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].
My Next Guest Needs No Introduction
David Letterman is back for a second season of interviews with celebrity guests. This new compilation includes interviews with Kanye West, Ellen DeGeneres, Tiffany Haddish, Lewis Hamilton, and Melinda Gates. Unlike series one, all five interviews will be available simultaneously on Netflix from the end of May.
Available globally from Friday 31st May 2019
Always Be My Maybe
Ali Wong plays famous chef Sasha who has it all in this comedy film. Her dream job, celebrity, money and is planning her dream wedding. When the engagement ends abruptly and Sasha runs into her childhood friend and lover, their feelings for one another begin to return but if they are to be together they must first navigate their very different lifestyles to rekindle their love.
Available regionally from Friday 31st May 2019
How To Sell Drugs Online (Fast)
Moritz Zimmerman is a geeky 17-year old teenager looking to win the attention of his peers. Disappointed at the lack of use of technology to do anything useful by his generation and desperate to impress his ex-girlfriend who has just returned from an exciting drug-fuelled trip, Moritz sets up an online drug business that grows at an impressive speed. The six-episode series is based on the true story of teenager Maximillian who made 4.4 million euros online before he was caught and is now serving out his seven-year prison sentence.
Available from Friday 31st May 2019
When They See Us
This Global Netflix Original mini-series uncovers the true story of five black American youths who were wrongfully convicted of the rape of a New York woman in 1989. The highly publicised case saw police coercion, intimidation and desperation to pin the crime on the black youth of Harlem. Later having their convictions overturned and receiving financial compensation as an out of court settlement the boys were free to tell their stories.
Available globally from Friday 31st May 2019
Malibu Rescue: The Series (Season One)
If your kids enjoyed the recent family movie ‘Malibu Rescue’ then they’ll no doubt be overjoyed to hear that there is a spin-off series landing on Netflix this week. The group of friends are now fully fledged members of Malibu Junior Rescue and their adventures are available to watch as the full season arrives this week.
Available regionally from Monday 3rd June 2019
Black Mirror (Season Five)
Eek, Black Mirror is back. Season four must have attracted some celebrity attention as season five stars some big names including Anthony Mackie, Andrew Scott and Miley Cyrus! For the first time since season one, the series is reverting back to its shorter, 3-episode length. The three standalone stories look set to challenge the thoughts of viewers yet again. ‘Smithereens’ is the first instalment featuring a taxi driver on the edge. ‘Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too’ follows a teen who’s pop-idol is not all she claims to be and in the final episode ‘Striking Vipers’ two college friends reunite in later life catapulting a series of events that affect their future.
Available regionally from Wednesday 5th June 2019
Here’s the full list of additions to the Netflix Original content from Friday 31st May 2019 – Thursday 6th June 2019.
Friday 31st May 2019
“My Next Guest Needs No Introduction” Series (Season Two) [Global Original]
“Bad Blood” Series (Season Two) [Original]
“A Thousand Goodnights” Series (Season One) [Original]
“Always Be My Maybe” Film [Original]
“Chopsticks” Film [Global Original]
“Good Girls” Series (Season Two) [Original]
“How To Sell Drugs Online (Fast)” Series (Season One) [Global Original]
“Killer Ratings” Documentary Series (Season One) [Original]
“Playing With Fire” Series (Season One) [Original]
“When They See Us” Series (Season One) [Global Original]
Saturday 1st June 2019
“Arthdal Chronicles” Series (New Episodes) [Global Original]
“Oh, Ramona!” Film [Original]
Monday 3rd June 2019
“3%” Series (Season Three) [Global Original]
“Malibu Rescue: The Series” Series (Season One) [Original]
Tuesday 4th June 2019
“Miranda Sings Live: Your Welcome”
Wednesday 5th June 2019
“Happy!” Series (Season Two) [Original]
“Black Mirror” Series (Season Five) [Original]
Thursday 6th June 2019
“Alles Ist Gut” Film [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 (6th June 2019) at our usual time of 8.15pm for more information and throughout the week for updates and general news.