Happy Weekend Gizmo Blaze readers! It’s time to sit back and relax with some great Netflix shows. Whether you are in the mood for something new or rewatching an old favorite, Netflix is here to help you unwind. Check out the great list of some new release episodes below.
The list of the Netflix Top 10 TV shows for this week has several repeats as last week. Virgin River, Keep Breathing, Stranger Things, UnCoupled, Extraordinary Attorney Woo and more round out that list.
If you fancy a movie this weekend, check out the list of movies leaving Netflix in August and catch them before they go.
Best new Netflix shows August 6, 2022
The Sandman (Season 1)
The highly anticipated The Sandman series is easily one of the best new Netflix shows to watch this weekend. Based on the comic by Neil Gaiman for DC, this series has been in development for several years, and season 1 consists of 10 episodes that blend modern myth and dark fantasy.
Morpheus, The King of Dreams, experienced years of imprisonment after being captured in an occult ritual. After he escapes, he sets out to restore order to his kingdom of the Dreaming.
Starring Tom Sturridge, Boyd Holbrook, Vivienne Acheampong, Patton Oswalt, Gwendoline Christie, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Mason Alexander Park, Donna Preston, Kyo Ra, Stephen Fry, Razane Jammal and Sandra James Young.
Super Giant Brothers (Season 1)
The first season of the animated Super Giant Robot Brothers was recently released. Created by Víctor Maldonado and Alfredo Torres for Netflix, this series is an action-adventure comedy the entire family can enjoy.
Set in the future, robot siblings Shiny (Eric Lopez) and Thunder (Chris Diamantopoulos) are tasked with defending Earth when space monsters attack. They, along with their genius inventor Alex Rose (Marisa Davila) and Colonel Creed (Delbert Hunt), the head of the Extreme Defense Force, make up quite the dysfunctional family who must band together to keep Earth safe.
Trainwreck Woodstock ’99
The three-part docuseries Trainwreck Woodstock ’99 will make you happy you missed out on the event that was set to rival its 1960’s namesake but missed the mark entirely.
Set a three-day festival to celebrate peace, love and great music, Woodstock ’99 ended up being a trainwreck of fires, riots and destruction. Using insider footage and eyewitness interviews composed of staffers, performers and attendees, this series will show what really went on at what was touted to be a “millennium-defining celebration.”
Locke & Key (Season 3 coming soon)
Fans of Locke & Key are excited to learn that the third and final season will be released on August 10. This gives fans plenty of time for a rewatch and, those who haven’t watched yet, ample time to catch up. The series is a coming-of-age mystery that shows a family’s ups and downs experienced in love, loss and family bonds.
The series begins after the death of Rendell Locke when his family movies to Matheson, Massachusetts, to his family home, Keyhouse. His children, Tyler, Kinsey, and Bode, soon discover mysterious keys within the house that possess magical powers that are somehow tied to a demonic entity who is also seeking out the keys to use for its evil schemes.
Never Have I Ever (Season 3 coming soon)
The coming-of-age comedy Never Have I Ever will release its third season on August 12. Now is the perfect time for a rewatch or to begin watching ahead of the season 3 release date. Created by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher, this series is in the San Fernando Valley area and is loosely based on Kaling’s childhood in Boston.
Devi Vishwakumar, a 15-year-old Indian-American Tamil girl, loses feeling in her legs after the sudden death of her father and is unable to walk for three months. Out of nowhere, she suddenly regains the ability to walk. The series follows Devi and her life as a teen girl trying to deal with school life, family issues, and her feelings for boys.
John McEnroe narrates for Devi, with Andy Samberg and Gigi Hadid narrating one episode each, for Ben and Paxton, Devi’s crushes.
Which of these Netflix shows will you be watching?