Top 25 Original Shows on Hulu
It’s always hard to find great shows, we’re luckily spoiled for choice. You can spend all night bombarded with options browsing Hulu, but never end up watching anything!
This is why we’ve curated this top 25 list of the best original shows on Hulu, using the power of Rivr and its users.
This list was last updated on Sep 20, 2021.
24. The Orville
Follows the crew of the not-so-functional exploratory ship in the Earth's interstellar fleet, 400 years in the future.
7.5 ⭐ | Drama, Comedy, Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Released: Apr 25, 2019
23. Veronica Mars
In the fictional town of Neptune, California, student Veronica Mars progresses from high school to college while moonlighting as a private investigator under the tutelage of her detective father.
7.8 ⭐ | Mystery, Drama, Comedy | Released: Jul 19, 2019
Brothel owner, Margaret Wells, struggles to raise her daughters in London during the 18th century.
7.8 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Aug 28, 2019
21. Marvel's Runaways
Every teenager thinks their parents are evil. What if you found out they actually were? Six diverse teenagers who can barely stand each other must unite against a common foe – their parents.
7.6 ⭐ | Action & Adventure, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Released: Dec 13, 2019
20. The Act
A seasonal anthology series that tells startling, stranger-than-fiction true crime stories with the first season following Gypsy Blanchard, a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother.
7.5 ⭐ | Drama, Crime, Mystery | Released: May 1, 2019
19. Future Man
Josh Futturman, a janitor by day/world-ranked gamer by night, is tasked with preventing the extinction of humanity after mysterious visitors from the future proclaim him the key to defeating the imminent super-race invasion.
7.2 ⭐ | Comedy, Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Released: Apr 3, 2020
An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.
7.8 ⭐ | Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Released: Apr 4, 2016
Set against the backdrop of a hit dating competition show, "UnREAL" is led by Rachel, a young staffer whose sole job is to manipulate her relationships with and among the contestants to get the vital dramatic and outrageous footage the program's dispassionate executive producer demands. What ensues is a humorous, yet vexing, look at what happens in the world of unscripted television, where being a contestant can be vicious and producing it is a whole other reality.
6.5 ⭐ | Drama, Comedy | Released: Jul 16, 2018
16. Looking for Alaska
Teenager Miles enrolls in boarding school to try to gain a deeper perspective on life. After an unexpected tragedy, Miles and his friends try to make sense of what they have been through.
7.9 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Oct 19, 2019
15. Find Me in Paris
When Lena Grisky, a Russian Princess and student at the Paris Opera Ballet School accidentally time travels to present day, she must quickly adapt if she hopes to keep her secret and hide from the dangerous Time Collectors.
9.2 ⭐ | Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy | Released: Aug 21, 2020
14. Castle Rock
Based on the stories of Stephen King, the series intertwines characters and themes from the fictional town of Castle Rock.
7.2 ⭐ | Mystery, Drama | Released: Dec 11, 2019
13. Mrs. America
The true story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, and the unexpected backlash led by a conservative woman named Phyllis Schlafly, aka “the sweetheart of the silent majority.”
7.9 ⭐ | Drama | Released: May 27, 2020
12. The Handmaid's Tale
Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. A TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel.
8.2 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama | Released: Jun 16, 2021
11. Wu-Tang: An American Saga
In the early 1990s in New York, during the height of the crack cocaine epidemic, a visionary musician named Bobby Diggs aka The RZA begins to form a super group of a dozen young, black men, who will eventually rise to become one of the unlikeliest success stories in American music history.
8.2 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Sep 15, 2021
10. Little Fires Everywhere
The intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. Explore the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, the ferocious pull of motherhood – and the danger in believing that following the rules can avert disaster.
8.1 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Apr 22, 2020
9. Light as a Feather
Five teen girls deal with the supernatural fallout stemming from an innocent game of “Light as a Feather, Stiff as a Board.” When the girls start dying off in the exact way that was predicted, the survivors must figure out why they’re being targeted — and whether the evil force hunting them down is one of their own.
8.5 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Oct 4, 2019
Daimon and Ana Helstrom are the son and daughter of a mysterious and powerful serial killer. The siblings have a complicated dynamic as they track down the terrorizing worst of humanity — each with their attitude and skills.
7.0 ⭐ | Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama | Released: Oct 16, 2020
7. The Great
A genre-bending, anti-historical ride through 18th century Russia following the rise of Catherine the Nothing to Catherine the Great and her explosive relationship with husband Peter, the emperor of Russia.
8.1 ⭐ | Drama, Comedy | Released: Nov 19, 2021
A hyper-noir story that follows a relentless femme fatale who, after being left for dead, sets out to take revenge against her brother and his bombastic gang of gear-heads.
7.2 ⭐ | Drama, Crime | Released: Dec 6, 2019
5. Only Murders in the Building
Three strangers who share an obsession with true crime suddenly find themselves wrapped up in one.
9.1 ⭐ | Comedy, Crime, Mystery | Released: Sep 14, 2021
4. Nine Perfect Strangers
At a boutique health-and-wellness resort that promises healing and transformation, nine stressed city dwellers try to get on a path to a better way of living. Watching over them during this 10-day retreat is the resort's director, Masha, a woman on a mission to reinvigorate their tired minds and bodies. However, these nine "perfect" strangers have no idea what is about to hit them.
8.3 ⭐ | Drama, Mystery | Released: Sep 15, 2021
3. The D'Amelio Show
From relative obscurity and a seemingly normal life, to overnight success and thrust into the Hollywood limelight overnight, the D’Amelios are faced with new challenges and opportunities they could not have imagined.
9.5 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Sep 3, 2021
2. Y: The Last Man
Traverse a post-apocalyptic world in which a cataclysmic event decimates every mammal with a Y chromosome but for one cisgender man and his pet monkey. Follow the survivors in this new world as they struggle with their efforts to restore what was lost and the opportunity to build something better.
8.0 ⭐ | Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama | Released: Sep 13, 2021
1. Keeping Up with the Kardashians
A peek inside the exploits and privileged private lives of the blended Kardashian-Jenner family, including sisters Kim, Kourtney and Khloé.
6.1 ⭐ | Reality | Released: Jun 20, 2021