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'It's my job to recommend TV shows. Here are 6 new TV shows you can watch in one day.'

Who knew the end of the world would be this slow and expensive, right? 

At least we have bloody good TV to fill in the end of days. 

To keep you entertained on yet another rainy, wintery weekend, I've rounded up the best new TV shows you can watch in one day - or even an afternoon! So, you know, bookmark this page for your future, super-organised self. (P.S. if you'd like to see my weekly recommendations, follow me on Instagram.)

Here are the best new TV shows you can watch in a day: 

Chloe 

Image: Prime Video. 

Chloe is one of the best thrillers to come out of Britain in recent years. 

The six-part series follows the story of Becky, a mousy woman who works in a temp job and still lives at home with her mother. 

Becky spends her evenings pouring over the Instagram account of a woman named Chloe, who is married to a local council member. 

When Chloe dies under suspicious circumstances, Becky infiltrates her friendship circle to find out what really happened to her. 

Chloe is a captivating thriller about female friendship, the lies we tell ourselves and the ties that bind us. 

Chloe is streaming on Prime Video. 

Boo, Bitch 

Image: Netflix. 

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If you'd like to watch something light bordering on ridiculous Boo, Bitch is the series for you. 

The Netflix series stars Lana Condor as Erika Vu, a highschool senior who has always played by the rules. 

Determined to have the 'full high school experience' before they leave for college, Erika and her best friend Gia (Zoe Colletti) attend their first real high school party. 

They get drunk, flirt with their crushes and then the next day, Erika wakes up... dead. 

Boo, Bitch is a light-hearted series about female friendship, second chances and finding out who you're really meant to be. 

Boo, Bitch is streaming on Netflix. 

Captive Audience: A Real American Horror Story 

Image: Disney Plus. 

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This three-part true crime documentary series tells the story of one of the most captivating true crime cases in US history. 

On December 4, 1972, seven-year-old American boy Steven Stayner was abducted while waiting for his mother to pick him up from school. 

His captor, Kenneth Parnell, changed his name to Eric and enrolled him in a local school. 

For years, Steven lived under his new identity, too afraid to tell any of his friends or school teachers who he really was. 

When Parnell abducted another little boy, Steven helped him escape, and he was finally reunited with his family. 

But that was just the start of the Stayner family's troubles. 

Captive Audience: A Real American Horror Story is a true crime documentary full of twists, which shines a spotlight on the real people behind the headlines that captivate us. 

Captive Audience: A Real American Horror Story is streaming on Disney Plus.

Loot

Image: Apple TV Plus. 

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Loot is a laugh-out-loud comedy that will warm the cockles of your dark, dark heart. 

The Apple TV Plus series follows the story of socialite Molly Novak (Maya Rudolph) who seems to have the dream life until she finds out her billionaire tech husband John (Adam Scott) is cheating on her. 

After they divorce, Molly has to figure out what to do with her $87 billion fortune and all her... free time. 

Loot is streaming on Apple TV Plus. 

Everything I Know About Love

Image: Stan. 

Dolly Alderton has been heralded as the voice of a generation. And now her bestselling memoir, Everything I Know About Love, has been adapted into a critically acclaimed TV series that's streaming on Stan in Australia. 

From the producers of Bridget Jones' Diary and Love Actually, written and created by Dolly Alderton, and directed by China Moo-Young, the series follows the lives of four best friends living in a share house in Camden, London, in 2012.

There's Maggie (played by Emma Appleton) the main character loosely based on Dolly. And her childhood best friend Birdy (Bel Powley, The Morning Show, The King of Staten Island), plus their best mates Nell (Marli Siu, Alex Rider) and Amara (newcomer Aliyah Odoffin). 

The four best friends have just moved to London, and into their first share house, when Maggie meets a guy named Street (Connor Finch). When Street introduces Birdy to his flatmate Nathan (Ryan Bown), events take an unexpected turn for the group of female friends. 

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The seven-episode series is a celebration of female friendships, coming-of-age in the most unexpected ways, and falling in love with all the wrong people.

Everything I Know About Love is streaming on Stan. 

The Summer I Turned Pretty

Image: Prime Video. 

The Summer I Turned Pretty is based on the bestselling Young Adult books of the same name. 

The series follows Belly as she spends the summer at Cousin's Beach with her mother and older brother, along with her mother's lifelong best friend and her sons. 

They've been going there for years, but this time feels different. 

The eight-part series is a multigenerational drama that hinges on a love triangle between teenager Belly and two brothers, Conrad and Jeremiah. It also explores the ever-evolving relationship between mothers and their children, and the enduring power of strong female friendship.

It's an easy watch that will suck you in when you least expect it. 

The Summer I Turned Pretty is streaming on Prime Video.

Keryn Donnelly is Mamamia's Pop Culture Editor. For her weekly TV, film and book recommendations and to see photos of her dog, follow her on Instagram and TikTok.

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