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    Mar 29, 2020

    If You're Really Bored Being Stuck At Home, Here Are 27 Series To Help You Pass The Time

    Time to binge!

    Most of us are spending a lot of extra time at home these days, practicing social distancing during the current coronavirus pandemic.

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    And at times it feels like some days drag longer than others. So if you're suffering from boredom, missing your friends, or just looking for a new series to watch, these friendship-filled shows might do the trick.

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    1. On My Block

    Netflix

    Seasons: 3

    What it's about: A coming-of-age story about a group of friends living in South Central, Los Angeles, trying to navigate their way through high school while also dealing with local gangs and budding relationships.

    Where to watch: Netflix

    2. Elite

    Netflix

    Seasons: 3

    What it's about: When three working-class teenagers earn scholarships to attend an exclusive private school in Spain, tension quickly arises between them and the wealthier students, and eventually leads to murder.

    Where to watch: Netflix

    3. High Fidelity

    Hulu

    Seasons: 1

    What it's about: While running a record shop in Brooklyn with her three friends, Rob revisits her past "Top 5" heartbreaks to figure out what went wrong between her and her exes.

    Where to watch: Hulu

    4. Workin' Moms

    CBC Television

    Seasons: 4 (three available to stream)

    What it's about: Four working mothers with completely different parenting styles balance their jobs, love lives, and family in Ontario.

    Where to watch: Netflix

    5. Undone

    Amazon Studios

    Seasons:1

    What it's about: After having a near-death experience in a car accident, Alma developed time-traveling abilities. But she only discovers this special ability after learning the truth behind her father's death.

    Where to watch: Amazon Prime

    6. The Bold Type

    Philippe Bosse / Freeform

    Seasons: 4

    What it's about: Three best friends working at a top women's magazine navigate life while tackling things like identity, relationships, health issues, finding your voice, and more.

    Where to watch: Hulu

    7. Sex Education

    Netflix

    Seasons: 2

    What it's about: An introverted teen named Otis with a sex therapist for a mother begins to transform lessons he's learned from his mom into a lucrative business at his high school — offering sex advice to his classmates.

    Where to watch: Netflix

    8. Cheer

    Netflix

    Seasons: 1

    What it's about: The cheerleaders of Navarro College prepare for the National Cheerleading Championship held annually in Daytona, Florida, inviting audiences into the world of competitive cheerleading.

    Where to watch: Netflix

    9. Schitt's Creek

    CBC Television

    Seasons: 6 (five available to stream)

    What it's about: When Johnny Rose and his wealthy family suddenly find themselves broke, they are forced to leave their luxurious lifestyles behind to live in a motel in Schitt's Creek.

    Where to watch: Netflix

    10. Black Lightning

    Steve Dietl / The CW

    Seasons: 3

    What it's about: A school principal doubles as the heroic electrical superhero Black Lightning. But he's not the only one with powers — his family is feeling a charge of energy as well.

    Where to watch: Netflix

    11. Love Island

    iTV2

    Seasons: 6

    What it's about: Six single women and six single men looking for love couple up to find their perfect match, while also competing in ridiculous challenges for a chance to win $50K.

    Where to watch: Hulu

    12. Love Is Blind

    Netflix

    Seasons: 1

    What it's about: Singles take a less conventional approach to modern-day dating by discovering if they can fall in love with their partner without ever seeing them.

    Where to watch: Netflix

    13. The Stranger

    Netflix

    Seasons: 1

    What it's about: Suburban families are torn apart when a stranger comes to town to divulge shocking secrets about their loved ones, which eventually leads to a woman going missing.

    Where to watch: Netflix

    14. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

    Amazon Studios

    Seasons: 3

    What it's about: A housewife in the 1960s decides to change her life and become a stand-up comic after finding out her husband cheated on her.

    Where to watch: Amazon Prime

    15. The Hookup Plan

    Netflix

    Seasons: 2

    What it's about: Elsa is having a hard time getting over her ex, so her best friend secretly hires a male escort to help get Elsa's mind off of him. Unfortunately, the plan works a little too well when Elsa and the escort start falling for each other.

    Where to watch: Netflix

    16. Atlanta

    FX

    Seasons: 2

    What it's about: Based in Atlanta, Earn and his rapper cousin Paper Boi try to make it big in the music industry. Along the way, they battle with social and economic issues, race, relationships, and parenthood.

    Where to watch: Hulu

    17. Shrill

    Hulu

    Seasons: 2

    What it's about: Annie Easton is a struggling journalist seeking ways to change her life and love her body despite constant criticism. She hopes to do this while balancing an unreliable boyfriend and a dismissive boss.

    Where to watch: Hulu

    18. Riverdale

    The CW

    Seasons: 4 (three are available to stream)

    What it's about: Based on the original Archie comics, a group of high schoolers tackle family drama, young love, and the mysteries of their beloved Riverdale community.

    Where to watch: Netflix

    19. Grown-ish

    ABC

    Seasons: 3

    What it's about: A spinoff of ABC's Black-ish, Zoey Johnson is stepping away from her sheltered family life to embark on her college journey. Along the way, she's met with new experiences like drugs, sex, and relationships.

    Where to watch: Hulu

    20. All American

    The CW

    Seasons: 2 (one available to stream)

    What it's about: When Spencer James — a star high school football player from South Central — is recruited to play for Beverly Hills High School, the two worlds collide, devastating secrets are revealed, and friendships are formed.

    Where to watch: Netflix

    21. New Girl

    Fox

    Seasons: 7

    What it's about: After a bad breakup, a quirky young woman named Jess moves into an apartment with three male roommates. Together, they learn to live with and love each other despite all of their offbeat ways.

    Where to watch: Netflix

    22. Younger

    TV Land

    Seasons: 6

    What it's about: A single mom named Liza decides to reboot her career and her love life by passing herself off as a 26-year-old book editor after being mistaken for being younger than she really is.

    Where to watch: Hulu

    23. The Expanse

    SyFy

    Seasons: 4

    What it's about: Set in the distant future where humans colonized the solar system, Earth and Mars are close to going to war. A detective, pilot, engineer, and a ship captain team up together to help stop it.

    Where to watch: Amazon Prime

    24. Good Girls

    NBC

    Seasons: 3

    What it's about: Three suburban mothers, desperate for cash, rob a supermarket to solve their problems, but their problems only get worse when they realize the gang ties to that money.

    Where to watch: Netflix (1&2), Hulu (3)

    25. Atypical

    Netflix

    Seasons: 3

    What it's about: Sam, an 18-year-old autistic man, is on a mission to get a girlfriend and become more independent, which causes his overbearing mom to go on a life-changing journey of her own.

    Where to watch: Netflix

    26. Terrace House

    Netflix

    Season: 4 (broken up into 14 parts)

    What it's about: Six men and women, who start as strangers, live together under one roof for the summer in hopes of finding love and moving forward in their careers.

    Where to watch: Netflix

    27. 3%

    Netflix

    Season: 3

    What it's about: Set in a world divided between the haves and the have-nots, people living in poverty are given the chance to compete for a chance to live in the luxurious Offshore Island. But only 3% of the candidates succeed...and not all of them live to see another day.

    Where to watch: Netflix

    Is there another friendship-focused show you're loving right now that didn't make the list? Tell us about it in the comments below.

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