Virgin River managed to defy expectations would be a serious understatement. Although it felt like the show was going to be another cheesy cliche rom-com, it turned out to be completely surprising for the majority.
The Netflix series based on Robyn Carr’s novels showcases the ups and downs in the lives of people in a small town in Northern California. Fans couldn’t help get hooked thanks to the fantastic chemistry between the lead characters Melinda “Mel” Monroe (Alexandra Breckenridge) and Jack Sheridan (Martin Henderson).
If you’re looking for something to help with your Virgin River withdrawal syndrome, we’ve got you covered. Worry not, Virgin River season 2 is already confirmed with these intriguing plot points. Meanwhile, check out these similar shows currently streaming on Netflix.
Number of seasons: 3
Total episodes: 34
IMDb rating: 7.7
Love is an American romantic comedy starring Gillian Jacobs, Paul Rust, Claudia O’Doherty, and Chris Witaske. As per Indie Revolver, the plot reads:
A comedic and down-to-earth look at dating from creator Judd Apatow (Director of Trainwreck, Knocked Up and This is 40). The Netflix original series follows Gus (Paul Rust) and Mickey’s (Gillian Jacobs) relationship, showing both the male and female perspective as they navigate the good and bad, the exhilarations and humiliations on their way to Love.
Love season 3 premiered on 9th March 2018.
Hart of Dixie (2011-15)
Number of seasons: 4
Total episodes: 76
IMDb rating: 7.7
Hart of Dixie is an American comedy-drama starring Rachel Bilson, Jaime King, and Cress Williams, that aired on The CW from 2011 to 2015. As per IMDb, the plot reads:
New Yorker and new doctor Zoe Hart accepts an offer from a stranger, Dr. Harley Wilkes, to work in his medical practice in Bluebell, Alabama. She arrives to find he has died and left half the practice to her in his will.
On 14th March 2015, the executive producer Leila Gerstein revealed the fourth season would be the final one in the series.
Northern Rescue (2019 – present)
No. of seasons: 1
Total episodes: 10
IMDb rating: 7.1
Northern Rescue is a Canadian drama starring William Baldwin and Kathleen Robertson, distributed worldwide by Netflix. As per IMDb, the story states:
After his wife dies, search and rescue commander John West uproots his three children, moving from Boston to his rural hometown of Turtle Island Bay. The death affects each of their lives as John and his kids cope with their loss.
Northern Rescue premiered on 1st March 2019.
Heartland (2007 – present)
Number of seasons: 13
Total episodes: 214
IMDb rating: 8.4
Heartland is a Canadian family drama based on Heartland book series that debuted on CBC on 14th October 2007. The series stars Amber Marshall, Graham Wardle, Michelle Morgan, Shaun Johnston, and Alisha Newton. IMDb describes the plot as:
A multi-generational saga set in Alberta, Canada and centered on a family getting through life together in both happy and trying times.
Heartland was renewed for the 13th season in May 2019.
Jane the Virgin (2014-2019)
No. of seasons: 5
Total episodes: 100
IMDb rating: 7.8
Developed by Jennie Snyder Urman, Jane the Virgin is a romantic dramedy based on Venezuelan telenovela Juna la virgen by Perla Farias. The notable cast includes Gina Rodriguez, Andrea Navedo, Yael Grobglas, and Justin Baldoni.
As per IMDb, the premise of the show reads:
A young, devout Catholic woman discovers that she was accidentally artificially inseminated.
Gina Rodriguez’s lead role as Jane Villanueva received critical acclamation thanks to her remarkable performance. She plays a devout 23-year-old Latina virgin, who becomes pregnant after accidental artificial insemination by her gynecologist.
The final episode of the series aired on 31st July 2019.