New on Netflix: 7 shows and movies to watch this week (Sept. 11-17)

Damian Lewis and Ron Livingston in Band of Brothers
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Curious about what's new on Netflix this week? This week brings the award-winning HBO miniseries Band of Brothers to Netflix. The harrowing 

For something completely different, the new Netflix rom-com Love at First Sight is a tale of missed connections that finds two would-be lovers working to find their way back to each other after they’re separated at the airport. 

We also suggest checking out Wrestlers, a docuseries that chronicles the legendary Al Snow as he works to keep the professional wrestling league Ohio Valley Wrestling alive and well among the new owners' struggles and mounting financial issues. 

Plus, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 makes its Netflix streaming debut as the Portokalos family reunites for another blowout wedding in this hilarious sequel to 2002's comedy just in time for the third movie's theatrical debut this month. 

Check out our day-by-day listing of what's new on Netflix this week. For more, see our roundup of the 9 new to Netflix movies with 90% or higher on Rotten Tomatoes.

New on Netflix this week: Top picks

Glow Up season 5

Glow Up's fifth season welcomes supermodel Leomie Anderson as its new host. Over eight weeks, 10 gifted make-up artists tackle assignments ranging from special effects for TV to virtual glam for the Metaverse. They navigate global beauty campaigns, drag looks, and celebrity red carpet prep, all while vying for approval from judges Val Garland and Dominic Skinner. At stake: the title of Britain's Next Make-up Star and a contract with the world's top MUAs. Each artist brings their own fierce artistry to the table in a way that'll leave even us TikTok make-up enthusiasts shook. 

Watch on Netflix starting Sep. 12


Netflix's Wrestlers delves into the plight of the Ohio Valley Wrestling league, once graced by legends like Dave Bautista, John Cena, and Brock Lesnar. Spanning seven episodes, the series follows legendary wrestler Al Snow and his team as they race against time to rescue the financially ailing gym over one fateful summer. Directed by Greg Whiteley, the mind behind Cheer and Last Chance U, Wrestlers showcases the cutthroat world beyond the ring, with both the good and the bad moments that happen within the squared circle. 

Watch on Netflix starting Sep. 13

Once Upon a Crime

Once Upon a Crime is a Japanese film that spins an intriguing fantasy-themed tale that finds Little Red Riding Hood (Kanna Hashimoto) turning into a detective as she investigates a mysterious case surrounding Cinderella (Yuko Araki). Based on a popular Japanese novel, it finds Red Riding Hood forced to solve the quandary she's suddenly faced with before the clock strikes midnight. It's a fun mix of fairy tale fantasy and mystery with plenty of comedic elements to keep you laughing, too. 

Watch on Netflix starting Sep. 14

Band of Brothers

If somehow you (or your father) never caught this miniseries when it aired on HBO in 2001, or in reruns or streaming since, now is your chance. Created by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks, it's adapted from a book written by Stephen Ambrose that tells the story of Easy Company, 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army during World War II. Richard "Dick" Winters (Damian Lewis) is part of a group of soldiers that partakes in jump training at Camp Toccoa, Georgia, then moves on to airborne landings in Normandy. From there, they're on the frontlines of the the Siege of Bastogne, the invasion of Germany and the liberation of a concentration camp. - KW

Watch on Netflix starting Sept. 15

El Conde

This horror comedy from director Pablo Larrain (Jackie, Spencer) reimagines Chilean history, turning dictator Augusto Pinochet into a vampire who has gone into seclusion in a ruined mansion in the cold southern tip of the continent. For 250 years, Pinochet has fed his appetite for evil to sustain himself. But now, haunted by the riches he’s stolen and disillusioned with his family, he decides to give up drinking blood so that he can die. But an unexpected relationship could be the path to redemption.

Watch on Netflix starting Sept. 15

Love at First Sight

This adaptation of Jennifer E. Smith's novel The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight comes from the same team that brought us the To All the Boys series. When Hadley (Haley Lu Richardson) misses her flight from New York to London, she stumbles upon Oliver (Ben Hardy) at the airport and the two are immediately smitten. They spend their entire trip getting to know each other on the plane, but when they land, they're separated in the hustle of Heathrow. Can they find their way back to each other? We probably already know the answer, but it'll be fun watching everything unfold. 

