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Katherine Langford as Nimue in “Cursed.” Netflix Netflix currently has 113 brand new TV shows slated to premiere in 2020. Insider is keeping a running list of the confirmed shows and what we know about them so far. Up next in July is a new fantasy series called “Cursed,” reality […]

Katherine Langford as Nimue in "Cursed."
Katherine Langford as Nimue in “Cursed.”

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  • Netflix currently has 113 brand new TV shows slated to premiere in 2020.

  • Insider is keeping a running list of the confirmed shows and what we know about them so far.

  • Up next in July is a new fantasy series called “Cursed,” reality show “Skin Decision: Before and After,” and the docuseries “Fear City: New York vs the Mafia.” 

  • Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Netflix released dozens of new TV shows in 2019, and has even more planned for this year. If you want to know which shows are most worth your time, read our ranking of the best 36 Netflix originals in 2020 so far.

But there are more than 100 brand new series coming to streaming service, many of which you might not have realized even existed.

Keep reading to see all the new shows arriving on Netflix this year (in chronological order).

“Messiah” was one of the first new drama shows to premiere on Netflix this year.

Mehdi Dehbi and Michelle Monaghan costar on "Messiah."
Mehdi Dehbi and Michelle Monaghan costar on “Messiah.”

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Synopsis: “When CIA officer Eva Geller uncovers information about a man gaining international attention through acts of public disruption, she begins an investigation into his origins. As he continues to cultivate followers who allege he’s performing miracles, the global media become increasingly beguiled by this charismatic figure. Geller must race to unravel the mystery of whether he really is a divine entity or a deceptive con artist capable of dismantling the world’s geopolitical order.”

Premiere date: January 1, 2020

“The Circle” is a new experimental reality show where people compete for $100,000 by making friends anonymously online.

"The Circle" is airing in three installments on Netflix starting January 1, 2020.
“The Circle” is airing in three installments on Netflix starting January 1, 2020.

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Synopsis: “In ‘The Circle’ you never know who you’re playing against as contestants bond, flirt, and plot, all in an effort to earn clout exclusively through a unique social media platform. Everyone’s competing to gain influence and avoid getting voted out. But who’s for real and who’s a catfish? With $100k on the line, what would you do — and who would you be — to win?”

Premiere date: January 1, 2020

“Spinning Out” is another brand new drama series, this time about a champion figure skater trying to regain her confidence after an accident.

Kaya Scodelario stars on Netflix's drama series "Spinning Out."
Kaya Scodelario stars on Netflix’s drama series “Spinning Out.”

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Synopsis: “‘Spinning Out’ follows Kat Baker, a talented, up-and-coming elite figure skater who’s ready to turn in her skates after a disastrous fall took her off the competition track. However, when she’s presented a second chance as a pair skater, she seizes the opportunity to continue her career and pairs up with talent pair skater and resident bad boy Justin. She soon realizes that in order to chase her skating dreams, she’ll have to overcome fractured family relationships, a rocky partnership, and personal demons that threaten to derail everything she’s worked for.”

Premiere date: January 1, 2020

 

“Sex, Explained” is a new docuseries from Vox Media exploring commonly asked questions about sex, all narrated by Janelle Monae.

There are five total episodes of "Sex, Explained" all on Netflix now.
There are five total episodes of “Sex, Explained” all on Netflix now.

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Synopsis: “What’s going on when we get turned on? From attraction and sexual fantasies to birth control, fertility, and childbirth, it’s time to take a new look at the birds and the bees.”

Premiere date: January 2, 2020

“Dracula” is an adaptation of the classic gothic horror novel about a vampire.

Claes Bang stars as Dracula on this new series inspired by Bram Stoker's original novel.
Claes Bang stars as Dracula on this new series inspired by Bram Stoker’s original novel.

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Synopsis: “From the creators of ‘Sherlock’ comes a brand new take on the most famous vampire of them all: the magnificent, brooding, deliciously deadly Count Dracula…”

Premiere date: January 4, 2020

“Go! Go! Cory Carson” is a new Netflix original animated preschool series.

This animated series was designed for parents and small children to watch together.
This animated series was designed for parents and small children to watch together.

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Synopsis: “Based on the hit toy line Go! Go! Smart Wheels from VTech Electronics, ‘Go! Go! Cory Carson’ follows the adventures of kid car Cory Carson as he navigates the winding roads of childhood in Bumperton Hills.”

Premiere date: January 4, 2020

“Cheer” is a Netflix documentary series following competitive college cheerleaders.

"From the team behind 'Last Chance U,' Netflix's documentary series 'Cheer' follows the competitive cheerleaders of Navarro College in Corsicana, TX."
“From the team behind ‘Last Chance U,’ Netflix’s documentary series ‘Cheer’ follows the competitive cheerleaders of Navarro College in Corsicana, TX.”

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Synopsis: “Over the course of six episodes, viewers will join the Navarro College cheerleaders as they face injuries, sacrifice, personal setbacks and triumphs, all leading up to one nail-biting and adrenaline-pumping final competition at the National Championship.”

Premiere date: January 8, 2020

“Medical Police” is a new comedy series which spoofs both medical and cop serial shows.

Erinn Hayes, Malin Akerman, Brian Huskey, and Rob Corddry all costar on "Medical Police."
Erinn Hayes, Malin Akerman, Brian Huskey, and Rob Corddry all costar on “Medical Police.”

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Synopsis: “From the creators of ‘Children’s Hospital’ (starring Rob Huebel and Erinn Hayes) comes the totally-not-a-spinoff ‘Medical Police’ (also starring Rob Huebel and Erinn Hayes.) When a mysterious illness threatens the fate of our planet and life as we know it, a cast of characters who have no business saving the world may be our only hope.”

Premiere date: January 10, 2020

“Jamtara — Sabka Number Ayega” is a drama series based on real phishing scams that took place in India.

"Jamtara" is directed by National Award-winning director Soumendra Padhi.
“Jamtara” is directed by National Award-winning director Soumendra Padhi.

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Synopsis: “Masterminds and cousins, Sunny and Rocky, along with their friends, quietly run a wildly successful phishing scam from the small village of Jamtara. A news report about the scam catapults the village into the limelight, throwing a spanner in the works when, suddenly, everyone wants in on the game.”

Premiere date: January 10, 2020

RuPaul is starring as a character named Ruby Red in an “outrageous” scripted comedy series called “AJ and the Queen.”

RuPaul and Izzy Gaspersz on "AJ and the Queen."
RuPaul and Izzy Gaspersz on “AJ and the Queen.”

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Synopsis: “RuPaul stars as Ruby Red, a bigger than life but down on her luck drag queen who travels across America from club to club in a rundown 1990’s van, in order to recoup the savings recently stolen from her. She’s paired up with AJ, a recently orphaned, tough-talking, scrappy 11-year-old white girl stowaway. As these two misfits, one tall – one small, travel from city to city, Ruby’s message of love and acceptance winds up touching people and changes their lives a little for the better.”

Premiere date: January 10, 2020

“Giri/Haji” (or “Duty/Shame”) is a Netflix coproduction drama series, and one of the best-rated shows of 2020 so far.

Aoi Okuyama and Takehiro Hira costar in "Giri/Haji."
Aoi Okuyama and Takehiro Hira costar in “Giri/Haji.”

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Synopsis: “A Tokyo detective travels to London to look for his long lost younger brother, now believed to be posing as a Yakuza gangster and wanted for the murder of a Japanese businessman. His family’s honour, and the fragile peace between the warring gangs back home, is at stake.”

Premiere date: January 10, 2020

“The Healing Powers of Dude” is a “buddy comedy” about a young boy and his dog.

Jace Chapman stars on "The Healing Powers of Dude."
Jace Chapman stars on “The Healing Powers of Dude.”

