The programme has been criticised by the missing youngster's parents, Kate and Gerry McCann, who said it "could potentially hinder" the search for their daughter. The streaming service said The Disappearance Of Madeleine McCann will be a "detailed look" at the search for the three-year-old. Madeleine vanished from the resort of Praia da Luz in Portugal in May 2007, while on holiday with her family.
Scene from trailer of the controversial Netflix series (Image: Youtube)
Netflix said the new show had access to "never-before-heard testimonies from those at the heart of the story, including friends of the McCann family, investigators working the case and those who became the subject of media speculation and rumour".
A statement said: "The Disappearance Of Madeleine McCann goes beyond the headlines and takes a unique look at the facts of the case as well as its impact on media standards around