When it comes to sheer quantity and variety, you can't beat Netflix in the ongoing streaming wars. The OG platform is still churning out plenty of new content every month, from brand-new originals to exciting additions to its extensive catalog of licensed content. With so many shows to navigate, it can be easy to fall into a routine of watching your same few favorites over and over again. And while no one would blame you for rewatching "Bridgerton" or "Stranger Things" for the umpteenth time, there's plenty to love every month on Netflix - and we're here to help you narrow down your choices.
Are you looking for an emotional drama or a clutch-your-sides-laughing comedy? You'll find 'em here. Interested in trying some international shows or learning something new from a nonfiction series? Yep, we've got that covered, too. You'll even find some of your old favorites - maybe shows you haven't thought about in years - popping up this year on Netflix. When we say there's something for everyone, we really mean it. So keep your calendar nearby, and get a sneak preview of all the amazing new shows making their Netflix debut in May. With this guide in hand, you won't miss a thing!