What’s New on Netflix: January 18th, 2019

The Punisher Season 2 now on Netflix Worldwide

Welcome to your Friday roundup of what’s new on Netflix and as you may know by now, Friday is when Netflix releases all of its Originals and this is really the first big drop of 2019. Cancel all your weekend plans and get your Netflix booted up. Here’s what’s new on Netflix for January 18th, 2019. 

For the full list of what’s new on Netflix recently that goes back months and daily recaps, check out our what’s new on Netflix hub.

Also note that Star Wars: Rogue One left Netflix today after streaming for a year and a half. Cartel Land also left today.


The Punisher (Season 2) Netflix Original

The Punisher is back for his second solo outing on Netflix but could potentially be his last. The second season sees the character morph into what you’re more accustomed to if you’re a fan of the comics. That doesn’t mean it’s not a brutal series as it has buckets of blood splattered throughout.

His best outing yet and a must-watch for any fan of the Marvel series on Netflix.


FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened (2019)

Hulu tried to pounce on Netflix this week with the release of their documentary on the disaster festival but most critics seem to think Netflix’s version is far superior.

It takes accounts from all corners of the festival including the suppliers, acts and party goers.


Grace and Frankie (Season 5)

Grace and Frankie continues to be a big hit for Netflix hence the fact that it has already been renewed for season 6 likely due out either at the end of the year or at the beginning of next year.

Here’s how Netflix describes the new season:

After rebelling against their kids’ wishes, Grace and Frankie contend with work issues, ageism, the men in their lives — and each other.

There’s plenty of other titles added today. Below is the full list!

Full List of New Releases on Netflix for January 18th

6 New Movies Added This Week

  • Close (2019) Netflix Original
  • FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened (2019) Netflix Original
  • IO (2019) Netflix Original
  • Lady-Like (2017)
  • Old Lord Savanna (2018)
  • Soni (2018) Netflix Original

10 New TV Series Added This Week

  • Carmen Sandiego (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Grace and Frankie (Season 5) Netflix Original
  • Legends of Strength (Season 1)
  • Marvel’s The Punisher (Season 2) Netflix Original
  • Memory Love (Season 1)
  • Strongland (Season 1)
  • The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes (Season 3) Netflix Original
  • Trigger Warning with Killer Mike (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Trolls: The Beat Goes On! (Season 5) Netflix Original
  • Yummy Mummies (Season 1) Netflix Original
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.


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