Wet Weather Weekend? Great Time to Binge Watch

Rainy Weekend

Hey South Florida, looks like a wet and rainy weekend for most of us. Even though the view outside your window isn’t exactly postcard perfect, you can still make the most of your well deserved time off.

Binge watching has quickly become an art form. It’s so much more than just a way to procrastinate about the mundane chores of daily life. Only a few short years ago, the idea of catching up on your favorite series was not possible. Watching entire seasons of shows was unfathomable. But then, Netflix.

Yes, there are other services like Apple T.V., Hulu, OnDemand, Amazon Fire, etc, but with more than 100 million subscribers, Netflix is the undisputed leader of the binge-watching pack.

No matter which provider you use, we hope your weekend is filled with uninterrupted entertainment euphoria.

Here a few suggestions for this (or any) weekend:

New Classic Sitcom

Parks and Recreation – Starring Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope, a perky, mid-level bureaucrat in the parks department of Pawnee, a fictional town in Indiana. Created by Greg Daniels and Michael Schur, the series aired on NBC from April 9, 2009 to February 24, 2015 for 125 episodes over seven seasons.

Fantasy/Drama

Game of Thrones –  This television series created for HBO by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. It is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin’s series of fantasy novels, the first of which is titled A Game of Thrones. Filmed in a Belfast studio and on location elsewhere in Northern Ireland, Croatia, Iceland, Morocco, Spain, Malta, Scotland, and the United States.

Horror/Drama

The Walking Dead – A series developed by Frank Darabont. It is based on the comic book series of the same name by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard. Andrew Lincoln stars as sheriff’s deputy Rick Grimes, who awakens from a coma to find an apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies, called “walkers”. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.

Crime Drama

Sherlock – British television that presents a contemporary adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes detective stories. Created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, it stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman as Doctor John Watson.

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