As HuffPost reported on Monday, , which is literally less than one month away. Here's a screenshot from my own Netflix app: Photo: Netflix is futile, because Friends' exit is a cold, hard business decision. The Office is easily one of the best comedies on Netflix. The streaming network usually responds to the outcry from their 5 million followers. Worst case scenario: Fans will have to wait for a year to binge re-watch the series.
Add to this that even more Netflix regions have recently picked up Friends with Netflix India picking it up this week. The panic started setting in after fans realised that there was less than a month to go until the supposed cutoff of the show leaving Netflix, seemingly forever, as the expiration date was January 1, 2019. Let us know in the comments below! Decider has reached out to Netflix for comment and will update this article once we hear back. So, long story short, this is still true:. But recently, one of those staples of goodness was challenged. Long story short, it seems very unlikely that The Office is leaving Netflix anytime soon.
You know when you wakeup and think today is going to be a good day. Netflix had reached out to individuals on twitter who were begging them not to take The Office off the streaming service. Would you like to see Love Actually stay on Netflix? This is going to keep happening as other companies develop their own streaming platforms and pull their content from Netflix. This is easily one of the best movies on the streaming service, but the rest of the film franchise are not available to stream. Fear not, your favourite 90s sitcom is staying on Netflix in 2019. Let us know in the comments section! The streaming service made that very clear, using a scene from the show.
Reaction to the previously listed expiration date, as you can probably imagine, has been swift—and angry. Just cancel every plan you had this month—all those holiday parties, your work happy hour, even dinner with your family—because is about to remove Love Actually from its streaming service come January 1. Love Actually arrived on Netflix on the 1st of January, 2018 so its year is almost up. It's possible that this means that Friends will stay on Netflix beyond 2019, but Stephenson didn't elaborate on the terms of the deal, according to. Photo: Disney Those who prefer their films more dramatic are also losing some good movies in January. Don't believe us even though we just did our best Dwight Schrute impression for you? This community talks about quite a bit. While many outlets are reporting that the show will leave on January 1st just to reiterate we have seen no evidence that this is the case but watch this space.
What about the United Kingdom? Multiple outlets reported Friends would be exiting Netflix on January 1, only furthering the gossip. Yes, Warner Brothers have at least two streaming services likely upcoming. That way, you can binge-watch Ross, Joey, Chandler, Monica, Phoebe, and Rachel to your heart's content without having to rely on a streaming service at all. The representative also explained that the streaming service only posted expiration dates for shows and movies 30 days before they leave Netflix. But at least there's hope? It was reported back in October that Warner Bros was going to pull Friends from all streaming services in 2019 because it plans to launch its own standalone service in the near future.
The series had been longrunning on Comedy Central to who Netflix now shares the license for. Is The Office really leaving Netflix? The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. It all started last week — actually when Twitter user Hannah Boucher tweeted a photo of The Office's Netflix page, which said the beloved show would only be available until January 1: — Hannah Moyer ihannahmoyer And we don't blame them. It turns out, however, that Friends is here to stay—at least for now. So perhaps Hulu has its eyes on Friends, as well? Details are still sketchy, but it looks like they'll be there for you on January 1, 2019 after all. But, the Netflix subscribers still did not get the message. Eagle-eyed viewers who were probably on their 27th rewatch of the series noticed Netflix has snuck an expiration date of January 1, 2019 onto the details page of the beloved sitcom that starred , , , , and.
This story has been updated to include statements from Netflix. Mac and cheese will always be delicious. The original post is below. It also means the list of shows and movies coming to Netflix on Jan. The Office also continues to be very popular — look what happened when Steve Carell joked that , or alternately, when word began to spread that Netflix was getting rid of it. But and how much time do you have to watch the series for the billionth time? One of the main reasons Netflix produces so much original content is to have a robust enough library that users won't cancel their subscriptions when stuff like Friends leaves. One day after Rogue One leaves Netflix, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is also leaving Netflix Jan.
However, upon investigation, we're confident we have nothing to worry about. Will Love Actually stream elsewhere? As we said above, Netflix first picked up all 10 seasons of Friends to stream back on January 1st, 2015. Disney will be launching its own streaming service in 2019, and is slowly pulling Disney, Marvel and Star Wars content from Netflix and allowing the. Copyright Universal Pictures As we approach another new year on Netflix we always see a shift of the streaming service. What a way to kick of 2019, eh? So why not try something new for the new year? If you consider the popularity of the film it would be of no surprise if another streaming service would pick the Rom-Com up. Fool me once, strike one.
Netflix is kicking off the new year by saying goodbye to some favorite movies. Love Actually will remain on Netflix if the license is renewed. With Netflix confirming The Office will remain on Netflix, that likely means Parks and Recreation, Arrested Development, and some of the other shows rumored to be leaving the streaming will be also be staying. If a show is to leave Netflix, this is updated within a month of the said show leaving. As the Twitter user above pointed out there's still time to completely rewatch all 10 seasons of Friends before it's gone from Netflix forever.