Netflix Hilariously Announces "FRIENDS" Will Not Be Leaving in 2019

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The official twitter account tweeted: "The Holiday Armadillo has granted your wish: "Friends" will still be there for you in the USA throughout 2019".

Netflix might've disappointed us by canceling Daredevil, but it delivered some good news on the Friends front on Monday.

With winter in full swing in Canada, there's no better time to curl up and start re-watching all ten seasons for the 50th time.

Netflix has come out to confirm that the iconic TV show Friends will remain available to stream-in the United States at least-through the end of 2019.

If you're a Friends fan who already has Netflix, what's the incentive to add on another subscription service just to get more of the same?

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The "departure is a rumor", Netflix's chief content officer Ted Sarandos told The Hollywood Reporter.

"That's no longer the case, if it ever was, with Netflix confirming via Twitter that "'Friends' will still be there for you in the USA throughout 2019".

The appearance of the expiration date is what set everyone off, but as THR explains: "Expiration dates appearing and disappearing may be a function of the streaming service's contracts expiring and possible renegotiations taking place". The untitled streaming platform is pegged to launch at the end of 2019.

The New York Times reported Tuesday that Netflix will pay around $100 million to parent company WarnerMedia to keep the show another year - $30 million a year more than what it was paying before.

According to Decider, Friends will be gone as of January 1st, 2019 and fans have taken to Twitter with all kinds of sentiments. But as the streaming world has become more and more crowded, Netflix's model has shifted in these past four years to favor its own productions.

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