New On Netflix This Week In The US: TV Shows, Movies, And Originals

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Now Playing: August 2018's Best New Netflix Movies And TV Series To Watch Right Now

Lots of Netflix titles are coming to the streaming service this week, including a slew of originals arriving on Friday. Other than that, there are a few movies and shows arriving in the next few days, so let's take a look at the highlights.

Season 5 of The Originals, The Vampire Diaries spinoff, is arriving on August 9. And on the lighter side, Demetri Martin's new stand-up special called The Overthinker is coming out this weekend.

As for Netflix originals, Season 1 of Afflicted, a new show following the spread of a fictional disease, premieres Friday. Season 7 of Voltron: Legendary Defender is also coming to Netflix this week. Several other new original shows will be premiering this on Friday as well, like Million Pound Menu where restauranteurs open a pop-up and for the public and for a few judges.

A couple of crime dramas are also coming to Netflix, including Paid in Full, a drama about drug dealing in 1980s Harlem, which arrives August 5, and the Coen Brothers' acclaimed thriller, No Country For Old Men, which will be added Saturday. If you'd like to see the whole list of titles being added this week, check it out below. If you want to know about all the titles arriving and leaving Netflix in August, see our complete list.

Arriving On Netflix This Week

August 5

  • Paid in Full

August 9

  • Perdida-- Netflix Original Film

  • The Originals: Season 5

August 10

  • 72 Dangerous Animals: Asia-- Netflix Original

  • Afflicted-- Netflix Original

  • All About the Washingtons-- Netflix Original

  • Demetri Martin: The Overthinker-- Netflix Original

  • Insatiable-- Netflix Original

  • La casa de las flores-- Netflix Original

  • Million Pound Menu-- Netflix Original

  • The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society-- Netflix Original Film

  • The Package-- Netflix Original Film

  • The Ponysitters Club-- Netflix Original

  • Voltron: Legendary Defender: Season 7-- Netflix Original

  • Zion-- Netflix Original

August 11

  • No Country for Old Men

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