8 TV shows to binge watch on Netflix this January

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[/blockquote]The month of brokenness is upon us, opening up a new year and as well forcing us to open up our pockets to buy more data to enjoy the TV shows on the newly launched Netflix in Uganda. January is a lot more than just looking for dimes to survive the brokenness. It’s also (and I think truly) about planting yourself on the couch, stomach full to bursting, while you watch some of the best Netflix TV online to fight off that tryptophan coma and thoughts of where to get your next meal. As always, there’s entirely too much good television out there to really watch in one long month. But you might as well try, since, let’s face it, you’ll probably need to relive some stress once in a while. Since Netflix has decided to censor some TV shows in certain countries, here are some recommendations for great Netflix TV you can binge watch this month.

Penny DreadfulPenny Dreadful

The Classic Tales of Dracula , Victor Frankenstein, Dorian Grey and more are woven together in this horror series set in the dark streets of London. The title refers to the penny dreadfuls, a type of 19th-century cheap British fiction publication with lurid and sensational subject matter.

Best seen with: someone you’re ready to grab hard when the scary scenes are showing.

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Master of NoneMaster of None

It’s pretty easy to compare Master of None to other New York-centric shows like Louie, but Aziz Ansari’s new sitcom breaks from the pack by being smart, heartfelt, and, most importantly, hopeful. When the city is stereotyped as a breeding ground for cynics, that’s a pretty special thing to be.

Best seen with: your significant other, who’s also feeling guilty about not giving you some last month


W/ Bob and DavidW Bob and David

Bob Odenkirk already has a ton going on these days, what with Better Call Saul (which you should definitely watch) and his upcoming Netflix movie Girlfriend’s Day. But if you’re an old-school Mr. Show fan or just love subversive sketch comedy that’s way more thinky than outright LOLworthy, then we don’t need to tell you to get this in your queue.

Best seen with: everyone taking refuge from football on the upstairs TV.



Set and filmed in Colombia, season 1 tells the true story of notorious drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, who became a billionaire through the production and distribution of cocaine, while also focusing on Escobar’s interactions with drug lords, DEA agents, and various opposition entities.

Best seen with: A cousin or friend who you suspect is an addict


The Mind of a ChefThe Mind of a Chef

If rolex isn’t your thing, but pretty much all other food is, you’d do well to catch up with Anthony Bourdain’s chef profile series. Get inspired as star chefs from around the world talk about their creative process and what inspires their culinary passion — before you eventually give in and order Chinese takeout.

Best seen with: yourself and a bowl full of popcorn.


How to get away with Murderhow to get away with murder

A brilliant criminal defense attorney and law professor Annalese Keating, plus fiver other students become involved in a twisted Murder case. The series was created by Peter Nowalk, produced by the same lady who produces the Scandal series Shonda Rhimes  .

Best seen with: your lawyer friends



When former government agent and fugitive Raymond “Red” Reddington surrenders to the FBI, he makes them an offer they can’t refuse. On the mysterious condition that he work only with recent Quantico graduate Elizabeth Keen, he agrees to help put away criminals from a list that he compiled, which includes politicians, mobsters, spies and international terrorists.

Best seen with: your wanna be cop pals


Jessica JonesJessica Jones

Jessica Jones is Marvel’s best show yet, featuring the complex comic book heroine we never knew we needed. With a stellar cast and its unique, thoughtful take on abuse, the show sets itself apart from most TV, streaming or otherwise. Just brace yourself: things get pretty bleak before the season’s end. 

 Best seen with: someone you’re comfortable getting emotionally drained with.