Binge-watch after bedtime: What's coming to Netflix Canada in September

Your "Recently Watched" tab may be filled with PAW Patrol and Sofia the First, but once the kids go to bed it's your turn to binge-watch. Here's what Netflix has in store for you this month.

Binge-watch after bedtime: What's coming to Netflix Canada in September

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Every month we do a round-up of the best kids' shows and movies coming to Netflix Canada. But then we thought, "What about us?" So this month we're bringing you a list of all the shows you can watch after the kids are in bed or during those 3 a.m. feedings. Happy binge-watching!

September 1:

Archer, season 8 Cast: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Aisha Tyler Synopsis: Suave, sophisticated spy Archer may have the coolest gadgets, but he still has issues when it comes to dealing with his boss, who is also his mother.

Assassin’s Creed Cast: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons Synopsis: In this adaptation of the critically acclaimed video game franchise, a man on death row is rescued from execution by a mysterious organization.

Black Sea Cast: Jude Law, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn Synopsis: In order to make good with his former employers, a submarine captain takes a job with a shadowy backer to search the depths of the Black Sea for a submarine rumored to be loaded with gold.

Chelsea, season 2 (Netflix Original, new episodes weekly) Synopsis: Exciting guests, timely topics, global destinations. Chelsea returns with a fresh new format, bringing her bold perspective to a changed world.

Final Fantasy XIV Dad of Light, season 1 Cast: Yudai Chiba, Ren Osugi, Fumika Baba Synopsis: A father and son rekindle their bond through the online role-playing game Final Fantasy XIV in this live- action series, based on a true story.

Hidden Figures Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe Synopsis: This story follows a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.

movie poster for hidden figures Photo: Netflix

Little Evil (Netflix Original) Cast: Adam Scott, Evangeline Lilly, Bridget Everett Synopsis: In this horror-comedy, a recently married man who wants to bind with his stepson begins to fear that the boy is a demon.

Narcos, season 3 (Netflix Original) Synopsis: The rules have changed in the aftermath of the bloody hunt for Escobar as the DEA turns its attention to his successors: the Cali Cartel.

Resurface, (Netflix Original) Synopsis: A suicidal war veteran finds like-minded souls in Operation Surf, a program that helps traumatized soldiers heal while riding the waves.

Say Anything… Cast: John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney Synopsis: A noble underachiever and a beautiful valedictorian fall in love the summer before she goes off to college.


Silence Cast: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson Synopsis: In the 17th century, two Portuguese Jesuit priests travel to Japan in an attempt to locate their mentor, who is rumored to have committed apostasy, and to propagate Catholicism.

Stretch Cast: Patrick Wilson, Ed Helms, James Badge Dale Synopsis: A hard-luck limo driver struggles to go straight and pay off a debt to his bookie. He takes on a job with a crazed passenger, whose sought-after ledger implicates some seriously dangerous criminals.

The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography Synopsis: Filmmaker Errol Morris probes the life, work and studio of his pal Elsa Dorfman, a Polaroid photographer who’s shot luminaries and regular folk alike.

The Ice Storm Cast: Kevin Kline, Joan Allen, Sigourney Weaver Synopsis: In suburban New Canaan, Connecticut, 1973, middle class families experimenting with casual sex and substance abuse find their lives beyond their control.

The Last Shaman Cast: James Freeman Synopsis: In a last-ditch effort to prevent suicide, a clinically depressed young man travels to the Amazon to engage in an ancient hallucinatory ritual.


The Lost Brother Cast: Leonardo Sbaraglia, Daniel Hendler, Ángela Molina Synopsis: While settling the affairs of his murdered mother and brother, a man partners with a local thug in a life insurance scam, putting him on a dark path.

The Squid & the Whale Cast: Owen Kline, Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney Synopsis: This insightful drama looks at the crumbling marriage between a self-centered novelist — whose career is waning — and his up-and-coming writer wife.

Timeless, season 1 Cast: Abigail Spencer, Matt Lanter, Malcolm Barrett Synopsis: An unlikely trio travel through time in order to battle unknown criminals and protect history as we know it.

