Explained: Netflix Release Date

Explained is a documentary series created by Ezra Klein. The series was first released on May 23, 2018, and has an 8.1 rating on IMDb.

Explained is coming out on Netflix on Saturday, July 31, 2021. Let’s take a look at the cast, series plot, reviews and what else is on Netflix. ⬇️

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Explained Netflix Release Date

Explained is coming out on Netflix on July 31, 2021. You can also view all new Netflix releases on Jul. 31, 2021. So, what time can you sit down and start watching Explained?

Netflix Premiere Date July 31, 2021 (US)
Original Release Date May 23, 2018
Where to Watch Netflix
IMDb Website IMDb
Series Genre Documentary
Parental Rating TV-MA

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If you live on the east coast, you can start watching Explained at 3:01 AM (ET), and if you’re on the west coast, the release happens at 12:01 AM (PT). Some Netflix titles are considered original in one country but not in another and may not be available in your region. Below are the start times for United States main time zones.

Eastern (ET) 3:01 AM
Central (CT) 2:01 AM
Mountain (MST) 1:01 AM
Pacific (PT) 12:01 AM

Note: Netflix original movies and TV series are typically released globally at the same time at midnight PT/3:00 AM ET on the day of release.

Explained Cast and Plot

Explained stars Estelle Caswell, Maria Bello, Kristen Bell.

What is Explained about?

A documentary series that looks to explore the big questions of today.

Explained Reviews

Explained has an IMDb rating of 8.1/10 based on 7,308 user votes, and score on Rotten Tomatoes. Please note, these user reviews are accurate at the time of writing. We will continue to updated Explained reviews periodically.

Is Explained a Netflix Original?
Explained is a Netflix Original series released in 2018. Netflix uses the term "original" for movies and shows that are exclusive to its platform. Original can refer to a few things: content that is self-produced, programming licensed exclusively from other studios, or licensed content such a that may air on TV in some markets but stream first on Netflix in other parts of the world.

When did Explained originally come out?
Explained was originally released on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.

Is Explained on Netflix?

What age rating is Explained?
Explained is rated: TV-MA. Intended for adults and may be unsuitable for children under 17. Possibly contains crude indecent language, explicit sexual activity or graphic violence.

Who directed Explained?
Explained was produced by Vox Entertainment, and Vox Media Studios and was initially released on May 23, 2018.

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