Special Report

Best TV Shows to Stream This Week

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20. Silicon Valley (2014-2019)
> Genre: Comedy
> Age rating: TV-MA
> Recently added to: Hulu on April 11, 2020

The comedy airing on Hulu that originally appeared on HBO is about an engineer and aspiring entrepreneur who tries to build a technology company called Pied Piper. The series ran for six seasons with 53 episodes and was nominated for two Golden Globes. “You should really watch it,” said Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates on the series website, “because they don’t make any more fun of us than we deserve.”

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19. Big Little Lies (2017-2019)
> Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
> Age rating: TV-MA
> Recently added to: Hulu on April 10, 2020

Hulu recently added both seasons of the critically acclaimed HBO series “Big Little Lies.” The murder mystery stars top Hollywood talent, including Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern, and — in the second season — Meryl Streep. It won four Golden Globe Awards.

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18. Boardwalk Empire (2010-2014)
> Genre: Crime, Drama, History
> Age rating: TV-MA
> Recently added to: Amazon Video on April 7, 2020

The mostly historically accurate five-season crime drama series that takes place in Prohibition-era Atlantic City was created by Terence Winter. Steve Buscemi plays crime boss Enoch “Nucky” Thompson, whose character is based on the life of corrupt Atlantic City politician Nucky Johnson, who oversaw the vice rackets during Prohibition.

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17. Community (2009-2015)
> Genre: Comedy
> Age rating: TV-PG
> Recently added to: Netflix on April 1, 2020

All six seasons of the revered comedy series “Community” are now available for streaming on Netflix and continue to be available on Hulu. The show about a lawyer who is forced to enroll in community college after having lied about his bachelor’s degree may soon be available on other platforms as well.

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16. Money Heist (2017-)
> Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery
> Age rating: TV-MA
> Recently added to: Netflix on April 3, 2020

“Money Heist,” also known as “La Casa de Papel,” is a crime drama about eight thieves from various parts of society who attempt to pull off the biggest robbery in the history of Spain by knocking over the Royal Mint of Spain. The last season of the series was recently added to Netflix in early April.

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