During an uncertain time, audiences usually want two different things from TV: escapism, and assurance that other people have gotten through similar experiences (or worse). Here are the best TV shows you might have missed that are available to stream now in both categories.
6. “Alias Grace,” Netflix
While “The Handmaid’s Tale” is the most famous and talked-about TV adaptation from legendary author Margaret Atwood, miniseries “Alias Grace” is secretly the best. Set in the 1840s, it’s both a murder mystery and a psychological drama. Complete at just six episodes, it’s a brief yet satisfying watch starring Sarah Gadon (“True Detective”) and Zachary Levi.