Just like that – binge-watching Netflix is once again its own reward. The streaming service has pulled the plug on an incentivized “patches” feature that parents complained was encouraging kids to binge shows at unhealthy rates.
Something had to fill those 700 TV and movie slots, so Netflix may be getting into the news business. Reports suggest the streaming giant is looking into its own “weekly news magazine show” in the vein of 60 Minutes or 20/20.
The Crown’s Prince Philip may struggle to live in Queen Elizabeth’s shadow, but you’d never know it by their paychecks. Producers admit that star Matt Smith was payed a kingly sum more than the actual Queen, Claire Foy, but vow to correct that in future seasons.
Just like every addiction, Netflix is seeking to make theirs fun for kids. User reports have revealed that the streaming service has begun testing “patches” on certain youth-oriented programming, with an aim to introduce “collectible items for a more interactive experience. …
Netflix’s Lost in Space reboot is really making up for … well, Lost time. Just weeks after finally debuting a first teaser, the Robinsons are already crash-landing into April with a full trailer and an intriguing new mystery.
Until real life fully merges with Black Mirror, we’ll have to make do with the TV version. Netflix at last confirms the ever-relevant sci-fi parable will be back for a fifth season, and even has a first teaser.