New on Netflix August 6-12: A good time to catch up on the backlog…

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If you’re looking for something to watch over the next week, Netflix is adding quite a few new shows and movies between August 6-12th. You can also check out what’s leaving Netflix and Netflix Canada in August if you want to binge those first.

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NOTE: Titles without a 🇺🇸 or 🇨🇦 designation after them are coming to both countries, while country-specific titles will be indicated as such. Flag symbols within the parenthesis indicate the country that the film or series was produced in.

Without further ado, let’s check out the New on Netflix Canada and Netflix August 6-12th list. Not much of note is hitting the

August 6
  • Hit & Run (NETFLIX SERIES): A man searching for the truth behind his wife’s death becomes caught up in a dangerous web of secrets and intrigue stretching from New York to Tel Aviv.
  • The Hustle 🇨🇦
  • Navarasa (NETFLIX SERIES 🇮🇳): From amusement to awe, the nine human emotions of Indian aesthetic theory are explored in this anthology series.
  • The Swarm (NETFLIX FILM 🇫🇷): A single mother breeds locusts as high-protein food, but has trouble getting them to reproduce — until she finds they have a taste for blood.
  • Vivo (NETFLIX FILM): A music-loving kinkajou embarks on the journey of a lifetime to fulfill his destiny and deliver a love song for an old friend.

August 8

  • Quartet 🇺🇸

August 9

  • SHAMAN KING (NETFLIX ANIME 🇯🇵): Medium Yoh Asakura enters a battle tournament held every 500 years, competing with other shamans in a bid to become the all-powerful Shaman King.

August 10

  • Gabby’s Dollhouse: Season 2 (NETFLIX FAMILY): More paws-itively purr-fect fun awaits as Gabby and her dollhouse friends find new ways to learn, create and celebrate in a whimsical world of joy.
  • Phil Wang: Philly Philly Wang Wang (NETFLIX COMEDY SPECIAL 🇬🇧): Multi-award winning comedian Phil Wang makes his first hour Netflix Stand-up comedy special debut with Phil Wang: Philly Philly Wang Wang. Following countless appearances on shows including Live at the Apollo, QI and Netflix’s The Comedy Lineup, the comedic star takes centre stage at The London Palladium, exploring race, romance, politics, and his mixed British-Malaysian heritage.
  • UNTOLD (NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY (new films weekly)): From the creators of WILD WILD COUNTRY, comes a five-part docuseries event that brings fresh eyes to epic tales from the wide world of sports. From tennis to boxing to basketball, these stories aren’t the ones you’ve heard before, even if you think you have. Premiering weekly, each film kicks off at a pivotal moment — the big fight, the Olympics, the playoffs — and then delves deep into what happened beyond the headlines, as told by those who lived it, to reveal the grit, resilience, heartbreak, triumph, violence, comedy and pathos beneath the sweat. Weekly August premieres include UNTOLD: Malice at the Palace (August 10). Directed by Floyd Russ (Zion) and featuring never-before-seen footage, the famous Pacers-Pistons brawl is unraveled by those who lived it.

August 11

  • Bake Squad (NETFLIX SERIES): In each episode of Bake Squad, four individually brilliant bakers will battle it out to see whose dessert will be chosen for someone’s extra special big day.  These bakers have been personally selected by Milk Bar founder Christina Tosi, who built an empire on delicious cookie dough.  For her next sweet trick, Tosi has built this squad of bakers who have one mission and one mission only: Make dessert dreams come true! High hopes, high temperatures, high stakes…all courtesy of the Bake Squad.
  • The Kissing Booth 3 (NETFLIX FILM): It’s the summer before Elle heads to college, and she’s facing the hardest decision of her life: whether to move across the country with her dreamy boyfriend Noah or fulfill her lifelong promise to go to college with her BFF Lee. Whose heart will Elle break?
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  • Misha and the Wolves (NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY 🇬🇧): As a little girl, she escaped the Holocaust and lived among wolves. Or did she? An extraordinary story elicits sympathy — then draws scrutiny.

August 12

  • AlRawabi School for Girls (NETFLIX SERIES 🇯🇴): The bullied outcasts at prestigious Al Rawabi School for Girls plot a series of risky takedowns to get back at their tormentors.
  • Lokillo: Nothing’s the Same (NETFLIX COMEDY SPECIAL 🇨🇴): WFH, homeschooling, hand-washing, no hugs. In this post-pandemic world, comic Lokillo Florez brings much-needed laughs about life as we now know it.
  • Monster Hunter: Legends of the Guild (NETFLIX ANIME): In a world where humans and fearsome monsters live in an uneasy balance, young hunter Aiden fights to save his village from destruction by a dragon.
  • Riverdale: Season 5 (NETFLIX SERIES (new episodes weekly)) 🇨🇦: As senior year comes to a close, Archie, Betty, Veronica and Jughead navigate love, lust and loyalty — and even more mystery and mayhem.

And there you have the New on Netflix and Netflix Canada August 6-12th list. Be sure to check back next week to see what’s in store for the week following.

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