Netflix Original series Black Mirror returns for season five soon with the streaming giants giving the new series a release date. Black Mirror fans haven’t been treated to a new season since the end of 2017, although the interactive feature-length hit Bandersnatch was released last year. Here’s when Black Mirror season five will be released and how many episodes Netflix subscribers can expect.
When is Black Mirror season 5 released on Netflix?
Black Mirror season five has been given a release date of Wednesday, June 5, 2019.
Netflix will release all three episodes of the new season at the same time for fans to stream online.
In the , this will be from 8am BST (British Summer Time) on June 5.
Season five will be released at midnight PT (Pacific Time) in California, USA as this is where Netflix’s headquarters are based.Black Mirror season 5: Smithereens (Image: Netflix)
The release date for season five can’t come soon enough for Black Mirror fans who have been waiting since December 2017 for new episodes.
Netflix released all six episodes of the fourth season on December 29 for fans to stream.
The third season was released on October 21, 2016, showing that there’s no yearly pattern to the series release dates, making it hard for fans to predict when a new season will arrive ahead of time.
Black Mirror seasons one and two were released on Channel 4 in 2011 and 2013 respectively in the UK before being picked up by Netflix.Black Mirror season 5: Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too (Image: Netflix)
When season five of Black Mirror is released, fans will have the choice of three new episodes to watch.
The Black Mirror season five episode titles are:
- Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too
- Striking Vipers
The first instalment, Smithereens, stars Sherlock star Andrew Scott and follows a derailed taxi driver whose actions land himself at centre of national news for the day.Black Mirror season 5: Striking Vipers (Image: Netflix)
Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too follows a lonely teenager desperate to connect with her favourite pop star, Ashley O (played by Miley Cyrus).
She does so through a novelty toy released by the singer although there are plenty of dark twists and turns as a result.
Striking Vipers sees Anthony Mackie’s characters reunite with a former high-school contact.
Their rekindled relationship, however, could change the course of their lives forever.
Black Mirror season 5 is available to stream on Netflix from Wednesday, June 5.