What TV Shows Hit Netflix in May 2016?

TV on NetflixThese are the TV shows hitting Netflix in May. Whether you are looking for something animated, a sitcom, a talk show, an action adventure series, something for the kids, a Netflix Original and more, there is always plenty to choose from. Shows are listed by date and then alphabetically. We’ve also added if previous seasons are available. Also, find shows leaving the service this month listed at the bottom. Will you be checking any of these additions out?


  • A Study in Sherlock (2016) – Mark Gatiss, who co-created Sherlock and plays Mycroft Holmes, discusses the show with Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman and others in the cast.
  • Easy Living: Seasons 1-3 – Drowning in debt and shackled to a spendthrift wife, family man Tapio takes dodgy jobs from career criminal Eki in order to keep his family afloat.
  • LoliRock: Season 1 (2014) – LoliRock follows the journey of young Iris, a spirited teenage girl with a beautiful voice and an unending desire to help others. When Iris joins the girl group LoliRock, her life is changed forever, as a new world of music, mysteries and magical powers is revealed.


  • Marseille – Netflix Original – Robert Taro has been the mayor of Marseille for 25 years. Now he faces a merciless election against his young, ambitious former protégé.


  • Ali Wong: Baby Cobra – Netflix Original – Unapologetic and nasty mom-to-be Ali Wong desperately wanted a conventional life. Baby Cobra is Wong’s hilarious journey of how hard she worked to find Mr. Perfect, get married, buy a house and have a baby. But it all didn’t exactly turn out how she planned. And while Wong complains that feminism is the worst thing that’s ever happened to women, what’s more empowering than being the first and only comic to film a 1-hour stand up special 7-months pregnant?
  • Baby Daddy: Season 5 – Ben unexpectedly becomes a parent when an ex-girlfriend drops off a baby girl. But with help from friends and family, he steps into the role of dad. Season 1-4 already available.
  • Grace and Frankie: Season 2 – Netflix Original – Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin co-star as two women forced to reinvent their lives in this funny, honest Emmy-nominated Netflix original series. Season 1 already available.
  • Young & Hungry: Season 3 – A female food blogger is hired as a personal chef by a young tech tycoon and faces a new menu of challenges, both inside and outside of the kitchen. Seasons 1-2 already available.


  • Chelsea – Netflix Original – It’s not her first talk show, but it is a first of its kind. Ideas, people and places that fascinate her, three times a week, all in her unique style.


  • American Dad!: Season 10 – This comedy follows a conservative CIA agent and his eccentric brood, which includes a talking goldfish with the brain of an East German athlete. Seasons 1-9 already available.
  • Slasher: Season 1 (2016) – Although her parents were murdered just moments before she was removed from her mother’s womb, Sarah Bennett is all grown up and ready to leave the past behind. But when she and her hubby return to the family home, history begins to repeat itself.


  • Benders: Season 1 (2015) – Though their amateur ice-hockey squad comes up short on skills, Paul Rosenberg and his teammates are united — not only by their passion for the sport but by an almost equal passion for drinking beer.


  • Lady Dynamite: Season 1 – Netflix Original – Comedian Maria Bamford stars in a series inspired by her own life. It’s the sometimes surreal story of a woman who loses – and then finds – her s**t.


  • Graceland: Season 3 – Joining forces in their undercover efforts, a group of agents from the FBI, DEA, and U.S. Customs move into a beachfront house in Southern California.


  • Bloodline: Season 2 – Netflix Original – When the black sheep son of a respected family threatens to expose dark secrets from their past, sibling loyalties are put to the test. Season 1 already available.
  • Chef’s Table: Season 2, Part 1 – Netflix Original – Find out what’s inside the kitchens and minds of six international culinary stars in this Netflix original six-part docu-series. Season 1 already available.
  • Mako Mermaids: Season 4 – Netflix Original – This H2O sequel follows Zac, a boy who accidentally turns into a merman and threatens the existence of three young mermaids who guard Mako Island. Seasons 1-3 already available.


  • Hell on Wheels: Season 5 – Former Confederate soldier Cullen Bohannon sets out on a quest to find his wife’s killer as post-Civil War America struggles to rebuild its identity. Seasons 1-4 already available.

Leaving Netflix as of …


  • The Quest: Season 1 (2014)

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