What’s New on Netflix & Top 10s: August 19th, 2020

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Happy hump day! Netflix has four new items added today, including a couple of great new titles. But, most of the media attention today will be diverted over to the September 2020 releases, which Netflix announced today. Here’s what’s new on Netflix for August 19th, 2020 and what’s trending in the top TV and movies lists too. 

As we mentioned, today Netflix announced its big September 2020 lineup so check that out if you haven’t already. Also if you’re thinking today’s lineup is a little weak, then there’s still plenty to look forward to throughout the rest of the week and into the weekend.

DeMarcus Family Rules (Season 1)

Genre: Reality-TV
Cast: Allison DeMarcus

Stand back Kim Kardashian, the new reality TV kings and queens have entered the game with *check notes* a reality series following Rascal Flatt’s bassist Jay DeMarcus. And no, we’re not kidding.

Six episodes drop today and we get to see the gang go camping, head to Jackson, follow their Thanksgiving events and the planning of a beauty pageant.

High Score (Limited Series)

Genre: Documentary

The other title worthy of note today is a docu-series that’s a must-watch if you loved Netflix’s The Movies That Made Us or The Toys that Made Us.

This limited series takes a deep dive into some of your favorite childhood retro video games, with everything from Sonic to Space Invaders covered.

It’s a love letter to video games of yesteryear and a thoroughly good watch. Check it out.


Full List of New Releases on Netflix for August 19th, 2020

2 New Movies Added Today

  • Little Singham: Kaal Ka Badla (2020)
  • Meet the In-Laws (2016)

2 New TV Series Added Today

  • DeMarcus Family Rules (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • High Score (Limited Series) Netflix Original

Most Popular TV & Film on Netflix US for August 19th, 2020

Before we leave for the daily new releases, let’s quickly take a look at what’s trending. On the movie side, mostly new movies (added over the past 7 days) dominate the top 10 list with Despicable Me now having spent 93 days in the top 10 movie list.

The Legend of Korra remains at top spot in the TV series list.

Top 10 Movies on Netflix US

  1. Project Power
  2. Mr. Peabody & Sherman
  3. The Lost Husband
  4. Scary Movie 5
  5. Drunk Parents
  6. Seventh Son
  7. Fearless
  8. Despicable Me
  9. Work It
  10. Dennis the Menace

Top 10 TV Series on Netflix US

  1. The Legend of Korra
  2. The Umbrella Academy
  3. Teenage Bounty Hunters
  4. (Un)Well
  5. Shameless
  6. The Game
  7. Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make-Up Star
  8. The Seven Deadly Sins
  9. The Office
  10. Selling Sunset
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Founder of What's on Netflix and based in Norwich in the United Kingdom, Kasey has been tracking the comings and goings of the Netflix library for a decade having started the site in 2013. Kasey maintains the what's new on Netflix library, keeps the coming soon lists up-to-date and writes about new and upcoming projects. Contact: kasey@whats-on-netflix.com