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Netflix

American provider of on-demand Internet streaming media available to both North and South America, the Caribbean, United Kingdom, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and flat rate DVD-by-mail in the United States, where mailed DVDs are sent via Permit Reply Mail add

Category: Business (17)

Founded in 1997.

Countries: United States (54%), (12%), United Kingdom (11%)

Main connections: House of Cards (U.S. TV series), Orange Is the New Black, The Killing (U.S. TV series)

Linked to: DreamWorks Animation, Paramount Pictures, Blockbuster Inc., The Walt Disney Company

 

Timeline


 

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1997

Netflix was founded in 1997 in Scotts Valley, California by Marc Randolph and Reed Hastings, who previously had worked together at Pure Software along with Mitch Lowe add something

 

The company was established in 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California add something


1998

Reed Hastings - In 1998 Hastings and Marc Randolph co-founded Netflix, offering flat rate film rental-by-mail to customers in the United States


1999

Netflix introduced the monthly subscription concept in September 1999, and dropped the single-rental model in early 2000 add something


2002

The company's published subscriber count increased from one million in the fourth quarter of 2002 to around 5,6 million at the end of the third quarter of 2006, to 14 million in March 2010 add something

 

On June 14, 2002, the company sold an additional 825,000 shares of common stock at the same price add something

 

A "The New York Times" article from September 2002, said that at the time, Netflix mailed about 190,000 discs per day to its 670,000 monthly subscribers add something

 

Wal-Mart began an online rental service in October 2002, but left the market in May 2005 add something


2004

Netflix had preliminary plans to expand to the UK in 2004, but the expansion was cancelled as Netflix concentrated its services on the U.S. market add something

 

Netflix's growth has been fueled by the fast spread of DVD players in households; as of 2004, nearly two-thirds of U.S. homes had a DVD player add something

 

Since 2004, Netflix subscribers could utilize a feature that allowed them to interact with friends who were members add something

 

In September 2004, a consumer class action lawsuit, "Frank Chavez v add something


2005

In 2005, 35,000 different film titles were available, and Netflix shipped 1 million DVDs out every day add something

 

In October 2005, Netflix proposed a settlement for those who had enrolled as a paid Netflix member prior to January 15, 2005 add something


2006

As of late 2006, Red Envelope Entertainment expanded into producing original content with filmmakers such as John Waters add something

 

In fall 2006, Blockbuster signed a deal with The Weinstein Company, that gave it the exclusive rental rights to the studio's films beginning January 1, 2007 add something

 

Netflix grew while DVD sales fell from 2006 to 2011 add something

 

The company already had closed 290 stores in 2006 add something

 

The final settlement hearing took place on March 22, 2006 add something

 

On April 4, 2006, Netflix filed a patent infringement lawsuit in which it demanded a jury trial in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, alleging that Blockbuster's online DVD rental subscription program violated two patents held by Netflix add something


2007

On February 25, 2007, Netflix announced its billionth DVD delivery add something

 

Chegg - In the summer of 2007, Rashid and Phumbhra repositioned the company along the lines of Netflix as a way to rent textbooks to students

 

The dispute was ended a year later, on June 25, 2007, with both companies declining to disclose the terms of their legal settlement, except for a statement by Blockbuster that it would not have a major impact on its future financial performance add something

 

On December 21, 2007, the company removed the link to the page without notice and replaced it with a slider system showing only four previously released movies at a time add something


2008

At E3 2008, Microsoft announced a deal to distribute Netflix videos over Xbox Live add something

 

Netflix announced plans to close Red Envelope Entertainment in 2008, in part to avoid competition with its studio partners add something

 

Netflix has cited Amazon.com as a potential competitor, which until 2008 offered online video rentals in the UK and Germany add something

 

The domain "netflix.com" attracted at least 194 million visitors annually by 2008, according to a Compete.com survey add something

 

On January 1, 2008, a Netflix employee unofficially stated on the Netflix Community Blog that customers used the RTW page to add newly released movies to the top of their queues, complained about delays in receiving them after demand outstripped the supply of DVDs on hand add something

 

Netflix Inc. Appeal Status The settlement was affirmed on April 21, 2008, with the court saying, "the trial court did not abuse its discretion in approving the amended class action settlement agreement, approving the notice given to class members, or determining the amount of fees add something

 

In May 2008, Roku released the first set-top box to stream Netflix's Instant Watch movies directly to televisions add something

 

Roku Streaming Player - On May 20, 2008, Roku announced the first Netflix Internet video streaming receiver box, the Roku DVP. The NXP-powered device runs Linux

 

Roku - On May 20, 2008, Roku announced the first Netflix Internet video streaming receiver box, the Roku DVP. The NXP-powered device runs Linux

 

In June 2008, Netflix announced plans to eliminate its online subscriber profile feature add something

 

In October 2008, Netflix agreed to instantly stream movies to two of Samsung's Blu-ray Disc players add something

 

On October 1, 2008, Netflix launched an application programming interface add something

 

This service was discontinued at the end of November 2008 add something

 

