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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

Data: Over 1.5m UK homes watch Netflix’s Beckham

Kantar, the evidence-based insights and consulting company, has released findings about the impact of the Beckham documentary on Netflix. The candid series about the life of retired footballer and global icon David Beckham was released on the streaming service in early October. Kantar Entertainment on Demand reveals that over 1.5 million British households have viewed […]

November 23, 2023

Old Dads holds onto Netflix #1

Bill Burr’s directorial debut, the comedy Old Dads, topped Netflix’s English Films List for the second week in a row with 16.3 million views in the week commencing October 23rd, taking its total views to 29.6 million in just ten days. Fans were sold on Pain Hustlers, sending the new film which stars Emily Blunt […]

November 1, 2023

Reptile tops Netflix Film List

Reptile, the new crime thriller starring Benicio Del Toro, Justin Timberlake and Alicia Silverstone, scaled its way to the top of Netflix’s English Films List in its debut week with 17.7 million views in the week commencing September 25th. Australian rom-com Love Is in the Air also had a strong debut, landing at #2 (11.7 […]

October 4, 2023

NFTS, Left Bank Pictures launch UK writers development programme

In a concerted effort to promote a more inclusive and diverse British film and television industry, the National Film and Television School (NFTS) has announce the launch of a new UK writers development programme, in partnership with Left Bank Pictures.  Kicking off from March 2024, the newly formed NFTS Diverse Writers Development Programme will select […]

October 2, 2023

Sex Education return debuts at Netflix #1

The fourth and final season of Sex Education debuted atop Netflix’s English TV List with 12 million views in the week commencing September 18th. Docuseries Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal returned to the list with Season 2 debuting at #2 (7.6 million views) while Season 1 re-entered the list landing in the #10 spot (2.4 […]

September 27, 2023

First look at The Following Events Are Based on a Pack of Lies

BBC One and SISTER have released the thrilling trailer for the upcoming five-part singular thriller The Following Events Are Based on a Pack of Lies, the first original series from sibling writing duo Penelope Skinner (Fresh Meat, Linda, Briony Hatch – a graphic novel) and Ginny Skinner (Briony Hatch – a graphic novel). The series […]

August 16, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Research: Netflix’s impact on lifestyle trends

How great is Netflix’s influential impact? Between clothes, furniture, food, and travel, could Netflix really change how people want to live? Could a TV show convince people to buy a jumper or move to a different country? Data from fashion retailer GAP explores the trends inspired by Netflix shows and if these moments of pop […]

February 23, 2022

Whip Watch Report: Locke & Key tops streaming originals in Italy

While Locke & Key leads the Whip Watch Report of streaming originals among Italian viewers for the week of October 25th – 31st, a new Netflix Italian original also made the top ten ranking. The Whip Watch Report ranks the most viewed series originating from SVoD platforms in the past week. Second on the list […]

November 3, 2021

Netflix adds 4.4m subs in Q3

Netflix added 4.4 million subscribers in the three months to September 30th – more than double the previous quarter. Revenue increased by 16 per cent. The buoyant performance for Netflix follows a sluggish start to 2021, when the surging demand for streaming driven by the pandemic tapered off. The world’s biggest streaming platform said it […]

October 20, 2021By Nik Roseveare