Wondering what to watch next? These addictive new TV series belong on your radar

With winter officially in full swing, it’s time to activate hibernation mode and queue your watchlist with an addictive assortment of new content. From thrilling true crime dramas to fabulous biopics, these fresh TV shows will see you in good stead over rainy days and chilly nights.

The Mosquito Coast
Justin Theroux and Melissa George star in this new Apple+ series, adapted from the best-selling novel of the same name. The drama unfolds as Allie Fox (played by Theroux), a radical idealist and brilliant inventor finds himself on the run from the United States government, and must escape with his family to Mexico. Made in seven parts, this exhilarating series promises to have us on the edge of our seats, and is the perfect watch for winter. Watch on Apple TV+

Halston
Starring Ewan McGregor as the titular character, this new Netflix miniseries follows the hedonistic lifestyle of iconic fashion designer Halston (Roy Halston Frowick) in the 1970s and 1980s. With super-producer Ryan Murphy (American Horror Story, The Politician, Ratched and more) at the helm, this glitzy, fashion-filled affair captures perfectly the legacy of a legend. Watch on Netflix

Physical 
In this upcoming Apple Original series, Rose Bryne stars as Sheila Rubin, an outwardly dutiful 1980s housewife with a darkly-funny side who finds solace from personal demons in the world of aerobics. Following Sheila’s trajectory as she moves from aerobics fan to fully-fledged fitness and lifestyle guru, this dramedy is one we’re particularly looking forward to. Watch on Apple TV+

Nine Perfect Strangers
Another miniseries starring Nicole Kidman (fast becoming the genre’s most prolific practitioner), Nine Perfect Strangers was adapted from a novel of the same name and follows a wellness retreat that goes horribly wrong. Promising a similarly captivating and dark drama to Big Little Lies (the novel was penned by the same author, after all) this series is one we’re eagerly waiting for. TBC

Solos
A new Amazon series featuring eight acclaimed actors (including Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren and Anne Hathaway) this captivating, seven-part, character-driven anthology explores the wondrous truths of what it means to be human, concluding that no matter how isolated or physically separated we are, we will always be connected. Watch on Amazon Prime

Loki
Marvel’s god of mischief is set to hit our screens with his very own series on Disney Plus. The story follows Loki (played by Tom Hiddleston) as he pops up throughout human history via his own method of time travel, to influence major historical events. Expect as many moments of chaos as moments of comedy as this lovable rogue finally takes the spotlight. Watch on Disney+

The Underground Railroad
From the director of Academy-Award-winning Moonlight this new Amazon series follows the journey of Cora, a young slave in the antebellum South, who escapes a Georgian plantation in a bid for freedom — pursued every step of the way by a notorious slave hunter. Watch on Amazon Prime

Mare of Easttown
This gripping new HBO show stars Kate Winslet as a small-town detective, bent on solving a local murder while trying to balance her personal life as it crumbles around her. With stellar performances and an unmissable plot, you won’t be able to tear your eyes away. Watch on Neon

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