You can tell at a glance which content is available to you, depending on your subscription plan.Black Subheadings indicate U.S. Streaming and DVD Release Dates. Red Subheadings tell you if the titles are available in Canada. Green Subheadings are for Amazon Prime Instant Streaming titles. You’ll find some TV series on Hulu, AcornTV, Networks, and other platforms information in Pink. I can only include selected Canadian Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu titles – TV series and hot new movies. There aren’t enough hours in the day to put in more! If you’re wondering about something, leave a comment, and I’ll try to dig it up. Here’s how you can tell which content is available on your plan:
DVD Only = Available to rent only for those with a DVD subscription. It is going to be the newest movies. Quite a bit of TV starts out this way and streams later (and some videos).
Instant Streaming Available = Available for all subscription types! It is content that you can rent on a DVD or stream instantly — the Holy Grail of Netflix content.
Instant Streaming Only = Available only for those with an Instant Streaming subscription. Netflix Exclusives tend to start here and maybe become available on DVD later.
With no further ado, fire up your DVD player (or your Roku 3, Fire Stick or Xbox), and here are your release dates!
Coming to Netflix DVD on January 14th, 2020:
- Chilling Adventures of Sabrina – Part 3 (U.S. and Canada Streaming 1/24)
- The Ranch – Final Season (the U.S. and Canada Streaming 1/24)
- Ballers – Season 5 (DVD 1/28)
- Condor – Season 1 (DVD 1/28)
- Krypton – Season 1 (DVD 1/28)
- My Life is Murder – Series 1 (DVD 1/28)
- Bojack Horseman – Season 6B (the U.S. and Canada Streaming 1/31)
- Diablero – Season 2 (U.S. and Canada Streaming 1/31)
- I Am a Killer – Season 2 (U.S. and Canada Streaming 1/31)
- Ted Bundy: Falling For a Killer – Season 1 (Amazon Prime Video 1/31)
- Word Party – Season 4 (kids’ cartoons, Victor Yerrid, Alice Dinnean) – These animated baby animals are all about learning! U.S. and Canada Streaming
- Fortune Feimster: Sweet & Salty (comedy special) – Oooh, I love her! She was great as Collen and Matt’s roommate on Life in Pieces. I’ll watch her do stand-up. The U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable
- Family Reunion – Part 2 (TV comedy, Loretta Devine, Tia Mowry-Hardrict) – The McKellan family is still adjusting to their move from Seattle to Georgia. The U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable
- Sex Education – Season 2 (TV comedy, Asa Butterfield, Gillian Anderson) – As much as I want to like this series, I don’t. I have no logical explanation. It’s about a sex expert and her son. The U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable
- Hip Hop Evolution – Season 4 (docuseries) – This series traces the genre’s history from the 1970s to the present. The U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable
- Tiny House Nation – Series 2 (TV reality) – More tiny houses to be built! U.S. and Canada Streaming
- Ares – Season 1 (Dutch TV horror, Jade Olieberg, Tobias Kersloot) – Dutch language series about a college student joining a secret society. There’s bad stuff in there, student. The U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable
- Wer kann, der kann! – Season 1 (German TV cooking competition) – This is German Nailed It! I don’t like it in English; I doubt I’ll like it in German. The U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable
- Tyler Perry’s A Fall From Grace (drama, Crystal Fox, Bresha Webb) – A woman on trial for the murder of her husband has a young lawyer in her corner.It looks great. The U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable
On Amazon Prime Video
- Just Add Magic: Mystery City – Season 1 (TV family, Jolie Hoang-Rappaport) – I’m not sure about the cast for this magical cookbook spin-off series. Amazon Prime Video Only
- Russell Peters: Deported (comedy special) – This stand-up special recorded in Mumbai, India. Amazon Prime Video Only
- Rob Delaney: Jackie (comedy special) – I love Rob Delaney (he was so good in Catastrophe). I will watch his stand-up special. Amazon Prime Video Only
- Ni no Kuni (Japanese anime, Kento Yamazaki) – I’m not sure, but you can probably watch this anime movie based on a video game quest in English. The U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable.
- Grace and Frankie – Season 6 (TV comedy, Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda) – It took me some time to get hooked on this show and now I’m unfortunate to see it end. It’s been great, ladies! The U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable.
- Quien a Hierro Mata/Eye For an Eye (Spanish drama, Luis Tosar, Xan Cejudo) – Spanish language film about an aging drug dealer and a nurse seeking revenge. The U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable.
- Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts – Season 1 (family animation, Karen Fukuhara, Dee Bradley Baker) – Based on comics, this series is about a girl exploring in a post-apocalyptic world filled with mutant creatures. The U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable
Netflix DVD Subscribers
- Veep – Season 7 (TV comedy, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Tony Hale) – It’s sad to see a quality series end, and I hope Louis-Dreyfus will be back with another. DVD Only
- Line of Duty (action, Aaron Eckhart, Courtney Eaton) – Not to be confused with the TV series, this movie is about cop searching for a kidnapped girl while on the live stream. DVD Only
- Beyond the Law (action, Steven Seagal, DMX) – Oh, Seagal, you will never quit these, will you? He’s on a quest for justice here, which is no surprise. DVD Only
- The Death and Life of John F. Donovan (drama, Kit Harington, Natalie Portman) – This drama about a young actor reminiscing about letters to and from a late TV actor has an incredible cast, including Kathy Bates and Thandie Newton. DVD Only
- Gemini Man (sci-fi, Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead) – Oh, aging hitman, you can’t escape your younger clone. He wants to kill you, so you should maybe examine your life choices. DVD Only
- Jexi (comedy, Adam DeVine, Alexandra Shipp) – I will see this! It’s about a digital assistant that has issues with…malice. DVD Only
- Piranhas (Italian drama, Francesco di Napoli, Ar Tem) – Italian language film about a group of teenagers who go to work for the local crime syndicate. DVD Only
- Running With the Devil (action, Nicolas Cage, Laurence Fishburne) – Drug henchmen checking on supply line issues. DVD Only
- Britt-Marie Was Here (Swedish dramedy, Pernilla August, Peter Haber) – is based on a book by Fredrik Backman, who also wrote A Man Called Ove. I think I will read the book before seeing this Swedish language adaptation. DVD Only
- Mister America (comedy, Tim Heidecker, Gregg Turkington) – Heidecker himself (in name only) as a guy running for San Bernadino DA. DVD Only
- The Healing Powers of Dude – Season 1 (TV family, Jace Chapman, Sophie Kim) – Social anxiety meets a sarcastic support dog in this family comedy. The U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable
- Betty White: First Lady of Television (documentary, Valerie Bertinelli, Georgia Engel) – A look at the life of TV legend Betty White. U.S. Streaming
- Harvey Girls Forever! – Season 4 (TV family animation, Lauren Lapkus, Stephanie Lemelin) – Kids rule in this neighborhood! The U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable
- The inBestigators – Season 2 (Australian TV comedy, Abby Bergman, Anna Cooke) – Four kids open a detective agency. Neat! The U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable
- Zumbo’s Just Desserts – Season 2 (TV reality, Adriano Zumbo, Rachel Khoo) – Confectionery competition! I need to watch this show. U.S. Streaming, downloadable
- Until Dawn – Season 1 (French reality TV, Berengere Krief, Thomas Vandenberghe) – French language series with comedians from France stay overnight in haunted houses. The U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable
- Scissor Seven – Season 1 (Chinese anime for adults) – You can watch this Chinese series about an amnesiac assassin in several languages, including English. The U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable
- Medical Police – Season 1 (TV comedy, Erinn Hayes, Rob Huebel) – A goofy comedy about…bio-terrorism? Yep. The U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable
- Giri/Haji (aka Duty/Shame) – Season 1 (TV drama, Takehiro Hira, Kelly Macdonald) – A British show about a Japanese detective in London trying to find his brother. The U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable
- AJ and the Queen – Season 1 (TV dramedy, RuPaul Charles, Izzy G.) – Drag queen and young stowaway form unlikely friendship. The U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable
- Cheer (docuseries) – A six-episode documentary series following the amazing athletes on the Navarro College (TX) competitive cheerleading team. The U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable
Netflix DVD Subscribers
- Big Little Lies – Season 2 (TV drama, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon) – I have to admit that I’m curious where they took this series after it departed from the book. I may put it in the queue to find out. DVD Only – you can catch it streaming on HBO
- Vera – Series 9 (TV drama, Brenda Blethyn, David Leon) – This British crime drama, based on a series of novels, is DVD Only on Netflix. You can stream it on Britbox or YouTube Subscription TV
- Joker (thriller, Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro) – I don’t know. I’m wearing out on this character. DVD Only
- Girl on the Third Floor (horror, C.M. Punk, Trieste Dunn) – Man renovating house finds himself reliving his past. Sounds a little bit Shining-ish? DVD Only
- The Lighthouse (thriller, Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson) – This 1890s period piece has garnered a lot of awards for director Robert Eggers and star Defoe and Pattinson. It’s about two men trying to keep their sanity at a remote, mysterious lighthouse. DVD Only
- The Shed (horror, Jay Jay Warren, Cody Kostro) – A downtrodden teenager discovers a vampire living in his grandfather’s shed. What to do??? DVD Only
- A Million Little Pieces (drama, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Billy Bob Thornton) – is based on a book about drug addiction that the author tried to pass off as a memoir. Why would they make this mess into a movie? DVD Only
- Bulletproof 2 (comedy, Faizon Love, Kirk Fox) – DEA agent and criminal in an action buddy movie. DVD Only
- Crown Vic (thriller, Thomas Jane, Luke Kleintank) – A police officer and his rookie partner deal with a rough shift in Los Angeles. DVD Only
- Mine 9 (thriller, Terry Serpico, Kevin Sizemore) – Men trapped in an unsafe coal mine after a methane explosion. DVD Only
- Imprisoned (thriller, Laurence Fishburne, Juan Pablo Raba) – Ex-criminal has trouble escaping his past. DVD Only
Homeland – Seasons 6-7 (TV drama, Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin) – I’m so happy to see this! I don’t like to use my Netflix DVD rentals on shows my husband doesn’t watch with me, so I’m glad to be able to take this one off my Netflix queue.
- Go! Go! Cory Carson – Season 1 (kids’ cartoon, Alan C. Lim, Paul Killiam) – Cory Carson is an animated kid car who has adventures in Bumperton Hills! The U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable
- Anne With an E – Final Season (TV family, Amybeth McNulty, Geraldine James) – This is the third and final season about orphan Anne, based on Anne of Green Gables. U.S. Streaming, downloadable
- All the Freckles in the World (Mexican teen romance, Hanssel Casillas, Loreto Peralta) – Spanish language coming of age story set in 1994. The U.S. and Canada Streaming, downloadable.