Looking for the best English shows on Netflix now? Well, there are millions of shows available, and making a choice between them is obviously a tough job. Moreover, nowadays, the OTT platform has already become the hub for the most captivating content and also provides back-to-back top hits of the year. You just can’t miss any single one of them.
Hence, to make it easier for you to decide what to watch, we make sure to include the best jewels so we are convinced you will discover a must-watch 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 12 English shows to watch on Netflix this week!
Bodies (Limited Series)
Release date: 19 October 2023
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Sci-fi
Cast: Amaka Okafor, Jacob Fortune-Lloyd, Stephen Graham, Kyle Soller and others
This is a popular British crime thriller that is currently one of the most viewed shows on Netflix. It is based on the DC comic and graphic novel known as “Bodies,” which was written by none other than Si Spenser. The series is all about a murder case that took place in Whitechapel, and four detectives were assigned for the investigation purpose. However, those four detectives were investigating the same murder case but in four different time periods. If you love to watch thriller series, this one is perfect for you.
Get Gotti (Season 1)
Release date: 24 October 2023
Cast: Anthony Ruggiano Jr., George Gabriel, Eric Shawn and others
This brand-new show has already entered the list of the top English shows on Netflix. It is a three-part docu-series that rifled into the world of John Gotti, which follows an amazing story of the FBI’s battle to bring down infamous mob boss John Gotti. Hence, there’s no doubt in saying that this one captured the ultimate true crime history, which is breathtaking, to say the least.
Life on Our Planet (Season 1)
Release date: 25 October 2023
Cast: Morgan Freeman
This American TV series, based on the tagline “The Battle for Survival,” is one of the best documentary series available on Netflix. The show represents life’s epic battle on survival of the fittest. It will also showcase the wholesome tale of the lost past and what exactly happened to those lost dynasties. The first season will premiere soon with 8 mind-blowing episodes, and it includes both computer-generated images and live-action films.
The Fall of the House of Usher: Season 1
Release date: 12 October 2023
Genre: Horror, Drama
Cast: Carla Gugino, Willa Fitzgerald, Kate Siegel, Henry Thomas and others
The supernatural horror drama “The Fall of the House of Usher” is one of the most hyped and anticipated short series of 2023 which is slightly based on a short story with the exact same name and other works by Edgar Allan Poe. The Gothic horror story is all about an executive who established his pharmaceutical Dynasty with all his money, advantages, and potentiality, but suddenly, he faces many unfolding secrets after the sudden deaths of his beloved children.
Release date: 4 October 2023
Genre: Documentary, Biography, Sports
Cast: Fisher Steven, David Beckham, Victoria Beckham, Eric Cantona and others
This is one of the absolutely stunning shows on Netflix till now. The show portrays the life story of the famous person David Beckham and his journey from a working-class to the determination to become the worldwide football stardom. It also shows the ups and downs that he went through during every step while maintaining a sweet balance between ambition, love, and family.
Big Mouth (Season 7)
Release date: 20 October 2023
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Cast: Lee Jong Suk, Im Yoon-ah, Kwak Dong-yeon and others
The South Korean jam-packed action drama “Big Mouth” was produced by MBC Production and directed by Choong Hwan Oh. It is a thrilling show that revolves around the life of an unsuccessful lawyer who was also a chatterbox, and hence he was popularly known as Big Mouth. But somehow, he got himself involved in a mysterious murder case, and then what happened next is waiting for you to get discovered.
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
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. Currently, it’s still on the top trending list with approximately 1.7M views on Netflix, making this one an absolute must-watch show. 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.
Release date: 20 October 2023
Genre: TV Reality
Cast: Jessimae Peluso
The brand new season of “Surviving Paradise” is all about the players who participated in forming alliances to fight against the wilderness and shift towards a luxurious villa that is waiting for them. The series was set in the scattered areas of Lefkada, Greece. Now it’s the time to see which player can survive with their own strategy and tactics and could win the $100.000 cash prize.
Pluto (Season 1)
Release date: 26 October 2023
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Sci-fi
Cast: Shinshu Fuji, Yoko Hikasa, Minori Suzuki and others
Netflix has recently released the famous Japanese manga series “Pluto,” with 8 top-notch episodes full of suspense and fictional characters. Our beloved anime fans can now finally witness the stunning anime adaptation of Pluto. The show mainly focuses on the story of Tezuka’s Astro Boy story, “The Greatest Robot on Earth.” Moreover, it’s an amazing and captivating show that has a perfect blend of action and philosophical thinking. It has already been praised as one of the best sci-fi thrillers in the history of anime.
Release date: 2 November 2023
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Cast: Sara Garcia, Sadie Laflamme-Snow, Kamaia Fairburn and others
Unicorn Academy is the all-new animated series from Spin Master, which has already been dropped on your Netflix screen. Moreover, this series is based on the famous kid’s book series “Unicorn Academy,” which showcases the amazing adventure of the girls and their unicorn friends at Unicorn Academy. This anime is adorable and adventurous and gives a glimpse into the world of the unicorn.
Daily Dose of Sunshine
Release date: 3 November 2023
Cast: Park Bo-young, Yeon Woo-jin, Jang Dong-yoon and others
A South Korean, Daily Dose of Sunshine is a sitcom that has several funny moments with an adorable story that would make you laugh out loud. This web series is based on the Morning Comes to Psychiatric Wards by Lee Ra-ha. The show portrays a heartwarming tale of a nurse and her beloved patients when she used to work in psychiatry and had to face several ups and downs in order to bring a daily dose of sunshine to those under her care despite the challenges coming her way.
Donna! (Season 1)
Release date: 20 October 2023
Genre: Comedy, Romantic, Drama
Cast: Yang Se-jong, Bae Suzy, Lee Yu-bi and others
The South Korean mini-television series “Doona!” is again one of the most anticipated and hyped shows of 2023. Directed by Lee Jeong-hyo, “Doona!” is a captivating love story of an undergraduate college student and a renowned female K-pop singer, which is a remake version of the webtoon known as “The Girl Downstairs”. Stay tuned to your Netflix screen to witness their fascinating love story.