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23 Totally Addictive Shows You'll Want To Binge Watch This Weekend

After all, summer is the season of doing nothing but watching TV.

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We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which shows are their favourite to binge watch in a weekend. Here are their recommendations...

1. GLOW

Netflix

Watch on: Netflix

Number of episodes: 10, around 30 minutes each

"I binged GLOW in the space of three days, and I loved every second of it. I have absolutely no interest in wrestling, but the show really isn't about the sport – it's about the people. Every character is complex and well thought out. None of them are good, none of them are bad. They are all just people trying to get along and make a new show. Some are in it for the love of wrestling, most are in it for the money. It's incredibly interesting to watch these people grow and improve! It's probably the best thing on Netflix right now." – Rosie Mae Bonser, Facebook

2. Daredevil

Netflix

Watch on: Netflix

Number of episodes: 26, around an hour each

"It's the perfect number of episodes per season – it totals 26 hours, which is perfect for a weekend as both Saturday and Sunday are covered. Now we have timescale out the way, the programme itself is amazing! The acting is fantastic throughout, it's brilliantly scripted, fast-paced, and gripping AF. Get on it." – Mickey Finn, Facebook

3. Luther

BBC

Watch on: Netflix

Number of episodes: 16, an hour each

"The first season is the longest at a whopping six episodes, and it contains the cream of British acting talent." – Beverley Carry, Facebook

4. Sherlock

BBC

Watch on: Netflix

Number of episodes: 14, around 90 minutes each

"It's so addictive my dad and I watched it in 24 hours, whilst making empty promises that the next episode would be our last but then before we knew it was 3am and I was demanding more episodes." – Cassidy McGairy, Facebook

"I'm jealous of the people who can actually binge watch the episodes, rather than waiting every couple years to watch one!" – laurad42ba28baf

5. SKAM

NRK

Watch on: NRK, if you're in Norway (lol)

Number of episodes: 43, around 30 minutes each

"It's a Norwegian series about lives of teenagers in Norway. There are only four seasons since the show ended, and each season is about a different character's life. I've learned a lot from this show, and it's totally binge-worthy too. Just give it a go – it's full of drama and leaves you at the edge of your seat after every episode." – tek2

6. Pride and Prejudice

BBC

Watch on: Netflix UK and Australia, Amazon Prime

Number of episodes: 6, around an hour each

"It's practically perfect in every way. The film may be my preferred version but this miniseries is just deliciously witty, wonderful, cozy and intelligent." – Ir Jaa, Facebook

7. The Man in the High Castle

Amazon

Watch on: Amazon Prime

Number of episodes: 20, around an hour each

"It's beyond brilliant and totally addictive. It explores what would have happened if the Nazis won WWII. It's alternate history, mystery, fantasy, romance, drama, and a lot more. Above all that, it's really binge-worthy." – Ir Jaa, Facebook

8. Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

BBC America

Watch on: Netflix

Number of episodes: 8, around an hour each

"For sure. I flew through it one day when I was home sick from work and it blew me away. It is fantastic." – Samantha Geen, Facebook

9. The Get Down

Netflix

Watch on: Netflix

Number of episodes: 11, around 50 minutes each

"It has a well-written and addictive plot, and there's only 11 episodes, so you can easily finish it in 2 days." – Selma Ganic, Facebook

10. Master of None

Netflix

Watch on: Netflix

Number of episodes: 20, around 30 minutes each

"It's one of the best shows on Netflix. It is funny, touching, and relatable, with a love story interwoven. I'm a regular binger." – Jessica Zwerdling-Wilkins, Facebook

11. Dear White People

Netflix

Watch on: Netflix

Number of episodes: 11, around 30 minutes each

"The way it's done is really awesome and interesting and the plot is deep. Love love love." – charlottew4db512e19

"Just do yourself a favour and watch Dear White People." – sophia4d8f3b6b5

12. My Mad Fat Diary

Channel 4

Watch on: All4, Hulu

Number of episodes: 16, around 45 minutes each

"There's only 16 episodes in the whole series so you can finish it in pretty much a day. It has a good message, it's super cute, and will definitely make you laugh and cry." – maygenh

13. Santa Clarita Diet

Netflix

Watch on: Netflix

Number of episodes: 10, around 30 minutes each

"I just watched the first season yesterday as I am immobile due to a broken foot. It was dark for sure, but FUNNY, which I needed in my current state. Timothy Olyphant and Drew Barrymore are hilarious!" – m4ef968192

14. Sense8

Netflix

Watch on: Netflix

Number of episodes: 23, around an hour each

"Beyond having an incredibly talented and diverse cast, the show has a gripping suspenseful feel to it without being too complex. I get chills every time the cluster shows up to support one another. Plus it's only 2 seasons – totally binge-able!" – kmon

15. American Horror Story

FOX

Watch on: Netflix, Hulu

Number of episodes: 73, but each season is a separate story and consists of 10-13 episodes, around 45 minutes each

"Personally, I think the show is just kind of weird, but not scary. My personal favourite season – there's five on Netflix – is Asylum." – AlyssaMartinez

16. Black Mirror

Netflix

Watch on: Netflix

Number of episodes: 13, ranging from 45 minutes to 90 minutes each

"There are only a few episodes each season and some are shorter than others. I binge watched all of them! It keeps you interested because there's different characters in each episode and there's always a twist at the end that I couldn't guess! You think you know where they're going with each episode but then you're proved wrong, and your mouth is wide open at the end." – t414e8160a

17. Brooklyn Nine-Nine

FOX

Watch on: Netflix, All4, Hulu

Number of episodes: OK, it's 90, which is a lot, but they're only 20 minutes each

"The cast is fantastic, Andy Samberg is so hot, and the characters Hitchcock and Scully are so hilarious that I pee my pants every time they say something. Binged three seasons in a weekend." – Pauline F

18. UnREAL

Lifetime

Watch on: Amazon Prime

Number of episodes: 20, around 45 minutes each

"It's a great weekend binge – it's so messed up, but hooks you from the start and definitely leaves you wanting more." – michelles4cba61f98

19. Fargo

FX

Watch on: Netflix, All4

Number of episodes: 30, around 50 minutes each

"I just finished binging all three seasons and it was the wildest ride. Looking for all the subtle connections between the seasons and the movie adds another fun layer to the experience." – ssphoenix94

20. Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23

ABC

Watch on: Netflix, Hulu

Number of episodes: 26, around 20 minutes each

"Extremely easy to watch, short episodes, and only two short seasons – unfortunately, since I didn't stop laughing the whole time I was watching it." – charlottedoyle17

21. Freaks and Geeks

NBC

Watch on: Netflix

Number of episodes: 18, around 45 minutes each

"It's a show that was made in the 90's but takes place in the 70's, about a smart girl who decides to become a rebel and her nerdy little brother. It's hilarious but has serious parts too. It only has one season, but it is definitely one of my favourite shows." – christinal45d3021d1

22. Big Little Lies

HBO

Watch on: Hulu, HBO Go

Number of episodes: 7, around an hour each

"It's only got seven episodes, and it'll be sure to hook you from the start and not let go until you're watching the end credits of the last episode." – notetonotehourtohour

23. Chewing Gum

Channel 4

Watch on: Netflix, All4

Number of episodes: 12, around 20 minutes each

"The seasons are fairly short. I don't know how the writers of this show managed to make a comedy that is as raunchy as it is heart warming." – bcdbff

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