8 Shows To Binge-Watch For Free On Netflix This Weekend

8 Shows To Binge-Watch For Free On Netflix This Weekend

By Sanjana Subramanian3 December, 2020 3 min read
8 Shows To Binge-Watch For Free On Netflix This Weekend

With Netflix having made streaming free for Saturday, December 5 and Sunday, December 6, it sure looks like Christmas came early. Starting 12.01am on December 5, people across India can watch Netflix content for free. To access the free stuff, visit netflix.com/StreamFest. If you’re wondering what you can binge over the weekend, here’s a handy guide.

‘Delhi Crime’

This Emmy award-winning crime drama is based on real events. The show follows the investigation of the Delhi Police into the Delhi gang-rape case of 2012, led by DCP Vartika Chaturvedi (Shefali Shah). Directed by Richie Mehta, the crime drama comprises seven episodes and also stars Rasika Duggal, Rajesh Tailang and Adil Hussain.
Creator: Richie Mehta
Cast: Shefali Shah, Rajesh Tailang, Rasika Dugal, Adil Hussain
Seasons: 1

‘The Queen’s Gambit’

Based on a novel of the same name and set during the Cold War, this show tells the tale of chess aficionado Beth Harmon, who is also an orphan. In her quest to become the world’s greatest chess player, Beth goes through plenty of emotional turmoil. She also harbours a drug problem. Read our review here.
Creators: Scott Frank, Allan Scott
Cast: Anya Taylor-Joy, Bill Camp, Marielle Heller
Seasons: 1

‘The Spy’

An Israeli miniseries, The Spy is set in the 1960s and tells the true story of Eli Cohen, Israel’s most notorious spy. The show portrays Cohen’s journey from being a desk clerk to a Mossad spy to a Syrian political super player. What’s more, this intriguing tale of espionage is just six episodes long.
Creator: Gideon Raff
Cast: Sacha Baron Cohen, Noah Emmerich, Hadar Ratzon Rotem
Seasons: 1

‘Cricket Fever: Mumbai Indians’

Cricket fans would do well to stream this eight-episode series over the weekend. It follows the lives of the Mumbai Indians through IPL 2018 while shedding light on the lives of the players, the staff and the owners, beyond the pitch.
Seasons: 1


This miniseries touches upon the series of rapes that took place between 2008 and 2011 in Washington and Colorado. Across eight episodes, it follows the life of Marie, a teen who is charged with lying about being raped. The two women detectives assigned to her case begin to discover evidence that could finally reveal the truth.
Creators: Susannah Grant, Ayelet Waldman, Michael Chabon
Cast: Toni Collette, Merritt Wever, Kaitlyn Dever
Seasons: 1

‘Manhunt Unabomber’

There’s a terrorist known as the Unabomber, and the FBI must track him down. With just a few clues in hand and a new profiler on their team, the FBI is tasked with finding the infamous Unabomber and discovering what he really wants.
Creator: Andrew Sodroski, Jim Clemente, Tony Gittelson
Cast: Sam Worthington, Paul Bettany, Chris North
Seasons: 1


This British political cop thriller revolves around the life of police sergeant David Budd, a British Army war veteran suffering from PTSD. In his current job, he’s the principal protection officer of Home Secretary, Julia Montague. The show depicts all the action, drama and politics that come with it.
Creator: Jed Mercurio
Starring: Richard Madden, Keeley Hawes, Gina McKee, Sophie Rundle, Vincent Franklin
Seasons: 1

‘The People vs O.J. Simpson’

Based on the sensational O.J. Simpson case of 1994, this award-winning show focuses on the many twists and turns of the O.J. Simpson murder trial. At the same time, it spotlights all the behind-the-scenes action and machinations that took place on both ends of the court at the time.
Starring: Sterling K.Brown, Kenneth Choi, Cuba Gooding Jr., Christian Clemenson, David Schwimmer
Seasons: 1


Follow BookMyShow Buzz on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Tags: #Netflix
Sanjana Subramanian
Written by

Sanjana Subramanian

Caffeine addict. Serial book sniffer. Constantly channelling her inner Anjali (and sometimes Poo). Still waiting for her Hogwarts letter.

Trending articles

‘Bhaag Beanie Bhaag’ And 13 Other Web Series We’re Waiting For

‘Bhaag Beanie Bhaag’ And 13 Other Web Series We’re Waiting For

In case your OTT watchlist is in need of reinforcements, here are some upcoming Indian original web series to look forward to. ‘Bhaag Beanie Bhaag’ Bhaag Beanie Bhaag is the story of Beanie, a simple girl and her journey to find herself. All her life, she’s done everything that’s been asked of her, until she […]
By Neel Gudka 3 min read
All 10 Christopher Nolan Films Ranked from Great to Brilliant

All 10 Christopher Nolan Films Ranked from Great to Brilliant

Christopher Nolan is one of the highest-grossing directors in history. After a couple of short films in the 90s, he made his first feature in 1998, and his latest film Tenet is all set to release on 4th December in India. With a total of 11 films over two decades, we have decided to rank […]
By Alisha Fernandes 3 min read
Vote To Tell Us Which December Films You Are Eager To Watch

Vote To Tell Us Which December Films You Are Eager To Watch

Which December Movie Are You Looking Forward To The Most? Godmothered (English) On Disney+ Hotstar Mulan (English) On Disney+ Hotstar Mank (English) On Netflix Tenet (English) In Cinemas Bombay Rose (Hindi) On Netflix Sound Of Metal (English) On Amazon Prime Video Darbaan (Hindi) On Zee5 A Call to Spy (English) On Amazon Prime Video Durgamati (Hindi) On Amazon […]
By Mansi Bengali < 1 min read
See more articles
Privacy Note
By using www.bookmyshow.com(our website), you are fully accepting the Privacy Policy available at https://bookmyshow.com/privacy governing your access to Bookmyshow and provision of services by Bookmyshow to you. If you do not accept terms mentioned in the Privacy Policy, you must not share any of your personal information and immediately exit Bookmyshow.
List your Show
Got a show, event, activity or a great experience? Partner with us & get listed on BookMyShow
Contact today!
Copyright 2021 © Bigtree Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
The content and images used on this site are copyright protected and copyrights vests with the respective owners. The usage of the content and images on this website is intended to promote the works and no endorsement of the artist shall be implied. Unauthorized use is prohibited and punishable by law.