The 10 Best TV Shows To Watch On Netflix This Month (Updated August 2022)

Netflix is one of the leading streaming services today, and this is with good reason. With some highly regarded films and television shows, subscribers can seemingly never run out of phenomenal content to enjoy. In August 2022, the platform's audience can check out some excellent series.

From new seasons of already beloved shows to new series that are making their debut, the best shows on Netflix have plenty to offer to subscribers in August 2022. These programs cover a range of genres and subjects, so fans of all tastes can find something with which they can connect.


Clusterf**k: Woodstock ’99 (2022)

Performer on stage in Clusterf**k: Woodstock ’99
  • Available on August 3

The new docuseries Clusterf**k: Woodstock ’99 takes a look at a music festival that went terribly off the rails. Following in the footsteps of the legendary Woodstock festival in 1969, Woodstock '99 attempted to recreate the event of peace and love thirty years later with destructive and violent results.

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The three-part series takes an in-depth look at how the event went so wrong from the poor organization of those in charge to the aggressive attitude of many of the concertgoers. It should be a fascinating exploration of the disaster.

Riverdale (2017-)

Riverdale cast season 6
  • Available on August 7

With news that the teen drama Riverdale will end following its seventh season, fans may want to take the opportunity to get caught up with the show so far. With season 6 concluding on CW, the entire season will be available on Netflix for fans to enjoy.

While the show has lost some viewers over time, Riverdale still has storylines no other show can pull off as well as some beloved characters. For those curious about how it will all end, they can return to the titular bizarre town.

Instant Dream Home (2022)

Couple crying and hugging in Instant Dream Home
  • Available on August 10

There are countless fans of the home renovation shows with fans loving to see how an average home can be turned into something truly special. Instant Dream Home puts a more energetic spin on the genre with what is described as a home renovation show mixed with a heist movie.

The show will find a team of renovation experts attempting to build a family's dream home in just 12 hours. As an added bonus, the very talented and charming Danielle Brooks will serve as host for the show.

Locke & Key (2020-2022)

Kinsey, Tyler, and Bode talk in the living room in Locke & Key
  • Available on August 10

While Stranger Things is Netflix's big hit that follows the supernatural adventures of young heroes, Locke & Key can also provide similar thrills for audiences. The series revolves around a family who movies into their ancestral home to find that it is filled with magic and mystery.

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The third and final season of the show is hitting Netflix, promising to deliver plenty of answers and a thrilling conclusion to the show's many fans. And with just three seasons, those who have missed out can now binge the entire series.

Untold (2021-)

Manti Te'o in Untold
  • Available on August 16

There have been some great Netflix sports documentaries over the years that have taken fans inside the world of these athletic games. The Netflix docuseries Untold explores some of the greatest sports stories of all time as told by those involved.

The second season of the show is debuting on Netflix with a whole new collection of amazing stories. One of the stories featured will be a two-part look at the strange tale of NFL star Manti Te'o and his girlfriend who didn't exist.

Mo (2022)

  • Available on August 24

Comedian Mo Amer has popped up in smaller supporting roles in shows like Ramy, but now he gets the chance to headline his own autobiographical series with Mo. The series focuses on a Palestinian man named Mo Najjar on his quest to achieve American citizenship while living in Texas.

The show looks to follow a similar tone to Ramy, balancing humor with some real-world heavy subject matter. It looks to be an ideal platform for Amer to showcase his considerable talents while also being an insightful story.

Tekken: Bloodline (2022-)

Still of Jin fighting against King in Tekken: Bloodline.
  • Available on August 18

Based on the popular fighting video game, Tekken: Bloodline will likely draw a lot of attention from certain fans. The new anime series follows a young man who enters a dangerous fighting competition to seek revenge.

Some of the best characters from the Tekken games will be appearing in the show and fans have been waiting a long time to see some adaptation of this franchise. The anime style seems to be a perfect fit for the story and will likely make for some exciting fight sequences.

Echoes (2022)

  • Available on August 19

The new Netflix limited series thriller Echoes has a chilling premise that will likely intrigue many people immediately. Michelle Monaghan plays dual roles of identical twins Leni and Gina who have secretly swapped lives since they were children. But when one of the sisters goes missing, it throws their worlds into chaos.

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There is a definite eeriness to the setup and it will no doubt have a central mystery that will keep audiences guessing. For fans of these intense thrillers, Echoes sounds like a perfect new show to check out.

Never Have I Ever (2020-)

Devi smiles while Eleanor looks surprised
  • Available on August 12

One of Netflix's most acclaimed coming-of-age shows returns for its third and penultimate season. Never Have I Ever has charmed audiences with its story of Dev Vishwakumar, a young Indian American girl navigating high school, her love life, and past tragedies.

The third season has plenty of fan theories about how things will play out, especially with Dev's love triangle still a lingering question. While fans are sad to see the show go, they are eagerly awaiting this new season.

The Sandman (2022)

Dream in the latest trailer for The Sandman.
  • Available on August 5

There have been several ill-fated attempts to adapt Neil Gaiman's hugely acclaimed graphic novel The Sandman in live-action form. Netflix finally is making the project a reality and going for the television format.

The show will follow the character of Dream, the literal personification of dreams, who escapes the imprisonment of a wizard and sets out to reclaim the objects of his power. The story has been beloved for many years and there is a lot of pressure on this adaptation to get it right. But with the support of Gaiman himself, many fans are eagerly awaiting this first season.

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