Thinking about a horrible catastrophe to occur in our government is always negative and seeing explosions and terrifying destruction happen at the State of the Union address should cause fear in anybody’s mind. For Tom Kirkman, he was launched into the oval office after this horrible incident. He was not prepared for all the overwhelming challenges that would come and Tom is now in charge and must keep the United States from falling into chaos while training himself to keep the country under control as the new president. Designated Survivor is a great drama series that most commonly attracts adults, but I believe it can entice young adult as well. This TV series will keep you on the edge of your seat and you won’t be disappointed with the action that is incorporated with the constant drama.
Marvel’s Luke Cage
Luke Cage is another re enactment of Marvel’s popular and famous superhero series. Marvel’s Luke Cage is a fun and exciting action-packed series that brings out the inner kid in everybody. Everybody loves a good superhero story to follow. The bravery to show courage amidst the race issues in America in the eyes of a superhero is simply heart pounding. Luke Cage is a young man who has super human strength and super healing abilities caused by a failed/sabotaged experiment. Luke is saddled with the problem of rebuilding his life with the powers he obtained. Luke understands that he can use his super abilities to help the town of Harlem, but faces several enemies along his path like a nightclub owner named Cottonmouth and an old rival, Shades. This is a fantastic TV show for a family binge night. Everyone in the family can feel different emotions while watching this action packed drama.
Pitch is a drama of the first ever female player in the Major League Baseball that can be an emotional roller-coaster for viewers. Good drama TV series’ are hard to come by but Pitch can make you sit on the couch for hours on end. Ginny Baker has become a starting pitcher for the San Diego Padres organization. After struggling through every day initially in practice, to discovering her role in the center of a team brings constant suspense in each episoe. She often wonders if she loves the game of baseball or if she’s just living the dream that her father pushed her towards. The reactions to Ginny in the organization are scattered. Some view her as a gold mine while others view her as a distraction. While she conquers the controversy of her thoughts, the Padres must handle the scrutiny of the media and fans. Pitch would bring joy to young viewers but some interest to adult viewers as well.
Stranger Things is a fascinating drama series that thrives as a top series on Netflix. The science fiction and fantasy type show catches all audiences by surprise and leads you back to the television each night. Stranger Things is set in the captivating generation of the 1980s. A young boy disappears into the darkness of the Indiana air. Search parties are sent for the boy by his close friends, but while everyone searches for the young boy, confusing mysteries about the town are discovered. Facts about the government and groups in Indiana are discovered, leaving the young friends to be terrified. Stranger Things leaves you on the edge of your seat after every episode. The gripping and sometimes comedic swagger of this TV show causes obsession to viewers.
Atlanta tops the list of the top new shows to binge watch because of its unique approach to the life of poverty turned into stardom. This comedy on FX is like no TV show you have ever seen before. Atlanta, the recent Golden Globe Award winner, is a hilarious and intriguing take on how the people living in Atlanta try to handle their jobs and families. The main character Earn, played by Donald Glover, is completely broke. He lives with his wife who is frustrated with Earn’s life choices to care for their baby girl. His cousin, Alfred, who is commonly known by “Paper Boi” is now a famous rapper after releasing his popular mixtape. Earn decides to ask his cousin if he can be involved with the stardom of “Paper Boi.” Unknowing of the dangerous and often illegal rapper lifestyle that will be brought to him, Earn struggles with the dreams of overnight success and day to day mediocrity. Atlanta will definitely entertain the viewers with its fancy and new age style of comedy and drama.