5 New shows to watch on Netflix this week

Top 5 shows to watch on Netflix this week
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Every day a number of TV shows and web series are released across streaming platforms. Netflix is also leaving no stone unturned to entertain you with a whole new plethora of shows that have just been released or are in the pipeline. What’s interesting is there’s something for everyone. This means choosing what to watch can be a task. In order to make your job easier we bring you the top 5 shows to watch out this week on Netflix. Read on to know who has made it to the list.

That ‘90s show (Season 1)

Netflix has now released a new sitcom That ‘90s Show, on January 19, 2023. A Netflix Original sitcom and a reboot of the iconic series, That ’70s Show, That ’90s Show, has been directed by Gail Mancuso and written by creators Gregg Mettler, Bonnie Turner, Lindsey Turner, and Terry Turner.

Set in the year 1995, the sitcom follows Leia Forman (Callie Haverda), the daughter of Eric and Donna from the original series (That’70s Show), who visits her grandparents in Point Place for summer. Leia being desperate to reinvent herself during the vacation, bonds with a new generation of Point Place, under the watchful eye of Kitty and the stern glare of Red. She also has a potential love interest in Jay, the son of Michael and Jackie aka Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis, who make cameo appearances in the new series.

You can definitely try this out if you are looking for a sitcom to binge-watch this week. Catch the trailer of That’90s Show below.

Top 5 shows to watch on Netflix this week

Awaken (Season 1)

Awaken is a South Korean thriller television drama series that aired in South Korea from November 2020 to January 2021. We legit had to wait for two years for the series to finally arrive on Netflix.

The plot revolves around Do Jung-woo, the leader of a special task force in the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency, who ends up investigating a series of mysterious murders. His team includes a hot-headed Officer Gong Hye-won and Jamie, a detective on loan from the FBI. They together discover that these crimes are somehow related to a string of mysterious incidents that happened 28 years ago in a village called “White Night”.

The series contains a total of 16 episodes. You can easily watch it over the week if binge-watching isn’t your thing. Check out the trailer of the series below.

Women at War

War is not only fought on the battlefield, it is also fought in the homes of the men on the field. Moreover, the victims are not only those who lose the battle but the real victims are the women who are left behind to deal with the consequences of war. Bringing the limelight on the impact on such women, Women at War is based on the events of the first world war.

Set in France in 1914, German troops advance, and men leave for the front lines, four women are left to grapple with the devastating consequences of war at home.

With a 7.2 IMDb rating, the series is already popular. We would advise you not to miss it. Watch the trailer of Woman at War below.

Top 5 shows to watch on Netflix this week

Fauda (Season 4)

With a total of 48 episodes, spanning over 4 seasons so far, Fauda is considered to be one of the most engaging dramas surrounding the conflict between Israel and Palestine. Told in Hebrew and Arabic language, the series’ latest season is available for streaming on Netflix.

A two-sided story of the Israel-Palestinian conflict, Fauda’s (Arabic for ‘Chaos’) storyline follows Doron, a commander of an undercover Israeli unit, called the Israeli Special Forces. Along with his team, Doron is operating inside Palestinian territories. They are hunting down Hamas terrorist Abu-Ahmed. On the other side of the fence are Abu-Ahmed and his family. Having murdered 143 Israelis so far, he will never accept the State of Israel and will continue Jihad for as long as it takes.

Interested in the international affair of the Israel – Palestinian conflict, then you will have to watch this for sure!

Top 5 shows to watch on Netflix this week

Lockwood & Co.

Set to release on January 27, 2023, on Netflix, Lockwood & Co. is a British detective thriller television series written and directed by Joe Cornish and consists of eight episodes. The series is based on Jonathan Stroud’s book series of the same name.

The plot is based in London and traces the journey of the most talented teenage ghost-hunters who get into dangerous combat with deadly spirits. Among the many adult-staffed corporate agencies, one startup is all alone: Lockwood & Co. The tiny startup is run by two teenage boys and a newly arrived, supremely psychically gifted girl, who together make for a renegade trio destined to unravel a mystery that will change the course of history.

If thriller is your forte, get ready with your popcorn to binge-watch the series. As you await the release of the series, watch the trailer of Lockwood & Co. below.

5 new shows to watch on Netflix this week