Dangerous information if you happen to’re in the US and love Weeds because it appears to be like just like the streaming rights are developing for renewal in 2021 in accordance with a brand new report. Right here’s what we all know thus far.
The sequence is likely one of the defining sequence in Jenji Kohan’s profession who in recent times has been engaged on Netflix initiatives corresponding to Orange is the New Black, GLOW, and a number of other extra in improvement.
Weeds spanned eight seasons and 102 episodes in whole all of which could possibly be leaving Netflix come 2021.
The information comes from Deadline who reported that negotiations have been nonetheless ongoing for a brand new residence for Mad Men which is due to leave Netflix in the US (amongst different areas) halfway by means of June 2020. It reviews no new purchaser has been chosen as of but.
Nonetheless, tucked away on the finish of the article is the information that Weeds is ready to return up for renewal too. When requested concerning the date, Kevin Beggs (chairman of Lionsgate TV) mentioned that the sequence “remains to be one other yr out”. He additionally later added the demand for titles like Weeds goes up and so they’re “wanting ahead to monetizing Weeds additional on its fourth cycle.”
The sequence is prone to see a resurgence in recognition too with a sequel series reportedly in the works for Starz.
It maybe shouldn’t come as an enormous shock as Weeds has been streaming on Netflix for no less than 5 years. As well as, Netflix internationally has already seen the exodus of Weeds from the service. Actually, all eight seasons left the majority of Netflix regions outdoors the US in early 2020.
An actual elimination date just isn’t identified though given varied indicators, it could possibly be as quickly as January 1st, 2021 or March 2021.
The place will Weeds stream after it leaves Netflix?
When Mad Males finds a brand new residence, that’s probably going to offer us a sign as to the place it may land. The place the sequence has left Netflix internationally, in additional instances than not it’s didn’t materialize on different streaming companies.
In the UK, for instance, you possibly can solely get the present by means of video-on-demand companies.
In Canada, nevertheless, the sequence made its approach onto each Prime Video and Starz which is accessible as a Crave channel.
In the end, it appears to be like prefer it’ll be bought off to the very best bidder which can or might not embody Netflix. The one caveat is that Lionsgate might selected to place the sequence on Starz (which it owns) to drum up curiosity within the aforementioned sequel sequence.
We’ll preserve you recent as we study extra however for now, tell us if you happen to’d miss Weeds if it left Netflix.