Netflix Family Summer Sizzle Reel and Slate

Courtesy of Netflix.

The sizzle reel and slate for the 2022 Netflix Family Summer have both been unveiled as June gives way to the month of July.

Dates Previously Announced:

May 19: The Boss Baby: Back in the Crib
Following the events of The Boss Baby: Family Business, Theodore Templeton is framed for embezzlement and forced to revert back to his old Boss Baby self and crash with his brother Tim and his two nieces, brainy big kid Tabitha and fellow Baby Corp employee Tina. Together, Boss Baby and Tina co-lead a new Field Team fighting to increase Baby Love while keeping a new group of arch-nemeses – The Uncuddleables – from destroying Baby Corp itself.

May 26: My Little Pony: Make Your Mark
Welcome back to Equestria, where pony magic is everywhere. With friends Zipp, Sunny, Izzy, Pipp and Hitch leading the way, adventure is sure to follow!

June 3: Floor is Lava Season 2
Teams compete to navigate rooms flooded with lava by leaping from chairs, hanging from curtains and swinging from chandeliers. Yes, really.

June 3: Surviving Summer
Expelled from school and exiled to Australia, a rebel New York teen makes waves among a young surfer’s inner circle – and leaves a mess in her wake.

June 6: Action Pack Season 2
Action Pack is a preschool superhero adventure series from OddBot Inc. The Action Pack is a group of heroic kids — Treena, Watts, Wren and Clay — who use their incredible super powers as they take on the biggest threats in Hope Springs, implement the lessons taught by Mr. Ernesto at the Action Academy, and fulfill their ultimate mission of bringing out the good in everything, even in villains! The series is animated by ICON Creative Studios.

June 10: Chickenhare and the Hamster of Darkness
A brave young animal explorer teams up with two trusty friends to find a powerful artifact before his greedy uncle can get his paws on it.

June 13: Charlie’s Colorforms City: Mighty Movie Adventure
Charlie creates fun stories using different shapes, and he needs your help! Come along for kid-friendly adventures here, there — and everywhere.

June 13: Charlie’s Colorforms City: Miss Weather and Friends
Charlie creates fun stories using different shapes, and he needs your help! Come along for kid-friendly adventures here, there — and everywhere.

June 15: Iron Chef: Quest for an Iron Legend
The legendary Iron Chef series is reborn with a supersized approach to the ground-breaking culinary competition that started it all. It’s been called the toughest culinary challenge a chef will ever experience. This is where world-class cuisine meets high-octane sports. Five new trailblazing Iron Chefs will welcome brave Challenger Chefs to the reimagined Kitchen Stadium, where they’ll face off and be pushed to the limits of endurance and creativity, as they cook up extraordinary culinary creations. The competition’s most successful Challenger will return to battle in a grand finale for the chance to be named the first ever “Iron Legend.”

June 16: Dead End: Paranormal Park
Based on Hamish Steele’s horror-comedy graphic novels DeadEndia and web short Dead End, Dead End: Paranormal Park  follows the adventures of Barney, Norma and magical-talking-dog Pugsley, as they balance their summer jobs at the local theme park haunted house while battling the totally real supernatural forces that dwell within it. Together with their guide to the underworld multiplane, a sardonic thousand-year-old demon named Courtney, they’ll face zombie mascots, demonic game show hosts, sleep-sucking witches and the scariest thing of all: their first crushes!

June 16: Karma’s World Music Videos Volume 2
Step into Karma’s musical world as she rocks the mic – and her curls – for this fun and funky playlist packed with rhymes and the power of positivity!

June 22: The Hidden Lives of Pets
Bow wows and purr-fect pets! Meet amazing creatures from around the world and dig into the latest science on our animal friends’ senses and skills.

June 24: Angry Birds: Summer Madness Season 2
Watch out for these birds! Teen campers Red, Chuck, Bomb and Stella are having a wild summer at Camp Splinterwood.

June 24: Man vs. Bee
Renowned actor and comedian Rowan Atkinson plays a new character in this riotous comedy. When lovable, but bumbling, dad Trevor lands a new job as a housesitter, his first assignment is a luxurious mansion filled with priceless artwork, classic cars and an adorable dog called Cupcake. But when a bee lands on the scene, can Trevor keep everything under control, or will their raucous rivalry just lead to increasingly disastrous consequences? And what irreparable damage will be done in the process? See the chaos unfold in this watch-together zippy comedy series of short-sized episodes.

June 27: Chip and Potato: Chip’s Holiday
Falling coconuts are putting a damper on Chip and Potato’s pugtastic vacation! With the help of a friendly tamarin and a new friend, they hatch a plan to get a puggy good sleep.

June 30: Sharkdog Season 2
Adventurous kid Max and his half shark, half dog forever friend, Sharkdog, make waves with quick laughs and lighthearted lessons in this cute series.

July 7: Karma’s World Season 3
Karma’s World follows Karma Grant, an aspiring musical artist and rapper with big talent and an even bigger heart. Smart, resilient, and deeply empathetic, Karma pours her soul into songwriting, channeling her feelings into whip-smart rhymes with passion, courage and her signature brand of humor. In this series, Karma is only beginning to grasp the incredible emotional power that words and music can have. She doesn’t just want to share her music with the world…she wants to change the world with it!

