USA: Doctor Who To Remain On Netflix

Good news for American Doctor Who fans - the series will be staying on Netflix after all!

Last week the streaming service made headlines when a rumour emerged that many British series were going to be dropped at the end of the month, including Doctor Who, Luther and Torchwood. However, a spokesperson from Netflix has contacted Variety to reassure users that many of the most popular BBC shows were to remain following a renewal of the contract between the two companies.

Although some shows will be dropped after 1st February, the majority remain:
  • Classic Doctor Who
  • Doctor Who seasons 1-7
  • Copper seasons 1-2
  • House of Cards (original version)
  • Keeping up Appearances season 1
  • Luther seasons 1-3
  • Monarch of the Glen seasons 1-6
  • North & South
  • Robin Hood seasons 1-3
  • The Buccaneers
  • The Office seasons 1-2
  • Top Gear seasons 17-20
  • Torchwood season 1-4
  • Wallander seasons 1-3

Sherlock, Happy Valley, The Honorable Woman, and Call the Midwife are also retained as they are part of a separate deal.