Top T.V. Shows Watched During Quarantine

Story by Nicole Haberek, Staff Writer and Editor

When the Coronavirus put the world at a halt over a month ago, many people took it as an opportunity to binge-watch shows that they otherwise wouldn’t have had time to watch. Here is a list of some of the top shows that people have been watching during quarantine.

  1. All American – This is a CW original sports drama that has taken the world by storm since Corona. The show is inspired by the real-life story of NFL football player Spencer Paysinger. The show follows the journey of Spencer as he moves his life from Crenshaw, California to Beverly Hills to pursue his dream of being an NFL star. It shows the ups and downs of Spencer’s life and all of the people around him. The first two seasons are on Netflix. 
  2. Outer Banks – This is a brand new Netflix original series. It is about a guy named John B and the show follows him and his other teenage friends on a quest to help him find the legendary treasure that is linked to his father who disappeared. 
  3. Tiger King – This is a Netflix original true crime documentary mini-series. It follows the life of the zookeeper Joe Exotic and his life with his “big cats.” It focuses on his connection with Carole Baskin, the founder of “Big Cat Rescue.” This docuseries will have you on the edge of your seat and leave you with questions you want answered. 
  4. Grey’s Anatomy – Originally airing on ABC, Grey’s Anatomy has made its way to Netflix and is one of the most-watched shows currently. The show follows the life of surgeons at Seattle Grace Hospital. All 16 seasons are on Netflix for your enjoyment but be prepared, it is a tear-jerker. 
  5. The Vampire Diaries – Another CW original show, The Vampire Diaries is a very popular show on Netflix these days. The show is a supernatural drama that follows the life of teen Elena Gilbert and her journey to heal after the death of her parents. The show explores the life of her and the people in her life, including vampire brothers Damon and Stefan Salvatore. 
  6. Gossip Girl – Gossip Girl is a classic T.V. show that aired on the CW network and is now on Netflix. The show is narrated by the unknown “gossip girl” and it follows the lives of wealthy teenagers living in the Upper East Side. The whole series is on Netflix and is one of the most popular T.V. shows of the decade. 
  7. Criminal Minds – Criminal Minds is a crime drama series that premiered on CBS and went on for 15 seasons. The show follows a group of criminal profilers that work for the FBI in the Behavioral Analysis Unit. It tells the story of the different members of the team and their lives at work and at home. 
  8. Money Heist – This is a Netflix original series. It is a Spanish crime drama series that traces two long-prepared heists. The series was filmed in Spain and the series has four parts to it. The show has a lot of twists and turns and it something that will keep you on the edge of your seat.