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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!

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

'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

‘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

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

‘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.


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

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.

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?

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

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

FIRST LOOK: Mindy Kaling’s new coming-of-age-comedy ‘Never Have I Ever’

Mar 20, 2020 - 3:34 PM

The series follows the life of an Indian American teenager whose short temper gets her into sticky situations

NEVER HAVE I EVER. Maitreyi Ramakrishnan plays Devi Vishwakumar, a teenager who navigates high school as a first generation Indian American. Photo courtesy of Netflix

'Kingdom' season 2: Watch the throne

Mar 18, 2020 - 8:00 PM

We review season 2 of Netflix's zombie series as we mull on the real-life pandemic the world is living through

KINGDOM. The second season of the zombie hit is currently streaming on Netflix. Photo by Juhan Noh/Netflix

'Queer Eye' season 6 is happening, y'all

Mar 12, 2020 - 4:01 PM

The Fab 5 head to Texas where filming on the new season begins

QUEER EYE. The Fab 5 arrive in Texas to film season 6 of the hit reality show. Photo from

Lee Jung-jae and Park Hae-soo to star in upcoming series ‘Round Six’

Mar 12, 2020 - 3:35 PM

The series will be released globally on Netflix

ROUND SIX. Lee Jun-jae and Park Hae-soo are leading the cast of the upcoming series. Photos courtesy of ARTISTCOMPANY, BH Entertainment

WATCH: The ‘Money Heist Part 4' trailer is finally here

Mar 06, 2020 - 10:13 AM

The gang of Netflix's 'Money Heist (La Casa de Papel)' returns in April 2020

WATCH: Can anyone 'survive the dead' in 'Kingdom' season 2?

Feb 18, 2020 - 11:04 AM

'Kingdom' season 2 is bloodier and definitely more action-packed

SEASON 2. The undead are a much trickier to deal with in season 2 of the hit series. Still from Netflix

Netflix cancels 'Insatiable' after two seasons

Feb 15, 2020 - 11:16 AM

'We will not be coming back, sadly,' the show's co-star Alyssa Milano announces on Twitter

WATCH: He's alive! 'Stranger Things' drops first season 4 teaser

Feb 15, 2020 - 10:12 AM

'From Russia, with love,' says the caption of a 'Stranger Things' post on Twitter

Cross-border love story 'Crash Landing on You' crashes South Korea TV ratings

Feb 14, 2020 - 4:16 PM

South Korea's biggest current television hit is 'unashamedly fantastical in its plotlines,' while also drawing praise for its portrayal of everyday life in the North

'Locke & Key' review: Netflix’s adaptation opens the door

Feb 13, 2020 - 3:00 PM

'While the show doesn’t hit exactly what the comics did, it makes a version of it that works in the medium'

Sex Education season 3 is coming, thank goodness

Feb 11, 2020 - 11:20 AM

Because we need answers!!

SEX EDUCATION. Gillian Anderson is among the characters returning in the third season of the teen comedy-drama. Photo courtesy of Netflix

'Kingdom' season 2 is hitting Netflix on March 13

Feb 06, 2020 - 11:45 AM

Key art for season 2 of the show promises 'Blood will spill'

SEASON 2. The hit Korean series returns for a 2nd, bloodier season. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Netflix Philippines cancels Lana Condor and Noah Centineo's Manila fan event

Feb 05, 2020 - 1:32 PM

Noah and Lana were supposed to hold a fan meet on February 15

PS I STILL LOVE YOU. Lana Condor and Noah Centineo return as Lara Jean Covey and Peter Kavinsky in the sequel to the hit film 'To All The Boys I've Loved Before.' Photo by Bettina Strauss/ Netflix

WATCH: 'To All The Boys: PS I Still Love You' final trailer

Jan 23, 2020 - 1:02 PM

Things are not all rosy in Covinsky-land...

PS I STILL LOVE YOU. Lana Condor and Noah Centineo return as Lara Jean Covey and Peter Kavinsky in the sequel to the hit film 'To All The Boys I've Loved Before.' Photo by Bettina Strauss/ Netflix

WATCH: All hell breaks loose in 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' Part 3 trailer

Jan 17, 2020 - 12:22 PM

'Hell's under new management now'

ALL HAIL THE QUEEN. Sabrina Spellman takes over hell in 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' Part 3. Screenshot from

‘You’ is coming back for season 3

Jan 15, 2020 - 1:26 PM

The news comes after the launch of the second season on Netflix


Here's how you can catch Lana Condor and Noah Centineo in Manila

Jan 15, 2020 - 9:43 AM

They're coming over the day after Valentine's!

LJ AND PK IN MANILA. Lana Condor and Noah Centineo are coming to Manila. Photo courtesy of Netflix

FIRST LOOK: 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' Part 3

Jan 10, 2020 - 6:36 PM

The upcoming season of the teen horror series sees its heroine descending into the depths of hell

DEPTHS OF HELL. Sabrina Spellman makes it her mission to save her boyfriend Nicholas Scratch from being trapped in hell. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Brazil supreme court sides with Netflix over gay Jesus comedy removal

Jan 10, 2020 - 12:13 PM

'One cannot suppose that a humorous satire has the ability to weaken the values of the Christian faith,' Brazil's highest court says as it rejects a lower court's decision to remove the film from Netflix

Brazil judge removes Netflix comedy 'The First Temptation of Christ' featuring gay Jesus

Jan 09, 2020 - 6:06 PM

A judge in Brazil yanks the Netflix film after it draws strong criticism from conservative politicians, the church itself, and from evangelicals

WATCH: It’s going to be a messy, exciting season 2 for 'Sex Education'

Jan 08, 2020 - 12:01 PM

The show returns on January 17

NEW SEASON. The students of Moordale High return in season 2 of 'Sex Education.' Photo courtesy of Netflix

WATCH: These lucky fans got to hug Henry Cavill

Dec 23, 2019 - 9:15 PM

We believe this merits a resounding 'sana all'

HENRY CAVILL. The actor attends a press conference in Manila on December 12. Photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

Netflix stirs controversy with new Middle East thriller 'Messiah'

Dec 23, 2019 - 10:10 AM

'The show is provocative, but provocative isn't offensive,' 'Messiah' creator says about Netflix's recent show, which is about the coming of the Messiah in modern times