There are no study that prove this, but one of the biggest source of a fight between a couple is finding a new TV series to watch. My boyfriend and I can argue in front of Netflix for hours, because while he is a huge fan of Entourage, I'm more of a Sex and the City kinda girl.
There has to be a solution for this right?
I asked all my friends in relationships to come up with the TV shows they enjoyed watching with their s/o (no easy task let me tell you). Here's the ultimate list!
Mad Men // Drama
Set in 1960s New York, the sexy, stylized and provocative AMC drama Mad Men follows the lives of the ruthlessly competitive men and women of Madison Avenue advertising, an ego-driven world where key players make an art of the sell (Source).
Weeds // Comedy
Pot-selling single mom turned danger junkie Nancy Botwin has been dodging disaster since day one, but she's always had a special talent for manipulating her friends, her family, and even the law to her advantage. And the more desperate things become, the more she's ready and willing to take desperate measures, no matter who she'll have to take with her (Source).
Suits // Drama
SUITS delves into the fast-paced, high-stakes world of a top Manhattan corporate law firm where hotshot associate Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht, “Love & Other Drugs”) makes a risky move by hiring Mike Ross (Patrick J. Adams, “Old School”) a brilliant but unmotivated college dropout, as his associate (Source).
Fringe // Science Fiction
A procedural thriller that follows the Fringe team's investigations of parallel universes, doppelgängers, and unimaginable threats (Source).
How To Get Away With Murder // Drama
The brilliant, charismatic and seductive Professor Annalise Keating (Viola Davis) gets entangled with four law students from her class “How to Get Away with Murder.” Little do they know that they will have to apply what they learned to real life (Source).
Breaking Bad // Drama
Breaking Bad follows protagonist Walter White (Bryan Cranston), a chemistry teacher who lives in New Mexico with his wife (Anna Gunn) and teenage son (RJ Mitte) who has cerebral palsy. White is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of two years left to live. With a new sense of fearlessness based on his medical prognosis, and a desire to secure his family's financial security, White chooses to enter a dangerous world of drugs and crime and ascends to power in this world (Source).
Vinyl // Drama
Vinyl is an exciting new drama series that explores the drug- and sex-fueled music business of the 1970s, played out through the story of a NYC record executive trying to revive his label and keep his personal life from spiraling out of control (Source).
Narcos // Crime Thriller
NARCOS tells the story of United States and Colombian efforts to battle the Medellin drug cartel, perhaps the richest, most ruthless criminal organization (Source).
Orange Is The New Black // Comedy-Drama
The story of Piper Chapman, a woman in her thirties who is sentenced to fifteen months in prison after being convicted of a decade-old crime of transporting money to her drug-dealing girlfriend (Source).
Limitless // Thriller-Mystery
LIMITLESS, based on the feature film, is a fast-paced drama about Brian Finch, who discovers the brain-boosting power of the mysterious drug NZT and is coerced by the FBI into using his extraordinary cognitive abilities to solve complex cases for them (Source).
Dexter // Crime-Drama
He's smart, he's good looking, and he's got a great sense of humor. He's Dexter Morgan, everyone's favorite serial killer. As a Miami forensics expert, he spends his days solving crimes, and nights committing them. But Dexter lives by a strict code of honor that is both his saving grace and lifelong burden (Source).
Heroes // Drama
The series tells the stories of ordinary people who discover superhuman abilities, and how these abilities take effect in the characters' lives (Source).
Mr Selfridge // Drama
Centers on the real-life story of the flamboyant and visionary American founder of Selfridge's, London's department store (Source).
Sherlock // Drama
Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson's adventures in 21st Century London. A thrilling, funny, fast-paced contemporary reimagining of the Arthur Conan Doyle classic (Source).
Friday Night Lights // Drama
This award-winning series centers on life in Dillon, Texas, where high school football brings the community together -- and the drama of small town life threatens to tear it apart (Source).
How I Met Your Mother // Sitcom
A father recounts to his children, through a series of flashbacks, the journey he and his four best friends took leading up to him meeting their mother (Source).
Making A Murderer // Crime
Filmed over a 10-year period, Making a Murderer is an unprecedented real-life thriller about Steven Avery, a DNA exoneree who, while in the midst of exposing corruption in local law enforcement, finds himself the prime suspect in a grisly new crime. Set in America's heartland, the series takes viewers inside a high-stakes criminal case where reputation is everything and things are never as they appear (Source).
Marvel's Jessica Jones // Action-Crime
A former superhero decides to reboot her life by becoming a private investigator (Source).
Silicon Valley // Comedy
In the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. A comedy partially inspired by Mike Judge's own experiences as a Silicon Valley engineer in the late 1980s (Source).
Californication // Comedy-Drama
A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions (Source).
Scandal // Drama
A former White House Communications Director starts her own crisis management firm only to realize her clients are not the only ones with secrets (Source).
Empire // Drama-Music
A hip-hop mogul must choose between his three sons who are battling for control over his multi-million dollar company, while his ex-wife schemes to get what's hers (Source).
Master Of None // Comedy
The personal and professional life of Dev, a 30-year-old actor in New York (Source).
Veep // Comedy
Former Senator Selina Meyer finds that being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she hoped and everything that everyone ever warned her about (Source).
House Of Lies // Comedy-Drama
A subversive, scathing look at a self-loathing management consultant from a top-tier firm. Marty, a highly successful, cutthroat consultant is never above using any means (or anyone) necessary to get his clients the information they want (Source).
The Bing Bang Theory // Comedy
A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory (Source).
Love // Comedy
A program that follows a couple who must navigate the exhilarations and humiliations of intimacy, commitment and other things they were hoping to avoid (Source).
Gotham // Drama-Thriller
The story behind Commissioner James Gordon's rise to prominence in Gotham City in the years before Batman's arrival (Source).
Sense8 // Drama- Science Fiction
A group of people around the world are suddenly linked mentally, and must find a way to survive being hunted by those who see them as a threat to the world's order (Source).
Daredevil // Action-Crime
A blind lawyer, with his other senses superhumanly enhanced, fights crime as a costumed superhero (Source).
Hell On Wheels // Drama-Western
Cullen Bohannon, a former soldier and slaveholder, follows the track of a band of Union soldiers, the killers of his wife. This brings him to the middle of one of the biggest projects in US history, the building of the transcontinental railroad. After the war years in the 1860s, this undertaking connected the prospering east with the still wild west (Source).
House Of Cards // Drama
A Congressman works with his equally conniving wife to exact revenge on the people who betrayed him (Source).
The Walking Dead // Drama-Horror
Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by the walking dead. Fighting the dead, and living (Source).
Supernatural // Drama-Horror
Two brothers follow their father's footsteps as "hunters" fighting evil supernatural beings of many kinds including monsters, demons, and gods that roam the earth (Source).