Succession (HBO | Comedy, Drama)
Stars: Nicholas Braun, Brian Cox, Kieran Culkin
The Roy family is known for controlling the biggest media and entertainment company in the world. The family’s world changes when their father steps down from the company. They begin to fight for control which exposes the family’s lack of morals and redeeming values.
The first season of Succession premiered in 2018, and this year the fourth and final season aired. As the betrayal and tensions grew, fans were eager to see the conclusion to the Roy family drama. All four seasons are now available to stream on MAX.
Jury Duty (Amazon’s Freevee | Comedy, Mockumentary )
Stars: Ronald Gladden, James Mardsen, Alan Barinholtz
Jury Duty follows the workings of an American jury trial through the eyes of Ronald Gladden, a juror who is unaware the entire case is fake. Everyone involved in the trial is an actor except for him and everything happening around him has been carefully planned.
Throughout the eight episodes of this standalone series, viewers watched Ronald’s reactions to the oddball characters that say and do outlandish things throughout the trial. The show can be streamed on Freevee.
I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson (Netflix | Cringe Comedy, Sketch Comedy)
Stars: Tim Robinson, Sam Richardson, Patti Harrison
In this series, Tim Robinson and his guests put on cringe, surreal comedy sketches that drive people to the point of desperately wanting to leave their presence. The quirky characters put themselves into awkward and ridiculous situations where everyone around them gets violently uncomfortable, including the viewers.
While some viewers might not like the uncomfortable laughter this show elicits, it’s comparable to a train wreck that you can’t look away from. The first season premiered in 2019 and the second in 2021. This year, Robinson and his team released the third season which got people hooked again. The show can be streamed on Netflix.
Ted Lasso (Apple TV |Comedy, Drama)
Stars: Jason Sudeikis, Hannah Waddingham, Jeremy Swift
American football coach Ted Lasso heads to London to manage AFC Richmond, a struggling English Premier League soccer team. Lasso knows nothing about soccer/football, but with enthusiasm and positivity he rises to the challenge, despite the forces within the club that don’t want him to succeed.
This hilarious and heartening series began in 2020 and released its third and final season this year. Ted Lasso had fans across the U.S. and U.K. hooked into the sports comedy, drama series. The series can be streamed on Apple TV.
The Last of Us (HBO | Adventure, Drama)
Stars: Pedro Pascal, Bella Ramsey, Anna Torv
After a global pandemic destroys civilization, Joel, a hardened survivor is hired to smuggle Ellie, a 14-year-old, out of a quarantine zone. The task starts as a small job, but quickly turns into a brutal journey as they travel across the U.S. and depend on each other for survival.
The Last of Us series is based off a popular video game that came out in 2013. The show was a quick hit with video game enthusiasts and action fans across the globe. The first season can be streamed on MAX.