The best streaming shows to watch right now.

Anyone else excited that Ted Lasso Season 3 starts March 15? I’ve spun-off my one-word review series to feature the best shows streaming on Amazon Prime, Apple TV+, Disney+, HBO Max, Hulu, Netflix, Paramount+, Peacock. The best streaming shows I’m watched and loved over the past year or so include Fargo, Ted Lasso, Yellowstone, Succession, The Queen’s Gambit, Ozark, 1883, and more. And I just recently discovered Modern Family and Schitt’s Creek. Updated: 03.11.23

One-word reviews of the best shows streaming now on Amazon Prime, Apple TV+, Disney+, HBO Max, Hulu, Netflix, Paramount+, Peacock

Here are the best streaming shows I’ve watched recently on the top streaming sites such as Amazon Prime, Apple TV+, Disney+, HBO Max, Hulu, Netflix, Paramount+, Peacock. In the same spirit as my one-word movie reviews and one-word book reviews, I’ll add new one-word reviews of streaming shows to this post regularly. All streaming show reviews are based on a 5-star rating. If I’m in the process of watching a streaming series, I’ll note with a TBD.   

Enjoy some binge-watching on the best shows to stream right now!

Note: You are able to purchase season passes for some of these shows on different streaming sites; my one-word reviews are based on where I watched these shows.


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Best shows streaming on Amazon Prime – one-word reviews

Yellowstone is by far the best streaming show on Amazon Prime. Here are a few more. Have you watched any great shows on Amazon Prime that you could recommend to me?

  • Jack Ryan streaming show review: 5* Thrilling
  • The Terror streaming show review: TBD* Suspenseful (I finished the book, The Terror, earlier this year and loved it! Looking forward to watching the streaming show that’s based on the book. See all my one-word book-reviews.)
  • Yellowstone streaming show review (also on Paramount): 5* Unraveling (My husband and I love this show and can’t wait for its return – family and tensions between ranchers, developers and tribal nations.) And also watched its prequels: 1883 and 1923 on Paramount+ (which we love!).


Best streaming shows to watch on Apple TV+ – one-word reviews

Here are the best and maybe-not-so-great streaming shows to watch on Apple TV+ and my one-word reviews.

  • The Morning Show streaming show review: 5* Cutthroat
  • Severance streaming show review: 5* Gripping
  • Ted Lasso streaming show review: 5* Funny!

Best shows streaming on Disney+ – one-word reviews

It doesn’t appear I’ve watched many streaming shows on Disney+ yet, but have watched a few movies like Frozen and Frozen II. See my related post: One-word movie reviews.

  • Get Back Beatles Documentary: 5* Fascinating

Best shows streaming on HBO Max – one-word reviews

Here are the best streaming shows on HBO Max currently.

  • Barry streaming series review: 5* Conflicted
  • Chernobyl streaming series review: TBD* Devastating (I still have a couple of episodes to watch in this highly acclaimed streaming series; it’s disturbing, but shows a spotlight on what happened and how this tragic occurred.)
  • Game of Thrones: 5* Epic (I bingewatched all seasons when I traveled to a GoT filming location: Dragonstone in Spain).
  • Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts: 5* Nostalgic (now I want to reread and rewatch every Harry Potter book and movie)
  • Raised By Wolves series review: 3* Meh (We were drawn in for the first few episodes, we didn’t complete it.)
  • Silicon Valley streaming series review: 5* Comical
  • Succession streaming series review: 5* Dramatic
  • The Outsider streaming series review: 5* Chilling
  • Veep streaming series review: 5* Hilarious
  • The White Lotus streaming series review: TBD* (I just started watching this show to see what all the fuss is about. Have you seen it yet?)

Best shows streaming on Hulu – one-word reviews

Hulu is the streaming service we watch the most and here are my top shows currently streaming.

