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The Greatest New Netflix Collection of 2024 (So Far)


Best New Netflix Series Of 2024 So Far

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It’s been a powerful begin to the 12 months for Netflix, and under, we’ll discover our favourite new collection additions of the 12 months to date. We’ll spotlight six of the most effective new collection added between January and April 2024, with plans to proceed updating this checklist all year long.

This checklist received’t embody any of the brand new licensed exhibits which have hit Netflix in the US or worldwide. Within the US alone, Netflix has added north of 2,000 episodes of licensed TV to date this 12 months, and that pattern is about to proceed. We’ll notably miss out on documentary and actuality collection from this checklist (keep watch over that very quickly) and stick solely to English-language scripted collection.

Lastly, if you need extra of the most effective of 2024 lists to date, take a look at our picks of the finest new films of the 12 months and the finest new Okay-dramas. For extra on what’s coming to Netflix all through 2024, examine out our launch schedule information.


Masters of the Universe: Revolution

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Though viewership has dropped on Masters of the Universe: Revolution from the peak of recognition (or maybe simply pure intrigue) of Revelation, the present has undoubtedly benefited from not being within the all-destroying eye of the Sauron-like tradition wars.

That includes some glorious voice performances, the 5 episodes that have been launched in January have been tight and action-packed whereas being an absolute pleasure to observe.

It’s unclear in the mean time whether or not extra Masters of the Universe are on the way in which (an interview we carried out earlier this 12 months hinted at this), however we’re conserving our fingers and toes crossed.


The Vacationer Season 2

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Earlier than diving into this one – it’s vital to notice that The Vacationer is barely a Netflix Authentic title in just a few choose areas, together with the US and Latin American areas, with the present locked to different streamers or broadcasters elsewhere. Within the UK the place I’m from, for instance, it’s a BBC present and solely out there on the iPlayer for the second.

Regardless of being a shock pickup from Max, The Vacationer’s second season was a superb addition to Netflix and builds excellently upon the primary season.

Within the second season of the present, led by Jamie Dornan, Elliot and his girlfriend Helen journey to Eire to uncover particulars about Elliot’s id, however they as an alternative confront the perilous repercussions of his earlier actions.

Whereas arguably not fairly as sturdy as the primary season, season 2 remains to be a superb twisty journey with plenty of standout performances.


Idiot Me As soon as

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We’ll start with one in every of three (!) British exhibits that can function on this checklist and was the primary main Netflix collection launched in 2024. We’re referring to the eighth Harlan Coben adaptation and the fourth British one within the type of Idiot Me As soon as.

That includes the signature sharp writing you’d anticipate from a Coben adaptation, the script is delivered to life by Michelle Keegan (who we’re positive many worldwide audiences weren’t conversant in, to start with), who leads the ensemble forged with different sturdy performances being put in by Netflix-regular Richard Armitage, Adeel Akhtar, and Joanna Lumley.

The present was equally liked by critics and presumably audiences, on condition that it at present ranks amongst Netflix’s all-time greatest hits. Speak about beginning the 12 months off sturdy!


Child Reindeer

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I’m taking an enormous L on this one! After I first noticed Child Reindeer at Subsequent on Netflix UK, I got here away with a be aware in my notepad studying “WTF,” because the preliminary trailer gave me bizarre vibes with the trailer, for my part, finally struggling to convey the message of what this comedy was about. I used to be actually left scratching my head about how this might work in apply.

Having now watched the present, I used to be totally incorrect with the present not taking the piss out of the person however relatively delivering a posh comedy that’s filled with deep questions and coronary heart.

Based mostly on a real story beforehand the topic of a comedy routine, Child Reindeer tells the story of Richard Gadd’s likelihood encounter and the way providing a cup of tea primarily derailed his life for the following few years.


The Gents

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Man Ritchie has undergone many phases as a creator, author, and director all through his profession with my first introduction being the timeless film, Snatch. To me, The Gents is an amalgamation of all his prior works in a succinct and really bingeable package deal, leading to top-of-the-line British exhibits ever made for Netflix.

Full with the director’s signature comedy and well-written villains, the collection takes all the most effective parts of the 2019 film and builds upon them with a well-cast ensemble of colourful characters, every as distinguished because the final. It’s a breeze to get began with and fulfilling to get proper by way of to the tip.

The present has proved extraordinarily in style, nonetheless topping the Netflix UK charts effectively over a month after its preliminary debut. Hopefully, there’s extra to come back!


3 Physique Drawback

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3 Physique Drawback. (L to R) John Bradley as Jack Rooney, Jess Hong as Jin Cheng in episode 103 of three Physique Drawback. Cr. Ed Miller/Netflix © 2024

To name 3 Physique Drawback a giant swing is an understatement. As one of the crucial costly exhibits Netflix has ever assembled, it was a dangerous endeavor, and I imagine it has paid off fantastically.

Now, I received’t say that the collection is solely excellent. Following the massive reveal on the finish of episode 5, the present does lose its magic ever so barely. Nonetheless, for these first few episodes the place David Benioff and D.B Weiss expertly craft a model new world filled with promise and attract (like they did with Recreation of Thrones), the outcomes are magical, and it was a present I simply couldn’t put down.

If we’re fortunate, we will embody the truth that the present has been given a season 2 renewal order by the point we have to replace this text halfway by way of the 12 months.

That’s our picks of the most effective new collection of the 12 months to date—what are yours? Tell us within the feedback under.




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