51 Shows On Hulu That People Really, Really, REALLY Want You To Start Watching

We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community which TV shows they’re obsessed with right now and the responses were incredibly overwhelming!

Here are some of their favorites that you can currently stream on Hulu:

1.Whiskey Cavallier

Original Network: ABC

Genre: Comedy, Action

What it’s about: “Whiskey Cavalier follows the adventures of FBI agent Will Chase (codename: Whiskey Cavalier) and CIA operative Francesca ‘Frankie’ Trowbridge (codename: Fiery Tribune). Together, they lead an inter-agency team of spies who periodically save the world (and each other) while navigating the rocky roads of friendship, romance, and office politics.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “Loved it from episode one. It’s extremely funny, has a lot of action and the actors are amazing!! Can’t wait to watch every week!” —JenWFM

2.The Bold Type

Original Network: Freeform

Genre: Lifestyle-Drama, Comedy

What it’s about: “A glimpse into the outrageous lives and loves of those responsible for the global women’s magazine, Scarlet. The rising generation of Scarlet women lean on one another as they find their own voices in a sea of intimidating leaders. Together they explore sexuality, identity, love, and fashion.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “I only heard about it through a random BuzzFeed quiz (thanks guys!) about underrated TV shows and now it’s one of my favorites! It’s hilarious and doesn’t feel overdone, like a lot of comedies these days. The romance is great, but the best part is the friendship between Jane, Kat, and Sutton. Not to mention, it’s diverse and super in touch with today’s climate.”


3.Queen Sugar

Original Network: OWN

Genre: Drama, Dysfunctional Families

What it’s about: “It chronicles the lives and loves of the estranged Bordelon siblings in Saint Josephine, Louisiana. Reunited by a family tragedy, the Bordelons must navigate their complicated lives in order to run an ailing sugarcane farm.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “I swear, there is no show like it that has delivered the way it has. The storylines, the cast, acting, scenery…EVERYTHING! It’s so good and I wish it had a wider audience.” —allin18

4.Love After Lockup

Original Network: WE tv

Genre: Crime, Reality TV

What it’s about: “Couples finally meet their significant others upon prison release and face shocking ‘firsts,’ fights and family drama! Will their love survive after lockup on the rocky road to the altar? Is it true love or just a con?” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “If you haven’t heard of this ridiculous show that I’m obsessed with, it is about people involved in romances with convicted felons in prison. Spoiler Alert: It rarely ends well for the poor person who’s been falling in love with a felon.” —mattyc3

5.The Orville

Original Network: Fox

Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction

What it’s about: “A live-action, one-hour space adventure series set 400 years in the future that follows The Orville, a mid-level exploratory spaceship. Its crew, both human and alien, face the wonders and dangers of outer space, while also dealing with the familiar, often humorous problems of everyday life.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “I feel like it’s an incredibly underrated show. It’s Seth MacFarlane at his best, highlighting real world issues without being preachy. Also, it’s pretty darn funny!”



Original Network: NBC

Genre: Drama, Science Fiction

What it’s about: “This high-octane drama follows an unlikely trio who travel through time to battle a master criminal intent on altering the fabric of human history with potentially catastrophic results.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “It’s about people who travel through time (in a time machine) to fight evil. It sounds really tacky when I put it like that, but it’s a great show. It lasted for two seasons, then they did a 2-hour movie finale last December. I’m sad it’s gone.” —ritab4e20e53b4


Original Network: CraveTV

Genre: Comedy, International

What it’s about: “The residents of Letterkenny belong to one of three groups: the Hicks, the Skids, and the Hockey Players, who are constantly feuding with each other over seemingly trivial matters that often end with someone getting their ass kicked.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “It’s a hilarious Canadian series that deserves way more U.S. viewers than it has. Its writing is incredibly smart, fast-paced, unique, and endearing.” —aprilm4ecddbafd

