5 Netflix releases launching this autumn you won’t mind staying in for

Staying in? Why not retire to bed early and stream one of these awesome Netflix releases coming this autumn 

Cosy on up this autumn and watch one (or two) of these new Netflix releases


A coming of age story that follows Sam (played by Keir Gilchrist), an 18-year-old on the autistic spectrum as he searches for love and independence. While Sam is on his funny and emotional journey of self-discovery, the rest of his family must grapple with change in their own lives as they all struggle with the central theme: what does it really mean to be normal?

Watch the first two seasons from 7th September.

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Keir Gilchrist plays 18-year-old autistic Sam in Atypical. Eddy Chen/Netflix

American Vandal

Loved the first one? Season 2 of the Emmy-nominated and Peabody Award-winning true-crime satire, American Vandal airs this autumn. This series there is an explosive new case, a (mostly) new cast and solid new conspiracy theories. Season 2 follows documentarians Peter Maldonado and Sam Ecklund as they bring their investigative skills to an elite Catholic school where someone has been taking poop-related pranks to new heights.

Series 1 available now, watch season 2 from 14th September.

Tyler Alvarez (L), pictured in series 1 with Jimmy Tatro, returns in season 2 of American Vandal this autumn. Tyler Golden/ Netflix

Nappily Ever After

In Nappily Ever After, Violet Jones (Sanaa Lathan) has a seemingly perfect life — a high-powered job, an eligible doctor boyfriend and a meticulously maintained, flawless coiffure. But after a life-changing event doesn’t go according to her plan, and a hair-raising incident at the hairdresser, her life begins to unravel. Eventually, Violet realizes that she was living the life she thought she was supposed to live, not the one she really wanted.

Nappily Ever After premiers 21st September.

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Sanaa Lathan in Nappily Ever After. Tina Rowden / Netflix

Made in Mexico

For the reality show lovers, get to know the opulent lifestyles and famous families of Mexico City’s socialites and the expats vying for a spot in their exclusive social order.

Watch the first series from 28th September.

Pepe and Shanik are two of the stars cast in the show



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Dancing Queen

If you’re a big fan of Ru Paul’s Drag Race, then tune in to the fabulous world of Dancing Quee, Justin Johnson – aka Drag Superstar Alyssa Edwards. The show is a hilarious and heartfelt docu-series set in the dancing, prancing, world of the multi-talented, multi-layered star as he juggles his dance life, drag life, family life, and love life. Filmed in Justin’s hometown of Mesquite, Texas, Dancing Queen goes behind the makeup and into the drag performer’s highly competitive Beyond Belief Dance Company as he prepares a young class for an intensely competitive season.

Watch series 1 from 5th October

Alyssa and her dancing troupe. Available from October. Jake Giles Netter / Netflix

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