Best Shows to Watch Now! Fall 2018

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I don't talk about this much,  but I am a TV and movie connoisseur. I spend many hours watching TV shows and movies with my husband. That's kind of our thing,  especially now that we have kids and can't go out as often. So I thought I would help you all out by giving you some suggestions on TV shows you need to start watching right now!

So what are the best shows to be watching you ask?


1. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon Prime TV)

This show is based in the 50's and is about the life Miriam "Midge" Maisel. Midge goes through a big life change suddenly,  and finds herself drunk, onstage at a comedy club. She is a potty mouth and gets herself into some trouble. The comedy club owner (played by Rosie O'Donnell) takes Midge under her wing to help her become a great comedian. 

My husband actually watched the whole first season without me because I just didn't care to add another show to my big list. Finally, a few weeks of him asking me to give it a shot,  I did. It's so hard not to watch. I'm addicted. This show makes me feel inspired to be a comedian.. and I've had no desire to be a comedian ever! Try it out,  you won't be disappointed!


2. The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu)

Based on a book written by Margaret Atwood. Set in a near future offered id a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead, a totalitarian and theocratic state that has replaced the United States of America. Because of dangerously low reproduction rates, Handmaid's are assigned to bear children for elite couples that have trouble conceiving. 

I am definitely addicted to this show. It's hard to watch at times but it is so well written and the acting is phenomenal!


3. Ozark (Netflix)

Marty Byrde (played by Jason Bateman) is a financial planner who gets into some trouble and has to move his family from Chicago, to the Ozarks. There he must launder 500 million in 5 years for a Mexican drug lord.

This usually wouldn't be my type of show,  but my husband begged me to watch it with him. I don't regret it one bit! 
Season 2 just came out and I'm trying to watch it as slow as possible so I doubt have to wait another whole year for this show!


4. American Horror Story (on FX)

A Horror based TV show that has a different story every season, but some of the sa.e actors. Lady Gaga is even in one season. 
From Haunted houses, evil witches, and killer clowns,  this show has it all. 
It's currently on Season 8 which is about the Apocalypse. A few survivors are held up in a bunker, but with all the Hell they go through,  they start to wonder if it's worth staying or taking their chances in the apocalyptic wasteland.

I've been following this show since Season 1 and I think they do a great job. I do like some seasons better than others, but I'm kind of a horror freak so I love to watch this show. If you want to start this series I suggest binge-watching from season 1. It's so good!

5. Better Call Saul (on AMC)

A spin-off prequel from Breaking Bad. 
Jimmy McGill grew up as a con artist, only to become a small-time lawyer. This is the story of how Jimmy McGill becomes Saul Goodman,  a lawyer for criminals, and drug dealers. 

It's fun to watch the crossover that makes Jimmy into Saul, and how Breaking Bad ties into it. Bob Odenkirk does a fantastic job. 


There are many other shows I could add to this list but right now,  these are my favorite!

My husband and I are able to watch these shows because we have an Amazon Prime subscription and we also bought the Amazon Fire TV. With that setup,  you can get Amazon TV shows and movies,  and if you have subscriptions to Hulu or Netflix,  you can get that on the Amazon Fire TV as well! I love the variety of shows I get to watch!


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