Netflix: 4 returning series and a new show heading to the streaming platform

Four excellent series are returning to Netflix while one brand-new one is set to stream. [Image Pexels]
Four excellent series are returning to Netflix while one brand-new one is set to stream. [Image Pexels]

An exciting choice of new seasons for science fiction fans, plus two sitcoms and a new series starring Ricky Gervais.

Over the next couple of months, a number of popular series are returning to Netflix for new seasons.

For sci-fi fans, "Star Trek: Discovery" is back complete with a young Spock. Marvel's "The Punisher" also returns. Sitcom fans can soon watch the second part of season 2 of "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," while another funny show "Brooklyn Nine-Nine” is also coming back. Finally, we have Ricky Gervais in his new show "After Life." Read details and watch trailers of the Netflix series below and find out when they will be streaming for you.

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'Star Trek: Discovery' season 2 - 18 January 2019

The Discovery heads off on a new mission under temporary captain, Christopher Pike. The show screens on CBS All Access in the USA and Netflix in the UK. Episodes will be streamed weekly, so no bingeing for now. In season two, we will get to meet the young Spock, originally played by the late actor Leonard Nimoy and played by Ethan Peck. Spock is the adopted brother of Michael Burnham.

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'The Punisher' season 2 - 18 January 2019

The Marvel show is about the most violent anti-hero, Frank Castle played by Jon Bernthal. Newcomers to season two include Floriana Lima (“Supergirl”) as Krista Dumont, Giorgia Whigham as Amy Bendix and Josh Stewart as John Pilgrim. Returning stars are Amber Rose Revah as Dinah Madani, Jason R Moore as Curtis Hoyle and Ben Barnes as Billy Russo/Jigsaw.

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