Brand new Netflix shows to binge watch this October

Since we are still on level one lockdown, you might want to binge watch something new this October when you’re locked up at home, or not feeling like hitting the streets. Whether you like docu-series, horrors or romance, Netflix has something for everyone.

 

The Haunting of Bly Manor

The Haunting of Bly Manor is the next expected chapter of The Haunting (of which The Haunting of Hill House was the first.) The second chapter is established in 1980s England.

Henry Wingrave hires a young American nanny to care for his orphaned niece and nephew who reside at Bly Manor with the estate’s chef Owen, groundskeeper Jamie and housekeeper. Not all is as it seems at the manor, and centuries of dark secrets of love and loss are waiting to be unearthed in this chilling gothic romance. At Bly Manor, dead doesn’t mean gone.

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet

A Life on Our Planet is 93 years old Attenborough’s “witness statement and mission for the future”, and he is bringing it to Netflix.

“The story of how we came to make this our greatest mistake. And how, if we act now, we can yet put it right. Our planet is headed for disaster. We need to learn how to work with nature, rather than against it. And I’m going to tell you how”.

Song Exploder

Dive deep into favourite songs as artists break down the creative process and reveal their inspirations in this series based on the hit podcast.

 

Emily In Paris

Emily is an ambitious twenty-something marketing executive from Chicago that unexpectedly lands her dream job in Paris. Her new life is filled with intoxicating adventures and surprising challenges as she juggles work, friendships, and romance.

 

Social Distance

This tragicomic anthology series features both dark and funny takes on how people strive to stay connected while staying apart. It was created by Hilary Weisman Graham and Jenji Kohan. The eight-part series focuses on how families, friends, and couples were forced to cope with the effects of quarantine.

 

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