When Netflix comes out every month with a list of new releases it feels like Santa is showering gifts of scripted, unscripted, international and many more types. It becomes difficult to choose from this plethora of options, so let us be your guide.
Below are quick previews of the ten most intriguing and nail-biting Best New Shows on Netflix India. Let’s see which makes it to the top ten!
10 Best New Shows on Netflix India
1. ‘Dawson’s Creek’ Seasons 1-6
PREMIERE DATE: November 1
CAST: James Van Der Beek, Katie Holmes, Joshua Jackson, Michelle Williams
DESCRIPTION: Originally telecasted from 1998-2003. Millennia’s it your time to relive your teenage with the six seasons of this series on Netflix from November 1 onwards (available on Hulu also). Rewatch some romance, breakups and crazy teenage drama with Dawson, Joey, Jen and Pacey in their small coastal Massachusetts town.
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2. ‘Country Ever After’
PREMIERE DATE: November 4
CAST: Coffey Anderson, Criscilla Anderson
DESCRIPTION: Country Even After is a feel-good reality series which shows a couple’s marriage and life. Coffey Anderson is a country star and his wife Criscilla is a hip-hop dancer, Netflix describes it as “tests of faith” and yes if they combine country and hip-hop in one song it is definitely testing anybody’s faith.
3. ‘Dash & Lily’
PREMIERE DATE: November 10
CAST: Midori Francis, Austin Abrams
DESCRIPTION: We Searches for pictures of Dash (Abrams) and Lily (Francis) together in one frame, but somehow we didn’t find one and then we read about this holiday-themed and fantasy like romance series. The cynical Dash and optimistic Lily somehow find each other via notes scribbled in a notebook that they pass to each other around different romantic New York locations (pre-pandemic, natch). Will they end up together in person? Probably, but who knows?
4. ‘The Liberator’
PREMIERE DATE: November 11
CAST: Bradley James, Martin Sensmeier, Jose Miguel Vasquez, Mike Rowe, Ross Anderson Ross Anderson, Billy Breed
DESCRIPTION: Created by Jeb Stuart and based on a book by Alex Kershaw, this animated drama is about a diverse Army unit from Oklahoma, led by Captain Felix Sparks (James) that lands in Italy in July 1943 and sets off on a gruelling 500-day march across Europe to liberate various countries from the Nazi rule.
The epic scenes are animated using a method called “Trioscope Enhanced Hybrid Animation”, which promises to be more detailed than traditional rotoscoping. Should be a visually riveting series, at the very least.
5. ‘A Queen Is Born’
PREMIERE DATE: November 11
CAST: Gloria Groove and Alexia Twister
DESCRIPTION: In Netflix’s first Brazilian reality series, drag queens Gloria Groove and Alexia Twister make drag dreams of people come true. They turn aspiring drag queens to their most glamorous selves. Keep your eyes wide open for a lot of glitter, lashes, makeup and shimmery dresses also radiating a Queer Eye vibe.
6. ‘The Crown’ Season 4
PREMIERE DATE: November 15
CAST: Olivia Colman, Josh O’Connor, Gillian Anderson, Emma Corrin
DESCRIPTION: Step into the world of Queen Elizabeth II from her early years of the monarchy to the journey of three-decade of the rule. As we enter the late 1970s, England’s Queen Elizabeth (Colman) not only has to deal with the divisive policies of new Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (Anderson) but the chatter about her unmarried, 30-something son, Prince Charles (O’Connor).
Of course, you know where this part of the story is going: In walks young teacher’s assistant Diana Spencer (Corrin), whose life is turned upside down when she and Charles get married. And everyone lived happily ever after, right? No?
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7. ‘We Are The Champions’
PREMIERE DATE: November 17
CAST: Rainn Wilson (executive producer and narrator)
DESCRIPTION: “Tradition is a road map from those who have leaped before, but sometimes you have to carve your own path.”
Rainn Wilson is the executive producer and narrator of this docuseries(documentary+series) that examines an array of weird competitions and the passionate players and fans that are drawn to them. There will be episodes about cheese rolling, chili eating, dog dancing, frog jumping, fantasy hairstyling, and yo-yo trick competitions, all of which should be funny and weird. Well, at least they’ll be weird.
8. ‘Holiday Home Makeover with Mr. Christmas’
PREMIERE DATE: November 18
CAST: Benjamin “Mr. Christmas” Bradley
DESCRIPTION: A Netflix original reality show with Benjamin Bradley a holiday interior designer i.e. he decorates the houses for holiday season. Everyone calls him Mr. Christmas as he goes to homes that need to spice up their holiday decorations and make winter fantasylands for all the people. Get ready to see some heartwarming decorations and fun with Mr. Christmas.
9. ‘Voices of Fire’
PREMIERE DATE: November 20
CAST: Pharrell Williams, Ezekiel Williams
DESCRIPTION: Bishop Ezekiel William wants to create one of the most inspiring and gospel choirs of all time. He sets out on the roads of Hampton in the search of the best and most diverse set of singers of the world. He is assisted by his millions-selling music nephew Pharrell. They both audition many singers and choose the best amongst them to create the best choir. Fasten your seatbelts to be overjoyed and entertained.
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10. ‘Virgin River’ Season 2
PREMIERE DATE: November 27
CAST: Alexandra Breckenridge, Martin Henderson, Tim Matheson, Annette O’Toole, Lauren Hammersley
DESCRIPTION: Netflix’s surprise hit is Virgin River. At the end of season 1 we all thought that Melinda Monroe (Breckenridge) might leave Virgin River and go back to the big city. But there is a season 2, which means that doesn’t happen. She’s back to work with the Doc (Matheson) and making moon eyes with Jack (Henderson).
Melinda and Jack deal with the pregnancy of Charmaine (Hammersley) and Melinda has to decided if she wants Virgin River as her home.