Netflix Adds 15.7 Million Global Subscribers Amid Pandemic

It now has 182.9 million members, 70 million of which are in U.S. and Canada

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Netflix said its true crime docuseries smash hit Tiger King was viewed by 64 million households in its first four weeks of release. Courtesy of Netflix

Key insight:

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and resulting economic fallout has turned the media and entertainment industry upside down. For Netflix’s short-term, though, it’s resulted in a huge spike in subscribers to the service.

@kelseymsutton Kelsey Sutton is the streaming editor at Adweek, where she covers the business of streaming television.