More TV Content (Including ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 3) About To Hit NetflixBy: Chris Crum - September 27, 2013
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.
Available on 9/29:
Comic Book Men: Season 2
Set in Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash comic book emporium, this unscripted series unveils the fanboy culture thriving in a neighborhood comics store. As employees vend various collectibles, customers reveal what makes fans of comic books tick.
Continuum: Season 2
Kiera Cameron is a police officer in 2077 swept along when a gang of condemned terrorists escapes their sentences by traveling back in time to 2012. Before she can travel back home to the future, Kiera has to stop the escapees from altering the past.
The Walking Dead: Season 3
In the wake of a zombie apocalypse that desolates the world as we know it, a group of survivors led by police officer Rick Grimes holds on to the hope of humanity by banding together to wage a never-ending fight for their own survival.
666 Park Avenue: Season 1
The residents of a historic building on Manhattan’s Upper East Side can get anything they desire — wealth, power, sex, love — but a Faustian price will be exacted by a dark supernatural force.
30 Rock: Season 7
This smartly crafted sitcom stars Emmy-winning series creator Tina Fey as Liz Lemon, an unlucky-in-love New Yorker who heads up a ragtag team of writers on the fictional NBC variety show “TGS with Tracy Jordan.” The top-notch ensemble cast also features Alec Baldwin as pompous network executive Jack Donaghy, Tracy Morgan and Jane Krakowski as the pampered stars of “TGS,” and Jack McBrayer as a relentlessly upbeat NBC page.
Curious George: Season 6
Little ones can learn a lot from George — one of the most curious monkeys in all of children’s literature — in this Emmy Award-winning animated series that recounts his adventures with narration from William H. Macy.
DTLA: Season 1
A diverse group of friends — gay, straight, mostly gay — experience hookups and heartbreak in their vibrant downtown Los Angeles community. The group relies on each others’ friendship to help them through the struggles of being young in the city.
Horgasm: A Love Story (2013)
Explore the world of competitive snowboarding through the experiences of record-breaking snowboarder Torstein Horgmo as he travels the world, filming in areas of spectacular scenery or while he competes in Olympic arenas with crowds of thousands.
How I Met Your Mother: Season 8
This sitcom details desperate bachelor Ted’s epic search for his soul mate, told through flashbacks as an adult Ted recounts to his kids how he met their mom. As Ted bounces from one red herring to another, his best friends help keep him grounded.
Parenthood: Season 4
Four grown siblings juggle parenthood, relationships, careers and more as they cope with life’s ups and downs in this family drama set in Berkeley, Calif. Meanwhile, their parents face an unraveling marriage and their own parenting challenges.
John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway, Barry Pearl, Michael Tucci, Kelly Ward
John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John star in this hit musical comedy that chronicles the romantic entanglements of a group of high school seniors, starting with a summer fling between greaser Danny and good girl Sandy.
Parks and Recreation: Season 5
This droll comedy focuses on Leslie Knope, a public employee with the Parks and Recreation department in rural Pawnee, Ind. Although Leslie is full of energy and good ideas for community improvements, she finds herself bogged down by bureaucracy.
Resident Evil (2002)
Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Colin Salmon, Eric Mabius, James Purefoy, Martin Crewes
When a virus leaks from a top-secret industrial facility, turning all resident researchers into ravenous zombies and their lab animals into mutated hounds from hell, the government sends in an elite military task force to contain the outbreak.
Saturday Night Live: Season 38
Check out the selected sketches and segments from each of this season’s episodes, so you can make every night a Saturday Night. This season features favorite cast members such as Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, Seth Meyers, and Jason Sudeikis.
The Ghastly Love of Johnny X (2012)
Will Keenan, Creed Bratton, De Anna Joy Brooks, Reggie Bannister, Les Williams, Jed Rowen, Kate Maberly
Banished to Earth, intergalactic bad boy Johnny X and his gang of goons soon get embroiled in a wacky scheme involving a femme fatale, a shifty concert promoter and a dead musician who won’t let a little decomposition keep him from rockin’.
The Last Days of Disco (1998)
Chloë Sevigny, Kate Beckinsale, Chris Eigeman, Mackenzie Astin, Matt Keeslar, Jennifer Beals
Writer-director Whit Stillman captures the end of an era, chronicling love and heartbreak in a mirror-balled world of exclusive nightclubs packed with young singles who dispense wit drier than their martinis. A smart script and spot-on performances from an ensemble cast (including Robert Sean Leonard, Chloë Sevigny and Kate Beckinsale) distinguish Stillman’s satire, the final installment in his so-called “yuppie trilogy.”
The Office: Season 9
This hit comedy series chronicles the daily foibles of office workers at the Dunder Mifflin paper company, where deluded boss Michael Scott attempts to shepherd his employees as a documentary film crew captures every wince-worthy moment.
Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Billy Burke, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Cam Gigandet, Nikki Reed, Jackson Rathbone, Ashley Greene, Kellan Lutz
When Bella Swan moves in with her father, she starts school and meets the reclusive Edward Cullen, who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. But in spite of Edward’s repeated cautions, she can’t help but fall in love with him.
Escape from Planet Earth (2013)
Brendan Fraser, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jessica Alba, Jane Lynch, William Shatner, Sofía Vergara, Ricky Gervais, Jonathan Morgan Heit, Chris Parnell, George Lopez
This all-ages animated comedy follows the adventures of astronaut Scorch Supernova, a hero of the blue aliens who has a vast appetite for adventure. Ignoring his brother’s warning, Scorch sets off on a deep-space rescue that proves to be a trap.
Hart of Dixie: Season 2
New Yorker Zoe Hart’s dreams didn’t involve patching up the locals in a tiny town in the Deep South, yet that’s exactly where the fast-talking city girl finds herself when she ends up inheriting a medical practice in Bluebell, Ala.
Supernatural: Season 8
Raised by their dad to fight supernatural forces, grown siblings Dean and Sam crisscross the country in their 1967 Chevy Impala, investigating paranormal activity and picking fights with deadly demons, ghosts and monsters.
The Vampire Diaries: Season 4
Trapped in adolescent bodies, feuding vampire brothers Stefan and Damon vie for the affection of captivating teenager Elena, who attempts to unravel the many dark secrets of her hometown of Mystic Falls.
Here’s a look at some other recently added titles.
The Walking Dead: Season 4 premieres on October 13th.