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The 10 most popular TV shows on Netflix right now

Exploring the thousands of titles on Netflix can be both exciting and overwhelming. From dramas and comedies to reality shows and documentaries, there are options for all types of content. There’s even a Top 10 list to help narrow down your decision and see what’s popular on the streamer.

Every week, Netflix releases a list of the 10 most-watched TV shows over a recent seven-day period. Below, we’ve listed the top 10 shows in the U.S. from November 21 to November 27, 2022, along with general information about each show, including genre, rating, cast, and synopsis.

Note: There will be a description of plot points from each of the series, so consider this a spoiler warning if you haven’t watched them yet. 

10. Our Universe season 1 (2022)
10. Our Universe season 1
tv-y7 1 Season
Genre Documentary
Cast Morgan Freeman
Created by Naomi Austin, Stephen Cooter, Alice Jones

Have you ever wondered how the world came to be? Our Universe investigates the origins of the universe and how the elements came together to form our solar system. Specifically, the series focuses on Earth and how life began to inhabit the planet.

Throughout the six episodes, Our Universe will explore the origins of the sun, water, gravity, and other vital resources on this planet. Narrated by Morgan Freeman, Our Universe is a fascinating look at the evolution of the universe. If you are interested in scientific documentaries, this series is worth the watch.

9. Love Is Blind season 3 (2020)
9. Love Is Blind season 3
62 %
tv-ma 3 Seasons
Genre Reality
Cast Nick Lachey, Vanessa Lachey
The reality series about finding love is back for its third season. In Love is Blind, 15 men and 15 women experience a series of dates with the hope of finding their next relationship. However, the contestants cannot see the person. These dates take place in special pods, so they can only rely on their conversation to judge the person. With an accepted marriage proposal, the contestants can see each other face-to-face. From there, they will spend time together and determine if they want to get married. It’s a great setup for a reality television show that will provide viewers with hours of entertainment.
8. Dead to Me season 1 (2019)
8. Dead to Me season 1
68 %
tv-ma 3 Seasons
Genre Drama, Mystery, Crime
Cast Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini, James Marsden
Created by Liz Feldman
Season 1 of Dead to Me introduces viewers to Jen Harding (Christina Applegate), a real estate agent who recently lost her husband in a tragic hit-and-run accident. At an emotional support group, Jen meets Judy Hale (Linda Cardellini), a woman who claims to be grieving over the loss of her husband. Jen and Judy bond and form an unlikely friendship, but the season comes to a climactic conclusion that forces Jen to make a decision that will affect her friendship with Judy and her entire livelihood.
7. Dead to Me season 2 (2019)
7. Dead to Me season 2
68 %
tv-ma 3 Seasons
Genre Drama, Mystery, Crime
Cast Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini, James Marsden
Created by Liz Feldman
Season 2 of Dead to Me opens with the aftermath of a significant character’s death, and Judy (Linda Cardellini) and Jen (Christina Applegate) become the subjects of a police investigation. The season ends with another shocking cliffhanger that leads into season 3.
6. Manifest season 4 (2018)
6. Manifest season 4
55 %
tv-14 4 Seasons
Genre Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Cast Melissa Roxburgh, Josh Dallas, Luna Blaise
Created by Jeff Rake
After NBC canceled Manifest following three seasons, Netflix saved the show based on its strong viewing numbers. Netflix ordered one final season of 20 episodes, and the first 10 episodes are now available to stream. Fans of Lost should check out this supernatural series about the passengers and crew of an airplane who reappear after being presumed dead years earlier.
Manifest: Season 4 | Official Trailer | Netflix
5. Pepsi, Where's My Jet? (2022)
5. Pepsi, Where's My Jet?
62 %
tv-y7 1 Season
Genre Documentary
Cast Cindy Crawford, Curtis Lee Newton, Michael Davis
One of the wackiest, strangest, and most influential court cases of the 1990s is the subject of the docuseries Pepsi, Where’s My Jet? Based on the Leonard v. PepsiCo, Inc. court case, the docuseries reintroduces the world to John Leonard and his battle with Pepsi over a claim made in the soda company’s commercial in the ’90s. The ad offered a harrier fighter jet to anyone who collected enough “Pepsi points,” and when Leonard found a way to claim the prize, it led to a court battle that would influence company policies for years to come.
4. The Crown season 5 (2016)
4. The Crown season 5
80 %
tv-ma 5 Seasons
Genre Drama
Cast Imelda Staunton, Jonathan Pryce, Lesley Manville
Created by Peter Morgan
The dramatization of Queen Elizabeth’s life and reign returns for a fifth season in The Crown. Set in the early 1090s, the fifth season follows an older Queen Elizabeth II (Imelda Staunton) and her husband, Prince Philip (Jonathan Pryce), working to retain their relevance in the new decade. The primary storyline of season 5 involves the tumultuous marriage between Princess Diana (Elizabeth Debicki) and Prince Charles (Dominic West) as they wage war upon one another through the media. Fresh off its Emmy dominance for season 4, The Crown remains one of Netflix’s most popular and critically acclaimed shows.
The Crown | Season 5 Official Trailer | Netflix
3. Dead to Me season 3 (2019)
3. Dead to Me season 3
68 %
tv-ma 3 Seasons
Genre Drama, Mystery, Crime
Cast Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini, James Marsden
Created by Liz Feldman
The series about an unlikely friendship formed in therapy comes to a close with the third and final season of Dead to Me. Victims of a violent accident, Judy (Linda Cardellini) and Jen (Christina Applegate) find all of their secrets coming to the forefront, resulting in an epic conclusion to the drama series.
2. 1899 season 1 (2022)
2. 1899 season 1
66 %
tv-ma 1 Season
Genre Mystery, Drama
Cast Emily Beecham, Andreas Pietschmann, Aneurin Barnard
Created by Baran bo Odar, Jantje Friese
Jantje Friese and Baran bo Odar, the creators behind Netflix’s Dark, are back with their new supernatural mystery series, 1899. In the titular year, a steamship known as Kerberos sails from London to New York. The ship is full of European immigrants looking for a fresh start in America. Their trip takes a turn when they run into Prometheus, an abandoned ship that went missing a few months prior. Fans of Dark will enjoy this new nightmare from Friese and Odar as they try to solve the mystery of the missing ship.
1. Wednesday season 1 (2022)
1. Wednesday season 1
66 %
tv-14 1 Season
Genre Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Mystery, Comedy
Cast Jenna Ortega, Gwendoline Christie, Riki Lindhome
Created by Miles Millar, Alfred Gough
The eldest sibling of The Addams Family is the star of the brand-new series Wednesday. Jenna Ortega stars as Wednesday Addams, a strange high school student obsessed with death and mischief. Sent to the Nevermore Academy after her expulsion from a previous school, Wednesday soon discovers her psychic powers and uses them to investigate a local murder. After one week, Wednesday broke the record for the most hours viewed in a week for an English-language TV series on Netflix with an astonishing 341 million hours. Wednesday tied Stranger Things season 4 by going No. 1 in 83 countries.
Wednesday Addams | Official Trailer | Netflix

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