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“Friends” debuted in 1994, when Bill Clinton was in the White House, Michael Jackson was married to Lisa Marie Presley, and Justin Bieber was wearing diapers. But in today’s streaming era, “Friends” is still hot content. As Ad Age’s Anthony Crupi writes, fans panicked this week at the suggestion the old NBC show might no longer be available on Netflix in 2019. But phew! everything will be OK. Under a new agreement with owner Warner Bros., the sitcom about a group of beautiful-but-goofy New Yorkers “will remain in the Netflix library through next yearwhereupon it is expected to make the jump to its parent company’s new digital offering,” Crupi writes.

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