Since November 21, 2008, Netflix has offered their subscribers access to Blu-ray Discs for an additional fee add something

 

Wii - On December 26, 2008, Nintendo announced a new video channel for the Wii. As of October 18, 2010, American and Canadian Wii owners can watch Netflix instantly on a channel


2009

Grey's Anatomy - In 2009, ABC signed a deal allowing "Grey's Anatomy" episodes to be streamed on Netflix

 

In January 2009 Netflix announced a similar partnership with Vizio and LG to instantly stream movies directly to their high definition televisions add something

 

In July 2009, Sony announced a partnership with Netflix that will enable Sony BRAVIA Internet Platforms to access instant queues for Netflix users add something

 

In October 2009, Sony Computer Entertainment and Netflix announced that the service would be available on the PlayStation 3 from November 2009 add something

 

PlayStation 3 - In October 2009, Sony Computer Entertainment and Netflix announced that the Netflix streaming service would be available on the PlayStation 3 in the United States

 

On November 16, 2009 Netflix released an official Nokia app that allows some trailer streaming add something


2010

However, they returned with their acquisition of Vudu service in 2010 add something

 

In 2010, Netflix migrated its infrastructure to Amazon EC2 add something

 

In a 2010 "New York Times" interview, Time Warner CEO Jeffrey Bewkes downplayed Netflix as a threat to more traditional media companies add something

 

September 22, 2010 Netflix launched their stream-only service in Canada, thus marking their first expansion into international markets add something

 

The 2010 line of Panasonic HDTVs with Viera Cast functionality gained the ability to stream Netflix content directly to the television add something

 

This service was launched in Spring 2010 add something

 

With 2010's release of the Google TV, Netflix streaming was a built in application add something

 

WD TV - Released early in 2010 and having all the features of the WD TV Live along with Netflix streaming support

 

Starting January 6, 2010, Netflix reached an agreement with Warner Brothers Pictures to delay renting new releases for 28 days from their retail release in an attempt to help studios sell more physical media at retail outlets add something

 

On January 13, 2010, Nintendo and Netflix announced that the service would become available on the Wii add something

 

In March 2010, as part of a redesign of its movie-details pages, the Friends feature began to be phased out add something

 

The Wii streaming disc was released for testing to customers starting Thursday March 25, 2010, and was released to all registered Netflix members on April 12, 2010 add something

 

A similar deal with Universal Studios and Twentieth Century Fox was reached on April 9, 2010 add something

 

Former competitors included Hollywood Video and Movie Gallery which both ceased operations in May 2010 add something

 

On July 19, 2010 Netflix announced that in the fall of 2010 it would launch its instant streaming service in Canada, making Canada the first international market expansion for Netflix add something

 

In a TechRepublic interview in August 2010, Netflix's VP of Corporate Communications stated that available Silverlight plugins for Linux, such as Moonlight, do not support the PlayReady DRM system that Netflix requires for playback add something

 

Epix (TV channel) - & Netflix announced a deal on August 10, 2010 to allow Netflix subscribers access to stream movie titles from Epix

 

An official iPhone app was released on August 26, 2010 add something

 

Epix (TV channel) - Titles became available on September 1, 2010, with some newer films being released on Netflix within 90 days of their premiere on the Epix channel

 

On October 18, 2010, the streaming disc on the $ Wii was no longer necessary as Netflix became a free downloadable application on the Wii Shop Channel add something

 

Wii - As of October 18, 2010, Wii owners can download the Netflix Channel from the Wii Shop Channel

 

On October 19, 2010, a downloadable application was made available through the PlayStation Network add something

 

Miramax - On November 23, 2010, it was reported that Google was interested in purchasing the digital rights to the Miramax library to improve the premium content offerings on YouTube, and compete with similar services such as Hulu and Netflix

 

Shaw Communications - In December 2010 Shaw filed complaints with the CRTC to have competing internet video services such as Netflix classified as broadcasters under Canadian law

 

NASDAQ-100 - On December 20, 2010, seven companies were added to the NASDAQ-100 index prior to the market open: F5 Networks, Akamai Technologies, Netflix, &Micron_Technology, Whole Foods Market, Ctrip.com International and Dollar Tree


2011

As of 2011, Netflix's "Watch Instantly" service holds first-run rights to films from Paramount Pictures, MGM, Lions Gate Entertainment , along with back-catalog titles to films from Time Warner, Universal Pictures, Sony Pictures, Paramount Pictures, MGM, Lions Gate Entertainment, 20th Century Fox, Disney, and other distributors add something

 

Bewkes later refined his position, stating during a 2011 conference call that "Things like Netflix are welcome additions to the infrastructure add something

 

Despite the losses, earnings for Netflix jumped 63 percent for the third quarter of 2011 add something

 

In 2011, Netflix split its service pricing so that customers can decide whether they want to pay for online streams, access to DVDs by mail, or both add something

 

In late 2011, Netflix picked up two 8-episode seasons of "Lilyhammer" and a fourth season of "Arrested Development" add something

 

Then, in spring 2011, Netflix announced their merge into the Latin American market by the end of the year and again into the European market in the following year starting with Spain add something

