8 January, 2020
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New On Netflix Hong Kong: What To Watch In January

8 January, 2020

Introducing the best of what’s new on Netflix Hong Kong this month!

Is getting back to reality hitting you hard this month? Not to worry, we think the January blues is a perfectly valid excuse to spend the month cosied up at home in front of the TV. Luckily for us, there are plenty of new Netflix shows to be cracking on with. From reality TV to dramatic thrillers and gothic horror, this month’s new show line-up promises a little something for everyone…

Read more: Your Dry January Survival Guide For 2020

New Netflix Shows 2020: The Circle

The Circle

Now Airing
Looking for a new reality TV addiction? Welcome to The Circle. Billed as the ultimate popularity contest, players are challenged to flirt, befriend and catfish their way to the cash prize. Based on the British reality series of the same name, new episodes drop every Wednesday.

Watch the trailer here.

New Netflix Shows 2020: Dracula

Dracula

Now Airing
Calling all fans of Sherlock! Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat return with their take on the Bram Stoker classic, Dracula. In this gothic three-part series, lawyer Jonathan Harker travels to Transylvania to meet a new client and finalise the sale of a stately house in London. However, he soon finds himself trapped in a terrifying maze-like castle of undead brides with a vampire Count, whose ambition is to conquer the world. Yikes!

Watch the trailer here.

New Netflix Shows 2020: Messiah

Messiah

Now Airing
Provocative and timely, this new Netflix drama is sure to turn heads. The story centres upon a man gaining international attention through acts of public disruption. His followers allege he’s performing miracles, but is he really a divine entity, or simply a deceptive con artist capable of dismantling the world’s geopolitical order? The mystery unfolds through the lens of CIA officer Eva Geller, who is working to uncover the truth behind this charismatic figure. Though as the series goes on, multiple perspectives are interwoven including that of an Israeli intelligence officer, a Texas preacher and his daughter, a Palestinian refugee and a journalist.

Watch the trailer here.

New Netflix Shows 2020: Spinning Out

Spinning Out

Now Airing
After a devastating fall threatens her competitive skating career, Kat Baker seizes an opportunity to pursue her Olympic dreams. In doing so, she’ll have to battle drama both on and off the ice, including a difficult family life and her own personal demons.

Watch the trailer here.

New Netflix Shows 2020: AJ and the Queen

AJ and the Queen

Airs On: Friday, 10 January
Laugh your way into the New Year with this outrageous new scripted comedy series starring RuPaul as a down-on-her-luck drag queen travelling across America in a van with a tough-talking ten-year-old stowaway.

Watch the trailer here.

New Netflix Shows 2020: Grace and Frankie, Season 6

Grace And Frankie: Season 6

Airs On: Wednesday, 15 January
Now into its sixth season, Netflix favourite Grace And Frankie is back for its penultimate turn. Starring the always-delightful Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin as rivals turned unlikely friends, tune in for heartwarming laughs galore.

Watch the trailer here.

New Netflix Shows 2020: Sex Education, Season 2

Sex Education: Season 2

Airs On: Friday, 17 January
This month sees the second season premiere of quirky British comedy Sex Education. This time, late bloomer Otis navigates the trials and tribulations of teenage love with new girlfriend Ola, whilst also having to deal with his now strained relationship with Maeve. Meanwhile, Moordale Secondary is in the throes of a Chlamydia outbreak, highlighting the need for better sex education at the school.

Catch up on the story so far here.

New Netflix Shows 2020: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Part 3

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Part 3

Airs On: Friday, 24 January
Our favourite teenage witch is back with more magic mischief! With the help of her mortal friends, Sabrina makes it her mission to free her beloved boyfriend Nicholas Scratch from the clutches of Hell. However, the Dark Lord’s unseating has sent shockwaves through the realms – and, with no one on the throne, Sabrina must assume the title of “Queen” to defend it against the handsome Prince of Hell Caliban.

Catch up on the story so far here.

New Netflix Shows 2020: The Stranger

The Stranger

Airs On: Thursday, 30 January
With its intriguing premise and all-star cast, this British mystery thriller has all the makings of a binge-worthy hit. Based on the Harlan Coben novel of the same name, expect secrets, violence and a conspiracy as family man Adam Price embarks on a desperate quest to uncover the truth about the people closest to him.

All images courtesy of Netflix Hong Kong.

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