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The hand-wringing over Netflix losing ‘Friends’ and ‘The Office’ in the US ignores its biggest driver of subscriber growth (NFLX)


  • “Friends” and “The Office” are leaving Netflix in 2020 and 2021, respectively, for rival streaming services from WarnerMedia and NBCUniversal.
  • WarnerMedia and NBCUniversal are the latest major media companies to pull popular programming from Netflix, which has prompted debate over whether the streaming giant can continue to grow its subscriber base meaningfully without the back catalog the service was built on.
  • The concerns are more acute in the US than anywhere else in the world.
  • Demand for “The Office,” for example, drops sharply outside the US, data on a per capita basis from Parrot Analytics shows. “Friends” holds up better, and may be read more >>>

    Source:: BusinessInsider.Com