New to Netflix in August

Original Series

Dear White People: Volume 3 (02/08/2019)

As the students of Winchester embrace new creative challenges and romantic possibilities, a charismatic professor shakes up life on campus.

Basketball or Nothing (02/08/2019)

Follow the Chinle High basketball team in Arizona’s Navajo Nation on a quest to win a state championship and bring pride to their isolated community.

Derry Girls: Season 2 (02/08/2019)

Change may finally be coming to Northern Ireland. But the high school hardships of Erin and her friends show no signs of letting up.

Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj: Volume 4 (04/08/2019)

In this weekly show, Hasan Minhaj brings his unique comedic voice and storytelling skill to explore the larger trends shaping our fragmented world.

The Naked Director (08/08/2019)

In 1980s Japan, one determined man turned every crushing setback into opportunity. His name was Toru Muranishi, and he revolutionised his industry.

Wu Assassins (08/08/2019)

The last in a line of Chosen Ones, a wannabe chef teams up with a homicide detective to unravel an ancient mystery and take down supernatural assassins.

Dollar (08/08/2019)

Beautiful executive assistant Zeina reluctantly teams up with self-assured Tarek to chase down an elusive dollar bill worth $1 million.

Sintonia (09/08/2019)

Three teens living in the same São Paulo favela pursue their dreams while maintaining their friendship, amid a world of music, drugs and religion.

Cable Girls: Season 4 (09/08/2019)

Amid social changes in 1931, the friends get tangled in a murder mystery and must work together to solve it before one of them is sentenced to death.

GLOW: Season 3 (09/08/2019)

As the gang kicks off a run of shows in glamorous Las Vegas, power struggles, sexual tension and shifting priorities threaten their bond.

Better Than Us (16/08/2019)

Set in Moscow in a not-so-distant future where human beings coexist with robots, a man finds himself entangled in the first murder committed by an experimental humanoid.

45 rpm (16/08/2019)

Forming an uneasy love triangle, three characters with ties to the music industry set out to create a new record label and live a rock-and-roll lifestyle in the conservative political environment of 1960s Spain.

QB1: Beyond the Lights: Season 3 (16/08/2019)

Three football phenoms set for stardom — Spencer Rattler, Lance LeGendre and Nik Scalzo — navigate the ultimate season of their high school careers.

Frontera Verde (16/08/2019)

When a young Bogotá-based detective gets drawn into the jungle to investigate four femicides, she uncovers magic, Nazis and her own true origins.

Victim Number 8 (16/08/2019)

After a terrorist attack shakes downtown Bilbao leaving destruction in its wake, police launch an investigation to hunt down the attackers.

Mindhunter: Season 2 (16/08/2019)

The Behavioral Science Unit’s killer instincts move from theory into action when the FBI joins in a high-profile hunt for a serial child murderer.

Hyperdrive (21/08/2019)

Elite street racers from around the world test their limits in supercharged custom cars on the biggest, baddest automotive obstacle course ever built.

Rust Valley Restorers (23/08/2019)

Old-school auto enthusiast Mike Hall, his pal Avery and son Connor go the extra mile to restore retro cars — and hopefully turn a profit.

Million Pound Menu: Season 2 (27/08/2019)

A new slate of food entrepreneurs who are determined to open up their own restaurants pitch delicious concepts to a panel of choosy investors.

Workin’ Moms: Season 3 (29/08/2019)

As Kate adjusts to her new normal, Anne redirects her anger, Frankie hits her professional stride and Jenny tries to be a better mom.

Droppin’ Cash: Season 2 (28/08/2019)

This complex series follows the paper trail of musicians and athletes in Los Angeles as they blow through stacks on the finer things in life.

Styling Hollywood (30/08/2019)

Stylist and interior designer Jason Bolden and husband Adair Curtis of JSN Studio make the magic happen on the red carpet and at home for A-listers.

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (30/08/2019)

When three Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis’ power, they set out on an epic journey to ignite the fires of rebellion and save their world.

The A List (30/08/2019)

Where pleasantries end, a chilling new normal begins. Welcome to the majestic — and mysterious — Peregrine Island.

Sacred Games: Season 2 (TBA)

As Mumbai’s fate hangs in the balance, Sartaj Singh chases a connection to Ganesh Gaitonde’s third father, an enigmatic guru with a catastrophic plan.

Original Film

Otherhood (02/08/2019)

Feeling forgotten on Mother’s Day, three best friends leave the suburbs and drive to New York City to surprise their adult sons.

Sextuplets (16/08/2019)

Father-to-be Alan is shocked to learn that he was born a sextuplet (all played by Marlon Wayans). With his newfound brother Russell riding shotgun, the duo sets out on a hilarious journey to reunite with their remaining long-lost siblings. 

The Little Switzerland (16/08/2019)

The discovery of the tomb of William Tell’s son in a town in the Basque Country spurs the village’s cantankerous citizens to lobby for Swiss annexation.

Falling Inn Love (29/08/2019)

When city girl Gabriela (Christina Milian) spontaneously enters a contest and wins a rustic New Zealand inn, she teams up with bighearted contractor Jake Taylor (Adam Demos) to fix and flip it. 

Kardec (29/08/2019)

This biopic from director Wagner de Assis (Nosso Lar) tells the story of French influential author Allan Kardec, the founder of Spiritism.

La Grande Classe (30/08/2019)

Two best friends return to their hometown for a middle school reunion, hoping to show up their former bullies and reconnect with teenage crushes.

