NETFLIX TO LAUNCH GLOBALLY IN 2018 AN IN DEPTH DOCUSERIES ABOUT JUVENTUS FC
FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, NETFLIX WILL HAVE UNPRECEDENTED ACCESS TO THE JUVENTUS FC PLAYERS AND FACILITIES DURING THE 2017-2018 SEASON
Torino, Italy, October 10th, 2017 - Netflix, the world's leading internet entertainment service, has confirmed today that Juventus FC will be a television docuseries following the stories of the Italian powerhouse football club, consisting of 4 hour long episodes and releasing worldwide in early 2018.
Netflix will follow the most compelling stories and characters in the club, spending personal and professional time with the players both on and off the field, on the road, at home and wherever it takes to capture in depth the real lives that make the Juventus one of the most fascinating teams in the world.
Fans and supporters worldwide will have access to the club "behind the scenes" and will feel closer than ever not only to some of the greatest footballers in history but also to the club that has won six straight league titles. Juventus FC will give audiences a profound understanding of the players, the coaches and management on a deeply personal level that we expect will be groundbreaking.
Following on the production of other series in Europe, including Suburra and the upcoming Dark, the Juventus FC docuseries will continue Netflix's investment in international and Italian content.
Erik Barmack, Vice President of International original series at Netflix says: "Netflix is the home of passionate storytelling, and there are no more passionate fans than tifosi of the bianconeri. We are excited to have unique, exclusive access to one of the most important squads in the world."
"It's a source of pride that Juventus is the first football club to be the subject of a Netflix Original Documentary," stated Federico Palomba, Co-Chief Revenue Officer at the club. "Collaborations of this kind confirm our passion for innovation and being, in every sense, a Sport Entertainment brand. In this way, we are determined to reach fans across the world and millions of Netflix users, who thanks to this docuseries can get to know Juventus from every angle."
Netflix is the world's leading internet entertainment service with 104 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.