So you just finished Game of Thrones, and now there's a Westeros-shaped hole in your heart just waiting to be filled with more quality TV? Well, fret not because GOT isn't the only good show HBO's got in its arcenal.
Whether you're looking for more gripping action, hair-raising dramas, or classic political comedies, below are eight binge-worthy shows you can watch now on HBO's own streaming service, HBO Go .
1. Big Little Lies
Drama, deceit, mischief, and muder. Multi Emmy-awarded show Big Little Lies is a hodgepodge of everything you'll want for a quality, juicy, entertaining show to keep you on the edge of your seats. With a star-studded female cast, the series mainly revolves around three prominent mothers as they navigate the deliciously twisted town of Monterey, California and its people.
Starring: Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Shailene Woodley, Meryl Streep.
2. The Handmaid’s Tale
Based off Margaret Atwood's best-seeling novel, The Handmaid's Tale is set in a disturbingly haunting totalitarian society called Gilead. Here, women are forced into sexual servitude in order to bear children and repopulate their deterioting population rate. Offred, one of the handmaids, is determined to survive and free herself from the chains of her cruel world, while trying to find her daughter who was taken away from her.
Starring: Elizabeth Moss, Alexis Bledel, Joseph Fiennes
3. Gentleman Jack
Gentleman Jack chronicles the true story of Anne Lister based on her written diaries. Perpetually dressed in black, Anne climbs her way up society's ranks as she endeavors to save her ancestral home, Shibden Hall. Often reffered to as "the first modern lesbian," the show also unapologetically examines the intimate yet tender details of her relationship with her wife, Anne Walker.
Starring: Suranne Jones, Sophie Rundle, Gemma Whelan
Honest and raw, Euphoria follows 17-year-old Rue, a drug addict on the shaky path to recovery. Surrounding her is an ensemble cast of equally damaged teens struggling to make sense of themselves and the world around them, fueled by substance abuse, anxiety, and sexual awakening.
Starring: Zendaya, Hunter Schafer, Maude Apatow
If you're up for an uplifting adult comedy, Insecure might just be your go-to fix. It's more than just for laughs though, as the show delves into the social and racial issues tied to being black in America, through the eyes of two best friends seeking to cope wth their individual inscurities.
Starring: Issa Rae, Yvonne Orji, Jay Ellis
Veep, a satirical political comedy, follows newly elected Vice President of the United States Selina Meyer, as she jumps through the hoops of a political landscape completely different from what she had expected it to be. Veep's final episode aired last May 2019; it ran for seven seasons with 17 Emmy wins under its name.
Starring: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Tony Hale, Timothy Simmons
7. The Sopranos
Already considered a classic American crime drama, The Sopranos chronicles the life of Tony Soprano, a New Jersey mob boss who puts himself under psychiatric treatment while having to deal with problems from both his private and business life.
Starring: James Gandolfini, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli
The HBO mini-series dramaticizes the tragedy of Chernobyl in 1986 when a nuclear power plant explosion released radioactive material across Europe. Considered as one of the worst nuclear disasters in history, the event resulted into the death of an estimated 27,000 people and counting as the number continues to grow each year.
Starring: Stellan Skarsgard, Jessie Buckley, Con O'Neill