Squid Game arrives

Squid Game arrives at #1 in the latest Nielsens

Squid Game arrives in the Nielsens for 20-26 September — and it’s straight in at #1 As anyone paying attention to the press will have guessed, Squid Game is popular; very popular. We’ve processed the latest Nielsen data, and added our unique analysis. This week we’ve also some extra news about Netflix and ratings data, for … >

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Night School Studio

Night School Studio acquired by Netflix to ramp up gaming

Netflix expands its games team with the acquisition of Night School Studio Netflix has strengthened its games team and also reaffirmed its vision of how it will add gaming to the platform: We’ll continue working with developers around the world and hiring the best talent in the industry to deliver a great collection of exclusive … >

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Netflix buys Roald Dahl Story Company

Netflix buys Roald Dahl Story Company — what might that mean? Subject to final ratification from various external parties, we have the news Netflix buys Roald Dahl Story Company. We see this is a strategic move, bolstering the portfolio and bringing a strong brand to the company. It bodes well for a lot of new … >

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Largest Reality Casting call Do You Want to be on Netflix

Largest Reality Casting call — Do YOU want to be on Netflix?

It’s being billed as the Largest Reality Casting call ever, and asks — Do YOU Want to be on Netflix Brandon Riegg, VP of Unscripted and Documentary Series has announced several new and returning series, along with the so-called Largest Reality Casting Call. There’s plenty of detail, but first Riegg’s thoughts on the genre: …it has … >

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Lockdown viewing

Lockdown viewing — Ofcom reports on what we watched in 2020

As Britain is (we trust) approaching the end of this phase of the pandemic, the latest Ofcom report tells us about out lockdown viewing habits Ofcom has published its annual report, Media Nations 2021. It’s a wealth of information on our viewing and gives a UK perspective on the global evolution of viewing habits. We walk … >

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Netflix evolution — the mid-year figures in perspective

Netflix earnings figures have disappointed many observers, and the streamer is called-our for ‘losing momentum’. Even with the impact of the pandemic, it’s clear things have changed, but we see that as continued Netflix evolution at work We been mulling over the Netflix quarterly earnings (which you can find on their corporate site) and debated … >

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