Top ten most watched shows

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With most of everyone’s 2020 being at home and having nothing to do, most of us probably ended up watching television. Now that things are getting better in the world, did you ever think about what was the most-watched television shows of 2020? Well here’s your answer right down below.

10. The Crown (16.275 billion views)

Starting with number ten we have The Crown. The Crown is a political tv drama show that follows the political and love life of Queen Elizabeth II. The main characters are Queen Elizabeth II (Clarie Foy), Princess Margaret (Helena Bonham and Vanessa Kirby), and Winston Churchill (John Lithgow).This show is for a mature audience so I would recommend this to adults who like historical events, but also some fiction. There are four seasons that you can watch on Netflix.


9. Shameless (18.218 billion views)

Next at number nine is Shameless, an American comedy and drama. You will be watching a single father named Frank Gallagher (William H. Macy) with his six children, but doesn’t really do much of the caretaking to them. Fiona Gallagher (Emmy Rossum) is the older sister out of the six children and is like the mom/caretaker of the family. Some other main characters are Ian Gallagher (Cameron Monaghan), Debbie Gallagher (Emma Kenney), Carl Gallagher (Ethan Cutkosky), and Lip Gallagher (Jeremy Allen White). Shameless has eleven seasons so far that you can watch on Netflix, Showtime, and a variety of other streaming services. If you are at least sixteen and older, I would recommend this to you because it does show and talk about mature topics.


8. Lucifer (18.975 billion views)

This charming, mesmerizing, and devilishly handsome devil (Tom Ellis) can manipulate people into telling him their deepest secrets. He helps Chloe Decker (Lauren German), a homicide detective that works in Los Angeles, solve crimes. This mystery-filled show would be great for anyone who loves lots of perplexing twists and turns. As of now, there are five seasons available on Netflix.


7. Supernatural (20.336 billion views)

If you like a good mystery show that keeps you excited, then Supernatural is the show for you. Supernatural follows two brothers Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles) and Sam Winchester (Jared Padalecki) that follow their father’s footsteps and hunt ghosts, demons, monsters, and a lot of other supernatural beings. They also help innocent people along the way. Some other characters in the show would be John Winchester (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), Castiel (Misha Collins), and Crowley (Mark Shepherd). Supernatural has fifteen seasons that you can watch on Sling TV, Netflix, and Hulu.


6. Schitt’s Creek (23.785 billion views)

This American comedy sitcom will have you laughing each and every episode. Schitt’s Creek is about a rich family named the Rose family; Johnny (Eugene Levy), his wife Moira (Catherine O’Hara), and their two children David (Dan Levy) and Alexis (Annie Murphy). They eventually have their property and belongings taken away from them after a scandal. They will rebuild their empire back in Schitt’s Creek, a town they once brought as a joke. Schitt’s Creek has six seasons that are available on Hulu and Netflix. This will keep you entertained if you really like a classic sitcom to watch.


5. NCIS (28.134 billion views)

Now into the top five of the most-watched shows of 2020. At number five we have NCIS. NCIS is an American television show that you can watch on Netflix and Hulu. The show is centered around a fictional team of special agents that are combining the military drama and police procedural genres. The main characters of NCIS are Leroy Jethro Gibbs (Mark Harmon), Caitlin Todd (Sasha Alexander), and Anthony DiNozzo (Michael Weatherly). If you’re interested in drama genres then NCIS is for you. There are eighteen seasons that will keep you entertained.


4. Ozark (30.462 billion views)

The premise of Ozark is after money laundering for a Mexican drug cartel goes terribly wrong. A financial advisor Martin Byrde (Jason Bateman) wants to make a deal by offering to help set up a bigger and better laundering organization in the Ozarks region of central Missouri. If you like crime and drama Ozark is a good mixture of both genres, but adults would love this show. Other characters in the show are Ruth (Julia Garner), and Wendy Bryde (Laura Linney). You can watch Ozark which is a Netflix original only on Netflix.


3. Criminal Minds (35.414 billion views)

Criminal Minds is an American police crime drama that follows a group of criminal profilers who work for the FBI. The main idea of the show is that it focuses on the criminals and not the crimes which are different from other police shows. The group of characters that the show follows are Spencer Reid (Matthew Gray Gubler), Derek Morgan (Shemar Moore), Aaron Hotchner (Thomas Gibson), and Penelope Garcia (Kirsten Vangsness). There are a total of fifteen seasons that you can watch on Netflix and Hulu along with a variety of other tv channels. If you like crime stories then I highly recommend you to watch Criminal Minds.


2. Grey’s Anatomy (39.405 billion views)

This medical show drama is centered all-around Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) the daughter of a famous surgeon. Most of the show will take place in a hospital along with other important characters like Cristina Yang (Sandra Oh), Derek Shepherd (Patrick Dempsey), and Dr. Miranda Bailey (Chandra Wilson). The whole show has wonderful characters and different stories to follow. This show would be great for adults, young adults, and some teens if they find it interesting. You can watch all of the seventeen seasons on ABC, Netflix, and Hulu.


1. The Office (57.127 billion views)

The number one most watched tv show is The Office. The Office is an American sitcom, also called a mockumentary, that takes place in Scranton, Pennsylvania. This show follows a group of adults that work in a paper company called Dunder Mifflin. Some of the main characters are Micheal Scott (Steve Carell), Dwight Schrute (Rainn Wilson), Jim Halpert (John Krasinski), and Pam Beesly (Jenna Fischer). There are nine whole seasons of The Office that you can watch on Hulu, Youtube TV, and Peacock. I would recommend this show to people who like comedy, even if you do like comedy I wouldn’t recommend it to those who don’t like to watch documentaries.