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One Choice 'Black Mirror: Bandersnatch' Viewers Had No Problem Making

All this while legions of Black Mirror fans continue looking to claim the title for having seen every possible scenario/ending Netflix‘s first live-action interactive experience has to offer.[caption id="attachment_965222" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Netflix[/caption]But there was one question the vast majority of you had a very strong opinion on:Frosties or Sugar Puffs? Let's just say it wasn't[...]

Netflix, '13 Reasons Why' Cast Still Renegotiating Contracts for Season 3

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said during a recent annual shareholder meeting, "It (13 Reasons Why) is controversial But nobody has to watch it.” Now comes word that there's one reason why fans of the popular drama series might not get "to watch it" - and it has nothing to do with controversy.With the first season 3 table read[...]

Netflix Fires Communications Director for N-Word Use During Meeting

Netflix has ousted Communications Chief Jonathan Friedland following reports of repeated usage of the N-word during meetings.[caption id="attachment_752780" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Netflix[/caption]In a memo posted on Friday, June 2nd, CEO of Netflix Reed Hastings announced the firing of Friedland, citing "descriptive use of the N-word on at least two occasions at work showed unacceptably low racial awareness[...]

Netflix CEO Has One Reason Why '13 Reasons Why' Critics Should Chill: "Nobody Has to Watch It"

[caption id="attachment_861865" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Netflix[/caption]So it appears media advocacy group the Parents Television Council (PTC) has at least 13 Reasons Why Netflix shouldn't have renewed their controversial drama series for a second season let alone a third -- which is exactly what the streaming service announced earlier today. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings defended the decision[...]

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Netflix CEO "Not So Big" on Inclusion Riders at Streaming Service

An inclusion rider is a sentence in a contract where actors and actresses can require that a project they are working on includes a diverse cats and crew -- something Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says they have no interest in doing.During a press meeting at the Netflix offices, Hastings stated that he would prefer to[...]

Netflix Keynote Address From CES 2016

It was a presentation from CEO and co-founder Reed Hastings and Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos and the company has released that video for everyone to see.Hastings starts be showing how the natural evolution of television lead to internet streaming services like Netflix He says that the internet is changing television and we are at[...]

Amazon Getting into TV, Netflix Want to be a Cable Service

CEO Reed Hastings has even been alluding to the possibility of Netflix having its own, HBO-style channel. It's not in the short term, but it's in the natural direction for us in the long term Many [cable service providers] would like to have a competitor to HBO, and they would bid us off of HBO." The lines[...]