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Stream the Top 100 TV Shows Right Now

Information verified correct on December 8th, 2016

Want to watch the highest rated shows, like Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones online but don't know where to find them? Don't worry, we've got you covered.

In Australia, the arrival of streaming video on demand services (SVOD) means we now have more (affordable) opportunities than ever to legitimately watch our favourite shows. Though we've been introduced to this exciting new world of entertainment, there are still roadblocks regarding content exclusivity that stop us from having total access to the latest and greatest shows. We've taken the guesswork out of choosing the right streaming service for you by researching where to stream the Top 100 TV Shows as rated by IMDB right now.

TitleGenreDescriptionIMDB RatingWhere to Stream
Breaking BadDrama/ThrillerWhen a chemistry teacher is diagnosed with terminal lung cancer he teams up with an ex-student to cook and sell crystal meth.9.5See content
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Game Of ThronesDrama/FantasyWhen the King’s right-hand man dies suddenly, Eddard Stark, a northern family man, is asked to take up the role. His family soon become embroiled in a war between seven kingdoms.9.5See content
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Mr. RobotCrime/DramaA young hacker suffering from an antisocial disorder is hired by an enigmatic anarchist.9.4N/A in AUS
The WireCrime/DramaA deep insight into the Baltimore drug scene from the perspectives of dealers, addicts and detectives. Based on stories told by real people entangled in the vicious underbelly of Baltimore.9.4See content
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SherlockCrime/MysteryA contemporary take on the classic Sir Arthur Conan Doyle novels starring the very cool duo of Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman.9.3See content
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Last Week Tonight with John OliverComedyFormer The Daily Show alumni, John Oliver, hosts his own weekly news program, with added tongue-in-cheek.9.3See content
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True Detective Drama/MysteryA troubled Louisiana detective and his new partner pursue homicide investigation over 17 years.9.3See content
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The SopranosCrime/DramaTony Soprano’s dangerous career choice is the least of his problems. He must also contend with crazy relatives, frequent blackouts and regular visits to the therapist.9.3See content
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Rick and MortyComedyRick is a timid kid who gets dragged through space and time by his unhinged, alcoholic grandfather.9.2Go to site
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Avatar: The Last AirbenderAnimationIn a world divided by tribes who each possess a different elemental power, the Avatar (a mystical being capable of controlling every element) goes on a quest to fulfil his destiny.9.2See content
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Leyla and MecnunComedyThis bizarre comedy follows the fictional romance of a couple in Istanbul.9.2N/A in AUS
FireflySci-FiThe Han Solo of our time, Captain Mal, leads a ragtag crew aboard a small spacecraft in their escape from opposing factions and galactic authorities.9.2See content
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Arrested DevelopmentComedyAfter his father is imprisoned, Michael Bluth takes the reins of his family’s affairs. Unfortunately, they don’t make it easy for him and the empire (a real estate firm and proud purveyor of frozen bananas) falls into disarray.9.1See content
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House Of CardsDramaA cold and calculating U.S Congressman is passed over for a role he rightly deserves. What follows is a long and ruthless plot to place himself at the top.9.1See content
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Hunter X HunterAnimeA young boy leaves his island to search for his father and become a “Hunter” (an explorer of sorts).9.1N/A in AUS
Fullmetal Alchemist: BrotherhoodAnimeThe alchemist brothers, Ed and Alphonse Elric, commit “the ultimate taboo” when they attempt to resurrect their mother. Now they must find the fabled philosopher’s stone to restore what they’ve lost.9.1See content
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Better Call SaulCrime/DramaBCS tells of (Breaking Bad’s) Saul Goodman’s journey to that dingy law office in Albuquerque. BCS is hilarious as expected but also surprisingly poignant at times.9See content
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Cowboy BebopAnimeThe adventures of a laid-back bounty hunter in a futuristic setting.9N/A in AUS
