All this week’s Netflix Originals (Available from Friday 15th December 2017)

One of the great things about Netflix are their Netflix Originals – be it films or series made by Netflix themselves or exclusive content available only on Netflix after it airs on regular TV. Every week we will give you a round-up of new Netflix Originals becoming available in the next week. We will aim to post every week on Thursday evening with what will be available over the coming week. Perfect if you’re looking to check out what new Originals are available to watch over your weekend or if you’re planning a week-long Netflix binge watch! This area is exclusively for Netflix Originals, for general Netflix additions and removals or to view the current full catalogue check out your regional New On Netflix website.

As Netflix become even more cryptic about geographical availability please bear with us as we try to be as precise as possible about the regions Netflix Originals are available.

Ultimate Beastmaster

Since the days of ‘Gladiators’ in the 1990’s (young people: Google it) viewers have delighted in the physical torment that is obstacle course T.V. shows such as the likes of ‘Wipeout’ and ‘Ninja Warrior’ but none have been as challenging to complete as ‘The Beast’. Competitors from six countries take on the challenge and in the final episode of ten they compete against each other for the crowning title of ‘Ultimate Beastmaster.’

Available Friday 15th December 2017

The Ranch (Part Four)

Ashton Kutcher stars as Colt the failed pro-athlete who has returned home to his dad to help him maintain ‘The Ranch’ and find his new place within the family. The first three seasons are available now and here’s a cheeky little exclusive of Ashton and co-star Danny Masterson discussing the current series status in the US binge race. Yes binge racing is a thing and ‘The Ranch’ is currently third place in the US, maybe worth a watch if you haven’t already and if you’re already a member of the binge race then here comes part four…

Available Friday 15th December 2017


If government conspiracy is your thing, if documentaries are your thing heck, if fictional drama is your thing. Then ‘Wormwood’ is your thing! Labelled not as a documentary or as a series but as an ‘Original Story’ by Netflix this unique investigation follows the story of the man who has been searching for the truth about his fathers death for sixty years and promises to delve deep into what the US government have allegedly tried hard to bury.

Available Friday 15th December 2017

El Chapo (Season Two)

As the Mexican government still try to control ‘El Chapo’ in this second season update, tensions in the country rise and the drug war continues.

Available Friday 15th December 2017

Trollhunters (Part Two)

The Trolls of the Darklands beneath Arcadia Jim, with the help of the amulet continue to fight good versus evil in this children’s animated series.

Available December 15th 2017

The Foreigner

Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan star in ‘The Foreigner.’ A story of a man whose daughter is tragically killed in a terror attack and his quest to find those responsible and bring them to justice, brings him to Ireland. The movie was released in movie theatres in the U.S back in October and is set for DVD release early next year in the US. Netflix has the rights as an Original for other regions.

Available 15th December 2017

Christmas Inheritance

Yesterday we posted about Netflix latest Christmas Original, seasonal feel good film; ‘Christmas Inheritance.’

You can read about it and watch the trailer HERE.

Available Friday 15th December 2017

Russell Howard: Recalibrate

Highly celebrated British comedian Russell Howard’s Stand Up Comedy Special filmed during Howard’s Round The World Tour is only the sixth comedy special from a British comedian, for Netflix. Renamed ‘Recalibrate’ for the Netflix Special, Howard remains as ever, topical and engaging using comedy to highlight issues in society.

Available Tuesday 19th December 2017

Peaky Blinders (Season Four)

Much loved British fictional series of post WWI violent gang warfare in Birmingham, England. The ‘Peaky Blinders’ aka the Shelby family, rise to the top over three seasons. Full series already available in the UK and US on Netflix and Season four is currently airing weekly on the BBC in the UK. This Netflix Original update is for season four and applies to the US only.

Available Thursday 21st December 2017

Summary of Netflix Originals release week commencing Friday 15th December 2017

Friday 15th December 2017
“Ultimate Beatmaster” Series (Season Two) [Global Original]
“The Ranch” Series (Season Four) [Global Original]
“Wormwood” Original Story [Global Original]
“El Chapo” Series (Season Two) [Global Original]
“Trollhunters” Kids series (Season Two) [Original – Regions not specified]
“The Foreigner” Film [Original – Regions not specified]
“Christmas Inheritance” Film [Original – Regions not specified]

Tuesday 19th December 2017
“Russell Howard: Recalibrate” Stand-up Comedy Special [Global Original]
Thursday 21st December 2017
“Peaky Blinders” Series (Global Original – Season Four Now Available in US only)

Thanks for visiting and let us know in the comments what you’ve enjoyed (and what you haven’t) and what new Netflix Originals and season updates you’re looking forward to. Don’t forget to check out the blog next week on Thursday evening (21st December 2017… holidays are coming…) at our usual time of 8.15pm for more information and throughout the week for updates and general news.

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