Must-Stream TV: All the Best Shows You Should Be Watching From 2024 So Far

Don't spend hours scrolling through streaming platforms — here's 2024's standout shows that you need to see.
Sarah Ward
Published on May 17, 2024
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    The Ireland-Set Second Season of Jamie Dornan-Starring Thriller 'The Tourist' Is Just as Bingeable as the First

    The amnesia-fuelled series swaps the Australian outback for the Emerald Isle's rolling hills, but keeps its excellent leads and twisty plot.

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    Marvel's First Spotlight Series 'Echo' Builds in Potency Across Its Five Increasingly Gripping Episodes

    After 'Hawkeye', Maya Lopez is back to reckon with her history — and so is the formidable Alaqua Cox playing the role.

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    Netflix's 'Boy Swallows Universe' Turns an Ace Brisbane Book Into an Ace Brisbane-Shot Streaming Series

    Starring Simon Baker, Travis Fimmel, Phoebe Tonkin and Bryan Brown, this TV version of the beloved Australian novel gets everything right.

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    Frosty, Fierce and Phenomenal: 'Night Country' Brings 'True Detective' Back to Its Powerhouse Best

    Ten years since the HBO mystery series debuted, this Jodie Foster- and Kali Reis-led fourth season is just as dazzling as the episodes that started it all.

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    An Agatha Christie-Meets-'The White Lotus' Setup Will Make You Want to Keep Watching 'Death and Other Details'

    Mandy Patinkin plays "the world’s greatest detective" in this ten-part murder-mystery, which also riffs on 'Knives Out' and 'Succession'.

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    Haunting in Hong Kong: Nicole Kidman-Led Miniseries 'Expats' Is Another Must-See From 'The Farewell' Director Lulu Wang

    Following three American women living abroad, the six-part streaming series is based on the 2016 novel by Janice YK Lee.

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    Forget the Brangelina Film: The New 'Mr & Mrs Smith' Series Is a Smart, Slinky and Intimate Spy Gem

    Donald Glover and Maya Erskine bring glorious chemistry to this lived-in take on married assassins juggling life, love and work.

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    Riveting British Detective Drama 'Criminal Record' Is Weighty, Well-Cast and a Must-Watch

    Peter Capaldi and Cush Jumbo star in this eight-part Apple TV+ series about new light being shone on an old case.

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    Stylish Drama 'The New Look' Stitches Together Christian Dior and Coco Chanel's WWII and Post-War Histories

    Ben Mendelsohn and Juliette Binoche star in this series about the two fashion figures, plus the importance of haute couture to French culture after the war.

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    Surreal and Sharp Rapper Comedy 'The Vince Staples Show' Is Your Next One-Sitting Netflix Binge

    The musician and actor plays himself in this five-part limited series, which'll help fill the 'Atlanta'-sized hole in your streaming queue.

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    Tense and Terrific New Space Thriller 'Constellation' Is Streaming's Next Stellar Sci-Fi Series

    Noomi Rapace and Jonathan Banks star in Apple TV+'s new mystery, which follows astronauts grappling with their trips to the heavens.

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    Sweeping, Dazzling, Thrilling: Feudal Japan-Set Historical Epic 'Shogun' Is Grand and Gripping Viewing

    One of the best new TV shows of 2024 has arrived via this second small-screen adaptation of James Clavell's bestselling 1975 novel.

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    'The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin' Gives Noel Fielding Another Entertainingly Silly and Funny Comedy

    'The Mighty Boosh' star plays a real-life highwayman — but sticking to the facts clearly isn't this Apple TV+ series' remit.

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    'Apples Never Fall' Brings Another Twisty Liane Moriarty-Penned Mystery to the Small Screen with an Ace Cast

    After 'Big Little Lies' and 'Nine Perfect Strangers' comes this Annette Bening-, Sam Neill- and Alison Brie-starring whodunnit, which was shot in Australia.

