Since Young Sheldon is not directly owned by Netflix, the streaming service must obtain regional licensing rights from Warner Bros. Television.
Currently, Netflix owns the streaming rights to Young Sheldon in only three countries: the UK, Australia, and Italy. In October 2021, Netflix acquired the licensing rights to seasons 1-3 of the show in the UK and Australia. In addition, the show was available for streaming in Italy and Switzerland from April 2022, but has since been removed. Young Sheldon is expected to be available on Netflix in select Latin American regions from July 2023.
‘Young Sheldon’: Know the premiere date of season 5 and season 6 on Netflix
Season 5 of Young Sheldon has already made its debut on Netflix in Canada and Australia. The Canadian release took place in September 2022, while Australia received it in February 2023. As for Netflix in the UK, it has officially announced that season 5 will be available for streaming on July 5, 2023.
Meanwhile, Season 6 of Young Sheldon premiered on CBS in September 2022, but it won’t be released on Netflix in Canada, Australia, or the United Kingdom until late 2023 or early 2024. If the release pattern for Season 6 follows that of Season 5, Canadian viewers can expect to receive the season in late 2023, while Australian and UK audiences will likely receive it in 2024.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q1:What is ‘Young Sheldon’ about?
Young Sheldon, a prequel to the well-known sitcom The Big Bang Theory, revolves around the formative years of the brilliant character Sheldon Cooper. The series has been greenlit for an upcoming seventh season, scheduled to air in the 2023/24 time frame.
Q2:In which countries does Netflix have streaming rights for ‘Young Sheldon’?
Currently, Netflix owns the streaming rights to Young Sheldon in only three countries: the UK, Australia, and Italy. In October 2021, Netflix acquired the licensing rights to seasons 1-3 of the show in the UK and Australia.
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