All the TV shows you need to binge this week

Marni Dixit
Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer

While restrictions have been eased, some of us are still keen to spend some time on the couch binging whatever's new on all your favourite streaming services.

So, if you're looking for something new to watch, here are our picks for this week!

Defending Jacob – Apple TV+

Defending Jacob is about a family dealing with the accusation that their 14-year-old son may have murdered his fellow classmate. Photo: Apple TV+

Chris Evans stars in Defending Jacob, a dramatic legal thriller mini-series based on the book by William Landay. The show is about a family dealing with the accusation that their 14-year-old son may have murdered his fellow classmate.

Trying – Apple TV+

Nikki and Jason are desperate to adopt a baby, but now need to convince the adoption panel will actually agree they're ready to be parents. Photo: Apple TV+

Nikki and Jason are desperate for a baby, but it's the one thing they can't have, so they make the decision to adopt. But now they need to make sure the adoption panel will actually agree they're ready to be parents.

Hightown – Stan

Hightown follows Jackie Quinones, a National Marine Fisheries Service Agent, who finds herself at the centre of a gruesome heroin epidemic when she discovers a body in Cape Cod Bay. Photo: Stan

Jerry Bruckheimer's Hightown has had a very special early release of the first episode, which is now available to stream. Hightown follows Jackie Quinones, a National Marine Fisheries Service Agent, who finds herself at the centre of a gruesome heroin epidemic when she discovers a body in Cape Cod Bay. Episode two is set to air from May 24.

Good Trouble – Stan

Good Trouble is a spin-off of the show The Fosters where two sisters move to LA to make their mark on the world. Photo: Stan

If you liked The Bold Type, Good Trouble might be right up your alley! Produced by Jennifer Lopez, Good Trouble is a spin-off of the show The Fosters where two sisters move to LA to make their mark on the world. Season two recently dropped and is the perfect show to get you through until The Bold Type returns.

Dead To Me – Netflix

This black comedy sees Jen (Christina Applegate) and Judy (Linda Cardellini) as unlikely best friends with a shocking secret threatening to break them apart. Photo: Netflix

This black comedy series stars Christina Applegate as Jen, whose husband was recently killed in a hit-and-run, and Linda Cardellini as Judy, a free spirit who has also suffered a tragic loss. The pair are complete opposites but soon become unlikely best friends. But a shocking secret threatens to ruin their friendship. Season two is out now.

Dispatches from Elsewhere – Amazon Prime

Dispatches from Elsewhere was created by and stars Jason Segal, the story centres around four regular people who come together by chance and are soon drawn into a strange game. Photo: Amazon Prime

Dispatches from Elsewhere was created by and stars Jason Segal, the story centres around four regular people who come together by chance after responding to a flyer. They all feel as though something is missing in their lives and are drawn into a strange game. Working their way through these challenges they uncover a mystery far greater than they imagined.

The Baby-Sitters Club – Netflix (coming soon)

The Baby-Sitters Club is a modern take on the series of books by Ann M. Martin that follows a group of girls and their homegrown babysitting business. Photo: Netflix

OK, so we can't technically watch this one just yet, but we are very excited for the July 3 drop of The Baby-Sitters Club – a modern take on the series of books by Ann M. Martin that follows a group of girls and their homegrown babysitting business.

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