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New Netflix originals reach an all-time high in viewership

New Netflix originals reach an all-time high in viewership

Tikloh Bruno-Basaing, Sports Editor

February 27, 2019

Ever since its launch in 1997, the multi-media streaming platform, Netflix, has paved its way toward becoming a media empire, as seen through the company's market capitalization. In 2013, a Netflix share averaged at about $30, whereas now, in 2019, a stock is worth roughly $340. Netflix has run cycles of...

Netflix series, 13 Reasons Why sparks controversy in and out of Urban’s halls

Catherine Silvestri, Staff writer

June 3, 2017

[The opinions expressed in this article by Urban students are not the opinion of the Urban Legend. This article discusses self-harm and suicide.] “Welcome to your tape.” These four words begin every monumental moment in the new Netflix series, “13 Reasons Why.” The series, adapted from the 20...

First Season Review: Netflix’s “Narcos”

Colin Heath, Staff Writer

October 5, 2015

Netflix’s original series have a reputation for being compelling television. Series like “House of Cards,”“Orange is the New Black,” and “Arrested Development” have been wildly popular and successful with viewers, and have garnered significant attention at the Emmy Awards. Their success ...

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