30 Netflix Shows to Look Forward to in 2020

By Jake Schroeder
30 Netflix Shows to Look Forward to in 2020
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From hard-hitting dramas to wacky reality series to The Office in space, the anticipated shows from Netflix in 2020 have something for every viewer.

Ragnarok
 

Ragnarok
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Synopsis: This Norwegian supernatural drama is based around the citizens in Edda, where natural disasters are raging around them. With a seemingly impending Ragnarok, the town must race to find a solution before it’s too late.

Premiere Date: January 31, 2020

The Pharmacist
 

The Pharmacist
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Synopsis: In this new documentary series, Dan Schneider, a pharmacist from Louisiana seeks to find justice after losing his son in a drug-related shooting. After receiving multiple high dose prescriptions of OxyContin, Schneider works to expose the corruption behind the opioid addiction crisis.

Premiere Date: February 5, 2020

Love is Blind
 

Love is Blind
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Synopsis: Nick and Vanessa Lachey host a new reality series that matches potential love interests. The only catch is that the couples never actually get to meet in person and once a connection is made, the couples will decide if they want to marry. Based on forgoing the superficiality of appearance, Love Is Blind ensures that couples only get to meet during the proposal, but whether or not the couples will last is up to them.

Premiere Date: February 13, 2020

Gentefied
 

Gentefied
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Synopsis: A group of Mexican-American cousins living in Los Angeles’ Boyle Heights are struggling to chase the American Dream in this new comedy series. Faced with the challenge of their city being gentrified, the cousins must work tirelessly to keep their grandfather’s taco shop up and running.

Premiere Date: February 21, 2020

I Am Not Okay With This

I Am Not Okay With This
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Synopsis: A new irreverent series based around a girl who has recently lost her father and is still accepting her sexuality. And as if she didn’t already have enough on her plate, mysterious superpowers are awakening inside of her.

Premiere Date: February 26, 2020

Queen Sono
 

Queen Sono
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Synopsis: A South African spy faces changing relationships in her personal life while also preparing to embark on the most dangerous mission of her life.

Premiere Date: February 28, 2020

Alice in Borderland
 

Alice in Borderland
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Synopsis: From the director of Bleach comes a new series based around an unemployed, unmotivated man by the name of Ryohei Alice who is obsessed with playing video games. One day he finds himself in an alternate, emptied-out version of Tokyo with his two best friends. Just like in a video game, Alice and his friends discover that they must battle one treacherous game after another in order to survive.

Premiere Date: TBA

Cursed
 

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Synopsis: Thirteen Reasons Why’s Katherine Langford stars as a sorceress in this fantasy series that reimagines King Arthur’s legendary quest to uncover Merlin’s sword.

Premiere Date: TBA

Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous
 

Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous
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Synopsis: A group of six teenagers are given the opportunity of a lifetime when they go to an adventure camp on the opposite side of Isla Nublar. Things quickly go awry when dinosaurs wreak havoc and the teenagers are stranded on the island. If they are going to survive, the teens must come together and work as a team.

Premiere Date: TBA

Into The Night
 

Into The Night
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Synopsis: A lucky group of passengers is able to escape while on an overnight flight from Brussels when the sun suddenly begins killing everything in its path. The passengers have nothing in common except the will to survive.

Premiere Date: TBA

Boca a Boca
 

Boca a Boca
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Synopsis: A contagious epidemic transmitted through kissing breaks out in a cattle-ranching town in Brazil’s countryside. This new Brazilian original series explores the dynamics of the relationships amongst digitally connected youths.

Premiere Date: TBA

Ratched
 

Ratched
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Synopsis: Sarah Paulson stars as the wicked Nurse Ratched from One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Set in 1947, the show follows the progression of Ratched’s murderous journey in the mental health care system.

Premiere Date: TBA

Space Force
 

Space Force
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Synopsis: Coming from the creator behind The Office and Parks and Recreation, is a new workplace comedy about a group of government officials tasked with creating a sixth branch of the United States armed services, Space Force. Steve Carrell stars in the show, along with Ben Schwartz, John Malkovich, and Diana Silvers.

