So you just finished Game of Thrones, and now there's a Westeros-shaped hole in your heart just waiting to be filled with more quality TV? Well, fret not because GOT isn't the only good show HBO's got in its arsenal.
Whether you're looking for more gripping action, hair-raising dramas, or classic political comedies, below are eight binge-worthy shows you can watch now on HBO's own streaming service, HBO Go.
1. Big Little Lies
Drama, deceit, mischief, and murder. Multi-Emmy-awarded show Big Little Lies is a hodgepodge of everything you'll want for a quality, juicy, entertaining show to keep you on the edge of your seats. With a star-studded female cast, the series mainly revolves around five prominent mothers as they navigate the deliciously twisted town of Monterey and its people.
2. The Handmaid's Tale
Starring: Elizabeth Moss, Alexis Bledel, and Joseph Fiennes
Based on Margaret Atwood's best-selling novel, The Handmaid's Tale is set in a disturbingly haunting totalitarian society called Gilead. Here, women are forced into sexual servitude in order to bear children and repopulate their deteriorating population rate. Offred, one of the handmaids, is determined to survive and free herself from the chains of her cruel world while trying to find her daughter who was taken away from her.
3. Gentleman Jack
Starring: Suranne Jones, Sophie Rundle, and Gemma Whelan
Gentleman Jack chronicles the true story of Anne Lister based on her written diaries. Perpetually dressed in black, Anne climbs her way up society's ranks as she endeavors to save her ancestral home, Shibden Hall. Often reffered to as "the first modern lesbian," the show also unapologetically examines the intimate yet tender details of her relationship with her wife, Anne Walker.
Honest and raw, Euphoria follows 17-year-old Rue, a drug addict on the shaky path to recovery. Surrounding her is an ensemble cast of equally damaged teens struggling to make sense of themselves and the world around them, fueled by substance abuse, anxiety, and sexual awakening.
Starring: Issa Rae, Yvonne Orji, and Jay Ellis
If you're up for an uplifting adult comedy, Insecure might just be your go-to fix. It's more than just for laughs though, as the show delves into the social and racial issues tied to being black in America, through the eyes of two best friends seeking to cope with their individual insecurities.
Starring: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Tony Hale, and Timothy Simmons
Veep, a satirical political comedy, follows newly-elected Vice President of the United States Selina Meyer, as she jumps through the hoops of a political landscape completely different from what she had expected it to be. Veep's final episode aired in May 2019; it ran for seven seasons with 17 Emmy wins under its name.
7. The Sopranos
Starring: James Gandolfini, Edie Falco, and Michael Imperioli
Already considered a classic American crime drama, The Sopranos chronicles the life of Tony Soprano, a New Jersey mob boss who puts himself under psychiatric treatment while having to deal with problems from both his private and business life.
Starring: Stellan Skarsgard, Jessie Buckley, and Con O'Neill
The HBO mini-series dramatizes the tragedy of Chernobyl in 1986 when a nuclear power plant explosion released radioactive material across Europe. Considered as one of the worst nuclear disasters in history, the event resulted in the death of an estimated 27,000 people and counting as the number continues to grow each year.