One of the great perks that come with cutting the cord is getting access to popular original shows that are only available on streaming services. Some of the most-watched shows – like Stranger Things – aren’t on cable and can only be enjoyed with a cord cutting set up. If you’re bored with the same old shows you see on TV and are looking for something new, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video and more have a big selection of platform exclusives for you to try out.
Here’s a list of 5 trending original shows to check out right now:
1. Little Fires Everywhere
Starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington, Little Fires Everywhere follows the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. Based on Celeste Ng’s 2017 bestseller, the story explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, the ferocious pull of motherhood – and the danger in believing that following the rules can avert disaster.
Where to watch: Hulu
2. The World According to Jeff Goldblum
Through the prism of Jeff Goldblum’s always inquisitive and highly entertaining mind, nothing is as it seems. In “The World According to Jeff Goldblum,” each episode is centered around something people all love — like sneakers or ice cream — as Jeff pulls the thread on these deceptively familiar objects and unravels a wonderful world of astonishing connections that are both surprising and exciting. Through fascinating science and history, amazing people, and a whole lot of big ideas and insights, Jeff Goldblum provides an interesting take on the world.
Where to watch: Disney+
3. Star Trek: Picard
Star Trek: Picard features Sir Patrick Stewart reprising his iconic role as Jean-Luc Picard, which he played for seven seasons on Star Trek: The Next Generation. The new series will follow this iconic character into the next chapter of his life.
Where to watch: CBS All Access
4. The Stranger
Where to watch: Amazon Prime
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