The Best TV Shows of 2018

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What to Watch Now: The Best TV Shows of 2018 Aired September 17, 2018

With so much great TV on these days, it can be a little overwhelming to figure out what show to watch (or download or stream) next.

That’s why we’re thankful for Emmy® nominations—and "People Now" host Jeremy Parsons and "Daily Mail TV" host Jesse Palmer, who stopped by to help us figure out what’s worth binging (and in case you get hungry, here are our fave binge-watching snacks to make).

Before we get into their faves right now and predictions on what’s going to win at the 70th Emmy® Awards, here’s the full list of shows that made the cut for consideration on TV’s biggest night (what we consider the short list for what to watch in 2018).

PS: "Game of Thrones" got 22 nominations total so if you haven’t watched it yet, we recommend you go forth and do so now (by the way, did you know there’s a “Game of Thrones” cookbook?!).

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES:
"The Americans"
"The Crown"
"Game of Thrones"
"The Handmaid's Tale"
"Stranger Things"
"This Is Us"
"Westworld"

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OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES:
"Atlanta"
"Barry"
"black-ish"
"Curb Your Enthusiasm"
"GLOW"
"The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"
"Silicon Valley"
"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"

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REALITY COMPETITION PROGRAM:
"The Amazing Race"
"American Ninja Warrior"
"RuPaul's Drag Race"
"Top Chef"
"The Voice"

VARIETY SKETCH SERIES:
"At Home With Amy Sedaris"
"Drunk History"
"I Love You America"
"Portlandia"
"Saturday Night Live"
"Tracy Ullman Show"

VARIETY TALK:
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah"
"Full Frontal with Samantha Bee"
"Jimmy Kimmel Live!"
"Last Week Tonight"
"Late Late Show With James Corden"
"Late Show With Stephen Colbert"

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LIMITED SERIES:
"The Alienist"
"The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story"
"Genius: Picasso"
"Godless"
"Patrick Melrose"

So what shows do they think will win an Emmy®?

Here’s the rundown (just consider it your short-short list):

For Drama, Jesse went for his fave “The Crown” but Jeremy’s pick was “Game Of Thrones” (our audience predicted “This Is Us”).

Comedy-wise, Rach really loved “Barry”—“it was so original and weird!” she raved, while Jeremy couldn’t get enough of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” and Jesse chose “Black-ish” (the audience also voted for “Black-ish”).

Last but not least, don’t miss a few shows they love that aren’t on the list!

Jesse’s a “Chef’s Table” super-fan and just started “Billions.” Rachael’s go-to right now? She’s a self-professed “Ozark-aholic” (speaking of Netflix shows, Jeremy pointed out that with their 112 nominations, he says, they are crushing it and breaking HBO’s 17- year winning streak).

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