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Analyst: Netflix ‘pandemic boom’ over

Ampere Analysis expects Netflix to report its lowest number of new subscribers in the first quarter for four years later this week, perhaps signalling the end of the Covid-19 home entertainment boom. The first quarter is traditionally the strongest for new Netflix sign-ups, with viewers in key markets (ie North America and Europe) spending more […]

April 19, 2021

Netflix renews Bridgerton for Seasons 3 & 4

Netflix has announced that its global hit series Bridgerton has been renewed for Seasons 3 and 4. From Shondaland and executive producers Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers, and Chris Van Dusen, Bridgerton is set in the competitive world of Regency London high society. From the glittering ballrooms of Mayfair to the aristocratic palaces of Park Lane […]

April 14, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Study: Viewers favour Netflix for original content

More and more shows and movies available on TV platforms are being prominently branded as ‘original’. The Evolution of Video Branding study from Hub Entertainment Research explores what consumers assume about such content and how the term influences viewing decisions. Highlights from the study:

February 25, 2021

Netflix adds ‘Downloads For You’ feature

Netflix has rolled out Downloads For You, a new feature that automatically downloads recommended shows or movies to a user’s mobile device based on their personal taste. In a blog post, Patrick Flemming, Director of Product Innovation at Netflix, explained: “Three years ago, we introduced Smart Downloads so you can find the next episode of […]

February 23, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Bridgerton a record hit for Netflix

A record 82 million households around the world watched Netflix original series Bridgerton in its first 28 days. Netflix reported that the period drama has made the top 10 in every country except Japan – hitting number one in 83 countries including the US, UK, Brazil, France, India and South Africa. The success of the […]

January 28, 2021By Nik Roseveare