About Your Privacy on this Site
Welcome! To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including personalized digital ads. Those advertisers use tracking technologies to collect information about your activity on our sites and applications and across the Internet and your other apps and devices.
You always have the choice to experience our sites without personalized advertising based on your web browsing activity by visiting the DAA’s Consumer Choice page, the NAI's website, and/or the EU online choices page, from each of your browsers or devices. To avoid personalized advertising based on your mobile app activity, you can install the DAA’s AppChoices app here. You can find much more information about your privacy choices in our privacy policy. Even if you choose not to have your activity tracked by third parties for advertising services, you will still see non-personalized ads on our sites and applications. By clicking continue below and using our sites or applications, you agree that we and our third party advertisers can:
  • transfer your data to the United States or other countries; and
  • process and share your data so that we and third parties may serve you with personalized ads, subject to your choices as described above and in our privacy policy.
Entertainment Weekly


The Handmaid's Tale and GLOW named the TV shows that 'epitomize 2017'

Posted on

Catch the full episode of Bingeworthy here and on PeopleTV. Go to PEOPLE.com/PeopleTV, or download the free app on your smart TV, mobile, and web devices.

As Bingeworthy host Jessica Shaw puts it, “2017 was quite a year.” With so many ups and downs, many turned to television for comfort, understanding, and escapism. So Bingeworthy names its picks for the two television shows that epitomized the year.

Host Lola Ogunnaike chooses Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale. “This show thrilled me and terrified me at the same time because I honestly believe we’re a handful of laws away from this being our reality,” she says. “Art can truly provoke change. I don’t think any woman on the planet, if you have access to a TV, if you have access to Hulu, should leave 2017 without watching this show. It’s that important.”

Shaw agreed, saying the show “felt a little too close to home.” Her pick was for a cheerier show set in the past rather than the future: Netflix’s GLOW. “It is funny and it is heartfelt and those performances I would put up against any show this year,” she says. “I absolutely love this show. It made me happy. It made me want to put on some spandex. It was a surprise; it kind of came out of nowhere for me.”

Watch the video above for more on the television that epitomizes 2017.