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Tyler – Mindhunter (Netflix)
FBI agents Holen Ford and Bill Tench’s work goes beyond any other field agent. By studying their own damaged psyches, they are able to catch some of the FBI’s most wanted serial killers. With the help of modern criminal profiling and expert analysts, agents Ford and Trench are able to hunt down killers before they pray on more victims in this Netflix Original crime drama.
Breana- This is Us (Netflix)
The Pearson family’s generational story unfolds in this emotional drama. In moments of love, joy, triumph, and heartbreak, revelations emerge from parents Jack and Rebecca’s past, while triplets Kate, Randall and Kevin discover deeper meaning in their present-day lives. A successful businessman and father Randall searches for information about his biological parents. Kate finds love and self-acceptance while battling obesity. Kevin pursues a more meaningful career, which brings some difficult choices.
Todd – Stranger Things (Netflix)
Stranger Things 2, the second season of the Netflix original Stranger Things. Set in Hawkins in the fall of 1984, the story continues as supernatural forces once again begin to affect the town. While the season services the first season’s core cast and characters first and foremost, several new characters are introduced: tomboy Max and her older step-brother Billy, a woman named Kali connected to Hawkins Lab, RadioShack manager Bob Newby, Department of Energy agent Dr. Owens and disgraced journalist-turned-conspiracy theorist Murray Bauman.
Katherine – Bull (CBS)
Dr. Jason Bull, a trial scientists, owns a trial consulting firm where he and his comraderies of experts who apply human intuition, psychology, and high-tech data, to understand jurors, witnesses, lawyers, and defendants to help his clients win their case.
Dane – Rick & Morty (Adult Swim)
Accompanied by his grandson Morty, sociopathic scientist Rick Sanchez travels to alternative dimensions through their wacky and chaotic adventures. With his slightly dangerous homemade sci-fi gadgets, you’ll never know what mess they will get into next.
Chelsea – Santa Clarita Diet (Netflix)
Realtors Sheila and Joel live a quiet and successful life. That is until she suddenly goes through a dramatic transformation, leaving her with dangerous cravings for death and destruction.With her husband and daughter helping to satisfy the new hunger deep inside, Shelia turns out to be better than ever.
Echoe – Narcos (Netflix)
Chronicling Pablo Escobar and the cocaine trade in the late 80’s, this Netflix original series gives you a real-life insight into one of the most wanted criminals in history.
Hadley – Impractical Jokers (TruTV)
This hidden-camera series follows four lifelong friends — Brian “Q” Quinn, James “Murr” Murray, Joe Gatto and Sal Vulcano — who take dares to an outrageous level. Since they were young, the quartet has challenged one another to do ridiculous dares in public. On the show, to find out who is best under pressure, the guys compete in awkward and outrageous hidden-camera hijinks. At the end of each episode, the loser must perform what is deemed to be the most-mortifying challenge yet.
Steven – Black Mirror (Netflix)
Black Mirror is a British science fiction television anthology series created by Charlie Brooker. It centers around dark and satirical themes that examine modern society, particularly with regard to the unanticipated consequences of new technologies.
Rusty – Game of Thrones (HBO)
George R.R. Martin’s best-selling book series “A Song of Ice and Fire” is brought to the screen as HBO sinks its considerable storytelling teeth into the medieval fantasy epic. It’s the depiction of two powerful families — kings and queens, knights and renegades, liars and honest men — playing a deadly game for control of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, and to sit atop the Iron Throne.
Kevin – Sherlock (BBC)
In this contemporary version of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective stories, Dr. John Watson is a war vet just home from Afghanistan. He meets the brilliant but eccentric Holmes when the latter, who serves as a consultant to Scotland Yard, advertises for a flatmate. Almost as soon as Watson moves into the Baker Street flat, they are embroiled in mysteries, and Sherlock’s nemesis, Moriarty, appears to have a hand in the crimes.
Irma – Girls (HBO)
An aspiring writer and her three friends, all in their early 20s, together try to make sense of what life has in store for them after living in New York for two years. They’re not sure what they want, or who they want it from, and the picture isn’t getting any clearer. Hannah thinks she has what it takes to be a successful writer if only she would write something. Marnie is Hannah’s best friend, a Type A personality who has a serious boyfriend and an actual job. Jessa is a devil-may-care bohemian whose apparent lack of fear hides her own kind of insecurity. Her cousin, Shoshanna, is an NYU student who would love nothing more than to experience a “Sex and the City” lifestyle.
Davian – Orange is the New Black (Netflix)
Piper Chapman is a public relations executive with a career and a fiance when her past suddenly catches up to her. In her mid-30s she is sentenced to spend time in a minimum-security women’s prison in Connecticut for her association with a drug runner 10 years earlier. This Netflix original series is based on the book of the same title. Forced to trade power suits for prison orange, Chapman makes her way through the corrections system and adjusts to life behind bars, making friends with the many eccentric, unusual and unexpected people she meets.
Sarah – The Office (Netflix)
This U.S. adaptation — set at a paper company based in Scranton, Pa. — has a similar documentary style to that of the Ricky Gervais-led British original. It features the Dunder-Mifflin staff, which includes characters based on roles in the British show — and, quite possibly, people with whom you work in your office. There’s Jim, the likable employee who’s a bit of an everyman. Jim has a thing for receptionist-turned-sales-rep Pam — because office romances are always a good idea! There’s also Dwight, the co-worker who is successful but devoid of social skills and common sense.
Brian – Vikings (History)
Viking Ragnar Lothbrok is a young farmer and family man who is frustrated by the policies of Earl Haraldson, his local chieftain who sends his Viking raiders east to the Baltic states and Russia, whose residents are as poor as the Norsemen. Ragnar wants to head west, across the ocean, to discover new civilizations. With assistance from his friend Floki, Ragnar builds a faster, sleeker fleet of boats to help him make it to the Western world. Through the years Ragnar, who claims to be a direct descendant of the god Odin, continues to struggle with Earl until the two face each other in a final battle for supremacy. Following that, Ragnar goes on a search for new lands to conquer.
Randy – Longmire (Netflix)
Based on the Walt Longmire mystery novels by best-selling author Craig Johnson, this contemporary crime drama stars Australian actor Robert Taylor in the title role, the charismatic and dedicated sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyo. Longmire patrols the county with a brave face and sense of humor, but deep inside he hides the pain of his wife’s recent death. With the urging of his daughter, Cady, and the help of Vic, a new female deputy, Longmire gains a new appreciation of his job and decides to run for re-election. He’s committed to putting his life back together, one piece at a time, and he often calls on best friend and confidant Henry Standing Bear for support.