Here’s what’s new on Netflix PH in January 2018

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Here’s what’s new on Netflix PH in January 2018
Click through for your first binge list of the year!

MANILA, Philippines – It’s 2018 and the new year has brought new shows and new seasons to Netflix!

The streaming service is set to screen many new original movies and documentaries, perfect for a quick watch over lunch or before bed, and new seasons of old favorites too.

Have a look at the titles below and plan out your January binge list!

Violet Evergarden

  • Launch Date: January 10

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Collections

In Jerry Seinfeld’s unique series, he picks up a guest comedian in a cool car, then they set off for laugh-filled conversations fueled by caffeine.

  • Launch Date: January 5
  • Episodes: 59
  • Actors: Jerry Seinfeld

Lovesick: Season 3

Best friends Dylan, Luke, and Evie continue to navigate the ups and downs of relationships as they search for their soul mates.

  • Launch Date: January 1
  • Episodes: 8

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency: Season 2

Dirk and Todd reunite, along with Farah and new allies in Montana law enforcement, to investigate a case partly set in a magical fantasy realm.

  • Launch Date: January 5

Disjointed: Part 2

Pete struggles with a crisis of confidence, Carter opens up to a new friend, Ruth returns to her roots, and Olivia’s business takes off.

  • Launch Date: January 12
  • Episodes: 10
  • Actors: Kathy Bates, Aaron Moten, Tone Bell, Dougie Baldwin, Elizabeth Alderfer, Elizabeth Ho

Van Helsing: Season 2

An astonishing revelation about herself leads Vanessa to question her entire life story, while the battle to defeat Dmitri’s vampires rages on.

  • Launch Date: January 19
  • Episodes: 13
  • Actors: Kelly Overton, Jonathan Scarfe, Christopher Heyerdahl, David Cubitt, Paul Johansson, Vincent Gale, Rukiya Bernard, Trezzo Mahoro, Aleks Paunovic, Laura Mennell, Hilary Jardine, Terry Chen

Drug Lords: Season 1

Witness the stories of history’s most notorious kingpins, their terrifying enforcers, and the men and women who swore to bring them down.

  • Launch Date: January 19
  • Episodes: 4

Grace and Frankie: Season 4

As Grace and Frankie muddle through ups and downs with their business, romantic relationships and families, they must face some realities of aging.

  • Launch Date: January 19
  • Episodes: 13
  • Actors: Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda, Lisa Kudrow, Martin Sheen, Sam Waterston, Brooklyn Decker, Ethan Embry, Baron Vaughn, June Diane Raphael

One Day at a Time: Season 2

With the help of her old-school Cuban-born mother, a recently separated woman navigates single life while raising her two children.

  • Launch Date: January 26
  • Episodes: 13

Retribution: Season 1

After brutally murdering a young couple, the killer heads to the rural Scottish Highlands, where their feuding families live.

  • Launch Date: January 30

Ainori Love Wagon: Asian Journey: Season 1

Traveling around the world on a pink bus, 7 attractive young men and women pursue true love, with the goal of returning home as part of a couple.

  • Launch Date: January 4
  • Episodes: 22
  • Actors: Becky, Audrey, Mayuko Kawakita, Shimon Okura

Black Lightning: Season 1

A retired vigilante leaves behind his quiet life as a school principal and returns to fighting crime in his New Orleans community.

  • Launch Date: January 23

Riverdale: Season 2

If Jason Blossom’s murder revealed the slimy underbelly beneath Riverdale’s surface, as we enter season two, the shooting of Fred Andrews threatens to plunge the entire town into utter darkness.

  • Launch Date: January 18 (DAB)
  • Episodes: 22
  • Actors: K.J. Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse, Marisol Nichols, Madelaine Petsch, Ashleigh Murray, Mädchen Amick,  Luke Perry, Skeet Ulrich, Mark Consuelos

Dynasty: Season 1

With a new face poised to join the family, the Carringtons and the Colbys feud for control over their fortune — and their children’s lives.

  • Launch Date: January 18 (DAB)
  • Episodes: 22
  • Actors: Elizabeth Gillies, Nathalie Kelley, Grant Show, James Mackay, Robert Christopher Riley, Alan Dale. Sam Adegoke. Rafael De La Fuente

ORIGINAL FILM

The Polka King

A Polish-born bandleader who dreams of building a musical empire in the US lures his fans into a Ponzi scheme in this comedy based on a true story.

  • Launch Date: January 12
  • Actors: Jack Black, Jenny Slate, Jason Schwartzman, Jacki Weaver, J.B. Smoove, Vanessa Bayer, Robert Capron, Willie Garson, Lew Schneider,
  • Director: Maya Forbes

The Open House

Following a tragedy, a mother and her teen son move to a relative’s vacant vacation home, where eerie and unexplained forces conspire against them.

  • Launch Date: January 19

A Futile and Stupid Gesture

Will Forte and Domhnall Gleeson star in this exploration of the troubled life and groundbreaking career of “National Lampoon” co-founder Doug Kenney.

  • Launch Date: January 26

ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY

Rotten

This docuseries travels deep into the heart of the food supply chain to reveal unsavory truths and expose hidden forces that shape what we eat.

  • Launch Date: January 5

Somebody Feed Phil

“Everybody Loves Raymond” executive producer Phil Rosenthal travels the world to take in the local cuisine and culture.

  • Launch Date: January 12

Dirty Money

Focusing on different historical eras and geographical locations, this non-fiction series tells gripping stories of financial fraud and political corruption.

  • Launch Date: January 26

ORIGINAL COMEDY

Tom Segura: Disgraceful

In his third Netflix special, the LA-based comic and podcast host talks about online shopping, weight loss, and life on the road.

  • Launch Date: January 12

Katt Williams: Great America

The king of underground comedy takes the stage in Jacksonville with unflinching riffs on American politics and the raunchy perils of getting old.

  • Launch Date: January 16

Todd Glass: Act Happy

Backed by a live band, Glass takes on big box stores, passive aggressive pigeons and identity politics.

  • Launch Date: January 23

ORIGINAL SERIES FOR KIDS

Llama Llama: Season 1

Llama, his family and his good friends have heart-warming adventures in a safe, friendly town. An animated show based on the award-winning books.

  • Launch Date: January 26
  • Episodes: 15

INDIE HIGHLIGHTS

AlphaGo

Seemingly simple but deceptively complex, the game of “Go” serves as the backdrop for this battle between artificial intelligence and man.

  • Launch Date:  January 1

Treasures From The Wreck Of The Unbelievable

This cinematic journey into the waters off East Africa chronicles the story behind artist Damien Hirst’s massive exhibition of oceanic treasures.

  • Launch Date:  January 1

Mustang Island

After being dumped on New Year’s Eve, Bill pursues his ex-girlfriend to an off-season Gulf Coast beach town, but things get complicated along the way.

  • Launch Date:  January 2

The Force

This documentary follows the police of Oakland, California, as they reform and face the challenges of corruption, commitment and cataclysmic change.

  • Launch Date:  January 29

MORE SHOWS ON NETFLIX

Teen Titans Go!: Season 3

  • Launch Date: January 1

Fate/Zero: Season 2

  • Launch Date: January 1

Soul Surfer

  • Launch Date: January 1

Legends of the Fall

  • Launch Date: January 1

Big Fish

  • Launch Date: January 1

When a Stranger Calls

  • Launch Date: January 1

Maddman: The Steve Madden Story

  • Launch Date: January 1

Super Dark Times

  • Launch Date: January 1

House of Z

  • Launch Date: January 5

Grimm: Season 6

  • Launch Date: January 1

– Rappler.com

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