Netflix is ​​adding 16 new movies and series this week (May 21, 2023).

May may be almost over, but Netflix is ​​still adding some new movies and series to its schedule this week. New additions include a new documentary series, a new action-adventure TV series, and a new cook-off show.

First is MerPeople. The documentary series follows people who make a living by posing as mermaids and performing in different places around the world. And financially they don’t exactly have problems. People took their passion for swimming and quickly turned it into a half-billion dollar business.

The series will be released on Netflix on Tuesday, May 23, 2023.

Check out the trailer for the new show here:

Fancy an adventure? FUBAR comes to Netflix on Thursday, May 25. The series stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Adam Pally, Monica Barbaro, Fabiana Udenio, Travis Van Winkle and Fortune Feimster.

MerPeople and FUBAR are coming to Netflix this week

It’s about a CIA agent nearing retirement when he discovers a family secret and is called back into the field on one last assignment. At Schwarzenegger, you know there’s going to be plenty of action!

Check out the trailer here:

More interested in grilling? Season 2 of Barbecue showdown comes to Netflix on Friday, May 26th. This season of the show is hosted by Michelle Buteau The circle. It features eight new Pitmasters and backyard grilling experts who are ready to compete to see who cooks the best barbecue in the country.

Take a look at the Season 2 trailer here:

This week also brings The Batman Seasons 1-5 on Monday May 25, All Americans Season 5 on Tuesday, May 25 and The Ultimatum: Queer Love on Wednesday May 24th.

New on Netflix this week: April 21-27 May

May 22

The Batman seasons 1-5
The Boss Baby
The Creature Falls: Chapter 3

23. May

All American season 5
Wanda Sykes: I’m an entertainer

May 24th

Mother’s Day
The Ultimatum: Queer Love

25. May


May 26

Barbecue Showdown Season 2+
blood and gold
Dirty grandpa
Tin & Tina
turn of the sheet

What will you be watching on Netflix this week? Let us know in the comments below!

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Sarah Ridley is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Sarah Ridley joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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