As things tend to quieten down in January to recover from last month’s festivities, the team at Betway has scoured IMDb to discover the highest-rated Apple TV original series that are perfect to binge this month:
Ted Lasso (2020-2023) – IMDb rating = 8.8/10
Claiming the top spot with an impressive IMDb rating of 8.8/10 is Ted Lasso. The show follows the story of an American college football coach who is unexpectedly recruited to coach a fictional English Premier League soccer team, AFC Richmond.
The show ran for three successful seasons, with the first-season premiere episode being Apple TV+’s most-watched premiere.
Severance (2022-present) – IMDb rating = 8.7/10
The second highest-rated Apple TV series is Severance, with an IMDb score of 8.7/10. It’s safe to say the series made waves in the industry after being named one of the ten best television programs of 2022 by the American Film Institute.
The sci-fi psychological thriller series follows the complex storyline of Lumon Industries employees, who undergo a procedure that divides their brains between work and personal life.
Bad Sisters (2022-present) – IMDb rating = 8.3/10
Next up with an IMDb rating of 8.3/10 is the Irish black comedy series Bad Sisters, which follows the lives of the five Garvey sisters who live in present-day Dublin and find themselves at the centre of a life insurance investigation.
The first season won the BAFTA for Best Drama Series and has received a 100% approval rating on the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes.
The Morning Show (2019-present) – IMDb rating = 8.2/10
Featuring a star-studded cast including Jennifer Anniston, Steve Carell, and Reece Witherspoon, it’s no surprise that The Morning Show is one of the highest-rated Apple TV originals.
The series follows popular morning news program The Morning Show (TMS) broadcast from Manhattan, which has excellent viewership ratings and is perceived to have changed the face of American television.
Black Bird (2022) – IMDb rating = 8.1/10
Taron Egerton stars in this gritty and thrilling crime drama Black Bird where he once again proves his immense talent, with the show earning a rating of 8.1/10 on IMDb.
Loosely inspired by the true story of James “Jimmy” Keene (Taron Egerton) who accepts a plea deal in the hopes that he’ll be released early where he must befriend Larry Hall (Paul Walter Hauser) and elicit a confession from him.