Netflix release dates 2019: all the major upcoming TV shows revealed

The Crown, Stranger Things, Black Mirror and GLOW will all return, along with some exciting new series


The Crown season 3 Helena Bonham Carter

Netflix’s biggest TV shows are all set to make a return in 2019.


Source: Radio Times

After a year off, The Crown, Stranger Things and Black Mirror are all expected to return this year, alongside some more reliable big-hitters like Ozark, GLOW and 13 Reasons Why.

Plus, we’ve got some exciting new shows to look forward to, like Turn Up Charlie, fronted by Idris Elba, and hip-hop talent show Rhythm + Flow.

The Crown - Matt Smith, Peter Morgan, Claire Foy - Writer/Creator Peter Morgan with Matt Smith (Prince Philip) and Claire Foy (Queen Elizabeth II) (Netflix, TL)


1st February 2019

Russian Doll Parks and Rec star Amy Poehler has co-created this high concept comedy about a young woman at a seemingly inescapable New York party

Nightflyers The space voyage sci-fi horror series – based on George RR Martin’s novella of the same name – is being made by US broadcaster Syfy, but from February will be available to viewers in the UK and Ireland on Netflix

8th February 2019

ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke An eye-opening investigation into the shooting of legendary musician Sam Cooke

14th February 2019

Dirty John The dramatisation of the hit true crime podcast arrives, unnervingly, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Connie Britton and Eric Bana star

Dating Around Netflix’s first original dating show: a singleton goes on five prospective dates. Who will get a second date?

15th February 2019

Chef’s Table: Volume 6 The world’s most renowned chefs share their personal stories, inspirations, and unique styles

The Umbrella Academy This series, about the estranged members of a dysfunctional family of superheroes who get together to find out the cause of their father’s mysterious death, was adapted from a graphic novel written by My Chemical Romance lead singer Gerard Way. It stars Ellen Page, Mary J Blige and Tom Hopper

Larry Charles’ Dangerous World of Comedy Comedy writer Larry Charles travels the world in search of humour in the most unexpected and dangerous places

22nd February 2019

Suburra season 2 The Italian original series, about corruption and criminality bubbling beneath the surface in Rome, is back for a second bristling hit.

Paris Is Us Continuing the theme of European dramas is this dreamy-lookingFrench series about young lovers amid rising social tensions in Paris.


On my Block season 2 (March tbc) The coming of age comedy returns

1st March 2019

Cricket Fever: Mumbai Indians An inside look at the Indian Premier League

7th March 2019

The Order College freshman Jack Morton joins a secret society designed to protect the world from dark magic. Teen fantasy.

8th March 2019

Brooklyn Nine-Nine season 5 Season six is currently airing in the United States, but Netflix UK is catching up with season five finally released in 2019.

After Life Ricky Gervais’ first TV series since the Derek sees him play a grieving widower who vows to do and say whatever he likes for the rest of his life. It will also star Game of Thrones’ David Bradley and Penelope Wilton (Downton Abbey).

Formula One: Drive to Survive 10-part documentary series taking viewers inside the racing and commercial heart of F1

Shadow South African-produced series following an ex-cop with “a rare inability to feel pain”

12th March 2019

Jimmy Carr: The Best of Ultimate Gold Greatest Hits Stand-up special with comedian Jimmy Carr

Terrace House: Opening New Doors (Part 6) The cult Japanese reality series returns

15th March 2019

Queer Eye season 3 The Fab Five are back – and they’ve enlisted none other than Carly Rae Jepsen to announce the news.

Turn Up Charlie Idris Elba produces and stars in this comedy series about a struggling DJ who becomes a reluctant childminder to his best friend’s troublesome daughter.

