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Netflix has confirmed there will be a second series of 'Making a Murderer'. The news comes as the streaming service has faltered a little in its native US, with subscriber growth sinking to a three-year low. It also suffered a 15 per cent fall in shares.

It's hoped the second series of 'Making a Murderer' will lure back customers.

The first series was a truly groundbreaking affair. Made over 10 years, it followed the case of Steven Avery, a man wrongly imprisoned for 18 years for sexual assault. Shortly after he was freed, he was convicted of murdering a photographer called Teresa Halbach.

The series cast plenty of doubt on the circumstances surrounding both Avery's and his nephew Brendan Dassey's convictions.

Netflix only added 1.68 million subscribers in the second quarter of 2016. That might sound like a lot, but it was lower than forecast. Netflix blamed the slow in growth on the price increase that only recently affected some of its earliest customers. These customers were on "grandfathered" subscriptions, which – Netflix claimed previously – were never supposed to increase in price.

One such customer is now suing the service for false advertising.

However, Netflix isn't exactly going through tough times. It now has 83.2 million subscribers around the world. It launched in a staggering 130 new countries around the world in January, meaning it's now available in more than 200 countries.

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