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Throwback to the best TV shows #2016 had to offer!


As the year moves towards the end, we witnessed some great T.V. shows that made an exceptional mark on the binge-viewers and the critics, this year. Let the binge watching begin (if it still hasn’t) because this list is a must-watch for all before 2016 ends.

1) Stranger Things (2016): The best Netflix original so far, this show is as good as the word of mouth on it. Created by the duo named The Duffer Brothers, it is a love letter to the supernatural classics of the 80s. The show deserves a fresh viewing point with no plot line information, no spoilers here. Stranger Things is pitch perfect in just about every way, 8 episodes comprising the 1st season. Start with the first episode, you’ll be hooked. Guaranteed!


2) The Night Of (2016): This HBO eight-part crime drama mini-series can take you on an intense journey of the events that followed a particular night. With incredible acting performances, spot-on casting and a gripping story line. A mini-series with eight tense episodes got over far too quickly. So keep your eyes out for this one as HBO has and will always deliver quality content.


3) Westworld (2016): Another HBO series inspired about a futuristic theme park populated by artificial beings. This isn’t a typical amusement park, looked after by robotic “hosts” allowing visitors to live out their fantasies without any consequences. With 10 episodes, the show has picked up serious trending over the last few weeks for its weekly episodes and the exceptional season finale. You don’t want to miss out on this one, either.


4) The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story (2016): 9 Emmy’s, 22 Nominations, Outstanding Limited Series winner. The show rotates around the infamous O. J. Simpson murder case. With spot on casting! Capturing realism with accurate details and facts. If you love courtroom drama and connecting the dots of an unusual investigation, this should be the one to be getting hooked to.


5) Narcos (Season 2)(2016): Netflix to the rescue, once again. Narcos has proved that we are living in the golden age of T.V series. It is exciting, well paced and does complete justice to the accurate portrayal of Pablo Escobar, unfolding his rights, his wrongs and the reasons leading to them. As the Season 2 was out this year, it is a must watch. The impressive production, dark feels and real insights can actually make you subscribe to Netflix.


6) The Crown (2016): The Crown revolves around the life of Queen Elizabeth II from her wedding in 1947 to the present day. The first season depicts 1947-1955. The timeline will last till 6 seasons through the course of time. With positive critical acclaim, this is another new addition to the shows that may grow and become something really special.


7) This is Us (2016): Looking for a family show? This new NBC drama has one of the most promising pilots ever. As a family drama, it manages to stand out in its storytelling and can pleasantly surprise you. So for a feel good show, and to get in touch with your emotional side, this is a perfect pick from 2016.


8) Luke Cage (2016): A marvel fanatic? After Daredevil and Jessica Jones, an addition made to this superhero saga was Luke Cage. A realistic approach in storytelling is one its biggest strengths. If you have followed Daredevil or Jessica Jones, Luke Cage should be a priority on the list.


An end is always a new beginning. With the year ending, it has proven to be a solid beginning for some exceptional T.V viewing experiences in many genres. The bar is set way up and high, let’s see if #2017 can match it or better, exceed it.