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Netflix data shows Asia content key for U.S. streaming services

Disney to release 50 original titles in region by 2023

Viewership data from over 90 countries where Netflix operates offers insight into the streaming services' growing appetite for Asian content. (Captured image from Netflix website)

PALO ALTO, U.S. -- Leading U.S. streaming services are spending heavily to win over Asian viewers. Disney plans to produce 50 original Asian films and television series by 2023, while Amazon is buying locally produced content.

Viewership data from Netflix, another U.S. streaming company, highlights the trend toward local fare among content providers, which until recently promoted mostly Hollywood offerings.

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