We successfully survived the first month of 2013 and to celebrate, why not take in some “me” time by getting hooked on some of the best TV series shows that are now streaming on Netflix?!

25. American Horror Story

The horror drama explores humankind’s unsettling capacity for evil. This darkly twisted drama plays upon the power of supernatural fears and everyday horrors.

24. The X-Files

The sci-fi horror/drama series explores humankind’s fascination with the unknown, playing upon the power of supernatural fears and everyday horrors. Each season brings back familiar faces, but they’re playing different characters in an all-new setting.

23. 30 Rock

Laugh your ass off with this all-star cast that follows Liz Lemon, an unlucky-in-love New Yorker who heads up a ragtag team of writers on a fictional NBC variety show.

22. Arrested Development

Jason Bateman is hilarious in this sitcom about what happens after tycoon George Bluth Sr. gets busted for fraud, and now his long-suffering son Michael keeps the business afloat as he spars with his dysfunctional family.

21. The Tudors

The HBO show is about how England’s 16th-century royal court comes to life in this drama that follows the reign of Henry VIII, as well as all of the splendor, romance, intrigue and scandal from his reign.

20. Battlestar Galactica

The sci-fi show is about what happens when cybernetic Cylons practically wipe out the human race, and the few survivors aboard the Battlestar Galactica search for the mythical planet Earth.

19. Damages

Emmy winner Glenn Close plays a morally challenged lawyer extraordinaire who rules the New York legal scene.

18. Lilyhammer

The crime series is about ex-gangster Frank Tagliano, who is sent into the witness protection program and asks to be sent to Norway after he testifies against a Mafia boss.

17. Revenge

A young woman seeking revenge for her father’s death moves to the Hamptons to plot the downfall for the sins committed against her family, all the while charming its inhabitants.

16. Nip Tuck

The drama follows the shady life and business for  two doctors whose plastic surgery clinic generates as much trouble as it does cash.

15. Prison Break

An engineer tries to bust his brother out of prison after he’s wrongfully accused, which turns out to be tougher than he thought.

14. Heroes

Follow the journey, drama and adventure as this sci-fi drama intertwines the stories of a diverse group of people who suddenly discover they have superhuman abilities.

13. Hell On Wheels

Former Confederate soldier Cullen Bohannon sets out on a mission to find his wife’s killer during post-Civil War America as the country struggles to rebuild its identity.

12. Sons of Anarchy

The gun-running motorcycle club, the Sons of Anarchy, might have control of their town, but they still have to face and go up against rival bike gangs, the law and racist groups trying to get to the club and its members.

11. Alias

The action-packed spy series stars Jennifer Garner, who redefined armed and dangerous as double agent Sydney Bristow, a CIA operative whose mission is to destroy a global crime syndicate.

10. Friday Night Lights

A new football coach signs on to a small-town Texas football team which is poised to win the state championship, which makes for lots of teenage drama.

9. Rescue Me

A veteran NYC firefighter is haunted by his past and struggles to handle his high-stress job and the emotional turmoil of his personal life.

8. 24

This action thriller show follows the life of a special agent who thwarts national security threats in 24-hour increments.

7. The West Wing

The drama series is creator Aaron Sorkin’s powerful political epic show that chronicles the triumphs and travails of White House senior staff under the administration of President Josiah Bartlet.

6. Weeds

After her husband’s sudden death, a suburban mom starts to sell weed to neighbors and friends to afford her comfortable lifestyle and gets lost in all the drama that comes with it.

5. Lost

When a plan crashes on a deserted island, a diverse group of survivors must adapt to the island and go up against its mythical forces as well as each other.

4. The Walking Dead

A zombie apocalypse just happened and now survivors have to  hold on to the hope of humanity by banding together to wage a fight for their own survival in one of AMC’s top dramas.

3. How I Met Your Mother

Follow Ted’s epic search for his soul mate as told through flashbacks that he recounts to his kids on how he met their mom, while his best friends help him through his search and life problems.

2. Mad Men

The drama takes a peek inside an ad agency during the 1960s in NYC, when the  cutthroat business had a glamorous lure.

1. Breaking Bad

When high school teacher Walter White finds out his has cancer, the high school science teacher begins to manufacture and sell high-grade crystal meth in this highly successful drama.



Kristie Bertucci

 
Kristie Bertucci is an L.A.-based writer, who can't live without her MacBook Pro. When she's not writing, she's either reading or shopping (online, of course) and loves lazy days so she can catch up on her DVR-recorded shows and movies. She's definitely a Mac girl, she loves music and is currently on a mission to to have an insane and enviable iTunes library.