6 TV Shows To Watch After 'The Summer I Turned Pretty' Season 2

8 August 2023, 15:33 | Updated: 8 August 2023, 15:50

The Summer I Turned Pretty season 2 is streaming weekly on Prime Video
The Summer I Turned Pretty season 2 is streaming weekly on Prime Video. Picture: Prime Video

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By Savannah Roberts

Waiting for new episodes of The Summer I Turned Pretty season two? Here are some similar TV shows to keep you company.

If you're anything like us, then you've firmly been on the The Summer I Turned Pretty hype!

The second season of the Prime Video coming-of-age drama is out now, landing on Prime Video just over a year after the title first landed on out screens. Plus, it's just been confirmed for series three!

The Summer I Turned Pretty hails from the same mind behind To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, Jenny Han, which of course, made it an instant hit among streamers.

The TV adaption of the romantic book trilogy was first released in June 2022 and in July 2023 series two landed and the hype for the new episodes remains justified.

If you're powering through the new episodes as fast as they drop, you'll need something else to keep you in your summer romance era, so we've curated a list of TV recommendations to keep you busy whilst you wait!

Watch the trailer for The Summer I Turned Pretty Season 2

The Summer I Turned Pretty will return for series 3
The Summer I Turned Pretty will return for series 3. Picture: Amazon Prime

XO, Kitty

Another creation from Jenny Han, XO Kitty landed on Netflix earlier this year after fans fell in love with Lana's little sister Kitty in the To All The Boys trilogy. While this one wasn't based on a book, Han created and produced the series as well as writing its script.

XO, Kitty follows the youngest of the Covey sisters as she follows her heart to South Korea to attend the same school as her boyfriend.

The show consists of 10 episodes and now fans are eagerly awaiting news on a possible second series.

Hello, Goodbye, and Everything In Between

Hello, Goodbye, and Everything In Between is a teen flick that landed on Netflix last year and was an instant hit.

HGAEIB is a nostalgic tale that guides the viewer down one hell of a memory lane! It follows the central characters, Claire and Aidan, as they relive all the different stages of their relationship.

The movie has a 'Will they won't they?' vibe to it as the 84-minute run time leads to the ultimate decision regarding the future of their love...

Hello, Goodbye, and Everything In Between: Trailer for Netflix adaptation


Atypical is a teen comedy-drama that explores adolescence, love and family – what more could you want?

The Netflix series – which boasts four seasons at the time of writing – follows the character of Sam, an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum.

Sam decides he's ready to find love, with his pursuit of a girlfriend affecting his life and the relationships surrounding him.

Atypical Season 4 | Official Trailer | Netflix

Love, Victor

Love, Victor landed on Hulu and Disney+ back in June 2020 and already has three binge-worthy seasons under its belt!

Set in the same world as the 2018 movie Love, Simon, the teen comedy follows Victor – a student on a journey of self-discovery as he adjusts to a change of school and the exploration of his sexuality.

Love, Victor Season 3 | Official Trailer | Hulu & Disney+

The Sex Lives Of College Girls

The Sex Lives Of College Girls is an HBO Max comedy-drama series created by the effortlessly hilarious Mindy Kaling!

The show premiered in November 2021 and currently stands at one season (but we're hoping for more)

It explores the lives of four 18-year-old roommates at a university in the US, following their dating lives as they take their first steps into adulthood.



Here's our wild card! It's not quite within the same vein as the rom-coms and teen dramas on this list, but Persuasion might give your viewing habits a little twist!

Persuasion starring Dakota Johnson | Official Trailer | Netflix

The Netflix Original is a period romance film adapted from the Jane Austen novel of the same name. It stars none other than Dakota Johnson in the main role Anne Elliot.

Anne's lost love Frederick Wentworth (AKA the one that got away) re-enters her life, causing her to re-evaluate her choices – will she choose to put their romance in the past or give it another go?

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