Darker nights and colder weather means the streaming season is upon us! With thousands of choices, both original and acquired, it feels like there’s almost too much good stuff TV shows coming to the streaming services to find time to watch them all.
We’ve selected 10 excellent series to watch and keep you thoroughly entertained this month. From ABC‘s Black-ish starring Anthony Anderson and The Walking Dead on AMC to Fear the Walking Dead, a drama series from Dave Erickson, Robert Kirkman and Superstore created by Justin Spitzer. You’ll quickly notice that none of the TV shows here fall below 75% on the Tomatometer, meaning the majority of reviewers gave them a favorable review.
Time to get comfy on the couch, our list of suggestions for the best shows in October is below ⬇️
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A gritty, action-packed crime drama set during the brutal Tong Wars of San Francisco’s Chinatown in the second half of the 19th century. The series follows Ah Sahm, a martial arts prodigy who immigrates from China to San Francisco under mysterious circumstances, and becomes a hatchet man for one of Chinatown’s most powerful tongs.
Warrior is an American action TV show created by Jonathan Tropper. The show stars Andrew Koji, Olivia Cheng, Jason Tobin, Dianne Doan. On Rotten Tomatoes, the series approval rating is 79% based on all the reviews, and has a 8.2 out of 10 IMDb rating, based on 11,059 user votes. You may also visit Warrior’s official homepage and IMDb page. The show first aired on Cinemax on April 5, 2019. The shows is rated TV-MA.
Binge time: There are two seasons of Warrior and it will take you roughly 16 hours to get through everything.
From creator Kenya Barris and starring Anthony Anderson. A family man struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly white, upper-middle-class neighborhood.
ABC’s Black-ish is an American comedy TV show. It first aired on ABC on September 24, 2014. The show stars Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Marcus Scribner, Miles Brown. The series has 91% score on Rotten Tomatoes and 7.1 out of 10 rating on IMDb. Black-ish is rated TV-PG. View Black-ish’s official homepage for more details.
Binge time: There are seven season of Black-ish and should take you approximately 53 hours to get through the whole show.
The Walking Dead
Excellent drama TV show starring Ross Marquand. Sheriff’s deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.
It’s not often that a drama series is universally acclaimed as a must-watch series, but The Walking Dead provided excellent hours of television around with its 2010 AMC launch. The show has 81% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and 8.2 rating on IMDb. The Walking Dead has an age rating of TV-14.
Binge time: Approximately 112 hours to get through all ten seasons.
Fear the Walking Dead
Fear the Walking Dead is another excellent show from AMC. A Walking Dead spin-off, set in Los Angeles, following two families who must band together to survive the undead apocalypse.
Fear the Walking Dead is an American drama TV show. The series originally premiered on AMC on August 23, 2015 . The show stars Alycia Debnam-Carey, Colman Domingo, Danay Garcia, Kim Dickens. The series was rewarded with a fresh score of 73% on Rotten Tomatoes and has 6.9 out of 10 rating on IMDb. Check out Warrior’s official homepage for more details.
Binge time: There are six season of Fear the Walking Dead and it will take you roughly 62 hours to get through all the episodes.
When they were boys, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father raised them to be soldiers. He taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the back roads of America … and he taught them how to kill it. Now, the Winchester brothers crisscross the country in their ’67 Chevy Impala, battling every kind of supernatural threat they encounter along the way.
The show first premiered on The WB on September 13, 2005. Now going into 15th season, the drama series is a loved by many critics and audiences alike. The show stars Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins. Supernatural has 93% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and 8.4 rating on IMDb. The shows is rated TV-14.
Binge time: There are fifteen season of Supernatural and it will take you just about 240 hours to get through the whole show.
The Haunting of Hill House
The Crains, a fractured family, confront haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.
The Haunting of Hill House is firmly among the great network dramas of recent memory. It first aired on Netflix on October 12, 2018. The show stars Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, Henry Thomas, Elizabeth Reaser. On Rotten Tomatoes, the series has 93% score and 8.7 out of 10 rating on IMDb, based on 153,912 user votes. For more info, you can check out The Haunting of Hill House’s official website here.
Binge time: There are one season of The Haunting of Hill House and it will take you about 8 hours to get through the whole show.
Star Trek: Discovery
Ten years before Kirk, Spock, and the Enterprise, the USS Discovery discovers new worlds and lifeforms as one Starfleet officer learns to understand all things alien.
Rated TV-14, Star Trek: Discovery is an American action TV show created by Alex Kurtzman, Bryan Fullerand is produced by Secret Hideout, Paramount Television, Roddenberry Entertainment, Bad Robot, CBS Television Studios. The show stars Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Anthony Rapp, Mary Wiseman. Star Trek: Discovery has a 7.3 out of 10 IMDb rating, based on 82,932 user votes and 81% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The series is going into third season, premiering first on September 24, 2017 on CBS All Access. There’s not a lot to dislike about the CBS All Access series.
Binge time: It should take just about 40 hours to get through the whole show.
This iconic family – Dan, Jackie, Darlene, Becky and D.J. – grapples with parenthood, dating, an unexpected pregnancy, financial pressures, aging and in-laws in working-class America.
Matt Williams’s ABC comedy is nothing short of impressive upon its premiere in 2018.
The Conners is an American comedy TV show created by Matt Williams. The show stars John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Alicia Goranson. The Conners is rated 5.3 on IMDb, and has a 89% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The show is on fifteen season. There’s not a lot to dislike about the ABC series. If you missed it the first time around, grab this chance with both hands. For more details check out The Conners’s homepage.
Binge time: It will take you approximately 16 hours to get through all the seasons.
A look at the lives of employees at a big box store.
This comedy series starring Andrew Koji, Olivia Cheng, Jason Tobin, Dianne Doan is another excellent show to binge this month. Superstore has 92% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and 7.8 rating on IMDb. Six seasons of this great show are available on NBC now. The show first aired on NBC on November 30, 2015.
Binge time: It will take you more or less 36 hours to get through all six seasons.
After the fall of the Galactic Empire, lawlessness has spread throughout the galaxy. A lone gunfighter makes his way through the outer reaches, earning his keep as a bounty hunter.
This action series ran for action seasons on Disney+, starring Pedro Pascal. The Mandalorian is an American action TV show created by Jon Favreauand is produced by Lucasfilm Ltd Walt Disney Studios. The Mandalorian has a 8.7 IMDb rating and 93% score on Rotten Tomatoes. The shows is rated TV-14. All seasons of the superb Disney+ action series are worth binging.
Binge time: Approximately 6 hours to get through everything.
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