Among the extensive catalog of the Netflix streaming platform, there are many series and miniseries that, although they may not seem possible, did not have such a strong impact when they were initially broadcast in their home countries.
In this sense, the platform and its global reach became global success stories in a initially low-rated chain. The Spanish series La Casa Papel is the clearest example of this phenomenon.
One of the most watched and successful series in the world will show its fifth season in the second half of 2021. But before the revolution that the series brought about, this Spanish work had a small audience on the Antena 3 network, which is why it was canceled in the second season.
The series, developed by Tom Cabinos, inspired by the DC Comics character, premiered in the United States on Fox on January 25, 2016.
Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer Television, DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Television, it was canceled in its third season. But it premiered for the fourth time on Netflix, and was a worldwide hit.
The series revolves around Lucifer Morningstar (Ellis), an elegantly evil man who manages to open a bar to help the police bring justice.
The last kingdom
Based on the novels “Saxon Stories” by Bernard Cornwell, “The Last Kingdom” is a British television series that premiered in October 2015 on the BBC.
The historical drama was renewed for a second season in 2017 and premiered for the third time on Netflix in November 2018, and was a worldwide success. Currently, the premiere of Season 5 is expected, the last part of the series that goes back to the separate kingdoms of what is now England, fallen into the hands of Danish invaders.
The series revolves around Uhtred of Bebbanburg, who was captured and raised as Dane, as he struggles for his identity, birthright, and personal life amid historical events.
End of the F***ing . world
The End of the F***ing World is a British black comedy released in the United Kingdom, based on the novel of the same name by writer Charles S. Fosman. The first eight-episode season aired by Channel 4 in 2017 and from there it moved to Netflix where the second season aired.
The series tells the story of James and Alyssa, two teenage girls who are in trouble and embark on a road trip in search of her father.
One remarkable and unexpected success starred in La Valla, a Spanish series produced by Atresmedia for Antena 3. It is a dystopian drama set in Madrid in the year 2045 where a fence separates the poor and the rich.
In this scenario and amid the impact of a highly contagious virus, a low-income family tries to get back their daughter who was stolen by the government.