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] in the full list at the end of the post and as ‘available in selected regions’ within the post.
The gorgeous ladies of wrestling return in season three of ‘GLOW’. This time they’re in Las Vegas as a residency act in a position they never dreamed possible, all whilst the personal drama in their lives continues. The fabulous Geena Davis joins the cast for season three as Sandy Devereaux St. Clair the entertainment director of the Fan-Tan Hotel and Casino. Davis will feature in five of the ten episodes of the season.
Available globally from Friday 9th August 2019
Despite the drugs, violence and poverty that comes with living in the favelas of Sao Paulo, Brazil, three friends form an alliance to change their lives and follow their dreams. With scenes heavy with religion, drug trafficking and music, Nando, Doni and Rita must rely on each other to avoid self-destruction in a world where you can take the kids out of the favela but can you take the favela out of the kids?
Available globally from Friday 9th August 2019
Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready
Haddish is an accomplished actress, comedian, author, singer, model…the list goes on. She has won numerous awards for her work in acting and comedy. Off the back of her live tour ‘She Ready’ Tiffany Haddish takes this opportunity to support upcoming comedy artists in Netflix comedy special ‘They Ready’. The six comedians that will feature in the series have been selected by Haddish herself as some of the most diverse and extremely funny voices on the scene. The series begins with the first episode available this week.
Available globally from Tuesday 13th August 2019
Sacred Games (Season Two)
Police Officer Sartaj Singh (Saif Ali Khan) and his boss Ganesh Gaitonde (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) return to our screens this week as ‘Sacred Games’ season two lands with all eight episodes available. Gaitonde uncovers intelligence of an impending nuclear attack on Mubai and must do everything in his power to uncover the motives and identities of those involved before time runs out. Risking his own life to protect the city, Gaitonde must race against the clock to find answers and deter a nuclear attack that has been suggested to be not dissimilar to Nagasaki and Hiroshima! As the first Netflix India series to come out of the region, the show has gone from strength to strength proving popular with viewers worldwide and is originally based on the novel of the same name by American-Indian author Vikram Chandra.
Available globally from Wednesday 14th August 2019
Whindersson Nunes: Adult
Once known for having the most subscribed to YouTube channel in Brazil, Nunes brings his YouTube sensation status to the stage. Netlfix Brazil presents Whindersson Nunes debut stand up comedy special ‘Adulto’. Comparing the differences between generations Nunes brings to life the situations that entering adulthood brings with it.
Available globally from Thursday 15th August 2019
Here’s the full list of additions to the Netflix Original content from Friday 9th August 2019 – Thursday 15th August 2019.
Friday 9th August 2019
“The Family” Documentary Limited Series (Season One) [Original]
“Cable Girls” Series (Season Four) [Original]
“The InBESTigators” Series (Season One) [Original]
“GLOW” Series (Season Three) [Global Original]
“Jaoon Kahan Bata Ae Dil” Film [Original]
“Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling” Film [Original]
“Sintonia” Series (Season One) [Global Original]
“Spirit Riding Free: Pony Tales” Kids animated series (spin off) [Original]
Tuesday 13th August 2019
“Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready” Stand Up Comedy Special [Global Original]
Wednesday 14th August 2019
“Happy Jail” Documentary Limited Series (Season One) [Original]
“Sacred Games” Series (Season Two) [Original]
Thursday 15th August 2019
“Cannon Busters” Series (Season One) [Original]
“Til Death Do Us Part” Series (Season One) [Original]
“Whimdersson Nunes: Adult” Stand Up Comedy Special [Global 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 15th August 2019) at our usual time of 8.15pm for more information and throughout the week for updates and general news.