Miseducation is a comedy-drama series created by Katleho Ramaphakela and Rethabile Ramaphakela. The Netflix series follows the story of Mbali Hadebe, who gets canceled online after the police raid her house and seize all of her family assets because of her mother’s illegal political dealings. In order to reinvent herself and escape the toxicity she runs away to study at Grahamstown University where some new challenges and hilarious mishaps are awaiting her. So, if you loved Miseducation here are some similar shows you could watch next.
2 Broke Girls (Rent on Prime Video & The Roku Channel)
Synopsis: 2 BROKE GIRLS is a comedy about the unlikely friendship that develops between two very different young women who meet waitressing at a diner and want to one day own their own cupcake business. Sarcastic, street-smart, Max Black met the sophisticated, school-smart, Caroline Channing when the uptown trust fund princess became a waitress after losing all her money due to her father’s Wall Street scandal. Max was surprised that Caroline had as much substance as style. Caroline learned that Max had a knack for baking cupcakes and visualized a lucrative future for them. With some financial help from a friend, they opened a cupcake shop, lost the shop, then opened an after-hours cupcake window at the diner, where they tried to build their business while continuing to wait tables.
Gossip Girl (Max & Prime Video Add-On)
Synopsis: Nearly a decade after the original Gossip Girl’s website went dark, a new generation of Upper East Side private school teens are introduced to the unforgiving and transformative reality of nonstop social surveillance. Diving back into the scandalous lives of Manhattan’s elite, this extension of the pop culture classic explores just how much social media – and the landscape of New York City itself – has evolved since we last dished on the Met steps. But while the times may have changed, the drama is richer than ever.
Selfie (Sling Add-On)
Synopsis: Inspired by My Fair Lady, Selfie is a new comedy series about Eliza Dooley, a social media–obsessed narcissist who, after realizing that her life is filled only with shallow relationships, enlists the help of her company’s marketing expert, Henry, to “rebrand” her. Karen Gillan (Doctor Who) and John Cho (Star Trek, Harold & Kumar) star.
Schitt’s Creek (Prime Video & Hulu)
Synopsis: Schitt’s Creek, created by Eugene Levy and Daniel Levy, follows a wealthy family who suddenly find themselves broke and forced to live in Schitt’s Creek, a small town they once bought as a joke. It centers on an outrageously wealthy video store magnate, Johnny Rose (Eugene Levy); his former soap-star wife Moira (Catherine O’Hara); and their two adult children – the self-described black sheep of the family David (Daniel Levy) and career socialite Alexis (Annie Murphy). With their pampered lives a memory, they struggle to find jobs and relationships. Most importantly, they figure out what it means to be a family in the makeshift but loveable town they’ve reluctantly come to call home.
Emily in Paris (Netflix)
Synopsis: Emily, an ambitious twenty-something marketing executive from Chicago, unexpectedly lands her dream job in Paris when her company acquires a French luxury marketing company — and she is tasked with revamping their social media strategy. Emily’s new life in Paris is filled with intoxicating adventures and surprising challenges as she juggles winning over her work colleagues, making friends, and navigating new romances.
Suburgatory (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: Manicured lawns. Cookie-cutter homes. Big lips. Little nose jobs. Synchronized sprinkler systems. A massive mall featuring food-court cuisine. Welcome to the suburbs — heaven for many. But for one teenage transplant from New York City, the suburbs represent her unique version of hell. Forget purgatory — this is SUBURGATORY.
The Bold Type (Hulu & Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: Revealing a glimpse into the outrageous lives and loves of those behind the global women’s magazine, “Scarlet”, The Bold Type centers around the rising generation of women finding their own voices in a sea of intimidating leaders. Inspired by the life of former Cosmopolitan magazine editor-in-chief (Joanna Coles), the series weaves together stories that explore self-expression, sexuality, freedom and equality.