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11 Best New Shows on Netflix: February 2023’s Top Upcoming Series to Watch

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Netflix has tons of terrific titles in their list of new content available this February that you’ll be falling in love with all month long. While it’s always hard to say goodbye to the titles leaving Netflix, you won’t be feeling down for long once you get a good look at the impressive array of Netflix Original series coming to the platform to take their place. With everything from brand new titles to long-awaited continuations of fan favorites, Netflix’s diverse and delightful February 2023 premieres are sure to have something for everyone.

The streamer is set to help you celebrate the new month with premieres from highly-anticipated new shows across several different genres (so there’s truly something for everyone) like Freeridge, African Queens: Njinga, and Perfect Match.

While the list of February’s top shows features these brand new titles, there’s also plenty of fresh episodes and seasons from more established shows to look forward to that are streaming exclusively on Netflix starting this month. Keep an eye out in particular for You: Season 4, Part 1, Outer Banks: Season 3, and Aggretsuko: Season 5, which are already looking to be some of the most promising releases out of February’s entire streaming lineup.

So what makes the cut for our top 11, and which of them have what it takes to be in the Netflix Top 10? Keep reading to treat yourself to the greatness that is the list of streaming standouts for February 2023.

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'You': Season 4, Part 1

Released February 9

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CAST: Penn Badgley, Tati Gabrielle, Lukas Gage, Charlotte Ritchie, Tilly Keeper, Amy-Leigh Hickman, Ed Speelers


DESCRIPTION: Based on Caroline Kepnes’s novels series, You: Season 4, Part 1 continues to follow the obsessive stalking antics of charming psycho Joe Goldberg (Badgley), who has spent the past two seasons reinventing himself in Los Angeles, where his attempts to change his ways eventually go awry as Joe continues to leave chaos in his wake. By the end of Season 3, he grew so attached to new “true” love of his life Marienne (Gabrielle) that he decides to pick up and move across the pond to Europe in dogged pursuit of her.

The highly-anticipated fourth season of this psychological thriller picks up from there and promises no shortage of gripping drama and spine-tingling excitement, so be sure to keep an eye out for its exclusive premiere on Netflix this month.

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'Outer Banks': Season 3

Released February 23

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CAST: Chase Stokes, Madelyn Cline, Madison Bailey, Jonathan Daviss, Rudy Pankow, Austin North, Drew Starkey, Charles Esten, Carlacia Grant


DESCRIPTION: After over a year and a half of waiting, Outer Banks is finally back with new episodes as its third season hits Netflix later this month. The action-adventure mystery teen drama series revolves around the conflict between two groups of teens, the wealthy seasonal resident “Kooks” and working-class local “Pogues”, in a coastal town along the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Season 3 ushers in brand new adventures that take the Pogues to the Caribbean and beyond, following the friends as they find themselves broke, far from home, and stuck on a deserted island, where they are swiftly pulled into a deadly rival’s hunt for a legendary lost city. Get in on all the action by catching Outer Banks: Season 3 as soon as it drops.

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'The Upshaws': Part 3

Released February 16

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CAST: Mike Epps, Wanda Sykes, Kim Fields, Gabrielle Dennis, Jermelle Simon, Page Kennedy, Diamond Lyons, Journey Christine, Khali Spraggins


DESCRIPTION: Season 2 of this Netflix Original series ended with squabbling siblings Bennie (Epps) and Lucretia (Sykes) headed to jail and Regina (Fields) losing it at work, leading her to ultimately quit. All of these major cliffhangers will come into play with this new season as the Upshaws face a whole new series of roadblocks and issues that are set to test both their resiliency and relationships in their pursuits of success and happiness.

Will Regina be forced to return to the former job she hated? Will the youngest generation of Upshaws overcome their own obstacles? And how the heck will Bennie and Lucretia bail themselves out of trouble? Find out in The Upshaws: Season 3 on Netflix this February.

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Released February 2

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CAST: Bryana Salaz, Keyla Monterroso Mejia, Ciara Riley Wilson, Shiv Pai, Tenzing Norgay Trainor, Peggy Blow


DESCRIPTION: One of the top brand new titles to hit Netflix this month is this spin-off of 2019-2021 series On My Block. Freeridge is a teen comedy-drama that follows four friends who work to reverse a deadly curse that they’d accidentally unleashed with a mysterious old box that brings misfortune and mayhem into their lives. The Freeridge, L.A.-based teens embark of the adventure of a lifetime as they attempt to right their wrong by quelling the dark supernatural force terrorizing their town.

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'Formula 1: Drive to Survive': Season 5

Released February 24

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DESCRIPTION: If you want a title that’s sure rev you up this month, look no further than fast and furious docuseries Formula 1: Drive to Survive, which returns to Netflix in February for its fifth season. Drivers, managers, and team owners will continue to live life in the fast lane on and off the track in the thrilling 2022 season of Formula 1 racing. Get exclusive access to both the behind-the-scenes and in-race action of the 2022 FIA Formula 1 World Championship and its lead-up by watching Formula 1: Drive to Survive: Season 5.

