The Best Shows To Watch On Netflix This August

The Best Shows To Watch On Netflix This August

Netflix has so many films, documentaries and TV shows to choose from, but what are the best shows to watch on Netflix this August? Whether you’re into teenage dramas with a political twist, a fan of science fiction, reality tv or crime drama, I’ve collated the four perfect picks for you…

A Teen Drama During Political Turmoil: Derry Girls

A Northern Irish Sitcom, Derry Girls is set in Derry during The Troubles in the 1990s. It is one of the best shows to watch on Netflix if you’re looking for a touch of dark humour and human emotion.

This laugh-out-loud teenage drama is one of the best comedies I have seen on TV this year. Though the show is very funny, it deals with sensitive subjects with grace thanks to the loveable characters.

Derry Girls follows the lives of five high school students, Erin, Orla, Clare, Michelle and James, as they navigate their teen years at a Catholic secondary school. While The Troubles are part of the show’s backdrop, the storyline mostly focuses on typical teenage drama. A comedy must-see!

A Binge-Worthy Science Fiction Show: Stranger Things

One of the most anticipated releases of 2019, this Netflix Originals’ series has just launched its third season.

One of the best shows to watch on Netflix, Stranger Things is a binge-worthy science fiction show that has you hooked from beginning to end. You need to watch it!

Stranger Things is a science fiction show that takes place in a small, quiet town. However, a peculiar incident and the disappearance of a young boy reveal that dark, supernatural forces are at work. Only one girl can save the community…

Heartfelt Reality TV: Queer Eye


If you’re on the lookout for an easy-to-watch, feel-good television show, then this is it!

You can’t watch Queer Eye and not fall in love with the kindness, humour and heart of the fab five!

One of the best shows to watch on Netflix, Queer Eye is a reboot of the original franchise. It’s a reality tv show that sees 5 interior design, fashion, grooming, culinary and culture experts help everyday people in New York make life-altering changes. Touching and entertaining, it’s well worth a watch.

A Crime Thriller: Money Heist

Money Heist, or La Casa de Papel, is a terrific thriller. What makes it one of the best shows to watch on Netflix? It recounts the tale of a group of burglars who rob The Royal Mint Of Spain and carry out the biggest money heist in the history of Spain.

Allow yourself to get swept up by this thrilling crime show!

While the first two seasons have been on Netflix for a while, the third season has just dropped! If you haven’t watched it yet, now is the time to get on board!

And there you have it, the best shows to watch on Netflix this August! Grab your popcorn and a refreshing drink, it’s time to start watching!

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Eleanore Nash

Eleanore Nash


An avid sportswoman, I'm always on the prowl for the latest trending hair and skincare products that will keep my curls bouncy and my skin glowing despite intense exercise. I believe that when you look good, you feel good and it gives you the confidence to always perform at your best.