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25 Most Popular TV Shows Right Now: What to Watch on Streaming

Want to know what popular and new TV shows this week are keeping watchers glued to the screen and Rotten Tomatoes users engaged on site? Here’s the current top 25 series, including Fallout, Netflix series Ripley, 3 Body Problem, and Baby Reindeer, Shogun (see Hulu series ranked), Apple TV+’s Sugar, and A Gentleman in Moscow,

Click on each show for reviews and trailers, where to watch, and how to cast your own ratings vote. Check back weekly for latest updates to the charts. (And also check out the most popular movies out right now!)

#1
Adjusted Score: 84285%
Critics Consensus: Dark Matter's intriguing ideas are spread a tad thin over its season-long runtime, but fans of foreboding sci-fi will find its residue addictively sticky.

Adjusted Score: 50821%
Critics Consensus: For a show with excellent pedigree and a Tom Wolfe novel to draw from, A Man in Full is disappointingly half-baked in its exploration of masculinity.

Adjusted Score: 104898%
Critics Consensus: A bracing work of autofiction by creator and star Richard Gadd, Baby Reindeer can be a punishing watch but richly rewards viewers with its emotional complexity and excellent performances.

Bodkin: Season 1 (2024)
71%

#4
Adjusted Score: 74551%
Critics Consensus: Bodkin's satire of true crime investigation could use a more compelling mystery to hang its quips on, but the series' sheer eccentricity makes for an intriguing enough tale from the old sod.

#5
Adjusted Score: 97088%
Critics Consensus: Ncuti Gatwa's dashing interpretation of The Doctor brings a breath of fresh air aboard the TARDIS, piloting this perennial sci-fi series into an exciting new era.

Fallout: Season 1 (2024)
93%

#6
Adjusted Score: 107681%
Critics Consensus: An adaptation that feels like a true extension of the games, Fallout is a post-apocalyptic blast for newcomers and longtime fans alike.

Adjusted Score: 94489%
Critics Consensus: The Sympathizer does a solidly satisfying job of adapting its ambitious source material, conveying its core themes even as it occasionally struggles with its structure.

Hacks: Season 3 (2024)
97%

#8
Adjusted Score: 100814%
Critics Consensus: Reuniting never felt so good -- Hacks roars back with a fresh set and a persuasive argument for its own longevity.

Sugar: Season 1 (2024)
82%

#9
Adjusted Score: 90518%
Critics Consensus: A modern noir steeped in the classic tradition, Sugar could use stronger clues to go along with its ample style, but Colin Farrell's cool performance keeps things compelling.

Them: The Scare (2024)
100%

#10
Adjusted Score: 100215%
Critics Consensus:

#11
Adjusted Score: 100753%
Critics Consensus: Bathed in opulent black and white with a reptilian Andrew Scott holding the screen hostage, Steven Zaillian's sumptuous reinterpretation of Ripley draws fresh blood from Patricia Highsmith's insidious social climber.

#12
Adjusted Score: 111261%
Critics Consensus: Visually sumptuous and enriched with cultural verisimilitude, Shōgun is an epic adaptation that outdoes the original.

Adjusted Score: 94680%
Critics Consensus: Illuminated by Ewan McGregor's debonair performance, A Gentleman in Moscow is a rewarding and whimsical portrait of a life blossoming under constraining circumstances.

Adjusted Score: 89032%
Critics Consensus: Unraveling a brutal mystery with a sensitive touch, Under the Bridge occasionally glosses over its most interesting elements but excels as an exploration of cruelty.

#15
Adjusted Score: 93835%
Critics Consensus:
Directed By: Jacobo Martínez

Adjusted Score: 99294%
Critics Consensus: Dead Boy Detectives expands the Sandman universe with an addictively entertaining paranormal fantasy with excitement, romance, and young adult angst to spare.

#17
Adjusted Score: 92306%
Critics Consensus: Tackling its ambitious source material with impressive gusto, 3 Body Problem's first season proves a solid start that should leave sci-fi fans eager for more.

Velma: Season 2 (2024)
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#18
Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus:

Adjusted Score: 93881%
Critics Consensus: Cozy as a weighted blanket and full of keen insights into its merry band of restless neighbors, The Big Door Prize is well worth creaking open for a second visit.

Evil: Season 4 (2024)
100%

#20
Adjusted Score: 80295%
Critics Consensus:

#21
Adjusted Score: 53279%
Critics Consensus: Elisabeth Moss' dramatic power remains undiminished with another arresting performance, but The Veil's clunky storytelling doesn't live up to its star's chops.

X-Men '97: Season 1 (2024)
100%

#22
Adjusted Score: 108092%
Critics Consensus: Pulling off the x-traordinary feat of staying true to its beloved predecessor while charting a path forward for the franchise, X-Men '97 is simply x-cellent.

#23
Adjusted Score: 100608%
Critics Consensus: Blood of Zeus's long-awaited second season steps down from Olympus to explore Greek myth's underworld, finding even more compelling lore and emotional texture than before.

Adjusted Score: 94348%
Critics Consensus: Equal parts harrowing and life-affirming, We Were the Lucky Ones is a sensitively told tale of perseverance given tear-inducing heart by its wonderful ensemble.

#25
Adjusted Score: 82389%
Critics Consensus: Slick as a well-pressed suit and given watchable wattage by its cast, Guy Ritchie's The Gentlemen doesn't seamlessly expand upon the original movie but has enough verve to be fun on its own terms.