Designated Survivor

Starring Hollywood veteran Kiefer Sutherland, this brand new Netflix drama is a cross between 'House of Cards' and 'Olympus Has Fallen'. After one fatal night in Washington during the president's State of the Union address to congress, Tom Kirkman -who is the designated survivor- is catapulted from being U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to President of the United States. Plenty of scandals and twists are in store as Kirkman adjusts to life in the Oval Office, while simultaneously trying to prevent the country from tearing itself apart.


Starring Ed Harris, James Marsden and Evan Rachel Wood and loosely based on the 1973 film of the same, this looks set to be yet another box-office masterstroke from HBO. Taking place in a utopian world where the rich pay $40,000 per day to visit a Western world where they get to live out their fantasies and roam free. This sci-fi/western epic is one of the most encapsulating dramas in recent years, as it becomes more and more unpredictable as each episode passes.

Black Mirror

Now in to its third season and now owned by Netflix instead of channel 4, this is a unique change of pace to your regular drama. Consisting of six short stories, each episode will make you think about how society is changing within a technological since; with a particular focus on social media.

It is also really fun-gripping you from start to finish, with a whole host of different characters and stories to leave you desperate for more.

The Night Of

Loosely based on the British BBC thriller 'Criminal Justice' this HBO/Sky Atlantic drama is what television is all about. Centering around a Muslim university student living in the Big Apple, this fascinating and addictive eight-part series shows you how your entire world can change in the space of one night.

Thoroughly recommend it.


Starring James Franco in one of his best ever performances, this Hulu/Fox drama is taken from the famous Stephen King book of the same title. Franco plays an English teacher who travels back in time to 1960 in order to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas. Loved by critics, this is a must-watch for any political junkie/history buff who has ever wondered what it would be like to save the life of America's 35th president.