The best shows to stream when you’re doing something else

5:15 p.m Friday, April 28, 2017 Movies
Netflix on a tablet. (Marcel De Grijs/Dreamstime/TNS)

We all lead busy lives. And sometimes it seems like there’s not enough hours in the day to get all your chores/other work done. 

Since we also live in the age of streaming, it’s now easier than ever to have access to a world of entertainment at the click of a button. 

Netflix is home to a ton of original programming, big-budget movies and hidden gems.

Hulu, which started out as a way to watch TV without a cable subscription, is now a fount of original programming itself.

HBO, the forerunner of original premium programming, has its entire catalog available on its streaming services, HBO NOW and HBO GO.

But with such a wide berth of options, it can be daunting to know which shows you need to devote your full attention to. If you’re busy, say, with laundry to fold, dishes to wash, food to cook, work to do, papers to write, and you want something that’s not too distracting to turn on in the background, what do you watch?

The following shows are all good to watch while you’re doing something else, and you won’t miss much in the process:

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