The Best Tv Shows For You To Watch Right Now

Eva Hatfield, Editor

Teenagers spend up to nine hours a day watching screens. If you’re not going to stop, at least watch something interesting. Here are a few suggestions of TV shows to watch if you have nothing else to do!


  1. Gilmore Girls

85% Rotten Tomatoes – 7 Seasons

Cast: Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel

Genre: Comedy; Drama

Synopsis: A mother and daughter try to discover what their futures will be.

Available On: Netflix


  1. 13 Reasons Why

35% Rotten Tomatoes – 4 Seasons

Cast: Dylan Minette, Kathrine Langford, Justin Prentice, Alisha Boe

Genre: Drama

Synopsis: Students at a high school receive tapes from their classmate who killed herself, and she says they are the reasons why she did it. 

Available On: Netflix


  1. On My Block

93% Rotten Tomatoes – 4 Seasons

Cast: Sierra Capri, Diego Tinoco, Jason Genao, Brett Gray, Jessica Marie Garcia

Genre: Drama; Comedy

Synopsis: Life-long friends find their relationships tested as they enter high school. 

Available On: Netflix


  1. All American

96% Rotten Tomatoes – 1 Season

Cast: Daniel Ezra, Samantha Logan, Micheal Evans Behling, Greta Onieogou

Genre: Sports; Drama

Synopsis: The life of a high school football player. 

Available On: Netflix, The CW


  1. The Umbrella Academy

83% Rotten Tomatoes – 2 Seasons

Cast: Aidan Gallager, Elliot Page, Tom Hopper, Robert Sheehan

Genre: Drama; Science Fiction

Synopsis: Seven adults that were born with superpowers, try to figure out the cause of their father’s death. 

Available On: Netflix


  1. The Vampire Diaries

86% Rotten Tomatoes – 7 Seasons

Cast: Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Nina Dobrev, Candice King

Genre: Science Fiction; Drama; Romance 

Synopsis: A teenage girl falls in love with a 162-year-old vampire. 

Available on: Netflix


  1. Outer Banks

78% Rotten Tomatoes – 2 Seasons

Cast: Chase Stokes, Rudy Pankow, Madelyn Cline, Madison Bailey, Jonathan Daviss

Genre: Drama; Action

Synopsis: A group of teenagers try to find a lost treasure that will grant them millions of dollars. 

Available On: Netflix


  1. Shameless

82% Rotten Tomatoes – 8 Seasons

Cast: Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, Jeremy Allen White, Ethan Cutkosky 

Genre: Drama; Comedy

Synopsis: A single, alcoholic, father of six tries to raise his children. 

Available On: Netflix 


  1. Squid Games

94% Rotten Tomatoes – 1 Season

Cast: Lee Jung-jae, HoYeon Jung, Gong Yoo, Anupam Tripathi, O Yeong-su

Genre: Action; Thriller; Drama

Synopsis: Contestants are put on an island to compete in games that will get them a cash prize if they win, but with deadly stakes. 

Available On: Netflix


  1. Euphoria

88% Rotten Tomatoes – 2 Seasons

Cast: Zendaya, Hunter Schafer, Jacob Elordi, Alexa Deime, Sydney Sweeney, Barbie Ferreira, Maude Apatow

Genre: Drama

Synopsis: A group of teenagers navigate high school life, their sexuality, and drugs. 

Available On: HBO Max


  1. Stranger Things

95% Rotten Tomatoes – 3 Seasons

Cast: Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Noah Schnapp, Gaten Matarazzo. 

Genre: Science fiction; Horror; Drama

Synopsis: A group of children tries to find their friend that has been taken by a mysterious supernatural being. 

Available On: Netflix


This show is definitely the most popular tv show among teenagers. According to IMDB Stranger Things is the 2nd most-watched show of all time. 


All of these shows are available on Netflix except Euphoria. If you are looking for something new to try, check out one of these shows. Leave a comment below if you have other suggestions!