All this week’s Netflix Originals (Available from Friday 17th May 2019)

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]. 

Nailed It! (Season Three)

The popular baking show is back. Rounds of amateur contestants attempt to recreate a master creation of confectionery to the hysterics of the expert judges and viewers. Perfect T.V watching for those of us who think ‘We Can Do That!’

Available from Friday 17th May 2019

It’s Bruno! (Season One)

Bruno gets plenty of attention from humans and other dogs but his owner wants street cred and the attention of the ladies. The outrageous comedy is filmed on location in Brooklyn and starring, written and directed by Brooklyn born and raised ‘Solvan ‘Slick’ Naim’.

Available regionally from Friday 17th May 2019

The Rain (Season Two)

Continuing where season one left off, the group strive to protect Rasmus from Apollon in the much awaited season two of the Danish apocalyptic series set in a time where a deadly virus lives in the rain and has wiped out anyone who dared to be caught in it. “You can’t survive alone” well, not without an umbrella anyway!

Available regionally from Friday 17th May 2019

Remastered: The Lion’s Share

The music documentary series’ eighth instalment (or ‘track’ as Netflix has affectionately renamed its ‘Remastered’ episodes) ‘The Lion’s Share’ examines the case of the song ‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight’ and uncovers the origins of its melody from South Africa. Showing how major western music production exploited the melody. The documentary directed by Sam Cullman follows the journey of South African journalist Rian Malan as he attempts to take on some of the biggest names in entertainment such as ‘Disney’ to bring home ‘The Lion’s Share’ of the profits back to where they belong, the direct descendants of Solomon Linda, a black South African man who wrote the original melody.

Available globally from Friday 17th May 2019

See You Yesterday

Originally a fifteen-minute short film in 2017 ‘See You Yesterday’, now a full-length film features Claudette Walker (Eden Duncan-Smith), known as CJ to her friends, and her best friend Sebastian (Dante Crichlow) spending their spare time trying to master the science behind time travel. When CJ’s brother is accidentally shot and killed by a police officer, CJ knows there is only one thing they can do. With a limited amount of ‘jumps’ back to before the shooting, teenagers CJ and Sebastian desperately try to save C.J’s brother Calvin (Astro) in this ‘Back to the future’ style movie. A word of warning though, as a Spike Lee movie this may not be as family-friendly as it seems.

Available globally from Friday 17th May 2019

Wanda Sykes: Not Normal

Award-winning actress and comedian Wanda Sykes delivers her debut stand up special for Netflix. Topics covered include modern day politics and culture in a time that she can only label as ‘Not Normal’. Sykes has had numerous television and film roles but apparently still has to run her own shows…

Available globally from Tuesday 21st May 2019

Here’s the full list of additions to the Netflix Original content from Friday 17th May 2019 – Thursday 23rd May 2019.

Friday 17th May 2019
“1994” Documentary [Original]
“Nailed It!” Series (Season Three) [Original]
“Chip and Potato” Kids Animated Series (Season One)
 [Original]
“Dying to Tell” Film [Original]
“It’s Bruno!”
Comedy Series (Season One) [Original]
“Maria” Film [Original]
“The Rain”
Series (Season Two) [Original]
“Remastered: The Lion’s Share”
Musical Documentary series (Track Eight) [Global Original]
“Saviero Raimondo: Il Satiro Parlante” Stand Up Comedy Special [Global Original]
“See You Yesterday”
Film [Original]
“Well-Intended Love”
Series (Season One) [Original]

Monday 20th May 2019
“Prince of Peoria” Series (Part Two) [Original]

Tuesday 21st May 2019
“Wanda Sykes: Not Normal” Stand Up Comedy Special [Global Original]

Wednesday 22nd May 2019
“A Tale of Two Kitchens” Food Documentary [Global Original]
“Furie”
Film [Original]
“One Spring Night”
Drama 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 2019.  

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 (23rd May 2019) at our usual time of 8.15pm for more information and throughout the week for updates and general news.

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