If you were a Friends fan, these last few weeks have been pure agony for you. Everywhere around the internet, rumors started going round that Friends would be leaving Netflix in January. But was that ever really going to happen? Well, let’s reconstruct what happened.
As you’re probably aware, many companies are starting their own streaming service in the near future. Warner Bros. – that holds all rights to the Friends series – is one of those companies. Hence the scenario was speculated by an analyst that Netflix might lose the rights to stream some of their biggest titles. Friends was then named as an example, and mass hysteria ensued.