15 Game Shows on Netflix You Should Binge-Watch Right Now

Netflix is known for its chart-topping original shows and true-crime documentaries (we’re still not over The Tinder Swindler). But if you’re craving something a bit different, the streaming service’s collection of game shows is equally impressive.

There’s something oddly satisfying about watching a group of incredibly talented contestants fight tooth and nail for a massive cash prize. Or perhaps the end goal is finding true love. Still, these shows are filled to the brim with tense moments and surprise twists that’ll keep you on the edge of your seat. Keep reading for the best game shows on Netflix right now.

The Top Ten Shows on Netflix Right This Second

1. “blown Away”

  • Run time: 25-30 minutes
  • Number of seasons: 2

The title may sound like a cheesy rom-com, but this competition series follows a group of pro glass artists as they compete to win a cash prize (plus an artist residency at the Corning Museum of Glass). Watching the glassblowers work their magic is one of the most calming and mesmerizing things you’ll ever see.

2. “floor Is Lava”

  • Run time: 25-37 minutes
  • Number of seasons: 2

Remember the good old days, when you and your friends hopped across furniture and pretended the floor was lava? Well, that’s essentially the premise of this epic show. Except in this case, the contestants are navigating obstacle courses. And whoever makes it to the end wins $10,000.

3. “the Circle”

  • Run time: 46-60 minutes
  • Number of seasons: 4

If you’re a fan of Catfish, then you’re going to love The Circle. The competition show and social experiment documents online players as they compete to win $100,000 by becoming the top influencer on a social media platform. Naturally, there’s a great deal of catfishing involved.

4. “the Great British Bake Off”

  • Run time: 55-67 minutes
  • Number of seasons: 12

This beloved British cooking show follows a group of amateur bakers as they try to prove their baking prowess and compete for the title of the U.K.’s Best Amateur Baker. The series spawned multiple spin-offs, including The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice and Junior Bake Off.

5. “the Chase”

  • Run time: 42 minutes
  • Number of seasons: 2

Adapted from the British game show, The Chase is a quiz competition that enlists teams of three contestants to play against a trivia expert, known as “the chaser,” for a cash prize. (Fun fact: Jeopardy! winners James Holzhauer, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter have all appeared as the chaser.)

6. “wheel Of Fortune”

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Who knew that a simple game of hangman would blossom into an Emmy-winning game show that involves a giant colorful wheel? Since 1975, contestants are lining up to spin the wheel for a chance to solve word puzzles and win prizes. And now, Wheel of Fortune stands as the longest-running syndicated game show in the country, having recorded more than 7,000 episodes. (Yes, you read that right.)

7. “awake: The Million Dollar Game”

  • Run time: 35-40 minutes
  • Number of seasons: 1

After counting quarters non-stop for 24 hours, contestants must go through a number of mental and physical challenges for a chance to win $1 million—even though they’re sleep-deprived. Yes, it’s just as entertaining as it sounds.

8. “ultimate Beastmaster”

  • Run time: 48-72 minutes
  • Number of seasons: 3

Perhaps one of the most unique competition shows you’ll ever see, Ultimate Beastmaster follows eighteen competitors from six countries who go through a series of intense obstacle courses, known as “The Beast.” The winner of each episode gets crowned the Beastmaster and receives an invitation to the finals where players compete for the title of Ultimate Beastmaster.

9. “love Is Blind”

  • Run time: 45-76 minutes
  • Number of seasons: 2

Bachelor fans will take a liking to this fascinating reality show. Hosted by Nick and Vanessa Lachey, it follows a group of men and women who try to find love by speed-dating in special pods, where they can't see each other. If a pair falls in love, one person can propose. And if their partner says, “Yes,” they get to meet in person.

10. “flinch”

  • Run time: 25 minutes
  • Number of seasons: 1

How long can you go without flinching amid scary, uncomfortable situations? This reality series explores that very question by testing every contestant's ability to not flinch at certain things. And if they do, they'll have to face some unpleasant consequences...

11. “nailed It!”

  • Run time: 35 minutes
  • Number of seasons: 6

Nicole Byer and Jacques Torres are simply delightful in this feel-good bake-off competition. Inspired by the popular #BakingFail trend, Nailed It follows amateur bakers as they attempt to recreate complicated desserts and win the $10,000 grand prize.

12. “bullsh*t The Game Show”

  • Run time: 30 minutes
  • Number of seasons: 1

It’s the one trivia show where a contestant can give wrong answers and still win the grand prize. The catch? They must put on their best poker face and lie confidently without getting called out.

13. “is It Cake”

  • Run time: 35 minutes
  • Number of seasons: 1

You’ve probably seen the viral videos of ordinary objects (like a book) that appear realistic—that is, until a random knife comes into view and slices the book in half, revealing that it’s a cake. On this reality series, you get to see plenty of cool creations like this. The objective is for skilled bakers to trick famous judges into thinking that their cake is anything but.

14. “interior Design Masters”

  • Run time: 42-48 minutes
  • Number of seasons: 3

A group of ten interior designers compete to win a commercial contract by going through several challenges that test their skills and ability to meet their clients' needs. On the show, the contestants redesign a variety of spaces, from hair salons to restaurants.

15. “sing On!”

  • Run time: 35 minutes
  • Number of seasons: 1

Hosted by the fabulous Tituss Burgess, Sing On follows six contestants as they compete to win up to $60,000 by singing popular songs. And each performance is judged by a vocal expert, who compares their performance to the original artist. (Talk about pressure.)