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Netflix Reveals Which STAR TREK Episodes Are Most Rewatched 

Star Trek: Voyager can lay claim to having the most revisited episode of all, its series finale. As it turns out, the first episodes of any Trek series are usually the most-watched, so in an effort to seek data beyond default behavior, the first two episodes from any first seasons were omitted from the data. Also, it should be noted that the Borg show up in seven out of ten episodes. People must really want to be assimilated. – Eric Diaz, Nerdist http://ift.tt/2wZFCXH
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YouTube Red Frontrunner To Pay $3.5M For Morgan Spurlock’s ‘Super Size Me 2’ – Toronto

YouTube today announced it has acquired the rights to SUPER SIZE ME 2: HOLY CHICKEN!, directed by Academy Award® nominee Morgan Spurlock and co-written with Jeremy Chilnick, from Warrior Poets, Snoot Entertainment and Public Domain. The sequel to the Oscar® nominated documentary made its world premiere at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival as an official selection of the Festival’s Documentary Premiere section. SUPER SIZE ME 2: HOLY CHICKEN! will release theatrically in 2018, followed by the exclusive global premiere on YouTube Red. – Mike Fleming Jr, Deadline Hollywood http://ift.tt/2f9Uh9s

Apple only allows streaming, not downloading, of upgraded 4K movies

However, some HD files will still include HDR and Dolby Vision. Apple says, “You can download a local copy of an HD movie, and you might be able to download HDR and Dolby Vision versions, but you can’t download a 4K version.” And if your Internet speed isn’t fast enough, the quality of video will be downgraded to what your connection can support. – Swapna Krishna, Engadget http://ift.tt/2xzwqKn

‘The Defenders’ is Netflix’s least popular Marvel show so far

Unlike traditional TV channels, Netflix doesn’t release audience viewing data. So, these viewership estimates come from a third party: the analytics firm Jumpshot. It studied Netflix subscribers who watched at least one episode of Marvel’s other Netflix shows, and discovered that The Defenders earned just 17 percent of the viewership Daredevil achieved in its first month of season 2. – Gavia Baker-Whitelaw, The Daily Dot http://ift.tt/2yghFZF

‘Will & Grace’ Lands First-Ever Streaming Deal With Hulu For Old & New Episodes

Hulu will be the exclusive SVOD partner for the original eight seasons, which will also be available on the NBC App and pay TV providers with authentication. The deal also extends to the new episodes of Will & Grace, which will be available for streaming on the same platforms the day after their – Nellie Andreeva, Deadline Hollywood http://ift.tt/2yr95sg
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