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All Of The New Shows Coming To Netflix This Fall

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As anyone who subscribes to Netflix already knows, the company never stops unleashing new original content on us — and this fall will be no different. In addition to new seasons of hits like “Stranger Things” and “Making A Murderer,” the streaming service will roll out dozens of completely new shows in the coming months.

Take a closer look at some of the new Netflix shows you’ll undoubtedly be binge-watching before the weather warms up again.

‘The Innocents’

Premiered: Aug. 24

This fantasy series follows a pair of teen runaways who find themselves escaping danger when one of them starts showing signs of mysterious powers. Guy Pearce co-stars with Sorcha Groundsell and Percelle Ascott in this gripping show. In a review, Variety contrasted “The Innocents” favorably with Netflix’s teen hit “13 Reasons Why,” saying this series is much more uplifting and affirming to young viewers.

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‘Norm Macdonald Has A Show’

Premiered: Sept. 14

Netflix’s latest attempt at a talk show stars legendary comic Norm Macdonald in the host’s seat. The series features the offbeat funnyman having sit-down chats with guests including David Letterman, Chevy Chase and Drew Barrymore. Early reviews of the show haven’t been kind, with The Hollywood Reporter calling it a “trainwreck.”

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‘Maniac’

Premiered: Sept. 21

This intriguing sci-fi drama follows two people who agree to an experimental drug trial that promises to solve all their problems with absolutely no side effects — which, of course, doesn’t go as planned. The show stars A-listers Emma Stone, Jonah Hill and Justin Theroux. Shortly after its first season hit Netflix, reactions to its bizarre style flooded social media, mostly with people raving about it.

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‘The Good Cop’

Premiered: Sept. 21

From the creator of “Monk,” this series follows a young NYPD detective who always closely follows the rules but is mentored by his father, an ex-officer who did whatever it took to solve cases. Tony Danza and Josh Groban star as the father-son duo, while former “The Wire” star Isiah Whitlock Jr. and “Unreal” star Monica Barbaro also co-star. The show has a 10-episode first season that received mixed reviews upon release.

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‘Hilda’

Premiered: Sept. 21

Based on the acclaimed graphic novels of the same name, this new animated series is aimed at older kids, according to Netflix. The show follows a brave, blue-haired girl named Hilda as she journeys from home into a magical wilderness and bustling city, making friends and getting into adventures along the way. Bella Ramsey, who has become a fan favorite in “Game of Thrones,” voices Hilda.

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‘Creeped Out’

Premieres: Oct. 4

This new series, aimed at kids, may remind you of “Tales from the Crypt.” It’s an anthology show, meaning every episode tells a new story with new characters, linked by a masked figure known as “The Curious,” who collects strange stories. Reviews for this Canadian series have been mostly positive, praising it for being chilling, imaginative and packed with ’80s movie references.

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‘Dancing Queen’

Premiere: Oct. 5

Fans of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” will want to check out this reality series debuting this fall on Netflix. “Dancing Queen” follows “Drag Race” alum Alyssa Edwards (aka Justin Johnson) as s/he runs a dance studio in Texas. Netflix promises the show will be “hilarious and heartfelt.” Looks like a blast!

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‘Empire Games’

Premiere: Oct. 5

This show’s title is subject to change, according to Netflix, but it looks like a solid pick for people who love history documentaries. “Empire Games” will use dramatic reenactments and interviews with scholars to explore some of the world’s most legendary ancient empires. Expect stories about the Vikings, Romans and ancient Egyptians, among others.

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‘Salt Fat Acid Heat’

Premiere: Oct. 11

This cooking/travel series looks like it could help fill the void left by the tragic end of Anthony Bourdain’s “Parts Unknown.” It stars food writer and chef Samin Nosrat and is based on her bestselling 2017 book of the same title. It sees Nosrat traveling to Italy, Japan and Mexico and elsewhere, educating herself and her viewers about the basic elements of good cooking.

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‘FightWorld’

Premiere: Oct. 12

This documentary series will follow actor and martial-arts enthusiast Frank Grillo as he travels and explores the diverse fighting techniques developed around the world. This series sounds perfect for people who love mixed martial arts and the culture of fighting for sport. In the publicity images released so far, it looks like Grillo’s travels take him at least to Israel and Thailand in the first season of “FightWorld.”

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‘The Haunting of Hill House’

Premiere: Oct. 12

Based on the 1959 horror novel of the same name, this new Netflix series reimagines the story of that legendary book. It follows five adult siblings who grew up in a famous haunted house and have come back together after a tragedy. The cast includes Carla Gugino, Michiel Huisman and Oscar winner Timothy Hutton.

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‘ReMastered’

Premiere: Oct. 12

Music nerds will want to check out this documentary series from the Zimbalist brothers, who were behind some of the most acclaimed entries of ESPN’s beloved “30 for 30” series. Each episode of this eight-part series will take a deep dive into a pivotal moment of an iconic musician’s life. Among the musicians covered in the first season are Bob Marley, Johnny Cash and Sam Cooke.

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‘The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell’

Premiere: Oct. 12

This crafting/baking series will be perfect for people who wish the shows on Food Network were a little darker. It follows baker and artist Christine McConnell, whose creations owe more to the inspiration of Tim Burton than Martha Stewart. McConnell’s 261,000 Instagram followers love her desserts and crafts that manage to be both creepy and beautiful.