Right after going global a week ago, Netflix announced on Sunday the premiere dates of all of its original series including “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” and “Orange is the New Black”. With Netflix now available in most of the South Asian countries which were previously watching these shows either through piracy or directly on TV channels that bought rights from Netflix, it will be interesting to see how the new audience reacts to these series.
Here are the premiere dates of all Netflix shows, divided month wise-
First up is everyone’s favourite “House of Cards” which will be premiering on March 4. According to the new trailers that have been running, Claire Underwood might be running for President.
Will Arnett will come back to Netflix with his new comedy “Flaked”, which launched on March 11. It is an eight episode show where Will plays a character Chip who is “a celebrated long-time resident of the insular world of Venice, California, who falls for the object of his best friend’s fascination. Soon the tangled web of half-truths and semi-bullshit that underpins his all-important image and sobriety begins to unravel.”
There will be a “That 70’ Show” reunion with with Ashton Kutcher and Danny Masterson as they star in the new show “The Ranch”. The show is a 10-episode multi starrer comedy where Ashton plays failed former football play who comes to his hometown Colorado to run a ranch with his brother Rooster (Masterson). The show will priemere on April 1.
On April 15, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” will be back for its second season. The hilarious comedy written by Tina Fey has been loved by fans and critically acclaimed as well. Let’s hope Jon Hamm comes back for the next season too.
On the same date, a new show “Kong: King of the Apes” will also be launched. It is an updated take on the classic King Kong story. The animated series picks up with the famous ape in 2050
On May 5, Netflix will launch “Marseille”. It is a political drama starring famed French actor Gérard Depardieu about the power struggle in the port city of Marseille, France. The second season of “Grace and Frankie” will return on May 6. The show stars Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Martin Sheen and Sam Waterston.
A new show called “Word Party” will be launched on June 3. It vocabulary-building show for youngsters from The Jim Henson Company. Four state-of-the-art baby animal puppets will sing, dance and play, all in the name of education.
June 17 will mark the comeback of the favourite “Orange is the New Black”. While on
Winona Ryder starrer “Stranger Things” will come to Netflix on July 15. It is a supernatural drama about the disappearance of a young boy that captivates a small Indiana town. The eight-episode series promises “secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one very strange little girl” in the hunt for the missing child.
Baz Luhrmann brings his unique talents to Netflix on August 12 with part one of “The Get Down,” a “music-driven drama” that follows a group of ragtag teenagers in 1970s New York.
Most of the Netflix shows have been known to do very well. So, it will be interesting to see how the new shows fare with the audience.