Netflix To Add 8 Exclusive Original Series In 2014

Netflix is hoping to double their original exclusive series next year. Creative Commons

After the success of "Arrested Development" season four airing on Netflix exclusively, viewers seem to be craving more exclusive series.

Netflix is ready to bring more original content to their service and in turn maybe receive more subscriptions.

With two successful original Netflix series: the supernatural hit "Hemlock Grove" and political drama "House of Cards," Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos suggested that it could be "feasible that we would double the load that we did this year [with eight new shows]," Sarandos tells The Hollywood Reporter.

There were also hints by Sarandos that the new series would reach across different genres different audiences. "People's tastes are wildly diverse, and I want to be able to appeal to all of those tastes and across demos," he said. "I think we can support a lot of specific tastes."

One of the already announced new series will tackle the science fiction genre, "Sense8," from the Wachowskis. Sarandos teased saying, "adult contemporary sci-fi... done in a way that's very difficult to do for television."

On the other end of the genre spectrum Sarandos explains "The other thing I look at is the tween segment," Sarandos explained, adding that "there's probably a lot of opportunity in the comedy space, too. The more traditional sitcom space, but done with a different twist. Not like a straight-up-the-middle network sitcom, but the kind of thing that I think FX has done a great job with in shows like 'Louie' and 'Wilfred.'"

Other upcoming new shows for the company will include "Orange Is The New Black," created by Jeni Kohan (Showtime's "Weeds") and Ricky Gervais' "Derek."

Both of which are scheduled to appear before the end of the year.


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