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Bad sex and fake fur: Russians trash 'The Last Czars'

Jul 17, 2019 - 12:21 PM

Russians find plenty to criticize about Netflix's latest period drama, 'The Last Czars'

Netflix removes suicide scene from '13 Reasons Why'

Jul 16, 2019 - 6:48 PM

"We believe this edit will mitigate any risk for especially vulnerable young viewers,' the show's producer says

Finally! ‘Mindhunter’ returns for season 2 in August

Jul 13, 2019 - 12:23 PM

The new season of the critically-acclaimed crime thriller will focus on the Atlanta Child Murders of 1979 to 1981

MINDHUNTER. In the Netflix crime thriller, Holt McCallany and Jonathan Groff play FBI special agents who interview serial killers to learn more about how their minds work. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Netflix renews 'The Society' for season 2

Jul 10, 2019 - 3:06 PM

The citizens of New Ham need answers!

HBO to launch Netflix rival HBO Max in early 2020

Jul 10, 2019 - 12:42 PM

'Friends' will be transferring from Netflix to the new HBO streaming service

HBO MAX. Logo from Warner Media


'Stranger Things' breaks Netflix viewing records

Jul 10, 2019 - 12:16 PM

The show has been watched by 40.7 million accounts according to the streaming provider

Can you believe? We're getting 'Queer Eye' season 4 soon!

Jul 09, 2019 - 10:33 AM

Just when we thought we’ve got no tears left to cry…

'QUEER EYE.' The Fab 5 are gracing our screens again for another season of the feel good reality show. Photo courtesy of Netflix

‘Stranger Things 3’: Our burning questions about the ending – and some answers

Jul 08, 2019 - 9:30 AM

What was that ending about? Will Hawkins ever catch a break?

AFTER ‘STRANGER THINGS 3’. There are less loose ends this time around, but still massive cliffhangers. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Netflix’s 'Pacific Rim' anime series set for 2020

Jul 05, 2019 - 4:56 PM

Two seasons are on their way!

'Stranger Things 3' first impressions: Better than season 2, no doubt

Jul 03, 2019 - 4:00 PM

Missed the old, 80s-flavored ‘Stranger Things’? It’s back in season 3.

RETURN TO FORM. The third installment of the 80s-flavored sci-fi horror series is back with a vengeance, recalling the first one that won fans over. All photos courtesy of Netflix

FIRST LOOK: 'The Witcher,' the new fantasy series starring Henry Cavill

Jul 03, 2019 - 3:16 PM

Netflix unveils the first photos of the upcoming series

THE WITCHER. A new fantasy series starring Henry Cavill is set to debut on Netflix. Photo courtesy of Netflix

PSA: 'Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse' is now on Netflix

Jun 27, 2019 - 11:20 AM

Who's ready to rewatch the Oscar-winning masterpiece again and again?

WATCH: 'Stranger Things' cast summarize seasons 1 and 2

Jun 26, 2019 - 6:39 PM

Sadie, Noah, Caleb, Gaten, and Finn breeze you through the twists and turns of seasons 1 and 2!

THEY'RE BACK. The kids of 'Stranger Things' return on July 4 for the 3rd season. Image courtesy of Netflix

WATCH: New action-packed 'Stranger Things 3’ trailer is most intense one yet

Jun 21, 2019 - 11:41 AM

The town of Hawkins is in for an adrenaline-filled ride, and we can't wait any longer!

'Queer Eye' season 4 is returning in July

Jun 19, 2019 - 2:41 PM

More of the Fab Five coming right up!

FAB FIVE. Bobby Berk, Tan France, Antoni Porowski, Jonathan Van Ness, and Karamo Brown are returning to Kansas City for season 4 of 'Queer Eye.' Photo courtesy of Netflix

Netflix gets its game on at E3 2019 with 'Stranger Things'

Jun 13, 2019 - 6:25 PM

The streaming television powerhouse is looking to expand its original shows into other media, and the idea for a 'Stranger Things' video game occurs after its successful first season, according to Netflix's Chris Lee

NETFLIX AND GAMES. Netflix on June 12 makes its first formal appearance at the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo. Photo by Glenn Chapman/AFP

Netflix's 'Russian Doll' gets a second season

Jun 12, 2019 - 3:42 PM

Sweet birthday baby! The 'Russian Doll' loop goes on

Netflix renews ‘Love, Death and Robots’ for season 2

Jun 11, 2019 - 6:56 PM

Netflix's animated short film anthology returns!