Original Comedy

Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready (13/08/2019)

Comedian and Girl’s Trip breakout star Tiffany Haddish introduces six of her favourite comedians: Chaunté Wayans, April Macie, Tracey Ashley, Aida Rodriguez, Flame Monroe and Marlo Williams.

Simon Amstell: Set Free (20/08/2019)

Honest, introspective comic Simon Amstell opens up about his neuroses, coming out to his father, relationships and more.

Original Documentary

Enter the Anime (05/08/2019)

Seeking to understand anime, Tania Nolan interviews filmmakers behind notable productions.

The Family (09/08/2019)

Investigative journalists expose The Fellowship, a Christian fundamentalist organisation quietly operating in the corridors of power in Washington, D.C.

Diagnosis (16/08/2019)

Dr. Lisa Sanders crowdsources diagnoses for rare and mysterious medical conditions in a documentary series based on her New York Times Magazine column.

American Factory (21/08/2019)

This acclaimed film takes a deep dive into a post-industrial Ohio, where a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory in the husk of an abandoned General Motors plant and hires two thousand blue-collar Americans. Early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America.

El Pepe: Una Vida Suprema (23/08/2019)

This documentary follows José “Pepe” Mujica, former political prisoner turned Uruguayan president, as he talks about his life, ideals and the future.

Original Series for Kids

Ask the StoryBots: Season 3 (02/08/2019)

The StoryBots are standing by to field more questions from curious kids — from “Why do people look different?” to “Where does chocolate come from?”

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power: Season 3 (02/08/2019)

Catra and Adora journey to the Crimson Waste, looking for redemption and answers, while Hordak’s portal research puts Etheria’s very reality at risk.

No Good Nick: Part 2 (05/08/2019)

Steps away from being exposed as an impostor, Nick works harder, faster and smarter to right the Thompsons’ wrongs and spring her father out of jail.

Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling (09/08/2019)

After 20 years in space, Rocko returns to a technologically advanced O-Town and makes it his mission to get his favourite show back on the air.

Spirit Riding Free: Pony Tales (09/08/2019)

Quick mix of music videos and bite-sized stories featuring Lucky and her friends.

The InBESTigators (09/08/2019)

Four very different kids start their own detective agency and vlog about their adventures, becoming fast friends in the process.

Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus (16/08/2019)

When Zim suddenly reappears to begin Phase 2 of his evil alien plan to conquer Earth, his longtime nemesis Dib sets out to unmask him once and for all.

Super Monsters Back to School (16/08/2019)

Vida’s starting school in Pitchfork Pines, and the Super Monsters are helping their friend adjust to everything that’s new and different.

Trolls: The Beat Goes On!: Season 7 (27/08/2019)

Join Poppy, Branch and their friends as they explore a fantastical world with new creatures, bigger adventures, and more parties!

Mighty Little Bheem: Season 2 (30/08/2019)

Join Bheem for another season of playful antics and superpowered feats as he cheerfully dodges danger and makes friends in unlikely places.

True and the Rainbow Kingdom: Wild Wild Yetis (30/08/2019)

True and her friends learn about the lives and habits of the Yetis, including how important the Yeti traditions are and how tricky it is to babysit Yeti triplets

Original Anime

Cannon Busters (15/08/2019)

A robot, a renegade and a sensational pink Cadillac join the infectiously upbeat friendship droid S.A.M. on her quest to find her missing best friend.

Hero Mask: Part II (23/08/2019)

A former LIVE scientist’s daughter may hold the key to exposing its crimes, if James can keep her alive and the SSC can fend off their new director.

Carole & Tuesday (30/08/2019)

Part-timer Carole meets rich girl Tuesday, and each realizes they’ve found the musical partner they need. Together, they just might make it.

TV Highlights

Wolfblood: Seasons 1- 3 (01/08/2019)

Film Highlights

Are We Done Yet? (01/08/2019)

Failure to Launch (01/08/2019)

Ghost Town (01/08/2019)

Down a Dark Hall (01/08/2019)

Rock of Ages (01/08/2019)

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (01/08/2019)

The Cabin in the Woods (01/08/2019)

Black ’47 (01/08/2019)

The Wandering Earth (05/08/2019)

The Wilde Wedding (07/08/2019)

The Mechanic (08/08/2019)

Beyond Valkyrie: Dawn of the Fourth Reich (09/08/2019)

47 Metres Down (10/08/2019)

 Jersey Boys (15/08/2019)

 The Prestige (15/08/2019)

Cop Out (15/08/2019)

Arthur (15/08/2019)

Blue Crush (16/08/2019)

The Shallows (16/08/2019)

Chicken Run (16/08/2019)

Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant (16/08/2019)

American Pie Presents: Beta House (16/08/2019)

Dazed and Confused (16/08/2019)

Patch Adams (16/08/2019)

The Dilemma (16/08/2019)

What Dreams May Come (16/08/2019)

Charlie Wilson’s War (16/08/2019)

Peter Pan (16/08/2019)

Vertigo (16/08/2019)

Southpaw (23/08/2019)

Criminal (24/08/2019)

Deliver Us from Evil (26/08/2019)

The Nice Guys (28/08/2019).

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3 Responses to “New to Netflix in August”

  1. No Arrow Season 7? I’m sure it arrived August last year …

  2. I’m afraid you may have to wait a little longer, Brian: Last year it turned up in October https://www.screenscribe.net/channels/new-to-netflix-in-october-3/.

  3. Clearly I’m getting ahead of myself. Thanks, Phil.

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