Cindy Holland

Netflix confirms British Crown original

Netflix has confirmed the widely-expected announcement of its first UK original, British royal family drama The Crown. News of the project, which has a budget of around $100 million, first broke in May this year. Netflix has remained silent into now. The streaming service has confirmed a 10-part series will debut on Netflix in 2016. […]

Netflix to leave Hemlock Grove

Netflix is to end horror drama Hemlock Grove after its third season. The streaming service has unveiled a third season of the show, which will comprise 10 episodes and debut in 2015. This will be the Gaumont International Television-produced show’s last, Netflix’s VP, original programming Cindy Holland confirmed. “We, along with the fans, are looking […]

Netflix orders dinosaur/trucks kids series

Netflix has ordered a new original kids series, Dinotrux. The show will be made for the streaming service by DreamWorks as part of an ongoing programming deal between the pair. Dinotrux will feature half-dinosaur half-truck characters, uniting two popular themes in boy-skewed kids TV. The series is based on the eponymous Chris Gall book series. […]

Netflix steals Dragons from Cartoon Network

Streaming service Netflix is to become the exclusive home to animated kids series Dreamworks Dragons in 2015. Netflix will replace Cartoon Network as the show’s exclusive home in the US, having tied up an all-territory deal. New seasons of the show, based on the How to Train Your Dragon movie franchise, will begin on the […]

Netflix orders trio of DreamWorks originals

Netflix has ordered three new kids series from DreamWorks Animation as part of the ongoing programming deal between the streaming service and kids studio. The lemur character from DreamWorks animated feature Madagascar will get his own series, King Julien, and there will also be a Puss in Boots series based on the classic story and […]

Breaking Bad spin-off Saul scores Netflix streaming deal

Episodes of the hotly-anticipated Breaking Bad spin-off Better Call Saul will launch on Netflix in Europe and Latin America soon after their debut on AMC in the US. The Sony Pictures Television-produced series, which will follow Bob Odenkirk as crooked lawyer Saul Goodman in the years before his appearances before Breaking Bad, launches next year. […]

Netflix gives The Killing another life

US streaming service Netflix has resurrected the US version of The Killing for a fourth and final season. The order is for six episodes of the crime drama, which will launch on the platform next year. Previous broadcaster AMC cancelled the show after its second season before giving it another run, but cancelled it for […]

Netflix orders original drama series from Sony

Netflix’s has ordered another original drama, this time from the creators of Glenn Close legal drama Damages. Sony Pictures Television will produce the as yet untitled show from Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler (aka KZK), which will follow a group of siblings whose secrets are revealed when their black sheep brother returns […]

Netflix gives Orange 2 the greenlight

Streaming service Netflix has given the go-ahead to a second season of Orange is the New Black, the Jenji Kohan-created series about a female Brooklynite imprisoned for drugs offences. The first season of the show is set to launch across all territories where Netflix operates – the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Latin America and […]