8.You’re the Worst

Original Network: FX

Genre: Comedy, Romance

What it’s about: “Narcissistic Jimmy thinks all relationships are doomed, while cynical Gretchen knows that relationships aren’t for her. So when they meet at a wedding, it’s only natural that the two of them go home together and, despite their better judgment, begin to find themselves falling for each other.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “It’s an amazing show. It just finished a 5-season run, but it’s on Hulu and everyone should be watching it. A hilariously foul-mouthed, yet surprisingly real series, about two people who are far from perfect, but somehow manage to make a very imperfect relationship work.” —aprilm4ecddbafd

9.The Good Doctor

Original Network: ABC

Genre: Medical, Drama

What it’s about: “Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, relocates from a quiet country life to join a prestigious hospital’s surgical unit.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “Freddie Highmore is brilliant as a surgeon with autism!!!!! I binge-watched both seasons on Hulu in a couple days and that was a rollercoaster of emotions! Doesn’t hurt that there aren’t any ugly doctors in that hospital either.” —cdowenlol54

10.The Enemy Within

Original Network: NBC

Genre: Crime, Drama

What it’s about: “Going against every fiber of his being, FBI Agent Will Keaton enlists former CIA operative Erica Shepherd — now the most notorious traitor in American history – to help track down a fiercely dangerous and elusive criminal she knows all too well.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “It stars Jennifer friggin’ Carpenter for god’s Sake!!!!”


11.For the People

Original Network: ABC

Genre: Crime, Legal Drama

What it’s about: “The new Shondaland series follows six talented young lawyers working on opposite sides of the law and handling the most high-profile and high-stakes federal cases in the country.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “It’s SO GOOD! It’s the perfect mix of drama, law/politics, humor, and romance. No one I know watches it or has even heard of it.” —chelsear4674b68cb

12.Party Down

Original Network: Starz

Genre: Comedy, Sitcom

What it’s about: “While chasing dreams of stardom, six Hollywood wannabe actors and writers make ends meet by working for a posh Los Angeles catering company.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed:Party Down is for sure, one of the best comedies I have ever seen (which may not mean much to you, which makes perfect sense, but please take my word for it). Each episode is a different event in which the Party Down company caters, going from orgys to funerals. Every single actor plays their character perfectly, and the chemistry between them is undeniable. Every episode of Party Down is packed with a whole lot of jokes, and all of them hit.” —patrickstar2


Original Network: NBC

Genre: Comedy, Family

What it’s about: “Revolving around a group of employees at a big-box store, it examines love, friendship, and the beauty of everyday moments.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “It’s hilarious, diverse, and occasionally heartwarming. The jokes are layered, so you always catch something when you rewatch. I can’t believe everyone isn’t as obsessed with it as me.” —erins46fefd37e

14.Find Me in Paris

Original Network: Hulu

Genre: Family, Fantasy

What it’s about: “When Lena Grisky, a Russian Princess and student at the Paris Opera Ballet School, accidentally time travels to present day, she must quickly adapt if she hopes to keep her secret and hide from the dangerous Time Collectors.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “She is part of the Paris Opera Ballet School and must keep her situation a secret until her boyfriend from 1905 can rescue her. It involves dancing, teen drama, and more dancing. Definitely a must-watch!!”



Original Network: Hulu

Genre: British, Period Drama

What it’s about: “Margaret Wells struggles to reconcile her roles as brothel owner and mother to daughters Charlotte and Lucy. When her business comes under attack by a rival madam, Margaret must fight back even if it means losing her family and possibly her life.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “I binged both seasons in a week. It’s so good! Murder, betrayal, politics, and in case you couldn’t tell by the title, sex! The characters are so rich and the plot has so many twists and turns.” —sforsgren1


