Category: Netflix News

  • Netflix Has 23 Million Monthly Users on its $6.99 Ad Plan

    Netflix Has 23 Million Monthly Users on its $6.99 Ad Plan

    Netflix’s cheaper ad tier is gaining momentum. The company, which reported its fourth-quarter results on Tuesday, disclosed on its earnings conference call with investors that it has 23 million monthly users on its ad-based plan. That’s up from 15 million customers in November — a 70% jump from the third quarter, which itself saw a…

  • Netflix Will Debut All Six Seasons of Sex and the City

    Netflix Will Debut All Six Seasons of Sex and the City

    Netflix has secured another hit HBO series. All six seasons of Sex and the City will debut on the streamer in early April. The platform signed a deal with Warner Bros. Discovery to license all six seasons of the HBO dramedy, which totals 94 episodes, according to The New York Times and other reports. The…

  • Netflix is Slowly Killing its  Cheap Ad-Free Basic Plan

    Netflix is Slowly Killing its Cheap Ad-Free Basic Plan

    Netflix really wants people on its ad-based plan. The streaming giant has long since gotten rid of its basic ad-free plan, although those who were grandfathered in were able to keep it, even if went up to $11.99 a month in the fall. But the company is looking to get rid of it completely, and…

  • Netflix Quietly Teased Another Price Hike

    Netflix Quietly Teased Another Price Hike

    Is another Netflix price hike on its way? After the streaming giant raised the price of its premium plan in the fall, it seems unlikely. But the company kept the door open with some sly language deep in its fourth-quarter letter to shareholders. “As we invest in and improve Netflix, we’ll occasionally ask our members…

  • Netflix Leads Oscar Race as Streaming Services Take Center Stage

    Netflix Leads Oscar Race as Streaming Services Take Center Stage

    The Academy Award nominations are out and Netflix led all studios with a total of 18 nominations, thanks in part to Bradley Cooper’s Leonard Bernstein biopic Maestro. Behind Netflix were Apple Original Films, Searchlight, and Universal, all tied with 13 nominations, according to a breakdown of the nods from Variety. Oppenheimer, Christopher Nolan’s epic film…

  • Netflix’s Ad-Supported Tier Hits 23 Million Monthly Active Users

    Netflix’s Ad-Supported Tier Hits 23 Million Monthly Active Users

    Netflix’s ad-based tier reached 23 million active users this month, the company said at the CES 2024 event in Los Angeles on January 10. The streamer will also launch new ad formats in the upcoming months. The ad-supported plan surpassed 15 million active monthly users in November, which is quite a leap for Netflix. Growing…

  • Netflix Series “Stranger Things” Begins Production of Final Season

    Netflix Series “Stranger Things” Begins Production of Final Season

    Stranger Things is back in production and working on season five. The long-awaited final season of the hit Netflix series is in the works. The beloved sci-fi series began production on January 8, Netflix confirmed on Facebook, along with a black-and-white image of the cast. They sit in front of a glowing red sign that…

  • T-Mobile Subscribers Are Getting Notified Today if Their Netflix On Us Perk Will Move to an Ad-Based Plan

    T-Mobile Subscribers Are Getting Notified Today if Their Netflix On Us Perk Will Move to an Ad-Based Plan

    T-Mobile on Friday began texting subscribers affected by the planned change to its Netflix On Us perk. As previously reported, the company intends to move subscribers from the basic plan — which Netflix removed in 2022 before bringing it back at a higher rate in October — to a new standard with ad tier plan.…

  • T-Mobile’s Free Netflix Perk May Soon Come With Ads For Some Users

    T-Mobile’s Free Netflix Perk May Soon Come With Ads For Some Users

    T-Mobile’s “Netflix On Us” perk, which offers subscribers of its more recent plans access to the streaming service for free, will undergo some big changes. Customers who receive the Netflix “basic” plan will be converted to a standard plan that comes with ads, according to The Mobile Report, which uncovered internal documents detailing the change.…

  • Netflix Debuts First Ever Stop-Animation Pokémon Series

    Netflix Debuts First Ever Stop-Animation Pokémon Series

    Netflix’s new stop-animation series, Pokémon Concierge, debuted on December 28, expanding the franchise into a resort for familiar characters that need a rest from their rigorous training schedules and battles. The series welcomes Haru to the tropical island resort, a new concierge who’s in training with more experienced staffers to take care of the Pokémon…