Still holding on to that last bit of summer? Embrace the new season by checking out these shows with a mix of spooky and comforting vibes that encapsulate the warm feeling of fall.
Only Murders in the Building (2021-current)
With an iconic leading trio of Selena Gomez, Steve Martin and Martin Short, this quirky murder mystery set in New York City is perfect to watch while curled up with a blanket. Come for the thrilling whodunit experience, stay for the witty writing and lovable cast chemistry.
In its third and most recent season, Meryl Streep and Paul Rudd join the already star-studded cast for another dramatic yet comedic tale with unexpected twists and turns. Only Murders in the Building can be streamed on Hulu.
One Tree Hill (2003-2012)
Teenage angst. Basketball montages. 2000s fashion. Chad Michael Murray. Need I say more?
The feud between half-brothers Nathan, played by James Lafferty, and Lucas Scott, played by Murray, takes over the fictional town of Tree Hill, North Carolina. While it can sometimes be difficult to remember who is mad at who in this show, the nostalgic atmosphere and endless drama will keep you on the edge of your seat. Watching One Tree Hill feels like drinking a pumpkin spice latte with a cozy sweater. You can find this show on Max and Hulu.
Over the Garden Wall (2014)
Looking for adventure? This animated series similarly follows two half brothers but has a vastly different premise. Follow Wirt, voiced by Elijah Wood, and Greg, voiced by Collin Dean, on their journey back home through a magical forest. The adorable animation and voice acting paired with eerie antagonists and themes make for the ultimate autumnal viewing.
With 10 total episodes of about 11 minutes each, Over the Garden Wall is a quick binge that will get anyone in the mood for spooky season. Fans of Gravity Falls will love this one. Check it out on Hulu.
American Horror Story (2011-current)
Each installment of AHS has a different storyline with varying levels of horror, but the entertainment is consistent. The anthology’s first season, “Murder House,” is a perfect combination of camp and creepy that will get you excited for Halloween. The latest season, “Delicate,” starring Emma Roberts and Kim Kardashian, premiered Sept. 20.
Get your pajamas on, bring your popcorn and a group of friends and pick any of the show’s 12 seasons for a night of terror and fun. American Horror Story can be streamed on Hulu or FuboTV.
Gilmore Girls (2000-2007)
Gilmore Girls is the epitome of a fall show. Similar to One Tree Hill, the small-town drama is real. The iconic, fast-talking mother-daughter duo of Lorelai, played by Lauren Graham, and Rory Gilmore, played by Alexis Bledel, is a staple of annual fall watchlists. Who could resist the charms of their eccentric neighbors or not want to shop around the walkable community of Stars Hollow after watching this show? Stream Gilmore Girls on Netflix this fall.