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Grab the popcorn! 15 bingeworthy Stan TV shows

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Grab the popcorn and settle down for a good night in with your pick of some of the best TV shows on Stan right now. No need to spend hours scrolling and wasting valuable free time deciding what to what, we have it all here for you. Once you start, you won’t stop! Enjoy these top Stan TV shows.


Stan TV shows to binge!

Use the quicklinks below to check out the list of Stan TV shows:

1. Normal People

Normal People

Based on the best-selling novel by Sally Rooney, this is one show you have to have been living under a rock not to have heard of. It tracks the relationship between Marianne and Connell and shares a modern day love story through the end of high school into university days in Dublin. You will be hooked from the first episode.

  • Rating: MA
  • Seasons: 1
  • Cast: Daisy Edgar-Jones, Paul Mescal, Eliot Salt

2. The Handmaid’s Tale

Handmaid's Tale

I’ll take bets that you have heard of this one. And are probably streaming it elsewhere to get the most recent seasons! Set in the not-too-distant future, we see America under a brutal regime run by religious extremists. Women have no rights, and with birth rates dropping due to a natural disaster, those who remain fertile are forced to bear children to elite men. Based on the novel by Margaret Atwood, this is a show you can watch again and again.

  • Rating: MA 15+
  • Seasons: 2
  • Created by: Bruce Miller
  • Cast: Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes, Yvonne Strahovski, Alexis Bledel, Madeline Brewer

3. Orphan Black

Orphan Black

When small-time con artist Sarah witnesses the suicide of a woman who looks exactly like her, she steals her identity in search of a way to make some cash. Instead, she ends up knee-deep in a conspiracy involving clones, mad scientists, religious fanatics and one very psycho killer. It sounds far-fetched, and it is, but it will hook you none the less. There are more twists at every turn.

  • Rating: MA 15+
  • Seasons: 5
  • Created by: Kim Coghill, Andrew De Angelis, Jeff Detsky
  • Cast: Tatiana Maslany, Dylan Bruce, Jordan Gavaris

4. Veronica Mars

Veronica Mars

While it’s all too easy to dismiss this show as a high-school genre piece, you might surprise yourself with how easily it is to get sucked in. There’s mystery and witty dialogue to keep you on edge in this eight-part mystery. After her best friend is murdered, and her father is removed as county Sheriff, Veronica Mars dedicates her life to cracking the toughest mysteries in the affluent town of Neptune.

  • Rating: M
  • Seasons: 1
  • Created by: Rob Thomas
  • Cast: Kristen Bell, Jason Dohring, Enrico Colantoni

5. Grey’s Anatomy

Greys anatomy

Let’s be honest, even if you have seen this one before, it should be on your list to watch again! 14 years and still going strong, this show has everything. While we sit and wait patiently for season 16 to hit Australian shores, the best thing you can do is binge the first 13 on Stan. Grab some tissues, because things are about to get real!

  • Rating: MA 15+
  • Seasons: 1
  • Created by: Shonda Rhimes
  • Cast: Ellen Pompeo, Chandra Wilson, James Pickens Jr.

6. Killing Eve

 Killing eve stan TV shows

Crime drama at its best with this breakout hit. Agent MI5 Eve Polastri attempts to track down an elusive assassin, Villanelle. They form a mutual obsession and admiration for the methods they take, which pushes the two of them closer together…

  • Rating: MA 15+
  • Seasons: 2
  • Created by: Phoebe Waller-Bridge
  • Cast: Jodie Comer, Sandra Oh, Fiona Shaw

7. Deadwood

Deadwood

In an age of plunder and greed, the richest gold strike in American History draws a throng of restless misfits to an outlaw settlement where everything – and everyone – has a price. This show first aired back in 2004, and unfortunately didn’t make it past the three seasons, but they are still worth the watch. Plus, there is a movie that follows that picks up where the series leaves off.

  • Rating: MA 15+
  • Seasons: 3
  • Created by: David Milch
  • Cast: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker

8. The Affair

The Affair stan TV showsThis TV show explores the emotional toll an affair takes on a relationship, as they attempt to put their marriage back together after a tragedy. This show addresses some of the heavier issues, exploring how people can end up hurting those they love, and just how messy it can be to be human.

  • Rating: MA 15+
  • Seasons: 4
  • Created by: Hagai Levi, Sarah Treem
  • Cast: Dominic West, Ruth Wilson, Maura Tierney

9. Younger

younger

It’s a show we can all relate to and enjoy a few belly laughs from. 40-year-old single mum, Liza, tries to get back into the publishing industry without much luck. So she decides to pretend she is 26. She bags herself a dream job at a top agency, a dreamy boyfriend, and a bunch of millennial friends. The hilarity that ensues is worth tuning in for.

  • Rating: M
  • Seasons: 6
  • Created by: Darren Star
  • Cast: Sutton Foster, Miriam Shor, Hilary Duff

10. Call The Midwife

Call the midwife stan TV shows

This loveable BBC drama is a must-watch that will have you going through a wave of emotions. It offers an intimate insight into the world of midwifery. Set in 1950s London, it follows the newly qualified Jenny as she joins an eccentric community of nuns. They force deep friendships while treating women against the backdrop of historical events and emerging issues such as interracial marriage, abortion, LGBT rights and contraception.

  • Rating: M
  • Seasons: 7
  • Cast: Stephen McGann, Jenny Agutter, Laura Main, Vanessa Redgrave, Judy Parfitt

11. The Great

The Great

If you are after historical accuracy, then it is best you turn away from this show. The rise of Catherine the Great through 18th Century Russia is set to make you laugh harder than you have in a long time. It’s exactly the kind of royal drama we all yearn for, with smart dialogue and a modern twist you will appreciate. This is a great Stan TV show!

  • Rating: M
  • Seasons: 7
  • Created by: Tony McNamara
  • Cast: Elle Fanning, Nicholas Hoult, Phoebe Fox

12. The Bold Type

The bold type

This TV series follows three spirited young women who work for ‘Scarlet’, a global women’s magazine based in New York City. The story line is truly inspiring, as it actually dives in and tackles some of the struggles that come with being a young woman in the 21st Century. It also addresses the war between print and online journalism.

  • Rating: M
  • Seasons: 4
  • Created by: Sarah Watson
  • Cast: Katie Stevens, Aisha Dee, Meghann Fahy

13. The Commons

The commons stan TV shows

Set in a familiar future, the Stan Original series The Commons is a gripping character-driven relationship drama and a story about motherhood as the ultimate act of faith in humanity. It’s an engaging Stan TV show that will have you hooked.

  • Rating: M
  • Seasons: 1
  • Cast: Joanne Froggatt, Rupert Penry-Jones, David Lyons

14. The Other Guy

the other guy

Created by leading Australian comedy talent Matt Okine, this TV show is a funny, raw & poignant look at break-ups in the digital age. He finds himself back in the dating pool for the first time in a decade, after discovering his long-term girlfriend has been having an affair with his best friend.

  • Rating: MA 15+
  • Seasons: 2
  • Cast: Matt Okine, Harriet Dyer, Valene Kane

    15. Parks and Recreation

    Parks and recreation stan TV shows

    If you’re looking for a light-hearted, entertaining, binge-worthy show, then this is it! It will have you laughing out loud as you follow the lives of residents of Pawnee, Indiana. It is seen through the eyes of Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) and her team of public servants  who are working diligently (and in some cases, not so diligently) in the parks and recreation department.

    • Rating: M
    • Seasons: 7
    • Created by: Greg Daniels, Michael Schur
    • Cast: Amy Poehler, Jim O’Heir, Nick Offerman

    More ways to fill any spare time…

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