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Best Shows on Hulu Right Now, According to Subscribers

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Don’t tell us—you finally kicked back for some well-deserved R&R, only to realize you have no idea what to watch. Yep, we’ve been there. Picking a new series is kind of a big deal and, with virtually unlimited options, it can be overwhelming. 

We’re going to make it easy on you. These are the most-streamed, most bingeworthy, best of the best shows to watch on Hulu right now, according to subscribers.

Best Original Series to Watch on Hulu

The Handmaid’s Tale

Elisabeth Moss starring in Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale Season 4

We can’t talk about the best of the best without mentioning The Handmaid’s Tale (and blessed be the freaking fruit, because there are four full seasons available to binge and a fifth on the way). 

If you’re late to the party, the Emmy®-nominated drama starring Elisabeth Moss is one of Hulu’s most acclaimed original shows. Set in the near-future totalitarian society of Gilead, the series follows women who are forced into sexual servitude amidst a worldwide fertility crisis and U.S. government takeover.

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Nine Perfect Strangers

Welcome to Tranquillum House. It wasn’t long ago that the insanely popular Hulu miniseries Nine Perfect Strangers became the most-streamed Hulu Original premiere ever. 

The star-studded series follows nine carefully selected strangers, including Frances (Melissa McCarthy), Tony (Bobby Cannavale), and Carmel (Regina Hall), who enter a 10-day health and wellness retreat under the direction of enigmatic Masha (Nicole Kidman), who promises to get them “well.”

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Only Murders in the Building

Everybody has a secret. 

If you’re looking for what’s trending right now, check out the popular Hulu Original mystery Only Murders in the Building. The series follows three strangers (played by Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez) who share an obsession with true crime and suddenly find themselves wrapped up in one.

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Best TV Shows on Hulu

Grey’s Anatomy

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The fall TV season marked the return of countless popular series—but no one makes an entrance quite like Dr. Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo). 

Following an emotional, COVID-filled seventeenth season, fans began flocking to Hulu in early October with hopes of a brighter season 18. Catch new episodes of the popular medical drama Grey’s Anatomy Thursdays on ABC, and streaming next-day on Hulu.

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Law and Order SVU

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The hard-hitting NBC drama Law & Order: SVU recently returned for—get this—season 23. 

The series chronicles the lives of an elite squad of detectives who investigate sexually based crimes in the ‘Special Victims Unit’ of the New York City Police Department. 

Seasons 1-22 are streaming now. New episodes air Thursdays on NBC and next-day on Hulu.

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Naruto Shippuden

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Anime fans know Hulu is the spot to stream some of the best of the best, which is exactly why we weren’t surprised to see the popular series Naruto Shippuden on the list of most-streamed. 

The second of the Naruto trilogy, the show follows hyperactive ninja, Naruto, who is training to become the greatest of all time.

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Best FX Shows Streaming on Hulu


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One of the most popular shows in our Black Stories Hub, the FX drama Snowfall is set in Los Angeles in the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic, chronicling the drug’s radical impact on our culture as we know it.

If you like the premise of Snowfall, check out the new Hulu Original series Dopesick, based on the true story of what started the opioid crisis in America.

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American Horror Story


In the mood to stream, quite literally, all of your worst nightmares? Then look no further than one of our best tv shows, American Horror Story.

The Emmy® and Golden Globe® winning anthology series chronicles the happenings of various spooky scenarios—haunted houses, insane asylums, apocalypses, slasher summer camps, and more—with each of the 10 seasons presenting its own, self-contained storyline and cast of characters.

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American Horror Stories

From the creators of American Horror Story comes another FX on Hulu anthology series, American Horror Stories. Each episode of the twisted, horror-drama spin-off promises to bring you a different nightmare.

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Best Comedy Series 

Rick and Morty

title art for Adult Swim’s comedy series Rick and Morty.

If you haven’t heard about Adult Swim’s hit comedy Rick and Morty by now, there’s a slight chance you might be living under a rock. 

The popular comedy sci-fi series follows Rick, a sociopathic scientist, as he drags his unintelligent grandson, Morty, on insane adventures across the universe. Hype around season 5 grew even stronger recently, following Souja Boy’s release of the song “Rick and Morty” that inspired a viral TikTok trend.

Stream seasons 1-4 now.

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Family Guy

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If you’re wondering where you can watch all twenty seasons of your favorite endearingly ignorant dad and his hysterically odd family, you just found it. 

New episodes of the popular adult comedy series Family Guy air Sunday nights on FOX and are available to stream next-day on Hulu.

Bob’s Burgers

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Business might be slow, but the Belcher family never gives up hope.

We can’t get enough of Bob’s Burgers and, apparently, neither can you. Catch new episodes of the hilarious adult comedy series Sundays on FOX and next-day on Hulu. Plus, stream seasons 1-11 now.

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