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02nd Jan 2016

Netflix has some fantastic new titles lined up for 2016

It's going to be a good year

Paul Moore

2015 was the year Netflix cemented its position as the home of some of the most innovative and original TV shows around.

Master of None, Narcos, Daredevil and Making a Murderer were just a few of the highlights – but 2016 looks like it’s going to be an even bigger year for the online streaming giant.

70 original titles are set to premiere over the next 12 months, including 31 TV series, 10 films and 30 Netflix originals for kids. While JOE will always keep you up to date with the new additions on a monthly basis, here’s just a brief taste of what’s in store…

Netflix original shows returning in 2016

Narcos  (Season 2)

Arguably the best show of 2015 is back and not to be missed. For newbies to the world of Pablo Escobar, the story details the rise of Colombia’s violent and powerful drug cartels in this gritty and addictive Emmy-nominated gangster drama series.


Better Call Saul (Season 2) – New episodes weekly from 16 February

The Emmy-nominated prequel to Breaking Bad follows small-time attorney Jimmy McGill as he transforms into morally-challenged lawyer Saul Goodman. Season one really delivered on the hype and we can’t wait to see where the show will be going next.


House of Cards (Season 4) – Premieres 4 March

The very definition of binge TV because it’s so incredibly addictive. Frank Underwood has announced his candidacy for president and will stop at nothing to conquer Washington D.C. in this Emmy and Golden Globe winning political drama.


Marvel’s Daredevil (Season 2)

Blinded as a young boy, Matt Murdock fights injustice by day as a lawyer and by night as the super hero Daredevil. The Punisher and Elektra are in this new season as Hell’s Kitchen is starting to heat up.

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Orange is the New black (Season 4)

A privileged New Yorker ends up in a woman’s prison when a past crime catches up with her in this Emmy winning series from the creator of Weeds.

Marco Polo (Season 2)

Set in a world of greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry, Marco Polo is based on the famed explorer’s adventures in Kublai Khan’s court.

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Bloodline  (Season 2)

When the black sheep son of a respected family threatens to expose dark secrets from their past, sibling loyalties are put to the test.

Sense8  (Season 2)

From the creators of The Matrix and Babylon 5 comes the tense series in which eight people can telepathically experience each other’s lives.

Bojack Horseman (Season 3)

Meet the most beloved sitcom horse of the 90s. 20 years later he’s a curmudgeon with a heart of…not quite gold but something like gold…copper?


Brand New Netflix Originals in 2016


Love follows nice guy Gus (Paul Rust) and brazen wild-child Mickey (Gillian Jacobs) as they navigate the highs and lows of intimacy, commitment, love and other things they were hoping to avoid. 

It’s an unflinching, hilarious and excruciatingly honest take on modern relationships that’s created, written and produced by Judd Apatow.

Chelsea Does (23 January)

Chelsea Does is is a four part docu-series featuring Chelsea Handler which explores various topics of universal fascination: marriage, racism, Silicon Valley, and drugs.

Netflix Original Films

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon : Sword of Destiny (26 February)

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny tells an epic story of young love, a legendary sword and one last opportunity at redemption, set against breathtaking action in a martial arts epic.


A gripping true story of incredible bravery against impossible odds.

Jadotville thrillingly depicts the 1961 siege of a 150-strong Irish UN battalion under Commander Patrick Quinlan by 3000 Congolese troops led by French and Belgian mercenaries working for mining companies.

War Machine

Inspired by the best-selling book The Operators: The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America’s War in Afghanistan by the late Michael Hastings, War Machine tells the story of a “rock star” general whose lethal reputation and impeccable track record vaults him to command the American war in Afghanistan.

Determined to win the “impossible” war once and for all with a radical new approach, the general and his motley staff of commanders and press advisers race across the globe navigating delicate international alliances, the charged battlefield of Washington politics, and the voracious appetite of the media – all the while struggling to stay connected to the lives of men and women out in the field.