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Netflix added 5.2 million subscribers in the second quarter. (Photograph: Reuters)

Shares in US streaming giant Netflix rose 13.5 per cent in US trade yesterday, shooting the stock to the top of the S&P 500 index. The share pri(...)

Women dressed as handmaids promote US streaming platform Hulu’s imminent adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s novel The Handmaid’s Tale at the recent SXSW festival in Austin, Texas. Photograph: Reuters/Brian Snyder

The headline “Man Not Accepting Any More Television Recommendations At This Time,” is a recent work of casual genius from satirists The Onion. It “qu(...)

Justin Timberlake + the Tennessee Kids, which premiered on Netflix earlier this month. The company added about 3.2 million subscribers internationally in the third quarter. Photograph: Tennman Entertainment/Netflix via AP

Netflix added more than 50 per cent more subscribers than expected in the third quarter as original shows such as Stranger Things drew new internation(...)

Video-on-demand services are set to see revenues more than double in the next few years as consumers turn away from scheduled TV services. A study (...)

‘The Good Wife’: fans in Ireland will have already seen its series finale, notwithstanding the fact it is yet to air on either RTÉ One or More 4

It is cancellation season in America. Dozens of dramas and comedies have been given the big chop by the US television networks, among them The Myster(...)

The announcement that Xtra-vision was finally closing will come as no surprise to anyone who has been observing trends in video and entertainment consumption. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

It is no consolation to the hundreds of people who lost their jobs this week, but the announcement that Xtra-vision was finally closing will come as n(...)

Planet Business

Image of the week: Who’s driving this car? Driverless cars are like well-dressed politicians, humble lawyers or columnists who are completely s(...)

Outside the US, Netflix beat its expectations for growth, adding 2.74 million international streaming subscribers

Netflix has hit a bump in the road as it pushes ahead on its quest to reach 60 million to 90 million subscribers in the US and, by the end of 2016, b(...)

Love/Hate:  great Irish TV series

A new technology and television conference has been announced for Dublin that will play host to some of the top names in the industry. MediaCon will (...)

Netflix added 2.6 million customers in its nearly 50 international markets in the quarter ended March 31st, bringing the total to 62.27 million users worldwide

Video streaming pioneer Netflix added more subscribers than projected in the United States and abroad during the first quarter, .Net subscriber additi(...)

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