Watch on Netflix starting Sep. 15

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 

Toula (Nia Vardalos) and Ian (John Corbett) struggle with the challenges of marriage, parenting and bridging the gap between Greek traditions and what daughter Paris (Elena Kampouris) wants out of life. Toula's need to be ever-present in Paris' life strains their relationship as well as her marriage. Things get even more out of hand when Toula's father Gus (Michael Constantine) stumbles upon a shocking revelation: His marriage was never technically valid. This leads to plans for a grand wedding re-do that's just as crazy as the first time around as Paris preps to head off to college. It's always something with this family. 

Watch on Netflix starting Sep. 16

Everything new on Netflix: Sept. 11-17


Glow Up: Season 5 (UK) (Netflix Series)
A new batch of aspiring makeup artists draw, contour and blend their way to a big career break in this creative and colorful reality competition series.

Michelle Wolf: It's Great to Be Here (Netflix Comedy)
A new stand-up comedy special from Michelle Wolf.

The Wolf of Wall Street


Class Act (FR) (Netflix Series)
A relentlessly ambitious working-class man becomes one of France's most controversial public figures in this fictionalized biopic about Bernard Tapie.

Freestyle (PL) (Netflix Film)
In need of cash for time in the recording studio, a rising rap star with a criminal past sets up a risky drug deal that could cost him everything.

Wrestlers (Netflix Documentary)
At a storied professional wrestling organization, new owners and a roster of rising stars strive to make an impact beyond the ring in this docuseries.


Barbie - A Touch of Magic: Season 1

Ehrengard: The Art of Seduction (DK) (Netflix Film)
Appointed to teach the Grand Duchess's timid son the intricacies of seduction, a love connoisseur finds himself in a scandal — and a romance of his own.

Once Upon a Crime (JP) (Netflix Film)
While at the royal ball with Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood finds herself in the middle of a mystery. Can she solve the case before midnight strikes?

Thursday's Widows (MX) (Netflix Series)
Teresa finds her husband and his two best friends dead in the lavish community where they live. As the truth comes to light, so will dark secrets.


Ancient Aliens: Seasons 6-7

Band of Brothers

The Club: Part 2 (TR) (Netflix Series)
With her husband gone, Raşel raises her daughter at Club Istanbul with the help of her mother, but their relationships are tested by loss and betrayal.

El Conde (CL) (Netflix Film)
Augusto Pinochet is a vampire ready to die, but the vultures around him won’t let him go without one last bite. A dark satire by Pablo Larraín.

Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons: Season 7 (UK) (Netflix Documentary)
Journalist and former inmate Raphael Rowe experiences life inside prisons in Finland, the Czech Republic, Indonesia and the Solomon Islands.

Intervention: Season 22

Love at First Sight (Netflix Film)
Two strangers connect on a flight to London, only to be separated by a twist of fate. A reunion seems improbable — but love has a way of defying the odds.

Miseducation (MX) (Netflix Series)
After a public humiliation, a wannabe influencer enrolls in the only university that will take her, where she aspires to regain her social status.

The Pacific

Surviving Summer: Season 2 (AU) (Netflix Series)
A new rival drops in as Summer trains with her friends for the national surfing competition, challenging her on the waves — and for the boy she loves.

Wipeout Part 1


My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

Leaving Netflix this week

Leaving 9/12/23

Leaving 9/14/23
Intervention: Season 21

What to watch on Netflix

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Brittany Vincent has been covering video games and tech for over 13 years for publications including Tom's Guide, MTV, Rolling Stone, CNN, Popular Science, Playboy, IGN, GamesRadar, Polygon, Kotaku, Maxim, and more. She's also appeared as a panelist at video game conventions like PAX East and PAX West and has coordinated social media for companies like CNET. When she's not writing or gaming, she's looking for the next great visual novel in the vein of Saya no Uta. You can follow her on Twitter @MolotovCupcake.

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