3 best Netflix shows to watch (and 2 to skip) this weekend, September 8

Virgin River. Alexandra Breckenridge as Mel Monroe in episode 501 of Virgin River. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2023
Virgin River. Alexandra Breckenridge as Mel Monroe in episode 501 of Virgin River. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2023 /

The weekend is upon us, and that means it’s time to enjoy some great Netflix shows. The streamer has released a long list of new titles this week, including the highly anticipated Virgin River season 5 part 1, and the final season of Top Boy. Below is a list of recommended shows for your weekend binge, with two you can skip.

This week’s top Netflix shows include the limited series Dear Child and a new nature documentary, Predators, narrated by Tom Hardy. Other titles in top spots this week are Who is Erin Carter?, a new season of Top Boy, and six seasons of S.W.A.T.

Don’t miss all of the new releases for September 2023.

Best Netflix shows to watch this weekend, September 8

Below are some great recommendations for this weekend, including two titles you can skip.

Virgin River season 5 part 1

WATCH! Don’t miss the new season of Virgin River. Fans have waited a bit longer than usual for the upcoming season, which has 10 new episodes with two more holiday-themed ones on Nov. 30. This season, Mel adjusts to a new season of life and makes critical decisions for her future. And Jack faces some confrontations, a long overdue task.  A wildfire threatens the town, testing the resident’s devotion to community.

A Time Called You season 1

SKIP! The new Korean series A Time Called You is a time travel romance based on the popular Taiwanese drama Someday Or One Day. A young woman mourning the loss of her love listens to a mysterious cassette tape that transports her from the present day to 1989, where she embodies another girl. While there, she meets a young man who looks exactly like her late boyfriend. Things are complicated with a love triangle and a mystery. You can skip this one this weekend.

One Piece season 1

WATCH! The new Netflix series One Piece has become a popular streamer watch. The series is a live adaptation of Japan’s highest-selling manga written by Eiichiro Oda. The story is a high-seas adventure that follows young adventurer Monkey D. Luffy, who seeks the One Piece treasure to become King of the Pirates. He assembles his crew, and they head out, searching the seas for the treasure.

Selling the OC season 2

SKIP! Season 2 of Selling the OC follows the Oppenheim Group’s Orange County team as they deal with personal relationships, guard their reputations, deal with their romantic lives, and, if time allows, sell real estate. Reality series fans will love this one as it is full of drama; otherwise, you can skip it.

Top Boy season 3

WATCH! The final season of the British crime drama Top Boy is now available to stream. Set in the fictional Summerhouse estate in the London Borough of Hackney, the story follows two drug dealers and the others in their crew who deal and instigate gang violence. The final season will wrap the story as the dealer’s business rules have changed, problems arise, and their empire is threatened by outside forces.

Enjoy your weekend with some fantastic Netflix shows!

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