Original Network: ABC

Genre: Comedy, Family Drama

What it’s about: “Andre ‘Dre’ Johnson has a great job, a beautiful wife, Rainbow, four kids, and a colonial home in the ‘burbs. But has success brought too much assimilation for this black family?” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “The whole ensemble is great. No one has better comedic timing than Jenifer Lewis. And Marsai Martin is amazing as Diane!” —lhb0814

17.Don’t Trust the Bitch in Apartment 23

Original Network: ABC

Genre: Comedy, Friendship

What it’s about: “After a naive Midwestern girl’s big city dreams are dashed her first week in New York, she finds herself living with her worst nightmare.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “Every episode made me actually laugh out loud. Its downfall was that it never truly settled into a home in network television. I truly believe if it had been made just a few years later, when streaming services started making original content, it would have been a hit.” —jennr4ab11fa64

18.Station 19

Original Network: ABC

Genre: Medical Drama, Action

What it’s about: “In Seattle, all firefighters are also trained EMTs and the crew at Station 19 is second to none. Working in 24-hour shifts, these professionals spend so much time together that they build relationships, unlike any others.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “I love it! It’s always exciting, with great love stories.” —christinaw4f59587ac

19.Single Parents

Original Network: ABC

Genre: Comedy, Dysfunctional Friends

What it’s about: “A group of single parents lean on each other.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “It’s one of the funniest shows I’ve seen in a long time!”



Original Network: NBC

Genre: Crime Drama, Action

What it’s about: “A vast international plot explodes when a beautiful Jane Doe is discovered naked in Times Square, completely covered in mysterious, intricate tattoos with no memory of who she is or how she got there. Each tattoo is a crime to solve, leading them closer to the truth about her identity and the mysteries to be revealed.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “It’s got great mystery and great character development.”



Original Network: FX

Genre: Crime, Drama

What it’s about: “Adventurer James Keziah Delaney, long believed to be dead, returns home to London from Africa in 1814 in order to inherit his late father’s shipping empire. All is not what it seems, however, as Delaney encounters numerous enemies intent on making his life back in the United Kingdom very difficult.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “I don’t know how everyone is sleeping on it! Tom Hardy is deviously amazing in it. Tom Hardy, Chips Hardy, and Steven Knight have written the most excitingly dark story ever. Also, we get to see Tom Hard naked!!!”


22.Blue Bloods

Original Network: CBS

Genre: Crime Drama, Family

What it’s about:Blue Bloods is a drama about a multi-generational family of cops dedicated to New York City law enforcement.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “It’s an amazing show about a cop family in NYC and all of the struggles and loss they face being an entire family in law enforcement.”



Original Network: TNT

Genre: Comedy, Crime Drama

What it’s about: “A look at the life and crimes of five women who work at a Florida nail salon.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “It’s so good!!!” —lateechad

24.The Passage

Original Network: Fox

Genre: Thriller, Science Fiction

What it’s about:The Passage focuses on Project Noah, a secret medical facility where scientists are experimenting with a dangerous virus that could lead to the cure for all disease, but also carries the potential to wipe out the human race. Everything changes with its latest test-subject, Amy Bellafonte.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “Is no one watching The Passage?? It’s based on the trilogy by Justin Cronin, who is working on the show. I loved the books and the series is well-cast and intense. A virus almost destroys the world and a young orphan girl is the only one who can bring it back. Very well-written, too.”


25.Angie Tribeca

Original Network: TBS

Genre: Crime Comedy, Parody

What it’s about: “Detective Angie Tribeca and her new partner, J. Geils, investigate the city’s most heinous crimes, from the murder of a ventriloquist to a rash of baker suicides.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “It’s so ridiculous and hilarious and amazing, and yet no one I know watches it. Rashida Jones is incredible, and Steve and Nancy Carell created it together! If that doesn’t give it serious comedy cred, IDK what will.”



