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TOP Best Netflix Original Series of 2020

Read our reviews about the best Netflix shows that are worth watching in 2020. Save precious time sifting through endless titles by reading out review.

It is the year 2020 and we are not surprised Netflix is still thriving. The streaming giant has been rolling out quality TV shows and films, and some of these productions have made their way to the Oscars. Whether you are searching for Best Picture nominees or Bingeable reality shows, the options are more than enough on Netflix.

For most viewers, the wealth of options poses a challenge, as they have to scour through the feed to find what is worth their time. Most times, it is hard to know what’s good, what’s great and what will make you feel like asking for your viewing time back. Here, we are going to take you through the best Netflix TV series that will make you go down the binge road.

Sex Education
With socially awkward main character Otis and his friend bringing us retro vibes, the show manages to bring us pure comedy while highlighting important issues surrounding Sex Education in real life. Season One carefully introduced the characters and entertained us with several honest but uncomfortable topics surrounding teen sexuality. The second season brought more heat by addressing issues like consent, sexual harassment, asexuality, female pleasure, anal sex and misconceptions about STDs. The humour, teen drama and powerful messages place it at the top of our list of must-watch TV series of 2020.

Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness
Netflix’s Tiger King has gained a lot of hype in the last couple of months. Tiger King is a seven-part true crime story that portrays the life of Joe Exotic, a tiger breeder and private zookeeper in Oklahoma. The series indulges in his polygamous marriages, the quest for the office of president of the United States and vicious feuds. This miniseries is sure to get you hooked with sudden twists, sensational thrills and sobering ending.

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The Circle
For many people who have seen The Circle, their description of the show is “Big Brother, but on the Internet”, yeah, we were sceptical too. However, a few episodes in, the show unveils more layers of entertaining twists. The unassuming reality competition show centres pit real-life influencers against each other in a bid to win a $100,000 prize. The participants are hosted in a single building where they are prevented from having contact with the outside world or each other. However, they can socialize virtually via a social network called the Circle. Whether the producers are trying to prove a point or conduct an experiment, you are sure going to get entertained watching this thoughtful reality show.

Self Made
Inspired by the life of Madam CJ Walker, the first self-made female millionaire in America, this four-part series comes with controversial statements. Don’t expect a genuine portrayal of the icon the show is about, rather lookout for spectacular acting from Octavia Spencer, the lead character. The solid drama tries its best to properly highlight the ordeals and triumph of the famous entrepreneur, and how she succeeds to become a millionaire. If you are down for an inspiring and heart-warming show, this one is for you.

Love Is Blind
Love is Blind is the typical love and dating reality TV show that will get your hooked before you realize. The show brings 30 Atlanta single together to participate in an experiment to prove love is blind. The first couple of weeks, the participants serially date one another without seeing each other face-to-face. If they are lucky to share a connection with a stranger in the pod, they can then meet each other and have their love tested. The real goal is to make it to the altar, some will succeed, and some will make last-minute decisions. The series is enjoyable is a weird way and it’s something you will like to cross off your list.

Published May 22, 2020

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