New and Returning Series on Netflix #StreamTeam

Netflix has come out with many shows this month and in the coming months. I’ve actually gotten the chance to indulge in a few shows lately (of course, when you’re too sick to work that’s pretty easy to do. Hence, why there are more movie reviews being posted this week than anything else.) I’m happy with the results of new series and old series returning.


This series reminds me a lot of Under the Dome on TV. The big difference with this one though is that people are dying left and right for an unexplained reason. I watched the first episode of it Saturday night. It was entertaining. I will wait a few weeks for the rest of the shows to be added before I go back to it. I’ve gotten spoiled with being able to watch an entire series at one time on Netflix. They are releasing a new show for Between every Thursday at 8:30PM PT.

Check out the preview here.

Also join the conversation by following these hashtags on social media: #NetflixBetween #PrayForPrettyLake .

Grace and Frankie

Grace and Frankie is NOT what I expected in any way. I was expecting it to be a series similar to the movie Thelma and Louise. (Note: I didn’t watch preview or read about it!) It’s a movie about how these two couples deal with the fact that these wives’ husbands were secretly having a love affair for over twenty years of their forty-year marriage. Even though I do feel this show is quite unrealistic, I did enjoy watching it from start to finish.

Grace reminded me of my Mom in many ways. Both woman are very vain in their appearances and are determined to hold their head high despite what they go through in life. The one huge difference is my mom would have had to get sweet revenge for her husband cheating on her for so many years especially with another man. I honestly think the character of Grace kept me watching this series, and will continue to keep my interest. I am eager to see series two of it.


Sense8 looks like a new sci-fi series worth watching. I am eager to check it out on Friday, June 5th. This one will release all 12 episodes at once. I can tell now, I’m going to be on a Netflix binge watching that day. UPDATE: I checked this out and was sorely disappointed in it! It actually gave me the negative chills and it was long and drawn out and boring.

Watch the preview and tell me in the comments if you’re interested too.

Returning Series

Orange is the New Black – This series returns on Netflix Friday, June 12. You can catch up on Season 1 & 2 by going to

What is your favorite series to watch on Netflix?

P.S. If you’re looking for new shows to watch on TV be sure to check out my post on that too!



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I'm Crystal. I'm married to Dale, and mother to Johnny.Some might say that my life is perfect because I get to do all the cliché wife things like cooking, cleaning, and decorating - but there's more! I also have many hobbies including needlework (crochet), sewing, and reading. My son's education is important, so we homeschool him together.

46 comments on “New and Returning Series on Netflix #StreamTeam”

  1. My favorite series right now is The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. We just finished it though so I will have to check out some of these.

  2. All I have to say is I am addicted to ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK! I am probably gonna binge watch the series again this year my favorite show EVER!

  3. I don’t have netflix so I won’t catch any of these. I do not like Under the Dome so I don’t think I would like the one that is like that, but I would have liked to check out Grace and Frankie as I saw them interviewed when they were promoting it and I like them as actresses.

  4. I’m crazy about Netflix, but I admit there is still so much I need to see. With the tv season over, I’ll be looking for new things to watch until fall. I need to check these out.

  5. Grace and Frankie is by far the best show I’ve seen in a long, long time. I finished the first season in a weekend and now I’m sad I have to wait for more. Such a good show!

  6. Grace & Frankie is on my to watch list! Right now I am catching up on Revenge and hubby is watching white collar. Thanks for these awesome suggestions!

  7. I love my Netflix.I am watching the Tomorrow People right now. I am looking forward to watching Grace and Frankie.

  8. I will have to look into these, I love NetFlix … it really is all I need for sure. Glad to hear of some series that I can check out as I am never too sure what to start watching on there for series.

  9. Sounds like some great series! I’ve never heard of or watched any of them! My son is usually the one on Netflix! I may have to take over next time!

  10. So far I haven’t gotten into any series on Netflix yet… but I do enjoy the documentaries I can find on there. Great selection.

    • I tried to get into House of Cards, but I couldn’t bring myself to enjoy it. I did give it an entire season though. Yet, I love West Wing. To me they are very similar so I figured I would enjoy it.
      Thank you for stopping by and commenting. I hope to see you again soon.

    • I’m excited to see the next season of it too. I think you may like Between. If you like Under the Dome you’ll enjoy it.

  11. We just cut the cord again (ditched cable) so we’re constantly watching Netflix. I just got into their original series. Grace and Frankie has to be one of my faves so far. I’m so glad it’s coming back!

    As far as the others you mention, they look like the kind of series I’d have to be in the mood for. It’s only been a few weeks without cable, so I’m sure I’ll make my way towards them.

    Stopping by from the SITS Saturday Sharefest!

    • OITNB is well loved! I am excited about it’s return too. I am also excited and hoping WentWorth comes back soon too.

      Thank you for stopping by and commenting. I hope to see you again soon.

  12. Thank you for putting this together! My husband and I enjoy watching Netflix as our “Date Night” but when we finally have the opportunity to do so, we end up wasting so much time trying to find something interesting to watch. We’re so out of the loop in regards to anything non-educational or for little ones, this post really helped catch me up to speed. “Between” looks like a great option for us and since it’s weekly, we’ll be less inclined to get sucked to binge watching! 😉 Thanks again, most of these titles I would have no clue about were it not for this post!

    • You’re very welcome! I know that issue with finding things to watch on Date Night. (We have a blog post about it.) I hope you enjoy these series.
      Thank you for stopping by and commenting.

  13. I want to see Grace and Frankie – I love those two ladies. My family was hooked on Lilly T. on LaughIn

  14. I don’t watch too many TV series but I am addicted to Once Upon a Time and Scandal and need the last seasons to come out on Netflix so I can binge watch! Thanks for sharing with Small Victories Sunday Linkup. Pinning to our linkup board and hope you join this week’s linkup that just went live!


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