 

Steven Van Zandt - However, in 2011, he starred in, co-wrote and acted as executive producer on an English and Norwegian language series entitled "Lilyhammer", a Netflix original program

 

Heavenly Creatures - In 2011, the U.S. online movie services Netflix and HuluPlus began streaming the film in its original 99 minute version

 

In March 2011, Netflix announced plans to begin acquiring original content for its popular subscription streaming service, beginning with the hour-long political drama "House of Cards", which debuted on the streaming service in February 2013 add something

 

Miramax - On March 25, 2011, Miramax entered licensing talks with various digital premium services, including Netflix, Amazon, Google, and Hulu, for digital distribution of the former company's film library

 

As of March 28, 2011, Netflix had 58 shipping locations throughout the U.S. The subscriber can keep the rented movie as long as desired, but there is a limit on the number of movies that each subscriber can have on loan simultaneously add something

 

In April 2011, Netflix announced 23,6 million subscribers in the United States and over 26 million worldwide add something

 

WD TV - As of April 12, 2011, Netflix Canada works on a WD Live TV Plus as long as the firmware has been upgraded to version 1,04,31_B or newer

 

In June 2011, the National Association of the Deaf filed a lawsuit against Netflix for not providing closed captioning on all of its Watch Instantly movies add something

 

Fail Blog - The site is commonly referenced in popular culture; The Huffington Post called Netflix a walking failblog in reference to their July 2011 pricing change and "The Atlantic" called a Chris Coghlan baseball blunder "a debacle worthy of FAIL Blog

 

Netflix announced on July 5, 2011 that by the end of 2011 it would expand its services into 43 countries and territories in Latin America and the Caribbean, offering items in English, Spanish and Portuguese add something

 

The Netflix service launched for the Nintendo 3DS on July 14, 2011 add something

 

Nintendo 3DS - The Netflix streaming video service was released in North America on July 14, 2011

 

On August 9, 2011, Netflix released a Google Chrome web store item for Chrome OS, PC and Mac, but it does not enable Netflix streaming on Linux machines add something

 

Subsequently, Netflix completed the launch of streaming-content services in Latin America in September 2011 by launching in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America add something

 

Reed Hastings - Two months later, in September 2011, Netflix announced that it would spin off its popular DVD business under a new brand name, Qwikster, leading to even more customer and market confusion

 

On September 1, 2011, Starz announced it had broken off talks with Netflix to renew its streaming deal add something

 

On September 1, 2011, Starz announced it would remove their movies from Netflix streaming on February 28, 2012 add something

 

Miramax - On September 6, 2011, Miramax announced that hundreds of its film titles were available digitally in Latin American territories including Brazil, Mexico and Argentina under a multi-year agreement with Netflix

 

On September 18, 2011, Netflix CEO and Co-Founder Reed Hastings said in a Netflix blog post that the DVD section of Netflix would be split off and renamed Qwikster, and stated that the only major change would be separate websites for the services add something

 

On September 18, 2011, Netflix announced its intentions to re-brand and re-structure its DVD home media rental service as an independent subsidiary company called Qwikster, totally separating DVD rentals and streaming add something

 

The Wonder Years - On September 26, 2011 it was announced that Amazon Prime's streaming video service would be adding "The Wonder Years", describing the series as "available on digital video for the first time", although Netflix added the series ahead of Amazon's release

 

In October 2011, it was announced that Netflix would launch in the UK and Ireland in early 2012 add something

 

In a reversal, Netflix announced in October 2011 that its streaming and DVD-rental plans would remain together under the Netflix brand add something

 

Then, in October 2011, Netflix announced that it would retain its DVD service under the name Netflix and would not, in fact, create Qwikster for that purpose add something

 

Gossip Girl - In October 2011, The CW signed a deal allowing all "Gossip Girl" episodes to be streamed on Netflix

 

The Wonder Years - On October 1, 2011, 114 full-length episodes of the series were added to Netflix streaming

 

However, on October 10, 2011 the CEO announced that the move to split the company would be scrapped add something

 

On October 10, 2011, following negative reaction from customers, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings announced the cancellation of the planned Qwikster service and said that the DVD-by-mail service would remain a part of Netflix add something

 

On October 24, 2011, Netflix announced it lost 800,000 US subscribers in the third quarter of 2011 and more subscriber losses were expected in the fourth quarter of 2011 add something

 

On November 11, 2011, the court denied a Netflix motion to dismiss the case add something

 

Hemlock Grove (TV series) - In December 2011, "Deadline.com" reported that Netflix and Gaumont International Television were finalizing a deal for a 13-episode series order for "Hemlock Grove"

 

This feature was discontinued on December 6, 2011 add something


2012

In 2012, the PlayStation 3 became the device most used to watch Netflix add something

 

Bill Burr - Burr's special entitled "You People Are All The Same", premiered in 2012 as a Netflix exclusive

 

HBO - HBO's contract with DreamWorks Animation expired after 2012, at which time the aforementioned Netflix streaming service assumed pay-TV rights

 

