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In-demand chart: Spain (November 6-12, 2017)

Stranger Things dominates Spain’s charts as the global hit continues its success into season two, but the country is unique for its love of local-language originals. Three weeks after its second season release on Netflix, Stranger Things generated almost seven times more average demand expressions than the runner up Narcos in the top ten digital […]

Captive audience: the Spanish SVOD boom

Spain’s drama production sector is moving swiftly towards international television’s top tier, fuelled by the SVOD global boom. Emiliano de Pablos reports. Not so long ago, Spain’s TV drama production sector was completely driven by free-to-air TV broadcasters Mediaset España, Atresmedia and state-owned TVE. However, weighty new players, led by telco giant Telefonica’s  pay TV […]

Netflix claims $1.75bn Europe spend

Netflix has launched a European charm offensive, claiming a to-date spend of US$1.75 billion in the continent and announcing it is coproducing three more dramas there. The US-based SVOD service has been criticised for under-investing in Europe, and last year the European Commission unveiled plans that would require it and other streaming services to source […]