In a tweet on Monday, Netflix (nflx) said that the series, which has been available on Netflix since January 1, 2015, will remain on the service through 2019, allaying fears that it would be removed on January 1, 2019. In 2014, when Netflix first bought those rights, it paid $500,000 an episode.
As THR reminds us, Friends is expected to leave Netflix and join rights-holder WarnerMedia's own streaming service sometime down the road. And in the meantime, it's reportedly squeezing $100 million out of Netflix to allow the company to have Friends for one last exclusive year, in 2019.
Disney will also be giving Netflix a run for its month with its service called Disney+ which will be launching in late 2019.
However: An executive familiar with the show's contract told USA Today there aren't immediate plans for Netflix to drop the show. To that end, it is wrapping up its lucrative licensing deal with Netflix in order to make its Marvel, Star Wars, Pixar, and Disney Animation titles (as well as all kinds of original content) only available on one streaming product: Disney's.
While the battle might have been won, the next one might be far more hard to fight.
"The One Where Friends is Going Nowhere, Don't Worry", it replied to one anxious fan. After fans went insane (and even started a petition to keep the show on the platform), Netflix made everyone's Christmas wish come true, courtesy of a Ross Geller meme.
Guyger's indictment comes roughly two months after Texas Rangers arrested her on a warrant to face manslaughter charges. Inside, the lights were off and a figure in the darkness cast a large silhouette across the room, according to Guyger.
Last month, US State Secretary Mike Pompeo's planned meeting with a senior North Korean official was canceled at the last minute. The UN Security Council granted the South sanctions exemptions to carry fuel and other equipment into the North for the survey.
Mr Corker said senators would have a chance to vote to proceed to the resolution next week as well as vote on amendments. President Donald Trump is "part of the cover-up as to what happened" in the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The prime minister insists that he and his wife have done nothing wrong or illegal and that he intends to remain in office. They are suspected of interfering in regulatory decisions that favoured Bezeq and its majority shareholder Shaul Elovitch.
With the game tied and the ball at midfield with 3 minutes left, Georgia could've punted the ball and pinned the Tide deep. The Crimson Tide is the only team to advance to all five College Football Playoffs since the inaugural tournament in 2014.
Manchester United's draw left them in seventh place in the Premier League table and 16 points behind leaders Manchester City . The players they don't understand that simplicity is genius, especially in some parts of the pitch.
He will have woken up this morning thanking his lucky stars that he still has that green and gold belt, which belongs to me'. Listen, I'm not going to take anything from Wilder , he's a great champion and a great man.
The Syrian military has reportedly shot down an Israeli war plane and four missiles, over the country's southern region. A military source did not specify the targets but dismissed earlier reports that an Israeli war plane had been downed.
The couple asked police for help , and emergency service officers tried unsuccessfully to locate the sparkler. After seeing the footage officers managed to rescue the ring, clean it up and now want to find its owners.
Urban Meyer retiring after the Rose Bowl
His last game will be in the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day. "I hired Ryan Day because I thought he was very good coach". His biggest problem is he wants to coach, but physically he can't coach.
Packers fire McCarthy following loss to Cardinals
Crosby pushed his kick wide right, with the flags atop Lambeau Field blowing in toward the field at the time of the kick. The Packers converted just three of 14 third down attempts. "I'm going to do whatever they tell me to do", Kumerow said.
UK’s Labour will try to topple May if Brexit deal rejected
Trade Minister Liam Fox said May's attempts to win over public support by touring the country to sell her deal was working. May's comments came after lawmakers proposed an amendment that could stop Brexit if Parliament rejects her agreement.
2.0 (Hindi) stars well, stability today is the key
Considering how popular and in- demand Akshay Kumar is in the North, the film's major collections are coming from there. The sci-fi movie was released in over 10,500 screens, which is a staggering screen count for an Indian movie.
AWS Outposts: Are 'hybrid clouds' best for SMEs?
On Monday, AWS launched Graviton processors for data centers to help customers manage costs with scale-out workloads. Those who know how much capacity they will need well in advance can book ahead and pay less for downlink time.
Putin: Success in Oil Production Cuts Due to Saudi Arabia
Next week's OPEC meeting would follow a gathering by the group of 20 nations in Argentina from November 30 to December 1. The report from TRT World said that much of the country's economy depends greatly on the global oil market.
New cases of HIV rise in Eastern Europe
People can not get an Aids diagnosis unless they are already HIV positive. 31 (41%) new HIV diagnoses were made at a late stage. Meanwhile, the report also found that new HIV diagnoses continued to decline, falling 17% from 5,280 in 2016 to 4,363 in 2017.