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5 hot new shows to stream on Netflix

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February is almost over and spring is on the way, which means we’ve made it through the worst of winter and the New Year health kick (or takeaway amnesty). And it looks like Netflix has taken note of our collective hard work, because it’s rolling out the just desserts; we’re barely out of the 2016 blocks, and along come five original series to see us through spring. Yup, you heard us, five.

The even better news? All bases are covered. So whether you’re craving an unconventional romance (aren’t we all?), a punchy political drama, an even punchier superhero outing or the return of one of TV’s most beloved families, there’s something for you. Take a look at the awesome new line-up…

Love (brand new series)

Love, available now on Netflix.

Love, available now on Netflix.

What’s it all about? When good guy Gus meets bad-ish girl Mickey, they experience all the highs, lows and humiliations of a modern relationship.

Why watch? Kooky comedy guru Judd Apatow (Knocked Up, Trainwreck) is the show’s co-creator.

Who’s in it? Community’s Gillian Jacobs and Paul Rust (I Love You, Beth Cooper).

Watch this if you like… Master Of None.

Fuller House (brand new series)

Fuller House, available on Netflix from Friday 26th February.

Fuller House, available on Netflix from Friday 26th February.

What’s it all about? A sequel series to Full House, it revolves around the same Tanner family, but this time big sister DJ – now a mum and widow – is the focus.

Why watch? For big-hearted laughs from an even bigger hearted family.

Who’s in it? Original cast members Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin and John Stamos.

Watch this if you like… Modern Family.

House Of Cards (season 4)

House Of Cards seasons 1-3 available now on Netflix. Season 4 premieres on Friday 4th March.

House Of Cards seasons 1-3 available now on Netflix. Season 4 premieres on Friday 4th March.

What’s it all about? Career politician Frank Underwood will compromise anything – from morals to laws – in his hunger for power. There’s always a price to pay, though…

Why watch? Just when you thought the characters couldn’t get any more twisted, they do.

Who’s in it? Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright and new cast member Neve Campbell (Scream).

Watch this if you like… Scandal.

Flaked (brand new series)

Flaked comes to Netflix on Friday 11th March.

Flaked comes to Netflix on Friday 11th March.

What’s it all about? Self-help guru and compulsive liar Chip struggles to keep relationships afloat while navigating his complex muddle of fibs.

Why watch? Real-life problems and a loveable rogue lead make for a thoughtful, current comedy.

Who’s in it? Arrested Development’s Will Arnett and The Following’s Ruth Kearney.

Watch this if you like… Community.

Marvel’s Daredevil (season 2)

Marvel’s Daredevil season 1 is available now on Netflix. Season 2 premieres on Friday 18th March.

Marvel’s Daredevil season 1 is available now on Netflix. Season 2 premieres on Friday 18th March.

What’s it all about? Blind lawyer/masked vigilante Matt Murdock tackles criminal cases by day and corruption by night in Hell’s Kitchen, New York.

Why watch? Gritty plots and unflinching action make it one of Marvel’s darkest outings yet.

Who’s in it? Charlie Cox (Stardust), Deborah Ann Woll (True Blood), Elden Henson (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 & 2), Rosario Dawson (Sin City)

Watch this if you like… Marvel’s Jessica Jones.

How to watch

Well if you’re already a Netflix member you can access the Netflix TiVo® app from Apps & Games, Search & Browse or by pressing Red on channel 204, just sign in with your existing login and start watching.

If you’re new to Netflix, then you’ll need to subscribe to use the app on your TiVo® box. The easiest way to do this is by going to Netflix.com/virginmedia. You can also subscribe using the Netflix App on your TiVo® box in Apps & Games.

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