Mark Verheiden - In 2012, Verheiden was named executive producer and writer for Hemlock Grove, a television series produced by Gaumont International Television for Netflix

 

Beau Willimon - In 2012, Willimon developed "House of Cards", the American adaption of the BBC series of the same name, for Netflix

 

This filled a vacancy at Netflix that had been empty for over six months when their previous CMO Leslie Kilgore left in January 2012 add something

 

Netflix launched in the UK and Ireland on January 9, 2012 add something

 

Netflix was officially launched as a streaming-only service in the United Kingdom and Ireland on January 9, 2012 add something

 

Netflix has made available as open source many of its internally developed infrastructure management products starting January 11, 2012 add something

 

On January 26, 2012, Netflix said it added 610,000 subscribers in the US by the end of the fourth quarter of 2011 add something

 

Red Arrow International - It premiered on the 6th February 2012 on Netflix in North America, with all eight episodes being available for streaming on their service

 

The Netflix application for PlayStation Vita was launched the same day the device launched on February 22, 2012, making it available for download via the PlayStation Store for free add something

 

This meant any Starz movies and shows would be removed from Netflix streaming on February 28, 2012 add something

 

In March 2012, Netflix announced it had increased the number of programs that are closed captioned add something

 

TED (conference) - In March 2012, Netflix announced a deal to stream an initial series of 16 two-hour shows, consisting of TEDTalks covering similar subjects, from multiple speakers

 

Portlandia (TV series) - As of May 1, 2012 the series was available to watch on Netflix in Ireland and the UK.

 

In June 2012, Netflix announced that it would be cutting back the availability of its public API. add something

 

In July 2012 Netflix hired Kelly Bennett to become their new Chief Marketing Officer add something

 

In July 2012, Netflix announced the formation of an experimental project to crowdsource the closed-captioning effort using the Amara platform add something

 

The Killing (U.S. TV series) - AMC announced the series' cancellation in July 2012, but picked it up for a third season after a renegotiation with Fox Television Studios and Netflix

 

The Killing (U.S. TV series) - In August 2012, it was revealed that Fox Television Studios was in talks with both DirecTV and Netflix in an attempt to revive the series

 

On August 15, 2012, Netflix announced further expansion by rolling out its services to Norway, Denmark, Sweden, and Finland before the end of 2012, eventually launching these services in October 2012 add something

 

On August 20, 2012, Netflix announced it had reached the one million member milestone in the UK and Ireland add something

 

On August 23, 2012, Netflix and The Weinstein Company sign a Multi-Year Output Deal for RADiUS-TWC. add something

 

In September 2012, Coinstar, the owners of Redbox announced plans to partner with Verizon to launch "Redbox Instant by Verizon" by late 2012 add something

 

Spiral (TV series) - "Spiral" debuted in North America via Netflix in September 2012 ; in November 2012, the small public-broadcasting network MHz Worldview began transmitting the series in the US.

 

The exclusive portion ended on September 4, 2012, when Amazon signed a deal with Epix to feature movies on their streaming service add something

 

Epix (TV channel) - On September 4, 2012, following the expiration of the exclusivity clause of the Netflix agreement that allowed Epix to license streaming rights for films distributed to the channel to competing services, the channel entered into a three-year agreement with Amazon to provide film content on its Instant Video streaming service

 

Raidio Teilifis Eireann - On Thursday, 13 September 2012: RTÉ Digital confirmed that it has signed a deal with Netflix to host its programming

 

In October 2012, Netflix was found to be offering the television series "Andromeda" to customers in Finland with unauthorized subtitles from the fansub scene add something

 

On October 4, 2012, Dish Network announced that it was scrapping plans to make Blockbuster into a Netflix competitor add something

 

The Killing (U.S. TV series) - In November 2012, it was confirmed that Fox Television Studios was in final negotiations with Netflix to continue the series for a third season

 

On November 15, 2012, patches to the Wine compatibility layer to make viewing of Netflix on Linux and similar systems were announced add something

 

On November 18, 2012, a PPA and installation files were made publicly available making the installation and use of Netflix much easier for users of Ubuntu 12,04 and possibly other distributions add something

 

The $ Wii's successor console, the Wii_U, began supporting Netflix shortly after its North American release on November 18, 2012 add something

 

On December 4, 2012, Netflix and The Walt Disney Company announced an exclusive multi-year U.S. subscription television service agreement with Netflix for first run of Walt Disney Studios animated and live-action movies add something

 

On December 24, 2012, at around 1pm, a number of Amazon Web Services servers crashed affecting numerous services including Netflix "instant streaming" add something

 

The agreement came after Disney's announcement in November 2012, that it would be shutting down its web movie service "Disney Movies Online" on December 31, 2012 add something


2013

Direct-to-video new releases were made available in 2013 add something

 

However, around that same time, it was announced Netflix would, in 2013, assume the pay-TV rights to films from DreamWorks Animation add something

 

Craig Ferguson - His third video special, "I'm Here to Help," was released on Netflix in 2013

 

Kate Mulgrew - In 2013 Mulgrew starred as Galina 'Red' Reznikov in the Netflix original series "Orange is the New Black"

 

Corey Stoll - In 2013, Stoll received a Golden Globe Award nomination for his performance in the Netflix series "House of Cards"

 

Robin Wright (actress) - In 2013, Wright starred in Netflix's series "House of Cards", as Claire Underwood, the spouse of Kevin Spacey's character, Congressman Francis Underwood

 

Robin Wright - In 2013, Wright starred in Netflix's series "House of Cards", as Claire Underwood, the spouse of Kevin Spacey's character, Congressman Francis Underwood

 

NASDAQ-100 - On Jun 6, 2013, Netflix replaced Perrigo who had transferred to the NYSE.

