What’s New on Netflix – May 2018

It’s May! But nothing is going to stop us from watching Netflix and Chill with our Partners or even pet actually. You might want to read that over here. Anyways, this month we have more shows coming in. Let’s see what we have.

New Series

Something in the Rain: Season 1
Available on Netflix on 4th May 2018

Reunited with her best friend’s younger brother, who’s back from a stint abroad, a recently dumped career woman begins to see him in a new light.

Busted: Season 1
Available on Netflix on 4th May 2018

A hilarious panel of Korean entertainment icons team up with some of the biggest names in K-Drama in this madcap whodunit variety show. More “Keystone Cops” than “Sherlock Holmes,” each episode sees our cast of bumbling detectives solve a different mystery based on vignettes presented by famous Korean actors and comedians. An overarching plot unfolds throughout the series, and the tension mounts as the panel edges closer to the awful truth.

The Rain: Season 1
Available on Netflix on 4th May 2018

After a brutal virus wipes out most of the population, two young siblings embark on a perilous search for safety. A Scandinavian thriller series.

The Who Was? Show: Season 1
Available on Netflix on 4th May 2018

A live-action sketch comedy show for kids starring the greatest names in history. Based on the best-selling book series.

A Little Help with Carol Burnett
Available on Netflix on 4th May 2018

In this original unscripted series starring comedy legend Carol Burnett, kids dish out advice to celebrities and everyday people in front of a live audience.

Explained
Available on Netflix on 23rd May 2018

This series spotlights topical and timely issues that impact our lives — from the gender wage gap to geopolitical politics.

New Shows

Sometimes
Now Available on Netflix

Seven strangers anxiously waiting for their HIV test results decide to bribe the clinic receptionist to get them early, learning one is positive.

John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous Live at Radio City
Now Available on Netflix

A new stand-up special from John Mulaney.

A Little Help with Carol Burnett
Available on 4th May 2018

In this original unscripted series starring comedy legend Carol Burnett, kids dish out advice to celebrities and everyday people in front of a live audience.

End Game
Available on 4th May 2018

Directed by Academy Award winning filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, End Game is an intimate vérité style documentary short that follows visionary medical practitioners who are working on the cutting edge of life and death — and dedicated to changing our thinking about both.

Hari Kondabolu: Warn Your Relatives
Available on 8th May 2018

Hari Kondabolu breaks down identity politics, celebrity encounters, his mango obsession and more in a stand-up set full of unexpected twists.

The Kissing Booth
Available on 11th May 2018

When teenager Elle’s first kiss leads to a forbidden romance with the hottest boy in high school, she risks her relationship with her best friend.

Evil Genius: the True Story of America’s Most Diabolical Bank Heist
Available on 11th May 2018

This docuseries investigates the true story of a pizza delivery man who robbed a bank, then was killed by a bomb fastened around his neck.

Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife
Available on 13th May 2018

Pregnant again, Ali Wong returns in her second original stand-up comedy special and gets real on why having kids is not all it’s cracked up to be.

Cargo
Available on 18th May 2018

Stranded in rural Australia in the aftermath of a violent pandemic, an infected father desperately seeks a new home for his infant child, and a means to protect her from his own changing nature.

Tig Notaro Happy To Be Here
Available on 22nd May 2018

Comedian Tig Notaro unleashes her inner prankster in a playful stand-up special packed with funny anecdotes, parenting confessions and more.

Ibiza
Available on 25th May 2018

When Harper’s two best friends tag along on her work trip to Barcelona, they ditch work and fly to Ibiza for Harper, who against her better judgement, falls for a hot DJ.

Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life
Available on 25th May 2018

Comedy icons Steve Martin and Martin Short team up for musical sketches and conversations about their legendary lives in show business and stand-up.

The Break with Michelle Wolf
Available on 27th May 2018

Michelle Wolf pokes fun at everything and everyone on her weekly show. Wolf has worked on “The Daily Show” and “Late Night with Seth Meyers.”

 

Returning Series

Shadowhunters: Mortal Instruments: Season 3
Available from 2nd May 2018

The life of typical teen Clary Fray is upended when she learns that she’s part of a race of demon-hunting humans who have the blood of angels.

Dear White People: Volume 2
Available on 4th May 2018

Romantic dilemmas, a social media troll and big changes at Armstrong-Parker House push Sam, Lionel and friends to the breaking point.

Kong: King of the Apes: Season 2
Available on 4th May 2018

Lukas and friends explore a lost world full of prehistoric beasts, uncover clues to Kong’s past and race to stop a robot uprising led by Botila.

Bill Nye Saves the World: Season 3
Available on 11th May 2018

Bill and his guests explore the future of food, the science of addiction and more in a new set of episodes of the Emmy-nominated series.

The Toys That Made Us: Season 2
Available on 25th May 2018

The new season features Star Trek, Transformers, LEGO and Hello Kitty.

Trollhunters: Part 3
Available on 25th May 2018

The fate of both trolls and humans hangs in the balance as the final chapter begins. Will Gunmar succeed in shrouding the world in darkness?

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Season 4
Available on 30th May 2018

Kimmy gets a job at a tech startup, Titus pretends to have a TV show to impress Mikey, and Jacqueline starts a talent agency.

 

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