Batman: The Animated SeriesAnimationBatman dukes it out with Gotham’s rogue’s gallery in this classic series that first introduced us to The Joker’s lover, Harley Quinn.9.0Go to site
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Marvel’s DaredevilAction/DramaAs Hell’s Kitchen crumbles in the hands of a mysterious crime lord, blind lawyer Matt Murdock sets out to redeem his city by beating its aggressors to a pulp.9.0See content
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FargoCrime/DramaA reimagining of the Coen brothers’ “true story”. When a dangerous drifter arrives in the small town of Fargo, the quiet town experiences a series of curious deaths that implicate timid and hard-done-by insurance salesman.9.0See content
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Death NoteAnimeA high-school genius finds a notebook that kills those whose names are written in it. He sets out (with questionable morals) on a mission to cleanse the world of evil.9.0N/A in AUS
The Twilight ZoneSci-FiThe classic sci-fi anthology series that casts everyday people in bizarre, otherworldly situations.9.0Go to site
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FriendsComedyThat one where six friends from Manhattan spend their days moaning about relationships and hogging the only comfy chair in a cafe.9.0Go to site
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Top GearComedyThree blokey blokes talk about cars and driving and all that. Relive a time before BBC gave Jeremy Clarkson the flick.9.0See content
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Monty Python’s Flying CircusComedyThe O.G sketch comedy show that introduced us to some of the world’s greatest comedic talents.9.0Go to site
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Twin PeaksMystery/ThrillerWhen a young woman is found murdered, an oddball FBI agent arrives to an even stranger town to investigate. Catch it before the follow-up series eventually releases.9.0See content
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Freaks and GeeksComedy/DramaAfter the death of her grandmother, Lindsay Weir begins hanging out with a group of classic 80s misfits, which is comprised of adolescent versions of your favourite comedy actors (Seth Rogen, Jason Segel and James Franco).9.0See content
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SeinfeldComedyThe famous “show about nothing” follows Jerry Seinfeld and his (slightly unbalanced) group of friends through their day-to-day lives in Manhattan.9.0
Only Fools and HorsesComedyThe classic BBC comedy following dodgy brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter and their harebrained get-rich-quick schemes.8.9Go to site
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Attack on Titan AnimeAfter their barricaded city is attacks by giant humanoid beasts, a brother and sister train to bring down the Goliaths that threaten human existence.8.9Go to site
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Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion 2 AnimeWith the aid robot weapons known as Knightmare Frames, the empire of Britannia invades Japan (now known as Area 11). A Britannian living in Japan vows to rebel against his motherland.8.8Amazon
One Piece AnimeLuffy and his pirate crew search for the ultimate treasure, a mystery known only as One Piece.8.9
RomeHistory/DramaAn insight into the lives of Rome’s most regal residents and the peasants who live beneath them.8.9See content
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Dragon Ball ZAnimeThe ultimate 90s kid entertainment. A kind-hearted and lovable warrior from another planet gathers Earth’s mightiest warriors to protect the planet he calls home.8.9Amazon
Impractical Jokers Comedy, Reality TVA show about best friends pulling stupid pranks on each other. Wait, how did this make the list, let alone above the Simpsons?8.9truTV
The SimpsonsAnimationYou don’t really need to catch this long-running series about our favourite, dysfunctional family on Internet TV, as reruns are still spammed on free-to-air every single night.8.9Go to site
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OzCrime/DramaA dark, quirky tale about the inmates of the bizarre prison, Oswald State Correctional facility.8.9See content
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DexterThriller/DramaEveryone’s favourite serial killer uses his inside knowledge as a Miami forensics specialist to hunt people who’ve evaded justice.8.9See content
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Gravity FallsAnimation/MysteryAnimation’s outlandish answer to Twin Peaks. Gravity Falls follows the adventures of Dipper and Mabel Pines at their uncle’s “Mystery Shack”. Of course, the town of Gravity Falls has many mysterious secrets, and off-the-wall hi-jinks ensue.8.9Go to site
