Netflix Limiting Streaming Quality

Business is good for Netflix, which has become one of the rare companies to benefit during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The streaming giant has more than maintained its crown as the top streamer, even as new competitors emerge left and right to offer new content to the millions staying at home. But even as Netflix enjoys unprecedented success and a new subscriber count that blows past expectations, the streamer is just as worried about the future as everyone else.

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The Mandalorian Darksaber

In this edition of TV Bits:

  • Watch a teaser for Money Heist: Part 4.
  • Netflix just announced new unscripted shows, including a new Marie Kondo series.
  • Giancarlo Esposito broke a bunch of darksabers while filming The Mandalorian.
  • Danai Gurira says goodbye to The Walking Dead.
  • Family Guy characters have their own podcast now.
  • Scott Z. Burns is making a musical series for AMC.
  • NBC has pulled a New Amsterdam pandemic episode.
  • Will and Grace series finale gets a date.
  • The CW is delaying new episodes of Batwoman and Supergirl.

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netflix international shows

Netflix is upping its global footprint. In the wake of the huge success of foreign shows like Babylon Berlin, the streaming service has ordered seven original Netflix international shows, two documentaries, and one feature film. That’s a whopping 10 new international projects, which means you’re going to have to get used to reading subtitles.

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pop culture imports

(Welcome to Pop Culture Imports, a column that compiles the best foreign-language movies and TV shows streaming right now.)

It’s almost mid-March, which means there’s a slew of new foreign titles on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and more. As the weather tries to make up its mind over whether it’s winter or spring, why not stay in and binge-watch some great foreign movies and shows instead?

This month, we have a beloved French romantic-comedy, an Oscar-nominated Swedish satire, an over-the-top Korean revenge thriller, and one of the best Netflix original TV series you’ve never heard of. So fire up the subtitles and get ready to watch the best foreign movies and TV shows streaming right now.

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