Top Shows on Netflix 2023

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December 12, 2023

In 2021, a Netflix series Squid Games became popular all over the world. This “universal explosion online drama” became Netflix’s most popular non-English original drama immediately after its launch on September 17, and has won the championship in 83 countries (regions). “Squid Game” has broken viewership records on Netflix since its premiere.

Almost 9 months have passed since 2023, and let’s take a look at what shows are popular on Netflix now.

The website statistics Weekly Top 10 lists of the most-watched TV and films, globally or by country. And Top 10 most popular Films (English), Films (Non-English), TV (English) and TV (Non-English) based on hours viewed in their first 28 days on Netflix.

The Diplomat: Season 1(2023)

Amid an international crisis, a career diplomat juggles her new high-profile job as ambassador to the United Kingdom and her turbulent marriage to a political star.

Sweet Tooth: Season 2(2023)

On a perilous adventure in a post-apocalyptic world, a boy who’s half-human and half deer searches for a new beginning with a gruff protector.

Firefly Lane: Season 2

Tully and Kate meet as young girls on Firefly Lane and become inseparable friends throughout 30 years of ups and downs.

The Marked Heart: Season 2

Simon’s wife is murdered in order to remove her heart and transplant it into the wife of a powerful millionaire. Seeking revenge, Simon throws himself into the dangerous world of organ trafficking.

Welcome to Eden: Season 2

Zoa and four other young people are invited to an exclusive party on a secret island, sponsored by a new drink. However, the supposed paradise they find waiting for them is not what they expected.

Rough Diamonds: Season 1

When a prodigal son sends his family’s empire into crushing debt, his estranged brother returns to Antwerp’s diamond district to pick up the pieces.


Back in December 2020, Netflix’s highly anticipated “Bridgetown” became the late belle of the streaming ball. According to Netflix, the platform saw 63 million households binge the show’s debut season within the first four weeks, a new record, as only 62 million households reportedly binged Netflix’s other 2020 blockbuster, “The Queen’s Gambit,” during the same period.

Bridgerton is an American historical-romance streaming television series. This Emmy-nominated drama from Shonda Rhimes (“Grey’s Anatomy”) is based on Julia Quinn’s bestselling romance series. The series follows the Bridgeton family, consisting of widow Violet (Ruth Gemmell) and her eight children, as they search for a marriage partner in Regency-era English high society. The first season, which premiered on December 25, 2020, broke Netflix viewing records as it followed eldest daughter Daphne (Phoebe Dynevor) in her search for a husband and her unexpected connection with the dashing Duke of Hastings, Simon Bassett (Reggie Page). Season two then tackles the second book in the series, focusing on eldest brother Anthony’s (Jonathan Bailey) love affair with the foolish Kate Sharma (Simon Ashley) who goes from enemies to lovers. But it seems Netflix intends to continue the story far beyond these installments.

Stranger Things

Stranger Things is an American science fiction horror drama television series created by the Duffer Brothers and streaming on Netflix. The series followsa small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one strange little girl, when a young boy vanishes.

The fourth season of Stranger Things, titled Stranger Things 4, was released worldwide on the streaming service Netflix in two volumes. The first set of seven episodes was released on May 27, 2022, and the second set, of two episodes, will be released on July 1, 2022. After the final two episodes of “Stranger Things 4” premiere on July 1st, only one more season of the Netflix series will be made, with “Stranger Things 5” set to be the FINAL season.

Inventing Anna

Inventing Anna revolves around a journalist who investigates the case of Anna Delvi and is desperate to prove herself. Anna Delvi is the legendary German heiress of Instagram who has won the hearts and stolen the money of the New York social scene. Is Anna the biggest con woman in New York, or simply a new reflection of the American dream? While awaiting her own trial, Anna and the journalist form a dark and funny, love-hate relationship, while the latter scrambles to find answers to one of New York City’s biggest questions: who is Anna Delvi? The play was inspired by an article in New York magazine by Jessica Pressler, “How Anna Delvey Tricked New York’s Party People”.

