Binge Worthy Shows to Watch Based on Your Mood

Picking a show can be stressful if you have no idea what to watch. There are so many good shows out there, and sometimes you just don’t feel like watching a comedy. Here are the best binge-worthy shows to watch based on your mood.

 

Feeling sad: In need of a good cry

This Is Us (2016- )

This is Us is a must watch. Every episode is a new storyline that director Dan Fogelman beautifully connects to the episode prior. If you want a heartwarming show that will also result in water works, this is the show for you.

Available On: Hulu, NBC.com

Number of Seasons: 3

 

Grey’s Anatomy (2005- )

Cancer, bus crashes, gun shootings, heart failure … Grey’s has covered it all. Created by genius Shonda Rhimes, this show takes viewers on an emotional rollercoaster, so get a Kleenex box ready.

Available On: Netflix, Hulu (newest season), ABC.com

Number of Seasons: 14

 

Parenthood (2010- 2015)

Parenthood was This Is Us before This Is Us was a thing. It follows the Braverman family and their tear-jerking story. Not all of the show is sad, but it’s the sad moments will make you cry like a baby.

Available On: Amazon Prime, Hulu, Netflix

Number of Seasons: 6

 

Feeling funny: In need of a laugh

Superstore (2015- )

Superstore is a genius show about what it would be like to work in a store like Walmart but made 100 times more comedic. Not only does the show cause instant laughter, but activist America Ferrera stars in it which is reason enough to watch.

Available On: Hulu, NBC.com

Number of Seasons: 4

 

Schitt’s Creek (2015- )

What’s funnier than a wealthy family of four being embezzled out of their money and having to move to a town called Schitt’s Creek? The show is extremely entertaining and stars comedic legends Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara.

Available On: Netflix, Hulu, Pop.com

Number of Seasons: 4

 

The Good Place (2016- )

The Good Place is a hilarious show all about the afterlife and stars Kristen Bell. The show is super strange, but that is what makes it so funny and enjoyable.

Available On: Netflix, Hulu, NBC.com

Number of Seasons: 3

 

PSA: There are so many hilarious shows out there. These are just a few of my favorite binge-worthy shows. Others include Parks and Rec (Amazon Prime, Netflix, Hulu), The Office (Netflix), The Mindy Project (Hulu), Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Hulu) and New Girl (Hulu, Netflix).

 

Feeling crafty: In need of a new hobby

Property Brothers (2011- )

The Property Brothers help people find their future home, which of course, needs renovating. The end results are jaw-dropping and so is the appearance of the extremely attractive brothers, Jonathan and Drew. Fun Fact: ABC tried to get both brothers to be The Bachelor!

Available On: Hulu, HGTV.com

Number of Seasons: 13

 

Storage Wars (2010- )

Storage Wars is all about the hidden treasures found in abandoned storage units. There is a main cast that appears on the show which you get attached to right from the start. The storage unit finds are not only interesting, but the show is also very funny and entertaining.

Available On: Amazon Prime

Number of Seasons: 6

 

The Great British Baking Show (2010- )

Cakes, breads, extravagantly crafted desserts and British accents grace the screen in this hard to resist show. The Great British Baking Show revolves around amateur bakers trying to impress the judges with their desserts, which ironically is stressed spelled backward, an emotion seen a lot on the show.

Available On: Netflix

Number of Seasons: 9 (6 on Netflix)

 

Feeling sappy: In need of some romance

Atypical (2017- )

While this may not be the typical romantic TV show, the undertones and plotline say otherwise. Atypical follows the story of Sam who is trying to find love and friendship, his sister who is dealing with her first relationship and his parents who are trying to repair theirs.

Available On: Netflix

Number of Seasons: 2

 

Sex and the City (1998- 2004)

Miranda, Carrie, Samantha and Charlotte sure do know how to have an adventure and find romance. The show might be 20 years old, but is a classic that will make you believe that “the one” is still out there.

Available On: Amazon Prime

Number of Seasons: 6

 

Friday Night Lights (2006- 2011)

Friday Night Lights may be a show about high school football, but romances quickly form in this drama. The relationship between Coach Eric Taylor and Tami Taylor is #goals and will make you believe in love again.

Available On: Amazon Prime

Number of Seasons: 5

 

Feeling dramatic: In need of a mystery

Riverdale (2016- )

Based on the Archie comics, Riverdale takes a dark, twisty turn when Jason Blossom is found dead. The town is full of secrets and the show follows the scandals that result from the murder.

Available On: Netflix, Hulu (newest episodes), CWTV.com

Number of Seasons: 3

 

How To Get Away with Murder (2014- )

Shonda Rhimes is a mastermind and HTGAWM is no exception. The show revolves around criminal law students and their professor, played by Oscar-winning Viola Davis. Episodes involve flashes of events that foreshadow the shocking mysteries that will begin to unravel as the seasons progress. Each episode is more shocking than the last.

Available On: Netflix, Hulu (newest episodes), ABC.com

Number of Seasons: 5

 

Scandal (2012- 2018)

If you love politics, dramatic shows and Shonda Rhimes, this show is for you. Main character Olivia Pope works to solve scandals after retiring from her White House job, but also can’t seem to get over her past drama. Scandal includes affairs, deaths, political issues and so much more.

Available On: Netflix, ABC.com

Number of Seasons: 7

 

There are so many more amazing shows out there. Online streaming services have shows for every mood and season. Now, get to watching!