  • America’s Got Talent streaming series review: 5* Talent
  • 11.23.63 streaming series review: TBD* Thriller (I first want to read the Stephen King book that this streaming show is based on.)
  • Fargo streaming series review: 5* Dramedy
  • The Handmaid’s Tale streaming series review (first season): 5* Oppression
  • Hell’s Kitchen streaming series review: 5* Competitive
  • Hoarders streaming series review: 5* Intriguing
  • Law and Order: SVU streaming series review (all 20+ seasons): 5* Dramatic
  • Lego Masters streaming series review: 4* Creative
  • Little Fires Everywhere streaming series review: 5* Motherhood
  • Master Chef streaming series review: 5* Inspirational
  • Modern Family streaming series review: 5* Funny (all 11 seasons!)
  • Nine Perfect Strangers streaming show review: TBD* – I have the book so planning to watch this show when I finish
  • 1,000-lb. Sisters streaming series review: 5* Wellness
  • Schitt’s Creek streaming series review: 5* Hilarious (I binged-watched all 6 seasons of Schitt’s Creek and am rewatching again with my husband)
  • This is Us streaming series review: 5* Family
  • The Voice streaming series review: 5* Entertaining
  • Welcome to Plathville streaming series review: 4* Overprotective


Best shows streaming on Netflix – one-word reviews

Here are my one-word reviews of the best shows streaming on Netflix.

  • Arrested Development streaming series review: 5* Hilarious
  • Cobra Kai streaming series review: TBD* (My husband loves this show; I still need to watch.)
  • Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee streaming series review: 5* Funny
  • Down to Earth streaming series review – TBD* Environment
  • The Last Dance streaming series review – TBD* Passion (I’ve only watched one episode, but my son loved this series.)
  • The Office streaming series review – 5* Witty (Okay, that word doesn’t even come close to the brilliance of The Office. I believe The Office has moved off Netflix and over to the streaming site of NBC Peacock.)
  • Ozark streaming series review (all seasons) – 5* Trainwreck
  • Peaky Blinders streaming series review – TBD* My husband and son would give Peaky Blinders 5* I’m pretty sure. I haven’t watched it yet will ask them for their one-word review of this must-watch streaming show on Netflix.
  • The Queen’s Gambit streaming series review– 5* Sensational
  • Schitt’s Creek streaming series review – 5* Brilliant
  • Stranger Things streaming series review (all seasons) – 5* Suspenseful


Paramount+ offers some of the best streaming shows – one-word reviews

Here’s what we’re currently streaming, watching, and loving on Paramount+.

  • 1883 streaming series review – 5* Love! (the predecessor to Yellowstone)
  • 1923 streaming series review – 5* Absorbing

Best shows streaming on Peacock – one-word reviews

Here are several shows that have moved from Hulu or Netflix or on NBC prime time that I typically watch on Peacock.

  • Chicago Fire streaming series review – 5* Action-packed
  • Chicago Med streaming series review – 5* Addicting
  • Parks and Rec streaming series review – 5* LOL (Note that I watched this on Netflix or Hulu. If you’re having a bad day, make this your go-to show for guaranteed laughs.)
  • The Office streaming series review – 5* Witty


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One-word reviews of the best streaming shows to watch right now

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Twin Cities-based blogger sharing memorable emptynester, solo, family and girlfriend-getaway adventures, as well as my day hiking adventures (including all 66 Minnesota state parks), latest book reviews, and updates on my quest for the best adult mac and cheese. Also two WIPs: historical fiction and psychological thriller

18 comments

    1. I’m going to miss the nice weather to do my hiking, but am looking forward to reading more and escaping with some of my favorite streaming shows.

  1. I don’t watch much tv, but my kids are loving the behind-the-scenes show on Disney+ all about Animal Kingdom. And there is another one on Disney+ about building super cars that my Husband loves.

    1. I’ve heard great things about Schitt’s Creek and it’s won a lot of awards. Got a lot of winter coming up soon to try your streaming show recommendations.

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