Several new original shows coming to Netflix

Ellie Kemper is the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Streaming services like Hulu, Netflix and Amazon Prime are no longer content with just letting you see movies, TV shows and documentaries other people make. All of them are no heavily into producing new, original shows of their own, and doing it well.

Season 3 of House of Cards, one of Netflix’s first original and most successful series, premieres Feb. 27. Netflix has plenty ore where that came from. Here are a number of original series coming to the online streaming platform later this year.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Ellie Kemper (The Office and Bridesmaids) plays the title character, a young woman rescued from a doomsday cult who chooses to start life anew in New York City.


Bloodline, which premiers on Netflix March 20, revolves around the Rayburn family, whose world gets completely rocked when the oldest brother and black sheep of the clan returns home.

Chef’s Table

Netflix is getting into the reality TV with Chef’s Table. The show gives viewers a glimpse into chefs from around the world, who they are and what they cook.

Marvel’s Daredevil

Daredevil is the super hero identity of Matt Murdock, a blind attorney who takes on the task of protecting New York City — someone has to, right? It premieres on April 10.

Grace and Frankie

Jane Fonda’s Grace and Lily Tomlin’s Frankie are a pair of elderly women who band together to help each other navigate a new life when their husbands, played by Martin Sheen and Sam Waterston, leave them for each other. It premieres May 8.


This sci-fi show tells the story of eight people around the world that can sense each other’s thoughts and emotions. No debut date has been set.


This series focuses on the the real-life politician and drug trafficker Pablo Escobar.

F is for Family

Like Netflix’s other original animate series BoJack Horseman, F is for Family is a cartoon with some bite. It’s about a dysfunctional family in the 1970s.