We have sorted your weekend plans with a list of popular series that you should definitely binge-watch this weekend. Continue reading to find out more.
If you loved the drama-filled and delightfully chaotic world of “Ginny and Georgia,” then we’ve got some good news for you! Netflix is full of amazing shows that are just as binge-worthy and captivating as the hit series. From family secrets to high school drama, we’ve rounded up our top 7 favorite shows like “Ginny and Georgia,” which is a comedy-drama television series created by Sarah Lampert, that you absolutely need to add to your watchlist right now.
So grab your popcorn, settle in, and get ready for some serious entertainment!
Never Have I Ever
If you’re looking for a show that will make you laugh, cry, and root for the characters all at once, then you should definitely stream this coming-of-age drama series on Netflix. Never Have I Ever is a comedy-drama television series starring Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, created by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher. The series received generally favorable reviews and follows an Indian-American high school student dealing with the sudden death of her father, which is inspired by Mindy Kaling’s own childhood.
On the other hand, Metacritic has a weighted average score of 81 out of 100 based on 32 critics, indicating “universal acclaim.” The show’s witty writing, relatable characters, and heartwarming moments make it a must-watch for anyone who has ever felt like an outsider. Plus, with each episode lasting only 30 minutes, it’s the perfect show to binge-watch on a lazy weekend. Give it a try – you won’t regret it!
Craving a show that’s equal parts hilarious and heartwarming, with characters you can’t help but root for? Look no further than Netflix’s “Sex Education.” Set in a quirky British high school, the show follows socially awkward Otis as he teams up with bad-girl Maeve to set up an underground sex therapy clinic among their classmates. This television series was created by Laurie Nunn for Netflix. Sex Education has received critical acclaim for its ensemble cast, writing, directing, production values, and mature treatment of its themes.
The program has been a viewership success, with over 40 million viewers streaming the first series after its debut. On Metacritic, the series has a score of 83 out of 100, based on reviews from 11 critics, indicating “universal acclaim.” With a fantastic ensemble cast and some seriously empowering moments, this coming-of-age series is a feel-good hit that will have you hooked from the very first episode. So what are you waiting for? Get streaming!
Dead to Me
If you’re in the mood for a darkly comedic series with a twist of thriller, then you definitely should watch Netflix’s “Dead to Me” this weekend. It was created by Liz Feldman for Netflix. The show follows hot-headed widow Jen, brilliantly portrayed by Christina Applegate, who befriends free-spirited Judy, played by Linda Cardellini, in a grief support group.
But as the two become closer, it becomes clear that Judy is hiding a shocking secret that could ruin everything. With plot twists, whodunits, and unforgettable characters at every turn, “Dead to Me” will keep you on the edge of your seat and laughing out loud all in one viewing session. So grab some snacks and get ready for a weekend marathon of this black comedy television series you won’t forget!
Jane The Virgin
If a show that’s equal parts hilarious and heartwarming, with a plot that will keep you on the edge of your seat, then you should absolutely watch “Jane The Virgin.” This romantic comedy-drama and satirical telenovela were developed by Jennie Snyder Urman. The plot is set in Miami, the series follows the titular character Jane, a devout Catholic who is accidentally inseminated during a routine check-up and becomes pregnant.
What follows is a rollercoaster ride of family drama, romantic entanglements, and telenovela-style plot twists that will leave you gasping for air. The show’s phenomenal cast, led by the award-winning Gina Rodriguez, brings each character to life with humor, heart, and plenty of emotion. With themes of love, identity, and family at its core, “Jane the Virgin” is a show that will leave you feeling uplifted, inspired, and thoroughly entertained.
This show is based on the Sweet Magnolias novels by Sherryl Woods and was developed by Sheryl J. Anderson. Season 2 of Netflix received 161.3 million hours of worldwide viewing in its first 30 days. This series will for sure put a smile on your face, as it is set in the charming town of Serenity, South Carolina. The show follows three best friends as they navigate the ups and downs of life, love, and career.
With themes of friendship, family, and small-town charm, “Sweet Magnolias” is a warm and uplifting series that’s perfect for a cozy night in. The show boasts a talented cast featuring veteran actresses JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Brooke Elliott, and Heather Headley, who bring heart and humor to every scene. So if you’re in need of a little pick-me-up, queue up “Sweet Magnolias” and let the good vibes wash over you.
Though it was canceled after one season, the series holds an approval rating of 63% based on 19 reviews, with an average rating of 6/10 on Rotten Tomatoes. This series is still worth a try, as it was created by and stars Katherine Ryan, fresh off her Netflix special “In Trouble.” She came to us with an idea based on her life as a fabulous single mom living in London.
Season 1 follows Katherine as she debates whether she should have a second child with her estranged and troubled baby daddy. It is meant to be a catastrophe-like single-camera comedy set in London. If you are looking for a comedy that’s as edgy as it is hilarious with witty writing, razor-sharp jokes, and a standout performance from Ryan, “The Duchess” is a must-watch for anyone who loves their humor with a side of spice.
It is a soft reboot of the 1994 series. Heartbreak High is an Australian comedy-drama streaming television series created for Netflix by Hannah Carroll Chapman. It is a high-octane ride into the minds and lives of a group of Australian teenagers. The discovery of a secret map that charts all the hook-ups in the school year makes its architect, AMERIE (16, rebel, loudmouth—THE HEART), an instant pariah. In an effort to set the hypersexual students straight, the school forces them into a Sexual Literacy Programme.
With her new friends, outsiders Quinni (the neuro-divergent truth bomb from The Brains) and Darren (the ambitious, super-dooper gay from The Citoris), Amerie must repair her reputation while navigating love, sex, and heartbreak. The series remained in the top 10 for the third week, placing at number eight with 9.48 million viewing hours. The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes gave the series an approval rating of 100%, with an average rating of 7.3 out of 10, based on nine critics.
Let us know in the comments which series you’ll be binge-watching and liked the best on Netflix this weekend.