Lots of TV shows hitting Netflix in October. Whether you are looking for something animated, a comedy, a cooking show, all The CW shows, a drama, something for the kids, a Netflix Original, a little reality, some superheroics and more, there is plenty to choose from. Shows are listed by date and then alphabetically. We’ve also added if previous seasons are available and when new seasons of some of the shows start this fall. Happy binging!
- Barefoot Contessa: Back to Basics Collection 1 – Cookbook author Ina Garten shares her secrets for preparing simple yet elegant dishes and offers advice on hosting the perfect gathering.
- Design on a Dime Collection 1 – Style experts Casey Noble and Joel West offer savvy design solutions that help homeowners make sophisticated upgrades without breaking the bank.
- Extreme Homes Collection 1 – Visit homes shaped like snakes and UFOs, or nestled in caves and trees, in this series that reveals the world’s most delightfully odd houses.
- Fixer Upper Season 1 – Chip and Joanna Gaines take on clients in the Waco Texas area, turning their fixer uppers into the homes of their dreams.
- Genevieve’s Renovation Season 1 – Designer Genevieve Gorder revamps her own New York apartment by merging it with the one next door, which may be the biggest challenge of her career.
- House Hunters Renovation Collection 1 – Watch people buy homes that are fixer upper and then turn them into their dream home.
- Million Dollar Rooms Collection 1 – Million Dollar Rooms features the very best in high-end design and luxury living around the globe. We get special access into the most exclusive and expensive spaces. From nightclubs and Japanese gardens, to resort style pools, Million Dollar Rooms gives an unprecedented look inside the most spectacular, one-of-a-kind multi-million dollar spaces where money is no object.
- Monkey Thieves Seasons 1-3 – This documentary series follows a lively troop of rhesus macaques living at a holy temple in a Hindu culture that reveres monkeys near Jaipur, India.
- Property Virgins Collection 1 – Property Virgins follows first-time homebuyers as they prepare to dive into the real estate market, and gives these newbies targeted home-tours, lots of coaching, and a chance to find their first ever property. These virgins definitely get their feet wet, and learn to tailor their dream home visions to fit the market and their budget. Hosted by real estate expert Sandra Rinomato.
- The Great Food Truck Race Collection 1 – In this reality competition series, specialty food trucks visit a new city each week and compete against each other for a shot at $50,000 and more.
- Throwdown with Bobby Flay Collection 1 – Culinary great Bobby Flay drops in on chefs across the country, challenging them to cook their signature dishes better than he can.
- Uncle Grandpa Season 1 (more episodes) – This surreal cartoon series follows the adventures of Uncle Grandpa, who travels around the world with his wacky friends helping kids solve problems.
- Vanilla Ice Project Seasons 1-4 – Rapper Vanilla Ice shows off his skills as a home improvement expert, rounding up a crew of contractors to upgrade and flip Florida mansions.
- Wakfu Season 1 – Based on the online adventure game, this animated series follows 12-year-old Yugo, who employs mystical powers in his search for his real family.
- Worst Cooks in America Collection 1 – Some of the worst cooks in the country will compete in an elimination series. The last two standing have the chance to cook for culinary critics and win a cash prize.
- Reign Season 2 – This vivid historical drama series tells of the rise to power of Mary, Queen of Scots, amid a court full of sexual and political intrigue. Season 1 is already available. Season 3 premieres Friday, October 9th on The CW.
- The Vampire Diaries Season 6 – Trapped in adolescent bodies, feuding vampire brothers Stefan and Damon vie for the affection of captivating teenager Elena. Seasons 1-5 are already available. Season 7 premieres Thursday, October 8th on The CW.
- American Horror Story: Freak Show (Season 4) – This twisted Emmy-winning drama plays upon the power of supernatural fears and everyday horrors, exploring humankind’s unsettling capacity for evil. Seasons 1-3 are already available. American Horror Story: Hotel (Season 5) premieres on Wednesday, October 7th on FX.
- The Flash Season 1 – After a lightning strike leaves forensic expert Barry Allen in a coma for months, he wakes up to find the jolt has enabled him to move with incredible speed. Unfortunately, the incident also transformed others who are using their new skills for evil. Season 2 premieres Tuesday, October 6th on The CW.