Who the F**K is that Guy Cast: Michael Alago Synopsis: Take a ride through the life of a gay Peurto RICAN New Yorker who signed a slew of musical acts, including Metallica.

Why Him? Cast: Zoey Deutch, James Franco, Bryan Cranston Synopsis: A holiday gathering threatens to go off the rails when Ned Fleming realizes that his daughter’s Silicon Valley millionaire boyfriend is about to pop the question.

September 5:


Marc Maron: Too Real (Netflix Original) Cast: Marc Maron Synopsis: Battle-scarred comic and “GLOW” star Marc Maron unleashes a storm of ideas about meditation, mortality, documentary films and our weird, modern world.

September 6:

Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Cast: Jim Carrey, Ian McNeice, Simon Callow Synopsis: Ace Ventura, Pet Detective, returns from a spiritual quest to investigate the disappearance of a rare white bat, the sacred animal of a tribe in Africa.

A Good American Cast: William Binney, Thomas Drake, Edward Loomis Synopsis: A Good American tells the story of the best code-breaker the USA ever had and how he and a small team within NSA created a surveillance tool that could pick up any electronic signal on earth, filter it for targets and render results in real-time while keeping the privacy as demanded by the US constitution.

September 8:

#realityhigh (Netflix Original) Cast: Kate Walsh, John Michael Higgins, Nesta Marlee Cooper Synopsis: When nerdy high schooler Dani finally attracts the interest of her longtime crush, she lands in the cross hairs of his ex, a social media celebrity.

BoJack Horseman, season 4 (Netflix Original) Cast: Will Arnett, Aaron Paul, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie Synopsis: While BoJack wrestles with self-loathing and loss, Todd helps Mr. Peanutbutter run for governor of California and Diane gets a job at a hip blog.


Fabrizio Copano: Solo Pienso En Mi (Netflix Original) Synopsis: Chilean comedian, actor and director Fabrizio Copano performs a Netflix-exclusive stand-up set taped before a live audience in Buenos Aires.

Fire Chasers, season 1 (Netflix Original) Synopsis: As California’s 2016 fire season rages, brave backcountry firefighters race to put out the flames, protect homes and save lives in this docuseries.

Greenhouse Academy, season 1 (Netflix Original) Cast: Jessica Amlee, Cinthya Carmona, Nadine Ellis Synopsis: At this boarding school for young leaders, the students divide up into rival groups. But to conquer the challenges ahead, they’ll have to join forces.

Joaquín Reyes: Una y no más (Netflix Original) Synopsis: Well-known for his celebrity impersonations, Spanish comedian and artist Joaquín Reyes stays in his own character for this new stand-up special.

The Confession Tapes, season 1 (Netflix Original) Synopsis: This true crime docuseries investigates cases where people convicted of murder claim their confessions were coerced, involuntary or false.


The Space Between Us Cast: Gary Oldman, Asa Butterfield, Carla Gugino Synopsis: The first human born on Mars travels to Earth for the first time, experiencing the wonders of the planet through fresh eyes. He embarks on an adventure with a street smart girl to discover how he came to be.

The Walking Dead, season 7 Cast: Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yuen Synopsis: After suffering a heavy loss and gradually coming to terms under the rule of Negan, Rick and his group build an army with like-minded communities to prepare for all-out war against the Saviors.

Promo image for the TV show, The Walking Dead Photo: Netflix Canada

September 10:

Nashville, season 5 Cast: Connie Britton, Charles Esten, Hayden Panettiere Synopsis: Following the lives and tragedies of rising and fading country music stars in Nashville.

September 11:

Son of Zorn, season 1 Cast: Jason Sudeikis, Johnny Pemberton, Cheryl Hines Synopsis: Animation and live action collide when a cartoon Barbarian dad leaves his war-torn village to re-connect with his moody, non-animated teenage son in suburbia.

September 12:

Jeff Dunham: Relative Disaster (Netflix Original) Cast: Jeff Dunham Synopsis: Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham brings his rude, crude and slightly demented posse of dummies to Ireland for a gleeful skewering of family and politics.

September 15:


American Vandal, season 1 (Netflix Original) Synopsis:When 27 cars are vandalized in his high school parking lot, bonehead Dylan Maxwell is the obvious suspect, but, this is far from an open and shut case.

