Netflix has continued to lead the field this year in high-quality, unmissable TV content. Whether it’s Stranger Things, Big Mouth or Master of None, there’s a vast array of stuff to satisfy your bingeing habits.
And as we approach the new year you may be wondering what you’ll be watching in 2018. Well, we’ve had a look at some of the best shows coming to the streaming service next year.
1. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
This new anthology show set in the American frontier is being written and directed by the legendary film-making duo, the Coen brothers (No Country for Old Men, Fargo). It has an all-star cast including James Franco, Zoe Kazan and Tim Blake Nelson.
2. The Good Place (Season 2, part 2)
Everyone’s favourite show about the afterlife (starring Kristen Bell and Ted Danson) is coming back to complete its second season. We should see this one air in January 2018.
Amazingly, we’ll be getting 20 episodes of Disenchantment next year, an adult animated comedy fantasy series from the mind of Simpsons creator Matt Groening. The show, featuring the voice talents of Billy West, Noel Fielding, Rich Fulcher, Abbi Jacobson and many more, is set in the crumbling medieval kingdom of Dreamland.
“Ultimately,” said Matt Groening, “Disenchantment will be about life and death, love and sex, and how to keep laughing in a world full of suffering and idiots, despite what the elders and wizards and other jerks tell you.”
4. Mindhunter (Season 2)
Mindhunter, starring Jonathan Groff and Holt McCallany, was one of the biggest breakouts hits of 2017 and critics called it one of the best new TV shows. In 2018, the show will return with even more intrigue and mystery.
5. House of Cards (Season 6)
Netflix’s wildly popular and critically acclaimed series House of Cards was due to head into 2018 with a final triumphant season. Instead, the show became embroiled in a shocking sexual harassment scandal after sordid allegations were made against leading man Kevin Spacey.
There were doubts about whether the show could survive, but it’s now been revealed the final eight episodes will return next year helmed by the incredible Robin Wright as Claire Underwood.
6. Better Call Saul (Season 4)
This Breaking Bad prequel has proved to be a major hit, with fans just at hooked as they were on the original. Next year, we’ll dig deeper into the life of small-time lawyer Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk).
7. A Series of Unfortunate Events (Season 2)
This TV remake of the successful film stars Neil Patrick Harris and is expected to return in the Spring of 2018. Even though it’s pretty dark at times, we’re really looking forward to it.
8. Star Trek: Discovery (Season 1, part 2)
The iconic franchise returns with a fresh series, new characters and a new ship. Their mission: Explore new worlds, bring hope to a new generation.
9. Riverdale (Season 2)
If Jason Blossom’s murder revealed the slimy underbelly beneath Riverdale’s surface, as we enter Season 2, the shooting of Fred Andrews threatens to plunge the entire town into utter darkness.
10. Marvel’s Luke Cage (Season 2)
This show, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, was met by positive reviews upon its release. Starring Mike Colter, the action-packed episodes will return to Netflix in 2018.
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