Ranking Netflix’s 15 Best Original Series So Far
In 2022’s fourth quarter, for example, Netflix released 1,160 episodes of new content, four times as many as any other streaming service, and almost as many as six of its streaming competitors combined, according to MediaPost.com.
It all started 10 years ago when Netflix released the first season of House of Cards all at once in February 2013. “This is the future,” House of Cards showrunner Beau Willimon said that previous October, per The Hollywood Reporter. “Streaming is the future.”
After a decade of Netflix Originals, here are our picks for the 10 best series from the streaming giant — based on storytelling finesse, onscreen performances, cultural impact, awards-show recognition, and global viewership.