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16 Best TV Series on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar, Jio Cinema To Watch Right Nowy

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Castaway Diva


Streaming Now: Netflix

IMDb: 8.4

Comedy / Drama / Music

Castaway Diva (Korean: 무인도의 디바) is an ongoing South Korean television series directed by Oh Choong-hwan, written by Park Hye-ryun and Eun Yeol, and starring Park Eun-bin, Kim Hyo-jin, Chae Jong-hyeop, Cha Hak-yeon, and Kim Joo-hun. It is available for streaming on Netflix in selected regions.

Seo Mok-ha (Park Eun-bin) is a girl who dreams of becoming a diva, or K-pop idol. She wins a UCC competition and goes to Seoul to take an audition, but gets stranded on an uninhabited island due to an unfortunate accident and returns to the world after 15 years.


Daily Dose of Sunshine


Streaming Now: Netflix

IMDb: 8.1


Daily Dose of Sunshine (Korean: 정신병동에도 아침이 와요) is a 2023 South Korean web series directed by Lee Jae-kyoo, and starring Park Bo-young, Yeon Woo-jin, Jang Dong-yoon and Lee Jung-eun.

It is based on the Kakao webtoon of the same Korean title by Lee Ra-ha, a former nurse, which highlights the author's real-life experiences. It was released on Netflix on November 3, 2023.

The series centers on Jung Da-eun, a skilled nurse in the Department of Psychiatry at Myungshin University Hospital, and her interactions with the patients under her care.


Arthdal Chronicles


Streaming Now Season 1: Netflix

Streaming Now Season 2: Disney+ Hotstar

IMDb: 8.3

Action / Drama / Fantasy

Arthdal Chronicles (Korean: 아스달 연대기) is a 2019 South Korean television series written by Kim Young-hyun and Park Sang-yeon and directed by Kim Won-seok, under the production banner of Studio Dragon and KPJ, starring Jang Dong-gun, Kim Ok-vin, alongside Song Joong-ki, Kim Ji-won in first season, Lee Joon-gi, Shin Se-kyung in second season.

Regarded as the first Korean ancient fantasy drama, the story takes place during the Bronze Age and is loosely based on the story of Dangun, the founder of the first Korean Kingdom of Gojoseon and Asadal, the capital (which the series is loosely named after).

It is available for streaming on Netflix for the first season and on Disney+ for the second season in selected regions.




Streaming Now: Disney+ Hotstar

IMDb: 8.2

Action / Adventure / Fantasy

Loki is an American television series created by Michael Waldron for the streaming service Disney+, based on Marvel Comics featuring the character of the same name.

It is the third television series in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) produced by Marvel Studios, sharing continuity with the films of the franchise.

The series takes place after the events of the film Avengers: Endgame (2019), in which an alternate version of Loki created a new timeline.

Waldron served as head writer and Kate Herron directed the first season, with Eric Martin and the duo Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead serving as head writer and leading the directing team for the second season, respectively.

Tom Hiddleston reprises his role as Loki from the film series, alongside Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Wunmi Mosaku, Eugene Cordero, Tara Strong, Owen Wilson, Sophia Di Martino, Jonathan Majors, and Neil Ellice.

Sasha Lane, Jack Veal, DeObia Oparei, and Richard E. Grant also star in the first season, with Rafael Casal, Kate Dickie, Liz Carr, and Ke Huy Quan joining for the second.

By September 2018, Marvel Studios was developing a number of limited series for Disney+, centered on supporting characters from the MCU films. A series featuring Hiddleston as Loki was confirmed in November 2018.

Waldron was hired in February 2019, and Herron joined by that August. Martin, who served as a writer on the first season, was revealed to be writing the entire second season in February 2022, along with Benson and Moorhead joining to direct the majority of the season's episodes.

Filming occurred in Atlanta, Georgia for the first season, with the second season being filmed in the United Kingdom.