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Synopsis: “Eleven-year-old Noah Ferris is struggling with a social anxiety disorder that can make the simplest everyday activities feel like he’s drowning in quicksand. But after years of homeschooling, Noah bravely decides that he wants to give middle school a chance and perhaps even make some friends he’s not related to. To help him navigate his new environment, his parents get Noah a scruffy, high-energy emotional support dog called Dude.”

Premiere date: January 13, 2020

“Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts” is a new animated original series.

This new series follows a human girl as she encounters new mutants and friends.
This new series follows a human girl as she encounters new mutants and friends.

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Synopsis: “The Great Mutant Outbreak of 2017 caused creatures to grow to an incredible size and develop incredible intelligence, forcing humans to scatter for underground. After a giant mutant attack dumps her on the surface far away from her Terrarium home, Kipo gets a crash course on apocalyptic survival.”

Premiere date: January 14, 2020

“Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez” is a new true crime documentary series.

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez looks toward the media area during his trial in Fall River, Massachusetts, on Monday, April 6, 2015.
Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez looks toward the media area during his trial in Fall River, Massachusetts, on Monday, April 6, 2015.

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Synopsis: “A three-part documentary series featuring exclusive courtroom footage, Hernandez’s phone calls from prison, and interviews with those who knew Hernandez and Lloyd, ‘Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez’ meticulously examines the perfect storm of factors leading to the trial, conviction, and death of an athlete who seemingly had it all.”

Premiere date: January 15, 2020

“Ares” is a new pyschological thriller series set in Amsterdam.

"Ares" premieres on January 17, 2020 on Netflix.
“Ares” premieres on January 17, 2020 on Netflix.

Pim Hendriksen/Netflix

Synopsis: “The eight-episode psychological horror series enters the world of Ares, a secret student society in the heart of Amsterdam where best friends Rosa and Jacob surrender to a world of wealth and power. But slowly they start to realize they’ve entered a demonic place, built on secrets from The Netherlands’ past. A place where true power comes at a terrible price.”

Premiere date: January 17, 2020

“October Faction” is a supernatural teen drama based on a graphic novel.

Aurora Burghart costars in Netflix's "October Faction."
Aurora Burghart costars in Netflix’s “October Faction.”

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Synopsis: “Seventeen-year-old twins’ lives are turned upside down when they discover their seemingly unremarkable insurance sales rep parents are, in fact, (spoiler alert!) trained assassins who hunt monsters.”

Premiere date: January 23, 2020

“The Ghost Bride” is also a suspenseful new series based on a book.

"The Ghost Bride" is based on the best-selling book by the Yangsze Choo.
“The Ghost Bride” is based on the best-selling book by the Yangsze Choo.

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Synopsis: “It’s 1890s Malacca and a young girl is presented with a ghostly proposal: To marry the recently deceased Tian Ching of the wealthy Lim family. She soon finds herself trapped in an otherworldly kingdom where things are never as they seem. Watch the legends and stories you know come to life, like never before.”

Premiere date: January 23, 2020

“The Goop Lab With Gwyneth Paltrow” will be a docuseries taking people inside her lifetstyle brand company.

The stories behind Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle site, Goop, are getting its own Netflix series.
The stories behind Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle site, Goop, are getting its own Netflix series.

Adam Rose/Netflix

Synopsis: “Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle site, Goop, guides the deeply curious in an exploration of boundary-pushing wellness topics.”

Premiere date: January 24

“Rise of Empires: Ottoman” is a “docu-drama” series about the real historic wars and leaders.

"Rise of Empires: Ottoman" features historians explaining real events interspersed with dramatized scenes played out by actors.
“Rise of Empires: Ottoman” features historians explaining real events interspersed with dramatized scenes played out by actors.

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Synopsis: “Produced by Karga Seven in association with STX Entertainment, the show also features critically-acclaimed historians such as Prof. Dr. A.M Celal Şengör and Dr. Emrah Safa Gürkan. Shot in several locations across Istanbul and directed by Emre Sahin, ‘Rise of Empires: Ottoman’ will be launched with six episodes.”

Premiere date: January 24, 2020

“Next in Fashion” is a reality show where upcoming designers compete to win $250,000 and the chance to retail their clothing on Net-a-Porter.

Tan France and Alexa Chung are the hosts of "Next in Fashion."
Tan France and Alexa Chung are the hosts of “Next in Fashion.”

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Synopsis: “‘Next in Fashion’ is a high-stakes competition series coming soon to Netflix featuring some of the world’s best and quietly innovative designers who compete for a chance to become the next big name in fashion.”

Premiere date: January 29, 2020

“The Stranger” is a new thriller series based on a novel of the same name by Harlan Coben.

"The Stranger" stars Richard Armitage and Hannah John-Kamen.
“The Stranger” stars Richard Armitage and Hannah John-Kamen.

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Synopsis: “Adam Price is a happily married father of two whose life is turned upside-down after a stranger tells him a secret about his wife. The revelation catapults him into a world of danger.”

Premiere date: January 30, 2020

“Ragnarok” is a Norwegian original series with a supernatural story line.

David Stakston and Jonas Strand Gravli star in "Ragnarok."
David Stakston and Jonas Strand Gravli star in “Ragnarok.”

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Synopsis: ” The story revolves around the inhabitants of Edda, who are perhaps not all who they claim to be. With them, we experience a drastically changing world: melting poles, warm winters, violent downpours. Some might say we’re headed for yet another Ragnarok. Unless someone intervenes in time…”

Premiere date: January 31, 2020

“The Pharmacist” is a new documentary series about a man whose son was killed in a drug-related shooting, and how he went on to try and tackle the opioid crisis.

"The Pharmacist" is about a man who sensed a crisis "long before the opioid epidemic had gained nationwide attention."
“The Pharmacist” is about a man who sensed a crisis “long before the opioid epidemic had gained nationwide attention.”

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Synopsis: “In 1999, after losing his son in a drug-related shooting in New Orleans and lacking answers from police, a small-town pharmacist — Dan Schneider — beats the odds when he embarks on a dogged pursuit to find and bring his son’s killer to justice.”

Premiere date: February 5, 2020

“Locke and Key” is a new thriller series based on graphic novels of the same name.

"Locke and Key" was cocreated by Carlton Cuse ("Lost," "Bates Motel") and Meredith Averill ("The Haunting of Hill House").
“Locke and Key” was cocreated by Carlton Cuse (“Lost,” “Bates Motel”) and Meredith Averill (“The Haunting of Hill House”).

Christos Kalohoridis/Netflix

Synopsis: “After their father is murdered under mysterious circumstances, the three Locke siblings and their mother move into their ancestral home, Keyhouse, which they discover is full of magical keys that may be connected to their father’s death.  As the Locke children explore the different keys and their unique powers, a mysterious demon awakens — and will stop at nothing to steal them.”

Premiere date: February 7, 2020

“Love is Blind” is a new reality dating show hosted by Nick and Vanessa Lachey where people choose someone to marry without ever seeing them.

Two of the contestants on "Love is Blind."
Two of the contestants on “Love is Blind.”

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Synopsis: “With no distractions from the outside world, the singles talk to a stream of potential love interests and when a meaningful connection is made, they propose and then lay their eyes on their fiancé for the first time. Engaged and back in the real world, as the couples plan their wedding day, they will quickly discover whether they can turn their emotional connection into a physical one before the fast-approaching ceremony.”

Premiere date: February 13, 2020 

“The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia” is a new family-friendly comedy about a teen genius.

Paulina Chávez stars in "The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia."
Paulina Chávez stars in “The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia.”

Ali Goldstein/Netflix

Synopsis: “When Ashley Garcia — the world’s only 15-and-a-half-year-old robotics genius engineer and rocket scientist — gets the chance to work for a prestigious company, she moves across the country to live with her fun-loving Uncle Victor, a pro football player turned high school coach who’s never met a responsibility he can’t shirk.”

Premiere date: February 17, 2020

“Spectros” is an eight-episode series written and directed by Douglas Petrie (“Buffy,” “American Horror Story: Coven”).

