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Netflix's Halloween lineup includes 'The Shining'

Netflix has certainly touted its Halloween shows before, but this year you may have a particularly good reason to pay attention. The streaming giant has outlined all the horror movies and thrillers you can expect to see in the run-up to October 31st… Source: Engadget | Netflix's Halloween lineup includes 'The Shining'

What We Liked (And Loved) About BoJack Horseman's Fifth Season

Season 5 of BoJack Horseman premiered this weekend on Netflix. It’s full of the usual dark humor and animals doing drugs we’ve come to expect from the show, as well as new developments, twists, and a lot of really excellent experimental episodes. Read more… Source: Kotaku | What We Liked (And Loved) About BoJack Horseman's …

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Netflix Tests Disabling In-App Subscriptions on iOS in Some Countries

Netflix is already one of the highest grossing apps on the App Store, as many iPhone and iPad users pay for their subscriptions via iTunes/Apple ID billing, but the streaming video platform wants an even bigger piece of the pie. TechCrunch today reported that, until September 30, new or lapsed subscribers in some 33 countries …

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Chris Pine wants to reclaim Scotland in Netflix’s ‘Outlaw King’

Netflix released a trailer today for its historical film Outlaw King. Starring Chris Pine, the film tells the story of Robert the Bruce and his effort to reclaim control of Scotland from the King of England. In the trailer, we see Robert the Bruce in… Source: Engadget | Chris Pine wants to reclaim Scotland in …

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Netflix axes Michelle Wolf and Joel McHale talk shows

Netflix has been experimenting (rather aggressively) with talk shows for a while in an effort to diversify its titles, but results have been hit or miss thus far. It's hard to get attached to a particular program only to see it canceled after a few m… Source: Engadget | Netflix axes Michelle Wolf and Joel …

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Netflix Tests Video Promos Between TV Show Episodes

Netflix is testing a new feature that adds video promos in between episodes of TV shows, Netflix confirmed to TechCrunch this afternoon. The promos Netflix is showing to some users include full-screen personalized videos with content recommendations similar to Netflix recommendations available elsewhere on Netflix. According to TechCrunch, the promotional videos displace preview information for …

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5 Fantasy Films From the '80s Perfectly Suited for TV Adaptations 

The Time Bandits show is finally in the works, yet another example of a cult film being adapted into a TV series—and also, yet another example of how the sheer amount of streaming services (in this case, Apple) has created a seemingly endless need for content to fill them up with to entice subscribers. To …

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What's coming to Netflix in August: 'Disenchantment' and 'Ozark'

Shiny profile icons aren't all that's new on Netflix this month. Headlining the streaming service's new shows are Simpsons-creator Matt Groening's Disenchantment and Ozark's second season. Those debut August 17th and 31st, respectively, but there's p… Source: Engadget | What's coming to Netflix in August: 'Disenchantment' and 'Ozark'

Here’s What’s Coming and Going From Netflix in August 2018

Orange Is the New Black isn’t even back yet, and Netflix is already telling us what comes out in August! It’s a big month for Netflix originals, with the premiere of Matt Groening’s fantasy cartoon Disenchantment, season 2 of Ozark, and a new comedy special from Demetri Martin. Here are the highlights, and the full…Read …

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Netflix and Shonda Rhimes reveal eight exclusive series in the works

On Friday Netflix revealed the first eight series in the works as a result of its production deal with Grey's Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes. They include a previously-announced show focusing on the exploits alleged con artist Anna Delvey, as well as… Source: Engadget | Netflix and Shonda Rhimes reveal eight exclusive series in the works

Netflix Redesigns TV Apps With Side Bar Interface Housing My List, Search, and More

Netflix today revealed a new design for its “TV experiences,” or TV-based apps, that aims to make it easier to find TV shows and movies on the service. In addition to the rows with various themes, Netflix subscribers watching on a TV will now see a sidebar on the left side of the app that …

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Netflix Announces 'Smart Downloads' Feature Coming to iOS Later This Year

Netflix has announced a new feature launching for Android smartphones and tablets today, and coming to iOS devices later this year, called “Smart Downloads.” With this turned on, the Netflix app will automatically delete the downloaded episode of a show that you’ve finished watching offline, and replace it by automatically downloading the next episode in …

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Netflix Testing New 'Ultra' Tier of Service That Cuts Premium Plan Streams From Four to Two

Netflix is reportedly testing a new tier of service for subscribers that supersedes the existing top tier Premium plan, according to Italian blog Tutto Android. Titled “Ultra”, the new plan would allow up to four devices to receive Ultra HD and HDR video, and audio streaming at the same time. In Italy, the tier is …

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Netflix snaps up musical series originally intended for Fox

Netflix is no stranger to rescuing movies on the brink of oblivion, but now it's getting more comfortable with the idea of giving TV pilots a second chance. The company has ordered 10 episodes of Mixtape, a romantic musical series whose pilot didn't… Source: Engadget | Netflix snaps up musical series originally intended for Fox