This week’s best TV moment is the wonderful new adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s ‘unadaptable graphic novel’ The sand man. That’s not all, however, as tHere’s a whole lot more to enjoy in the list of the best new TV shows, including an all-new anime, docuseries, new k-drama, and new seasons of Top of the line. Here are our TV picks of the week.
If you missed any of the newcomers to Netflix US this week, check back via our What’s New on Netflix section for the full list.
Here are the best new shows added to Netflix this week:
The sand man (Season 1) NOT
Seasons: 1 | Episodes: ten
Gender: Fantasy, Drama | Duration: 54 Minutes
Cast: Tom Sturridge, Boyd Holbrook, Patton Oswalt, Vivienne Acheampong, Gwendoline Christie
One of the most anticipated releases on Netflix for 2022 has finally arrived! Not a single subscriber should miss the long-awaited adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s beloved graphic novel. Now more than ever is the perfect time to dive into the world of The Sandman.
After nearly a century confined in a mage’s basement, Morpheus, the King of Dreams, is forced to travel across the mortal realm in order to find his stolen tools that will help him rebuild his kingdom and to restore his powers.
The series sets up a lot more to come in the future (including a rumored bonus episode).
Kakegurui Twin (Season 1) NOT
Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 6
Gender: Anime, Drama, Mystery | Duration: 24 Minutes
Cast: Minami Tanaka, Rina Honizumi, Mariya Ise, Miyuki Sawashiro, Mayu Udono
Serving as a prequel to the main Kakeguiri series, the series is set a year before Yumeko Jabami enrolls in Hyakkaou Private Academy. Focusing on the arrival of Mary Saotome, who after learning about the school’s gambling system, succumbs to the gambling mania that makes Ryota Suzui her pet.
Never give up (Season 1) NOT
Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 16
Gender: Drama, Comedy | Duration: 72 minutes
Cast: Kwak Do-won, Yoon Du-jun, Han Go-eun, Park Won-sook, Jeong Dong-won
A surprising but welcome addition to the Netflix library thanks to sixteen episodes ready to binge right away. With a fun and charming cast, if you’re looking for something a little different to watch on Netflix this weekend, be sure to stream Never give up.
A young entrepreneur finds an unlikely partner and friend in a middle-aged breadwinner as they live together in the home of an enigmatic loan shark.
Trainwreck: Woodstock ’99 (Limited series) NOT
Seasons: 1 | Episodes: 3
Gender: Docuseries | Duration: 48 minutes
Woodstock 1969 was a concert like no other thanks to its message of peace and love. But decades later, in 1999, efforts to revive Woodstock resulted in a catastrophic failure of epic proportions as days of rage and rioting took their toll.
It’s rightly compared to the Fyre Festival but let’s be honest, this gig is hard to beat in terms of outright failure.
Top of the line (2 new seasons)
Seasons: 29 and 30 | Episodes: 21 in total on Netflix, including the previous two seasons added earlier in 2022.
Gender: Reality | Duration: 62 Minutes
Hosts: Andrew Flintoff, Chris Harris, Paddy McGuinness
Freddie, Chris and Paddy are back for more adrenaline-fueled adventures around the world in some of the best, oldest, newest and most modified vehicles.
What TV shows have you watched on Netflix this week? Let us know in the comments below!