Looking for something new to watch? Lucky for you we've got a list of five binge-watch worthy TV shows that you need to check out.

Game Of Thrones - Neon

Cercei Lannister in Game of Thrones
Cercei Lannister in Game of Thrones

You haven't got long, Throne-ophiles, because winter is coming, and it's coming quickly. You'll want to be parked in front of a TV set at 1pm on Monday for the first episode of season five, screening on Sky TV's Soho channel, which is promising more gory thrills than ever before. Right now, you can warm up with previous seasons of the HBO show on Sky's streaming service Neon. Get ready to start sleeping with a sword under your bed again.

Suits - Lightbox

A scene from the TV show Suits.
A scene from the TV show Suits.

There's nothing quite like a good lawyer dramedy. There's Ally McBeal, The Practice and Boston Legal (also on Lightbox) and now there is Suits.

Starring Gabriel Macht as slick hot-shot New York lawyer Harvey Specter and his side-kick is Mike Ross (played by Patrick J Adams), a highly intelligent college dropout who gets hired by Harvey despite not having a law degree. The two take on the world of corporate law while keeping Mike's secret under wraps.

Suits is stacked full of rapidly witty banter, clever and dramatic plot-twists. Even if you're not up to play on your legal jargon the show is still highly addictive with great characters that you will love to hate and hate to love.

Four seasons of the show are available on Lightbox, more than enough to keep you occupied.


Bloodline - Netflix

A scene from the TV show Bloodlines.
A scene from the TV show Bloodlines.

Made by the same people who created Damages (the chilling show with Glenn Close as a morally ambiguous high powered attorney), new Netflix series Bloodline sees them turn their attention to a southern American family on the Florida Keys.

It has an all-star cast including Sissy Spacek and Sam Shepard as Sally and Robert Rayburn, a well-respected couple who run a successful resort on the coast; Australian actor Ben Mendelsohn as eldest son Danny, the mysterious black sheep who is charming and sinister in equal measures; Kyle Chandler as middle son John, the golden boy who's a local detective with a beautiful family of his own; Norbert Leo Butz as good-time, boat-loving youngest son Kevin; and Linda Cardellini as successful lawyer daughter Meg.

We're calling it this year's True Detective, with less voodoo and fewer serial killers, but just as much foreboding and mystery, and plenty of tangled and long-buried secrets about betrayal and lies, and a family dealing with plenty of grief and bitterness held just under the surface.

The keys may look like a paradise of sunshine and sand, palm trees and plentiful seafood, but nothing and nobody is ever quite what it seems, and when Danny returns home for the first time in years, and begins to poke holes in their careful façade, things begin to crumble.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Netflix

Ellie Kemper stars in The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
Ellie Kemper stars in The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.

If you're a fan of 30 Rock (available on Lightbox), Happy Endings and New Girl, chances are you might enjoy binge-watching the first season of The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt on Netflix.

Ellie Kemper (Bridesmaids) stars as Kimmy Schmidt, a 29-year-old woman who gets recused from an underground bunker of a doomsday cult, where she was kept locked away from the outside world for fifteen years. After being set free Kimmy decided it's time to start living her life, starting fresh in New York City. Discovering the modern world proves to be a hilarious challenge, but Kimmy Schmidt is, well, unbreakable.

The cast - including Jane Krakowski, Lauren Adams and Tituss Burgess as Kimmy's flamboyant roommate - make for colourful and off-the-wall characters that are annoyingly endearing.

The zany sitcom, created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, is packed full of bizarre and hilarious moments that have earned it a 94 per cent star rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

Beware; you will get the songified theme tune stuck in your head for days after.

Wolf Hall - Lightbox

Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell in Wolf Hall.
Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell in Wolf Hall.

Lovers of historical drama who like less romp and more circumstance in their series, will get something to sink their teeth into with Wolf Hall, which screened in Britain earlier this year to glowing reviews.

The BBC's adaptation of Hilary Mantel's Booker Prize-winning novel, and its sequel, Bring Up the Bodies, is an intelligent journey through the dark (literally - the lighting is true to period) corridors of Tudor power, with Britain's top character actors lurking at every turn.

Shakespearean veteran Mark Rylance is Mantel's hero, Thomas Cromwell, the man who engineered the rise - and fatal fall - of Anne Boleyn.

An intriguing character in more than one sense of the word, Cromwell was the abused son of a Putney blacksmith who rose to become right-hand man, first to his beloved Cardinal Wolsey (Jonathan Pryce), and then, after the cardinal's fall from grace, Henry VIII, a manly-yet-mercurial Damian Lewis.

It's history without big fight scenes; the sparring here is verbal - and sometimes non-verbal; the books are filled with Cromwell's inner monologue and had been described as non-filmable - so Rylance's performance is one of intimation and nuance; enough, perhaps, to have you leaning forward to catch some of the exquisite detail, and then being drawn entirely in to this portrait of 16th century statesmanship and, ultimately, tragedy.

- TimeOut