21 Topic Originals to Discover and Binge


Gripping dramas, spine-chilling mysteries, laugh-out-loud comedies, thought-provoking documentaries—we’ve got Topic Originals in every genre. Like all of our programming, we carefully hand-pick these series and films to give you a curated experience of the highest quality, but these titles are extra-special to us because you won’t find them anywhere else. Without further ado, we’re proud to introduce to you 2 Topic Originals we think you’ll love. Get to know them and then head on over to Topic.com to check them out. Your new favorite shows and films await you.

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Through Greenland with Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau takes us on an adventure across Greenland, and gives us a very personal tour of his adopted country. Meet the locals, get to know the culture, and see how climate change is impacting its breathtaking landscapes.

The Second City Presents: The Last Show on Earth

A timely mash-up of original sketches, musical performances, animation and rare Second City footage. Featuring Second City alumni and famous friends and filmed from basements, bedrooms and bunkers from across the country.

Soul City

New Orleans lore collides with dark magic in this horror anthology series. Created by Coodie & Chike and starring Chad Coleman, PJ Morton and Omar Dorsey, these “Twilight Zone”-style tales expose chilling corners of the Big Easy.

Pagan Peak

When a gruesomely staged body is found at the German-Austrian border, two detectives investigate. As the ritual-like murders continue, they enter the killer’s sinister world, set in the Alpine wilderness. Originally aired in Germany as Der Pass.


That Time I Went to Jail

In this docu-series, a diverse group of everyday people, from graffiti artists to college freshmen, recount their arrest stories and reveal the shocking range of encounters one can have with law enforcement.

Made in Italy

One critic has called this show “A love letter to the masters of Italian fashion.” Like The Devil Wears Prada meets The Mary Tyler Moore Show, this series follows fashion newbie Irene as she works her way up the ranks at top Italian fashion magazine "Appeal" in 1970s Milan. A fun, colorful celebration of Italian fashion.


Seven billion people. One act. Infinite ways to do it. Everybody eats, but that’s where the similarities end. With the power to influence cultures, industries, and personal ambitions, eating is a direct entry point into understanding humanity.

The Guru Inside of You

He might be a false prophet, but Sri Kumaré has been known to teach true enlightenment. Now he’s imparting new wisdom with his series, "The Guru Inside You." Each episode focuses on a different issue with Kumare’s hilarious brand of spiritual guidance.

Vernon Subutex

Meet the most wanted man in Paris. He once ruled the subculture from his record shop, but now Vernon Subutex is homeless and aimless. But unbeknownst to him, he’s being hunted down by a group of misfits. What’s the secret tying them all together?

Invisible Heroes

This is the thrilling true story of a real-life superhero you’ve never heard of. In 1973, Finnish diplomat Tapani Brotherus defied his own government to save 2,000 refugees during Pinochet’s bloody coup in Chile.

The Day

A bank heist told from two perspectives: the officers and negotiators outside and the robbers and hostages inside. Each episode reveals mind-blowing twists that will keep viewers guessing until the end. Originally aired in Belgium as De Dag.

Arctic Circle

When a dying sex worker is found in a cabin with a deadly virus in her body, a Finnish officer must team up with a German virologist to track a serial killer and contain the virus before it becomes a full-blown pandemic.

The Virtues

A dark, visceral drama and a tale of redemption. Joseph is a broken man who decides to confront his painful past, meeting an unexpected kindred spirit along the way. From director Shane Meadows, with a career-defining performance by Stephen Graham.

What’s Your Ailment?!

Mental health is important! No one knows that better than comedian Maria Bamford. Now she’s opening up the discussion with fellow comedians and artists who share their own experiences. Join their funny, moving, and utterly candid conversations.

Down From London

A hilariously mismatched couple ditches the city when life gets boring—only to find they’re even more awkward on the road. Can sightseeing, swimsuits and fancy feasts remedy a relationship? Hey, it can’t hurt to try.


Hélène returns to Paris to conduct a prestigious orchestra. On top of proving herself in a male-dominated field, now she must dodge a deadly curse and clear her name. Lethal secrets merge with soaring symphonies in this sexy psychological thriller.


Enterprice portrays two young entrepreneurs from South London: Kazim (Ewumi) and Jeremiah (Blackwood-Cambridge) as they try to escape the hustle and get their brand new delivery service business "Speedi-Kazz" off the ground.


In this gripping Nordic noir, four female lawyers gain fame by helping sex-crime victims. But as they investigate a circle of powerful men, they become targets themselves. How far will they go to protect their clients...and their own dark secrets?

F#*!cking Adelaide

They’re flawed, but they’re family. A dramedy told from the individual perspectives of six family members who reunite in Adelaide when mum plans to sell the family home. Can they stay united in the town they escaped?

House on Fire

To us they’re mundane objects, but to them they’re priceless. House on Fire asks individuals to save one thing if their house were ablaze. The items they choose tell entire stories about culture, identity, and the true value of material possessions.

Hacking Health

Get a glimpse at the future of health and rehab through five individuals testing out groundbreaking new technology and programs, from robotic exoskeletons to virtual reality pain relief. Judging by their stories, the future is bright.