July 8: The Sea Beast
In an era when terrifying beasts roamed the seas, monster hunters were celebrated heroes – and none were more beloved than the great Jacob Holland.  But when young Maisie Brumble stows away on his fabled ship, he’s saddled with an unexpected ally.  Together they embark on an epic journey into uncharted waters and make history.  From Academy Award winning filmmaker Chris Williams (Moana, Big Hero Six, Bolt), The Sea Beast takes us to where the map ends, and the true adventure begins.

July 14: Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight
Jack Black returns to KUNG FU PANDA in the new series KUNG FU PANDA: THE DRAGON KNIGHT. When a mysterious pair of weasels set their sights on a collection of four powerful weapons, Po must leave his home to embark on a globe-trotting quest for redemption and justice that finds him partnered up with a no-nonsense English knight named Wandering Blade voiced by Rita Ora. Together, these two mismatched warriors set out on an epic adventure to find the magical weapons first and save the world from destruction — and they may even learn a thing or two from each other along the way.

July 18: My Little Pony: A New Generation: Sing-Along
A young pony makes a herd of new friends on a quest to bring magic back to her world in this sing-along version of “My Little Pony: A New Generation.”

July 18: Storybots: Laugh, Learn, Sing: Collection 2: Learn to Read
Follow StoryBot pals Beep, Boop, Bing, Bang and Bo through three volumes of snack-sized early reading lessons set to a soundtrack of catchy tunes!

July 21: Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous Season 5
Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous follows a group of six teenagers chosen for a once-in-a-lifetime experience at a new adventure camp on the opposite side of Isla Nublar. But when dinosaurs wreak havoc across the island, the campers are stranded. Unable to reach the outside world, they’ll need to go from strangers to friends to family if they’re going to survive.

July 22: Blown Away Season 3
This ground-breaking competition series returns as ten glass artists from around the world gather in North America’s largest hot shop to push themselves to creative extremes in the quest to be named Best In Glass. In each episode the glassblowers must impress a panel of art experts or risk being eliminated. At stake is a life-changing prize that will send their careers to new heights. Hosted by Nick Uhas, with resident evaluator and glass master Katherine Gray.

July 25: Gabby’s Dollhouse Season 5
This colorful series set in a fantastical dollhouse of delightful mini-worlds and irresistible kitty characters returns for a new season.

July 26: Street Food: USA
Embark on a cultural journey into street food across America. After previous seasons shot in Asia and Latin America, the series travels to the U.S. to visit Los Angeles, Portland, New York, New Orleans, Miami, and Oahu. Along the way, we’ll discover the stories of the people who create flavorful, unforgettable dishes.

July 27: Dream Home Makeover Season 3
Syd and Shea McGee started documenting their signature rustic interior design style and home renovations on Instagram back in 2010 and grew their social media presence into a thriving design business – Studio McGee. They currently employ a team of 70 in both their interior design and e-commerce legs of their business and have clients around the world. Dream Home Makeover melds together the personal side of the McGee’s, what it’s like to raise their two daughters and build their own dream home, along with the day to day of running a successful business. Each episode features one home design project that ranges from budget-friendly living room upgrades to full home renovations where money isn’t an object – the perfect aspirational design series with relatable tips for viewers looking to bring beauty into their own abodes through the journey of this talented husband-and-wife duo.

July 28: Oggy and the Cockroaches: Next Generation
Oggy has the daughter of his Indian-elephant friends around for vacation: Piya, 7 years old. It’s a dream come true for the roaches, who see Piya as a new way of ruining Oggy’s life. Tender-hearted, happy-go-lucky, and full of energy, the young elephant will completely derail Oggy’s daily grind, and the blue cat will have to learn how to be a surrogate parent while also getting the roaches out of his way.

July 29: Rebel Cheer Squad: A Get Even Series
A trio of cheerleaders at a posh private school revive their former classmates’ anti-bullying club and team up to fight injustice in this teen thriller.

August 4: Super Giant Robot Brothers
This action-comedy animated series in partnership with Reel FX Originals, from creators Victor Maldonado and Alfredo Torres (Love, Death, and Robots, Trollhunters) follows two giant robots who discover they are brothers, as they help defend Earth from the forces of intergalactic evil.

August 5: Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie
In Nickelodeon’s Rise of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie, the Ninja Turtles are faced with their greatest challenge yet when a mysterious stranger arrives from the future with a dire warning. Leo is forced to rise and lead his brothers, Raph, Donnie, and Mikey in a fight to save the world from a terrifying alien species…the Krang!

August 10: Locke & Key Season 3
After their father is murdered, the three Locke siblings and their mother move into their deserted ancestral home and discover a set of magical keys that bend the rules of reality — and a demon who will stop at nothing to steal them.

August 12: 13: The Musical
After his parents’ divorce, Evan Goldman (Eli Golden) moves from NYC to small-town Indiana. As his 13th birthday nears, he must master the complex social circles of his new school and win friends by turning his Bar Mitzvah into the coolest party ever.

