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Inside Netflix’s SUPER elite Preview Club – which allows people watch content before it comes out

Are YOU a member of Netflix’s secret streaming society? Select users reveal they’ve been invited to join ultra-elite ‘Preview Club’ that gives them access to exclusive content BEFORE it airs

  • The platform created the secret group, called the Netflix Preview Club, in May 2021, as an attempt to get feedback on its content 
  • Members can watch exclusive TV shows and movies before they’re released to the general public, and are then asked to fill out surveys on the things they saw
  • According to reports, around 2,000 people were originally selected to be a part of the elite group, but Netflix is now planning to add tens of thousands of users
  • One user on Reddit revealed that they were invited through an email sent from an account called Netflix Surveys
  • They said they had to sign an NDA because the content is normally ‘still in final editing stages’
  • Unfortunately, there’s no way to request to become a member and it’s unclear how Netflix picked those already involved 

Netflix has a secret club which allows its members to watch exclusive TV shows and movies before they’re released – and it’s been reported that the streaming giant is expanding the elite group, so now’s your chance to join.

The platform – which is set to release Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s highly-anticipated new docuseries on Thursday – created the group, called the Netflix Preview Club, in May 2021, as an attempt to get feedback on its content.

According to the Wall Street Journal, around 2,000 people were originally selected to be a part of it, but now, Netflix is reportedly planning on adding tens of thousands of users to the exclusive association next year.

While there’s no way to request to become a member and it’s unclear how Netflix picked those already involved, one user on Reddit revealed that they were invited through an email sent from an account called Netflix Surveys.

Netflix has a secret club known as the Netflix Preview Club, which allows its members to watch exclusive TV shows and movies before they’re released (stock image)

While there's no way to request to become a member and it's unclear how Netflix picked those already involved, one user on Reddit revealed that they were invited through an email

While there’s no way to request to become a member and it’s unclear how Netflix picked those already involved, one user on Reddit revealed that they were invited through an email

Another user revealed they had to sign an NDA because the content is normally 'still in final editing stages'

Another user revealed they had to sign an NDA because the content is normally ‘still in final editing stages’

When asked if they got paid for their contributions, the user replied, 'No, but it's fun to know that my input is considered for how the final product comes out'

When asked if they got paid for their contributions, the user replied, ‘No, but it’s fun to know that my input is considered for how the final product comes out’

‘You get a special Netflix account and they email when they have a movie in there for you to watch. Usually you have to watch and review within a week,’ someone else revealed on Reddit.

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‘You also have to sign an NDA because these truly are not released and still in final editing stage.’

When asked if they got paid for their contributions, the user replied, ‘No, but it’s fun to know that my input is considered for how the final product comes out.’ 

‘We at Netflix are building a community of members to view and give feedback on upcoming movies and series, and we’d like to know if you’re interested in being a part of it,’ the streaming service previously said in a statement to Variety.

‘It’s simple, but an incredibly important part of creating best-in-class content for you and Netflix members all around the world.’

WSJ reported that members preview content and fill out surveys about what they watch, and according to the outlet, the group played a pivotal role in the movie Don't Look Up (seen)

WSJ reported that members preview content and fill out surveys about what they watch, and according to the outlet, the group played a pivotal role in the movie Don’t Look Up (seen)

The publication claimed that viewers said it came across as 'too serious,' so the streaming giant decided to 'dial up the comedic element of the film' before it was released to the world

The publication claimed that viewers said it came across as ‘too serious,’ so the streaming giant decided to ‘dial up the comedic element of the film’ before it was released to the world

Variety explained that users are asked to preview upcoming Netflix titles and answer a series of questions ‘to tell the platform what they liked, what they didn’t, how they’d make it even better, or how likely they’d be to recommend it to friends and family.’

WSJ reported that the group played a pivotal role in the Netflix movie Don’t Look Up last year.

Before the flick, which starred Jennifer Lawrence, Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Jonah Hill, Meryl Streep, Timothée Chalamet, and Ariana Grande, premiered on December 10, 2021, the outlet said members of the Netflix Preview Club got to watch the film and share their thoughts on it through a survey afterwards.

The publication claimed that many viewers told Netflix that it came across as ‘too serious,’ so they decided to ‘dial up the comedic element of the film’ before it was released to the world.

Amazon Prime Video has a similar program called Amazon Preview, while Hulu has something called the Hulu Brain Trust.

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