Best New TV Series on Netflix This Week: August 2nd, 2019

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Wentworth season 7 is now available to stream on Netflix

It’s been an excellent week for new TV series on Netflix. We welcome the return of some of Netflix’s most popular titles and the addition of a brand new anime. Here are the best new TV series added to Netflix this week.

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Here are the best tv series added to Netflix in the past week.

Wentworth: Seven 7

Added to Netflix: August 1st, 2019
Genre: Crime, Drama
Cast: Kate Atkinson, Robbie Magasavia, Katrina Milosevic, Celia Ireland Jacqueline Brennan

The release of Wentworth season 7 certainly caused a stir online after the series release was delayed. Angry subscribers took to the comments section and online to express their displeasure but everyone got what they wanted in the end as Wentworth season 7 is now available to stream on Netflix. One of the most shocking seasons to date, Wentworth will certainly have you floored once again.

After her attempted murder on her husband, Bea Smith is sent to prison while she awaits her trial. Bea learns a harsh truth about life as she must come to terms with her new way of life in Wentworth prison.

Derry Girls: Season 2 N

Added to Netflix: August 2nd, 2019
Genre: Drama, Family
Cast: Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Nicola Coughlan, Louisa Harland, Jamie-Lee O’Donnell, Dylan Llewellyn

Arguably one of the funniest comedies of the past year, Derry Girls burst onto the scene in 2018. The popular Irish comedy has already aired to British audiences and it’s finally available to binge on Netflix.

A group of young teenage girls navigates their way through life in Derry, Ireland during the troubles. Teenage life is tough for a Catholic girl, especially when you want to meet boys but attend an all-girls catholic school.

Heartland: Season 11

Added to Netflix: August 1st, 2019
Genre: Drama, Family
Cast: Amber Marshall, Shaun Johnston, Graham Wardle, Chris Potter, Michelle Morgan

It’s been a long time coming but Heartland season 11 has finally made its way to Netflix. While the US is still one season behind let’s not frown as there’s still an entire season ready and waiting to be binged on.

Set in Alberta, Canada a young girl Amy Fleming discovers her late mothers gift for aiding injured horses. As the years go by it’s up to Amy to hold the family together, maintain friendships and love as the Flemings pursue long-forgotten dreams and are tested through trying times.

The Sinner: Season 2

Added to Netflix: August 1st, 2019
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Cast: Bill Pullman, Natalia Paul, Hannah Gross, Elisha Henig, Tracy Letts

After a successful first season, it comes as no surprise The Sinner returned for a second outing. After an even better second season, it’s already been confirmed that the series will be returning for a third season too! The crime anthology has really resonated with audiences out there and is certainly one of the best series to binge on Netflix.

Detective Ambrose returns to his hometown to discover a thirteen-year-old boy has confessed to poisoning a couple. As Detective Ambrose dives deep into the mystery surrounding the couple’s death he begins to discover long-buried secrets the town inhabitants don’t want to see the light of day.

Kengan Ashura: Part 1 N

Added to Netflix: July 31st, 2019
Genre: Animation, Action, Martial-Arts
Cast: Tatuhisa Suzuki, Cho, Junya Enoki, Tetsu Inada, Daisuke Namikawa

With the releases of Baki and Kengan Ashura, Netflix has begun to solidify their place in the Martial-Art genre for anime. The latter having just released is certainly one of the most visually striking and brutal anime on Netflix to date.

Since the Edo period of Japan, combatants have taken part in gladiatorial combat. Within the arenas are the powerful, wealthy and greedy businessman that hire gladiators on their behalf in a winner takes all fights. Bursting his way onto the scene is Tokita Ohma, joining the arenas and annihilating his opponents with ease. His skill and ability to destroy opponents has caught the eye of many within the arenas, with many fighters lining up to take Tokita Ohma on. Tokita Ohma fighting on behalf of the Yamashita Trading Co. takes part in the Kengan Annihilation Tournament. With even more gladiators to fight Tokita Ohma can’t wait to test his might.

Dear White People: Volume 3 N

One of Netflix’s most controversial Originals returns for its third outing! The satirical Dear White People caused quite the stir when it debuted in 2017 but the show has gone from strength to strength and we can’t wait to binge volume 3.

Season 2 concluded with Sam and Lionel being specially selected by a secret society known as The Order X. Very little is known about the order and the purpose of their existence. Could see Sam and Lionel clash with the order? Or will they join the secret society?

Which series are you looking forward to watching most? Let us know in the comments below!

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