Netflix is a popular American subscription-based video-on-demand streaming service. The platform offers a wide range of original and acquired films and television shows across various genres. It is available in multiple languages and has a global reach. Netflix was launched on January 16, 2007, almost a decade after the pioneering DVD-by-mail movie rental service started by Netflix, Inc. As of January 2024, Netflix has over 260.28 million paid memberships in more than 190 countries, making it the most subscribed-to video-on-demand streaming media service. By 2022, around 50% of Netflix’s library in the US comprised of its original productions.