TV Shows Like Skam

Olga Trędota 2020-06-02

"Skam" is a series-phenomenon, the popularity of which exceeded even the expectations of the creators themselves. Why has the series stolen the hearts of young people around the world? First of all, because of its realism - "Skam" shows real life of teenagers, without smoothing, bending facts, or exaggerating events. During the broadcast, at various times of the day, snaps where posted online which showed what was currently happening to the series' characters. Are you looking for something similar? We present 5 suggestions that are worth watching.

"Skam" is sometimes referred to Norway's "Skins." How much truth is in that? Watching teens in "Skins," you get the impression that teenage life is a nonstop high, casual sex in the toilet and endless partying that looks like the average parent's nightmare. "Skam" is much softer, less exaggerated. Nevertheless, if you liked "Skam", you should also like the story presented in "Skins".

Teenage problems, including those much more serious than unfulfilled love, are the main theme of the famous Netflix series "13 Reasons Why". It's a great production that draws you in, makes you think and shocks you. This series, especially the first season, should be watched not only by teenagers but also by their parents to better understand the world of young people entering adulthood.

Skins

Comedy Drama Canada USA 2011

Skins

Comedy Drama Canada USA 2011

  • Skins
  • 4,5/10

1 season, 10 episodes

A wild ride through the lives of a group of high school friends stumbling through the mine field of adolescence... and stepping on most of the mines as they go.

Shameless

Comedy Drama USA 2011

Shameless

Comedy Drama USA 2011

  • Shameless
  • 7,9/10

11 seasons, 134 episodes

Chicagoan Frank Gallagher is the proud single dad of six smart, industrious, independent kids, who without him would be... perhaps better off. When Frank's not at the bar spending what little money they have, he's passed out on the floor. But the kids have found ways to grow up in spite of him. They may not be like any family you know, but they make no apologies for being exactly who they are.

Sugar Rush

Drama USA 2005

Sugar Rush

Drama USA 2005

2 seasons, 26 episodes

Sugar Rush is a TV show on the Food Network hosted by Warren Brown, a former lawyer who decided to become a pastry chef. Brown, who runs a pastry shop, Cake Love, and cafe, Love Cafe in Washington, DC, meets other pastry chefs and dessert makers and cooks with them. The show is currently in its second season, first airing in June 2006.

Degrassi: Next Class

Drama Canada 2016

Degrassi: Next Class

Drama Canada 2016

  • Degrassi: Next Class
  • 6,8/10

4 seasons, 40 episodes

Follow a group of high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors from Degrassi Community School, a fictional school in Toronto, Ontario, as they encounter some of the typical issues and challenges common to a teenager's life.

On My Block

Comedy USA 2018

On My Block

Comedy USA 2018

  • On My Block
  • 9,3/10

4 seasons, 38 episodes

A coming of age comedy following a diverse group of teenage friends as they confront the challenges of growing up in gritty inner-city Los Angeles.

Faking It

Comedy USA 2014

Faking It

Comedy USA 2014

  • Faking It
  • 6,5/10

3 seasons, 38 episodes

A romantic comedy about two best friends who love each other -- in slightly different ways. After numerous failed attempts to become popular, the girls are mistakenly outed as lesbians, which launches them to instant celebrity status. Seduced by their newfound fame, Karma and Amy decide to keep up their romantic ruse.

Riverdale

Crime Drama Mystery USA 2017

Riverdale

Crime Drama Mystery USA 2017

  • Riverdale
  • 8,3/10

6 seasons, 99 episodes

Set in the present, the series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.

Misfits

Comedy Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy United Kingdom 2009

Misfits

Comedy Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy United Kingdom 2009

  • Misfits
  • 7,7/10

5 seasons, 37 episodes

When five young outsiders on Community Service get caught in a strange storm, they discover that they have developed superpowers.

Skins

Comedy Drama United Kingdom 2007

Skins

Comedy Drama United Kingdom 2007

  • Skins
  • 7,6/10

7 seasons, 61 episodes

Irreverent comedy drama which follows the messy lives, loves, delirious highs and inevitable lows of a group of raucous teenage friends in Bristol.

13 Reasons Why

Drama Mystery USA 2017

13 Reasons Why

Drama Mystery USA 2017

  • 13 Reasons Why
  • 7,4/10

4 seasons, 49 episodes

After a teenage girl's perplexing suicide, a classmate receives a series of tapes that unravel the mystery of her tragic choice.

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