scream, MTV’s slasher horror series has been available to stream on Netflix for nearly seven years. After a long and disappointing wait for the third season, fans of the show will soon be saying goodbye to the show rather than receiving the new season when it leaves Netflix internationally in July 2022.
scream is an American slasher-horror anthology show created by Jill Blotevogel, Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie for MTV and Brett Matthews for VH1, and is based on the scream horror movie franchise by Kevin Williamson and Wes Craven.
After a cyberbullying incident at school results in a brutal murder, the violence brings back memories of years ago when a serial killer terrorized the city. A new killer is on the loose, hunting teenagers struggling to survive and uncovering the killer’s identity before it’s too late.
When and where is scream Leaving Netflix?
In total, there are at least 35 countries where the Scream TV show is scheduled to take off July 16, 2022†
If you open your Netflix app or open Netflix in your web browser and search for screamyou will find the information about the departure date listed.
Below are all 35 regions slated to lose scream on Netflix:
scream is a Netflix Original, so why is it going away?
There are several types of Netflix Originals available to stream, but unfortunately Netflix often doesn’t show the difference between a licensed Netflix Original and what is actually produced and owned by Netflix itself.
scream falls into the camp of exclusively licensed content. This is when a show like scream is produced and distributed outside of Netflix domestically, but will be licensed and distributed exclusively by Netflix to an international audience.
Another example like this is Peaky Blinders† In the UK, the show is produced and distributed by the BBC, but outside the UK, Peaky Blinders is exclusively licensed by Netflix, which is why the show is listed as a Netflix Original.
Another example of this is how Netflix licenses most of its K-Drama content. All weekly K-Dramas on Netflix are exclusive to the streamer outside of South Korea.
Now, in the case of screamthe series was first added to Netflix in October 2015. The show has been available to stream on Netflix for nearly seven years, but its license is now expiring.
Why did scream season 3 will never be on Netflix outside the US?
Fans of the series outside the US had to wait forever for the third season of scream to get on Netflix. The reason why scream Season 3 that never arrived was due to a contract dispute between Netflix and the Weinstein Company, bringing an old output deal between the companies to an end.
Will Scream Seasons 1-3 Leave Netflix In The United States
While those in the United States don’t have the show as a Netflix Original, they were recipients of the third season, believe it or not.
This allows Netflix US to keep the show a little longer.
Our information indicates that Netflix in the United States will be sticking to all three seasons of Scream for a while yet. Right now, the rights are expected to expire in September 2023 in the US, but that could change.
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