NETFLIX CONTINUES TO EXPAND ITS AWARDWINNING KIDS ORIGINAL SERIES FOR MEMBERS WORLDWIDE
Beverly Hills, Calif., January 28 , 2016 – Continuing its investment in original content for kids of all ages, Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX), the world’s leading Internet TV network, is adding three new original series to its lineup. Suspenseful drama The Greenhouse expands the live action category for tweens that currently includes Degrassi: Next Class, Lost & Found Music Studios and Project Mc². The iconic Hasbro brand Stretch Armstrong will make its television debut with an all new look in an animated series. A musical update to the new Lalaloopsy series joins a growing portfolio of shows created to engage and pique the curiosity of young kids. All episodes from each new series will launch on Netflix at the same time around the world.
“With roughly half of our 75 million members regularly watching kids content, we’re happy to expand our original slate with these three great series,” said Andy Yeatman, Director of Global Kids Content for Netflix. “We know kids love Netflix and that’s in part because they never really outgrow us. We program and recommend new TV shows and movies from preschool through their teen years and into adulthood.”
Danger Mouse will be returning in an all-new animated series later this Spring via Netflix and Jazwares Inc. will be doing a new line of of toys based on that series.
The world’s greatest superspy, Danger Mouse, returns in dashing, globe-spanning style with a new animated series that features all the classic characters, catchphrases and comedy that made it an 80’s cult favorite. With the world once more teetering on the edge of disaster, the small but heroic secret agent is back to thrill a whole new generation of fans as he attempts to overthrow a host of villainous rivals with the help of hapless hamster Penfold and a collection of state-of-the-art gadgetry and vehicles. Originally a loose parody of British spy fiction, this new Danger Mouse series will feature British actor and comedian, Stephen Fry, as Colonel K.
Netflix will premiere the show in North America, Latin America, Nordics, Benelux and Japan with all other Netflix territories launching at a later date.
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Netflix has also released a synopsis for the series, which arrives on the streaming service on April 10: “Blinded as a young boy but imbued with extraordinary senses, Matt Murdock fights against injustice by day as a lawyer, and by night as the Super Hero ‘Daredevil’ in modern day Hell’s Kitchen, New York City.”
The heroes are Daredevil,
and Iron Fist
And it will lead up to a mini series called The Defenders…
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