The complete Gilmore Girls series will be available for streaming on Netflix Instant Watch beginning Oct.1, but there are also plenty of other shows and movies coming to Netflix in October.

Gilmore Girls, starring Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel, ran for seven seasons on The WB and The CW from 2000-2007, and the beloved mother-daughter show also featured Melissa McCarthy (pre-Bridesmaids fame) and The Good Wife's Matt Czuchry.

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In other TV news, fans of The CW’s The Originals and The Vampire Diaries will be able to get caught up before the shows’ season premieres. Season 1 of The Originals will be available for streaming on Oct. 3, with Season 2 premiering on The CW Oct. 6, while Season 5 of The Vampire Diaries will be available on Netflix Oct. 2, the same day as the Season 6 premiere. Reign’s first season will also be available for streaming Oct. 2, and the show’s second season will premiere on that date as well. Arrow Season 2 will similarly premiere on Netflix Instant Watch on the same day of the Season 3 premiere (Oct. 3), The CW’s The 100 and Supernatural will also arrive to Instant Watch on the same day new episodes will return – Oct. 22 and Oct. 7, respectively. The Carrie Diaries’ second season and The Tomorrow People’s only season will also be added to Netflix in October, as will Hart Of Dixie’s third season, though the show won’t return with new episodes until midseason.


Audiences eager for The Hunger Games: Mokingjay – Part 1 can prepare themselves by watching The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, which will hit Netflix Instant Watch on Oct. 22. A handful of Oscar nominees and winners will also be made available for streaming throughout the month of October – Kramer vs. Kramer, Rain Man and Django Unchained will all be added to Instant Watch.

The video streaming site will also add a few low-budget, recently released indies to their Instant Watch line-up, including In A World and Liberal Arts.

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