Netflix Is Going To Give Us Life In 2016 With 30 Original Streaming Series

With reboots of childhood classics, a couple of Marvel superheros, and some award wining series, Netflix has some amazing things to offer us for 2016. Take a look at the 30 original series that will be streaming in the new year.

1
Chelsea Does: Season 1 (January 23, 2016)
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WENN
The funny and outspoken Chelsea Handler is moving to Netflix. After leaving E!, Handler expressed her need for the change in order to "get {her} brain working again." Handler is bringing four new documentaries to Netflix, Chelsea Does Marriage, Chelsea Does Racism, Chelsea Does Silicon Valley, and Chelsea Does Drugs, beginning January 23rd.  You can watch the trailer for those here.
2
Love Season 1: (February 19, 2016)
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Netflix
In Judd Apatow's first series since Fox made the tragic decision to cancel Undeclared, Love will star Paul Rust and Gillian Jacobs as Gus and Mickey. The duo will navigate the exhilaration and humiliations of intimacy, commitment, and other things they were hoping to avoid. Netflix has already ordered two seasons of the series. The first season is set to premiere February 11th. Watch the trailer here.
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Fuller House: Season 1 (February 26, 2016)
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The reboot of the '90s classic Full House is headed our way February 26th, and those who are nostalgic for the Tanners and the '90s couldn't be more thrilled. Except for Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, the entire cast will be returning for Fuller House. The series will follows D.J. who is a recently widowed veterinarian whose late husband’s name was Tommy Fuller (get it?! Fuller House). Stephanie (who is now a musician) moves in with her big sis to help her with her three kids. Check out the trailer here.
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House Of Cards: Season 4 (March 4, 2016)
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For three seasons of House of Cards we've watched Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright star as the conniving Frank and Claire Underwood. The duo have clawed their way into the Oval Office destroying everyone around them. Though they began as a unit, all of their menacing just might have destroyed the only thing they felt was sacred; their relationship with one another. Check out President Underwood's latest announcement here to prepare for season four which will premiere March 4, 2016. Watch the trailer here.
5
Flaked: Season 1 (March 11, 2016)
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Splash News
Will Arnett already voices Bojack Horseman, but he's also set to star in Netflix's new upcoming comedy Flaked as a self-help guru named Chip. The eight-episode comedy, set in Venice, California centers on Arnett's character Chip, who falls for the object of his best friend’s fascination. We watch as Chip does his “honest best to stay one step ahead of his own lies."
6
Daredevil: Season 2 (March 18, 2016)
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Netflix
Now would be the perfect time to binge-watch Netflix's first Marvel series Daredevil. Charlie Cox stars as blind defense attorney Matt Murdock who fights crime in Hell's Kitchen at night. Not only are the action sequences fantastic, but the dialogue and bad guys are amazingly well done. The first season debuted April 10, 2015, so we can probably expect season two to premiere during the spring of 2016. Watch the trailer here.
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The Ranch: Season 1 (April 1, 2016)
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WENN
That '70s Show alums Ashton Kutcher and Danny Masterson will be reuniting as brothers in The Ranch, a sitcom set in Colorado detailing the brothers lives and their business.
8
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Season 2 (April 15, 2016)
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Netflix
Rescued from a cult after 15 years, we watched Kimmy Schmidt take NYC by storm during season one. From the mind of Tina Fey and starring Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski and Tituss Burgess, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt has been called "the first great sitcom of the streaming era." The second season is set to debut in March. Check out the trailer for season one for yourself here.
9
Grace and Frankie: Season 2 (May 6, 2016)
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Netflix
Acting legends Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin star as Grace and Frankie, life-long rivals whose lives come to a screeching halt when they discover that their husbands have fallen in love with one another.  As their lives begin to crumble, the only thing these two women can rely on is one another. The brilliant show premiered May 8, 2015 and reunited Fonda and Tomlin who had previously co-starred in 9 to 5. The show has been renewed for a second and third season which are due to debut at the beginning of 2016 and the end of 2016 respectively. Watch the trailer for season one here.
