10 New TV Shows to Stream If You’re Stuck Inside Because of Coronavirus
With Americans being urged to practice social distancing and self-quarantine if they suspect they might have been exposed to the coronavirus, a lot of people are going to be spending a lot of time indoors in the coming days.
Fortunately, if you’re stuck inside, keeping yourself entertained shouldn’t be a problem. There’s a virtually unlimited selection of shows and movies available to stream at the push of the button. You could use this time to finally watch all those Oscar nominees you haven’t gotten around to seeing yet or revisit a classic series like Mad Men or The Sopranos. Or you could binge one of these new TV shows arriving in March 2020.
Hulu’s new four-part documentary about Hillary Clinton might not be the escapist fare that you’re looking for right now. But political junkies will enjoy this inside look at Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and her youth, marriage to Bill Clinton, and time as first lady. All episodes now streaming.
‘The Most Dangerous Man of All’
True crime fans can cue up the FX docuseries The Most Dangerous Man of All, about a man searching for his biological father, only to discover that he might be the notorious Zodiac Killer. All four episodes of the FX series are now streaming on Hulu.
If you got hooked on Netflix’s Narcos, then you’ll want to check out ZeroZeroZero, an eight-part miniseries about the global cocaine trade. The shows follows the journey of a cocaine shipment from its packaging in Mexico through its shipment across the Atlantic to Europe. All episodes now streaming on Amazon Prime.
Fans of costume dramas like Downton Abbey and Poldark can get an early look at Beecham House, a six-part series about an English ex-soldier with a mysterious past who buys a grand home in Delhi in the years before British rule in India. PBS Passport members can stream the entire series now before its broadcast premiere this summer.
Season 3 of Netflix’s Elite drops on March 13. The Spanish series is about a group of working-class students who enroll in an elite private and then clash with the wealthy students, a conflict that leads to murder. Millions of people have already watched the first two seasons, so if you’re behind the curve, now is the perfect time to catch up.
‘The Valhalla Murders’
Indulge in some Nordic noir in this new Icelandic series on Netflix, which focuses on “an Oslo detective with a painful past [who] returns to his native Iceland to help a dedicated cop hunt a serial killer.” Streaming from March 13.
‘The Pale Horse’
Amazon is adding another series to its list of Agatha Christie adaptations. The Pale Horse follows Crooked House and The ABC Murders and stars Rufus Sewell and Bill Nighy. Sewell plays a rich antique dealer whose wife died by suicide a year earlier. Now, he’s been linked to more mysterious deaths, and he sets out to uncover what’s really going on. Two, one-hour episodes streaming from March 13.
‘Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker’
Octavia Spencer stars as Madame C.J. Walker, an African-American washerwoman who builds a beauty empire and becomes the first self-made female millionaire in history. This new based-on-a-true-story limited series from Netflix is streaming from March 20.
‘The English Game’
Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes is behind The English Game, a period drama about the early days of soccer in England. Like his earlier series, this one focuses on the divide between the upper classes — who helped invent the modern version of the sport at elite private schools like Eton — and the working class who made the game their own. The six-part series is streaming on Netflix beginning March 20.
Marty Byrde and his family are back in season 3 of Ozark on Netflix. The Breaking Bad-esque drama follows Marty, his wife Wendy, and their two kids as they move from Chicago to Missouri after a Mexican drug cartel forces Marty — a crooked accountant — to launder money for them. New episodes streaming from March 27.
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