Lizard Brain is a shared blog about Science Fiction and Fantasy from Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck.

Streaming season

by Daniel Abraham

So, there was a little news today. The Expanse has been picked up for global distribution by Netflix. That’s a little more complex than it sounds.

In all the territories Netflix serves except the USA, Canada, and New Zealand, streaming of season 1 will start November 3rd.

In the US, streaming of season 1 will be on Amazon Prime later this year (probably later than November 3rd) but it’s available for purchase on BluRay and streaming right now.

As far as Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, I’m not sure what the details are, but as I find out, I’ll let y’all know.

Season Two will start airing in early 2017.  (I’m writing this from the sound spotting of the premiere which is looking awesome.)

Also, NYCC was great.

EDIT: There’s some confusion for me about how the New Zealand distributor affects the Australian streaming.  I’ll try to get that cleared up.  Also, I’m seeing comments from Those In The Know that Amazon Prime is streaming the first season in its entirety December 14th.

6 Responses »

  1. Great news! It’s tricky to get The Expanse here in Australia, so anything that makes it more available is wonderful. A question: does this have any impact on possibles seasons beyond Season 2?

  2. I don’t suppose you’ve been filming and generating effects in 4K have you? Being able to stream this in 4K might well accelerate my purchase of a new LG 4K OLED TV :-).

  3. I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw season 1 appearing on my german netflix account last week. Great news indeed, since I don’t know if any tv station over here has already picked it up… I hope we get season 2 a bit faster, then…