Company misses forecast after months of pandemic surges

Omar Sy points a gun toward the camera in a scene from the French heist thriller Lupin.
76 million households around the world watched the first season of Lupin in its first 28 days on Netflix.

By Kelsey Sutton

16 mins ago

At the end of 2020, streaming giant Netflix had a somewhat astonishing 203 million global subscribers as consumers upended by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic continued watching more programming than ever. But in the first quarter of 2021, that high is starting to dissipate.