5 Shows To Binge After 'Handmaid's Tale'

Jennifer Swarthout

The Handmaid's Tale is a Hulu original series adapted from Margaret Atwood's 1985 dystopian novel. The series is about a futuristic society that revolves around a Christian theocracy known as Gilead. After the society finds they are infertile, Offred (Elisabeth Moss) is made to aid in the breeding children. In their review, The Daily Dot called the Handmaid's Tale "dark and devastating." If you haven't yet watched The Handmaid's Tale streaming on Hulu, it is highly recommended.

If you have finished watching Handmaid's Tale and are looking for the next binge-worthy series, you are bound to find something on this list.

Troubled by her traumatic history, Jessica sets out in search of the man who tormented her. Can she stop him before he harms anyone else in Hell's Kitchen? The second season arrived on Netflix this month. Fans and critics agree that the follow-up season is another high-quality batch of episodes.

As previously reviewed by the Inquisitr, Netflix original Jessica Jones is more than a struggle between good and evil. There is a definite internal struggle as well. "It's gritty, real, harsh and definitely not for children."

Netflix describes The OA as a "powerful, mind-bending tale about identity, human connection and the borders between life and death."

Viewers have given the series rave reviews. One IMDb reviewer had the following to say about The 100.

"Check out the ratings in season 2, those are earned and well-deserved. Binge watch it, people! You won't regret it."

Although some of the events are highly fictionalized, the series is hard-hitting and powerful. The Looming Tower is pending renewal for a possible second season on HULU.

Rotten Tomatoes states that Santa Clarita Diet "serves up an excellent cast, frequent laughs, and an engaging premise -- but the level of gore might not be to everyone's taste." Netflix released the second season on March 23, 2018.