January feels like it is 1000 days long. Christmas is over, warm weather seems so far away and it’s just so cold. We have the answer for curing those Winter blues with some fantastic new shows on Netflix. Grab a warm cup of cocoa, your favourite snacks (like our homemade Bits and Bites) and check out this list of shows that will have you loving every minute of those cold days/nights. We’ve got some great recommendations for every age group, plus the best new adult recommendations. Don’t forget that new episodes of Jane the Virgin and Dynasty are added every week.
Beating the Winter Blues with Netflix
Trolls The Beat Goes On
Trolls: The Beat Goes On! premiered on Netflix January 19 and picks up right where the hit movie left off, following the adventures of Poppy, Branch and all their Troll friends. If you have a Troll loving kid this will be a sure hit!
One Day At a Time
Season Two of One Day at a Time premiered the end of January. While do-it-all single mom Penelope keeps her family going, it’s the fresh perspectives of her children Elena and Alex that make the show relevant in today’s cultural landscape. One Day at a Time is a show you can enjoy with your tweens and teens.
Caught the sci-fi bug after Black Mirror and need a new show to binge ASAP? Buckle up for Altered Carbon, a fast-paced cyberpunk series where death isn’t permanent and human consciousness can be digitized and downloaded from body to body. Get ready for this noir murder mystery coming to Netflix on February 2.
Coming soon on Netflix
This February, Queer Eye returns after 15 years with a brand new Fab Five and the Regina King-starring crime drama Seven Seconds goes beyond the headlines of race relations and law enforcement. The standard coming-of-age story is turned on its head with a set of dueling A/V and drama clubs set in 1990s Oregon in Everything Sucks! to four bright and savvy friends growing up and navigating their way through life in South Central LA in On My Block .
Coming Later this Year
And later this year, mark your calendars for family blockbuster nights with new takes on classic stories: First, get ready to welcome back the most loveable dog in Hollywood with Benji coming to Netflix in March, and then blast off into the galaxy with Lost in Space, a reboot of the 1960s classic which is set to launch in mid-2018.
Plus, the dark comedy A Series of Unfortunate Events following the ill-fated Baudelaire siblings returns on March 30 for a second suspense-filled season with Neil Patrick Harris reprising his role as the cunning Count Olaf. series following the ill-fated Baudelaire siblings returns on March 30 for a second suspense-filled season with Neil Patrick Harris reprising his role as the cunning Count Olaf.
We hope that you loved our recommendations for beating the winter blues with Netflix.
Disclosure: As a member of the Stream Team I receive special perks. As always, all opinions are my own.