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Orange is the New Black Season 3 debuts early on Netflix

Orange is the New Black Season 3 debuts early on Netflix

A pleasant surprise came last night for fans of the show Orange is the New Black, as Netflix premiered the new season on its streaming service a full six hours before its scheduled time. Season 3 was supposed to become available for Netflix subscribers on Friday at 3:00 AM ET, but instead was released early on Thursday evening, meaning fans had little reason not to stay up all night on a binge-watching marathon.

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Marriott becomes first hotel to offer Netflix to guests

Marriott becomes first hotel to offer Netflix to guests

Hotel room boredom will soon come to an end, assuming you're staying a Marriott. The company has just announced a new partnership with Netflix that will see its US hotels offering guests access to the popular video streaming service. Netflix will only be available at limited locations to start with, and it won't be quite as simple as checking in and having free access to all of Netflix's content — guests will need to be existing subscribers and sign-in to their accounts.

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Marvel taps Jon Bernthal as the Punisher in ‘Daredevil’ series

Marvel taps Jon Bernthal as the Punisher in ‘Daredevil’ series

It has been revealed that Jon Bernthal, perhaps best known for his role as Shane on The Walking Dead, will be playing the Punisher in the Netflix original series “Marvel’s Daredevil”. He will be arriving in the show’s second season, joining Charlie Cox who plays Hell’s Kitchen’s blind hero. There aren't too many details on how extensively he will play into the show, but his role in the series is described as a big one, and so it is likely we’ll be seeing a lot of him next season and beyond.

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TiVo Online brings the TV recording solution to the web

TiVo Online brings the TV recording solution to the web

Subscribers to TiVo will soon find themselves able to connect via the web to recorded TV content with TiVo Online. DVR recordings of live TV streams will be given some wider breadth for viewing with TiVo Online, while the brand will also give users the option to connect to the shows they enjoy through alternate services. Click on the Simpsons, for example, and find links to Hulu and Fox. UPDATE: This service is up and running now, and provides services to both TiVo subscribers and those in search of an internet-based TV show and movie portal extraordinaire.

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Netflix heads to Spain, Italy, and Portugal in European expansion

Netflix heads to Spain, Italy, and Portugal in European expansion

Netflix has been cranking out some of the best new TV shows out there leading to lots of interest from people who don’t already have a Netflix account for streaming content. There are still some locations in the world where you can't get Netflix, but a few more of those places will get access this fall. Netflix announced this week that it would be expanding in Europe later this year.

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Detail emerge on Marvel’s ‘Phase 2’ for Netflix

Detail emerge on Marvel’s ‘Phase 2’ for Netflix

While Marvel has been on a roll with hit movies from its Cinematic Universe for some time now, this year's Daredevil series on Netflix was a huge surprise, both for fans and Marvel. The show ended up getting great reviews from critics, and fans loved it so much they can't wait for season two sometime in 2016. Now Marvel realizes they need maintain momentum on the television side of things, and Heroic Hollywood has revealed some inside details on what the studio is planning.

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Netflix has four new kids shows inbound

Netflix has four new kids shows inbound

On Wednesday, Netflix announced four new animated series for kids, one of which will be arriving this coming September and the rest later on in 2016. There is Puffin Rock, which is an animated series for preschoolers that will be launching later this year. Joining it in 2016 will be a Netflix Original Series dubbedTarzan and Jane, Luna Petunia, another preschooler series that is inspired by Cirque du Soleils, and, finally, Kulipari: An Army of Frogs.

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Netflix is testing ads before and after videos

Netflix is testing ads before and after videos

One of the nicest things about Netflix is that you can fire up any content you want and immediately start watching it, no advertisements anywhere to be seen. That has started changing recently for some users, however, and now Netflix has confirmed what many were suspecting: it is testing advertisements before and after videos. The advertisements are currently only for Netflix's own content and are only showing up for some users, but that could change in the future.

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Bob Sagat confirmed to return for Netflix’s Full House reboot

Bob Sagat confirmed to return for Netflix’s Full House reboot

With Netflix confirmed to be making a reboot of the popular 90's sitcom Full House, the last few weeks have been filled with questions about which cast members would be returning. When it was announced that Fuller House (yes, that's the real name, but it'll make sense in a minute), would be premiering in 2016, most of the original cast was said to be taking part, including John Stamos, who played Uncle Jesse. Now the last holdout, Bob Sagat, has revealed that he will be reprising his role of Danny Tanner, the ever optimistic father from the original show.

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Bill Murray has a Christmas movie heading to Netflix

Bill Murray has a Christmas movie heading to Netflix

Netflix has another exclusive up its sleeve, and it'll be bringing with it a huge roster of well known celebrities. It's called "A Very Murray Christmas", and it very much stars Bill Murray alongside a bunch of guests: there's Miley Cyrus, George Clooney, Amy Poehler, Michael Cera, Chris Rock, and Rashida Jones, among others. It's a Christmas special, and as such you'll have to wait until the holiday season for it to arrive. However, the video streaming service dropped a teaser trailer today to drum up excitement.

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Netflix to add BoJack Horseman season 2 this July

Netflix to add BoJack Horseman season 2 this July

If you like yourself some adult-friendly cartoons, good news: Netflix has decided to nab a second season of the not-for-kids animated series BoJack Horseman, which revolves around a man that is half-horse and voiced by Will Arnett. Season 2 will consist of a dozen episodes and will be arriving on July 17 for those with a Netflix subscription (globally). This joins season 1, which has been available since this past August, as well as a Christmas special that came out around Christmas time.

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Netflix testing new interface design, dropping the annoying carousel

Netflix testing new interface design, dropping the annoying carousel

Good news for Netflix subscribers who are tired of the slow, annoying carousel used to browse TV shows and movies, as it has been discovered that a select number of users are taking part in a trial of a new interface on the service's home screen. The redesign makes it easier for users to select specific episodes of a TV show or read the details of a movie or show, presents more content on the screen at once, and is just overall faster to use.

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