So we’re here with your Netflix-only preview for the fall 2019 television season. Keep reading for a complete chronological guide to the streaming series you need to see, their premiere dates, a low-down on their plots, and a handy trailer. All you have to do is press play.
Falling Inn Love
Thursday, August 29
This Christina Milian-led rom-com may not not be a television series, but I can’t avoid shouting it out. It involves an inn, an impossibly hot male lead, and longing glances paired with loaded sentences
With a plot like that, Falling Inn Love
is going to win TV Twitter for Labor Day Weekend — and you need to be ready.
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (Season 1) Premiere:
Friday, August 30
Netflix’s nightmare puppets will transport you to a whole new world. A world voiced by a murderer’s row of talent, including Awkwafina
, Rocketman’s Taron Egerton
, Game of Thrones’ Nathalie Emmanuel
, Game of Thrones
’ Lena Headey, and Game of Thrones
’ Natalie Dormer.
…Actually, Age of Resistance
may just be the series your Thrones
-missing heart has been waiting for.
Styling Hollywood (Season 1) Premiere:
Friday, August 30
Hollywood stylist Jason Bolden and his husband, celebrity interior designer Adair Curtis, take you inside the world of A-list glam with an honest, funny twist. You’ll get a peek into the lives — and homes — of talent like Gabrielle Union
, Ava DuVernay, and Taraji P. Henson.
Elite (Season 2) Premiere:
Friday, September 6
The crown jewel of Netflix’s international teen realm returns with Elite season 2
. The latest batch of episodes introduces a handful of new Las Encinas students — prepare for Valerio (Jorge López) to rule Tumblr — and a surprise, possibly deadly mystery.
Unbelievable (Season 1)Premiere:
Friday, September 13
This limited series is bound to become one of Netflix’s most talked about new offerings
this fall. Unbelievable
, inspired by The Marshall Project and ProPublica Pulitzer Prize-winning article, follows one teen’s (Kaitlyn Dever) story of a rape and home invasion. At the same time, a pair of detectives (Emmy winners Toni Collette and Merritt Wever) begin investigating a pair of disturbingly similar-sounding crimes.
It’s time to figure out if a serial rapist is on the loose.
Criminal (Season 1)
Friday, September 20
If interrogations are your favorite part of a crime drama, Criminal
is for you. This globetrotting anthology series unravels 12 different alleged crimes with the help of stars like Jessica Jones’ David Tennant
and Marvel alum Hayley Atwell
The Politician (Season 1)
Friday, September 27
The Ryan Murphy Netflix Era is here. The superproducer’s first streaming series for the platform has finally arrived, and it is exactly as campily Murphy as we’ve come to expect after Scream Queens
, American Horror Story
, and Nip/Tuck.
Scheming teens, scheming adults, mind-bogglingly good looking men, A-listers, and ripped-from-the-headlines plot lines ahead.
Nikki Glaser: Bangin'
Premiere: Tuesday, October 1
If you look at Netflix's most talked about stand-up specials lately they're middle-aged and male-dominated. Think: Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones or Bill Burr: Paper Tiger.
But, the streamer is finally going shake up its comedy vibes this fall. First, we'll get MTV alum Nikki Glaser's Bangin'. If you miss Mostly Sex Stuff era Amy Schumer, get ready to laugh again.
Peaky Blinders (Season 5)
Premiere: Friday, October 4
It’s time you finally jump on the bandwagon for Netflix’s sexy, crime-ridden period drama. Who doesn’t need more Cillian Murphy on their television?
Friday, November 1Scandal
fans, your wait is over. After a year-and-a-half off of our screens
, Kerry Washington returns to TV with American Son
, a “television event” adaptation of a play of the same name.
Washington starred in the Broadway version of the play last year. It follows her character, Kendra Ellis-Connor, as she looks for answers on the whereabouts of her missing son.
The Crown (Season 3)
Sunday, November 17
Are you ready for the newest era of British royals, Netflix fans? Beloved Crown
stars Claire Foy and Matt Smith
are out as Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip — and in their place are Oscar-winner Olivia Coleman
’s Tobias Menzies.
More intrigue, Helena Bonham Carter, and corgis will be along for the ride.