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Netflix, Inc. is an American media-services provider and production company headquartered in Los Gatos, California, founded in 1997 by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph in Scotts Valley, California. The company's primary business is its subscription-based streaming service which offers online streaming of a library of films and television programs, including those produced in-house. As of April 2019, Netflix had over 148 million paid subscriptions worldwide, including 60 million in the United States, and over 154 million subscriptions total including free trials.Although Netflix has decided to end its free one-month trial offer for maximum countries on February 2020. It is available worldwide except in mainland China, Syria, North Korea, and Crimea. The company also has offices in the Netherlands, Brazil, India, Japan, and South Korea. Netflix is a member of the Motion Picture Association (MPA).

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Obamas' studio lands documentary Oscar for 'American Factory'

"American Factory," a Netflix film from Barack and Michelle Obama's nascent production house chronicling what happened to a group of Ohio autoworkers laid off during the 2008 recession, won the Oscar..
Reuters - Published

Spike Lee is 'disturbed' by mobile movie streaming

Award winning filmmaker Spike Lee spoke to BBC's Will Gompertz about the impact Netflix is having on the industry and about some of the changes that still need work.
BBC News - Published

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Dish loses fewer pay TV customers [Video]Dish loses fewer pay TV customers

Dish Network lost fewer pay-TV subscribers in the latest quarter. As Fred Katayama reports, the satellite TV provider also posted profit that easily beat expectations.

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Watch Hollywood Reporter's Full Studio Executive Roundtable With Execs From Netflix, Amazon, Sony and More [Video]Watch Hollywood Reporter's Full Studio Executive Roundtable With Execs From Netflix, Amazon, Sony and More

Toby Emmerich (Warner Bros), Donna Langley (Universal), Jim Gianopulos (Paramount), Alan Horn (Disney), Tom Rothman (Sony), Jennifer Salke (Amazon) and Scott Stuber (Netflix) join for the Studio..

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 57:38Published

Netflix wins bidding war for Ava DuVernay-directed Nipsey Hussle documentary [Video]Netflix wins bidding war for Ava DuVernay-directed Nipsey Hussle documentary

A Nipsey Hussle documentary directed by Ava Duvernay is set to air on Netflix, after the streaming service won a bidding war for the project.

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Ava DuVernay's Nipsey Hussle Documentary Set at Netflix | THR News [Video]Ava DuVernay's Nipsey Hussle Documentary Set at Netflix | THR News

Sources say DuVernay is working on a Hussle documentary for which Netflix has won the rights.

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Netflix Will Now Let Users Disable Autoplay Feature [Video]Netflix Will Now Let Users Disable Autoplay Feature

The company announced subscribers can finally stop previews from autoplaying on the homepage.

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'Birds of Prey' Reviews Are In, Why 'The Crown' Is Leaving Netflix & More | THR News [Video]'Birds of Prey' Reviews Are In, Why 'The Crown' Is Leaving Netflix & More | THR News

'Birds of Prey' flies into theaters this weekend, and reviews are in for the movie. Plus, more on why 'The Crown' is coming to a close at Netflix and Gayle King's response to her Kobe Bryant interview..

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Disney+ subscriber number wows Wall Street [Video]Disney+ subscriber number wows Wall Street

The Walt Disney Company on Tuesday reported more paid subscribers than expected for its newly launched streaming service, Disney+, and healthy business at its film studio and theme parks. Lisa Bernhard..

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Amazon Prime Inches Closer to Netflix With 150 Million Global Users [Video]Amazon Prime Inches Closer to Netflix With 150 Million Global Users

Compared to the e-commerce giant, Netflix has nearly 162 million worldwide members. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos revealed the impressive number in the company's final quarterly report of 2019.

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Taylor Swift calls GOP Sen. Marsha Blackburn 'Trump in a Wig' [Video]Taylor Swift calls GOP Sen. Marsha Blackburn 'Trump in a Wig'

Swift addressed the Republican senator in her new Netflix documentary, 'Miss Americana'.

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Lack of diversity looms over BAFTAs ceremony [Video]Lack of diversity looms over BAFTAs ceremony

First World War drama "1917" was the big winner at the BAFTAs on Sunday, picking up seven awards including best picture and director for Sam Mendes, at a glittering ceremony that made headlines for a..

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Taylor Swift's 'Miss Americana,' James Corden Addresses 'Carpool Karaoke' Critics & More | THR News [Video]Taylor Swift's 'Miss Americana,' James Corden Addresses 'Carpool Karaoke' Critics & More | THR News

'The Crown' is coming to a close at Netflix, James Corden responds to his 'Carpool Karaoke' critics and your breakdown of what to watch this weekend on streaming and in theaters.