"Spectros" takes place in Brazil, so English-speaking viewers will want to turn on captions to understand the Brazilian-Portuguese dialogue.
“Spectros” takes place in Brazil, so English-speaking viewers will want to turn on captions to understand the Brazilian-Portuguese dialogue.

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Synopsis: “In Liberdade, a São Paulo neighborhood known by its large Japanese community, a group of teenagers is inadvertently drawn into an unearthly reality they cannot comprehend and that ties back to the same part of the town many years ago. Upon confronting increasingly bizarre and grim events, the group understands that an evil force is bringing back the dead and those spirits will want vengeance for the mistakes done in the past, unless stopped.”

Premiere date: February 20, 2020

“Puerta 7” is another Netflix global original, this time set in Argentina and following a story about soccer clubs and organized crime.

Dolores Fonzi stars in "Puerta 7."
Dolores Fonzi stars in “Puerta 7.”

Alejandro Lipszyc/Netflix

Synopsis: “Puerta 7 is an unflinching exploration of Argentina’s infamous (and world famous) soccer barra bravas, which sit the nexus of soccer, politics, and organized crime.”

Premiere date: February 21, 2020

“Gentefied” is a new bilingual comedy-drama about a family trying to thrive in the rapidly changing city of Los Angeles.

Karrie Martin and Julissa Calderon costar on Netflix's "Gentefied."
Karrie Martin and Julissa Calderon costar on Netflix’s “Gentefied.”

Kevin Estrada/Netflix

Synopsis: “In this bada– bilingual series about family, community, brown love, and the displacement that disrupts it all, three Mexican-American cousins struggle to chase the American Dream, even while that same dream threatens the things they hold most dear: their neighborhood, their immigrant grandfather, and the family taco shop.”

Premiere date: February 21, 2020

“Babies” is a documentary series that charts the first year of 15 different babies’ lives.

"Babies" helps explain the developmental stages of a newborn's life.
“Babies” helps explain the developmental stages of a newborn’s life.

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Synopsis: “Following the life-changing adventures of 15 international families and featuring the latest research from eminent scientists who share their personal journeys of discovery into the infant mind, the series is filled with the exciting uncertainty of parenting, exploring each major milestone of development like never before.”

Premiere date: February 21, 2020

“I Am Not Okay With This” is a new teen series based on a graphic novel, and made by the same folks who created “The End of the Fxxxking World.”

Sofia Bryant, Wyatt Oleff, and Sophia Lillis costar in "I Am Not Okay With This."
Sofia Bryant, Wyatt Oleff, and Sophia Lillis costar in “I Am Not Okay With This.”

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Synopsis: “‘I Am Not Okay With This’ is an irreverent origin story that follows a teenage girl who’s navigating the trials and tribulations of high school, all while dealing with the complexities of her family, her budding sexuality, and mysterious superpowers just beginning to awaken deep within her. 

Premiere date: February 26, 2020

“The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez” is a documentary series that chronicles the horrific murder of a young child.

Netflix says this series "serves as a wake-up call to reexamine the structures designed to protect children in need."
Netflix says this series “serves as a wake-up call to reexamine the structures designed to protect children in need.”

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Synopsis: “In 2013, 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez died as a result of horrific and prolonged abuse by his mother and her boyfriend. In the wake of the tragedy, a demand for justice and accountability exploded in Los Angeles County. This six-part documentary series […] offers an inside look at the trial as well as an eye-opening investigation into the government systems that failed to protect Gabriel, despite multiple reports and warning signs.”

Premiere date: February 26, 2020

“Followers” is a Japanese original series from director Mika Ninagawa.

Miki Nakatani, Elaiza Ikeda, Mari Natsuki, Yuka Itaya, KOM_I, Mika Nakashima, Shuhei Uesugi, Nobuaki Kaneko, Yutaro and more star in "Followers."
Miki Nakatani, Elaiza Ikeda, Mari Natsuki, Yuka Itaya, KOM_I, Mika Nakashima, Shuhei Uesugi, Nobuaki Kaneko, Yutaro and more star in “Followers.”

Sayuri Suzuki/Netflix

Synopsis: “In a bustling city full of highs, lows and occasional danger, a group of Tokyo-ites cross paths through social media.”

Premiere date: February 27, 2020

“Queen Sono” will be the first African original Netflix series.

Pearl Thusi stars on "Queen Sono."
Pearl Thusi stars on “Queen Sono.”

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Synopsis: “A highly trained South African spy must face changing relationships in her personal life while taking on her most dangerous mission yet.”

 Premiere date: February 28, 2020

“The Circle: Brazil” is coming to Netflix just a couple of months after the US version premiered.

"The Circle" is a reality competition series.
“The Circle” is a reality competition series.

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Synopsis: “In ‘The Circle,’ you never know who you’re playing against as contestants bond, flirt, and plot, all in an effort to earn clout exclusively through a unique social media platform. Everyone’s competing to gain influence and avoid getting voted out. But who’s for real and who’s a catfish? With R$300,000 (Brazilian reais) on the line, what would you do — and who would you be — to win?”

Premiere date: March 11, 2020

“Bloodride” is a new Norweigan horror series that Netflix says is “jam-packed with humor.”

Netflix calls "Bloodride" a series "for family members who enjoy eerie stories and are entertained by blood-curdling horror."
Netflix calls “Bloodride” a series “for family members who enjoy eerie stories and are entertained by blood-curdling horror.”

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Synopsis: “Bloodride is a Norwegian anthology series, a genre romp where dark comedic stories relish in twists and turns, mysteries, absurdities, and morbid humor.”

Premiere date: March 13, 2020

“Feel Good” is a semi-autobiographical series created by and starring comedian Mae Martin.

Mae Martin and Charlotte Ritchie star as Mae and George in "Feel Good."
Mae Martin and Charlotte Ritchie star as Mae and George in “Feel Good.”

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Synopsis: “‘Feel Good’ stars Mae Martin as Mae, a rising talent on the stand-up circuit and recovering addict whose addictive behaviors and intense romanticism dominate every single part of her life.”

Premiere date: March 19, 2020

“Altered Carbon: Resleeved” is a new animated spinoff series connected to the live-action Netflix original “Altered Carbon.”

This anime is a new story connected to the Netflix original sci-fi series.
This anime is a new story connected to the Netflix original sci-fi series.

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Synopsis: “On Planet Latimer, everything is temporary, but honor is forever. From the creative mind behind Cowboy Bebop, explore the expanded universe of ‘Altered Carbon’ in this anime adaptation.”

Premiere date: March 19, 2020

“Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness” is a new documentary series about big cat owner Joe Exotic.

Joe Exotic is the subject of this new documentary series on Netflix.
Joe Exotic is the subject of this new documentary series on Netflix.

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Synopsis: “Among the eccentrics and cult personalities in the stranger-than-fiction world of big cat owners, few stand out more than Joe Exotic, a mulleted, gun-toting polygamist and  country western singer who presides over an Oklahoma roadside zoo.”

Premiere date: March 20, 2020

“Self Made: Inspired by The Life of Madam C.J. Walker” is a four-part miniseries based on a true story.

"Self Made: Inspired by The Life of Madam C.J. Walker" stars Octavia Spencer.
“Self Made: Inspired by The Life of Madam C.J. Walker” stars Octavia Spencer.

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Synopsis: “Octavia Spencer stars as Madam C.J. Walker, the trailblazing African American haircare entrepreneur who was America’s first female self-made millionaire. Inspired by the book, ‘On Her Own Ground’ written by Walker’s great-great-granddaughter A’Lelia Bundles, the Netflix original series ‘Self Made: Inspired by The Life of Madam C.J. Walker’ brings the uplifting story of this cultural icon to the screen for the first time.”

Premiere date: March 20, 2020

“Vampires” is a French series about vampires living in Paris.

"Vampires" is a new French Netflix original series.
“Vampires” is a new French Netflix original series.

