true detective on netflix

Is True Detective on Netflix? (Netflix US, UK, Canada, Australia)

True Detective is a HBO crime-drama Anthology TV series. The first season was premiered on HBO on January 12, 2014.

So, it is basically a new TV series. To this date, this series has 2 seasons and 16 episodes. Fans of this series have been asking: Is True Detective on Netflix?

About True Detective Series

This series has new cast and character in every season. Yet the basic theme is same. Detectives analyze crime situations and expose the truth of the events.

It can be difficult at times, every witness might have his own version of the story. But, ultimately detectives succeed in their mission to find out personal and professional secrets of those involved.

This series has become very popular. At the night of the finale of the first season, HBO Go was crashed when it hit 3.52 million viewers.

Starring in the series are

New cast is hired in every season and here are the most popular actors:

  • Matthew McConaughey (as Detective Rust Cohle)
  • Colin Farrell (as Detective Ray Velcoro)
  • Woody Harrelson (as Detective Marty Hart)
  • Rachel McAdams (as Detective Ani Bezzerides)
  • Michelle Monaghan (as Maggie Hart)
  • Taylor Kitsch (as Officer Paul Woodrugh)

Awards Won by True Detective Series

This series has won many awards for its acting, sound mixing, directing and casting. This series has been nominated for 4 Golden Globe awards.

In total, the series has 27 award wins and 57 award nominations. It is also #18 Top rated TV show right now which is outstanding for a new TV series.

Hilarious Quotes from True Detective

  • “Life’s barely long enough to get good at one thing. So be careful what you get good at.”
  • “Death created time to grow the things that it would kill.”
  • “People incapable of guilt usually do have a good time.”
  • “We get the world we deserve.”
  • “They come up with their story, we come up with ours. The jury gets to decide which they like best. Now, the good news is we get to hear what their story is first before we have to tell them ours. So we keep our mouths shut until we know what they’re doing.”
  • “Survival in here is all about your alliances.”
  • “This is a world where nothing is solved. Someone once told me, time is a flat circle. Everything we’ve ever done or will do, we’re gonna do over and over and over again.”
  • “There is no such thing as forgiveness. People just have short memories.”

Details about True Detective TV series

Season 1: 8 Episodes (January 12, 2014 – March 9, 2014)

Season 2: 8 Episodes (June 21, 2015 – August 9, 2015)

Now, let’s come back to your question:

I know you are here because you could not discover True Detective on Netflix. Well, to be true, True Detective TV series is not available on Netflix.

Why isn’t True Detective on Netflix?

HBO and Netflix are in direct competition in On-Demand-Video-streaming business. So, HBO don’t let Netflix stream their shows and vice versa.

As True Detective is a HBO TV series, it will not be available on Netflix… ever. Buying an HBO Go or HBO Now subscription is a good choice.

You Mean True Detective is not on Netflix?

Yes, it is. It so happens that HBO won’t give Netflix the rights to stream this show. However, Netflix has this show available for their DVD subscribers.

Both seasons are available on DVD to rent for a subscription of just $4.99 a month. Otherwise you will need a HBO subscription to watch this show.

Here is the Wikipedia page of True Detective TV series. Let us know how much you like this show 🙂

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