The 9 Best Teen Shows on Netflix Right Now!

From Outer Banks to Ginny & Georgia, here is a list of the 9 best teen shows streaming on Netflix right now!

Stranger Things

Stranger Things is a sci-fi drama series that started streaming on Netflix in 2016. Now, the show has 4 seasons available to binge with a fifth and final season on the way. The story unfolds when a young boy goes missing, and the town uncovers and confronts supernatural forces to get him back. The series has an incredible cast featuring Millie Bobby Brown, David Harbour, and Winona Ryder. Catch up now before the final season!

Outer Banks

Outer Banks is a teen mystery drama with 3 seasons currently streaming on Netflix. The series is set in the Outer Banks of North Carolina where there’s a stark divide between the wealthy and poor residents. The story begins with the main character John B as he is determined to find his missing father. He and his friends set out on their search, encountering several obstacles and uncovering a legendary treasure in the process. Watch the first 3 seasons now while we wait for the fourth!

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is a supernatural horror show based on the Archie comic book. The show follows Sabrina Spellman, a girl who is half-witch and half-mortal, as she tries to find a balance between her two sides. This coming-of-age story is broken up into 2 parts which are shown over 4 seasons. The final season was already released in 2020, so the whole series is available to binge now!

Ginny & Georgia

Ginny & Georgia is a dramedy series about the relationship between a young mother and her teenage daughter. The series begins with Georgia and her two kids, Ginny and Austin, settling into a new neighborhood after moving north to find a fresh start. Both Ginny and Georgia discover that new beginnings are not always smooth, and they need to stick together as a family in order to succeed. While this show handles some sensitive topics, including abuse and self-harm, it does it with extreme care, and they truly are impactful scenes. Ginny & Georgia has been renewed for a third season, but watch the first two seasons meanwhile!

Sex Education

Sex Education is a British teen dramedy that follows the lives of students, many of which are having issues with sexual intimacy. The main character, Otis Milburn, is at the center of these issues after he sets up a sex therapy clinic, taking after his mother who is a professional sex therapist. Not only is this series hilarious, but it also teaches teens and young adults valuable lessons regarding puberty, sex, and intimacy. Season 4 will be released in September, so watch the first 3 seasons now!

Never Have I Ever

Never Have I Ever is a teen dramedy following Devi Vishwakumar as she deals with the ups and downs of high school. Between the recent death of her father, disagreements with her friends, and several love interests, Devi learns how to balance her grief, while finding her identity, and handling her school life. The series has also been praised for including South Asian representation and breaking Asian stereotypes. The final season recently aired, so you can watch all 4 seasons now!


Heartstopper is a British coming-of-age LGBTQ+ romantic comedy show. The story follows Nick Nelson as he questions his sexuality and begins to form a relationship with his classmate Charlie Spring. The series stars Kit Connor as Nick Nelson and Joe Locke as Charlie Spring, and fans love seeing these two on screen together. The second season will begin streaming on August 3rd, so watch the first season now or binge the two seasons together!

13 Reasons Why

13 Reasons Why is a teen drama adapted from the novel Thirteen Reasons Why. The series follows Clay Jensen as he deals with the aftermath of his friend Hannah Baker’s suicide. Before her death, she left a set of cassette tapes explaining why she ended her life, which is uncovered within the first season. The show includes graphic depictions of various issues such as suicide, sexual assault, bullying, and rape within its 4 seasons. However, both the incredible cast and the writing work together to tell this important story with care. See all 4 seasons now on Netflix!

Young Royals

Young Royals is a Swedish teen romance drama set at a fictional boarding school named Hillerska. Drama unfolds when Prince Wilhelm of Sweden arrives at the boarding school and develops a not-so-secret romance with fellow student Simon Eriksson. Although the show is originally filmed in Swedish, Netflix has an English dubbed version or you can watch it with subtitles. Watch the first two seasons now before the third and final season arrives!

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Samantha Bimston is a Senior at Elon University majoring in Cinema and Television Arts with a minor in Photography. She currently interns for AfterBuzz TV and Heal Squad with Maria Menounos, and she aspires to pursue a career in the entertainment/film industry.