Coming to Netflix This Week (December 10th – December 16th)

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Happy Sunday! Are you snowed in today? Put your feet up and take a look at the new titles you have to look forward to on Netflix over the next seven days.

As have been the norm over the past several weeks, most of the new titles being added are Netflix Originals. There are new seasons of series being added, an Oscar contender, and even a variety show. There really is something for everyone this week. 

For a complete listing of December titles see our new releases list.

‘Prince of Peoria: A Christmas Moose Miracle’ arrives December 14th.

Michael Jackson’s This Is It (2009)

Arriving December 10th

Months before Pop Michael Jackson was set to stage a spectacular comeback, he died suddenly. This documentary, directed by the man who was set to choreograph the highly anticipated tour, offers a look at preparations for the shows and provides a revealing portrait of the man behind the controversy.

Vir Das: Losing It Netflix Original

Arriving December 11th

The world’s got a lot of problems, but Vir Das has a lot of answers as he discusses travel, religion, his childhood and more in this stand-up special.

Back Street Girls: Gokudols Netflix Original Series

Arriving December 12th

To pay for an epic blunder, three yakuza brothers are forced to alter their bodies, form a girl group and break into the underground J-Pop idol scene.

Out of Many, One Netflix Original Movie

Arriving December 12th

In this documentary short, a diverse group of men and women discuss their personal journeys as they prepare for the U.S. citizenship test.

Wanted (Season 3) Netflix Original Series

Arriving December 13th

This underrated series is about polar-opposite strangers Lola and Chelsea who become partners on the run when they witness a murder involving dirty cops and are framed for the crime.

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter’s Tale Netflix Original Special

Arriving December 14th

Christmas comes early for Sabrina fans with this spooky holiday special.

Roma Netflix Original Movie

Arriving December 14th

From Academy Award winner Alfonso Cuarón (director of Gravity and Children of Men) comes this emotional portrait of domestic life and social hierarchy set against Mexico’s political turmoil of the 1970s.

Fuller House (Season 4) Netflix Original Series

Arriving December 14th

The Tanner clan is back for another season of hijinks. 

The Innocent Man Netflix Original Docuseries

Arriving December 14th

This documentary adaptation of John Grisham’s only nonfiction book raises troubling questions about two murder cases in Ada, Oklahoma in the 1980s.

Travelers (Season 3) Netflix Original Series

Arriving December 14th

The third season of Travelers finds Grant MacLaren and his team of highly-trained operatives from the future pushed to the limit and dealing with themes of loyalty, trust, death, and the ever-growing power of Artificial Intelligence.

Cuckoo (Season 4) Netflix Original Series

Arriving December 14th

Dale’s plan to create a job for himself encounters some obstacles — namely, business partner Steve — while Ken’s career goes down a strange path.

Dance & Sing with True: Songs Netflix Original

Arriving December 14th

True and her friends are making music and want you to sing along.

Inside the Real Narcos Netflix Original Docuseries

Arriving December 14th

Former British Special Forces commando Jason Fox embarks on a dangerous journey into the heart of the Latin American drug trade for an inside view.

‘Inside The Real Narcos’

Trailer Available on Netflix

Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons (Season 3) Netflix Original Docuseries

Arriving December 14th

Raphael Rowe spends time behind bars in a variety of dangerous prisons.

‘Inside The World’s Toughest Prisons’

Trailer Available on Netflix

Prince of Peoria: A Christmas Moose Miracle Netflix Original Special

Arriving December 14th

Teddy’s never missed the Festival of Lights, but the bowling alley’s been snowed in! Not to worry, though. Emil insists the Christmas moose will save the day.

‘Prince of Peoria: A Christmas Moose Miracle’

Trailer Available on Netflix

Sunderland Til I Die Netflix Original Docuseries

Arriving December 14th

This series looks at the unfailing passion Sunderland residents have for their beloved soccer club, going through the highs and lows of SAFC’s first season in the Championship following its relegation the previous year.

‘Sunderland ‘Til I Die’

Trailer Available on Netflix

The Fix Netflix Original Variety Show

Arriving December 14th

In this panel show, a rotating group of top comedians will take on the world’s toughest problems and try to come up with the perfect solutions.

The Protector (Season 1) Netflix Original Series

Arriving Decmber 14th

After having lived his whole life as an ordinary man, Hakan (Çağatay Ulusoy) learns he’s destined to protect Istanbul from an immortal enemy.

Tidelands Netflix Original Series

Arriving December 14th

Ex-con Cal McTeer’s return to her hometown of Orphelin Bay blows the lid off a generations-long conspiracy of silence around murder, drugs, and Sirens. 

Voltron: Legendary Defender (Season 8) Netflix Original Series

Arriving December 14th

Five unlikely heroes and their flying robot lions unite to form Voltron

Baby Mama (2008)

Arriving December 16th

A successful, single businesswoman who dreams of having a baby discovers she is infertile and hires a working class woman to be her unlikely surrogate.

Kill the Messenger (2014)

Arriving December 16th

Based on a true story, Journalist Gary Webb happens upon a story that not only leads to the origins of America’s crack epidemic but also alleges that the CIA was well-aware of the dealers who were smuggling cocaine into the U.S. and using the profits to arm Nicaraguan rebels.

One Day (2011)

Arriving December 16th

On July 15, 1988 two people from opposite sides of the tracks begin a lifelong friendship. For the next 20 years, the two friends reunite on the 15th of each July, sharing dreams, tears, and laughter.

Springsteen on Broadway Netflix Original Special

Arriving December 16th

Bruce Springsteen shares personal stories from his life and acoustic versions of some of his best-known songs in an intimate one-man show.

The Theory of Everything (2014)

Arriving December 16th

The story of future physicist Stephen Hawking and Jane Wilde. At 21, Hawking learns that he has motor neuron disease. Despite this, and with Jane at his side, he begins an ambitious study of time.

What are you looking forward to watching this week? Let us know in the comments!

Coming to Netflix This Week (December 10th – December 16th)

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Cheryl has written for What’s on Netflix for over three years. She’s a confessed streaming addict and also runs a Netflix based community on Facebook with over 10,000 users. Cheryl specializes in documentaries and covers weekly additions for the US in addition to breaking news stories. She is the Weekend Editor for What’s On Netflix. Cheryl resides in Virginia, USA.