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‘Squid Game’ Climbs Higher on Streaming Chart

Squid Game posted substantial growth in Nielsen’s streaming chart for the second straight week, passing 3 billion minutes of viewing time and far outdistancing any other title in the week of…

Shopping: How to Dress Up as ‘Squid Game’ Characters for Halloween with Official Merch and More

Gear up as a contestant, guard or the Front Man with these costumes inspired by Netflix's South Korean thriller.

‘Squid Game’ Creator Responds to LeBron James’ Criticism of Ending: “Maybe He Could Make His Own Sequel”

Hwang Dong-hyuk likes the ending to his Netflix breakout hit Squid Game — even if LeBron James doesn’t. The Squid Game creator responded to comments made by the NBA superstar during a…

‘Squid Game’ Rockets to No. 1, ‘Ted Lasso’ Joins Streaming Charts

Netflix’s Squid Game made a big jump up the streaming charts for Sept. 20-26, claiming the No. 1 overall spot with a huge week-to-week increase. Nielsen’s weekly chart also features an Apple…

Netflix to Change How It Measures a Title’s Viewers Post-‘Squid Game’

Netflix again touted the runaway success of Squid Game in its quarterly earnings report — while at the same time saying it will change the way it publicly reveals viewing data. In the…

Corey Stoll Prepared for ‘West Side Story’ by Watching 1961 Original and Then Forgetting All About It

[This story contains a spoiler for The Many Saints of Newark.] Corey Stoll knows that fans of The Sopranos can be hardcore, so he was somewhat expecting those displeased over the twist in The…

‘Squid Game’ Had Modest Start in U.S., Nielsen Says

The phenomenon that is Squid Game didn’t explode out of the gate, at least not in the United States. Part of the narrative surrounding Netflix’s breakout Korean series is how it seemingly…

The ‘Squid Game’ Effect: Non-English Content Is Big MIPCOM Trend

Call it the Squid Game effect. The Korean dystopian drama, which has become Netflix’s biggest-ever original launch, reaching 111 million viewers worldwide, according to the streamer’s own figures…

LeBron James Irritated by ‘Squid Game’ Ending

[This story contains spoilers for Squid Game.] It seems nearly everyone is talking about Squid Game, the wildly popular survival drama Netflix series — even LeBron James. While meeting with…

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau on ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel ‘House of the Dragon,’ Judging CanneSeries

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is a long way from Westeros. The Danish actor, whose two-time Emmy-nominated role as Jamie Lannister in Game of Thrones made him a global star, is spending the week on the…

‘Squid Game’ Creator Hwang Dong-hyuk Talks Season 2, Show’s Deeper Meaning

[This story contains spoilers for Squid Game.] At this point, Squid Game requires no introduction. The smash-hit Korean thriller series is currently sitting atop Netflix’s list of most…

‘Squid Game’: Netflix’s Top Exec in Asia Explains the Show’s Huge Global Appeal

The global smash success of Squid Game has become an especially sweet moment of vindication for Netflix executive Minyoung Kim. Kim joined Netflix in 2016 as one of…