Netflix 2021 Guide: All the Biggest Shows Streaming Next Year

Netflix may have just had one of its biggest years yet as many of us took to binging while trapped in our homes, but the momentum is far from over. 2021 sees some of Netflix's biggest shows return for new episodes, with Stranger Things, Grace and Frankie and The Witcher all expected.

Alongside them, Netflix has started to reveal details of its new batch of original series, including a new documentary series from Nicholas Cage, a Winx Club reboot, and adaptations of best-selling books like Pieces of Me and Behind Her Eyes.

Read on for all the biggest TV show releases Netflix has coming in 2021.

Netflix shows with confirmed 2021 release date

Cobra Kai Season 3 - January 1

After the first two seasons of the Karate Kid spin-off became a hit when they moved from YouTube earlier this year, Netflix is kicking off the year with a season full of high-kicking action.

History of Swear Words - January 5

Nicholas Cage and a panel of comedians turn the air blue with their tribute to some of the finest four-letter words.

Surviving Death - January 6

The streamer's latest docuseries explores the concept of life after death, speaking to those who claim to have had near-death experiences.

Lupin - January 8

Based on the adventures of a classic French character, Lupin follows a thief planning to steal a necklace from the Louvre.

Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer - January 13

Netflix would not be Netflix without true crime, and its newest gory exploration focuses on the search for notorious L.A. murderer Richard Ramirez.

Disenchantment Season 3 - January 15

Simpsons creator Matt Groening's fantasy comedy returns for another round of adventures.

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The cast of 'Fate: The Winx Saga'. Netflix

Fate: The Winx Club - January 22

Netflix's live action reboot of Nickelodeon fairy show Winx Club brings the story to a YA audience.

Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous Season 2 - January 22

The animated spin-off to the dinosaur franchise returns for more jurassic japes.

Firefly Lane - February 3

Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke play friends whose friendship evolves through the ages in this tear-jerking drama.

Tribes of Europa - February 19

Germany gets into the YA fantasy game with this dystopian story of a world broken up into tribal microstates and the three siblings trying to bring these warring factions back together.

New series coming to Netflix in 2021 - release date TBA

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Toni Collette, who previously starred in Netflix's 'Unbelievable,' will lead the cast of 'Pieces of Her.' Netflix

Behind Her Eyes

Sarah Pinborough's novel of a single mother having an affair with her psychiatrist boss has been turned into a six-part mini-series.


Zoe Kazan and Adrian Grenier star in this whodunnit about a social media-related crime, with events told from eight different perspectives.

Country Comfort

Katharine McPhee stars as a struggling country singer who becomes a nanny to the children of a cowboy.

Hit and Run

Israeli drama from the makers of Fauda about a man on a mission to get revenge on the man who committed a hit and run against his wife.

Midnight Mass

Mike Flanagan may have said he is done making The Haunting Of... shows, but he will be back on Netflix in 2021 with a show that sees unsettling events start to happen on a mysterious island following the arrival of a young priest.

Pieces of Her

Toni Colette stars in this Karin Slaughter adaptation about a woman who tries to stop an active shooter.

Shadow and Bone

Netflix's latest fantasy drama is set in a world of darkness and the orphan who may have the power to save it.

Netflix shows returning in 2021 - release date TBA

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"Stranger Things" Season 4 may see David Harbour return as Jim Hopper. Netflix

Though the production shutdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic have made it harder than usual to predict which shows will be ready for 2021, all of the following are currently thought to be coming in the new year:

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