Top 5 binge worthy TV shows of 2016

December 1, 2016

1. This Is Us

     Is a extraordinary story about a family and their hardships. Rebecca once had a difficult pregnancy that result in the birth of her triplets on her husband’s birthday. The lives of Jack, Rebecca, Kevin, Kate, and Randall are all presented at different points in time. The couple's story tends to take place in the early stages of their marriage, taking us through the birth of their children, or at different times of their kids childhood. Also included are separate story lines for the kids in their adulthood, each of whom has his or her own baggage from the result of their childhood. Tune in on Tuesdays on NBC.   

2. Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life

     Nearly a decade after the series finale of Gilmore Girls. Netflix releases A Year in the Life of Lorelai, Rory and Emily Gilmore through four seasons of change. All episodes streamable on Netflix currently.    

3. The Crown

     The Crowns focuses on the 25 year-old Queen Elizabeth II, the newlywed faced with a daunting challenge of running a country. With the British Empire in a decline, politics in chaos, a young woman takes the throne. A new era in the making, Netflix shows us the queen’s private journey behind the public eye. All episodes streamable on Netflix currently.  

 

4. Timeless

     On NBC a experimental time machine is stolen from the NSA. A team consisting of a history professor, a soldier, and an engineer are sent back in time using a prototype to capture the man, Flynn, who stole the time machine. However, the team starts to notice that  Flynn and his associates are trying to rewrite American history.  NBC shows us a futuristic show while taking us back to the  most important American history events. Tune in on Mondays on nbc.

 

5. American Horror Story: Roanoke

     Fx has presented the best of the best with American Horror Story and in season six they don't disappoint. This series is an anthology, which means the each season has a different storyline with the same characters and in some ways each season connects with each other. When the first episode premiered, no one knew what to expect because they kept everything a secret. Fx released 24 misdirected promos and only one of them was the true storyline. Later on we found out it was based upon the myth of Roanoke Colony, which is  one of the first colonies built on what we know today as North Carolina, and the entire colony, all 117 men, women, and children, died. So the story is shown to us in docudrama format where it's told by the real people in the interviews and then reenacted by actors for our viewing of what happened. The story follows Matt, Shelby and Lee as they move into the a house in the middle of the country of North Carolina, and, as they begin to settle into their new home, strange and paranormal occurrences begin to haunt them. This season was anything other than what we expect, the creators did a phenomenal job at leaving me shock after every episode. The season has since concluded, but I can't wait to watch it again.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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