‘The Kominsky Method’
Starts streaming: Nov. 16
From the mind of the veteran sitcom producer Chuck Lorre (best-known for “The Big Bang Theory” and “Mom”) comes a new comedy starring Michael Douglas as the fading minor Hollywood star Sandy Kominsky, now peddling his services as an acting coach. Alan Arkin plays his long-suffering agent and closest pal, while Nancy Travis is one of Sandy’s late-middle-aged students, looking to try something new after her personal life takes a rough turn. Expect some knowing jokes here about fame and acting from a cast and crew of old pros.
Starts streaming: Nov. 16
The first two seasons of “Narcos” told the story of how the D.E.A. helped bring down the Columbian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar. The third season covered the aftermath of Escobar’s death and the rise and fall of the Cali Cartel. In Season 4, the story line will jump back a decade, from the 1990s to the ’80s, and shift to Mexico with a new cast of characters. The real-life Guadalajara Cartel leader Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo (played by Diego Luna) and the dogged DEA agent Kiki Camarena (Michael Peña) will form the core of this revamped “Narcos.”
‘Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Gauntlet’
Starts streaming: Nov. 22
The second season of Netflix’s “3000” revival offers something a little different for longtime fans, as the imprisoned wiseacre, Jonah, and his robot friends are forced to watch six bad movies consecutively, with no breaks. (As always, the names of these gloriously terrible films will be withheld until the new season debuts.) The series’s original creator, Joel Hodgson, is back onboard as the head writer and producer. After a creatively and critically successful first run on Netflix, Hodgson is now playing around with the concept of binge-watching, telling one season-long story while retaining the show’s usual format, in which quipsters make fun of trash cinema.
Also of interest: “Follow This” Part 3 (Nov. 1), “Shameless” Season 8 (Nov. 6), “Riverdale” Season 3 (Nov. 8), “The Sinner” Season 2 (Nov. 9), “Super Drags” (Nov. 9), “Westside” (Nov. 9), “Warrior” (Nov. 13), “She-Ra and the Princesses of Power” (Nov. 16), “The Last Kingdom” Season 3 (Nov. 19), “The Final Table” (Nov. 20), “Motown Magic” (Nov. 20), “Greenleaf” Season 3 (Nov. 22), “Frontier” Season 3 (Nov. 23), “Fugitiva” (Nov. 23), “Sick Note” (Nov. 23), “1983” (Nov. 30), “Baby” (Nov. 30), “Death By Magic” (Nov. 30), “F Is for Family” Season 3 (Nov. 30) and “Vikings” Season 5 (Nov. 30).
‘John Leguizamo’s Latin History for Morons’
Starts streaming: Nov. 5
Recently seen on Broadway, the Tony-nominated “Latin History for Morons” features the actor and playwright John Leguizamo’s return to the stage, where he started doing stand-up comedy and one-man shows in the 1980s. Unlike his autobiographical theater-pieces “Freak” and “Ghetto Klown,” this latest show presents a broad view of world history, correcting misperceptions and telling lesser-known stories about the contributions of Latin Americans to social progress.