Your 2016 Netflix Guide to Chillin

February 2, 2016

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2016 Netflix Guide

Ready to Netflix and chill? How about for the entirety of 2016? In between class and work, you’ve got to find some time to unwind and get lost in the world of television gold. Here, we provided a complete list of what new shows, original series, and returning favorites are in store for you this year.

Shadowhunters: The Moral Instruments

January 13

Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy

After her mother is kidnapped, protagonist Clary must battle demons and enter a dark world to get her back.


Chelsea Does

January 23

Genre: Documentary

This four-party documentary series explores comedian and talk show host Chelsea Handler’s curiosity as she explores the worlds of marriage, racism, Silicon Valley and drugs.


Better Call Saul

February 16

Genre: Crime, Drama

This Breaking Bad spinoff comes back for its second season starring beloved / hated skeezy lawyer, Saul Goodman, as he navigates and negotiates his way through the world of crime.



February 19

Genre: Comedy

Judd Apatow comes back on a new project with this Netflix-original series, Love, where a couple must come to terms with intimacy and commitment; something they were hoping to avoid.


Fuller House

February 26

Genre: Comedy, Family

This much-anticipated revival of Full House is set to premiere soon as a Netflix original. The plot begins while D.J. is a widow and mother of three. When things become too much to handle, she enlists the help of best friend Kimmy and sister Stephanie. Plus: who doesn’t want to see how well Uncle Jesse ages?


Marvel’s Daredevil

March 18

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

This Netflix original follows an ordinary man who acts in extraordinary ways. Lawyer by day and super hero “Daredevil” by night, you can follow his triumphs throughout Hell’s Kitchen, NYC.


Marvel’s Luke Cage


Genre: Action, Sci-Fi

A wrongly accused man escapes from prison to become a superhero for hire.


Untitled Chelsea Handler’s Talk Show


Genre: Talk Show, Comedy

Chelsea fans, rejoice! Handler has completely jumped ship from E! and has hopped on to the Netflix bandwagon. Expect her sarcasm and brutal honesty in her upcoming talk show set to appear in 2016.


Degrassi: Next Class


Genre: Drama

OK – we dipped into the kid’s genre for this one. But if you were a Degrassi fanatic before, you won’t want to miss this. Yes, you’re out of high school, but there’s nothing more entertaining than experiencing the real-life drama these kids face everyday.




Genre: Comedy

Starring Will Arnett and Lina Esco, this Netflix original serio-comedy follows protagonist Chip, a man doing his honest best to stay one step ahead of his own lies.


Lady Dynamite


Genre: Comedy

This original mockumentary series is based on comedian Maria Bamford’s life.




Genre: Drama

Netflix unveils its first French drama commission. A tale of power, corruption and redemption can be found in this crime series, shot in the beautiful landscape of this southern France city.


Stranger Things


Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller

Based off ‘80s movie classics, this thriller is set in 1983 Indiana, where a mother must face supernatural forces in order to find her vanished son.


The Characters


Genre: Comedy

Netflix asked eight up-and-coming comedians for their wildest sketch and improve routine. Here are the results.


The Crown


Genre: Drama, History

If you’re a fan of the royal life or you’re a history buff, this original series tells the inside story of two very famous addresses: Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street.


The Get Down


Genre: Drama, Music, Musical

1970s. The Bronx. Singing and dancing. Modern day West Side Story?


The OA


Genre: Drama, Mystery

Plot yet unknown, created by indie masters Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij.


The Ranch


Genre: Drama

Starring Ashton Kutcher and Danny Masterson, this original series takes place at a Colorado ranch, where a semi-pro football player returns home to run the family business.


Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Genre: Comedy

This series returns for Season 2 following the life of Kimmy, a cult escapee who decides to start her life over in NYC.


Didn’t see your favorite show returning? Don’t worry; here’s the rest.

Between: Season 2

Black Mirror: Season 3

Bloodline: Season 2

BoJack Horseman: Season 3

Grace & Frankie: Season 2

Marco Polo: Season 2

Narcos: Season 2 (2016 release date might be delayed)

Orange is the New Black: Season 4 (summer)

Peaky Blinders: Season 3

Trailer Park Boys: Season 10

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