Netflix Sets Launch Plans for Spain


AMSTERDAM: Netflix is set to arrive in Spain in October, offering a fully localized version with subtitles and dubbing.

At launch, the Netflix lineup will include such original series as Marvel’s Daredevil, Sense8, Bloodline, Grace and Frankie, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Marco Polo and documentaries Virunga, Mission Blue and docuseries Chef’s Table, as well as various stand-up comedy specials. Additionally, younger viewers will find a wide selection of programming for kids.

Among the shows scheduled for launch later this year are Netflix original series Narcos, telling the story of the drug trade and Pablo Escobar’s cartel, and Club de Cuervos, a comedy about a family feud that starts after the owner of a professional soccer team dies. Also part of the lineup will be Marvel’s Jessica Jones, the second of four Marvel series that will be available exclusively on Netflix, leading up to the miniseries event The Defenders, which reunites characters from the previous four. Netflix members in Spain can also look forward to the first Netflix original feature films, with announced titles such as Beasts of No Nation, Jadotville and The Ridiculous 6.