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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. It is available worldwide except in mainland China, Syria, North Korea, and Crimea. The company also has offices in India, Netherlands, Brazil, Japan, and South Korea. Netflix is a member of the Motion Picture Association (MPA).

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‘Tiger King’ ranks as TV’s most popular show right now [Video]

‘Tiger King’ ranks as TV’s most popular show right now

According to Rotten Tomatoes, the Netflix true-crime docuseries is a huge hit and is currently the most popular show.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:53Published
Carole Baskin Speaks Out Against Claims Made in Netflix's 'Tiger King' | THR News [Video]

Carole Baskin Speaks Out Against Claims Made in Netflix's 'Tiger King' | THR News

The animal rights activist and founder-CEO of Florida-based non-profit animal sanctuary Big Cat Rescue refutes her depiction in the docuseries: "They did not care about truth."

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 01:34Published
ESPN Films and Netflix to Debut Michael Jordan Documentary 'The Last Dance' on April 19 | THR News [Video]

ESPN Films and Netflix to Debut Michael Jordan Documentary 'The Last Dance' on April 19 | THR News

The documentary series, to run from April 19 to May 17, was initially set for an early summer run.

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 01:19Published
Tiger King star Carole Baskin begs Kate McKinnon to avoid using real animals in TV show [Video]

Tiger King star Carole Baskin begs Kate McKinnon to avoid using real animals in TV show

Animal rights activist Carole Baskin is begging comedian and actress Kate McKinnon not to use live animals when she tackles a new series based on hit Netflix docuseries Tiger King.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:51Published
Cardi B jokes about starting a GoFundMe for Joe Exotic from Netflix's 'Tiger King' [Video]

Cardi B jokes about starting a GoFundMe for Joe Exotic from Netflix's 'Tiger King'

Cardi B took to Twitter as she binge-watched Netflix's popular new docuseries, 'Tiger King'.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:56Published
Shaquille O'Neal Responds to 'Tiger King' Criticism | THR News [Video]

Shaquille O'Neal Responds to 'Tiger King' Criticism | THR News

“I don’t harm tigers. I love tigers," the former NBA star says of his cameo in the Netflix docuseries.

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 01:40Published
World faces condom shortfall due to coronavirus [Video]

World faces condom shortfall due to coronavirus

A global shortage of condoms is looming, the world's biggest producer said, after a coronavirus lockdown forced it to shut down production. Conway G. Gittens has this report.

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What's Coming to Netflix in March 2020 | THR News [Video]

What's Coming to Netflix in March 2020 | THR News

Here's what is coming to and leaving the streaming service throughout the month.

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 01:49Published
Matt Lucas and David Walliams hold Little Britain talks with Netflix [Video]

Matt Lucas and David Walliams hold Little Britain talks with Netflix

'Little Britain' star Matt Lucas admits he and David Walliams have spoken to Netflix about reviving the sketch show.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:05Published
Little Britain creators to be offered £3m by Netflix for new episodes? [Video]

Little Britain creators to be offered £3m by Netflix for new episodes?

Streaming giant Netflix are said to be keen to enlist David Walliams and Matt Lucas to create new episodes of the sitcom on the service, and could be prepared to fork out £3 million for the eps.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:02Published
Kim Kardashian Weighs In on Taylor Swift/Kanye West Drama, More Movie Release Dates Delayed & More | THR News [Video]

Kim Kardashian Weighs In on Taylor Swift/Kanye West Drama, More Movie Release Dates Delayed & More | THR News

'Wonder Woman 1984' is delayed, Kim Kardashian reignites drama with Taylor Swift on Twitter and more 'Love Is Blind' and 'The Circle' are headed to Netflix.

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 03:00Published
Netflix Hands Out Two-Season Renewals for 'Love Is Blind,' 'The Circle' | THR News [Video]

Netflix Hands Out Two-Season Renewals for 'Love Is Blind,' 'The Circle' | THR News

Netflix is rewarding its slate of unscripted breakouts with a wave of renewals.

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 01:24Published
Ted Sarandos on Netflix Viewership: "Viewing Is Up" | THR News [Video]

Ted Sarandos on Netflix Viewership: "Viewing Is Up" | THR News

Netflix's content chief Ted Sarandos on Sunday morning joined anchor Brian Stelter on CNN's 'Reliable Sources,' where he said that while the novel coronavirus has caused a "massive disruption" for..

