Is Wednesday the start of a Netflix Addams Family franchise?

The streamer is mulling a spinoff from Wednesday starring Uncle Fester.  With the smash hit Wednesday on their hands, it’s natural that Netflix would consider expanding its world. This appears to be confirmed by a recent Bloomberg newsletter which suggests the streamer is entering its “franchise era” and looking to “establish a pipeline of Addams … >

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Wednesday - Jenna Ortega

Wednesday Season 2 filming will shift to Ireland

In the wake of the SAG-AFTRA strike resolution, Netflix’s monster hit Addams Family series is understandably a priority for the streamer.  Despite being available for a year, Wednesday‘s popularity endures and the show maintains its number 1 spot atop Netflix’s Top 10 list for its most popular English-language series. That’s thanks to an impressive 252 … >

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The Peripheral cancelled

The Peripheral cancelled as writers’ strike begins to bite

Prime Video has cancelled The Peripheral as the writers’ strike claims more victims Deadline reports cancellation of The Peripheral as Prime Video takes stock of the damage the writers’ strike is doing to it’s portfolio. Despite positive reviews, it seems second season shows are vulnerable to lengthy delays and the article suggests there are many more such … >

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The Witcher – Season 5 confirmed

The show’s future seems secure as Season 5 of The Witcher heads into production soon after Season 4.  Netflix may have a reputation for wielding the axe, but it appears The Witcher has the streamer’s full confidence. Thanks to a recent interview with Deadline, the show’s casting director has confirmed the fifth season heads into … >

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Will Netflix be taking us back to the Grishaverse?

As we’re sure you know, the Grishaverse is the world of Leigh Bardugo’s Shadow and Bone and Six of Crows novels — now we’ve had a few weeks since season 2 of Shadow and Bone, we look at the chance of a return We recently talked about the chance of a season 3 for Shadow and Bone, as well as the … >

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Lockwood and Co — season 2 update

Lockwood and Co — season 2 update

In our Lockwood and Co — season 2 update we assess the chances of a renewal. It’s not looking good… A month ago, we were pleased with the early numbers for Lockwood and Co — not stellar, but solid. Now we’ve had a few weeks and we can see how the show performed over its first … >

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Wednesday - Jenna Ortega

Wednesday Season 2 confirmed by Netflix

There’s more torture to come for Miss Addams. Lucky us! With a collective sigh of relief from its legion of fans, Netflix has confirmed Wednesday season 2. Despite the show breaking viewing records for the streamer, the recommission seemed to take a little time, prompting speculation that it could potentially shift home to Prime Video. … >

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Wednesday Dance – recreated by Russian Figure Skater Kamila Valieva

Welcome to 2023… Here’s something fun – a reinterpretation of that Wednesday dance. On ice.  There’s still no news of that much-anticipated Wednesday recommission, potentially snarled up in negotiations between MGM Television’s new owners Amazon (of Prime TV fame) and its current streaming home of Netflix. However, we do have something Wednesday related to brighten … >

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Netflix 2022

Netflix 2022 — a year in numbers

Netflix 2022 — a year of financial angst and some great shows. We consider the highlights There were times in 2022 when Netflix seemed to have lost its mojo. Since then things have improved. Several great shows have graced us with their presence. Other streamers (particularly Disney) had their own problems. As the year draws … >

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Wednesday – recommission not expected until the New Year (updated)

Despite posting record numbers for Netflix, there’s still no sign of a recommission for Wednesday.  Updated 28/12/22: In a recent interview, the Wednesday showrunners outlined their Season 2 aspirations. Yes, we’ve still no news about a recommission for Wednesday, but the show’s return appears all but assured. So much that, in a recent interview for The … >

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