The end of the year is almost here: can you believe it’s almost 2024? As you deal with work, find time to enjoy family time and relax, it’s the perfect time to indulge in a great show. There are plenty of new and returning shows this month that are available through all the top streaming services. Browse this list and you’ll definitely find something worth adding to your nightly viewing selection.
There’s everything from dramas to comedies, a British heist series, a Canadian gem and the end of a royal era. Take a look at these six shows you have to watch in December and choose which ones you want to watch before the year ends.
Slow Horses Season 3 (December 1)
The Apple TV+ original spy thriller returns for its third season slow horses Gary Oldman plays Jackson Lamb, the head of the MI5 division called Slough House. This is where rejected people are sent to spend their days instead of being fired from their jobs. The team spends most of their time pursuing papers, and Jackson waits patiently, believing they will eventually grow out of frustration. Despite mistakes and missteps, the group is effectively sent to career purgatory, however, his skills make him helpful in many investigations.
It features sly characters and themes of liberation with a dose of humor. slow horses It has been widely praised by critics and audiences for its refreshing take on an otherwise oversaturated genre.
Stream slow horses On Apple TV+.
Criminal (8 December)
A dark and funny British heist series, criminals It is the story of a team of criminals who plan a major heist. The work goes off without a hitch, and they go their separate ways, living with new identities in different parts of the world. However, when one is killed, then the other, it is clear that someone knows what they did and is targeting them. But who and why?
criminals Helps you guess about the identity of the killer, whether it’s an inside job, and who might be the next person to be eliminated. The series jumps back and forth in the timeline to provide context for the upcoming story, creating fear, paranoia and anxiety among the characters. Critics have praised the pace, action and depth of the bloody, violent, thrilling series, so it’s worth checking out if you want something different.
Stream criminals On Hulu.
The Crown Season 6 Part 2 (December 14)
The long-running historical drama that chronicles the life and career of Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family has finally come to an end. Different actors have played important characters in each season Crown, including Queen Elizabeth herself. Each season also features new actors who play everyone from Margaret Thatcher to Diana, Princess of Wales. The story progresses through different decades of the Queen’s life and the key moments that shaped her reign.
Season 6 takes place in the 21st century and covers the tragic death of Princess Diana, the first meeting of Prince William and Kate Middleton, and the marriage of Prince Charles (now King Charles) to Camilla Parker Bowles. The first four episodes of Crown Season 6 was released in mid-November and the story concludes with the final six.
Stream Crown On Netflix.
Reacher Season 2 (December 15)
reacher This is an interpretation of the Lee Child character from the book series who was played by Tom Cruise in the film Jack Reacher, Alan Ritchson returns as the title character, a former military policeman. His massive stature and tremendous fighting ability make him a mighty force to be reckoned with. When Jack is released from prison, he recruits a team to help him investigate conspiracies and corruption in law enforcement, politics, and business.
While the first reason was based on stories from Child’s first novel killing FloorSeason 2 will deal with the events that took place in the 11th book of the series, bad luck and trouble, reacherThe first season received positive reviews, with Ritchson singled out for his performance as the charming but dangerous protagonist.
Stream reacher On Amazon Prime Video.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians (December 20)
If you or your child likes Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson books, you might want to check out this Percy Jackson and the Olympians, a fantasy TV series based on the book series. The title character, played by Walker Scobell, is a 12-year-old monster. When Zeus accused him of stealing his thunderbolt, Percy had no choice but to fight back.
With eight episodes in the first season, Riordan’s involvement in the series suggests authenticity to the source material. Percy Jackson and the Olympians Marks the final appearance of the late Lance Reddick (John Wick: Chapter 4), who plays the role of Zeus. Keep an eye out for Megan Mullally’s recurring role as Percy’s strict math teacher Alecto/Ms. Dodds and Lin-Manuel Miranda guest-starred as Hermes, the messenger of the gods.
Stream Percy Jackson and the Olympians On Disney+.
Letterkenny Season 12 (25 December)
After a dozen seasons, the Canadian sitcom Letterkenny It’s finally ending. based on youtube web series Letterkenny problems, Letterkenny The Creator follows the title character, played by Jared Keeso, as he navigates life in a small rural town in Ontario, Canada. The town’s residents fall into four main stereotypical groups: farmers, known as “hicks”, people living out of town who are members of the local ice hockey team, drug addicts, known as “skids”, and those who live on nearby First Nations reservations are called “natives”.
Although there are plenty of Canada-specific stereotypes and references, Letterkenny It has also managed to strike a chord with the American audience. Full of one-liners, puns and wordplay, Letterkenny Is both funny and clever. The show spawned spin-offs ShorsiAlso streaming on Hulu, it’s a must-watch after completing this final season.