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Everything You Need to Watch on Netflix this August

Netflix August

Orange Is The New Black.

With the coronavirus having robbed us of picnics, concerts, movie dates, and more, there has never been a more compelling reason to while away time in front of your TV screen, especially with Netflix‘s August line up in tow. With something for everyone, the schedule boasts new seasons of well-loved favorites such as Orange Is the New Black and Lucifer, as well as brand new films and documentaries including The Sleepover and Immigration Nation. With over twenty titles to choose from, you will undoubtedly be spoiled for choice. Unsure of where to start? Here are our top picks.

Original Series 

The Rain – Season 3

Years after the rain decimated the population of Scandinavia, Simone and Rasmus find themselves at odds about how to save humanity.
Launch date: 6 August 2020

Tiny Creatures

Little animals embark on big adventures across the U.S. in a dramatic nature series that explores their hidden worlds and epic survival stories. Narrated by Mike Colter.
Launch date: 7 August 2020

Nailed It! Mexico – Season 2

The fondant flows and frosting fiascos abound as home bakers try to recreate cakes shaped like armadillos, aliens and Elvis for a tasty cash prize.
Launch date: 7 August 2020

Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story

Socialite Betty Broderick hits a homicidal boiling point during a bitter divorce from her unfaithful husband. Based on the headline-making crime.
Launch date: 14 August 2020


Mia goes to medical school to get close to a professor she suspects had a hand in her past family tragedy and gets tangled in the world of biohacking.
Launch date: 20 August 2020

Lucifer – Season 5

Lucifer, bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, resigns his throne and abandons his kingdom for the gorgeous, shimmering insanity of Los Angeles, where he gets his kicks helping the LAPD…and the savvy detective Chloe Decker in particular.
Launch date: 21 August 2020

Orange is The New Black – Season 7

In the show’s final season, a recently paroled Piper tries to get back on her feet while life in Litchfield, as corrupt as ever, goes on without her.
Launch date: 26 August 2020

Netflix Film

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. the Reverend

It’s an interactive Kimmy special! Kimmy’s getting married, but first, she has to foil the Reverend’s evil plot. It’s your move: What should she do next?
Launch date: 5 August 2020

Work It

When Quinn Ackermann’s admission to the college of her dreams depends on her performance at a dance competition, she forms a ragtag group of dancers to take on the best squad in school…now she just needs to learn how to dance.
Launch date: 7 August 2020

Project Power

When a pill that gives its users unpredictable superpowers for five minutes hits the streets of New Orleans, a teenage dealer and a local cop must team with an ex-soldier to take down the group responsible for its creation.
Launch date:14 August 2020

Netflix Specials

Sam Jay: 3 In The Morning

Following her Netflix debut on The Comedy Lineup Part 1, Emmy Award-nominated Saturday Night Live writer Sam Jay is back with her first hour-long Netflix original comedy special, 3 In The Morning. Filmed at The Masquerade in Atlanta, Georgia, Sam Jay delivers the witty, candid and raw brand of comedy that earned her recognition as a standout comic.
Launch date: 4 August 2020

Netflix Documentaries

Immigration Nation

This documentary series offers a unique and nuanced view of the ongoing struggles in America’s broken immigration system.
Launch date: 3 August 2020

World’s Most Wanted

Heinous criminals have avoided capture despite massive rewards and global investigations. This docuseries profiles five of the world’s most wanted.
Launch date: 5 August 2020

Anelka: L’Incompris

Intolerable, incomparable or both? Famed French footballer Nicolas Anelka’s controversial legacy is examined in this in-depth documentary.
Launch date: 5 August  2020


Science journalist Latif Nasser investigates the fascinating and intricate ways that we are connected to each other, the world and the universe at large.
Launch date: 2 August 2020

Licensed Titles

Zero Distance

After finding memory loss pills, an unsettling photo, and a bullet missing from his gun, a photographer tries to piece together a past he can’t remember.
Launch date: 31 July 2020

You’ve Got Mail

Superstore magnate Joe and independent shop owner Kathleen fall in love via the Internet — both unaware that he’s trying to put her out of business.
Launch Date: 1 August 2020

Mean Girls

The father of a high school pariah offers to pay another student’s way through college if she makes friends with his outcast daughter.
Launch Date: 1 August 2020


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