Best TV Shows in Stan That You Should See
- Battlestar Galactica
- Broad City
- 30 Rock
Bored with the shows you see on Netflix? Stan could be your next television fix.
Stan is a streaming service that's been around since 2015. Same as Netflix, it has a wide range of content offerings. Stan currently has over 2200 titles. Almost 1800 of them are movies while the rest are TV shows, documentaries, or reality programs.
Though the number of TV shows on Stan is quite smaller than Netflix, many of them are quality programs.
To help you find and watch the best TV shows on Stan, check this list. In today's article, we will show you the top 10 TV shows on Stan.
What's in this article?
- Battlestar Galactica
- Killing Eve
- The Gloaming
- Broad City
- The Bold Type
- 30 Rock
- No Activity
This TV show is a reboot of the 1978 series of the same title. Many critics consider that this is one of the best sci-fi shows of all time. Though set in a distant galaxy, there is still drama amongst the characters. Inside their spaceship, expect to see discussions about politics, religions, human nature, etc.
Also, the storytelling of this remake is one of the main reasons why it's great. You can feel extreme paranoia while watching the characters since the Cylons - the race that wiped-out humanity can impersonate humans. The crew of the Galactica suspects that some of them could be Cylons in disguise.
Genre: Science Fiction
Cast: Tricia Helfer, Katee Sackhoff, Edward James Olmos, and more.
iZombie is a mystery/horror-comedy series. It's about a girl named Liz who turned into a zombie then later takes up work in the morgue so she can eat brains without hurting people. The twist here is that eating a brain allows her to see memories of the person who owns it. She then uses her ability to solve crimes in her hometown.
Genre: Zombie comedy-drama, Crime, Horror
Cast: Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli, Robert Buckley, David Anders, Aly Michalka, Robert Knepper, Bryce Hodgson
Killing Eve is a comedy-drama spy thriller television series. It's about Eve and Villanelle. Eve is a spy. Particularly, she's a bored and very smart MI5 security officer who's missing field action. On the other hand, Villanelle is an assassin. She kills people for money. Their story is like an intense game of cat and mouse, each woman both obsessed with the other.
The story revolves around the two main characters. But there are still surprises as the story progresses.
Genre: Drama, Spy thriller, Black comedy
Cast: Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer, Fiona Shaw, Darren Boyd, Owen McDonnell, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, David Haig, Kim Bodnia, Sean Delaney
Preacher is a supernatural and darkly comedic TV series. Its story revolves around a West Texas preacher named Jesse Custer, who has supernatural abilities. To understand his powers, he went on a quest then later found God literally.
Genre: Drama, Black comedy, Supernatural, Western, Comedy horror, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Cast: Dominic Cooper, Joseph Gilgun, Ruth Negga, Lucy Griffiths, W. Earl Brown, Derek Wilson, Ian Colletti.
The Gloaming is an Australian web television series. It's about Molly McGee, an unorthodox and troubled policewoman. She's investigating the murder case of an unidentified woman with the help of Alex O'Connell - a friend that she hasn't spoken to for 20 years.
This TV series is known for its disturbing atmosphere. The story progression might be a little bit slow. But as the characters get more clues about the murder, you'll find it hard to avoid binge-watching the whole series.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Cast: Emma Booth, Ewen Leslie, Aaron Pedersen, Anthony Phelan, Nicole Chamoun
Many critics considered Broad City as one of the best shows of the 2010s. This series follows the lives of two Jewish American women Ilana and Abbi. Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer are real-life friends in New York. This sitcom is heavily based on their friendship.
Broad City is a witty and topical TV show. However, it's not suitable for young audiences as most of the gags involve drugs and sex.
Cast: Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer
The Bold Type
The Bold Type is one of the best comedy-drama series on Stan. The series features three Millenials who are working at a fictional New York fashion magazine. Though the characters and storylines might seem generic, expect to see surprising elements. Many critics say that The Bold Type is what you will get if you mix The Devil Wears Prada and Gossip Girl.
Cast: Katie Stevens, Aisha Dee, Meghann Fahy, Sam Page, Matt Ward
30 Rock is a TV series about making a TV show. Expect to have good laughs because this series features comedians such as Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan, and Tina Fey. Though the cast of 30 Rock is mainly composed of comedians, don't expect that it will only feature puns and jokes. Expect to see some life lessons as well.
Genre: Sitcom, Satire, Farce
Cast: Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer, Scott Adsit, Judah Friedlander, Alec Baldwin
If you like to see a show about the life of being a college student, Community is the right series for you.
Community follows the story of a disbarred lawyer Jeff Winger. Jeff's law firm finds out that he's lying about his bachelor's degree. To save his job, he enrolls at Greendale Community College in Colorado to get a legitimate degree.
The show is well written and liked by many audiences. But sadly, the show ended after its 6th season.
Cast: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown, Alison Brie, Donald Glover, Ken Jeong, Chevy Chase, Jim Rash
No Activity is a dark, weird, and funny Australian TV series. It's about two detectives on a stakeout. It gives you a glimpse of what happens when nothing's happening.
Also, this series stands out amongst other cop-buddy TV shows because its actors are not using scripts, everything is ad-libbed.
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Cast: Patrick Brammall, Darren Gilshenan, Damon Herriman, Harriet Dyer, Genevieve Morris
That’s just some of the best TV shows on Stan. I hope you find something to watch in this list. If you’re looking for more shows, check out this article about what’s on Disney+.