As an entrepreneur, what are the programmes that you should be watching right now on Netflix? Sure, there’s It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, but there’s also Business stories, food challenges, and architecture… Maddyness has selected inspiring shows available on Netflix right now that are worth a watch and will broaden your knowledge horizon and help you escape from the current health crisis.
Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker
This extraordinary TV show traces the inspiring story of successful African American entrepreneur Madam C.J. Walker who built a haircare empire that saw her become America’s first female self-made millionaire.
Jimmy Carr: Funny Business
British comedian Jimmy Carr tells jokes and unleashes his deadpan delivery and wickedly funny one-liners to a sold-out audience at the UK’s Hammersmith Apollo.
A social experiment in which 100 individuals are part of interactive experiments exploring sexuality, happiness, torture and many other aspects of human nature.
A Netflix original television series telling the stories of corporate corruption, security fraud and creative accounting. The show’s executive producers include Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney.
This decadent TV show is about the legalisation of cannabis. Joseph, a failed entrepreneur, decides to change his ways, and with the help of his family and friends transforms his father’s kosher butcher shop into the first marijuana coffeeshop in France.
This 4 part series reveals how influencer hype and scarcity marketing create conditions in which counterfeit makeup thrives, teens get addicted to vapes, disposable furniture kills, and corporations thrive on single use plastics.
BAFTA and Oscar Best Documentary winner, American Factory takes place in post-industrial Ohio, where a Chinese billionaire opens a factory in an abandoned General Motors plant, hiring two thousand Americans. The early days of hope and optimism are quickly forgotten as high-tech China clashes with working-class middle America.
The Great Hack
This BAFTA-nominated documentary details the Cambridge Analytica scandal and subsequent investigations seen through the eyes of those involved, notably Prof. David Carroll keynote speaker at Maddy Keynote 2020.
The Mind, Explained
Ever wonder what’s happening inside your head? From dreams to anxiety, The Mind, Explained looks at how your brain works in this illuminating series.
Abstract, The Art of Design
This documentary looks beyond blueprints and computers into the art and science of design, showcasing great designers from every discipline whose work shapes our world. If you like Nike Air Huaraches, the episode with Tinker Hatfield is a must.
The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes
This series of inspiring homes will blow your mind as it celebrates extraordinary residential architecture from around the world with insight from an accomplished architect and his enthusiastic co-host.
Next in Fashion
This challenge invites 18 talented fashion designers to compete for a $250,000 prize and the opportunity to launch a clothing line with Net-a-Porter.
the goop Lab
Leading with curiosity, goop founder Gwyneth Paltrow and her team look at psychedelics, mental health and other challenging wellness and lifestyle topics.
Million Pound Menu
Initially launched on the BBC, Million Pound Menu is hosted by Fred Sirieix who oversees a battle for investment between restaurant ideas, with participants trying to convince a jury that their new restaurant ideas could be the next big thing.
Street Food: Asia
This show explores the rich culture of street food and tempting dishes in some of the world’s most colourful cities.