Happy New Year means happy new Netflix, but the hits just keep coming! On January 1, Netflix released an enormous list of new and classic viewing favorites- movies, TV series, and Netflix originals. Although the start of the year is one of the most popular times for Netflix additions and changes, there are Netflix new releases to enjoy throughout the year.
Shows and movies released at the beginning of the year are still maintaining popularity. Some of the most popular Netflix new releases of January 2018 include The End of the F***ing World, a well-reviewed show about a teenager with murderous fantasies; My Next Guest Needs No Introduction, a unique interview-based show featuring David Letterman and guests including former President Obama, George Clooney, and more; and Rotten, a documentary series about food production. Along with releasing new seasons of fan-favorite shows like Grace and Frankie, Netflix has continued to release new original content (movies, TV shows, and specials): 47 new Netflix originals will be released in August alone!
Don’t Forget To Catch Up On These New Netflix Releases Of Early 2018:
Fall is on its way in, but the quality and quantity of Netflix new releases isn’t falling! Check out the list below to see what’s coming in the rest of this year.
Deadwind (Netflix Original Series)
A widowed detective discovers a body on a construction site in this Finnish crime drama
Follow This (Netflix Original Series)
Follow BuzzFeed journalists as they discover and investigate topics ranging from personal to political
Great News (Season 1)
In this comedy, a woman and her daughter begin work for the same news team
Bert Kreischer: Secret Time (Netfix Original)
A new comedy special focusing on the ups and downs of fatherhood
Ghoul (Netflix Original Series)
The main character of this Indian horror miniseries discovers the terrorists he’s supposed to interrogate are less than human
The After Party (Netflix Original)
A young rapper gets a second chance at fame and fortune in this comedy film
The Innocents (Netflix Original Series)
A young British couple with supernatural powers struggle to remain together
Inequality for All
Originally released in 2013, this documentary follows Robert Reich (former US Labor Secretary) and explores the economic gap in the US population
Inside the Criminal Mind (Netflix Original Series)
This nonfiction series focuses on a variety of criminal types and attempts to explain the psychology of crime with the help of leading experts and criminal backgrounds.
Paradise PD (Netflix Original Series)
A new adult animated comedy about low-performing first responders in a small town
The Laws of Thermodynamics (Netflix Original)
A physicist attempts to understand his failure to find love in this part-romantic comedy part-mocumentary
Undercover Law (Netflix Original Series)
An undercover cop finds herself making a deal with a drug mule
Sierra Burgess Is a Loser
Romance blossoms after a case of mistaken identity in this retelling of the classic story of Cyrano De Bergerac
The Good Cop (Season 1)
Tony Danza stars as the father (with son Josh Groban) in a father-son detective duo in this cop dramedy
Hilda (Season 1)
This animated series based on the popular comic book follows Hilda through a series of obstacles as she starts her new life in the city of Trollberg
Based on a Norwegian miniseries of the same name, this dark comedy miniseries focuses on two people (Emma Stone and Jonah Hill) in the midst of a psychotropic drug clinical trial that does not have the intended results
This Sundance award-winning drama explores the world of infertility as a couple attempts to maintain a strong marriage despite their struggle to conceive
Directed by his daughter Rashida Jones, this documentary explores the life and influence of jazz musician Quincy Jones
Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat
Based on Samin Nosrat’s book of the same name, this 4-part series enters kitchens around the world to explore simple cooking traditions
This Spanish-speaking Colombian series features a guerilla fighter who finds it difficult to remain away from crime after returning to his civilian life
The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
This new, darker take on the story based on the Archie comic includes supernatural elements as well as a more sinister coming-of-age conflict for the protagonist
The Other Side of the Wind
A restoration and completion of the classic Orson Welles drama, finished by a post-production team of Hollywood elite including Bob Murawski, Frank
Marshall, and Scott Millan
They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead
A documentary of the last 15 years of the life of Orson Welles and the creation of his previously unfinished film The Other Side of the Wind (see above)
The Kominsky Method
Set in LA, this Chuck Lorre comedy features an aging actor and his agent trying to remain in the Hollywood limelight
Springsteen on Broadway
Springsteen’s one-man Broadway show (based on his autobiography) will be released on Netflix the same night his show finishes its Broadway run
Along with brand-new shows and movies, the following additional seasons are also Netflix new releases coming in 2018!
Netflix New Releases With Uncertain Dates
January 1 saw the biggest influx of Netflix new releases, but new shows and movies will continue to be added throughout the year. Although the majority of Netflix new releases have announced specific release dates, keep watching for release dates for the following shows expected to release in 2018:
Some of the most eagerly anticipated shows and films are yet to come- Netflix’s fall and winter lineups feature some of the best in TV series, documentaries, and movies. This year, Netflix has been overwhelmingly focusing on original, unique creations, often blending filmography styles as well as well-known and new actors on screen.
Viewers are especially looking forward to second seasons of some of Netflix’s biggest shows, including Ozark, Mindhunter, and Making a Murderer. Continue to follow www.netflixupdate.wpengine.com to get the most up-to-date information and release dates for your favorite shows and movies!