New shows coming to Netflix: May 2018


Lexie Lamont

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As many people know, Netflix is a website online in which you can watch movies & TV shows online or stream right to your devices. Netflix will be adding multiple television series and movies throughout the month of May. Each month, a variety of movies and TV shows are removed and added to Netflix’s library. Here is a list of some of the best shows coming soon that you surely will not want to miss!

Available 5/4

A futuristic film in which a detective (Clive Owen) is trying to track down a woman (Amanda Seyfried) trying to be extremely offline.

 Busted! I Know Who You Are (Season 1)
The first Netflix Original Korean variety show where determined yet bumbling detectives try to solve mystery cases filled with comedy and drama.
Dear White People Vol. 2
A group of students of color at Winchester University are faced with a landscape of cultural bias, social injustice, misguided activism and slippery politics.
End Game
A short doc about how the medical community is changing what we know about life and death.
Forgive Us Our Debts (Season 1)
A newly unemployed man agrees to work for a debt collector, but soon discovers his deal with the devil has unexpected costs.
A Little Help With Carol Burnett (Season 1)
With some help from Carol Burnett, kids dish out advice to celebrities and everyday people alike in front of a live audience.
The Rain
A Scandinavian post-apocalyptic thriller about rain that kills and two siblings who are just trying their best to stay dry.


Available 5/11

Bill Nye Saves the World (Season 2)
Bill Nye shares some insight on science and technology.

 The Kissing Booth 
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. You may recognize the title of this movie as this is also a very popular book.
Evil Genius
This four-part documentary is about Pennsylvania’s 2003 “pizza bomber heist,” a madcap scheme for cash that led to a brutal murder.

Available 5/13

Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife
Ali Wong shares the hilarious truths behind marriage and motherhood.

Available 5/18

Martin Freeman stars in this Australian post-apocalyptic thriller about a father and his child fighting for survival at all costs.

Available 5/27

The Break With Michelle Wolf (Season 1)
The former ‘Daily Show’ writer pokes fun at everything and everyone.

Available 5/30

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Season 4)
Rescued after 15 years in a cult, Kimmy Schmidt decides to reclaim her life by venturing to New York, where she experiences everyday life. Instead of dropping all the episodes at once this year, Netflix will be launching this TV series in halves.