New Releases on Netflix US (January 12th, 2018)

TGIF – here’s what’s new on Netflix for January 12th, 2018 and there’s a lot to watch. It’s the first premiere of Netflix’s second attempt at the talk show. Unlike Chelsea Handler, it does seem that David Letterman has found a good format that works on Netflix.

New Movies/Specials

The Polka King (2017)

Netflix Original

Jack Black and Jenny Slate star in this coming to America movie based on a true story.
Genre: Comedy
Runtime: 94 minutes

Tom Segura: Disgraceful (2018)

Tom’s second Netflix Original stand-up special after Mostly Stories where he discusses parenthood, parking lots and more.

Runtime: 71 minutes

New TV Shows/Documentaries

41 Dogs in My Home (2015)

Brits love their pets but where is the boundary? This documentary tries to find out that question.

Runtime: 43 minutes

A&E: When Patients Attack (2015)

British documentary following security staff at a Birmingham hospital who have to deal with aggressive patients.

Runtime: 43 minutes

Ainsley Eats the Streets – Series 1 (2014)

Celebrity chef Ainsley Harriot is on a journey to travel the world and discover as many street foods as he can.

Number of episodes: 10

Colony – Season 2 (2017)

USA Network’s Colony returns for the second season where mankind is being held captive by an alien race.

Number of episodes: 13

Disjointed – Part 2 (2018)

Kathy Bates reprises her role for the final time in season 1 of Disjointed where her character runs a medicinal weed store.

Number of episodes: 10

My Next Guest Needs No Introduction – Part 1 (2018)

The first episode of David Letterman’s new talk show on Netflix where he speaks to Barack Obama.

Runtime: 60 minutes


Somebody Feed Phil – Part 1 (2018)

The creator of Everybody Loves Raymond stars in this documentary series where he travels the world in search of local cuisine.

Number of episodes: 6

Taken – Season 1 (2017)

NBC’s hit show comes to Netflix with the series adaptation of the movie starring Liam Neeson.

Number of episodes: 10

New Foreign Movies

Milada (2017)

Other New Documentaries

Animal Airport – 2 Series (2013)

Bondi Rescue – 2 Seasons (2016)

Border Patrol – 2 Seasons (2014)

A Brief History of Graffiti (2015)

Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope – Season 1 (2016)

Changing Faces – Season 1 (2015)

Deals, Wheels and Steals – Series 1 (2015)

The Man Who Would Be Poker King (2009)

Monkey Life – 2 Series (2014)

Renters – Season 2 (2016)

The Reservoir Game (2017)