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Thursday, Jul. 16, 2020
Netflix added a flood of new subscribers amid the coronavirus pandemic and also offered clues to a possible successor for founding CEO Reed Hastings, who on Thursday named the company's chief content officer, Ted Sarandos, as co-CEO.
"Ted has been my partner for decades. This change makes...
Wednesday, Apr. 8, 2020
Four years ago, when "Master of None" co-creator Alan Yang started writing a film loosely based on his Taiwanese father, Hollywood wasn't exactly clamoring for Asian American stories. "Crazy Rich Asians" had not made over $200 million, "The Farewell" was only a "This American Life" episode and "...
Friday, Mar. 20, 2020
Netflix said Friday it is establishing a $100 million relief fund for workers in the worldwide creative community affected by the coronavirus-caused halt of most film and television production.
"This community has supported Netflix through the good times, and we want to help them through...
Saturday, Jul. 20, 2019
Screen Actors Guild–American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and Netflix have agreed to an industry-transformative contract covering dramatic live-action productions.
The first-of-its-kind deal between the union and the global streaming service recognizes...
Wednesday, May. 29, 2019
Though major studios have so far remained quiet on Georgia's recently passed abortion law , Netflix on Tuesday said it will contest the legislation and "rethink our entire investment" in the state, should the law going into effect.
Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos said in a...
Wednesday, Apr. 11, 2018
Ted Sarandos, Netflix's chief content officer, on Wednesday said the streaming giant is pulling its films from the Cannes Film Festival, further intensifying an ongoing dispute between Netflix and the world's most prestigious film festival.
Cannes earlier banned any films without...
Monday, Jun. 12, 2017
Netflix's Sarandos Views Window of No Opportunity; Winfrey, DuVernay Discuss Inclusion At Produced By Conference
Oprah Winfrey, Ava DuVernay, Damien Chazelle, Jordan Peele and Ted Sarandos were among the marquee speakers during the Producers Guild of America’s two-day (6/10-11) Produced By Conference held on the 20th Century Fox Studios lot in Los Angeles. All were interviewed by notables in their own...
Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016
Netflix says it will make a special effort to produce programming for children and families, with the streaming service offering 20 new programs in the category this year led by the Feb. 26 premiere of the "Fuller House" remake.
Ted Sarandos, Netflix...
Friday, May. 15, 2015
In Netflix's first official visit to the Cannes Film Festival, the streaming service's ambitions have been met warily at the Cote d'Azure cinema capital, a 68-year-old movie palace reverential to the theater-going experience.
Ted Sarandos, chief...