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Orange Is the New Black: Season 4 (June 17, 2016)
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Netflix's most watched series Orange Is the New Black is returning for its fourth season in June. The series follows Piper Chapman and the women of Litchfield Penitentiary as they do their time, while giving us glimpses into their pasts. If you haven't been keeping up, here is the best time to catch up with the series. Check out the "Twas a Night in Litchfield" here.
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Stranger Things: Season 1 (July 15, 2016)
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Splash News
Winona Ryder is set to star in Stranger Days. Slated for release July 15, 2016, the series follows a young boy who vanishes into thin air amid an unfolding mystery involving top-secret experiments.
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The Get Down: Season 1 (August 12, 2016)
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Directed by Baz Luhrmann, The Get Down is Netflix's first musical drama. Set in 1970’s NYC, the series will follow the early days of hip-hop, disco, and punk. The premiere date for the series has yet to be released, but you can watch the trailer here.
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Luke Cage: Season 1 (TBA)
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Netflix's third Marvel series Luke Cage is set to debut some time this year. Mike Colter stars as Luke Cage, an ex-con with superhuman strength and unbreakable skin who uses his abilities to fight crime. If you want to see a sneak peak of Cage's character then check out the first season of Jessica Jones, now streaming on Netflix. Take a look here.
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Between: Season 2 (May 2016)
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Netflix
This Canadian science fiction series stars Jennette McCurdy as Wiley Day, a pregnant teenage daughter of a minister living in the small town that has been infected by a disease that is killing everyone over 21 years old. The first season of Between premiered May 21, 2015, so we can expect the second season to premiere around late spring or early summer. Check out the trailer for season one here.
15
Arrested Development: Season 5 (Mid-2016)
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If you thought you'd seen the last of the Bluths then you were very wrong. Arrested Development has been in our lives for well over a decade, and we can't seem to get enough of it. Check out the narcissistic family and their hi-jinks on Netflix now, and watch the trailer for season 4 here to  prepare for season 5.
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The Crown: Season 1 (TBA)
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Netflix
If you loved screenwriter Peter Morgan's The Queen then you will certainly enjoy his new series The Crown exclusively written for Netflix. Scheduled to premiere sometime in 2016, the show will consist of 13 hour-long episodes. Check out the trailer for The Queen here to get an idea of the feel for the show.
17
Narcos: Season 2 (August 2016)
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Netflix
This Golden Globe nominated crime series stars Wagner Moura as Colombian kingpin Pablo Escobar. Narcos follows Escobar's notorious drug cartel, and the law enforcement agents that are trying to catch him. The stunning drama begins with the early days of the drug battles, and continues forward into the most violent decades of the drug war. The series also stars Game of Thrones alum Pedro Pascal as Mexican DEA Agent Javier Peña. The first season debuted August 28, 2015, so we can expect season two to drop sometime toward the end of summer 2016. Watch the trailer for the season one here.
18
Black Mirror: Season 3 (TBA)
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Netflix
Black Mirror is a British anthology series that has a different cast, a different setting, and even a different reality for each episode and chronicles the unanticipated consequences of new technologies. Though a third season has been commissioned for 2016, there is no word yet on when it will debut.
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Bloodline: Season 2 (Spring 2016)
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Netflix
Every family has their deep dark secrets lurking beneath the surface, but the Rayburns are hiding something more menacing than anyone could have ever imagined. Kyle Chandler stars as John Rayburn the black sheep of the family who returns home for his parents 45th anniversary and threatens to blow their perfect world to bits. The first season of Bloodline debuted on March 20, 2015 so we can expect season two to premiere sometime in the spring. Until then, watch the trailer for the first season here.
20
Longmire: Season 5 (TBA)
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Netflix
Based on the Walt Longmire mystery novels by best-selling author Craig Johnson, Longmire follows the dedicated sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming as he struggles with the death of his wife. After being cancelled on A&E the show moved to Netflix. The fifth season is set to premiere in 2016. Check out the show's trailer here.