August 19: The Cuphead Show! More Episodes Coming
Based on the award-winning video game that smashed onto the scene with a gorgeous retro animation style, THE CUPHEAD SHOW! is a character-driven comedy series following the unique misadventures of loveable, impulsive scamp Cuphead and his cautious but easily swayed brother Mugman. As the two scour their surreal homeworld of the Inkwell Isles in search of fun and adventure, they always have each other’s back. Unless there’s only one cookie left, in which case it’s every cup for himself. THE CUPHEAD SHOW! combines nostalgic delights, side-splitting gags, and a healthy dose of the heebie jeebies—especially when a ridiculously weird nemesis, The Devil himself, arrives on the scene to toy with our heroes.

August 24: Lost Ollie
Lost Ollie is an epic adventure about a lost toy who braves the many dangers of childhood as he searches the countryside to reunite with the boy who lost him; and the story of the boy who lost more than a best friend. It’s a heartwarming tale for the child in us all, remembering those special souls that we’ve lost but who forever changed our lives

September 2: Ivy & Bean
Ivy and Bean never expected to be friends. Ivy is quiet, thoughtful and observant. Bean is playful, exuberant and fearless. However, sometimes an adventure reveals that opposites can become the best of friends.

New Episodes, Series, and Movies

On Netflix This Summer:


Big Tree City
Welcome to BIG TREE CITY… a teeming metropolis of woodland animals, who live in HUGE, SKY-SCRAPING TREES like they’re apartment blocks… and whose exciting, cosmopolitan lives would give your average Londoner a run for their money. From tail grooming salons, to back scratchers and scent messaging translators, every busy modern day animal life needs are catered for.

The Creature Cases Season 2
Special agents Sam and Kit hop the globe with their sleuthing skills, science facts and cool gadgets to solve the animal kingdom’s many mysteries

Deepa & Anoop
Seven-year-old Deepa and her best friend Anoop (a half-ton color-changing baby elephant) are the self-appointed “concierges of fun” bringing their big ideas to life, making everything bigger, grander, and more wonderful for the guests at her family run bed & breakfast.  Like a modern-day Lucy and Ethel, Deepa and Anoop can cook up a scheme to improve any situation… even where a problem never existed in the first place!  Because when your heart is in the right place, you’ll stop at nothing to make sure everyone’s day is better.

Go, Dog, Go! Season 3
A read-aloud classic about pups on the go comes to life in this preschool-friendly series with smart, witty humor that’s fun for the whole pack!

Mighty Express Season 7
Full steam ahead with Freight Nate, Farmer Faye, Flicker and all the Mighty Express trains for adventure on the tracks.

Mighty Express Short Tracks
Full steam ahead with Freight Nate, Farmer Faye, Flicker and all the Mighty Express trains for adventure on the tracks.

Team Zenko Go Season 2
Niah, Ari, Ellie and Jax are members of Team Zenko Go, a secret squad of stealthy do-gooders who harness the art of distraction to perform anonymous acts of kindness for the unknowing residents of Harmony Harbor. These four kids have been taught by their mentor, Auntie Yuki, a special set of skills that allow them to do good deeds (or Zenkos) for others, making their town the happiest in the world. Like Auntie Yuki says “when we help people without them knowing, they start to think that the world is just a nicer place.”


Angry Birds: Summer Madness Season 3

Gymnastics Academy: A Second Chance!
Kyra Berry, a 14 year old USA gymnast arrives in Australia to try and win a scholarship at an elite Gymnastics Academy. It’s a second chance but also her last.

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Season 3
Mighty teen Adam and his heroic squad of misfits discover the legendary power of Grayskull – and their destiny to defend Eternia from sinister Skeletor.

Instant Dream Home
Hosted by Danielle Brooks, Instant Dream Home is part home renovation show and part heist movie! A group of families are in for the surprise of their lives, with their homes about to be totally transformed and radically improved from ho-hum to OMG…in just one day!

Samurai Rabbit Season 2
Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles  follows the teenage rabbit,  Samurai Yuichi, descendent of the great warrior Miyamoto Usagi, on his epic quest to become a true samurai. But he isn’t alone! He leads a ragtag team of misfit heroes – including a roguish bounty hunter, a cunning ninja, an acrobatic pickpocket and a faithful pet lizard – as he battles depth-charging moles, metal-tipped winged bats, and monsters from another dimension, all in the pursuit to become the best samurai Usagi!

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Danielle Solzman is native of Louisville, KY, and holds a BA in Public Relations from Northern Kentucky University and a MA in Media Communications from Webster University. She roots for her beloved Kentucky Wildcats, St. Louis Cardinals, Indianapolis Colts, and Boston Celtics. Living less than a mile away from Wrigley Field in Chicago, she is an active reader (sports/entertainment/history/biographies/select fiction) and involved with the Chicago improv scene. She also sees many movies and reviews them. She has previously written for Redbird Rants, Wildcat Blue Nation, and Hidden Remote/Flicksided. From April 2016 through May 2017, her film reviews can be found on Creators.