It’s not easy to keep up with all the great new television content being released weekly on the different streaming platforms, what with the premieres of brand-new shows and new seasons of continuing series. Suppose you’re having trouble deciding what to watch next. In that case, we do the hard work for you by compiling weekly updates of the finest new series available on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, HBO Max, Apple TV+, Disney+, Paramount+, and Peacock TV.
Everyone can find a show they enjoy, whether it’s something to watch alone or with the family. Here are this week’s top new streaming series, so read on to find out which ones cut.
This incredibly eerie series, produced by M. Night Shyamalan, centers on a married couple whose attempts to deal with a tragic tragedy lead them to unlock their home’s front door for something ominous. Having a doll stand in for their deceased kid is a unique way to grieve, but when a nanny shows up to take care of the doll, it sets in motion a terrible chain of events played out by Lauren Ambrose and Toby Kebbell. The show’s new and last season, which also stars Rupert Grint, premiered on January 13.
Echo 3 (2022)
Set in South America, Echo 3 is based on the Israeli author Omri Givon’s When Heroes Fly trilogy. A young scientist goes missing on the border of Colombia and Venezuela, prompting her brother and husband to go on a search mission. However, the revelation of a hidden battle, along with their tangled histories and personal drama, presents many difficulties. Mark Boal, the writer, and producer of the Oscar-winning films The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty, are responsible for the bilingual black operations action thriller.
Interrupting Chicken (2022)
The novel, written by David Ezra Stein in 2011, is presently being adapted into an animated preschool series of the same name. Interrupting Chicken is an audiobook by Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us) that encourages young readers to develop a love of reading and an appreciation for the written word. Piper, the baby chicken, is never quiet during story time; he is too curious, has a vivid imagination, and wants to interject with questions and speculations about the book’s narrative at every turn.
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A co-production between Jordan Peele and FX, this series stars Al Pacino as the head of a bunch of shady characters who hunt down Nazis. The show is based on the experiences of real-life Nazi hunters and is set in 1977 New York City when a diverse team of Nazi hunters uncovers a plot to build a Fourth Reich in the United States. After 13 episodes, the program’s second season finally broadcast on January 13 and concluded the series.
Tom Clancy Jack Ryan (2018) (Season 3)
In this series, John Krasinski plays Jack Ryan, the CIA agent who is Tom Clancy’s favorite and who fights terrorist threats all around the world. The program’s first two seasons, especially Krasinski’s portrayal of the famous character, were lauded for its blend of high drama and espionage. On December 21, we saw the debut of Season 3.
The Animal Kingdom (2016)
Amazon Prime subscribers may now watch the last season of Animal Kingdom in addition to the first five seasons. The first episode of Animal Kingdom premiered on TNT in 2016, and the series ended in June 2022. The protagonist, 17-year-old Joshua “J” Cody (Finn Cole), is brought back in contact with his distant family after his mother’s death. However, J has become engaged in the drama after learning that the Codys operate a criminal operation.
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This ensemble-driven heist series, led by Giancarlo Esposito, follows a bunch of crooks as they plot and carry out the theft of a multibillion-dollar subterranean vault. The first seven episodes, which take place before and after the robbery, are presented in a non-linear fashion by Netflix, despite the apparent simplicity of the idea. The order in which you learn about the people and their histories creates a compelling story arc, with the theft itself acting as the show’s definitive series finale. When do you plan on seeing the first episode?
The Way of the Househusband (2021)
The second season of the hilarious anime about a former yakuza leader who wants to give up his criminal career and settle down arrives. The Way of the Househusband is based on a manga by Kousuke Oono, and it follows a former martial arts expert (known as “The Immortal Dragon”) as he learns to be a good family man by performing mundane tasks like clipping coupons, making a budget, doing laundry, and more.
The Witcher: Blood Origin (2022)
Taking place over a thousand years before the events of The Witcher, this prequel story follows a group of seven people who must band together to preserve the world from horrible evil. The series, led by Michelle Yeoh and featuring an ensemble cast, is a prologue to The Witcher’s epic.