Emmanuel Guimier/Netflix

Synopsis: “Vampires exist. Here, among us. Today in Paris, the family of Martha Radescu (Suzanne Clément) lives secretly. But when Doïna, 16, (Oulaya Amamra) turns out to be a new kind of vampire, their fragile balance explodes.”

Premiere date: March 20, 2020

“The English Game” is a new drama created by Julian Fellowes (the man behind the hit series “Downton Abbey”).

Julian Fellowes wrote and executive produced "The English Game," while Birgitte Stærmose and Tim Fyell directed.
Julian Fellowes wrote and executive produced “The English Game,” while Birgitte Stærmose and Tim Fyell directed.

Oliver Upton/Netflix

Synopsis: “The six-part drama charts the origins of football and how those involved in its creation reached across the class divide to establish the game as the world’s most popular sport.”

Premiere date: March 20, 2020

“The Letter for the King” is a new six-episode fantasy series based on a book of the same name.

Amir Wilson, Islam Bouakkaz, Nathanael Saleh, Jack Barton, Ruby Ashbourne Serkis, and Jonah Lees star in "The Letter for the King."
Amir Wilson, Islam Bouakkaz, Nathanael Saleh, Jack Barton, Ruby Ashbourne Serkis, and Jonah Lees star in “The Letter for the King.”

Petr Dobias/Netflix

Synopsis: “When a ruthless prince threatens to cast the world into darkness, a young knight in training named Tiuri (Amir Wilson) embarks on an epic quest to deliver a secret letter to the king.”

Premiere date: March 20, 2020

“Freud” is a drama series about the famous founding father of psychoanalysis.

Robert Finster stars in "Freud."
Robert Finster stars in “Freud.”

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Synopsis: “In 1886 Vienna, the revolutionary theories of young Sigmund Freud face heavy opposition – and gain the interest of famous psychic medium Fleur Salomé and Alfred Kiss, war veteran and police officer. With them at his side, Freud soon finds himself in the midst of a murderous conspiracy that kept Austria in suspense.”

Premiere date: March 23, 2020

“Unorthodox” is a series based on a novel by Deborah Feldman.

Shira Haas stars in "Unorthodox."
Shira Haas stars in “Unorthodox.”

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Synopsis: “Based on the New York Times bestselling memoir of the same name by Deborah Feldman, ‘Unorthodox’ is a story about a girl who rejects her radicalized upbringing and leaves to start a new life. One part coming-of-age story, and one part thriller, set in the fun world of Berlin, we watch as a girl discovers all parts of life, of herself and as she follows the dark trails to uncover the dangerous mysteries of her family’s past.”

Premiere date: March 26, 2020

“How to Fix a Drug Scandal” is a new documentary series from director Erin Lee Carr.

"How to Fix a Drug Scandal" continues the true crime docuseries trend on Netflix.
“How to Fix a Drug Scandal” continues the true crime docuseries trend on Netflix.

Netflix

Synopsis: “In 2013, Massachusetts State Police arrest 35-year-old crime drug lab chemist Sonja Farak for tampering with evidence: and that was only the beginning. Over time, details emerged that Farak had been in fact using the drugs that she was tasked with testing. Did anyone know what had been going on? And when did they find out? The scope of Farak’s addiction — and the number of people convicted as a result of her drug testing — comes to light, despite repeated efforts to suppress evidence in the case.” 

Premiere date: April 1, 2020

“The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show” is a new comedy series that “celebrates/skewers” TV stereotypes.

Iliza Shlesinger in one of her Netflix original comedy specials.
Iliza Shlesinger in one of her Netflix original comedy specials.

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Synopsis: “From bizarre exercise plans to the over-simplified DIY shows to ‘reality’ TV at its best/worst, ‘The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show’ celebrates/skewers the TV stereotypes that fill our screens big, small, and tiny.”

Premiere date: April 1, 2020

“The Circle” reality competition series is debuting a new edition — this time with French contestants.

Two contestants on a different season of "The Circle."
Two contestants on a different season of “The Circle.”

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Synopsis: “In ‘The Circle’ you never know who you’re playing against as contestants bond, flirt, and plot, all in an effort to earn clout exclusively through a unique social media platform. Everyone’s competing to gain influence and avoid getting voted out. But who’s for real and who’s a catfish? With $100k on the line, what would you do — and who would you be — to win?”

Premiere date: April 1, 2020

“Brews Brothers” is a comedy about two brothers and their brewery.

Alan Aisenberg and Mike Castle costar in "Brews Brothers."
Alan Aisenberg and Mike Castle costar in “Brews Brothers.”

Netflix

Synopsis: “Brews Brothers follows two estranged brothers, Wilhelm (Alan Aisenberg) and Adam Rodman (Mike Castle), who find themselves running a brewery together. Each one is a beer genius … a braumeister, but they couldn’t be more different in their beer-making techniques and personalities.”

Premiere date: April 10, 2020

“Outer Banks” is a YA series set in North Carolina, and cocreated by Jonas and Josh Pate and Shannon Burke.

Madelyn Cline ("Boy Erased") is one of the stars cast on "Outer Banks."
Madelyn Cline (“Boy Erased”) is one of the stars cast on “Outer Banks.”

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Synopsis: “A tight-knit group of teens from the wrong side of the tracks called the ‘Pogues’ embark on a mission to find their ringleader’s missing father. In the process, they stumble across a treasure map that unearths a long buried secret.”

Premiere date: April 15, 2020

“The Innocence Files” is a new documentary series about an organization fighting to overturn wrongful convictions.

The first look at "The Innocence Files" released by Netflix.
The first look at “The Innocence Files” released by Netflix.

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Synopsis: “‘The Innocence Files’ shines a light on the untold personal stories behind eight cases of wrongful conviction that the nonprofit organization the Innocence Project and organizations within the Innocence Network have uncovered and worked tirelessly to overturn.” 

Premiere date: April 15, 2020

“Too Hot to Handle” is a new reality series Netflix says will be your “next outrageous dating show obsession.”

Two of the contestants on "Too Hot to Handle."
Two of the contestants on “Too Hot to Handle.”

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Synopsis: “Ten young, hot singles from around the world come together in a seaside paradise for what they think will be the most exotic and erotic summer of their lives — but there’s a twist. These commitment-phobes who love a casual hook-up, will have to give up all hanky panky for the entire retreat if they want to win the $100,000 grand prize. No kissing, no heavy petting, and no self-gratification of any kind. With every slip, the prize money goes down.”

Premiere date: April 17, 2020

 

“#BlackAF” is a comedy series from the Emmy-nominated creator of the ABC sitcom “Black-ish,” Kenya Barris. Actress Rashida Jones is set to costar, too.

"#BlackAF" stars Barris as a fictionalized version of himself and Rashida Jones as his wife Joya.
“#BlackAF” stars Barris as a fictionalized version of himself and Rashida Jones as his wife Joya.

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Synopsis: “Loosely inspired by Barris’ irreverent, highly flawed, unbelievably honest approach to parenting, relationships, race, and culture, #blackAF flips the script on what we’ve come to expect a family comedy series to be.”

Premiere date: April 17, 2020

 

“The Midnight Gospel” is another new Netflix animated original.

"The Midnight Gospel" was created by Pendleton Ward ("Adventure Time") and Duncan Trussell ("Duncan Trussell Family Hour podcast"), and animated by Titmouse.
“The Midnight Gospel” was created by Pendleton Ward (“Adventure Time”) and Duncan Trussell (“Duncan Trussell Family Hour podcast”), and animated by Titmouse.

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Synopsis: “‘The Midnight Gospel’ is the story of Clancy, a spacecaster with a malfunctioning multiverse simulator who leaves the comfort of his extra-dimensional home on the Chromatic Ribbon to interview beings living in other worlds.”

Premiere date: April 20, 2020

“Cooked with Cannabis” is a cooking competition show where “top chefs” make marijuana-based food.

