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New Shows Coming to Netflix – January

Get ready to kick off the new year with a bang, because I've got some seriously exciting news for all you Netflix fans out there. January 2024 is right around the corner, and guess what? It's bringing a whole slew of binge-worthy shows that'll have you glued to your screens! They're serving up a smorgasbord of captivating dramas, hilarious comedies, mind-bending mysteries, and heartwarming tales that will make your streaming sessions next-level epic.

So grab your comfiest blanket, let the snacks flow, and get ready to embark on a binge-watching journey like no other. Check out the full list of new shows coming to Netflix in January. Includes movies, TV shows, series, and Netflix originals. Did you miss the list of what’s coming to Netflix in December? Make sure you finish up any series or movies scheduled to leave the streaming service at the end of December before they're gone.

Here's a sneak peek at some of the hottest series and films on Netflix in January.

What type of content does Netflix typically release in January?

In January, Netflix typically launches a diverse range of content, including original series, movies, documentaries, and stand-up specials. Viewers can expect new seasons of existing shows, original films, and potentially high-profile acquisitions. The streaming service strategically introduces fresh content at the beginning of the year to engage audiences seeking new entertainment options. Keep in mind that specific releases can vary, and the best way to stay updated is to check Netflix directly for the latest information.

What is Netflix known for?

Netflix is the go-to platform for unlimited entertainment at your fingertips. It's the pioneer of hassle-free streaming, letting you binge-watch your favorite shows and movies without ads. Netflix is famous for its addictive original content, from gripping series to blockbuster films, shaping how we enjoy on-demand entertainment.

It's not just a service; it's a cultural phenomenon, fostering the binge-watching craze and bringing global audiences closer to diverse, high-quality storytelling. With the freedom to watch anytime, anywhere, Netflix has become an essential part of our modern leisure, offering an escape into a world of endless entertainment possibilities.

Why does the Netflix catalog change?

The ever-changing Netflix catalog results from licensing agreements and content contracts with studios and production companies. These agreements typically have expiration dates, and content may be removed from the platform when they end. Additionally, Netflix continually refreshes its library to introduce new, exclusive content and keep the viewing experience dynamic.

The platform strategically adds and removes titles based on viewer preferences, shifting trends, and negotiations with content providers. This dynamic approach ensures that subscribers have access to a diverse range of fresh and engaging content, making Netflix a dynamic and ever-evolving entertainment destination.

Why does Netflix remove titles?

Netflix constantly updates its content library, which involves both the addition of new titles and the removal of older ones. The primary reason for removal is the expiration of licensing agreements. Netflix obtains rights to stream titles for a certain period, and when the contract ends, it needs to decide whether to renew or not. Factors like the popularity of the title, viewership numbers, and renewal costs come into play. If a title isn't watched enough or the renewal cost is too high, Netflix might let it go.

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Some content owners might also pull their titles to add them to their streaming platforms. It's a complex juggling act aimed at keeping the content fresh and engaging for viewers.

With many streaming services increasing prices, it’s important to get the most out of your monthly subscription each month.

New shows coming to Netflix in January

As an action lover, I am really thrilled to watch The Brother's Sun. 

Here are all the movies and shows premiering for the first time on Netflix in January 2024:

The Brothers Sun (January 4)

Good Grief (January 5)

Griselda (January 25)


Coming Soon
Detective Forst (Netflix Series)
Delicious in Dungeon (Netflix Anime)
Dusty Slay: Workin' Man (Netflix Comedy)
The Kitchen (Netflix Film)
Kübra (Netflix Series)

Jan. 1
Bitconned (Netflix Documentary)
Fool Me Once (Netflix Series)
You Are What You Eat: A Twin Experiment (Netflix Documentary)
Annie (1982)
Bruce Almighty
The Croods
Dawn of the Dead
The First Purge
How to Train Your Dragon
It's Complicated
Jackie Brown
John Wick
John Wick: Chapter 2
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum
Jurassic Park
Jurassic Park III
Little Fockers
The Lost World: Jurassic Park
Loudermilk: Seasons 1-3
Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Meet the Fockers
Meet the Parents
The New Americans: Gaming a Revolution
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
ONE PIECE: Marineford
Peppa Pig: Seasons 3-6
The Purge: Election Year
School of Rock
Survivor: Season 33
Survivor: Season 7
This Is 40
Those Who Wish Me Dead
Training Day
The Wonder Years: Seasons 1-2 (2021)

Jan. 4
Boy Swallows Universe (Netflix Series)
The Brothers Sun (Netflix Series)
Society of the Snow (Netflix Film)

Jan. 5
Good Grief (Netflix Film)
Gyeongseong Creature Part 2 (Netflix Series)

Jan. 6
The Florida Project

Jan. 8
This is Us Seasons 1-6

Jan. 10
Break Point: Season 2 (Netflix Documentary)
The Trust: A Game of Greed (Netflix Series)

Jan. 11
Champion (Netflix Series)
Sonic Prime Chapter 3 (Netflix Family)

Jan. 12
Lift (Netflix Film)
Love Is Blind: Sweden (Netflix Series)

Jan. 15
CoComelon: Season 9
Holey Moley: Seasons 3-4
maboroshi (Netflix Anime)
MTV Floribama Shore: Season 2

Jan. 16
Cats (2019)

Jan. 17
End of the Line (Netflix Series)

Jan. 18
Rachid Badouri: Les fleurs du tapis (Netflix Comedy)