Love, Death + Robots David Fincher’s manic collection of animated short stories spin from sci-fi to comedy, fantasy to horror

Arrested Development season 5, Part 2 The Bluths are back with a new batch of episodes on Netflix

20th March 2019

My Husband’s Penis Won’t Fit An unusual problem threatens to destroy a happy marriage

29th March 2019

Osmosis A new French sci-fi set in near-future Paris, where dating apps read your memories to find your perfect partner. Can you ‘decode’ love?

Santa Clarita Diet season 3 The Drew Barrymore comedy returns


5th April 2019

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina season 2Sabrina is set to embrace her witchy side in season two, with a new platinum blonde ‘do to boot

Our Planet A new eight-part, David Attenborough-narrated documentary series from the team behind Blue Planet and Planet Earth.


June TBC

GLOW season 3 The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling are headed to Vegas to put on a live stage show. The June return has not been confirmed, but both previous series have been released this month.



4th July 2019

Stranger Things 3 After an extended break, we’re more than ready for a return to Hawkins, Indiana. Season two wrapped things up in a neat little bow, but the Mind Flayer hovering above the high school in the Upside Down was rather ominous. We reckon there’s more supernatural mischief afoot – let’s hope they give poor Will a rest this time out.

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Fuller House season five (TBC) The final season of the Full House spin-off is set to be released “this Fall”

Green Eggs and Ham The animated series based on the beloved book by Dr Seuss is set to be released this autumn


October TBC

Rhythm & Flow (Chance and Cardi) A hip-hop focused musical talent competition, featuring an impressive line-up of rap stars as judges: Chance the Rapper, TI and Cardi B


Coming soon

The Crown season 3 A whole new cast, a whole new era, but we expect the same quality from Peter Morgan’s majestic royal drama as we march towards the 1970s.

Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II in The Crown series 3 (Netflix)

Black Mirror season 5 The choose-your-own-adventure Bandersnatch has been enthralling – and depressing – viewers since its release on 28th December, but there is still a whole new season of Black Mirror to come. Do you dare continue? It’s your choice; completely up to you…

13 Reasons Why season 3 The controversial teen suicide drama is coming back, for better or worse, after season two saw the rest of the cast explore life without Hannah Baker.


Ozark season 3 Marty Byrde and his family are staying put in the Ozarks, and Wendy is really growing into her role as the bad guy… This can’t go well.

Mindhunter season 2 David Fincher’s serial killer drama, which hones in on the birth of criminal profiling at the FBI in the 1970s, will delve into the minds of more heinous, real-life serial killers when it returns later in the year.

Jonathan Groff and Holt McCallany

The Central Park 5 The first TV series from Ava DuVernay (A Wrinkle In Time, Selma) tells the true story of five Harlem teenagers who were wrongly convicted of the rape of a jogger in New York City in 1989. It boasts an impressive ensemble cast which includes Felicity Huffman, Vera Farmiga, John Leguizamo and Michael K Williams.

Lucifer season 4 After an incredible fan campaign, the supernatural drama has been picked up by Netflix for a fourth season, following its cancellation by US network Fox.

What/If A 10-episode drama series led by Bridget Jones herself, Renée Zelwegger, produced by Forrest Gump director Robert Zemeckis. According to Netflix, it’s about “the ripple effects of what happens when acceptable people start doing unacceptable things.”

WESTWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 12: Renee Zellweger attends the premiere of Paramount Pictures and Pure Flix Entertainment's 'Same Kind Of Different As Me' on October 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/ WireImage)

The Dark Crystal: Age of Innocence Mark Hamill, Helena Bonham-Carter and Alicia Vikander are just some of the big screen stars set to voice characters in this animated fantasy epic, which is based on Jim Henson’s cult 1982 film of the same name

Other series coming in 2019:

Orange is the New Black season 7

Jessica Jones season 3

The Witcher

The OA season 2

Narcos: Mexico season 2

BoJack Horseman season 6

Designated Survivor season 3

Insatiable season 2

The Last Kingdom season 4

On My Block season 2

Elite season 2

Selena The Series

The Wave

Dear White People season 3

The Rain season 2

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