‘Outer Banks’: 5 Similar TV Shows Streaming Right Now on Netflix

Already done watching Netflix’s latest original series, Outer Banks? Check out our suggestions for five similar TV shows currently available on the streaming giant while audiences wait to learn whether or not Outer Banks will get renewed for a second season. 

1. ‘Élite’

Following the collapse of their public school, three students find themselves attending one of Spain’s most exclusive private schools thanks to scholarships. After one of their classmates is found dead, they find themselves at the center of a murder investigation. While Netflix has yet to confirm the show’s future, fans of Élite are hopeful it will return for a fourth season.  

2. ‘Gossip Girl’

Go inside the lives of some of New York City’s most privileged teens in Gossip Girl. Their secrets are never safe because of the mysterious blogger, Gossip Girl, who is always watching their every move then reporting it to their classmates. 

Leighton Meester and Blake Lively film 'Gossip Girl'
Leighton Meester and Blake Lively film ‘Gossip Girl’ | James Devaney/WireImage

Debuting in 2007, the series ran on The CW for six seasons before coming to an end in 2012, according to IMDb. Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley, Ed Westwick, and Chace Crawford starred in the series. Now, Gossip Girl is getting a reboot with a new cast on HBO’s streaming service, HBO Max.

3. ‘The Society’

On their way to a school trip, a bus full of teens discovers their parents and everyone else in their New England town have disappeared. Trying to survive on their own, the teens build a new society and try to piece together what really happened. 

While fans of The Society weren’t sure if the series would get picked up for a second season after its 2019 debut, Deadline has since reported Netflix plans on releasing new episodes in late 2020. 

Big Little Lies alum Kathryn Newton stars in The Society.

4. ‘Riverdale’

Riverdale tells the story of a murder in a picturesque town. Seasons 1-3 of the teen drama starring Cole Sprouse, KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, and Camila Mendes are on Netflix. Season 4 is currently airing on The CW, however production on Riverdale stopped due to the coronavirus causing the season to wrap up a few episodes early. 

5. ‘Sex Education’

In the Netflix original series Sex Education, Otis (Asa Butterfield) is a teenage boy with a sex therapist mom (Gillian Anderson). He reluctantly teams up with a classmate at his school to start a secret sex therapy clinic for students. 

Seasons 1-2 of Sex Education are available on Netflix. The streaming giant has confirmed the series will be returning for season 3 although not many details have been released about upcoming episodes.

Fans are hoping to see what’s next with Otis in Jan. 2021 because previous seasons were released in Jan. 2019 and Jan. 2020 respectively. For those who are anxiously awaiting the return of Sex Education, we suggest watching these other shows on Netflix.

Happy TV watching!