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What to Watch on Netflix Top 10 TV Show Rankings on September 24

We can't believe this show is No. 1!

Tim Surette
Love on the Spectrum

Love on the Spectrum


Netflix won't tell us how many people are watching its shows, but it does throw us a bone with the Netflix Top 10 TV Shows list, counting down the most-watched series on the service. The Netflix Top 10 TV Shows list for Friday, Sept. 24 is back online after three days of technical issues, and the most amazing thing about this is that the Korean drama Squid Game is still at No. 1. Joining the list is the true crime docuseries Monsters Inside: The 24 Faces of Billy Milligan, which looks at the first case in which multiple personality disorder was used as a defense in court, the anime The Seven Deadly Sins, and Season 2 of Love on the Spectrum.

But of Netflix's most popular TV series, which shows are actually worth watching? We break down the entire Netflix Top 10 TV Shows list and guide you through what to binge and what to skip. We do the same for Netflix's Top 10 moviesas well as Netflix's overall Top 10 list. We also have a list of the 50 best shows and movies to watch on Netflix right now, as well as the best movies on Netflix and the best TV shows on Netflix

Based on Netflix's Top 10 TV shows for Friday, September 24

1. Squid Game

For fans of: Violence, cruelty, cash money | Is it good?: It's thrilling, totally bonkers, and very much worth your time

A group of participants competes in a series of childhood games with deadly consequences -- Red Light, Green Light includes a giant, robot doll that guns down competitors if they move, for example -- and the last one standing wins the cash prize. It's got a mix of Battle Royale and Running Man in it, and you can't go wrong with that if you're looking for something entirely messed up. (Yesterday's rank: 1)

2. Sex Education

For fans of: Kids discovering themselves, British accents, Gillian Anderson | Is it good?: It's one of the best teen shows on right now

The best-dressed British teens on TV are about to get a whole new look: school uniforms. Netflix's raunchy-on-the-outside, sweet-on-the-inside charmer Sex Education is shaking up life at Moordale in Season 3, which picks up as the students are starting a new term. Desperate to reform Moordale's reputation as the "sex school," new headteacher Hope (Girls alum Jemima Kirke) takes drastic measures to impose order, which go over as well as you'd expect. Where are Otis (Asa Butterfield) and Maeve (Emma Mackey) when their classmates need them? Still on the outs after a certain voicemail got deleted, unfortunately. (Yesterday's rank: 2)

3. Monsters Inside: The 24 Faces of Billy Milligan

For fans of: True crime, Primal Fear | Is it good?: It's pretty interesting

In 1975, Billy Milligan was charged with multiple rapes on the campus of Ohio State University. During his psychological evaluation, he was diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder, or multiple personality disorder. Monsters Inside looks at the examination and his trial with archived footage and reenactments, and it's good for viewers who know very little on the subject as it explains things from the ground up. (Yesterday's rank: n/a)

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4. The Circle

For fans of: People being stuck in one place with no way of getting out, but in a fun way | Is it good?: It's not as fun as it was in Season 1

It kind of seems like The Circle just premiered its second season, but in any case, it's already back for a third. Netflix's competition series follows contestants who are confined to their own rooms in an apartment complex and can only communicate with each other over social media. There's tons of catfishing, tons of poorly kept secrets, and tons of cheesy hashtags. Not too much new stuff happening here! (Yesterday's rank: 6)

5. Clickbait

For fans of: Black Mirror, feeling bad | Is it good?: You'll never believe the answer (not really)

Adrian Grenier stars in this twisty miniseries as a man who is held hostage by a mysterious bad guy. The kidnapper livestreams Grenier's character in captivity, complete with accusations that he abuses women, leaving his family wondering if they truly know him. Meanwhile, his fate is directly tied to the amount of views the stream gets. Sounds like a click-to-kill situation! (Yesterday's rank: 3)

6. Lucifer

For fans of: Supernatural cops, hell puns, the mind of Neil Gaiman | Is it good?: It's a fun time

Even the devil doesn't have infinite lives. After being canceled by Fox, saved by Netflix for Season 4, renewed by Netflix for a "fifth and final season," and then resurrected again for a surprise sixth and final season, Lucifer's charmed afterlife on streaming is coming to a close. The final 10 episodes find Lucifer (Tom Ellis) preparing to take his place as God, not that he and Chloe (Lauren German) seem to be in a huge rush to start the job. (Yesterday's rank: 4)

7. Cocomelon

For fans of: Mashed vegetables, pacifiers | Is it good?: For babies, sure

Colorful objects, preschool songs, and big-headed babies make this catnip for toddlers and younger kids who get screentime. (Yesterday's rank: 5)

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8. The Seven Deadly Sins

For fans of: Remembering a lot of fantasy lore while you watch a show | Is it good?: Anime fans love it

The Netflix anime about a princess who recruits a band of evil knights to help save her kingdom returns for its latest season. If you're passionate about the seven deadly sins being a major motif in the shows you watch, this is the series for you. (Yesterday's rank: n/a)

9. Sharkdog

For fans of: Sharks AND dogs | Is it good?: The kids will like it

A young boy whose parents won't let him get a dog befriends an adorable shark-dog hybrid mutant with a huge appetite. Not to be confused with Catfish(Yesterday's rank: 7)

10. Love on the Spectrum

For fans of: Real reality, the mundane moments of dating | Is it good?: Yeah, it's pretty sweet

Tired of dating shows where the clout-whoring participants are just as fake as their collagen implants? Give Love on the Spectrum a spin, and follow several British singles who are on the autism spectrum as they lovingly and awkwardly stumble through the dating scene. (Yesterday's rank: n/a)

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