We get it, August has been an absolute bore. Aside from the National Day festivities, the rest of the month passed by like a drag. Lucky for you, September holds much promise with entertainment already looking up. As we get back into some form of normalcy in life, there are Netflix shows to accompany us every step of the way.
It’s time for the highly-anticipated Away and Chef’s Table BBQ to finally premiere, while the well-loved Lucifer makes a comeback in a better-than-ever Season 5. Here are 6 exciting new Netflix shows guaranteed to kickstart your September with a bang.
Female astronaut Emma Green must make the difficult decision to leave her husband and daughter behind as she embarks on a dangerous mission to Mars. Will she thrive under the conundrum and can astronauts have it all?
Who should watch it: Anyone who thoroughly enjoyed Space Force.
Away | Premiering 4 September
Lucifer Morningstar and Detective Decker are back for another kicka** season of quite literally dealing with the devil. Unravel shocking truths and twists as Chloe’s life takes a surprising turn. She and Lucifer finally talk about the elephant in the room, while Amenadiel, Linda, and Mazikeen deal with their own demons.
An exhilarating and heart-wrenching season through and through, it picks up right where season 4 left off and already has us impatient for part 2.
Who should watch it: Anyone who enjoys some spicy, biblical drama.
Lucifer Season 5, Part 1 | Watch Here
So you’ve binged the entire series on the famous Sherlock Holmes, how about giving his younger sister, Enola, a chance? The year is 1884, the country is England. When the mother of the Holmes children goes missing, Enola takes it upon herself to hunt her down.
Starring the world’s sweetheart Millie Bobbie Brown, join Enola Holmes as she outwits her bothers and blossoms into a sleuth worthy of praise in her own right.
Who should watch it: The one looking for a refreshing twist to your usual Sherlock narrative.
Enola Holmes | Premiering 23 September
Be prepared to unlearn everything you thought you knew about barbecue because Chef’s Table BBQ delves deep into a multitude of BBQ styles from the US, Australia, and Mexico—and the special twists that make it their own.
Expect to catch the culinary prowess of James Beard Award winner pitmaster Rodney Scott of Charleston, SC, chef Rosalia Chay Chuc, and award-winning pitmaster Tootsie Tomanetz of Austin’s Snow’s BBQ.
Who should watch it: Anyone looking to be edu-ma-cated on what makes a barbecue, a barbecue.
Chef’s Table BBQ | Premiering 2 September
This docu-drama hybrid explores the dangerous human impact of social networking, with tech experts sounding the alarm on their own creations. Prepare yourself to watch how social media manipulates its users with its dangerous algorithms.
Who should watch it: Literally anyone who’s on social media. Yes, I’m looking at you reading this on a mobile phone in between checking your Instagram and Tik Tok.
The Social Dilemma | Premiering 9 September
Now, we know this last one isn’t exactly a newcomer per se, but we’ve included this in our list to honour the beloved Chadwick Boseman and his cinematographic career.
Da 5 Bloods tells the story of four African American veterans who return to Vietnam seeking the remains of their fallen squad leader and the secret fortune that is promised to await.
Who should watch it: The one who’s already missing the dear Chadwick Boseman.
Da 5 Bloods | Watch Here
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