With the number of people who have cut the cord in 2016, digital content providers like Netflix are increasing the number of originals that they bring to the table. This is to help lure people away from contracts and expensive services. These following Netflix Originals either have a new season premiering in 2017 or are premiering themselves in 2017. Let’s take a look.
One Day At A Time
January 6th, 2017
Coming out on the 6th of January is this sitcom based on a 1970’s show. You will have a fair amount of laughs and experience a lot of drama as a single mom learns to raise her rebellious daughter and tween son. As a former military mom, the mother of the family has a experience dealing with troublemakers but will she be able to deal with her own daughter?
A Series Of Unfortunate Events
January 13th, 2017
Fortunately for Lemony Snicket’s popular series of children’s stories, they are getting another chance on the screen. This Amazon Original follows a group of children who suffer through what some might call the worst series of events they have ever heard of. From bad foster parents to truly monstrous people, the kids find that there is a lot in the world to be scared of.
Santa Clara Diet
February 3rd, 2017
In this Netflix Original a family isn’t living the ideal life of American realtors. This changes though when the husband, wife, and daughter have an encounter with death that changes how they view the world. Unlike many shows though, this experience with death doesn’t hurt them, it helps them.
Marvel’s Iron Fist
March 17th, 2017
Trying to stop a major criminal element in New York Iron Fist brings another Marvel original to Netflix. Kung Fu and a family legend lead to an action television show that should rock the world. It doesn’t hurt that the main character can call in the legendary power of the Iron Fist.
A Futile & Stupid Gesture
Long have the National Lampoons been an American television family that people enjoy watching. In 2017 you will find a new National Lampoons movie from Netflix, A Futile & Stupid Gesture. Comedy actors will be playing comedy actors that were great before them. This inception like acting should provide a very funny movie based on the book of the same name.
Using the book The Operators, War Machine brings comedy to war. Based in Afghanistan Brad Pitt plays one of the main characters that brings humor to war. Brad Pitt’s character travels around the world using his rock star general status to try and end the impossible war. Netflix has invest a lot of money into War Machine and there are great expectations for it.
Stranger Things Season 2
Stranger Things really blew viewers away as it worked its way into homes around the world. In season one a group of friends tries to find their missing friend while they protect their new friend, a girl with super powers. Season 2 might be lacking the girl with super powers but it is promised to be a good show.
Other Originals in 2017
Netflix has tons of originals premiering in 2017. A list for these would go on and on. Here are some additional shows that will premier in 2017:
- Abstract: The Art of Design (Documentary Movie)
- Burning Sands (Movie)
- Dear White People
- Friends From College
- Greenhouse Academy
- Lady Dynamite (Season Two)
- Stretch Armstrong
- Voltron: Legendary Defender (Season Two)
There are over 60 new shows coming to Netflix in 2017. While many of the shows are available worldwide, some of them have restrictions on where they can be watched. Kiss Me First will not be available in the UK for example and Treehouse Detectives will not be available in South Korea.
In 2017 you will get a wide variety of Netflix Originals to help convince you that it is time to cut the cord. The selection of new shows in 2017 should keep you entertained all year on just Netflix Originals. If you want to learn more about getting rid of your cable company, then you should look at some of our other blog posts.