Netflix Originals Coming to Netflix in September 2018

September is going to be the biggest month of releases for Netflix so far, at least in the originals library. Here’s a full preview of the new TV series, movies, documentaries, stand-up specials all flying the original banner coming in September 2018. 

We’ve also started working on genre-specific coming soon articles too by the way. You can see our first where we cover all the upcoming animated shows coming to Netflix right now.

Iron Fist (Season 2)

Type: TV Series
Release Date: September 7th

This will be the third new Marvel series to come to Netflix in 2018. Iron Fist first got his debut on Netflix back in early 2017 so he’s long overdue for a second outing. The kung-fu hero has also featured in The Defenders since his debut and his ally Colleen Wing appeared in Luke Cage earlier this year.

The new series will see Iron Fist face a new foe in the form of Typhoid Mary who wields telekinetic powers. We’ve got a lot more on Iron Fist season 2 in our in-depth preview.


Atypical (Season 2)

Type: TV Series
Release Date: September 7th

Atypical picked up a huge audience last year as it successfully depicted autism in a TV show. The second season has been quietly in development this year after getting a renewal soon after. We’ll be returning to Atypical in the first week of September. If you want to see more, check out our full preview of season 2.


Cable Girls (Season 3)

Type: TV Series
Release Date: September 7th

September will see the return of two major Spanish series, one of which is the third season of Cable Girls. The series continues to improve upon its solid base. In case you’re not familiar with the series it’s set in the 1930’s and tells the stories of multiple phone operators.

The series is also known as Las Chicas Del Cable and is available in both English or Spanish with subtitles.


Sierra Burgess Is a Loser

Type: Movie
Release Date: September 7th

Barb from Stranger Things had a hard time and it looks like Shannon Purser’s character in this comedy is also going to be up against it. The series is a high school comedy which sees the most popular girl and the biggest loser of the year go head to head to win over their crushes.


Ingobernable (Season 2)

Type: TV Series
Release Date: September 14th

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The Mexican political drama has become increasingly popular since its release mainly thanks to one of the stars in the show going onto appear in Altered Carbon. The show which mostly gets compared to House of Cards and Madam Secretary but absolutely stands on its own two feet.

The scandals are set to continue in season 2 when it releases towards the tail end of the month.


Bojack Horseman (Season 5)

Type: TV Series
Release Date: September 14th

Bojack is the oldest of the Netflix Original animated shows and arguably still holds the crown for the best show. It’s smart, witty and frankly the only show of its kind available right now. The fifth season has been teased relentlessly by the shows official twitter account all year and thankfully, although a little late, the new season is arriving in September.


The Dragon Prince (Season 2)

Type: Kids Animated Series
Release Date: September 14th

If you loved Avatar: The Last Airbender back on Nickelodeon this is going to be a dream come true for you. The same creator is back for his next project called The Dragon Prince. The series sees two princes come together when an assassin comes to kill them. It’s down to them to bring peace to the kingdom.


The Good Cop (Season 1)

Type: TV Series
Release Date: September 21st

Netflix doesn’t really have any of its own police procedural programmes instead relying mainly on CBS for regular updates of series such as Criminal Minds. That’s set to change as The Good Cop by Andy Breckman based on an Israeli show of the same name comes in September.

The show currently includes Tony Danza, Josh Groban, Monica Barbaro and Isiah Whitlock.


Hilda (Season 1)

Type: Kids Series
Release Date: September 21st

Based on the comic book series of the same name, this beautifully animated title will be heading our way in September. The new series will feature the voice talents of Bella Ramsey, Ilan Galkoff, Kaisa Hammarlund and Reece Pockney.

The animated title which is intended for children but no doubt will be enjoyed by multiple generations follows the adventures of Hilda, a blue-haired girl who along with her dog travel to the world of Trolberg.


Maniac (Season 1)

Type: TV Series
Release Date: September 21st

Love Black Mirror but think it could do with a few more laughs? Enter Maniac. This new series has two major stars in the form of Jonah Hill and Emma Stone. The pair plays characters who are involved with a pharmaceutical trial. The mini-series which is set to only be a season total has been in development since August 2017.


Private Life

Type: Movie
Release Date: September 21st

This movie has been out in the wild for some time but not for public consumption. It first premiered back in January at the Sundance Film Festival. The movie stars Kathryn Hahn, Paul Giamatti, Kayli Carter, Molly Shannon, Danis O’Hare and Emily Robinson and is a drama about a wife who happens to be an author experiencing heartbreak as she goes through multiple fertility therapies.


Apostle

Type: Movie
Release Date: September 28th

If you loved Gerard’s Game then gear up for another period drama thriller heading your way at the end of the month. Starring Dan Stevens, Lucy Boynton and Michael Sheen this is about a man who’s attempting to rescue his sister who’s trapped inside a cult.


Chef’s Table (Season 5)

Type: TV Series
Release Date: September 28th

The Emmy-nominated cooking series is back and once again looking at the best chefs in the world and their cuisine served up to lucky diners. Unlike some of the spinoff series released recently, we’re back to focusing on several different international chefs.

Other Release Dates in September 2018

  • First and Last – a new reality series coming on September 7th
  • Daniel Sloss is realeasing two standup specials one called Dark and the other Jigsaw on September 11th
  • Norm McDonald Has a Show – Talk show – September 14th
  • Car Masters: Rust to Riches – a new motoring show coming on September 14th
Kasey Moore

Kasey Moore is the founder and editor-in-chief of What's on Netflix. Kasey launched the site in 2013 after growing frustration with finding content on Netflix. He has an in depth understanding of the release cycles for Netflix and has developed tools to make navigating Netflix easier. Resides in Norwich in the UK.