Top 5 Shows to Look Forward on Netflix this August

Top 5 Shows to Look Forward on Netflix this August

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Netflix is bringing out the big guns in August! This August’s must-watch list contains top 5 shows that have gained international popularity. These award winning TV shows will glue you to the screen!

This August, you can enjoy these top 5 TV shows on Netflix and binge-watch to your heart’s content. We’ve got action, drama, comedy, mystery and romance! There is something for everybody! What’s your poison?


The Killing

It took 44 episodes but The Killing is finally coming to an end! The fourth and final season just came out on Netflix! Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder are haunted by the past as they carry out an investigation on an all-boys military base.

Check out this gripping trailer!


It was a little disappointing when I first found out that Netflix decided to wrap up The Killing with only 6 episodes in the fourth and final season. But at least it gave me something to watch while I wait for Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman to give me some more Sherlock.

The fourth season is just as bone-chilling and suspenseful as the first! Sarah Linden is on the edge and not doing a very good job of running away from her past while Stephen Holder is finding it harder and harder to pretend that everything is dandy. In the midst of all this hides a murder mystery that has them both ready to implode!



I was especially glad to see Joan Allen playing Col. Margaret Rayne, head of the military school in which. Linden and Holder are carrying out their investigation. I loved her part in the Bourne series in her role as CIA Dep. Dir. Pamela Landy. Still don’t remember her? Remember Sean Archer’s (the good guy) wife from Face/Off? Yepp, that was her.

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I’m as psyched as a squirrel high on coffee to find out who the killer is!


Orange is the New Black

The second season of Orange Is the New Black came out in June this year and if you still haven’t seen this amazing series then you don’t know what you are missing out on!

Here is a trailer that the show’s old and soon-to-become fans will surely love.

WARNING: There is nothing normal about this show, so make sure you’re holding on to something before you press ‘Play’.

Taylor Schilling plays Piper Chapman – a woman who is sentenced to women’s federal prison when she gets caught smuggling drugs. The bisexual Piper gets locked up in prison where she finds her ex-girlfriend Alex Vause (played by Laura Prepon) and things go south faster than she expected.

If you haven’t watched Orange is the New Black as yet, you’ve got 26 episodes filled with comedy-drama waiting for you. The best part is that the series is based off Piper Kerman’s memoir so you’re not watching something that an intern at FOX came up with.


Taylor Schilling who plays Piper, stands alongside the real Piper Kerman (Right)


Fans of the show that are waiting for the third season are jumping to know if Pornstache will be returning in the third season. There has been news that the guy has moved on to become a part of the main case in HBO’s ‘The Brink’, and I hope he stays on to play Pornstache because the show just won’t be the same without the classic bad guy.


House of Cards

Kevin Spacey kicks some serious asphalt in House of Cards. The second season of the Golden Globe Award winning series came out in February this year, so if you aren’t one of the millions hooked to the series, you’ve got around 25 episodes waiting for you to binge on Netflix.

Check this trailer out!

The best parts are when Kevin Spacey breaks the fourth wall and talks directly to the audience! Sends chills down my spines every time!


The first episode of the first season starts with Kevin Spacey playing the part of Francis J. Underwood, a Democrat who becomes Vice President of the United States in the second season and does everything in his power to become the President. He pulls all the good, bad and ugly tricks to get what he wants.

This is not about any desperate housewives or a bunch of soldiers dodging bullets. This is about the US government’s highest offices and the ruthlessly murderous tactics that some of the most respectable people in office are willing to execute without a second thought.

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Vampire Diaries

Vampire Diaries has been running for five seasons and has the sixth season and an entire spin-off series in the pipe-line. This is a next level combination of Supernatural and Twilight. I dare you to watch an episode and not become a fan by the end of the episode if you aren’t already one!

In a nutshell, the series is about two brothers who are vampires who fall in love with a human girl whose brother is a vampire hunter and best friend is a witch. In addition the series has doppelgangers, werewolves, hybrids (half vampires and half werewolves) and ghosts!


Image (Left to Right): Candice Accola (plays Caroline Forbes), Paul Wesley (as Stefan Salvatore), Kat Graham (as Bonnie Bennett), Ian Somerhalder (as Damon Salvatore), and Nina Dobrev (as Elena Gilbert)


Here is a summary of everything that has happened on Vampire Diaries so far that should help new fans get on track! Not the best summary but it’ll give you the general idea.

And here is the Season 5 Trailer that sent fans around the world jumping.

I don’t know about you but I’m as confused between Elena Gilbert (played by Nina Dobrev) and Bonnie Bennett (played by Kat Graham) as I am between Peanut Butter and Jelly!


Doctor Who

Doctor Who has been running since 1963, which is why there are 800 episodes in the series and the central character of Doctor Who has been played by twelve actors so far.

The series is about a time travelling doctor who travels through time and space in a time machine that looks like a Police call box called the TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimension in Space). He is like the last remaining FBI agent for the universe and solves cases wherever there he smells a conspiracy brewing.

This is no ordinary series about time travel! People die, worlds are destroyed, friends are lost, and enemies don’t hide in the dark!

Here is a trailer of the latest Season that is due to come out in late August.


And here is a rundown of the top 10 incarnations of the protagonist Doctor Who that will give you an idea of just how awesome the show is.


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