All this week’s Netflix Originals (Available from Friday 17th November 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.

We may have been kidded into believing Netflix weren’t adding as much original content this month. This week sees no less than 15 additions to the Netflix Original content. Two films, three documentaries, five series, four kids content, one stand up comedy special and a partridge in a pear tree… too soon? Sorry. This should keep us all busy this week… buckle up…!

Marvel’s The Punisher

Marvel fans have long awaited this release. Frank Castle (Jon Benthal, “Walking Dead“) sets out to seek revenge for his family in the dark underworld of New York City only to find the injustices being fought go far beyond his own. Taking on the alter ego ‘The Punisher’ he joins forces with vigilantes to uncover the deep conspiracy of the city.

Available Friday 17th November 2017

Mudbound

Straight from the London, Toronto and Sundance film festivals is this war time drama of a farmland life in South America. The movie depicts the blood sweat and tears that were endured both away and whilst keeping the home fires burning, during World War II.

Available Friday 17th November 2017

Shot In The Dark 

Documentary series following the late night shooting of live, newsworthy incidents. Three independent and rival freelancers known as “Stringers” compete to find the biggest scoops first in order to sell to the media outlets.

Available Friday 17th November 2017

Longmire (Season Six)

Wyoming Sherriff Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor) still rebuilding and protecting his world since the death of his wife is back in this sixth and final season of the series based on the original novel series of Walt Longmire by Craig Johnson.

Available only in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand from Friday 17th November 2017

A Christmas Prince 

Love them or hate them the Christmas movies are being added in abundance at this time of year. This week see Netflix Original Christmas movie ‘A Christmas Prince’ added. A young journalist finds herself with the job of travelling abroad to research the son of a king. Will she get the scoop on her handsome prince?

Available Friday 17th November 2017

Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond – Featuring a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton.

Documentary behind the scenes of 1999 movie “Man on the Moon” which featured Jim Carrey as the late comedian Andy Kaufman. The documentary looks at Carrey’s portrayal of Kaufman that earned him a Golden Globe award. Using over 100 hours of behind the scenes footage filmed on set, previously hidden to protect Carrey, the documentary shows how he assumed the entire persona of Andy Kauffman for the production of the film.

Available Friday 17th November 2017

Brian Regan: Nunchucks and Flamethrowers 

Filmed in front of a live audience at Paramount theatre in Denver, US, Regan’s stand up comedy show is as random is they come with content about underwear elastic to council meetings.

Available Tuesday 21st November 2017

Saving Capitalism

Former secretary of the US Labor party Robert Reich looks at the two tier society of America’s rich and powerful versus everybody else. Reich uses his notability to call for change in this important documentary.

Available Tuesday 21st November 2017

Godless (Season One)

Brand new western series. Jeff Daniels stars as Frank Griffin seeking revenge with his gang of outlaws. Roy Goode (Jack O’Connell) is an ex member of Griffin’s gang on the run. Goode finds shelter from the chase in the town where all the men were killed in a tragic mining accident. The women running the town will stop at nothing to protect their ‘no mans land.’

Available Tuesday 22nd November 2017

She’s Gotta Have It

 

Retelling of the hit 1986 film of the same name by Spike Lee. Lee is creator and executive producer of this new comedy drama alongside his wife Tonya Lewis Lee, co executive producer. The story follows a young aspiring artist as she juggles job, family, friends and three love interests. This first season consists of ten, thirty minute episodes.

Available Thursday 23rd November 2017

Barbra: The Music…The memories…The Magic! 

Fans of Barbra Streisand and those that are too young to know who she is will be blown away by this documentary. The legend that is the actor, singer, songwriter & director has had a career in show business spanning sixty years and recording over 50 studio albums seeing her sit firmly as one of the best selling recording artists of all time. We announced the show a couple of weeks ago on our blog and you can read about it and watch the trailer here.

Available Wednesday 22nd November 2017.

KIDS STUFF

Now for all things pint-sized;

Luna Petunia (Season Three)

 

Luna Petunia returns for season three. The little girl who learns that with the help of her magic toy chest she can enter the land of Amazia where all things are possible!

Available Friday 17th November 2017

Spirit Riding Free (Season Three)

Everybody’s favourite Netflix cartoon horse is back. Proving popular with the youngsters is Spirit, a horse with a purpose as rider Lucky adapted to a new home. Now in it’s third season, the tightly knit bond between the two is stronger than ever as they experience adventures like never before.

Available Friday 17th November 2017

Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters

Hasbro and Netflix collaborate for the first time to present this new 26 episode animated series. High-school student, Jake Armstrong and two of his friends have an ultimately fortunate encounter with some untested chemicals resulting in them developing super strength powers and stretch abilities. They become Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters. Based on the 1970’s action figure Stretch Armstrong which has been re-launched at various points to the toy market throughout the last 40 years.   

Available Friday 17th November 2017

Beat Bugs: All together Now

Australian-Canadian animated series about a group of five bugs who live in an overgrown suburban garden. The bugs set out on a mission to find missing ‘Freda’ (Walters long lost twin) and find themselves on the other side on the garden wall competing in a talent competition for bugs.

Available Tuesday 21st November November 2017

Summary of Netflix Originals release week commencing Friday 17th November 2017

Friday 17th November 2017
“Marvel’s The Punisher” Series (Season One) [Global Original Series]
“Mudbound”
Film [Not Available Globally as an Original]
“Shot in the Dark” Documentary Series [Global Original Series]
“Longmire” Series (Season Six) [Original Series – Only available US, Canada, Australian and New Zealand]
“A Christmas Prince” Film [Available Globally]
“Jim and Andy:The Great Beyond – Featuring a very special, contractually obligated mention of Tony Clifton”
Documentary [Available Globally]
“Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters”
Animated Kids Series (Season One) [Available Globally]
“Luna Petunia”
Animated Kids Series (Season Three) [Geographic availability not disclosed]
“Spirit Riding Free”
Animated Kids Series (Season Three) [Geographic availability not disclosed]
Tuesday 21st November 2017
“Brian Regan: Nunchucks and Flamethrowers”
Stand Up Comedy Special [Global Original]
“Saving Capitalism”
Documentary [Global Original]
“Beat Bugs” Animated Kids Series (Season One) [Not Available Globally as an Original]
Wednesday 22nd November 2017 
“Barbra: The Music…The Mem’ries…The Magic” Documentary [Global Original]
“Godless” Series (Season One) [Global Original]
Thursday 23rd November 2017 (Thanksgiving Day)
“She’s Gotta Have It” Series (Season One) [Global Original]


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 November 2017) at our usual time of 8.15pm for more information and throughout the week for updates and general news.

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4 thoughts on “All this week’s Netflix Originals (Available from Friday 17th November 2017)

  1. Can you have separate posts for regions? I was really excited about Longmire S06… :'( It’s not until you’ve already watched the trailer that you see “Available only in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand from Friday 17th November 2017”

    1. Hi Will
      Thank you for your comment. I can see how that would be frustrating and from next week I will write any geographical information below the title where possible. Thank you for bringing this to my attention.
      Laura 🙂

    2. In general the Netflix Originals are global so it makes sense to have it in a single post. Where known we do mention the country-restrictions (it was also mentioned in this post)…

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