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    Gonna Be Hilarious 5eva: 'Girls5eva' Has Moved to Netflix for Season Three and It's Another Comedic Hit

    This Tina Fey-executive produced music-industry sitcom follows a girl group making a comeback after 20 years — and now it's making a comeback itself.

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    Glossy, Gorgeous and Engaging 60s-Set Dramedy 'Palm Royale' Makes Gleaming Use of Kristen Wiig

    Apple TV+'s latest page-to-screen series also welcomely gives off 'Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar' vibes.

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    Netflix's Massive New Page-to-Screen Series '3 Body Problem' Is Your Next Must-See Sci-Fi Mindbender

    The showrunners that made 'Game of Thrones' such a hit have now taken on Liu Cixin's 'Remembrance of Earth's Past' trilogy.

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    If You Love Workplace Sitcoms, You Should Be Watching Season Two of Maya Rudolph's Eat-the-Rich Comedy 'Loot'

    What happens when a billionaire decides to give away all of her money, and has a team to help? That's the premise of this Apple TV+ series.

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    Mesmerising Andrew Scott-Starring Miniseries 'Ripley' Is a Masterful Monochrome-Hued Must-See

    There's no shortage of talent in this gorgeous and thrilling eight-part adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's 1955 book.

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    The Last Season of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Wraps Up Larry David's Sitcom in a Pretty, Pretty, Pretty Perfect Way

    After 12 seasons over 24 years, Larry David closes out his post-'Seinfeld' comedy masterpiece as only he can.

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    Get Ready for an Absolute Blast: 'Fallout' Is the Latest Superb Small-Screen Adaptation of a Hit Video Game

    Whether you’re an avid fan or a newcomer, this is a trip to the wasteland worth taking — and boasts an exceptional cast.

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    High School Mightn't Be Easy, But Binge-Watching Your Way Through 'Heartbreak High' Season Two Is

    Netflix's revival of the hit 90s Aussie TV series is back for a second spin — and this new whirlwind of teen chaos is just as engaging.

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    'High Country' Is Australian TV's Latest Addictive Rural-Set Mystery — and Leah Purcell Is Superb at Its Centre

    Victoria's alpine region provides the setting for this twisty detective tale, which pairs excellent performances with a compelling whodunnit.

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    You Won't Be Able to Stop Thinking About Heart-Wrenching Stalker Thriller 'Baby Reindeer' From the Moment You Press Play

    Scottish comedian Richard Gadd brings his one-man show to TV — and both tell a stunning, gripping and unforgettable true tale.

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    A24 Co-Produced British Sitcom 'Such Brave Girls' Is Such Brilliant (and Candid, Complex and Darkly Hilarious) Viewing

    If this acerbic new series seems close to reality, that's because it is, with sisters Kat Sadler and Lizzie Davidson starring and taking inspiration from their lives.

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    Colin Farrell Is a Private Detective Worth Following in Intriguing Los Angeles-Set Mystery Series 'Sugar'

    This Apple TV+ series splashes its love of film noir and LA movies gone by across its frames, but it's never afraid to be its own thing.

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    Thoughtful and Charming Existential Dramedy 'The Big Door Prize' Unlocks Another Level of Potential in Season Two

    What would you do if a magical machine could tell you how you were meant to spend your life? That's still the question at the heart of this Apple TV+ series.

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    'Hacks' Is Back and Better Than Ever in the Stellar Showbiz Comedy's Sharply Funny Third Season

    With Deborah Vance chasing a hosting gig on late-night television, this award-winning HBO series has ambitious new terrain to traverse.

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    Joel Edgerton Opens the Door to the Multiverse in Absorbing New Existential Sci-Fi Series 'Dark Matter'

    The Australian actor hops through parallel worlds in this nine-part Apple TV+ series, which is adapted by author Blake Crouch from his own thriller novel.

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    Park Chan-wook, Several Robert Downey Jrs, Vietnam War-Set Spy Thrills: 'The Sympathizer' Has Them All

    This seven-part HBO adaptation of Viet Thanh Nguyen's Pulitzer Prize-winning book is one of 2024's must-sees.

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