Dragons’ Den, season 13 Cast: Evan Davis, Peter Jones, Deborah Meaden Synopsis: Would-be tycoons seek investment money by pitching products to a line-up of wealthy business leaders in exchange for equity in their companies.

First They Killed My Father (Netflix Original) Cast: Sareum Srey Moch Synopsis: An unflinching portrayal of the Khmer Rouge’s reign of terror and genocide, from the view of a five-year old survivor cut off from her family in 1975.

Foo Fighters: Back and Forth Cast: Foo Fighters Synopsis: The history of the Foo Fighters comes alive in this documentary, from their demo tapes through the creation of their 2011 album Wasting Light.

George Harrison: Living in the Material World Cast: George Harrison, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr Synopsis: Director Martin Scorsese profiles former Beatle George Harrison in this reverent portrait that mixes interviews and archival footage.


Strong Island (Netflix Original) Cast: Yance Ford Synopsis: Yance Ford’s powerful documentary examines the racially charged murder of the filmmaker’s brother, his killer’s acquittal and the family’s response.

Time: The Kalief Browder Story, season 1 (Netflix Original) Synopsis: This series traces the tragic case of Kalief Browder, a Bronx teen who spent three horrific years in jail, despite never being convicted of a crime.

September 17:

Trash Cast: Rickson Tevez, Gabriel Weinstein, Martin Sheen Synopsis: Set in Brazil, three kids who make a discovery in a garbage dump soon find themselves running from the cops and trying to right a terrible wrong.

September 19:

Jerry Before Seinfeld (Netflix Original) Synopsis: In a special that blends live stand-up with a personal retrospective, Jerry Seinfeld returns to the New York comedy club that launched his career.

September 20:

Mr. Gaga: A True Story of Love and Dance Cast: Ohad Naharin, Tzofia Naharin, Avi Belleli Synopsis: Mr. Gaga tells the story of Ohad Naharin, renowned choreographer and artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company, an artistic genius who redefined the language of modern dance.


Scream Queens, season 2 Cast: Emma Roberts, Jamie Lee Curtis, John Stamos Synopsis: The second season of the semi-anthology series centres on returning characters being terrorized by a serial killer in a hospital.

This Is Us, season 1 Cast: Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown Synopsis: The hit series that follows siblings Kate, Kevin and Randall as their lives intertwine., from sharing the same birthday, to so much more than anyone would expect.

Promo image for the TV show, This Is Us Photo: Netflix Canada

Wentworth, season 5 Cast: Danielle Cormack, Nicole da Silva, Kate Atkinson Synopsis: Bea Smith is locked up while awaiting trial for the attempted murder of her husband and must learn how life works in prison.

September 21:

Breakfast at Tiffany’s Cast: Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal Synopsis: Fortune hunter Holly Golightly finds herself captivated by aspiring writer Paul Varjak, who moves into her building on a wealthy woman’s dime.


Lethal Weapon, season 1 Cast: Damon Wayans, Clayne Crawford, Keesha Sharp Synopsis: TV show based on the popular ‘Lethal Weapon’ films in which a slightly unhinged cop is partnered with a veteran detective trying to maintain a low stress level in his life.

The Deer Hunter Cast: Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Cazale Synopsis: An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam War impacted and disrupted the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania.

The Good Place, season 1 Cast: Kristen Bell, William Jackson Harper, Jameela Jamil Synopsis: A woman struggles to define what it means to be good.

September 22:

Gaga: Five Foot Two Synopsis: an intimate and unfettered portrait of a year in the life of Lady Gaga. The documentary was selected to premiere at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival and will launch simultaneously in all 190 countries in which Netflix is available on September 22.

Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father, season 1 (Netflix Original) Cast: Jack Whitehall, Michael Whitehall Synopsis: Comic Jack Whitehall invites his stodgy, unadventurous father to travel with him to odd locations and events in an attempt to strengthen their bond.

September 23:


The Exorcist, season 1 Cast: Alfonso Herrera, Ben Daniels, Kurt Egyiawan Synopsis: Follows three priests dealing with cases of a demonic presence targeting a family and a foster home.

