Whether you want to sit back and catch an episode a day, or binge watch through the night, these Top 10 Best TV Shows of 2016 will keep you hooked to your screen.
US Vice President tries to keep it together when shit hits the fan
Veep follows the misadventures of Selina Meyer, the VP who juggles her personal and professional lives. She is aided in her duties to the State by an incompetent, quibbling team and their epic fails will make you roar with laughter.
A Wild West theme park populated by robots. What could possibly go wrong.
Westworld is about the ethical dilemmas of robotics that have been ruminated over since Asimov’s time. Apart from the intricate storyline, it also has some good old-fashioned violence.
The Grand Tour (Driving)
Three British men bicker about things and drive fast cars aka Top Gear reborn.
This show features Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May who set out to create their own show after Clarkson was kicked out of Top Gear by BBC. The budget is huge, the production value is great, the cinematography to die for, and the adventures bigger than ever.
Mr. Robot (Drama-thriller)
Fight club meets Clockwork Orange meets The Matrix.
Come see the world through the eyes of Elliot a cybersecurity engineer in a stuffy corporate job by day and a hacker by night. The series follows his attempts to take down the unimaginatively named Evil Corporation.
Silicon Valley (Comedy)
Let’s start up a startup!
The series follows the adventures of six guys with an entrepreneurial vision who struggle to make it big in the titular valley. This satire is based in part on the real life experience of Mike Judge, one of the creators of the show.
Better Call Saul (Drama)
What happened before Breaking Bad.
Better Call Saul is about the life of small-time lawyer James Morgan “Jimmy” McGill. Watch as he juggles being a lawyer with taking care of his ill brother while doing his best to stay out of court. It is a prequel to Breaking Bad where the McGill makes an appearance as Saul Goodman.
Jessica Jones (Drama)
Darkest Marvel show ever.
Jessica Jones is a Marvel show about the former superhero who opens up a detective agency. It doesn’t shy away from tackling serious issues like rape, assault and post traumatic stress disorder. One of the darker offerings from the comic universe, the show makes for some particularly excellent viewing.
Childish Gambino makes it big, or not.
Atlanta is created by Donald Glover, who you might remember from Community or his alternate rapper avatar called Childish Gambino. The show follows the journey of two cousins as they try to make their way up through the rap scene in Atlanta.
Stranger Things (Horror/thriller)
A girl unlocks a world and it’s not as pleasant as Narnia.
The show is about a group of friends who befriend a lost girl and the mysteries that she helps them unlock. Fans all over the world adore Eleven, the girl, and once you watch the show you’ll love her too. The show will be a special treat for those who enjoy Stephen King’s works.
Black Mirror (Science-fiction/Satire)
Warped realities and more.
Black Mirror is a British anthology focussed on aspects of modern life that scare us all. Specifically, it deals with possible uses of fictional technology and how that might warp our ways of living. Watch this show for a satirical take on how human beings interact with technology.