It looks like "Netflix and chill" will still be a popular phrase in 2017 as Netflix reveals an impressive lineup of original series for the viewers to enjoy. Crowd favorites like "Orange Is The New Black" and "Chef's Table" are the frontrunners for the returnees.
According to Business Insider, Netflix said that it will be spending around $6 billion to give the viewers up to 1,000 hours of Netflix originals and movies. This is considered as an upgrade from the total number of hours, 600 hours to be exact, allotted in 2016.
CNET reports that with the increased number of hours allotted for Netflix shows, the viewers will have more options and if the revenue for 2017 will have positive results, the number of hours might be increased again in 2018. Below are some of the confirmed Netflix 2017 shows and movies to watch out for. "Chef's Table" Season 3, "Love" Season 2, "Stranger Things" Season 2 are some of the returning Netflix originals returning this year.
For the new shows, "Ultimate Beastmaster" premieres on Feb. 24, showcasing a competition among 12 competitors as they tackle the most physically demanding obstacle courses collectively known as "The Beast." "Marvel's Iron Fist" features billionaire Danny Rand and his quest to fight evil and crime with his kung-fu skills and ability to summon the power of the Iron Fist.
Meanwhile, "Bill Nye Saves The World" is also part of the Netflix 2017 shows lineup as a talk show discussing different scientific issues from space exploration, aliens, fad diets and health concerns. Another Netflix 2017 show to look forward to is the live-action version of "Samurai Gourmet." Originally, "Samurai Gourmet" is an essay and manga of Masayuki Kusumi featuring the life of Takeshi Kasumi.
From Japanese-themed Netflix 2017 series, a Mexican-themed series is also arriving in the form of "Ingobernable" which is set to premiere on Mar. 24. "Ingobernable" follows the story of the first lady of Mexico who has big plans for the betterment of the country but finds her husband has conflicting interests. What Netflix shows would you want to watch this year? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!