Anyone who likes watching TV shows will know that there are a ton of them out there. There are TV shows that are currently airing on different networks and streaming services as well as TV shows that have already ended and aired their final seasons. When it comes time to do something fun and enjoy ourselves, many people turn to a fun TV show and watch either a couple of episodes or even an entire season all at once!
But there are so many TV shows out there that even the most dedicated of TV fans have likely missed out on at least a few shows that have started airing recently and become really popular. It's just so hard even for people that really consider themselves TV fanatics to watch every show!
Who wants a super scary tarot reading? Pick out the shows you've seen and we'll give you one!
The Vampire Diaries
The Vampire Diaries is a TV show that aired on The CW from 2009 through 2017 for a total of eight seasons. This series follows a high school student named Elena Gilbert who lives in the quiet town of Mystic Falls. After she meets and falls for a new student at school, her life changes.
Orange Is the New Black
Orange is the New Black is a Netflix original TV series that follows the life of a woman named Piper after she was sentenced to time inside of a correctional facility for something she did when she was younger. The series is set to release its seventh and final season this summer.
The Haunting of Hill House
The Haunting of Hill House is a Netflix original series that was released for its first season in 2018. The series follows a family during two timelines: one when the children of the family were young and their parents were flipping the house and the second when they returned to the home as adults.
Gravity Falls is an animated series that aired from 2012 through 2016. The series follows a pair of siblings who have been sent to live with their great-uncle, Grunkle Stan, for the summer to help him run the tourist destination, known as the Mystery Shack, that he owns in the town of Gravity Falls.
House is a TV series that aired from 2004 through 2012 and stars Hugh Laurie as Dr. Gregory House, a sarcastic but highly talented doctor that works at a fictional teaching hospital in New Jersey. The series follows his personal and professional life as well as the puzzling patients that come through the hospital doors.
Grey's Anatomy is a medical TV series that follows the lives of the doctors and interns at a fictional hospital in Seattle. The series began by following a group of interns, including main character Meredith Grey, as they started their first year as an intern. The series then followed them through their lives as doctors in the hospital.
The Act is a hulu original series that was released on the streaming service in 2019 that is based on the real-life story of Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose Blanchard. Gypsy Rose is the daughter of Dee Dee and has a large list of medical issues that make her completely dependent on her mother until she learns her mother's secrets and begins to grow apart from her.
Supernatural is a super spooky TV series that has been airing on The CW since back in the mid-2000s. The series follows a pair of brothers named Sam and Dean Winchester who have a really unique job. The two of them, like their father before them, travel the country and hunt supernatural creatures.
Pretty Little Liars
Pretty Little Liars is a TV series that aired from 2010 through 2017 on Freeform. The series follows a group of friends who drifted apart after the disappearance of their other friend. After they start receiving strange messages, they have to come back together in order to try to find out what happened to their friend.
Black Mirror is an anthology series that has aired multiple seasons and a couple specials since it first started airing. Each episode of the series is its own special story and they are each set in a world that seems similar to our own with some eerie and truly unnerving changes.
This Is Us
This Is Us is a family-based TV series that focuses on the Pearson family - made up of two parents and three children, one of whom was adopted. The series follows the children as adults as well as flashbacks to their lives when they and their parents were younger, typically with a storyline set in each timeline in every episode.
Atlanta is a TV series that was created by and stars Donald Glover, also known in the music world by his stage name of Childish Gambino. In the series, Donald Glover plays Earn, a man living in Atlanta who is trying to turn his life around when he realizes his cousin is on the brink of stardom for his music.
Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones is a fantasy series that aired on HBO from 2011 through its final season in 2019. The series is set in a fictional kingdom and follows the large, ensemble cast of characters that live on the fictional continent in the series. Much of the series focuses on the characters' battle for control over the kingdom.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia is a comedic series that has been airing since 2005. The series follows a group of friends who live in and own a venue in Philadelphia. Much of the series is focused on the group of friends, known as The Gang, as they get into various schemes.
Big Little Lies
Big Little Lies is a TV series that airs on HBO and began as a miniseries with only one season planned before the network announced a second season would be coming. The series follows a group of mothers whose children all attend the same school. The series starts after a crime takes place and takes place in a series of flashbacks.
Friends is a sitcom that aired from 1994 through 2004 for a total of 10 seasons. The series follows a group of friends that live in New York City that are all in their 20s and 30s. The show is a humorous view of their personal, romantic, and professional lives.
The Office is a sitcom that aired from 2005 through 2013 and is set in the office of a paper company called Dunder Mifflin, located in Pennsylvania. The show follows a documentary-style with commentary from each of the characters during certain situations and is a hilarious take on office life.
