10 Best TV Shows to Stream on Netflix this Holiday

Thank everything--it’s finally Winter Break! Recitals, papers, textbooks, and tests are behind us! We have a few weeks of glorious freedom ahead of us. Most families would be happy to use this time to visit museums or take a mini vacation. However, families like mine are taking the time to sleep late, stay up late, eat loads of holiday treats, and watch Netflix.

Yep, you read me correctly. If you have not heard of it, Netflix is the a video streaming service that allows you to watch movies and television programs from your beautiful home, for only $7.99 a month. It fits perfectly in with my busy family of five. I can sit in my favorite chair and watch an entire season of one show in one night! I LOVE this! I don't have to ever wait a week for one episode!

If you are still searching for the perfect gift for loved ones this year, I have the gift for you! Netflix gift cards are the perfect way to give the gift of unlimited movies and TV shows! NetFlix gift cards are available in increments of $30 and $60, and your recipients can choose the subscription plan that works best for them. Best of all, your gift can be personalized.

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I love the casual days of the holidays when we can relax from all the stresses of school and activities. Netflix has a treasure trove of amazing programs that you may not have seen or even heard of before. So many suggestions are available. I can't wait to dive in. Did you know Netflix creates personal recommendations based on the movies and shows each of us watches.

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My kids are getting ready to dance--with King Julien. Last weekend we were invited to a screening of All Hail King Julien in Chicago. My family had a first look at two all-new episodes of the Netflix original, All Hail King Julien. My girls created crowns fit for a king, learned King Julien’s signature dance and posed Hollywood style with the King himself. It was so much fun!

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On December 19th, the first five episodes of All Hail King Julien, a totally original, totally hilarious and totally insane new series, will arrive on Netflix. A favorite character from the Madagascar franchise, King Julien will take on the jungle's craziest adventures in the new comedy series, along with his loyal sidekicks Maurice and Mort plus a whole new cast of colorful animals

If you can't wait for December 19th, here are a few of King Julien's friends you can catch up on:

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1. Merry Madagascar
2. Madly Madagascar
3. The Madagascar Penguins: A Christmas Caper

...or snuggle up with a few holiday favorites with your children

1. Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas
2. Mumfie's White Christmas
3. In Search of Santa
4. VeggieTales: Saint Nicholas: A Story of Joyful Giving

Below, I’ve rounded up my favorite TV shows that you can stream on Netflix during your holiday and winter break. Check them out:

My Top 10 TV Shows to Stream on Netflix (in no particular order)

1. The Inbetweeners
2. Bitten
3. Being Human
4. Helix

5. Hell on Wheels
6. Fringe
7. Farscape
8. The Killing
9. Rectify
10. Peaky Blunders

So go forth and Netflix away this holiday season, my friends!

Have you seen any of these? What are your favorite shows and movies on Netflix right now? Tell me in the comments below!

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