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'Money Heist' creator is now writing season 5

Jul 11, 2020 - 2:43 PM

The fourth season of the hit series premiered on Netflix in April 2020

'MONEY HEIST.' A new season for the hit series is now being written. Photo courtesy of Netflix

WATCH: ‘The Umbrella Academy’ season 2 trailer

Jul 09, 2020 - 1:10 PM

The Hargreeves siblings are back again...and back in time

THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY. The Hargreeves siblings reunite in the second season of the series based on comic books by Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Netflix cancels 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' after 4th season

Jul 09, 2020 - 12:51 PM

The series' upcoming 4th part will be the last we'll see of Sabrina the teenage witch – on Netflix, at least


Netflix renews 'Dead To Me' for 3rd and final season

Jul 07, 2020 - 2:27 PM

Jen and Judy are back!

WATCH: ‘The Kissing Booth 2’ trailer

Jul 07, 2020 - 12:37 PM

Joey King and Jacob Elordi reunite for sequel to the hit teen rom-com

SEQUEL. Elle (Joey King) gets close to a new classmate, Marco (Taylor Zhakar Perez) in 'The Kissing Booth 2'. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Netflix renews Mindy Kaling's 'Never Have I Ever' for season 2

Jul 02, 2020 - 12:09 PM

The rest of the cast returns!

Netflix hires black marketing chief amid tech diversity calls

Jul 02, 2020 - 7:35 AM

Bozoma Saint John, who has worked at Uber and Apple, will start in August as chief marketing officer

BOZOMA SAINT JOHN. Netflix has named as its new marketing chief tech industry veteran Bozoma Saint John, who becomes one of the few black women in the top executive ranks in Silicon Valley. Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty/AFP

Former NFL star Kaepernick gets six-part Netflix series

Jun 30, 2020 - 6:04 PM

Colin Kaepernick, who launched kneeling protests during US national anthem, will be the subject of a Netflix docu-series

FORMATIVE YEARS. Colin Kaepernick (center) of the San Francisco 49ers kneelS in protest during the national anthem prior to their NFL game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images North America/AFP

LOOK: Henry Cavill, Millie Bobby Brown, Sam Claflin star in 'Enola Holmes'

Jun 27, 2020 - 7:56 PM

The film is set to launch on Netflix in September

LEADS. Henry Cavill, Sam Claflin, and Millie Bobby Brown star in the upcoming film. Photo from Netflix

Arthur Conan Doyle's estate sues Netflix over 'emotional' Sherlock Holmes

Jun 26, 2020 - 9:47 PM

'Enola Holmes,' a Netflix adaptation of novels by Nancy Springer, imagines that the famous fictional detective has a teenage sister

LITTLE SISTER. Millie Bobby Brown stars as Enola Holmes, the imagined teenage sister of famous fictional detective Sherlock Holmes in an upcoming adaptation of novels by Nancy Springer. Photo from Netflix

Greta Gerwig's 'Little Women' is coming to Netflix in July

Jun 25, 2020 - 1:43 PM

Also: early seasons of 'Grey's Anatomy,' and 'On Vodka, Beers, and Regrets'

LITTLE WOMEN. The film stars Emma Watson, Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh, and Eliza Scanlen. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Netflix to screen Kristen Stewart's lockdown short film

Jun 23, 2020 - 8:43 PM

Stewart and Maggie Gyllenhaal are among 17 personalities who rose to the challenge to do a short film, which will be streamed on June 30

US actress Kristen Stewart arrives for the special fan screening of Twentieth Century Fox's "Underwater" in Los Angeles on January 7, 2020. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP)

6 shocking twists in 'The King: Eternal Monarch'

Jun 12, 2020 - 9:51 PM

The K-drama is set to air its finale on Friday, June 12

'THE KING: ETERNAL MONARCH.' The K-drama airs its finale after a season full of twists and turns. Photo courtesy of Netflix

WATCH: The trailer for ‘It’s Okay To Not Be Okay,' Netflix's upcoming K-drama

Jun 10, 2020 - 1:35 PM

The show is set to premiere on Netflix in June

IT'S OKAY TO NOT BE OKAY. The new series tells the story of a psych ward caretaker and a children's book author who help each other overcome their own personal traumas. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Netflix acquires Hollywood's historic Egyptian Theatre

May 31, 2020 - 12:00 PM

Netflix will run the venue jointly with the nonprofit American Cinematheque, which bought the dilapidated theater from city officials in 1996

'Last Dance' hangover: What Jordan, Bulls documentaries to watch next

May 30, 2020 - 9:51 PM

Even after 10 episodes of 'The Last Dance,' basketball fans keep craving for more stories about Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls

GOAT. Several documentaries have been produced about Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls. Photo by Vincent Laforet/AFP

WATCH: The official trailer for upcoming anime film, 'A Whisker Away'

May 29, 2020 - 2:09 PM

The film is set to premiere on Netflix on June 18

A WHISKER AWAY. The film is set to premiere  on June 18. Image courtesy of Netflix