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Bojack Horseman: Season 3 (Mid-2016)
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Netflix
This hilarious cartoon voiced by Will Arnett follows humanoid horse BoJack Horseman, a has-been who wants to position a comeback in show business. While trying to regain his dignity with the help of a human sidekick and a feline ex-girlfriend, he comes to understand that Hollywood is entirely different than it was nearly two decades ago. This may be a cartoon, but its sex, drugs, and alcohol references are only for mature audiences. Check out the trailer for season one here
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Marco Polo: Season 2 (Late 2016)
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Netflix's Marco Polo follows the traveler's early years in the court of Kublai Khan during the late 13th and early 14th centuries. Though the show debuted to mixed reviews, its diverse cast and stunning cinematography makes it worth the watch. The second season is set to debut during the tail end of 2016. Watch the trailer here.
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Sense8: Season 2 (Late 2016)
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Netflix
Eight strangers around the world find themselves connected by an intense and violent vision. Not only does this intense psychological drama take place all around the world, the cast of Sense8 consists of veterans like Daryl Hannah and Naveen Andrews.  The show debuted June 5, 2015 to generally favorable reviews, and is set to return for a second season in late 2016. Watch the trailer for season one here.
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Trailer Park Boys: Season 10 & 11 (Spring 2016 and end 2016)
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Netflix
This Canadian mockumentary series follows the eclectic residents of a Nova Scotian trailer park. The final season was originally planned for Canadian television in 2007, but after major success and three feature film spin offs, Netflix picked up the series for a 9th season. Seasons 10 and 11 are set to air in 2016. Check out the trailer for the show here.
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Degrassi: The Next Class: Season 1 (January 15, 2016)
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Netflix
Degrassi: The Next Generation got us through those trying pre-teen and teenage years, while giving us the god that is Aubrey “Drake” Graham. Fall in love with the next generation with Netflix’s Degrassi: The Next Class. This new class will follow Generation Z as they navigate their way through heartbreak, hardships and general teen angst. Check out the trailer here. The show is set to debut January 15, 2016.
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Club De Cuervos: Season 2 (TBA)
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Netflix
Club De Cuervos is Netflix's first Spanish-language comedy. Set in the fictional city of Nuevo Toledo, Mexico, Club De Curevos follows football club Cuervos FC, during the aftermath of the death of the club's owner. Season 2 is set to debut in Spring 2016. Check out the trailer for season 1 here.
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A Series Of Unfortunate Events: Season 1 (TBA)
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Amazon
Lemony Snicket's epic saga A Series of Unfortunate Events is finally going to get the visual presentation that it so richly deserves. (We'll ignore that tragic 2004 film that somehow got it all wrong.)  The series is due out some time in 2016 and Neil Patrick Harris has already been cast as Count Olaf. If Harris is as creepy as he was in Gone Girl, this should be a good move. You can get ahead by reading the entire series now which is available for purchase on Amazon.
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The OA: Season 1 (TBA)
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There isn't much known about Netflix's new drama series The OA other than the fact that it's being co-created by director Zaj Batmanglij and writer/actress Brit Marling. For some reason Netflix ha s shrouded it in secrecy, which means its probably going to be AMAZEBALS, when it debuts in 2016.
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Lost In Space: Season 1 (TBA)
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CBS
The iconic 1960's television series Lost in Space is getting a Netflix reboot. Though we don't know when the series will be set to stream in 2016, the original series followed the Robinson family who were supposed to set off on a five-year mission to explore a distant planet, but an act of sabotage leaves them adrift in space for three years.
30
Lady Dynamite: Season 1 (TBA)
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Splash News
Comedian Maria Bamford is getting her own moucmentary called Lady Dynamite, in the same vain as Louis C.K.'s Louie. Bramford's 13-episode first season is slated to be released sometime in 2016.

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