Netflix renews ‘Lucifer’ one last time for season 5

Jun 07, 2019 - 1:33 PM

Bittersweet news for Lucifans – the show's upcoming 5th season will also be its last

Here's your guide to the twists and turns of 'Black Mirror' Season 5

Jun 05, 2019 - 5:30 PM

The new season of 'Black Mirror' highlights personal struggle and desire to find meaning

SEASON 5. This season focuses on smaller, more personal struggles. Image courtesy of Netflix

Russo brothers to spearhead 'Magic: The Gathering' animated series on Netflix

Jun 03, 2019 - 9:38 PM

An animated series – the first of its kind for the franchise – will stream on Netflix

SOON ON NETFLIX. The popular card game – which has spawned in other forms of media – will stream on Netflix. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Netflix’s 'Arthdal Chronicles' isn’t your Korean 'Game of Thrones'

Jun 02, 2019 - 8:00 PM

'Perhaps there are similarities in the characters’ costumes or even the cinematography, but to accuse Arthdal Chronicles of being a copycat is quite a stretch'

Photo courtesy of Netflix

Soong Joong-ki, Jang Dong-gun, Kim Ji-won, Kim Ok-vin talk about their 'Arthdal Chronicles' characters

Jun 02, 2019 - 3:30 PM

The four Korean stars talk about their strong characters and how Korea's is unique and memorable

NOW ON NETFLIX. The world of Arthdal comes to life on 'Arthdal Chronicles.' Photo courtesy of Netflix

Here's why 'Arthdal Chronicles' is your next Netflix must-watch

Jun 01, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Learn more about the Netflix series here!

'ARTHDAL CHRONICLES.' Korea’s 'first ancient historical drama' will also stream on Netflix. Still courtesy of Netflix

WATCH: Teaser trailer for 'The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance'

May 31, 2019 - 4:34 PM

The puppet-animated series is set to premiere on Netflix in August

PUPPET ANIMATION. 'The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance' features classic puppetry and cutting-edge visual effects. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Here's a sneak peek into Black Mirror season 5

May 30, 2019 - 8:23 PM

Who's looking forward to season 5?

Images courtesy of Netflix

KathNiel teleserye 'La Luna Sangre' is now on Netflix

May 27, 2019 - 9:09 PM

'La Luna Sangre' follows the footsteps of another ABS-CBN show, 'FPJ's Ang Probinsyano'

WATCH: ‘Orange Is The New Black’ cast sing backstage for final season’s trailer

May 23, 2019 - 11:40 AM

The last season of 'Orange Is The New Black' premieres on July 26

WATCH: Miley Cyrus plays troubled star in new 'Black Mirror' season 5 trailer

May 22, 2019 - 12:41 PM

The trailers have 'Black Mirror' fans extra pumped for season 5's June 5 release date

Finally, 'Black Mirror' season 5 is coming!

May 15, 2019 - 8:53 PM

Mark your calendars for June 5

SEASON 5. The new season of 'Black Mirror' includes an appearance by Miley Cyrus. Screenshot from YouTube.com/NewOnNetflix

On eve of 2019 polls, 'Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj' criticizes Duterte's 'drug war,' allies

May 12, 2019 - 10:59 PM

'Normally midterms act as a check on the president. But there's nothing normal about President Rodrigo Duterte,' says the comedian

PH SPOTLIGHT. Comedian Hasan Minhaj puts a spotlight on Duterte's bloody 'drug war' the day before the 2019 midterm elections. Screenshot from the Patriot Act's YouTube page

This is not a drill: 'Ang Probinsyano' is now on Netflix

May 10, 2019 - 11:46 AM

If you want to find it, type 'Brothers' on the search bar

CARDO DALISAY. Coco Martin plays an honest cop in ABS-CBN's 'Ang Probinsyano.' The first season of the long-running show is now available on Netflix. Screenshot from YouTube.com/ABSCBNOnline

[OPINION] There's no template for Filipino street food

May 05, 2019 - 12:30 PM

'It is so limiting, not to mention asinine, to think that there is any one staple food'

Gloria Diaz to guest star in Netflix’s ‘Insatiable’

May 03, 2019 - 2:03 PM

The beauty queen is set to appear in the shows second season

GUEST STAR. Gloria Diaz shares a photo with Dallas Roberts, who she is appearing alongside in the second season of 'Insatiable.' Screenshot from Instagram.com/gloria.diaz69

[OPINION] The 'nilarang' chever, and other Cebuano delicacies

May 02, 2019 - 8:30 PM

'Street food is almost always a highly localized experience. If you’re not from there – especially if you’re not from there – the least one can do is to show some respect.'

