Being a chilly winter season in Kenya, it is only fair that you want to binge a new series or follow up on the latest season of your favorite Netflix show.
The following is a guide of some of the hottest and popular Netflix shows that are to be released this month for your binging.
1.Money Heist Part 5; Volume 1
PREMIERE DATE: September 3
STARRING CAST: Úrsula Corberó, Álvaro Morte, Itziar Ituño, Pedro Alonso, Paco Tous, Alba Flores, Miguel Herrán,,Jaime Lorente
93% Rotten Tomatoes
DESCRIPTION: The last part of this popular crime drama debuts on September 3 and the final episodes in December, 2021. Lisbon (Ituño) has been rescued, but the gang who robbed the Bank of Spain two years prior is stuck in the bank, and the Professor (Morte) has no answers for them. They’ll be facing an enemy that’s the strongest they’ve ever encountered in what seems to be more of a battle.
2.Lucifer: The Final Season
PREMIERE DATE: September 10
STARRING CAST: Tom Ellis, Lauren German, D.B. Woodside, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Kevin Alejandro, Rachael Harris, Aimee Garcia, Inbar Lavi, Brianna Hildebrand, Scott Porter
86% Rotten Tomatoes
GENRE: Occult detective fiction
DESCRIPTION: In this final season of Lucifer, Lucifer has taken over for his father (God). But he still has unfinished business on Earth, for instance his relationship with Chloe. The series that began on Fox way back in 2016 will be a sentimental final series for its dire-hard fans.
3.Sex education Season 3
PREMIERE DATE: September 17
STARRING CAST: Asa Butterfield, Gillian Anderson, Ncuti Gatwa, Emma Mackey, Connor Swindells
94% Rotten Tomatoes
GENRE: Comedy/teen drama
DESCRIPTION: After providing sex advice at his high school for two seasons, the third season of Sex Education finds the previously awkward Otis (Butterfield) having casual sex all over the place. His mother, sex therapist Jean (Anderson) is pregnant, and there are some people among Otis’ classmates that have entered into committed relationships. We can’t wait to see if Maeve (Mackey) finds out about the deleted Otis’ confession voicemail
4.Dear White People, Volume 4
PREMIERE DATE: September 22
STARRING CAST: Logan Browning, Brandon Bell, DeRon Horton, Ashley Blaine Featherson, Antoinette Robertson, John Patrick Amedori, Gabe Marque Richardson
95% Rotten Tomatoes
DESCRIPTION: As the friends look back at their senior year at Winchester, the AP house is producing the annual Varsity Show, and the season will culminate in its opening performance. This great show promises to be a funny, inspirational and musical experience for the show’s fans. It will be the final volume.
5.The Circle Season 3
PREMIERE DATE: September 8
STARRING CAST: Michelle Buteau (host)
81% Rotten Tomatoes
DESCRIPTION: Just four months after the Season 2 finale, The Circle is back for a third season, It follows a group of people who roam around apartments trying to see if being themselves — or someone else — will help them in this social media popularity contest. A pair of influencer sisters, Chanel and Ava Marie Capra, will be in the mix this season. Other contestants include an R&B trap singer, a 52-year-old comedian and a former Family Feud contestant from New Jersey.
6.Blood and Water, Season 2
RELEASE DATE: September 24
STARRING CAST: Ama Qamata; Khosi Ngema; Gail Mabalane
80% -Rotten tomatoes
GENRE: Teen Drama
DESCRIPTION:Since the first season ends with Puleng and Fikile both finding out that they are actually sisters, we imagine that season 2 will be all about how that affects their relationship and the people behind them.We’ll also find out if Fikile and Chad have ended their illicit relationship for good, if Puleng and KB will go the distance and if Mark and Zama agree to being in a throuple with Chris. New cast is also set to join the South African series.
PREMIERE DATE: September 2
STARRING CAST: Sean Hayes, Gary Cole, David Harbour, Patti Harrison, Laurie Metcalf, Matt Rogers, Wanda Sykes, Gabe Liedman
20% – Rotten Tomatoes
GENRE: Superhero fiction
DESCRIPTION: Created by Hayes along with Mike Schur (The Good Place)is notable because it’s about an elite spy organization that happens to consist of members of the LGBTQIA+ community. It’s an adult animated comedy series. Hayes plays Steve Maryweather, who was called “Agent Mary” in the American Intelligence Agency, but when he came out as gay, he was exiled to a bureau in West Hollywood. Now, he’s created an independent group of top spies, all of whom are LGBTQ. But to get back into the good graces of the AIA, they have to add a straight member to the team.
8.Saved by the Bell, Seasons 1-9
PREMIERE DATE: September 15
STARRING CAST: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Mario Lopez, Dustin Diamond, Tiffani-Amber Thiessen, Elizabeth Berkley, Lark Voorhies, Dennis Haskins
DESCRIPTION: The entire original run of Saved By The Bell drops on Netflix on September 15. This includes the first season, when it was called Good Morning, Miss Bliss, The College Years spin-off, plus both TV movies. So, if you’ve somehow been missing the high school adventures of Zack, Slater, Jessie, Kelly, Lisa and Screech, here’s your chance to binge your hearts out.
9.Into the night, Season 2
PREMIERE DATE: September 8
STARRING CAST: Pauline Etienne, Laurent Capelluto, Mehmet Kurtuluş
88% -Rotten Tomatoes
GENRE: science fiction /thriller /drama
DESCRIPTION: The series involves passengers and crew aboard a hijacked overnight flight scramble to outrace the sun as a mysterious cosmic event wreaks havoc on the world below. Now, Into The Night Season 2 will feature the group continuing their quest to survive and find a solution for their problem. They will rise against time once again as a fire incident will destroy all of their food in the bunker. However, their problems will be doubled when a conflict brews inside the bunker as well. In the second season, they will not be dealing with the problem of the sun only, as the group will make some enemies inside the bunker as well.
10.Ada Twist, Scientist
PREMIERE DATE: September 28
STARRING CAST: Chris Nee, Michelle Obama, Barack Obama (producers), Amanda Christine, Candace Kozak, Nicholas Corvetti, Terrence Little Gardenhigh, Susan Kelechi Watson, Taye Diggs, Paul F. Tompkins, Kate Micucci
DESCRIPTION: Produced by Doc McStuffins creator Chris Nee along with the Obamas’ Higher Ground production company, Ada Twist, Scientist is based on Andrea Beaty’s hit series of children’s books about kids interested in STEM fields. In the series, Ada (Christine), aided by her friends Iggy Peck (Crovetti) and Rosie Revere (Kozak), solves all sorts of mysteries that pique her outsized curiosity. But she also puts these discoveries into practice, as she learns how to apply her lessons in the real world.
By Mourrine Wambugu; 22, 4th year Broadcast journalism student at Multimedia University of Kenya. She is a part time decorations entrepreneur at MOH DECORS and a lifestyle blog writer.