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UndercoverCrime/DramaAn undercover agent infiltrates the ranks of a Bulgarian mafia and becomes entwined with the boss and his girl. A realistic portrayal of the Bulgarian underbelly.8.9N/A in AUS
Dragon Ball Z (Japan)AnimeDragon Ball Z is so good it gets another place in this list — this time for the Japanese version. Not much different here, except for some equally superb voice acting and questionable subtitles.8.9Amazon
House M.DDrama/MysteryEssentially a 21st century Sherlock Holmes, House is an antisocial doctor with a penchant for stringing together tenuously linked clues to solve medical mysteries.8.9See content
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BlackadderComedyStarring Mr Bean, Stephen Fry and House himself, Hugh Laurie. Each season is set in a different era with two constantly recurring characters, Edmund Blackadder and Baldrick.8.9See content
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Steins;GateAnimeA self-titled Crazy Mad Scientist gathers his lab members to create a microwave device capable of sending messages to the past.8.9N/A in AUS
The Angry Video Game NerdComedyAngry Video Game Nerd plays some of the worst video games in history so you don’t have to. Essential viewing for a video game fanatic.8.9Go to site
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ArcherAnimation/ComedyThe unfortunately named spy agency, ISIS, is filled with backstabbing, misogynistic spies. And maybe the worst of them is our protagonist/douchebag Archer.8.9Go to site
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Through The WormholeDocumentaryThe gravity of Morgan Freeman’s voice would be enough to keep most seated through a lengthy conversation about tax deficits. So it’s fitting to have the man with the world’s most wonderful voice unravel the mysteries of the universe.8.9Amazon
Isler GuclerComedyThis Turkish comedy has three actors who aspire to shoot a movie. To achieve this dream they make a documentary to generate some cash.8.9N/A in AUS
Doctor Who Sci-fiThe good doctor needs no introduction. Spend hours upon hours adventuring through space and time this weekend.8.9See content
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Fawlty TowersComedyThe legendary John Cleese portrays Basil Fawlty, an incompetent and ill-tempered Hotel owner with a bad habit of cutting corners.8.9<See content
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Q.IComedyBlackadder’s Stephen Fry hosts TV’s most intelligent panel game show. Each week a panel of comedians puts forward anecdotes and trivia, because in Q.I being “Quite Interesting” is far more important than being correct.8.9Freeview
The Daily Show with Jon StewartComedyThe original “fake news” program that spawned many spin-offs and introduced us to the comedic talents of Stephen Colbert and John Oliver.8.9Go to site
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The ShieldCrime/DramaSet in an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some officers work outside of the law to serve their own interests and keep the streets safe.8.8See content
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It’s Always Sunny in PhiladelphiaComedyFour of the nastiest, most repugnant individuals you’ve ever met run an Irish bar (and an ever growing list of shadier operations) in Philadelphia. Beware, this is not the Danny Devito you know from Twins or his other family-friendly comedies.8.8Go to site
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South ParkAnimation/ ComedyEveryone’s favourite kids from Colorado repeatedly get themselves into increasingly questionable situations. Even into its 20th season South Park still provides guaranteed laughs.8.8See content
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Sherlock Holmes (1984)Drama/MysteryThe 20th century version of Sherlock Holmes features a more traditional portrayal of the great detective.8.8Go to site
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Six Feet UnderDramaAlan Ball, who would later go on to adapt the wildly popular True Blood for TV, brings a black comedy about a dysfunctional family running a funeral home.8.8Go to site
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DeadwoodDrama/WesternFollows the lives of the foul-mouthed residents of Deadwood, South Dakota, a town riddled with greed and corruption.8.8See content
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The Office (US)ComedyThe US remake of Ricky Gervais’ multi-camera, mockumentary classic. Led by their egocentric boss, the employees of Dunder Mifflin Paper Company do what they can to break the tedium of office life.8.8See content
