Find Your Next Binge: Shows To Watch On Max Now That ‘The Idol’ Is Over!

As the buzz around The Idol begins to fade, it’s time to explore the vast world of Max and discover the next gripping series to indulge in!

Max offers a diverse range of captivating shows that will keep you glued to your screens long after the final note of The Idol has faded. Whether you’re seeking intense teenage drama, relatable college experiences, or nostalgic throwbacks to supernatural and high-society sagas, we have the perfect suggestions for you.


If you were drawn to the intense drama and complex relationships in The Idol, then Euphoria is a series that shouldn’t be missed. Created by Sam Levinson, one of the minds behind The Idol, Euphoria takes a raw and unfiltered look at the lives of contemporary teenagers. Starring Zendaya, the show explores themes of love, identity, addiction, and mental health in a visually stunning and thought-provoking manner. With its immersive storytelling and a talented ensemble cast, Euphoria offers a captivating journey into the trials and tribulations of adolescence that will leave you craving more.

The Sex Lives of College Girls:

For those who enjoyed the young-adult backdrop of The Idol, The Sex Lives of College Girls is a delightful and relatable choice. Created by Mindy Kaling, this comedy series follows the lives of four college roommates as they navigate the ups and downs of university life. It delves into the complexities of friendship, love, and self-discovery with humor and authenticity. With its sharp writing and talented cast, including Pauline Chalamet and Amrit Kaur, the show offers a fresh and entertaining take on the college experience that will keep you laughing and hooked episode after episode.

A Throwback: Vampire Diaries or Gossip Girl:

If you’re yearning for the nostalgia and captivating storytelling that The Idol provided, a throwback series like Vampire Diaries or Gossip Girl is the perfect choice. Vampire Diaries takes you into a world of supernatural romance and intrigue, while Gossip Girl immerses you in the glamorous lives of Manhattan’s elite. Both shows offer addictive storylines, memorable characters, and twists that will keep you on the edge of your seat. 

As you bid farewell to The Idol, Max awaits with a treasure trove of binge-worthy shows to fill the void. Whether you’re in the mood for intense drama, relatable college experiences, or nostalgic throwbacks, Max has something for everyone. Happy streaming!

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Gabriella Medina

Gabriella is a journalism major at the University of Southern California interested in reporting on music and dance. She is also pursuing a minor in Culture, Media and Entertainment and is an anchor for Annenberg Media’s Latinx outlet, Dímelo.