We’re getting into binge watch season folks. Long nights where the kids are in bed early and you can spend time binge watching television shows like the best of them. Here are some of our top picks for September, just in time for back to school. Want drama? You got it this month!
Fear the Walking Dead
What did the world look like as it was transforming into the horrifying apocalypse depicted in “The Walking Dead”? This spin-off set in Los Angeles, following new characters as they face the beginning of the end of the world, will answer that question.
Watch it on: AMC, On Demand, AppleTV or Online
Tragedy strikes Gracepoint, a town in Northern California, when a young boy is found dead on a beach. When authorities quickly declare the death a homicide, the town’s residents turn against one another, and amedia frenzy erupts. Detective Emmett Carver, a by-the-book cop, is brought in to fill a high position in Gracepoint’s police force and lead the investigation. Detective Ellie Miller, who had been promised Carver’s position, must set aside her resentment about that and research the case with her new boss.
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The Honourable Woman
Catch Maggie Gyllenhaal’s Golden Globe winning performance as Nessa Stein in this acclaimed political thriller. As children, Nessa and her brother witnessed the assassination of their father, a well-known Israeli arms manufacturer. Now in her thirties, she has taken control of the company and refocused its purpose on connecting Palestine and Israel to promote peace. Ennobled for her work, the newly-made Baroness must fight forces that are conspiring against her as she awards a highly lucrative contract to a Palestinian businessman… who is subsequently found dead. The investigation turns into an international manhunt in which truth and trust continuously shift as the CIA, MI6 and Mossad all operate with their own agendas.
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Narcos gives you a chronicled look at the criminal exploits of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. Narcos is mostly subtitled, so it’s a binge watch when the kids are in bed and you can actually pay attention to what’s going on. It’s a fascinating look into the drug cartel, and leaves the season more interesting than it started.
Watch it on: Netflix
Follows two couples living under the same roof who struggle to keep their relationships alive while pursuing their individual dreams.Gear up for the second season coming next year and binge watch this season that will have you feeling it, laughing and yelling at the television by the end of the season.
Watch it on: HBO on Demand