Original Network: CBS

Genre: Comedy, Dysfunctional Family

What it’s about: “A heart-wrenching comedy about a mother and daughter who are trying to get their life on track.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “I never understand why no one talks about this show. It’s a great sitcom with a kick-ass cast (Allison Janney and Anna Farris, anyone?). It’s the perfect mix of laughs and life’s hard-hitting moments.” —tlandau


Original Network: Fox

Genre: Musical Drama, Dysfunctional Families

What it’s about: “Three talented singers navigate the music industry on their road to success.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “I love Star. I love Take 3. I love Carlotta Brown. I love Miss Bruce. I EFFING LIVE FOR COTTON. Granted, the first three or four episodes were blah but Season 1, episode five is where it REALLY gets going. I have the soundtrack to the show on repeat in my car. It’s the best guilty pleasure show. The music is FIRE. People need to stop sleeping on this show. It’s sooooooooo GOOOOOOOOOOD!” —stephanier475065dee

28.The Handmaid’s Tale

Original Network: Hulu

Genre: Drama, Science Fiction

What it’s about: “A woman forced into sexual servitude struggles to survive in a terrifying, totalitarian society.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “I’m not always the biggest fan of Hulu, but this is one you’ve gotta give a try. It keeps you wanting more!” —r4d4c12ec2


Original Network: AMC

Genre: Mystery Drama, Dark Comedy

What it’s about: “A supernatural, twisted, and darkly comedic drama that follows a West Texas preacher, Jesse Custer, his badass ex-girlfriend, Tulip, and an Irish vagabond named Cassidy.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “It’s such a great show filled with unexpected plot lines and a beautiful dark sense of humor.” —damnitno


Original Network: Freeform

Genre: Supernatural Drama, Teen Romance

What it’s about: “Clary Fray finds out on her 18th birthday that she comes from a long line of Shadowhunters, human-angel hybrids who hunt down demons.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “Based on the hit book series, it has great action scenes and even better representation of diversity when it comes to race, sexuality, and religion. It also talks about addiction and depression, and how characters deal with it, without watering it down. Give it a shot if you like fantasy, supernatural drama shows. Or read the books, they’re WAY better!” —always3194

31.Drunk History

Original Network: Comedy Central

Genre: Comedy, History

What it’s about: “On this wildly inappropriate (and maybe just a little inaccurate) series where well-lubricated comics tell famous American tales and celebrity guests act them out.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “I feel like NOBODY talks about the brilliance that is Drunk History! It’s been nominated for multiple Emmys, and it’s gotta be the funniest thing on TV. Every episode has at least one moment that makes me scream with laughter. It’s got an amazing array of guest stars, and at the end of the day, you might even learn something!” —irishcowgirl

32.Bob’s Burgers

Original Network: Fox

Genre: Adult Animation, Comedy

What it’s about: “Bob runs Bob’s Burgers with the help of his wife and their three kids. Business may be slow, but they never give up hope.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “Why doesn’t anyone watch this show? It’s absolutely hilarious!!” —pandasma29


Original Network: Freeform

Genre: Teen Drama, Supernatural

What it’s about: “When the arrival of a mysterious girl (played by Eline Powell) proves mermaids are true, the battle between man and sea takes a very vicious turn as these predatory beings return to reclaim their right to the ocean.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “It is so SO good! I don’t know how everyone isn’t gushing over it!! I was in love from the first episode!” —morgand457e6ce9b


Original Network: NBC

Genre: Dysfunctional Family, Drama

What it’s about: “It surrounds four adult siblings and their families who each have their own share of life to grapple with. It focuses on the everyday challenges that families face while raising children and starting over.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “It’s really good and it highlights that every family has problems, and even though it’s a drama, there are funny moments. Plus, it has Lauren Graham from Gilmore Girls!” —simonebaldwin171

35.The Act

Original Network: Hulu

Genre: Crime, Family Drama

What it’s about: “Gypsy Blanchard (Joey King), a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother, Dee Dee (Patricia Arquette). Her quest for independence opens a Pandora’s box of secrets, one that ultimately leads to murder.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “It does a really good job of telling Gypsy Lee Rose’s story.” —roken

