Europeans watch most TV thanks to The Queen's Gambit

Europeans watch most TV thanks to The Queen’s Gambit

Move over North America — it now seems Europeans watch most TV thanks to The Queen’s Gambit (and a few other shows)! Thanks to Variety (who pointed us to it) we’ve read an informative press release from Glance (Global Audience & Content Evolution, previously known as Eurodata TV Worldwide) talking about how viewing habits have changed in … >

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The Queen’s Gambit musical being developed for Broadway

Deadline are reporting The Queen’s Gambit musical is in the early stages of development — we take a look at the possibility The Deadline article tells us Entertainment company Level Forward has the acquired theatrical stage rights to the story of orphan-turned-chess prodigy Beth Harmon (played by Anya Taylor Joy in the Netflix smash hit series). It also makes … >

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Book sales linked to TV shows analysed by Netflix

We recently discussed how the popularity of the Bridgerton novels has soared since the series hit Netflix, and now the streamer has done some analysis of just how well book sales benefit from television adaptation led by Bridgerton, half of the Top 10 titles on The New York Times Best Sellers list this month are books … >

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Lupin officially more popular than Bridgerton and Queen's Gambit

Lupin officially more popular than both Bridgerton and Queen’s Gambit

Netflix has today announced French series Lupin officially more popular than Regency epic Bridgerton and the sublime Queen’s Gambit It feels like only yesterday [it was] we celebrated the launch of stylish French series Lupin (here) and now it’s breaking records. According to Netflix, it is project to be viewed by 70 million households in the first 28 days … >

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What TV shows did Barack Obama enjoy in 2020?

What does former President Barack Obama do when he’s not campaigning for his party or running the Obama Foundation? It turns out he watches a lot of the same TV Cultbox visitors do! Over on Twitter (@BarackObama) Barack Obama has been sharing his favourite things of 2020, including music, books, films and TV shows. The … >

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The Queen’s Gambit: four reasons to watch the Netflix hit

The Queen’s Gambit was released on Netflix at the end October and is being widely lauded as a major success and the inspiration behind a rise in chess set sales. Why should you watch it? We give the lowdown… Background The Queen’s Gambit is based on the 1983 Walter Tevis novel of the same name, and … >

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