4 Netflix series we wish would come to South African TV

2014-01-29 05:30
Cape Town - Is it just us, or are you also getting tired of the season upon season of series currently playing on our television screens?

Enter Netflix. Netflix is an American service provider that offers internet streaming. It made Emmy history when three of its original series were nominated for a top drama series. It was the first time that television's top awards have recognised programmes delivered online as equal in quality to the best on TV.

Netflix has announced that it has a host of original shows on the cards.

We round up the top 4 shows we wish would come to our screens.

1)  Orange is the New Black

From the creator of Weeds and based on the memoir Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison by Piper Kerman, the show revolves around her experiences during her 15 month stint in a women’s prison for transporting drug money. The show has just completed filming of season 2.

2)  Hemlock Grove

A horror thriller series based on Brian McGreevy's novel Hemlock Grove. It examines strange happenings in a fictional town in Pennyslyvania. A newcomer to the town Peter, who is a werewolf and the heir of  the town’s wealthy family, Roman set out to investigate brutal murders happening in the town. Season 2 will be premiering later this year.

3) Lilyhammer

This is story about a mob boss who turns state witness. He is then put into the witness protection programme and tries to start a new life in Norway.  It stars Sopranos actor, Steven Van Zandt. The show has been signed on for a third season.

4) Bad Samaritans

This comedy centers around a community service parole group and their parole officer. The trailer had us in stitches.

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