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The Thick of ItComedyCheck out the latest Time Lord, Peter Capaldi, when he was a filthy-mouthed, short-tempered Minister of Social affairs.8.8See content
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Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion AnimeThe first installment to the Knightmare Frame saga. Find out where it all began.8.8N/A in AUS
Peaky BlindersDramaCillian Murphy, Sam Neill and Tom Hardy star in this gangster drama that follows a family in Birmingham 1919 who sew razor blades into the peaks of their caps.8.8Go to site
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The West WingDramaBefore Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom, there was The West Wing. Another political drama with enough suspense and cracking dialogue to keep you from nodding off.8.8Go to site
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Chappelle’s ShowComedyArguably the greatest comedy sketch show of the new millennium, Chappelle's Show takes jabs at race and culture with help from Eddie Murphy’s brother, Charlie.8.8N/A in AUS
Battlestar GalacticaSci-fiBSG has long been considered “the last great Sci-fi” since it finished up 2009. With the diabolical Cylons in hot pursuit, the last surviving remnants of humanity search for a fabled “13th colony of Earth”.8.8Go to site
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Behzat Ç.: Bir Ankara PolisiyesiCrime/DramaAn episodic murder-mystery centred around the chaotic Ankara police force. Over the season, the troubled team leader, Behzat Ç, must also combat corrupt officials.8.8N/A in AUS
Dragon Ball Z KaiAnimeYet again, Dragon Ball Z makes the list. Kai is the trimmed down version of the legendary series. It streamlines the story, cutting out some the episode-long taunts we had to deal with as kids.8.8Amazon
Adventure Time with Finn and JakeAnimationFinn, the last human and his adoptive brother, Jake the Dog have a mathematical time slaying bad dudes and making buds in the mythical Land of Ooo.8.8See content
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BerserkAnimeA swordsman, with the decidedly awesome name Guts, joins a band of mercenaries to fight their way to the royal court.8.8Go to site
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Blackadder 2ComedyThe continued adventures of Baldrick and Blackadder in the Tudor court of Elizabeth8.8See content
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Dragon BallAnimeDragon Ball is the original series that spawned the clearly popular DBZ. This series follows the adventures of a young Goku and Krillin in training.8.8Amazon
Black MirrorSci-Fi/DramaThe modern day Twilight Zone created by the brilliant Charlie Brooker. Black Mirror is a Sci-fi anthology with technophobe undertones that rationally predicts some legitimate fears for our gadget-flooded future.8.8Go to site
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Downton AbbeyDramaChronicles the luxurious lives of the well-to-do Crawley family and their underlings during the years leading up to WWI.8.8See content
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SuitsComedy/DramaA high-profile New York lawyer employs a genius college dropout from the wrong side of the tracks. Hilarity and drama ensues.8.8See content
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Mystery Science Theatre 3000ComedyAboard the “Satellite of Love” a man and his robots are forced by mad scientists to watch the worst films ever made. Comprised of old, b-grade movies and commentary from the audience, this is one cult hit you’ve got to see for yourself.8.8Go to site
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Curb your EnthusiasmComedyEssentially Jerry Seinfeld without the family-friendly filter. Larry David (co-creator of Seinfeld) stumbles through life, continuously becoming a “victim of circumstance”.8.8Go to site
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SpacedComedyThe show that kicked off the careers of contemporary legends Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright is essentially viewing for British comedy fans.8.8Amazon
Blackadder The ThirdComedyThe third addition to the Blackadder series in the Regency era. This time around Blackadder is servant to the dapper-but-dumb Prince George.8.8See content
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Dragon Ball(Japan) AnimeWhat?! Dragon Ball makes the list for the fifth time? Of course, and if you’ve ever doubted the anime’s greatness, now’s the time to start scrubbing up on the Dragon Ball backlog. This one features the original Japanese dub for the prequel series.8.8Amazon
PrisonerSci-fi/ActionIn what feels like an inspiration for the recent Wayward Pines, a secret agent is captured and held prisoner in a seemingly picture-perfect village.8.7Amazon