Jan. 19
Love Is Blind: Sweden: New episodes (Netflix Series)
Love on the Spectrum U.S. : Season 2 (Netflix Series)
Mi soledad tiene alas (Netflix Film)
Sixty Minutes (Netflix Film)

Jan. 20
Captivating the King (Netflix Series)
The Real World: Season 16

Jan. 22
Not Quite Narwhal: Season 2 (Netflix Family)

Jan. 23
Jacqueline Novak: Get on Your Knees (Netflix Comedy)
Train to Busan

Jan. 24
Six Nations: Full Contact (Netflix Documentary)
American Girl: Corinne Tan
Queer Eye: Season 8 (Netflix Series)

Jan. 25
The UnXplained with William Shatner: Season 4
Griselda (Netflix Series)
Masters of the Universe: Revolution (Netflix Series)

Jan. 26
Love Is Blind: Sweden: New episodes (Netflix Series)

Jan. 27
Doctor Slump (Netflix Series)

Jan. 28
Love Is Blind: Sweden: New episodes (Netflix Series)

Jan. 29
Mighty Bheem's Playtime (Netflix Family)

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Jan. 30
Jack Whitehall: Settle Down (Netflix Comedy)

Jan. 31
Alexander the Great (Netflix Documentary)
Baby Bandito (Netflix Series)
The Seven Deadly Sins: Four Knights of the Apocalypse: Part 1 (Netflix Anime)
WIL (Netflix Film)

What’s Leaving Netflix in January

Jan. 6
Bulletproof 2

Jan. 8
L.A.’s Finest: Seasons 1-2

Jan. 12

Jan. 15
Steve Jobs

Jan. 17
Yummy Mummies: Season 1

Jan. 26
Z Nation: Seasons 1-5

Jan. 29
She’s Funny That Way

Jan. 31
Addams Family Values
Battle: Los Angeles
Love Jacked
Rambo: Last Blood
The Borgias: Seasons 1-3

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Are there any unique titles that are only available on Netflix?

There are several unique movies that are exclusive to Netflix. Here are some of them:

Please note that availability might vary by region.

Any unique content clusters?

Netflix employs a unique system of categorizing its users into approximately 2000 “taste clusters.” These clusters group members based on their actual viewing habits rather than traditional demographics like age or location. This approach allows Netflix to recommend content that aligns with each viewer's taste. Besides, Netflix uses data science to determine the viability of its original content.

A “Netflix Movies and TV Shows Clustering” project aims to cluster similar movies and TV shows available on Netflix into different groups based on their characteristics. This enhances the user experience by recommending shows that are similar to the ones they have watched or liked. Moreover, a unique trend was found in the cluster of series launched in 2013, indicating the depth of variety in Netflix's content.

What are the media and critics excited about seeing?

There are several exciting releases on Netflix in January 2024 that have caught the attention of media and critics like The popular lifestyle series “Queer Eye” is set to return with a new season, as highlighted by Vanity Fair. Additionally, “Society of the Snow,” a drama about the survival of Uruguayan plane crash victims, is also slated for release, as noted by OnMilwaukee.

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One of the most anticipated shows of 2024, “3 Body Problem”, will be unveiled by Netflix at CES, according to BGR. Anime fans have something to look forward to as well, with the release of a new season of “One Piece: Marineford”, as reported by Pinkvilla. Netflix Life states that “The Brothers Sun” will be released on Jan. 4 and “Queer Eye” season 8 on Jan. 24. Lastly, the sci-fi anthology “The Future Chronicles” is set to hit the streaming platform, as noted by ISP Page. These upcoming releases have generated a buzz among critics and audiences alike, indicating a promising start to the year for Netflix.

What are fan favorites?

Fan favorites on Netflix encompass a diverse range of genres and styles, appealing to different tastes. Popular series include ‘Orange Is the New Black‘, ‘Never Have I Ever‘, ‘Dead to Me‘, ‘Shadow and Bone‘, ‘Sex Education‘, ‘Black Mirror‘, and ‘Chilling Adventures‘. Critically acclaimed documentaries such as ‘The Last Dance‘, ‘Last Chance U‘, ‘Tiger King‘, ‘The Staircase‘, and ‘Wild Wild Country‘ have also captivated audiences.

The Korean series ‘Squid Game‘, with its Hunger Games-like storyline, has been a massive hit. Other top-rated shows include ‘The Fall of the House of Usher‘, ‘Bodies‘, and ‘Six Feet Under‘. ‘Stranger Things‘ continues to be a fan favorite, along with newer additions like ‘Escaping Twin Flames‘ and ‘Scott Pilgrim Takes Off‘.

How to add titles to your watchlist?

Adding titles to your watchlist on Netflix, also known as “My List,” is a simple process. If you're using a browser, log into Netflix and hover your cursor over a title of interest. Click the “plus” icon that appears to add it to your list. If you're using the Netflix app on Android, select the title and navigate to ‘Details & More' or ‘Episodes & Info'. Tap the ‘plus' or checkmark icon to add the title. For iOS users, after selecting the title, just tap the ‘plus' icon. These steps ensure your favorite titles are added to “My List” for easy access later.

an image of the "My List" section on Netflix

In case you missed it, here’s everything you need to know about Netflix.

Is there a place in the app to see new releases?

There is a section in the Netflix app where you can see new releases. When you open the Netflix app, you will see a row labeled “New Releases” or “New on Netflix” on your homepage. This section includes all the latest movies, TV shows, and documentaries that have been added to the platform. You can also find this information under the ‘Latest' tab on the navigation bar at the bottom of the screen. This tab displays new releases, upcoming shows and movies, and the top 10 list in your country for today.

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