What To Watch During Lockdown 2.0

From our favourite Christmas classics to laugh-out-loud comedies and a boatload of new TV shows to add to your list, Nicole Wood lines up your lockdown TV guide...
What To Watch During Lockdown 2.0

ON NETFLIX >>

Emily In Paris

TV series

Vous devez regarder ça sur Netflix. We’ll say it again… you have to watch this on Netflix.

After landing her dream job in Paris, Chicago marketing executive Emily Cooper embraces her adventurous new life in the city of love. Expect cultural mishaps, jaw-dropping romances and complicated friendships as Emily juggles her new life in 10 episodes of pure happiness. The feel-good show we all need right now.

Queen Of The South

TV series

Settle in for four seasons of nail-biting drama. After her boyfriend is killed by a drug cartel, Teresa Mendoza is forced to work for the people who betrayed him. Relying on her street smarts, loyal friends and a mysterious notebook, Teresa goes through hell and back to fight for survival.

New Girl

TV series

Get ready to laugh, cry and witness some oh-so relatable moments in this hilarious sitcom. The series revolves around a quirky, socially awkward and super friendly school teacher, Jessica Day, after she moves into a Los Angeles loft apartment with three single bachelors after being left heartbroken by her cheating boyfriend. Packed with feel-good moments, endearing romances and laugh-out-loud scenarios, whatever mood you’re in, New Girl is guaranteed to put smiles on faces.

Holidate

Film

It may be cheesy, but it’s brilliant. New to Netflix, Holidate is a story about two single strangers fed up of being single during the holidays. After intense relationship advice, nagging parents and terrible setups, two strangers agree to be each other’s platonic plus-ones to every holiday party. We won’t ruin it, but you can probably guess what happens next…

ON AMAZON PRIME >>

Grey’s Anatomy

TV series

Love, laughter and tear-jerking moments, strap yourself in and prepare for the emotional rollercoaster that is Grey’s Anatomy. From dramatic surgical thrills to joyous friendships and heart-throbs in the form of Patrick Dempsey, this medical drama will have you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. Prepare for 16 seasons of pure brilliance.

Desperate Housewives

TV series

Scandal, scandal and more scandal. The seemingly perfect neighbourhood, Wisteria Lane, is home to secrets, crimes and forbidden love. Following the scandalous lives of a group of housewives after the mysterious suicide of a neighbour, the story unfolds into many twists and turns. If you’re looking for drama, edge-of-your-seat cliffhangers and steamy romances, then you need to watch this binge-worthy series.

I Feel Pretty

Film

This hilarious, heartwarming comedy makes you sit back and think about what is really important. The story is based on an insecure woman who struggles with feeling inadequate on a daily basis. After waking from a fall, she is presented with a newfound confidence which leads her to believing she is the most beautiful and capable woman in the world, empowering her to live her life fearlessly and flawlessly. We won’t spill out any spoilers, but the moral of the story is: it doesn’t matter what you look like, it’s being true to who you are that counts.

The Fall

TV Series

This physiological thriller will have you pressing ‘next episode’ before the credits begin to roll. Two hunters, one a serial killer, the other a detective superintendent trying to catch him. The story follows DS Stella Gibson battling her own personal demons while trying to get inside the head of a monster hiding behind a family-man facade. Three seasons of shocking twists await…

ON DISNEY+ >>

Home Alone

Film

It’s November, which means in our rule book, you’re officially allowed to watch Christmas films – and what better way to start than with Home Alone? A true festive classic. Follow the story of Kevin McCallister, an 8-year-old troublemaker who is forced to protect himself and his family home from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone over the holidays.

Lady And The Tramp

Film

Dog lovers, this one’s for you. This heartwarming, romantic adventure tells the story of pampered pooch, Lady and tough but loveable stray, Tramp, as they embark on an unexpected journey, discovering the true meaning of love, family and home. A beautiful classic that will bring the whole family together in lockdown.

ON NOW TV >>

The Undoing

TV series

New to Sky with an all-star cast and gripping storylines, The Undoing is a must-see this winter. Ahead of publishing her first novel, Therapist Grace Sachs life unravels before her following a terrible chain of events. Starring Hugh Grant and Nicole Kidman, this show is as fantastic as the cast within in.

Riviera

TV series

Constantine Clios is a powerful and wealthy banker, and along with his wife, Georgina, they lead an extremely luxurious lifestyle in the glamorous Côte d’Azur on the southeastern coast of France. However, when an explosion on a yacht kills Constantine, Georgina’s world is turned upside down and she begins to discover dangerous details of her late husband’s life.

The Blacklist

TV series

Twists, turns and oh-my-goodness moments. When the world’s most wanted criminal turns himself in and offers to help the FBI capture dangerous criminals, it leads to a number of mind-blowing questions, especially when his number one request is that he only works with newly recruited FBI Profiler, Elizabeth Keen. Thank us later.

Bridget Jones’s Diary

Film

Cosying up and watching a feel-good classic is always a good idea. Bridget Jones, a 30-something journalist, combats her daily insecurities surrounding her age, weight, job, her complicated life and her lack of love. A competitive love battle, successful career change and learning to love herself just the way she is, creates a joyous story guaranteed to leave you smiling from ear to ear.

ON APPLE TV >>

Ted Lasso

TV series

Jason Sudeikis stars as Ted Lasso in this hilarious new series. The story follows an American football coach as he moves to England after landing himself a managerial role for an English ‘soccer’ team – despite having zero experience. A witty show to add to your lockdown list.

The Morning Show

TV series

Introducing the award-wining show you need to watch this winter. This dramatic series starring Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and Steve Carell is centred around a popular breakfast show, providing an inside look at the modern workplace through the lens of the people who help America wake up. Packed with drama, scandal and powerful characters – it’s one you don’t want to miss.

On The Rocks

Film

A bittersweet comedy following the life of a New York mother and her larger-than-life father as they team up to follow her husband amid her marriage doubts. This playful, heartwarming comedy is just what we need during lockdown 2.0.

Trying

TV series

Sick and tired of trying to have a baby, Nikki and Jason decide to adopt. But with crazy lives, mad friends and a family who are bonkers – their happy ending is up for debate. Filled with laughter and love, this series is set to give you that warm fuzzy feeling in the cooler months.


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