Singer Kelis is the cohost of "Cooked with Cannabis," which appropriately premieres on 4/20.
Singer Kelis is the cohost of “Cooked with Cannabis,” which appropriately premieres on 4/20.

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Synopsis: “Long gone are the days of pot brownies and marijuana cookies. Today, the top chefs around the country and around the world are creating cannabis-infused culinary masterpieces. Here lies the most fun-filled, fascinating and mouth-watering cooking competition series that gives a whole new meaning to the word ‘baked.'”

Premiere date: April 20, 2020

“Middleditch and Schwartz” is a set of recorded improvs from comedians Thomas Middleditch and Ben Schwartz.

Thomas Middleditch and Ben Schwartz on stage.
Thomas Middleditch and Ben Schwartz on stage.

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Synopsis: “Thomas Middleditch and Ben Schwartz bring their two-person comedy show, ‘Middleditch & Schwartz,’ to a global audience in a collection of three completely improvised Netflix comedy specials. Each performance is based entirely on a random audience suggestion.”

Premiere date: April 21, 2020

“Love 101” is a Turkish original drama series.

"Love 101" is a Turkish original drama series.
“Love 101” is a Turkish original drama series.

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Synopsis: “Set primarily in 1998, with present day vignettes that frame each episode, ‘Love 101’ follows a group of 17-year-old misfits who set their mind on keeping their favorite teacher in town, so that they can stay in school. They plot for her to fall in love with the new basketball coach, but in doing so they don’t realize that they are actually discovering love themselves.”

Premiere date: April 24, 2020

“Never Have I Ever” is a new coming-of-age series about a first-generation Indian American teenager living in the suburbs of Los Angeles.

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan stars as Devi in "Never Have I Ever."
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan stars as Devi in “Never Have I Ever.”

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Synopsis: “‘Never Have I Ever’ revolves around Devi (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan), an overachieving high school sophomore who has a short fuse that gets her into difficult situations.”

Premiere date: April 27, 2020

“Extracurricular” is a South Korean drama series coming to Netflix at the end of April.

"Extracurricular" is another international original from Netflix.
“Extracurricular” is another international original from Netflix.

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Synopsis: “‘Extracurricular’ is a story of high school students who become tangled in a series of conflicts and events that challenge human values and morality. Oh Jisoo […] ends up committing a serious crime because of his determination to make college tuition money on his own, by any means.”

Premiere date: April 29, 2020

“Summertime” is an Italian teen drama series set in the Adriatic Coast.

"Summertime" costars Ludovico Tersigni, Coco Rebecca Edogamhe, Andrea Lattanzi, Amanda Campana, Giovanni Maini, Alicia Ann Edogamhe and Thony.
“Summertime” costars Ludovico Tersigni, Coco Rebecca Edogamhe, Andrea Lattanzi, Amanda Campana, Giovanni Maini, Alicia Ann Edogamhe and Thony.

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Synopsis: “One summer can change your life, whether you’re ready or not. This is what happens to Summer, Ale, Dario, Edo and Sofia. Three months spent under the sun of the Adriatic Coast destined to make them break with the past, question their beliefs and let them discover who they really are.”

Premiere date: April 29, 2020

“The Victims’ Game” is a murder mystery drama, and one of Netflix’s newest Taiwanese original series.

Joseph Chang, Ann Hsu, and Jason Wang costar in "The Victims' Game."
Joseph Chang, Ann Hsu, and Jason Wang costar in “The Victims’ Game.”

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Synopsis: “After discovering his estranged daughter’s link to mysterious murders, a forensic detective with Asperger’s syndrome risks everything to solve the case.”

Premiere date: April 30, 2020

“Casi Feliz” (or “Almost Happy”) is a comedy series created by radio host Sebastian Wainraich.

Sebastián Wainraich and Natalie Pérez costar in "Casi Feliz."
Sebastián Wainraich and Natalie Pérez costar in “Casi Feliz.”

Netflix

Synopsis: “‘Casi Feliz’ is a semi-biographical comedy series in which the popular radio personality and comedian Sebastián, played by Sebastián Wainraich, is navigating through obstacles in his adult life. Between the complicated relationship with the love of his life (his ex-wife) played by Natalie Perez, and a long list of insecurities, he just can’t seem to find happiness in his otherwise almost-perfect life.” 

Premiere date: May 1, 2020

“Hollywood” is a limited series created by Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan.

The first look at "Hollywood" released by Netflix.
The first look at “Hollywood” released by Netflix.

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Synopsis: “[‘Hollywood’] follows a group of aspiring actors and filmmakers in post-World War II Hollywood as they try to make it in Tinseltown — no matter the cost.”

Premiere date: May 1, 2020

“Into the Night” is an apocalyptic drama, and the first-ever Belgian original Netflix series.

"Into the Night" is based on a Polish science fiction novel called "The Old Axolotl" by Jacek Dukaj.
“Into the Night” is based on a Polish science fiction novel called “The Old Axolotl” by Jacek Dukaj.

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Synopsis: “When the sun suddenly starts killing everything in its path, the ‘lucky’ people aboard an overnight flight out of Brussels will do anything it takes to survive the sun — and each other.”

Premiere date: May 1, 2020

“The Eddy” is a musical series from Damien Chazelle, the writer and director of “La La Land.”

André Holland and Joanna Kulig costar in "The Eddy."
André Holland and Joanna Kulig costar in “The Eddy.”

Netflix

Synopsis: “Once a celebrated jazz pianist in New York, Elliot Udo is now the co-owner of struggling club The Eddy, where he manages the house band fronted by lead singer and on-again-off-again girlfriend Maja. As Elliot learns that his business partner Farid may be involved in some questionable practices at the club, secrets begin to come to light [and Elliot’s] personal and professional worlds quickly start to unravel as he confronts his past, fighting to save the club and protect those closest to him. “

Premiere date: May 8, 2020

“Valeria” is a new Spanish Netflix original show, with eight episodes in its first season.

Diana Gómez costars in "Valeria."
Diana Gómez costars in “Valeria.”

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Synopsis: “Valeria is a writer in crisis, both with her novels and her husband. Thankfully, her three best friends, Carmen, Lola, and Nerea, support her through her adventures, whilst having ones of their own.”

Premiere date: May 8, 2020

“Trial By Media” is a new docuseries about memorable public trials in recent history.

"'Trial by Media' reflects on some of the most dramatic and memorable trials in recent history."
“‘Trial by Media’ reflects on some of the most dramatic and memorable trials in recent history.”

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Synopsis: “Since televised coverage introduced a new emphasis on creative storytelling and showmanship into the legal system, the courtroom has never been the same. Over six compelling parts, ‘Trial by Media’ explores the many ways in which the press have contributed to reshaping public perception about guilt or innocence before, during or after a trial.”

Premiere date: May 11, 2020

“White Lines” is a new drama created by the same person behind Netflix’s hit series “La Casa de Papel (Money Heist).”

Tom Rhys-Harries and Zoe Mulheims costar in "White Lines."
Tom Rhys-Harries and Zoe Mulheims costar in “White Lines.”

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Synopsis: “The body of a legendary Manchester DJ is discovered twenty years after his mysterious disappearance from Ibiza. When his sister returns to the beautiful Spanish island to find out what happened, her investigation leads her through a thrilling world of dance clubs, lies and cover-ups, forcing her to confront the darker sides of her own character in a place where people live life on the edge.”

Premiere date: May 15, 2020

“Sweet Magnolias” is based on a book series of the same name, and follows three best friends living in a small town.

Heather Headley costars in "Sweet Magnolias."
Heather Headley costars in “Sweet Magnolias.”

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Synopsis: “Life in the small, Southern town of Serenity isn’t exactly serene for three best friends as together they navigate relationships, family and careers.”

Premiere date: May 19, 2020

“Blood and Water” is a coming-of-age mystery drama based in Cape Town, South Africa.

