5 Fun-Filled Shows You Should Watch With the Family

Gather your family, get into your pajamas, and grab some popcorn! This August is set to be full of adventure, fun, and laughs for everyone at home as Netflix has got family bonding over the weekends sorted with a new film or series launching every week.

Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie

Premiering August 5, 2022

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

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The beloved Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise sees a modern resurgence with Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie. Nothing brings generations together like good films, and Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie is set to do just that. Jam-packed with the same old ’80s nostalgia while oozing with high-octane action, old and new fans are in for an exciting ride – plus, parents have the unmissable opportunity to give their kids a glimpse into some of the classic animated films and characters they loved when they were their age.

13: The Musical

Premiering August 12, 2022

13 The Musical

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Break into song and dance with 13: The Musical, an adaptation of the first Broadway show to feature a cast entirely made up of teens. It’s time to turn up the music! Three-time Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown’s upbeat, catchy pop score is guaranteed to turn any living room into a dance floor and result in lingering earworms you can’t shake off for weeks. But don’t just stop there – beneath the brightly-colored visuals lie profound lessons about the ups and downs of preteen life, another reason why 13: The Musical is a great family watch.

The Cuphead Show!: Part 2

Premiering August 19, 2022

The Cuphead Show Part 2

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Cuphead and Mugman, the favorite animated characters families know and love, return with more misadventures in The Cuphead Show!: Part 2. Belly laughs await with The Cuphead Show! Part 2, the comedic animated series based on the beloved indie game. Plus, with its short episodic runs, this show makes the perfect option for busy parents looking to squeeze in entertainment nights with their little ones.

Lost Ollie

Premiering August 24, 2022

Lost Ollie

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Love, loss, and the power of imagination take center stage in Lost Ollie. Entertainment can be a gateway for kids to the world around them, and Lost Ollie proves just that. Directed by Oscar winner Peter Ramsey and inspired by the book Ollie’s Odyssey by author and illustrator William Joyce, the hybrid live-action-animated series shows kids (and parents alike) what it means to love fully and find the courage to navigate the losses in life.

Angry Birds: Summer Madness

Premiering August 25, 2022

Angry Birds Summer Madness

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The kid-phenomenon Angry Birds: Summer Madness sees a third season promising crazy summertime adventures like no other. Chances are, everyone at home – from the grandparents to parents and kids – would have heard or interacted with Angry Birds at some point in time. The global franchise has resonated with people of all ages around the world, and for good reason, simply because of how entertaining it is! A must-see to add to the family watchlist.

Yay for family-friendly fun shows this month. Which ones will you be watching?

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