5 New shows to watch on Netflix this weekend

5 new shows to watch on Netflix this weekend
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The new year marks the arrival of news shows on Netflix that are even more binge-worthy and exciting to watch than the previous year’s. Buckle up, you Netflix fanatics, because shows like The Circle, Kaleidoscope and more as you are well aware, have just been recently added to the Netflix family. Gather your quilts and pillows to start binge-watching all these best shows this weekend.

Here’s a list of five brand-new shows that you can watch on Netflix this weekend.

5 new shows to watch on Netflix this weekend

1. Emily in Paris Season 3

Emily in Paris Season 3 | Official Trailer | Netflix

One of the most critically-acclaimed Netflix series of all time, Emily in Paris released on Netflix on December 21, 2022. Despite her numerous mishaps, personal as well as professional, it seems like Emily is doing something right in the romantic city of Paris. But season 2 left Emily in a conundrum, more like a moral dilemma of sorts: Will she choose to stay in Paris with the love of her life, Gabriel who is also her friend, Camille’s ex? Or will she decide to take a leap of faith and go long-distance with Alfie, the businessman? Amidst these personal conundrums, she is also caught up with a new job offer from Sylvie that promotes her back in the States. What will Emily do now? 

2. Alice in Borderland Season 2

Alice in Borderland: Season 2 | Official Trailer | Netflix

Premiered on Netflix on December 22, 2022, Alice in Borderland is inspired by a titular manga series that follows the life of Arisu who suddenly finds himself in an alternate Tokyo which does not inhabit humans. Without any ideas as to what is going on around him and what is happening to him, he only knows that he is supposed to get “visas” that will prevent him from being executed. On his way, he comes across a rock climber, Usagi (Tao Tsuchiya) who ends up being Arisu’s partner in unraveling the mystery of the circumstances. 

Season 1 gave the audience such a riveting plotline. It’s been two years since the fans of the show got the opportunity to watch the second season of this exciting show. And now with 2022 nearing its end, we are one week away from the second season premiere of Alice in Borderland

For those unversed, the official synopsis of Alice in Borderland reads:

“An aimless gamer and his two friends find themselves in a parallel Tokyo, where they’re forced to compete in a series of sadistic games to survive.”

3. The Witcher: Blood Origin

The Witcher: Blood Origin | Official Trailer | Netflix

Premiered on Netflix on December 25, 2022, The Witcher: Blood Origin is a Netflix action-fantasy series that belongs to The Witcher universe. Based on Andrzej Sapkowski’s titular novel series, Blood Origin is set 1200 years before the mainstream series and is considered to be an original tale constituting new characters.

Created by Declan de Barra and Lauren Schmidt, this prequel is set in the same world where Henry Cavil’s Geralt of Rivia lives. It will mainly focus upon an “elven world 1200 years before the show” and portray the events that culminated in the “Conjunction of the Spheres”.

4. Wednesday

A directorial debut for Tim Burton, Wednesday is an amalgamation of dark humor and mystery, amassing over 752,000,000 million hours. Created as a spinoff from the Addams Family franchise, Wednesday focuses on the elder Addams sibling, whose role is reprised by Jenna Ortega. The titular character finds herself entrapped in an incident involving a high school water polo team and two bags of piranhas. Soon enough, she becomes wrapped up in a series of local murders, while simultaneously dealing with her own identity and destiny.

For those unversed, here’s the official synopsis of the show:

“Smart, sarcastic and a little dead inside, Wednesday Addams investigates a murder spree while making new friends — and foes — at Nevermore Academy.”

5. Inside Job Part 2

Inside Job - Part 2 | Official Trailer | Netflix

A Netflix Original adult-animated comedy series, Inside Job, is written by the former Gravity Falls and Regular Show writer Shion Takeuchi. Dabbling in science fiction, this adult animation revolves around an anti-social ingenious tech, Reagan Ridley working in the deep state organization Cognito Inc. the genius quality of Reagan sets her apart from the crowd, which inspires her to make the world a better place. Executively produced by Alex Hirsch, Inside Job is a great postmodern mix featuring reptilian shapeshifters, a human-dolphin hybrid to whatnot.

Season 1 part 1 of Inside Job constituted 10 episodes and premiered on October 22, 2021, on Netflix. The remaining 8 episodes are included in Part 2 of Season 1 released on November 18th, 2022.