Your 2016 Netflix Guide to Chillin
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
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
After her mother is kidnapped, protagonist Clary must battle demons and enter a dark world to get her back.
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
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.
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.
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?
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
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.
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.
This original mockumentary series is based on comedian Maria Bamford’s life.
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.
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.
Netflix asked eight up-and-coming comedians for their wildest sketch and improve routine. Here are the results.
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?
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Plot yet unknown, created by indie masters Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij.
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
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