With not much else to do but enjoy some of the absolutely brilliant shows dropping at the moment, we've compiled our list of favourites - from docu-series that follow the empowering journeys of female leaders and athletes Down Under, to shows that will make you cry from laughter. Check them out above.
If you didn't get into Outer Banks when season 1 aired, the arrival of season two is a pretty good excuse.
The show follows a group of teenagers who are determined to find out what happened to the missing father of the group's ringleader, John B. Along the way, they discover a legendary treasure that is tied to John B's father. Trust us, you'll be hooked.
Where to watch? Netflix
Nine Perfect Strangers
Based on The New York Times best-selling book by author Liane Moriarty, "Nine Perfect Strangers" takes place at a boutique health-and-wellness resort that promises healing and transformation as nine stressed city dwellers try to get on a path to a better way of living. Filmed in Australia's own Byron Bay, the eight-part limited series stars Nicole Kidman, Melissa McCarthy, Luke Evans, Michael Shannon, Asher Keddie, Tiffany Boone, and Bobby Cannavale.
Where to watch? Amazon Prime Video on August 20
If you're feeling like more of a documentary, PLEASE don't go past Ms Represent. Aussie journalist Annabel Crabb takes viewers on a raw and honest journey inside the world of Australian politics from the female perspective. It includes interviews with past and present female politicians an shines a light on the sexism and misogyny still looming today.
Where to watch? ABC iView
Viral US series Cruel Summer follows the mysterious disappearance of a popular teen, Kate Wallis (Olivia Holt), in the fictional town of Skylin, Texas. The 10-part whodunnit series is perfect part teen drama and investigative thriller.
Where to watch? Cruel Summer premieres on Amazon Prime Video on August 6.
Also filmed Down Under, crime drama Clickbait reminds us a little of Netflix thriller You. It follows Nick Brewer (Adrian Grenier), whose life is derailed when he is kidnapped. After the kidnapping, a video surfaces online of a Nick holding a sign that reads: "I abuse women. At five million hits, I die."
Where to watch? Netflix on August 25.
This. Is. a. Must-watch. If you haven't seen it already, the half-hour comedy follows the lives of four Indigenous teenagers in rural Oklahoma, as they spend their days committing crime, and fighting it. Created by famed New Zealand director Taika Waititi and Native American filmmaker Sterlin Harjo, the series was created with a cast and writer's room that was made up entirely of Indigenous people.
Where can I watch it? Binge on August 10.
Similar to Outer Banks, Modern Love isn't a newbie with it's second season dropping in just over a week, but that's no less reason to get involved. Modern Love, which is based on the famous New York Times column of the same name, follows true stories that have been chronicled in the publication - from stories of romantic love to platonic love.
Where can I watch it? Season two premieres on Amazon Prime Video on August 13.
Another documentary that is a MUST comes in the form of Strong Woman - a docu-series that profiles four resilient women in their journey to become Australia's strongest. From across the country these daughters, mothers and wives share how they have rebuilt themselves inside and out.
Where can I watch it? ABS iView
Why Women Kill
On August 11, new streaming service Paramount+ will officially launch in Australia. And with it will come the second season of Why Women Kill.
The first season of the dark comedy drama series followed three women from three different decades living in the same Pasadena house as they face infidelity in their marriages, while the second season will feature a new ensemble cast and storylines set in 1949.
Where can I watch it? Paramount+ on August 11.
On the lighter end of the spectrum, new Netflix series The Chair transports viewers to the hilarious world of a failing university English department. It follows Dr Ji-Yoon Kim (Sandra Oh) as the first woman of colour to become the chair of the English department, and explores her journey facing the dizzying demands of her new role while attempting to save the ticking time bomb that is the Pembroke University's English department.
Where can I watch it? Netflix on August 20.