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Apr 28, 2017, 00:00 ET iQIYI Signs Licensing Agreement With Netflix For Popular Shows

China's largest internet and mobile video service provider iQIYI has reached a content licensing agreement with leading American video streaming company Netflix, which would give iQIYI the streaming...


Sep 21, 2016, 09:15 ET You're Still Hooked and Netflix Knows Why

Netflix Unveils When Global Fandom Begins for The Get Down, Narcos, Stranger Things and more BEVERLY HILLS, CA, Sept. 21, 2016 /CNW/ - Netflix releases the latest set of hooked episodes* and it turns ...


Aug 22, 2016, 11:00 ET Netflix Teams with Northwood Entertainment on New TV Series ANNE, An Iconic Story Based On The Famous Novel "Anne of Green Gables"

Netflix and CBC are joining forces with Showrunner Moira Walley-Beckett and Miranda de Pencier's Northwood Entertainment for the highly anticipated dramatic television series ANNE, based on Lucy Maud ...


Jun 08, 2016, 09:05 ET Netflix And Binge: New Binge Scale Reveals TV Series We Devour And Those We Savor

Netflix members around the world are making their own rules when it comes to watching TV. Instead of one episode per week, Netflix members choose to binge watch their way through a series - that is,...


Feb 10, 2016, 09:30 ET Families Around The World Will Come Together with BEAT BUGS, the Netflix Original Series for Kids Inspired By The Music Of The Beatles

Netflix, Grace: A Storytelling Company (Grace), Thunderbird and Beyond Screen Production announced today that the highly anticipated children's series BEAT BUGS will come to Netflix this summer. BEAT ...


Dec 28, 2015, 13:00 ET Netflix Finds 9:00 p.m. is the New Midnight This New Year's Eve

Midnight, shmidnight. This year you can celebrate as a family and still have time for a parents-only party with a whole new set of New Year's Eve countdowns on Netflix designed for preschoolers,...


Nov 04, 2015, 10:00 ET Parents, Kiss Bedtime Battles Goodnight with A Little Help from Netflix

Parents, get ready for your victory lap because your bedtime-stalling kids just met their match. It's no secret kids will say everything from the outrageous – "I hate the inside of my eyelids" – to...


Jul 23, 2015, 20:00 ET Angelina Jolie Pitt To Direct First They Killed My Father, An Unflinching Portrayal Of War Through The Eyes Of A Child, As A Netflix Original Film

Angelina Jolie Pitt will direct an adaptation of First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers, a harrowing and poignant memoir from Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung...


Jun 16, 2015, 02:30 ET Today's Family Heirloom Isn't Grandma's Diamond Ring Or Grandad's Watch, It's The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles And Scooby Doo

Ever geek-out with your kid over which superhero has the coolest super powers? Or are you counting down the days (or years) until they're old enough to understand 'With Great Power Comes Great...


Apr 09, 2015, 13:00 ET The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir To Debut Exclusively On Netflix

Netflix will launch the documentary, The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir, exclusively on the world's leading Internet TV network on Friday, May 22nd. The Netflix original documentary,...


Mar 23, 2015, 11:10 ET Netflix To Premiere Chris Tucker's First-Ever Stand-Up Comedy Special

Actor and comedian Chris Tucker will headline his first full length stand-up comedy special, Chris Tucker Live, premiering exclusively on Netflix on Friday, July 10. Tucker's stand-up comedy...


Jan 30, 2015, 10:00 ET Aziz Ansari Returns To Netflix With Brand New Stand-Up Comedy Special

Aziz Ansari will bring his comedic prowess back to Netflix, this time live from the stage at Madison Square Garden, with his brand new Netflix original stand-up comedy special, Aziz Ansari: Live At...


Jan 07, 2015, 12:15 ET Marco Polo will Return for a Second All-New Adventure and Netflix Announces Premiere Dates for New Original Series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Bloodline, Marvel's Daredevil and Grace and Frankie

Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network, today announced a new ten episode chapter in the adventures of Marco Polo and upcoming premiere dates for some of its highly anticipated new original ...


