When Will ‘iZombie’ Season 3 Be Added To Netflix?

Trisha Faulkner - Author

Mar. 1 2017, Updated 6:53 p.m. ET

With iZombie getting ready to start airing on the CW, it has many fans wondering when Season 3 will be available on Netflix. Considering the fact that the release date for Season 3 got pushed back a bit later than normal, some fans can only assume the Netflix release date for the next season of iZombie is a little unpredictable. Per What’s On Netflix, however, that is not something you have to worry about.


Thanks to a new deal the CW struck with Netflix last year, iZombie Season 3 will be added to Netflix a lot faster than what subscribers would have normally expected. Curious to know more? Keep reading.

A Little Background on The Series

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If you haven’t had the pleasure of watching iZombie before because you aren’t big on zombie shows, iZombie is far from being your traditional zombie show. The series focuses on a girl named Olivia Moore who wakes up as a zombie after going to a boat party. In order to hide the truth, she takes a job at a morgue – convenient considering her diet.

During her new job at the morgue, Olivia discovers an ability she’s obtained. When she eats the brains of a dead person, she obtains their personality – and some of their memories. This ability allows her to help track down criminals and figure out why someone died or who killed them. Basically, it is a comedy zombie-themed crime show.

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Liv – as the main character is affectionately nicknamed – takes on a number of challenges as her friends seem to continue to disappear. With Season 3 of iZombie, the format of the show is different as their current operation came under fire during Season 2. What’s On Netflix speculates this is part of the reason why Season 3 may have had a delayed release date.

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So, When is The Netflix Release Date For Season 3?

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As mentioned previously, all three seasons of iZombie have been released at different times on the CW. This, for understandable reasons, might make some Netflix subscribers assume it could be a little hard to figure out exactly when Season 3 is going to be released. Fortunately, the deal Netflix has with the CW makes it incredibly easy to predict when the next season of a CW series – such as Season 3 of iZombie– is going to be added to the streaming library.

Season 1 of iZombie aired on the network in March of 2015, Season 2 aired in October of 2015, and Season 3 is scheduled to start on April 4. In the deal that the CW struck with Netflix during the middle of last year, a season of a series from the network is added to the Netflix library one to two weeks after the finale airs on television.


Season 3 of iZombie has been confirmed to be 13 episodes long. This means the finale for Season 3 should happen around the end of June. This means fans of iZombie can expect the Netflix release date of Season 3 to be during the first or second week of July.


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