Loki premiered on June 9, 2021. Its first season, consisting of six episodes, concluded on July 14 and is part of Phase Four of the MCU.

It received positive reviews, especially for the performances. A second season, also consisting of six episodes, debuted on October 5, 2023, to conclude on November 9, as part of Phase Five.




Streaming Now: Disney+ Hotstar

IMDb: 8.6

Action / Adventure / Fantasy

Moving (Korean: 무빙) is a 2023 South Korean web series directed by Park In-je. It is a Disney+ original starring Ryu Seung-ryong, Han Hyo-joo, Zo In-sung, Cha Tae-hyun, Ryoo Seung-bum, Kim Sung-kyun, Lee Jung-ha, Go Youn-jung, and Kim Do-hoon.

Based on the eponymous webtoon by Kang Full, the series is a supernatural drama that deals with three teenager high school students and their parents who discover their super powers.

After seven days of availability, it became the most watched Korean original series on Disney+ globally and Hulu in the United States, based on hours streamed.

Moving won 6 awards at the 2023 Asia Contents Awards & Global OTT Awards including Best Creative, Best Lead Actor, Best Writer, Best Newcomer Actor and Actress, and Best Visual Effects awards.


Sex Education


Streaming Now: Netflix

IMDb: 8.3

Comedy / Drama

Sex Education is a British teen sex comedy drama streaming television series created by Laurie Nunn for Netflix. It follows the lives of the teenagers and adults in the fictional town of Moordale as they contend with various personal dilemmas, often related to sexual intimacy.

The series stars an ensemble cast that includes Asa Butterfield, Gillian Anderson, Ncuti Gatwa, Emma Mackey, Connor Swindells, Kedar Williams-Stirling, Alistair Petrie, Mimi Keene, and Aimee Lou Wood.

Sex Education has received critical acclaim for its performances, writing, directing, production value, and mature treatment of its themes.

The programme has been a viewership success, with over 40 million viewers streaming the first series after its debut. Wood won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Female Comedy Performance for her role in the second series and the third series won Best Comedy Series at the 50th International Emmy Awards.


The Boys


IMDb: 8.7

Streaming now: Amazon Prime Video

Action / Comedy / Crime

The Boys is an American satirical superhero television series developed by Eric Kripke for Amazon Prime Video.

Based on the comic book of the same name by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, it follows the eponymous team of vigilantes as they combat superpowered individuals who abuse their powers.

The series features an ensemble cast that includes Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Antony Starr, Erin Moriarty, Dominique McElligott, Jessie T. Usher, Chace Crawford, Laz Alonso, Tomer Capone, Karen Fukuhara, and Nathan Mitchell.

Originally intended to be a feature-length film, the comic book series adaptation began its development in 2008 with Adam McKay set to direct the film.

Due to creative differences between the crew and the studios that picked up the film, the project was left in development hell.

The development for the project was revived in 2016 by Cinemax, which announced that it would be reworked as a television series.

Kripke was recruited to be the showrunner of the series, while Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg would be the executive producers.

Amazon Studios obtained the rights for the series in November 2017, with production starting in May 2018 in Toronto.

As part of a shared universe, a spin-off web series, Seven on 7, premiered in July 2021, an animated anthology series, Diabolical, premiered in March 2022, and a second live-action television series, Gen V, was ordered in September 2020.

The series has received positive reviews and praise for its writing, storyline, humor, and performances of the cast.

The series was nominated for six Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Drama Series in 2021.


The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart


Streaming now: Amazon Prime Video

IMDb: 8


The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart is a drama television miniseries produced by Amazon Studios, starring Sigourney Weaver and Alycia Debnam-Carey.

It is based on the novel by Australian author Holly Ringland and was adapted for the screen by series showrunner Sarah Lambert.

A young girl from a violent upbringing is orphaned and moves in with her grandmother on a flower farm. All seven episodes are directed by Glendyn Ivin.


