July 24, 2024

Get excited! Here’s everything that’s coming to Netflix in August

Calling all Making A Murder addicts, you’d better brace yourself for Inside The Criminal Mind. This seriously addictive series delves deep into the psyche and behaviour of some of the most notorious types of criminals.

We double dare you to binge-watch this at home, alone, with the lights off.

New Episodes on Thursdays.

Meghan Markle may no longer be in it, but our Suits obsession continues. With Grey’s Anatomy star and rom-com queen Katherine Heigl set to take a starring role, we have a feeling that season 8 is going to be the best yet. Got a long haul flight coming up?

Download this binge-perfect series now and see those hours in the air melt away. Warning: you may not want to get out of your seat even when your plane hits the tarmac.

Release date: 23 August

If you’ve used the internet anytime since 2006, you might be familiar with a site called Buzzfeed. Now Netflix takes us behind the scenes, following Buzzfeed’s reporters as they investigate everything from hard-hitting real-world issues to the latest weird and wonderful internet crazes. A must-watch for internet quiz junkies everywhere.

Release date: 23 August

Nicole Richie is back as news anchor Portia Scott-Griffth in one of our favourite sitcoms, Great News. The brainchild of Emmy award-winning producer Tracey Wigfield, this season sees co-producer Tina Fey step in front of the camera as she stars alongside Richie as her overbearing mother. Now that, we can’t wait to see.

Release date: 17 August

Feeding our obsession with interiors, Stay Here is here to serve up serious property porn. But forget MTV Cribs this show is packed with gorgeous interiors inspo that you can actually copy in your own apartment. Designer Genevieve Gorder and real estate expert Peter Lorimer will be showing property owners how to transform hum-drum rental properties into absolute show stoppers, and we’ll be taking note with a glass of Pinot in hand.

Release date: 17 August

If you’re a fan of The Simpsons (and really, who isn’t? ) this is one you won’t want to miss. Matt Groening, the creator of America’s favourite animated family, is back with a new animated series, unlike anything we’ve seen before. Expect a series of misadventures from a hard-drinking princess and her feisty elf companion that will leave you ugly laughing from start to finish.

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

Release date: 17 August

Get ready to be transported back to high school in this quirky coming of age comedy. Based on the novel by Jenny Han, follow Lara Jean as her quiet high school life gets turned upside down when every teenage girl’s nightmare comes true and her secret love letters are made public.

Better Call Saul, Season 4

Release date: 7 August

Breaking Bad fans, brace yourself for Season 4 of award-winning spin-off Better Call Saul. Still reeling from season 3’s shocking finale, we’ve been waiting with bated breath for the latest instalment as Jimmy delves deeper into the criminal world and closer to his life as Saul Goodman. With Season 5 already in the works (and a reported Breaking Bad style plot twist on the agenda) Better Call Saul has just shot straight to the top of our ‘to watch’ list this summer.

On Children

Release date: 4 August

A hard-hitting original series, On Children takes an unflinching look at the stories of a cast of individuals as they deal with the consequences of pertinent issues affecting young people everywhere. This thought-provoking watch will leave you thinking long after the credits have rolled.

Like Father

Release date: 3 August

Kristen Bell and Kelsey Grammer star as an unlikely father-daughter duo in this life-affirming comedy. Bell plays a workaholic exec, left at the altar and forced to build a relationship with her estranged father, Grammer, whose worlds collide when they end up on her honeymoon cruise together. Intrigued? So are we.

Marching Orders

Release date: 3 August

If you were obsessed with Last Chance U, brace yourself for Netflix latest documentary-style show, Marching Orders. You’ll be sucked into the world of the Bethune-Cookman University Marching Wildcats as we follow this competitive marching band from the field to the frat party, and everywhere in between.

America’s Got Talent

Release date: New Episodes Thursdays

If, like us, you’re dreading the mourning of this seasons Britain’s Got Talent, have no fear! With America’s Got Talent heading to Netflix this July, it will be like BGT never finished!


Release date: 27 July

There’s nothing that shakes our bones quite like a science fiction horror film and Extinction is looking to be just the one we need this July.

Orange Is The New Black

Release date: 27 July

Everyone’s favourite prison is back and better than ever. We know you’ve all been waiting *not so patiently* for it.