Premiere Date: TBA

Space Force
 

Space Force
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Synopsis: Coming from the creator behind The Office and Parks and Recreation, is a new workplace comedy about a group of government officials tasked with creating a sixth branch of the United States armed services, Space Force. Steve Carrell stars in the show, along with Ben Schwartz, John Malkovich, and Diana Silvers.

Premiere Date: TBA

Never Have I Ever
 

Never Have I Ever

Synopsis: Mindy Kaling co-creates a new coming-of-age series based on her own childhood. The series follows a modern first generation Indian-American teenage girl who is an overachiever in high school with a quick temper that often gets her into sticky situations.

Premiere Date: TBA

Feel Good
 

Feel Good

Synopsis: Feel Good is a semi-autobiographical series that stars Canadian comedian Mae Martin as herself. The show follows Martin’s new relationship with her formerly straight girlfriend as well as her ongoing struggle with sobriety.

Premiere Date: March 19, 2020

Hollywood
 

Hollywood

Synopsis: Referred to as a “love letter to the Golden Age of Tinseltown” by creator Ryan Murphy, Hollywood is an upcoming period drama series which will feature young and optimistic people chasing opportunity in 1940s Hollywood.

Premiere Date: May 1, 2020

The Haunting of Bly Manor
 

The Haunting of Bly Manor

Synopsis: The Haunting of Bly Manor is the eagerly awaited upcoming season of the supernatural horror series The Haunting of Hill House. The second season will be loosely based on the 1898 horror novella The Turn of the Screw by Henry James.

Premiere Date: TBA

Hit and Run
 

Hit and Run

Synopsis: This new thriller series will follow an ex-special forces soldier who seeks vengeance after his wife is killed in a mysterious hit-and-run accident in Tel Aviv.

Premiere Date: TBA

Country Comfort
 

Country Comfort

Synopsis: Katharine McPhee stars in this new country-lifestyle comedy series as an aspiring young country singer who takes a job as a nanny for a musically talented family.

Premiere Date: TBA

Warrior Nun
 

Warrior Nun

Synopsis: Inspired by manga novels, Warrior Nun is an upcoming fantasy drama series that follows a young woman who wakes up in a morgue with inexplicable powers.

Premiere Date: TBA

Spectros
 

Spectros

Synopsis: Spectros is a Brazilian supernatural thriller series that takes place in the district of Liberdade, the Japanese neighborhood of Sao Paulo. Five misfit teenagers encounter trouble when they get caught in a clash between Brazilian witchcraft and Japanese Shinto spirits.

Premiere Date: February 20, 2020

Dash and Lily
 

Dash and Lily

Synopsis: Produced by Nick Jonas and Shawn Levy, Dash and Lily is a new YA holiday series based on the book series by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan. This comedy series revolves around pessimistic Dash and optimistic Lily as they trade dares and desires all across New York City.

Premiere Date: TBA

Ginny and Georgia
 

Ginny and Georgia

Synopsis: In this new YA series, we get to meet Ginny, an awkward 15-year-old teen, and her mother Georgia, who desperately wants to give her family a normal life. After years on the run, Ginny and Georgia have finally settled in a picturesque New England town, but life proves to be tricky when Georgia has to face her past and Ginny has to face the problems that come with being a teenager.

Premiere Date: TBA

The Eddy
 

The Eddy

Synopsis: Damien Chazelle, director of La La Land, creates an upcoming musical drama miniseries which will follow The Eddy, a jazz club in the heart of Paris and its performers.

Premiere Date: TBA

Unorthodox
 

Unorthodox

Synopsis: Inspired by Deborah Feldman’s bestselling memoir of a young Jewish woman’s escape from a religious sect, Unorthodox is a Yiddish and English-language four-part miniseries. Shira Haas stars as a young woman who makes the decision to leave her arranged marriage and venture for a new life in Berlin, Germany.

Premiere Date: TBA

Kid Cosmic
 

Kid Cosmic

Synopsis: From the creator of The Powerpuff Girls comes a new series about a young boy who must learn how to harness his newfound superpowers after encountering magical cosmic stones.