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'Red Rose'

Released February 15

Red Rose
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CAST: Amelia Clarkson, Isis Hainsworth, Natalie Blair, Ellis Howard, Ali Khan, Ashna Rabheru, Adam Nagaitis, Natalie Gavin, Samuel Anderson, Harry Redding, Hannah Griffiths, Silvie Furneaux, Ruaridh Mollica


DESCRIPTION: Originally broadcasted on BBC Three in the United Kingdom on 15 August 2022, this horror drama series will be available to viewers from all over the world when it hits Netflix towards the middle of this month. Red Rose revolves around a ragtag crew of teens fight to survive a summer of terror after their friendships and lives are infiltrated by the Red Rose app. What initially seems harmless fun swiftly spirals out of control as the app makes dangerous demands with deadly consequences, all while exposing the group to a seemingly supernatural being and the tantalizing, destructive power of the dark web.

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'African Queens: Njinga'

Released February 15

African Queens- Njinga
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CAST: Adesuwa Oni, Jada Pinkett Smith


DESCRIPTION: Celebrate Black History Month by watching African Queens: Njinga, a brand new Netflix Original docudrama which sets out to delve deep into the lives of different important and iconic African Queens throughout each of its seasons. The first season of this Jada Pinkett Smith executive produced title follows the life of complex and utterly captivating Njinga, the 17th century warrior queen of Ndongo and Matamba (AKA modern day northern Angola).

The fearless woman made her mark as the nation’s first ever female ruler and further cemented her role in history as an icon of resistance who excelled as a diplomat, negotiator, and tactician throughout her reign. Learn even more about the late great leader in African Queens: Njinga this February on Netflix.

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'Love to Hate You'

Released February 10

Love to Hate You
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CAST: Kim Ok-vin, Teo Yoo, Kim Ji-hoon, Go Won-hee, Lee Joo-bin, Kim Sung-ryung, Song Ji-woo


DESCRIPTION: Straight out of South Korea just in time for Valentine’s Day, Love to Hate You is a Netflix Original romantic comedy-drama that revolves around attorney Yeo Mi-ran (Ok-vin) and an A-list actor Nam Kang-ho (Yoo). The former despises losing to men and the latter completely distrusts women. Love means absolutely nothing to either of them until they’re forced to date one another, sparking a war-like relationship as they duke it out to see whose perspective of love and life will come out on top. Will they somehow manage to find real love and help each other overcome their hangups in the process? Tune in to find out!

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'My Dad the Bounty Hunter'

Released February 9

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CAST: Laz Alonso, JeCobi Swain, Priah Ferguson, Yvonne Orji, Leslie Uggams, Yvette Nicole Brown, Jamie Chung, Jim Rash, Rob Riggle


DESCRIPTION: This Netflix Original animated action-adventure series is certain to provide fun and fascination for the whole family as it depicts intergalactic bounty hunter Terry (Alonso) taking dad duty to new extremes when his two children (Swain and Ferguson) end up accidentally hitching a ride with him into outer space. If he thought bounty hunting was hard, it’s nothing compared to what the absentee father has ahead of him as he attempts to complete his assigned mission while protecting the kids who want nothing more than to get to better know and spend more time with him. For a wild ride as sweet as V-Day candy, watch My Dad the Bounty Hunter on Netflix this February.

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'Perfect Match'

Released February 14

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CAST: Bartise Bowden, Shayne Jansen, Diamond Jack, Lauren “LC” Chamblin, Damian Powers, Savannah Palacio, Calvin Crooks, Nick Uhlenhuth, Joey Sasso, Mitchell Eason, Francesca Farago, Chloe Veitch, Chase DeMoor, Izzy Fairthorne, Georgia Hassarati, Zay Wilson, Anne-Sophie Petit-Frere, Nick Lachey


DESCRIPTION: Celebrate Valentine’s Day by indulging in the messy romance and drama of Perfect Match, a brand new Netflix Original reality series that follows 23 singles who are former cast-members of other well-known Netflix Original reality titles like Love Is BlindThe CircleToo Hot To Handle, and more as they couple up in a strategic and seductive dating competition like no other. Each couple will be tasked with proving their compatibility in hopes of gaining the ability to make or break other contestants’ pairings as they compete to be the last two standing and be crowned the Perfect Match.

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'Aggretsuko': Season 5

Released February 16

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CAST: Erica Mendez, Josh Petersdorf, Katelyn Gault, Ben Diskin, G. K. Bowes, Tara Platt, Todd Haberkorn, Debra Cardona, Misty Lee, Max Mittelman


DESCRIPTION: This February, beloved animated comedy series Aggretsuko comes to an end as its fifth and final season premieres on Netflix towards the middle of the month. The show centers on Retsuko (Mendez), a single, 25-year old anthropomorphic red panda who works in accounting at a Japanese trading firm as she tries her best to make it as a young, working, and dating adult in 21st-century Japan.

Season 5 will see Retsuko aiming high as she runs for office in Japan’s parliament, and will also follow mild-mannered spotted hyena Haida (Diskin) in the aftermath of quitting his job as he is evicted from his apartment and forced to live in an Internet café, where he meets an influential figure in the art scene. Look forward to these superb storylines and more in the epic grand finale of Aggretsuko premiering this month on Netflix.

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