'Snowpiercer' review: Murder on the Polar Express

May 24, 2020 - 1:30 PM

The prolonged follow-up to Bong Joon-Ho’s sci-fi stunner streams on Netflix

SNOWPIERCER. 'Hamilton' star Daveed Diggs takes the TV lead alongside Jennifer Connelly. Photo courtesy of Netflix

WATCH: 'Queer Eye' season 5 is on its way

May 22, 2020 - 2:57 PM

Even the trailer is a tearjerker

QUEER EYE. Jonathan Van Ness, Karamo Brown, Bobby Berk, Tan France, and Antoni Porowski work their magic in Philadelphia for the upcoming season of 'Queer Eye.' Photo courtesy of Netflix

'The Last Dance' fever: Tips on finding what to watch next on Netflix

May 20, 2020 - 5:58 PM

There's a plethora of sports films and documentaries to choose from in Netflix after watching 'The Last Dance'

MJ ON THE SILVER SCREEN. Space Jam mixes fantasy and hoops as Michael Jordan teams up with the Looney Tunes. Photo from Netflix

Want to get started on 'The King: Eternal Monarch'? Here's a quick guide to help you out

May 19, 2020 - 8:00 PM

The K-drama stars Lee Min-ho and Kim Go-eun

THE KING ETERNAL MONARCH. The show tells the story of two worlds that collide – and two characters from each of those worlds that fall in love. Image courtesy of Netflix

Netflix announces 'Umbrella Academy' Season 2 with video – from home

May 19, 2020 - 7:53 AM

A promo video for the upcoming season is as 2020 as they come – with the stars dancing to 'I Think We're Alone Now' from the comforts of their own homes

THEY'RE BACK. Season two of 'The Umbrella Academy' starts July 31. Photo from Netflix

Thanks, Jordan: NBA world reacts to 'The Last Dance' finale

May 18, 2020 - 9:55 PM

NBA players and personalities share their thoughts as 'The Last Dance' wraps up with the airing of its final two episodes

GOAT. Michael Jordan is seen in a new light through "The Last Dance." Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBA Photos

LIST: 10 documentaries to stream online

May 18, 2020 - 4:00 PM

Craving for more documentaries after ‘Sunday Beauty Queen’ and ‘The Kingmaker’? Try these!

‘Snowpiercer’ the series is premiering on Netflix on May 25

May 14, 2020 - 4:16 PM

The series stars Jennifer Connelly and Daveed Diggs

SNOWPIERCER. The upcoming series stars Daveed Diggs and Jennifer Connelly. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Netflix to adapt new, as-yet untranslated Elena Ferrante novel

May 13, 2020 - 10:27 PM

Netflix and Fandango are joining together to develop a series based on the new book 'The Lying Life of Adults'

WATCH: ‘The Baby-Sitters Club’ is coming to Netflix in July

May 13, 2020 - 9:35 PM

Kristy, Mary-Anne, Claudia, Stacey, and Dawn are back!

BABY-SITTERS CLUB. A new show based on the hit novels by Ann M. Martin is set to launch in July. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Finishing 'The Last Dance' amid the coronavirus pandemic

May 08, 2020 - 9:53 PM

'The Last Dance' director Jason Hehir says he and his crew faced technological and collaborative difficulties in completing the 10-part series from their own homes

HIT. "The Last Dance" has millions of basketball fans and non-fans tuning in each week to watch its new episodes. File photo by Andrew Bernstein/NBA Photos

Here's why Black Mirror's Charlie Brooker isn't making a new season for now

May 07, 2020 - 4:18 PM

Because isn't the current reality dystopic enough?

BLACK MIRROR. Douglas Hodge and Letitia Wright appear in an episode of the dystopian science fiction anthology. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Netflix teams up with 'Orange is the New Black' creator for 'Social Distance' series

May 02, 2020 - 3:02 PM

True to its title, the show will be produced remotely with its director, producer, writers, and cast all working from home

JENJI KOHAN. The 'Orange is the New Black' creator teams up with Netflix for a new series called 'Social Distance.' Photo courtesy of Netflix

Smash hit Jordan documentary fills TV void for NBA fans

Apr 28, 2020 - 5:10 PM

The documentary trends on Twitter after 6.1 million people watched the opening episodes in the US

HATRED. Michael Jordan's bitterness for the Detroit Pistons continues until today. Photo by Andrew Bernstein/NBA Photos

Chris Hemsworth on filming ‘Extraction,’ ‘the most intense film’ he’s ever done

Apr 24, 2020 - 8:00 AM

The film’s star and director Sam Hargrave talk about working on the new action drama

EXTRACTION. Chris Hemsworth plays mercenary Tyler Rake in the new action-drama. Photo courtesy of Netflix

‘Kingdom’ season 2 explained: New dangers on the horizon

Apr 23, 2020 - 2:00 PM

A dark chapter closes, but new, bigger dangers lie on the horizon. We sum up key moments that can figure in the show’s future.