Premiere Date: TBA

Selena: The Series
 

Selena: The Series

Synopsis: Selena: The Series is an upcoming biographical drama that follows the life of Selena Quintanilla, the beloved Mexican American Tejano singer. The series will capture Quintanilla’s coming-of-age journey from childhood to adulthood while also depicting the life-altering decisions that come along with becoming a musical sensation.

Premiere Date: TBA

Eden
 

Eden

Synopsis: Yasuhiro Irie, best known for directing Full Metal Alchemist, is slated to direct this new Netflix Original sci-fantasy anime series. The series takes you a thousand years into the future where humans are nonexistent, and robots have taken their place. When two farming robots discover a human little girl, they shelter her and raise her while also coming to terms with the fact that humans are real and no longer a myth.

Premiere Date: TBA

Behind Her Eyes
 

Behind Her Eyes

Synopsis: This new psychological thriller will be a six-part series featuring Simona Brown, Eve Hewson, and Tom Bateman. Brown stars as Louise, a single mother who ends up having an affair with David, her psychiatrist boss. When Louise later becomes acquainted with David’s wife, Adele, she finds herself entangled in a sticky web of lies.

Premiere Date: TBA

The Circle
 

The Circle

Synopsis: Netflix decides to get into the game show business with a fresh new twist. An interesting blend of themes from some of your favorite contests like Big Brother and Catfish, a group of participants are thrown in isolation and asked to communicate only by social media. Each participant presents a version of themselves, real or not, with the ultimate goal of becoming THE influencer. Contestants are given the chance to win $100,000, so you know the stakes are high.

Premiere Date: January, 1, 2020

Cheer
 

Cheer

Synopsis: If you're familiar with the Netflix documentaries Last Chance U, then this might be the show for you. Brought to you by the same creators, Cheer gives the viewers an inside look into what it takes for a cheerleading squad to be a winner in the national tournament. Follow the Navarro College Bulldogs as they put their skills to the test in one of the biggest compeitions of their careers.

Premiere Date: January 1, 2020

Medical Police
 

Medical Police
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Synopsis: Erinn Hayes and Rob Huebel come together in this dark comedy action thriller as doctors who come across a deadly virus while working in Brazil. With the world at stake, the doctors become secret agents and take on the heavy burden of unraveling a dark conspiracy.

Premiere Date: January 10, 2020

Omniscient
 

Omniscient

Synopsis: This futuristic thriller thrusts viewers into a world where drones and technology document everyone's lives with no privacy whatsoever. Nina (Played by Carla Salle) lives in a future where society has sacrificed their privacy in exchange for total security, until someone manages to get away with murder.

Premiere Date: January 29, 2020

Away
 

Away

Synopsis: Hilary Swank stars in this upcoming drama about life as an astronaut living in deep space. On a mission to Mars Emma Green (Swank) leads an international crew on an exploration of Mars, leaving behind a husband (Josh Charles), and daughter (Talitha Bateman).

Premiere Date: TBA

Jupiter's Legacy
 

Jupiter's Legacy

Synopsis: Based on Frank Miller's comic "Jupiter's Legacy", this series takes place in the 1930s and explores the origin stories of several superheros. Two powerful heros (Josh Duhamel/Leslie Bibb) decide to take a step back from protecting the world, leaving their children to live up to their oversized legacy.

Premiere Date: TBA

The Letter For the King
 

The Letter For the King

Synopsis: This fantasy series consisting of 6 episodes tells the story of an aspiring knight (Amir Wilson) who is called upon to deliver an important message to the King. This journey is a coming of age adventure that takes Tiuri across the three kingdoms in his quest.

Premiere Date: March 20, 2020

The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez
 

The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez

Synopsis: In this 6 part documentary series, Brian Knappenberger explores the circumstances around 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez's death.

Premiere Date: February 26, 2020

Locke & Key
 

Locke & Key

Synopsis: Popular comic book "Locke & Key" finally gets an on screen adaptation after keeping fans on the edge for several years. Three siblings move into an ancestral home with their mother, and discover magical keys that may unlock the questions around their father's death.

Premiere Date: February 7, 2020

Dracula
 

Dracula

Synopsis: The legendary Dracula comes to Netflix in this special 3 episode speical. This series promises to bring a new twist to the origin story of the most infamous vampire.

