Prison Break


Netflix reveals viewers’ ‘first binges’

Netflix data has revealed the top ten titles most likely to first get viewers to binge on the platform. Netflix defines a binge as completing at least one season of a show within seven days of starting. Analysis focused on members who joined in the past five years. The top three consisted of Breaking Bad, […]

In-demand in 2017: Game of Thrones reigns supreme

HBO’s Game of Thrones (GOT) reigned supreme as the most in-demand show across of 2017, Parrot Analytics data shows. The stats, which look at expressions of demand for shows across the UK, Germany, France, Italy and the US, reveals that GOT was the most in-demand overall show in all the territories bar the US. GOT […]

Prison sells

Prisons have long been a source of fascination for TV producers – as illustrated by series such as British sitcom Porridge, Australian soap Prisoner Cell Block H and HBO limited series Oz. Right now, though, there are more outstanding prison-themed shows than ever, across both scripted and factual television, reports Andy Fry. Prison might not […]

Netflix reveals how quickly it hooks viewers

Streaming service Netflix claims to know exactly when its customers around the world become ‘hooked’ to its programmes. The SVOD platform has continued research it began last year by adding 30 more series that have been viewed across six territories to the 20 series in 16 countries studied last year. The new stats show Stranger […]

In-demand charts: Netherlands (July 24-30, 2016)

The global Pokémon Go craze makes an impression on our charts this week in the Netherlands. The inclusion of Pokémon: the Series in our overall rankings shows how impactful the augmented reality app has been on media consumption trends. However, it is the ever presents – Orange is the New Black and Game of Thrones – […]

Fox hires eOne exec for new European sales role

The distribution arm of Fox has recruited Cristina Sala from Entertainment One to fill a new role overseeing sales to Italy, Switzerland and Greece. Sala will be vice president, sales, for the above mentioned territories, at Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution. Sala will be based in a new Milan office the studio has opened. She […]

Netflix reveals global bingeing habits

Netflix users tend to burn through The Walking Dead and Orange is the New Black, but take their time on House of Cards and Bloodline, according to new data from the SVOD service. Netflix has revealed ‘The Binge Scale’, which it claims shows how customers in more than 190 countries consume more than 100 serialised […]

Global buys 11 new US broadcast series

Canadian broadcaster Global has acquired eleven new season US series, comprising four comedies and two dramas. The deals include taking multicam sitcom Kevin Can Wait, Timeless and The Blacklist: Redemption from Sony Pictures Television; The Good Place and Pure Genius and Chicago Justice from NBCUniversal International Distribution; Man with a Plan (pictured), MacGyver, Bull and […]

Viceland orders first scripted series

Viceland’s Canadian feed has ordered its first scripted series. Nirvanna the Band the Show will comprise one of six new series from Canada that the network, which Vice operates locally with Rogers Media, has commissioned. The others are 16-part doc series Cyberwar, skateboard ten-partner Abandoned, eight-part Dead Set on Life, Indigenous community-themed RISE, and millennials-focused […]

NBC Universo buys The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead will play in the US in Spanish for the first time after NBC Universo acquired the zombie drama. Episodes from season one, two and three will begin airing dubbed in Spanish in early 2016. The Walking Dead has been the highest-rated US television series for the past three years on cable channel […]