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6 Netflix Shows To Kick Off Your New Year

Emily in Paris. Lily Collins as Emily, Lucien Laviscount as Alfie. Courtesy of Stephanie Branchu/Netflix

A fresh batch of highly-anticipated shows is in for your viewing pleasure.

Twenty-twenty-three is kicking off with a brand new roster of binge-worthy series. Streaming giant Netflix has been keeping viewers on their feet, especially with the news that the hit show Wednesday, which now ranks as the second most streamed show on the platform behind Stranger Things, is being picked up for a second season set to release within the year.

This month sees a whole crop of fan favorites return for new seasons, such as the fashion-filled, Emily In Paris. Not enough glamour to fill your screen? Worry not, a third iteration of the hit show following the real-life Crazy Rich Asians is coming soon. After the success of the original Bling Empire set in Los Angeles, which saw a cameo by the Philippines’ own Heart Evangelista, comes Bling Empire: New York. Unlike the off-shore spin-off in Dubai, this version features several of the original cast, including Dorothy Wang.

After some delay, the much-awaited return of the mother-daughter comedy-drama Ginny & Georgia is finally out, ready to satisfy viewers who were left with quite the cliffhanger during the season one finale. Likewise, if the turn of the calendar hasn’t made you feel old yet, a new series with a title familiar to many is coming to Netflix: That ’90s Show.

The story picks up two decades after the events of the popular sitcom That ’70s Show. Several members of the original cast are also set to join the spin-off, including Topher Grace, Mila Kunis, and Ashton Kutcher.

Find out more about the shows you need to see to kick off your New Year.

Emily in Paris. Melia Kreiling as Sofia Sideris, Ashley Park as Mindy, Lily Collins as Emily, Camille Razat as Camille. Courtesy of Netflix

Emily In Paris: Season 3

Emily In Paris is back for a third season, which was released in the third week of December. The stylish show is the easy watch you need to catch up on after the holiday rush.

Lily Collins reprises her role as Emily, who started off as an ambitious American trying to fit into a new city. This season sees her at a crossroads in both her career and love life, where she must face several difficult decisions or risk the chaos of trying to have it all.

Ginny & Georgia. (L to R) Antonia Gentry as Ginny, Brianne Howey. Courtesy of Netflix

Ginny & Georgia: Season 2

The drama-filled mother-daughter duo is back for a new season, which picks off just a few weeks after the story left off. The two now have to grapple with Georgia’s dark past, alongside Ginny’s fallout with her friend group  “MANG.”

That ‘90s Show. Kurtwood Smith as Red Forman, Topher Grace as Eric Forman, Debra Jo Rupp as Kitty Forman, Callie Haverda as Leia Forman. Courtesy of Patrick Wymore/Netflix

That ’90s Show

The much-awaited spin-off toThat ’70s Show is finally coming to Netflix. On January 19, two decades after its predecessor show left off, Eric Forman and Donna Pinciotti’s daughter Leia visits her grandparent’s house in Wisconsin for the summer and finds friendship with the kids at Point Place.

Several familiar faces turn up, including Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher, who played on-again-off-again love interests in the original show, and ended up married in real life, years later.

The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House. Courtesy of Netflix

The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House

Set to release on January 23rd, the brand new Japanese show sees two friends, Kiyo Nozuki (played by Nana Mori) and Sumire Herai (played by Natsuki Deguchi) as they move to Kyoto to undergo geisha training, otherwise known as maiko. The series was directed by Palme d’Or-winning filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda.

Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre. Courtesy of Netflix

Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre

Beloved Japanese horror manga artist Junji Ito brings his spine-tingling yet stunning artworks to Netflix in a 20-story animated anthology. This includes scenes adapted from the multi-Eisner Award-winning creative’s best-known work called Tomie.

The artist is often touted by fans as Hayao Miyazaki’s foil, though both are highly praised for their distinct art styles. The series will air on the platform this January 19.

Bling Empire: New York. Vanessa Hung. Courtesy of Netflix

Bling Empire: New York

The New York edition of the hit reality television series Bling Empire is coming to Netflix on January 20. This iteration sees Bling Empire season two star Dorothy Wang as she adjusts to life in the Big Apple, alongside other rich and famous personalities like Richard Chang, Tina Leung, and Deborah Hung. In this spin-off, the true test of wealth is told by their elite addresses.

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