Netflix is a revolving door of movie and television content, particularly on the streaming side of things. Though titles often disappear from availability, new ones are also frequently added. Sometimes these come in the form of Netflix original shows or even exclusive access to certain programming, but sometimes it’s just older titles that many find to be still worth watching.
Content is added to Netflix streaming each week, and it can be difficult to keep up with what’s available all the time. With that, here’s a look at some new additions.
Note: This is for the U.S.
It’s going to be another big week for television content, documentaries and stand-up comedy for Netflix. We also learned this past week that Netflix has acquired award-winning documentary BrideGroom, got That ’70s Show back and will soon release an exclusive stand-up special from Marc Maron. We even managed to hear a little bit more about the second season of Orange is the New Black.
Available on 10/4:
Baby Daddy: Season 2
New York bartender Ben unexpectedly becomes a parent when an ex-girlfriend drops off a baby girl for him to raise. But with lots of help from his mother and a childhood friend who secretly has a crush on him, he steps into the role of dad.
Melissa & Joey: Season 3
Single politician Melissa has her life turned upside-down when she is made guardian of her niece, Lennox, and nephew, Ryder. She hires Joe, an unemployed stockbroker, as a live-in “manny” (male nanny) to help out, a job he hopes will be temporary.
Available on 10/5:
Dan Cummins: Crazy with a Capital F
No stranger to the stand-up stage or late-night talk shows, Dan Cummins has built his rep on being crazy when it comes to his comedy, and this off-the-wall set filmed live inside the Bing Crosby Theater in Spokane, Wash., doesn’t disappoint.
Mother India: Life Through the Eyes of the Orphan
Narrated by Rebecca St. James (Grammy Award Winning Artist), Mother India is a compelling documentary capturing the stories of abandoned and orphaned kids living in India. For one week, David and Shawn stepped into the lives of 25 boys and girls living alongside the railway station in the southern town of Tenali (Andhra Pradesh). With over 31 million orphans in India, the stories that emerge reflect the complexity of the issues and the challenge of rescuing kids from a life of begging and addiction. Find out what happens when these two friends eat, sleep, and play among this ‘family’ of street kids in an effort to experience life through their eyes. You’ll never be the same.
The Fosters: Season 1
Executive-produced by Jennifer Lopez, this offbeat drama follows an interracial lesbian couple — one a police officer, the other a school vice principal — and their multiethnic brood of biological, adopted and foster children.
Toddlers & Tiaras: Season 5
From “flippers” and feathers to sequins and “sexy babies,” this over-the-top TLC series captures the behind-the-scenes dramas of childhood beauty pageants … and the cringe-worthy antics of hyper-passionate stage parents.
Available on 10/7:
Beauty and the Beast: Season 1
In this twist on the classic fairy tale, Catherine Chandler, a New York City homicide detective, and Vincent, a veteran turned into a beast by a military experiment gone awry, become allies after they meet by chance.
Mindless Behavior: All Around the World
Go behind the scenes with R&B/hip-hop boy band Mindless Behavior as they take the U.S. by storm in their exhilarating first major headlining tour. Home movies, interviews and concert footage offer an insightful look at these rising stars.
Available on 10/8:
90210: Season 5
In this spinoff of the 1990s series, aspiring actress Annie and her adopted brother, Dixon, deal with nonstop drama at their exclusive new high school, where tumultuous friendships and roller coaster romances rule.
Al Murray: The Pub Landlord Live – The Only Way is Epic
Britain’s favourite publican returns with his critically acclaimed new show. Recorded at an epic lock in at Brighton’s Theatre Royal, The Pub Landlord serves up his unique satirical brew of ale-inspired acumen and bar-room buffoonery.
Bones: Season 8
Socially awkward forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance “Bones” Brennan teams up with intuitive FBI agent Seeley Booth to investigate crimes that have left scant evidence behind: namely, the bones of the deceased.
Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23: Seasons 1-2
After Midwesterner June moves to Manhattan and finds her dreams of city living dashed, her hopes are punctured further when she’s swindled by her roommate, Chloe. Much to Chloe’s surprise, June turns the tables, and a beautiful friendship begins.
Gossip Girl: Season 6
Kristen Bell provides the voice of an anonymous blogger who narrates the action in this hit series set in an exclusive New York City boarding school. The plot centers on the day-to-day dramas of the school’s most privileged students.
Lee Nelson: Live
Filmed at London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire on his sensational sell-out Lee Nelson Live tour, this show is an unmissable mix of banter, games and gags, making it unlike any other live stand-up!
No Woman, No Cry
Explore the grave issue of maternal mortality through this documentary, which profiles several pregnant women from around the world whose lack of access to basic health care and nutrition places them and their unborn children in unnecessary danger. Christy Turlington Burns directs this eye-opening movie that includes a compelling story from the United States, which holds a higher maternal mortality rate than Western Europe.
Raising Hope: Season 3
Slacker Jimmy suddenly finds himself a father after a one-night stand with a murderer, but his eccentric family — including his dim-bulb father, sarcastic mother and addled great-grandmother — reluctantly pitches in to help with the new arrival.
The Following: Season 1
When escaped serial killer Joe Carroll goes on a new killing spree, reclusive former FBI agent Ryan Hardy is called in, having captured Carroll nine years ago. Hardy soon discovers that Carroll has a loyal following of killers ready to terrorize.
The World Before Her
Exploring the contrast between the world of Western-style beauty pageants and Hindu fundamentalism, The World Before Her delivers a provocative portrait of India, the role of women in its society and cultural conflicts during a key transitional era.
Arrow: Season 1
This adaptation of the story of DC Comics’ Green Arrow stars Stephen Amell as the titular character, an affluent playboy who becomes an archer superhero at night, saving the city from villains with his special arrows.
Crash & Bernstein: Season 1
Wyatt Bernstein, the only boy in his family, creates a puppet he names Crash who comes to life as the brother he always wanted.
Movie 43 (2013)
Kate Winslet, Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Naomi Watts, Jeremy Allen White, Anna Faris, Chris Pratt, Kieran Culkin, Emma Stone, Jason Sudeikis, Justin Long, Leslie Bibb, Uma Thurman, Kristen Bell, Bobby Cannavale, John Hodgman, Halle Berry, Seann William Scott, Elizabeth Banks, Stephen Merchant, Nicole Polizzi, Johnny Knoxville, Richard Gere, Jack McBrayer, Kate Bosworth, Gerard Butler, Terrence Howard, Chloë Grace Moretz, Josh Duhamel
An eye-popping cast stars in this sketch-comedy pastiche, the new millennium’s take on classics such as The Kentucky Fried Movie. Stars from Kate Winslet to Justin Long to Richard Gere provide the laughs for nearly a dozen new and veteran directors.
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