Holy Bad Timing! 2-Hour Netflix Outage Zaps Marvel Comics Series Debut Weekend

LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — Superhero Luke Cage can thank Netflix’s engineers for coming to his rescue.

The streaming service was down for more than two hours Saturday, one day after the debut of a live-action series with the Marvel Comics hero.

The outage started around noon Saturday

In a Twitter message posted at about 12:30 p.m., Netflix acknowledged it was aware of streaming issues and was working quickly to solve them.

Thousands of Netflix users had begun complaining on Twitter that the site was down.

Shortly before 3 p.m., Netflix tweeted that not all superheroes wear capes, adding, “Engineers to the rescue. We’re back.”

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