Instead of going through all the best new additions weekly, we’ll regularly update the list below of all the best new shows to hit Netflix all year.
We’ve run through all the latest TV shows added since January 1st and handpicked what we think has been the best of the year so far.
If there are any TV shows that aren’t listed below, be sure to head over to the comments below and state why your show should be on the list.
We’ll be adding a list of the best new movies soon, so watch this space for more details soon.
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In no particular order, below are the best new TV shows added to Netflix in 2023 so far:
Ginny and Georgia (season 2) north
Seasons: 2 | Episodes: twenty
Gender: Comedy, Drama | Execution time: 59 minutes
Added to Netflix: Friday, January 5, 2023
Total Top 10 Hours Viewed: 788,880,000 Million Hours
Ginny & Georgia has been a huge surprise hit from Netflix that continues to put up incredible numbers in the top ten charts.
Distraught and awkward 15-year-old Ginny Miller often feels more mature than her 30-year-old mother, irresistible and dynamic Georgia Miller. After years on the run, Georgia desperately wants to put down roots in picturesque New England and give her family something they’ve never had: a normal life. But it’s not all carpooling and Kombucha; Georgia’s past threatens her new lifestyle and her family’s, and Georgia will do anything to protect her family.
The Walking Dead (Season 11)
Seasons: 11 | Episodes: 177
Gender: Drama, Horror, Suspense,| Execution time: 44 minutes
Added to Netflix: Friday, January 6, 2023
Total Top 10 Hours Viewed: 60,730,000 Million Hours
At the height of its popularity, it rivaled Game of Thrones. While there was a significant dip in popularity for the series in later seasons, there’s no denying that at 177 episodes. The Walking Dead is one of the best binge watching on US Netflix.
Waking up from a coma, Rick Grimes discovers that the world as he knew it is over, and what’s left are hordes of the undead. Undeterred, Rick makes it his mission to find his family, grieve, and carve out some peace and safety in the dangerous new world.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (Season 2)
Seasons: 2 | Episodes: 33
Gender: Anime, Action, Horror | Execution time: 24 minutes
Added to Netflix: Saturday, January 21, 2023.
Total Top 10 Hours Viewed: 14,000,000 million hours
One of the most popular anime of the last decade, the addition of any season of Demon Slayer is a huge win for Netflix.
Taishō-era Japan, in the cold mountains, Tanjiro Kamado lives with his family. Tragically, his family is killed by demons while he is away, and upon his return, only the bloody bodies of his family remain. In a tragic twist of fate, Tanjiro’s sister, Nezuko, has been turned into a demon. After showing signs of humanity, Nezuko is saved from death. To seek revenge for his family, Tanjiro trains to become a demon slayer to help his sister and stop the same tragedy that befell other families.
You (season 4) north
Seasons: 4 | Episodes: 40
Gender: Crime, Drama, Romance | Execution time: 45 minutes
Added to Netflix: Thursday, March 9, 2023
Total Top 10 Hours Viewed: 1,120,990,000 million hours
With what is believed to be nearly 2 billion hours of viewing across four seasons, You It is one of the most watched crime dramas on Netflix. Period.
After escaping the clutches of his psychotic wife Love and faking her death, Joe has moved to Europe to find Marienne. Using the identity of Jonathan Moore, Joe is now a professor at a prestigious university where he begins to rub shoulders with London’s social elite.
Vikings: Valhalla (Season 2) north
Seasons: 2 | Episodes: sixteen
Gender: Action, Adventure, Drama | Execution time: 51 minutes
Added to Netflix: Friday, January 12, 2023
Total Top 10 Hours Viewed: 467,260,000 Million Hours
Among the History Channel vikingsand Netflix the last kingdomTwo of the best historical fiction series of the last ten years have focused on Viking Age Britain. It was a big deal Netflix getting the rights to the Vikings sequel, and despite many historical inaccuracies, that hasn’t stopped the series from being one of Netflix’s most entertaining and action-packed titles.
Set more than 100 years after the events of the Vikings, the end of the Viking Age draws ever closer as the Kingdom of England stands firm against its Scandinavian invaders. After the death of King Edward the Confessor, three lords claim the English throne, changing the future of England forever.
One Piece (Season 13)
Seasons: 13 | Episodes: 325
Gender: Anime, Action Adventure | Execution time: 24 minutes
Added to Netflix: Monday, February 20, 2023
Total Top 10 Hours Viewed: N/A
While One Piece has yet to break the top ten globally, just having a substantial number of episodes and seasons available from one of the world’s most popular anime is a huge win for the streamer.
Rookie pirate Monkey D. Luffy dreams of becoming the Pirate King. But to achieve his goal, he must assemble a crew and set sail to find One Piece, a legendary treasure that grants its possessor the title of Pirate King.
Outer Banks (Season 3) north
Seasons: 3 | Episodes: 30
Gender: Action, Crime, Drama | Execution time: 50 minutes
Added to Netflix: Thursday, February 23, 2023
Total Top 10 Hours Viewed: 910,270,000 Million Hours
YA series have been extremely hit and miss on Netflix, however Outer Banks has easily been one of the most popular and successful. With just over 910 million hours watched, it should come as no surprise that the crime drama continues to get a makeover.
On an island of rich and poor, teenager John B enlists his three best friends to search for a legendary treasure linked to his father’s disappearance.
Formula 1: Drive to Survive (Season 5) north
Seasons: 5 | Episodes: fifty
Gender: Documentary | Execution time: 40 minutes
Added to Netflix: Friday, February 24, 2023
Total Top 10 Hours Viewed: 109,020,000 million hours
While drive to survive not bringing in giant viewing numbers, no one can deny its superior production quality. Season after season, Drive to Survive continues to showcase the breathtaking drama, fueled by adrenaline fueled racing action. It is undeniable that Drive to Survive is one of the best sports docuseries ever produced.