 

Ian Roberts (actor) - Roberts had a recurring character in the sitcom "Arrested Development", Dr. Fishman , and returned for several episodes for the shows revived 4th season on Netflix in 2013

 

Ford F-Series sixth generation - The stair car was used by Netflix in public appearances to promote Arrested Development's 2013 resurrection

 

In January 2013, Netflix reported they had added 2 million U.S. customers during the 4th quarter of 2012 with a total of 27,1 million U.S. streaming customers, and 29,4 million total streaming customers add something

 

In February 2013, Netflix announced it would be hosting its own awards ceremony, "The Flixies" add something

 

Flavor Unit Entertainment - In February 2013, Netflix signed an exclusive multi-year licensing deal with Flavor Unit Entertainment

 

Constance Zimmer - Since February 2013, she has starred in the Netflix original series "House of Cards"

 

Beau Willimon - It premiered on Netflix on February 1, 2013

 

House of Cards (U.S. TV series) - The entire first season, thirteen episodes, premiered on February 1, 2013, on the streaming service Netflix

 

As of mid-March 2013, Netflix had 33 million subscribers add something

 

Netflix was later embedded in the Wii U's own Nintendo TVii app the following March 2013 add something

 

The Killing (U.S. TV series) - In March 2013, Netflix closed negotiations with Fox Television Studios with a deal to be the exclusive subscription service for the series' third season

 

That number increased to 36,3 million subscribers in April 2013 add something

 

Nexus Q - Since May 2013, many people made hacks and mods of the Nexus Q. Notable hacks include making the Nexus Q capable of running Netflix and gaming on the Nexus Q. An unofficial update to Android 4,4 was added to the Nexus in December 2013

 

House of Cards (U.S. TV series) - In Australia, where Netflix is not available, the series was broadcast on Showcase, premiering May 7, 2013

 

Mitchell Hurwitz - After seven years off the air, "Arrested Development" returned for a fifteen-episode fourth season on the online movie and television streaming service Netflix on May 26, 2013

 

Ivey Business School - In June 2013, Felix Salmon of & Reuters discusses the conclusions of the Netflix blog post in his own opinion piece on the Reuters website

 

On June 17, 2013, Netflix and DreamWorks Animation sign a Multi-Year Output Deal for original shows add something

 

DreamWorks Animation - On June 17, 2013, DWA announced a multi-year content deal to provide 300 hours of exclusive original content to the video on demand Internet streaming media provider, Netflix

 

Netflix announced on June 19, 2013, that they would expand their service to the Netherlands by late 2013 add something

 

Orange Is the New Black - On June 27, 2013, Netflix renewed the show for a second season

 

Orange Is the New Black - On June 27, 2013, Netflix renewed the show for a second season premiering on June 6, 2014

 

As of July 2013, Netflix is in talks for another season of "Arrested Development" add something

 

Regina Spektor - Spektor recorded the main title theme song "You've Got Time" for the new Netflix Original Series "Orange Is the New Black", which premiered July 11, 2013

 

On July 18, 2013 Netflix earned the first Primetime Emmy award nominations for original online only web television for the 65th Primetime Emmy awards in 2013 add something

 

Robin Wright (actress) - On July 18, 2013, Netflix earned the first Primetime Emmy *award nominations for original online only web television for the 65th Primetime Emmy *awards

 

Robin Wright - On July 18, 2013, Netflix earned the first Primetime Emmy *award nominations for original online only web television for the 65th Primetime Emmy *awards

 

Henry Paulson - In September 2013, Bloomberg Businessweek released the doumentary film "Hank: Five Years From the Brink", directed by Oscar-nominated Joe Berlinger and distributed by Netflix

 

The Killing (U.S. TV series) - "The Killing" was again cancelled by &AMC (AMC_(TV_channel)) in September 2013, but Netflix announced in November 2013 that it had ordered a fourth season consisting of six episodes to conclude the series

 

It released in the Netherlands on September 11, 2013 add something

 

On September 22, 2013, Netflix made history with a total of three wins: Fincher's Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series, for the pilot episode "Chapter 1," making "Chapter 1" the first Primetime Emmy-awarded webisode, in addition to the pair of Creative Arts Emmy awards add something

 

Melissa Rosenberg - In October 2013, following a deal made by Netflix and Marvel, the series was revived as a part of four series and one mini-series commitment in which Rosenberg was brought up to be the showrunner

 

In November 2013, Netflix and Marvel Television announced a five-season deal for four Marvel Super Heroes: Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist, and Luke Cage add something

