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Best Shows to Stream this Summer, According to Chapman Faculty and Staff

If you’ve made it to the end of “The Handmaid’s Tale” and are wondering what you’ll watch next, no need to stress! Recently, we asked you to share your top summer show recommendations. This week, Working@Chapman brings you the top shows from across streaming platforms that Chapman faculty and staff are watching this summer. 

1. “Mare of Easttown”


By far the most popular show among Chapman faculty and staff, this crime drama follows the life of a small-town Pennsylvania detective investigating a gruesome murder all the while navigating her own troubles and trauma.

2. “The Handmaid’s Tale”


Based on the 1985 novel of the same name, this dystopian tragedy series is another popular one among Chapman employees. Now in its fourth season, the series takes place in a dystopian world called Gilead where women have been stripped of all rights and forced to bear children for the elite.

3. “Lupin”


As a young man, Assane Diop’s life was turned upside down when his father died after being framed for a crime he didn’t commit. 25 years later, Assane sets out to avenge his father using Arsène Lupin – a gentleman thief and master of disguise – as his inspiration.  Season two is out now!

4. “Ted Lasso”

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In this comedy, Ted Lasso, a small-town football coach from Kansas is hired to coach a professional soccer team in England. The only catch – he has no experience coaching soccer! Season 2 starts July 23. Interesting fact: Dodge College Aluma Melissa McCoy(Brown) is an editor on the show.

5. “Hacks”


25 year old Ava is looking to get her comedy career back on track after being fired over an inappropriate tweet. Out of options, she’s forced to work with iconic Las Vegas comedian Deborah Vance whose act is in need of a major refresh and who also appears to be her polar opposite.

6. “The Kominsky Method”


Best friends Sandy Kominsky and Norman Newlander navigate the ups and downs of growing older in the youth-obsessed city of Los Angeles.

More Shows to Watch

Crime and mystery

  • “No Second Chance,” Netflix, PBS
  • “Lucifer,” Netflix
  • “Who Killed Sarah?” Netflix
  • “Tehran,” Apple TV+


  • “Black-ish,” Hulu
  • “Holey Moley,” Hulu
  • “Schitt’s Creek,” Hulu, Netflix


  • “The Queen’s Gambit,” Netflix
  • “Vincenzo,” Netflix
  • “Queen of the South,” Netflix


Michelle Anguka

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