Only Murders in the Building


Streaming now: Disney+ Hotstar

IMDb: 8.1

Comedy / Crime / Drama

Only Murders in the Building is an American mystery comedy-drama television series created by Steve Martin and John Hoffman. The plot follows three strangers played by Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez, with a shared interest in true crime podcasts who become friends while investigating suspicious deaths in their affluent Upper West Side apartment building, and producing their own podcast about the cases.

The series has received critical acclaim for its comedic approach to crime fiction, as well as the performances of the lead cast and the chemistry among them.

It has received nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series and for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Martin and Short.


The Witcher


Streaming now: Netflix

IMDb: 8.1

Action / Adventure / Drama

The Witcher is a fantasy drama television series created by Lauren Schmidkt Hissrich for Netflix. It is based on the book series of the same name by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski.

Set on a fictional, medieval-inspired landmass known as the Continent, The Witcher explores the legend of Geralt of Rivia, Yennefer of Vengerberg and Princess Ciri.

It stars Henry Cavill, Anya Chalotra, and Freya Allan. The first season, consisting of eight episodes, was released on Netflix. It was based on The Last Wish and Sword of Destiny, which are collections of short stories that precede the main The Witcher saga.

The second season, also consisting of eight episodes and based on the novel Blood of Elves. Netflix renewed the series for a third season, which also consist of eight episodes, and was released in two volumes.

This will be followed by a fourth season, with Liam Hemsworth taking over the role of Geralt of Rivia.


The Bear


Streaming now: Disney+ Hotstar

IMDb: 8.5

Comedy / Drama

The Bear is an American comedy-drama television series created by Christopher Storer. It premiered on Hulu and stars Jeremy Allen White as a young, award-winning chef who returns to his hometown, Chicago, to manage the chaotic kitchen at his deceased brother's sandwich shop.

The supporting cast includes Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Ayo Edebiri, Lionel Boyce, Liza Colón-Zayas, Abby Elliott, and Matty Matheson.

The sandwich shop interior is copied from the real-life Chicago shop Mr. Beef on Orleans, in River North. The creator was a frequent patron and friends with the son of the owner.

The series has received widespread critical acclaim (particularly for the directing and performances of its cast) and numerous accolades. The first season earned 13 Emmy nominations including Outstanding Comedy Series and acting nominations for White, Moss-Bachrach, Edebiri, Jon Bernthal and Oliver Platt.


Squid Game


Streaming now: Netflix

IMDb: 8

Action / Drama / Mystery

Squid Game (Korean: 오징어 게임) is a South Korean survival drama television series created by Hwang Dong-hyuk for Netflix. Its cast includes Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Wi Ha-joon, HoYeon Jung, O Yeong-su, Heo Sung-tae, Anupam Tripathi and Kim Joo-ryoung.

The series revolves around a secret contest where 456 players, all of whom are in deep financial hardship, risk their lives to play a series of deadly children's games for the chance to win a ₩45.6 billion prize.

The series' title draws from a similarly named Korean children's game. Hwang conceived the idea based on his own economic struggles, as well as the class disparity in South Korea and capitalism.

Though he wrote the story in 2009, Hwang couldn't find a production company to fund the idea until Netflix took an interest around 2019 as part of a drive to expand their foreign programming offerings.

Squid Game was released worldwide to critical acclaim and international attention. It became Netflix's most-watched series and the most-watched program in 94 countries, attracting more than 142 million member households and 1.65 billion viewing hours in its first four weeks, surpassing Bridgerton as most-watched show.

It has also received numerous accolades, including the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for O Yeong-su, and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series and Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series for Lee Jung-jae and HoYeon Jung, respectively; all three were also the first Korean actors to win in those categories.

The first series received 14 Primetime Emmy Award nominations, including for Outstanding Drama Series, making it the first non-English-language work to be nominated in this category; Lee won the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama series, the first time an Asian actor won the award for a non-English part.


