Netflix acquires first mainland drama from Youku

'Day and Night' will be available in more than 190 countries for over 109 million of Netflix subscribers.

Netflix will air its first mainland-originated Chinese show Day and Night after acquiring the 32-episode series from Alibaba-owned platform Youku. The move marks the first online series from Youku to be distributed overseas, at least through an above-the-board channel. The detective drama is reported to have more than 4 billion views on Youku since its premiere in August.

Netflix has been gradually adding Asian content to its library following its expansion to 130 countries in...

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