- iZombie Season 1 – Olivia Moore’s pursuit of a medical degree takes a dramatic turn the night she’s savaged by zombies at a wild party. While the attack has dire consequences for her life, it also gives her unique abilities to solve homicide cases. Season 2 premieres Tuesday, October 6th on The CW.
- Last Man Standing Season 4 – After his wife’s career takes off, Mike finds himself in charge of parenting their three daughters and trying to stay afloat in all the estrogen. Seasons 1-3 are already available. Season 4 premiered Friday, September 25th on ABC.
- The Originals Season 2 – The Mikaelsons move to New Orleans and form an alliance with local witches in an effort to rule the city once again in this The Vampire Diaries spinoff. Season 1 is already available. Season 3 premieres Thursday, October 8th on The CW.
- Arrow Season 3 – Based on DC Comics’ Green Arrow, an affluent playboy becomes a vengeful superhero, saving the city from villains armed with just a bow and arrows. Season 1 and 2 are already available. Season 4 premieres Wednesday, October 7th on The CW.
- Flor Salvaje Season 1 – A young orphaned woman moves to a new town to raise her sisters and struggles to carve her own destiny as several different men vie for her love.
- Legends Season 1 – Shedding his skin as easily as a snake, CIA operative Martin Odum — played by Sean Bean — becomes whoever he needs to be in this gripping spy drama. Season 2 premieres Monday, November 2nd on TNT.
- Supernatural Season 10 – Siblings Dean and Sam crisscross the country, investigating paranormal activity and picking fights with demons, ghosts and monsters. Seasons 1-9 are already available. Season 11 premieres Wednesday, October 7th on The CW.
- Mighty Med Season 2 – Fanboys, Oliver and Kaz, use their love and knowledge of sci-fi, fantasy and comic books to land the coolest job ever — working at Mighty Med, a hospital for superheroes. Season 1 is already available.
- The Mr. Peabody and Sherman Show Season 1 – Netflix Original – A new original series for kids from DreamWorks Animation. Mr. Peabody, the smartest dog in the world, and his boy Sherman host a zany late-night comedy show broadcast from their swanky penthouse in front of a live studio audience. Anything can happen in this show jam-packed with exciting segments, great musical acts and very special guests like outrageous neighbors and hilarious time travelers they meet with the WABAC machine. Season 1 will be comprised of 13 episodes.
- Jake and the Never Land Pirates Season 3 – This animated spinoff of Disney’s beloved Peter Pan features young Jake and his friends sailing for treasure in Never Land on their flagship, Bucky. Seasons 1 and 2 are already available.
- Jane the Virgin Season 1 – Having vowed to remain chaste until she’s married, Jane Villanueva is stunned to find she’s become pregnant anyway thanks to a medical slipup. Along with breaking the news to her amazed boyfriend, Jane must start making plans for a whole new life. Season 2 premieres on Monday, October 12th on The CW.
- Finding Jesus: Faith. Fact. Forgery Season 1 – The world’s foremost scholars, historians and scientists examine six ancient relics thought to be connected to Jesus of Nazareth.
- All Hail King Julien Season 2 – Netflix Original – In this Emmy winner for Outstanding Children’s Animated Program, Madagascar booty-shaker King Julien takes on the jungle’s craziest adventures. Season 1 is already available.
- The Principal Season 1 – When history teacher Matt Bashir is promoted to Principal of a notoriously violent Boys’ school in Sydney’s south-west, his radical approach brings him into conflict and leaves his personal life dangerously exposed. But just when he seems to be making progress, a 17-year-old student is found dead on school grounds.
- Some Assembly Required Season 2 – Netflix Original – A 14-year-old takes ownership of a toy company and hires a group of his friends to help him create amazing new toys. Season 1 is already available.
- Marvel’s Avengers Assemble Season 2 – After Iron Man persuades his fellow superheroes to reunite, the Avengers combine their skills to battle both longtime foes and deadly new villains. Season 1 is already available.
- Hemlock Grove Season 3 – Netflix Original – Secrets are just a part of daily life in the small Pennsylvania town of Hemlock Grove, where the darkest evils hide in plain sight. Seasons 1 and 2 are already available.
- Chasing Life Season 2 – Adapted from a Mexican telenovela, this drama series about an ambitious young journalist takes a dark turn when she learns that she has cancer. Season 1 is already available.
- Popples Season 1 – Netflix Original – The adorable Best Popple Pals love helping their friends and neighbors, but every time they do it seems to backfire in hilarious ways.