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In-demand: Argentina (November 7-13, 2018)

Stranger Things was highly demanded in Argentina this past week, despite the fact that the title has not released new episodes since 2017. The supernatural thriller beat more recently released titles such as Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, The Haunting of Hill House and House of Cards to the top spot in Parrot Analytics digital originals demand list, which […]

Netflix orders WWII animated drama from A+E, Unique Features

Netflix has ordered World War II animated drama series The Liberator, produced by A+E Studios and Unique Features in partnership with Atlanta-based animation studio School of Humans. The Liberator explores the battlefield odyssey of maverick US Army officer Felix Sparks and his infantry unit as they fought for over 500 days to liberate Europe during WWII. […]

Report: Netflix experimenting with lower-priced options in Asia

Netflix is reportedly testing a cut-price mobile-only subscription offering in Malaysia in an apparent bid to open up the service to more users in this market. According to a Reuters report, Netflix’s mobile plan is priced at MYR 17 (€3.59) per month, compared to MYR 33 for its basic plan in the country. “We are […]

Sky Germany adds Netflix to Sky Q offering

Sky Deutschland will add Netflix to its Sky Q offering tomorrow as part of a new Entertainment Plus package, with Netflix recommendations and search integrated as part of the Sky Q experience. The new package, which will be available to Sky subscribers in Germany and Austria, will combine Sky original productions, international series, Sky box […]

Netflix now available on LG U+ set-top boxes in South Korea

Netflix is set to launch on IPTV set-top boxes in South Korea for the first time after the SVOD giant stuck a deal with local telecoms operator LG U+. The deal will give viewers access to Netflix on the U+tv set-top box from November 16, with LG U+ customers able to access the service through […]

Netflix’s Sky drama hire points to a major UK strategy shift

Sky drama boss Anne Mensah’s appointment at Netflix has been hailed by the British production community as a major coup that could see commissioning power shift in the UK’s favour alongside more talent deals. After being linked to the sought-after UK scripted role at Netflix since early this year, the streaming giant revealed Mensah’s appointment […]

Netflix strikes overall deal with Sharp Objects creator

Netflix has entered a multi-year overall deal with Marti Noxon, the Emmy-winning creator of critically acclaimed series Sharp Objects, Dietland and UnREAL. Noxon will produce all projects for Netflix through her production company Tiny Pyro and also bring in Maria Grasso, president of Tiny Pyro. Through the pact, Netflix will additionally have a first-look option on […]

Sky drama head moves to Netflix

Sky UK’s head of drama Anne Mensah is to exit the company for Netflix and will be succeeded by her deputy Cameron Roach. Mensah will join Netflix as VP of content where she will lead the scripted series content team focused on UK productions, Netflix has confirmed. Based in London, she will oversee the team that […]

Netflix: Disney+ will be a “formidable” partner

Netflix boss Reed Hastings has said that Disney’s SVOD service will be a “formidable” partner for the streaming giant when it launches next year. The exec told the BBC that Disney+, which was unveiled last week by CEO Bob Iger, has got “so much content [like] Star Wars and Marvel, they’ll be a great competitor. […]

Netflix goes up against BBC with Attenborough-narrated series

Sir David Attenborough is embarking on his first Netflix original. The British presenter, who has historically worked with the BBC, is to narrate forthcoming Netflix doc series Our Planet, the long-simmering series from Planet Earth and Blue Planet director Alastair Fothergill’s Silverback Films, in collaboration with the WWF. The project was first announced in 2015 […]

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