7 New Netflix Shows in August and the Best Reasons to Watch


The Chair” Season 1 (available August 20)Why Should I Watch: Sandra Oh! Do you need another reason beyond Sandra Oh? Of course not, but perhaps you’re curious to know how much of the “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Killing Eve” star you’ll be getting.

“The Chair” consists of six, half-hour episodes, all of which star Oh as Dr.

Ji-Yoon Kim, the new Chair of the English department at a prestigious (fictional) university tarnished by scandal.

A professor (Jay Duplass) has been accused of improper behavior, and the investigation is made all the more complicated by a) his well-liked status within the community, and b) his possible relationship with Dr.


Has she been promoted to guide the university into a new era, or is she the scapegoat to help the old guard escape any blame for their current predicament?Bonus Reason: Amanda Peet! No, the “Brockmire” and “Togetherness” star isn’t

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