'The Godfather' trilogy is coming to Netflix

Apr 23, 2020 - 12:21 PM

The highly-acclaimed films will be available on the streaming platform starting May 1

THE GODFATHER. The acclaimed trilogy is heading to Netflix. Photo courtesy of Netflix

FIRST LOOK: ‘Hollywood,’ Ryan Murphy’s upcoming limited series starring Darren Criss, Laura Harrier

Apr 22, 2020 - 12:17 PM

The new series follows the stories of aspiring actors and filmmakers in a post-World War II tinseltown

HOLLYWOOD. Laura Harrier and Darren Criss star in the upcoming series. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Netflix sees record sign-ups during pandemic lockdowns

Apr 22, 2020 - 9:24 AM

'Netflix is and will continue to be the media company least impacted by COVID-19,' says eMarketer forecasting analyst Eric Haggstrom

NETFLIX. In this photo illustration a mobile phone screens display the Netflix logo on a coronavirus COVID-19 illustration graphic background , March 31, 2020 in Arlington, Virginia. Photo by Olivier Douliery/AFP

Lee Min-ho is back! What to expect from Netflix's 'The King: Eternal Monarch'

Apr 17, 2020 - 9:00 PM

Netflix's new K-drama marks the return of Lee Min Ho and Goblin's Kim Go-Eun

COMEBACK. Actor Lee Min-ho makes his grand comeback in Netflix's The King: Eternal Monarch after a three-year hiatus. Photo courtesy of Netflix

How do we watch? Of Netflix and lockdowns (and K-dramas)

Apr 16, 2020 - 8:09 PM

According to Twitter, these are the viewing habits of Filipinos during the COVID-19 pandemic

LIST: Jump into anime with these Netflix picks

Apr 15, 2020 - 7:11 PM

Getting into anime when you’re a little bit older can be too much. Here's where you can start.

Return of the 'Tiger King': Netflix sets follow-up episode

Apr 10, 2020 - 11:43 AM

The episode 'The Tiger King and I' will premiere on April 12

WWE brings new series, movie to Netflix this April

Apr 07, 2020 - 10:47 PM

WWE partners with Netflix in streaming 'The Big Show Show' and 'The Main Event'

COMEDY SERIES. The Big Show, aka Paul Wright, gets his own show on Netflix. Photo from release

7 things you didn’t know about ‘Money Heist’

Apr 05, 2020 - 3:00 PM

Did you know that 'Money Heist' was deemed a failure in Spain and was almost canceled after season 1?

'Tiger King:' True-crime tale of 'Joe Exotic' grips U.S.

Apr 04, 2020 - 4:19 PM

Netflix's latest surreal true-crime series 'Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness' features Joe Exotic, a big cat-loving zookeeper now in prison for a murder-for-hire plot

Sports in reel life: Documentaries to watch on Netflix

Apr 03, 2020 - 6:30 PM

Watch the stories behind an NFL star turned convict, what led to the ban of an Olympic powerhouse, the 1990s Bulls, and athletes who found triumph in losing

LAST DANCE. Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and the dynastic Chicago Bulls of the 1990s will be featured in a 10-part documentary by ESPN. Screengrab from YouTube/ESPN

Jordan NBA documentary to air on Netflix Philippines

Apr 01, 2020 - 10:25 AM

The highly anticipated 10-part documentary series on Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls debuts in the Philippines this April

Chicago Bulls player Michael Jordan sticks out his tongue as he goes past Jeff Hornacek of the Utah Jazz 04 June during game two of the NBA Finals at the United Center in Chicago, IL. The Bulls lead the best-of-seven series 1-0. AFP PHOTO/Vincent LAFORET (Photo by VINCENT LAFORET / AFP)

LIST: 10 Netflix picks to help you deal with life in lockdown

Mar 30, 2020 - 1:00 PM

Going crazy under quarantine? Feed your escapist appetites with these films streaming on Netflix.

Netflix suffers outages in some parts of the world – Downdetector

Mar 26, 2020 - 12:22 PM

Most of the reports are in North America, but problems seen in other parts of the world too

NETFLIX DOWN. Screenshot of Netflix outage map from Downdetector, taken Thursday, March 26, 2020, 12:15 pm.

Missing sports? Films to stream on Netflix

Mar 26, 2020 - 10:38 AM

As leagues worldwide shut down their seasons, here are some films to watch on Netflix to get that sports fix

Here’s your list of upcoming K-Dramas to watch on Netflix

Mar 25, 2020 - 8:00 PM

Can’t move on after CLOY? Here are some upcoming K-Dramas that might help soothe your withdrawals symptoms.

THE KING: ETERNAL MONARCH. Lee Min-ho and Kim Go-eun play star-crossed lovers in the upcoming K-drama. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Netflix slightly reduces video quality in Philippines to lessen load on networks

Mar 25, 2020 - 6:47 PM

Users will still get the resolution they paid for but may see a slight decrease in video quality

NETFLIX. The Netflix logo is pictured on September 15, 2014 in Paris. Photo by Stephane De Sakutin/AFP