House of Cards

Sarandos confirms House of Cards restart

After some deliberation on the status of House of Cards (HOC) season six, Netflix content chief Ted Sarandos has confirmed that production will go on for the final season. Last month, the sixth season was put on an extended hiatus as management attempted to resolve the fallout of sexual harassment claims made against Kevin Spacey. […]

House of Cards hiatus extended

The sixth season production of House of Cards has extended its hiatus as management deal with the fallout of sexual misconduct claims made about its former leading star Kevin Spacey. Netflix and production partner Media Rights Capital (MRC) fired Spacey earlier this month and shut down prospects of any future productions of the series. Season […]

In-demand chart: Spain (November 6-12, 2017)

Stranger Things dominates Spain’s charts as the global hit continues its success into season two, but the country is unique for its love of local-language originals. Three weeks after its second season release on Netflix, Stranger Things generated almost seven times more average demand expressions than the runner up Narcos in the top ten digital […]

Netflix officially drops Spacey

Netflix has fired award-winning actor Kevin Spacey, and will no longer produce TV shows and movies starring him after claims of sexual assault were made against him. Following reports that the actor and producer had sexually assaulted Star Trek: Discovery’s Anthony Rapp at the age of 14, and other claims since then, Netflix will no […]

Netflix suspends House of Cards season six

Netflix and production partner Media Rights Capital (MRC) have suspended work on season six of House of Cards indefinitely, following news that the show will not continue beyond 2018. Yesterday Netflix revealed that it was ending the series, news that came as claims of sexual harassment were made about leading star and producer Kevin Spacey. […]

Netflix folds House of Cards amid Spacey claims

Netflix has cancelled the show that has been core to its popularity, House of Cards. The show will end after the upcoming sixth season is complete, with the decision made public soon after allegations of sexual assault were made against its leading star and producer Kevin Spacey. Earlier this week Star Trek: Discovery star Anthony […]

In-demand chart: Europe (Sept 25–Oct 1, 2017)

Star Trek: Discovery has made waves in Europe, coming up top rated across all seven of the countries reviewed in our pre-MIPCOM In-demand special, after launching in the US on CBS All Access and Netflix elsewhere in September. As the first series developed specifically for CBS’s SVOD service, the new Star Trek has gained CBS record […]

Jennifer Aniston & Reese Witherspoon partner for new show

Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon have partnered up to star in a new drama series about American morning TV shows. The series is said to be written by House of Cards’ Jay Carson and hails from former HBO drama head Michael Ellenberg, as first reported by The Hollywood Reporter. Ellenberg will executive produce the unnamed […]

In-demand chart: France (May 7-13, 2017)

Netflix holds a domination position in French digital demand expressions. The streamer takes all ten Digital Originals spots in our latest chart, and three of the Overall TV Shows rankings, including a top-two position. Angsty teen mystery 13 Reasons Why leads the way on the digital front. Its 7.28 million average demand expressions across the […]

Master’s key

With a credit list stretching longer than dozens of other writers combined, 80 year-old Andrew Davies knows the secrets of a good script. He tells Jesse Whittock about his writing process, how he’ll save  Les Misérables from itself, and why he is planing for another productive decade Andrew Davies has a good shout for screen’s […]

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