New York is a very popular city and there have been many TV shows that have been/are based in the Big Apple including dramas, comedies, romances and more. We’ve created a list of the top 5 must watch TV shows that are based in New York.
New York Based Shows #5 – Gossip Girl
Get ready for a lot of drama. The book series turned show follows the rich kids of the Upper East Side. Gossip Girl is a website that posts rumors, relationships, the behavior of characters and more and you’ll never guess who’s behind it.
New York Based Shows #4 – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Rachel Brosnahan plays the role of Midge Maisel, who didn’t know she had a comedic talent until she performed at a café when she complained about her relationship with her husband. Season 3 of the show is currently under production. Meanwhile, seasons 1 and 2 are now streaming on Amazon Prime.
New York Based Shows #2 – Girls
A passionate writer, Hannah her friends, Marnie, Jessa and Shoshana take on the struggles of the real world in this HBO comedy series. The show ran for 6 seasons and we definitely recommend it if you’re an aspiring writer.
#2 – Sex and the City
Carrie Bradshaw (played by Sarah Jessica Parker) first started out writing a dating column for a newspaper then became an author. Carrie and her three best friends, Miranda, Charlotte and Samantha, take on the big city of experimenting relationships and sex. The TV show has been made into 2 iconic movies years after the TV show ended.
#1 – Friends
Friends is probably one of the most well known TV shows to date. The show is based around a group of friends: Joey, Rachel, Chandler, Monica, Ross and Phoebe and their lives over 10 years. Many celebrities have been guest stars on the show including Brad Pitt, Paul Rudd, Christina Applegate and more!