 

The Killing (U.S. TV series) - However, in November 2013, two months after its cancellation, Netflix announced it had picked up "The Killing" for a fourth and final season consisting of six episodes

 

The Killing (U.S. TV series) - In November 2013, Netflix announced it picked up the series for a fourth and final season after &AMC (AMC_(TV_channel)) had canceled it

 

Marvel Television - In November 2013, it was announced that Disney and Marvel TV will provide Netflix with live action series, beginning in 2015, featuring Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist, and Luke Cage, leading up to a miniseries about the Defenders

 

Aziz Ansari - A third stand-up special was filmed during the tour at the Merriam Theater in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and premiered on Netflix on November 1, 2013

 

Aaron Paul - In December 2013, Netflix announced that Paul will have his own animated series called "BoJack Horseman: A Tale of Fear, Loathing and Animals", which is set to premiere in 2014

 

Better Call Saul - In December 2013, Netflix announced that the entire first season will be available for streaming in the U.S. and Canada after the airing of the first season finale, and in Latin America and Europe shortly after the U.S. series premiere

 

Drew Goddard - In December 2013, Marvel officially announced that Goddard will be the executive producer and showrunner for a "Daredevil" TV series that will be produced by Marvel Television and broadcast on Netflix in 2015, while Sony Pictures announced that Goddard will be writing and possibly directing a Sinister Six film


2014

"House Of Cards", "Hemlock Grove", and "Orange Is The New Black" have all been renewed for another season and are scheduled to air on Netflix in 2014 add something

 

Shrek (franchise) - A television series, starring Puss from the "Shrek" franchise, will debut on Netflix in late 2014

 

Madagascar (franchise) - A television series, starring the lemur King Julien from the "Madagascar" franchise, will debut on Netflix in late 2014

 

House of Cards (U.S. TV series) - In New Zealand, where Netflix is unavailable, season 1 premiered on TV3 in early 2014 followed immediately by season 2

 

4K resolution - In 2014, Netflix began streaming "House of Cards", Breaking Bad Amazon Studios began shooting their full-length original series and new pilots with 4K resolution in 2014

 

Slamdance Film Festival - In 2014, Slamdance Studios acquired Nicole Teeny's 2013 Sparky *award winning feature documentary "Bible Quiz" for a limited theatrical release in major markets such as New York City, Los Angeles, and Austin, with a wide video release on Netflix, iTunes, and all major video on demand platforms with new partner Virgil Films

 

Sylvia Earle - In 2014, a Netflix documentary entitled 'Mission Blue' was released which focused on Earle's life and career as well as the Mission Blue project

 

Frank Windsor - In 2014, he reprised his role as Harry Bradley in a rather different version of "Flying Lady" for internet based tv operator Netflix

 

Molly Parker - In 2014, she appeared as Congresswoman Jacqueline Sharp in the second season of the Netflix series "House of Cards"

 

Freema Agyeman - In either late 2014 or early 2015, Ageyman will appear in the new Netflix mini-series Sense8, created by J. Michael Straczynski and Andy and Lana Wachowski

 

Paul F. Tompkins - Tompkins plays Mr. Peanutbutter in the 2014 Netflix original animated series "BoJack Horseman"

 

In February 2014, Netflix renewed House Of Cards for a third season scheduled to air in 2015 add something

 

Verizon Communications - In February 2014, Verizon confessed to throttling services like Netflix and Amazon's AWS, a violation of net neutrality principles

 

Comcast - In February 2014, after rumors surfaced that Comcast and & Netflix had reached an unspecified agreement, the companies confirmed that Netflix was paying Comcast to connect to its network

 

House of Cards (U.S. TV series) - In India, where Netflix is unavailable, "House of Cards" premiered on February 20, 2014, on Zee Cafe, with episodes airing from Monday to Friday

 

Kenny Hotz - In March 2014 a fan campaign to have the show return to production on Netflix began, following Hotz's announcement that he and Spenny were planning a Canadian live comedy tour

 

Star Wars - The final season of the series aired on Netflix in March 2014

 

The new content is set to be released on Netflix's streaming service March 7, 2014 add something

 

In April 2014, Netflix approaches 50 million global subscribers with a 32,3 percent video streaming market share in the United States add something

 

In April 2014, Netflix signed Mitch Hurwitz and The Hurwitz Company to a multi-year deal to create original projects add something

 

Kate Mulgrew - Orange Is the New Black - As of April 2014, Mulgrew is starring as Galina "Red" Reznikov in the Netflix original series "Orange is the New Black"

 

In May 2014, Netflix announced "immediate fee increase for new UK subscribers" add something

 

On May 21, 2014, Netflix announced its intention to expand and launch in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium and Luxembourg add something

 

IGN - In June 2014, Netflix released a redesigned version of their logo and website UI. The change was controversial; some liked the new minimalist design, whereas others felt more comfortable with the old interface add something

 

In July 2014, Netflix announced it had surpassed 50 million global subscribers, with 36 million of them being in the United States add something

 

