For some time now Netflix have been releasing their own original TV shows from the last comedies like Orange is the New Black up to superhero series like Stranger Things.

A lot of these have been huge hits for Netflix and 2017 is expected to be much of the same for the streaming service.

Here are the best Netflix Originals of 2017:

One Day At a Time

One Day At a Time will kick off the year of 2017, a remake of Norman Lear’s 1970s sitcom classic for the modern era, it tells the story of a recently separated, former military mom who is navigating her new single life.

It will be available to watch on Netflix from January 6th, 2017.

A Series of Unfortunate Events

A Series of Unfortunate Events is one of the most-anticipated shows in this lineup, bringing back Lemony Snicket’s original story of the events of the Baudelaire orphans Violet, Klaus, and Sunny and the series of unfortunate events that Count Olaf commits against them in order to gain their inheritance.

It will be available to watch from January 13th, 2017.


Following on from that, Frontier will be released on January 20th, 2017.

It tells the story of the struggle to control the wealth and power of the North American fur trade in the late 18th century.

Santa Clara Diet

As the name suggests, Santa Clara Diet is a film that is based in the LA suburb of Santa Clara, following a husband and wife team of realtors who find themselves in a series of unfortunate events.

It will be available to watch from February 3rd, 2017.



Ultimate Beastmaster

Ultimate Beastmaster is a different kind of film from all of these, it is about a game called “The Beast” which a handful of contestants will battle against to beat from around the world.

Each episode has a new set of contestants and it will all end with the battle to be the Ultimate Beastmaster. All ten episodes will be released on February 24th, 2017.

Marvel’s Iron Fist

Iron Fist will join Netflix’s other Marvel originals, Daredevil, Luke Cage, and Jessica Jones on March 17th, 2017.

It follows the story of the billionaire Danny Rand who has returned to New York City after being missing for a few year. In an attempt to reconnect with his past and family legacy, he uses his powers to fight back against the criminals of NYC.

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Girlboss will be released at some time in April 2017. Inspired by Sophia Amoruso’s book #Girlboss, it tells the story of Amoruso’s journey from selling vintage clothes on eBay to owning a multi-million dollar fashion empire.


Atypical sounds like a particularly interesting story, following an 18-year-old autistic teenager as he searches for love and independence and grapples what it really means to be normal.

It will be released at some point in 2017.


Dark is a supernatural show that is set in a German town in the present day where two young children have disappeared, exposing the lives and relationships among a group of four families.

It will be released in 2017.

Dear White People

Dear White People is set in a post-racial America and tells a story of a group of diverse students who have to navigate a predominantly white Ivy League college.

It will be released in 2017.


Disjointed will also be released sometime in 2017.

It will follow the story of an advocate for the legalisation of cannabis and her ownership of an LA-=based cannabis dispensary.

Friends from College

Friends from College is all about a group of friends from Harvard who are attempting to track each other down in their forties.

It will be released in 2017.


G.L.O.W is a story that follows the real-life events of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling league, following an actress who is attempting to break into show business by joining G.L.O.W.


Gypsy will also be released at some point in 2017 and will follow the journey of Jean Holloway, who is a therapist who has begun to develop dangerous and intimate relationships with the people in her patients’ lives.

Stranger Things Season 2

Currently all we know about Stranger Things Season 2 is that it will follow on from the events of the first season and will be released at some point in 2017.

That said, we do have the following teaser:

For now that’s all of the titles, however, we will update this article over time as more are announced, or more details about the current ones are revealed.

If we have missed anything please let us know in the comments below.

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