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What’s On Netflix in January 2021
written by
May Mansour

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It is quite likely that Netflix has been playing a more significant part of our day-to-day lives following 2020’s slow pace. We’re spending more time at home, whether because of lockdown, quarantine, or being more responsible during the pandemic. As we wonder what 2021 will bring, we all hope for a better future and getting back on track with our work and social lives. One thing is for certain though, if you have to spend as much time at home again this year, Netflix has got you covered with plenty of exciting new and original arrivals on their 2021 schedule, and here’s some of our favourites and most anticipated so far.

Netflix Original Series

Fate: The Winx Saga

True love, pesky rivalries, and vicious monsters await the arrival of five fairies attending Alfea, a magical boarding school in the Otherworld. The fairies must learn to master their magical skills as well as their hearts while their very existence is at stake in this fascinating coming-of-age story. From the creator of The Vampire Diaries, Brian Young reimagines Iginio Straffi’s Italian cartoon, Winx Club, in this live-action series.

Premiering 22 January 2020

Nailed It! Mexico – S3

The ever so popular and joyous series Nailed It! is back with a bang! This time, taking on Mexico and putting the pressure on another batch of amateur bakers and pastry chefs, hoping to win a sweet crash prize in this reality TV show. Get ready for more crooked cakes, hilarious mishaps, and last minute-saves. It stars the lively and lovable, Nicole Buyer with Jacques Torres.

Premiering 5 January 2020

Netflix Original Films

The White Tiger

An ambitious and cunning driver must use his wit and charm to escape from poverty and the servitude of a wealthy Indian family. Will he rise to the top and become the entrepreneur he strives to be? Find out in this film adaptation of the Man Booker-prize winning bestseller novel.

Premiering 22 January 2020

Stuck Apart (Azizler)

Aziz is neck-deep in an existential, midlife crisis and longs for the good old days of his youth. He puts on a sane façade as he tries to seek solace from his mundane job, his lonesome friends, and his rowdy family who live with him, while fully invading his private life.

Premiering 8 January 2020

Netflix Original Anime

The Idhun Chrinicles: Part 2


Jack, Victoria, and Kirtash have grown, and so have their problems, when the three suns and three moons came together in alignment over Idhun. The reign of terror of the winged snakes has seized power, and the heroes must attempt to change Idhun’s fate in this part two of the fantasy trilogy.

Premiering 8 January 2020

Netflix Original Kids & Family

Carmen Sandiego – S4

The globe-hopping mischievous orphan, Carmen Sandiego, and her loyal friends take us on a journey from the snowy Himalayas to the pyramids of Egypt. They race to remain one step ahead of the evil V.I.L.E academy on their latest adventures.

Premiering 15 January 2020

Netflix Original Documentary

Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer

The true story of one of America’s most notoriously evil serial killers set in the sunlit glamour of 1985 LA. Two detectives won’t rest until they bring him to justice in this thrilling limited docu-series.

Premiering 13 January 2020

Surviving Death

An in-depth investigative series that explores the possibility of an afterlife, raising existential questions contemplated throughout history. Taking viewers on an extraordinary journey into a world beyond human existence as we know it, with new research and first-hand experiences of those who were close to, or even survived death. From director and executive producer Ricki Stern and based on bestselling author and journalist Leslie Kean’s book.

Premiering 11 January 2020