Crash Landing on You


Streaming now: Netflix

IMDb: 8.7

Adventure / Comedy / Romance

Crash Landing on You (Korean: 사랑의 불시착) is a South Korean television series written by Park Ji-eun, directed by Lee Jeong-hyo and starring Hyun Bin, Son Ye-jin, Seo Ji-hye, and Kim Jung-hyun.

It is about a successful South Korean businesswoman and chaebol heiress who, while paragliding near Seoul, South Korea, is swept up in a sudden storm, crash-lands in the North Korean portion of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), and meets an army captain and son of the Director of the GPB in the Korean People's Army who decides he will help her hide.

Over time, they fall in love, despite the divide and dispute between their respective countries. The series aired on tvN in South Korea and on Netflix worldwide.

It is the highest-rated tvN drama and the fourth highest-rated South Korean TV drama in cable television history.


Alchemy of Souls


Streaming now: Netflix

IMDb: 8.8

Action / Drama / Fantasy

Alchemy of Souls (Korean: 환혼) is a South Korean television series starring Lee Jae-wook, Jung So-min, Go Youn-jung, and Hwang Min-hyun. Written by the Hong sisters, it depicts the stories of young mages dealing with heaven and earth.

It aired on tvN's Saturdays and Sundays. It is also available for streaming on TVING and Netflix in selected regions. The series was divided into two parts: Part 1 aired 20 episodes, while Part 2 (Alchemy of Souls: Light and Shadow) aired 10 episodes.


Game of Thrones


Streaming now: Jio Cinema

IMDb: 9.2

Action / Adventure / Drama

Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss for HBO. It is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, a series of fantasy novels by George R. R. Martin, the first of which is A Game of Thrones.

The show was shot in the United Kingdom, Canada, Croatia, Iceland, Malta, Morocco, and Spain. It premiered on HBO in the United States with 73 episodes broadcast over eight seasons.

Set on the fictional continents of Westeros and Essos, Game of Thrones has a large ensemble cast and follows several story arcs throughout the course of the show.

The first major arc concerns the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros through a web of political conflicts among the noble families either vying to claim the throne or fighting for independence from whoever sits on it.

The second focuses on the last descendant of the realm's deposed ruling dynasty, who has been exiled to Essos and is plotting to return and reclaim the throne. The third follows the Night's Watch, a military order defending the realm against threats from beyond Westeros's northern border.

Game of Thrones attracted a record viewership on HBO and has a broad, active, and international fan base. Critics have praised the series for its acting, complex characters, story, scope, and production values, although its frequent use of nudity and violence (including sexual violence) has been subject to criticism.

The final season received significant critical backlash for its reduced length and creative decisions, with many considering it a disappointing conclusion. The series received 59 Primetime Emmy Awards, the most by a drama series, including Outstanding Drama Series in 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019.

Its other awards and nominations include three Hugo Awards for Best Dramatic Presentation, a Peabody Award, and five nominations for the Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Drama.

A prequel series, House of the Dragon, premiered on HBO.




Streaming now: Netflix

IMDb: 8.4

Action / Comedy / Crime

Vincenzo (Korean: 빈센조; RR: Binsenjo) is a South Korean television series starring Song Joong-ki as the title character alongside Jeon Yeo-been, Ok Taec-yeon, Kim Yeo-jin, and Kwak Dong-yeon.

It aired on tvN every Saturday and Sunday; each episode was released on Netflix in South Korea and internationally after its television broadcast. The first episode reached a 7.7% rating (AGB nationwide), making it the fourth highest-rated tvN drama premiere.

The finale received 14.6% rating, making it the eleventh highest-rated drama in Korean cable television history at the time. It also made the series the sixth highest-rated drama in tvN's history.

The series was also popular among international viewers through Netflix, maintaining its position in the top 10 TV shows on Netflix in the world since its start and reached the fourth rank on April 26.

It ranked fourth on Forbes list of most-viewed Korean series on Netflix in 2021.


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