Here’s What’s Coming To Netflix In January 2017
Get ready to do some binge-watching!
January can be a letdown. The holidays are over, the temperatures are freezing and your New Year’s resolutions seem daunting. It’s the perfect time to order in some takeout and curl up in front of the TV for a couple of hours (or more). No judgement!
Digital Trends published a list of must-see TV and movies coming to Netflix this January. Here are some of the best movies and shows we’re adding to our watch lists!
1. “The Shining”
This horror classic premieres on Netflix on New Year’s Day. Set in a creepy hotel isolated in the mountains, the film stars Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duval. Warning: Watching this while snowed in on a freezing January day will definitely freak you out.
2. “Jim Gaffigan: Cinco”
Need some LOLs to get you through the cold, dark days? Check out stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan’s latest special, which premieres on Netflix Jan. 10. Gaffigan co-writes with his wife, Jeannie, and pokes fun at himself, parenting and perhaps his favorite topic, food.
3. “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial”
If you haven’t seen this Steven Spielberg classic, you’re missing out. Whether you’re watching it for the first or fiftieth time, “E.T.” is sure to make you laugh and cry, so don’t forget the tissues. Fun facts: The famous flick stars a very young Drew Barrymore and popularized the candy Reese’s Pieces. “E.T.” hits Netflix on Jan. 1.
4. Season One Of “One Day At A Time”
Do you remember this sitcom from the 70s starring Mackenzie Phillips and Valerie Bertinelli? Netflix is rebooting the series about a Cuban-American single mom raising her two children. The original was created by TV legend Norman Lear, and this reimagining counts him as executive producer. Look for the series beginning Jan. 6.
5. Season One Of “A Series of Unfortunate Events”
A Netflix original, “A Series of Unfortunate Events” stars Neil Patrick Harris and is based on the children’s novel series of the same name by Lemony Snicket. The drama follows three children trying to uncover dark family secrets after losing their parents in a mysterious fire. Catch season one on Jan. 13.
6. “Bee Movie”
Do the kids have a case of cabin fever? Netflix to the rescue! Written, produced and voiced by Jerry Seinfeld, this kids’ favorite is sure to crack you up as well. This animated movie has serious star power with parts also voiced by Renee Zellweger, Matthew Broderick, John Goodman, Kathy Bates, Larry King, Ray Liotta and Oprah! Check it out on Jan. 1.
7. Season One Of “Frontier”
This Canadian period piece originally premiered on the Discovery Channel in Canada and makes its Netflix debut Jan. 20. History buffs will love this fascinating look at the North American fur trade of the 1700s. Viewer beware, this series features plenty of realistic gore.
Here’s the full list of TV and Movies coming this January.
Around the World in 80 Days (2004)
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Justin Bieber: Never Say Never
License to Drive
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace
Superman: The Movie
The Parent Trap (1961)
The Perfect Physique
The Rat Race
To Be A Miss
V for Vendetta
Jen Kirkman: Just Keep Livin’?
Growing Up Coy
Alpha and Omega 7
Miss Sharon Jones!
Under the Shadow
Best and Most Beautiful Things
Ratchet and Clank
As I Open My Eyes
Jim Gaffigan: Cinco
Disney’s Alice Through the Looking Glass
Casablancas: The Man Who Loved Women Clinical
Estar O No Estar
A Beautiful Now
Hostage to the Devil
Twisted Trunk, Big Fat Body