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The Most Anticipated Netflix Shows of 2018

Updated September 1, 2020 4.5k votes 907 voters 105.1k views36 items

Another year means another round of new Netflix originals for your binging pleasure. The popular streaming service has been responsible for innovating television and Netflix original series now consistently rake in Emmys and Golden Globes. The Netflix 2018 schedule already has fans talking. From sci-fi series to dark comedies, new shows coming to Netflix this year are a reason to be excited for 2018. 

The variety of new TV shows coming to Netflix this year is pretty remarkable. What's coming to Netflix in 2018? This round of 2018 new Netflix original shows includes the highly anticipated Altered Carbon, based on Richard K. Moore's sci-fi novel Carbon. If you're in the mood for something lighthearted, try Jonah Hill and Emma Stone's dark comedy Maniac, a story about the life of two patients in a mental institution. Other exciting new Netflix shows include Lost In Space, Everything Sucks, and Insatiable

Make sure to mark your calendar as the Netflix 2018 release dates are revealed. It's going to be another year of unique and original programming for the streaming service. Clear out a time to watch because these 2018 Netflix releases are definitely binge-able material. Also check out the most anticipated Netflix originals of 2019.

What upcoming Netflix original series has you most excited? Cast your vote below. If there's a 2018 Netflix original series you feel is missing, feel free to add it to the list. 

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  • 1
    Lost in Space
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    Lost in Space

    April 13

    ActorsToby Stephens, Molly Parker, Ignacio Serricchio, Taylor Russell, Maxwell Jenkins

    Genres (Tv)Sci-fi, Mystery, Adventure

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 69%

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  • 2
    Altered Carbon
    199
    35

    voting closed at #2

    Altered Carbon

    February 2

    ActorsJoel Kinnaman, Renée Elise Goldsberry, James Purefoy, Martha Higareda, Dichen Lachman

    Genres (Tv)Sci-fi, Mystery, Action

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 65%

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  • 3
    On My Block
    246
    75

    voting closed at #3

    On My Block

    March 16

    ActorsDiego Tinoco, Jason Genao, Jessica Marie Garcia, Ronni Hawk, Sierra Capri

    Genres (Tv)Teen drama, Comedy

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 93%

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  • 4
    Everything Sucks
    90
    64

    voting closed at #4

    Everything Sucks

    February 16

    ActorsPeyton Kennedy, Jahi Winston, Patch Darragh, Claudine Nako, Sydney Sweeney

    Genres (Tv)Teen drama, Coming-of-age, Comedy-drama

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 69%

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  • 5
    The Rain
    106
    82

    voting closed at #5

    The Rain

    May 4

    ActorsIben Hjejle, Alba August, Lucas Lynggaard Tønnesen

    Genres (Tv)Sci-fi, Thriller

    Rotten Tomatoes - 85%

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  • 6
    Disenchantment
    193
    174

    voting closed at #6

    Disenchantment

    August 17

    ActorsAbbi Jacobson, Nat Faxon, Eric Andre, John DiMaggio, Billy West

    Genres (Tv)Adult animation, Comedy, Fantasy

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 57%

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  • 7
    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
    73
    54

    voting closed at #7

    Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

    October 26

    ActorsKiernan Shipka, Jaz Sinclair, Michelle Gomez, Chance Perdomo, Lucy Davis

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Mystery, Supernatural

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 95%

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  • 8
    Maniac
    208
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    voting closed at #8

    Maniac

    September 21

    ActorsJonah Hill, Emma Stone, Sonoya Mizuno, Justin Theroux, Julia Garner

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Psychological drama

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 83%

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  • 9
    Ghoul
    17
    7

    voting closed at #9

    Ghoul

    August 24

    ActorsRadhika Apte, Manav Kaul, Ratnabali Bhattacharjee, Mahesh Baleaj

    Genres (Tv)Action, Horror, Thriller

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 78%

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  • 10
    Seven Seconds
    55
    56

    voting closed at #10

    Seven Seconds

    February 23

    ActorsClare-Hope Ashitey, Beau Knapp, Regina King, David Lyons, Michael Mosley

    Genres (Tv)Crime drama

    Rotten Tomatoes - 78%

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  • 11
    The Innocents
    31
    26

    voting closed at #11

    The Innocents

    August 24

    ActorsSorcha Groundsell, Percelle Ascott, Guy Pearce, Jóhannes Hauker Jóhannesson, Laura Birn

