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Stranger Things

160 Emmy nominations for Netflix

Netflix has seen its content earn a combined 160 Emmy nominations – a record amount that beats the 137 nods received by HBO in 2019. HBO still had the most-nominated show in Watchmen – an innovative sequel to the celebrated graphic novel that tackled racism in the US – which earned 26 nods. Succession also […]

July 29, 2020

Netflix: Subs surge, shares dive, Sarandos co-CEO

Netflix has seen a surge in subscribers during the second quarter due to global lockdowns, but has warned investors that sign-ups will inevitably slow. The streaming service added 10.1 million subscribers in the three months to July, bringing the total of new subscribers to 26 million in 2020. For comparison, Netflix saw 28 million new […]

July 17, 2020

Research: ‘Netflix binges mean a €2bn+ electricity bill’

Consumers spend more than £2 billion (€2.23bn) globally to cover the electricity needed to watch Netflix for an average of two hours per day according to research from comparison and switching service Uswitch.com. The research took global costs per KWh and average television energy consumption to calculate the total cost of energy used to watch […]

July 10, 2020

Secret Cinema to present immersive Stranger Things experience

Adventure calls: gather your friends, pack your backpack and grab your walkie talkies. Hawkins needs you… In an official collaboration with Netflix, Secret Cinema will bring Stranger Things to life at a newly-created immersive theatre experience at a secret location in London later this year. Titled Secret Cinema presents Stranger Things, the experience draws on all three […]

May 22, 2019