test, and a generation that thinks life has no consequences.
You surely can’t miss this one-of-a-kind comedy series!