The 10 Best TV Shows to Stream on Netflix In December

Henry Cavill and Anya Chalotra in The Witcher (2019).
Henry Cavill and Anya Chalotra in The Witcher (2019). / Katalin Vermes/Netflix

December is finally here, and there are so many new Netflix shows to watch throughout the final month of the year. There’s truly something for everyone. Below, we shared a list of the 10 best Netflix shows to watch on Netflix in December.

1. Lost in Space Season 3 // December 1

Lost in Space season 3 is finally here. Fans have been waiting since Christmas 2019 for the third season of the Netflix original series. Unfortunately, this is the final season of the hit show. How will it all end for Will, the Robinsons, and Robot? You’ll have to watch to find out.

2. Money Heist Season 5, Part 2 // December 3

Money Heist season 5, part 2 premieres on the platform the first weekend of December 2021. It's a continuation of the story from the first half of Money Heist season 5, which premiered in September 2021.

These are the final episodes of the Netflix original series. The good news is that these characters—some of them, anyway—will not be gone forever. Netflix just announced Berlin is getting a spinoff, and it’s coming in 2023. There’s also a South Korean version of the Money Heist coming to Netflix soon, according to the streaming network.

3. Saturday Morning All Star Hits // December 10

Saturday Morning All Star Hits has all the makings of the best Netflix comedies coming in December. The series was created by Saturday Night Live star Kyle Mooney, who also appears as the two main roles in the original series.

4. The Witcher Season 2 // December 17

The Witcher season 2 is the most highly anticipated new release of the month. Fans have waited two years for the second season, which is on the short list of the biggest Netflix shows ever along with Stranger Things, Bridgerton, and Squid Game.

Henry Cavill, Freya Allan, Anya Chalotra, and Joey Batey are back for The Witcher season 2. Season 3 is already in the works, and The Witcher: Blood Origin is coming to Netflix in 2022.

5. Emily in Paris Season 2 // December 22

Emily in Paris season 2 drops just in time for Christmas. Lily Collins is back as Emily, and she’s still in Paris in the new season of the Netflix original series.

6. The Silent Sea // December 24

This new South Korean drama premieres on Netflix on Christmas Eve, and it seems like it has all the makings of another hit. It's based on The Sea of Tranquility by Choi Hang-yong, which tells the story of a group of people sent to the moon to retrieve something from a facility located there.

7. Crime Scene: The Times Square Killer // December 29

This is the second season of Crime Scene; the first was Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel. According to a report from Cosmopolitan, the series tells the story of Richard Cottingham, a serial killer.

8. Stay Close // December 31

Stay Close is the most underrated Netflix show coming in December 2021. It’s based on the book of the same name by Harlan Coben. The series stars Cush Jumbo, James Nesbitt, Richard Armitage, Sarah Parish, and more. It tells the story of four people who keep dark secrets from those closest to them.

9. Cobra Kai Season 4 // December 31

Cobra Kai season 4 is coming to Netflix on New Year’s Eve. In the new season, Johnny and Daniel have joined forces to try and stop Cobra Kai, which is now being led by Kreese. Terry Silver is also back in the mix for season 4.

Cobra Kai season 5 is now in production and will be released in 2022.

10. Queer Eye Season 6 // December 31

Queer Eye season 6 is finally coming to Netflix on New Year’s Eve. It’s been a long time since the last season, as everything was delayed because of the pandemic. During this season, the Fab Five is heading to Austin, Texas.

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