36.Malcolm in the Middle

Original Network: Fox

Genre: Dysfunctional Family, Comedy

What it’s about: “The Cleavers they ain’t. Mom is a screaming control freak, Dad is a goofy human hairball, oldest son Francis escaped the family at a young age, Reese is just criminal, Dewey is a space cadet and young Jamie is the scapegoat. The middle kid, Malcolm (who delivers the narrative for the capers of this whacked-out clan) is a brainiac who doesn’t want to be burdened by his genius.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “I like Malcolm in the Middle A LOT!!! It gives me that nostalgic ’90s feeling and reminds me of my childhood.” —xkgggx


Original Network: TVLand

Genre: Comedy, Drama

What it’s about: “40-year-old Liza (Sutton Foster) passes herself off as 26 to land a job in the field of her dreams. Now she just has to make sure no one discovers her secret.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “I don’t know why it isn’t more popular. It’s a Darren Starr production (hello, Sex and the City). It’s funny, sexy, and smart with a hot cast. If you feel like everything on TV lately is super heavy and dark, you need this show for a little girly escape.” —feliciak87

38.Killing Eve

Original Network: BBC America

Genre: Crime Drama, Thriller

What it’s about: “Villanelle is a psychopathic assassin, and Eve is the woman charged with hunting her down; the two fiercely intelligent women, equally obsessed with each other, go head to head in an epic game of cat and mouse.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “Some people are talking about it, but none of my friends are. It’s a brilliant show.” —villanelle

39.American Housewife

Original Network: ABC

Genre: Family, Comedy

What it’s about: “A confident, unapologetic wife and mother of three, raises her flawed family in the wealthy town of Westport, Connecticut, filled with ‘perfect’ mommies and their ‘perfect’ offspring.”

Why they’re obsessed: “I really wish people would be more excited about American Housewife. The show is absolutely hilarious and contains some hilarious characters—- such as Anna Kat, the 9-year old with OCD.” —mattyc3

40.The Mick

Original Network: Fox

Genre: Comedy, Dysfunctional Family

What it’s about: “A two-bit hustler must assume guardianship of her sister’s three high-maintenance children.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “It broke my heart when Fox canceled it. The Mick has to be one of the funniest shows I’ve seen in a long time.” —alexandral41b54d7a3

41.Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency

Original Network: BBC America

Genre: Mystery Drama, Thriller

What it’s about: “Welcome to the world of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency; a trippy mystery that thrusts a reluctant sidekick into the bizarre world of an unconventional detective who believes in the interconnectedness of all things.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “This one was canceled after only two seasons, but THIS SHOW IS AMAZING! It’s got twists and turns and is hilarious. You never know what’s actually happening, but in the end, it all makes sense. It’s based off of the books written by Douglas Adams, who also wrote The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.I don’t know how this show has gone so unnoticed BECAUSE IT IS SO FRIGGIN GOOD. Please someone watch, because I need it back in my life.” —alexandral41b54d7a3


Original Network: Hulu

Genre: Comedy, Coming-Of-Age

What it’s about: “PEN15 is middle school as it really happened. Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle star in this adult comedy, playing versions of themselves as thirteen-year-old outcasts in the year 2000, surrounded by actual thirteen-year-olds, where the best day of your life can turn into your worst with the stroke of a gel pen.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “It released its first season on Hulu and I desperately hope more is to come. In short, if you were a teen girl in the early ’00s, you will relate hard to the characters. I actually laughed out loud alone watching.”