Ama Qamata and Khosi Ngema costar in the South African drama "Blood and Water."
Ama Qamata and Khosi Ngema costar in the South African drama “Blood and Water.”

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Synopsis: “After crossing paths at a party, a Cape Town teen transfers to an elite school to prove whether the popular star student is her sister who was abducted at birth.”

Premiere Date: May 20, 2020

“Control Z” is a Mexican original Netflix series about high-school hackers.

Ana Valeria Becerril stars in "Control Z."
Ana Valeria Becerril stars in “Control Z.”

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Synopsis: “After a hacker begins releasing students’ most intimate secrets to the whole school, social order at El Colegio Nacional is turned upside down. Popular kids become bullied, outcasts gain status, and everyone is a suspect. Sofia, a social recluse and know-it-all with a penchant for deduction, must race against the clock to catch the hacker before he releases more secrets.”

Premiere date: May 22, 2020

“Space Force” is a new comedy series cocreated by “The Office” duo Steve Carell and Greg Daniels.

Steve Carell, John Malkovich, Diana Silvers, Tawny Newsome, Ben Schwartz, and Lisa Kudrow costar in "Space Force."
Steve Carell, John Malkovich, Diana Silvers, Tawny Newsome, Ben Schwartz, and Lisa Kudrow costar in “Space Force.”

Netflix

Synopsis: “A decorated pilot with dreams of running the Air Force, four-star general Mark R. Naird is thrown for a loop when he finds himself tapped to lead the newly formed sixth branch of the US Armed Forces: Space Force. Skeptical but dedicated, Mark uproots his family and moves to a remote base in Colorado where he and a colorful team of scientists and “Spacemen” are tasked by the White House with getting American boots on the moon (again) in a hurry and achieving total space dominance.”

Date: May 29, 2020

“Lenox Hill” is a documentary series following a group of doctors in a New York City hospital.

A special COVID-19 episode of "Lenox Hill" premiered on June 24, 2020.
A special COVID-19 episode of “Lenox Hill” premiered on June 24, 2020.

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Synopsis: “An intimate look at the lives of four doctors — two brain surgeons, an emergency room physician, and a Chief Resident OBGYN — as they navigate the highs and lows of working at the renowned Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.” 

Premiere date: June 10, 2020

“Reality Z” is a Brazilian adaptation of a British horror series called “Dead Set,” created by Charlie Brooker.

The show is executive-produced by Cláudio Torres, right, and Renata Brandão.
The show is executive-produced by Cláudio Torres, right, and Renata Brandão.

Suzanna Tierie/Netflix

Synopsis: “An ode to horror, humor and pop culture, the show narrates in five episodes a zombie apocalypse that imprisons participants and producers of a reality show called Olimpo, The House of the Gods, during its elimination night. The studio becomes a shelter for those who seek salvation in Rio de Janeiro where chaos and hopelessness begin to rule.”

Premiere date: June 10, 2020

“The Woods” is a new Polish original series which follows a murder mystery in two different time spans.

Grzegorz Damięcki, Agnieszka Grochowska, Wiktoria Filus and Hubert Miłkowski costar in "The Woods."
Grzegorz Damięcki, Agnieszka Grochowska, Wiktoria Filus and Hubert Miłkowski costar in “The Woods.”

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Synopsis: “Set in two time spans, 1994 and 2019, ‘The Woods’ tells the story of a Warsaw prosecutor, Pawel Kopiński, who is still grieving the loss of his sister from twenty five years ago — the night she walked into the woods at a summer camp and was never seen again. But now, the discovery of a homicide victim — a boy who vanished along with Pawel’s sister — reveals evidence that links him to her disappearance.”

Premiere date: June 12, 2020

“Curon” is an Italian supernatural drama series

Valeria Bilello costars in "Curon."
Valeria Bilello costars in “Curon.”

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Synopsis: “Seventeen years after the tragic events that forced her to leave Curon, a woman returns home with her twin children. They soon discover that the town is cursed: when you hear the bells of the old church tower ringing, repressed feelings come back to the surface.”

Premiere date: June 10, 2020

“Floor Is Lava” is a new competition series where contestants have to get through an obstacle course.

Teams compete for $10,000 in "Floor Is Lava."
Teams compete for $10,000 in “Floor Is Lava.”

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Synopsis: “Teams compete to navigate rooms flooded with lava by leaping from chairs, hanging from curtains and swinging from chandeliers. Yes, really.”

Premiere date: June 19, 2020

“Home Game” is a new documentary series about unique international sports.

The fifth episode of "Home Game" is about the Kyrgyzstan sport Kok-Boru, which uses a dead goat as the ball.
The fifth episode of “Home Game” is about the Kyrgyzstan sport Kok-Boru, which uses a dead goat as the ball.

Netflix

Synopsis: “From voodoo wrestling in the Congo to roller derby in Texas, this eight episode documentary series explores unusual and thrilling sports traditions around the world.”

Premiere date: June 26, 2020

“Say I Do” is a reality series following couples who are surprised with their dream wedding.

One of the happy couples in "Say I Do."
One of the happy couples in “Say I Do.”

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Synopsis: “‘Say I Do’ dives into the love stories of these couples and finds out what matters most to them when they tie the knot. The three experts will help the groom with a plan to surprise their ‘spouse to be’ with a personalized proposal, followed by their dream wedding… this weekend!”

Premiere date: July 1, 2020

“Unsolved Mysteries” is a reboot of the ’90s documentary series, back with 12 new cold cases to explore.

The original "Unsolved Mysteries" aired from 1987 to 1997 on NBC before moving to other networks.
The original “Unsolved Mysteries” aired from 1987 to 1997 on NBC before moving to other networks.

Netflix

Synopsis: “Fusing signature elements from the original series with contemporary immersive, character-driven storytelling, the 12 new episodes are rooted in the experiences of ordinary people who have lived the unthinkable — from the trauma of a loved one’s unexplained disappearance or horrific death, to the shock of a bizarre paranormal encounter.”

Premiere date: July 1, 2020

“Warrior Nun” is a new series inspired by a manga-style comic about a 19-year-old woman who gets tasked with leading a supernatural battle for Earth.

Olivia Delcan, Lorena Andrea, and Kristina Tonteri-Young costar in "The Warrior Nun."
Olivia Delcan, Lorena Andrea, and Kristina Tonteri-Young costar in “The Warrior Nun.”

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Synopsis: “‘Warrior Nun’ revolves around a 19-year-old woman who wakes up in a morgue with a new lease on life and a divine artifact embedded in her back. She discovers she is now part of an ancient order that has been tasked with fighting demons on Earth, and powerful forces representing both heaven and hell want to find and control her.”

Premiere date: July 2, 2020

The new “The Baby-Sitter’s Club” series gives the iconic books a modern update while keeping many of the original storylines.

"The Baby-Sitters Club" TV show premieres on Netflix on July 3.
“The Baby-Sitters Club” TV show premieres on Netflix on July 3.

Netflix

Synopsis: “Netflix’s new series ‘The Baby-Sitter’s Club’ is based on the best-selling book series, that follows the friendship and adventures of Kristy Thomas, Mary-Anne Spier, Claudia Kishi, Stacey McGill, and Dawn Schafer as the middle-schoolers start their babysitting business  in the town of Stoneybrook, Connecticut.”

Premiere date: July 3, 2020

“Ju-On: Origins” is a Japanese series based on a hit horror franchise that included 2002’s “The Grudge.”

"Ju-On: The Origins" is a six-episode thriller series.
“Ju-On: The Origins” is a six-episode thriller series.

Netflix

Synopsis: “The legendary Japanese horror franchise that has become a smash hit worldwide gets its first drama adaptation. In the Netflix original series ‘Ju-On: Origins,’ the story based on a truth more terrifying than fiction returns. Can the people haunted by this house escape from its curse? And what kind of grim incident occurred in this cursed house in the past?” 

Premiere date: July 3, 2020

“Southern Survival” is a reality series where survival experts test new inventions on themselves in sometimes-wild situations.

