5 Must-watch shows on Netflix this week

Virgin River Season 5 is not coming to Netflix in August 2023
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We can’t stay calm. It’s already the end of September, and it’s the right time to wrap up the month by bingeing on some of the must-watch shows on Netflix. These days, the OTT platforms are having something for everyone, whether you are an action lover or a hopeless romantic.

Moreover it has been filling our hearts with the best ever shows, originals, mini TV series and off course reality shows. To end your search and to spice up your weekend with unlimited entertainment, we have gathered a list of 5 amazing must-watch shows that you can finish within a short span of time.


Genre: Drama, Mystery thriller

Rating: 7.2/10

Star Cast: Michael C. Hall, Amy James-Kelly, Amanda Abbington and others


This is the story of a widowed man who is a surgeon by profession. All of a sudden, his teenage daughter goes missing randomly, and that leads him to look for clues to sort out the mystery. She goes missing with his teenage boyfriend. He talks to her best friend and hires a detective to find them out.  Eventually, he uncovers many dark and unusual secrets that are related to his own close ones. Mainly his new interest. This series was created by mystery novelist Harlan Coben. This is an underrated mystery thriller that will hook you till the end.

Black Earth Rising

Genre: Drama; Psychological thriller; Political thriller

Rating: 7.5/10

Star Cast: John Goodman, Michaela Coel, Noma Dumezweni and others

Black Earth Rising | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix

“Kate Ashby,” the main character, was rescued from a genocide in her childhood. She was born in Rwanda but was raised by her adoptive mother, Eve. She works as a legal investigator for Micheal Ennis. As she chooses a case that involves an African militia leader, her story takes a new turn. It is a psychological thriller that takes place in the US, UK, Africa, and Europe. This has mainly dealt with issues like race, justice, personal integrity, and self-determination. It has portrayed the political influence that takes place when dealing with such scenarios. This unique yet the best series was created by Hugo Blick, an award-winning person with several impactful stories like this.


Genre: Police procedural

Rating: 7.6/10

Star Cast: Richard Harrington, Mali Harries, Alex Harries and others


As the name suggests “HINTERLAND” is something that is far different from what it appears to be. It’s a police thriller about an officer named DCI Tom Mathias. It is like those typical British police shows which does not include a lot of action scenes and it’s best for someone who loves watching police procedurals without the involvement of lots of action sequences. It has been shot in the beautiful spots of Wales as it is very scenic. Hence, this makes it a must-watch!


Genre: Romantic-Comedy, Teen Drama

Rating: 8.7/10

Star Cast: Kit Connor, Olivia Colman, Joe Locke, Yasmin Finney and many more


If we are recommending a list of must-watch shows on Netflix, then Heartstopper is a must watch for all age groups. It is a teen drama on LGBTQ that has won numerous hearts. They say Love has no language or gender, and our characters prove it right! In short, “Love is Love”. In addition to that, the show blends Charlie’s and Nick’s romance during exams, prom, and their trip to Paris. In this season, you will understand the characters deeply. Moreover, the story plots the unforeseen challenges that Tara and Darcy face, which is an attraction for the viewers. Weekend? So, watch out for Heartstopper and make it a part of your heart!

Virgin River

Genre: Romantic drama

Rating: 7.4/10

Star Cast: Alexandra Breckenridge, Martin Henderson, Tim Matheson, Ben Hollingsworth and others 

Virgin River

If you are looking for a sizzling romance drama ‘Virgin River’ is a perfect choice for you to watch on Netflix. Virgin River is an American romance television series which premiered on December 6, 2019.  This drama astonishes everyone with the pleasant, breathtaking views where the drama was filmed.  Everyone is hooked on this drama because of its dramatic plot lines and interesting characters, which make people come back for more and wait patiently for the next season to premiere.