10 Shows to Binge Watch on Starz During Your Holiday Vacation





If you’re looking to watch quality premium content then look no further than Starz.  Like HBO, Showtime, and other premium networks, Starz offers some of the best TV shows that are perfect for binging. 

Right now you can get a 7-day free trial to start binging Starz and it’s only $8.99/mo. after that. Starz is also available as an Amazon Prime Video Channel for the same price. The network lives up to its “find your next obsession” tagline because it has something for everyone. From crime, drama, action, historical pieces, science fiction, comedy, classics, and new hit series there is something for the whole family on Starz.

Here are our top 10 picks of the most bingeable shows available on Starz.

“Good Times”

“Good Times” was one of the most iconic shows of the 1970s. The series ran from 1974-1979 had 6 seasons and made TV history as the first African-American 2-parent family sitcom. The show follows a poor family in the projects of Chicago, who make the best out of their situations. “Good Times” is noteworthy for being a spin-off of a spin-off of executive producer Norman Lear’s “Maude” and “All in the Family,” respectively. Watch all 133 episodes now on Starz.

“Sanford and Son”

“Sanford and Son” was another big hit produced by Norman Lear in the 1970s. The series is a spin-off of the British sitcom “Steptoe and Son,” but with an African-American twist. The series follows a snappy and irascible junk dealer, his frustrated son, and the schemes and hijinks they get into. Led by its star, legendary comedian Red Foxx as Fred Sanford, “Sanford and Son” was known for its racial humor, catchphrases, running gags, and laying the foundation that future African-American shows would follow. The show has become an all-time great TV sitcom after its 6 season run from 1972-1977.  Watch all 136 episodes now on Starz.

“Friday Night Lights”

Inspired by the H.G. Bassinger novel and film by the same name, “Friday Night Lights” is a series about the fictional small-town high school football team in Dillion, Texas. The series ran from 2006-2011 for 5 seasons and never garnered a massive audience, but was a critical success. The show had an ensemble cast including Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Minka Kelly, Aimee Teegarden, Jesse Plemmons, Michael B. Jordan, Taylor Kitsch, and more. The critically acclaimed series took place in a fictional rural town and tackled serious modern American issues such as family values, racism, abortion, drug abuse, and more. Watch all 76 episodes now on Starz.


Created by Steven S. DeKnight,  “Spartacus” is a Starz fictional series inspired by the historical Thracian gladiator of the same name, who led a slave rebellion from 73 to 71 BC against the Roman Republic. The historical period piece combines action, adventure, blood, and gore in one of the best complete series on TV. The show ran from 2010-2013 for 3 seasons, plus a 6 episode prequel miniseries. Watch all 39 episodes now on Starz.

“Ash vs. Evil Dead”

Set 30 years after the iconic Evil Dead trilogy, “Ash vs. Evil Dead” is a comedy-horror series starring Bruce Campbell reprising his role as Ash Williams. The series was known for being gut-busting funny with gut-wrenching gore, and was a proper revival of the Sam Rami classic. The show ran for 3 seasons from 2015-2018. Watch all 30 episodes now on Starz.


Idris Elba takes on the leading role as DCI John Luther in the British psychological crime drama “Luther.” The series was met with critical acclaim with a Rotten Tomatoes score of 88%. The series has been nominated for numerous awards including Primetime Emmys, Golden Globes, and NAACP Image Awards for Elba’s role as the lead actor. The show has aired for 5 seasons over the course of a near-decade, premiering in 2010 and ending in 2019. Watch all 20 episodes now on Starz.

“American Gods”

Based on Neil Gaiman’s 2001 novel of the same name, “American Gods” is a fantasy drama mystery that has been praised for its visual style and acting. The show has been nominated for multiple Primetime Emmy Awards, Critic Choice Awards, Saturn Awards, and more for its visual effects, acting, and being one of the best fantasies and dramas on television. The show premiered in 2017 and you can catch up on the show before season 3 begins on January 10, 2021. Watch all 16 episodes now on Starz.


Based on Katori Hall’s play, “P-Valley” is a drama series that follows the life of employees working at The Pynk strip club in the Mississippi Delta. Critically, the show has been a success with a 100% critics score on Rotten Tomatoes. Two weeks after its July 21, 2020 premiere, Starz greenlit the show for a second season. Watch all 8 episodes now on Starz.


Created and produced by Courtney A. Kemp with Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, “Power” is a Starz original crime drama series that was one of the network’s biggest hits. The show stars Omari Hardwick as James St. Patrick aka Ghost, as a drug dealer who wants to leave the street life behind. The series was so popular that Starz launched a spin-off in 2020 titled “Power II: The Book of Ghost.” Praised for its atmosphere, acting, and pacing, “Power” was a mainstay for Starz and aired for 6 seasons from 2014-2020. Watch all 63 episodes now on Starz.

“The White Queen”

Based on Phillipa Gregory’s historical novel series The Cousins’ War (The White Queen, The Red Queen, and The Kingmaker’s Daughter), “The White Queen” is a British historical drama miniseries set during the War of the Roses. The critically acclaimed series was nominated for multiple Golden Globe Awards and Primetime Emmy Awards. Not only was the series a critical success, but its popularity has led to 2 sequels “The White Princess” and “The Spanish Princess.”  “The White Queen” aired in 2013 and is a quick show to binge. Watch all 10 episodes now on Starz.

These are just a few of the great shows that Starz has available now for binge watching. Sign up for Starz to watch these shows and more for only $8.99/mo.

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