"The BattlBox crew tests out a variety of products designed to help people survive dangerous situations, including fires, explosions and intruders."
“The BattlBox crew tests out a variety of products designed to help people survive dangerous situations, including fires, explosions and intruders.”

Netflix

Synopsis: “What good is surviving disasters if you can’t have fun doing it? Laugh along as the BattlBox crew prepares for the worst, testing out products designed to help people survive dangerous situations, including explosions, natural disasters and intruders.”

Premiere date: July 3, 2020

“Stateless” is a new limited series starring “The Handmaid’s Tale” actress Yvonne Strahovski.

Yvonne Strahovski costars in "Stateless."
Yvonne Strahovski costars in “Stateless.”

Netflix

Synopsis: “‘Stateless’ is a powerful and timely series about four strangers whose lives collide at an immigration detention center in the middle of the Australian desert: an airline hostess on the run from a dangerous cult, an Afghan refugee and his family fleeing persecution, a young father escaping a dead-end job and a bureaucrat running out of time to contain a national scandal.”

Premiere date: July 8, 2020

“Japan Sinks: 2020” is an animated series based on a 1973 bestselling novel by Sakyo Komatsu.

This new animated show is made up of 10 total episodes.
This new animated show is made up of 10 total episodes.

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Synopsis: “‘Japan Sinks: 2020’ uniquely presents stories about current ordinary families in Japan — those who are struggling to survive their lives in such a catastrophic world, and stand up for their hopes.”

Premiere date: July 9, 2020

“Down to Earth With Zac Efron” is a new travel docuseries that follows the actor around the world.

Actor Zac Efron in the new travel show he created with Netflix.
Actor Zac Efron in the new travel show he created with Netflix.

Netflix

Synopsis: “In this travel show, actor Zac Efron journeys around the world with wellness expert Darin Olien in search of healthy, sustainable ways to live.”

Premiere date: July 10, 2020

“The Business of Drugs” is a docuseries focused on the economics of modern drug trading.

This limited series takes a closer look at meth, opioids, cannabis, heroin, and other drugs.
This limited series takes a closer look at meth, opioids, cannabis, heroin, and other drugs.

Netflix

Synopsis: “The War on Drugs has been raging in America and world-wide for decades and in the Netflix original series ‘The Business of Drugs,’ former CIA officer Amaryllis Fox exposes the chilling economic forces that drive it all.”

Premiere date: July 14, 2020

“Skin Decision: Before and After” is another reality series following plastic surgery patients as they undergo treatments.

Dr. Sheila Nazarian and Nurse Jamie work with clients in Beverly Hills.
Dr. Sheila Nazarian and Nurse Jamie work with clients in Beverly Hills.

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Synopsis: “Skin and beauty expert Nurse Jamie and plastic surgeon Dr. Sheila Nazarian use the latest procedures to bring out their clients’ best selves.”

Premiere date: July 15, 2020

“Indian Matchmaking” is a dating show where a professional (you guessed it) matchmaker pairs up single millennials.

Sima Taparia is the expert matchmaker on this new Netflix show.
Sima Taparia is the expert matchmaker on this new Netflix show.

Yash Ruparelia/Netflix

Synopsis: “Meet the single millennials who have decided that it’s time to revisit methods from the past and look to the experts. Over eight episodes, elite Indian matchmaker Sima Taparia learns about her clients with painstaking precision — from interests and ambitions to in-depth astrological readings — as she guides them towards their perfect match.” 

Premiere date: July 16, 2020

Katherine Langford stars in “Cursed,” a new fantasy series based on a book of the same name.

Katherine Langford as Nimue in "Cursed."
Katherine Langford as Nimue in “Cursed.”

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Synopsis: “‘Cursed’ is a re-imagining of the Arthurian legend, told through the eyes of Nimue, a teenage heroine with a mysterious gift who is destined to become the powerful (and tragic) Lady of the Lake.”

Premiere date: July 17, 2020

“Boca a Boca” (or “Kissing Game”) is a Brazilian thriller series created by filmmaker Esmir Filho.

"Boca a Boca" is a Brazilian Netflix original.
“Boca a Boca” is a Brazilian Netflix original.

Netflix

Synopsis: “In a cattle-ranching town in Brazil’s countryside, adolescents panic when they are threatened by the outbreak of an epidemic, a contagious infection transmitted by kissing. In a contemporary and dark plot, the series portrays the desires of digitally connected youth within a physical reality filled with fear and mistrust.”

Premiere Date: July 17, 2020

“Street Food: Latin America” is a new food show from the creators of “Chef’s Table.”

Each episode follows a chef in a different country in Latin America.
Each episode follows a chef in a different country in Latin America.

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Synopsis: “The newest installment will travel to six countries in Latin America and explore the vibrant street food culture of Oaxaca, Mexico; Salvador, Brazil; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Lima, Peru; Bogota, Colombia; and La Paz, Bolivia. Each episode highlights the stories of perseverance and culture that bring life to each country’s cuisine.”

Premiere date: July 22, 2020

“Love on the Spectrum” is a reality show about people on the autism spectrum looking for romantic partners.

Sharnae and Jimmy in "Love on the Spectrum."
Sharnae and Jimmy in “Love on the Spectrum.”

Netflix

Synopsis: “Finding love can be hard for anyone. For young adults on the autism spectrum, exploring the unpredictable world of dating can be even more complicated.”

Premiere date: July 22, 2020

“Fear City: New York vs the Mafia” is a documentary series about investigations into organized crime in the 70s and 80s.

Paul Castellano as seen in "Fear City: New York vs. The Mafia."
Paul Castellano as seen in “Fear City: New York vs. The Mafia.”

Netflix

Synopsis: “Through interviews with dozens of law enforcement officials, ex-mafia associates, and others, ‘Fear City: New York vs the Mafia’ sheds light on how the mafia’s control of unions, high-rise construction and other industries netted billions for organized crime. “

Premiere date: July 22, 2020

“A Cantar!” (or “Sing On!”) is a Spanish vocal competition series where people are judged by a “voice analysis system.”

"A Cantar!" is another one of Netflix's international reality shows.
“A Cantar!” is another one of Netflix’s international reality shows.

Netflix

Synopsis: “A fun karaoke gameshow where six contestants sing big hits for a jackpot of up to €30,000. The more they sing in tune, the more cash they bank … and one singer is guaranteed to win it all.”

Premiere date: July 26, 2020

“El Robo del Siglo” (or “The Great Heist”) is a new Colombian original drama series based on a true story.

"El Robo del Siglo" stars Andrés Parra, Christian Tappan and Marcela Benjumea.
“El Robo del Siglo” stars Andrés Parra, Christian Tappan and Marcela Benjumea.

Netflix

Synopsis: “Inspired by the true events, ‘The Great Heist’ follows the assault on the Bank of the Republic, also known as ‘the robbery of the century’ perpetrated in October 1994. A band of thieves stole $33 million and put the whole country upside down.”

Premiere date: August 14, 2020

“Away” is a new sci-fi series about space exploration starring Hilary Swank.

Vivian Wu, Mark Ivanir, Hilary Swank, Ray Panthaki, and Ato Essandoh costar in "Away."
Vivian Wu, Mark Ivanir, Hilary Swank, Ray Panthaki, and Ato Essandoh costar in “Away.”

Diyah Pera/Netflix

Synopsis: “As American astronaut Emma Green prepares to lead an international crew on the first mission to Mars, she must reconcile her decision to leave behind her husband and teenage daughter when they need her the most. As the crew’s journey into space intensifies, their personal dynamics and the effects of being away from their loved ones back on Earth become increasingly complex.”

Premiere date: September 4, 2020

“Emily in Paris” is a rom-com series created by Darren Star (“Younger”).

Lily Collins is the star and coproducer of "Emily in Paris."
Lily Collins is the star and coproducer of “Emily in Paris.”