WATCH: Netflix's 'Sex Education' cast react to season 2 scripts for the first time

May 02, 2019 - 12:14 PM

School is back in session, and we can't wait for more 'sex ed!'

[OPINION] The Cebu 'Street Food' episode shows how hard it is to understand Filipino food

May 02, 2019 - 7:30 AM

Netflix's much-talked-about Cebu episode has sparked an online debate on Filipino food – but should it have?

Obamas producing Netflix project critical of Trump

May 01, 2019 - 3:30 PM

Former first couple Barack and Michelle Obama are producing the TV adaptation of Michael Lewis' book 'The Fifth Risk', a critique on Trump's rise to power

Spike in U.S. teen suicides after Netflix release of '13 Reasons Why' – study

May 01, 2019 - 3:12 PM

According to the new study, researchers estimate there were an additional 195 suicide deaths – an increase of nearly 29% – among 10 to 17 year-olds in the 9 months after its release

A promotional image for the Netflix show '13 Reasons Why'. Image courtesy of Netflix

Netflix, makers of 'Crazy Rich Asians', team up for Thai cave rescue production

Apr 30, 2019 - 7:13 PM

Netflix strikes a deal with the producers of 'Crazy Rich Asians' to tell the real-life story of 2018's gripping Thai cave rescue

Netflix cancels ‘Santa Clarita Diet’

Apr 27, 2019 - 6:59 PM

The dark zombie comedy starring Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant gets the axe after 3 seasons

JOEL AND SHIELA. 'Santa Clarita Diet' stars Timothy Olyphant and Drew Barrymore greet their Manila fans at a press presentation at SM Megamall in 2018. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

'Game of Thrones': For HBO, piracy is 'better than an Emmy' as it battles Netflix

Apr 27, 2019 - 8:00 AM

The final season of 'Game of Thrones' emerges at the center of this ferocious competition

(L to R) Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen and Kit Harington as Jon Snow – Photo: Helen Sloan/HBO

Netflix spared as Academy keeps Oscars rule unchanged

Apr 24, 2019 - 7:46 PM

Campaigners, including director Steven Spielberg initially suggested that the films produced and released by streaming firms should not be eligible for the Oscars, and should instead be classified as TV content

Netflix unveils plans for New York production hub

Apr 19, 2019 - 9:23 AM

Up to $100 million will be invested for an expanded Netflix office in Manhattan and 6 sound stages in Brooklyn

Surprise! Beyonce drops 'Homecoming' album in time for Netflix film

Apr 17, 2019 - 8:34 PM

Beyonce releases the 'Homecoming' live album from her Coachella performance

INDIO, CA - APRIL 14: Beyonce Knowles performs onstage during 2018 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival Weekend 1 at the Empire Polo Field on April 14, 2018 in Indio, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella/AFP

Netflix picks up Cristine Reyes’ action film ‘Maria’

Apr 12, 2019 - 11:24 AM

'Maria' will premiere on Netflix on May 17

Cebu’s delicacies take the spotlight in new Netflix series ‘Street Food’

Apr 11, 2019 - 2:40 PM

Cebu City is among the 9 Asian cities to be featured in the first season of the upcoming documentary series

CULINARY HERO. Cebu's culinary heroes are featured in the new Netflix documentary, 'Street Food.' Photo courtesy of Netflix

WATCH: Beyonce runs our world in Netflix's 'Homecoming: A Film By Beyonce' trailer

Apr 09, 2019 - 11:26 AM

Queen Bey is heading for Netflix domination this April 17

Netflix renews 'Umbrella Academy' for season 2

Apr 03, 2019 - 9:31 AM

The Hargreeves fam is back!