Original Network: Comedy Central

Genre: Comedy, Misfits

What it’s about: “College is over but the party isn’t. Join three best buds as they share a job, a crash pad and a promise to never let work get in the way of a good time—on this raucously original series.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “I think it’s done now, but I just started watching on Hulu. It is one of the dumbest shows I’ve ever seen, but at the same time, absolutely hilarious. I love it. It’s about three friends who live and work together and all the crazy things they do.” —tkayeg

44.Light as a Feather

Original Network: Hulu

Genre: Horror, Teen Drama

What it’s about: “An innocent game of “Light as a Feather, Stiff as a Board” goes wrong when the five teen girls who played start dying off in the exact way that was predicted, forcing the survivors to figure out why they’re being targeted.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “Its a half-hour teen drama with a bit of a horror twist. It’s not too scary, but definitely freaky! It has a really talented young cast too. Overall an easy watch.” —thecasefiles

45.Good Trouble

Original Network: Freeform

Genre: Drama, Coming-Of-Age

What it’s about: “Callie and Mariana Adams Foster venture to Los Angeles to start their adult lives and embark on their separate but intertwined journeys to change the world.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “The original show was really sweet and fun, but Good Trouble is absolutely fantastic. The characters are all really well-developed and the plot lines are all super interesting and very relevant.” —dorothyb4ecb901f2


Original Network: FX

Genre: Superheroes, Adventure

What it’s about: “LEGION follows the story of David Haller, a troubled young man who may be more than human. Since he was a teenager, David has struggled with mental illness. But after a strange encounter with a fellow patient, David is confronted with the possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees might be real.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “It’s perfect for anyone experiencing superhero fatigue. It’s cerebral, dark, humorous at times, and visually stunning. It starts off slow for the first few episodes, but it’s definitely worth sticking with.” —psu4c3

47.Good Behavior

Original Network: TNT

Genre: Drama, Crime

What it’s about: “Letty Raines is a thief and con artist whose life is always one wrong turn, one bad decision, from implosion. Which is just how she likes it. Fresh out of prison, she’s attempting to stay afloat.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “Michelle Dockery is an awesome actress and I almost like her more in this show than Downtown Abbey. It is refreshing to see ‘Lady Mary’ get into trouble with fucked up shit. Very sad that it was cancelled after only two seasons though.” —beccad4aa200bee

48.Better Things

Original Network: FX

Genre: Dysfunctional Family, Dark Comedy

What it’s about: “A single mom and actress tries to raise her three daughters in Los Angeles.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “Pamela Adlon is a crazy talented triple threat who acts, writes, and directs. It feels incredibly authentic and genuine, and she isn’t afraid to tell real, brutally honest stories. The episodes are funny and heart-warming, and I love that the show focuses on women without pulling any punches. It’s just so good.” —ilanaf


Original Network: Fox

Genre: Crime Drama, Action

What it’s about: “A fast-paced exploration into the lives and careers of first responders – cops, paramedics, firefighters – the people who put their lives on the line to save others.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “Though some of the stuff on the show wouldn’t happen, I think it has the perfect amount of drama and ‘medical’ balance, to make for a good show to binge.” —jilliannem2

50.New Amsterdam

Original Network: NBC

Genre: Medical Drama, Action

What it’s about: “Inspired by Bellevue, the oldest public hospital in America, this unique medical drama follows Dr. Max Goodwin, the institution’s newest medical director, who sets out to tear up the bureaucracy and provide exceptional care.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “I am IN LOVE with New Amsterdam. The characters are all so complex and cool humans. Max (the medical director) has so much drive and empathy that you can’t help but fall in love with him immediately. It’s a great show that presents the most beautiful relationships between friends and colleagues.” —dakotafaith


Original Network: CBS

Genre: Comedy, Military Drama

What it’s about: “A fast-paced and fun-filled series relating the antics of a mobile army surgical hospital crew during the Korean war. They are basically dedicated surgeons who turn to humor as relief from the front-line operating room.” – Hulu

Why they’re obsessed: “Nobody talks about it and it’s a damn shame! It was way ahead of its time, funny, and had amazing characters and storylines. It dealt with gender and sexuality, male friendship, mental illness, and the truth of war. It’s just so good.” —freelancerpython

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