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Arden Cho’s Partner Track is climbing the TV chart
Arden Cho, Partner Track
Is the new Arden Cho-led Shonda-esque lawyer drama Partner Track good? No, it’s not. But it is at No. 2 on Netflix’s Top 10 TV Shows list today, Monday, Aug. 29, and that’s a win in itself. New on the TV chart today is Alchemy of Souls, a Korean period drama about mages and ancient spells, coming in at No. 10. Over on the movies chart, the truly abysmal Mark Wahlberg-Kevin Hart buddy comedy Me Time comes in at No. 1. It’s bleak out here.
But popular doesn’t necessarily mean good. Below, we list the top 10 movies and shows on Netflix and give our quick take on whether they’re actually worth watching or not. We’ve also added what’s new on Netflix today so you can find out what will be on the Top 10 list tomorrow. If you’re looking for more Netflix recommendations, we’ve compiled the best movies on Netflix and the best TV shows on Netflix.
Michelle Monaghan, Echoes
For fans of: The "psychological thriller limited series on Netflix" genre
Is it good?: Has any "psychological thriller limited series on Netflix" been good?
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 1

For fans of: Shondaland vibes minus Shonda
Is it good?: It’s really bad, and not even in the fun way
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 2

For fans of: Selling Sunset, getting The OC theme song stuck in your head
Is it good?: It’s bingeable, which according to Netflix is the same as being good 
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 3

For fans of: Skewed aspect ratios that make you wonder if there’s something wrong with your TV
Is it good?: Is it perfect? No. Was it still worth the 25+ year wait? Yes. [Review]
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 4

For fans of: Telenovelas with a lot of episodes, Station 19
Is it good?: It’s as melodramatic as you want it to be
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 5

For fans of: Ramy, finding humor in the immigrant experience
Is it good?: It’s fantastic, heartfelt, and very funny
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 7

For fans of: Stranger Things, ’80s kids getting into hijinks and battling monsters
Is it good?: It’s not as great as it once was, but it’s still one of the most entertaining shows on TV
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 6

For fans of: Teen romance, teen drama, John McEnroe
Is it good?: Season 3 is as funny, smart, and heartfelt as ever [Review]
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 8

For fans of: Hallmark movies
Is it good?: It’s an incredibly popular, incredibly soapy romance drama
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 9

For fans of: When Korean period dramas and magic collide
Is it good?: It’s an addictive series about mages dealing with an ancient spell that allows souls to switch bodies
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: n/a

John McAfee, Running with the Devil: The Wild World of John McAfee
For fans of: Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Hart, watching men over the age of 40 party
Is it good?: Of course it’s not
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 1

For fans of: The AOL dial-up noise, but make it Tiger King
Is it good?: Nah
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 3

For fans of: Sliding Doors, Lili Reinhart, rom-coms
Is it good?: It’s just OK
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 2

For fans of: Danish thrillers, cheating husbands, wives out for revenge
Is it good?: It’s very watchable garbage
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 4

For fans of: Vampire hunters, Jamie Foxx
Is it good?: It’s a goofy vampire movie that works better as a weird trailer than a full movie
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 6

For fans of: Catfish, reevaluating old news stories
Is it good?: Yeah, it’s a pretty good sports documentary
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 7

For fans of: Singing animals, famous voices, popular music
Is it good?: Kids absolutely love it
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 5

For fans of: Inferior Indiana Jones imitators, video game adaptations
Is it good?: It shows that Tom Holland can be a movie star outside of Marvel, but it’s not good
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 8

For fans of: Getting swept off your feet by a Spanish chef
Is it good?: Así así
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 9

For fans of: Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans, big budgets, explosions
Is it good?: All that money and it’s still pretty dull
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 10

Based on Netflix’s Top 10 TV Shows and Movies lists and new releases for Monday, Aug. 29
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