What to watch on Netflix Top 10: Most popular shows

Netflix Top 10: Sweet Tooth
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Can't figure out what to watch on Netflix? The Netflix Top 10 list (published in the app itself) reveals the most popular shows that everyone is watching on the streaming service, giving you recommendations based on what others are trying.

Today, June 11, the number one spot on the Netflix Top 10 belongs to Sweet Tooth, the new fantasy adventure based on the Vertigo comics. The story follows a hybrid deer-boy on a quest to find answers about his origins. In second place is Awake, a dystopian film that is set in a time when humanity has lost the ability to sleep, triggering worldwide madness.

And continuing its streak on the Netflix Top 10 is Cocomelon, the lovable preschool kids show. 

Here’s a breakdown of what’s on the Netflix Top 10 list today.

1. Sweet Tooth

Previous rank: 1
Netflix Original, 1 seasons (8 episodes), rated TV-14
What it’s about: Ten years after "The Great Crumble" wreaked havoc on the world and led to the mysterious emergence of hybrid babies born part human, part animal, a deer-boy named Gus sets out a quest to across what is left of America in search of answers about his origins.
Who’s in it: Nonso Anozie, Christian Convery, Will Forte, James Brolin, Adeel Akhtar, Stefania LaVie, Dania Ramirez.
For people who like: Whimsical adventures of kids
Watch Sweet Tooth on Netflix

2. Awake

Previous rank: 2
Movie (1 hr 37 min), rated TV-MA
What it’s about: Global hysteria ensues after a mysterious catastrophe wipes out all electronics and takes away humanity's ability to sleep. Scientists race against the clock to find a cure for the unexplained insomnia before its fatal effects eliminate the human race. When Jill, a former soldier, discovers her young daughter may be the key to salvation, she must decide: protect her children at all costs or sacrifice everything to save the world.
Who’s in it: Gina Rodriguez, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Barry Pepper, Finn Jones
For people who like: Sci-fi thrillers
Watch Awake on Netflix

3. Manifest

Previous rank: New
TV series, 2 seasons (29 episodes), rated TV-14
What it’s about: The NBC drama centers on the passengers and crew of a commercial airliner who suddenly reappear after being presumed dead for more than five years. As they reintegrate themselves into present-day society, the passengers begin to face the fact that their lives—and loved ones—are not the same as they were before, while they also begin to experience guiding voices and visions representing events yet to occur, referred to as callings.
Who’s in it: Melissa Roxburgh, Josh Dallas, Athena Karkanis, J. R. Ramirez, Luna Blaise, Jack Messinam Parveen Kaur, Matt Long, Holly Taylor
For people who like: Sci-fi/supernatural dramas with ensemble casts
Watch Manifest on Netflix

4. Lucifer

Previous rank: 3
Netflix Original, 5 seasons (67 episodes), rated TV-14
What it’s about: Lucifer season 5B picks up right where the first half of the season left off, an epic battle that had Lucifer fighting Maze on one side and Amenadiel facing Michael on the other. Then, God (Dennis Haysbert) shows up and declares, "Children, I know I hate it when you fight."
Who’s in it: Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Kevin Alejandro, D. B. Woodside as Amenadiel, Lesley-Ann Brandt as Mazikeen, Scarlett Estevez, Rachael Harris.
For people who like: Charming rogues and banter-filled dialogue
Watch Lucifer on Netflix

5. Cocomelon

Netflix Top 10: Cocomelon

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Previous rank: 4
TV series, seasons 1-2 (6 episodes)
What it’s about: Netflix is streaming hour-long highlights of the popular YouTube channel for children ages 1-4.  Cocomelon teaches the alphabet, numbers and other concepts through nursery rhymes, songs and sketches.
Who’s in it: Animated characters
For people who like: Learning letters and numbers
Watch Cocomelon on Netflix

6. Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story

Previous rank: 5
TV series, 2 seasons (16 episodes), rated TV-MA
What it’s about: The second season of USA's Dirty John, an anthology about love gone terribly wrong, chronicles the breakdown of Betty Broderick’s marriage to childhood sweetheart Dan Broderick and the devastating emotional effects on Betty.
Who’s in it: Amanda Peet, Christian Slater, Rachel Keller, Missi Pyle.
For people who like: Lurid true crime cases turned into glossy fiction
Watch Dirty John on Netflix

7. 2 Hearts

Previous rank: 6
Movie (1 hr 41 min), rated PG-13
What it’s about: Two love stories intertwine in this 2020 romantic drama. In the present day, awkward college student Chris meets and falls for classmate Sam. In another decade, Cuban exile Jorge meets and falls for flight attendant Leslie. Their stories intersect when the two men are rushed to the hospital at the same time.
Who’s in it: Jacob Elordi, Adan Canto, Tiera Skovbye, Radha Mitchell
For people who like: Faith-based romances
Watch 2 Hearts on Netflix

8. Home

Previous rank: 7
Movie (1 hr 34 min), rated PG
What it’s about: After an alien race called the Boov conquer Earth, they relocate the planet's human population — all except for a little girl named Tip, who's managed to hide. Tip meets a fugitive Boov called Oh, who seeks friendship and fun. After their mutual distrust fades , they set out to find Tip's mom but unbeknown to them, the Gorg — enemies of the Boov — are en route.
Who’s in it: Voices of Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin, Jennifer Lopez, and Matt Jones.
For people who like: Animated movies with cute/weird creatures
Watch Home on Netflix

9. Dog Gone Trouble

Previous rank: 8
Movie (1 hr 28 min), rated TV-Y7
What it’s about: A pampered dog named Trouble must learn to live in the real world while trying to escape from his former owner's greedy children.
Who’s in it: Voices of Sean "Big Sean" Anderson, Pamela Adlon, and Lucy Hale.
For people who like: Animated animal adventures
Watch Dog Gone Trouble on Netflix

10. L.A.'s Finest

Previous rank: 5
TV series, 2 seasons (26 episodes), rated TV-MA
What it’s about: This spinoff of the Bad Boys movie franchise follows Syd Burnett, last seen in Miami taking down a drug cartel, who has seemingly left her complicated past behind to become an LAPD detective. Paired with a new partner, Nancy McKenna, a working mom with an equally complex history, Syd is forced to confront how her unapologetic lifestyle may be masking a greater personal secret.
Who’s in it: Gabrielle Union, Jessica Alba, Duane Martin, Zach Gilford, Ryan McPartlin, Sophie Reynolds, Ernie Hudson
For people who like: Buddy cop shows
Watch L.A.'s Finest on Netflix

Kelly Woo
Streaming Editor

Kelly is the streaming channel editor for Tom’s Guide, so basically, she watches TV for a living. Previously, she was a freelance entertainment writer for Yahoo, Vulture, TV Guide and other outlets. When she’s not watching TV and movies for work, she’s watching them for fun, seeing live music, writing songs, knitting and gardening.