    Genres (Tv)Sci-fi, Romance, Supernatural drama

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 83%

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  • 12
    B: the Beginning
    35
    34

    voting closed at #12

    B: the Beginning

    March 2

    ActorsHiroaki Hirata, Yūki Kaji, Asai Seto

    Genres (Tv)Anime

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  • 13
    The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
    124
    153

    voting closed at #13

    The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

    August 31

    ActorsJames Franco, Zoe Kazan, Tyne Daly, Ralph Ineson, Tim Blake Nelson

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Anthology, Western

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 94%

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  • 14
    Safe
    21
    21

    voting closed at #14

    Safe

    May 10

    ActorsMichael C. Hall, Amanda Abbington, Audrey Fleurot, Hannah Arterton, Emmett J. Scanlan

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Thriller, Mystery

    Rotten Tomatoes - 76%

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  • 15
    Ratched
    99
    130

    Ratched

    TBA

    ActorsSarah Paulson, Alice Englert, Rosanna Arquette

    Genres (Tv)Drama

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    Kiss Me First
    12
    9

    voting closed at #16

    Kiss Me First

    June 29

    ActorsTallulah Haddon, Simona Brown, Matthew Beard, George Jovanovic, Freddie Stewart

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Mystery, Thriller

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 57%

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  • 17
    Requiem
    9
    7

    voting closed at #17

    Requiem

    March 23

    ActorsLydia Wilson, Joel Fry, James Frecheville, Sian Reese-Williams, Brendan Coyle

    Genres (Tv)Supernatural thriller, Drama

    Rotten Tomatoes - 78%

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  • 18
    Best.Worst.Weekend.Ever.
    5
    0

    voting closed at #18

    Best.Worst.Weekend.Ever.

    October 19

    ActorsSam Ashe Arnold, Cole Sand, Brianna Reed, Brittany Garms

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

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  • 19
    The Haunting of Hill House
    4
    0

    voting closed at #19

    The Haunting of Hill House

    October 12

    ActorsMichiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, Henry Thomas, Elizabeth Reaser, Kate Siegel

    Genres (Tv)Supernatural horror

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 100%

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  • 20
    The End of the F***ing World
    2
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    voting closed at #20

    The End of the F***ing World

    2018

    ActorsAlex Lawther, Jessica Barden, Gemma Whelan, Wunmi Mosaku, Steve Oram

    Genres (Tv)Comedy-drama

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 98%

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  • 21
    The Kominsky Method
    2
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    voting closed at #21

    The Kominsky Method

    November 16

    ActorsMichael Douglas, Alan Arkin, Nancy Travis, Sarah Baker, Lisa Edelstein

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 73%

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  • 22
    Alexa & Katie
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    55

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    Alexa & Katie

    March 23

    ActorsParis Berelc, Isabel May, Tiffani Thiessen, Eddie Shin, Jolie Jenkins

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Comedy

    Rotten Tomatoes - 100%

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    Paradise PD
    2
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    voting closed at #23

    Paradise PD

    August 31

    ActorsDana Snyder, Cedric Yarbrough, David Herman, Tom Kenny, Sarah Chalke

    Genres (Tv)Adult animation, Comedy

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  • 24
    Magic for Humans

    ActorsJustin Willman

    Genres (Tv)Reality

    Magic for Humans (Netflix, 2018) is an American reality television show. Comedian and magician... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 25
    Hilda
    2
    2

    voting closed at #25

    Hilda

    September 21

    ActorsBella Ramsey, Kaisa Hammarlund, Ilan Galkoff, Reece Pockney, Claire Skinner

    Genres (Tv)Fantasy, Animation

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