New This Week on Netflix: August 24th, 2018

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Happy weekend, streamers! You made it to Friday. What better way to relax than with a few titles from Netflix? Below are my picks for the week. As with each list, I have seen them all and would personally recommend them.

For your convenience, a full list of the titles added this week is at the end of this article. To keep up with additions be sure to follow our What’s New page, updated daily.

Season 2 of ‘Ask The Storybots’ is streaming now on Netflix. (Image Courtesy of Netflix)

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The Investigator: A British Crime Story: Season 2 Netflix Original

Renowned criminologist Mark Williams-Thomas is an English investigative journalist and a former police officer. Famous for exposing a notorious pedophile, he investigates major crimes and unsolved cases. This series takes a look at his investigations, following along as he works to solve cold cases.

The Investigator: A British Crime Story

Trailer Available on Netflix

Follow This: Season One Netflix Original

In this new short-form docuseries, we follow the award-winning reporters of BuzzFeed as they track down stories, exploring them through the lens and personalities of its diverse editorial team. Each episode will immerse viewers in a variety of topics and settings worldwide — from unexpected underground phenomenons to evergreen global conversations.

The Innocents: Season 1 Netflix Original

When teenagers Harry and June run away from their repressive families to be together, they’re derailed by an extraordinary discovery: June’s ability to shape-shift. As the star-crossed lovers struggle to control this strange new power, a mysterious professor reveals that June is not alone: there are more shifters out there like her, and he promises to cure June.

Complete List Of New Titles Added This Week


  • Barrio Universitario (2013)
  • Attitude Test
  • The Beyond (2017)
  • Coming to My Senses (2016)
  • Year One (2009)
  • Toilet: Ek Prem Katha (2017)
  • Prodigy (2017)
  • Pad Man
  • Mom (2017)
  • Mersal (2017)
  • Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017)
  • The After Party Netflix Original
  • One Last Shot (1998)
  • Kristy (2014)
  • Bleach the Movie: Hell Verse (2010)

TV Series

  • Transformers: Robots in Disguise(Season 1)
  • Transformers Prime (Season 1)
  • The Investigator: A British Crime Story (Season 2) Netflix Original
  • Leo & Tig (Season 1)
  • Great News (Season 1)
  • Trolls: The Beat Goes On! (Season 3) Netflix Original
  • The Innocents (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • The Great Train Robbery (Two-Part Series)
  • The Drunk and on Drugs Happy Funtime Hour (Season 1)
  • Take My Brother Away (Season 1)
  • Ask the StoryBots (Season 2) Netflix Original
  • Deadwind Netflix Original


  • Peculiar Pets
  • Follow This (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • The Power of Grayskull: The Definitive History of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (2017)


  • John Mulaney: New in Town (2012)
  • Bert Kreischer: Secret Time Netflix Original

What will you be watching this weekend? Let us know in the comments!

New This Week on Netflix: August 24th, 2018

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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.