September 26:

Planet Earth II Cast: David Attenborough Synopsis: David Attenborough returns in this breathtaking documentary showcasing life on Planet Earth.

Terrace House: Aloha State, part 4 (Netflix Original) Synopsis: With a realtor and a rapper recently added to the list of housemates, the residents of Terrace House continue looking for love in paradise.

September 27:

Lee Daniels’ Star, season 2 Cast: Queen Latifah, Benjamin Bratt, Jude Demorest Synopsis: Two half-sisters raised in foster care and a young songwriter hiding her celebrity parentage join forces in Atlanta to chase dreams of music stardom.

The Other Guys Cast: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Eva Mendes Synopsis: New York cops Allen and Terry toil in obscurity as lowly desk jockeys until a big break finally gives them a chance to tackle real police work.

September 28:


Grey’s Anatomy, season 13 Cast: Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson Synopsis: A drama centered on the personal and professional lives of five surgical interns and their supervisors.

Promo image for the TV show, Grey's Anatomy Photo: Netflix Canada

The Expendables 3 Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li Synopsis: Barney augments his team with new blood for a personal battle: to take down Conrad Stonebanks, the Expendables co-founder and notorious arms trader who is hell bent on wiping out Barney and every single one of his associates.

There Will Be Blood Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Ciarán Hinds Synopsis: The film follows the rise to power of Daniel Plainview – a charismatic and ruthless oil prospector, driven to succeed by his intense hatred of others and desperate need to see any and all competitors fail.

September 29:

Big Mouth, season 1 (Netflix Original) Cast: Nick Kroll, John Mulaney Synopsis: A surreal animated comedy series from real-life best friends Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg explores teenage adventures in puberty.


Club de Cuervos, season 3 (Netflix Original) Cast: Luis Gerardo Mendez, Mariana Trevino, Stephanie Cayo Synopsis: A brother and sister battle high expectations and each other after inheriting a soccer team.

Gerald’s Game (Netflix Original) Cast: Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood, Henry Thomas Synopsis: When her husband’s sex game goes wrong, Jessie — handcuffed to a bed in a remote lake house — faces warped visions, dark secrets and a dire choice.

Our Souls at Night (Netflix Original) Cast: Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, Judy Greer Synopsis: Seeking a connection, a widow, Addie Moore (Jane Fonda), pays an unexpected visit to her Colorado neighbour, Louis Waters (Robert Redford), a widower.

Paul Hollywood’s Big Continental Road Trip, season 1 (Netflix Original) Cast: Paul Hollywood Synopsis: Gear up for a fast-paced journey as celebrity chef and avid auo enthusiast Paul Hollywood takes in the cars and culture of France, Italy and Germany.

Real Rob, season 2 (Netflix Original) Cast: Rob Schneider, Patricia Schneider, Jamie Lissow Synopsis: Go inside the world of comedian Rob Schneider in this comedy series that follows the ups and downs of his career and family life.

September 30:


Rings Cast: Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz, Alex Roe, Johnny Galecki Synopsis: A young woman finds herself on the receiving end of a terrifying curse that threatens to take her life in seven days.

Southpaw Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, Oona Laurence Synopsis: Boxer Billy Hope turns to trainer Tick Wills to help him get his life back on track after losing his wife in a tragic accident and his daughter to child protection services.

The Devil’s Candy Cast: Ethan Embry, Shiri Appleby, Pruitt Taylor Vince Synopsis: A struggling painter is possessed by satanic forces after he and his young family move into their dream home in rural Texas, in this creepy haunted-house tale.

xXx: The Return of Xander Cage Cast: Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone Synopsis: Xander Cage is left for dead after an incident, though he secretly returns to action for a new, tough assignment with his handler Augustus Gibbons.

Promo image for the TV show, Community Photo: Netflix Canada


Last call! This is what’s leaving Netflix Canada in September: 

September 1: Community: Seasons 1 – 4 The Book of Negroes

September 10: 21

September 11: Interstellar

September 13: The Purge: Anarchy


September 19: The Boondocks: Season 1 – 4

September 30: Hot Tub Time Machine 2

This article was originally published on Aug 29, 2017

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