The Netflix hot list: From The Crown season 4 to The End of the F***ing World season 2 - what to watch in November 2020

What’s on Netflix in November? The return of The Crown and a whole host of brand new Christmas films are just some of the TV and movie highlights coming to Netflix this month.

By Sophia Moir Published: 26 October 2020 - 4.40pm
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Netflix is home to thousands of TV shows and movies, including award-winning dramas, binge-worthy documentaries and original movies.

But if you're up to date with your Netflix watchlist, November is the perfect time to get your teeth into something new.

So what’s new on Netflix UK this month? There’s a brand new series of period drama The Crown as well as the second season of The End of the F***ing World this month.

It’s also a bumper month for Netflix Original films, with a whole host of Christmas movies launching on the service, including The Christmas Chronicles 2, The Princess Switch: Switched Again and Operation Christmas Drop.

We list the best of what’s coming up this month in our must-watch Netflix TV guide.

Plus, don’t miss what’s on Amazon Prime Video, NOW TV and Sky Cinema this month.

The End of the F***ing World season 2

The second series of the Bafta-winning darkly comic drama series launches on Netflix, re-joining the story two years after the tragic events on the beach in the season 1 finale.

Naomi Ackie joins the cast as Bonnie, a new character with a troubled past and a “mysterious connection” to Alyssa (Jessica Barden).

The End of the F***ing World season 2 is available to watch from Wednesday, November 4 on Netflix.

Season 1 is available to watch now on Netflix. Both seasons are also currently available on All4.

Operation Christmas Drop (film)

Netflix's new festive film Operation Christmas Drop is based on the US Air Force's real-life Christmas tradition of the same name that started in 1952.

The film follows a by-the-book political aide (Kat Graham) who falls for a big-hearted Air Force pilot (Alexander Ludwig) while looking to shut down his tropical base.

Operation Christmas Drop premieres Thursday, November 5 on Netflix.

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (film)

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey is a musical adventure set in the gloriously vibrant town of Cobbleton, which follows legendary toymaker Jeronicus Jangle (Oscar-winner Forest Whitaker) whose fanciful inventions burst with whimsy and wonder. 

But when his trusted apprentice (Keegan-Michael Key) steals his most prized creation, it’s up to his equally bright and inventive granddaughter - and a long-forgotten invention - to heal old wounds and reawaken the magic within. 

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey premieres Friday, November 13 on Netflix.

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The Crown season 4

The Crown season 4 sees Queen Elizabeth II (Olivia Colman) and her family preoccupied with safeguarding the line of succession by securing a bride for Prince Charles (Josh O’Connor). 

The series then follows Charles' romance with a young Lady Diana Spencer (Emma Corrin), before the introduction of Britain's first female Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher (Gillian Anderson).

The Crown season 4 premieres Sunday, November 15 on Netflix.

Seasons 1-3 are available to watch now.

The Princess Switch: Switched Again (film)

Vanessa Hudgens is back in the sequel to 2018 festive film The Princess Switch, but this time there's a third lookalike in town.

When Duchess Margaret unexpectedly inherits the throne and hits a rough patch with Kevin, it's up to her double Stacy to save the day before the new lookalike foils their plans.

The Princess Switch: Switched Again premieres Thursday, November 19 on Netflix.

The Princess Switch is available to watch now.

Shawn Mendes: In Wonder 

Over the course of a world tour, this unguarded documentary follows singer Shawn Mendes as he opens up about his stardom, relationships and musical future.

Expect Mendes' girlfriend Camila Cabello to feature too, as he opens up about his feelings for her in the documentary.

Shawn Mendes: In Wonder premieres Monday, November 23 on Netflix.

The Christmas Chronicles 2 (film)

The sequel to Netflix's 2018 festive family film sees Kate Pierce unexpectedly reunited with Santa Claus when a mysterious troublemaker threatens to cancel Christmas.

The Christmas Chronicles 2 features real-life Hollywood couple Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn as Santa and Mrs Claus.

The Christmas Chronicles 2 premieres Wednesday, November 25 on Netflix.

The Christmas Chronicles is available to watch now.