It's a lot to keep track of in an ever more packed Netflix landscape.
In an effort to keep television fun, we're here to organize the endless stream of new Netflix shows heading to your screen. Keep reading for a full guide to all the upcoming series you'll actually want to spend your time with, complete with premiere dates, cast details, and plot summaries.
Next in FashionNetflix premiere date:
Wednesday, January 29
Netflix dips into its own talent pool for Next in Fashion
, the streaming service’s answer to Project Runway
. Queer Eye star Tan France
leads the competition show along with longtime British It-Girl Alexa Chung
. As with most competition series, Next
will feature challenges for its players within weekly themes, with episode titles like “Red Carpet,” “Underwear,” and “Denim.”
Each installment will whittle down the talent pool until someone is officially crowned the Next in Fashion.
Luna NeraNetflix premiere date:
Friday, January 31
Netflix has a lot of witchy original content (Hello, Sabrina
and Siempre Bruja
). Now the streaming service is expanding that spooky stable of series with Luna Nera
, a 17th century-set period piece about Italian witches.
Expect teen angst under the stress of a countryside witch hunt.
RagnarokNetflix premiere date:
Friday, January 31
Meet another set of teens with superpowers they don’t quite understand
’s leading young person is Magne (David Stakston), the new kid at his Norwegian high school. Magne — who has recently acquired abilities like invincibility — may have to battle the most powerful family in his new town to stop the apocalypse.
Locke & Key
Netflix premiere date: Friday, February 7
Keeping with the supernatural teen theme, Netflix will also debut Locke & Key.
The YA drama follows a group of siblings who are forced to move into their father’s childhood home following his abrupt death. As the Locke kids come to learn about their new home — and therefore themselves — they find themselves further unmeshed in a terrifying supernatural journey.
Love Is Blind
Netflix premiere date: Thursday, February 13
Remember Dating Around? The magic of that series was just how low stakes it was. This time, Netflix is ratcheting up the intensity. Dating show Love Is Blind works a little like The Circle a few dozen singles are split by gender and placed on separate sides of a large complex. During the day, the players get to know the participants of the opposite gender in completely sealed pods. This way, no one can see the person they are on a “date” with.
Love Is Blind tests whether these blind dates can actually lead to lasting love. Since the catch of the show is that people can’t meet until they are already engaged.
GentefiedNetflix premiere date:
Friday, February 21America Ferrera
executive produces — and pops up in — this East L.A.-set comedy. Genefied
revolves around a trio of cousins who must band together to save their grandpa's beleaguered taco shop amid tightening financial pressures.
team's greatest enemy? A conniving landlord who happens to also
I Am Not Okay With ThisNetflix premiere date:
Wednesday, February 26I Am Not Okay With This
is a mashup of many lovable things. It comes from The End of the F***ing World
writer Jonathan Entwistle, and shares executive producers Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen with Stranger Things
. The coming-of-age comedy/sci-fi ride — about a teen girl who suddenly gets superpowers — is led by It co-stars Sophia Lillis and Wyatt Oleff
The very best news is that, like TEOTFW
episodes all come in at a half-hour or less.
FollowersNetflix premiere date:
Thursday, February 27Followers
is about one aspiring Tokyo actress whose life is changed overnight when a successful woman photographer posts a photo of her on Instagram.
Like Sex and the City
, The Bold Type,
, the dramedy
asks what happens when women follow their dreams — while buoyed by a very good closet.
Netflix premiere date: Friday, February 28
Queen Sono is one of the most exciting upcoming Netflix projects of the year. The thriller is the streaming giant’s first-ever African series.
Sono revolves around its titular character (Pearl Thusi), an expert spy whose world is turned upside down when she learns dark secrets about her mother’s assassination.
Netflix premiere date: Thursday, March 19
This dramedy has all the promise of Russian Doll or first-season On My Block before it. Feel Good revolves around Mae (creator Mae Martin), a now-sober stand-up comedian with a complicated past and a brand new girlfriend who previously only dated men.
Feel Good's six episodes are poignant, boundary-pushing, and very, very funny, all at the same time. Plus, there's Lisa Kudrow.
Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. WalkerNetflix premiere date:
Friday, March 20
It’s time to go in-depth on the tale of America’s first-ever self-made millionaire Black woman, beauty mogul C.J. Walker. Oscar-winner Octavia Spencer players the historical figure. Talent including Tiffany Haddish
and Carmen Ejogo
Netflix premiere date: Monday, March 23
Sigmund Freud and sex have been linked since the 19th century. However, Netflix is about to make the psychologist's tale just a little more explicit — and spooky.
Freud follows its titular doctor as he attempts to solve a Vienna murder with the help of a famous psychic medium (Fleur Salomé) and a police officer (Georg Friedrich).
Netflix premiere date: Wednesday, April 15
Did you watch Bloodline? Were you sad when it was cancelled? Well, now Netflix is gifting you Outer Banks, a potboiler that takes the Southern seaside drama of its late Kyle Chandler series, swaps out all the embittered adults, and gives you many symmetrical, tanned young people instead.
Outer Banks, set in North Carolina, follows a group of working class teens as they attempt to locate $400,000 in lost gold (while solving a possible tragedy, naturally). This summer adventure sets them on a course of romance, betrayal, and danger.
Never Have I Ever
Netflix premiere date: Monday, April 27
Maitreyi Ramakrishnan was a Canadian teen whose glitziest credit was a high school musical production. Now she's the lead of Mindy Kaling's first-ever Netflix comedy. There's a reason for that.
When Never premieres, you'll witness the magic of Ramakrishnan as Devi, a high school sophomore juggling her suburban L.A. upbringing with her first-generation Indian-American heritage.
Hollywood Netflix premiere date:
Friday, May 1
Ryan Murphy has two new Netflix projects premiering this year. The first is Hollywood
, which the super producer has dubbed
“a love letter to the Golden Age of Tinseltown.” Emmy-winner Darren Criss
stars, as does Politician
heartthrob David Corenswet, American Horror Story
’s Dylan McDermott, Ready or Not
’s Samara Weaving, Spider-Man: Homecoming
’s Laura Harrier, and Euphoria breakout Maude “Bob Ross Halloween Costume” Apatow
Netflix premiere date: September 2020
Murphy’s second new series is Ratched, a prequel to classic 1975 film One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Murphy-favorite repertoire player Sarah Paulson will play the iconic sadistic health care professional Ratched is named for, Nurse Ratched.
Selena: The Series
Netflix premiere date: TBA
The Walking Dead’s Christian Serratos leads the upcoming drama inspired by the life of the great Tejano superstar Selena Quintanilla.
CursedNetflix premiere date:
TBA13 Reasons Why’s Katherine Langford
is stepping into her solo power with Cursed
, a take on the infamous Arthurian legend. Only this time, the tale is told through the perspective of Langford's Nimue, the woman destined to become the tragic Lady of the Lake.