Iliza Shlesinger Elder Millennial

Release date: 24 July

Comedian Iliza Shlesinger sheds a hilarious light as an ‘elder millennial’ on all sorts of controversial topics. A great pick-me-up this July.

Amazing Interiors

Release date: July 20

Netflix’s first home improvement show is perfect if you’re as nosy as us! Snoop around houses that have seemingly ordinary exteriors but if you take a look inside, have unusual and quirky interiors – after all, its what’s on the inside that counts.

Release date: 20 July

Considering Father’s Day has been and gone, I think we’ve now got our plans sorted with Netflix’s new original. This comedy drama will have you and your bff asking a question you never knew you cared about – ‘Whose Dad would win in a fight? ’

Final Space

Release date: 20 July

2018’s answer to Futurama with a hint of Rick and Morty. This new animated Netflix series is full of humour and charm and set to be a pretty big deal. Everyone knows you’re never too old for cartoons.


Release date: 20 July

A biographical drama based on the life of Jackie Kennedy after the assignation of her husband, president of the United States, John F Kennedy. This film wasn’t nominated for three Oscars for nothing.

Last Chance U: Indy Part 1

Release date: 20 July

Ever dreamed of becoming a famous sportsperson? This Netflix original takes you on the journey of a group of young men in reach of making it to NFL.

Release date: 15 July

Season 4 is FINALLY on Netflix! It’s been a long wait but we all know it’s worth it. And boy are we ready to have Cumberbatch back on our screens.

Home Again
Release date: 10 July

If there’s one woman who knows how to do Rom-Com’s right, it’s Reese Witherspoon. Playing a single mum who takes in three young filmmakers, we’re expecting all the laughs and all the feels with this one.

Fast and Furious
Release date: 7 July

The Fast and Furious franchise is the ultimate blockbuster for a movie night and now 5 of the movies are coming to Netflix. Also, we never turn down an opportunity for Paul Walker to grace our scenes again. RIP.

The Perks Of Being a Wallflower
Release date: 6 July

This coming-of-age teen drama focuses on depression, anxiety and the trials and tribulations of surviving high school. Plus, our beauty crush, Emma Watson, is a main character – what more could you want?

Peter Pan
Release date: 6 July

I think we all shared one of our first childhood crushes on Peter from the live action remake of Peter Pan. And this is exactly why we are so excited for this film to be airing on Netflix this July!

The Impossible
Release date: 6 July

Following the story of one family caught amongst the 2004 Tsunami in Southeast Asia, this gripping drama will have you on an emotional roller coaster.

Sacred Games
Release date: 6 July

A Mumbai city cop’s life collides with the cities crime lord, exposing a bigger picture, bigger than both of them. Sounds like everything we look for in a crime thriller.

The Mechanic
Release date: 6 July

If he’s good enough for Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, he’s good enough for us! Jason Statham in his element in this action thriller new to Netflix this July.

Gnomeo Juliet
Release date: 6 July
If an animated take on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet in the form of Gnomes didn’t already grab your attention, then how about this cast; James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Johnny Depp, Maggie Smith, Ozzy Osbourne, Dolly Parton… to name just a few!

Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee
Release date: 6 July
Move over, James Corden! Jerry Seinfeld’s coming for your crown with this caffeine-fuelled, interview format in varying different vintage cars. Who needs karaoke when you’ve got caffeine, right?

Pete’s Dragon
Release date: 5 July

Who doesn’t love a good old Disney remake to keep the Disney magic alive? This heartfelt, comedy-drama adventure film is the perfect piece of escapism for a chilled night in.

Power: Season 5
Release date: 2 July

A crime series by the one and only 50 Cent? Sign us up! This award winning series is back for its fifth season following the main character ‘Ghost’ living a double life in NYC.

Teen Wolf
Release date: 1 July

Move over, Twilight. Teen Wolf is dominating the werewolf fantasy genre for us millennials and we’re not mad about it! Plus, who doesn’t love a high school drama series? Get ready to binge ASAP.

El Chapo: Season 3
Release date: Coming Soon

Narcos fans, rejoice! This new drama series, which is based on infamous 80’s Mexican drug lord, Joaquin Guzman, but with a Prison Break edge, will have you Wikipedia-ing the facts the whole way through.

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