Star Wars: The Bad Batch (2021)
Set after the events of The Clone Wars and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, this animated Star Wars spinoff series follows a band of rogue clone troopers as they try to evade the Galactic Empire in the wake of Order 66 and the destruction of the Jedi Order. Season one of the show left the specially talented clones in hot water after they rescued one of their own from the lab where they were manufactured and were still unsure of their role in this new galaxy. The second season of the show debuted on January 4.
National Treasure: Edge of History (2022)
Lisette Olivera stars as Jess Valenzuela, an intrepid explorer whose search for lost riches worldwide also leads her to the truth about her family’s past in an original series inspired by the National Treasure film franchise. Along with returning actors Justin Bartha and Harvey Keitel from the previous National Treasure films, this series also has Catherine Zeta-Jones in a supporting role.
Live-action series revisiting Ron Howard’s epic fantasy film from 1988, which was based on a screenplay by George Lucas. It is again up to Willow Ufgood (Warwick Davis), an aspiring sorcerer, to lead a ragtag band of heroes in the face of a deadly new danger to the Earth. The Disney+ series is a fantasy adventure suitable for audiences of all ages since it features both returning favorites from the film and exciting newcomers to the Willow universe.
The eleventh season of the popular Canadian comedy brings new adventures to the show’s fictional Ontario town and its colorful ensemble of people. Letterkenny, created and written mainly by series star and creator Jared Keeso, is a popular international sensation that defies categorization with its rapid-fire banter and loosely interwoven sketches, vignettes, and storylines. Letterkenny is a filthy, brilliant comedy gem that will appeal to fans of the hicks, skids, hockey players, and even those obnoxious de-gens. (Allegedly.)
This drama series, starring Mallori Johnson (WeCrashed), follows a young author who is torn between the past and the present while working on a new novel. She is torn between the present and the 19th century as she uncovers family secrets on the plantation where her ancestors once resided.
This South Korean series follows a young guy who is kidnapped by organ traffickers and is directed by acclaimed Japanese filmmaker Takashi Miike. After waking up on the operating table and escaping, he finds that he can see out of the eye that had been removed, and he then proceeds to see a series of gruesome murders. The search for his eye is simply the beginning of a much larger mystery, but he is determined to get it back.
Doom Patrol (2019)
The most improbable historical heroes are back for another season of outlandish exploits. Following along, you should be aware of the setup: The show centers on a motley crew of antiheroes who have developed formidable skills as a consequence of unfortunate events that have left them emotionally and physically traumatized but who would rather spend their time fighting amongst themselves than risking their lives to save the world. Trouble seems to follow them about like a bad omen, though, and it’s generally the strangest type. You may tune in for the rapid-fire F-bombs and witty banter, but you’ll stick around for the frightening “butt-monsters” and other, even crazier threats to reality.
His Dark Materials (2019)
The third and final season of HBO’s impressive adaptation of Philip Pullman’s celebrated trilogy of fantasy novels concludes the story of a young girl’s adventure through multiple worlds, some like ours and very different from each other, as she searches for her missing friend and her enigmatic father. The series, starring Logan’s Dafne Keen, is stunningly realized on screen. Keen’s character travels from one end of the world to the other, breaking down barriers and making allies out of the unlikeliest places: talking polar bears, sky-hopping nomads, and powerful wielders of the mysterious substance known as Dust.
Gossip Girl (2021)
Eight years after the events of the first season of Gossip Girl, a new group of privileged high school students in New York City finds themselves the targets of a mystery member of their social circle in this revived series. The show’s second season’s launch took place on December 1.
Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin (2022)
In this offshoot of the Pitch Perfect film series, Adam DeVine reprises his role as the charismatic Bumper Allen. Allen relocates to Germany to resurrect his sagging music career, and along the road, he encounters several obstacles and achieves some personal successes. The comedic, musical series also has cameos by Sarah Hyland, Flula Borg, and Jameela Jamil.