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The kitchen sink: All the streamz coming to Netflix in August

As August begins and more people are deciding to give up on their dreams of getting burnt to a smoldering crisp under the white hot summer sun and have resolved it’s time to plunge into a dark air-conditioned cave to watch some great new TV, we’re going to take a look at the amazing new shows and flicks Netflix has coming your way this August.

Like Father

Release date: August 3

Kristen Bell and Kelsey Grammer star in this Netflix Originals dramedy about a workaholic advertising exec who gets left at the altar by her prospective groom – but then ends up going on her Caribbean cruise honeymoon with her estranged father.

Marching Orders

Release date: August 3

This new docuseries follows the legendary Bethune-Cookman University marching band. If the energetic 90-second teaser is any indication, Marching Orders is going to be filled with non-stop competition and, naturally, a sousaphone-full of drama.

All About the Washingtons

Release date: August 10

Starring none other than Reverend Run from Run DMC, this comedy follows retired a hip hop mogul as he becomes a stay-at-home dad.


Release date: August 10

Whether this will make it to air or not – considering the backlash against the show’s alleged fat-shaming – if it does, you’ll be hearing a whole lot more about this new black comedy.

Voltron: Legendary Defender Season 7

Release date: August 10

After appearing at this year’s Comic Con, cartoon Voltron Season 7 will be the longest yet, with 13 episodes to come. Strap yourself in tight, ‘cause this could be a wild ride.


Release date: August 17

This new cartoon was made by some guy called Matt Groening who’s apparently made a couple other shows called The Simpsons and Futurama. Might be worth a watch.

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

Release date: August 17

When her secret love letters somehow get mailed to each of her five crushes, Lara Jean finds her quiet high school existence turned upside down in this new romantic comedy.


Release date: August 24

A newly minted military interrogator arrives at a covert detention center to discover some of the terrorists held there are not of this world. Expect the unexpected in this new horror action miniseries.

Ozark Season 2

Release date: August 31

The second season of Jason Bateman’s crime drama returns with more slightly washed-out shots than you can wave a stick at!


Aug. 1

Batman Begins

Chernobyl Diaries




Edge of Fear


Gran Torino

House of Deadly Secrets

Los tiempos de Pablo Escobar Season 1

Million Dollar Baby

No Reservations

Once in a Lifetime Sessions with Moby

Once in a Lifetime Sessions with Nile Rodgers

Once in a Lifetime Sessions with Noel Gallagher

Once in a Lifetime Sessions with TLC

P.S. I Love You



Steel Magnolias



The Aviator

The Golden Compass

The Informant!

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement

Aug. 2


Aug. 3

Brij Mohan Amar Rahe

Cocaine Cast

Dinotrux Supercharged Season 3

I Am a Killer

Like Father

Marching Orders

Aug. 4

Flavors of Youth: International Version

Mr. Sunshine (Streaming every Saturday)

On Children

Aug. 5

Paid in Full

Aug. 9


The Originals Season 5

Aug. 10

72 Dangerous Animals: Asia


All About the Washingtons

Demetri Martin: The Overthinker


La casa de las flores

Million Pound Menu

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

The Package

The Ponysitters Club

Voltron: Legendary Defender Season 7


Aug. 11

No Country for Old Men

Aug. 13

Alexander: The Ultimate Cut

Splash and Bubbles Season 2

The Nut Job

Aug. 15

Adventures in Public School


The 100 Season 5

Aug. 16

Evan Almighty

Wish I Was Here

Aug. 17


Wish I Was Here

Pinky Malinky

Spirit Riding Free Season 6

Stay Here

The Motive

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before


Aug. 19

The Investigator: A British Crime Story Season 2

Aug. 21

Year One

Aug. 23


Follow This

Great News Season 1

Aug. 24

Ask the StoryBots Season 2

Bert Kreischer: Secret Time


The After Party

The Innocents

Trolls: The Beat Goes On! Season 3

Young & Hungry Season 5

Aug. 28

The Good Place Season 2

Aug. 29

Inequality for All

Aug. 31

Inside the Criminal Mind

Ozark Season 2

Paradise PD

The Comedy Lineup Part 2

The Laws of Thermodynamics

Ultimate Beastmaster: Survival of the Fittest

Undercover Law


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