• Netflix is dominating HBO in how much people love its original TV shows and movies, and its lead is growing

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Netflix is dominating its competition in consumer perception of original programming, according to new research from Morgan Stanley.
    39% of respondents in a Morgan Stanley survey said that Netflix had the "best original programming" - more than double HBO's second-place tally of 14%.
    The subscriber count for HBO 's premium streaming service is surging, however.
    HBO Now is projected to rapidly expand its lead in domestic subscribers among premium OTT services by the end of 2018.
    Netflix's original programming is blowing away its competition in the eyes of consumers, but the subscriber count...
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  • Netflix Signs Barack And Michelle Obama To Produce Films and Shows

    Netflix Signs Barack And Michelle Obama To Produce Films and Shows

    4 monthes ago - By Forbes

    Netflix can now add Barack and Michelle Obama to their roster of content contributors.
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  • Barack and Michelle Obama are becoming television and film producers for Netflix

    4 monthes ago - By Philly

    The Obamas will produce far more content than many analysts had predicted, possibly including movies, scripted shows and reality TV.
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  • The Obamas are Heading to Netflix With a Multi-Year Agreement to Produce Series and Films

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama are entering the media and entertainment landscape in a bold way: They're heading to Netflix .
    The Obamas entered a “multi-year agreement to produce films and series for Netflix, potentially including scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries, and features,” according to a tweet from Netflix, and they've started the production company Higher Ground Productions.
    “One of the simple joys of our time in public service was getting to meet so many fascinating people from all walks of life, and to help them...
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  • Barack and Michelle Obama are officially in business with Netflix

    4 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    The former president and first lady have set up a production company to create a wide variety of material for the streaming service.
    Netflix has been building up quite the talent roster over the past few years. They've signed up marquee names like Chris Rock and Amy Schumer for comedy specials, stars like Will Smith to appear in original movies, and directors like Martin Scorsese to direct them. Even by those standards, however, the streaming service's latest recruits manage to up the prestige factor considerably.
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  • Barack and Michelle Obama sign production deal with Netflix

    4 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Another big deal for Netflix: Former U.S. President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have reached an agreement to produce films and series for the streaming service.
    The New York Times first reported in March that the Obamas were in “advanced negotiations” with Netflix. The goal, supposedly, was less about criticizing the Trump Administration or promoting any specific political message, and more about highlighting inspirational stories.
    Netflix's official announcement makes it sound like that continues to be what the Obamas have in mind, with Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos describing...
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  • Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to make original shows and movies

    Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to make original shows and movies

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Former president Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama have signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to produce original shows and movies for the company, Netflix announced on Monday.
    The deal will potentially include "scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries, and features," the company said in a tweet.
    President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have entered into a multi-year agreement to produce films and series for Netflix, potentially including scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries, and features. - Netflix US May 21, 2018
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