Daredevil


Comcast starts Netflix trial on set-top boxes

US pay TV giant Comcast is due to start rolling out a beta version of the Netflix app for its X1 set-top box in the coming days. Comcast and Netflix customers will be able to access the test in the ‘Comcast Labs’ section of the X1, with a formal launch to follow “later this year”. […]

In-demand charts: Italy (June 26-July 2, 2016)

Our latest in-demand chart, this week coming from the southern European country of Italy, throws up familiar results and a couple of surprises. At the top of the rankings, Orange is the New Black and Game of Thrones rule supreme. OITNB edges slightly ahead of animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, which has taken […]

Demanding more from TV

Exclusive data from TBIVision and Parrot Analytics reveals central and eastern Europe’s most in-demand programmes and genres. Jesse Whittock reports. Maniacal politicians, giant fire-breathing dragons, damaged superheroes and drug traffickers are in demand in central and eastern Europe. Parrot Analytics has used its sophisticated software to analyse the demand for television programmes in 16 territories* […]

Netflix preps Daredevil spin-off The Punisher

Netflix will launch a dedicated Punisher series after the vigilante character appeared in another of its Marvel series, Daredevil. Jon Bernthal (The Walking Dead) will star as violent vigilante The Punisher, having already played the role in season two of Daredevil. The streaming service has a long-term programming deal with Marvel Entertainment and has thus […]

Netflix adding 100 hours of HDR content

Netflix will add over 100 hours of high dynamic range (HDR) programming to its service by August, with more than 150 hours slated by the end of the year. Announcing its plans, Netflix said that it plans to grow its catalogue of HDR titles at a similar pace as its catalogue of 4K titles in the […]

Over 30% of US Netflix viewers not paying

A large proportion of US consumers watching content on Netflix are not paying subscribers, using the account of a friend or family member, according to new research. Survata is conducting a 5,000-sample survey of Netflix users, looking at what they are watching, and how they access the service. It found that as of mid-March, 56% […]

SVOD data: Jessica Jones tops High Castle

Netflix action drama Marvel’s Jessica Jones is the most in-demand original streamed series in the UK, according to exclusive new data seen by TBI. Netflix programmes took seven of the top ten spots in the findings, which come from US-based Parrot Analytics, whose demand expressions measurement is a tool that uses a variety of sources […]

Netflix: viewers never hooked by shows’ pilots

Pilot episodes do not immediately hook viewers to a TV show, but taking away ad breaks and linear scheduling fosters repeat viewing, according to Netflix. In new research that analyses its own global streaming data, Netflix said that when consumers can watch an “entire season as they choose, you can see fandom emerge.” By looking […]

Netflix confirms Japan launch date

Daredevil streamer Netflix is due to launch in Japan on September 2, marking its first official steps into the Asian market. The video streaming giant confirmed the launch date to tech site VentureBeat, after revealing earlier this year that it planned to go live in Japan this autumn. Last month Netflix said in its second […]

Netflix scores Telecom Italia carriage

Netflix has secured carriage on Telecom Italia platforms ahead of its launch in Italy this autumn. The deal means Netflix will be offered to internet customers of the Italian mobile and phone group’s set-top box TIMvision. At launch in Italy, Netflix will offer original series such as Daredevil, Sense8, Bloodline, Grace and Frankie, Unbreakable Kimmy […]