The Defenders is the big release on Netflix this month. The Marvel show sees Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Ironfist finally team up on screen. Comedy fans can check out Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later, while Stephen King adaptation, The Mist, will appeal to horror fans.

Release dates for new and returning shows on Netflix this month:

August 4th
Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Year Later - Comedy - Season 1 / 8 Episodes
Welcome to the Camp Firewood Ten Year Reunion! From David Wain and Michael Showalter, the masterminds who brought to life the original 2001 cult classic film and the 2015 acclaimed prequel series by the same name. Returning cast includes Amy Poehler, Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, Kristen Wiig, Paul Rudd and David Hyde Pierce. New cast members include Jai Courtney, Dax Shepard, Alyssa Milano and Adam Scott.



August 11th
Atypical - Comedy - Season 1 / 8 Episodes
Atypical is a coming of age story that follows Sam (played by Keir Gilchrist), an 18-year-old on the autistic spectrum as he searches for love and independence. While Sam is on his funny yet emotional journey of self-discovery, the rest of his family must grapple with change in their own lives as they all struggle with the central theme: what does it really mean to be normal?



August 15th
Brad Paisley's Comedy Rodeo - Music and Comedy Variety Show
Filmed in Nashville during the Wild West Comedy Festival, country singer Brad Paisley keeps his audience at the edge of their seats as he delivers nonstop laughs from his witty jokes and playful songs. The night of comedy features comedians Nate Bargatze, John Heffron, Sarah Tiana, Mike E. Winfield and Jon Reep, as well as a special appearance, and rescue, by David Hasselhoff.



August 18th
The Defenders - Drama / Action - Season 1 / 8 Episodes

A quartet of singular heroes with one common goal – to save New York City. This is the story of four solitary figures, burdened with their own personal challenges, who realize they just might be stronger when teamed together.


August 22nd
Lynne Koplitz: Hormonal Beast - Stand-Up Special

Unabashed, menopausal New Yorker and self-proclaimed lifelong bachelorette, Lynne Koplitz offers advice to men and comfort to women dealing with hormones in her first Netflix comedy special, Lynne Koplitz: Hormonal Beast. Ever the defender of the crazy and all who don't have children, Koplitz shoots from the hip and reports the truth, or rather her truth, to a packed theatre at the famed Kaye Playhouse in New York City.



August 25th
Disjointed - Comedy - Season 1 / 10 Episodes

Disjointed is a workplace comedy starring Kathy Bates as a lifelong advocate for legalization who’s finally living her dream as the owner of an L.A.–area cannabis dispensary. Joining her are three budtenders, her twenty-something son and a deeply troubled security guard. All of them are more or less constantly high.

The Mist - Drama /Horror - Season 1 / 10 Episodes

Based on a story by Stephen King, THE MIST centres on a small town family that is torn apart by a brutal crime. As they deal with the fallout an eerie mist rolls in, suddenly cutting them off from the rest of the world, and in some cases, each other. Family, friends and adversaries become strange bedfellows, battling the mysterious mist and its threats, fighting to maintain morality and sanity as the rules of society break down.



August 29th
Ryan Hamilton: Happy Face

American comedian Ryan Hamilton was born in a small potato farming community in Idaho before moving to the big city and starting his comedy career. Happy Face is his first 1 hour stand-up special.