These Are All the Shows the Bed Threads Team Will Be Binge-Watching in May

There's nothing better than finding a new show that completely draws you in so that you feel like you're right there with your favourite characters through every scene and plot twist. With so much content to stream on various services, we're positively spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing our next binge-worthy series. Whether you're a comedy fanatic or into drama and mystery, there's something for everyone on this list of May's best new shows.

Normal People

If you loved the novel of the same name by Sally Rooney then there's no doubt you're going to absolutely love this new series that follows Marianne and Connell's complicated and contemporary love story. This series proves the power that love has and how a bond between two people can change their entire lives.

Available to stream on Stan.

The Great

The Great is a completely new genre in and of itself. Starring eternal favourite Elle Fanning, you're in for a wild ride through 18th century Russia as Catherine attempts to live up to her "Great" title in a hilarious and completely unorthodox way. Part comedy part history, this is bound to be addictive watching.

Available to stream on Stan.

After Life

The highly anticipated second season of Ricky Gervais' comedy/drama series has just arrived and we can't wait to make our way through the episodes this weekend. Now coming to terms with his wife's death, Tony's determined to turn over a new leaf as he realises to appreciate his eccentric group of friends and quirky life he's used to.

Available to stream on Netflix.


If you loved Narcos and Breaking Bad, then Ozark is your next favourite binge. A financial adviser is forced to launder $500 million in the space of five years to stay on the right side of a drug boss he's found himself working for. His entire life will change as his family is dragged from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks to undertake the mission.

Available to stream on Netflix.

Wild Wild Country

With just six episodes making up the series, Wild Wild Country is one you won't be able to stop once you start. A truly fascinating subject, tensions flare when a cult leader plans to build his idea of utopia in the desert in Oregon. Met with objections from other nearby locals, violence begins to break out as a result. Add this to your Netflix queue for something entirely different.

Available to stream on Netflix.


From the genius creator of your cult classics The Office and Parks and Recreation, Upload is a sci-fi comedy series that takes place in the year 2033. People who are near to death are able to upload themselves into virtual reality hotels. Nora is a customer service worker in this digital afterlife and meets Nathan, who is uploaded into her world after a tragic car accident. Could this be the future?

Available to stream on Prime Video.


I think we could all use a bit of comic relief right now, and we've just started sinking our teeth into the ridiculous and hilarious world of Cloud 9—a huge retail store with an eclectic group of employees who fumble their way through their days while trying to get along with each other. This comedy has five seasons so it'll keep you busy for the entire week.

Available to stream on Prime Video.

Mr. Robot

If you haven't tuned in already to this Golden Globe winning drama then you'll want to catch up as soon as possible. Now in its fourth season, Mr Robot. revolves around Elliot (Rami Malek) who suffers from debilitating social anxiety and whose only means of human contact is by hacking computers for a living. When the mysterious leader of an underground hacker group wants to recruit him he becomes even more out of touch with reality.

Available to stream on Foxtel.

Defending Jacob

When their son is accused of murdering a fellow classmate, a family is thrown into a thrilling legal battle to clear his name. This adaption of William Landay's bestselling novel will keep you on the edge of your seat as new secrets are revealed and this family struggles to remain united.

Available to stream on Apple TV+


From Sweden to Bali, Mexico and India, this docuseries spans the globe in search of inspiring stories about the most creative homes on the planet. Each episode will challenge your own ideas of "home" and reveal new and innovative ways to live a full and happy life.

Available to stream on Apple TV+

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