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New Shows Coming to Netflix This Week

Get ready to clear your schedules and make some popcorn! It's a brand new week, which means Netflix is set to release a fresh wave of shows that will keep you hooked, entertained, and begging for more. So buckle up, because we're about to dive into the exciting new shows coming to Netflix, new Netflix original series, new films on Netflix, and titles leaving Netflix this week.

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.

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

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New on Netflix: Movies

Check out the full list of what's new on Netflix this week. Includes movies, TV shows, series, and Netflix originals.

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Did you miss the list of new shows coming on Netflix in December?

Make sure you finish up any series or movies scheduled to leave at the end of this week before they’re gone. Here’s a sneak peek at some of the hottest series and films on Netflix this week.

Week of December 31 – January 6

December 31

Blippi Wonders: Season 3
The Millionaire Matchmaker: Seasons 3-4

January 1

Bitconned (Netflix Documentary)
Fool Me Once (Netflix Series)
You Are What You Eat: A Twin Experiment (Netflix Documentary)
Annabelle
Annie (1982)
Antz
Aquaman
Beethoven
Bruce Almighty
The Croods
Dawn of the Dead
The First Purge
Gravity
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)

January 4

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

January 5

Good Grief (Netflix Film)
Gyeongseong Creature Part 2 (Netflix Series)

January 6

The Florida Project

Week of January 7 – January 13

January 8

This is Us Seasons 1-6

January 10

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

January 11

Champion (Netflix Series)
Sonic Prime Chapter 3 (Netflix Family)

January 12

Lift (Netflix Film)
Love Is Blind: Sweden (Netflix Series)

Week of January 14 – January 20

January 15

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

January 16

Cats (2019)

January 17

End of the Line (Netflix Series)
Freaks

January 18

Rachid Badouri: Les fleurs du tapis (Netflix Comedy)

January 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)

January 20

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

Week of January 21 – January 27

January 22

Not Quite Narwhal: Season 2 (Netflix Family)

January 23

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

January 24

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

January 25

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

January 26

Love Is Blind: Sweden: New episodes (Netflix Series)

January 27

Doctor Slump (Netflix Series)

Week of January 28 – February 3

January 28

Love Is Blind: Sweden: New episodes (Netflix Series)

January 29

Mighty Bheem's Playtime (Netflix Family)

January 30

Jack Whitehall: Settle Down (Netflix Comedy)

January 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)

  

See what else is coming on Netflix in December and January.

What’s leaving December

Week of December 31 – January 6

December 31

8 Mile
American Beauty
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
Casper
Catch Me If You Can
Crank
Crank 2: High Voltage
Field of Dreams
Friends with Benefits
Get Him to the Greek
Gladiator
Jaws
Jaws 2
Jaws 3
Jaws: The Revenge
Kung Fu Panda

January 6

Bulletproof 2

Week of January 7 – January 13

January 8

L.A.’s Finest: Seasons 1-2

January 12

CHIPS

Week of January 14 – January 20

January 15

Steve Jobs

January 17

Yummy Mummies: Season 1

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Week of January 21 – January 27

January 26

Z Nation: Seasons 1-5

Week of January 28 – February 3

January 29

She’s Funny That Way

January 31

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

See what else is coming on Netflix in December and January.

WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FORWARD TO WATCHING ON NETFLIX THIS WEEK?

Even though this post is a collection of movies coming to and leaving Netflix this week, their library actually changes just about every day.

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 Vanityfair.com. 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.

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.

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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‘.

Do movies change on Netflix?

Netflix's lineup of movies and TV shows is constantly changing as the company gains and loses licensing rights for different content.

Why does Netflix keep removing movies?

Netflix licenses TV shows and movies from studios and content providers around the world, and those licenses can expire if they're not renewed. If one of your favorite TV shows or movies you love is leaving, it indicates that the licensing agreement with the content provider is about to end.

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.

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.

Is the Netflix library shrinking?

According to The Fiscal Times, “Netflix’s streaming library included close to 11,000 titles in 2012. Currently, the library contains about 5,300. Every month, many subscribers search for one of those “What’s Coming to and Leaving Netflix This Month” articles without noticing that the exits are far outpacing the arrivals.”

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