9 New shows to watch on Netflix this weekend

Surviving Summer Season 2: Release date, trailer recap, cast and more

It’s already the end of September. And we are guessing that you are done watching all those antiquated comedy dramas and romantic love stories like Heartstopper, One Piece, and Xo, Kitty. You all now must be feeling bored and finding some good new shows to binge-watch this weekend.

To make it easier for you to decide what to watch, we make sure to include shows from different subgenres so we are convinced you will discover the new series you were unaware of. No matter what your favorite genre is, this list is sure to cater to all your needs. Keep reading to find out the top 9 brand-new shows to watch on Netflix this week!

Surviving Summer (Season 2)

Release date: 15 September 2023

Rating: 6.6/10

Genre: Drama, Family

Cast: Sky Katz, Kai Lewins, Joao Gabriel Marinho, Mitchell Hardaker and others

Surviving Summer Season 2: Release date, trailer recap, cast and more

Created by Joanna Werner and Josh Mapleston, Surviving Summer is an Australian young adult surfing show that dropped its first season in 2022. The second season was released on the 15th of September 2023. The plot of the story is all about a love square between four main characters, Wren, Summer, Ari, and Baxter. Throughout the show, we witness a considerable amount of teen love stories revolving around Wren, who always used to come in between Summer and Ari. Hook on to the show to watch what happens next! 

Love is Blind (Season 5)

Release date: 22 September 2023

Rating: 6.2/10

Genre: Reality show 

Cast: Aaliyah, Estefania, Shondra, Robert, Izzy and others

Love Is Blind Season 5
Us Weekly

Love is Blind is a popular reality show on Netflix, particularly for teenagers and young adults. This TV series was created by Chris Coelon and produced by none other than Kinetic Content. Season 5 was released on Netflix on the 22nd of September and was hosted by Nick and Vanessa Lachey. If you are a big fan of Netflix reality shows like “Too Hot to Handle” and “Perfect Match,” then this show is perfect for you. 

Miseducation (Season 1)

Release date: 15 September 2023

Rating: 6.5/10

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance 

Cast: Buntu Petse, Lunga Shabalala, Nicole Bessick, Mpho Sebeng and others

Miseducation | Official Trailer | Netflix

Netflix has already dropped the first season of “Miseducation” on the 15th of September, 2023. We could see an immense acceptance by the audience from all over the world. Directed by Catharine Cooke and Themba Mfebe, it is a funny yet romantic teen drama that revolves around the life of Mbali Hadebe. She was a famous social influencer. After social harassment, in which the police seized her house and family assets due to her mother’s political scandals, she lost all her status and respect in front of her audience. Later, she moved to Grahamstown University in Makhanda and tried to revive her social status. 

A Time Called You

Release date: 8 September 2023

Genre: Time travel, Mystery, Romance

Rating: 7.5/10

Cast: Ahn Hyo-seop, Jeon Yeo-been, Kang Hoon, Kim Yi-kyung and others

A Time Called You | Official Trailer | Netflix [ENG SUB]

This brand new show, ‘A Time Called You’, is directed by Kim Jin-won, and this is a remake of the Taiwanese Drama known as ‘Someday or One Day’, which was released in the year 2019. The plot of the story is all about the year 2023. Joon-hee, the main character, was going through a tough time due to her boyfriend’s dismissal. She was facing a lot of challenges. Soon, the story takes an interesting turn, and somehow, she gets the chance to travel back to 1998 and wakes up in the body of a different person. To know what happened next, you need to go and watch this series before someone gives you another spoiler. 

Dear Child

Release date: 7 September 2023

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Rating: 7.5/10

Cast: Kim Riedle, Sammy Schrein, Naila Schuberth, Hans Löw 

Dear Child | Official Trailer | Netflix

If you are scrolling through your Netflix account and looking for a mysterious criminal drama, then ‘Dear Child’, directed by Isabel Kleefeld and Julian Porksen, is the best one to binge-watch. This particular story is all about how Lina survived in a completely regimented house with her two children, Hannah and Jonathan. The story then took a mysterious turn when Lina tried to escape from that house. She met with a hilarious car accident. Fortunately, when her parents arrived at the hospital, she got to know the dark truth behind the story of the disappearance of her daughter, which had been a secret for almost 13 years. If you have enjoyed the ‘Dark’ series, then this mini-series is just for you. 

The Devil’s Plan

Release date: 26 September 2023

Rating: Not yet given

Genre: Game show, Reality 

Cast: Ha Seok-jin, Kwak Joonbin, Seo Dong-joo, Park Kyung-lim and more. 

The Devil's Plan
Credits: Netflix

“The Devil’s Plan” is a South Korean reality game show in which 12 contestants will be planning and plotting against each other over six long nights and seven days. Let’s see who wins the game and takes the crown with the lump sum prize money. It’s time to set your alarm on 26 September, because it’s going to premiere its very first episode on that day. 

Sex Education (Season 4)

Release date: 21 September 2023


Genre: Sex comedy and drama 

Cast: Asa Butterfield, Emma Mackey, Gillian Anderson, Ncuti Gatwa and others

Sex Education
Credits: Netflix

In the previous season, we could see how the story follows an insecure American teenager named Otis, who is a know-it-all when it comes to subject sex, thanks to his sex therapist mother. Now, the all-new season 4 is coming with a jam-packed comedy-drama on the 21st of this month. The web series is filled with chaotic drama and a step to remove the stigma attached to sex. It also gives us a sneak peek into the extroverted culture of Americans.

Glow Up (Season 5)

Release date: 12 September 2023

Rating: 7.0/10

Genre: Game-show, TV reality 

Cast: Axel, Howard, Keiran, Morgan, Sarah and others

glow up

“Glow Up” is a British reality game show, and it’s all set to drop its fifth season on Netflix. Netflix took the authenticity of this particular show in 2019, and this year too, which will also be released on BBC Three after a few months of its release on Netflix. As in the previous season, the judges remained the same, Val Garland and Dominic Skinner, but this time, the host is Leomie Anderson. The show is all about a makeup competition where the contestants have to recreate a specific character inspired by the famous period drama series Bridgerton in the first episode. 

6ixtynin9: The Series

Release date: 6 September 2023

Rating: 6/10

Genre: Crime and Comedy

Cast: Davika Hoorne, Patara Eksangkul, Pruet Nakprad, Trisanu Soranun.

6ixtynin9 The Series | Official Trailer | Netflix

The Netflix show hosted by Pen-ek Ratanaruang jumps over mystery and suspense and covers the life of an ordinary girl who is fired from her job and then discovers a strange package in front of her apartment’s door. After watching the trailer, the viewers are fascinated by the story and very eager to watch the show.