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BBC, HBO co-produce drama from Baby Reindeer’s Gadd

Tthe BBC and HBO are co-producing the a drama series from creator and executive producer Richard Gadd, on the heels of his surprise breakout hit, Baby Reindeer, which he wrote and starred in. The new series, with the working title of Lions, sees Niall’s estranged brother Ruben arrive at his wedding, leading to an explosion […]

June 27, 2024

Hit Man takes Netflix #1

Richard Linklater’s latest dark comedy, Hit Man, which he co-wrote with star Glen Powell, debuted atop Netflix’s English Films List in the week commencing June 3rd – with 10.8 million views in its first three days. Sci-fi blockbuster Atlas, starring Jennifer Lopez, continued to perform strongly, coming in at #2 with 8.9 million views. Brooke […]

June 12, 2024

Real Baby Reindeer Martha sues Netflix for $17Om

Netflix, behind the surprise breakout hit series Baby Reindeer, has been sued by the ‘real’ Martha for $170 million (€156.8m) with claims of negligence, defamation and distress. In the show, prominently billed as a ‘true story’  Richard Gadd recounts his stalking by the Martha character who, the show claims was sentenced for stalking someone else. […]

June 7, 2024

Netflix co-CEO: “Advertisers want engagement most of all”

Netflix co-CEO Greg Peters, speaking at the Deloitte and Enders Analysis Media & Telecoms 2024 and Beyond Conference, said there was a $600 billion+ revenue opportunity for the streaming platform, and that advertising plays a key role in acheiving that. “Adaptability is about diversifying our revenue through ads, which are such a great complement to […]

June 5, 2024

Third week at Netflix #1 for Bridgerton

Part 1 of Season 3 of Shonda Rhimes’ Bridgerton spent a third week at #1 on Netflix’s English TV List. The series clocked 11.6 million views in the week commencing May 27th, taking its total views to 82 million. Bridgerton Seasons 1 and 2 both remained in the charts at #6 (4 million views) and […]

June 5, 2024

Bridgerton continues reign at Netflix #1

Part 1 of Season 3 of Shonda Rhimes’ Bridgerton held onto #1 on Netflix’s English TV List for the second week in a row in the week commencing May 20th, with 25.3 million views. Additionally Season 1 of the series rose to #2 (6.4 million views) and Season 2 to #4 (5.3 million views), whilst […]

May 29, 2024

Bridgerton Season 3 crowned Netflix #1

Part 1 of Season 3 of Shonda Rhimes’ Bridgerton debuted at #1 on Netflix’s English TV List in the week commencing May 13th, racking up 45.1 million views. The series, which stars Nicola Coughlan and Luke Newton, was #1 in 78 countries and reached the Top 10 in 92. Part 2 is set to be […]

May 22, 2024

The Roast of Tom Brady at Netflix #1

The Roast of Tom Brady claimed the #1 spot on Netflix’s English TV List in the week commencing May 6th, racking up 13.8 million views. The comedy special first aired on May 5th as a live event during the Netflix is a Joke Fest. Another live event from the Fest also continued to draw big […]

May 15, 2024