Stranger Things


Netflix inks overall deal with ‘Stranger Things’ creators, greenlights season four

Netflix has renewed Stranger Things for a fourth season, while striking a film and series overall deal with creators and showrunners The Duffer Brothers. Matt and Ross Duffer, whose homage to 1980s genre films has become one of Netflix’s most successful Originals to date, have signed a multi-year pact with the streaming giant. Season three […]

Netflix shares dive 12% after big subscription miss

Netflix shares have slumped by more than 12% after the world’s biggest streamer revealed a big miss in its predicted subscriber growth and a loss of 130,000 customers in the US. The second quarter results proved grim reading for the streaming giant, which has been increasing prices over the past six months including hikes of […]

Netflix in ratings record with ‘Stranger Things’ S3

The latest season of Netflix’s supernatural thriller Stranger Things has broken the company’s viewing records. The third season of the company’s flagship show was watched by 40.7 million households worldwide in its first four days following its launch on July 4. Netflix confirmed via Twitter that this was “more than any other film or series” […]

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 […]

Parrot & Guinness World Records name most ‘in-demand’ shows in the world

Parrot Analytics, the big data TV analytics firm, has partnered with Guinness World Records (GWR) to identify the most in-demand TV series and digital series in the world, across 2017. Using Parrot’s global, real-time platform, the analytics company along with GWR revealed that HBO’s Game of Thrones was the most ‘in-demand’ series in the world […]

Parrot Analytics: 49% of US consumers unwilling to pay for any SVOD services

Nearly half of US consumers are unwilling to pay for even one streaming on-demand service, according to Parrot Analytics’ Global Television Demand Report. The report, which focuses on the first financial quarter of 2018 and studied ten global territories, found that US consumers were least likely to sign up to SVOD services among the regions. The […]

In-demand: Greece (April 24-30, 2018)

New season starters are high priority for Greek audiences this week, as titles to have started, or set to start, a new season dominate the country’s digitals list. The Sense8 finale is set to arrive June 8 on Netflix and comes second in the Greek digitals list. It is topped by the ever-popular Stranger Things, […]

Adapting audio: Why podcasts are making it big in TV

A string of networks from HBO to Amazon have adapted podcasts for the small screen, with many more set to come. Kaltrina Bylykbashi speaks to television producers and pod creators on what makes the platform so compelling. Since Serial launched in 2014, showing the potential of podcasts to engage mass audiences, there has been a […]

In-demand chart: Finland (March 26-April 1, 2018)

Digital newbies make an impact in Finland this week, as new episodes of Santa Clarita Diet, Voltron: Legendary Defender and Marvel’s Jessica Jones arrive on the top lists. For the top ten digital originals list, Netflix had three titles with new episodes including Santa Clarita Diet, Voltron and Jessica Jones, making them the fifth, sixth […]

In-demand chart: France (March 12-18, 2018)

The new season of Marvel’s Jessica Jones fails to top the lists in France as commonly demanded titles Stranger Things and The Walking Dead lead the pack. Despite a wealth of promotion and a second season launch on March 8, Marvel’s Jessica Jones only reached second place in France’s digital originals demand chart, which was […]

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