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The 10 most anticipated premieres on Netflix in 2023

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From Kitty Song-Covey to Joe Goldberg, beloved and hated characters return to the small screen this year.

New Year’s resolutions are hard to keep, except for one: watch more television.

Whether it’s prestige drama, watercooler fodder, or the ultimate weekend binge, the new year is no longer complete without some big TV help on the horizon. IndieWire has already picked 11 shows to watch in 2023, but that’s hardly enough for the voracious viewer. Here are 10 shows new and old just coming to Netflix in 2023 – all of which we intend to devour.

1. “The Witcher” Season 3

“The Witcher” has always been popular, but the third season carries the added weight of being the last to feature Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, before Liam Hemsworth takes over the role. Showrunner Lauren Hissrich won’t reveal how season 3 will adapt Andrzej Sapkowski’s text, but fans know that the Wild Hunt is coming after Ciri (Freya Allan) had a vision of it in season 2. very, very close to the books,” Hissrich told Entertainment Weekly about adapting the third season of “Time of Contempt.”

2. “XO, Kitty”

Another spinoff from a beloved Netflix property, “XO, Kitty” shifts the focus from Lara-Jean (Lana Condor) to younger sister Kitty (Anna Cathcart) from the series “To All Boys.” Kitty takes credit for mailing the letter that found her love’s sister here, but this 10-episode series explores her own romantic awakening with long-distance boyfriend Dae (Choi Min-young). Sascha Rothchild serves as an executive producer along with To All the Boys author Jenny Han.

3. “You” Season 4

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“You” Season 4

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Since debuting on Lifetime in 2018 and finding new life on Netflix, “You” has evolved into a masterful satire on liberal entitlement and toxic masculinity, with Penn Badgley’s grouchy romantic killer at its center. Joe (Badgley) crosses the lake for Season 4, chasing Marianne (Tati Gabrielle), but gets caught up in all sorts of new entanglements while masquerading as an English teacher. The new cast includes Amy Leigh Hickman, Lukas Gage, Ed Speleers and more. We can’t wait to say hello again, you.

“You” season 1 part 4 premieres on February 9.

4. “Queen Charlotte”

With a release date for “Bridgerton” season 3 still unconfirmed, fans’ next foray into the world of Shonda Rhimes and Julia Quinn will be with “Queen Charlotte,” a prequel centered around the titular monarch. Golda Rosheuvel reprises her role from “Bridgerton,” as do Adjoa Andoh, Ruth Gemmell and Hugh Sachs. India Amarteifio, Arsema Thomas and Connie Jenkins-Greig join as young Charlotte, Danbury and Violet, respectively. Little else is known about the eight-episode series, but here’s hoping the ton will be on Twitter before long…

5. “Never Have I Ever” Season 4

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“I never”

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The final season of Mindy Kaling and Lang Fischer’s teen romantic comedy approaches, with Devi (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan) now entering her senior year. Less important is the question of her romantic future – though Michael Cimino has been cast as a potential romantic foil to Jaren Lewison’s Ben and the now-graduated Paxton (Darren Barnet) – than how Devi will continue to process her father’s death ( Sendhil Ramamurthy). and evolving relationship with mother Nalini (Poorna Jagannathan).

6. “The Crown” Season 6

Listen, we know what happens, but since when did that stop voracious viewers from salivating over a new season about the last British monarchy? The first season to be produced since the death of Queen Elizabeth II may or may not affect Peter Morgan’s royal drama, but it will loom over Season 6, just as his continued reign was inextricable from Seasons 1-5. Morgan has stated in the past that “The Crown” won’t keep up with ongoing developments with Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and the Firm, but when and how the series will end is still a mystery.

7. “Heartstopper” Season 2

Alice Oseman’s lighthearted teen drama returns with Charlie (Joe Locke), Nick (Kit Connor) and the rest of the gang navigating friendship, love and their individual queer journeys. The first season covered the first two installments of Oseman’s comic and graphic novel, which has five volumes in total (and may not be limited to adapting two per season). Jack Barton, Nima Taleghani and Leila Khan join the cast for season two.

8. “Bridgerton” Season 3

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Nicola Coughlan and Luke Newton in “Bridgerton”

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While Julia Quinn’s third “Bridgerton” novel focuses on second brother Benedict (Luke Thompson), “Bridgerton” season 3 will finally turn its attention to Colin (Luke Newton) and Penelope (Nicola Coughlan). Friends since the beginning of the series, these two never really explored the potential of their relationship, mainly because Pen was head over heels in love with him and Colin takes her spectacularly for granted as he openly pursues other women. Rom-coms love a redemption arc, so the allure of season three will be seeing exactly how head writer Chris Van Dusen and his team get viewers to root for this couple, and Colin specifically. He already has an unlikely ally in Lady Whistledown herself.

9. “Squid Game” Season 2

Less is known about the second season of “Squid Game” than is already written in this synopsis. Season 1 left viewers with the identity of the game master(?) and the return of the man in the suit, meaning the game is still going on and Gi-hun (Lee Jung-Jae) won’t put up with it. Armed with his Game Master knowledge (and a head of scarlet hair, ostensibly), Gi-hun is on a quest to find and destroy Squid Game – even if he doesn’t survive.

10. “Manifest” Season 4, Part 2

Nothing hits like a sci-fi/mystery plane crash. The Netflix-renewed ABC drama will return for its final 10 episodes, rejoining the Stone family amid the devastating losses of Grace (Athena Karkanis) and Eden (Paisley Herrera). The lifeboat is under surveillance and Ben (Josh Dallas) can’t protect it – from the government or what the world doesn’t know about Flight 828.

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