Relax, Canada: Friends is staying on Netflix until 2020

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However, there's evidence there may be truth behind the "rumour" as Warner Bros. And while Netflix squashed the cancellation rumors for now, it is widely believed the show will eventually move on to a streaming service to be launched by WarnerMedia next year, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Friends originally arrived on Netflix in January 2015, and some people noted that the sitcom is the only reason they are subscribed to the streaming service.

Netflix first bowed all 10 seasons of "Friends", encompassing all 236 episodes of the show, to subscribers in the USA and Canada in January 2015, under a deal with Warner Bros.

There were fears that Netflix could lose Friends to WarnerMedia's new streaming service, launching at the end of next year.

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Friends will be there for you on Netflix for the foreseeable future.

In a statement posted on Twitter, Netflix confirmed Friends will remain available to stream in the United States through the end of 2019.

And in August, it was revealed that Friends was this year's most-watched streaming show in the United Kingdom, beating The Grand Tour, The Crown and Stranger Things. Netflix has now removed that expiration notice from its website. Despite the difference from the NYT report, the new deal is still a major increase from the original four-year deal the two companies signed in 2014, which kept Friends streaming on Netflix for $30 million per year. The mega-popular sitcom achieved new life on the streaming service, tapping into old fans' nostalgia and gaining a wave of new, young Gen Z fans who were *gasp* born after it aired.

It's one more example of the battle over content as more services enter the streaming war.

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