Shameless (US)Comedy/DramaThe Gallagher family gets into all sorts of trouble while the perpetually pissed patriarch wanders through life in an intoxicated daze.8.7See content
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Flight of the ConchordsComedy/MusicThe funniest show to ever come out of Middle Earth. Two band-mates from New Zealand struggle to take off in New York — no thanks to their useless band manager.8.7Go to site
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Friday Night LightsDrama/SportBased on the same source material as the 2004 film. This series tackles the drama revolving around a small-town football team’s players, families and friends. Yawn.8.7See content
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My Mad Fat DiaryComedy/DramaAn emotional, yet lighthearted, story of a young girl who's recently returned home after a stint in a psychiatric hospital. She tries to reconnect with her friends, though they are unaware of her troubles, believing she had spent the time in France.8.7N/A in AUS
Whose Line Is It Anyway?Comedy“Where everything's made up and the points don’t matter”. The classic improv game-show hosted by the one and only Drew Carey.8.7Amazon
The Legend of Korra AnimationThe follow-up to the beloved Avatar: The Last Airbender follows a new Avatar, Korra, in a more mature but equally entertaining adventure.8.7Go to site
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Alfred Hitchcock PresentsThriller/MysteryA collection of short stories handpicked by the master of suspense himself. Every episode has a different feel, ranging from comedy and crime, to horror and drama.8.7Go to site
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Fullmetal AlchemistAnimeThe original Japanese dub of the Elric brothers’ quest for the philosopher’s stone.8.7See content
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Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost FilesAnimeA boy who heroically pushes a boy out of incoming traffic finds himself awoken in the afterlife. After being rejected by the Spirit World, the boy must take on the role of Spirit Detective if he’s to get his body back.8.7Amazon
MonsterAnimeA successful neurosurgeon’s life is turned upside-down when a psychotic ex-patient returns. Features one of the most ruthless and persuasive villains ever to grace the small screen.8.7Amazon
The Colbert ReportComedySatirical anchorman and rightful president of the USA hosts this “patriotic” spin-off to The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.8.7Go to site
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Homicide: Life on the StreetCrime/DramaBefore there was The Wire, there was Homicide. An episodic insight to the violent crimes on the streets of Baltimore through the eyes of the homicide investigation unit.8.7Amazon
Sons of AnarchyCrime/DramaA young man is torn between his family life and his commitment to a fictional motorcycle club. SOA can be blamed for the waves of “biker-romance” novels flooding our bookshelves *shudders*.8.7See content
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LouieComedyQuite possibly the funniest comedian on the circuit right now, Louie C.K. is a contemporary, no-holds-barred Jerry Seinfeld.8.7Go to site
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JustifiedCrime/DramaA tough-nut US Marshall is moved from Miami to the sticks — his childhood hometown in Eastern Kentucky. For fans of Deadwood, this one also features lead man Timothy Olyphant.8.7See content
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Star Trek: The Next GenerationSci-fiFeaturing the magnificent  Patrick Stewart as Capt. Jean-Luc Picard, Next Gen is an investment, but one you’ll be happy you made (especially if you’ve already binged the entirety of BSG).8.7Go to site
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Mad MenDramaFollows the sordid life of enigmatic ad-man Don Draper and his misogynistic co-workers at Sterling Cooper Advertising. Be wary, even if you’ve never considered smoking, you’ll be hooked after the first episode.8.7See content
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Father TedComedyThree Roman Catholic priests, Father Dougal, Father Jack, and Father Ted live together in dissonance on the fictional Craggy Island.8.7Go to site
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Brodie Fogg

Brodie is a staff writer at finder.com.au covering breaking tech and telco news. When he's not drooling over the latest comic book releases or grinding away at the newest time-devouring RPG, he's helping people choose between Australia's various streaming services.

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