The Best New Netflix Series of 2024 (So Far)

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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 sequence additions of the 12 months to date. We’ll spotlight six of the perfect new sequence added between January and April 2024, with plans to proceed updating this checklist all year long.

This checklist received’t embrace any of the brand new licensed reveals which have hit Netflix within the United States or worldwide. In the US alone, Netflix has added north of 2,000 episodes of licensed TV to date this 12 months, and that development is about to proceed. We’ll notably miss out on documentary and actuality sequence from this checklist (control that very quickly) and stick solely to English-language scripted sequence.

Finally, in order for you extra of the perfect of 2024 lists to date, try our picks of the greatest new motion pictures of the 12 months and the greatest new Ok-dramas. For extra on what’s coming to Netflix all through 2024, verify out our launch schedule information.


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Masters of the Universe: Revolution

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Although 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.

Featuring some glorious voice performances, the 5 episodes that had been launched in January had 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 best way (an interview we performed earlier this 12 months hinted at this), however we’re conserving our fingers and toes crossed.


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The Tourist Season 2

The Tourist Season 2 Best New Series Of 2024

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Before diving into this one – it’s necessary to notice that The Tourist is just a Netflix Original title in a number of choose areas, together with the US and Latin American areas, with the present locked to different streamers or broadcasters elsewhere. In the UK the place I’m from, for instance, it’s a BBC present and solely accessible on the iPlayer for the second.

Despite being a shock pickup from Max, The Tourist’s second season was a wonderful addition to Netflix and builds excellently upon the primary season.

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

While arguably not fairly as robust as the primary season, season 2 remains to be a wonderful twisty journey with a lot of standout performances.


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Fool Me Once

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We’ll start with certainly one of three (!) British reveals that can characteristic on this checklist and was the primary main Netflix sequence launched in 2024. We’re referring to the eighth Harlan Coben adaptation and the fourth British one within the type of Fool Me Once.

Featuring the signature sharp writing you’d count on from a Coben adaptation, the script is dropped at life by Michelle Keegan (who we’re positive many worldwide audiences weren’t aware of, to start with), who leads the ensemble forged with different robust performances being put in by Netflix-regular Richard Armitage, Adeel Akhtar, and Joanna Lumley.

The present was equally cherished by critics and presumably audiences, on condition that it presently ranks amongst Netflix’s all-time largest hits. Talk about beginning the 12 months off robust!


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Baby Reindeer

Baby Reindeer Best Of 2024 Series

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I’m taking an enormous L on this one! When I first noticed Baby Reindeer at Next on Netflix UK, I got here away with a observe in my notepad studying “WTF,” because the preliminary trailer gave me bizarre vibes with the trailer, in my view, finally struggling to convey the message of what this comedy was about. I used to be really left scratching my head about how this is able to work in follow.

Having now watched the present, I used to be completely unsuitable with the present not taking the piss out of the person however fairly delivering a posh comedy that’s stuffed with deep questions and coronary heart.

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


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The Gentlemen

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Guy 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 Gentlemen is an amalgamation of all his prior works in a succinct and really bingeable package deal, leading to among the best British reveals ever made for Netflix.

Complete with the director’s signature comedy and well-written villains, the sequence takes all the perfect 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 via to the top.

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


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3 Body Problem

3 Body Problem Best New Show Of 2024

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

To name 3 Body Problem a giant swing is an understatement. As some of the costly reveals Netflix has ever assembled, it was a dangerous endeavor, and I consider it has paid off fantastically.

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

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


That’s our picks of the perfect new sequence of the 12 months to date—what are yours? Let us know within the feedback under.

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