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Netflix has the fix for sleeping through your favorite show

Netflix has the fix for sleeping through your favorite show

If you've ever wanted to watch Netflix on a timer, you might soon get your wish. Netflix is apparently testing that very functionality in its Android app, allowing users to effectively place a time limit on their viewing sessions. Not only could this be a good thing for people who want to put limits on screen time, but it could also be a nice feature for those who tend to fall asleep to Netflix and don't want TV episodes to continue autoplaying throughout the night.

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Netflix buys Sony animated movie originally destined for theaters

Netflix buys Sony animated movie originally destined for theaters

Netflix has purchased The Mitchells vs. The Machines, a Sony Pictures movie that was originally planned for a theatrical release. The deal gives Netflix the worldwide rights to the movie, with the exception of China, meaning you'll soon be able to stream it on the platform. The animation comes from producers Christopher Miller and Phil Lord, the duo that produced Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

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Netflix’ Bridgerton season 2 confirmed – and the naming cycle

Netflix’ Bridgerton season 2 confirmed – and the naming cycle

Bridgerton was given an official renewal for a second season as of January 21, 2021. Netflix teased the news earlier this week, confirming the news in a press packet today. Filming for Bridgerton Season 2 will begin this Spring in the United Kingdom.

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Netflix Shuffle Play release date revealed for public rollout

Netflix Shuffle Play release date revealed for public rollout

This week Netflix confirmed that the long-awaited "Shuffle Play" feature will be released to the public in the first half of the year 2021. This Shuffle Play feature will be helpful for those users that enjoy playing a single TV show (generally a comedy) for comfort viewing. It's also likely GOING to be great for those users that'll want to shuffle through content placed on a list by Netflix - like when a single title has several seasons of episodes and a movie.

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Netflix wins rights for Heart of Stone thriller starring Gal Gadot

Netflix wins rights for Heart of Stone thriller starring Gal Gadot

Netflix will be the worldwide home for the upcoming thriller Heart of Stone from Skydance Media, according to a new report. The company was one of many competing at auction to get the rights, ultimately beating them to bring the movie to its own streaming platform. The news follows a similar deal between Skydance and Amazon for The Tomorrow War.

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Netflix might be working on AirPods Spatial Audio support

Netflix might be working on AirPods Spatial Audio support

Samsung just announced the Galaxy Buds Pro that is the company's take on the AirPods Pro. It might, however, still have a lot of ground to cover to catch up, especially when it comes to support from content providers and streaming services. Apple's AirPods Pro and AirPods Max already have a few of those popular services supporting their Spatial Audio feature and now it seems that Netflix will finally be catching up soon.

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Netflix pens multi-year movie deal with comedian Kevin Hart

Netflix pens multi-year movie deal with comedian Kevin Hart

Netflix has signed a new multi-year deal with comedian, actor, and producer Kevin Hart and his HartBeat Productions banner. According to the streaming company, it will be the exclusive home for four movies to be produced by Hart -- and, it notes, he will star in each of these four movies. The news follows Hart's successful comedy special Zero F**ks Given released on Netflix in November 2020.

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Netflix is dropping support for two Nintendo consoles this year

Netflix is dropping support for two Nintendo consoles this year

If you use either a Nintendo 3DS or a Wii U as your main Netflix-viewing platform, you'll want to find something different to use soon. Netflix and Nintendo have announced that both machines will lose support for Netflix later this year. That, importantly, means that Netflix won't be available on any Nintendo console, which seems like a big oversight.

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Netflix probably won’t get a third ‘The Haunting of’ horror installment

Netflix probably won’t get a third ‘The Haunting of’ horror installment

If you were hoping 2021 would include a third installment in Netflix's The Haunting of... horror anthology, the show's creator Mike Flanagan has bad news. Responding to a fan's question on Twitter, Flanagan revealed that there aren't any plans to continue with the series, though he did leave open the possibility for things to change.

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Netflix original Cobra Kai will get its next season a week early

Netflix original Cobra Kai will get its next season a week early

Netflix is planning to release the third season of its hit original series Cobra Kai a week early, the company has announced. The show has earned high reviews from viewers and critics over its past two seasons, the reception likely due in part to the nostalgia for the '80s movies the series is based on.

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Netflix ‘History of Swear Words’ comedy includes Nicolas Cage screaming

Netflix ‘History of Swear Words’ comedy includes Nicolas Cage screaming

Netflix is gearing up to release a couple of new originals, one of which is a series called History of Swear Words hosted by Nicolas Cage. As you'd expect given the nature of the show and its host, the trailer kicks things off with Cage dramatically screaming a curse word, introducing an educational exploration of these words.

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Netflix ‘Death to 2020’ comedy special gets trailer and release date

Netflix ‘Death to 2020’ comedy special gets trailer and release date

The Netflix comedy special Death to 2020 now has an official trailer giving eager future watchers a look at the faux-documentary. We first heard about the project earlier this month, but some details were missing, including when it would premiere on the platform. With the trailer comes the special's release date, too.

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