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What’s New On Netflix In August


Its that time of the month where we bring you our latest picks on Netflix SA.

It’s August already and as we are still in the grips of lockdown most of us are binge-watching our favourite shows. The majority of us have been through most of what Netflix SA has to offer, so here are some of the newest releases coming out this month to add to the roster.

Here is what’s new on netflix in august:

Kids shows

  • Wizards: Tales of Arcadia (7th August): Merlin’s apprentice joins Arcadia’s heroes on a time-bending adventure in Camelot, where conflict is brewing between the human, troll and magical worlds.
  • Glitch Techs S2 (17th August): Two teens work at a game store as a front for their actual job: Hunting video game monsters who’ve broken out into the real world.
  • The Magic School Bus Rides Again Kids In Space (7th August): The Magic School Bus kids blast into orbit and onto the International Space Station only to find themselves on the run from a giant Tardigrade!

Kids movies

  • Malibu Rescue: The next wave (4th August): As summer returns to Malibu, Team Flounder takes to the beach to host and unexpectedly compete in the international Beachmaster Competition.
  • Octonauts & The Caves Of Sac Actun (14th August): The Octonauts embark on an underwater adventure, navigating a challenging cave to help a small octopus friend return home to the Caribbean sea.
  • Fearless (14th August): A teen gamer is forced to level up to full-time babysitter when his favourite video game drops three superpowered infants from space into his backyard.


  • World’s Most Wanted (5th August): Suspected of heinous crimes, they’ve avoided capture despite massive rewards and global investigations. Docuseries profiling the world’s most wanted.
  • 3% (14th August) S4: In a future where the elite inhabit an island paradise far from the crowded slums, you got one chance to join the 3% saved from Squalor.
  • High Score (19th August): This docuseries traces the history of classic video games, featuring insights from the innovators who brought these worlds and characters to life.


  • Family Feud South Africa (14th August): The long-running game show heads to South-Africa as two families compete to name the most popular answers to survey questions. Hosted by Steve Harvey.
  • Work It (7th August): A brilliant but clumsy high school senior vows to get into her late father’s alma mater by transforming herself and a misfit squad into dance champions.
  • Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom (15th August): Scientist Owen Grady and businesswoman Claire Dearing race to save an island full of Dinosaurs from an erupting volcano.


  • Project Power (14th August): An ex-soldier, a teen and a cop collide in New Orleans as they hunt for the source behind a dangerous new pill that grants users temporary superpowers.
  • Like Crazy (15th August): An American man and British woman fall in love in Los Angeles but must make their relationship work long-distance when she returns to London.
  • Breaking In (6th August): At her late Father’s highly secure estate, a mother’s getaway with her children turns into a dangerous rescue mission when threats invade their home.