5 New TV Series We Can Watch in One Weekend

Thanks to the hectic lifestyles we all lead today, many of us don’t leave enough time for ourselves. That’s why when the weekend comes around, we’re ready to catch up on a week’s worth of entertainment by staying in bed ’til noon, reading books, and of course, watching our favorite TV shows. For those who don’t like to waste the entire day watching slow-moving soap operas, we has collected new TV series that can be watched within several days — some even within a couple hours!

Little Women, 2017

Little Women, 2017
Little Women / BBC Television Centre

This TV series shows the life of the four March sisters that are living during the time of the Civil War in the US. Their father has left for the frontlines and all the families’ hardships lie on their mother’s shoulders. The girls help their mom and agree to do the hardest work in order to not die of hunger. Despite being sisters, each girl has her own unique character. Meg is romantic and sensitive, Jo is a forward thinker that likes to climb trees, Beth is very shy and scared of people (but that doesn’t prevent her from loving them), and Amy is very sly and takes advantage of the fact that everyone likes her.

Together, the girls will learn many life lessons, meet their loved ones and overcome a loss. One of the main roles is performed by Uma Thurman’s daughter, Maya Hawke.

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, 2017

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, 2017 — present
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel / Amazon Studios

Spouses Miriam and Joel meet each other in college, get married and have children. Miriam always tries to please and support her husband even while he was stealing ideas for his comedic performances from other artists. In addition to stealing material, Joel starts having an affair with another woman and leaves the family. While suffering through this event, Miriam gets drunk and goes to the club where her husband frequently performs and decides to go on stage and give a killer stand-up set. From there, Miriam attempts to balance her dream-career with raising children, keeping a job and dealing with her annoying parents.

This comedy series can be easily watched in one sitting.

Apple Tree Yard, 2017

Apple Tree Yard, 2017
Apple Tree Yard / Kudos Film and Television

Yvonne Carmichael leads a quiet lifestyle. She is married, raising two children and is completely engaged in science. Soon she meets a handsome guy named Mark Costley who threatens her family and career. What will Yvonne choose — happiness or a routine life? This drama series will definitely be liked by women.

La Mante, (The Mantis), 2017

La Mante, (The Mantis), 2017
La Mante / Septembre Productions

The action takes place in modern-day Paris. Jeanne Deber is a cold-blooded woman and a serial killer that has been terrorizing the country for the last 25 years. The police finally manage to track her down and send her to jail for the rest of her life. Several years later, France faces the horror of the same crimes that were performed by Deber. Is this a copycat murderer? The police make a deal with Jeanne Deber who agreed to cooperate with them on the condition of working with her son, a policeman. The young man doesn’t want to work with his mother, but doesn’t have a choice.

This psychological thriller will have you holding your breath the whole time.

The Resident, 2018

The Resident, 2018 
The Resident / 20th Century Fox Television

This series is about a young intern named Devon Pravesh who stands out above the crowd thanks to his idealistic outlook on life. He thinks that everything should stay on the right track, while any step outside of the box could lead to negative consequences. Working under the guidance of a cold and isolated resident Conrad Hawkins, Pravesh realizes that things are not as simple as they once seemed.

A perfect drama that involves the battle between idealistic doctors and creative ones.

Young Sheldon, 2017

Young Sheldon, 2017
Young Sheldon / Warner Bros. Television

This series is a spin-off of the hit show, The Big Bang Theory and explores the not-so-simple childhood of young genius, Sheldon. Sheldon’s mom is a very religious woman and his father likes to spend evenings in front of the TV with a bottle of beer in hand. Additionally, it’s quite difficult for Sheldon to get along with other kids because he is more interested in scientific experiments than toys.

Fun fact: The actress who plays the role of young Sheldon’s mother is actually the real daughter of the actress who plays the role of adult Sheldon’s mother on The Big Bang Theory.

This is a great series that puts you in a good mood even in the stormiest weather.

Source – brightside.me

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