14 of the Sexiest TV Shows You Can Stream on Netflix in July
If you're devoted to a series, there's nothing more shocking than when characters consummate a relationship, whether it's a random hookup or a culmination of seasons-long tension. In the golden age of television, lovemaking scenes have become more elaborate, honest, and, of course, frequent. It's not so taboo to see them anymore, whether you're watching a young-adult drama like Riverdale or a political thriller like Scandal. And, with the binge-friendly setup of Netflix, you don't have to patiently wait to see what becomes of a relationship after your favorite characters do the deed. Get your fine wine, candles, and popcorn ready — we've curated a list of some of the sexiest shows to stream on Netflix.
The Originals — New Episodes Available July 1
In addition to otherworldy werewolves and witches, there's also supernatural chemistry in this spinoff of The Vampire Diaries. The Originals also doles out a generous amount of addictive and scandalous romantic drama.
iZombie — New Episodes Available July 5
You'd be surprised at how a lascivious a dramedy series about a zombie medical resident can become. iZombie has an entire episode called "Fifty Shades of Grey Matter" in which the protagonist consumes the brains of an erotica writer.
Pretty Little Liars — New Episodes Available July 20
When they're not creating influential ads, the handsome marketers in Mad Men are overwrought with personal drama and engage in all sorts of salacious affairs.
How to Get Away With Murder
How to Get Away With Murder centers around a group of law students and their badass teacher. When they're not deeply entrenched in a murder case, these 20-somethings are caught up in hot liaisons.
Gossip Girl revolves around wealthy, attractive Upper East Side teenagers whose complicated personal and love lives are documented by a faceless blogger named Gossip Girl.
Chewing Gum is a British sitcom about a devout but curious 24-year-old virgin who wants to experience sex. The heroine intends to get educated about the birds and the bees, so naturally, the show is full of hilarious wanton encounters.
The L Word
The L Word explores romantic and personal relationships within a group of lesbian friends.
Lovesick begins right off the bat with a hopelessly romantic man getting diagnosed with chlamydia. He has to get in touch with every woman he's ever slept with, and hilarity ensues. Fun fact: the series was originally called Scrotal Recall.
The surgeons in Shonda Rhimes's Grey's Anatomy are as passionate about saving lives as they are about each other. The show is full of scandalous affairs and shocking hookups that develop into intricate romantic plotlines.
This bawdy teen series adapts wholesome Archie comics for a more mature audience. In Riverdale, a group of teens dig deep into a murder mystery that has affected their hometown — while figuring out their own relationships and developing risqué affairs among themselves.
Queer as Folk
An American adaptation of a short-lived British series, Queer as Folk follows the personal lives of five gay men. It's replete with amorous encounters as well as conversations about LGBTQ issues.
Skins is a critically acclaimed British drama series about a group of teens who struggle with transitioning into adulthood and finding love.
Scandal follows the dirty secrets of Washington through the eyes of Olivia Pope, a whip-smart crisis manager who has one weakness — her passionate on-and-off affair with the president.