Top 5 shows on Netflix Christmas weekend 2021: Emily in Paris and more

Emily in Paris. (L to R) William Abadie as Antoine Lambert, Lily Collins as Emily, Ashley Park as Mindy in episode 206 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Stéphanie Branchu/Netflix © 2021
Emily in Paris. (L to R) William Abadie as Antoine Lambert, Lily Collins as Emily, Ashley Park as Mindy in episode 206 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Stéphanie Branchu/Netflix © 2021 /

Merry Christmas! I hope your holiday season is full of love and joy and lots of relaxation with some great Netflix movies and shows.

Netflix has a great lineup of holiday favorites to choose from, including The Christmas Chronicles 1 and 2, Love Hard, Holidate, Jingle Jangle, and so many more. We’ve compiled some great lists to assist you in your holiday viewing: romance, kids, funny, family, and overall best. 

Maybe you have gotten your fill of holiday themes and need something else to fill your downtime. The Witcher, Twentysomethings: Austin, and Lost in Space have all recently released new seasons.

There is a massive list of movies and show leaving in December, so be sure to check those out to get a final watch of some great features.

Best Netflix shows: Dec. 25, 2021

Emily in Paris

The long-awaited second season of Emily in Paris has finally been released on Netflix. Fans have been anticipating the new season of this dramedy since the first one ended.

The second season will continue Emily’s story as she navigates life in Paris. The last we saw her, she was tangled in a love triangle and had salvaged her career by assisting designer Pierre Cadault with the fashion show. What new adventures await her and her friends for the second season?

WWII in Color: Road to Victory

A new documentary available is WWII in Color: Road to Victory. This docuseries uses historical footage and expert commentary to highlight key points in WWII.

Fans of history will really enjoy this series as it features actual video footage from the days of the war. The season consists of 10-hour-long episodes that explains the war in small segments. The footage is raw and honest, showing what the men who fought endured and the lengths people will go to ensure they have the power.


Elves is a Christmas horror series that follows a family looking to spend some quiet time away from it all for the holiday.

Traveling to a remote island, the family settles in to work on strengthening their relationship. This plan is thwarted with the discovery of a baby being they will quickly learn is part of the elves who inhabit the island. The island residents are a highly religious group who have always done what they can to live in harmony with the elves. This has now been disrupted by the family bringing home the baby elf, sparking a fight for faith, family, and survival.


The first part of the fourth and final season of the wildly popular Netflix original series Ozark will be released in January 2022. Now is the perfect time to binge this series and ready yourselves for what is sure to be the best season yet.

Ozark follows the Byrde family, who relocates from Chicago to the Lake of the Ozarks to start money laundering for a Mexican drug cartel. When things don’t go as planned, the Byrde family becomes deeply involved with local criminals. This requires the family to do whatever they must to survive the criminal world they find themselves in.

This is a thrilling series that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

The Girl from Oslo

The Girl from Oslo is a recent release on Netflix that is already sitting at number 10 on the Netflix top TV shows list. This series features 10 episodes of approximately 30 minutes each, making it one you can easily binge.

When a Norwegian diplomat’s daughter is abducted, she must travel to the Middle East to find her. Her dark past may have something to do with the abduction, and she will do whatever it takes to locate her daughter.

What will you be watching on Netflix this Christmas weekend? Share your picks in the comments!

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