Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne come together as life-long friends in Apple TV+’s new comedy series Platonic. The series follows a happily married woman who finds out that her long-time friend, who she hasn’t talked with in a while has just gone through a divorce and when she starts talking with him again their very different lives clash in a very hilarious way. So, if you also love Rogen and Byrne’s comedic chemistry here are some shows you could watch next.
You’re the Worst (Hulu)
Synopsis: An original comedy from writer and executive producer Stephen Falk, You’re The Worst puts a dark twist on the romantic comedy genre. Narcissistic, brash, and self-destructive “Jimmy Shive-Overly,” played by Chris Geere (The Spa), thinks all relationships are doomed. Cynical, people-pleasing, and stubborn “Gretchen Cutler,” played by Aya Cash (The Wolf of Wall Street), knows that relationships aren’t for her. So when they meet at a wedding, it’s only natural that the two of them go home together and, despite their better judgment, begin to find themselves falling for each other. Rounding out the cast is Desmin Borges (The Good Wife), who plays “Edgar Quintero,” Jimmy’s once homeless, war veteran roommate, and Kether Donohue (The Carrie Diaries) as “Lindsay Jillian,” Gretchen’s best friend and former partner in crime who’s now struggling with a life of domesticity.
Grace & Frankie (Netflix)
Synopsis: In Grace and Frankie, Jane Fonda (“Grace”) and Lily Tomlin (“Frankie”) star as two women whose lives are turned upside down when their husbands reveal they are gay and leave them for each other. Both sparring partners and partners-in-crime, Grace and Frankie form an unlikely and unbreakable bond and face their uncertain futures head-on, hand-in-hand. Together with their ex-husbands and children, they discover the true definition of “family,” with laughter, tears and plenty of mood enhancers along the way.
Workin’ Moms (Netflix)
Synopsis: Can women have it all? Some days yes and some days… not so much. Workin’ Moms follows the loves, careers, and friendships of four 30-something urban moms.
Colin From Accounts (Not Streaming in the US)
Synopsis: Centred on Ashley (Harriet Dyer) and Gordon (Patrick Brammall), two single(ish), complex humans who are brought together by a car accident and an injured dog, Colin from Accounts is about flawed, funny people choosing each other and being brave enough to show their true self, scars and all, as they navigate life together.
Alone Together (Hulu)
Synopsis: Alone Together is a half-hour, single-camera comedy starring Esther Povitsky (Lady Dynamite, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) and Benji Aflalo (Not Safe with Nikki Glaser). Esther and Benji are platonic best friends who want nothing more than to be accepted by the vain and status-obsessed culture of Los Angeles. Despite their sometimes contentious relationship, when push comes to shove, they’ve got each other’s back … And they have nobody else to hang out with.
Firefly Lane (Netflix)
Synopsis: The greatest love story of all can be between friends. When unlikely duo Tully (Katherine Heigl) and Kate (Sarah Chalke) meet at age fourteen, they couldn’t be more different. Tully is the brash and bold girl you can’t ignore, while Kate is the mousy shy girl you never notice. But when a tragedy brings them together, they are bonded for life — forever inseparable best friends. Together they experience thirty years of ups and downs — triumphs and disappointments, heartbreak and joy, and a love triangle that strains their friendship. One goes on to fabulous wealth and fame, the other chooses marriage and motherhood — but through the decades, their bond remains — until it faces the ultimate test.
Happy Endings (Hulu & The Roku Channel)
Synopsis: Forget who gets to keep the ring, when a couple splits, the real question is, who gets to keep the friends? In this modern comedy, a couple’s break up will complicate all of their friends’ lives and make everyone question their choices. When life throws you for a curve, hold on tight to the people you love.
Synopsis: Lovesick is an infectious romantic comedy series following the exploits of twenty-something Dylan, who must contact everyone he’s ever slept with to tell them he has Chlamydia.
Synopsis: Tripling is a road-trip comedy series about three siblings who go out on a road trip, the older sibling is Chandan, he is a little bit afraid of life and a bit out of touch with his siblings. The middle sibling is Chanchal, the girl who got out and married a Rajasthani prince and now she handles the responsibility that comes with her husband’s title. The younger sibling is Chitvan, a carefree dude, a cool DJ, and a big fan of himself. When these three get together they give us comedy gold.
Fleabag (Prime Video)
Synopsis: Fleabag is a hilarious and poignant window into the mind of a dry-witted, sexual, angry, grief-riddled woman, as she hurls herself at modern living in London. Award-winning playwright Phoebe Waller-Bridge writes and stars as Fleabag, an unfiltered woman trying to heal, while rejecting anyone who tries to help her and keeping up her bravado all along.