Paul F. Tompkins - As of July 2014, he is a main cast member of the "Superego" podcast and a voice actor on the Netflix animated series "Bojack Horseman"

 

The entire first season was released on Netflix one week after ending its run in Japan on July 4, 2014 and a second season is in production add something

 

On July 10, 2014, Netflix received 31 Emmy nominations add something

 

The Killing (U.S. TV series) - The complete fourth season was released on Netflix in all territories on August 1, 2014

 

Since August 5, 2014, Google implemented the Encrypted Media Extensions to its Developer and Beta versions of the Chrome Browser for $ Linux, Allowing Linux users to use the service natively from the web browser add something

 

As of September 2014, Netflix has subscribers in over 40 countries, with intentions of expanding their services in unreached countries add something

 

In September 2014, Netflix beat out Amazon Prime and Hulu for the rights to "Love", a new romantic-comedy series from Judd Apatow, Leslie Arfin, and Paul Rust add something

 

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. - The complete first season was first released on Blu-ray and DVD on September 9, 2014, and became available for streaming on Netflix on November 20, 2014

 

Gillian Jacobs - It was announced on September 16, 2014 that Jacobs had been cast to star as Mickey in the Netflix original comedy series "Love", which is set to debut in 2016

 

On September 30, 2014 Netflix announced they would be producing and releasing their first original movie add something

 

Bloodline (TV series) - The series was announced in October 2014 as part of a partnership between & Netflix and Sony Pictures Television after Netflix struck its first major deal with a major film studio for a television series

 

Gilmore Girls - On October 1, 2014 all seven seasons of the series began streaming on Netflix's "Watch Instantly" service

 

However, on October 10, 2014 the required DRM plugins to play Netflix's HTML 5 videos became available for Chrome users running Ubuntu 12,04 or 14,04 add something

 

Until October 10, 2014 Netflix did not officially support playback on Linux PCs, although the Linux-based Roku devices are supported add something

 

On October 15, 2014, Netflix announced that will begin streaming the complete series of "Friends" in high-definition, beginning on January 1, 2015 add something

 

Friends - On October 15, 2014, Netflix announced it would be adding all ten seasons of "Friends" in high-definition to their streaming service, beginning on January 1, 2015

 

In November 2014, it was confirmed that Netflix will be coming to Australia and New Zealand add something

 

Snowpiercer - Very shortly after, it became available on Netflix for streaming on 1 November 2014

 

Virunga National Park - It has been screened internationally at film festivals and was released on streaming service Netflix on November 7, 2014

 

On November 18, 2014, the expansion to Australia and New Zealand was announced for March 2015 add something

 

On November 19, 2014, it was announced that "Longmire" will air a ten-episode fourth season in 2015 add something

 

Madagascar (franchise) - The series debuted on December 19, 2014, on Netflix, when the first five 22-minute episodes were released


2015

In Canada, Netflix has pay TV rights to films from Paramount, DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century Fox. In 2015, it will assume pay TV rights to films from Disney which are currently held by The Movie Network/Movie Central add something

 

It announced that "Hemlock Grove" was renewed for a third and final season, to air in 2015 add something

 

Notably, the company has over 20 original shows planned for release in 2015 and 2016 add something

 

The programs are planned for a 2015 debut add something

 

Bill Burr - Burr will star in "F Is for Family" in 2015 on Netflix

 

Shrek (franchise) - A television series, starring Puss from the "Shrek" franchise, will debut on Netflix on January 16, 2015

 

In February 2015, it was reported that Netflix is working closely with Nintendo in developing a live action TV series based on "The Legend of Zelda" video game series add something

 

On February 4, 2015, expansion to Japan was announced to begin during the fall of 2015 add something

 

Netflix confirmed on March 3, 2015 that the service will launch in Australia and New Zealand on Tuesday, March 24 add something

 

Expansion to Australia and New Zealand occurred on 24 March 2015 add something

 

On June 6, 2015, Reed Hastings announced, in an interview with the Portuguese newspaper "Expresso", that Netflix would enter the Portuguese, Spanish and Italian markets, and that it would install its Southern Europe support center in Lisbon, Portugal add something

 

In July 2015, Netflix reported its subscriber count reached 65,55 million, with 42,3 million in the U.S. and 23,35 million internationally add something

 

It is scheduled for simultaneous Netflix and theatrical release on August 28, 2015 add something

 

On September 9, 2015 Netflix announced that it would be continuing its expansion into Asia by launching in Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan in early 2016 add something

 

As of September 22, 2015 netflix is not available on a chromebook device add something

 

As of October 2015, Netflix reported 69,17 million subscribers worldwide, including more than 43 million in the U.S. add something

 

As of December 2015, Netflix's 4K catalogue can be watched on BT's Ultra HD box add something


2016

iOS - New titles from Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar, Marvel Studios and Disneynature will be available on Netflix beginning in 2016 add something

 

On January 6, 2016 at Consumer Electronics Show, Netflix announced a major international expansion into 130 new territories; with this expansion, the company promoted that its service would now be available nearly "worldwide", with the only notable exclusions including China , and regions subject to U.S. sanctions, such as Crimea, Syria, and North Korea add something

