Best NYC-Based Shows to Binge

Enjoy Our City from Your Couch

Thank you Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon for taking us around our city without ever having to get on a subway. With original series and old favorites we can spend hours traversing NYC all the way from Brooklyn in Netflix’s Unorthodox to the world of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel on the Upper West Side.

So, #StayTheFHome, order from your favorite neighborhood takeout joint and stream the city right into your living room.

NETFLIX

You: Multiple Episodes, All of S1

A dangerously charming, intensely obsessive young man goes to extreme measures to insert himself into the lives of those he is transfixed by.

When They See Us: Multiple Episodes, Beginning From S1E1

Five teens from Harlem become trapped in a nightmare when they’re falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park. Based on the true story.

Jessica Jones: Multiple Episodes, Beginning from S1E1

Haunted by a traumatic past, Jessica Jones uses her gifts as a private eye to find her tormentor before he can harm anyone else in Hell’s Kitchen.

Unorthodox: Multiple Episodes, Beginning from S1E1

A Hasidic Jewish woman in Brooklyn flees to Berlin from an arranged marriage and is taken in by a group of musicians — until her past comes calling.

Gossip Girl: Multiple Seasons, Beginning from S1E1

A group of hyperprivileged Manhattan private-school kids seem to get away with everything. Except an anonymous blogger is watching their every move.

Limitless: Multiple Episodes, All of S1

A failed musician unleashes his brain’s full powers with a new drug and is hired to solve the FBI’s hardest cases in this show based on the 2011 film.

Master of None: Multiple Episodes, All of S1

Dev tries to jump-start his acting career and elevate his dating game with help from his eclectic group of friends in this award-winning series.

HULU

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Multiple Episodes, Beginning from S1E1

An ensemble comedy about a talented-but-carefree detective, a by-the-book police captain and their precinct colleagues. While based in the workplace, the series is not really about the job – it’s about the men and women behind the badge.

Black Monday: Multiple Episodes, Beginning from S1E1

Travel back to October 19, 1987; aka Black Monday, the worst stock market crash in the history of Wall Street. To this day, no one knows who caused it – until now. This is the story of how a group of outsiders took on the blue-blood, old-boys club of Wall Street and ended up crashing the world’s largest financial system, a Lamborghini limousine and the glass ceiling.

Younger: Multiple Seasons, Beginning from S1E1

40-year-old Liza passes herself off as 26 to land a job in the field of her dreams. Now she just has to make sure no one discovers her secret.

AMAZON
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Multiple Episodes, Beginning from S1E1

In 1958 New York, Midge Maisel’s life is on track – husband, kids, and elegant Yom Kippur dinners in their Upper West Side apartment. But when her life takes a surprise turn, she has to quickly decide what else she’s good at – and going from housewife to standup comic – is a wild choice to everyone but her. 

Hunters: Multiple Episodes: Beginning from S1E1

Inspired by true events, “Hunters” follows a rag-tag team of Nazi Hunters in 1977 New York City who discover that hundreds of escaped Nazis are living in America. 

Blue Bloods: Multiple Episodes, Beginning from S1E1

A gripping drama about a multi-generational family of cops dedicated to New York City law enforcement.

Modern Love: Multiple Episodes, Beginning from s1E1

An unlikely friendship. A love lost resurfaced. A marriage at its turning point. A date that might not have been a date. An unconventional new family. These are unique stories about the joys and tribulations of love, each inspired by a real-life personal essay from the beloved New York Times column “Modern Love.”

Mr. Robot: Multiple Episodes, Beginning from S1E1

“Mr. Robot” follows Elliot, a young programmer who works as a cyber-security engineer by day and a vigilante hacker by night. Elliot finds himself at a crossroads when the mysterious leader of an underground hacker group recruits him to destroy the corporation he is paid to protect.