All this week’s Netflix Originals (Available from Friday 8th June 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 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).

Alex Truelove

Alex is a high school student who appears to have it all together. He’s achieving good grades, has some fantastic friends and is about to lose his virginity to his lovely long-time girlfriend however, after meeting a confident gay guy who admits to having a crush on Alex, he is thrown into a confused emotional state. Join Alex on his journey of self discovery and let us know your thoughts.

Available Friday 8th June 2018

Ali’s Wedding

Ali tells a lie which spirals out of control rapidly and now with this arranged marriage in the pipeline and his true love in the sidelines, Ali tries to figure out what his future holds and if he can still make his family proud whilst being true to himself.

Available Friday 8th June 2018

Franco Escamilla: Por La Anecdota

Franco Escamilla is a Mexican born comedian who, after training in music and dance, took to the comedy stage, building his YouTube fan base. Escamilla was offered his own TV series ‘El Show de Franco Escamilla’ on the TV network Estrella in2016 and embarked on his tour of Mexico in early 2018.


Available Friday 8th June 2018

The Staircase

16 years ago famed crimewriter Michael Peterson dialled 911 claiming his wife had ‘had an accident’ by falling down the stairs. Kathleen Peterson was dead but the ‘accident’ became a suspected murder with a judicial trial that has spanned over a decade. Did Michael Peterson kill his wife? This 13-episode series delves into the case and presents the evidence. Let us know your thoughts on this real-life whodunnit from the makers of ‘Making a Murderer’ and ‘The Keepers’.

Available Friday 8th June 2018

Sense8 (Series finale)

Fans of the show don’t have long to wait for the season two finale which is available this week. The gang of seven ‘sensate’ individuals must come together again to save the eighth in this explosive final, two-hour long, episode. If you are desperate to catch this in your region and aren’t sure when it will be added on the 8th you can check out our times in our post from earlier this week HERE.

Available Friday 8th June 2018

Champions (Series One)

Vince is unaware he is passed his ‘jock’ days, running his gym; ‘Champions‘, “the fifth largest gym in the world” and living with his brother Matthew. The good looking duo spend their days chasing sport and women until Vince’s ex ‘Priya’ appears with their son; ‘Michael‘. Michael is everything Vince is not, forcing him to embark on a journey of super fast parenting to learn everything there is to know about being a good father. This American comedy has previously aired on television network NBC.

Watch the trailer HERE

Available Tuesday 12th June 2018

Marlon (Series One)

Comedian Marlon Wayans stars in his very own sitcom. After an amicable divorce, Marlon is the care-free father and his ex-wife is the sensible one. Together they continue to parent their kids as a team whilst navigating not being married and all that comes with that.

Available Thursday 14th June 2018

Summary of Netflix Originals released week commencing Friday 8th June 2018

Friday 8th June 2018
“Alex Strangelove” Film [Global Original]
“Ali’s Wedding”
Film [Original]
“Franco Escamilla: Por La Anecdota”
Stand Up Comedy Special [Global Original]
“The Hollow”
Kids animated series [Original]
“The Staircase”
Crime Documentary [Global Original]
“Treehouse Detectives”
Kids animated series [Original]
“Sense 8”
Series Finale [Global Original]

Tuesday 12th June 2018
“Champions” Series [Original – Previously aired on NBC in the U.S]

Thursday 14th June 2018
“Marlon” Series (Season One) [Original – Previously aired on NBC in the U.S]

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 (14th June 2018) at our usual time of 8.15pm for more information and throughout the week for updates and general news.

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