Netflix

Synopsis: “Emily, an ambitious twenty-something marketing executive from Chicago, unexpectedly lands her dream job in Paris when her company acquires a French luxury marketing company — and she is tasked with revamping their social media strategy. Emily’s new life in Paris is filled with intoxicating adventures and surprising challenges as she juggles winning over her work colleagues, making friends, and navigating new romances.”

Premiere date: Fall 2020

Shonda Rhimes is creating a series based on Julia Quinn’s “Bridgerton” novels, starring Julie Andrews and more.

Shonda Rhimes is best known for her ABC shows "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal."
Shonda Rhimes is best known for her ABC shows “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal.”

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Synopsis: “The legendary Julie Andrews will voice Lady Whistledown — the mysterious, sharp-tongued gossip writer whose mix of social commentary and scathing insults drive the characters wild on [Shonda Rhimes’] upcoming series based on the beloved Bridgerton novels.”

Premiere date: TBA

“Dash and Lily” will be a new holiday-themed series based on the books by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan.

"Stranger Things" director Shawn Levy and Nick Jonas are teaming up to executive produce "Dash and Lily."
“Stranger Things” director Shawn Levy and Nick Jonas are teaming up to executive produce “Dash and Lily.”

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Synopsis: “A new show based on the YA book series about a whirlwind holiday romance starring Austin Abrams, Midori Francis, Dante Brown, and Troy Iwata.”

Premiere date: TBA

“Ginny and Georgia” is another YA series, this one helmed by showrunner Debra J. Fisher and first-time creator Sarah Lampert.

Brianne Howey will star in Netflix's "Georgia and Ginny."
Brianne Howey will star in Netflix’s “Georgia and Ginny.”

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Synopsis: “Angsty and awkward 15-year-old Ginny Miller often feels more mature than her 30-year-old mother, the irresistible and dynamic Georgia Miller. After years on the run, Georgia desperately wants to put down roots in picturesque New England and give her family something they’ve never had… a normal life. But it’s not all carpool and Kombucha as Georgia’s past threatens her and her family’s new way of life… and Georgia will do anything to protect her family.”

Premiere date: TBA

“Alice in Borderland” is a live-action new series based on the “the survival and thriller manga by Haro Aso.”

Shinsuke Sato will direct the new action series "Alice in Borderland."
Shinsuke Sato will direct the new action series “Alice in Borderland.”

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Synopsis: “Ryohei Alice (Alice), a listless, jobless and video-game-obsessed young man sees a strange light and suddenly finds himself in a mysteriously emptied out version of Tokyo along with his two best friends. They quickly discover that in this world, they must compete in one dangerous game after another in order to survive.”

Premiere Date: TBA

“Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous” is a new animated TV show set in the familiar dinosaur theme park.

Scott Kreamer and Lane Lueras serve as showrunners and executive producers for this new series.
Scott Kreamer and Lane Lueras serve as showrunners and executive producers for this new series.

Netflix

Synopsis: “‘Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous’ follows a group of six teenagers chosen for a once-in-a-lifetime experience at a new adventure camp on the opposite side of Isla Nublar. But when dinosaurs wreak havoc across the island, the campers are stranded. Unable to reach the outside world, they’ll need to go from strangers to friends to family if they’re going to survive.”

Premiere Date: TBA

“Kid Cosmic” is an animated series created by Craig McCracken (“The Powerpuff Girls,” “Fosters Home for Imaginary Friends”).

"The Powerpuff Girls" creator and animator Craig McCracken is helming "Kid Cosmic.
“The Powerpuff Girls” creator and animator Craig McCracken is helming “Kid Cosmic.

Cartoon Network

Synopsis: “This is a show about a young boy who dreams of becoming a hero, and when he stumbles across some cosmic stones of power, his dreams appear to have come true! Unfortunately, the reality of being a hero vs. the fantasy of being a hero are completely different and this challenge becomes the biggest battle he has to face. The Kid may be the good guy, but he’s really bad at it!”

Premiere date: TBA

“Trash Truck” is an animated series in production from Max Keane, Gennie Rim, and Glen Keane (who won the Oscar for best animated short last year).

Kobe Bryant (left) and Glen Keane accept the award for best animated short for "Dear Basketball" at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018.
Kobe Bryant (left) and Glen Keane accept the award for best animated short for “Dear Basketball” at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018.

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Synopsis: “Hank is a free-range, dirt-covered 6-year-old boy with a big imagination and an even bigger best pal … a giant honking, snorting trash truck. From learning to fly to going to the dentist, there is no adventure too big or too small for these two best friends.” 

Premiere date: TBA

“The Walking Dead” actress Christian Serratos will star as music icon Selena Quintanilla on “Selena: The Series.”

The first look at Christian Serratos in the role of Selena.
The first look at Christian Serratos in the role of Selena.

Netflix

Synopsis: “‘Selena: The Series’ is a coming-of-age story that follows Selena Quintanilla as her dreams come true and all the heart-wrenching and life-changing choices she and her family have to make as they navigate success, family, and music.”

Premiere date: TBA

“Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045” is a new animated series.

This anime series will be directed by Shinji Aramaki and Kenji Kamiyama.
This anime series will be directed by Shinji Aramaki and Kenji Kamiyama.

Netflix

Synopsis: “In the year 2045, after global capitalism has defaulted, Japan’s elite Section 9 begins conducting covert cyber operations.

Premiere date: TBA 

“Eden” is another new animated series that will premiere four episodes in 2020.

"Eden" was directed by Yasuhiro Irie, who worked on the "Full Metal Alchemist" animes.
“Eden” was directed by Yasuhiro Irie, who worked on the “Full Metal Alchemist” animes.

Netflix

Synopsis: “Thousands of years into the future, there are no more humans. Only robots live in the mechanical metropolis, ‘Eden 3.’ Or so they thought … One day, two farming robots find a young human girl in the city. The decision they make will change everything…”

Premiere date: TBA

“Ratched” is a new series from Ryan Murphy (“American Horror Story,” “American Crime Story”) that tells the origin story of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” villain Nurse Ratched.

Sarah Paulson (above) and Cynthia Nixon will costar on "Ratched" on Netflix.
Sarah Paulson (above) and Cynthia Nixon will costar on “Ratched” on Netflix.

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Synopsis: “‘Ratched’ is an origins story, beginning in 1947, which will follow Ratched’s journey and evolution from nurse to full-fledged monster. The series will track her murderous progression through the mental health care system.”

Premiere date: TBA

“Behind Her Eyes” is an upcoming thriller miniseries based on a book of the same name.

Simona Brown will costar on "Behind Her Eyes."
Simona Brown will costar on “Behind Her Eyes.”

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Synopsis: “[Simona] Brown plays Louise, a single mother who has an affair with her psychiatrist boss, David (Tom Bateman). When she later befriends his wife, Adele (Eve Hewson), she becomes caught in a web of secrets and lies.”

Premiere date: TBA

“Masters of the Universe: Revelation” is another animated series that has a powerhouse voice cast.

The first look at "Masters of the Universe: Revelation."
The first look at “Masters of the Universe: Revelation.”

Netflix

Synopsis: “The war for Eternia begins again! Superstar director Kevin Smith continues the original series’ story right where it left off in ‘Masters of the Universe: Revelation,’ a new series telling the epic tale of what may be He-Man and Skeletor’s final battle.”

Premiere date: TBA

“Shadow and Bone” is another fantasy book series adaptation.

Ben Barnes ("Westworld," "The Punisher") is co-starring in "Shadow and Bone."
Ben Barnes (“Westworld,” “The Punisher”) is co-starring in “Shadow and Bone.”

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Synopsis: “In a world cleaved in two by a massive barrier of perpetual darkness, where unnatural creatures feast on human flesh, a young soldier uncovers a power that might finally unite her country. But as she struggles to hone her power, dangerous forces plot against her. Thugs, thieves, assassins, and saints are at war now, and it will take more than magic to survive.”

Premiere date: TBD

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