Looking For a New Show to Watch? Nuvera Employees Weigh In on Their Favorites!

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Have you been looking for a new show to get entrenched in, something that you will look forward to watching with each new episode, and that you will love talking about with your friends?

The employees here at Nuvera took a survey to give you some ideas of shows that they love, past and present, that you can begin watching today – whether it is on your Nuvera Digital TV service or streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime.

These lists have a ton of great shows, with lots of variety, but according to the results there are two big winners! Each lists is broken down by how many Nuvera employees cast their vote for it, what their respective IMDb ratings are, and where you can watch them.

IMDb is the world’s most popular and authoritative source for information related to films, television programs and video games. IMDb registered users can cast a vote (from 1 to 10, with 10 being the highest) on every released title in the database, and all individual votes are used to calculate a rating.

The lists are ranked by number of votes first and then by IMDb rating. You can also find a synopsis of the top 5 shows below. Happy binge-watching!

Current TV Shows Votes IMDb Rating Where to Watch
The Big Bang Theory 5 8.3 CBS
The Walking Dead 3 8.5 AMC
Grey’s Anatomy 3 7.7 ABC
This Is Us 2 8.9 NBC
Modern Family 2 8.5 ABC
Chicago Fire 2 7.9 NBC
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert 2 7.8 CBS
Blue Bloods 2 7.5 CBS
Survivor 2 7.0 CBS
The Voice 2 6.6 NBC
Planet Earth 2 1 9.7 BBC
Game of Thrones 1 9.5 HBO
One Punch Man 1 9.1 Netflix
Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda 1 8.9 Investigation Discovery
How to Get Away With Murder 1 8.3 ABC
The Americans 1 8.3 FX
The Expanse 1 8.2 Syfy
Marco Polo 1 8.1 Netflix
The Blacklist 1 8.1 NBC
Designated Survivor 1 8.0 ABC
Lethal Weapon 1 8.0 FOX
The Fosters 1 8.0 Freeform
NCIS 1 7.9 CBS
Nashville 1 7.7 CMT
New Girl 1 7.7 FOX
Blindspot 1 7.6 NBC
Chopped 1 7.5 Food Network
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 1 7.5 ABC
Shark Tank 1 7.5 ABC
Last Man On Earth 1 7.4 FOX
Last Man Standing 1 7.4 ABC
The Royals 1 7.4 E!
The Ellen DeGeneres Show 1 7.3 NBC
Island Life 1 6.6 HGTV
Dance Moms 1 4.6 Lifetime


Favorite Shows of All Time Votes IMDb Rating Where to Watch
Friends 6 9.0 Netflix
M*A*S*H 4 8.4 Purchase on Amazon
Seinfeld 3 8.9 Hulu
Breaking Bad 2 9.5 Netflix
Scrubs 2 8.4 Netflix or Hulu
Star Trek (Original) 2 8.4 Netflix
Cheers 2 7.8 Netflix
The Sopranos 1 9.2 Amazon Prime
This Is Us 1 8.9 NBC or Hulu
The Carol Burnett Show 1 8.8 Purchase on Amazon
The Office 1 8.8 Netflix
Downton Abbey 1 8.7 Amazon Prime
Sons of Anarchy 1 8.6 Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime
Fixer Upper 1 8.5 HGTV
Boston Legal 1 8.4 Purchase on Amazon
How I Met Your Mother 1 8.4 Netflix
The Andy Griffith Show 1 8.3 Netflix
The Big Bang Theory 1 8.3 CBS
Criminal Minds 1 8.2 CBS or Netflix
Gilmore Girls 1 8.1 Netflix
Saturday Night Live 1 8.1 NBC or Hulu
Gunsmoke 1 8.0 Purchase on Amazon
This Old House 1 7.9 PBS
MacGyver 1 7.7 Netflix or Hulu
Stargate Universe 1 7.7 Hulu
Grey’s Anatomy 1 7.7 ABC, Netflix or Hulu
60 Minutes 1 7.6 CBS
The Middle 1 7.5 ABC or Hulu
Little House on the Prairie 1 7.4 Purchase on Amazon
Lonesome Dove 1 7.4 Purchase on Amazon
Bonanza 1 7.3 Amazon Prime
The Ellen DeGeneres Show 1 7.3 NBC
Sex and the City 1 7.0 Amazon Prime
CSI: Miami 1 6.4 Netflix or Hulu
Beverly Hills, 90210 1 6.2 Hulu or Amazon Prime
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1 5.3 N/A
American Idol 1 4.2 N/A

Top 5 Shows


This hit sitcom, popular throughout the 90s and early 2000s follows the merry misadventures of six 20-something pals as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in Manhattan.

Watch on Netflix

The Big Bang Theory

This current running show is centered on physicists Sheldon Cooper and Leonard Hofstadter, whose geeky and introverted lives are changed when Penny, an attractive waitress and aspiring actress, moves into the apartment across from theirs.

Watch on CBS


This popular long-running show of the 70s follows a group of Mobile Army Surgical Hospital officers as they perform surgery and pass the time just miles from the front lines of the Korean Conflict. Captains Hawkeye Pierce and Trapper John McIntyre add to the chaos and hilarity of the situation

Purchase Every Season on Amazon

The Walking Dead

Sheriff’s deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma discovering a world overrun by zombies, commonly referred to as “walkers”. Grimes reunites with his family and becomes the leader of a group he forms with other survivors, holding on to the hope of humanity by banding together to wage a fight for their own survival.

Watch on AMC


This sitcom was extremely popular throughout the 90s, set predominantly in an apartment building in Manhattan’s Upper West Side in New York City. The show features a handful of Jerry’s friends and acquaintances going through everyday life, discussing the various quirky situations that we can all relate to.

Watch on Hulu