What’s New On Netflix In May 2023

Netflix streaming service in May 2023 is set to bring comedies, dramas, stand-up specials, and more. Season two of the Netflix original series Sweet Tooth premiered on April 27 just in time to get the month out with a bang before May begins. Based on Jeff Lemire’s comic book of the same name, Sweet Tooth follows a group of human-animal hybrids as they struggle to stay alive in the wake of a global pandemic known as the Sick.

Like every month before, Netflix is loading up on fresh material to keep users engaged for the next 30 days. Despite technical difficulties with the Love is Blind live season finale, Netflix is increasing the stakes this month with the addition of eight more reality TV options from across the world. Hence, here is our pick of the top series and films coming out in May of 2023. All of these shows are included in your Netflix membership at no extra charge.

10. Spirit Rangers (Season 2)

Director:Karissa Valencia
Cast:Wacinyeya Iwasaka Yracheta, Isis Celilo Rogers, Talon Proc Alford
Genre:Kids family
Released Date:8 May, 2023
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Mexican and Chumash-born Karissa Valencia produced the animated preschool streaming TV series Spirit Rangers. The series, created by Netflix Animation in collaboration with Laughing Wild and Superprod Studio, premiered on the streaming service on October 10, 2022, just in time for Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Kodi, Summer, and Eddy Skycedar are three Native American siblings who live in a national park in California and have the ability to teleport into a mystical spirit dimension and transform into a grizzly bear cub, a red-tailed hawk, and a turtle, respectively, to accomplish missions.

9. The Tailor (Season 1) – Netflix Original 

Cast:Çagatay Ulusoy, Sifanur Gül, Olgun Simsek
Genre:Drama, Mystery and Thriller
Released Date:2 May, 2023
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Aatay Ulusoy, Salih Bademci, Sifanur Gul, and Olgun Simsek will soon be seen in a new Turkish series called The Tailor. OGM Pictures produces and Cem Karci directs the series. The premiere date for the series on Netflix is May 2, 2023. The dramatisation is inspired on actual events. Peyami Dokumac is a young and successful tailor who has inherited his grandfather’s talent and business from him.

8. Ultraman (Season 3) – Netflix Original

Director:Eiji Tsuburaya
Cast:Josh Hutcherson, Liam O’Brien, Gunnar Sizemore, Fred Tatasciore, Chris Edgerly
Released Date:11 May, 2023
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Based on the manga of the same name by Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi, Ultraman is a Netflix original anime series. It’s possible that other Tokusatsu-inspired shows like Power Rangers, Kamen Rider, and VR Troopers wouldn’t have been made if not for the Ultraman series. So, get ready to binge watch season 3 of Ultraman on Netflix this May.

7. The Glass Castle

Director:Destin Daniel Cretton
Cast:Destin Daniel Cretton, Andrew Lanham, Jeannette Walls
Released Date:1 May, 2023
Rotten Tomatoes Ratings:51

Muted is a story of Sergio Ciscar. Six years ago, he (Arón Piper) was convicted of murdering his parents while still a teenager. After that, he went silent and refused to cooperate with the law. A young psychiatrist, Ana Dussuel (Almudena Amor), is determined to figure out what motivates him and whether or not he is capable of doing something even worse now that he is free by following him day and night.

6. Larva Family (Season 1) – Netflix Original

Genre:Animation, Short, Adventure
Released Date:3 May, 2023
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Produced by TUBA Entertainment in Seoul, South Korea, Larva (or Larvae) is a computer-animated children’s television programme. The main protagonists of this cartoon are a pair of larvae. Except for Chuck, Grace, and a few other human characters, the show has no dialogue but a good watch though.

5. FUBAR (Season 1) – Netflix Original

Director:Nick Santora
Cast:Arnold Schwarzenegger, Monica Barbaro, Jay Baruchel, Fortune Feimster, Milan Carter
Released Date:25 May, 2023
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Nick Santora’s FUBAR is an upcoming spy comedy series on Netflix. Arnold Schwarzenegger makes his debut as the show’s protagonist in this groundbreaking collaboration between Skydance Television and Blackjack Films. For a long time, Luke and his daughter Emma have been lying to each other, each believing that the other is not a CIA agent. After discovering the truth, they realize they have been grossly misinformed about one another. Overall it’s an interesting story.

4. Blood & Gold – Netflix Original

Director:Peter Thorwarth
Cast:Jördis Triebel, Alexander Scheer, Robert Maaser
Genre:Action, Drama, War, Western
Released Date:26 May, 2023
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Netflix has released the first trailer for its upcoming German-language action comedy Blood & Gold, which is set “in the final days of the Second World War.” Robert Maaser plays Private Heinrich in Peter Thorwarth’s Blood & Gold; he’s a deserter who’s “desperate to return home to his daughter,” but the pursuit of gold distracts him.

