The OA

Netflix cancels ‘The OA’ after two seasons

Netflix has pulled the plug on sci-fi thriller The OA after two seasons.  Cindy Holland, head of originals at the streaming giant, confirmed the cancellation in a statement released today (5 August): “We are incredibly proud of the 16 mesmerizing chapters of The OA, and are grateful to Brit and Zal for sharing their audacious vision and […]

Grand Tour pushes Netflix from global demand top spot

A non-Netflix show – The Grand Tour – was the most popular digital title in terms of demand globally for the first time in the quarter to March, according to the latest Global On Demand Report from Parrot Analytics. Parrot Analytics analysed the demand for 30 recent popular US digital titles across ten markets, based […]

In-demand chart: Turkey (February 12-17, 2017)

Our latest chart proves one thing: linear TV drives demand in Turkey. While the average demand expression in many territories sees similar levels between linear and digital originals, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones and local series such as İçerde are far more in demand that anything Netflix and Amazon can muster. Not one digitally-produced […]

In-demand chart: Germany (January 29-February 4, 2017)

Amazon is successfully taking on Netflix in Germany, Europe’s largest TV territory, with the overall most in-demand digital original, and another in the top five. Reflecting a wider trend, Amazon Prime Video has challenged Netflix with two titles in the top five digital originals in Germany: The Grand Tour in first place and The Man […]

In-demand chart: UK (January 15-21, 2017)

Following a surprisingly inauspicious start, The Grand Tour is now motoring ahead of the competition. The big budget Amazon Prime Video car series leads both the latest digital and overall demand charts in the UK, our latest report shows. In the overall chart, the Jeremy Clarkson-fronted digital original took more than nine million average demand expressions, […]

Netflix ‘more indispensable’ than US networks

Netflix is the TV brand that US viewers would be most reluctant to give up, ahead of any linear TV brand, according to new research. Hub Entertainment Research’s new ‘Branding of TV’ report claimed “Netflix has become indispensable to many TV consumers”. When asked which TV sources they would keep if they could have only […]

Netflix eyes Italy, Spain launches

Netflix will launch in Italy later this year, according to TBI sources, while a local report is claiming a Spanish debut will come around the same time. The streaming service has committed to launching its platform globally within the next two years, and Iberia and Italy look set to make up a new round of debuts. […]