Best New TV Series Added to Netflix This Week: 31st August, 2019

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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is now available to stream on Netflix

In the run-up to September, it was another quiet week for the number of titles on Netflix. But what lacks in quantity has more than made up for in quality this week. Here’s the best new TV series added to Netflix this week for August 30th, 2019.

N = Netflix Original

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance: Season 1 N

Episodes: 10
Genre: Fantasy, Drama
Cast: Taron Egerton, Nathalie Emmanuel, Mark Hamill, Simon Pegg

One of the most visually captivating films of the 20th century, the world of The Dark Crystal was one of the best creations by the Jim Henson Company. Returning once more decades later, the potential of the world of Thra is realized.

In the time before the Skesis, the Crystal of Power stood at the heart of Thra, breathing life into the world. After the evil skesis trick the guardian of the crystal, Mother Augra, they claim ownership of the Crystal, corrupting it and prolonging their lives.

When a young Gelfling, Rian, discovers the secret of the Skesis, it’s up to him to spark the fires of rebellion and stop their evil Skesis overlords.

The Good Place: Season 3

Episodes: 12
Genre: Comedy
Cast: Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, William Jackson Harper, Jameela Jamil

It’s about damn time that The Good Place returned to Netflix. Despite being a Netflix Original outside of the US, subscribers in the states have had to wait an entire year for Eleanor Shellstrop and co. to return.

With a second chance at life, Michael hopes that Eleanor, Chidi, Tahani and Jason will find their way to the good place. But when everything doesn’t quite go to plan, Michael has to give them a push in the right direction.

The Great British Bake Off: New Weekly Episodes N

Episodes: Weekly
Genre: Reality, Cooking
Cast: Paul Hollywood, Sandi Toksvig, Noel Fielding, Prue Leith

The Uk’s favorite baking show is back for weekly episodes! Watch as a new baker’s dozen worth of contestants bakes it out to become the best of the bunch.

Workin’ Moms: Season 3 N

Episodes: 13
Genre: Comedy
Cast: Catherine Reitman, Dani Kind, Juno Rinaldi, Philip Sternberg, Sarah McVie

Since Netflix picked up Workin’ Moms at the start of 2019 it has fast become one of the most-watched and in-demand comedy series in the library. We have thirteen more episodes to binge but be careful you’ll be waiting until late 2020 for more.

Van Helsing: Season 3

Episodes: 13
Genre: Horror
Cast: Kelly Overton, Jonathan Scarfe, Vincent Gale, Christopher Heyerdahl, Rukiya Bernard

It’s been a long wait for subscribers considering season 3 ended at Christmas 2018! But with the arrival of the third season comes thirteen brand new episodes to binge to your heart’s content. Suffice to say Van Helsing has become even more bonkers.

With the arrival of the Elder, Vanessa faces her gravest threat yet. To stop the impending threat of the remaining elders, it’s up to Vanessa and her sister to hunt them down before the “dark one” awakens.

Which TV series have you been watching on Netflix this week? Let us know in the comments below.

Best New TV Series Added to Netflix This Week: 31st August, 2019

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 and serves as one of the lead writers here on What's on Netflix. Jacob covers all things Netflix movies and TV shows but specializes in covering anime and K-dramas. Resides in the United Kingdom.