 

On January 14, 2016, Netflix announced its intent to strengthen measures to restrict access to unlicensed material through VPNs or proxies add something

 

Orange Is the New Black - In February 2016, "Orange is the New Black" was renewed for a fifth, sixth and seventh season add something

 

As of April 2016, Netflix reported over 81 million subscribers worldwide, including more than 46 million in the U.S. add something

 

In May 2016, it created a new tool to determine how fast one's internet is add something

 

In June 2016 Russian Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky asserted that Netflix is part of the US government plot to influence the world culture, "to enter every home, get into every television, and through that television, into the head of every person on earth" add something

 

As of July 2016, Netflix reported over 83 million subscribers worldwide, including more than 47 million in the U.S. add something

 

On 15 July 2016, Netflix debuted the science fiction supernatural drama "Stranger Things" add something

 

The first theatrical Disney film to be on Netflix is Zootopia on September 21, 2016 add something

 

The "Luke Cage" series is set to premiere on September 30, 2016, with the miniseries of "The Defenders" and "Iron Fist" scheduled for a 2017 release add something

 

In October 2016, Netflix reported over 86 million subscribers worldwide, including more than 47 million in the United States add something

 

On November 30, 2016, Netflix announced that it is rolling out a long-requested offline playback feature to all of its markets at no extra cost to subscribers add something


2017

In January 2017, Netflix reported over 93 million subscribers worldwide, including more than 49 million in the United States add something

 

In February 2017, Netflix signed a music publishing deal with BMG Rights Management, where BMG will oversee the rights to Netflix's original productions outside of the United States add something

 

In April 2017, Netflix reported having over 98 million subscribers worldwide, including more than 50 million in the United States add something

 

As of May 2017, Netflix officially supports 20 languages for user interface and customer support purposes: Arabic , Chinese , Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian , Polish, Portuguese , Romanian, Spanish , Swedish, Thai and Turkish add something

 

In July 2017, Netflix reported having 103,95 million subscribers worldwide, including 51,92 million in the United States add something

 

On August 7, 2017, Netflix acquired the creator-owned publishing company of comic book writer Mark Millar add something

 

As of October 2017, Netflix had 109,25 million subscribers worldwide, including 52,77 million in the United States add something

 

In November 2017, Netflix announced that it would be making its first original Colombian series, to be executive produced by Ciro Guerra add something

 

As of December 2017, Netflix officially supports 22 languages for user interface and customer support purposes: Arabic , Bulgarian, Chinese , Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian , Polish, Portuguese , Romanian, Spanish , Swedish, Thai and Turkish add something


2018

As of January 2018, Netflix had 117,58 million subscribers worldwide, including 54,75 million in the United States add something

 

As of January 28, 2018, Netflix's website ranks as the 30th most trafficked website in the world and 9th most trafficked website in the United States add something

 

One of its first acquisitions was the film "The Cloverfield Paradox", which Netflix had acquired from Paramount Pictures in early 2018, and launched on its service on February 4, 2018, shortly after airing its first trailer during Super Bowl LII add something

 

At the 90th Academy Awards, held on March 4, 2018, Netflix won the Oscar for "Best Feature Documentary" for the film "Icarus add something

 

As of April 2018, Netflix had 125 million total subscribers worldwide, including 56,71 million in the United States add something

 

In June 2018, Netflix announced a partnership with Telltale Games to provide their streaming adventure games over the service add something

 

As of July 2018, Netflix had 130 million total subscribers worldwide, including 57,38 million in the United States add something

 

On August 16, 2018, Netflix announced a three-year overall deal with "black-ish" creator Kenya Barris add something

 

On August 27, 2018, Netflix signed a five-year exclusive overall deal with international bestselling author Harlan Coben add something

 

As of October 2018, Netflix has 137 million total subscribers worldwide, including 58,46 million in the United States add something

 

As of October 2018, Netflix officially supports 23 languages for user interface and customer support purposes: Arabic , Bulgarian, Chinese , Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian , Polish, Portuguese , Romanian, Spanish , Swedish, Thai and Turkish add something

 

As of November 2018, Netflix officially supports 23 languages for user interface and customer support purposes: Arabic , Chinese , Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian , Polish, Portuguese , Romanian, Spanish , Swedish, Thai and Turkish add something


2019

The agreement with Disney is scheduled to end in 2019, as the company is preparing to launch a new streaming service that will carry all Walt Disney Pictures, Marvel Studios, and Lucasfilm releases add something

 

As of January 2019, Netflix had over 139 million paid subscriptions worldwide, including 58,49 million in the United States, and over 148 million subscriptions total including free trials add something

 

Netflix sought and was approved for membership into the Motion Picture Association of America on January 22, 2019. as the first streaming service to become a member of the association add something

 

In February 2019, police stormed the Netflix headquarters in Hollywood after a man with a gun was wandering around the premises add something

 

As of April 2019, Netflix had over 148 million paid subscriptions worldwide, including 60 million in the United States, and over 154 million subscriptions total including free trials add something