In From the Cold (Season 1)

The series follows the heroine (Margarita Levieva), who is on vacation in Europe with her daughter when the CIA shows up and forces her to confront her long-hidden KGB identity. A series of deaths related to this power makes the heroine unable to hide anymore, but the price of dealing with this murderer is that she may lose her family and her new life.

All of Us Are Dead (Season 1)

All of Us Are Dead, released on January 28, 2022, on Netflix, is a South Korean coming-of-age zombie apocalypse horror streaming television series. The series mostly takes place at a high school in South Korea as a zombie apocalypse suddenly breaks out and threatens the safety of the students. It ranks third in the Netflix Top 10 most popular TV (Non-English), based on hours viewed in their first 28 days on Netflix, follwing Squid Game: Season 1(hottest show in 2021) and Money Heist: Part 4.

The Glory

A young woman, bullied to the point of deciding to drop out of school, plans the best way to get revenge. After becoming a primary school teacher, she takes in the son of the man who tormented her the most to enact her vengeance.

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Part 2 Netflix downloads limitations

You can stream any shows from Netflix app or website. To download the episodes for offline playback, you will need Phone, iPad, or iPod touch running iOS 9.0 or later, Android phone or tablet running Android 4.4.2 or later, Amazon Fire tablet running Fire OS 4.0 or later, Windows 10 (version 1709 or newer) or Windows 11 tablet or computer, Select Chromebook and Chromebox models. There are also some limitations.

  • Downloaded TV shows and movies are available on the device that was used to download them and can be viewed from any profile in your account. Downloads will expire after a period of time, and some have a limit on how many times they can be downloaded per year. Once you’re done watching, delete downloads from your device.
  • If you cancel your account, TV shows and movies you’ve downloaded will be deleted from your device.
  • The quantity of devices you can download Netflix videos on is based on your subscription plan.

Part 3 Download Netflix TV shows to MP4 and play them anywhere

How to download shows from Netflix without any limitations? Don’t worry, with Pazu Netflix Video Downloader, you can easily download any Netflix movies and TV shows to MP4. 

Pazu Netflix Video Downloader is a desktop program for Netlfix users to download Netflix videos without Netflix app. It can bypass the DRM from Netflix and download movies and TV shows from Netflix to MP4 and MKV. The converted music can be preserved in high quality as 1080p after a fast download process. Also, subtitles and audio tracks can be kept 100% the same as the original video.

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Netflix Video Downloader

Download Netflix movies & TV shows to MP4 with HD quality. 

  • Download movies & TV shows from Netflix.
  • Download video in 1080P.
  • Preserve audio tracks and subtitles.
  • Fast downloading speed.

Step 1. Launch Pazu Netflix Video Downloader

Log in your Netflix account. Click the key icon and enter your registration code to unlock the full version if you have purchased a registration. If you haven’t, go ahead with the free trial version.

Netflix video downloader

Step 2. Add Netflix movies/TV shows

Here we will take Mervel’s Daredevil as example. It contains 3 seasons, 39 episodes. Mervel’s 6 shows willbe removed from Netflix on Mar. 1, 2022. By downloading them with Pazu Netflix Video Downloader, you can save them to MP4 to your local drive and preserve them forever. Enter “Marvel’s” in the search field and click the search icon. You will see all shows in the list.

Download Netflix video to MP4

Step 3. Choose video format/quality

Click the gear icon to change 

  • Video format: MP4 or MKV
  • Video codec: H264 or H265
  • Audio language: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese
  • Subtitle language: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese
choose Netflix format

Step 4. Start to Download Netflix videos

Click Download icon on the right side.

As you can see from the screenshot, all episodes are checked by default. Netflix Video Downloader will help you download them app, no need to tap one by one.

select Netflix show episodes

Then click Download button on the right bottom corner. The downloading begins.

Download Netflix video on Mac

After downloading, click History and find the video in MP4 format. You can now transfer the downloaded videos to USB drive. Insert the USB drive to your TV’s USB port and watch them whenever you want.