All this week’s Netflix Originals (Available from Friday 17th January 2020)

One of the great things about Netflix is their Netflix Original content – 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 the 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.

Love Netflix Originals? Well here’s our list of ‘Top Picks’ for this week. Check out the trailers below and let us know what you’re looking forward to this week -full list of this week’s additions and regional availability at the end of the post. Netflix aren’t always that clear about geographical availability so please bear with us as we try to be as precise as possible about where Netflix Originals will be available. If in doubt titles will be listed simply as [Original] in the full list at the end of the post and as ‘available in selected regions’ within the post.

A Fall From Grace

When Grace Waters marriage is destroyed by her unfaithful husband she finds herself wondering if she will ever love again. That is until she finds a man who values her like no one else and after a short whirlwind relationship they are wed. It’s not until after the wedding that Grace starts to see things are not quite as they seem. Is this the last straw for Grace? Written and directed by ‘Tyler Perry’, and produced by Tyler Perry Productions – it’s a Tyler Perry film, did we mention that? 😉 ‘A Fall From Grace’ is a violent psychological thriller starring ‘Crystal Fox’ and ‘Mehcad Brookes’ oh and you guessed it ‘Tyler Perry’. 

Available in selected regions from Friday 17th January 2020


Best friends Rosa and Jacob, students at a Dutch university, sign up to join a secret society –‘Ares’. As things take a psychological turn, it becomes apparent the ‘society’ they thought was built by the rich and powerful is, it would appear, a cult with demonic forces at work based on local folklore! Starring Jade Olieberg, Tobias Kersloot and Lisa Smit, this psychological horror is Netflix first Dutch Original series. It consists of eight episodes and will be available globally.

Available globally from Friday 17th January 2020

Sex Education (Season Two)

Fans of Netflix Global Original ‘Sex Education’ will no doubt be thrilled to see the return of Otis in this season two of the popular series. The sex clinic is over, leaving Otis with plenty of time to focus on his new relationship with Ola much to the dismay of his best friend Maeve. Expect lots of sex, sex talk and if the opening scenes are anything to go by, expect masturbation and lots of it! Gillian Anderson returns as professional sex therapist ‘Jean’ (Otis’ mother) to the rapturous online applause of her fans and fans of the show.

Available globally from Friday 17th January 2020

Pandemic: How to Stop an Outbreak

This week documentary series ‘Pandemic: How to Stop an Outbreak’ will hit Netflix. The show takes a look at how viruses like influenza spread and how failing to accept vaccinations affects the growth in numbers and geographic spread of people infected.

Available in selected regions from Wednesday 22nd January 2020

Airplane Mode

Social media ‘influencer’ Ana is never without her phone, literally. Snapping every moment of her waking day (after she’s applied her make up obviously) Ana finds acceptance in her views, likes and shares which also pay her bills but when she is the victim of a car accident her parents are forced to take action. Sending Ana to live with her estranged grandfather in a remote location with no cell phone coverage they hope she will rediscover the world. A lighthearted comedy movie with a slight reality check undertone.

Available in selected regions from Tuesday 22nd January 2020

October Faction

When 17-year-old twins Geoff (Gabriel Darku) and Viv (Aurora Burghart) discover the world is not as it seems and there are monsters at play they didn’t expect to discover their insurance sales rep parents are actually covert agents fighting said monsters and saving the world. Now they find themselves embroiled in this sinister world and discover their own gifts in the process.

Available in selected regions from Friday 17th January 2020

Here’s the full list of additions to the Netflix Original content from Friday 17th January – Thursday 23rd January 2020.

Friday 17th January 2020
“A Fall From Grace” Film [Original]
Series (Season One) [Global Original]
“Nailed It! Germany”
Series (Season One) [Original]
“Sex Education”
(Season Two) [Global Original]
“Hip Hop Evolution”
Series (Season Four) [Original]
Monday 20th January 2020
“Family Reunion” Series (Part Two) [Original]
Tuesday 21st January 2020
“Fortune Feimster: Sweet & Salty” Stand Up Comedy Special [Global Original]
“Jim Henson’s – Word Party”
Kids Animated Series (Season Four)  [Original]
Wednesday 22nd January 2020
“Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak”
Documentary Series (Season 1) [Original]
“Airplane Mode”
Film [Original]
“Alex Fernandez: The Best Comedian in the World”
Stand Up Comedy Special [Global Original]
“Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac”
Series (Season Two) [Original]
“The Ghost Bride”
Series (Volume One) [Original]
“October Faction”
Series (Season One) [Original]

A number of series have been given the go-ahead for subsequent seasons this year. Check out the coming soon page on our websites (UK, USA, Can, Aus) to find out which new seasons will arrive in your region in 2020.

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 (Thursday 23rd January 2020) at our usual time of 8.15 pm for more information and throughout the week for updates and general news.

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