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 01:18Published
Netflix establishes $100 million fund to support TV and film workers during coronavirus shutdown [Video]

Netflix establishes $100 million fund to support TV and film workers during coronavirus shutdown

Bosses at streaming giant Netflix are doing their bit to help those in the TV and film industry who have lost work because of the coronavirus pandemic with a $100 million dollar support fund.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:38Published
Netflix and YouTube Reduce Streaming Quality in Europe [Video]

Netflix and YouTube Reduce Streaming Quality in Europe

The action will be taken to prevent the internet from collapsing due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:31Published
Netflix To Give $100 Million In Help To Workers Affected By Coronavirus [Video]

Netflix To Give $100 Million In Help To Workers Affected By Coronavirus

Netflix announced a $100 million relief fund to offset some of the impacts coronavirus shutdowns have caused. The company said $15 millions would fund organizations providing help to cast and crew who..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published
Netflix, YouTube switch off HD in Europe [Video]

Netflix, YouTube switch off HD in Europe

Netflix and YouTube have agreed to switch off HD streaming in Europe after the EU asked them to help head off internet gridlock as everyone stays home. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:03Published
Beyoncé-Approved ‘Homecoming’ watch party is exactly what we needed [Video]

Beyoncé-Approved ‘Homecoming’ watch party is exactly what we needed

On Wednesday night, Beyoncé fans joined together to stream ’Homecoming’ on Netflix and live-tweet their experience.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:15Published
Netflix Party connects friends while social distancing [Video]

Netflix Party connects friends while social distancing

The Google Chrome extension allows friends to continue their movie night dates while under self or mandated quarantine.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:18Published
'The Witcher' Production Suspended for Two Weeks Due to Coronavirus | THR News [Video]

'The Witcher' Production Suspended for Two Weeks Due to Coronavirus | THR News

Netflix's 'The Witcher' has become the latest addition to the growing pool of major productions impacted by the coronavirus.

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 01:29Published
'Queer Eye' Texas For Season 6 [Video]

'Queer Eye' Texas For Season 6

Get ready, cowboys: the Fab Five are heading to the Lone Star State. Netflix confirmed Wednesday that production on the sixth season of “Queer Eye” had kicked off this week in Austin, Texas. As..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
John Boyega teams up with Netflix for African film project [Video]

John Boyega teams up with Netflix for African film project

John Boyega has teamed up with Netflix to develop films centred on Africa through his UpperRoom Productions company.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:08Published
AOC’s digital gurus launch ‘post-capitalist’ streaming site [Video]

AOC’s digital gurus launch ‘post-capitalist’ streaming site

The Detroit-based filmmakers behind Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s viral campaign ad have created Means TV, which they describe as the world’s first “post capitalist” streaming service. Vanessa..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 03:15Published

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Coronavirus: Main events cancelled in UK and around the world

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Apple, Netflix pull out of South by Southwest festival amid coronavirus outbreak

Apple Inc and Netflix Inc said they were pulling out of the South by Southwest music and tech festival to be held later this month, amid the coronavirus outbreak.
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Cheerleading in the UK - not on the sidelines anymore

Netflix's US docu-series Cheer has been a hit. How does cheerleading compare at British universities?
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Netflix’s first African series, Queen Sono, premieres

Queen Sono is about a South African spy who takes on corruption, terrorism and a Russian heiress.
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Dubs or subs? Parasite renews debate on how to watch foreign films

Subtitles are the film connoisseur's choice - but Netflix is sounding the dub-a-dub-dub for dubbing.
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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..
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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.
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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..
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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.
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Health chief slams Paltrow's Netflix series

Sir Simon Stevens accuses Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop Lab of spreading "myths and misinformation".
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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..
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Martin Scorsese's editor on his hatred of eyebrows

Thelma Schoonmaker reveals Scorsese's problem with eyebrows and how Netflix saved The Irishman.
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Taylor Swift reveals eating disorder in Netflix documentary

The star felt she would "pass out" during shows after developing an unhealthy relationship with food.
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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..
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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..
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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..
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The Crown watched by 73m - Netflix

A total of 73 million households worldwide have watched the three seasons of the royal drama.
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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..
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Netflix rival will limit show times to 10 minutes

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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.
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'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..
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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..
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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..
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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..
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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..
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'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..
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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.
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Genevieve Nnaji's rise from Nollywood to Netflix

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Poland reacts angrily to Netflix Nazi death camp documentary

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