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See which new original series have everyone talking

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Queer Eye

The 2018 reboot of the Emmy-winning reality series features an all-new Fab Five helping men make over their lives. Grab your tissues: This feel-good series, which has already been renewed for a second season, will have you in (happy) tears.

2 of 21 Netflix

Lost in Space

This reimagining of the iconic sci-fi classic brings the Robinson family into the 21st century. The 10-episode first season features a colorful cast of characters, including Parker Posey as the villainous Dr. Smith.

3 of 21 David Giesbrecht/Netflix

Jessica Jones

With a third season in the works, fans must go back and binge-watch the first two while they anxiously await to see what goes down between Jones (Krysten Ritter) and Oscar Arocho.

4 of 21 Katie Yu/Netflix

Altered Carbon

According to Google Trends, this new, cyberpunk sci-fi show was one of the most searched-for series when it was released in February. The over-the-top original has plenty of action, mystery and (warning!) quite a bit of violence.

5 of 21 Erica Parise/Netflix


With a second season dropping this summer, this comedy, based on the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, was one of Netflix's biggest breakout shows of 2017. It has '80s nostalgia, just like Stranger Things, but with more leotards and hairspray.

6 of 21 Joseph Lederer/Netflix

A Series of Unfortunate Events

Count Olaf (Neil Patrick Harris) terrorizes the Baudelaire siblings in the first two seasons of the Netflix show based on the best-selling children's book series.

7 of 21 Netflix

The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale

It's technically not The Soup, but it's a lot like The Soup. Can we say that? Fans of McHale's former E! series will love seeing this hilarious host back in front of the green screen.

8 of 21 Suzanne Hanover/Netflix


This millennial romantic comedy from Judd Apatow released its third and final season in 2018. If you haven't streamed it yet, it's worth the watch.

9 of 21 Netflix

Wild Wild Country

This six-part documentary is the latest Netflix original to attract a ton of buzz. Why? Two words: Sex cult.

10 of 21 Netflix

Nailed It!

This amusing baking competition, in which amateur bakers attempt to recreate delicious deserts, is set to return for a second season.

11 of 21 John O Flexor/Netflix

On My Block

With a 93% on Rotten Tomatoes, this freshman coming-of-age comedy has already won over audiences' hearts and was just greenlit for a second season.

12 of 21 Netflix

Ugly Delicious

Foodies can't get enough of this nonfiction original, which dedicates each of its eight episodes to examining a popular food like pizza, tacos and hot chicken.

13 of 21 Adam Rose/Netflix

One Day at a Time

Families love this reimagining of the classic sitcom, which centers around a newly single Latina mom and her family. A third season will arrive on Netflix in 2019.

14 of 21 Beth Dubber/Netflix

13 Reasons Why

With a second season coming soon, now is as good a time as any to catch up on Season 1 of the heart-wrenching teen drama about a high school student who takes her own life.

15 of 21 Scott Patrick Green/Netflix

Everything Sucks!

Alas, this teen comedy was canceled after its one and only season premiered in Feb. 2018, but fans have launched online campaigns to try to save the series centered around a group of outcasts at an Oregon high school in the 1990s.

16 of 21 Fabio Affuso/Netflix


Carey Mulligan shines in this four-part limited series, which follows a detective working a case that is more than it seems.

17 of 21 Netflix

La Casa De Papel (Money Heist)

The captivating crime drama, which has two seasons available on the streaming service, may be Netflix's most popular Spanish-language series yet. You'll be on the edge of your seat as you watch eight criminals infiltrate the Royal Mint of Spain. You can stream it in its original Spanish with English subtitles or dubbed in English.

18 of 21 Netflix

Stranger Things

Come on, what would a 'Best Shows on Netflix' list be without the '80s nostalgia-fest that has won over critics and fans alike? A third season is currently in production.

19 of 21 Robert Viglasky/Netflix

The Crown

With two seasons out and two more in the works, this award-winning Netflix original about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II is a perfect series to binge-watch before the next royal wedding between Prince Harry and Suits star Meghan Markle.

20 of 21 Netflix

The End of the F***ing World

The dark British dramedy, which two disturbed teens who run away together, is chillingly good.

21 of 21 Saeed Adyani

The Standups

Selecting a comedy special to stream can be daunting, so this series of 30-minute stand-up sets from breakout comedians is an easy way to get a variety.