7 best new shows on Netflix to watch this week

Check out the best new Netflix shows to watch here!

Emmy Griffiths

Need some ideas for what to watch over the next few days? Netflix has some amazing new shows that have only recently premiered or are being released very soon, so take a look at our top picks to see which series, whether it be a drama, comedy or documentary, is up your street! Now that the weather outside is chilly, it'd be rude not to, right?

The Good Place season four - Ongoing

The fourth and final season of The Good Place has now premiered on Netflix, and sees Eleanor suddenly become the (fake) architect of 'the Good Place' to see whether four random souls can really turn good after a year of being there, including her one true love Chidi, who now has no memory of her. We can't wait to see how the final series will wrap things up.

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Baby season 2 - Friday 18 October

Fancy a coming-of-age drama? The official synopsis for Baby reads: "[Baby] explores the unseen lives of Roman high schoolers. Loosely inspired by a true story, the series follows a group of Parioli teenagers as they defy society in their search for identity and independence against the backdrop of forbidden love, family pressures, and shared secrets." Intriguing!

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Living with Yourself - Friday 18 October

Paul Rudd plays Miles, a man struggling to deal with his life – and so when a new spa treatment that promises to make him a better person becomes available, he jumps at the chance. Unfortunately, instead of making him a better person, it just replaces him with a better version of himself. The synopsis reads: "As he deals with the unintended consequences of his actions, Miles finds he must fight for his wife Kate (Aisling Bea), his career, and his very identity."

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Unnatural Selection - 18 October

This documentary looks at the future of science when it comes to us. The science of gene-editing could be that in the future, diseases are eradicated and traits can be selected - leading to many debates over the moral, environmental and social implications of these changes. It might sound like something from a sci-fi novel but nope, this is real life. In the documentary, the show travels around the world to meet the scientists, hackers, critics, ethicists and beneficiaries of the technologies that defy evolution - and look at whether they will do more harm than good.

Daybreak - Thursday 24 October

Matthew Broderick stars in this new, post-apocalyptic show about a group of High School students who have to fight to survive following a nuclear blast. The synopsis reads: "Following an eclectic group of survivors as they navigate this strange and treacherous world, Daybreak is part samurai saga, part endearing coming-of-age story, and part Battle Royale."

Brotherhood - Friday 25 October

Set in the mid-90s, this new drama follows Cristina, a hardworking and dedicated lawyer who finds out that her estranged brother is a leader of a rising crime gang, and has been in prison. Forced to become an informant for the police, Cristina has to work against her brother despite her admiration for him growing up, leading her to question her own sense of right and wrong.

The Kominsky Method season 2 - Friday 25 October

This award-winning show is back for a new season! The synopsis reads: "Michael Douglas (Kominsky) and Alan Arkin (Newlander) continue their journey as two friends tackling life's inevitable curveballs as they navigate their later years in Los Angeles, a city that, above all else, values youth. This season, Sandy meets and bonds with his daughter’s new boyfriend who is uncomfortably close to Sandy’s age. Meanwhile, Norman reconnects with an old flame from his youth and after fifty years, they decide to start again."

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