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What's Coming to Netflix This February 2020 | THR News [Video]What's Coming to Netflix This February 2020 | THR News

Netflix is hoping to make your seasonal depression a little better by adding a number of new titles in February.

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Netflix's 'The Crown' to End With Season 5 | THR News [Video]Netflix's 'The Crown' to End With Season 5 | THR News

The royal epic will end its reign earlier than expected with creator Peter Morgan saying it was the "perfect time and place to stop."

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Gwyneth Paltrow slammed over Goop claims by health chief [Video]Gwyneth Paltrow slammed over Goop claims by health chief

Gwyneth Paltrow's new Netflix show has been slammed by the head of Britain's National Health Service for putting fans' health at risk by promoting unfounded health claims.

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Five Honest Tweets About Netflix From Parents [Video]Five Honest Tweets About Netflix From Parents

1. “Parenting and marriage is really just trying hard to make your spouse do everything so you can continue your Netflix marathon.” 2. “40 minutes to find a movie on Netflix we all agree on, and..

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Weak ahead on Wall Street [Video]Weak ahead on Wall Street

A pair of tech titans, Apple and Microsoft, report earnings, and Fed policy makers meet to discuss interest rates in the week ahead. Fred Katayama reports.

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Taylor Swift reveals eating disorder battle in new documentary [Video]Taylor Swift reveals eating disorder battle in new documentary

Taylor Swift reveals her battle with an eating disorder in her new Netflix documentary Miss Americana.

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Taylor Swift brings star power to Sundance opening night [Video]Taylor Swift brings star power to Sundance opening night

Swift helped kick off the annual Sundance Film Festival in style on Thursday, greeting screaming fans and then posing for a photo call at the premiere of her new documentary 'Taylor Swift: Miss..

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Dear White People creator 'not surprised' by lack of Oscar nominations diversity [Video]Dear White People creator 'not surprised' by lack of Oscar nominations diversity

The creator of Netflix comedy Dear White People has said he is not surprised by a lack of diversity in recent Oscar nominations.

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S&P notches slight gain [Video]S&P notches slight gain

The S&P 500 ended slightly higher and the Nasdaq eked out a record closing high Thursday, helped by a jump in Netflix, while news about the coronavirus outbreak spreading from China and mixed earnings..

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'The Witcher' Breaks Viewership Record, Jada Pinkett Smith's Red Table Expanding & More | THR News [Video]'The Witcher' Breaks Viewership Record, Jada Pinkett Smith's Red Table Expanding & More | THR News

'The Witcher' breaks Netflix's viewership record, Jada Pinkett Smith's 'Red Table Talk' is expanding to another famous family, Taylor Swift gives us a look at her revealing documentary and the first..

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 04:36Published

Tech leads S&P to slight gain [Video]Tech leads S&P to slight gain

Technology shares led the S&P 500 marginally higher Wednesday, as a healthy forecast from IBM helped mitigate worries over the developing coronavirus outbreak. Fred Katayama reports.

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Netflix Reveals Impressive Viewership for 'The Witcher' | THR News [Video]Netflix Reveals Impressive Viewership for 'The Witcher' | THR News

The streamer, in announcing its fourth-quarter earnings results, also revealed it has changed how it measures a view to as little as two minutes.

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Netflix Picks Up Bradley Cooper's Leonard Bernstein Movie | THR News [Video]Netflix Picks Up Bradley Cooper's Leonard Bernstein Movie | THR News

Netflix is getting a lot more musical.

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Bradley Cooper's Leonard Bernstein biopic picked up by Netflix [Video]Bradley Cooper's Leonard Bernstein biopic picked up by Netflix

Bradley Cooper's biopic about Leonard Bernstein has been picked up by Netflix, who will launch the as-yet-untitled project on their service following a limited theatrical release.

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Even with 'Irishman' nominations, could Netflix wind up an Oscars bridesmaid again?

Netflix Inc will storm into Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony boasting more nominations than any other movie distributor, but can the streaming service finally take home the film industry's most coveted..
Reuters - Published

Disney+ takes on Netflix as 28 millions subscribers sign up

Sign-ups for Disney's streaming service shoot past forecasts with 28.6 million joining since November.
BBC News - Published

Health chief slams Paltrow's Netflix series

Sir Simon Stevens accuses Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop Lab of spreading "myths and misinformation".
BBC News - Published

Facebook just beats estimates for daily active users, costs rise

Facebook Inc just beat analysts' estimates for daily active users on Wednesday, as the world's largest social network faced fierce competition for users' screen time from a slew of entertainment apps..
Reuters - Published