Jun 11, 2014, 06:15 ET Scholastic Media's The Magic School Bus Continues Legacy with The Magic School Bus 360 degrees, A New Netflix Original Series for Kids

All New Episodes of the Emmy Award-Winning Series To Debut Worldwide On Netflix in 2016 NEW YORK and BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) and Scholastic Media announced ...


Apr 23, 2014, 12:03 ET Only on Netflix: A New Spanish Language Original Comedy Series Set in the World of Futbol from Mexican Hitmaker Gaz Alazraki

The director, producer and star of one of the most popular Mexican films of all time, "We Are the Nobles," reunite for Netflix Filmed entirely in Mexico, the series will be directed by Gaz Alazraki...


Apr 07, 2014, 10:34 ET Netflix to Launch Second Season of Ricky Gervais' Original Series "Derek" on Friday, May 30

New Season of Comedy Series Returns with Six New Episodes BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Netflix will premiere the second season of "Derek," the original series starring, written,...


Apr 01, 2014, 15:05 ET Only On Netflix: Wagner Moura As Pablo Escobar In Narcos Coming In 2015

"Elite Squad" Star Reunites with Director Jose Padilha in A Gripping Saga of Blood, Money and Politics BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Brazil's top film star Wagner Moura will bring back ...


Mar 05, 2014, 13:02 ET Only On Netflix: Canada's Incomparably-Entertaining Trailer Park Boys Return For Seasons 8 & 9 Beginning This Fall

Celebrated Canadian Comedy Brand To Expand To All Netflix Territories on March 31 via exclusive international franchise distribution deal with Entertainment One TORONTO and BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.,...


Nov 18, 2013, 01:00 ET Netflix Orders Final Season Of "The Killing," From Fox Television Studios, Exclusively For Its Streaming Members In Netflix Territories

Six-Episode Limited Series will Mark Last Season of Acclaimed Drama BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Netflix has ordered a fourth and final limited season that will serve as a conclusion...


Nov 04, 2013, 09:02 ET Netflix Makes First Major Acquisition for Its Original Documentary Initiative With "The Square"

JEHANE NOUJAIM'S GRIPPING FRONT-LINE PORTRAIT OF THE EGYPTIAN REVOLUTION PREMIERES IN ALL NETFLIX TERRITORIES IN EARLY 2014 BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Netflix original documentary...


Oct 14, 2013, 15:14 ET Netflix Orders Psychological Thriller Series From "Damages" Creators

Original Series from Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler to Premiere Only on Netflix BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) has ordered a new psychological...


Oct 03, 2013, 07:01 ET Stirring Documentary BRIDEGROOM To Be Available For All Netflix Members In Late October

Netflix Acquires Award-Winning Documentary About Love, Tragedy and the Pursuit of Equality BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - BRIDEGROOM tells the emotional journey of Shane and Tom, two...


Jun 18, 2013, 08:01 ET Parenting Is Hard, Streaming Isn't - Says Netflix

Netflix.com/Families Helps Parents with the Daunting Task of Entertaining Kids This Summer TORONTO, June 18, 2013 /CNW/ - The final school bell of the year is about to ring, so parents get ready –...


Oct 04, 2012, 11:06 ET Netflix Original Series, House of Cards, Starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright Available Exclusively On February 1, 2013

Entire 13-Episode First Season of David Fincher and Beau Willimon's Dramatic Series Available to Netflix Members Everywhere at Launch BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 4, 2012 /CNW/ - The Netflix original...


Feb 01, 2012, 23:23 ET Steven Van Zandt and Bruce Springsteen at the NYC premiere of Lilyhammer, a Netflix Original Series, debuting on Netflix on February 6, 2012 in the US, Canada and Latin America.

NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Steven Van Zandt and Bruce Springsteen at the NYC premiere of Lilyhammer, a Netflix Original Series, debuting on Netflix on February 6, 2012 in the US, Canada and Latin ...