One of the best parts of the holidays is being able to lounge around, watch as much TV as you want, and take it easy.

There's a ton of binge-worthy content on Netflix and if you're having trouble deciding, we've narrowed it down to some series that were actually filmed in the GTA! 

Without further ado, here are seven Netflix TV shows to watch over the holidays that you probably didn't know were filmed in Toronto.

Happy watching! 

The Queen's Gambit

While most of The Queen's Gambit was filmed in Germany, a number of scenes were also filmed right here in Toronto.

The show filmed on Front Street, St. Lawrence Market and in some residential areas on Yonge Street, Props Master Rachel Heacock told Narcity.

They also filmed a few scenes in Cambridge, Ontario.

The Queen's Gambit hit the #1 trending spot on Netflix Canada this year and people are loving it! Read more...

Locke and Key

Locke and Key has filmed in a number of different places in Toronto, including The Maple Leaf Tavern, Dineen Coffee, and Ripley's Aquarium. 

And another Canadian province makes an appearance, too — Nova Scotia! 

The series is a horror-drama series and it's bound to keep you on your toes. Read more...


Tiny Pretty Things

Last week, Tiny Pretty Things was trending on Netlflix Canada, meaning it was one of the platform's most-watched shows.

The production was filming all over Toronto during 2019.

They frequented spots such as The Royal Conservatory of Music, the Fork York Historic Site, The Thompson Hotel, and The Royal Ontario Museum. 

Can you recognize any of the locations while watching the show? Read more...


Working Moms

Workin' Moms follows a group of — you guessed it — mothers with jobs as they navigate love, life, and careers.

The Canadian show is predominantly filmed in Toronto and you're bound to spot some city landmarks as you binge.

The Umbrella Academy

Based on the comic books written by Gerard Way, The Umbrella Academy has taken Netflix by storm.

Tons of this sci-fi series was filmed right here in the 6ix too.

The Eglin Theatre, Queen St. East, Griddy's Donuts, and the University of Toronto all make appearances in the show! 

Schitt's Creek

You likely knew Schitt's Creek was filmed in Canada but did you know that some of that filming took place right here in the GTA?

Pinewood studios, which set the stage for the inside of the Rosebud Motel, is located right in downtown Toronto.

If you travel just an hour out of Toronto into Goodwood, you can also see where they shoot at the boutique and café. Read more...

Kim's Convenience

Mimi's Variety sits in the heart of Toronto, at 252 Queen St. E.

Kensington Market, Grange Park, and the Toronto Vietnamese Victory Church also all make appearances in the sitcom.

This show is heartwarming, funny, and has been capturing Canadian hearts for years now. Give it a try! Read more...

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