All this week’s Netflix Originals (Available from Friday 31st August 2018)

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.

As Netflix increase their Original content, here’s our ‘Top Picks’ list for this week (Full summary of additions at the end of the post).

Ozark (Season Two)

Fans of the show will be pleased to hear the year-long wait is finally over and season two is due to land on our screens this week. Financial planner Marty Byrde (Jason Bateman) and his wife Wendy (Laura Linney) uproot their family to escape after a drug deal goes wrong. Now finally settling into their lives with the cartel, season two sees the introduction of the new character, attorney Helen Pierce (Janet McTeer). 

Available Friday 31st August 2018

Ultimate Beast Master (Season Three)

‘Ultimate Beastmaster: Survival Of The Fittest’ is Ultimate Beastmaster with an all-new course with challenges like you’ve never seen before. Competitors go head to head in this international contest for the worlds fittest hosted by Tiki Barber and CM Punk.

For those in the UK and Australia there will also be a separate show for each country with local commentators. Ultimate Beastmaster: Great Britain andUltimate Beastmaster: Australia will arrive on the same day.

Available Friday 31st August 2018

The Comedy Lineup – Part Two

Part two of the Comedy Lineup features comedians Aisling Bea, Emma Willmann, Janelle James, Josh Johnson, JR De Guzman, Kate Willett, Matteo Lane, and Max Silvestri. The series consists of 15 minute episodes that feature up and coming comedians to the Netflix stage.


Available Friday 31st August 2018

Paradise PD

From the creators of ‘Brickleberry’ this adult, animated series about a dysfunctional police department is offensive, foul-mouthed and hilariously outrageous!

Available Friday 31st August 2018

Cathedral of the Sea

September has landed and with it comes this rags to riches, period drama tale set in 14th century Barcelona.

Available Saturday 1st September 2018


Julia’s dying father leaves her with a secret he has been keeping. Julia has over 100 brothers and two sisters!

Available Saturday 1st September 2018

Summary of Netflix Originals released week commencing Friday 31st August 2018

Friday 31st August 2018
“Ozark” Series (Season Two) [Global Original]
“Ultimate Beast Master”
 Series (Season Three) [Original]
“Ultimate Beast Master: Great Britain” Series (Season One) [Original]
“Ultimate Beast Master: Australia” Series (Season One) [Original]
“The Comedy Line Up” 
Stand Up Comedy Show [Global Original]
“The Laws Of Thermodynamics” 
Film [Global Original except for Spain]
“Paradise PD”
 Series (Season One) [Original]

Saturday 1st September 2018
“Cathedral Of The Sea” 
Series (Season One) [Original]
“Monkey Twins”
Series (Season One) [Original]
Series (Season One) [Original]

Monday 3rd September 2018
“A Taiwanese Tale of Two Cities” Series (Season One) [Original]

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. If in doubt titles will be listed simply as [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 (6th September 2018) at our usual time of 8.15pm for more information and throughout the week for updates and general news.

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