Best TV Shows to Watch on Netflix Philippines


We've all encountered that annoying incident wherein you've watch all the episodes of your favourite TV series and you just find yourself staring at the credits of that last episode thinking "what now?". Let's admit it, Netflix is amazing, but realising how late new episodes are released, and how limited the shows are is really annoying.




Compared to Netflix in USA, latest episodes are added about a day after they're released, whereas the series needs to complete first and about a few more months of waiting before they are released here in the Philippines. According to Finder, Netflix USA has over 14,000 titles compared to Netflix Philippines with only 681 as of January 2016 (Netflix Philippines vs Netflix US, 2017), and only 7% of Netflix US titles are available here in the Philippines. With that, it can be quite hard to look for TV shows to watch, especially if you search online on suggestions and find out that the shows you're interested in watching isn't available in our Netflix. And so, I've gathered a few of my favourite  shows (and movies) which are available in Netflix Philippines for you to check out.


Gossip Girl

BUZZFEED


Welcome to New York City's upper east side where you are introduced into the scandalous lives of Manhattens elite. Serena van der Woodson is back in town after being kicked out of boarding school. Her "best" friend Blair Waldorf is none to pleased and for good reason. Blair's boyfriend Nate Archibald has a thing for the gorgeous blonde, Serena. Then there is the outsider Dan Humpfey who has always had it bad for Serena. In the mix of all the high school drama is the parents drama. (IMBD, n.d.)

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Black Mirror

FORBES

Set in a world only minutes from our own, "Black Mirror" unveils how modern technologies can backfire and be used against their makers, every episode set in a slightly different reality with different characters combating different types of technologies. (IMBD, n.d.)



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The 100

POPSUGAR

The series is set 97 years after a devastating nuclear war wiped out almost all life on Earth. The only known survivors are the residents of twelve space stations in Earth's orbit prior to the war. The space stations banded together to form a single massive station named "The Ark", wenis galore about 2,400 people live. Resources are scarce and all crimes no matter their nature or severity are punishable by death ("floating") unless the perpetrator is under 18 years of age. After the Ark's life support systems are found to be critically failing, one hundred juvenile prisoners are declared "expendable" and sent to the surface in a last ditch attempt to determine if Earth is habitable again. The teens arrive on a beautiful planet they've only seen from space. Confronting the dangers of this rugged new world, they struggle to form a tentative community. However they discover that not all humanity was wiped out. There are people on Earth who survived the war, called "grounders" by the 100.... (IMBD, n.d.)


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End of the F***cking World

HIS AND HER MOVIE REVIEWS

James is 17 and is pretty sure he is a psychopath. Alyssa, also 17, is the cool and moody new girl at school. The pair make a connection and she persuades him to embark on a road trip in search of her real father. (IMBD, n.d.)



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Arrow


TV SERIES FINALE

Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow. (IMBD, n.d.)


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The Flash


TV LINE

Barry Allen is a Central City police forensic scientist with a reasonably happy life, despite the childhood trauma of a mysterious red and yellow lightning killing his mother and framing his father. All that changes when a massive particle accelerator accident leads to Barry being struck by lightning in his lab. Coming out of coma nine months later, Barry and his new friends at S.T.A.R labs find that he now has the ability to move at superhuman speed. Furthermore, Barry learns that he is but one of many affected by that event, most of whom are using their powers for evil. Determined to make a difference, Barry dedicates his life to fighting such threats, as The Flash. While he gains allies he never expected, there are also secret forces determined to aid and manipulate him for their own agenda. (IMBD, n.d.)



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DC's Legends of Tomorrow

NERDIST

When heroes alone are not enough... the world needs legends. Having seen the future, Rip Hunter will desperately try to prevent certain events from happening, by time-traveling; Now Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a desperate group of heroes and villains to confront an unstoppable threat - not only is the planet at stake, but our timeline itself. The Great Question being asked here is can this ragtag team defeat an immortal threat unlike anything they have ever known? (IMBD, n.d.)




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The Vampire Diaries

THE CW

The vampire brothers Damon and Stefan Salvatore, eternal adolescents, having been leading "normal" lives, hiding their bloodthirsty condition, for centuries, moving on before their non-aging is noticed. They are back in the Virginia town where they became vampires. Stefan is noble, denying himself blood to avoid killing, and tries to control his evil brother Damon, who promised to Stefan an eternity of misery. Stefan falls in love with schoolgirl Elena, who has an uncanny resemblance to the Salvatore brothers old love, Katherine; and whose best friend Bonnie is a witch. (IMBD, n.d.)


