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Netflix acquires The Electric State

Netflix has picked up The Electric State, an adaptation of the illustrated novel by Simon Stålenhag, from independent studio AGBO – founded by Joe and Anthony Russo, the visionary directors behind several Marvel movies including Avengers: Endgame. The movie, set in a retro-futuristic past, will tell the story of an orphaned teenager (portrayed by Stranger […]

June 30, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Netflix diversifies payment methods

In an effort to make payments easy and convenient for its users, Netflix is offering them a spectrum of payment methods so that anyone who desires a subscription can pay for it whenever and however they want. Instead of using a credit or debit card to pay for their subscription, Netflix is now allowing its […]

June 28, 2022

Stranger Things, Hustle hold on to Netflix top spots

The NBA season may be over, but Hustle, the inspirational basketball drama, stayed atop the Netflix English Films List for a second week with 57.19 million hours viewed in the week commencing June 13th. As Adam Sandler’s highest rated film on Rotten Tomatoes, Hustle continued to receive praise from press and fans alike and made […]

June 22, 2022

Kate Bush tops fitness playlists on Spotify

Research from PureGym has revealed that the 1985 Kate Bush classic Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God) is now providing the soundtrack to fitness regimes around the world, as it now ranks as the second most popular song for runners on Spotify. Following a return to the charts thanks to the song’s inclusion […]

June 20, 2022

Sandler’s Hustle debuts at #1 on Netflix

Adam Sandler’s Hustle movie debuted on Netflix’s English Films list at #1 with 84.58 million hours viewed for the week beginning June 6th. The inspirational story, directed by Jeremiah Zagar, took viewers into the world of NBA scouting with a wealth of cameos from NBA athletes and legends. Starring Sandler, Queen Latifah, Juancho Hernangómez and […]

June 15, 2022

Stranger Things 4 continues to set Netflix records

In its second week of release, Stranger Things Season 4 Volume 1 continued to set new Netflix records: It became the most watched season of English-language TV in a single week on Netflix with 335.01 million hours viewed in the last seven days; The series hit #1 on the Top 10 lists in 91 countries, a […]

June 8, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Stranger Things 4 breaks Netflix records

The much anticipated return of Stranger Things saw Volume 1 of Season 4 rocket to #1 of the Netflix Top 10 in the week beginning May 23rd. The show attracted a record-breaking 286.79 million hours viewed, making it the biggest premiere weekend ever for an English language TV show on Netflix. Stranger Things took the […]

June 1, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Channel 4, Showtime partner on comedy series

Channel 4 has announced the commission of a new comedy series called Entitled, starring Brett Gelman (star of Stranger Things and Fleabag) and created by Matt Morgan, who will both executive produce. The series is co-produced by Showtime in US, in association with All3Media International. Entitled follows Gabe – played by Gelman – an American widower who must get […]

June 1, 2022

Data: Champions League final drives record peak on Three

As Real Madrid won their fourteenth Champions League title on May 28th, Three UK’s network experienced a record-breaking night of its own with a new all-time data peak. The 5G network saw data peak at 1068 Gbps between 21:00 and 21:15 during the match as record numbers connected to watch the Champions League final. In […]

May 31, 2022

Stranger Things rifts take over global landmarks

In celebration of the return of Stranger Things, rifts have appeared on some of the most iconic monuments around the globe. The Upside Down, the sinister alternate dimension from the series, has taken over 14 countries through 15 landmarks including the Empire State Building in New York City; Bondi Beach in Australia; Duomo Square in […]

May 27, 2022