The Healing Powers of Dude
 

The Healing Powers of Dude

Synopsis: This sweet comedy follows a young 11 year old boy with social anxiety disorder starting his first year of middle school. After being homeschooled for many years, the boy finds help in the form of a new emotional support dog named Dude.

Premiere Date: January 13, 2020

Ares
 

Ares

Synopsis: This 8 episode horror series follows a secret society of students who call themselves Area. An ambitious college student joins in the pursuit of upper class society but soon realizes that power at Ares comes with a terrible price.

Premiere Date: January 17, 2020

October Faction
 

October Faction

Synopsis: An adaptation of a book by the same name, 'October Faction' is a family drama that follows the adventures of monster hunter parents and their twin daughters.

Premiere Date: January 23, 2020

The Ghost Bride
 

The Ghost Bride

Synopsis: Set in 1890s Malacca, Li Lan is a young girl who accepts the proposal from a wealthy family to be a ghost bride to their recently deceased son. Li soon realizes she had gotten more than she bargained after finding herself embroiled in the afterlife trapped with her new spouse.

Premiere Date: January 23, 2020

Rise of Empires: Ottoman
 

Rise of Empires: Ottoman

Synopsis: Netflix explores the history of the mighty Ottoman empire in this new docudrama. Follow Mehmed the Conqueror as he wages a campaign to take down the Eastern Roman capital of Constantinople.

Premiere Date: January 1, 2020

Next in Fashion
 

Next in Fashion

Synopsis: Tan France and Alexa Chung host this reality competition that attempts to find the next great designer amongst a very diverse crowd of contestants. Winners are vying for the grand prize of $250,000 and the chance to sell their design through luxury online retailer Net-a-Porter.

Premiere Date: January 29, 2020

The Stranger
 

The Stranger

Synopsis: Best selling author Harlan Coben, fresh off his 14-book Netflix deal, releases 'The Stranger' following hits 'The Five' and 'Safe'. In his latest drama, a suburban dad gets mixed up in a dark conspiracy after his wife goes missing.

Premiere Date: January 30, 2020

Puerta 7
 

Puerta 7

Synopsis: The history of soccer has been plauged with hooligans and organized crime. In Argentina, a woman tries to disband such elements from her local soccer team but faces fierce resistance.

Premiere Date: February 21, 2020

Bloodride
 

Bloodride

Synopsis: Created by Kjetil Indregardmm and directed by Atle Knudsen, this Norweigan horror anthology series is comprised of stories that are each set in their own weird universe. "Doomed passengers board a spectral bus heading towards a gruesome, unknown destination.

Premiere Date: March 13, 2020

The English Game
 

The English Game

Synopsis: Julian Fellowes brings his second series to Netflix with this Victorian drama about the transformation of English football. 'The English Game' explores the transition of a sport once enjoyed primarily by the gentlemen to one dominated by the working class.

Premiere Date: March 20, 2020

Freud
 

Freud

Synopsis: This international thriller will be Netflix's first original drama out of Austria. 'Freud' follows a young psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud using his techniques to track serial killers in this intense crime drama. Premiere Date: March 23, 2020

Brews Brothers
 

Brews Brothers

Synopsis: From the creators of 'That 70s Show' and 'Curb Your Enthusiam' comes a new sibling comedy. 'Brew Brothers' brings together 2 estranged siblings who are nothing alike, yet find themselves in business running a brewery together.

Premiere Date: April 10, 2020

The Innocence Files
 

The Innocence Files

Synopsis: Inspired by the real life Innocence Project organization, this 9 episode documentary takes an in depth look at several peoples' fight for justice. Thousands of people over the years have been exonerated after being wrongfully convicted of crimes they did not commit. This series documents why the fight for justice is a long one, and often requires many volunteers along the way.

Premiere Date: April 15, 2020

Reality Z
 

Reality Z

Synopsis: Fans of the Zombie genre have something to look forward to with this new Brazilian horror comedy. Based on the British series 'Dead Set', this show's 5 episodes are set in the midst of a zombie apocolypse that traps the participants of a reality show in their studio.

Premiere Date: TBA