NYT RECOMMENDATION The Night Of

Riz Ahmed, left, and John Turturro in “The Night Of.”Craig Blankenhorn/HBO 2016• One season, seven hourlong episodes plus a 100-minute finale• Riz Ahmed, John Turturro and Amara Karan A Muslim-American student is arrested for murder after he…

NYT RECOMMENDATION The Get Down

Mamoudou Athie, left, and Shameik Moore in “The Get Down.”David Lee/Netflix 2016-2017• One season, five half-hour episodes, plus a 90-minute pilot• Justice Smith, Shameik Moore, Herizen F. Guardiola and Jimmy Smits Baz Luhrmann’s sprawling take on the Bronx’s…

NYT RECOMMENDATION Channel Zero

A scene from “Channel Zero: Candle Cove.”Syfy 2016-Present• One season and counting, six hourlong episodes• Paul Schneider, Fiona Shaw and Marina Stephenson Kerr Each season of this horror anthology series dramatizes a different “creepypasta” — a term…

NYT RECOMMENDATION Stranger Things

From left, Caleb McLaughlin, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown and Gaten Matarazzo in “Stranger Things.”Netflix 2016-Present• Two seasons and counting; Season 1 has eight hourlong episodes and Season 2 has nine episodes• Winona Ryder, David…

NYT RECOMMENDATION Fleabag

Phoebe Waller-Bridge, third from left, in “Fleabag.”Luke Varley/Amazon Studios 2016• One season, six half-hour episodes• Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Sian Clifford and Jenny Rainsford A self-centered, hypersexual young cafe owner becomes increasingly unmoored after the death of her best…

NYT RECOMMENDATION Crashing

Phoebe Waller-Bridge in “Crashing.”Channel 4 2016• One season, six half-hour episodes• Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Damien Molony and Jonathan Bailey An anarchic sitcom about six 20-something roommates enjoying cheap rent and dodging debris as property guardians in a derelict…

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