Martin Scorsese's editor on his hatred of eyebrows

Thelma Schoonmaker reveals Scorsese's problem with eyebrows and how Netflix saved The Irishman.
BBC News - Published

Taylor Swift reveals eating disorder in Netflix documentary

The star felt she would "pass out" during shows after developing an unhealthy relationship with food.
BBC News - Published

S&P 500 gains, Nasdaq hits new high as investors eye earnings, coronavirus

The S&P 500 ended slightly higher and the Nasdaq eked out a record closing high on Thursday, helped by a jump in Netflix, while news about the coronavirus outbreak spreading from China and mixed..
Reuters - Published

S&P 500, Nasdaq end higher with Netflix

The S&P 500 ended slightly higher and the Nasdaq eked out a record high close on Thursday, helped by a jump in Netflix, while news about the coronavirus outbreak spreading from China and mixed earnings..
Reuters - Published

S&P 500 aims for record open on IBM support, fading China virus fears

U.S. stock index futures pointed to fresh highs for the S&P 500 on Wednesday, as investors took heart from China's efforts to contain a deadly virus outbreak, while strong results from IBM and Netflix..
Reuters - Published

The Crown watched by 73m - Netflix

A total of 73 million households worldwide have watched the three seasons of the royal drama.
BBC News - Published

China virus outbreak impedes Wall Street rally; Netflix earnings on deck

Wall Street's main indexes paused near all-time highs on Tuesday, as concerns about the fallout from a deadly virus outbreak in China and a downbeat growth outlook from the IMF prompted investors to..
Reuters - Published

Netflix boss declares interest in deal with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Ted Sarandos has sights set on working with couple as politicians speak out on royal split
Independent - Published

Factbox: How NBCUniversal's Peacock streaming service stacks up against others

Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal on Thursday gave specifics on its planned Peacock video streaming service, which will do battle with industry leader Netflix Inc and others in the highly competitive field.
Reuters - Published

Brazil: Netflix 'gay Jesus' parody film ban overturned

The court rules that Netflix can stream a parody film where Jesus brings home a presumed boyfriend.
BBC News - Published

Brazil: Netflix told to remove film depicting Jesus as gay

A judge orders Netflix to remove a parody film where Jesus brings home a presumed boyfriend.
BBC News - Published

Netflix rival will limit show times to 10 minutes

Quibi also announced its pricing and a star-studded line-up at the CES tech expo.
BBC News - Published

Traditional studios take top film honors at Golden Globe awards

Movie studios owned by Comcast Corp and Sony Corp won the top film honors at the Golden Globe awards on Sunday, overshadowing a number of nominees from streaming service Netflix Inc.
Reuters - Published

'Murder Mystery' tops Netflix 2019 shows, 'The Crown' out of top 10

Netflix Inc's original film "Murder Mystery," starring Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler, topped a list of the streaming service's most popular releases of 2019 in the United States but its..
Reuters - Published

Netflix says 'Murder Mystery' its most popular U.S. release in 2019

Netflix Inc's original film "Murder Mystery," starring Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler, topped a list of the streaming service's most popular releases of 2019 in the United States, Netflix said in a..
Reuters - Published

Shadowy group says it attacked Brazil's 'gay Jesus' comedy troupe; police investigate

A Christmas Eve fire-bomb attack on offices of a comedy troupe that produced a "gay Jesus" Netflix special is being investigated as an attempted homicide, police said on Thursday, a day after a shadowy..
Reuters - Published

Brazilian far-right group claims attack on 'gay Jesus' comedy troupe

A far-right religious group in Brazil has claimed responsibility for a Christmas Eve fire-bombing attack on the offices of a comedy troupe that produced a Netflix special depicting Jesus as gay.
Reuters - Published

Brazilian comedy group hit by Molotov cocktails after film on 'gay Jesus'

Molotov cocktails were thrown at the headquarters of Brazilian comedy group Porta dos Fundos in Rio de Janeiro on Christmas Eve, weeks after the group launched a film on Netflix depicting Jesus as gay.
Reuters - Published

The Netflix decade: How one company changed the way we watch TV

In the not-so-distant past, TV viewers were forced to wait a week for the next installment of their favorite shows, parceled out by networks in half-hour or hour-long increments.
Reuters - Published

Graphic: For veteran Netflix shareholders, it's been a very good decade

For long-term shareholders of Netflix , the end of December marks an extremely rewarding decade.
Reuters - Published

Netflix's Asia-Pacific business has biggest gains over the past three years

Streaming giant Netflix is accelerating its growth overseas, with its Asia-Pacific business recording the biggest membership and revenue gains among all regions over the past three years.
Reuters - Published

