10 Series You Can Enjoy With Bae This Weekend

10 Series You Can Enjoy With Bae This Weekend
21/09/2019 Contributor
It’s the weekend and what better time is there to cuddle with bae and play catch up on some much needed us time?
Believe it or not, sharing some screen time with your partner can be a great way to bond and with tons of content options available on streaming sites like Showmax, you’re bound to find something you can both enjoy.
So whether you’re comedy, drama, sci-fi or even docuseries and animation lovers, here are 10 series you can binge-watch with bae on Showmax this weekend.

1. The Handmaid’s Tale
Set in Gilead, a dystopian future where women can no longer have children, a special group of women who are still fertile are set aside as Handmaids to have children for Gilead’s commanders. Deeply intense, this series will leave you asking a lot of questions while rooting for the Handmaids as they try to navigate their way in their new world, winning small, very hard victories along the way. The series has an IMDB score of 8.5/10 and Rotten Tomatoes score of 88%.
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South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut – Trailer
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2. South Park

South Park has been a fan favourite since it first hit television screens in 1997. Following the adventures of Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman, South Park is unapologetically politically incorrect and will more than likely leave you and bae in stitches. It has a Rotten Tomatoes score of 84% and IMDB score of 8.7/10.

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Barry: Season 2 | Official Trailer ft. Bill Hader | HBO
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3. Barry

Barry is not your average comedy. It tells the story of an assassin who decides to quit and become an actor after unwittingly stumbling into a Los Angeles acting class. With an impressive 99% rating on Rotten Tomato and 8.3/10 on IMDB, Barry is a whole new brand of dark comedy.

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Power | Season 5 Official Trailer | STARZ
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4. Power

Set in New York City’s drug underworld, Power centres around James ‘Ghost’ St Patrick, a night club owner by day and drug dealer by night, who fights many battles in his attempt to become a legitimate businessman and rekindle his relationship with his high school sweetheart. Scoring 93% with Google users and 8.2/10 on IMDB, Power is action and drama-packed, not to mention its very steamy sex scenes that are bound to have you and bae stealing steamy glances at each other *wink*.

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True Detective: Season 3 | Official Trailer | HBO
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5. True Detective

Get in here police procedural drama fans, this one’s for you. True Detective is an anthology crime drama, which means there’s a new set of characters and storylines in each season. The first season takes place in Louisiana and follows a pair of Louisiana State Police homicide detectives, and their pursuit of a serial killer over a 17-year period. The second season is set in California and focuses on three detectives from three cooperating police departments and a criminal-turned-businessman as they investigate a series of crimes they believe are linked to the murder of a corrupt politician. The third season takes place in the Ozarks over three separate time periods, as two state police detectives investigate a macabre crime involving two missing children. The HBO series has an IMDB score of 9/10.

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Leaving Neverland (2019) | Official Trailer | HBO
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6. Leaving Neverland

Micheal Jackson is in the spotlight again but for all the wrong reasons in this 2-part docuseries, as accusers, James Safechuck and Wade Robson share their alleged encounter of sexual abuse at the hands of the legendary musician.

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SIREN Official Trailer (2018) Mermaid Fantasy Series HD
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7. Siren

Get ready for a dive into the supernatural. The coastal town of Bristol Cove, known for its legend of once being home to mermaids, is turned upside down when a mysterious young woman appears and begins wreaking havoc upon the small fishing town. She’s looking for her captured sister, who was abducted at the hands of the local military. Siren boasts a 97% score amongst Google users.

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The Good Fight Season 3 Trailer | Rotten Tomatoes TV
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8. The Good Fight

A spinoff of The Good Wife, The Good Fight will tickle lovers of legal series as it centres around a black law firm in Chicago, which Diane Lockhart has made her new home after getting kicked out of her former firm following a financial scam. Binge Season 1 and 2 now; Season 3 is coming to Showmax in November 2019.

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Bitter and bloody – Battleground | Africa Magic
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9. Battleground

If you’re new to Nigerian drama series, Battleground is probably a good start. The series tells the story of a wealthy Nigerian family and the often questionable lengths its patriarch goes to hold on to power, wealth and even family. With a total of 260 episodes, you’re in for a long binge.

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Game of Thrones | Season 8 | Official Trailer (HBO)
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10. Game of Thrones

What’s a binge list without Game of Thrones, a television series that held the world spellbound? Game of Thrones follows the lives of competing families caught in a web of greed, lust, violence, and death in the fictional kingdom of Westeros. Game of Thrones is rated 89% on Rotten Tomatoes and 9.4/10 on IMDB.