Stranger Things is a Netflix original series that aired its first season in 2016 and has a third season coming very soon, much to the excitement of the show's fans. The show is set in the 1980s and follows as a group of children try to figure out what's going on in their small town.
Modern Family is a sitcom that began airing in 2009 and aired its 10th and final season in 2019. The series follows a large, extended family through their lives. The series often features a storyline that involves each member of the family and then intertwines them in some way until they're all together at the end of the episode.
The Good Place
The Good Place is a comedic TV series that stars Kristen Bell as a woman named Eleanor. The show started airing in 2016 and follows as Eleanor finds herself in the afterlife in a utopia called The Good Place. Unfortunately, Eleanor realizes that she was put there by mistake and sets out to be a better person.
Riverdale is a suspenseful teen TV series that began airing in 2017 on The CW. The show stars Cole Sprouse, KJ Apa, and Lili Reinhart as modern adaptations of characters from the Archie comics. The series follows the lives of these characters and the mysteries that take place in the town of Riverdale.
The Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone is a reboot of the classic TV anthology series that initially aired in the 1950s. This series began airing in 2019 and is produced by and narrated by Jordan Peele, the producer of movies like Get Out and Us, and is similar to the original series in that it features spooky science fiction stories.
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is a comedic TV series that airs on Amazon Prime Video. The series began airing in 2017 and follows a woman named Midge Maisel who is living in the 1950s and thinks her life is going pretty well. After her marriage comes to an end, she has to learn to make it on her own and realizes she loves standup comedy.
The 100 is a science fiction series that is based on a novel series by the same name. The series began airing on The CW in 2014 and is on its sixth season. The show follows a group of 100 people who were sent back to Earth decades after humans moved to a space station in order to see if it's re-inhabitable.
How I Met Your Mother is a sitcom that aired from 2005 through 2014 for a total of nine seasons. The series follows as the main character, Ted, tells stories about his life in his 20s to his children. Each story leads up to the time when he met the mother of his children.
True Detective is an anthology crime series that airs on HBO and has aired three seasons so far with the first airing in 2014, the second in 2015, and the most recent one in 2019. Each season of the series follows a different mysterious crime and the detectives working to solve it.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine is a comedic TV series that follows the detectives working in the NYPD's fictional 99th precinct in Brooklyn, New York. The main character, Jake Peralta, is a good detective but tends to be a slacker. When his precinct gets a new captain, he's forced to take his job more seriously.
Teen Wolf is a supernatural teen TV series that aired on MTV from 2011 through 2017 and is based loosely off of the 1980s movie by the same name. In this TV show, Scott McCall has a fairly ordinary life. When his best friend, Stiles, convinces him to go into the woods one night, his life changes forever.
Sharp Objects is a suspenseful miniseries that aired on HBO in 2018 and is based on a novel by the same name, written by Gillian Flynn who also wrote Gone Girl. The show follows Camille, a reporter who is tasked with going back to her hometown to write about a string of crimes that occurred there.
The Handmaid's Tale
The Handmaid's Tale is a Hulu original TV series that aired its first episode in 2017. The show is based on a novel by the same name and is set in a dystopian future in which most of the women on Earth have become infertile. The ones that haven't are now sent to work for rich families in order to try to repopulate the Earth.
Adventure Time is an animated TV series that aired from 2010 through 2018. The series follows a human boy named Finn and his best friend, a talking dog named Jake, as the two of them go on adventures through the Land of Ooo. Together, they battle against the negative forces in order to save their home.
The OA is a Netflix original series that premiered its first season on the streaming service back in 2016. The series follows a woman named Prairie Johnson who, when the series begins, had been missing for several years but recently returned. She was blind when she disappeared but can see upon her return and refuses to explain where she was.
Seinfeld is a sitcom that aired from 1989 through 1998 for a total of nine seasons. This sitcom is often referred to as being a "show about nothing" but is actually a fictionalized version of Jerry Seinfeld's life as a comedian and the things that happen to him and his group of friends in their day-to-day lives.
Castle Rock is a spooky Hulu original series that is based on different stories by novelist Stephen King. This series began airing on the streaming service in 2018 and is set in the town of Castle Rock, Maine. Henry, an attorney, is called back to his home of Castle Rock where he meets a mysterious man being kept underneath Shawshank.
BoJack Horseman is an animated series that premiered its first season on Netflix as an original series for the streaming service back in 2014. In this world, humanoid animals and humans coexist and BoJack Horseman is a talking horse that used to be a TV star. In the series, he's trying to turn his reputation around and get back into the spotlight.