10 Fantastic TV Shows That Will Help You Forget About the Bad Weather Outside

It's unlikely that anyone could ever find time to watch all the TV shows that are made around the world every year. But there are some that are definitely worth devoting several hours of your life to. Or even entire days.

We at Bright Side have put together a selection of new TV shows that both audiences and critics have been enjoying this season.

The Mick

2017 – ...

Starring: Kaitlin Olson, Sofia Black-D'Elia

Mickie Murphy, whose lifestyle is - to put it politely - not exactly what you'd call quiet or modest, moves to a small prosperous town. Her sister was forced, along with her partner, to go on the run from the FBI, and Mickie is left to look after their children. The first thing she discovers is that children can be one of life's major challenges.

  • IMDb - 7.7


2017 – ...

Starring: Tom Hardy, Leo Bill

The beginning of the 19th century. After 10 years spent in Africa, James Delaney returns to London. He has 14 stolen diamonds, a small piece of land by the sea, and a desire to establish a trade monopoly with China. The semi-mystical atmosphere of the British capital as it was 200 years ago and the "negative charm" of the main character make this serial one of the best of the past few years.

  • IMDb rating - 9.1

The Young Pope

2016 – ...

Starring: Jude Law, Diane Keaton

47-year-old Cardinal Lenny Bernardo becomes the new Pope, named Pius XIII, after a carefully crafted plot. The other cardinals who brought him to power count on being able to control the young Pope. But they're in for an unpleasant surprise: in the first hour after his inauguration, it becomes clear that this contradictory man has no intention of dancing to anyone else's tune.

  • IMDb rating - 8.5

Sneaky Pete

2015 – ...

Starring: Giovanni Ribisi, Bryan Cranston, Marin Ireland

A conman called Marius is freed from prison and decides to start a new life. He is accompanied on his new journey by his cellmate Pete Murphy. Pete hasn't seen a single member of his family for 20 years. Taking advantage of this, Marius joins Pete's family and takes part in the family business. However, one of the local mafia bosses has his own plans for Marius which clash with those of Pete.

  • IMDb rating - 8.5

The Legion

2017 – ...

Starring: Dan Stephens, Rachel Keller

This show is based on the Marvel comic of the same name and is essentially a spin-off of X-Men. David Haller was diagnosed with a multiple personality disorder when he was a teenager. Every personality that lives within him has some kind of extraordinary power, such as telepathy or telekinesis. Because of his illness, David cannot make sense of what's really happening and what is just fantasy.

  • IMDb rating - 9.0

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

2017 – ...

Starring: Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Warburton, Malina Weissman

The parents of Violet, Klaus, and Sunny are killed in a mysterious fire, and a cruel owner of a theatre, Count Olaf, becomes their guardian. He forces the children to be his servants. One day, Klaus and Sunny realize that Count Olaf intends to marry Violet in order to inherit their family's property.

  • IMDb rating - 8.1

One Day at a Time

2017 – ...

Starring: Rita Moreno, Justina Machado

This is a remake of the 1975 TV show of the same name. It tells the story of three generations of a Cuban-American family forced to live under one roof: Penelope, a war veteran who has been left with two problem teenagers after a divorce, and her mother Lidia, who considers it her duty to take part in the upbringing of her grandchildren (and that of her daughter as well).

  • IMDb rating - 8.1


2017 – ...

Starring: KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart

The plot of Riverdale is based on the Archie comics, and it bears a certain resemblance to Twin Peaks. At the center of events is a group of teenagers who live in the small town of Riverdale. At first glance, the show seems like yet another teenage drama. But it soon becomes clear that this is something far more interesting: the teenagers in this story decided to find out what secrets their sleepy, quiet town is hiding from them.

  • IMDb rating - 7.9

Santa Clarita Diet

2017 – ...

Starring: Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant

Sheila and Joel, a typical couple, live in the small American town of Santa Clarita. They have two children. But one day everything changes in the blink of an eye when Sheila dies...or does she? She continues doing everything that she did before, but her heart is no longer beating. She also develops a love for raw meat...

  • IMDb rating - 8.0


2016 – ...

Starring: Jenna Coleman, Tom Hughes

Queen Victoria is perhaps the most famous monarch Britain ever had, ruling her country for a total of 63 years. The Victorian epoch was one which saw the British Empire enjoy never before seen heights of wealth and power. But when she first ascended the throne, the country was suffering from economic decline, and the monarchy, in reality, had very limited power.

  • IMDb rating - 8.3
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