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Pretty Little Liars

THE VERGE

Set in the fictional town of Rosewood, Pennsylvania, the series follows the lives of four girls, Aria Montgomery, Hanna Marin, Emily Fields, and Spencer Hastings, whose clique falls apart after the disappearance of their leader, Alison DiLaurentis. One year later, the estranged friends are reunited as they begin receiving messages from a mysterious figure named "A", who threatens to expose their deepest secrets, including ones they thought only Alison knew. At first, they think it's Alison herself, but after her body is found, the girls realize that someone else is planning on ruining their perfect lives. (IMBD, n.d.)



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After the Baudelaire parents die in a terrible fire, the Baudelaire orphans search for their families secrets and get them and their fortune away from the terrible grasp of the sinister Count Olaf as he moves with them between different guardians in disguise. (IMBD, n.d.)


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We finally catch a glimpse of the home life of Miranda Sings, an untalented vocalist who has yet to be convinced that she is not a celebrity. Her mother, her uncle, and her best friend are finally revealed in this Netflix original comedy. Derived from the mind of Internet star Colleen Ballinger, Haters Back Off Is the most highly anticipated Netflix show of the year for all of her "Mirfandas." (IMBD, n.d.)


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The Kissing Booth


POPBUZZ

When Elle Evans (Joey King), a pretty, late-bloomer who's never-been-kissed, decides to run a kissing booth at her high school's Spring Carnival, she unexpectedly finds herself locking lips with her secret crush- the ultimate bad boy, Noah Flynn (Jacob Elordi). Sparks fly, but there's one little problem: Noah just happens to be the brother of her best friend, Lee, (Joel Courtney) and is absolutely off limits according to the rules of their friendship pact. Elle's life is turned upside down when she realizes that she must ultimately make a choice: follow the rules or follow her heart. Based on Beth Reekle's self-published coming-of-age novel that became an international sensation, THE KISSING BOOTH is a Netflix Film, written and directed by Vince Marcello. (IMBD, n.d.)


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Wild Child

MADE IN ATLANTIS

A rebellious Malibu princess is shipped off to a strict English boarding school by her father. (IMBD, n.d.)


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A Christmas Prince

HelloGiggles

When a reporter goes undercover as a tutor to get the inside scoop on a playboy prince, she gets tangled in some royal intrigue and ends up finding love - but will she be able to keep up her lie? (IMBD, n.d.)


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My Perfect Romance

Ready Steady Cut

Newly appointed CEO of Robinson Tech, Wes Robinson, is looking for new ideas to boost the company's sales. Vivian Blair, a program developer, shares a dating algorithm she has been working on called My Perfect Match. Wes sees potential and an opportunity to turn the company around and launches the service. When the pair is challenged to use My Perfect Match themselves to find love, this algorithm shows some interesting results. (IMBD, n.d.)


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Expelled

The Daily Dot

Felix is a legendary prankster who gets expelled from his high school and, with the help of his friends, will stop at nothing to hide it from his parents. (IMBD, n.d.)


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The Lucky One

Sky.com

A Marine travels to Louisiana after serving three tours in Iraq and searches for the unknown woman he believes was his good luck charm during the war. (IMBD, n.d.)


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Super Girl

Pursue News

The adventures of Superman's cousin in her own superhero career. (IMBD, n.d.)

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To All The Boys I've Loved Before


Lara Jean Covey writes letters to all of her past loves, the letters are meant for her eyes only. Until one day when all the love letters are sent out to her previous loves. Her life is soon thrown into chaos when her foregoing loves confront her one by one. (IMBD, n.d.)

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Sierra Burgess Is A Loser


A case of mistaken identity results in unexpected romance when the most popular girl in high school and the biggest loser must come together to win over their crushes. (IMBD, n.d.)

UPDATED SEPTEMBER 28, 2018



4 comments

  1. I've been watching random Korean shows on netflix lately. I'll also try to some those that are on your list :D

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    1. Yes! I highly recommend them! I don't actually watch K-Drama but would love to try watching sometime.

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  2. I'm obsessed with Netflix, literally. One of my faves are The 100, and Santa Clarita Diet and I cannot wait until the next episode. I just started watching A Series of Unfortunate Events and The Rain. Oh, I also like watching docu-series like Evil Genius which you can binge-watch at 1 sitting for 4 hours straight. Evil Women and Forensic Files.

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  3. I'm a huge Netflix fan. I can't believe the stark difference in numbers though when it comes to the availability of titles. I wish they'd add more titles consistently. The Flash is actually better on iFlix because you get same day viewing. Wild Child looks interesting. I think I'll give that a try. I'm mostly into crime, suspense and thrillers but I think I'm maxed out on that already!

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