Wall Street opens flat as Netflix, JPM losses overshadow trade hopes

Wall Street's main indexes were little changed at the open on Tuesday, with losses in Netflix and JPMorgan overshadowing a report that the United States and China were planning to delay a new round of..
Reuters - Published

Netflix could lose four million U.S. subscribers in 2020: brokerage

Needham and Co was the fourth Wall Street brokerage in two months to cut its rating for Netflix Inc on Tuesday, arguing competition from new streaming services could lead to the loss of 4 million..
Reuters - Published

'Marriage Story' leads mostly white, male Golden Globe nods, De Niro snubbed

Netflix divorce drama "Marriage Story" on Monday led a Golden Globes nominations list dominated by movie stories about white men and marked by snubs for actor Robert De Niro and television shows "Game..
Reuters - Published

Messiah: Netflix trailer 'reveals spoiler' to Muslim viewers

The main twist in the upcoming show, Messiah, was obvious to many Muslim and Arabic-speaking fans.
BBC News - Published

One week in, Netflix's stock is weathering Disney+

Wall Street's reaction so far to Walt Disney Co's long-awaited streaming service suggests investors believe the competition may not be as crushing as expected for entertainment rival Netflix Inc .
Reuters - Published

Genevieve Nnaji's rise from Nollywood to Netflix

Her film's disqualification from the Oscars may well act as a springboard for future success.
BBC News - Published

Greggs boss 'going vegan' after watching Netflix documentary about damage done by meat

'Avoiding meat is easy,' says bakery chain executive
Independent - Published

Netflix to amend Devil Next Door series after Poland complaint

The decision comes after Poland's prime minister complained of "inaccurate" maps of Nazi death camps.
BBC News - Published

Netflix to change Nazi guard documentary after Polish complaint

Netflix said on Thursday it would make changes to maps in a documentary that showed German Nazi death camps inside the borders of modern Poland, after Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki pressed..
Reuters - Published

Disney+ debut hit by tech glitches, company blames demand

Walt Disney Co's long-awaited debut in the streaming media wars on Tuesday was hit with technical glitches that the company said were caused by higher-than-expected demand as it takes on rival Netflix..
Reuters - Published

Poland reacts angrily to Netflix Nazi death camp documentary

The prime minister asks Netflix to make changes to a map shown in The Devil Next Door.
BBC News - Published

Poland asks Netflix to make changes to documentary about Nazi death camp guard

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has pressed Netflix, the U.S. streaming and production company, to make changes to a documentary that includes a map showing Nazi death camps inside the borders..
Reuters - Published

AT&T surprises with HBO Max price in battle against Disney and Netflix

AT&T Inc in May will launch its HBO Max streaming service with a new "Game of Thrones" series at the current HBO price of $15 a month in an aggressive move to battle Netflix, Disney and Apple for the..
Reuters - Published

AT&T reveals HBO Max price and date it will take on Disney, Netflix

AT&T Inc executives on Tuesday said the company's HBO Max streaming video service will cost $15 per month -- the same price it currently charges for HBO -- when it launches in May 2020, marking an..
Reuters - Published

Netflix founder: 'Learn when to get out of the way'

You need to learn "when to get out of the way" as a start-up CEO, says Netflix founder Marc Randolph.
BBC News - Published

Netflix angers film-makers with 'ridiculous and insulting' speed-up function

Director Judd Apatow calls the move "ridiculous and insulting" and actor Aaron Paul also speaks out.
BBC News - Published

Behind AT&T's plan to take on Netflix, Apple and Disney with HBO Max

In the bestselling novel "Circe" -- optioned by WarnerMedia for its forthcoming HBO Max streaming service -- the daughter of the Greek god Helios tames wild beasts and menaces the gods.
Reuters - Published

Katherine Ryan's boyfriend saves Netflix scripts during burglary

The comedian says her boyfriend "wrestled back" her laptop containing scripts for a Netflix series.
BBC News - Published

Wall Street higher on strong earnings, Brexit deal

U.S. stocks rose on Thursday on the back of strong earnings from Netflix and Morgan Stanley, with Britain's preliminary last-minute deal with the European Union adding to the upbeat mood.
Reuters - Published

Stock market tunes in to Netflix after subscriber bounce

Wall Street cheered a rebound in Netflix subscribers in the third quarter, driving shares in the firm 9% higher on Thursday even as analysts warned conservative estimates for the next three months may..
Reuters - Published

Wall Street moves higher on Brexit deal, robust earnings

U.S. stocks rose on Thursday, supported by Netflix and Morgan Stanley following upbeat reports, with investors also cheering Britain's preliminary last-minute deal with the European Union.
Reuters - Published

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