3. Selling Sunset (Season 6) – Netflix Original

Director:Adam DiVello, Kristofer Lindquist
Cast:Jason Oppenheim, Brett Oppenheim, Chrishell Stause, Emma Hernan, Mary Fitzgerald
Released Date:19 May, 2023
Rotten Tomatoes Ratings:68

If you’re a fan of Selling Sunset, we have some important news for you. Season 6 of the popular Netflix reality show about real estate brokers will premiere in less than a month, putting an end to months of anticipation. Hence, Selling Sunset Season 6 premieres 19 May and the Oppenheim Group’s female members are serious about doing business this year.

2. Young, Famous & African (Season 2) – Netflix Original

Director:Peace Hyde, Martin Asare-Amankwa
Cast:Khanyi Mbau, Diamond Platinumz, Naked DJ, Zari the Boss Lady, Swanky Jerry
Released Date:19 May 2023
Rotten Tomatoes Ratings:67

In March of 2022, Netflix debuted the first season of Young, Famous & African, a popular South African reality series. A group of young, famous, and wealthy media people in Johannesburg, South Africa are the subjects of this documentary. The audience follows the group of friends as they pursue their professional goals, look for love, and even dispute with one another. After a torturous five-month hiatus, co-creator Peace Hyde finally revealed in an Instagram post that the programme would be returning for a second season.

1. Muted (Season 1) – Netflix Original

Director:Aitor Gabilondo
Cast:Arón Piper, Almudena Amor, Cristina Kovani, Manu Rios, Ramiro Blas
Released Date:19 May, 2023
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New dating reality show Jewish Matchmaking (Season 1), which tries to pair Jewish singles in the United States and Israel, and the subdued comedy film The Dilemma, starring Vince Vaughn and Kevin James. The third Netflix Original stand-up special from Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby is another standout. Also notable is the seventh season of The Great British Baking Show: Juniors, which has a group of brilliant young bakers competing for the top prize.

In May of 2023, these were the most popular Netflix selections. Furthermore, all available films and TV series are detailed here.

May 1

  • Above Suspicion
  • After Earth
  • American Graffiti
  • Demon Slayer (Season 3)
  • Pitch Perfect
  • Rainbow High (Season 3)
  • Soft & Quiet
  • The Dilemma
  • The Glass Castle
  • The Yellow Birds
  • Tyler Perry’s The Family That Preys
  • Vanquish
  • When the Weather Is Fine (Season 1)

May 2

  • Love Village (Season 1) – Netflix Original
  • The Tailor (Season 1) – Netflix Original

May 3

  • Jewish Matchmaking (Season 1) – Netflix Original
  • Survive the Night
  • The Great British Baking Show: Juniors (Season 7) – Netflix Original
  • Grizzy and the Lemmings (Season 3)
  • Larva Family (Season 1) – Netflix Original

May 4

May 8

  • Spirit Rangers (Season 2) – Netflix Original

May 9

  • Documentary Now! (Season 4)
  • Hannah Gadsby: Something Special

May 10

  • Dance Brothers (Season 1) – Netflix Original
  • Queen Cleopatra (Season 1) – Netflix Original

May 11

  • Royalteen: Princess Margrethe – Netflix Original
  • Ultraman (Season 3) – Netflix Original
  • Black Knight (Season 1) – Netflix Original
  • Mulligan (Season 1) – Netflix Original

May 12

  • Queer Eye (Season 7) – Netflix Original
  • The Mother – Netflix Original

May 13

  • UglyDolls

May 16

  • Anna Nicole Smith: You Don’t Know Me – Netflix Original
  • Ted

May 17

  • Faithfully Yours – Netflix Original
  • La Reina del Sur (Season 3)
  • Rhythm + Flow France (Season 2) – Netflix Original

May 18

  • Kitti Katz (Season 1) – Netflix Original
  • XO, Kitty (Season 1) Netflix Original
  • Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune (Season 1) – Netflix Original

May 19

  • Muted (Season 1) – Netflix Original
  • Kathal – A Jackfruit Mystery – Netflix Original
  • Selling Sunset (Season 6) – Netflix Original
  • Young, Famous & African (Season 2) – Netflix Original

May 23

  • Victim/Suspect – Netflix Original
  • Wanda Sykes: I’m An Entertainer – Netflix Original

May 24

  • The Parisian Agency: Exclusive Properties (Season 3) – Netflix Original
  • The Ultimatum: Queer Love (Season 1) – Netflix Original

May 25

  • FUBAR (Season 1) – Netflix Original

May 26

  • Blood & Gold – Netflix Original

May 30

  • I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson (Season 3) – Netflix Original


We have compiled a comprehensive list of the April 2023 release dates for all of your favourite series returning to Netflix, HBO, Amazon Prime, and Hulu. Even though the number of new titles added to Netflix in May 2023 doesn’t appear high at first, that could change as the month passes. In addition, throughout the following 30 days, new information and updates will be posted here every day.

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